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1.
Monk (2002 TV Series)
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Adrian Monk is a brilliant San Francisco detective, whose obsessive compulsive disorder just happens to get in the way. (47 mins.)
 
2.
The Closer (2005 TV Series)
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Deputy Police Chief Brenda Johnson runs the Priority Homicide Division of the LAPD with an unorthodox style. Her innate ability to read people and obtain confessions helps her and her team solve the city's toughest, most sensitive cases. (46 mins.)
 
3.
Burn Notice (2007 TV Series)
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A spy recently disavowed by the U.S. government uses his special ops training to help others in trouble. (44 mins.)
 
4.
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.)
 
5.
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.)
 
6.
Sherlock (2010 TV Series)
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A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London. (88 mins.)
 
7.
Elementary (2012 TV Series)
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A modern take on the cases of Sherlock Holmes, with the detective now living in New York City. (60 mins.)
 
8.
Criminal Minds (2005 TV Series)
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The cases of the FBI Behavioral Analysis Unit (BAU), an elite group of profilers who analyze the nation's most dangerous serial killers and individual heinous crimes in an effort to anticipate their next moves before they strike again. (42 mins.)
 
9.
Bones (2005 TV Series)
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Forensic anthropologist, Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan, and cocky FBI special agent Seeley Booth build a team to investigate murders - and quite often, there isn't more to examine than rotten flesh or mere bones. (40 mins.)
 
10.
Leverage (2008 TV Series)
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A crew of high-tech crooks attempt to steal from wealthy criminals and corrupt businessmen. (42 mins.)
 
11.
Covert Affairs (2010 TV Series)
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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.)
 
12.
Hustle (2004 TV Series)
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A motley group of London con artists pull of a series of daring and intricate stings. (60 mins.)
 
13.
Person of Interest (2011 TV Series)
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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.)
 
14.
Perception (2012 TV Series)
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Dr. Daniel Pierce is an eccentric neuropsychiatrist who uses his unique outlook to help the federal government solve complex criminal cases. (42 mins.)
 
15.
Suits (2011 TV Series)
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On the run from a drug deal gone bad, Mike Ross, a brilliant college-dropout, finds himself a job working with Harvey Specter, one of New York City's best lawyers. (44 mins.)
 
16.
New Tricks (2003 TV Series)
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Three retired police officers are drafted in to solve cold cases, with a touch of comedy and drama (60 mins.)
 
17.
White Collar (2009 TV Series)
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A white collar criminal agrees to help the FBI catch other white collar criminals using his expertise as an art and securities thief, counterfeiter, and conman. (40 mins.)
 
18.
The Finder (2012 TV Series)
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An Iraq war vet suffers a brain injury that triggers the ability to see connections between seemingly unrelated events, objects or people. (44 mins.)
 
19.
The Pretender (1996 TV Series)
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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.)
 
20.
Major Crimes (2012 TV Series)
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'The Closer' spin-off series which follows Capt. Raydor of the Los Angeles Police Department. (43 mins.)
 
21.
Veronica Mars (2004 TV Series)
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After her best friend is murdered and her father is removed as county sheriff, Veronica Mars dedicates her life to cracking the toughest mysteries in the affluent town of Neptune. (44 mins.)
 
22.
Columbo (1971 TV Series)
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Los Angeles homicide detective Lieutenant Columbo uses his humble ways and ingenuous demeanor to winkle out even the most well-concealed of crimes. (100 mins.)
 
23.
Psych (2006 TV Series)
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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.)
 
24.
Rizzoli & Isles (2010 TV Series)
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Detective Jane Rizzoli and Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Maura Isles team up to solve crimes in Boston. (60 mins.)
 
25.
The Good Wife (2009 TV Series)
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Alicia has been a good wife to her husband, a former state's attorney. After a very humiliating sex and corruption scandal, he is behind bars. She must now provide for her family and returns to work as a litigator in a law firm. (43 mins.)
 
26.
Franklin & Bash (2011 TV Series)
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Lawyers and lifelong friends Jared Franklin and Peter Bash are recruited by a large firm's major partner after winning a high-profile case. (60 mins.)
Director: Jason Ensler
 
27.
Nikita (2010 TV Series)
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A rogue assassin returns to take down the secret organization that trained her. (60 mins.)
 
28.
Lie to Me (2009 TV Series)
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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.)
 
29.
Shark (2006 TV Series)
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Title character Sebastian Stark is an L.A. hot-shot lawyer who leaves his lucrative career as a defender... (60 mins.)
 
30.
Numb3rs (2005 TV Series)
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Working for the FBI, a mathematician uses equations to help solve various crimes. (43 mins.)
 
31.
24 (2001 TV Series)
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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.)
 
32.
Arrow (2012 TV Series)
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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.)
 
33.
Damages (2007 TV Series)
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A law school graduate becomes the protégée of a successful high-stakes litigator. (60 mins.)
 
34.
Chuck (2007 TV Series)
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When a twenty-something computer geek inadvertently downloads critical government secrets into his brain, CIA and NSA assign two agents to protect him and exploit such knowledge, turning his life upside down. (43 mins.)
 
35.
Unforgettable (2011 TV Series)
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Carrie Wells, a former police detective, has a rare ability to remember virtually everything she experiences including detailed visual recall. She returns to police work and uses her ability to solve crimes. (60 mins.)
 
36.
Fringe (2008 TV Series)
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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.)
 
37.
Homeland (2011 TV Series)
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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.)
 
38.
Human Target (2010 TV Series)
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A unique bodyguard protects his clients by secretly infiltrating their lives in order to draw out and eliminate threats. (60 mins.)
 
39.
Continuum (2012 TV Series)
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A detective from the year 2077 finds herself trapped in present day Vancouver and searching for ruthless criminals from the future. (45 mins.)
 
40.
Blue Bloods (2010 TV Series)
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Revolves around a family of New York cops. (43 mins.)
 
41.
Rookie Blue (2010 TV Series)
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Andy McNally and her friends are out of the academy and must adjust to the challenging life of a police officer at the 15th Division in Toronto. (42 mins.)
Director: T.W. Peacocke
 
42.
Cold Case (2003 TV Series)
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The Philadelphia homicide squad's lone female detective finds her calling when she's assigned "cold cases" -- older crimes that have never been solved. (44 mins.)
 
43.
Breakout Kings (2011 TV Series)
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A squad of U.S. marshals team up with cons (former fugitives) to work together on tracking down prison escapees in exchange for getting time off their sentences. (43 mins.)
 
44.
Life (2007 TV Series)
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A former police officer returns to the force after having been wrongly imprisoned for years. (45 mins.)
 
45.
John Doe (2002 TV Series)
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A man who seems to know everything but his own name helps police solve crimes as he searches for his identity. (60 mins.)
 
46.
Flashpoint (2008 TV Series)
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The missions and trials of a Toronto police tactical unit. (41 mins.)
 
47.
The Americans (2013 TV Series)
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Two Soviet intelligence agents pose as a married couple to spy on the American government. (44 mins.)
 
48.
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.)
 
49.
Ripper Street (2012 TV Series)
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The streets of Whitechapel are the haunt of Detective Inspector Edmund Reid and his team of officers, who aim to maintain law and order in a place once terrorized by Jack the Ripper. (59 mins.)
 
50.
The Following (2013 TV Series)
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A brilliant and charismatic, yet psychotic serial killer communicates with other active serial killers and activates a cult of believers following his every command. (43 mins.)
 
51.
Hawaii Five-0 (2010 TV Series)
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Steve McGarrett returns home to Oahu, in order to find his father's killer. The governor offers him the chance to run his own task force (Five-0). Steve's team is joined by Chin Ho Kelly, Danny "Danno" Williams, and Kono Kalakaua. (42 mins.)
 
52.
Scorpion (2014 TV Series)
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An eccentric genius forms an international network of super-geniuses to act as the last line of defense against the complicated threats of the modern world. (43 mins.)
 
53.
The Listener (2009 TV Series)
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A young paramedic discovers he has telepathic powers. (42 mins.)
 
54.
Murder in the First (2014 TV Series)
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A single murder case is dissected from the committing of the crime through to the investigation, arrest and trial. (42 mins.)
 
55.
Motive (2013 TV Series)
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A feisty Vancouver homicide detective tracks down the most cunning of killers by trying to figure out the motive to the crime. (60 mins.)
 
56.
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.)
 
57.
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.)
 
58.
CSI: NY (2004 TV Series)
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CSI Head Detective Mac Taylor and his team solve crimes in New York City. (43 mins.)
 
59.
NCIS (2003 TV Series)
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The cases of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service's Washington DC Major Case Response Team, led by Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs. (60 mins.)
 
60.
NCIS: Los Angeles (2009 TV Series)
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The Naval Criminal Investigation Service's Office of Special Projects takes on the undercover work and the hard to crack cases in LA. Key agents are G. Callen and Sam Hanna, streets kids risen through the ranks. (43 mins.)
 
61.
NCIS: New Orleans (2014 TV Series)
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A spin-off of NCIS about the local field office of NCIS that investigates criminal cases involving military personnel in The Big Easy, a city known for its music, entertainment and decadence. This colorful city that harbors a dark side is a magnet for service personnel on leave, and when overindulgence is followed by trouble, Special Agent Dwayne Pride's team is at its best. (42 mins.)
 
62.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001 TV Series)
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The third "Law and Order" series involves the criminal justice system from the criminal's point of view. (60 mins.)
 
63.
Law & Order (1990 TV Series)
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Follows a crime, usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points, the police investigation and the prosecution in court. (45 mins.)
 
64.
The Doctor Blake Mysteries (2013 TV Series)
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Dr Lucien Blake left Ballarat as a young man. But now he finds himself returning, to take over not only his dead father's medical practice, but also his on-call role as the town's police surgeon. (57 mins.)