The shows that I'd recommend

-Top 15
-Runners up
-Shows I'd recommend until a certain season
-Could've been great

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1.
Game of Thrones (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
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.)
“ I was a fan ofthe books before they'd even announced the show, and so far I haven't been disappointed. ” - shamrocker16
 
2.
Band of Brothers (2001 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
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.)
“ Ties with the movie, Saving Private Ryan, as the best portrayal of war that I have ever seen. ” - shamrocker16
 
3.
Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Watch the story of history's greatest gladiator unfold with graphic violence and the passions of the women that love them. This is Spartacus. (55 mins.)
“ Blood, Guts and Glory. ” - shamrocker16
 
4.
Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Before Spartacus struck down his first opponent in the arena, there were many gladiators who passed... (55 mins.)
“ I'm countting this with Spartacus: Blood and Sand. ” - shamrocker16
 
5.
Sons of Anarchy (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A man in his early 30s struggles to find a balance in his life between being a new dad and his involvement in a motorcycle club. (45 mins.)
“ I never thought I'd enjoy a show about a biker gang but once again HBO proved me wrong. ” - shamrocker16
 
6.
Entourage (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Film star Vince Chase navigates the vapid terrain of Los Angeles with a close circle of friends and his trusty agent. (28 mins.)
“ Just a really fun show to watch with the boys ” - shamrocker16
 
7.
Generation Kill (2008 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A Rolling Stone reporter, embedded with The 1st Recon Marines chronicles his experiences during the first wave of the American-led assault on Baghdad in 2003. (70 mins.)
“ Shows both the darkest and the lightest side of modern warfare. ” - shamrocker16
 
8.
Friday Night Lights (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
The trials and tribulations of small town Texas football players, their friends, family, and coaching staff. (44 mins.)
“ A family friendly show, with characters you'll fall in love with and stories that you will enjoy. ” - shamrocker16
 
9.
Rescue Me (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Tommy Gavin deals with the fears of his job as a firefighter and seeing his ex-wife dating other men. (60 mins.)
“ The FDNY, bravest of the brave. Follows a fire crew years after the 9/11 tragedies. ” - shamrocker16
 
10.
Californication (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A writer tries to juggle his career, his relationship with his daughter and his ex-girlfriend, as well as his appetite for beautiful women. (28 mins.)
Director: Adam Bernstein
“ Drugs, sex and rock n roll. Hookers and blow. Strippers and well...strippers. ” - shamrocker16
 
11.
The Pacific (2010 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
The Pacific Theatre of World War 2, as seen through the eyes of several young Marines. (530 mins.)
“ Should probably be higher on the list but for some unknown reason I just didnt enjoy it as much as Band of Brothers or Generation Kill ” - shamrocker16
 
12.
Rome (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
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.)
“ The first HBO (or premium cable) quality show I ever saw and it still ranks as one of the best. ” - shamrocker16
 
13.
The Newsroom (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
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.)
“ The new kid on the block but the first season kept me enthralled ” - shamrocker16
 
14.
The League (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
An ensemble comedy that follows a group of old friends in a fantasy football league who care deeply about one another -- so deeply that they use every opportunity to make each other's lives miserable. (22 mins.)
“ Another one to watch with the boys, and the best comedy I've seen in years. ” - shamrocker16
 
15.
Modern Family (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Three different, but related families face trials and tribulations in their own uniquely comedic ways. (22 mins.)
“ I don't know what it is about the quirky haracters in this show that hooked me but I"ve been watching for 4 seasons now. ” - shamrocker16
 
16.
Community (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A suspended lawyer is forced to enroll in a community college with an eclectic staff and student body. (22 mins.)
“ Another fun little show to watch and relax after a day at work. ” - shamrocker16
 
17.
Supernatural (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Two brothers follow their father's footsteps as "hunters" fighting evil supernatural beings of many kinds including monsters, demons, and gods that roam the earth. (44 mins.)
“ A show that started great and has stayed strong for years. ” - shamrocker16
 
18.
Happy Endings (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
This Chicago-set sitcom follows the intertwined lives of six young urbanites trying to learn the ropes of adulthood. Through breakups and whatever other curve-balls life throws them, the pals stick together. (22 mins.)
“ Was recommended to me as "the new 'Friends'" by a buddy of mine. While I wouldn't quite put it that way, I remain a loyal fan and have enjoyed every minute of it. ” - shamrocker16
 
19.
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 season was great, second season was good, make it through 3 & 4 because 5 was back to greatness. ” - shamrocker16
 
20.
Weeds (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
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.)
“ Middle few seasons couldve been better ” - shamrocker16
 
21.
Prison Break (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out, from the inside. (44 mins.)
“ I've caught a re-run or two of this throughout its run, never really got hooked but I may start from the beginning one day and change my mind. ” - shamrocker16
 
22.
Sirens (2014 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A comedy that follows three Chicago EMTs who despite their narcissistic and self-destructive personalities are uniquely qualified to save lives. (22 mins.)
 
23.
Arrow (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow. (42 mins.)
 
24.
Archer (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Covert black ops and espionage take a back seat to zany personalities and relationships between secret agents and drones. (22 mins.)
 
25.
Gotham (2014 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The story behind Detective James Gordon's rise to prominence in Gotham City in the years before Batman's arrival. (42 mins.)
 
26.
Vikings (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
The world of the Vikings is brought to life through the journey of Ragnar Lothbrok, the first Viking to emerge from Norse legend and onto the pages of history - a man on the edge of myth. (44 mins.)