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People who added this item 1564 Average listal rating (956 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 8.7
Truly inventive and innovative in its social commentary and an outstanding cast of characters, this show has it all. Humanity is wiped out by their own creation, but for a few thousand survivors in a handful of spaceships. Fascinating to see how politics, power, and religion play a hand in the minutiae of survival.
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People who added this item 2349 Average listal rating (1335 ratings) 8.8 IMDB Rating 9.5
Breaking Bad (2008)
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People who added this item 2945 Average listal rating (1616 ratings) 8.9 IMDB Rating 9.5
Epic first season, very well-written (almost tortuously so in its cliffhangers and exposition of new kingdoms and customs), and characters that you can really love. This is a Game of Thrones, however, and the game draws blood. I cling to hope, with nary a cause.
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People who added this item 1770 Average listal rating (1085 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 9.1
Firefly (2002)
Oh, how I'd love to see what Joss Whedon would have done with a full 24 episode long season...
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People who added this item 763 Average listal rating (395 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.7
Deadwood (2004)
In the mid-1800s, we see the origins--or continuations--of greed and cunning that run deep through the psyche of American culture. Strong and memorable characters make this a series of true staying power.
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People who added this item 119 Average listal rating (55 ratings) 8.8 IMDB Rating 9.3
Cosmos (1980)
Still very relevant in today's scientifically-averse culture. Surprising how well all of the facts and theories still hold up today--a hallmark of the genius and poetry of Carl Sagan.
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People who added this item 32 Average listal rating (18 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8.2
Very warm, often funny, sometimes strange but always calming. John Lurie, who is no expert fisherman, has crafted a wondrous and unique show that strangely endears.
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People who added this item 331 Average listal rating (205 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.3
Fooly Cooly (2000)
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People who added this item 165 Average listal rating (97 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.6
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People who added this item 4853 Average listal rating (2944 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.4
Lost (2004)
I dislike the series finale so passionately that I feel it necessary to point it out. Otherwise, this would be my favorite show, hands down.
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People who added this item 359 Average listal rating (218 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.6
Louie (2010)
Louis C.K.'s new comedy is as refreshing and hilarious as it is depressing. Billed as a 'post-Seinfeld' sitcom, it pits Louie against the daily pressures of a single parent's life and the trials and tribulations of being a comic.
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People who added this item 588 Average listal rating (331 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 8.7
Downton Abbey (2010)
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People who added this item 28 Average listal rating (16 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.7
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Amazing to see how he can pull off these tricks using the power of language. The man is brilliant. Brilliant, I tell you! No one else like him.

(For those who have not seen or heard of Derren Brown, here is a video of him and Simon Pegg of Shaun of the Dead)
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People who added this item 1043 Average listal rating (511 ratings) 8.7 IMDB Rating 9.4
The Wire (2002)
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People who added this item 11 Average listal rating (7 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 8.5
A thoughtful take on stories of everyday people that never failed to come out positive. High-brow and kind of artsy--which is probably why it's so high on this list.
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An anime that can put some serious tension on the heart-strings of even the surliest of individuals. Deserves to be seen for its maturity, philosophical ideas, and, of course, for Alex Louis Armstrong!
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People who added this item 1783 Average listal rating (1179 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8.9
Probably the smartest comedy full of dumbasses ever concieved. Every character is fully realized--each with their own quirks and behaviors--by an impressive ensemble of actors, and they never fail to amuse.
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People who added this item 61 Average listal rating (38 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 8.5
Clearly the inspiration for 30 Rock, this innovative TV show manages to stay fresh even 10+ years after its debut, thanks to the ensemble of oddball and egotistical characters. And Jeffrey Tambor.
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People who added this item 163 Average listal rating (93 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.9
Outlaw Star (1998)
Once my favorite anime ever, this still holds a special spot in my heart (and my lists). I think a big reason why I loved Firefly so much is because I had seen all of Outlaw Star beforehand, and they share many of the same qualities--being an 'outlaw,' a humorous captain, loads of lovable characters and a mysterious plot. And it's only one season! You have no excuse to check it out now.
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People who added this item 1079 Average listal rating (807 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 8.7
Pretty much the only place you can turn to and get an honest and sane take on the state of politics. On top of the catharsis of Jon's explanation of the absurdity in today's news, he also has very thoughtful interviews with every guest--even those with whom he often disagrees with. Sad that you must turn to a comedy program to witness any sort of a substanative conversation with a political figurehead.
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People who added this item 724 Average listal rating (546 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 8.6
Hands-down the greatest satirist alive today. I love how Republicans still don't understand that his stances--that they often agree with--are clearly making fun of them. And I am gleeful that he has inserted himself into the political arena by establishing a SuperPAC of his own and showing just how easy the power they grant is to abuse.
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People who added this item 668 Average listal rating (335 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 9
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...not much to say about this one. Absurd humor, made right and made cheap. *cough* Brule's Rules. *cough*
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People who added this item 1221 Average listal rating (660 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 8.8
Rome (2005)
Amazing sets, interesting characters, and the daily minutae of life in Rome during the rise and fall of Caesar makes for epic and immersive drama.
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People who added this item 46 Average listal rating (29 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 8.1
Stella (2005)
David Wain, Michael Showalter, and Michael Ian Black bring dumb comedy of the highest of brow, dressed in suits. I love the literary wordplay and idiocy of it all, but the real gas is seeing the trio together.
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People who added this item 1631 Average listal rating (900 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 9
Death Note (2006)
The concept of this stylish anime is what caught me: a student named Light Yagami has found a Shinigami's dropped notebook--a Death Note that grants the writer the power to kill simply by writing a name. Ryuk, the Shinigami who dropped the notebook, couldn't be happier with what Light's plans are...
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People who added this item 263 Average listal rating (155 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.9
Wilfred (2011)
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People who added this item 840 Average listal rating (504 ratings) 8.6 IMDB Rating 9.1
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People who added this item 237 Average listal rating (132 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 0
Westworld (2016)
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People who added this item 484 Average listal rating (292 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 8.9
Black Mirror (2011)
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People who added this item 29 Average listal rating (18 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 0
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People who added this item 26 Average listal rating (16 ratings) 6.8 IMDB Rating 8.8
A simple premise: choose a card; if it says Treat, you will be given an unforgettably great experience. If it says Trick, well... Derren Brown has a devilish ability to find the fears of people and an eye for presentation.

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