The Coolest TV Shows Of All Time

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1.
Deadwood (2004 TV Series)
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A show set in the late 1800s, revolving around the characters of Deadwood, South Dakota; a town of deep corruption and crime. (55 mins.)
“ Probably the best show ever. Really great writing and character development. It's based in the lawless town of deadwood during the 1860's gold rush. Has one of the all time greatest characters in television or movies. Al Swearengen the founder of the town who runs the Gem saloon and basically the entire town with an Iron fist. Unlike any western you've ever seen. A must watch. ” - nicmackey10
 
2.
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 financial future. (49 mins.)
“ Almost a tie between this and deadwood for me. You wont see a show with better cinematography. ” - nicmackey10
 
3.
Arrested Development (2003 TV Series)
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Level-headed son Michael Bluth takes over family affairs after his father is imprisoned. But the rest of his spoiled, dysfunctional family are making his job unbearable. (22 mins.)
“ The best comedy show ever. ” - nicmackey10
 
4.
The Venture Bros. (2003 TV Series)
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The bizarre animated escapades of pseudo-heroic scientist Dr. Rusty Venture, his competent, high strung bodyguard, and his two over-enthusiastic sons. (22 mins.)
“ The smartest animated comedy ever ” - nicmackey10
 
5.
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.)
“ Went from being the one of the best things about tv(season 3-9) to one of the worst(pretty much everthing after the movie came out). please end it already. It's like that pet you had for ever as a kid that gave you so many great times, and now it stinks so bad that you barely let it in the house. And when you do it just takes a huge dump in the living room. ” - nicmackey10
 
6.
American Dad! (2005 TV Series)
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The random escapades of Stan Smith, an extreme right wing CIA agent dealing with family life and keeping America safe, all in the most absurd way possible. (22 mins.)
“ The first few seasons were kinda meh. But recently has become my favorite animated show on sundays fox lineup. (Which isn't saying much at this point.) Does not rely on easy cutaway gags or guest stars every week for ratings or laughs. Check it out ” - nicmackey10
 
7.
The Sopranos (1999 TV Series)
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New Jersey mob boss, Tony Soprano, deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life. (55 mins.)
 
8.
Dexter (2006 TV Series)
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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.)
“ Yes I realize it's on my most overrated list. I like the show, I just don't think it's as good as everyone thinks it is. Too much narration, poor acting from everyone but the main character and poor casting. But the 1st season is good, the 2nd is better, the 3rd sucked, the 4th and the main reason why it made my list was awesome, the fifth was worse than the 3rd, and the 6th which I'm in the middle of is pretty good. It's a guilty pleasure. The premise in the 1st season is intriguing enough to keep you watching( a serial killer who works for the police). ” - nicmackey10
 
9.
Phineas and Ferb (2007 TV Series)
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Phineas and Ferb invent, scheme and stay one step ahead of their bratty sister. Meanwhile, their pet platypus plots against evil Dr. Doofenshmirtz. (30 mins.)
“ My daughter's favorite show. After seeing all the crap aimed at kids these days I couldn't be happier that this holds her attention. It's about two brothers who are always building crazy contraptions in their backyard, and their older sister who is constantly trying to bust them. Only to have what ever they built dissapear before she can get her mom to see it. Oh did I mention they have a platypus for a pet who moonlights as a secret agent. All in all a great show to watch if your a parent who is trying to save your sanity while trying to find something to watch with your kids ” - nicmackey10
 
10.
Jeopardy! (1984 TV Series)
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A quiz show with a twist: contestants are provided with the answers. But what are the right questions? (30 mins.)
“ Show your friends how smart... Or dumb you are ” - nicmackey10
 
11.
The Life & Times of Tim (2008 TV Series)
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Watch as Tim finds himself in several awkward situations in this HBO cartoon comedy.
 
12.
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.)
 
13.
The Shield (2002 TV Series)
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The story of an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct where some of the cops aren't above breaking... (47 mins.)
 
14.
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005 TV Series)
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Four young friends with big egos and slightly arrogant attitudes are the proprietors of an Irish bar in Philadelphia. (22 mins.)
“ The 1st 4 seasons were comedy gold, has kinda fallen off in recent years ” - nicmackey10
 
15.
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.)
 
16.
True Blood (2008 TV Series)
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Telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse encounters a strange new supernatural world when she meets the mysterious Bill, a southern Louisiana gentleman and vampire. (55 mins.)
 
17.
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.)
 
18.
Sons of Anarchy (2008 TV Series)
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A man in his early 30s struggles to find a balance in his life between being a new dad and his involvement in a motorcycle club. (45 mins.)
 
19.
Oz (1997 TV Series)
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A series chronicling the daily activities of an unusual prison facility and its criminal inhabitants. (55 mins.)
Director: Gregory Dark
 
20.
Boardwalk Empire (2010 TV Series)
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An Atlantic City politician plays both sides of the law, conspiring with gangsters during the Prohibition era. (55 mins.)
 
21.
30 for 30 (2009 TV Series)
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ESPN Films' 30 for 30 is an unprecedented documentary series featuring today's finest storytellers from inside and outside of the sports world...
 
22.
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
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In the not-too-distant future, a man and his robots are trapped aboard the Satellite of Love, where mad scientists force them to sit through the worst movies ever made. (97 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
 
23.
The Whitest Kids U'Know (2007 TV Series)
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A sketch comedy show involving five friends. (15 mins.)
 
24.
Forensic Files (1996 TV Series)
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A series featuring detailed accounts on how notable crimes and diseases were solved through forensic science. (30 mins.)
Director: Richard Monahan
 
25.
Six Feet Under (2001 TV Series)
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A drama series that takes a darkly comical look at members of a dysfunctional California family that runs an independent funeral home. (55 mins.)
 
26.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
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Baltimore drug scene, seen through the eyes of drug dealers and law enforcement. (59 mins.)
 
27.
Modern Marvels (1993 TV Series)
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Fast-paced, fun and informative, Modern Marvels is The History Channel's signature series focusing on historical technology... (60 mins.)
 
28.
Pardon the Interruption (2001 TV Series)
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Two former sportswriters discuss the day's top stories of the sports world. (30 mins.)
Director: Tom Howard
 
29.
Workaholics (2011 TV Series)
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A single-camera comedy featuring three friends who work together as telemarketers from 9 to 5 and live together from 5 to 9. (22 mins.)
 
30.
South Park (1997 TV Series)
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Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado. (22 mins.)
 
31.
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.)
 
32.
Party Down (2009 TV Series)
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A group of actors move to LA to make it big, but end up working as caterers. (30 mins.)
Director: Rob Thomas
 
33.
Bored to Death (2009 TV Series)
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A well-meaning but struggling writer decides to lead a sort of double life by pretending to be a private detective using the methods he read about in old detective novels. (28 mins.)
 
34.
Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000 TV Series)
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The life and times of Larry David and the predicaments he gets himself in with his friends and complete strangers. (28 mins.)
 
35.
Seinfeld (1989 TV Series)
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The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York friends. (22 mins.)
 
36.
Raising Hope (2010 TV Series)
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Jimmy becomes a single parent to an infant after the mother he had a one-night stand with ends up on death row. (22 mins.)
 
37.
Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003 TV Series)
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Jimmy Kimmel interviews celebrities. (60 mins.)
“ my favorite late nite talk show. Thursdays unnecessary censorship is hilarious ” - nicmackey10
 
38.
Louie (2010 TV Series)
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The life of Louis CK, a divorced comedian with two kids living in New York. (22 mins.)
“ The best comic working today writes produces and directs most of the shows on his own citcom. Very good. ” - nicmackey10
 
39.
The Wonder Years (1988 TV Series)
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Kevin Arnold recalls growing up during the late 60s and early 70s; the turbulent social times make the transition from child to adult unusually interesting. (22 mins.)
 
40.
Community (2009 TV Series)
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A suspended lawyer is forced to enroll in a community college with an eclectic staff and student body. (22 mins.)
 
41.
Parks and Recreation (2009 TV Series)
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The absurd antics of an Indiana town's public officials as they pursue sundry projects to make their city a better place. (22 mins.)
 
42.
The Office (2001 TV Series)
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The story of an office that faces closure when the company decides to downsize its branches. A documentary film crew follow staff and the manager Brent as they continue their daily lives. (30 mins.)
 
43.
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.)
 
44.
30 Rock (2006 TV Series)
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Liz Lemon, head writer of the sketch comedy show "TGS with Tracy Jordan", must deal with an arrogant new boss and a crazy new star, all while trying to run a successful TV show without losing her mind. (22 mins.)
 
45.
Tosh.0 (2009 TV Series)
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Daniel Tosh provides humorous commentary on content from the Internet. (30 mins.)
 
46.
Aqua Teen Hunger Force (2000 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a milkshake, an order of fries, a meatball, and their retired next door neighbor in the suburbs of New Jersey. (15 mins.)
 
47.
The Daily Show (1996 TV Series)
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America's top fake news show. (22 mins.)
 
48.
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.)
 
49.
Eastbound & Down (2009 TV Series)
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Years after he turned his back on his hometown, a burned-out major league ballplayer returns to teach phys ed at his old middle school. (28 mins.)
 
50.
Californication (2007 TV Series)
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A self-loathing, alcoholic writer attempts to repair his damaged relationships with his daughter and her mother while combating sex addiction, a budding drug problem, and the seeming inability to avoid making bad decisions. (28 mins.)
Director: Adam Bernstein