The best TV series of all time.

Recommendations accepted. (I haven't watched Six Feet Under and some other interesting series yet)
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1.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
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Baltimore drug scene, seen through the eyes of drug dealers and law enforcement. (59 mins.)
“ 1 tied with The Wire, The Office UK, Madventures and Planet Earth. ” - jussi_m
 
2.
The Office (2001 TV Series)
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The story of an office that faces closure when the company decides to downsize its branches. A documentary film crew follow staff and the manager David Brent as they continue their daily lives. (30 mins.)
“ Most perfect TV Series on Earth. (excluding documentaries) ” - jussi_m
 
3.
Madventures (2002 TV Series)
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Two backpackers travel through Asia and America. (35 mins.)
“ They who haven't seen this.. Be ashamed of yourself. ” - jussi_m
 
4.
Planet Earth (2006 Mini-Series)
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Emmy Award-winning, 11 episodes, five 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.)
 
5.
The Sopranos (1999 TV Series)
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New Jersey mob boss, Tony Soprano, deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life, which affects his mental state and ends up seeking professional psychiatric counseling. (55 mins.)
 
6.
Peep Show (2003 TV Series)
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Mark and Jez are a couple of twenty-something roommates who have nothing in common - except for the fact that their lives are anything but normal. Mayhem ensues as the pair strive to cope with day-to-day life. (25 mins.)
 
7.
Extras (2005 TV Series)
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Andy Millman is an actor with ambition and a script. Reduced to working as an extra with a useless agent, Andy's attempts to boost his career invariably end in failure and embarrassment. (30 mins.)
 
8.
Fargo (2014 TV Series)
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Various chronicles of deception, intrigue and murder in and around frozen Minnesota. Yet all of these tales mysteriously lead back one way or another to Fargo, ND. (53 mins.)
 
9.
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. (57 mins.)
 
10.
Boardwalk Empire (2010 TV Series)
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An Atlantic City politician plays both sides of the law, conspiring with gangsters during the Prohibition era. (55 mins.)
 
11.
Breaking Bad (2008 TV Series)
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A high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer turns to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in order to secure his family's future. (49 mins.)
 
12.
True Detective (2014 TV Series)
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Seasonal anthology series in which police investigations unearth the personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within and outside the law. (55 mins.)
 
13.
Shameless (2011 TV Series)
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An alcoholic man lives in a perpetual stupor while his six children with whom he lives cope as best they can. (46 mins.)
 
14.
Trailer Park Boys (2001 TV Series)
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Three petty felons have a documentary made about their life in a trailer park. (30 mins.)
 
15.
Oz (1997 TV Series)
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A series chronicling the daily activities of an unusual prison facility and its criminal inhabitants. (55 mins.)
 
16.
Twin Peaks (1990 TV Series)
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An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks. (47 mins.)
 
17.
Treme (2010 TV Series)
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Life after Hurricane Katrina as the residents of New Orleans try to rebuild their lives, their homes, and their unique culture in the aftermath of one of the worst natural disasters in the USA. (59 mins.)
“ The most underrated series of all time.. ” - jussi_m
 
18.
Orange Is the New Black (2013 TV Series)
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Convicted of a decade old crime of transporting drug money to an ex-girlfriend, normally law abiding Piper Chapman is sentenced to a year and a half behind bars to face the reality of how life changing prison can really be. (59 mins.)
 
19.
Vinyl (2016 TV Series)
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A New York music executive in the 1970s hustles to make a career out of the city's diverse music scene. (60 mins.)
 
20.
Better Call Saul (2015 TV Series)
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The trials and tribulations of criminal lawyer, Jimmy McGill, in the time leading up to establishing his strip-mall law office in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (46 mins.)
 
21.
Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969 TV Series)
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The original surreal sketch comedy showcase for the Monty Python troupe. (30 mins.)
 
22.
Moomin (1990 TV Series)
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The eerie and charming animated adventures of a creature called Moomin and his friends and family. (23 mins.)
Director: Hiroshi Saitô
“ Profound nostalgia. Don't mind watching the 2nd season. ” - jussi_m
 
23.
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.)
 
24.
House of Cards (2013 TV Series)
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A Congressman works with his equally conniving wife to exact revenge on the people who betrayed him. (51 mins.)
 
25.
Arrested Development (2003 TV Series)
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Level-headed son Michael Bluth takes over family affairs after his father is imprisoned. But the rest of his spoiled, dysfunctional family are making his job unbearable. (489 mins.)
 
26.
Deadwood (2004 TV Series)
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A show set in the late 1800s, revolving around the characters of Deadwood, South Dakota; a town of deep corruption and crime. (55 mins.)
 
27.
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.)
 
28.
Freaks and Geeks (1999 TV Series)
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A high school mathlete starts hanging out with a group of burnouts while her younger brother navigates his freshman year. (44 mins.)
 
29.
The Inbetweeners (2008 TV Series)
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Follows four friends and their antics during their final years of school. (25 mins.)
 
30.
Dexter (2006 TV Series)
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By day, mild-mannered Dexter is a blood-spatter analyst for the Miami police. But at night, he is a serial killer who only targets other murderers. (53 mins.)
 
31.
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.)
 
32.
Ash vs Evil Dead (2015 TV Series)
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Ash has spent the last 30 years avoiding responsibility, maturity and the terrors of the Evil Dead until a Deadite plague threatens to destroy all of mankind and Ash becomes mankind's only hope. (30 mins.)
 
33.
The Office (2005 TV Series)
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A mockumentary on a group of typical office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behavior, and tedium. (22 mins.)
“ 1-4 seasons are great. The rest = mediocre - bad ” - jussi_m
 
34.
The Killing (2011 TV Series)
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A police investigation, the saga of a grieving family, and a Seattle mayoral campaign all interlock after the body of 17-year-old Rosie Larsen is found in the trunk of a submerged car. (45 mins.)
 
35.
Derek (2012 TV Series)
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Derek is a loyal nursing home care assistant who sees only the good in his quirky co-workers as they struggle against prejudice and shrinking budgets to care for their elderly residents. (23 mins.)
 
36.
Fresh Meat (2011 TV Series)
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A comedy that follows a group of six students about to embark on the most exciting period of their lives so far, university. (50 mins.)
 
37.
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.)
“ Seasons 1-10 are mostly awesome. Don't mind watching 11-> ” - jussi_m
 
38.
Master of None (2015 TV Series)
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The personal and professional life of Dev, a 30-year-old actor in New York. (30 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.)
“ Weak first ½ of the 2nd season but still very good series. ” - jussi_m
 
40.
Life's Too Short (2011 TV Series)
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The show centers on Warwick Davis in his day-to-day life, complete with the frustrations he faces. (30 mins.)
 
41.
Broad City (2014 TV Series)
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Broad City follows two women throughout their daily lives in New York City, making the smallest and mundane events hysterical and disturbing to watch all at the same time. (22 mins.)
 
42.
Love (2016 TV Series)
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A program that follows a couple who must navigate the exhilarations and humiliations of intimacy, commitment and other things they were hoping to avoid. (50 mins.)