TV Shows I've Become Emotionally Invested In

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1.
The O.C. (2003 TV Series)
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A troubled youth becomes embroiled in the lives of a close-knit group of people in the wealthy, upper-class neighborhood of Newport Beach, Orange County, California. (44 mins.)
 
2.
Saved by the Bell (1989 TV Series)
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A TV show centered on six students and their years at Bayside High School in Palisades, California. (30 mins.)
 
3.
Arthur (1996 TV Series)
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Based on the books by Marc Brown, these are the adventures of Arthur, an 8-year-old aardvark, and his family and friends as they grow up and learn how to be good neighbors to one another. (30 mins.)
 
4.
Gossip Girl (2007 TV Series)
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Privileged teens living on the Upper East Side of New York can hide no secret from the ruthless blogger who is always watching. (42 mins.)
 
5.
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.)
 
6.
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.)
 
7.
Dexter (2006 TV Series)
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By day, mild-mannered Dexter is a blood-spatter analyst for the Miami police. But at night, he is a serial killer who only targets other murderers. (53 mins.)
 
8.
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.)
 
9.
Clarissa Explains It All (1991 TV Series)
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As events unfold in her life, Clarissa explains to the viewer the motivations behind people's actions. (30 mins.)
Director: Richard Steir
 
10.
Girls (2012 TV Series)
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A comedy about the experiences of a group of girls in their early 20s. (28 mins.)
 
11.
Hung (2009 TV Series)
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A former high school sports legend turned middle-aged high school basketball coach finds a way to benefit from his biggest asset. (30 mins.)
 
12.
Big Love (2006 TV Series)
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A polygamist and his relationship with his three wives. (60 mins.)
 
13.
Lost (2004 TV Series)
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The survivors of a plane crash are forced to work together in order to survive on a seemingly deserted tropical island. (44 mins.)
 
14.
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. (489 mins.)
 
15.
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.)
 
16.
Freaks and Geeks (1999 TV Series)
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A high school mathlete starts hanging out with a group of burnouts while her younger brother navigates his freshman year. (44 mins.)
 
17.
How I Met Your Mother (2005 TV Series)
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A father recounts to his children, through a series of flashbacks, the journey he and his four best friends took leading up to him meeting their mother. (22 mins.)
 
18.
Salute Your Shorts (1991 TV Series)
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A group of kids at a summer camp, run by the heard-but-never-seen Dr. Kahn, form friendships as they spend time harassing buffoonish camp counselor Kevin "Ug" Lee. (30 mins.)
 
19.
Teen Mom (2009 TV Series)
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A documentary series that follows four of 16 & Pregnant's first season stars, Farrah, Maci, Amber and Catelynn as they face the challenges of motherhood. (60 mins.)
 
20.
True Blood (2008 TV Series)
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Telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse encounters a strange new supernatural world when she meets the mysterious Bill, a southern Louisiana gentleman and vampire. (55 mins.)
 
21.
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.)
 
22.
The Adventures of Pete & Pete (1992 TV Series)
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This delightfully quirky show looks at the lives and adventures of two red-headed brothers with the same name. (30 mins.)
 
23.
The Newsroom (2012 TV Series)
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A newsroom undergoes some changes in its workings and morals as a new team is brought in, bringing unexpected results for its existing news anchor. (55 mins.)
 
24.
The Office (2005 TV Series)
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A mockumentary on a group of typical office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behavior, and tedium. (22 mins.)
 
25.
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.)
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26.
Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1990 TV Series)
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A group of kids get together in the woods, and tell ghost stories. (30 mins.)
 
27.
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (2013 TV Series)
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Anthony Bourdain visits country's and delves into political issues as well as indigenous food and culture. (60 mins.)
 
28.
Pretty Little Liars (2010 TV Series)
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Four friends band together against an anonymous foe who threatens to reveal their darkest secrets, while unraveling the mystery of the murder of their best friend. (44 mins.)
 
29.
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.)
 
30.
House of Cards (2013 TV Series)
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A Congressman works with his equally conniving wife to exact revenge on the people who betrayed him. (51 mins.)
 
31.
Vice (2013 TV Series)
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Documentary series featuring startling, groundbreaking stories from around the world. (30 mins.)
 
32.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
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Baltimore drug scene, seen through the eyes of drug dealers and law enforcement. (59 mins.)
 
33.
Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (2014 Mini-Series)
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A documentary series that explores how we discovered the laws of nature and found our coordinates in space and time. (557 mins.)
 
34.
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.)
 
35.
Masters of Sex (2013 TV Series)
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Drama about the pioneers of the science of human sexuality whose research touched off the sexual revolution. (60 mins.)
 
36.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013 TV Series)
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Jake Peralta, an immature but talented NYPD detective in Brooklyn's 99th Precinct, comes into immediate conflict with his new commanding officer, the serious and stern Captain Ray Holt. (22 mins.)
 
37.
Portlandia (2011 TV Series)
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A sketch-comedy series that parodies life in Portland, Oregon. (22 mins.)
 
38.
Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 (2012 TV Series)
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Chloe is a New York party girl with the morals of a pirate. She causes trouble for her naive small town roommate, June, and Chloe's best friend, James Van Der Beek. (22 mins.)
 
39.
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.)
 
40.
The Fosters (2013 TV Series)
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Teenager Callie Jacob is placed in a foster home with a lesbian couple and their blend of biological, adoptive, and foster children. (60 mins.)
 
41.
Gilmore Girls (2000 TV Series)
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A dramedy centering around the relationship between a thirtysomething single mother and her teen daughter living in Stars Hollow, Connecticut. (44 mins.)
 
42.
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 television show without losing her mind. (22 mins.)
 
43.
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.)
 
44.
Jane the Virgin (2014 TV Series)
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A young, devout Catholic woman discovers that she was accidentally artificially inseminated. (60 mins.)
 
45.
Stranger Things (2016 TV Series)
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When a young boy disappears, his mother, a police chief, and his friends must confront terrifying forces in order to get him back. (51 mins.)
 
46.
This Is Us (2016 TV Series)
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Follows a unique ensemble, as their paths cross and their life stories interwine, from sharing the same birthday, to so much more than anyone would expect. (45 mins.)
 
47.
New Girl (2011 TV Series)
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After a bad break-up, Jess, an offbeat young woman, moves into an apartment loft with three single men. Although they find her behavior very unusual, the men support her - most of the time. (22 mins.)
 
48.
Big Little Lies (2017 Mini-Series)
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The apparently perfect lives of three mothers of first graders unravel to the point of murder. (60 mins.)
 
49.
GLOW (2017 TV Series)
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A look at the personal and professional lives of a group of women who perform for a wrestling organization in Los Angeles. (35 mins.)
 
50.
The Handmaid's Tale (2017 TV Series)
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Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship. (60 mins.)
 
51.
The Keepers (2017 Mini-Series)
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A seven-part docuseries about the unsolved murder of a nun and the horrific secrets and pain that linger nearly five decades after her death. (432 mins.)
Director: Ryan White