My 20 Favourite TV Shows (Episodic Only)

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1.
Forever Knight (1992 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
800-year-old vampire Nick Knight quests for redemption as a cop in Toronto, trying to hide his vampiric nature from the rest of the world. (60 mins.)
“ This show is just amazing. It really turned me onto vampires and made me a big Geraint Wyn Davies fan. Personally, if I were in Nick's situation, I wouldn't want to stop being a vampire. ” - margannlaurissa25
 
2.
The Proud Family (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Animated adventures of Penny Proud, a girl growing up with the help of her friends. (30 mins.)
“ This show was so funny. I loved how it tackled real issues such as bullying, racism, friendship, love, etc. On this show, it was nice to see the kids be cooler than the parents. ” - margannlaurissa25
 
3.
M*A*S*H (1972 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The staff of an army hospital in the Korean war find that laughter is the best way to deal with their situation. (25 mins.)
“ A timeless classic. My favourite episode is "Alcoholics Unanimous." It has great lines in it and I can recite it verbatim. ” - margannlaurissa25
 
4.
Kid Nation (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A group of young kids are forced to the limits as they experience challenges without adults.
“ This show needs to do a second version. It was so good. My favourite kid on this show was Michael. He had a maturity that belied his age and he was probably the one that seemed to keep everything together. ” - margannlaurissa25
 
5.
Two and a Half Men (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A hedonistic jingle writer's free-wheeling life comes to an abrupt halt when his brother and 10-year-old nephew move into his beach-front house. (22 mins.)
“ At first, I didn't think I would like this show. Now I love it. It may not be the same after Charlie is gone this year but I will love Ashton in it. My favourite character is Berta -- I wish I could be like her. ” - margannlaurissa25
 
6.
How I Met Your Mother (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A father recounts to his children, through a series of flashbacks, the journey he and his four best friends took leading up to him meeting their mother. (22 mins.)
“ This show is so nuts. Barney is hilarious. I am curious as to who Ted winds up with. ” - margannlaurissa25
 
7.
The Golden Girls (1985 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Four previously married women live together in Miami, sharing their various experiences together and enjoying themselves despite hard times. (30 mins.)
“ Who knew that old ladies could be so brazen? I love those Golden Girls. ” - margannlaurissa25
 
8.
Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The lives of the kids at Degrassi Community School dealing with the serious and sometimes taboo issues that plague teenagers. (30 mins.)
“ Probably the best show to come out of Canada (other than "Hockey Night in Canada" of course). I have been watching it from the beginning and I still love it. I'm older than all the actors now, though. Haha. It never grows old. ” - margannlaurissa25
 
9.
Moonlight (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A vampire lands work as a private investigator and falls for a mortal woman. (60 mins.)
“ "Moonlight" was cancelled way too early. I would have loved to see more of what was in store for Mick and Beth. Mick was one sexy vampire for sure. Every time I look at my friend Filip, I see Mick because Filip and Alex O'Loughlin look so much alike. I loved the vampire eye makeup on this show. ” - margannlaurissa25
 
10.
The Big Bang Theory (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A woman who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but socially awkward physicists shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory. (22 mins.)
“ I love this show but Sheldon really irks me. I can't stand him. I like Leonard better. ” - margannlaurissa25
 
11.
That's So Raven (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A teenage girl periodically receives brief psychic visions of the near future. Trying to make these visions come true results in trouble, and hilarious situations, for the girl and her friends. (30 mins.)
“ I really love this show. Raven is hilarious. She always gets herself into some awkward situations but she always does the right thing in the end. ” - margannlaurissa25
 
12.
Roseanne (1988 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The story of a working class family struggling with life's essential problems: Marriage, Children, Money and Parents in Law. (22 mins.)
“ Roseanne sometimes reminds me of my own mother -- a bit temperamental, sometimes underappreciated at work, really quirky, speaks her mind... but loves her child unconditionally. ” - margannlaurissa25
 
13.
Full House (1987 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
After the sudden death of his wife, a young father enlists the help of his brother-in-law and his childhood friend to help him raise his three daughters. (22 mins.)
“ This was the best show to watch as a kid. It tackled every issue and it did this in a way even a child could understand. ” - margannlaurissa25
 
14.
The Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show (1986 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Bugs Bunny, Tweety Bird, and all their cartoon friends, with the exception of Speedy Gonzales, are featured...
“ I love Bugs Bunny cartoons. I have been watching them ever since I was about a week old and I turned 24 in June. You can do the math. ” - margannlaurissa25
 
15.
Reba (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A Southern soccer mom with three kids sees her life come crashing down when she finds out that her dentist husband has impregnated his hygienist... (30 mins.)
Director: Amanda Bearse
“ This show demonstrates how sometimes life doesn't turn out how you plan it to. I will admit that it may have worn a little thin near the end but it was still really funny. ” - margannlaurissa25
 
16.
Recess (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Comic tales of a group of good friends, 4 boys and 2 girls, during breaks in primary school, as they grow up... (23 mins.)
“ Everyone should watch this show regardless of their age. It is funny and poignant. I can actually remember recess as a kid watching it -- even down to a group of girls all named Ashley. It is so amazing. I love it. ” - margannlaurissa25
 
17.
1000 Ways to Die (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Several different deaths based on true stories. (23 mins.)
“ This show is so crazy. I love watching it. Some of the ways that people wind up dead are just incredible. The poor actors in the re-enactments -- they endure everything. ” - margannlaurissa25
 
18.
Cory in the House (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
It's a brand new life for Cory Baxter as well as his father Victor Baxter (from their predecessor series... (22 mins.)
“ "That's So Raven" was great so it is only fitting that it has a great spinoff. I love listening to Meena's Bahavian pearls of wisdom. ” - margannlaurissa25
 
19.
8 Simple Rules (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The Hennessy clan -- mother Cate, daughters Bridget and Kerry, and son Rory -- look to one another for guidance and support after the death of Paul, the family patriarch. Cate's parents lend a hand. (30 mins.)
“ I loved this show. When John Ritter died, I was so sad. I thought that, after he passed away, the show would suffer but it actually continued to do well. ” - margannlaurissa25
 
20.
Saved by the Bell (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A TV show centered on six students and their years at Bayside High School in Palisades, California. (30 mins.)
“ This show made me both scared and excited for high school. I loved it... and I was thankful that high school wasn't that scary. ” - margannlaurissa25