Best spanish TV shows

Most popular and laureated TV Shows of Spain... of always and nowadays :D
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1.
Il était une fois... la vie (1988 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
The workings of the human body explained by animated characters. (30 mins.)
“ Animated Series. Kids Show. Comedy. Educational Show.

It explains with humoristic storylines and enjoyable cartoon characters the functioning of the human body. It combines factual information presented metaphorically. Characters are enzymes, hormones, red blood cells, platelets, white blood cells, neutrophil granulocytes, lymphocytes B, lymphocytes T, basophiles, macrophages, immature leucocytes, antibodies, bacterias, viruses, organic molecules, proteins, amino acids, DNA/RNA, etc.

A French-Spanish coproduction.

55 episodes (1986-1987)

SERIES INTRO:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=587wPF5cdrM ” - CZJFan87
 
2.
Don Quijote de la Mancha (1991 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Miniseries version of the first half of Cervantes' famous novel. (310 mins.)
“ Period drama. Satire about Knights. Miniseries.

5 episodes (1991-1992)

SHOW MUSIC:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=syBtJboylQc ” - CZJFan87
 
3.
Aída (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
After the sudden death of her father, Aida returns to her childhood neighborhood and tries to help her children get ahead in life. (60 mins.)
“ Sit-com. Spanish humor. Spin-off of "7 Vidas".

It revolves around the lives of a group of people from a ficticious working class neighbourhood of Madrid called "Esperanza Sur". Its characters are a divorced domestic worker (Aída), her ex-junkie brother (Luisma), her primadonna mother (Eugenia), her conflicting children (Jonathan & Lorena), an ultranationalist and ultracoservative bar owner (Mauricio) and his inmigrant worker (Oswaldo), a socialist shopkeeper (Chema) and his gay son (Fidel), etc.

199 episodes (2006-present).

The show has adapted versions in Argentina, Chile and Ecuador.

SEASONS 1-4 OPENING:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8anJ2puVDn4

OPENING OF THE VERSION OF ECUADOR:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xc-C3GJgP2A ” - CZJFan87
 
4.
Cruz y raya.com (2000 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
(60 mins.)
“ Sketch Comedy. Starring the very popular duo in Spain of José Mota and Juan Muñoz.

More than 100 episodes (1993-2007).

SKETCH:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1OSzsbm2yQs ” - CZJFan87
 
5.
Celia (1993 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Celia is an upper-middle-class, seven-year-old girl living in Madrid with her parents during the early 20th century... (360 mins.)
“ Period comedy. Miniseries. Adaptation of the novels of Elena Fortún.

6 Episodes (1993).

SHOW INTRO:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7R7KK26cbvM ” - CZJFan87
 
6.
David the Gnome (1985 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The fantastic adventures of David and his wife Lisa traveling around the world to save the animals and defeating the trolls. (30 mins.)
Director: Luis Ballester
“ Animated Series. Kids Show. Educational Show. Drama. Ecologist Show. Had a Spin-off in 1987 called "La llamada de los Gnomos".

23 episodes (1985-1986).

SHOW INTRO:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ish-2med_DU ” - CZJFan87
 
7.
Isabel (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Life of Isabella I of Castile, also known as Isabella the Catholic. (75 mins.)
“ Historical drama.

Based upon the reign of Queen Isabella I of Castile, since her struggles to become Queen until the voyages of Christopher Columbus to America for the first time.

26 episodes (2011-present)

SHOW INTRO:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsR-4d5kcOE

Episodes online (official web):

http://www.rtve.es/television/isabel-la-catolica/capitulos-completos/ ” - CZJFan87
 
8.
Cuéntame (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The evolution of a family from the last days of the Franquist dictatorship to the early 80s. (60 mins.)
“ Period drama mixed with soft humor.

It revolves around the life of an average family, from the late years of Franco's fascist dictatiorship until the establishment of the democracy in Spain and the days of the "movida". It also shows the changes experimented in the country during those decades.

253 episodes (2002-present).

The show has an adapted version in Italy.

The show has released five soundtracks to date.

1st SEASON INTRO:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yytbx_ntE6I

INTRO OF THE ITALIAN VERSION:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ApB4JQ2-in0 ” - CZJFan87
 
9.
Compañeros (1998 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
The lives and interactions of a group of teenage students and their teachers in a Spanish high-school.
“ Teen drama mixed with Comedy and Romance.

It revolves around the lives of students & teachers.

122 episodes (1998-2002).

SEASON 6 OPENING:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKP0-hIfuLg ” - CZJFan87
 
10.
Gran Hotel (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
1905. Julio, a young man, arrives at the Grand Hotel, an idyllic place in the middle of the countryside... (60 mins.)
“ Thriller. Period drama. Police procedural. Romance.

Period TV Show that narrates the misteries and murders that are taking place in the Gran Hotel (a luxury hotel of the early XX century). Detective Ayala and some workers of the hotel are trying to resolve the misteries while all clients, workers and owners (specially them) of the hotel seem suspicious.

39 episodes (2011-2013).

SHOW INTRO:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YhPpFnyZugs

SEASON 3 PROMO:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqgJSKHEn4o ” - CZJFan87
 
11.
Acusados (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
(60 mins.)
“ Thriller. Legal drama. Police procedural.

Tells the story of Judge Ballester, and how she manages to instruct some criminal cases with unethical procedures.

26 episodes (2009-2010).

SEASON 1 INTRO:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OAlfOU1RufM ” - CZJFan87
 
12.
7 vidas (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Spanish sit-com where David awakes after being 18 years in a comma only to find his world completely changed... (50 mins.)
“ Sit-com. Had a Spin-off called "Aída".

Revolves around the lives of 7 friends.

204 episodes (1999-2006).

SEASON 4 INTRO:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=47QvucDNfoc ” - CZJFan87
 
13.
“ Sit-com. Spanish humor.

Narrates the life of Arturo Valdés, an elder single casanova who moves into the house of his divorced elder sister Pilar (that also lives with her three daughters and her domestic worker Toñi). Arturo also tries to mantain his small and incompetent company.

(1996-2002)

SHOW CLIP:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=anAozE0SBcs ” - CZJFan87
 
14.
Farmacia de guardia (1991 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Spanish sit-com devised by Antonio Mercero about divorced, chemist's owner Lourdes who lives with her two younger children Quique and Guille... (60 mins.)
“ Sit-com. Most watched TV Show in Spain to date.

169 episodes (1991-1995)

SHOW INTRO.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dsLMrHLcNM ” - CZJFan87
 
15.
Verano azul (1981 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
This series is about the adventures of a bunch of youngsters during their Summer holiday in a small town in the Southern Coast of Spain... (50 mins.)
“ Teen drama. Teen adventures.

19 episodes (1981-1982)

SHOW OPENING:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQ4l7RbIdmE ” - CZJFan87
 
16.
Médico de familia (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Social issues are mixed with comedic elements and family matters in this Spanish TV series which tells...
“ Comedy & drama mixed with some medical cases. Romance.

It narrates the life of GP Nacho Martin, now a widower that has to take care of his children.

199 episodes (1995-1999).

The show has adapted versions in Germany, Russia, Italy, Belgium, Findland and Portugal; being the italian version "Un medico in famiglia" with 234 (from 1998 to present) the most popular one.

SHOW OPENING:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L-EN-spwmbY

OPENING OF THE ITALIAN VERSION:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQHkb8Bqph4 ” - CZJFan87
 
17.
Escenas de matrimonio (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  
(25 mins.)
“ Sit-com. Spanish humor.

A series of sketches about three generations of couples: a young couple, a couple that have been married for 25 years and an old couple that have been married for 40 years.

601 episodes (2007-2012)

SHOW PROMO:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5VdUCuFgUnA ” - CZJFan87
 
18.
Un paso adelante (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
The show focuses on the professors and the students at a prestigious art school in Spain. They want to be successful singers, dancers and actors but they learn as they go along that the path to fame is not an easy one. (50 mins.)
“ Musical. Drama. Soap Opera.

It revolves around the lives of young performers and their teachers of a performing arts school called "Escuela de Artes Escénicas Carmen Arranz".

The show was aired with great success in Italy, France, Germany, Serbia, Greece, Cuba, Eslovaquia, Hunary, Bulgaria or Irak among others.

Some actors of the show created a music band called UPA Dance that released two LPs (that included songs of the TV Show).

84 episodes (2002-2005)

INTRO SEASON 2.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfOAuxKll18 ” - CZJFan87
 
19.
Yo soy Bea (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  
Bea is an ugly assistant, but very efficient, and is not liked by the beautiful ones, and those who hate working. (35 mins.)
“ Comical Soap Opera. Adaptation of the colombian Soap Opera "Yo soy Betty, la fea".

773 episodes (2006-2009)

The show released a soundtrack.

INTRO 1:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llUsVRy6bzg ” - CZJFan87
 
20.
Aquí no hay quien viva (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Follows the inhabitants of a fictional building in Spain. (60 mins.)
“ Sit-com. Spanish humor.

It revolves around the lives of the disparate inhabitants of a flat.

91 episodes (2003-2006).

The show has adapted versions in Argentina, Chile and Colombia.

INTRO SEASON 2:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DPd6Xo77nv4

COLOMBIAN OPENING:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_tWIXkEjLE ” - CZJFan87
 
21.
Hospital Central (2000 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
The work and lives of doctors and nurses in a Spanish hospital. (60 mins.)
“ Medical drama. Romance. The show had a spin-off called "MIR".

It revolves around the personal and professional lives of the workers of a spanish public hospital.

300 episodes (2000-2012)

It was also aired with success in Portugal.

SEASON 14 INTRO:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z-HmrDH4lcg ” - CZJFan87
 
22.
¡Ala... Dina! (2000 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.6/10 X  
Twenty-odd hundred year old lamp genius Dina gets employed as a housekeeper in Tomás' household, a family... (30 mins.)
“ Sit-com.

62 episodes (200-2002)

SHOW INTRO 2:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPj_LKWW-yo ” - CZJFan87
 
23.
Around the World with Willy Fog (1981 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A furry version of Jules Verne's classic adventure story of a British gentleman's challenge to circumnavigate the world in 80 days. (24 mins.)
“ Animated series. Kids Show. Adventures. Had a sequel in 1993 called "Willy Fog 2":

26 episodes (1981-1983)

SHOW INTRO:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKtX8G6D-S8

SHOW ENDING:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDmCtMT0ELg

INTRO IN THE U.K.:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nqN_7eGItM ” - CZJFan87
 
24.
Los Serrano (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Follows the Serrano family, who live in Round Santa Justa No 133, located in the fictional neighborhood of Santa Justa, in the Ribera del Manzanares, in Madrid. (60 mins.)
Director: Álex Pina
“ Comedy. Spanish humor.

Narrates the tangles of Diego Serrano and his family. Diego owns a bar with his old brother. The series starts when Diego (a widower father of three sons) marries an old friend who is divorced and has two daugthers. They all start to live together and the oldest son of the father falls in love with the oldest daugther of the mother.

147 episodes (2003-2008)

The show was aired in 13 countries has very successful adapted versions in Italy ("I Cesaroni"), Greece ("Eutixismenoi Mazi"), Czech Republic ("Horákovi"), Portugal ("Os Serrano") and Turkey ("Ilk Askim").

The actor Fran Perea released three LPs (the first one including songs he sang in the show).

In Italy his counterpart actor has released five LPs (all of them including songs he sang in the show).

In Spain another three actors created a band called "Santa Justa Klan" that released two LPs with songs of the show.

The show in Spain had also a magazine called SJK Magacine.

OPENING SEASON 1:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x13RI5WKVKk

OPENING OF THE ITALIAN VERSION (SEASON 1):
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xlnwq_sigla-cesaroni_fun#.UcDs0_nwna4

OPENING OF THE GREEK VERSION:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fLnaiinJtsw ” - CZJFan87
 
25.
El comisario (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
San Fernando is a small police station in Madrid, where Chief Castilla and the officers under his command handle all kinds of cases. (60 mins.)
“ Police procedural. Drama.

191 episodes (1999-2009).

OPENING SEASON 6:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqoJOTOYh1s ” - CZJFan87
 
26.
Periodistas (1998 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
(70 mins.)
“ Drama. Romance.

It revolves around the lifes of the journalists of the local section of a newspaper, and the news they have to cover.

(1998-2002)

OPENING SEASON 1:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0AY5vcNTkXQ ” - CZJFan87
 
27.
“ Sit-com.

INTRO 1:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zq_1v549mV8 ” - CZJFan87
 
28.
Compuesta y sin novio (1994 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
(50 mins.)
“ SHOW INTRO:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-I4w_2hitc ” - CZJFan87
 
29.
Vaya semanita (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
“ Sit-com ” - CZJFan87
 
30.
Un chupete para ella (2000 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
(60 mins.)
“ SHOW PROMO:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDp-1NjWo0k ” - CZJFan87
 
31.
Mis adorables vecinos (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
(60 mins.)
“ SEASON 1 INTRO:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FryOIo3kIFk

SEASON 4 INTRO:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xihGg9VY_0M ” - CZJFan87
 
32.
Javier ya no vive solo (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
(45 mins.)
“ SHOW OPENING:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=flsYGe5upEg ” - CZJFan87
 
33.
Los ladrones van a la oficina (1993 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Snack Bar "La Oficina" (The Office), managed by psychological mute Smith and his wife Pruden, is the... (26 mins.)
Director: Agustín Crespi
“ Sit-com. Spanish humor.

Comedy about a large band of grifters that reunites in a bar called "La oficina".

122 episodes (1993-1996).

SHOW INTRO:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JHeTfUdLjl8 ” - CZJFan87
 
34.
Manos a la obra (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
“ SHOW OPENING SEASON 1:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPcRBIgkc4w ” - CZJFan87
 
35.
Curro Jiménez (1976 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Set in the South of Spain in the 19th Century, this successful TV series featured the endless adventures...
“ SHOW INTRO 2:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-fXwJEttlXM ” - CZJFan87
 
36.
Los misterios de Laura (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Laura Lebrel is a brilliant homicide detective. She solves the most daunting crimes while balancing a very busy personal and family life. (60 mins.)
“ SHOW INTRO:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_KjwymVCqU8 ” - CZJFan87
 
37.
Gran Reserva (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
“ SHOW THEME:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTsTNFlx0Ek ” - CZJFan87
 
38.
Juncal (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
(420 mins.)
“ SHOW INTRO:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nfa3vj16rt4 ” - CZJFan87
 
39.
Love in Difficult Times (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
(30 mins.)
“ OPENING SEASON 6:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlYrTM3eeMY

OPENING SEASON 8:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QGxNf-mzv7M ” - CZJFan87
 
40.
El secreto de Puente Viejo (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A daily series that take full advantage of the premises of romantic classic literature: impossible love, revenge, betrayal... and unspeakable secrets.
“ SHOW INTRO 3:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYN5vNry7j8 ” - CZJFan87
 
41.
Ana y los 7 (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.3/10 X  
"Ana y los 7" narrates the life and the illusions of Ana, a showgirl who is employed at a club by night... (70 mins.)
“ OPENING SEASON 1:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OKw07cconKY ” - CZJFan87
 
42.
Paco's Men (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Follows police officer Francisco "Paco" Miranda and his men through funny cases. (80 mins.)
“ OPENING SEASON 1:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZirfXPZQUfA ” - CZJFan87
 
43.
Lleno, por favor (1993 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
“ SHOW INTRO:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUt8ZU8Xals ” - CZJFan87
 
44.
Anillos de oro (1983 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
(60 mins.)
 
45.
“ SHOW OPENING:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMxXDSQ-P_g ” - CZJFan87
 
46.
Pepa y Pepe (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
 
47.
La que se avecina (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The inhabitants of the block of relatively luxurious flats. Follow the problems faced by those living together in Spain... (75 mins.)
“ SHOW INTRO:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eELtwajOows ” - CZJFan87
 
48.
Turno de oficio (1986 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
(60 mins.)
“ SHOW INTRO:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPnfrpRUWuM ” - CZJFan87
 
49.
Águila Roja (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A masked hero in the 17th century who fights for justice for people who cannot do so themselves. He is only known by the name Águila Roja (Red Eagle). He is also searching for the people who killed his wife. (90 mins.)
 
50.
Hispania, la leyenda (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Viriato is a Hispanic shepherd who enjoys a simple life until the arrival of the Roman troops of the praetor Galba...
“ Period Drama. ” - CZJFan87
 
51.
The Boarding School (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Students at a boarding school find that the school is full of mysteries and secrets. (75 mins.)
 
52.
Fortunata y Jacinta (1980 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
(600 mins.)
 
53.
Los gozos y las sombras (1982 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
(780 mins.)
“ SHOW INTRO:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3eoHr-VVFQQ ” - CZJFan87
 
54.
Doctor Mateo (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Fresh comedy shot in a charmed Asturian Village (North Spain). A city doctor moves running from his past. (70 mins.)
 
55.
Velvet (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Alberto (Miguel Ángel Silvestre) has been left to run a store called Velvet, one of the most prestigious fashion stores in Spain... (43 mins.)
 
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58.
Con el culo al aire (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
As a result of the financial crisis, a number of displaced families take up permanent residence at a vacation campground north of Madrid...
 
59.
Frágiles (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
 
60.
Vive cantando (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
 
61.
The Time in Between (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Sira Quiroga is a young Spanish dressmaker engaged to a solid suitor when a suave typewriter salesman upends her life... (853 mins.)