TOP 55 BEST T.V PROGRAMMES EVER

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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 T.V programme is an absolutely brilliant T.V Programme and is a much better soap opera than Hollyoaks and Emmerdale. ” - nims-1975
 
2.
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.)
“ This T.V programme narrated by Harry Hill is a hilarious T.V programme and is entertaining and enjoyable to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
3.
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.)
“ This T.V comedy starring Kelsey Grammer, David Hyde Pierce and John Mahoney is an absolutely brilliant T.V programme which is hilarious, enjoyable and entertaining to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
4.
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.)
“ This hilarious T.V Comedy starring Ray Romano and Brad Garrett is an absolutely brilliant T.V programme which is enjoyable and entertaining to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
5.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990 TV Series)
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A streetwise, poor young man from Philadelphia is sent by his mother to live with his aunt, uncle and cousins in their Bel-Air mansion. (22 mins.)
“ This absolutely hilarious T.V comedy starring Will Smith is an absolutely brilliant T.V programme and is enjoyable and entertaining to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
6.
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.)
“ This classic British T.V comedy starring Patricia Routledge is a hilarious, entertaining and enjoyable to watch T.V programme ” - 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.)
“ This hilarious T.V comedy starring John Cleese, Andrew Sachs and Prunella Scales is a brilliant T.V programme. ” - nims-1975
 
8.
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 classic briltish police drama was an excellent programme and featured excellent acting by actors Alex Walkinshaw and Andrew Lancel. I really miss this T.V programme, but it is a brilliant series which was and will still be loved/ remembered by lots of people. ” - nims-1975
 
9.
Waterloo Road (2006 TV Series)
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A contemporary drama series set in a challenging comprehensive school. (53 mins.)
“ This T.V drama is an excellent programme which has excellent acting by actor Alex Walkinshaw aka The Bills 'Smitthy'. ” - nims-1975
 
10.
Family Fortunes (1980 TV Series)
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Two families go head to head to answer everday questions . (30 mins.)
“ This T.V game show presented by Les Dennis is an excellent T.V programme and I used to love this in the 80's and early 90's when Les Dennis presented this programme. ” - nims-1975
 
11.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (2002 TV Series)
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A series of knowledge contestants use a telephone, audience input and eliminations to answer trivia questions for an escalating tier of cash prizes. (30 mins.)
“ This game show presented by Chris Tarrant is an excellent T.V programme. ” - nims-1975
 
12.
Countdown (1982 TV Series)
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The long-running words and numbers game. (45 mins.)
“ This educational game show which used to be presented by Richard Whiteley (who unfortunately died later in life) was and stilli is an excellent T.V programme. I might not watch the programme so much now, but it is a classic programme. ” - nims-1975
 
13.
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.)
“ This medical drama which has been on T.V for years is an excellent T.V programme. I don't watch this programme that much now and will miss it if i want to, but it is a classic programme. ” - nims-1975
 
14.
Panorama (1979 TV Series)
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(48 mins.)
“ This T.V documentary on BBC 1 is an excellent T.V programme. ” - nims-1975
 
15.
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 U.S Cop show starring Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas and Edward James Olmos is an absolutely brilliant T.V programme. ” - nims-1975
 
16.
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.)
“ This U.S sci fi T.V show about an awesome state of the art helicopter called Airwolf which can go fast at really high speeds, fire lasers, missiles, rockets etc is an absolutely brilliant T.V programme. ” - nims-1975
 
17.
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.)
“ This U.S action T.V show about a group of guys called The A - Team which stars George Peppard, Mr. T, Dirk Benedict and Dwight Schultz is an absolutely brilliant T.V programme. ” - nims-1975
 
18.
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.)
“ This U.S sci fi T.V show starring David Hasselhoff is a brilliant T.V programme. ” - 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.)
“ This U.S sci fi T.V show about a scientist called Dr. David Banner who turns into a green monster called The Hulk when problems arise is an absolutely brilliant T.V programme which stars Bill Bixby as David Banner and bodybuilding actor Lou Ferrigno as The Inncredible Hulk. ” - 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.)
“ This U.S sci fi T.V show about an ex cop called Jesse Mach who uses the bike Streethawk to combat crimes. Streethawk is a state of the art motorbike which has the ability to do speeds of more than 300mph!!! and also has awesome firepower such as lasers, missiles etc. ” - nims-1975
 
21.
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 an absolutely brilliant T.V programme starring Lee Majors. ” - 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
“ The U.S T.V show The Dukes of Hazzard is an absolutely brilliant T.V programme. ” - nims-1975
 
23.
Starsky and Hutch (1975 TV Series)
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Two streetwise cops bust criminals in their red-and-white Ford Torino, with the help of police snitch, Huggy Bear. (60 mins.)
“ Starsky and Hutch is an absolutely brilliant U.S T.V programme starring David Soul and Paul Michael Glaser ” - nims-1975
 
24.
Magnum, P.I. (1980 TV Series)
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The adventures of a Hawaii based private investigator. (48 mins.)
“ Magnum is an excellent U.S T.V series starring Tom Selleck. ” - nims-1975
 
25.
Hardcastle and McCormick (1983 TV Series)
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A retired judge and his last defendant follow up on cases that were dismissed due to technicalities. (60 mins.)
“ Hardcastle and McCormick is a brilliant U.S T.V show which is enjoyable and entertaining to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
26.
Manimal (1983 TV Series)
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A man who can change himself into any animal fights crime. (60 mins.)
“ Manimal is an excellent U.S T.V show starring Simon Macorkindale. ” - nims-1975
 
27.
Automan (1983 TV Series)
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A computer generated superhero and his human creator fight crime in their city. (70 mins.)
Director: Allen Baron
“ Automan is an excellent U.S sci fi T.V show and is absolutely brilliant. ” - nims-1975
 
28.
Hawaii Five-O (1968 TV Series)
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The investigations of Hawaii Five-0, an elite branch of the Hawaii State Police answerable only to the governor and headed by stalwart Steve McGarrett. (60 mins.)
“ Hawaii Five O is an absolutely brilliant T.V programme starring Jack Lord. ” - nims-1975
 
29.
T.J. Hooker (1982 TV Series)
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The weekly adventures of tough-as-nails veteran police officer Sgt. T.J. Hooker, who rides the beat with his rookie partner Vince Romano. (60 mins.)
“ T.J Hooker is a brilliant U.S T.V cop show starring William Shatner and Heather Locklear. ” - nims-1975
 
30.
Hill Street Blues (1981 TV Series)
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The lives and work of the staff of an inner city police precinct. (60 mins.)
“ Hill Street Blues is an excellent U.S T.V cop show which is enjoyable and entertaining to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
31.
CHiPs (1977 TV Series)
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The adventures of two California Highway Patrol motorcycle officers. (60 mins.)
“ CHiPs is an absolutely brilliant U.S T.V cop show starring Erik Esrada and Larry Wilcox. ” - nims-1975
 
32.
Hunter (1984 TV Series)
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Rick Hunter is a renegade cop who breaks the rules and takes justice into his own hands. Partnered with the equally stunning and rebellious Sgt. McCall, the tough-minded duo set out to crack down on L.A.'s slimiest criminals. (48 mins.)
“ Hunter is an absolutely brilliant U.S T.V cop show starring Fred Dryer. ” - nims-1975
 
33.
The Equalizer (1985 TV Series)
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A retired Intelligence Agent turned private detective helps various threatened clients to equalize the odds. (60 mins.)
“ The Equalizer is an absolutely brilliant T.V programme starring Edward Woodward. ” - nims-1975
 
34.
Dallas (1978 TV Series)
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The soapy, backstabbing machinations of Dallas oil magnate J.R. Ewing and his family. (60 mins.)
“ Dallas is an absolutely brilliant U.S T.V soap starring Larry Hagman and Patrick Duffy. ” - nims-1975
 
35.
Dynasty (1981 TV Series)
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The trials and tribulations of two feuding families, the Carringtons and the Colbys, both oil rich families in Denver, Colorado. (60 mins.)
“ Dynasty is an absolutely brilliant T.V Soap starring Joan Collins. ” - nims-1975
 
36.
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 hilarious U.S T.V comedy starring Bill Cosby, Malcolm Jamal Warner and Lisa Bonet. ” - nims-1975
 
37.
Desmond's (1989 TV Series)
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Desmond, his non-confirming family and the regulars of his hairdressers in Peckham, London. (50 mins.)
Director: Joan Sargent
“ Desmonds is a hilarious british barbershop comedy which is enjoyable and entertaining to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
38.
The Lenny Henry Show (1987 TV Series)
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Sitcom version of "_The Lenny Henry Show" (1984)_, featuring the misadventures of pirate radio DJ Delbert Wilkins. (30 mins.)
“ The Lenny Henry Show is a hilarious black british comedy starring Lenny Henry as different characters such as Delbert Wilkins, Deacus etc. ” - nims-1975
 
39.
The Muppet Show (1976 TV Series)
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Kermit the Frog and his friends struggle to put on a weekly variety show. (30 mins.)
“ The Muppet Show is a very funny T.V show about a group called The Muppets aka Kermit The Frog, Miss Piggy etc and is enjoyable and entertaining to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
40.
The Transformers (1984 TV Series)
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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
“ Transformers is a brilliant U.S T.V programme which is enjoyable and entertaining to watch. ” - nims-1975
 
41.
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 a brilliant U.S T.V comedy starring Henry Winkler. ” - nims-1975
 
42.
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
“ This T.V programme was an excellent T.V programme. ” - nims-1975
 
43.
Bullseye (1981 TV Series)
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Contestants test their darts skills and general knowledge and battle it out to get to Bully's Prize Board. (30 mins.)
“ This T.V show presented by Jim Bowen is an excellent T.V programme. ” - nims-1975
 
44.
Cheers (1982 TV Series)
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The regulars of the Boston bar Cheers share their experiences and lives with each other while drinking or working at the bar where everybody knows your name. (22 mins.)
“ This U.S T.V comedy was an excellent T.V programme. ” - nims-1975
 
45.
Only Fools and Horses.... (1981 TV Series)
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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.)
“ This T.V comedy was a hilarious comedy starring David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst. ” - nims-1975
 
46.
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.)
“ This hilarious T.V comedy starring Michael Crawford as Frank Spencer was an excellent programme. ” - nims-1975
 
47.
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.)
“ This hilarious show starring Harry Hill is an excellent programme. ” - nims-1975
 
48.
The Paul O'Grady Show (2004 TV Series)
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Paul O'Grady and star guests liven up teatime with comedy and chat. (45 mins.)
“ This show starring Paul O'Grady was an excellent T.V programme. ” - nims-1975
 
49.
Doogie Howser, M.D. (1989 TV Series)
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A teenaged genius deals with the usual problems of growing up: having a girlfriend, going to parties... (30 mins.)
“ This hilarious T.V comedy about a medical doctor called Doogie Howser was an excellent programme. ” - nims-1975
 
50.
Minder (1979 TV Series)
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Arthur Daley, a small-time conman, hires former boxer Terry McCann to be his 'minder', so Terry can protect him (Arthur) from other... (60 mins.)
“ This T.V programme was an excellent T.V Programme. ” - nims-1975
 
51.
The Professionals (1977 TV Series)
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This series chronicled the lives of Bodie and Doyle, top agents for Britain's CI5 (Criminal Intelligence 5)... (50 mins.)
“ The Professionals is an absolutely brilliant programme and now that it is repeated on ITV4 at 6.00am I don't want to and will not miss it because its brilliant. ” - nims-1975
 
52.
The Saint (1962 TV Series)
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Simon Templar, a wealthy adventurer known as The Saint, travels around the world in his white Volvo P1800S. (50 mins.)
“ The Saint is an absolutely brilliant programme which i never saw in the past because I was born in 1975 and now that it is repeated on ITV4 at 7.00am I don't want to and will not miss it. ” - nims-1975
 
53.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999 TV Series)
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This show introduces the Special Victims Unit, a specially trained squad of detectives in the NYPD who investigate sexually related crimes. (60 mins.)
“ Law and Order: Special Victims Unit is an absolutely brilliant T.V programme which features excellent acting by rapper Ice.T and is a programme that I will not miss when they show two episodes of the programme on Saturday nights on Channel 5. ” - nims-1975
 
54.
Catch Phrase (1986 TV Series)
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Game show in which contestants try to guess well-known phrases or sayings from animated picture puzzles. (30 mins.)
Director: Royston Mayoh
“ Catchphrase is an excellent game show presented by Roy Walker ” - nims-1975