Top Ten Best Crime DramasLadyLioness This is for all the crime dramas, both inside the courtroom and on the streets.
The Top Ten
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Favourite characters are Derek Morgan and Spencer Reid. Am I the only one that think that spencer is kinda attractive but in a dorky way?
I watched all 7 seasons in 2 weeks and I couldn't stop for a day. The last 2 weeks I have been so obsessed with the show that I can't wait for it to come back on... Amazing Characters, awesome cases and sometimes creepy serial killersV 15 Comments
Great Show! Love Mark Harmon playing Gibbs, he has that awesome combination of Serious Marine, and funny boss. Hopefully Gibbs doesn't start thinking about retirement or resignation, because that looks like where it's headed. Best Show 10/10! Love this show!
Ever since I started watching,I have been hooked. Best show out there. Great plots,acting,and characters, NCIS is Hard to beat.
I love this show bcoz a lot of crime show are dim-witted the stupidest person alive could tell you what happens nxt on most shows where NCIS is inellectual compared 2most n thats y I love it
Started watching NCIS about 4 years ago got addicted ordered box set and watched every single episode within a week.
Love tony and zivas relationship so good
It's a show that cares for all its characters... victims, killers, suspects and detectives. None is fully bad or good, every one got their flaws and also their bright sides. And there's not always a happy ending, and often there is a conflict between what's just and what's the least bad solution, and yeah, sometimes along the way innocent lives get destroyed by wrong accusations and mistakes. But it is not entirely pessimistic, often cases are successfully closed and justice is served. Like in real life, there may or may not be a happy end. It's not like a regular crime drama... it's a varied and perfectly paced character study of the highest possible quality, and with some of the greatest performances in recent history. - Martin_Canine
Probably the most consistent show, rarely a dull episode. The show has just enough graphic imagery and never gets too silly.
This show is downright amazing! Non stop action through out every episode, I love it so much
This isn't just one of the best crime dramas, it's one of the best shows period.V 3 Comments
The mentalist is a great show and the enigma gets closer to resolution with each episode. The main character patrick jane is likeable to the audience and introduces humour into the storylines.
The Mentalist, The scariest not scary guy I know, laugh out loud. Like anyone could kick his arse, but he could do way more than inflict physical pain, with little to no effort.
This show makes you THINK. Wake up, people, it's not only about guns and murders! THE MENTALIST is about crimes and how you try to solve them by using your mind.
Patrick jane is awesomeV 7 Comments
How is breaking bad not number 1?
Or even on the list for that matter before.
Really, and where is the wire.
Wow, this lost really sucks.
Yeah how is this not number 1...(turns round and puts on his Heisenberg hat)... - espyorkshiremanV 3 Comments
Better than every show on this list other than maybe Criminal Minds
This programme makes you think and cleverly creates tension. I love the acting and the script is intelligent. It should be higher up on the list as it draws you in with the life of Sherlock and Watson.
Sherlock is the best crime drama
What the hell it's doing in 16th! Come on people! Sherlock is class! 1V 6 Comments
Best show in the universe! It is 10,000,000,000,000,000 better than law and order! My favorite character is Dr. Brennan!
( Temprance) She is a Forensic Anthropologist who is AMAZING at it! Makes me study 100 times harder in science! Once you see one episode you will be addicted because it is so awesome!
100,000,000,000,000,000,000 / 10
I love BONES! IT is the best show ever my favorite character is Booth a trained sniper and a awesome guy. I LOVE THIS SHOW. This show is a 9000000/10 I love this show. It's so interesting. It makes me want to try harder in science.
Bones is so funny, I love her relationship with booth! Classic crime drama with a twist 10/10
Such a great show with a fantastic cast. The crimes are interesting, but the characters are the best part of the show. Plus you get the comedy and chemistry of Boreanaz and Deschanel. So fun.V 14 Comments
This is a show that I have watched grow and develop with me. The enticing cases, the humour, the different character-themed episodes and Castle and Beckett's long-awaited yet fulfilling love story are the things that make this what it is today - A MUST WATCH and a real lesson in DOING CRIME THE FUN WAY! Honestly, this show is supposed to be at the very top!
This show is good not only because of the suspense but because of the chemistry between the two protagonists. Great choice of actors! Nice story over all.
God, I am so addicted to this show. I have watched every episode at least thrice and still can't get enough of it
The best crime drama ever I have seen so far! No doubt I love beckett and castle. It should be ranked at the top 51V 10 Comments
The most favourite crime drama that ever made :) I liked this one better than the other CSI franchise such as Miami and Las Vegas. Hell dude, just look at the how Mac, Danny, Flack, and the others handle the case! So awesome!
This is my favourite show on TV. The acting on this show is just fantastic - axelsonfire
I love csi New York the most in the csi series
Best T.V. crime drama. lightyears above the metalist which I also like and much better than the other CSI's
Should be number ONE not number Six, it is the most watched T.V. show in the world
Should be #2 behind criminal minds
Love this show very good
Can't believe this is not top 5, is crazily underrated
I love this show
This show is sooo underrated I can't even stand it
Dexter is one the best crime dramas ever made. It truly deserves to be way higher in this list. It is a brilliant story and Dexter the main character played by Michael C. Hall is maybe the best and most lovable serial killer the T.V. has ever had.
Dexter is good in the beginning but midway on I feel they lost there direction and just wanted to keep pumping out seasons. Starts great ends mediocre.
Dexter deserves to be in the top 5. Unique storyline and brilliant acting. My favorite character is debra, dexter's foul mouthed sis
I loved the showV 1 Comment
A lot of these shows are fluff and something you can have in the background playing and not miss much. The wire and breaking bad are story driven from beginning to end. Should be top two.
If you're listing this here, I have to vote for it. It does have crime. It is a drama. Yet it's primarily so much more. Among the greatest works of Art in this media. - Billyv
Greatest show ever. Really depicts American society
This is number 53? Bull!V 1 Comment
Is this a joke? How's law & order not first?
The original and longest running of them - Frouze
The family interaction makes this a phenomenal show, from what might otherwise be just another cop show. Tom Selleck is perfect for his role, now nearing the end of a wonderful career.
All the stuff for a good crime, drama, comedy T.V. series. Very entertaining. Full of suspense and humor in a fast scene, smart talking and clever twist of events... Binge-watched the 6 seasons for few days. Great, handsome, beautiful actors and actresses. After few months, still got the hang of it... great show... actually binge-watched it again... hehehe
One of my favorites... Shawn and Gus are hilarious
So addicting! I love it!
At least in the Top 10. 8th seasons and still exciting.
This should definitely be number one with NCIS: LA behind it, its the most amazing show imaginable - Warrior
Very enjoyable and great character interaction and plots
Hawaii Five-0 should 100% be in the top 5V 2 Comments
A good movie we need more family movies without a lot of (Drama) just fun fun fun.
A very good show
A good show loved it
You"ve got to love the keeks team. Those guys are just meant to be.
Really people! It's a nicely done American! "who dun-it." Get the stick out...
Nice spin-off of NCIS. Well done!
Lets put this show back on. I love it and all the other shows to.
Great cast, drama, action...It has everything! I love all the seasons, ecspecially season 4. My favorite character would be Elena.
How is monk not #1? The show is funny, creatively written, and nail biting
I love this show
Monk is the best...
I loved the show
Simply, another English who-dun-it that they do so well, with a "Doctor Who," actor!
Just fun to watch!
Crime, Comedy, nuff said. - fireinside96
Much talent, based on a real person, real examples of movers-and-shakers (in the news) who are exposed by facial expressions and body language (as examples) during the plot-line of the episodes. Female lead is easy-on-the-eyes, too.
Oh this one is good! So sad there's only 3 seasons. Very captivating!
The best... I love scofield, the way he lives for others just awesome should be at least in top 3.
This has a really good cast, it's different & raw! I hot into it late but I'm glad I got into it, I like how it crosses with Chicago Fire & it even crossed with Law & Order SVU last season! Watch one episode you'll be hooked!
I love Midsomer murders my favorite sgt is gavin troy he is easily the cutest and I love him
I love midsomer murders!
Brillant show the best of the sunday dramas
41? This show is awesome and exiting - Organ
One episode of this show and you'll be thinking 'Brend who? '. More focus on the team and the same killer storylines
The best crime drama, french
Definitely breaking bad tier. First 5 seasons great however last 2 were just decent. don't believe the rumors of it being some sort of redneck reality show it's better than shows like criminal minds and NCIS in the way that mortality for the main characters is real. Each episode is important so its different from them in that way
A very good show
Old style, good looking, detective series.
A brilliant mixture of mystery, drama, action, humour and romance
Teen out does police. It's good.
A weird and wonderful mixture of teen drama, noir thriller and Shakesperian tragedy. Razor sharp dialogue, multi-dimensional characters, well-crafted plots and superb acting by a young, relatively inexperienced cast. It also features one the small screens hottest, absorbing and most heartwrenching romantic entaglements.
A good show loved it
A favorite of my wife.
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