Top 10 Best Action/Adventure TV Shows

Action and adventure have long been at the heart of some of the most captivating and thrilling television shows ever created. These series transport us to the edge of our seats, offering excitement, drama, and a healthy dose of adrenaline.

From classic series that pioneered the genre to modern productions that have pushed the envelope, these shows have captivated audiences around the world with their breathtaking stunts, nail-biting suspense, and unforgettable characters. Prepare to embark on a journey through the most exhilarating and pulse-pounding television series ever created, and discover the remarkable stories that have left a lasting impact on the landscape of entertainment.
The Top Ten
1 24 24 is an American action drama television series produced for the Fox network, created by Joel Surnow and Robert Cochran, and starring Kiefer Sutherland as counter-terrorist agent Jack Bauer.

Jack Bauer has a knack for uncovering conspiracies, trusting his instincts, and often finding himself knee-deep in danger while running out of time. Each season of 24 covers one day in the life of Jack Bauer as he discovers the truth and ultimately saves the day.

Come on, 24 should be #1. There is no other action series as spectacular.

2 The Venture Bros. The Venture Bros. is an American animated television series that premiered on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim on February 16, 2003. It is considered to be an action/adventure series that mixes comedy and drama while chronicling the lives and adventures of the Venture family: well-meaning but incompetent... read more
3 Batman: The Animated Series
4 The A-Team The A-Team is an American action-adventure television series that ran on NBC from 1983 to 1987 about members of a fictitious former United States Army Special Forces unit.

A product of the 1980s, The A-Team features a group of former Army Special Forces members who work as guns-for-hire. Each member has a specialty, such as espionage, disguise, or demolition.

This A-Team is the best action series by far.

5 La Femme Nikita

A clandestine anti-terrorist organization fakes the death of a jailed, convicted murderer. Believing her twin assets of beauty and the ability to kill will make her a valuable new operative, they train her in the fighting skills necessary to succeed in her new job. The new operative, code-named Josephine, proves to be somewhat less ruthless than planned, as she was falsely convicted and never murdered anyone.

6 The Pretender

The Pretender is the story of Jarod, a boy genius taken from his family as a child. Jarod possesses the ability to quickly learn and impersonate different jobs and occupations. His abductors, a facility simply known as The Centre, tested his abilities through various simulations.

7 Rome Rome is a British-American-Italian historical drama television series created by John Milius, William J.
8 Prison Break Prison Break is an American television serial drama created by Paul Scheuring, that was broadcast on Fox for four seasons, from 2005 to 2009. The series revolves around two brothers.

When one man is falsely accused and sentenced to prison due to a political conspiracy, his brother will stop at nothing to help. He even gets himself into the same prison to break them both out.

9 The Unit

This hour-long show explores the lives of American super-secret operators.

10 Daredevil
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11 Mission: Impossible

With a cast that typically featured high-caliber actors like Martin Landau and Leonard Nimoy, "Mission: Impossible" took viewers to exotic locations for jobs that needed an expert touch. The trademark theme song, along with the opening, which featured a self-destructing tape recording, have since become part of the television landscape.

12 Chuck Chuck is an American action-comedy/spy-drama television series created by Josh Schwartz and Chris Fedak.

Although highly comical, Chuck is an action-packed series that follows the story of Chuck, an ordinary guy who accidentally downloads government secrets and must work with agents to keep them safe.

Superb - more funny than serious, but still one of the best.

13 Rescue Me

Tommy Gavin is a dedicated firefighter who must balance his work and personal life day after day. With his ex-wife now dating other men and his job getting increasingly stressful, can he cope?

14 Fauda
15 Blade: The Series
16 Doctor Who Doctor Who is a British science-fiction television programme produced by the BBC since 1963. The programme depicts the adventures of a Time Lord called "the Doctor", an extraterrestrial being from the planet Gallifrey. The Doctor explores the universe in a time-travelling space ship called the TARDIS... read more
17 Xena: Warrior Princess

Xena: Warrior Princess stars Lucy Lawless as Xena. Xena and her friend Gabrielle, the Amazon Queen, embark on adventures involving old gods. They fight strong opponents, guards, and warriors. Xena and Gabrielle always put up a strong fight to win.

18 Mortal Kombat: Conquest

Mortal Kombat: Conquest is a series about great warriors from many planets and empires. Shadow warriors and powerful fighters guard the realms of Outworld. The show features good fight scenes.

19 Firefly Firefly is an American space Western drama television series which ran from 2002–2003, created by writer and director Joss Whedon, under his Mutant Enemy Productions label.
20 Burn Notice
21 Walker, Texas Ranger

A good show overall. The best part is when Walker beats someone up.

22 Westlife Westlife were an Irish boy band, formed in July 1998 and disbanded in June 2012. Originally signed by Simon Cowell and managed by Louis Walsh, the group's final line-up consisted of Nicky Byrne, Kian Egan, Mark Feehily, and Shane Filan.
23 The Last Ship

Action-packed from start to finish!

24 RoboCop: The Series
25 Farscape
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