Top TV Series I Reccomend

These are all favorites, no particular order, just how I remember them.
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1.
Southland (2009 TV Series)
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The lives of Police Officers working for the Los Angeles Police Department. (42 mins.)
“ About as gritty as primetime will allow without beingtoo predictable; a formula more cop dramas should learn from. ” - suitcasebackpack
 
2.
The Shield (2002 TV Series)
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The lives and cases of a dirty LAPD cop and the police unit under his command. (47 mins.)
“ The Shield keeps you on the edge of your seat with a witty balance of personal and at-work dilemmas and lets you see it from more of an inside perspective,through the eyes of four dirty cops. ” - suitcasebackpack
 
3.
Underbelly (2008 TV Series)
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Each season of this multi award winning Television series takes you through a 13 episode run in the... (60 mins.)
“ Covering the drug trade In the popular area of King's Cross Australia, theis series covers stories surrounding the drug trade spanning three decades over three seasons and each one is as gripping as the last. ” - suitcasebackpack
 
4.
Underbelly: Land of the Long Green Cloud (2011 TV Series)
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The story of Marty Johnstone, Andy Maher & Terry Clark's rise in the Drug trade (60 mins.)
“ This spinoff of Underbelly covers one decade of the drug trade in New Zealand and hosts an equally sinister and psycho personality for the main character. An absolute must see, this six part series plays more like a long movie while being some of the best television I have ever watched. ” - suitcasebackpack
 
5.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
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Baltimore drug scene, seen through the eyes of drug dealers and law enforcement. (59 mins.)
“ Of course it made the list! Possibly one of the best drama series to ever be showing both sides of the drug war, the baltimore narc squad, and the gangs who sell in the projects of their run down city. Politics tend to play into this one a little more, but they keep it fairly interesting. ” - suitcasebackpack
 
6.
Oz (1997 TV Series)
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A series chronicling the daily activities of an unusual prison facility and its criminal inhabitants. (55 mins.)
Director: Gregory Dark
“ An HBO Classic, truly the best six seasons I have watched in a row without leaving the couch.(minus bathroom and food breaks) It's a grimy no holds barred type of jail drama/epic with twists and turns at every corner, and a ton of emotion. ” - suitcasebackpack
 
7.
Misfits (2009 TV Series)
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A group of young offenders doing community service get struck by lightning during a storm, and begin to develop superpowers. (60 mins.)
“ a great mix of sci-fi drama fantasy, this show absolutely had to make the top ten. One of my favorite shows to come out of the UK so far, and It's going to take something equally as witty to top it.I hope it comes back for a fifth season. ” - suitcasebackpack
 
8.
Deadwood (2004 TV Series)
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A show set in the late 1800s, revolving around the characters of Deadwood, South Dakota; a town of deep corruption and crime. (55 mins.)
“ During the times of the gold rush, this 3 season drama covers the rise and fall of a little town called deadwood and the sinister hooligans who held stakes in it's land. ” - suitcasebackpack
 
9.
True Blood (2008 TV Series)
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Telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse encounters a strange new supernatural world when she meets the mysterious Bill, a southern Louisiana gentleman and vampire. (55 mins.)
 
10.
Eastbound & Down (2009 TV Series)
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Years after he turned his back on his hometown, a burned-out major league ballplayer returns to teach Physical Education at his old middle school. (28 mins.)
 
11.
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.)
 
12.
The Killing (2011 TV Series)
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A police investigation, the saga of a grieving family, and a Seattle mayoral campaign all interlock after the body of 17-year-old Rosie Larsen is found in the trunk of a submerged car. (45 mins.)
 
13.
Bates Motel (2013 TV Series)
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A contemporary prequel to Psycho, giving a portrayal of how Norman Bates' psyche unravels through his teenage years, and how deeply intricate his relationship with his mother, Norma, truly is. (45 mins.)
 
14.
Hannibal (2013 TV Series)
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Explores the early relationship between the renowned psychiatrist and his patient, a young FBI criminal profiler, who is haunted by his ability to empathize with serial killers. (44 mins.)
 
15.
Dexter (2006 TV Series)
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By day, mild-mannered Dexter is a blood-spatter analyst for the Miami police. But at night, he is a serial killer who only targets other murderers. (53 mins.)
 
16.
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.)
 
17.
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.)
 
18.
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.)
 
19.
Homicide: Life on the Street (1993 TV Series)
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A police homicide investigation unit investigates violent crimes in the city of Baltimore. (60 mins.)
 
20.
Blue Bloods (2010 TV Series)
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Revolves around a family of New York cops. (43 mins.)
 
21.
Haven (2010 TV Series)
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Everyone in the coastal town of Haven, Maine has a dormant curse or "trouble" that could trigger at any time for any reason. FBI agent Audrey Parker, the sheriff and the town's black sheep must deal with the troubles' deadly effects. (60 mins.)
 
22.
Grimm (2011 TV Series)
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A homicide detective discovers he is a descendant of hunters who fight supernatural forces. (45 mins.)
 
23.
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.)
 
24.
In the Flesh (2013 TV Series)
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Four years after the Rising, the government starts to rehabilitate the Undead for reentry into society, including teenager Kieren Walker, who returns to his small Lancashire village to face a hostile reception, as well as his own demons. (56 mins.)
 
25.
The Unit (2006 TV Series)
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Hour long show which looks at the life of American super-secret operators. (60 mins.)
 
26.
Third Watch (1999 TV Series)
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The exploits of a group of men and women who serve the City of New York as police officers, firemen, and paramedics in the fictional 55th Precinct. (44 mins.)
 
27.
Breaking Bad (2008 TV Series)
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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.)