The Best 1990's TV Shows

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1.
Northern Exposure (1990 TV Series)
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A newly graduated doctor is required to set up his practice in an eccentric Alaskan town. (60 mins.)
 
2.
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.)
 
3.
The X-Files (1993 TV Series)
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Two FBI agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained while hidden forces work to impede their efforts. (45 mins.)
 
4.
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. (55 mins.)
 
5.
The Civil War (1990 Mini-Series)
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A comprehensive survey of the American Civil War. (680 mins.)
 
6.
Homicide: Life on the Street (1993 TV Series)
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A police homicide investigation unit investigates violent crimes in the city of Baltimore. (60 mins.)
 
7.
Flying Blind (1992 TV Series)
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This short-lived FOX sitcom featured Neil, a shy repressed guy who meets the girl of his dreams, Alicia... (30 mins.)
 
8.
Millennium (1996 TV Series)
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A former FBI profiler with the ability to look inside the mind of a killer begins working for the mysterious Millennium Group. (45 mins.)
 
9.
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.)
 
10.
Angel (1999 TV Series)
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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.)
 
11.
Frasier (1993 TV Series)
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Dr. Frasier Crane moves back to his hometown of Seattle where he lives with his father and works as a radio psychiatrist. (22 mins.)
 
12.
Due South (1994 TV Series)
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The cases of a cynical American police detective and a upright Royal Canadian Mounted Police constable in the city of Chicago. (46 mins.)
 
13.
The Riff Raff Element (1993 TV Series)
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Down-on-their luck, upper-class family rent out a wing of their stately home to a lower-class family. (50 mins.)
Director: Jeremy Ancock
 
14.
Takin' Over the Asylum (1994 Mini-Series)
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A salesman starts to run a hospital radio station inside a facility for people with mental heath needs. (50 mins.)
 
15.
A Mug's Game (1996 TV Series)
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Three part series that studies the personal lives of folk in a remote Scottish fishing village that is coming to terms with rationalisation, and globalisation of it's fishing industry. (50 mins.)
Director: David Blair
 
16.
Wild Palms (1993 Mini-Series)
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A multi-national corporation attempts to take over America while small pockets of resistance hold out against rampant technology. (300 mins.)
 
17.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
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A young woman, destined to slay vampires, demons and other infernal creatures, deals with her life fighting evil, with the help of her friends. (44 mins.)
 
18.
NYPD Blue (1993 TV Series)
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NYPD Detectives of Manhattan's fictional 15th precinct investigate criminal cases. (45 mins.)
 
19.
The Green Man (1990 TV Series)
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Maurice Allington, the alcoholic, sexually promiscuous, and unappealing lead character owns a country... (50 mins.)
 
20.
American Gothic (1995 TV Series)
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Visit Trinity, South Carolina, a small town with more chills than charm. Sheriff Lucas Buck won't let anyone - including local doctor Matt Crower or the determined Gail Emory - stand in the way of his evil plans. (60 mins.)
 
21.
The Larry Sanders Show (1992 TV Series)
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A comedic behind the scenes look at a late night talk show. (30 mins.)
 
22.
Seinfeld (1989 TV Series)
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The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York friends. (22 mins.)
 
23.
3rd Rock from the Sun (1996 TV Series)
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A group of aliens are sent to Earth, disguised as a human family, to experience and report life on the 3rd planet from the sun. (60 mins.)
 
24.
Dark Skies (1996 TV Series)
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In 1960s America, a young couple struggle to expose the truth about a hidden alien invasion, while a secret government organization follows its own agenda in dealing with the threat. (60 mins.)
 
25.
I'll Fly Away (1991 TV Series)
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Forrest Bedford is a Southern lawyer in the late 1950s, generally content with his privileged life. But the winds of change are blowing... (60 mins.)
 
26.
Law & Order (1990 TV Series)
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The show follows a crime, usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points. The first half of the show concentrates on the investigation of the crime by the police, the second half follows the prosecution of the crime in court. (45 mins.)
 
27.
Party of Five (1994 TV Series)
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Five siblings are left to find their own way in the world when their parents are killed by a drunk driver... (60 mins.)
 
28.
Joking Apart (1991 TV Series)
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A stand-up comic talks about his failed marriage. (30 mins.)
 
29.
The West Wing (1999 TV Series)
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Inside the lives of staffers in the west wing of the White House. (44 mins.)
 
30.
The West (1996 TV Series)
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Stephen Ives' "The West" is a PBS 4-Video Series co-produced by Ken Burns: - "Death Runs Riot" 85 min. - "Fight No More Forever" 85 min. - "Ghost Dance" 58 min. - "The People" 82 min. (537 mins.)
Director: Stephen Ives
 
31.
Ultraviolet (1998 Mini-Series)
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Michael Colefield is unwillingly thrust into the nightmarish world of vampires when he discovers a secret... (300 mins.)
 
32.
Spin City (1996 TV Series)
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In this sitcom, Charlie, who takes Mike Flaherty's place in later years, is the Deputy-Mayor of New York City, and his team of half-wits must constantly save the Mayor from embarrassment and the media. (30 mins.)
 
33.
G.B.H. (1991 Mini-Series)
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Michael Murray is an ambitious and charismatic politician, Jim Nelson is a much loved headmaster of a local school for disturbed children... (567 mins.)
 
34.
Our Friends in the North (1996 Mini-Series)
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A nine part series depicting the varying fortunes of four friends - Nicky, Geordie, Mary and Tosker... (623 mins.)
 
35.
Father Ted (1995 TV Series)
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Crazy sitcom about 3 priests and their housekeeper who live on Craggy Island, not the peaceful and quiet part of Ireland it seems! (25 mins.)
 
36.
ER (1994 TV Series)
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The lives, loves and losses of the doctors and nurses of Chicago's County General Hospital. (44 mins.)
 
37.
Drop the Dead Donkey (1990 TV Series)
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Political satire about a TV news company.