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A selection of the best there is to watch in the 12 years spanning from 2000 to the present.
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1.
Homeland (2011 TV Series)
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A bipolar CIA operative becomes convinced a prisoner of war has been turned by al-Qaeda and is planning to carry out a terrorist attack on American soil. (55 mins.)
 
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Tierra de lobos (2010 TV Series)
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Tierra de Lobos is a western set in 19th century Spain. Translated as Land of Wolves, it's actually named after Anotonio Lobo... (75 mins.)
“ Get it on DVD. Turn on the subtitles. It is worth it. ” - aguilar-elizabeth
 
3.
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.)
“ Excellent show. Adults will enjoy. ” - aguilar-elizabeth
 
4.
Las Aparicio (2010 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
“ A whopping 120 episodes in this excellent Latin series. ” - aguilar-elizabeth
 
5.
Dexter (2006 TV Series)
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By day, mild-mannered Dexter is a blood-splatter analyst for the Miami police. But at night, he is a serial killer who only targets other murderers. (53 mins.)
“ Catch up on all 5 seasons. The 6th is coming. ” - aguilar-elizabeth
 
6.
Fringe (2008 TV Series)
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An FBI agent is forced to work with an institutionalized scientist and his son in order to rationalize a brewing storm of unexplained phenomena. (46 mins.)
“ Among the greatest sci fi series...ever. ” - aguilar-elizabeth
 
7.
Battlestar Galactica (2004 TV Series)
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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.)
 
8.
American Horror Story (2011 TV Series)
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Seasonal anthology series that centers on different characters and locations, including a house with a murderous past, an insane asylum, a witch coven, a freak show, a hotel and a sinister farmhouse. (60 mins.)
“ Cannot wait for season 2! ” - aguilar-elizabeth
 
9.
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.)
“ You will have to watch the film 'Serenity' to get some closure with this one. A great sci fi show. ” - aguilar-elizabeth
 
10.
The Walking Dead (2010 TV Series)
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Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes wakes up from a coma, to learn the world is in ruins, and must lead a group of survivors to stay alive. (44 mins.)
“ Yes it is about zombies. ” - aguilar-elizabeth
 
11.
Mistresses (2008 TV Series)
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The lives and loves of four female friends: Katie, a doctor having an affair with a patient; Trudi, a 9/11 widow; Siobhan, a barrister; and Jessica, a commitment phobe who plays the field. (60 mins.)
“ A great first, albeit short, season. ” - aguilar-elizabeth
 
12.
The L Word (2004 TV Series)
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Follows the lives and loves of a small, close-knit group of lesbians living in Los Angeles as well as the friends and family members that either support or loathe them. (50 mins.)
Director: Tricia Brock
“ The first couple of seasons are well done. It gets a little cooky after the 4th. ” - aguilar-elizabeth
 
13.
Californication (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A writer tries to juggle his career, his relationship with his daughter and his ex-girlfriend, as well as his appetite for beautiful women. (28 mins.)
Director: Adam Bernstein
“ Have to concede the best seasons are the first and the second. The third is watchable, but then it goes down hill from there. But you have to catch 1& 2! ” - aguilar-elizabeth
 
14.
Once Upon a Time (2011 TV Series)
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A young woman with a troubled past is drawn to a small town in Maine where fairy tales are to be believed. (44 mins.)
Director: David Barrett
“ Great family show. For the softy in you. ” - aguilar-elizabeth
 
15.
Skins (2007 TV Series)
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The story of a group of British teens who are trying to grow up and find love and happiness despite questionable parenting and teachers who more want to be friends (and lovers) rather than authority figures. (46 mins.)
“ Seasons 1-4 ” - aguilar-elizabeth
 
16.
Game of Thrones (2011 TV Series)
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Nine noble families fight for control over the mythical lands of Westeros, while a forgotten race returns after being dormant for thousands of years. (56 mins.)
 
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Capadocia (2008 TV Series)
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It tells the stories of several women imprisoned for different reasons in an experimental penal complex in Mexico City.
Director: Carlos Carrera
“ Available on DVD for those who need subtitles. ” - aguilar-elizabeth
 
18.
Heroes (2006 TV Series)
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Common people discover that they have super powers. Their lives intertwine as a devastating event must be prevented. (45 mins.)
 
19.
Hung (2009 TV Series)
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A former high school sports legend turned middle-aged high school basketball coach finds a way to benefit from his biggest asset. (30 mins.)
“ A great deal of fun ” - aguilar-elizabeth
 
20.
Nikita (2010 TV Series)
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A rogue assassin returns to take down the secret organization that trained her. (60 mins.)
 
21.
La Reina del Sur (2011 TV Series)
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A young Mexican woman rises to the queen of the dealers in Southern Spain. Being a queen isn't as easy as you think. (378 mins.)
“ DVD has subtitle options ” - aguilar-elizabeth
 
22.
The Borgias (2011 TV Series)
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The saga of a crime family in 15th century Italy. (50 mins.)
 
23.
The Tudors (2007 TV Series)
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A dramatic series about the reign and marriages of King Henry VIII. (60 mins.)
 
24.
Survivors (2008 TV Series)
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An unknown virus pandemic kills more than 90% of the world's population. Those immune must strive to survive and overcome the difficulties of this new world order, hoping that the virus will not mutate. (60 mins.)
“ Still waiting to see what happens next... ” - aguilar-elizabeth
 
25.
Smash (2012 TV Series)
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There is more drama behind the scenes than on stage, as the team prepares an ambitious Broadway musical on the life of Marilyn Monroe. (44 mins.)
 
26.
Deadliest Warrior (2009 TV Series)
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The great warriors of history are examined for fantasy combat simulations. (42 mins.)
 
27.
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.)
 
28.
The Voice (2011 TV Series)
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Four famous musicians search for the best voices in America and will mentor these singers to become artists. America will decide which singer will be worthy of the grand prize. (60 mins.)
“ Its not Idol. And that's why I like it! Follow current season. Mondays. ” - aguilar-elizabeth
 
29.
The Colbert Report (2005 TV Series)
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Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way. (30 mins.)
 
30.
The Sing-Off (2009 TV Series)
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Eight a cappella singing groups compete for a recording contract. (120 mins.)
“ Yet another foray into reality shows. This one is a pleasure to watch. ” - aguilar-elizabeth
 
31.
The Daily Show (1996 TV Series)
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Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily... (22 mins.)
 
32.
Top Shot (2010 TV Series)
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Sharp shooters compete in situations based on historical events.
“ A plus in the reality tv category ” - aguilar-elizabeth
 
33.
Project Runway (2004 TV Series)
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Heidi Klum hosts a reality series where aspiring fashion designers compete for a chance to break into the industry. Each week, a designer is eliminated from the competition after exhibiting their work in front of a judges' panel. (60 mins.)
“ Another concession to reality tv category ” - aguilar-elizabeth
 
34.
The Boondocks (2005 TV Series)
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Based on the comic strip, Huey and Riley move away from the city and out to the suburbs with their irascible grandfather. Biting socio-political commentary ensues. (22 mins.)
 
35.
Top Gear USA (2008 TV Series)
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The hosts Adam Ferrara, Rutledge Wood and Tanner Foust talk about what ever you need to know about cars... (45 mins.)
Director: Scott Weintrob
 
36.
Robot Chicken (2005 TV Series)
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From creators Seth Green and Matthew Senreich, 'Robot Chicken' is stop-motion animation with a demented twist. (11 mins.)
 
37.
America's Best Dance Crew (2008 TV Series)
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Hip-hop dance groups from around the U.S. compete for money and a chance to land a touring contract.
 
38.
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.)
 
39.
Top Chef (2006 TV Series)
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A reality competition show in which chefs compete against one another in culinary challenges and are a judged by a panel of food and wine experts, with one or more contestants eliminated each episode. (60 mins.)
 
40.
The Soup (2004 TV Series)
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An Emmy-winning show, hosted by comedian Joel McHale, deals with a wickedly funny, fast-paced parts of the most titillating... (25 mins.)
 
41.
Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (2005 TV Series)
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Anthony Bourdain, chef, writer, traveler, visits places all around the world sampling various foods. (60 mins.)
 
42.
Ancient Aliens (2009 TV Series)
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Science and mythology - and how they are the same thing. (90 mins.)
 
43.
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.)
“ Yes. Watch the re runs ” - aguilar-elizabeth