my favorite shows as an adult

A list of some of my favorite shows (including guilty pleasures) that I have liked as an adult.
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1.
Friends (1994 TV Series)
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Follows the personal and professional lives of six 20 to 30-something-year-old friends living in Manhattan. (22 mins.)
“ Best Show Ever! ” - mc-lola
 
2.
Veronica Mars (2004 TV Series)
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After her best friend is murdered and her father is removed as county sheriff, Veronica Mars dedicates her life to cracking the toughest mysteries in the affluent town of Neptune. (44 mins.)
“ we used to be friends ” - mc-lola
 
3.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
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The further adventures of the time-traveling alien adventurer and his companions. (45 mins.)
“ Do you wanna come with me? 'Cause if you do, then I should warn you - you're gonna see all sorts of things. Ghosts from the past. Aliens from the future. The day the Earth died in a ball of flame. It won't be quiet, it won't be safe, and it won't be calm. But I'll tell you what it will be: The trip of a lifetime! ” - mc-lola
 
4.
Gilmore Girls (2000 TV Series)
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A dramedy centering around the relationship between a thirtysomething single mother and her teen daughter living in Stars Hollow, Connecticut. (44 mins.)
 
5.
The Nanny (1993 TV Series)
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After being fired from her job and dumped by her boyfriend, a cosmetics saleswoman becomes the nanny to the three children of a rich British widower. As time passes, the two fall for each other. (22 mins.)
 
6.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987 TV Series)
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Set decades after Captain Kirk's five-year mission, a new generation of Starfleet officers set off in a new Enterprise on their own mission to go where no one has gone before. (44 mins.)
“ these are the voyages of the starship Enterprise ” - mc-lola
 
7.
Once Upon a Time (2011 TV Series)
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A young woman with a troubled past is drawn to a small town in Maine where fairy tales are to be believed. (44 mins.)
Director: David Barrett
 
8.
Psych (2006 TV Series)
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A novice sleuth is hired by the police after he cons them into thinking he has psychic powers which help solve crimes. With the assistance of his reluctant best friend, the duo take on a series of complicated cases. (44 mins.)
“ pineapple ” - mc-lola
 
9.
Elementary (2012 TV Series)
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A modern take on the cases of Sherlock Holmes, with the detective now living in New York City. (60 mins.)
 
10.
Merlin (2008 TV Series)
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These are the brand new adventures of Merlin, the legendary sorcerer as a young man, when he was just a servant to young prince Arthur on the royal court of Camelot who has soon become his best friend and turned Arthur into a great king and a legend. (45 mins.)
 
11.
Outlander (2014 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Follows the story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743... (64 mins.)
 
12.
New Girl (2011 TV Series)
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After a bad break-up, Jess, an offbeat young woman, moves into an apartment loft with three single men. Although they find her behavior very unusual, the men support her - most of the time. (22 mins.)
“ who's that girl ” - mc-lola
 
13.
Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
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The cases of the FBI Behavioral Analysis Unit (BAU), an elite group of profilers who analyze the nation's most dangerous serial killers and individual heinous crimes in an effort to anticipate their next moves before they strike again. (42 mins.)
 
14.
White Collar (2009 TV Series)
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A white collar criminal agrees to help the FBI catch other white collar criminals using his expertise as an art and securities thief, counterfeiter, and conman. (40 mins.)
 
15.
Match Game 73 (1973 TV Series)
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The five-day-a-week syndicated successor to the popular CBS game show, where two contestants compete to match fill-in-the-blank phrases with those of the celebrities. (30 mins.)
 
16.
Little House on the Prairie (1974 TV Series)
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The life and adventures of the Ingalls family in the 19th century American Midwest. (60 mins.)
 
17.
ER (1994 TV Series)
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The lives, loves and losses of the doctors and nurses of Chicago's County General Hospital. (44 mins.)
 
18.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
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A young woman is forced to fulfill her destiny of fighting vampires and demons with the help of her friends all the while struggling to live a normal teenage life of heart break and drama. (44 mins.)
 
19.
Supernatural (2005 TV Series)
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Two brothers follow their father's footsteps as "hunters" fighting evil supernatural beings of many kinds including monsters, demons, and gods that roam the earth. (44 mins.)
 
20.
Game of Thrones (2011 TV Series)
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Nine noble families fight for control over the mythical lands of Westeros, while a forgotten race returns after being dormant for thousands of years. (56 mins.)
 
21.
One Tree Hill (2003 TV Series)
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Half-brothers Lucas and Nathan Scott trade between kinship and rivalry both on the basketball court and in the hearts of their friends in the small, but not so quiet town of Tree Hill, North Carolina. (60 mins.)
 
22.
Haven (2010 TV Series)
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She has no past. She has no family. She was raised in an orphanage. So, she lives for what she does best: be an FBI agent... (60 mins.)
 
23.
That '70s Show (1998 TV Series)
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A comedy revolving around a group of teenage friends, their mishaps, and their coming of age, set in 1970s Wisconsin. (22 mins.)
 
24.
Covert Affairs (2010 TV Series)
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Fresh out of the farm, Annie Walker must adapt to the challenging life of a CIA operative under the guidance of her handler, Auggie. But soon she realizes her recruit might have to do with her last boyfriend rather than her talent. (60 mins.)
 
25.
Castle (2009 TV Series)
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After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes. (43 mins.)
 
26.
Friday Night Lights (2006 TV Series)
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The trials and tribulations of small town Texas football players, their friends, family, and coaching staff. (44 mins.)
 
27.
Sherlock (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London. (88 mins.)
 
28.
Angel (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The vampire Angel, cursed with a soul, moves to Los Angeles and aids people with supernatural-related problems while questing for his own redemption. (44 mins.)
 
29.
Bones (2005 TV Series)
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Forensic anthropologist, Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan, and cocky FBI special agent Seeley Booth build a team to investigate murders - and quite often, there isn't more to examine than rotten flesh or mere bones. (40 mins.)
 
30.
Ghost Whisperer (2005 TV Series)
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A newlywed with the ability to communicate with the earthbound spirits of the recently deceased overcomes skepticism and doubt to help send their important messages to the living and allow the dead to pass on to the other side. (60 mins.)
 
31.
The Vampire Diaries (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A young teen struggles to make a decision between two vampire brothers and their supernatural lives. Soon after she discovers the truth her whole world turns upside down. (43 mins.)
 
32.
Grimm (2011 TV Series)
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A homicide detective discovers he is a descendant of hunters who fight supernatural forces. (45 mins.)
 
33.
NCIS (2003 TV Series)
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The cases of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service's Washington DC Major Case Response Team, led by Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs. (60 mins.)
 
34.
So You Think You Can Dance (2005 TV Series)
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Dancers skilled in everything from ballroom and ballet to salsa, jive, hip-hop and krumping, all compete to be named the best... (60 mins.)
 
35.
My So-Called Life (1994 TV Series)
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A 15-year-old girl and her trials and tribulations of being a teenager and dealing with friends, guys, parents and school. (60 mins.)
 
36.
Hart of Dixie (2011 TV Series)
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New Yorker and new doctor Zoe Hart accepts an offer from a stranger, Dr. Harley Wilkes, to work in his medical practice in Bluebell, Alabama. She arrives to find he has died and left half the practice to her in his will. (60 mins.)
 
37.
Pretty Little Liars (2010 TV Series)
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Four friends band together against an anonymous foe who threatens to reveal their darkest secrets, while unraveling the mystery of the murder of their best friend. (44 mins.)
“ two can keep a secret if one of them is dead ” - mc-lola
 
38.
Wonderfalls (2004 TV Series)
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Jaye Tyler is a loner living in Niagara Falls who, after graduating college, has fallen into a care-free... (60 mins.)
 
39.
The Walking Dead (2010 TV Series)
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Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes wakes up from a coma, to learn the world is in ruins, and must lead a group of survivors to stay alive. (44 mins.)
 
40.
Chuck (2007 TV Series)
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When a twenty-something computer geek inadvertently downloads critical government secrets into his brain, CIA and NSA assign two agents to protect him and exploit such knowledge, turning his life upside down. (43 mins.)
 
41.
CSI: NY (2004 TV Series)
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CSI Head Detective Mac Taylor and his team solve crimes in New York City. (43 mins.)
 
42.
The Voice (2011 TV Series)
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Four famous musicians search for the best voices in America and will mentor these singers to become artists. America will decide which singer will be worthy of the grand prize. (60 mins.)
 
43.
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.)
 
44.
Charmed (1998 TV Series)
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Three sisters discover their destiny - to battle against the forces of evil, using their witchcraft. They are the Charmed Ones. (42 mins.)
 
45.
America's Got Talent (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A weekly talent competition where an array of performers -- from singers and dancers, to comedians and novelty acts -- vie for a $1 million cash prize. (60 mins.)
 
46.
Misfits (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A group of young offenders doing community service get struck by lightning during a storm, and begin to develop superpowers. (60 mins.)
 
47.
House M.D. (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
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.)
 
48.
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.)
 
49.
Community (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A suspended lawyer is forced to enroll in a community college with an eclectic staff and student body. (22 mins.)
 
50.
Dawson's Creek (1998 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Four friends in a small coastal town help each other cope with adolescence. (60 mins.)
 
51.
What I Like About You (2002 TV Series)
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When Holly's father is transferred to Japan, she is sent to live with Valerie, her big sister, in New York City, and turns Valerie's life upside-down. (30 mins.)
 
52.
Jeopardy! (1984 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A returning champion and two challengers test their buzzer skills and their knowledge in a wide range of academic and popular categories. (30 mins.)
 
53.
Ca$h Cab (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Contestants unknowingly climb into a cab and try to win money by answering questions correctly on the way to their desired location. (30 mins.)
Director: Tom Cohen
Stars: Ben Bailey
“ RED LIGHT CHALLENGE! ” - mc-lola
 
54.
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.)
 
55.
American Idol (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
Twelve finalists and/or future singers (six men and six women) who were selected from America, compete... (42 mins.)
 
56.
Heroes (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Common people discover that they have super powers. Their lives intertwine as a devastating event must be prevented. (45 mins.)
 
57.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield. (22 mins.)
 
58.
7th Heaven (1996 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Follows the Camden family as the minister father and stay-at-home mother deal with the drama of having seven children, ranging from toddlers to adults with families of their own. (60 mins.)
 
59.
The Waltons (1971 TV Series)
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The life and trials of a 1930s and 1940s Virginia mountain family through financial depression and World War II. (60 mins.)
 
60.
CSI: Miami (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The cases of the Miami-Dade, Florida police department's Crime Scene Investigations unit. (43 mins.)
 
61.
Sliders (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A boy genius and his comrades travel to different parallel universes, trying to find their way back home. (60 mins.)
 
62.
Caroline in the City (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Caroline Duffy is a successful cartoonist living in Manhattan whose comic strip "Caroline in the City" has become a huge hit... (23 mins.)
 
63.
Moonlight (2007 TV Series)
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A vampire lands work as a private investigator and falls for a mortal woman. (60 mins.)
 
64.
Ghost Adventures (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Zak Bagans, Aaron Goodwin, Billy Tolley, and Jay Wasley investigate the scariest, most notorious, haunted places in the world. (45 mins.)
 
65.
Grounded for Life (2001 TV Series)
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Thirty-something Irish Catholic couple Sean and Claudia deal with their three children as well as Sean's judgmental father and his carefree brother. (30 mins.)
 
66.
Still Standing (2002 TV Series)
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Bill and Judy are not your average parents; the kids are the responsible ones. (30 mins.)
Director: Katy Garretson
 
67.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An elite team of police forensic evidence investigation experts work their cases in Las Vegas. (60 mins.)
 
68.
Raising Hope (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
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.)
 
69.
New Amsterdam (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A New York homicide detective is cursed with immortality. (60 mins.)
 
70.
Judging Amy (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A family drama focused on three generations of women living together in Hartford, Connecticut. Amy Brenneman plays Amy Gray... (60 mins.)
 
71.
Keeping Up Appearances (1990 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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.)
 
72.
Gidget (1965 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Frances "Gidget" Lawrence lives with her widowed college professor father in Southern California. Anne... (30 mins.)
 
73.
The X-Files (1993 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
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.)
 
74.
Diners, Drive-ins and Dives (2006 TV Series)
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Food Network's Guy Fieri rolls out to visit America's favorite diners, drive-ins and dives, interviewing the owners of the food establishments and samples the items on their menus. (30 mins.)
 
75.
iCarly (2007 TV Series)
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Carly hosts her own home-grown web show, iCarly, Carly and sidekick Sam's regular Web casts ultimately feature everything from comedy sketches and talent contests to interviews, recipes, and problem-solving. (30 mins.)
 
76.
10 Things I Hate About You (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Kat and Bianca Stratford may be sisters, but all comparisons end there. Kat is an outspoken, independent feminist... (30 mins.)
 
77.
The Forgotten (2009 TV Series)
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A group of volunteers help find the identities of John & Jane Does who were murdered. (60 mins.)
 
78.
Lizzie McGuire (2001 TV Series)
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The daily adventures of an adolescent girl whose real thoughts and emotions are expressed by her sarcastic animated alter ego. (30 mins.)
Director: David Carradine
 
79.
So Weird (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
A preteen girl travels around the country continually stumbling over supernatural occurrences. Without anyone to believe her, she posts what she finds on her website entitled "So Weird". (30 mins.)
 
80.
Monk (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Adrian Monk is a brilliant San Francisco detective, whose obsessive compulsive disorder just happens to get in the way. (47 mins.)
 
81.
All My Children (1970 TV Series)
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Set in the fictional East Coast suburb Pine Valley, All My Children is the decades-old, risk-taking soap that centers around Erica Kane and her long line of husbands. (60 mins.)
 
82.
One Life to Live (1968 TV Series)
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One Life to Live premiered in 1968, centering on the lives of the citizens of the fictional town of Llanview... (60 mins.)
 
83.
True Blood (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse encounters a strange new supernatural world when she meets the mysterious Bill, a southern Louisiana gentleman and vampire. (55 mins.)