My 50 Favorite TV Shows

These are my top 50 TV shows of all time in order. I have either seen every episode or majority of the episodes of the following shows. I am sure there are some better shows out there, these are just the ones I have seen.
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1.
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.)
“ My favorite show of all time. It's a real shame it was canceled.

10/10 ” - MMAddict
 
2.
Breaking Bad (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
A high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer turns to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in order to secure his family's financial future. (49 mins.)
“ One of the best shows I have ever seen, bitch!

10/10 ” - MMAddict
 
3.
The Walking Dead (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes leads a group of survivors in a world overrun by the walking dead. Fighting the dead, fearing the living. (44 mins.)
“ I am a huge zombie fan and this show is amazing!

10/10 ” - MMAddict
 
4.
Game of Thrones (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
While a civil war brews between several noble families in Westeros, the children of the former rulers of the land attempt to rise up to power. Meanwhile a forgotten race, bent on destruction, plans to return after thousands of years in the North. (56 mins.)
“ An epic show!

10/10 ” - MMAddict
 
5.
Person of Interest (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
An ex-assassin and a wealthy programmer save lives via a surveillance AI that sends them the identities of civilians involved in impending crimes. However, the details of the crimes--including the civilians' roles--are left a mystery. (43 mins.)
“ One of the coolest shows I have ever watched. I love the idea.

10/10 ” - MMAddict
 
6.
Human Target (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A unique bodyguard protects his clients by secretly infiltrating their lives in order to draw out and eliminate threats. (60 mins.)
“ One of the best produced shows I have ever seen. Each episode felt like a movie. I wish it would have lasted longer.

10/10 ” - MMAddict
 
7.
Sherlock (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  
A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London. (88 mins.)
“ The best adaptation of Sherlock Holmes that I have ever seen.

10/10 ” - MMAddict
 
8.
Falling Skies (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Survivors of an alien attack on earth gather together to fight for their lives and fight back. (42 mins.)
“ The coolest alien invasion show I have ever seen.

9/10 ” - MMAddict
 
9.
Fringe (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
An FBI agent is forced to work with an institutionalized scientist and his son in order to rationalize a brewing storm of unexplained phenomena. (46 mins.)
“ One of the most unique sci-fi shows I have ever watched.

9/10 ” - MMAddict
 
10.
Arrow (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow. (42 mins.)
“ The most fast-paced superhero show I have seen.

9/10 ” - MMAddict
 
11.
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.)
“ My favorite comedy series, mostly because I am a big fan of Seth Rogen.

9/10 ” - MMAddict
 
12.
Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar, and bring peace to the world. (23 mins.)
“ My favorite animated series of all time.

9/10 ” - MMAddict
 
13.
Flashforward (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A special task force in the FBI investigates after every person on Earth simultaneously blacks out and awakens with a short vision of their future. (42 mins.)
“ A really cool idea for a show. I was devastated when it was canceled.

9/10 ” - MMAddict
 
14.
Castle (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
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 have been a fan of Nathan Fillion ever since Firefly, and this is a great show.

9/10 ” - MMAddict
 
15.
Psych (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
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.)
“ I love this show and the chemistry between Shawn and Gus.

9/10 ” - MMAddict
 
16.
Modern Family (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Three different, but related families face trials and tribulations in their own uniquely comedic ways. (22 mins.)
“ This is the most hilarious modern comedy.

9/10 ” - MMAddict
 
17.
That '70s Show (1998 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A comedy revolving around a group of teenage friends, their mishaps, and their coming of age, set in 1970s Wisconsin. (22 mins.)
“ Another great classic comedy.

9/10 ” - MMAddict
 
18.
Leverage (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A crew of high-tech crooks attempt to steal from wealthy criminals and corrupt businessmen. (42 mins.)
“ 8/10 ” - MMAddict
 
19.
Last Resort (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A US sub picks up Navy SEALs and receives an order for a nuke launch. Due to the circumstances of the order, the Captain refuses to fire. After escaping an attack from another US sub, the crew and SEALs take refuge on a small island. (60 mins.)
“ 8/10 ” - MMAddict
 
20.
Shameless (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
An alcoholic man lives in a perpetual stupor while his six children with whom he lives cope as best they can. (46 mins.)
“ 8/10 ” - MMAddict
 
21.
Workaholics (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A single-camera comedy featuring three friends who work together as telemarketers from 9 to 5 and live together from 5 to 9. (22 mins.)
“ 8/10 ” - MMAddict
 
22.
Alphas (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Dr. Lee Rosen leads a team of "Alphas", (human beings with enhanced abilities) who investigate the death of a witness in a court case. They soon uncover more than they had bargained for. (44 mins.)
“ 8/10 ” - MMAddict
 
23.
Burn Notice (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A spy recently disavowed by the U.S. government uses his special ops training to help others in trouble. (44 mins.)
“ 8/10 ” - MMAddict
 
24.
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.)
“ Mostly just the first season. The second season was okay, and I wish I never watched the third and fourth.

First Season: 10/10

Entire Series: 8/10 ” - MMAddict
 
25.
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.)
“ 8/10 ” - MMAddict
 
26.
Terra Nova (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Centers on the Shannons, an ordinary family from 2149 when the planet is dying who are transported back 85 million years to prehistoric Earth where they join Terra Nova, a colony of humans with a second chance to build a civilization. (46 mins.)
“ Cool show, but it needed more dinosaurs.

8/10 ” - MMAddict
 
27.
Teen Titans (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A team of five teenaged superheroes save the world from many villains around their city while experiencing things normal teens face today. (30 mins.)
“ 8/10 ” - MMAddict
 
28.
24 (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Jack Bauer, Director of Field Ops for the Counter-Terrorist Unit of Los Angeles, races against the clock to subvert terrorist plots and save his nation from ultimate disaster. (44 mins.)
“ 8/10 ” - MMAddict
 
29.
How I Met Your Mother (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A father recounts to his children, through a series of flashbacks, the journey he and his four best friends took leading up to him meeting their mother. (22 mins.)
“ 8/10 ” - MMAddict
 
30.
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.)
“ 8/10 ” - MMAddict
 
31.
New Girl (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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.)
“ 8/10 ” - MMAddict
 
32.
Covert Affairs (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
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.)
“ 8/10 ” - MMAddict
 
33.
Elementary (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A modern take on the cases of Sherlock Holmes, with the detective now living in New York City. (60 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - MMAddict
 
34.
Royal Pains (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An unfairly discredited but brilliant diagnostic surgeon winds up working with his cheesy brother in the Hamptons as a concierge doctor to the uber-rich and ultra-elite. (42 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - MMAddict
 
35.
Lie to Me (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
About Cal Lightman, the world's leading deception expert who studies facial expressions and involuntary body language to expose the truth behind the lies. (43 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - MMAddict
 
36.
The Legend of Korra (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Avatar Korra fights to keep Republic City safe from the evil forces of both the physical and spiritual worlds. (23 mins.)
“ Cool show, but not as good as the original Avatar.

7/10 ” - MMAddict
 
37.
Go On (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
An irreverent sportscaster, pressured by his boss to join a support group because he can't move forward after the death of his wife, finds connection with the extremely varied members. (22 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - MMAddict
 
38.
The 4400 (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
As the reappearance of 4,400 missing persons on a single day confounds the global community, federal agents on the case slowly discover the ways in which the victims have been changed. (43 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - MMAddict
 
39.
The Event (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
When a man goes looking for his missing girlfriend, he stumbles upon a government conspiracy that is bigger than the president himself. (43 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - MMAddict
 
40.
Chase (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A team tracks down fugitive criminals. (60 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - MMAddict
 
41.
No Ordinary Family (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The Powells are a typical American family living in fictional Pacific Bay, California, whose members gain special powers after their plane crashes in the Amazon. (60 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - MMAddict
 
42.
Breaking In (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A high-tech security firm takes extreme, and often questionable, measures to sell their protection services. (30 mins.)
“ Just the first season.

7/10 ” - MMAddict
 
43.
V (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
An extraterrestrial race arrives on Earth with seemingly good intentions, only to slowly reveal their true machinations the more ingrained into society they become. (42 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - MMAddict
 
44.
The Pretender (1996 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A specially gifted man, with the ability to instantly master any skill, escapes from a secret agency and travels the country taking on a different jobs and helping strangers. (60 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - MMAddict
 
45.
Traffic Light (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A comedy about how friendships and romances both enhance and complicate our lives, which centers on... (30 mins.)
“ 7/10 ” - MMAddict
 
46.
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.)
“ 7/10 ” - MMAddict
 
47.
The Cape (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Vince Faraday is a cop who has been framed for murder leading him to fall off the grid and become the super hero known only as "The Cape" (60 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - MMAddict
 
48.
Alcatraz (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In 1963, all the prisoners and guards mysteriously disappear from Alcatraz. In the present day, they resurface and a secret agency are tasked with re-capturing them. (60 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - MMAddict
 
49.
Kyle XY (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A family takes in a formerly institutionalized teen savant who is missing standard human behaviors such as anger, joy and love. (60 mins.)
“ 6/10 ” - MMAddict
 
50.
Top Shot (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Sharp shooters compete in situations based on historical events.
“ 5/10 ” - MMAddict