TV Shows

This is a list of TV shows I am currently watching or have watched with regularity. Will not include shows I don't follow on a regular basis or wouldn't watch on dvd.
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1.
Smallville (2001 TV Series)
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A young Clark Kent struggles to find his place in the world as he learns to harness his alien powers for good and deals with the typical troubles of teenage life in Smallville. (60 mins.)
“ One of if not my favorite show ! I've seen every episode. As a fan of the Superman movies growing up I was exciting when this show started and loved every minute of this show. From Tom Welling & Michael Rosenbaum to Annette O'Toole and John Schneider, this show has a great cast from the start and evolves over the shows 10 seasons with new characters. ” - dlevitan83
 
2.
Dexter (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Dexter Morgan is a Forensics Expert, a loyal brother, boyfriend, and friend. That's what he seems to be, but that's not what he really is. Dexter Morgan is a Serial Killer that hunts the bad. (53 mins.)
“ This is without a doubt the best recommendation for a show to watch I've ever got. I've seen every episode on dvd (since I don't have cable) and am always excited for the next season to be released. I have even gotten doubters hooked on this show. Great cast and a completely original show like no other before it. ” - dlevitan83
 
3.
The Big Bang Theory (2007 TV Series)
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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.)
“ Never thought much of this show until I decided to give it a shot thanks to Black Friday deals. Now it is one of my favorite comedies on tv. I've seen every episode on dvd and keep up with the current episodes each week on tv. Who would have thought a bunch of nerds would be so funny! ” - dlevitan83
 
4.
Bones (2005 TV Series)
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Forensic anthropologist, Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan, and cocky FBI special agent Seeley Booth build a team to investigate murders - and quite often, there isn't more to examine than rotten flesh or mere bones. (40 mins.)
“ A show I started watching a few years after it started. I'm working on watching every episode and while keeping up to date with current episodes on tv. May take awhile before I see all of them, but I'll get there. ” - dlevitan83
 
5.
Breaking Bad (2008 TV Series)
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A high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer turns to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in order to secure his family's future. (49 mins.)
“ Another great show recommended to me. I've seen the first three seasons and can't wait for the next one to be available on dvd. A dying science teacher turned meth dealer ! The evolution of the main characters as they delve deeper into the world of manufacturing and dealing drugs is great. ” - dlevitan83
 
6.
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.)
“ This show is one of the best animated shows Fox has ever had and cancelled and had again ! Seth MacFarlane brings us a family not unlike The Simpsons, but completely unique as well. Have seen most of the episodes on dvd and tv. I try to buy each new volume, but wait until most go down in price since it is an animated show. ” - dlevitan83
 
7.
Fringe (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
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.)
“ One of the best and most original sci-fi shows I've seen. I've watched this show since the premiere and have not missed a single episode. Another show I've gotten other people into and for good reason. The cast and story the writers have come up with are truly genius. ” - dlevitan83
 
8.
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.)
“ A great medical drama with a twisted lead. I started watching this show half way thru it's run, but caught up quickly on dvd and have watched every episode. I was sad to hear Fox is ending this show with season 8, but it was fun to follow. ” - dlevitan83
 
9.
Lie to Me (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
About Cal Lightman, the world's leading deception expert who studies facial expressions and involuntary body language to expose the truth behind the lies. (43 mins.)
“ Another show I watched from the premiere and I enjoyed this show very much. Too bad Fox didn't feel it had a large enough follow to keep it going longer. The way the lead is able to use is ability to read people expressions and reactions to help solve cases is great. ” - dlevitan83
 
10.
Life (2007 TV Series)
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A former police officer returns to the force after having been wrongly imprisoned for years. (45 mins.)
“ A great story with a great lead actor. The story is unique and engaging. This show wasn't helped by the writers strike during it's first season and a long time between new episodes didn't help fans. This lead to the show being deemed expendable by the network. Too bad I would have loved to see more of this show. ” - dlevitan83
 
11.
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993 TV Series)
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In addition to fighting evil, Superman has a burning romance with Lois Lane in both his identities. (46 mins.)
“ This is one of the few shows from my childhood that I went back and re-watched. As a fan of Superman it was cool to see him on tv each week. I watched every episode on dvd and it got of to a great start. Unfortunately the action and drama faded a bit after the first couple seasons for more romance and that ultimately killed the show and was cancelled after season 4. ” - dlevitan83
 
12.
Psych (2006 TV Series)
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A novice sleuth is hired by the police after he cons them into thinking he has psychic powers which help solve crimes. With the assistance of his reluctant best friend, the duo take on a series of complicated cases. (44 mins.)
“ Was always intrigued by the dvd covers and back descriptions for this show. So thanks to Black Friday sales decided to give it a try and I'm glad I did. This show has action, drama and comedy all well balanced into each episode. I have recommended this show to friends and family . ” - dlevitan83
 
13.
Quantum Leap (1989 TV Series)
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Scientist Sam Beckett finds himself trapped in time--"leaping" into the body of a different person in a different time period each week. (60 mins.)
Director: John Cullum
“ Another show I grew up watching. I've decided to go back and re-watch this show. I've got a ways to go, but from what I've watched so far I remember why we liked this show as kids. I look forward to watching the rest of this show. ” - dlevitan83
 
14.
Seinfeld (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York friends. (22 mins.)
“ The show about nothing, but is about everything ! This show goes down as one of the best comedies on tv ever. I've seen every episode and things from this show come up all the time in everyday conversation. It wasn't until I watched every episode starting with the pilot on dvd that I finally understood the series finale. ” - dlevitan83
 
15.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield. (22 mins.)
“ The longest running show in history of scripted television for a reason. This show has been on tv for as long as I can remember watching tv. I wish I could afford to have every season on dvd, but maybe one day I'll get there. This show will always be one of my favorites. ” - dlevitan83
 
16.
Stargate SG-1 (1997 TV Series)
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A secret military team, SG-1, is formed to explore the recently discovered Stargates. (44 mins.)
“ My original sci-fi favorite. Took me a long time on dvd to finally watch every episode of the shows 10 seasons, but I finally got there. I remember the Stargate movie and after watching 200+ episodes grew to like the cast of the show much more then the cast of the movie. Was kind of disappointed with the series finale, but understand that they were planning for at least another season. They did a good job of finalizing things for fans with a pair of movies that finish what the show had started. ” - dlevitan83
 
17.
Supernatural (2005 TV Series)
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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.)
“ Another show that at first I didn't dig and ignored it, but after giving it a second try it quickly became one of my regulars. I have seen every episode. The one, two punch of Smallville and Supernatural were a highlight of my week for a few years. I know this show's time is coming to an end sooner rather then later, but until that time I look forward to enjoying each new episode. ” - dlevitan83
 
18.
Two and a Half Men (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A hedonistic jingle writer's free-wheeling life comes to an abrupt halt when his brother and 10-year-old nephew move into his beach-front house. (22 mins.)
“ One of the highest rated shows on tv for years and for a reason. Charlie and Alan Harper were a great pair. The supporting cast and writing all make this show a fantastic comedy. Unfortunately for the show and fans Charlie Sheen had to be replaced and has lost most of it's zing. In his absence Ashton Kutcher has done a great job filling in on the show in what had to be considered in impossible job. Not sure how long the show can go with Kutcher, but it is still fun to watch. ” - dlevitan83
 
19.
2 Broke Girls (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Two young women waitressing at a greasy spoon diner strike up an unlikely friendship in the hopes of launching a successful business - if only they can raise the cash. (22 mins.)
“ Wasn't too sure about this show with 2 female leads, but after giving it a shot I found this show hilarious. The humor is more adult oriented then many comedies on tv and is breath of fresh air each week night. Will be fun to see how long this show can run. ” - dlevitan83
 
20.
How I Met Your Mother (2005 TV Series)
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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 show I just started watching and I am definately going to go back and watch this show from the beginning on dvd as soon as I get a chance. ” - dlevitan83
 
21.
Grimm (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A homicide detective discovers he is a descendant of hunters who fight supernatural forces. (45 mins.)
“ Was intrigued by the first promo clips of this show and have been enjoying this show since the premiere. The show has been picked up for a 2nd season which is good news ! Can't wait to see how far they can take this show. ” - dlevitan83
 
22.
Last Man Standing (2011 TV Series)
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A married father of three tries to maintain his manliness in a world increasingly dominated by women. (30 mins.)
“ Tim Allen makes a successful return to TV. All I needed was to hear he was coming back in a show and I gave it a shot and was rewarded nicely. A man with 3 daughters and a wife at home leads to some good laughs. Hope this show can stay on air for awhile. ” - dlevitan83
 
23.
Terra Nova (2011 TV Series)
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Centers on the Shannons, an ordinary family from 2149 when the planet is dying who are transported back 85 million years to prehistoric Earth where they join Terra Nova, a colony of humans with a second chance to build a civilization. (46 mins.)
“ A nice change from everything else on tv. I enjoyed this show and the concept of humanity getting a chance to start over. Too bad this show won't have a chance at a second season due to it's astronomical production costs. It was fun while it lasted. ” - dlevitan83
 
24.
The O.C. (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A troubled youth becomes embroiled in the lives of a close-knit group of people in the wealthy, upper-class neighborhood of Newport Beach, Orange County, California. (44 mins.)
“ Watched this show in high school. It was a good show, but towards the end lost some if its appeal. Would have to get a smoking deal to buy it on dvd. ” - dlevitan83
 
25.
Iron Chef America: The Series (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
An Americanized version of the original Japanese TV series having to do with culinary competition set... (60 mins.)
“ I always enjoy a good cooking show and this battle of cuisine is a blast. Don't get to watch every episode, but I tune it when I can and and watch many online. ” - dlevitan83
 
26.
Babylon 5 (1994 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A space station in neutral territory is the focus of a unique five year saga. (45 mins.)
“ Watched this show all the time in middle school and high school. Didn't see them all, but would be fun to go back and watch it from start to end. ” - dlevitan83
 
27.
Kitchen Nightmares (2007 TV Series)
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Gordon Ramsay visits struggling restaurants across America and spends one week trying to help them become successful. (60 mins.)
 
28.
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Four young friends with big egos and slightly arrogant attitudes are the proprietors of an Irish bar in Philadelphia. (22 mins.)
 
29.
Game of Thrones (2011 TV Series)
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While a civil war brews between several noble families in Westeros, the children of the former rulers of the land attempt to rise to power. (56 mins.)
 
30.
The Finder (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An Iraq war vet suffers a brain injury that triggers the ability to see connections between seemingly unrelated events, objects or people. (44 mins.)
“ Very entertaining show. The whole concept coming from a one episode of Bones in which they use our main character to help solve a crime. The fact that show is as good as it is is due to good casting and good writing. This is a unique problem solving show unlike any other. ” - dlevitan83
 
31.
The Walking Dead (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes leads a group of survivors in a world overrun by the walking dead. Fighting the dead, fearing the living. (44 mins.)
“ Not a big fan of zombie movies, but I heard lots of good things about this show so I gave it a shot. After watching the short 6 episode first season I have to say that the story and writing is quite good. I am looking forward to watching season two. ” - dlevitan83
 
32.
Awake (2012 TV Series)
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After a car accident takes the life of a family member, a police detective lives two alternating parallel lives, one with his wife and one with his son. Is one of his "realities" merely a dream? (43 mins.)
“ The idea of this show is really cool. The whole concept of two entirely different realities in his dreams is great. Go to sleep and wake up in one reality and go to sleep again and wake up in another. Back and forth between realities helping him solve cases in both. ” - dlevitan83
 
33.
Rules of Engagement (2007 TV Series)
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Two couples and their single friend, all at different stages in their relationships, deal with the complications of dating, commitment and marriage. (22 mins.)
 
34.
Justified (2010 TV Series)
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Old-school U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens is reassigned from Miami to his childhood home in the poor, rural coal-mining towns in Eastern Kentucky. (44 mins.)
 
35.
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.)
 
36.
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Jerry Seinfeld is joined by friends for a cup of coffee and a drive in a classic car, sharing stories all along the way. (20 mins.)
 
37.
Revolution (2012 TV Series)
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Fifteen years after a permanent global blackout, a group of revolutionaries seeks to drive out an occupying force posing as the United States Government. (43 mins.)
 
38.
Go On (2012 TV Series)
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An irreverent sportscaster, pressured by his boss to join a support group because he can't move forward after the death of his wife, finds connection with the extremely varied members. (22 mins.)
 
39.
Arrow (2012 TV Series)
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Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow. (42 mins.)
 
40.
Chicago Fire (2012 TV Series)
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The story of firefighters in Chicago, both on a personal and professional level. (43 mins.)
 
41.
Last Resort (2012 TV Series)
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A US sub picks up Navy SEALs and receives an order for a nuke launch. Due to the circumstances of the order, the Captain refuses to fire. After escaping an attack from another US sub, the crew and SEALs take refuge on a small island. (60 mins.)
 
42.
Elementary (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A modern take on the cases of Sherlock Holmes, with the detective now living in New York City. (60 mins.)
 
43.
The Following (2013 TV Series)
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A brilliant and charismatic, yet psychotic serial killer communicates with other active serial killers and activates a cult of believers following his every command. (43 mins.)
 
44.
Zero Hour (2013 TV Series)
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Revolves around a bizarre twist of fate that pulls a man who's spent 20 years as the editor of a skeptics magazine into one of the most compelling conspiracies in human history. (60 mins.)
 
45.
24 (2001 TV Series)
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Jack Bauer, Director of Field Ops for the Counter-Terrorist Unit of Los Angeles, races against the clock to subvert terrorist plots and save his nation from ultimate disaster. (44 mins.)
 
46.
Chosen (2013 TV Series)
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"Chosen" follows Ian Mitchell -- a husband, father and lawyer -- who awakens one morning to discover... (22 mins.)
 
47.
Hannibal (2013 TV Series)
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Explores the early relationship between the renowned psychiatrist and his patient, a young FBI criminal profiler, who is haunted by his ability to empathize with serial killers. (44 mins.)
 
48.
Vikings (2013 TV Series)
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The world of the Vikings is brought to life through the journey of Ragnar Lothbrok, the first Viking to emerge from Norse legend and onto the pages of history - a man on the edge of myth. (44 mins.)