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1.
The Shadow Line (2011 Mini-Series)
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Chiwetel Ejifor leads an all-star cast in this gritty conspiracy thriller in which he plays a cop searching for the murderer of a crime boss...
 
2.
The Walking Dead (2010 TV Series)
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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.)
 
3.
The Hour (2011 TV Series)
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A behind-the-scenes drama and espionage thriller in Cold War-era England that centers on a journalist, a producer, and an anchorman for an investigative news programme. (60 mins.)
 
4.
Our Friends in the North (1996 Mini-Series)
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A nine part series depicting the varying fortunes of four friends - Nicky, Geordie, Mary and Tosker... (623 mins.)
 
5.
Utopia (2013 TV Series)
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After a group of people, who meet online, discover a bizarre graphic novel which seems to hold mysterious answers, they find themselves being tracked down by a merciless organization known merely as 'The Network'. (50 mins.)
 
6.
State of Play (2003 Mini-Series)
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A thriller set in London, in which a politician's life becomes increasingly complex as his research assistant is found dead on the London Underground and, in a seemingly unrelated incident, a teenage pickpocket is shot dead. (57 mins.)
 
7.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
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Baltimore drug scene, seen through the eyes of drug dealers and law enforcement. (59 mins.)
 
8.
Line of Duty (2012 TV Series)
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DS Steve Arnott is transferred to the police anti-corruption unit after the death of a man in a mistaken shooting during a counter-terrorist operation. (60 mins.)
 
9.
Lost (2004 TV Series)
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The survivors of a plane crash are forced to work together in order to survive on a seemingly deserted tropical island. (44 mins.)
 
10.
Band of Brothers (2001 Mini-Series)
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The story of Easy Company of the US Army 101st Airborne division and their mission in WWII Europe from Operation Overlord through V-J Day. (594 mins.)
 
11.
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.)
 
12.
Peep Show (2003 TV Series)
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Mark and Jez are a couple of twenty-something roommates who have nothing in common - except for the fact that their lives are anything but normal. Mayhem ensues as the pair strive to cope with day-to-day life. (25 mins.)
 
13.
The IT Crowd (2006 TV Series)
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The comedic adventures of a rag-tag group of technical support workers at a large corporation. (25 mins.)
 
14.
Flight of the Conchords (2007 TV Series)
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Bret and Jemaine are Flight of the Conchords, a folk-rock band from New Zealand living in New York City in search of stardom. (28 mins.)
 
15.
Black-Adder II (1986 TV Series)
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In the Tudor court of Elizabeth I, Lord Edmund Blackadder strives to win Her Majesty's favour while attempting to avoid a grisly fate should he offend her. (176 mins.)
 
16.
Black Adder the Third (1987 TV Series)
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In the Regency era, Mr E. Blackadder serves as butler to the foppish numskull Prince George amidst the fads and crazes of the time. (180 mins.)
 
17.
Blackadder Goes Forth (1989 TV Series)
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Stuck in the middle of World War I, Captain Edmund Blackadder does his best to escape the banality of the war. (175 mins.)
 
18.
Fresh Meat (2011 TV Series)
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A comedy that follows a group of six students about to embark on the most exciting period of their lives so far, university. (50 mins.)
 
19.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
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The further adventures of the time-traveling alien adventurer and his companions. (45 mins.)
 
20.
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.)
 
21.
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, which affects his mental state and ends up seeking professional psychiatric counseling. (55 mins.)
 
22.
The Killing (2007 TV Series)
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Police detective Sarah Lund investigates difficult cases with personal and political consequences. (57 mins.)
 
23.
The Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy (1981 TV Series)
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An Earth man and his alien friend escape Earth's destruction and go on a truly strange adventure as space hitchhikers. (152 mins.)
 
24.
The Daily Show (1996 TV Series)
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Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily... (22 mins.)
 
25.
The Colbert Report (2005 TV Series)
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Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way. (30 mins.)
 
26.
Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe (2013 TV Series)
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Charlie Brooker Highlights The Weeks News In A Comic Fashion.
 
27.
Black Mirror (2011 TV Series)
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A television anthology series that shows the dark side of life and technology. (60 mins.)
 
28.
10 O'Clock Live (2011 TV Series)
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29.
How TV Ruined Your Life (2011 TV Series)
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A comedic documentary series in which Charlie Brooker uses a mix of sketches and jaw-dropping archive footage to explore the gulf between real life and television. (30 mins.)
 
30.
Newswipe (2009 TV Series)
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Hosted and written by Charlie Brooker, this sardonic series follows and critiques both current news stories and the way television portrays them. (29 mins.)
 
31.
Screenwipe (2006 TV Series)
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Satirical TV show critique. (30 mins.)
 
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Dead Set (2008 Mini-Series)
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During a fictional series of Big Brother, a zombie outbreak occurs, but the house-mates are unaware of the impending doom outside of the Big Brother House. (141 mins.)
 
33.
The Devil's Whore (2008 Mini-Series)
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Set between the years 1642 and 1660, "The Devil's Whore" charts the progress of the English Civil War through the eyes of the a 17 year old girl, the fictional Angelica Fanshawe. (55 mins.)
 
34.
The Lakes (1997 TV Series)
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Danny Kavanagh leaves Liverpool for the Lake District, finding work at a hotel and love with a local girl named Emma... (374 mins.)
 
35.
Cracker (1993 TV Series)
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An abrasively eccentric forensic psychologist aids in the solving of difficult police cases. (100 mins.)
 
36.
Moone Boy (2012 TV Series)
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Martin Moone is a young boy who relies on the help of his imaginary friend Sean to deal with the quandaries of life in a wacky small-town Irish family circa 1990. (23 mins.)
 
37.
The Trip (2010 TV Series)
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Steve is asked to review restaurants for the UK's Observer who is joined on a working road trip by his friend Rob who fills in at the last minute when Coogan's romantic relationship falls apart. (172 mins.)
 
38.
Coupling (2000 TV Series)
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Six best friends talk about all aspects of sex and relationships on their never-ending quest to find true love. (30 mins.)
 
39.
Green Wing (2004 TV Series)
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Funky hospital-based sketch-comedy-drama type show. (65 mins.)
 
40.
Fawlty Towers (1975 TV Series)
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Hotel owner Basil Fawlty's incompetence, short fuse, and arrogance form a combination that ensures accidents and trouble are never far away. (30 mins.)
 
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The Inbetweeners (2008 TV Series)
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Follows four friends and their antics during their final years of school. (25 mins.)
 
42.
Outnumbered (2007 TV Series)
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A part-improvised comedy about a couple bringing up their three young children. (30 mins.)
 
43.
Treme (2010 TV Series)
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Life after Hurricane Katrina as the residents of New Orleans try to rebuild their lives, their homes, and their unique culture in the aftermath of one of the worst natural disasters in the USA. (59 mins.)
 
44.
The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992 TV Series)
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The adventures of the archaeological treasure hunter in his youth as related by an elderly Indiana Jones. (45 mins.)
 
45.
Luther (2010 TV Series)
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A crime drama series starring Idris Elba as a near-genius murder detective whose brilliant mind can't always save him from the dangerous violence of his passions. (60 mins.)
 
46.
The Office (2001 TV Series)
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The story of an office that faces closure when the company decides to downsize its branches. A documentary film crew follow staff and the manager Brent as they continue their daily lives. (30 mins.)
 
47.
Family Guy (1999 TV Series)
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In a wacky Rhode Island town, a dysfunctional family strive to cope with everyday life as they are thrown from one crazy scenario to another. (22 mins.)
 
48.
Girls (2012 TV Series)
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A comedy about the experiences of a group of girls in their early 20s. (28 mins.)
 
49.
Generation Kill (2008 Mini-Series)
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A Rolling Stone reporter, embedded with The 1st Recon Marines chronicles his experiences during the first wave of the American-led assault on Baghdad in 2003. (70 mins.)
 
50.
John Adams (2008 Mini-Series)
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The life of one of the USA's Founding Fathers, its second President, and his role in the nation's first 50 years. (71 mins.)
 
51.
Father Ted (1995 TV Series)
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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.)
 
52.
The Thick of It (2005 TV Series)
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Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs, is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants. (29 mins.)
 
53.
Monkey Dust (2003 TV Series)
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Animated sketches take a darkly satirical swipe at turn-of-the-century Britain. (29 mins.)
 
54.
Only Fools and Horses.... (1981 TV Series)
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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.)
 
55.
A History of Britain (2000 Mini-Series)
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A comprehensive historical survey of the British Isles. (60 mins.)
 
56.
The Story of India (2007 Mini-Series)
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Michael Wood visits places and interviews experts all over India to cover the great chapters of the subcontinent's history. (60 mins.)
 
57.
Conquistadors (2000 Mini-Series)
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This documentary tells the story of the Spanish expeditions in the early sixteenth century that conquests America...
Director: David Wallace
 
58.
In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great (1998 Mini-Series)
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Documentary series retracing the journey of Alexander the Great across sixteen countries. (240 mins.)
Director: David Wallace
 
59.
Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations (2005 TV Series)
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Anthony Bourdain, chef, writer, traveler, visits places all around the world sampling various foods. (60 mins.)
 
60.
Drop the Dead Donkey (1990 TV Series)
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Political satire about a TV news company.
 
61.
Never Mind the Buzzcocks (1996 TV Series)
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Music-based comedy quiz show. (30 mins.)
 
62.
The Apprentice (2005 TV Series)
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20 young entrepreneurs compete in several business tasks, and must survive the weekly firings in order to become the business partner of one of the most successful businessmen. (59 mins.)
 
63.
Jonathan Meades - Magnetic North (2008 TV Series)
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(56 mins.)
 
64.
Joe Building: The Stalin Memorial Lecture (2006 Documentary)
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Jonathan Meades examines the cult of Stalinism through its buildings and monuments. (78 mins.)
 
65.
Jerry Building: Unholy Relics of Nazi Germany (1994 Documentary)
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Jonathan Meades explores the architecture of Nazi Germany, from its holiday camps to its concentration camps. (37 mins.)
Director: Russell England
 
66.
Further Abroad (1994 TV Series)
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(29 mins.)
 
67.
Even Further Abroad (1997 TV Series)
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(28 mins.)
 
68.
An Idiot Abroad (2010 TV Series)
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Brit Karl Pilkington has led a sheltered life. Not having done any traveling, he enjoys living within the comforts of what he knows... (43 mins.)
 
69.
Art of Germany (2010 TV Series)
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70.
The Culture Show (2004 TV Series)
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(57 mins.)
Director: Simon Pitts
 
71.
The Art of Spain (2008 TV Series)
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Director: Phil Cairney
 
72.
Himalaya with Michael Palin (2004 TV Series)
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This 2004 BBC television series records comedian and travel presenter Michael Palin's six-month trip across the Himalaya mountain range... (360 mins.)
 
73.
Sahara with Michael Palin (2002 Mini-Series)
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In this four part BBC television series presented by British comedian and travel presenter Michael Palin... (50 mins.)
 
74.
Full Circle with Michael Palin (1997 Mini-Series)
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Michael Palin embarks on another epic journey of exploration and adventure, this time 15,000 miles through 18 countries around the Pacific rim. (500 mins.)
 
75.
Pole to Pole (1992 Mini-Series)
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Michael Palin undertakes a journey by the most direct route possible with the most land to cross from the North Pole to the South Pole. (50 mins.)
 
76.
Around the World in 80 Days (1989 Mini-Series)
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Michael Palin attempts to copy the exploits of fictional character Phileas Fogg, by trying to travel around the world (without flying) in 80 days. (49 mins.)
 
77.
Globe Trekker (1994 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
78.
The Death of Yugoslavia (1995 Mini-Series)
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This captivate documentary covers the struggles of the Yugoslavian people dudurinthe collapse of their country, and the subsequent wars to finally find hope with the signing of the Final Peace Accords. (50 mins.)
 
79.
Putin, Russia and the West (2011 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
80.
Iran and the West (2009 TV Series)
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81.
The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear (2004 Mini-Series)
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A series of three documentaries about the use of fear for political gain. (157 mins.)
 
82.
All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace (2011 Mini-Series)
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A series of films about how humans have been colonized by the machines we have built. Although we don't realize it, the way we see everything in the world today is through the eyes of the computers. (60 mins.)
 
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The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011 Mini-Series)
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A comprehensive history of the medium and art of motion pictures. (60 mins.)
 
85.
The Second Russian Revolution (1991 TV Series)
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(295 mins.)
Director: Oren Jacoby
 
86.
Mad Dogs (2011 TV Series)
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Follows the reunion of four old sixth form friends. They head to Mallorca to visit the fifth member of the gang, but things take a dark turn. (60 mins.)
 
87.
The Iraq War (2013 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
88.
Peaky Blinders (2013 TV Series)
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A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world. (60 mins.)
 
89.
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (1979 Mini-Series)
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In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced out of semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6's echelons. (290 mins.)
 
90.
True Detective (2014 TV Series)
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Seasonal anthology series in which police investigations unearth the personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within and outside the law. (55 mins.)
 
91.
Game of Thrones (2011 TV Series)
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Nine noble families fight for control over the mythical lands of Westeros; A forgotten race returns after being dormant for thousands of years. (56 mins.)
 
92.
The Bridge (2011 TV Series)
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When a body is found on the bridge between Denmark and Sweden, right on the border, Danish inspector Martin Rohde and Swedish Saga Norén have to share jurisdiction and work together to find the killer. (60 mins.)
 
93.
The Trip (2010)
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Steve Coogan has been asked by The Observer to tour the country's finest restaurants, but after his girlfriend backs out on him he must take his best friend and source of eternal aggravation, Rob Brydon. (112 mins.)
 
94.
The Trip to Italy (2014)
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Two men, six meals in six different places on a road trip around Italy. Liguria, Tuscany, Rome, Amalfi and ending in Capri. (108 mins.)
 
95.
Game-On (1995 TV Series)
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The daily lives of three London flatmates. (29 mins.)
 
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The Dark Ages: An Age of Light (2012 Mini-Series)
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Christianity slowly emerged from being a persecuted minority to the state religion of the Roman Empire...
 
98.
Edge of Darkness (1985 Mini-Series)
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The mysterious murder of an environmental activist leads her straight-laced father, an Inspector of the local police force... (307 mins.)
 
99.
Boardwalk Empire (2010 TV Series)
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An Atlantic City politician plays both sides of the law, conspiring with gangsters during the Prohibition era. (55 mins.)
 
100.
The Honourable Woman (2014 Mini-Series)
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Centers on Nessa Stein, a woman who inherits her father's arms business and finds herself in a international maelstrom when as she continues to promote the reconciliation between Israelis and Palestinians. (60 mins.)