My Top 30 TV Shows Right Now

These are the shows that I think are just above all others. Also if you are worried about SPOILERS don't read the greatest moments.
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The Sopranos (1999 TV Series)
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New Jersey mob boss, Tony Soprano, deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life, which affects his mental state and ends up seeking professional psychiatric counseling. (55 mins.)
“ Greatest Moment:It has to be the final scene of the show. Some people didn't like it's ambiguity but I thought it was just right. Partly because the ambiguity leaves it to the viewer to decide and partly because of all the taunting hints included in that scene from including his daughters 3 failed parking attempts, the sudden stop in the music and the guy walking in to the bathroom the scene shows just enough to hint at his end whilst leaving you guessing. ” - rcolgan
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
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The further adventures of the time-traveling alien adventurer and his companions. (45 mins.)
“ Greatest Moment: David Tenant's last scenes as the doctor Because when I see the doctor say bye to all his companions it is one of the most gratifying endings to a character I have ever seen. From the moment of agony where he screams how he could do so much more to his final "I don't want to go" the scene is just about flawless. ” - rcolgan
Cowboy Bebop (1998 TV Series)
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The futuristic misadventures and tragedies of an easygoing bounty hunter and his partners. (24 mins.)
“ Greatest Moment: When Spike fights Vicious for the first time in the show. It's partly the mystery, partly the awesome action and partly the sheer devoted emotion of Spike as he fights off a crowded church to get his chance at Vicious. Then to top it off there is a beautiful sequence as we see Spike fall from the Church with beautiful score and a mixture of explosive and meaningful visuals. ” - rcolgan
Death Note (2006 TV Series)
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An intelligent high school student goes on a secret crusade to eliminate criminals from the world after discovering a notebook capable of killing anyone whose name is written into it. (24 mins.)
“ Greatest Moment: The first moment where Light uses the notebook on L Lawiet on television. It shows both what we will likely come to see from Light and how he has met an equal in L. It pretty much set the tone for the rest of the show and showed us how genius both of these character truly were. ” - rcolgan
Bleach (2004 TV Series)
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High school student Kurosaki Ichigo is unlike any ordinary kid because he can see ghosts. After an accident with a hollow, he got a power.So begins Kurosaki Ichigo's training and duty as a Shinigami, Soul Reaper. (24 mins.)
“ Greatest Moment: Probably the fight between Ichigo and Byakuya. Mostly because of the revelation of Ichigo's Bankai and being able to witness just how far he had come. Also we get are first glimpse of Icigo's hollow which is pretty damn awesome. ” - rcolgan
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (2009 TV Series)
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Two brothers search for a Philosopher's Stone after an attempt to revive their deceased mother goes awry and leaves them in damaged physical forms. (24 mins.)
“ Greatest Moment: Where the flame alchemist attacks relentlessly and mercilessly at Greed to the point where we actually feel pity for the monster. It's partly his need for revenge that makes him not hold back and that sheer devotion that makes this an incredible scene. Mixed with that the visuals of the fire engulfing everything is also a real sight to behold. ” - rcolgan
Breaking Bad (2008 TV Series)
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A high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer turns to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in order to secure his family's future. (49 mins.)
“ Greatest Moment: The end of series 4 where we see Gus' demise. The scene is sheer perfection, no doubt about it. His walk builds tension with a dramatic score as we know how he walks to his death. The explosion is violent and relentless giving a real feeling of pain and destruction. Then that final moment where it almost tricks us in to thinking he might have survived it all only to find we are severely mistaken... ” - rcolgan
Batman: The Animated Series (1992 TV Series)
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The Dark Knight battles crime in Gotham City with occasional help from Robin and Batgirl. (23 mins.)
“ Greatest Moment: All of 'Almost Got Im'. It's just the way the villains interact with each other so perfectly and had some of the shows funniest lines like "I threw a rock at him!" It's just an awesome way of showing us what these characters are really like. ” - rcolgan
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, ND. (53 mins.)
Samurai Champloo (2004 TV Series)
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Fuu, a waitress who works in a teahouse, rescues two master swordsmen, Mugen and Jin, from their execution to help her find the "samurai who smells of sunflowers." (24 mins.)
“ Greatest Moment: Seeing Mugen deal with his past love for the final time as the drums demonstrate the rage and tension of the scene. It's a visual that would be deserving of a great director like Ennio Morcionne only in animated form as the tension drives the scene with a feeling of uncertainty and fear of what the outcome would be. ” - rcolgan
Fawlty Towers (1975 TV Series)
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Hotel owner Basil Fawlty's incompetence, short fuse, and arrogance form a combination that ensures accidents and trouble are never far away. (30 mins.)
“ Greatest Moment: Don't mention the war! ” - rcolgan
Hannibal (2013 TV Series)
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Explores the early relationship between the renowned psychiatrist and his patient, a young FBI criminal profiler, who is haunted by his ability to empathize with serial killers. (44 mins.)
“ Greatest Moment: Any time Hannibal cooks meat. It is worrying how tasty it always looks... Seriously, the simple act of cooking in this show is far more tense then any crime scene, particularly when we see he's eating with some of our favorite and innocent lead characters. ” - rcolgan
True Detective (2014 TV Series)
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Seasonal anthology series in which police investigations unearth the personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within and outside the law. (55 mins.)
“ Greatest Moment: The one take shot of Rust escorting the biker whilst the shoot out goes on around him. ” - rcolgan
Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan: Tsuioku Hen (1999 Mini-Series)
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In the era of Japan's Meiji Restoration, an assassin regains his humanity. (118 mins.)
The Prisoner (1967 TV Series)
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After resigning, a secret agent is abducted and taken to what looks like an idyllic village, but is really a bizarre prison. His warders demand information. He gives them nothing, but only tries to escape. (50 mins.)
“ Greatest Moment: I will not make any deals with you. I've resigned. I will not be pushed, filed, stamped, indexed, briefed, debriefed or numbered. My life is my own. ” - rcolgan
The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (2006 TV Series)
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The crazy adventures of the SOS Brigade, led by the insane but charismatic Haruhi. (24 mins.)
“ Greatest Moment: Episode 8 where we begin to see just how powerful Haruhi really is. Just seeing that monster visual destroying the school as Haruhi remains completely unaware of herself being the cause. Mixed with that Kon's first hint that they might just have a romance interest between the two of them. ” - rcolgan
M*A*S*H (1972 TV Series)
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The staff of an army hospital in the Korean war find that laughter is the best way to deal with their situation. (25 mins.)
“ Greatest Moment: The chicken. MASH was often a dark show. It was a comedy, but that comedy always acted as a coat to shield us from a much darker war. Then when that coat was lifted and we saw that baby, realizing what Hawkeye had done we are right there in that anguish with him. ” - rcolgan
Black Mirror (2011 TV Series)
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A television anthology series that shows the dark side of life and technology. (60 mins.)
House of Cards (2013 TV Series)
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A Congressman works with his equally conniving wife to exact revenge on the people who betrayed him. (51 mins.)
“ Greatest Moment: The intro scene where we see how he handles a run over dog and get a real sense of just what we should expect from his character in the future. It really established the unlikable aspects of Underwood whilst showing his necessity and reasoning. ” - rcolgan
Fullmetal Alchemist (2003 TV Series)
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The Elric brothers' deciding to perform a forbidden human transmutation to bring their dead mother back, they end up losing their bodies. Now Edward must find the chemical privileges to restore their body back. (24 mins.)
“ Greatest Moment: Greeds death. The fight was awesome, but more than anything it has to be Ed's complete anguish afterwards. When you see Ed tear up you remember that this is only a kid, making what he's had to do and go through all that more difficult. ” - rcolgan
Firefly (2002 TV Series)
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Five hundred years in the future, a renegade crew aboard a small spacecraft tries to survive as they travel the unknown parts of the galaxy and evade warring factions as well as authority agents out to get them. (44 mins.)
“ Greatest Moment: The first episode where Malcolm shoots an agent without second thought or mercy. It just establishes both the comedy of the show and the skills of Malcolm as the leader of the crew as he knows just how to handle any situation acting without second thought. ” - rcolgan
Justice League (2001 TV Series)
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Seven of the most formidable heroes form arguably the most powerful team ever. (22 mins.)
“ Greatest Moment: When Batman meets Ace for the final time and stays with her till the very end. You find me any person who says that this is a kids show I will show them this episode. It's sheer emotional brilliance as we see how complex all these characters in the DC Univerce truly are. ” - rcolgan
Twin Peaks (1990 TV Series)
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An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks. (47 mins.)
“ Greatest Moment: How's Annie? How's Annie? ” - rcolgan
Samurai Jack (2001 TV Series)
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A samurai sent through time fights to return home and save the world. (25 mins.)
Baccano! (2007 TV Series)
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A crazy fantasy caper involving alchemists, immortals, gangsters, outlaws and an elixir of immortality, spread over several decades. (25 mins.)
Director: Takahiro Ômori
“ Greatest Moment: It's tough to chose due to the number of stories going on at the same time, but probably the moment we see how gifted immortality is where the entire mob becomes immortal. ” - rcolgan
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield. (22 mins.)
“ Greatest Moment: The Cape Fear parody remains one of the funniest and greatest parodies I've ever seen and whenever I see a rake I will always remember this episode. ” - rcolgan
Rick and Morty (2013 TV Series)
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An animated series that follows the exploits of a super scientist and his not so bright grandson. (22 mins.)
Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005 TV Series)
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In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar, and bring peace to the world. (23 mins.)
“ Greatest Moment: Where we see both Aang's and Zuko's pasts together to see both their similarities and differences. It hints at how they both are trying to find there way and was the first time we really began to see the full potential that the show could bring. ” - rcolgan
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.)
“ Greatest Moment: The Christmas Critters summoning satan. Because you know, it's christmas! ” - rcolgan
Erased (2016 TV Series)
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29 year old Satoru Fujinuma is sent back in time 18 years to prevent the events leading to his mother's death, which began with a series of kidnappings in his 5th grade year. (30 mins.)
Director: Tomohiko Ito