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. (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 8.6/10 X  
Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes leads a group of survivors in a world overrun by the walking dead. Fighting the dead, fearing the living. (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, and an enigmatic hotel. (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 8.4/10 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 8.3/10 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 8.8/10 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 8.2/10 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 lives of six 20-something 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 7.4/10 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 8.5/10 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