Highest Rated TV Series Released 1997-01-01 to 1997-12-31


1. Projekt X (1997–1999)

Comedy

9.4
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Stars: Gerald Votava, Clemens Haipl, Herbert Knötzl

Votes: 5

2. The Atheist Experience (1997– )

Talk-Show

9.3
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A call in chat show where athiests host and debate lifes questions.

Stars: Darrel Ray, John Iacoletti, Ray Comfort, Matt Dillahunty

Votes: 146

3. Fóstbræður (1997–2001)

Comedy

9.2
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One of the most loved scetch show in Iceland with many jokes still quoted years later.

Stars: Jón Gnarr, Sigurjón Kjartansson, Helga Braga Jónsdóttir, Þorsteinn Guðmundsson

Votes: 279

4. Kopitiam (1997– )

9.2
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After her father's death, Marie inherits his old coffee-shop. She renovates it and calls it "Kopitiam". Her friends, Steven, a hairdresser, and Joe, an aspiring actor help her out. An ... See full summary »

Stars: Craig Fong, Kee Thuan Chye, Joanna Bessey, Douglas Lim

Votes: 9

5. Sous le signe du lion (1997– )

Drama

9.0
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Stars: Jean Besré, Eric Cabana, Anne-Marie Cadieux, Margot Campbell

Votes: 94

6. The Adventures of Lano & Woodley (1997–1999)

30 min | Comedy

8.9
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The bizarre misadventures of two no-hopers who share a flat

Stars: Colin Lane, Frank Woodley, Neil Pigot, Tony Rickards

Votes: 574

7. Electric Playground (1997– )

Documentary, News

8.9
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A show specializing in video game news and reviews.

Stars: Scott C. Jones, Victor Lucas, Jose Sanchez, Shaun Hatton

Votes: 103

8. Spaceship Earth (1997– )

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Votes: 25

9. Kreisiraadio (1997–2003)

Comedy

8.9
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Stars: Tarmo Leinatamm, Peeter Oja, Hannes Võrno

Votes: 127

10. Torbellino (1997– )

60 min | Drama

8.9
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Stars: Alejandro Delgado, Ana María Jordan, Lourdes Berninzon, Gabriel Calvo

Votes: 9

11. Bingo & Molly (1997– )

26 min | Short

8.9
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Stars: Robin Goodrow, Frank Italiano, Larissa Matheson, Rachel More

Votes: 11

12. True Tilda (1997– )

30 min | Adventure, Drama

8.9
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It's a period tale of a circus girl (Tilda) who helps an orphan boy escape the clutches of the evil Rev Glasson, leading to an incredible canal boat adventure.

Stars: Amanda Elwes, Julie T. Wallace, Desmond Barrit, Morgan Bell

Votes: 9

13. South Park (1997– )

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.8
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Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.

Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes, Mona Marshall

Votes: 264,751

14. Oz (1997–2003)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.8
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A series chronicling the daily activities of an unusual prison facility and its criminal inhabitants.

Stars: Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen, Dean Winters

Votes: 72,685

15. Spy Game (1997– )

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.8
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Lorne and Max are spies in the post-Cold War age of espionage.

Stars: Linden Ashby, Allison Smith, Bruce McCarty, Keith Szarabajka

Votes: 167

16. Herman Enciclopédia (1997–1998)

55 min | Comedy

8.8
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Herman encyclopedia is a sketch comedic show with every episode centered on a theme, The host (Herman) and other actors play many characters spoofing Portuguese TV shows, famous Portuguese people and other Portuguese related stuff.

Stars: Herman José, José Pedro Gomes, Maria Rueff, Miguel Guilherme

Votes: 386

17. Corpus Christi (1997– )

52 min | Documentary, History

8.8
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Stars: Christian Amphoux, Moshe Bar-Asher, Anath Benais, Marie-Emilie Boismard

Votes: 32

18. Le scelte di Andrea Diprè (1997– )

Talk-Show

8.8
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Stars: Julia Ann, Richard Benson, Nando Colelli, Milly D'Abbraccio

Votes: 5

19. Podge and Rodge. A Scare at Bedtime (1997–2004)

10 min | Comedy, Horror

8.8
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Cautionary Tales With A Dark Twist.

Stars: Mick O'Hara, Ciaran Morrison, Richard Morton, Mick Fitzgerald

Votes: 128

20. The Heartbreak Cafe (1997– )

30 min | Drama

8.8
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What do you get when you mix a large cast of characters and one café? You get a large number of different situations that test the mettle of each and every one of its characters.

Stars: Michael Dean, Melinda Rochelle, Cassidy McMillan, Deborah Ouellette

Votes: 5

21. Berserk (1997–1998)

Not Rated | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.7
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Guts is a skilled swordsman who joins forces with a mercenary group named 'The Band of the Hawk', lead by the charismatic Griffith, and fights with them as they battle their way into the royal court.

Stars: Nobutoshi Canna, Marc Diraison, Carrie Keranen, Kevin T. Collins

Votes: 18,904

22. Brass Eye (1997–2001)

TV-MA | 25 min | Comedy

8.7
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Controversal spoof of current affairs television, and the role of celebrity in the UK.

Stars: Christopher Morris, Mark Heap, Kevin Eldon, Doon Mackichan

Votes: 7,401

23. Sea Hawks (1997–1998)

Thriller

8.7
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The pivot of the series is the Indian Coast Guard, which is a multi-mission independent armed force. There's plenty of action as the coast guards battle terrorists and mafia syndicates, with help from local police.

Stars: Madhavan, Manoj Pahwa, Om Puri, Simone Singh

Votes: 69

24. Monkey Business (1997– )

Documentary

8.7
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A look at the inhabitants of Monkey World, Wareham near Dorset, owned by Jim and Alison Cronin. Monkey World rescues apes from cruelty and neglect and gives them a home for life. It is a ... See full summary »

Stars: Mike Colbourne, Alison Cronin, Jim Cronin, Jeremy Keeling

Votes: 63

25. La mujer del presidente (1997– )

46 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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Carlos Alberto Buendia is an ordinary man, good husband and worker whose life changes to be seduced by Susana de Acero, wife of the president of the company where he works. When the woman ... See full summary »

Stars: Robinson Díaz, Juan Carlos Vargas, Adelaida Otálora, Inés Mejía

Votes: 58

26. Race Around the World (1997–1998)

30 min

8.7
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Each series, eight budding film documentary makers spend 100 days travelling the globe, with only a digital video camera to keep them company. In that time they produce ten ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Fidler, David Caesar, Ben Davies, Bentley Dean

Votes: 27

27. Namedni 1961-2003: Nasha Era (1997–2003)

1,932 min | History

8.7
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Stars: Leonid Parfyonov, Yegor Gaydar, Sergey Karaganov, Renata Litvinova

Votes: 159

28. The New Batman Adventures (1997–1999)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.6
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The further and darker adventures of Batman with a new Robin, a closer association with Batgirl and the previous Robin now as Nightwing.

Stars: Kevin Conroy, Tara Strong, Mathew Valencia, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Votes: 9,290

29. Science Court (1997– )

30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.6
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Stars: Paula Poundstone, Bill Braudis, Paula Plum, Fred Stoller

Votes: 136

30. My Classic Car (1997– )

Documentary, History

8.6
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Dennis visits car shows around N. America and visits with important collectors.

Stars: Dennis Gage, Jay Leno, Rick Schmidt, Ron Domin

Votes: 18

31. A River Somewhere (1997–1998)

30 min

8.6
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The light-hearted adventures of comedians Rob Sitch and Tom Gleisner as they travel the globe to indulge in their passion for fly-fishing.

Stars: Tom Gleisner, Rob Sitch

Votes: 55

32. Men in ToolBelts (1997– )

8.6
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Stars: Ed Feldman, Joe L'Erario

Votes: 10

33. Pataclaun (1997–1999)

Comedy

8.6
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Stars: Carlos Alcántara, Wendy Ramos

Votes: 46

34. Lost on Earth (1997– )

30 min | Comedy

8.6
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Stars: Peter McCowatt, Tim Conlon, Stacy Galina, Paul Gleason

Votes: 7

35. El siguiente programa (1997–2000)

Animation, Comedy

8.6
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The misadventures of two slacker friends in the world of the radio

Stars: Martín de Francisco, Santiago Moure, Carlos Vives, Antonio Sanint

Votes: 96

36. Loriot (1997– )

24 min | Comedy

8.6
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Stars: Aljoscha Sebald, Karl-Heinz Tauss

Votes: 158

37. Fortean TV (1997–1998)

30 min | Documentary

8.6
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Star: Lionel Fanthorpe

Votes: 11

38. Samba et Leuk le lièvre (1997– )

26 min | Animation, Family

8.6
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Votes: 19

39. Land of the Tiger (1997– )

Documentary

8.6
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Star: Valmik Thapar

Votes: 18

40. Beyond Bizarre (1997– )

Documentary

8.6
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Documentary television hosted by Jay Robinson focused on exploring great mysteries around the world, from ghost sightings, alien encounters and everything else in between.

Stars: Clint Catalyst, Charles Gatewood, Tim Cridland, John Hartley

Votes: 28

41. Varan-TV (1997–1998)

Comedy

8.6
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A show dedicated to 2pac.

Stars: Anders Andersson, Fredrik Ljungberg, Jonas Synfont, Magnus Thomson

Votes: 98

42. La fin du monde est à 7 heures (1997–2000)

30 min

8.6
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Marc Labrèche, avec l'aide de nombreux collaborateurs tels Jean-René Dufort, Patrick Masbourian, Isabelle Maréchal, Bruno Blanchet, Paul Houde et Christian Tétreault, présentait l'actualité... See full summary »

Stars: Marc Labrèche, Bruno Blanchet, Jean-René Dufort, Paul Houde

Votes: 63

43. Coltrane's Planes and Automobiles (1997– )

History

8.6
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Host Robert Coltrane explores the history of various types of mechanized transportation.

Star: Robbie Coltrane

Votes: 37

44. The Sci-Fi Files (1997– )

Sci-Fi

8.6
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Stars: Kevin Warwick, Mark Hamill

Votes: 10

45. The joulukalenteri (1997– )

15 min | Comedy, Musical

8.6
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Stars: Raimo Smedberg, Seppo Korjus, Kari Lehtomäki, Jukka Virtanen

Votes: 346

46. Komedijice (1997– )

Comedy

8.6
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Stars: Miljenko Brlecic, Ivo Gregurevic, Matija Prskalo, Boris Festini

Votes: 19

47. I'm Alan Partridge (1997–2002)

TV-MA | 29 min | Comedy

8.5
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Alan Partridge a failed television presenter whose previous exploits had featured in the chat-show parody Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge, and who is now presenting a programed on local radio in Norwich.

Stars: Steve Coogan, Phil Cornwell, Simon Greenall, Felicity Montagu

Votes: 14,358

48. The Wire (1997–1998)

News

8.5
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Star: Marie Gabrielle

Votes: 184

49. Popular Mechanics for Kids (1997–2005)

TV-Y | Documentary, Family

8.5
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Stars: Jay Baruchel, Elisha Cuthbert, Bruce Simpson, Charles Edwin Powell

Votes: 503

50. Jai Hanuman (1997–2000)

History

8.5
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Stars: Jaya Bhattacharya, Kavin Dave, Rohitashv Gour, Irrfan Khan

Votes: 57