Best TV series (and shows)

Collection of the most entertaining, thrilling, funny, exciting shows seen. No particular order.
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1.
Deadwood (2004 TV Series)
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A show set in the late 1800s, revolving around the characters of Deadwood, South Dakota; a town of deep corruption and crime. (55 mins.)
“ truly special, fantastic dialogue, incredible period piece ” - stormt
 
2.
The Kingdom (1994 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
The Kingdom is the most technologically advanced hospital in Denmark, a gleaming bastion of medical science... (286 mins.)
“ horror for fun, much fun, with ample room for all Triers lost brainstorm children, playful like the best Cohen bros movies

Almost *all* major Danish actors from two generations appears and play along ” - stormt
 
3.
The Office (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A mockumentary on a group of typical office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behavior, and tedium. Based on the hit BBC series. (22 mins.)
“ embraces comedy, tragedy, oddity, corny love moments with sympathy and charm

Best TV/movie weeding ever

Several laugh-till-it-hurts moments, recalling Jan disclosing her boob job to a otherwise break-up determined Michael as the biggest. Watched during lunch break, had to crawl under desk and cry out not to disturb business too much

Steve Carell, Jenna Fischer, Ed Helms and Ellie Kemper shines - well, they all do, even B. J. Novaks weak temp part can't drag it to the B list ” - stormt
 
4.
Weeds (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
When a suburban mother turns to dealing marijuana in order to maintain her privileged lifestyle after her husband dies, she finds out just how addicted her entire neighborhood already is. (28 mins.)
“ Season 1-3+6:
fantastic cast including every child role, no bad ideas script wise, pulls everything off. Mama Weed as good a main character as Tony S and probably a better on screen pee'er

Roller-coaster love life story lines on Ally level

Season 4-5: See B list TV Shows

Aaron Riccio, Slant
"It's as consistent as you'd expect a show written by stoners to be, and if you're not ready for the shifts between the madcap and the morose, you're going to be constantly disappointed. " ” - stormt
 
5.
Seinfeld (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York friends. (22 mins.)
“ probably 50-70% outdated today - but by far the best comedy around for more than a decade ” - stormt
 
6.
Six Feet Under (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A drama series that takes a darkly comical look at members of a dysfunctional California family that runs an independent funeral home. (55 mins.)
“ excellent off beat, no flaws at all cast, careful, tender, warm storytelling, death, sex and drugs - had it all ” - stormt
 
7.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.4/10 X  
Baltimore drug scene, seen through the eyes of drug dealers and law enforcement. (59 mins.)
“ Succeeds all it's ambitions regardless of (minor) casting flaws and/or shaky directed scenes.

Impressive work beyond good entertainment or story telling - this is made with vision and insight. ” - stormt
 
8.
Band of Brothers (2001 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
The story of Easy Company of the US Army 101st Airborne division and their mission in WWII Europe from Operation Overlord through V-J Day. (70 mins.)
“ impressive historic contribution, so much more satisfying than Private Ryan and most other 2-3 hours war 'tours' ” - stormt
 
9.
The Sopranos (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
New Jersey mob boss, Tony Soprano, deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life. (55 mins.)
“ marvellous storytelling, theatrical Shakespearian etc., TV Drama deluxe ” - stormt
 
10.
Angels in America (2003 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Playwright Tony Kushner adapts his political epic about the AIDS crisis during the mid-eighties, around a group of separate but connected individuals. (352 mins.)
“ Carefully, patient, guided tour of pain and joy, magical elements amazingly real and natural. Literary adaptation at it's best. ” - stormt
 
11.
Spectacle: Elvis Costello with... (2008 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
“ Curious music journalism and entertainment combined they way it's supposed to be. Consistent labour of love all over. ” - stormt
 
12.
South Park (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado. (22 mins.)
“ incomparable, original, creativity peaking when best, insisting on multiple perspectives and pulls it off no matter how simple the narrative goes ” - stormt
 
13.
Family Guy (1999 TV Series)
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In a wacky Rhode Island town, a dysfunctional family strive to cope with everyday life as they are thrown from one crazy scenario to another. (22 mins.)
 
14.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield. (22 mins.)
 
15.
The Sarah Silverman Program. (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Sarah Silverman stars as Sarah Silverman, an unemployed single woman who still behaves like a child... (22 mins.)
“ Never afraid to challenge it's weaknesses. Hard to pull off for anyone else but her. ” - stormt
 
16.
The Blues (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A documentary series about the origin and history of The Blues.
 
17.
Heimat II: A Chronicle of a Generation (1992 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
The movie consist of 13 separate episodes each handling a period between 1960 and 1970. The length of these periods varies from one day to some years... (1532 mins.)
“ obscure European art-ish, mentioned here for nostalgic reasons only, first captivating mature series, way back ” - stormt
 
18.
Eastbound & Down (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Years after he turned his back on his hometown, a burned-out major league ballplayer returns to teach phys ed at his old middle school. (28 mins.)
“ maybe a too hasty inclusion, but really enjoyed the way they milk the most simple, generic story lines. Danny McBride couldn't ask for more. ” - stormt
 
19.
Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
The original surreal sketch comedy showcase for the Monty Python troupe. (30 mins.)
 
20.
Fawlty Towers (1975 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Hotel owner Basil Fawlty's incompetence, short fuse, and arrogance form a combination that ensures accidents and trouble are never far away. (30 mins.)
 
21.
Louie (2010 TV Series)
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The life of Louis CK, a divorced comedian with two kids living in New York. (22 mins.)
 
22.
Flight of the Conchords (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Bret and Jemaine are Flight of the Conchords, a folk-rock band from New Zealand living in New York City in search of stardom. (28 mins.)
 
23.
Treme (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Life after Hurricane Katrina as the residents of New Orleans try to rebuild their lives, their homes, and their unique culture in the aftermath of one of the worst natural disasters in the USA. (59 mins.)
 
24.
Boardwalk Empire (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
An Atlantic City politician plays both sides of the law, conspiring with gangsters during the Prohibition era. (55 mins.)
 
25.
The Pacific (2010 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
The intertwined stories of three Marines during America's battle with the Japanese in the Pacific during World War II. (530 mins.)
 
26.
The Thick of It (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs, is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants. (29 mins.)
 
27.
Screenwipe (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Satirical TV show critique. (30 mins.)
“ Small doses, nothing like it ” - stormt
 
28.
True Blood (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse encounters a strange new supernatural world when she meets the mysterious Bill, a southern Louisiana gentleman and vampire. (55 mins.)
“ Sookie! What a perfect character and homerun for Paquin. So steadily, consistently entertaining. Tosses vampires, magic, sex, drugs, ol' school romance, soap, action & crime drama around as lightly as a summer salad - true work of pro's. ” - stormt
 
29.
Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The comedy illusionist duo explore various topics and debunk what they consider misconceptions about them. (30 mins.)
 
30.
New Europe (2007 Mini-Series)
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31.
Planet Earth (2006 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
Emmy Award-winning, 11 episodes, 5 years in the making, the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC, and the first to be filmed in high definition. (48 mins.)
 
32.
Black Mirror (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A television anthology series that shows the dark side of life and technology. (60 mins.)
 
33.
The Fall (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Two hunters, one cold, deliberate and highly efficient and the other, a strong, athletic man with a wife, two children and a counselling job... one of them is a serial killer and one is a cop. (60 mins.)
 
34.
Orange Is the New Black (2013 TV Series)
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The story of Piper Chapman, a woman in her thirties who is sentenced to fifteen months in prison after being convicted of a decade-old crime of transporting money to her drug-dealing girlfriend. (59 mins.)
 
35.
Fargo (2014 TV Series)
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Various chronicles of deception, intrigue and murder in and around frozen Minnesota. Yet all of these tales mysteriously lead back one way or another to Fargo, North Dakota (53 mins.)