my best top 20 tv series

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1.
Psych (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A novice sleuth is hired by the police after he cons them into thinking he has psychic powers which help solve crimes. With the assistance of his reluctant best friend, the duo take on a series of complicated cases. (44 mins.)
“ Shawn Spencer, a young crime consultant for the Santa Barbara Police Department whose "heightened observational skills" and impressive detective instincts allow him to convince people that he solves cases with psychic abilities. ” - nilobutayjr
 
2.
Prison Break (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out, from the inside. (44 mins.)
“ The series revolves around two brothers; one has been sentenced to death for a crime he did not commit, and the other devises an elaborate plan to help his brother escape prison. ” - nilobutayjr
 
3.
Smallville (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A young Clark Kent struggles to find his place in the world as he learns to harness his alien powers for good and deals with the typical troubles of teenage life in Smallville, Kansas. (60 mins.)
“ The series follows the adventures of Clark Kent (Tom Welling), who resides in the fictional town of Smallville, Kansas, during the years before he becomes Superman ” - nilobutayjr
 
4.
Dexter (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
By day, mild-mannered Dexter is a blood-splatter analyst for the Miami police. But at night, he is a serial killer who only targets other murderers. (53 mins.)
“ centers on Dexter Morgan (Michael C. Hall), a forensic bloodstain pattern analyst for the Miami Metro Police Department who moonlights as a serial killer. ” - nilobutayjr
 
5.
The Vampire Diaries (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A young teen struggles to make a decision between two vampire brothers and their supernatural lives. Soon after she discovers the truth her whole world turns upside down. (43 mins.)
“ The series follows the events in the town of Mystic Falls, Virginia, a fictional small town haunted by supernatural beings. The main focus of the series is the love triangle between the female protagonist Elena Gilbert (Nina Dobrev) and two vampire brothers with dark pasts. ” - nilobutayjr
 
6.
Chuck (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
When a twenty-something computer geek inadvertently downloads critical government secrets into his brain, the C.I.A. and the N.S.A. assign two agents to protect him, and exploit such knowledge, turning his life upside down. (43 mins.)
“ The series is about an "average computer-whiz-next-door" who receives an encoded e-mail from an old college friend now working in the CIA; the message embeds the only remaining copy of the world's greatest spy secrets into Chuck's brain. ” - nilobutayjr
 
7.
Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Watch the story of history's greatest gladiator unfold with graphic violence and the passions of the women that love them. This is Spartacus. (55 mins.)
“ the series is inspired by the historical figure of Spartacus (played by Andy Whitfield), a Thracian gladiator who from 73 to 71 BC led a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic ” - nilobutayjr
 
8.
Kyle XY (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A family takes in a formerly institutionalized teen savant who is missing standard human behaviors such as anger, joy and love. (60 mins.)
“ a teenaged boy (Matt Dallas) who awakens naked in a forest outside Seattle, Washington, with no more knowledge or abilities than a newborn. He is taken in by a family and given the name Kyle. The series follows Kyle as he tries to solve the puzzles of who he is and why he has no memory before that day. Just as strange, he lacks a belly-button. ” - nilobutayjr
 
9.
Supernatural (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Two brothers follow their father's footsteps as "hunters" fighting evil supernatural beings of many kinds including monsters, demons, and gods that roam the earth. (44 mins.)
“ the series follows the brothers as they hunt demons and other figures of the paranormal ” - nilobutayjr
 
10.
Legend of the Seeker (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
After the mysterious murder of his father, a son's search for answers begins a momentous fight against tyranny. (44 mins.)
“ The series follows the epic journeys of a young woods guide named Richard Cypher (Craig Horner), a mysterious woman named Kahlan Amnell (Bridget Regan), a wizard named Zeddicus Zu'l Zorander (Bruce Spence), and a warrior named Cara (Tabrett Bethell) as they defend against tyranny and destruction. ” - nilobutayjr
 
11.
No Ordinary Family (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The Powells are a typical American family living in fictional Pacific Bay, California, whose members gain special powers after their plane crashes in the Amazon. (60 mins.)
“ The show centers on the Powells, a typical American family living in fictional Pacific Bay, California, whose members gain special powers after their plane crashes in the Amazon, Brazil. ” - nilobutayjr
 
12.
The Walking Dead (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes wakes up from a coma, to learn the world is in ruins, and must lead a group of survivors to stay alive. (44 mins.)
“ The Walking Dead tells the story of the aftermath of a zombie apocalypse; it follows a small group of survivors, traveling across the desolate United States in search of a new home away from the shuffling hordes of the undead. The group is led by Rick Grimes, who was a sheriff's deputy in a small Georgia town, before the zombie outbreak. ” - nilobutayjr
 
13.
Merlin (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
These are the brand new adventures of Merlin, the legendary sorcerer as a young man, when he was just a servant to young prince Arthur on the royal court of Camelot who has soon become his best friend and turned Arthur into a great king and a legend. (45 mins.)
“ the series is about a remarkably talented magician who attempts to keep his powers secret and will one day become the greatest wizard in the world. ” - nilobutayjr
 
14.
Moonlight (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A vampire lands work as a private investigator and falls for a mortal woman. (60 mins.)
“ The series follows private investigator Mick St. John (Alex O'Loughlin), who was turned into a vampire by his bride Coraline (Shannyn Sossamon) on the couple's wedding night fifty-five years earlier. In the present day, he struggles with his attraction to a mortal woman, Beth Turner (Sophia Myles), his friendship with Josef Kostan (Jason Dohring), and his dealings with other vampires in Los Angeles. ” - nilobutayjr
 
15.
The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A famous "psychic" outs himself as a fake, and starts working as a consultant for the California Bureau of Investigation so he can find "Red John", the madman who killed his wife and daughter. (43 mins.)
“ about an independent police consultant who uses skills and knowledge from his former career as a psychic medium. ” - nilobutayjr
 
16.
Heroes (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Common people discover that they have super powers. Their lives intertwine as a devastating event must be prevented. (45 mins.)
“ The series tells the stories of ordinary people who discover superhuman abilities, and how these abilities take effect in the characters' lives. ” - nilobutayjr
 
17.
Bones (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Forensic anthropologist, Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan, and cocky FBI special agent Seeley Booth build a team to investigate murders - and quite often, there isn't more to examine than rotten flesh or mere bones. (40 mins.)
“ The show is based on forensic anthropology and forensic archaeology, with each episode focusing on an FBI case file concerning the mystery behind human remains brought by FBI Special Agent Seeley Booth (David Boreanaz) to the forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan (Emily Deschanel). ” - nilobutayjr
 
18.
Being Human (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Three twenty-somethings share a house and try to live a normal life despite being a ghost, a werewolf, and a vampire. (44 mins.)
“ The series revolves around three roommates living in Boston who appear to be in their twenties, who try to live normal lives despite being a ghost, a vampire, and a werewolf. ” - nilobutayjr
 
19.
Kings (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A modern day, alternate-reality drama about a hero who rises to become the King of his nation, based on the biblical story of King David. (60 mins.)
“ the series' narrative is loosely based on the Biblical story of King David, but set in a kingdom that culturally and technologically resembles the present-day United States ” - nilobutayjr
 
20.
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.)
“ the series centers on Sookie Stackhouse (played by actress Anna Paquin), a telepathic waitress at a bar, who falls in love with vampire Bill Compton (Stephen Moyer). ” - nilobutayjr