My 25 Best TV series

This is a list of my 25 favourite TV series over the years. These are the ones that have kept me hooked until the end. As its a mixture of genres they are not really in any particular order.
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1.
Lost (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The survivors of a plane crash are forced to work together in order to survive on a seemingly deserted tropical island. (44 mins.)
“ Truely brilliant and loved every series as you never knew what was going to happen next. ” - Shadwellarmy
 
2.
The Sopranos (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
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.)
“ Great take on the underworld. ” - Shadwellarmy
 
3.
The Walking Dead (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
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.)
“ Hasnt Mr Lincoln done well since the days of playing 'Egg' in This Life. Great series, acting is spot on and storyline holds nothing back. ” - Shadwellarmy
 
4.
American Horror Story (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
An anthology series that centers on different characters and locations, including a house with a murderous past, an insane asylum, a witch coven, a freak show, a hotel and a sinister farmhouse. (60 mins.)
“ I loved the first series and this one ramps it up to 11! ” - Shadwellarmy
 
5.
The X-Files (1993 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Two FBI agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained, while hidden forces work to impede their efforts. (45 mins.)
“ Kept me hooked for years. ” - Shadwellarmy
 
6.
Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the Starship Enterprise explore the galaxy and defend the United Federation of Planets. (50 mins.)
“ You cant beat a rubber green lizard and a blue alien co star!! ” - Shadwellarmy
 
7.
Hunted (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Meet Sam. A spy. A hunter. And herself hunted by an enemy more ruthless and determined than any she's ever known... (59 mins.)
“ Caught this recently and half way through, getting better and better... ” - Shadwellarmy
 
8.
Flashforward (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A special task force in the FBI investigates after every person on Earth simultaneously blacks out and awakens with a short vision of their future. (42 mins.)
“ This was great until they gave away too much and blew the chance of a second series. ” - Shadwellarmy
 
9.
Red Dwarf (1988 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The adventures of the last human alive and his friends, stranded three million years into deep space on the mining ship Red Dwarf. (30 mins.)
“ Still going strong on the latest series, bunch of Smeg Heads! ” - Shadwellarmy
 
10.
The Big Bang Theory (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
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.)
“ Outstanding geek chic humour that gets better and better. ” - Shadwellarmy
 
11.
The Black Adder (1982 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
In the Middle Ages, Prince Edmund the Black Adder constantly schemes and endeavors to seize the crown from his father and brother. (195 mins.)
“ Every series of BlackAdder is a classic that shows the best of British humour. Who doesnt love the baby eating bishop of bath and wells?? ” - Shadwellarmy
 
12.
The Fast Show (1994 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
UK comedy sketch show depicting most forms of stereotypical mid-90's British society. (30 mins.)
“ Suits you!! ” - Shadwellarmy
 
13.
Peep Show (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
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.)
“ Class in an unorthodox way. Again, this is getting better and better as it gets older. ” - Shadwellarmy
 
14.
This Life (1996 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A series following the lives of Miles, Milly, Warren, Egg and Anna, five young professionals. (45 mins.)
“ This series truely captured 90's living in Britain. ” - Shadwellarmy
 
15.
Our Friends in the North (1996 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
A nine part series depicting the varying fortunes of four friends - Nicky, Geordie, Mary and Tosker... (623 mins.)
“ A great time machine of a series with great acting from great actors and a real journey through British history ” - Shadwellarmy
 
16.
Drop the Dead Donkey (1990 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Political satire about a TV news company.
“ Just funny!! ” - Shadwellarmy
 
17.
Twin Peaks (1990 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks. (47 mins.)
“ Weird and wonderful, what was the dream all about? ” - Shadwellarmy
 
18.
The IT Crowd (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
The comedic adventures of a rag-tag group of technical support workers at a large corporation. (25 mins.)
“ Spot on ” - Shadwellarmy
 
19.
Monkey (1978 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
An adaptation of a Chinese folktale about a pilgrimage to the West undertaken by a monk and his divine guardians.
“ Could you get away with a line like, 'Pigsy you poofta'? I dont think so. Loved Monkey and his pink fluffy cloud!! ” - Shadwellarmy
 
20.
Friends (1994 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
Follows the personal and professional lives of six 20 to 30-something-year-old friends living in Manhattan. (22 mins.)
“ Funny, great chemistry. ” - Shadwellarmy
 
21.
True Blood (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse encounters a strange new supernatural world when she meets the mysterious Bill, a southern Louisiana gentleman and vampire. (55 mins.)
“ First 2 series great. Rest not so great as they struggle to shock and entertain with a decent plot line. Still with it though, just about. ” - Shadwellarmy
 
22.
Top Gear (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
The hosts talk about everything car-related. From new cars to how they're fueled, this show has it all. (60 mins.)
“ Everything you wanted to know about the new Lambo!! ” - Shadwellarmy
 
23.
Police Squad! (1982 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Sight-gags and non-sequiturs dominate this spoof of police dramas. The six episodes formed the basis for later very successful "Naked Gun" movies. (24 mins.)
“ Cigarette. Yes I know. Enough said.... ” - Shadwellarmy
 
24.
The Gadget Show (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The Gadget show aims to focus on the latest upcoming gadgets, games and more. (45 mins.)
“ Geekfest ” - Shadwellarmy
 
25.
Top Gear (1978 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Quentin, Tiff, Vicki and others look at all things car-related. (30 mins.)
“ Everything you ever wanted to know about the new Toyota Corrola 1.6..... ” - Shadwellarmy