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People who added this item 1422  Average listal rating (880 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating 9.6 
1. Band of Brothers (2001)
(2001)-miniseries
The story of Easy Company of the US Army 101st Airborne division and their mission in WWII Europe from Operation Overlord through V-J Day.

People who added this item 593  Average listal rating (354 ratings) 8.7  IMDB Rating 9.5 
2. Planet Earth (2006)
(2006)

People who added this item 2299  Average listal rating (1436 ratings) 9  IMDB Rating 9.5 
3. Game of Thrones (2011)
(2011-)
Kings, queens, knights and renegades use schemes and swords to battle for the throne.

People who added this item 1803  Average listal rating (1137 ratings) 8.9  IMDB Rating 9.5 
4. Breaking Bad (2008)
(2008-)
Informed he has terminal cancer, an underachieving chemistry genius turned high school chemistry teacher turns to using his expertise in chemistry to provide a legacy for his family... by producing the world's highest quality crystal meth.



People who added this item 898  Average listal rating (465 ratings) 8.7  IMDB Rating 9.4 
5. The Wire (2002)
(2002-2008)
Baltimore drug scene, seen through the eyes of drug dealers, and law enforcement.

People who added this item 1609  Average listal rating (996 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 9.3 
6. The Sopranos (1999)
(1999-2007)
Modern day morality tale about New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano, as he deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life.

People who added this item 1428  Average listal rating (925 ratings) 8.7  IMDB Rating 9.3 
7. Sherlock (2010)
(2010-)
A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.

People who added this item 1642  Average listal rating (1036 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating 9.2 
8. Firefly (2002)
(2002-2003)
Five hundred years in the future, a renegade crew aboard a small, spacecraft tries to survive as they travel the unknown parts of the galaxy and evade warring factions as well as authority agents out to get them.

People who added this item 779  Average listal rating (497 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 9.2 
9. Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005)
(2005-2008)
In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar.

People who added this item 224  Average listal rating (98 ratings) 9.1  IMDB Rating 9.2 
10. The Decalogue (1989)
(1989)-miniseries
Ten television drama films, each one based on one of the Ten Commandments.

People who added this item 1686  Average listal rating (1149 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 9.1 
11. Arrested Development (2003)
(2003-2006)
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.


People who added this item 658  Average listal rating (418 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 9.1 
12. Pride and Prejudice (1995)
(1995)-miniseries
Jane Austen's classic novel about the prejudice that occurred between the 19th century classes and the pride which would keep lovers apart.

People who added this item 4938  Average listal rating (3292 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
13. Friends (1994)
(1994-2004)
The lives, loves, and laughs of six young friends living in Manhattan.

People who added this item 844  Average listal rating (581 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
14. The Twilight Zone (1959)
(1959-1964)
Rod Serling's seminal anthology series focused on ordinary folks who suddenly found themselves in extraordinary, usually supernatural, situations. The stories would typically end with an ironic twist that would see the guilty punished.

People who added this item 1030  Average listal rating (722 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
15. Monty Python's Flying Circus (1969)
(1969-1974)
The original surreal sketch comedy showcase for the Monty Python troupe.

People who added this item 840  Average listal rating (501 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
16. Cowboy Bebop (1998)
(1998)
The futuristic adventures of an easygoing bounty hunter and his partners.

People who added this item 1231  Average listal rating (745 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
17. Death Note (2006)
(2006-2007)
Yagami Light is an ace student with great prospects, who's bored out of his mind. One day he finds the "Death Note": a notebook from the realm of the Death Gods, with the power to kill people in any way he desires. With the Death Note in hand, Light decides to create his perfect world, without crime or criminals. However, when criminals start dropping dead one by one, the authorites send the legendary detective L to track down the killer, and a battle of wits, deception and logic ensues...

People who added this item 1026  Average listal rating (739 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
18. Batman: The Animated Series (1992)
(1992-1995)
The Dark Knight battles crime in Gotham City with occasional help from Robin and Batgirl.



People who added this item 932  Average listal rating (571 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.9 
19. Freaks and Geeks (1999)
(1999-2000)
A television show about two unique groups of teenagers dealing with life in high school during the 80's.

People who added this item 212  Average listal rating (154 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.9 
20. Only Fools and Horses.... (1981)
(1981-2003)
Classic comedy following the misadventures of two Wheeler Dealer brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter who scrape their living by selling dodgy goods believing that next year they will be millionaires.

People who added this item 1494  Average listal rating (953 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.9 
21. Twin Peaks (1990)
(1990-1991)
An idiosyncratic FBI Agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks.

People who added this item 2311  Average listal rating (1712 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 8.9 
22. Seinfeld (1989)
(1990-1998)
The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York friends.

People who added this item 3086  Average listal rating (1897 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.9 
23. Dexter (2006)
(2006-)
During the day, Dexter Morgan is a jovial employee in the Miami Metropolitan Police Department's crime lab, but his meticulously crafted life masks his true nature. In reality Dexter is a disciplined and murderous psychopath (a self-admitted "monster"), and he slakes his blood lust at night by carefully killing the serial ki During the day, Dexter Morgan is a jovial employee in the Miami Metropolitan Police Department's crime lab, but his meticulously crafted life masks his true nature. In reality Dexter is a disciplined and murderous psychopath (a self-admitted "monster"), and he slakes his blood lust at night by carefully killing the serial killers he tracks down during the day.

People who added this item 130  Average listal rating (95 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.9 
24. Top Gear (2002)
(2002-)
Jeremy, Richard and James talk about everything car-related. From new cars to how they're fueled, this show has it all.

People who added this item 747  Average listal rating (552 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.9 
25. Fawlty Towers (1975)
(1975-1979)
Hotel owner Basil Fawlty's incompetence, short fuse, and arrogance form a combination that ensures accidents and trouble are never far away.

People who added this item 800  Average listal rating (484 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.9 
26. Oz (1997)
(1997-2003)
A series chronicling the daily activities of an unusual prison facility and its criminal inhabitants.



People who added this item 1152  Average listal rating (641 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.9 
27. Rome (2005)
(2005-2007)
A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.

People who added this item 460  Average listal rating (311 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.9 
28. Black Adder Goes Forth (1989)
(1989-)
In this final series, Blackadder is a World War I army captain trying to survive at the front lines at the Western Front.

People who added this item 5028  Average listal rating (3366 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.9 
29. The Simpsons (1989)
(1989-)
The Simpsons is an animated Sitcom about the antics of a dysfunctional family called the simpsons (surprise surprise). Homer is the oafish unhealthy beer loving father, Marge is the hardworking homemaker wife, Bart is the ten year old underachiever (and proud of it), Lisa is the unappreciated eight year old genius, and Maggie is the cute, pacifier loving silent infant.

People who added this item 346  Average listal rating (232 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 8.9 
30. DragonBall Z (1989)
(1989-2003)
Earth's defender Goku learns that he is from another planet. Now Goku and his allies must defend the planet from an onslaught of new extraterrestrial enemies.

People who added this item 1828  Average listal rating (1125 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.9 
31. Doctor Who (2005)
(2005-)
The further adventures of the time traveling alien adventurer and his companions.

People who added this item 4164  Average listal rating (2749 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.9 
32. House M.D. (2004)
(2004-)
An antisocial maverick doctor who specializes in diagnostic medicine does whatever it takes to solve puzzling cases that come his way using his crack team of doctors and his wits.

People who added this item 1496  Average listal rating (932 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.8 
33. Battlestar Galactica (2004)
(2004-2009)
After losing the war against the Cylon robots, the Battlestar Galactica crew speed toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth. Galactica Commander Adama and President Laura Roslin face waning supplies, crushed morale, ... and the credible threat Cylons aboard the ship.

People who added this item 352  Average listal rating (201 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.8 
34. Suits (2011)
(2011-)
On the run from a drug deal gone bad, Mike Ross, a brilliant college-dropout, finds himself a job working with Harvey Specter, one of New York City's best lawyers.

People who added this item 448  Average listal rating (338 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 8.8 
35. Chappelle's Show (2003)
(2003-2006)
Comedian Dave Chappelle hosts this sketch-comedy show that parodies many of the nuances of race and culture.

People who added this item 2337  Average listal rating (1663 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.8 
36. The X Files (1993)
(1993-2002)
This television series follows the adventures and lives of FBI agents investigating those cases that involve the paranormal or previously unsolved (especially by conventional means). FBI Special Agents Mulder, Scully, Doggett and Reyes work to uncover forces within the United States of America government that would violate people's rights, alien creatures and monsters alike that attack and other mysteries.

People who added this item 285  Average listal rating (190 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.8 
37. Archer (2009)
(2009-)
At ISIS, an international spy agency, global crises are merely opportunities for its highly trained employees to confuse, undermine, betray and royally screw each other.


People who added this item 684  Average listal rating (433 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.8 
38. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005)
(2005-)
Four young friends with big egos and slightly arrogant attitudes are the proprietors of an Irish bar in Philadelphia.

People who added this item 3536  Average listal rating (2560 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 8.8 
39. South Park (1997)
(1997-)
Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.

People who added this item 2335  Average listal rating (1566 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 8.8 
40. The Office (US) (2005)
(2005-)
A mockumentary on a group of typical office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behavior, and tedium. Based on the hit BBC series.

People who added this item 710  Average listal rating (374 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.8 
41. Deadwood (2004)
(2004-2006)
A show set in the late 1800's, revolving around the characters of Deadwood, South Dakota; a town of deep corruption and crime.

People who added this item 1662  Average listal rating (1007 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.8 
42. Six Feet Under (2001)
(2001-2005)
A drama series that takes a darkly comical look at members of a dysfunctional California family that runs an independent funeral home.

People who added this item 490  Average listal rating (292 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating 8.8 
43. Downton Abbey (2010)
(2010-)
Beginning in the years leading up to World War I, the drama centers on the Crawley family and their servants.

People who added this item 472  Average listal rating (326 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.8 
44. Black Adder II (1986)
(1986-)
Lord Edmund Blackadder is now seeking the approval of Queen Elizabeth I with the "help" of Lord Percy Percy and Baldrick.

People who added this item 458  Average listal rating (294 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 8.8 
45. The West Wing (1999)
(1999-2006)
Inside the lives of staffers in the west wing of the White House.

People who added this item 506  Average listal rating (331 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating 8.8 
46. The Shield (2002)
(2002-2008)
The Shield is an American television drama series which aired on FX Networks in the United States and other networks internationally. Known for its controversial portrayal of corrupt police officers, it was originally advertised as "Rampart" in reference to the true life Rampart Division police scandal, which the show's Strike Team was loosely based upon. The first season gained the most Emmy nominations for a basic cable drama.

People who added this item 1021  Average listal rating (558 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.7 
47. Mad Men (2007)
(2007-)
A drama about one of New York's most prestigious ad agencies at the beginning of the 1960s, focusing on one of the firm's most mysterious but extremely talented ad executives, Donald Draper.

People who added this item 1035  Average listal rating (794 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 8.7 
48. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1998)
(1998-2006)
Improvisational comedy game show in which four players act out various comic games and sketches.

People who added this item 299  Average listal rating (190 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.7 
49. Louie (2010)
(2010-)

People who added this item 698  Average listal rating (529 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 8.7 
50. The Colbert Report (2005)
(2005-)
Satirist news caster Stephen Colbert provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world, with his larger then life ego and overly patriotic spirit along with him every step of the way.



 

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Comments

Posted: 3 years, 8 months ago at Jan 3 15:26
easily the worst list i've ever seen. they didn't think the honeymooners, i love lucy, mash, all in the family, the original star trek,or the odd couple, to name a few, are in the top 100 shows of all time? i know i'm old, but come on..
Posted: 3 years, 4 months ago at Apr 25 19:44
I'm usually not very impressed with IMDb's Top Films so I'm impressed that so many of my favorite shows made this list :)
Posted: 3 years, 4 months ago at Apr 25 23:37
Black books? REALLY?????
Jay is right enough though.
Posted: 1 year, 10 months ago at Oct 9 18:27
On the IMDB page BrBa has 9.5 now, and The Wire 9.3 and The Soprano 9.1

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