My Collection: Favourite TV Series & Miniseries

The collection contains my favourite TV Series and Miniseries of various genres. The list will be updated as I add to the collection
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1.
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.)
 
2.
Bonanza (1959 TV Series)
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The adventures of Ben Cartwright and his sons as they run and defend their ranch while helping the surrounding community. (49 mins.)
 
3.
The Beverly Hillbillies (1962 TV Series)
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A nouveau riche hillbilly family moves to Beverly Hills and shakes up the privileged society with their hayseed ways. (30 mins.)
 
4.
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955 TV Series)
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Series of unrelated short stories covering elements of crime, horror, drama and comedy about people of different species committing murders, suicides, thefts and other sorts of crime caused by certain motivations; perceived or not. (25 mins.)
 
5.
The Carol Burnett Show (1967 TV Series)
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Television show featuring skits by Carol Burnett and her comedy troupe. (60 mins.)
 
6.
Crossing Jordan (2001 TV Series)
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A "sexy, brilliant" Boston medical examiner... Despite a checkered career, Dr. Jordan Cavanaugh goes above and beyond to solve cases. (60 mins.)
 
7.
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.)
 
8.
Dallas (1978 TV Series)
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The soapy, backstabbing machinations of Dallas oil magnate J.R. Ewing and his family. (60 mins.)
 
9.
Damages (2007 TV Series)
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A law school graduate becomes the protégée of a successful high-stakes litigator. (60 mins.)
 
10.
Game of Thrones (2011 TV Series)
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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.)
 
11.
Heartland (2007 TV Series)
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A multi-generational saga set in Alberta, Canada and centered on a family getting through life together in both happy and trying times. (45 mins.)
 
12.
House of Cards (1990 Mini-Series)
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Francis Urquhart is the chief whip of the Conservative party. When Margaret Thatcher resigns as leader... (226 mins.)
 
13.
La Femme Nikita (1997 TV Series)
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Section One, a clandestine anti-terrorist organization, fakes the death of a jailed, convicted murderer and... (60 mins.)
 
14.
Law & Order (1990 TV Series)
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The show follows a crime, usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points. The first half of the show concentrates on the investigation of the crime by the police, the second half follows the prosecution of the crime in court. (45 mins.)
 
15.
Mission: Impossible (1966 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
An elite covert operations unit carries out highly sensitive missions subject to official denial in the event of failure, death or capture. (50 mins.)
 
16.
Monarch of the Glen (2000 TV Series)
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Archie MacDonald, a young restaurateur is called back to his childhood home of Glenbogle where he is told he is the new Laird of Glenbogle. (60 mins.)
 
17.
Prime Suspect (1991 Mini-Series)
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A female police detective investigates a series of serial murders while dealing with sexist hostility from her male comrades. (207 mins.)
 
18.
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.)
 
19.
The Grid (2004 Mini-Series)
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A team of American and British counter-terrorists are tasked with stopping a terrorist cell who's operating on a global level. (266 mins.)
 
20.
The Guardian (2001 TV Series)
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Nick Fallin is a hotshot lawyer working at his father's ultrasuccessful Pittsburgh law firm. Unfortunately... (60 mins.)
 
21.
The Thorn Birds (1983 Mini-Series)
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This mini series covers 60 years in the lives of the Cleary family, brought from New Zealand to Australia to run their aunt Mary Carson's ranch... (460 mins.)
 
22.
The West Wing (1999 TV Series)
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Inside the lives of staffers in the west wing of the White House. (44 mins.)
 
23.
Upstairs, Downstairs (1971 TV Series)
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The trials of the British aristocratic Bellamy family and their household staff. (60 mins.)
 
24.
Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989 TV Series)
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From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions. (100 mins.)
 
25.
Agatha Christie's Marple (2004 TV Series)
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An elderly spinster living in the village of St Mary Mead helps her friends and relatives solve mysterious murders. (93 mins.)
 
26.
Masterpiece Theatre: Bleak House (1985 Mini-Series)
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The great case of Jarndyce and Jarndyce drags on, an obsession to all involved. Then a question of inheritance becomes a question of murder. (391 mins.)
 
27.
Brideshead Revisited (1981 Mini-Series)
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An aristocratic English family is shown in the years between the Great War and The Second World War... (659 mins.)
 
28.
Dickens of London (1976 Mini-Series)
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Mini-series on the life of Charles Dickens, the great English author. Charles grew up in a family where his father was larger than life... (60 mins.)
 
29.
Downton Abbey (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
A chronicle of the lives of the British aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the early 20th Century. (58 mins.)
 
30.
Jane Eyre (2006 Mini-Series)
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A young governess falls in love with her brooding and complex master. However, his dark past may destroy their relationship forever. (230 mins.)
 
31.
Little Dorrit (2008 Mini-Series)
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The series tells the story of Amy Dorrit, who spends her days earning money for the family and looking after her proud father... (30 mins.)
 
32.
The Amazing Mrs Pritchard (2006 TV Series)
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The story follows Mrs Ros Pritchard, a successful manager of a supermarket. When a couple of politicians... (60 mins.)
 
33.
The Duchess of Duke Street (1976 TV Series)
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Louisa Trotter works her way up from being a skivvy to being the Queen of cooks, cook to the King, and owner of the Bentinck Hotel... (50 mins.)
 
34.
The First Churchills (1969 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
The television dramatization of the lives of John Churchill, the first Duke of Marlborough and his wife Sarah. (50 mins.)
 
35.
The Mayor of Casterbridge (1978 Mini-Series)
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In a drunken and disheartened state, Michael Henchard sells his wife at a fair. When he becomes sober again he realises what he has done... (350 mins.)
 
36.
Vanity Fair (1998 Mini-Series)
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An adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray's classic story of parvenue Becky Sharp's rise from obscure... (50 mins.)
 
37.
Roots (1977 Mini-Series)
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A dramatization of author Alex Haley's family line from ancestor Kunta Kinte's enslavement to his descendants' liberation. (570 mins.)
 
38.
The Tudors (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A dramatic series about the reign and marriages of King Henry VIII. (60 mins.)
 
39.
Foyle's War (2002 TV Series)
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As WW2 rages around the world, DCS Foyle fights his own war on the home-front as he investigates crimes on the south coast of England. Later series sees the retired detective working as an MI5 agent operating in the aftermath of the war. (90 mins.)
 
40.
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.)
 
41.
The Pillars of the Earth (2010 Mini-Series)
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Set against a backdrop of war, religious strife and power struggles which tears lives and families apart. (60 mins.)
 
42.
Cranford (2007 TV Series)
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In the 1840s, Cranford is ruled by the ladies. They adore good gossip; and romance and change is in the air, as the unwelcome grasp of the Industrial Revolution rapidly approaches their beloved rural market-town. (60 mins.)
 
43.
Emma (2009 Mini-Series)
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Emma Woodhouse seems to be perfectly content, a loving father whom she cares for, friends, and a home... (240 mins.)
 
44.
Scandal (2012 TV Series)
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A former White House Communications Director starts her own crisis management firm only to realize her clients are not the only ones with secrets. (43 mins.)
 
45.
North of 60 (1992 TV Series)
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About the trials and tribulations of the Aboriginal people in the fictional town of Lynx River NWT. (60 mins.)
 
46.
Grey's Anatomy (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A drama centered on the personal and professional lives of five surgical interns and their supervisors. (41 mins.)
 
47.
The Border (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The cases of the Canadian Immigration and Customs Security Squad. (60 mins.)
 
48.
World Without End (2012 Mini-Series)
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The English town of Kingsbridge works to survive as the King leads the nation into the Hundred Years' War with France while Europe deals with the outbreak of the Black Death.
 
49.
Hostages (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A premiere surgeon is blackmailed in a plot to assassinate the president after her family is taken hostage by a rogue federal agent. (42 mins.)
 
50.
Crossing Lines (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A special crime unit investigates serialized crimes that cross over European borders, to hunt down criminals and bring them to justice. (43 mins.)
 
51.
The Blacklist (2013 TV Series)
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A new FBI profiler, Elizabeth Keen, has her entire life uprooted when a mysterious criminal, Raymond Reddington, who has eluded capture for decades, turns himself in and insists on speaking only to her. (43 mins.)
 
52.
A Fine Romance (1981 TV Series)
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British sitcom about the simple relationship between Mike and Laura, two fairly unlikely individuals who come together and form an unmarried union... (30 mins.)
 
53.
The Company (2007 Mini-Series)
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Real-life figures from the Cold War era mix with a fictional story based on a group of CIA operatives and their counterparts in the KGB, MI6, and the Mossad. (286 mins.)
 
54.
The Saint (1962 TV Series)
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Simon Templar, a wealthy adventurer known as The Saint, travels around the world in his yellow Volvo. (50 mins.)
 
55.
Boston Legal (2004 TV Series)
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Boston Legal is a spin-off of the long-running Kelley series The Practice, following the exploits of former Practice character Alan Shore (James Spader) at the legal firm of Crane, Poole and Schmidt. (44 mins.)
 
56.
NCIS (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The cases of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service's Washington DC Major Case Response Team, led by Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs. (60 mins.)
 
57.
The Royle Family (1998 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A British sitcom about a family going through everyday life in the Royle family house. (45 mins.)
 
58.
The Middle (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The daily mishaps of a married woman and her semi-dysfunctional family and their attempts to survive life in general in the town of Orson, Indiana. (22 mins.)
 
59.
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.)
 
60.
The Big Bang Theory (2007 TV Series)
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A woman who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but socially awkward physicists shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory. (22 mins.)
 
61.
Traders (1996 TV Series)
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In the setting of the Toronto-based investment house, Gardner/Ross, Traders explores the intimate lives and loves... (60 mins.)
 
62.
Mrs. Brown's Boys (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A comedy centered on a loud-mouthed Irish matriarch whose favorite pastime is meddling in the lives of her six children. (26 mins.)
 
63.
The Pallisers (1974 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Follows the novels of Anthony Trollope. Beginning with the forced Marriage of Susan Hampshire's character... (50 mins.)