Top 20 Favorite TV Shows

As another being in this corrupting world, I too watch television. But honestly, these are the only Tv shows I watch. If I watched a Tv show outside of this list, that means that I was forced too (a la 'American Idol'). These are Tv shows that either gave me inspiration, or I just love watching them.
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Saturday Night Live (1975 TV Series)
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A famous guest host stars in parodies and sketches created by the cast of this witty show. (90 mins.)
“ Even to this day, this is THE show for me. The humor, the performances, this history and all the work. I have never loved or have been inspired from a TV show than 'SNL'. Of course nowadays, the show is getting weaker with the fact that one season would be good but then the next season would be bad and it goes on and on like that. But you know what? If each show can make me laugh and can poke a lot of fun at the entertainment media, than I'm totally cool with it. This is for me, the greatest show on earth. ” - hanjhking
Siskel & Ebert (1986 TV Series)
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Chicago critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert rate new movies with a thumbs up, or a thumbs down. (30 mins.)
“ If you're interested into films, this is kind of the bible of TV shows. It's two of the great critics of all times (Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert) sitting on comfortable seats and arguing about films. Sometimes it's boring, sometimes it's entertaining. But most of all, it's informative. This is one of my movie criticism textbooks, only much more fun than a textbook. ” - hanjhking
Daria (1997 TV Series)
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A smart and cynical girl goes through teenage life as a proud outsider in a world of mainly idiotic adolescents and condescending adults. (30 mins.)
Director: Karen Disher
“ When I look back on this show, I realize how much Daria (The Character) and I have in common. We're both dry and moody. We both think about life and how much it sucks. We both look around in our school, watching stupid teenagers doing their stupid things, and make fun of them. We're both kind of asholes, but we don't really care. I relate to this show so much, and that's quite enough. ” - hanjhking
Seinfeld (1989 TV Series)
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The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York friends. (22 mins.)
“ There are two reasons in which I love this show.
1. It's kind of looking forward on what my future could be, if I go to entertainment.
2. I had a crush on the 80's and 90's Julia Louis Dreyfus, just a thing you know? ” - hanjhking
Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988 TV Series)
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In the not-too-distant future, a man and his robots are trapped aboard the Satellite of Love, where mad scientists force them to sit through the worst movies ever made. (92 mins.)
Director: Joel Hodgson
“ When it comes to my criticism about films, there's always a bit of humor in it. I think that's because of this show. If every single commentary on DVD's are like this show, I would be listening to those voices all the time. ” - hanjhking
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.)
“ It's immortal in a different way from Tom and Jerry. It's mostly satire about something of it expands a part of life. And usually, even to the worst episodes, you watch it through everytime. ” - hanjhking
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.)
“ To follow this show, you must become insane for a moment. To love this show, you must be insane the rest of you life. To love this show, you must love insanity. Do I love insanity? No. I frigging adore insanity! ” - hanjhking
The Twilight Zone (1959 TV Series)
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Ordinary people find themselves in extraordinarily astounding situations, which they each try to solve in a remarkable manner. (51 mins.)
“ This is just the strangest, and yet the most original of shows. These are the shows that shows the greatness of imagination. The things that you think are imaginitive these days, were simply duplicates of this show. It is simply immortal now. And while many shows tried to do the same, they never got to the point of the Twilight Zone. Oh, and the movie sucks. Love the cast and all, but it sucked. ” - hanjhking
Animaniacs (1993 TV Series)
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Ensemble cast of off-the-wall Warner Brothers characters, appearing in a wide variety of roles. Wakko... (21 mins.)
“ Ah, don't we all remember this. Don't we all remember the craziness. the dirtiness, the humor, the characters and even the music. Every single kid who's a teenager or who's in their early 20's now, knows what I'm talking about. ” - hanjhking
Cowboy Bebop (1998 TV Series)
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The futuristic misadventures and tragedies of an easygoing bounty hunter and his partners. (24 mins.)
“ Of course, as much as I loved 'Case Closed', 'Cowboy Bebop' was the best anime show I watched. You are so compelled by the story and the characters that, when somebody dies or even gets hurt, you're just going to burst into tears. It brings the watcher in, and that's all I could ask for. ” - hanjhking
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.)
“ Now when The Simpsons walked the safe lane, Southpark just killed every single person on that lane. This show is just so hardcore. And yet it is so damn funny. Every single character, the plot and all of its technical stuff is masterful but at the same time, it's just a great comedy show. ” - hanjhking
The Black Adder (1982 TV Series)
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In the Middle Ages, Prince Edmund the Black Adder constantly schemes and endeavors to seize the crown from his father and brother. (195 mins.)
“ Why does everybody know Rowan Atkinson with 'Mr. Bean'. Sure it's a nice show, but this is far more better. I love how Rowan Atkinson always plays the jerk who has another person on top of him. I love the irony of it all. It love the english humor that may be dry at times but so well done. In fact, I think it's time that I showed this show to some of my friends. ” - hanjhking
Detective Conan (1996 TV Series)
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The cases of a detective whose physical age was chemically reversed to that of a prepubescent boy but must hide his true mental development. (25 mins.)
Director: Mike McFarland
“ Well, as long as we have TV shows, we might as well discuss anime. With 'Case Closed', every single episode is like a Sherlock Holmes episode. It is so well written and so well paced that you can't stop watching it. I swear to god, if you sit for the first episode, you're just going to sit for the whole season. And it's still going. 'Case Closed' made more than 10 movies, more than 30 seasons, and yet, there's still more to come. ” - hanjhking
3rd Rock from the Sun (1996 TV Series)
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A group of aliens are sent to Earth, disguised as a human family, to experience and report life on the 3rd planet from the sun. (60 mins.)
“ Again, love insanity. While it's more tame than Flying Circus, it is still equally fun to watch and I enjoy it imensly. ” - hanjhking
In Living Color (1990 TV Series)
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The Wayans siblings present an African-American focused sketch comedy show. (30 mins.)
“ This is the shorter version of SNL. But it is equaly funny. Jim Carrey and the rest of cast is just amazing. I think the humor can still attract people's attention. I don't really have much to say but, watch it! ” - hanjhking
M*A*S*H (1972 TV Series)
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The staff of an army hospital in the Korean war find that laughter is the best way to deal with their situation. (25 mins.)
“ 'M.A.S.H' the film, was absolutely great. So what could we do with these memorable characters? Of course, make it into a Tv show that talks about the things that happened between the ending and the start of the film. Classic idea. ” - hanjhking
Malcolm in the Middle (2000 TV Series)
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A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family. (22 mins.)
“ Teenage hood is quite terrible isn't it. Well, having watched this show, could be worse. Seriously, watch this show again, and you will relate to so many of the small things they talk about. ” - hanjhking
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.)
“ Before you try to kill me, let me say this. I watched this show when I was young. I thought it was cool. I realized it wasn't. But I still cannot help myself but to watch it. I know that the things they say and the things that happens to them aren't realistic, but the places they live in, the jobs, and this corny cliched little friendship. I cannot help my self but to submit into this show. ” - hanjhking
Moonlighting (1985 TV Series)
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The quirky cases of a former model and a smart aleck detective who manage a private detective agency. (60 mins.)
“ Cybill Shepherd. I'm sorry, but it's just the fact that Cybill Shepherd is in it. Come on, she was beautiful back then. Oh, and Bruce Willis is a lot of fun to watch. ” - hanjhking