TV Programmes I have got excited about watching a new episode of. Work in progress

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1.
Dallas (1978 TV Series)
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The soapy, backstabbing machinations of Dallas oil magnate J.R. Ewing and his family. (60 mins.)
“ This is an old one but it was a goodie at the time ” - NLPer
 
2.
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.)
“ I loved the first couple of seasons but lost touch with it and then because it changed I wasnt able to catch up ” - NLPer
 
3.
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. (55 mins.)
“ What a great programme it was hard hitting but with a streak of humour too ” - NLPer
 
4.
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.)
“ What a great original series, and Hugh Laurie was fantastic ” - NLPer
 
5.
Only Fools and Horses.... (1981 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
Classic comedy following the misadventures of two Wheeler Dealer brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter who scrape their living by selling dodgy goods believing that next year they will be millionaires. (95 mins.)
“ An absolute classic, a few ropey one off christmas specials and not sure they should have brought them back once they were millionaires but still a great series ” - NLPer
 
6.
Green Wing (2004 TV Series)
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Funky hospital-based sketch-comedy-drama type show. (65 mins.)
“ What can I say just pure genius ” - NLPer
 
7.
Soap (1977 TV Series)
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The soap-operish antics of two families: the Campbells and the Tates. (30 mins.)
“ I absolutely loved this series, it was so funny and so different at the time ” - NLPer
 
8.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000 TV Series)
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An elite team of police forensic evidence investigation experts work their cases in Las Vegas. (60 mins.)
“ Great series and the best of the three. I think Ted Danson is doing a great job ” - NLPer
 
9.
CSI: NY (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
CSI Head Detective Mac Taylor and his team solve crimes in New York City. (43 mins.)
“ This is my second favorite of the CSI's ” - NLPer
 
10.
CSI: Miami (2002 TV Series)
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The cases of the Miami-Dade, Florida police department's Crime Scene Investigations unit. (43 mins.)
“ I watch this from time to time but I find Horatio's meaningful looks a little nauseating after a while ” - NLPer
 
11.
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.)
“ I dont have satalite so dont get to watch this very often but when I do I love it ” - NLPer
 
12.
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.)
“ I like this programme it is not too challenging or gory with a nice streak of humour. Castle is good to look at too. Characters seem to gel well together ” - NLPer
 
13.
The Mentalist (2008 TV Series)
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A famous "psychic" outs himself as a fake and starts working as a consultant for the California Bureau of Investigation so he can find "Red John," the madman who killed his wife and daughter. (43 mins.)
“ Again not too challenging, good escapism ” - NLPer
 
14.
Accused (2010 TV Series)
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Created by Jimmy McGovern, each episode of this series examines a person who is accused of a crime and what led them to end up in the Dock. (60 mins.)
“ This is a really good series. The second series has just started airing and looks to be up to the same high standard ” - NLPer
 
15.
Early Doors (2003 TV Series)
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The show centres on pub landlord Ken (John Henshaw), especially his preoccupation with his daughter Melanie (Christine Bottomley)... (30 mins.)
“ I loved this very low key series, starred a number of actors before they became better known such as james mcavoy, mark benton and maxine peake. ” - NLPer
 
16.
The Royle Family (1998 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A British sitcom about a family going through everyday life in the Royle family house. (45 mins.)
“ Again a superb series which had some great characters ” - NLPer
 
17.
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.)
“ Peter Kay at his best ” - NLPer
 
18.
Max & Paddy's Road to Nowhere (2004 TV Series)
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Hopeless doormen Max and Paddy leave clubland and embark on a series of wild and exciting adventures in their prized motorhome, "Easy Rider" style. (25 mins.)
“ A spin off from Phoenix nights, a couple of duff episodes, didnt like the one with noddy holder in for example, but on the whole well worth watching ” - NLPer
 
19.
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.)
“ A real blast from the past. Loved robin williams and the woman who played mindy Pam Dawber went on to marry Mark Harmon guy from NCIS, bit of trivia for you ” - NLPer
 
20.
Inspector Morse (1987 TV Series)
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Inspector Morse has an ear for music, a taste for beer and a nose for crime. He sets out with Sergeant Lewis to solve each intriguing case. (100 mins.)
“ Who knew Oxford was such a dangerous place to live ” - NLPer
 
21.
Wire in the Blood (2002 TV Series)
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A psychologist gets inside of the minds of both killers and victims to aid the police in solving gruesome serial killings in Northern England. (69 mins.)
“ In the beginning I didnt like Robson in this thought he was over acting but in the end found him to be a believable character ” - NLPer
 
22.
Vera (2011 TV Series)
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With her caustic wit and singular charm, DCI Vera Stanhope and her trusted right-hand man DS Joe Ashworth face a series of captivating murder mysteries set against the breathtaking Northumberland landscape. (90 mins.)
“ Brenda Blethyn is such an excellent actress ” - NLPer
 
23.
Scott & Bailey (2011 TV Series)
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Two female detectives, one motherly, the other emotionally immature, have varying levels of success applying their eccentric outlooks on life to their police cases and private lives. (45 mins.)
“ Updated British answer to Cagney and Lacey ” - NLPer
 
24.
Il commissario Montalbano (1999 TV Series)
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Detective Montalbano solves crimes in Sicily.
 
25.
Roots (1977 Mini-Series)
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A dramatization of author Alex Haley's family line from ancestor Kunta Kinte's enslavement to his descendants' liberation. (570 mins.)
 
26.
Californication (2007 TV Series)
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A self-loathing, alcoholic writer attempts to repair his damaged relationships with his daughter and her mother while combating sex addiction, a budding drug problem, and the seeming inability to avoid making bad decisions. (28 mins.)
Director: Adam Bernstein