McCloud Top 50 TV Series

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1.
Dragon Ball (1986 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Son Gokû, a fighter with a monkey tail, goes on a quest with an assortment of odd characters in search of the Dragon Balls, a set of crystals that can give its bearer anything they desire. (24 mins.)
Director: Daisuke Nishio
 
2.
Dragon Ball Z (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
The adventures of Earth's martial arts defender Son Goku continue with a new family and the revelation of his alien origin. Now Goku and his allies must defend the planet from an onslaught of new extraterrestrial enemies. (24 mins.)
Director: Minoru Okazaki
 
3.
Death Note (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
An intelligent high school student goes on a secret crusade to eliminate criminals from the world after discovering a notebook capable of killing anyone whose name is written into it. (24 mins.)
 
4.
Cowboy Bebop (1998 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
The futuristic misadventures and tragedies of an easygoing bounty hunter and his partners. (24 mins.)
 
5.
Samurai chanpurû (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Fuu, a waitress who works in a teahouse, rescues two master swordsmen, Mugen and Jin, from their execution to help her find the "samurai who smells of sunflowers." (24 mins.)
 
6.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A teenage boy finds himself recruited as a member of an elite team of pilots by his father. (24 mins.)
 
7.
Firefly (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  
Five hundred years in the future, a renegade crew aboard a small spacecraft tries to survive as they travel the unknown parts of the galaxy and evade warring factions as well as authority agents out to get them. (44 mins.)
 
8.
Doctor Who (1963 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
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.)
 
9.
Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the Starship Enterprise explore the galaxy and defend the United Federation of Planets. (50 mins.)
 
10.
The Tex Avery Show (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
(30 mins.)
 
11.
Chôjikû Yôsai Macross (1982 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
An alien ship crash lands on Earth and its secrets lead to a desperate war against an alien foe sent to retrieve the ship. (25 mins.)
Director: Noboru Ishiguro
 
12.
The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
Ordinary people find themselves in extraordinarily astounding situations, which they each try to solve in a remarkable manner. (51 mins.)
 
13.
Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
The original surreal sketch comedy showcase for the Monty Python troupe. (30 mins.)
 
14.
The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour (1985 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A Saturday morning series, collecting of some of the most popular classic cartoons from the Looney Tunes catalogue. (45 mins.)
 
15.
Fist of the North Star (1984 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
In the year 199X, human civilization has been all but destroyed by a nuclear holocaust. In an age where the strong rule over the weak... (25 mins.)
 
16.
Mobile Suit Gundam (1979 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In the war between the Earth Federation and Zeon, a young and inexperienced crew find themselves on a new spaceship. Their best hope of making it through the conflict is the Gundam, a giant humanoid robot, and its gifted teenage pilot. (30 mins.)
 
17.
Twin Peaks (1990 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks. (47 mins.)
 
18.
Fawlty Towers (1975 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Hotel owner Basil Fawlty's incompetence, short fuse, and arrogance form a combination that ensures accidents and trouble are never far away. (30 mins.)
 
19.
The Pink Panther Show (1969 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The Pink Panther is a heroic, moral cartoon cat with pink fur and the manners of an English aristocrat... (90 mins.)
 
20.
Fist of the North Star 2 (1987 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Peace was brought to the land by Kenshirô years ago. But now he is gone; merely a legend. Along with the peace came a distinction in classes... (25 mins.)
 
21.
Mobile Suit Gundam Wing (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A squadron of giant robot pilots of a beleaguered Earth colony bring the war to their oppressive home planet. (30 mins.)
 
22.
Rurouni Kenshin: Wandering Samurai (1996 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
The adventures of a young wandering swordsman who stumbles upon a struggling martial arts school in Meiji era Japan. (24 mins.)
 
23.
Saint Seiya (1986 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A group a young warriors known as 'Saints', each in possession of a 'cloth' guarded by a different constellation, must protect the reincarnation of the goddess Athena as she attempts to keep the Earth from being destroyed by evil forces. (24 mins.)
 
24.
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  
Two brothers search for a Philosopher's Stone after an attempt to revive their deceased mother goes awry and leaves them in damaged physical forms. (24 mins.)
 
25.
Uchû senkan Yamato (1974 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In the year 2199, the space battleship Yamato embarks on a voyage to the planet Iscandar, to retrieve a device that will rejuvenate a war-ravaged Earth. (30 mins.)
Director: Noboru Ishiguro
 
26.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
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.)
 
27.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
The further adventures of the time traveling alien adventurer and his companions. (45 mins.)
 
28.
Space Cruiser Yamato 2 (1978 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
(30 mins.)
 
29.
Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions. (100 mins.)
 
30.
Planet Earth (2006 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
Emmy Award-winning, 11 episodes, 5 years in the making, the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC, and the first to be filmed in high definition. (533 mins.)
 
31.
Space Cruiser Yamato III (1980 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
(30 mins.)
 
32.
Seinfeld (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York friends. (22 mins.)
 
33.
One Piece (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Follows the adventures of Monkey D. Luffy and his friends in order to find the greatest treasure ever left by the legendary Pirate, Gol D Roger. The famous mystery treasure named "One Piece". (24 mins.)
 
34.
Fullmetal Alchemist (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
The Elric brothers' deciding to perform a forbidden human transmutation to bring their dead mother back, they end up losing their bodies. Now Edward must find the chemical privileges to restore their body back. (24 mins.)
 
35.
Berserk (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Guts is a skilled swordsman who joins forces with a mercenary group named 'The Band of the Hawk', lead by the charismatic Griffith, and fights with them as they battle their way into the royal court. (22 mins.)
 
36.
Mushi-Shi (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
They are neither plants nor animals. They differ from other forms of life such as the micro-organisms and the fungi... (25 mins.)
 
37.
South Park (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado. (22 mins.)
 
38.
Batman: The Animated Series (1992 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
The Dark Knight battles crime in Gotham City with occasional help from Robin and Batgirl. (23 mins.)
 
39.
Dragon Warrior (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A young adventurer and his friends set out to resurrect the Dragon of Legend and defeat the evil Baramos.
 
40.
The Three Stooges Show (1960 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Watch as Moe, Larry and Curly go through life the only way a stooge can, with laughs and a lot of mischief. (90 mins.)
 
41.
Freaks and Geeks (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
A high school mathlete starts hanging out with a group of burnouts while her younger brother navigates his freshman year. (44 mins.)
 
42.
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
The futuristic adventures of a female cyborg counter intelligence agent and her support team. (24 mins.)
 
43.
The Count of Monte Cristo (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Trying to escape his uneventful life, Albert, the son of a renowned general from Paris, makes a journey with his friend Franz... (24 mins.)
Director: Mahiro Maeda
 
45.
Monster (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
A brilliant neurosurgeon living in Germany finds his life in utter turmoil after getting involved with a psychopath that was once a former patient. (24 mins.)
Director: Masayuki Kojima
 
46.
Elfen Lied (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Two university students come across a seemingly harmless girl named Lucy, unaware that she's actually a mutant serial killer with a split personality. (24 mins.)
Director: Akira Iwanaga
 
47.
Oz (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A series chronicling the daily activities of an unusual prison facility and its criminal inhabitants. (55 mins.)
Director: Gregory Dark
 
48.
X-Men (1992 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A team of mutant superheroes fight for justice and human acceptance in the Marvel Comics universe. (23 mins.)
 
49.
Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files (1992 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
One day, 14-year-old Yusuke Urameshi suddenly finds himself dead, having died pushing a child out of the way of oncoming traffic... (24 mins.)
 
50.
Futurama (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Fry, a pizza guy, is accidentally frozen in 1999 and thawed out New Year's Eve 2999. (22 mins.)