Best TV Series from 1980's to dateby nocturnal_grey | created - 22 May 2011 | updated - 24 Apr 2013 | Public
Best Western/Asian TV Series - listed according to release year
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1. Downton Abbey (2010–2015)
TV-PG | 58 min | Drama, Romance
A chronicle of the lives of the British aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the early 20th Century.
S01, S02 - superb, S03 - a lil bit boring with severe twists (aaarrghh), S04 - man, when will this end??
2. Castle (2009–2016)
TV-14 | 43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.
S02 & S03 were really interesting. Now a little bit boring, I know the formula, but they're still funny sometimes....
3. Glee (2009–2015)
TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A group of ambitious misfits try to escape the harsh realities of high school by joining a glee club, where they find strength, acceptance and, ultimately, their voice, while working to pursue dreams of their own.
Love the songs, dislike the storyline (too cliche)
4. Lie to Me (2009–2011)
TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
About Cal Lightman, the world's leading deception expert who studies facial expressions and involuntary body language to expose the truth behind the lies.
dr.Cal Lightman, a facial microexpression expert is on the move. He's eccentric, just like House, MD. Sometimes unbearable, just like House, MD - again. Genius, of course. It had to end though, the series seemed to run out of methods & ideas. Unfortunately the relationship between Cal & Gillian haven't been explored much & left hanging in the end.
5. Fringe (2008–2013)
TV-14 | 46 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
An F.B.I. agent is forced to work with an institutionalized scientist and his son in order to rationalize a brewing storm of unexplained phenomena.
Half first season were sooo weird, but began to like it since last half of S01 then love it since S02 til S03! Can't wait for S04! (but I do hope this series will have an ending, soon, not in 10 yrs like Smallville ^^'')
6. Legend of the Seeker (2008–2010)
44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After the mysterious murder of his father, a son's search for answers begins a momentous fight against tyranny.
Premature ending. They should've add more seasons!! *sigh* Love The Seeker & The Confessor
7. Bones (2005–2017)
TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan and cocky F.B.I. Special Agent Seeley Booth build a team to investigate murders. Quite often, there isn't more to examine than rotten flesh or mere bones.
S01 - S05 were really fascinating & interesting. Now since they had babies...boring boring boring
8. Prison Break (2005–2017)
TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
Season 1, 2, and 4 are superb! (3 was lame)
9. House M.D. (2004–2012)
TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery
An antisocial maverick doctor who specializes in diagnostic medicine does whatever it takes to solve puzzling cases that come his way using his crack team of doctors and his wits.
Season 1-2 were good; 3 boring; 4 great; 5 tet-tot; 6 great; 7 uhmm, first half booo, second half (maybe) OK, but with crap ending - they better come up with s'thing good next season or end it plz.... And they finally ended it in S08 (hmm...weird ending but I guess that's the best they can do)
10. The Great Jang-Geum (2003–2004)
60 min | Biography, Drama, History
A series based on a real person in Korean history, Suh, Jang-geum.
Superb! Love it. Very inspiring.
11. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–2015)
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An elite team of police forensic evidence investigation experts work their cases in Las Vegas.
CSI Las Vegas : very cool but too long....
12. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)
TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Pulled to the far side of the galaxy, where the Federation is seventy-five years away at maximum warp speed, a Starfleet ship must cooperate with Maquis rebels to find a way home.
Love it, love it, love it *sci-fi lover The ending is quite satisfactory ;D
13. ER (1994–2009)
TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Romance
The lives, loves and losses of the doctors and nurses of Chicago's County General Hospital.
The first half seasons were great...but too long
14. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)
TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
Set decades after Captain Kirk's five-year mission, a new generation of Starfleet officers set off in a new Enterprise on their own mission to go where no one has gone before.
Love it, love it, love it *sci-fi lover
15. Friends (1994–2004)
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Romance
Follows the personal and professional lives of six 20 to 30-something-year-old friends living in Manhattan.
Funny & entertaining!
16. The Nanny (1993–1999)
TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
After being fired from her job and dumped by her boyfriend, a cosmetics saleswoman becomes the nanny to the three children of a rich English widower. As time passes, the two fall for each other.
Makes me laugh all the time! Nanny Fran - hilariously ridiculous =)
17. Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993–1998)
60 min | Drama, Family, Western
The trials and adventures of a female doctor in a small wild west town.
First half seasons were good, last half seasons were boring&dark tone
21. MacGyver (1985–1992)
TV-PG | 48 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
The adventures of a secret Agent armed with almost infinite scientific resourcefulness.
My fave "do-it-yourself" guy in my childhood ^^
26. Remington Steele (1982–1987)
TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The cases of a female private detective partnered with a former thief who assumes the role of a fictitious detective in the business.
Love the duo so much! Original ideas (compared w/ Moonlighting)