Top TV Shows of All Time

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1.
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.)
 
2.
The Borgias (2011 TV Series)
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The saga of a crime family in 15th century Italy. (50 mins.)
“ ...if you can get past the pilot, this is a brilliant, beautiful and compelling historical fiction drama. ” - smellslikeangels
 
3.
The Simpsons (1989 TV Series)
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The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield. (22 mins.)
 
4.
Frisky Dingo (2006 TV Series)
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A philandering billionaire playboy who moonlights as the superhero, Awesome X, faces against his greatest adversary, Killface, but finds balancing his business and superhero lives difficult. (11 mins.)
 
5.
Parks and Recreation (2009 TV Series)
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The absurd antics of an Indiana town's public officials as they pursue sundry projects to make their city a better place. (22 mins.)
“ ... except for the last season! ” - smellslikeangels
 
6.
Bored to Death (2009 TV Series)
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A well-meaning but struggling writer decides to lead a sort of double life by pretending to be a private detective using the methods he read about in old detective novels. (28 mins.)
“ shame it got cancelled. ” - smellslikeangels
 
7.
Bob's Burgers (2011 TV Series)
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Bob Belcher, along with his wife and three children, try to run their last hope of holding the family together, which is running Bob's dream restaurant. (22 mins.)
“ Remember when we first saw the Simpsons? We thought, 'this animation is very strange! They all have yellow skin and overbites.' When you adjust the strange animation of Bob's you are rewarded with excellent comedy writing! ” - smellslikeangels
 
8.
Extras (2005 TV Series)
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Andy Millman is an actor with ambition and a script. Reduced to working as an extra with a useless agent, Andy's attempts to boost his career invariably end in failure and embarrassment. (30 mins.)
 
9.
Eastbound & Down (2009 TV Series)
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Years after he turned his back on his hometown, a burned-out major league ballplayer returns to teach Physical Education at his old middle school. (28 mins.)
 
10.
Summer Heights High (2007 TV Series)
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The life of a public school epitomized by disobedient student Jonah Takalua, self-absorbed private school exchange student Ja'mie King, and megalomaniac drama teacher Mr. G. (30 mins.)
 
11.
Angry Boys (2011 TV Series)
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A mockumentary exploring the issues faced by young males in the 21st century - their influences, their pressures, their dreams and ambitions. (29 mins.)
 
12.
Archer (2009 TV Series)
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Covert black ops and espionage take a back seat to zany personalities and relationships between secret agents and drones. (22 mins.)
 
13.
Sealab 2021 (2000 TV Series)
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The drama of an oft-doomed aquatic colony and its personnel, who hate each other. (11 mins.)
 
14.
My So-Called Life (1994 TV Series)
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A 15-year-old girl and her trials and tribulations of being a teenager and dealing with friends, guys, parents and school. (60 mins.)
 
15.
Girls (2012 TV Series)
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A comedy about the experiences of a group of girls in their early 20s. (28 mins.)
 
16.
Unsupervised (2012 TV Series)
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The series follows two 15-year-old best friends, Gary and Joel, as they try to navigate through teenage life, while also trying to do the right thing without the help of any parental supervision.
 
17.
Arrested Development (2003 TV Series)
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Level-headed son Michael Bluth takes over family affairs after his father is imprisoned. But the rest of his spoiled, dysfunctional family are making his job unbearable. (22 mins.)
 
18.
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.)
 
19.
The Boondocks (2005 TV Series)
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Based on the comic strip, Huey and Riley move away from the city and out to the suburbs with their irascible grandfather. Biting socio-political commentary ensues. (22 mins.)
 
20.
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency (2008 TV Series)
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A woman opens her own detective agency in Botswana. (60 mins.)
“ So good... so good. Wish it had lasted much longer. ” - smellslikeangels
 
21.
Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005 TV Series)
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In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar, and bring peace to the world. (23 mins.)
“ Wow! Brilliant! ” - smellslikeangels
 
22.
Samurai Champloo (2004 TV Series)
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Fuu, a waitress who works in a teahouse, rescues two master swordsmen, Mugen and Jin, from their execution to help her find the "samurai who smells of sunflowers." (24 mins.)
 
23.
Suburgatory (2011 TV Series)
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Tessa Altman is used to the big city but when her dad moves her away, she has to adapt to her new suburban life in Chatswin. (22 mins.)
“ Get ready to laugh out loud. ” - smellslikeangels
 
24.
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.)
“ need I say more? ” - smellslikeangels
 
25.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987 TV Series)
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Set decades after Captain Kirk's five-year mission, a new generation of Starfleet officers set off in a new Enterprise on their own mission to go where no one has gone before. (44 mins.)
“ Never gets old. ” - smellslikeangels
 
26.
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.)
 
27.
30 Rock (2006 TV Series)
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Liz Lemon, head writer of the sketch comedy show "TGS with Tracy Jordan", must deal with an arrogant new boss and a crazy new star, all while trying to run a successful TV show without losing her mind. (22 mins.)
 
28.
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008 TV Series)
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Set after the events in Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Sarah Connor and her son, John, try to stay under-the-radar from the government, as they plot to destroy the computer network, Skynet, in hopes of preventing Armageddon. (60 mins.)
“ Lena Heady as a bad ass, sexy, killing machine in tall leather boots. Whew! I need to catch my breath. ” - smellslikeangels
 
29.
Fawlty Towers (1975 TV Series)
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Hotel owner Basil Fawlty's incompetence, short fuse, and arrogance form a combination that ensures accidents and trouble are never far away. (30 mins.)
 
30.
Seinfeld (1989 TV Series)
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The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York friends. (22 mins.)
“ We'd never seen anything like it before it's debut. Since then, it's become the foundation for all our sitcom humor. May seem old now but at the time it was totally ground-breaking. I still find it gives a solid laugh, even after all these years. ” - smellslikeangels
 
31.
Invader ZIM (2001 TV Series)
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An alien from the planet Irk is sent to Earth, not realising that his leaders were fooling him and didn't think a planet was there. He manages to fit in with school children but one boy sees through his disguise. (24 mins.)
“ Seriously, what can't be said about this show? The writing is brilliant, the animation is top notch, the characters are compelling and easy to love. A must watch! ” - smellslikeangels
 
32.
Pushing Daisies (2007 TV Series)
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A pie-maker, with the power to bring dead people back to life, solves murder mysteries with his alive-again childhood sweetheart, a cynical private investigator, and a lovesick waitress. (44 mins.)
“ Why... why didn't people catch on to this series? So theatrical and beautiful. Real eye candy mixed with solid comedic writing. Very quick witted. ” - smellslikeangels
 
33.
The Legend of Atlantis (2004 Video)
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(54 mins.)
Director: Diane Eskenazi
“ Mind *beep*! ” - smellslikeangels
 
34.
Bromwell High (2005 TV Series)
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The adventures of 3 students and their inept teachers at a high school in London. (30 mins.)
“ super funny ” - smellslikeangels
 
35.
Northern Exposure (1990 TV Series)
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A newly graduated doctor is required to set up his practice in an eccentric Alaskan town. (60 mins.)
 
36.
Puberty Blues (2012 TV Series)
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In the late 1970s, Debbie and Sue are inseparable teenage girls. (45 mins.)
 
37.
Da Ali G Show (2003 TV Series)
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An ignorant, wannabe-Jamaican British b-boy; an anti-Semitic, misogynistic but friendly Kazakhstani... (30 mins.)
 
38.
Family Tree (2013 TV Series)
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Centers on 30-year-old Tom Chadwick who, after losing his job and his girlfriend, begins exploring his... (30 mins.)
 
39.
Orange Is the New Black (2013 TV Series)
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Convicted of a decade old crime of transporting drug money to an ex-girlfriend, normally law abiding Piper Chapman is sentenced to a year and a half behind bars to face the reality of how life changing prison can really be. (59 mins.)
“ Jenji Kohan does it again, but even better this time! ” - smellslikeangels
 
40.
Chozen (2014 TV Series)
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Chozen is an animated comedy about its title character, "Chozen," a gay white rapper fresh out of prison... (24 mins.)
 
41.
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.)
“ You liked the movie? You're a fan of the Cohen brothers? You think this will annoy the hell out of you? You're wrong. Just as good as the movie and Frances McDermont is easily matched. Never thought I'd say it!!! ” - smellslikeangels
 
42.
Old School (2014 TV Series)
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The eight-part series follows the adventures of the retired criminal Lennie Cahill and the retired cop Ted McCabe.
“ so good ” - smellslikeangels
 
43.
Modern Family (2009 TV Series)
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Three different, but related families face trials and tribulations in their own uniquely comedic ways. (22 mins.)
 
44.
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.)
“ Beautiful ” - smellslikeangels
 
45.
Glue (2014 Mini-Series)
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When the body of a local teenage boy is found underneath the wheels of a tractor, the villagers in this... (45 mins.)
“ compelling! ” - smellslikeangels
 
46.
Strange Empire (2014 TV Series)
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In 1869 Janestown on the Alberta-Montana border, three women band together for survival after the men in their town are murdered. (60 mins.)
Director: Mike Rohl
“ CBC made a good show???! Yes they did. A bit rough around the edges with the dialogue and budget but the last episode of the first season is completely unmatched in TV history. Totally ground breaking. A must see. ” - smellslikeangels
 
47.
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.)
“ Can't... stop... watching! ” - smellslikeangels
 
48.
Devious Maids (2013 TV Series)
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Four Latina maids with ambition and dreams of their own work for the rich and famous in Beverly Hills. (60 mins.)
 
49.
Weeds (2005 TV Series)
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When a suburban mother turns to dealing marijuana in order to maintain her privileged lifestyle after her husband dies, she finds out just how addicted her entire neighborhood already is. (28 mins.)
“ Season 1 made for a show that revolutionized how we do TV. Seasons 2 and 3 were soild. After that, I'll take a pass. ” - smellslikeangels
 
50.
Web Therapy (2011 TV Series)
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After quitting her job in finance under dubious circumstances, the affluent and self-interested Fiona Wallice tries her hand at therapy - offering clients 3-minute sessions over the Internet in hopes of weeding out any unnecessary emotion. (22 mins.)
“ clever and cute. simple. low budget. great actors just riffing with each other. ” - smellslikeangels
 
51.
Trailer Park Boys (2001 TV Series)
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Three petty felons have a documentary made about their life in a trailer park. (30 mins.)
“ Season 1 is brilliant. Everything else is a bit redundant. ” - smellslikeangels
 
52.
The Mindy Project (2012 TV Series)
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A young Ob/Gyn doctor balances her personal and professional life, surrounded by quirky co-workers in a small office. (30 mins.)
 
53.
Orphan Black (2013 TV Series)
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A streetwise hustler is pulled into a compelling conspiracy after witnessing the suicide of a girl who looks just like her. (44 mins.)
“ WOW!!! No, seriously, WOW! Just watch it! Seriously, you wont be disappointed! ” - smellslikeangels
 
54.
Upper Middle Bogan (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The story of two families living at opposite ends of the freeway. Bess Denyar is a doctor with a posh mother...
“ Takes a while to get the humour but once you do you'll appreciate the satirical dry wit these writers and actors execute. ” - smellslikeangels
 
55.
Doll & Em (2013 TV Series)
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A sitcom in which English actress Emily Mortimer heads to Hollywood, closely followed by best friend Dolly Wells as her assistant (22 mins.)
 
56.
Better Call Saul (2015 TV Series)
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The trials and tribulations of criminal lawyer, Jimmy McGill, in the time leading up to establishing his strip-mall law office in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (46 mins.)
 
57.
Schitt's Creek (2015 TV Series)
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When rich video store magnate Johnny Rose, and his family suddenly find themselves broke, they are forced to leave their pampered lives to regroup in Schitt's Creek. (22 mins.)
“ David! ” - smellslikeangels
 
58.
Broadchurch (2013 TV Series)
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The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart. (48 mins.)
“ Addictive and well done! ” - smellslikeangels
 
59.
Mapp & Lucia (2014 Mini-Series)
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The social rivalry between two women in the 1930s when Lucia rents Mapp's house for the summer.
“ Soooooo good!!!! ” - smellslikeangels
 
60.
Broad City (2014 TV Series)
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Broad City follows two women throughout their daily lives in New York City, making the smallest and mundane events hysterical and disturbing to watch all at the same time. (22 mins.)
“ YES!!! Crude, crass, clever, stupid, honest, exaggerated, slap-stick, and cute. ” - smellslikeangels
 
61.
Transparent (2014 TV Series)
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An L.A. family with serious boundary issues have their past and future unravel when a dramatic admission causes everyone's secrets to spill out. (30 mins.)
“ First time on TV to see a butch-fem lesbian relationship where the butch is sexy & charming instead of angry & fat. Thank you Transparent for not putting two lipstick-lesbians together for the sake of ratings and stereotyping. Thank you for your excellent writing, brilliant acting, and clever stories. ” - smellslikeangels
 
62.
Portlandia (2011 TV Series)
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A sketch-comedy series that parodies life in Portland, Oregon. (22 mins.)
“ If you live in Portland, Seattle or Vancouver, this comedy will really hit home. ” - smellslikeangels
 
63.
Mr. D (2012 TV Series)
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Follows a teacher juggle through being a teacher and deal with his students while trying to maintain his not so cool lifestyle. (30 mins.)
“ first season is really good writing. You can clearly see where the writing team changes around season 3 ” - smellslikeangels
 
64.
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015 TV Series)
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A woman is rescued from a doomsday cult and starts life over again in New York City. (30 mins.)
 
65.
Poldark (2015 TV Series)
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Ross Poldark returns home after American Revolutionary War and rebuilds his life with a new business venture, making new enemies and finding a new love where he least expects it. (60 mins.)
“ Cheesy but so, so, so, compelling, solid, well-done, and beautiful. ” - smellslikeangels