Best TV shows ever =)

This is my opinion of the best TV shows so feel free to disagree. Obviously I'm obsessed with Joss Whedon, since the shows at the top of my list are by him. The first few are in order, but after that I'm just adding them when I think of them.
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1.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
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A young woman is forced to fulfill her destiny of fighting vampires and demons with the help of her friends all the while struggling to live a normal teenage life of heart break and drama. (44 mins.)
“ Ever since I was a kid I loved this show. It has the perfect blend of wit, drama, and action and wonderful characters ” - anna-mcmahon08
 
2.
Angel (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The vampire Angel, cursed with a soul, moves to Los Angeles and aids people with supernatural-related problems while questing for his own redemption. (44 mins.)
“ A spin-off of Buffy, and a bit darker and more serious, but still awesome ” - anna-mcmahon08
 
3.
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.)
“ I can't believe this fantastic show only got one season - it's a crime, really. It might have been number one if it had the chance to develop more ” - anna-mcmahon08
 
4.
Roswell (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The lives of three young alien/human hybrids with extraordinary gifts in Roswell. (42 mins.)
“ This show was never given much of a chance. It was spurred on by fans, however it finished after the third season. ” - anna-mcmahon08
 
5.
Charmed (1998 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Three sisters discover their destiny, to battle against the forces of evil, using their witchcraft. They are the Charmed Ones. (42 mins.)
“ Okay, okay, it's not the best show ever created but it always makes me happy - it's good if I want to de-stress and lots of fun ” - anna-mcmahon08
 
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.)
“ This is a fantastic show - well thought-out and hilarious ” - anna-mcmahon08
 
7.
Dollhouse (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A futuristic laboratory has erased the identities of lost young people, and now imprints them with the temporary identities they need to fulfill assignments for clients. (44 mins.)
“ Another great Joss Whedon show - very original idea but cut short before it could play out properly ” - anna-mcmahon08
 
8.
Eureka (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A U.S. Marshall becomes the sheriff of a remote cozy little Northwestern town of Eureka where the best minds in the US have secretly been tucked away to build futuristic inventions for the government which often go disastrously wrong. (60 mins.)
“ A brilliant show in which I don't understand a lot of what is going on because of all the science stuff, though it's hilarious and packed with action ” - anna-mcmahon08
 
9.
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.)
“ Another vampire show, living a little in True Blood shadow when in fact the book series was written about a decade before True Blood. ” - anna-mcmahon08
 
10.
Gilmore Girls (2000 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A dramedy centering around the relationship between a thirtysomething single mother and her teen daughter living in Stars Hollow, Connecticut. (44 mins.)
 
11.
The Big Bang Theory (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A woman who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but socially awkward physicists shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory. (22 mins.)
“ This show never fails to make me laugh - It's a great show, with great characters, Sheldon being my favourite ” - anna-mcmahon08
 
12.
Friends (1994 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
Follows the personal and professional lives of six 20 to 30-something-year-old friends living in Manhattan. (22 mins.)
“ This show always makes me laugh ” - anna-mcmahon08
 
13.
How I Met Your Mother (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A father recounts to his children, through a series of flashbacks, the journey he and his four best friends took leading up to him meeting their mother. (22 mins.)
“ A bit extreme sometimes, but funny all the same ” - anna-mcmahon08
 
14.
Alias (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Sydney Bristow is an international spy recruited out of college, and trained for espionage and self-defense. (42 mins.)
“ A fantastic show about secret agents. ” - anna-mcmahon08
 
15.
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.)
“ One of the best portrayals of the Arthurian legend I've seen. An insightful and intriguing take - very good ” - anna-mcmahon08
 
16.
Veronica Mars (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
After her best friend is murdered and her father is removed as county sheriff, Veronica Mars dedicates her life to cracking the toughest mysteries in the affluent town of Neptune. (44 mins.)
“ This show should have gone way longer than three seasons. It was excellent ” - anna-mcmahon08
 
17.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
The further adventures of the time travelling alien adventurer known as the Doctor, a Time Lord/Lady who can change appearance and gender, and his/her companions. (45 mins.)
“ I haven't seen the older series, unfortunately, but I've seen the re-imagining and I think it's excellent. The storylines are great, always with fresh ideas and the right combination of humour and drama ” - anna-mcmahon08
 
18.
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 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. (40 mins.)
“ I haven't read the books that inspired the series, but I can tell you that this is a one-of-a-kind show with great dialogue and characters ” - anna-mcmahon08
 
19.
Battlestar Galactica (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth. (44 mins.)
“ This show, including the mini-series, is excellent. It's a bit serious for your average sci-fi show but it's touching, with believable characters ” - anna-mcmahon08
 
20.
Dark Angel (2000 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A group of genetically-enhanced children escape from a lab project. Years later we meet Max, one of the escapees who now works for a messenger service in the post-apocalyptic Pacific Northwest. (60 mins.)
“ I have to admit I was pretty dissatisfied with the ending. Aside from that, it was fantastic ” - anna-mcmahon08
 
21.
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.)
 
22.
Inuyasha (2000 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A teenage girl periodically travels back in time to feudal Japan to help a young half demon recover the shards of a jewel of great power. (24 mins.)
“ the best anime I've seen =) ” - anna-mcmahon08
 
23.
Scrubs (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
In the unreal world of Sacred Heart Hospital, intern John "J.D." Dorian learns the ways of medicine, friendship, and life. (22 mins.)
“ Probably one of the most insane shows ever ” - anna-mcmahon08
 
24.
Tru Calling (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A university graduate working in the city morgue is able to repeat the same day over again to prevent murders or other disasters. (43 mins.)
 
25.
Daria (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A smart and cynical girl goes through teenage life as a proud outsider in a world of mainly idiotic adolescents and condescending adults. (30 mins.)
Director: Karen Disher
 
26.
Sanctuary (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Stem cells, gene therapy, transplants, and cloning have changed the definition of "humanity" in the modern world, but the darker side contains monsters that only few are brave enough to face, because the future lies in their hands. (44 mins.)
 
27.
Torchwood (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The members of the Torchwood Institute, a secret organization founded by the British Crown, fight to protect the Earth from extraterrestrial and supernatural threats. (50 mins.)
 
28.
Babylon 5 (1994 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A space station in neutral territory is the focus of a unique five year saga. (45 mins.)
 
29.
Stargate SG-1 (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A secret military team, SG-1, is formed to explore the recently discovered Stargates. (44 mins.)
 
30.
Fringe (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
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. (46 mins.)
 
31.
Xena: Warrior Princess (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Xena, a mighty Warrior Princess with a dark past, sets out to redeem herself. She is joined by small town bard, Gabrielle. Together they journey the ancient world and fight for the greater good against ruthless Warlords and Gods. (45 mins.)
 
32.
Jericho (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A small town in Kansas is literally left in the dark after seeing a mushroom cloud over near-by Denver, Colorado. The townspeople struggle to find answers about the blast and solutions on how to survive. (45 mins.)
 
33.
30 Rock (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Liz Lemon, head writer of the sketch comedy show "TGS with Tracy Jordan", must deal with an arrogant new boss and a crazy new star, all while trying to run a successful television show without losing her mind. (22 mins.)
 
34.
Twin Peaks (1990 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks. (47 mins.)
 
35.
Black Books (2000 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Bernard Black runs his own bookshop even though he doesn't much like people who buy books and hates having customers... (25 mins.)
 
36.
Ringer (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A young woman on the run from the mob poses as her wealthy twin sister to try and evade them, but soon discovers that her sister has a price on her head as well. (44 mins.)
 
37.
The Tudors (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A dramatic series about the reign and marriages of King Henry VIII. (60 mins.)
 
38.
Dexter (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
By day, mild-mannered Dexter is a blood-spatter analyst for the Miami police. But at night, he is a serial killer who only targets other murderers. (53 mins.)
 
39.
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.)
 
40.
The Secret Circle (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
16 year old Cassie Blake moves to Chance Harbor, Washington to live with her grandmother after her mother mysteriously dies. She discovers she's a witch along with 5 other teens. (45 mins.)
 
41.
Nikita (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A rogue assassin returns to take down the secret organization that trained her. (60 mins.)
 
42.
Pretty Little Liars (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Four friends band together against an anonymous foe who threatens to reveal their darkest secrets, while unraveling the mystery of the murder of their best friend. (44 mins.)
 
43.
Community (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A suspended lawyer is forced to enroll in a community college with an eclectic staff and student body. (22 mins.)