Most Voted TV Series Released 1997-01-01 to 1997-12-31


1. South Park (1997– )

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

8.7
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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: 285,265

2. Oz (1997–2003)

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

8.7
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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: 77,742

3. Stargate SG-1 (1997–2007)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.4
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A secret military team, SG-1, is formed to explore other planets through the recently discovered Stargates.

Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping, Christopher Judge

Votes: 74,275

4. King of the Hill (1997–2010)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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A straight laced propane salesman in Arlen, Texas tries to deal with the wacky antics of his family and friends, while also trying to keep his son in line.

Stars: Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon, Johnny Hardwick

Votes: 39,957

5. Pokémon (1997–2018)

TV-Y | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.4
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Follows the adventure of Satoshi with his Pokemon, Pikachu and his friends to become the Pokemon master.

Stars: Veronica Taylor, Rachael Lillis, Eric Stuart, Ikue Ôtani

Votes: 31,872

6. Johnny Bravo (1997–2004)

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

7.3
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The misadventures of a dumb blond egomanaic who is deluded about his own manliness.

Stars: Jeff Bennett, Brenda Vaccaro, Mae Whitman, Tom Kenny

Votes: 28,026

7. Ally McBeal (1997–2002)

TV-PG | 45 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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Ally McBeal and Billy Thomas were going steady throughout their childhoods. Ally even followed Billy to Harvard law school despite having no interest in law. But when Billy chose to pursue ... See full summary »

Stars: Calista Flockhart, Greg Germann, Jane Krakowski, Vonda Shepard

Votes: 26,647

8. Dharma & Greg (1997–2002)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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A free spirited yoga instructor finds true love in a conservative lawyer and they got married on the first date. Though they are polar opposites; her need of stability is fulfilled with him, his need of optimism is fulfilled with her.

Stars: Jenna Elfman, Thomas Gibson, Joel Murray, Mimi Kennedy

Votes: 25,799

9. Berserk (1997–1998)

Not Rated | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.5
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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: 21,863

10. Daria (1997–2001)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.1
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A smart and cynical girl goes through teenage life as a proud outsider in a world of mainly idiotic adolescents and condescending adults.

Stars: Tracy Grandstaff, Wendy Hoopes, Julian Rebolledo, John Lynn

Votes: 20,782

11. Recess (1997–2001)

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

7.9
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Comic tales of a group of good friends, 4 boys and 2 girls, during breaks in primary school, as they grow up, relate to each other, and have brushes with authority.

Stars: Andrew Lawrence, Ashley Johnson, Jason Davis, Rickey D'Shon Collins

Votes: 18,608

12. Midsomer Murders (1997– )

TV-14 | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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A veteran DCI and his young sergeant investigate murders around the regional community of Midsomer County.

Stars: John Nettles, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson, Jason Hughes

Votes: 18,243

13. 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: 15,560

14. Just Shoot Me! (1997–2003)

30 min | Comedy

6.9
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Hot-tempered journalist Maya Gallo got herself fired from yet another job when she made an anchorwoman cry on the air with some gag copy on the teleprompter. Unable to find a job anywhere ... See full summary »

Stars: Laura San Giacomo, Enrico Colantoni, George Segal, Wendie Malick

Votes: 15,247

15. The Odyssey (1997– )

PG-13 | 176 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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The warrior king Odysseus leaves his idyllic life in the kingdom of Ithaca to fight in the Trojan War. After winning the war, he now must endure a lengthy, ten-year journey to return and, ... See full summary »

Stars: Armand Assante, Greta Scacchi, Isabella Rossellini, Bernadette Peters

Votes: 12,130

16. The New Batman Adventures (1997–1999)

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

8.5
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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: 10,676

17. Brass Eye (1997–2001)

TV-MA | 25 min | Comedy

8.6
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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: 8,148

18. La Femme Nikita (1997–2001)

60 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.5
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Section One, a clandestine anti-terrorist organization, fakes the death of a jailed, convicted murderer and, believing her twin assets of beauty and ability to kill will make her a valuable... See full summary »

Stars: Peta Wilson, Don Francks, Eugene Robert Glazer, Roy Dupuis

Votes: 8,113

19. The Practice (1997–2004)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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We follow the exploits and cases of defense attorneys of a Boston law firm. Bobby Donnell is the senior defense attorney and founder of the firm.

Stars: Dylan McDermott, Kelli Williams, Lara Flynn Boyle, Steve Harris

Votes: 6,612

20. Spawn (1997–1999)

TV-MA | 30 min | Animation, Action, Crime

8.1
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After being betrayed and murdered by his employer, a government trained assassin named, Al Simmons, is resurrected as a Hellspawn and is forced to become the reluctant leader of Hell's army.

Stars: Keith David, Richard Dysart, Dominique Jennings, James Keane

Votes: 6,255

21. Teletubbies (1997–2001)

TV-Y | 28 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical

3.6
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In this television show for babies, the four colourful Teletubbies coo and play in idyllic Teletubbyland. They repeat fun, infant-pleasing activities such as rolling on the ground, laughing... See full summary »

Stars: Rolf Saxon, Jessica Smith, John Simmit, Nikky Smedley

Votes: 5,754

22. Lexx (1997–2002)

Not Rated | 93 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy

7.4
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4,000 years ago in a parallel universe, a group of unlikely antiheroes are forced to run from Shadow, a tyrannical demonic entity who rules the galaxy through his cult, after accidentally stealing his massively powerful starship Lexx.

Stars: Brian Downey, Michael McManus, Jeffrey Hirschfield, Xenia Seeberg

Votes: 5,558

23. Jonathan Creek (1997–2016)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Working from his home in a converted windmill, Jonathan Creek is a magician with a natural ability for solving puzzles. He soon puts this ability to the use of solving impossible crimes and mysterious murders.

Stars: Alan Davies, Caroline Quentin, Stuart Milligan, Julia Sawalha

Votes: 5,549

24. The View (1997– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Talk-Show

2.8
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A panel of four real women discuss everyday issues, share their opinions and engage in colorful conversations for a variety of topics.

Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sherri Shepherd, Sara Haines

Votes: 5,446

25. Smart Guy (1997–1999)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.5
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Ten-year-old genius (Tahj Mowry) has skipped six grades into high school. This incredible promotion somewhat aggravates his teenage siblings.

Stars: Tahj Mowry, John Marshall Jones, Jason Weaver, Omar Gooding

Votes: 3,814

26. Earth: Final Conflict (1997–2002)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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When an alien species comes to Earth bearing boons to Humanity, a few suspicious humans seek to learn and resist the newcomers' true designs.

Stars: Von Flores, Leni Parker, Anita La Selva, Richard Chevolleau

Votes: 3,431

27. Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (1997–2002)

PG | 60 min | Mystery, Thriller, Fantasy

8.0
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Within the course of one hour 5 stories are shown. None of these stories have any logical explanation, and some of them actually occurred. You are left to decide which of these stories, if ... See full summary »

Stars: Jonathan Frakes, Don LaFontaine, James Brolin, Gary Imhoff

Votes: 3,335

28. I Am Weasel (1997–1999)

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

6.7
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The adventures of a highly intelligent, talented and rather generous weasel and a stupid baboon who has no talent at most things.

Stars: Charlie Adler, Michael Dorn, Dee Bradley Baker, Tom Kenny

Votes: 3,270

29. Beck (1997– )

90 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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Commissioner Martin Beck and his eccentric partner Gunvald Larsson investigate murders in the flawed social structure of Stockholm, Sweden.

Stars: Peter Haber, Ingvar Hirdwall, Mikael Persbrandt, Rebecka Hemse

Votes: 3,173

30. Cold Feet (1997– )

45 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

8.2
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The show follows the lives of 30-something couples Adam and Rachel, Pete and Jenny, David and Karen as they navigate love and life in Manchester.

Stars: James Nesbitt, John Thomson, Robert Bathurst, Hermione Norris

Votes: 3,034

31. Franklin (1997–2004)

TV-Y | 23 min | Animation, Family

6.5
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The popular children's books, written by Paulette Bourgeois, come alive in this television series about a turtle named Franklin. Each episode has a story of Franklin and his friends. You'll... See full summary »

Stars: Noah Reid, Elizabeth Saunders, Leah Renee, Richard Newman

Votes: 2,986

32. Tenacious D: The Complete Master Works (1997–2000)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Music

8.2
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Tenacious D is a two-piece musical act, and this HBO series documents their many struggles as friends, and as a band of two very absurd individuals.

Stars: Jack Black, Kyle Gass, Tenacious D, Paul F. Tompkins

Votes: 2,918

33. Men in Black: The Series (1997–2001)

TV-Y7 | 25 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

6.8
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The continuing adventures of Agents K and J as they deal with problems with extraterrestrials in New York City.

Stars: Keith Diamond, Charles Napier, Patrick Pinney, Pat Fraley

Votes: 2,641

34. Shaktimaan (1998–2005)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.1
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When darkness get strengthened to destroy the world, Suryanshis chose Shaktimaan in order to fight against the forces of evil.

Stars: Mukesh Khanna, Vaishnavi, Surendra Pal, Kitu Gidwani

Votes: 2,629

35. Pepper Ann (1997–2000)

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

7.4
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Comedy about a 12-year-old who only really has 2 friends, and manages to put other kids off by her slightly-nerdy behavior, constant bad timing and insistence on trying to be cool. And to ... See full summary »

Stars: Kathleen Wilhoite, April Winchell, Danny Cooksey, Clea Lewis

Votes: 2,617

36. Bear in the Big Blue House (1997–2006)

TV-Y | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

6.8
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Bear lives in a Big Blue House with several of his muppet friends: Treelo the lemur, Ojo the bear cub, Tutter the mouse, and Pip and Pop the otters. Every day bear uses his reassuringly ... See full summary »

Stars: Lynne Thigpen, Geoffrey Holder, Noel MacNeal, Peter Linz

Votes: 2,401

37. Extreme Ghostbusters (1997)

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

7.2
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Follow-up series that expands on the Ghostbuster empire by recruiting new characters.

Stars: Maurice LaMarche, Tara Strong, Pat Musick, Jason Marsden

Votes: 2,261

38. Sunset Beach (1997–1999)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Having discovered her fiancé Tim Truman kissing another woman, Meg Cummings leaves her home in Kansas on their wedding day to start a new life in Sunset Beach, California. Her goal is to ... See full summary »

Stars: Lesley-Anne Down, Sam Behrens, Susan Ward, Clive Robertson

Votes: 2,034

39. Caillou (1997–2010)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Family

4.2
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Entertaining misadventures of a four year old boy named Caillou, where each day he discovers something new and interesting with his mommy, daddy, and Rosie. Between Caillou segments are ... See full summary »

Stars: Evan Smirnow, Ellen David, Jennifer Seguin, Merlee Shapiro

Votes: 1,975

40. Sidika (1997–2002)

Comedy

8.1
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A young single woman is under stress from her domineering parents and brother.

Stars: Ayla Algan, Füsun Demirel, Hasibe Eren, Ali Erkazan

Votes: 1,975

41. Veronica's Closet (1997–2000)

30 min | Comedy

5.7
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Veronica is the best romance expert around. Unfortunately, her expertise only works on others. After dumping her womanizing husband, she must build back her life and image through her ... See full summary »

Stars: Kirstie Alley, Kathy Najimy, Dan Cortese, Wallace Langham

Votes: 1,619

42. Power Rangers Turbo (1997–1998)

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

5.9
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Divatox has begun her invasion on Earth and the Power Rangers trade in their Zeo crystal powers for Turbo technology powers to combat this new threat.

Stars: Blake Foster, Gregg Bullock, Carol Hoyt, Donene Kistler

Votes: 1,574

43. Dyo xenoi (1997–1998)

45 min | Comedy, Romance

7.8
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Konstadinos Markoras is a director who owns a high profile drama school. Marina Kountouratou is a beautiful woman who hosts a silly television show. Seeking to improve her image, Marina ... See full summary »

Stars: Nikos Seryanopoulos, Evelina Papoulia, Dina Konsta, Chryssoula Diavati

Votes: 1,567

44. Ruhsar (1997–2001)

Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

5.8
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Mourning of his wife's death, Mazhar creates a different reality. Mahzar and his ghost wife Ruhsar, who has magical powers, are happier than ever. But there is trouble in paradise, Mahzar's... See full summary »

Stars: Hande Ataizi, Cem Davran, Göksel Kortay, Hakan Gerçek

Votes: 1,413

45. Touching Evil (1997– )

Not Rated | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.0
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Touching Evil is a crime drama following the exploits of a crack squad on the Organised & Serial Crime Unit, a rapid response police force that serves the entire county.

Stars: Robson Green, Nicola Walker, Shaun Dingwall, Michael Feast

Votes: 1,315

46. Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show (1997–2000)

60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.1
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Wayne Szalinski is a clumsy genius who comes up with new gadgets and experiments all the time, but something usually goes wrong and gets Wayne and his family into trouble, danger and fantastical adventure.

Stars: Peter Scolari, Barbara Alyn Woods, Hillary Tuck, Thomas Dekker

Votes: 1,139

47. Bullyparade (1997–2002)

27 min | Comedy

7.2
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This is a show from the wonderful mind of Michael 'Bully' Herbig. A compalation of different sketches including Abahachi und Ranger or Unser Traumschiff. With actors such as Michael 'Bully' Herbig, Christian Tramitz and Rick Kavanian.

Stars: Michael Herbig, Christian Tramitz, Rick Kavanian, Diana Herold

Votes: 1,125

48. Saban's Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation (1997–1998)

TV-Y7 | 20 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.5
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In this live-action TV series, the Turtles are older than in the movies or cartoon, and are joined by a fifth, female Turtle. "Venus De Milo" mutated with the other 4 Turtles but was washed... See full summary »

Stars: Jarred Blancard, Mitchell A. Lee Yuen, Dean Choe, Richard Yee

Votes: 1,122

49. Win Ben Stein's Money (1997–2002)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Game-Show

6.6
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Jeopardy-like game show featuring Ben Stein as both a host and a contestant. The second and third rounds of the game are played by Ben Stein himself as he tries to defend "his" money ... See full summary »

Stars: Ben Stein, Jimmy Kimmel, Nancy Pimental, Sal Iacono

Votes: 1,114

50. Behind the Music (1997–2014)

Documentary, Biography, Music

7.5
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Musical artists, their careers, their highs, their lows and everything in between are profiled and interviewed.

Stars: Jim Forbes, David Wild, Rick Rubin, Russell Simmons

Votes: 1,108



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