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People who added this item 1648  Average listal rating (1006 ratings) 8.9  IMDB Rating 9.6 
1. 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 1371  Average listal rating (848 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating 9.6 
2. 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 575  Average listal rating (348 ratings) 8.6  IMDB Rating 9.5 
3. Planet Earth (2006)
(2006)

People who added this item 2138  Average listal rating (1282 ratings) 9  IMDB Rating 9.5 
4. Game of Thrones (2011)
(2011-)
Kings, queens, knights and renegades use schemes and swords to battle for the throne.

People who added this item 862  Average listal rating (435 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 1567  Average listal rating (968 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 1298  Average listal rating (818 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 1638  Average listal rating (1102 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 9.2 
8. 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 1588  Average listal rating (992 ratings) 8.4  IMDB Rating 9.2 
9. 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 206  Average listal rating (85 ratings) 9.2  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 643  Average listal rating (411 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 9.2 
11. 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 720  Average listal rating (459 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 9.1 
12. 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 4830  Average listal rating (3222 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 900  Average listal rating (550 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
14. 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 1022  Average listal rating (710 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 1426  Average listal rating (901 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
16. 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 2269  Average listal rating (1672 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating
17. 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 815  Average listal rating (476 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
18. Cowboy Bebop (1998)
(1998)
The futuristic adventures of an easygoing bounty hunter and his partners.

People who added this item 3015  Average listal rating (1852 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
19. 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 112  Average listal rating (79 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
20. 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 1128  Average listal rating (626 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
21. 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 1182  Average listal rating (706 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating
22. 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 1010  Average listal rating (726 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
23. 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 4941  Average listal rating (3319 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
24. 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 247  Average listal rating (155 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.9 
25. 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 821  Average listal rating (557 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.9 
26. 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 654  Average listal rating (405 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.9 
27. 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 204  Average listal rating (148 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.9 
28. 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 732  Average listal rating (536 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.9 
29. 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 771  Average listal rating (463 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.9 
30. Oz (1997)
(1997-2003)
A series chronicling the daily activities of an unusual prison facility and its criminal inhabitants.



People who added this item 3491  Average listal rating (2541 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 8.9 
31. 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 2296  Average listal rating (1530 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 8.9 
32. 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 691  Average listal rating (359 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.9 
33. 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 1631  Average listal rating (981 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.9 
34. 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 450  Average listal rating (305 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.9 
35. 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 1754  Average listal rating (1067 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.9 
36. Doctor Who (2005)
(2005-)
The further adventures of the time traveling alien adventurer and his companions.

People who added this item 4081  Average listal rating (2677 ratings) 8  IMDB Rating 8.9 
37. 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 1459  Average listal rating (912 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.8 
38. 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 309  Average listal rating (170 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating 8.8 
39. 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 437  Average listal rating (332 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 8.8 
40. 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 2276  Average listal rating (1613 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating 8.8 
41. 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 439  Average listal rating (273 ratings) 8.2  IMDB Rating 8.8 
42. Spaced (1999)
(1999-2001)
Friends Tim and Daisy, 20-something North Londoners with uncertain futures, must pretend to be a couple to live in the only apartment they can afford.

People who added this item 441  Average listal rating (250 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 425  Average listal rating (293 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating 8.8 
44. Black Adder the Third (1987)
(1987)
During the Regency period, the insane King George III's stark raving mad son, George, is the Prince Regent of Wales. Vulgar and staggeringly slow-and-dim-witted, George exhausts the country's money and would surely be dead by know were it not for his dry, angry, bitter, arrogant and cynical butler, Edmund Blackadder, Esq. Blackadder i During the Regency period, the insane King George III's stark raving mad son, George, is the Prince Regent of Wales. Vulgar and staggeringly slow-and-dim-witted, George exhausts the country's money and would surely be dead by know were it not for his dry, angry, bitter, arrogant and cynical butler, Edmund Blackadder, Esq. Blackadder is an ex-aristocrat who has lost his family fortune and been reduced to servant-hood, and full of loathing knowing he should have a better position then serving a lunatic. Sod-Off Baldrick is his dirty, smelly peasant servant, and Mrs. Miggins is an annoying cheerful coffee-shoppe owner who is too stupid to understand most of Mr. Blackadder's insults.

People who added this item 463  Average listal rating (321 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.8 
45. 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 2643  Average listal rating (1669 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating 8.8 
46. Supernatural (2005)
(2005-)
Two brothers search for their missing father, the man who trained them to be warriors against supernatural evil.

People who added this item 582  Average listal rating (364 ratings) 7.4  IMDB Rating 8.8 
47. Curb Your Enthusiasm (1999)
(2000-)
He's got it all: a loving wife, good friends, a successful career, a great home..what could possibly go wrong for Larry David? Seinfeld co-creator Larry David stars as himself in this hilarious, off-kilter comedy series that presents an unflinching, self-depreciating depiction of his life.

People who added this item 331  Average listal rating (225 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 8.8 
48. 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 450  Average listal rating (293 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating 8.8 
49. The West Wing (1999)
(1999-2006)
Inside the lives of staffers in the west wing of the White House.

People who added this item 488  Average listal rating (312 ratings) 7.5  IMDB Rating 8.8 
50. 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.


 

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Comments

Posted: 2 years, 7 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: 2 years, 3 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: 2 years, 3 months ago at Apr 25 23:37
Black books? REALLY?????
Jay is right enough though.
Posted: 10 months, 2 weeks 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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