Top 25 TV Shows Drama or Comedy (Crime Shows not included)

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1.
Doc Martin (2004 TV Series)
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Trials and tribulations of a socially challenged doctor in Cornwall, England (50 mins.)
 
2.
As Time Goes By (1992 TV Series)
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The Korean War and a long lost letter separate the lives of young lovers Jean and Lionel, whose paths cross again by happenstance. (60 mins.)
 
3.
To the Manor Born (1979 TV Series)
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Audrey fforbes-Hamilton is sad when her husband dies but is shocked when she realises that she has to... (30 mins.)
 
4.
Yes Minister (1980 TV Series)
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The Right Honorable James Hacker has landed the plum job of Cabinet Minister to the Department of Administration. At last he is in a position of power and can carry out some long-needed reforms - or so he thinks. (60 mins.)
 
5.
Yes, Prime Minister (1986 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
James Hacker was propelled along the corridors of power to the very pinnacle of politics - No. 10. (30 mins.)
Director: Peter Whitmore
 
6.
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.)
 
7.
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.)
 
8.
'Allo 'Allo! (1982 TV Series)
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In WW2 France, Rene Artois runs a small caf where Resistance fighters, Gestapo men, German Army officers and escaped Allied POWs interact daily, ignorant of one another's true identity or presence, exasperating Rene. (45 mins.)
 
9.
Upstairs, Downstairs (1971 TV Series)
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The trials of the British aristocratic Bellamy family and their household staff. (60 mins.)
 
10.
The Morecambe & Wise Show (1968 TV Series)
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The Morecambe & Wise Show was a long running and massively popular sketch series starring British comedy duo Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise, plus a string of top-name international celebrity guests (of a bygone age), like Andr Prvin.
 
11.
Rumpole of the Bailey (1978 TV Series)
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The cases of a portly and eccentric criminal law barrister. (60 mins.)
 
12.
All Creatures Great and Small (1978 TV Series)
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The trials and misadventures of the staff of a country veterinary office in 1940's Yorkshire. (50 mins.)
 
13.
The Black Adder (1982 TV Series)
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In the Middle Ages, Prince Edmund the Black Adder constantly schemes and endeavors to seize the crown from his father and brother. (195 mins.)
 
14.
A Year in Provence (1993 Mini-Series)
Episode: A Year in Provence (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
December arrives and the Mayles are now approaching their first anniversary in Provence. Annie however... (360 mins.)
Director: David Tucker
 
15.
Executive Stress (1986 TV Series)
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Caroline Fairchild returns to work as an Editorial Director for Oasis Publishing after spending the last 25 years raising her five children... (30 mins.)
 
16.
Kane & Abel (1985 Mini-Series)
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Kane and Abel are born on the same day the same year on each side of the Atlantic. William Kane is born... (240 mins.)
 
17.
Falcon Crest (1981 TV Series)
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Set in the vineyards of California, this prime-time soap opera featured the conflict within the powerful Gioberti family... (60 mins.)
Director: Jeff Freilich
 
18.
The Love Boat (1977 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
The romantic and comic tales of the passengers and crew of the cruise ship, Pacific Princess. (60 mins.)
 
19.
Knots Landing (1979 TV Series)
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Gary and Valene Ewing, relatives of the Ewing clan of Dallas, arrive in Knots Landing to make a new home for themselves. However, scheming Abby Fairgate-Cunningham later breaks up their marriage when she seduces Gary. (60 mins.)
 
20.
The Darling Buds of May (1991 TV Series)
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The life of the Larkin family, farmers in Kent. (100 mins.)
 
21.
Kingdom (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Respected country solicitor Peter Kingdom, with the assistance of his apprentice Lyle and secretary Gloria... (60 mins.)
 
22.
House M.D. (2004 TV Series)
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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. (44 mins.)
 
23.
Bramwell (1995 Mini-Series)
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In 1895, women were not expected to work - or even know about - medicine. Women were expected to work as house-wives... (54 mins.)
 
24.
Horatio Hornblower: The Duel (1998 TV Movie)
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Horatio Hornblower begins his naval career, but a deadly feud with a despicable mate is causing complications. (93 mins.)
Director: Andrew Grieve
 
25.
House of Cards (1990 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Francis Urquhart is the chief whip of the Conservative party. When Margaret Thatcher resigns as leader... (226 mins.)