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1.
Nurse Jackie (2009 TV Series)
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A drug-addicted nurse struggles to find a balance between the demands of her frenetic job at a New York City hospital and an array of personal dramas. (27 mins.)
 
2.
French and Saunders (1987 TV Series)
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This BBC comedy skit show is the brainchild of longtime comedy duo Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders... (30 mins.)
 
3.
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
 
4.
This Life (1996 TV Series)
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A series following the lives of Miles, Milly, Warren, Egg and Anna, five young professionals. (45 mins.)
 
5.
Dinnerladies (1998 TV Series)
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Comedy about the workers in a factory canteen. (34 mins.)
 
6.
Phoenix Nights (2001 TV Series)
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The misadventures of club owner Brian Potter who is determined to make The Phoenix Club the best working men's club in Greater Manchester. (25 mins.)
 
7.
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.)
 
8.
The L Word (2004 TV Series)
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Follows the lives and loves of a small, close-knit group of lesbians living in Los Angeles as well as the friends and family members that either support or loathe them. (50 mins.)
Director: Tricia Brock
 
9.
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.)
 
10.
Doctor Who (1963 TV Series)
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Time and Space traveling adventures of a Gallifreyan Time Lord only known as the Doctor and his companions, traveling through time and space. (45 mins.)
 
11.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
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The further adventures of the time traveling alien adventurer and his companions. (45 mins.)
 
12.
The Golden Girls (1985 TV Series)
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Four previously married women live together in Miami, sharing their various experiences together and enjoying themselves despite hard times. (30 mins.)
 
13.
Miranda (2009 TV Series)
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Socially inept Miranda always gets into awkward situations; working in her joke shop with best friend Stevie, being hounded by her pushy mother, and especially when she's around her crush Gary. (30 mins.)
 
14.
The Wombles (1973 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a fantasy folk community dedicated to cleaning up litter and put it to their own use. (5 mins.)
 
15.
Mr Benn (1971 Mini-Series)
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Popular British children's animation series, repeated almost constantly since 1971. Mr Benn is the ordinary... (15 mins.)
Director: David McKee
Stars: Ray Brooks
 
16.
Dead Set (2008 Mini-Series)
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During a fictional series of Big Brother, a zombie outbreak occurs, but the house-mates are unaware of the impending doom outside of the Big Brother House. (141 mins.)
 
17.
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.)
 
18.
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.)
 
19.
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.)
 
20.
Misfits (2009 TV Series)
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A group of young offenders doing community service get struck by lightning during a storm, and begin to develop superpowers. (60 mins.)
 
21.
Being Human (2008 TV Series)
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A werewolf, a vampire, and a ghost try to live together and get along. (60 mins.)
 
22.
Bones (2005 TV Series)
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A forensic anthropologist and a cocky FBI agent build a team to investigate death causes. And quite often, there isn't more to examine than rotten flesh or mere bones. (40 mins.)
 
23.
Monk (2002 TV Series)
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Adrian Monk is a brilliant San Francisco detective, whose obsessive compulsive disorder just happens to get in the way. (47 mins.)
 
24.
Torchwood (2006 TV Series)
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The members of the Torchwood Institute, a secret organization founded by the British Crown, fight to protect the Earth from extraterrestrial and supernatural threats. (50 mins.)
 
25.
Grimm (2011 TV Series)
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A homicide detective discovers he is a descendant of hunters who fight supernatural forces. (45 mins.)
 
26.
American Horror Story (2011 TV Series)
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An anthology series that centers on different characters and locations, including a house with a murderous past, an insane asylum, a witch coven, a freak show, and an enigmatic hotel. (60 mins.)
 
27.
Futurama (1999 TV Series)
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Fry, a pizza guy, is accidentally frozen in 1999 and thawed out New Year's Eve 2999. (22 mins.)
 
28.
The Walking Dead (2010 TV Series)
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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.)
 
29.
Merlin (2008 TV Series)
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The adventures of the legendary sorcerer as a young man. (45 mins.)
 
30.
Jonathan Creek (1997 TV Series)
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Working from his home in a converted windmill, Jonathan Creek is a magician with a natural ability for solving puzzles. He soon puts this ability to the use of solving impossible crimes and mysterious murders. (120 mins.)
 
31.
Cracker (1993 TV Series)
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An abrasively eccentric forensic psychologist aids in the solving of difficult police cases. (100 mins.)
 
32.
Rizzoli & Isles (2010 TV Series)
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Detective Jane Rizzoli and Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Maura Isles team up to solve crimes in Boston. (60 mins.)
 
33.
Queer as Folk (1999 TV Series)
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A controversial Drama which chronicles the lives of Stuart and Vince, and also 15 year old Nathan who is in love with Stuart. (48 mins.)
 
34.
Mork & Mindy (1978 TV Series)
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A wacky alien comes to Earth to study its residents, and the life of the human woman he boards with is never the same. (30 mins.)
 
35.
Clatterford (2006 TV Series)
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The comical misadventures of friends involved with a women's club. Retitled as "Clatterford" in the United States. (60 mins.)
 
36.
The Sarah Jane Adventures (2007 TV Series)
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Investigative journalist Sarah Jane Smith, with the help of her adopted son, his friends, and an intelligent supercomputer, combats evil alien forces here on Earth. (60 mins.)
 
37.
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.)
 
38.
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.)
 
39.
Bob's Burgers (2011 TV Series)
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Bob Belcher, along with his wife and three children, try to run their last hope of holding the family together, which is running Bob's dream restaurant. (22 mins.)
 
40.
Malcolm in the Middle (2000 TV Series)
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A gifted young teen tries to survive with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family. (22 mins.)
 
41.
Modern Family (2009 TV Series)
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Three different, but related families face trials and tribulations in their own uniquely comedic ways. (22 mins.)
 
42.
My Name Is Earl (2005 TV Series)
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A ne'er do well wins $100,000 in the lottery and decides to right all the wrongs from his past with his newfound realization. (22 mins.)
 
43.
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.)
 
44.
Roseanne (1988 TV Series)
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The story of a working class family struggling with life's essential problems: Marriage, Children, Money and Parents in Law. (22 mins.)
 
45.
The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret (2009 TV Series)
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Todd Margaret is an American who takes a job running the London sales team for an energy drink. He has no experience with British culture, knows nothing about sales and has only one employee, Dave. (25 mins.)
 
46.
Animaniacs (1993 TV Series)
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Ensemble cast of off-the-wall Warner Brothers characters, appearing in a wide variety of roles. Wakko... (21 mins.)
 
47.
Batman: The Animated Series (1992 TV Series)
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The Dark Knight battles crime in Gotham City with occasional help from Robin and Batgirl. (23 mins.)
 
48.
Charlie's Angels (1976 TV Series)
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The adventures of three sexy female private eyes. (60 mins.)
 
49.
Father Ted (1995 TV Series)
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Crazy sitcom about 3 priests and their housekeeper who live on Craggy Island, not the peaceful and quiet part of Ireland it seems! (25 mins.)
 
50.
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.)
 
51.
Friends (1994 TV Series)
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Follows the lives of six 20-something friends living in Manhattan. (22 mins.)
 
52.
Blue Peter (1958 TV Series)
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British childrens magazine program which has run since the end of the 50s. Aimed at kids from the age of about 6-14... (25 mins.)
 
53.
Grange Hill (1978 TV Series)
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The long running television series of the Grange Hill Comprehensive School, and the children's everyday lives. (30 mins.)
 
54.
Waterloo Road (2006 TV Series)
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A contemporary drama series set in a challenging comprehensive school.
 
55.
Sesame Street (1969 TV Series)
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On a special inner city street, the inhabitants, both human and puppet, teach preschool subjects with comedy, cartoons, games and songs. (55 mins.)
 
56.
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.)
 
57.
Widows (1983 Mini-Series)
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Three armed robbers, Harry Rawlins, Terry Miller and Joe Pirelli, die when the security van that they... (289 mins.)
 
58.
Open All Hours (1976 TV Series)
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Arkwright is a tight-fisted shop owner in Doncaster, who will stop at nothing to keep his profits high and his overheads low... (30 mins.)
 
59.
Agony (1979 TV Series)
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20 half-hour episodes. Jane Lucas, an Agony Aunt with a call-in radio show, has her own set of troubles... (25 mins.)
 
60.
The Middle (2009 TV Series)
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The daily mishaps of a married woman and her semi-dysfunctional family and their attempts to survive life in general in the city of Orson, Indiana. (22 mins.)
 
61.
Pinky and the Brain (1995 TV Series)
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A genius mouse and his stupid sidekick try to conquer the world each night. (30 mins.)
 
62.
Primeval (2007 TV Series)
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When strange anomalies in time start to appear all over England, Professor Cutter and his team have to help track down and capture all sorts of dangerous prehistoric creatures from Earth's distant past. (60 mins.)
 
63.
Sherlock (2010 TV Series)
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A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London. (88 mins.)
 
64.
Taxi (1978 TV Series)
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The staff of a New York City taxicab company go about their job while they dream of greater things. (30 mins.)
 
65.
The Bionic Woman (1976 TV Series)
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After fully recovering from her near fatal bout of bionic rejection, Jaime Sommers, the first female cyborg, is assigned to spy missions of her own. (60 mins.)
 
66.
The Big C (2010 TV Series)
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A suburban mother faces her cancer diagnosis while trying to find humor and happiness as well. (30 mins.)
 
67.
Black Adder the Third (1987 TV Series)
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In the Regency era, Mr E. Blackadder serves as butler to the foppish numskull Prince George amidst the fads and crazes of the time. (180 mins.)
 
68.
Blackadder Back & Forth (1999 Short Film)
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At a New Millennium Eve party Blackadder and Baldrick test their new time machine and ping pong through history encountering famous characters and changing events rather alarmingly.... (33 mins.)
Director: Paul Weiland
 
69.
The Black Adder (1982 TV Series)
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In the Middle Ages, Prince Edmund the Black Adder constantly schemes and endeavors to seize the crown from his father and brother. (195 mins.)
 
70.
Blackadder Goes Forth (1989 TV Series)
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Stuck in the middle of World War I, Captain Edmund Blackadder does his best to escape the banality of the war. (175 mins.)
 
71.
Black-Adder II (1986 TV Series)
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In the Tudor court of Elizabeth I, Lord Edmund Blackadder strives to win Her Majesty's favour while attempting to avoid a grisly fate should he offend her. (176 mins.)
 
72.
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.)
 
73.
Cagney & Lacey (1981 TV Series)
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Two female police detectives cooperate with each other both in their professions and in their personal lives. (60 mins.)
 
74.
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.)
 
75.
Jackanory (1965 TV Series)
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A celebrity reads a story, enhancing it in ways that will entice the most restless of children. (15 mins.)
 
76.
Bagpuss (1974 TV Series)
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A melancholic children's animation from the 'Smallfilms' team of Postgate and Firmin. Bagpuss and his... (15 mins.)
 
77.
Juliet Bravo (1980 TV Series)
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Newly-promoted Inspector Jean Darblay takes charge of the police station in the fictional Lancashire town of Hartley... (50 mins.)
Director: Geraint Morris
 
78.
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.)
 
79.
Freakazoid! (1995 TV Series)
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Washington, D.C. has a new defender: Freakazoid. The comedy (and sanity) never stops when he's around and he's only one of the weird heroes of the series! It's better than a nice tub of good things! (30 mins.)
 
80.
Inspector Gadget (1983 TV Series)
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A bumbling bionic police inspector stumbles about on his cases, while his niece and dog secretly do the real investigative work. (30 mins.)
 
81.
Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969 TV Series)
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A group of teenage friends and their Great Dane (Scooby-Doo) travel in a bright green van solving strange and hilarious mysteries, while returning from or going to a regular teenage function. (30 mins.)
 
82.
Ripping Yarns (1976 TV Series)
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Ripping Yarns is a collection of tales that make for 'ripping good' television. Michael Palin plays a different lead character in each yarn. (30 mins.)
Director: Terry Hughes
 
83.
The Tick (1994 TV Series)
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An invulnerable, somewhat dim, superhero protects The City from all manner of evil-doers. (30 mins.)
 
84.
X-Men (1992 TV Series)
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A team of mutant superheroes fight for justice and human acceptance in the Marvel Comics universe. (23 mins.)
 
85.
The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy (1981 TV Series)
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An Earth man and his alien friend escape Earth's destruction and go on a truly strange adventure as space hitchhikers. (152 mins.)
 
86.
The Color of Magic (2008 Mini-Series)
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(191 mins.)
Director: Vadim Jean
 
87.
Rides (1992 TV Series)
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Drama series. Ex-army officer Patrice Jenner is out on "Civvy Street" and starts up an all-women taxi firm.
 
88.
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.)
 
89.
Xena: Warrior Princess (1995 TV Series)
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Xena, a mighty Warrior Princess with a dark past, sets out to redeem herself. She is joined by small town bard, Gabrielle. Together they journey the ancient world and fight for the greater good against ruthless Warlords and Gods. (45 mins.)
 
90.
Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit (1989 Mini-Series)
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Jessica's extraordinarily strong will and heart enables her to rebel against her fanatical, cult-like upbringing... (165 mins.)
 
91.
Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City (1993 Mini-Series)
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The stories of several colorful characters living in San Francisco. Based on the book by Armistead Maupin (A Man I Dreamt Up). (360 mins.)
 
92.
Heroes (2006 TV Series)
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Common people discover that they have super powers. Their lives intertwine as a devastating event must be prevented. (45 mins.)
 
93.
Spaced (1999 TV Series)
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Friends Tim and Daisy, 20-something North Londoners with uncertain futures, must pretend to be a couple to live in the only apartment they can afford. (25 mins.)
 
95.
Sugar Rush (2005 TV Series)
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15-year-old Kim has just moved to Brighton and developed an earth-shattering, hormone-surging crush on her new best friend, Sugar. (24 mins.)
 
95.
Land of the Giants (1968 TV Series)
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A spaceship from Earth crash-lands on an Earth-like planet on which everything, including the human-like inhabitants, is twelve times the size of its counterpart on Earth. (60 mins.)
 
96.
The Time Tunnel (1966 TV Series)
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Two scientists with a secret time travel project find themselves trapped in the time stream and appearing in notable periods of history. (60 mins.)
 
97.
H.R. Pufnstuf (1969 TV Series)
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The adventures of a boy trapped in a fantastic land with a dragon friend and a witch enemy. (30 mins.)
 
98.
Have I Got News for You (1990 TV Series)
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Hilarious, totally-irreverent, near-slanderous political quiz show, based mainly on news stories from the last week or so... (29 mins.)
 
99.
Mock the Week (2005 TV Series)
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A comedic look at current events. (29 mins.)
 
100.
Never Mind the Buzzcocks (1996 TV Series)
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A comedy trivia quiz based around pop music, originally hosted by Mark Lamarr up to October 2006, then... (30 mins.)