Best TV Shows

A list of the best TV shows I've seen.
I have atleast seen an episode or two of some listed but left a very big impression on me and expect the rest of the show is great.
This list is no order [except maybe 1]
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1.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  
Baltimore drug scene, seen through the eyes of drug dealers and law enforcement. (59 mins.)
 
2.
The Sopranos (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
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.)
 
3.
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 future. (49 mins.)
 
4.
Game of Thrones (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
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.)
 
5.
Deadwood (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
A show set in the late 1800s, revolving around the characters of Deadwood, South Dakota; a town of deep corruption and crime. (55 mins.)
 
6.
Rome (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic. (90 mins.)
 
7.
Lost (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The survivors of a plane crash are forced to work together in order to survive on a seemingly deserted tropical island. (44 mins.)
“ I'm probably way in the minority but I thought Season 6 was great and the finale was very good but I admit I wanted more from the finale but I'm fine because it was a very good episode but the finale should have been the best of that Season and it probably dosen't come in my top 10 episodes of that Season and Season 6 had a good few 10/10 episodes such as LAX, The Substitute, Dr. Linus, Ab Aeterno, Happily Ever After, The Candidate and What They Died For [second last episode]. The End is an 8.5/10 it has great moments and is very good but I wanted more. ” - BryanDowling93
 
8.
Battlestar Galactica (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth. (44 mins.)
“ Season 4 isnt exactly must see television but it was a step down from 3 absolutely perfect Seasons but its very good just dont expect as many wow moments that were in Season 1-3 and the finale while it could have been better was very satisfying but wish was more satisfying like edge on your seat episodes like Crossroads, Peagasus ect. ” - BryanDowling93
 
9.
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.)
“ Damn you Fox damn you all to hell for cancelling what could have been easily one of the best shows ever though in 14 episodes it kinda did. ” - BryanDowling93
 
10.
Boardwalk Empire (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
An Atlantic City politician plays both sides of the law, conspiring with gangsters during the Prohibition era. (55 mins.)
 
11.
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.)
“ I have not seen all of Season 2 but the first 8 episodes were great despite some terrible subplots [Leo/Bobby/Shelley storyline and Super Nadine storyline] but from what I've heard from episodes 9-18 or something Season 2 is pretty terrible but I'll judge for myself but Season 1 was a masterpiece with its atmosphere, story and characters although there is a good few terrible acted characters but theres also Cooper, Leland Palmer, Ben Horne etc. ” - BryanDowling93
 
12.
Homeland (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A bipolar CIA operative becomes convinced a prisoner of war has been turned by al-Qaeda and is planning to carry out a terrorist attack on American soil. (55 mins.)
 
13.
Mad Men (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A drama about one of New York's most prestigious ad agencies at the beginning of the 1960s, focusing on one of the firm's most mysterious but extremely talented ad executives, Donald Draper. (47 mins.)
 
14.
The Walking Dead (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
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.)
“ Possibly the best zombie series since the Romero movies in the 70's and 80's. ” - BryanDowling93
 
15.
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.)
 
16.
Nikita (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A rogue assassin returns to take down the secret organization that trained her. (60 mins.)
“ How is this show not higher rated than 7.6 and True Blood still has 8.0 I will never understand.

[Edit: True Blood is slowly going down as it should but Nikita is now a 7.4 WTF is going on, Nikita is one of the most exciting TV shows on TV.] ” - BryanDowling93
 
17.
Supernatural (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Two brothers follow their father's footsteps as "hunters", fighting evil supernatural beings of many kinds, including monsters, demons, and gods that roam the earth. (44 mins.)
“ Despite the fact it should have ended at Season 5 it's still solid entertainment. ” - BryanDowling93
 
18.
Chuck (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
When a twenty-something computer geek inadvertently downloads critical government secrets into his brain, the C.I.A. and the N.S.A. assign two Agents to protect him, and exploit such knowledge, turning his life upside down. (43 mins.)
 
19.
Only Fools and Horses.... (1981 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
Comedy that follows two brothers from London's rough Peckham estate as they wheel and deal through a number of dodgy deals as they search for the big score that'll make them millionaires. (95 mins.)
 
20.
Father Ted (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Crazy sitcom about 3 priests and their housekeeper who live on Craggy Island, not the peaceful and quiet part of Ireland it seems! (25 mins.)
“ A show that ended too soon due to the tragic death of it's main actor Dermot Morgan [Father Ted Crilly] but in only 3 seasons it provided many laughs. ” - BryanDowling93
 
21.
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.)
“ One of the best batman adaptions ever and in my opinion the best cartoon show ever. ” - BryanDowling93
 
22.
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.)
 
23.
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.)
“ While it is not as funny as it used to be it's still solid. ” - BryanDowling93
 
24.
Prison Break (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out, from the inside. (44 mins.)
“ Season 3 and 4 get too much unnecessary hate but I admit the writing got a bit weak but it was still good entertainment but Season 1 and 2 are great and compelling especially Season 1 which is unbelievably great. ” - BryanDowling93
 
25.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A young woman is forced to fulfill her destiny of fighting vampires and demons with the help of her friends all the while struggling to live a normal teenage life of heart break and drama. (44 mins.)
“ Despite a mediocre 1st Season, Buffy became one of the finest vampire shows ever. ” - BryanDowling93
 
26.
Angel (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The vampire Angel, cursed with a soul, moves to Los Angeles and aids people with supernatural-related problems while questing for his own redemption. (44 mins.)
“ I'm maybe in the minority but I think Angel was better than Buffy because it was more mature and darker but both were great but Angel to me was more great. ” - BryanDowling93
 
27.
Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the Starship Enterprise explore the galaxy and defend the United Federation of Planets. (50 mins.)
“ Season 3 however is mostly pretty crappy and laughable. ” - BryanDowling93
 
28.
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.)
“ The better of the Star Treks in my opinion as I like the characters more but it's apples and oranges. ” - BryanDowling93
 
29.
Stargate SG-1 (1997 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A secret military team, SG-1, is formed to explore the recently discovered Stargates. (44 mins.)
 
30.
Doctor Who (1963 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
The adventures of a Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey known only as the Doctor, who travels through time and space fighting monsters and other villainous megalomaniacs with companions. (45 mins.)
“ Especially the Tom Baker years. ” - BryanDowling93
 
31.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
The further adventures of the time travelling alien adventurer known as the Doctor, a Time Lord/Lady who can change appearance and gender, and his/her companions. (45 mins.)
 
32.
Sherlock (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London. (88 mins.)
 
33.
Spaced (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
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.)
 
34.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The adventures of the last human alive and his friends, stranded three million years into deep space on the mining ship Red Dwarf. (30 mins.)
“ Season 7 and 8 werent as funny as Season 1-6 but they were good and get too much hate and Back to Earth [S9] was decent and had it's moments but it is probably the worst Red Dwarf episode [well it was more a movie that went on too long.]

Series 10 is a back to form for Red Dwarf and is very funny. ” - BryanDowling93
 
35.
American Horror Story (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
An anthology series centering on different characters and locations, including a house with a murderous past, an insane asylum, a witch coven, a freak show, a hotel, a possessed farmhouse, and a cult. (60 mins.)
“ This was a very surprising show for me as it could have went so wrong and it had the creator of Glee but American Horror Story is one of the best horror TV shows ever produced with it's weirdness and dark atmosphere. Both Seasons so far have been wonderfull and heres hoping American Horror Story: Coven can be just as great if not better. ” - BryanDowling93
 
36.
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.)
 
37.
Band of Brothers (2001 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
The story of Easy Company of the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division, and their mission in World War II Europe, from Operation Overlord, through V-J Day. (594 mins.)
 
38.
Being Human (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A werewolf, a vampire, and a ghost try to live together and get along. (60 mins.)