My favorite TV shows

by Lantern_and_compass | created - 20 Aug 2011 | updated - 22 Feb 2016 | Public

This list is really just an extension of my movies list. These are TV shows I consider worth watching. It's short because I don't watch much TV. :P

Hope you like it!

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1. DuckTales (1987–1990)

TV-G | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

The globe-trotting treasure-hunting money-making adventures of billionaire Scrooge McDuck and his nephews.

Stars: Alan Young, Russi Taylor, Terence McGovern, Chuck McCann

Votes: 24,677

2. The Simpsons (1989– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

Stars: Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner, Yeardley Smith

Votes: 312,041

3. TaleSpin (1990–1991)

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

Baloo the Bear from the Jungle Book is cast as a 1930's Pacific Islands bush pilot.

Stars: Ed Gilbert, R.J. Williams, Sally Struthers, Jim Cummings

Votes: 10,828

4. Animaniacs (1993–1998)

TV-Y7 | 21 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Ensemble cast of off-the-wall Warner Brothers characters, appearing in a wide variety of roles. Wakko, Yakko, and Dot Warner, are WB Studio creations who were just too "zany" to be of any ... See full summary »

Stars: Rob Paulsen, Jess Harnell, Tress MacNeille, Frank Welker

Votes: 18,152

5. Futurama (1999–2013)

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

Fry, a pizza guy, is accidentally frozen in 1999 and thawed out New Year's Eve 2999.

Stars: Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 181,438

6. Jackie Chan Adventures (2000–2005)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Jackie Chan and his extended family must fight a criminal organization for magic talismans that could release an evil spirit.

Stars: Jackie Chan, James Sie, Stacie Chan, Sab Shimono

Votes: 15,709

7. Lilo & Stitch: The Series (2003–2006)

TV-Y | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The rambunctious human and alien duo must hunt down Dr. Jumba Jookiba's 625 other experimental creatures infesting Hawaii.

Stars: Daveigh Chase, Chris Sanders, David Ogden Stiers, Jillian Henry

Votes: 5,726

8. Phineas and Ferb (2007–2015)

TV-G | 15 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Phineas and Ferb invent, scheme, and stay one step ahead of their bratty sister. Meanwhile, their pet platypus plots against evil Dr. Doofenshmirtz.

Stars: Vincent Martella, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Ashley Tisdale, Dan Povenmire

Votes: 25,312

9. Little Mosque on the Prairie (2007–2012)

22 min | Comedy

A satirical view at a Muslim community living in Mercy, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Stars: Zaib Shaikh, Sitara Hewitt, Debra McGrath, Manoj Sood

Votes: 2,192

10. Community (2009–2015)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

A suspended lawyer is forced to enroll in a community college with an eclectic staff and student body.

Stars: Joel McHale, Danny Pudi, Donald Glover, Chevy Chase

Votes: 164,586

11. Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969–1970)

TV-G | 60 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

A group of teenage friends and their Great Dane (Scooby-Doo) travel in a bright green van solving strange and hilarious mysteries, while returning from or going to a regular teenage function.

Stars: Don Messick, Casey Kasem, Nicole Jaffe, Vic Perrin

Votes: 24,567

12. What's New, Scooby-Doo? (2002–2006)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Scooby-Doo and the Mystery, Inc. gang are launched into the 21st century, with new mysteries to solve.

Stars: Frank Welker, Casey Kasem, Mindy Cohn, Grey Griffin

Votes: 5,881

13. Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated (2010–2013)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Scooby-Doo and the gang attempt to solve creepy mysteries in the town of Crystal Cove, a place with a history of eerie supernatural events.

Stars: Frank Welker, Mindy Cohn, Grey Griffin, Matthew Lillard

Votes: 5,733

14. Be Cool, Scooby-Doo! (2015–2018)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

The Scooby gang continues to solve mysteries during what could be their last summer together, but monsters and ghouls get in the way of completing their adventures.

Stars: Frank Welker, Grey Griffin, Kate Micucci, Matthew Lillard

Votes: 1,097

15. Ben 10 (2005–2008)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

The story of Ben Tennyson, a typical kid who becomes very atypical after he discovers the Omnitrix, a mysterious alien device with the power to transform the wearer into ten different alien species.

Stars: Tara Strong, Paul Eiding, Meagan Smith, Dee Bradley Baker

Votes: 8,204

16. Ben 10: Alien Force (2008–2010)

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Action, Family

15-year-old Ben Tennyson must utilize the Omnitrix yet again in order to locate his missing Grandpa Max, accompanied by his cousin Gwen and former enemy Kevin 11.

Stars: Yuri Lowenthal, Dee Bradley Baker, Ashley Johnson, Greg Cipes

Votes: 4,216

17. Ben 10: Ultimate Alien (2010–2012)

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Action, Family

With his secret identity now revealed to the world, Ben Tennyson continues to fight evil as a superhero with the help of the newly acquired Ultimatrix.

Stars: Yuri Lowenthal, Ashley Johnson, Dee Bradley Baker, Greg Cipes

Votes: 2,568

18. Regular Show (2009–2017)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The daily surreal adventures of a blue jay and raccoon duo that attempt to deal with their mundane jobs as groundskeepers at the local park.

Stars: J.G. Quintel, William Salyers, Sam Marin, Mark Hamill

Votes: 23,189

19. The Daily Show (1996– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily Show reports on the foibles and of the real world with a satirical edge. In addition to ... See full summary »

Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah, John Oliver

Votes: 39,789

20. The Colbert Report (2005–2015)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

Satirical newscaster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger-than-life ego and overly-patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.

Stars: Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir, Jon Stewart, Paul Dinello

Votes: 34,989

21. My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (2010– )

TV-Y | 22 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

After learning that her friends, as well as herself, are the magical Elements of Harmony, studious unicorn Twilight Sparkle is sent by her mentor, Princess Celestia, to Ponyville to study the magic of friendship with help from her friends.

Stars: Ashleigh Ball, Tabitha St. Germain, Tara Strong, Andrea Libman

Votes: 17,248

22. The Office (2005–2013)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

A mockumentary on a group of typical office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behavior, and tedium.

Stars: Steve Carell, Jenna Fischer, John Krasinski, Rainn Wilson

Votes: 252,308

23. The Big Bang Theory (2007– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

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.

Stars: Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg

Votes: 601,524

24. Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (2011–2016)

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The further adventures of Po the Dragon Warrior and his friends.

Stars: Mick Wingert, Kari Wahlgren, Fred Tatasciore, Max Koch

Votes: 4,173

25. Gravity Falls (2012–2016)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Twin siblings Dipper and Mabel Pines spend the summer at their uncle's tourist trap in the enigmatic town of Gravity Falls.

Stars: Jason Ritter, Alex Hirsch, Kristen Schaal, Linda Cardellini

Votes: 41,745

26. Ultimate Spider-Man (2012–2017)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

While being trained by S.H.I.E.L.D., Spider-Man battles evil with a new team of teen colleagues.

Stars: Drake Bell, Ogie Banks, Chi McBride, Logan Miller

Votes: 8,417

27. Monk (2002–2009)

TV-PG | 47 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Adrian Monk is a brilliant San Francisco detective, whose obsessive compulsive disorder just happens to get in the way.

Stars: Tony Shalhoub, Jason Gray-Stanford, Ted Levine, Traylor Howard

Votes: 56,092

28. Malcolm in the Middle (2000–2006)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Family

A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.

Stars: Frankie Muniz, Bryan Cranston, Justin Berfield, Erik Per Sullivan

Votes: 105,195

29. Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (2000–2001)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The further adventures of Buzz Lightyear as a Space Ranger of Star Command and his comrades.

Stars: Patrick Warburton, Stephen Furst, Nicole Sullivan, Larry Miller

Votes: 2,108

30. Parks and Recreation (2009–2015)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

The absurd antics of an Indiana town's public officials as they pursue sundry projects to make their city a better place.

Stars: Amy Poehler, Jim O'Heir, Nick Offerman, Chris Pratt

Votes: 155,894

31. Doctor Who (2005– )

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

The further adventures in time and space of the alien adventurer known as the Doctor, a Time Lord/Lady who can change appearance and gender by regenerating when near death, and his/her human companions.

Stars: Peter Capaldi, Pearl Mackie, Jenna Coleman, Matt Smith

Votes: 171,789

32. Bob's Burgers (2011– )

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

Bob Belcher, along with his wife and 3 children, try to run their last hope of holding the family together, which is running Bob's dream restaurant.

Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman, John Roberts

Votes: 50,243

33. Archer (2009– )

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Covert black ops and espionage take a back seat to zany personalities and relationships between secret agents and drones.

Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash, Chris Parnell

Votes: 114,275

34. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2003–2010)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The lean, mean, green fighting machines are back in an all-new action-packed series! Leonardo, Raphael, Michaelangelo and Donatello must save New York City from the evil crimelord Shredder ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Sinterniklaas, Wayne Grayson, Gregory Abbey, Sam Riegel

Votes: 6,569

35. The IT Crowd (2006–2013)

TV-14 | 25 min | Comedy

The comedic adventures of a rag-tag group of technical support workers at a large corporation.

Stars: Chris O'Dowd, Richard Ayoade, Katherine Parkinson, Matt Berry

Votes: 108,756

36. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990–1996)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

A streetwise, poor young man from Philadelphia is sent by his mother to live with his aunt, uncle and cousins in their Bel-Air mansion.

Stars: Will Smith, James Avery, Alfonso Ribeiro, Tatyana Ali

Votes: 101,469

37. Turbo FAST (2013–2016)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

Indy 500 champion Turbo and his friends race other species and battle enemies in the snail populated world of Starlight City.

Stars: Reid Scott, Eric Bauza, Mike Bell, John Eric Bentley

Votes: 342

38. All Hail King Julien (2014–2017)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Animated misadventures of a hard-partying lemur and his wild friends in Madagascar.

Stars: Danny Jacobs, Andy Richter, Kevin Michael Richardson, India de Beaufort

Votes: 974

39. The Adventures of Puss in Boots (2015–2018)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

The famous cat protects the city of San Lorenzo, a mythical land invisible to the outside world.

Stars: Eric Bauza, Jayma Mays, Grey Griffin, Paul Rugg

Votes: 922

40. Arrow (2012– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

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.

Stars: Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey, Susanna Thompson

Votes: 356,462

41. The Flash (2014– )

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

After being struck by lightning, Barry Allen wakes up from his coma to discover he's been given the power of super speed, becoming the Flash, fighting crime in Central City.

Stars: Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker, Carlos Valdes

Votes: 249,009

42. Galavant (2015–2016)

22 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

The adventures of Galavant, a dashing hero who is determined to reclaim his reputation and his "Happily Ever After" by going after the evil King Richard, who ruined it the moment he stole the love of Galavant's life, Madalena.

Stars: Joshua Sasse, Timothy Omundson, Vinnie Jones, Mallory Jansen

Votes: 12,310

43. Scrubs (2001–2010)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Drama

In the unreal world of Sacred Heart Hospital, intern John "J.D." Dorian learns the ways of medicine, friendship, and life.

Stars: Zach Braff, Donald Faison, Sarah Chalke, John C. McGinley

Votes: 214,518

44. Teen Titans (2003–2006)

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

A team of five teenaged superheroes save the world from many villains around their city while experiencing things normal teens face today.

Stars: Hynden Walch, Scott Menville, Greg Cipes, Khary Payton

Votes: 20,699

45. Justice League (2001–2004)

TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Seven of the most formidable heroes form arguably the most powerful team ever.

Stars: Carl Lumbly, Phil LaMarr, Michael Rosenbaum, George Newbern

Votes: 33,319

46. Avengers Assemble (2013– )

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The further adventures of the Marvel Universe's mightiest general membership superhero team.

Stars: Roger Craig Smith, Fred Tatasciore, Troy Baker, Travis Willingham

Votes: 5,023

47. Sirens (2014–2015)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

A comedy that follows three Chicago EMTs who despite their narcissistic and self-destructive personalities are uniquely qualified to save lives.

Stars: Michael Mosley, Kevin Daniels, Kevin Bigley, Jessica McNamee

Votes: 5,158

48. Better Off Ted (2009–2010)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

In a science-based company, a manager tries to keep control of his scientists while being pressured by his shrewd boss.

Stars: Jay Harrington, Portia de Rossi, Andrea Anders, Jonathan Slavin

Votes: 22,935

49. Raising Hope (2010–2014)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Family

Jimmy becomes a single parent to an infant after the mother he had a one-night stand with ends up on death row.

Stars: Lucas Neff, Martha Plimpton, Garret Dillahunt, Shannon Woodward

Votes: 32,529

50. Chuck (2007–2012)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

When a twenty-something computer geek inadvertently downloads critical government secrets into his brain, the C.I.A. and the N.S.A. assign two agents to protect him and exploit such knowledge, turning his life upside down.

Stars: Zachary Levi, Yvonne Strahovski, Joshua Gomez, Vik Sahay

Votes: 116,239