TOP 40 BEST T.V PROGRAMMES

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1.
EastEnders (1985 TV Series)
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The everyday lives of working-class inhabitants of Albert Square, a traditional Victorian square of terrace houses surrounding a park in the East End of London's Walford borough. The square includes the Queen Vic pub and a street market. (30 mins.)
Director: David Andrews
“ This classic soap opera is a brilliant T.V programme and it is enjoyable and entertaining to watch. The programme features excellent acting by some very talented actors and actresses. ” - nims-1975
 
2.
Miami Vice (1984 TV Series)
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Resplendent with authentic 1980's music, fashion and vibe, "Miami Vice" follows two undercover detectives and their extended team through the mean streets of Miami. (48 mins.)
“ This absolutely brilliant U.S Cop show is an amazing, enjoyable and entertaining to watch T.V programme and features excellent acting by Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas etc. ” - nims-1975
 
3.
The Bill (1984 TV Series)
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Uniform officers and detectives from an inner London police station enforce law and order on a day to day basis. (50 mins.)
“ This absolutely brilliant british police drama is an excellent T.V programme and is enjoyable and entertaining to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
4.
Waterloo Road (2006 TV Series)
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A contemporary drama series set in a challenging comprehensive school. (53 mins.)
“ Waterloo Road is an excellent T.V programme which features excellent acting by british actor Alex Walkinshaw who used to act in The Bill as Sgt Dale Smith aka Smithy. ” - nims-1975
 
5.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990 TV Series)
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The Banks family, a respectable Californian family, take in a relative - Will Smith, a street-smart teenager from Philadelphia. The idea is to make him respectable, responsible and mature, but Will has got other plans... (22 mins.)
“ The Fresh Prince of Bel Air is an absolutely hilarious, enjoyable and entertaining to watch sitcom and features excellent acting by Will Smith, James Avery, Alfonso Riberio etc. ” - nims-1975
 
6.
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.)
“ Frasier is another absolutely hilarious, enjoyable and entertaining to watch sitcom and features excellent acting by Kelsey Grammer etc. ” - nims-1975
 
7.
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.)
“ Fawlty Towers is again another absolutely hilarious, enjoyable and entertaining to watch sitcom which features excellent acting by John Cleese, Andrew Sachs, Prunella Scales etc. ” - nims-1975
 
8.
The Cosby Show (1984 TV Series)
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The goings-on in the life of a successful African American family. (30 mins.)
“ The Cosby Show is a classic, hilarious U.S T.V sitcom which is hilarious, enjoyable and entertaining to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
9.
Keeping Up Appearances (1990 TV Series)
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A snobbish housewife is determined to climb the social ladder, in spite of her family's working class connections and the constant chagrin of her long suffering husband. (60 mins.)
“ Keeping Up Appearances is a classic, hilarious, british sitcom which is enjoyable and entertaining to watch and which also features excellent acting by actress Patricia Routledge as Hyacinth Bucket. ” - nims-1975
 
10.
Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (1973 TV Series)
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Accident-prone Frank Spencer fails to navigate the simplest tasks of daily life, while also trying to look after his wife and baby. (30 mins.)
“ Some Mothers Do Ave Em is also a class, hilarious, british sitcom which is enjoyable and entertaing to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
11.
Only Fools and Horses.... (1981 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
Classic comedy following the misadventures of two Wheeler Dealer brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter who scrape their living by selling dodgy goods believing that next year they will be millionaires. (95 mins.)
“ Only Fools and Horses is a hilarious british sitcom which features excellent acting by David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst and Buster Merryfield. ” - nims-1975
 
12.
Everybody Loves Raymond (1996 TV Series)
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The comical everyday life of a successful sports columnist and his dysfunctional family. (22 mins.)
“ Everybody Loves Raymond is a classic hilarious U.S sitcom which is enjoyable and entertaining to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
13.
You've Been Framed! (1990 TV Series)
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Surreal comedy from the mind of Harry Hill, featuring his unique observations on the world's funniest accidents as captured on smartphones... (30 mins.)
“ You've Been Framed is a very funny T.V programme and features the hilarious speaking of Harry Hill. ” - nims-1975
 
14.
TV Burp (2001 TV Series)
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Harry Hill stars in this surreal comedy show, revolving around the previous week's shows on British television. (23 mins.)
“ Harry Hills T.V Burp is a hilarious T.V show presented by comedian Harry Hill. ” - nims-1975
 
15.
Family Fortunes (1980 TV Series)
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Two families go head to head to answer everday questions . (30 mins.)
“ Family Fortunes is and will always be an excellent game show and when Les Dennis presented it, the programme was hilarious. ” - nims-1975
 
16.
Casualty (1986 TV Series)
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The everyday lives of the people frequenting the frenetic Accident and Emergency department of Holby City hospital. (50 mins.)
“ Casualty is an absolutely brilliant medical drama and is enjoyable and entertaining to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
17.
Airwolf (1984 TV Series)
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As part of a deal with an intelligence agency to look for his missing brother, a renegade pilot goes on missions with an advanced battle helicopter. (60 mins.)
“ An absolutely brilliant 80's T.V programme which features excellent acting by Jan Michael Vincent, Ernest Borgnine, Jean Bruce Scott and Alex Cord. ” - nims-1975
 
18.
The A-Team (1983 TV Series)
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Four Vietnam vets, framed for a crime they didn't commit, help the innocent while on the run from the military. (60 mins.)
“ An absolutely brilliant 80's T.V programme which features excellent acting by George Peppard, Mr.T, Dirk Benedict and Dwight Schultz. ” - nims-1975
 
19.
The Incredible Hulk (1978 TV Series)
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A fugitive scientist has the curse of becoming a powerful green monster under extreme emotional stress. (60 mins.)
“ An absolutely brilliant 80's T.V programme which features excellent acting by Bill Bixby and Lou Ferrigno ” - nims-1975
 
20.
Street Hawk (1985 TV Series)
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A desk bound cop secretly fights crime as the test pilot for a prototype combat motorcycle. (60 mins.)
“ An absolutely brilliant 80's T.V programme which features excellent acting by Rex Smith and Joe Regalbuto. ” - nims-1975
 
21.
Knight Rider (1982 TV Series)
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A lone crimefighter battles the forces of evil with the help of an indestructible and artificially intelligent supercar. (46 mins.)
“ An absolutely brilliant 80's T.V programme which features excellent acting by actor David Hasselhoff. ” - nims-1975
 
22.
The Dukes of Hazzard (1979 TV Series)
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The adventures of the fast-drivin', rubber-burnin' Duke boys of Hazzard County. (60 mins.)
Director: William Crain
“ An absolutely brilliant 80's T.V programme which is enjoyable and entertaining to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
23.
CHiPs (1977 TV Series)
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The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers. (60 mins.)
“ An absolutely brilliant 80's T.V programme which features excellent acting by Erik Estrada and Larry Wilcox. ” - nims-1975
 
24.
The Transformers (1984 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Two opposing factions of transforming alien robots engage in a battle that has the fate of Earth in the balance. (30 mins.)
Director: Peter Wallach
“ An absolutely brilliant T.V programme. ” - nims-1975
 
25.
Countdown (1982 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The long-running words and numbers game. (45 mins.)
“ Countdown is an excellent general knowledge game show and is enjoyable and entertaining to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
27.
Panorama (1953 TV Series)
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Long-running factual programme reporting on all aspects of life in Britain. (40 mins.)
“ Panorama is an excellent programme which is enjoyable and entertaining to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
28.
Happy Days (1974 TV Series)
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The Cunningham family live through the 1950s with help and guidance from the lovable and almost superhuman greaser, Fonzie. (30 mins.)
“ Happy Days is an excellent T.V comedy which features excellent acting by Henry Winkler. ” - nims-1975
 
29.
Top Gear (2002 TV Series)
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The hosts talk about everything car-related. From new cars to how they're fueled, this show has it all. (60 mins.)
“ Top Gear is an excellent T.V programme presented by Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond. Even though I don't watch the T.V programme on a regular basis, I do watch it sometimes. ” - nims-1975
 
30.
The New Scooby-Doo Mysteries (1984 TV Series)
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Showboat Scooby: The gang heads to the Delta Queen to see Dixie Doo, but the customers are scared away by the ghost of Col... (30 mins.)
“ The Scooby Doo Mysteries was an excellent and fun and interesting programme to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
31.
Pointless (2009 TV Series)
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A game show where contestants aim to score the fewest points possible by guessing the least popular answers given by people in polls on various subjects. (45 mins.)
“ Pointless is an excellent T.V programme. This game show is entertaining, interesting and fun to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
32.
The Chase (2009 TV Series)
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A Game Show where contestants must compete against 'The Chasers' in a variety of questions in order to win money.
“ The Chase is an excellent T.V programme starring Bradley Walsh. This game show is an entertaining, interesting, challenging and fun programme to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
33.
Dallas (2012 TV Series)
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The next generation of the Ewing family - cousins John Ross Ewing and Christopher Ewing - clash over the family's oil business and vast fortune. (42 mins.)
“ Dallas, the 2012 T.V Series is an excellent T.V programme with excellent acting by Larry Hagman, Patrick Duffy, Linda Gray, Jesse Metcalfe etc and is enjoyable and entertaining to wtach. ” - nims-1975
 
34.
The Fall Guy (1981 TV Series)
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The adventures of a film stunt performer who moonlights as a bounty hunter when movie work is slow. (60 mins.)
Director: Michael Lange
“ The Fall Guy is and was an excellent T.V programme and its great that it's being shown on T.V again ” - nims-1975
 
35.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (1999 TV Series)
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Contestants, selected by calling a phone number, are chosen based on their ability to arrange 4 answers to a question in the correct order the fastest... (60 mins.)
“ Who Wants To Be A Millionaire is an excellent T.V Programme. This game show hosted by Chris Tarrant is a funny, interesting, challenging and fun programme to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
36.
Top of the Pops (1964 TV Series)
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A rundown of the latest chart hits, featuring in-studio performances from popular music artists. (30 mins.)
“ Top of The Pops which I also watched in the 80's was a brilliant programme which had performances by excellent music acts such as The Pet Shop Boys, New Order, Depeche Mode etc. ” - nims-1975
 
37.
The Chart Show (1986 TV Series)
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“ The ITV Chart show was a brilliant programme which I used to watch which showed the videos of songs by all music acts. ” - nims-1975
 
38.
Catch Phrase (1998 TV Series)
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The Australian version of the game show where contestants have to solve picture puzzles to win cash and prizes. (30 mins.)
“ Catchphrase is an excellent T.V programme hosted by Roy Walker and is an excellent game show where you can win lots of money. ” - nims-1975
 
39.
This Morning (1988 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Magazine show featuring lifestyle, cookery, fashion and news segments, along with celebrity interviews and gossip. (120 mins.)
“ This Morning is a T.V programme which is hosted by Philip Schofield and sometimes by Eamon Holmes and is a brilliant programme. ” - nims-1975
 
40.
Ross Kemp on Gangs (2006 TV Series)
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A look at the street gangs of El Salvador. The Documentary Film follows Ross as he meets gang members, accompanies the police on raids and experiences the everyday tragedies of gang-life.
Stars: Ross Kemp
“ Ross Kemp on Gangs is an excellent T.V Programme which is very interesting to watch. ” - nims-1975