Best T.V. Series/Mini Series

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1.
North and South (1985 Mini-Series)
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Two friends, one northern and one southern, struggle to maintain their friendship as events build towards the American Civil War. (561 mins.)
 
2.
Battlestar Galactica (1978 TV Series)
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After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet on a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth. (60 mins.)
 
3.
Battlestar Galactica (2003 Mini-Series)
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A re-imagining of the original series in which a "rag-tag fugitive fleet" of the last remnants of mankind flees pursuing robots while simultaneously searching for their true home, Earth. (183 mins.)
 
4.
Dune (2000 Mini-Series)
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A three-part miniseries on politics, betrayal, lust, greed and the coming of a Messiah. Based on Frank Herbert's classic science fiction novel. (265 mins.)
 
5.
Children of Dune (2003 Mini-Series)
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The twins of Paul "Muad'dib" Atreides become embroiled in the political landscape of Arrakis ("Dune") and the rest of the universe. (266 mins.)
 
6.
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.)
 
7.
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.)
 
8.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
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The further adventures of the time travelling alien adventurer known as the Doctor, a Time Lord/Lady who can change appearance and gender, and his/her companions. (45 mins.)
 
9.
Sharpe's Rifles (1993 TV Movie)
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In the Peninsular War, a British sergeant is field promoted to a lieutenant in charge of a disrespectful rifle company. (102 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
10.
Sharpe's Eagle (1993 TV Movie)
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Sharpe is a Captain saddled with the South Essex, a battalion run by incompetents, and filled with soldiers who have never been in battle... (100 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
11.
Sharpe's Company (1994 TV Movie)
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Spain 1812. After Ciudad Rodrigo, Teresa tells Sharpe that they have a baby daughter. In Badajoz, the next siege target... (100 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
12.
Sharpe's Enemy (1994 TV Movie)
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Portugal 1813. A band of deserters, including Sharpe's old enemy, Obadiah Hakeswill, have captured two women... (90 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
13.
Sharpe's Honour (1994 TV Movie)
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1813. Major Sharpe's old enemy, Major Ducos manipulates a beautiful young marquesa into falsely accusing Sharpe of rape... (101 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
14.
Sharpe's Sword (1995 TV Movie)
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Sharpe is tasked to protect the most important spy in Lord Wellington's network, but domestic issues, a traumatized young girl, and possible French spies all threaten his success. (101 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
15.
Sharpe's Battle (1995 TV Movie)
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When Sharpe is ordered to whip the King of Spain's Irish Royal Brigade into shape, he faces dissent from the men who believe the British are slaughtering their relatives in Ireland and a spy from within. (100 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
16.
Sharpe's Gold (1995 TV Movie)
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Sharpe is sent on a mission to exchange rifles for deserters with a strange band of Spanish guerillas. He also has to chaperone two women looking for their missing husband. (101 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
17.
Sharpe: The Legend (1997 Video)
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An overview of Richard Sharpe's career, from being raised in the ranks, to the battle at Waterloo, as depicted by fellow rifleman, Cooper. (90 mins.)
Director: Paul Wilmshurst
 
18.
Sharpe's Challenge (2006 TV Movie)
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Sean Bean is back as the swashbuckling hero in Sharpe's Challenge, an action packed mini-series to be shot on location in Rajasthan... (138 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
19.
Sharpe's Peril (2008 TV Movie)
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Our story begins at the end of Sharpe's Challenge. Sharpe and Harper are en route to Madras when they... (102 mins.)
Director: Tom Clegg
 
20.
Horatio Hornblower: The Duel (1998 TV Movie)
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Horatio Hornblower begins his naval career, but a deadly feud with a despicable mate is causing complications. (93 mins.)
Director: Andrew Grieve
 
21.
Horatio Hornblower: The Fire Ship (1998 TV Movie)
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While Lt. Hornblower studies for his promotion examination, he is distracted by the serious supply problems that face his crew. (93 mins.)
Director: Andrew Grieve
 
22.
Horatio Hornblower: The Wrong War (1999 TV Movie)
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Lt. Hornblower and his mates are sent to accompany a doomed royalist invasion of revolutionary France. (100 mins.)
Director: Andrew Grieve
 
23.
Horatio Hornblower: The Duchess and the Devil (1999 TV Movie)
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Lt. Hornblower and his crew are captured by the enemy while escorting a Duchess who has secrets of her own. (93 mins.)
Director: Andrew Grieve
 
24.
Hornblower: Mutiny (2001 TV Movie)
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Hornblower and his comrades come under the command of a revered but obviously mentally unstable captain and eventually must mutiny. (240 mins.)
Director: Andrew Grieve
 
25.
Horatio Hornblower: Retribution (2001 TV Movie)
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Hornblower and the other officers of the Renown must return to Jamaica to face a court-martial and possible execution for their actions in relieving their unstable captain. (98 mins.)
Director: Andrew Grieve
 
26.
Horatio Hornblower 3 (2003 TV Movie)
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Hornblower is given a dangerous mission to deliver an emigre French nobleman to a secret rendezvous near Brest while coping with enemy agents in his own ranks. (125 mins.)
Director: Andrew Grieve
 
27.
Hornblower: Duty (2003 TV Movie)
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Admiral Pellew interrupts Hornblower's wedding reception and tasks him to locate a British ship which has disappeared off the French coast, where Napoleon's troops are engaged in covert activities. (96 mins.)
Director: Andrew Grieve
 
28.
V (1984 TV Series)
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A year after Liberation Day, courtesy of the red-dust bacteria, the humanoid, lizard-like aliens develop a resistance to the micro-organism and try to regain control of the Earth--only now some humans are knowingly working with them. (60 mins.)
 
29.
V: The Final Battle (1984 Mini-Series)
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A small group of human resistance fighters fight a desperate guerilla war against the genocidal extra-terrestrials who dominate Earth. (272 mins.)
 
30.
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.)
 
31.
Falling Skies (2011 TV Series)
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Survivors of an alien attack on earth gather together to fight for their lives and fight back. (42 mins.)
 
32.
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979 TV Series)
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A 20th century astronaut emerges out of 500 years of suspended animation into a future time to become Earth's greatest hero. (60 mins.)