TV Series' that people always bang on about

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1.
The Killing (2007 TV Series)
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Police detective Sarah Lund investigates difficult cases with personal and political consequences. (57 mins.)
 
2.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
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Baltimore drug scene, seen through the eyes of drug dealers and law enforcement. (59 mins.)
 
3.
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.)
 
4.
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.)
 
5.
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.)
 
6.
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.)
 
7.
Wallander (2005 TV Series)
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A Swedish cop in a small town by the Baltic coast. (90 mins.)
 
8.
Spiral (2005 TV Series)
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Follows criminal investigations in Paris from all the different points of view of a criminal investigation. (52 mins.)
 
9.
The Prisoner (1967 TV Series)
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After resigning, a secret agent is abducted and taken to what looks like an idyllic village, but is really a bizarre prison. His warders demand information. He gives them nothing, but only tries to escape. (50 mins.)
 
10.
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.)
 
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.
Game of Thrones (2011 TV Series)
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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.)
 
13.
Vikings (2013 TV Series)
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The world of the Vikings is brought to life through the journey of Ragnar Lothbrok, the first Viking to emerge from Norse legend and onto the pages of history - a man on the edge of myth. (44 mins.)
 
14.
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.)
 
15.
Twin Peaks (1990 TV Series)
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An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks. (47 mins.)
 
16.
Rome (2005 TV Series)
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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.)
 
17.
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.)
 
18.
Mad Men (2007 TV Series)
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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.)
 
19.
Borgen (2010 TV Series)
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A political drama about a prime minister's rise to power, and how power changes a prime minister. (58 mins.)
 
20.
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.)
 
21.
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.)
 
22.
Cordon (2014 TV Series)
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After a virus outbreak in the center of Antwerp the goverment decides to lock the people who might be affected by placing a wall around the center (50 mins.)
Director: Tim Mielants
 
23.
Follow the Money (2016 TV Series)
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A series about the company Energreen. Where we are following a policeman working on a case, where he is trying to figure out... (60 mins.)
Director: Per Fly
 
24.
Occupied (2015 TV Series)
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In the near future, Norway is occupied by Russia on behalf of the European Union, due to the fact that the newly elected environmental friendly Norwegian government has stopped the all important oil- and gas-production in the North Sea. (45 mins.)
 
25.
The Returned (2012 TV Series)
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The Returned opens in a small mountain community which is rocked to its core when several local people... (52 mins.)
 
26.
Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980 Mini-Series)
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In late-1920s Berlin, Franz Biberkopf is released from prison and vows to go straight; however he soon finds himself embroiled in the city's criminal underworld. (931 mins.)
 
27.
Smiley's People (1982 Mini-Series)
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Called out of retirement to settle the affairs of a friend, Smiley finds his old organization, the Circus... (360 mins.)
 
28.
The Singing Detective (1986 Mini-Series)
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Tormented and bedridden by a debilitating disease, a mystery writer relives his detective stories through his imagination and hallucinations. (415 mins.)
 
29.
The Fall (2013 TV Series)
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A seemingly cold but very passionate policewoman goes head to head with a seemingly passionate father who is in fact a cold serialist in this procedural out of Belfast. The only thing they share is their common complexity. (60 mins.)
 
30.
Matrioshki (2005 Mini-Series)
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A history of prostitution between east European countries. (50 mins.)
 
31.
Mammon (2014 TV Series)
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A newspaper journalist revealing fraud in a large multinational company, finds his family involved, ruining his career, family relations, and entangles him in a following mystery. (58 mins.)
 
32.
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.)
 
33.
Fargo (2014 TV Series)
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Various chronicles of deception, intrigue and murder in and around frozen Minnesota. Yet all of these tales mysteriously lead back one way or another to Fargo, ND. (53 mins.)
 
34.
Deutschland 83 (2015 TV Series)
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Martin Rauch is recruited by the HVA to infiltrate the West Germany army. As a rookie spy, his decisions constantly put his cover at risk and force his agency to take extreme measures. (42 mins.)
 
35.
Heimat: A Chronicle of Germany (1984 Mini-Series)
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The series (11 episodes) tells the story of the village Schabbach, on the Hunsrueck in Germany through the years 1919-1982... (90 mins.)
 
36.
This Is England '86 (2010 Mini-Series)
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Shaun has just finished his final exams and he realizes he is no longer a kid. It's mid 80's England, and the gang are back, looking for a laugh, a job, and something that resembles a future. (47 mins.)
 
37.
This Is England '88 (2011 Mini-Series)
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Christmas 1988. Soulmates, woody and Lol find themselves in exile from each other and the gang. Trying to understand the definition 'growing up', Shaun begins a course at College, that quickly takes the wrong turn. (70 mins.)
 
38.
This Is England '90 (2015 Mini-Series)
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The year is 1990, the rave scene has just entered England. The sound of the Stone roses lurks toward Shaun and the gang. This means that Woody and Lol are living in a domestic bliss, they are happy again. But this year will see huge changes in everyone. This is the year 1990. This is England. (55 mins.)
Director: Shane Meadows
 
39.
Gomorrah (2014 TV Series)
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Ciro disregards tradition in his attempt to become the next boss of his crime syndicate. The internal power struggle puts him and his entire family's life at risk. (55 mins.)
 
40.
Les hommes de l'ombre (2012 TV Series)
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After the french president is killed by an assassin, a political intrigue about the following campaign begins... (52 mins.)
 
41.
Trapped (2015 TV Series)
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In a remote town in Iceland, Police desperately try to solve a crime as a powerful storm descends upon the town. (60 mins.)
 
42.
Blue Eyes (2014 TV Series)
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Politics, extremism and violence in Sweden. (60 mins.)
 
43.
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.)
 
44.
The Kingdom (1994 Mini-Series)
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The Kingdom is the most technologically advanced hospital in Denmark, a gleaming bastion of medical science... (286 mins.)
 
45.
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.)
 
46.
The Pacific (2010 Mini-Series)
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The Pacific Theatre of World War 2, as seen through the eyes of several young Marines. (530 mins.)
 
47.
Band of Brothers (2001 Mini-Series)
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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.)
 
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Prisoners of War (2009 TV Series)
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After 17 years in captivity, Israeli soldiers Nimrode Klein, Uri Zach, and Amiel Ben Horin return home to the country that made them national icons... (50 mins.)
 
49.
Klondike (2014 Mini-Series)
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The lives of two childhood best friends, Bill and Epstein, in the late 1890s as they flock to the gold rush capital in the untamed Yukon Territory... (274 mins.)
 
50.
Soredemo, ikite yuku (2011 TV Series)
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51.
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.)
 
52.
Undercover (2011 TV Series)
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The specially trained agent Martin has been appointed to the most dangerous mission in Bulgaria - to... (60 mins.)
 
53.
The Affair (2014 TV Series)
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A struggling novelist and a young waitress strike up an extramarital relationship that promises to forever change the course of their lives. (60 mins.)
 
54.
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.)