Top 10 Best TV Shows

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The Top Ten

1 The Simpsons The Simpsons The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening that originally started on April 19, 1987 as shorts on The Tracey Ullman Show. It got its own series on December 17, 1989 and is still running as of 2018, making it the longest running animated sitcom. It is about a man named Homer ...read more.

In my generation, this was the Beatles of television.

The old simpsons were the best ever. Don't judge it by the new episodes. Watch all of seasons 5-10 and you will agree.

Even those without accounts are right, The Simpsons wasn't really appropriate for families, it's a teenage show only for teenagers and adults, it's humor is dirty, but South Park takes the cake as the most inappropriate show of all time, People need to stop focusing on inappropriate shows, they probably just do it for the money. - nelsonerico

I absolutly love it but I have to agree the older ones were better. I especially like the treehouse horror Halloween specials that they do

I love the Simpsons I watch it so much it hilarious. So yeah

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2 Breaking Bad Breaking Bad Breaking Bad is an American crime drama television series created and produced by Vince Gilligan. The show originally aired on the AMC network for five seasons, from January 20, 2008, to September 29, 2013.

No.13. Are you kidding me. It deserves the top spot and way ahead of all these other shows (except Friends). It is the best show on television apart from The Wire. Please vote for this to get to the top.

Breaking Bad has everything you could possibly want in a show plus more. Every second of this masterpiece is absolutely brilliant. There's not a single bad performance by anyone. Breaking Bad has the greatest assemblage of characters I've ever seen, everyone is incredibly fascinating. Walter White is one of the finest and most complex characters ever created. The soundtrack must be mentioned as well, as Dave Porters score is mesmerizing and the great songs throughout the series are perfectly placed. I'm definitely going to watch it all over again. Breaking Bad is my religion! - DamnFineCupOfCoffee

It was actually awesome, it won't disturb you, and it had the best acting as a matter of fact for a non sitcom show, it was the best show ever made and now the best show around is Doctor Who. - nelsonerica

Wow, that piece of garbage by the name of "Family Guy" is higher than this?

This show really knows how to write characters and a twisty plot. This show... Geez if I described in detail why it's so great, I'd write a bloody novel! Oh PLEASE do yourself a favor and watch this. Family Guy was never good to begin with. Seth MacFarlane just references stuff and expects you to laugh because somehow, if you reference something, it's automatically funny. Har har har. Gilligan on the other hand is an intelligent individual who incorporates moral themes and realistic character traits into his show. Also, Breaking Bad is UNPREDICTABLE. If you like The Walking Dead, The X-Files, or ANY crime drama, this show is for you. Even if you don't - this show might make crime dramas your obsession. PLEASE do yourself a favor and give it a watch. And if you still like the racist, sexist, unoriginal Simpsons rip-off that is Family Guy better, please get cultured.

Breaking Bad should be number 1, it's the greatest T.V. show of all time

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3 The Walking Dead The Walking Dead The Walking Dead is an American horror drama television series developed by Frank Darabont, based on the comic book series of the same name by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard . Andrew Lincoln plays the show's lead character, sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes, who awakens from a coma discovering ...read more.

What makes "The Walking Dead, " so unique is the fact that it isn't some cliche show where you can guess exactly what happens. You'll watch your favorite characters die, and weaker characters fail repeatedly. Of course there are zombies walking around looking for flesh, but that's simply a chore each of the characters must face now. "The Walking Dead, " exposes humanities imperfections in such a way that makes you feel for the characters so much more.

AMC created a master piece. The episodes totally hook you and once you watch it there is no going back. Second Season Oct.11 can't wait for it to come. - PePsMeX

It's not always hooking, it's scary and disturbing, it isn't as bad as Supernatural, but it can still disturb you and possibly scar you for life, but it deserves to be here since it's so iconic.

The walking dead is an amazing show, it has great characters with lot of depth and does well at keeping you watching the show with suspense, thrills, and anticipation of what happens next. Truly a great show

I was only 3 years old when when I first started watching this and I fell in love with it - Lucasbck36

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4 SpongeBob SquarePants SpongeBob SquarePants SpongeBob SquarePants is an American animated television series created by marine biologist and animator Stephen Hillenburg for Nickelodeon. SpongeBob is currently the most popular show on Nickelodeon, as well as the longest running show, running for 18 years, and is beginning its 11th season. The show ...read more.

Wait, this should be in the top 5. What is Queer as Folk? This should possibly be the top T.V. show. He is a fun yellow sponge with a pink starfish best friend. - thowil

STUPIDEST SHOW?! It's obvious you've only watched the new episodes. - Goatworlds

Haha how could you now love him? His is a fun yellow sponge with a stupid pink starfish friend! I love him! And he should be in the top ten or twenty

My number 1 cartoon show. I've seen every episode from season 1-8

The new episodes are nowhere near as good as the old ones since the movie, Nickelodeon is running out of ideas.

This should be number 1 or 2. - LeRoiDesSapins

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5 Game of Thrones Game of Thrones Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama television series created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss. It is an adaptation of A Song of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martin's series of fantasy novels, the first of which is titled A Game of Thrones.

GOT is the best show ever... How come it is placed so low on the list :(
My top 5 T.V. shows would be:
1. Game of Thrones
2. How I met Your Mother
3. Breaking Bad
4. Friends
5. The Wire - abhisheksrivastava

Seems like you haven't watch Breaking bad. It may comes after GOT for some, but never after How I Met Your Mother. - paragjyoti

I was looking for something to watch and seen Game of thrones was ranked 59th. Not sure if this site is even worth looking at anymore...

A magnificent and spellbinding show that is always intriguing. The atmosphere and tension it manages to create throughout each episode is superb. Fascinating characters, epic music, gorgeous cinematography, stunning action. great story and character developments... yeah, basically everything about Game of Thrones is excellent. Once all seasons are out I'm gonna watch it all over again, 'cause its that amazing and I love this show so much. Along with Breaking Bad, this is at the top of the best shows to come out in a long time. Masterpiece!

I never liked this show, probably never will. - LeRoiDesSapins

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6 Family Guy Family Guy Family Guy is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series centers on the Griffins, a family consisting of parents Peter (Idiotic Dad) and Lois (Nagging Wife), their children Meg (Socially Awkward Daughter) Chris (Idiotic Son), and Stewie ...read more.

Kinda lazy and boring compared to the old Simpsons and especially Breaking Bad, but back then it was a decent show, except for it's adult humor it originally has.

I have been watching Family Guy since the age of either 9, 10, 11, or 12. I am now 14 years old and Family Guy is one of my all-time favorite shows for myself. Family Guy is similar to The Simpsons, but more inappropriate humor and a more different family. The characters are hilarious, especially Peter Griffin (who's awesome and funny). The episodes are very funny, too. The cutaway gag is a very original idea for this awesome show, though, and the cutaway gags are VERY hilarious to me. The gag where either Peter or another character abuses Meg is really hilarious, too, because Meg is just a unique and different person, whereas everyone else, especially Peter, dislikes her and always abuses her, which is really funny to me. The rest of the things about this show is endlessly awesome. Seth MacFarlane, the creator, does an amazing job drawing the characters, backgrounds, etc. I really love Seth MacFaralne's artwork in this show, because his drawings of the characters are very unique and ...more - Jliby30

The funniest thing ever made since the beginning of time. I have seen every episode except 2 or 3 and with the exception of some episodes in seasons 1,2 and 10 every episode has been hilarious. It may be a applied taste and is not for the sensitive but it has 49 million fans on Facebook and is incredibly popular. Petarded is the funniest episode ever by far.

This show will get worse and worse. - LeRoiDesSapins

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7 Friends Friends F•R•I•E•N•D•S is an American television sitcom, created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, which originally aired on NBC from September 22, 1994, to May 6, 2004, lasting ten seasons. It now airs on Nick at Nite. ...read more.

Friends totally rocks! It's been years since it ended, but it's magic is still captures your heart!

Friends is like the best T.V. show ever no one can compete with friends...
Have seen each and every episode of friends like 5 times...

The greatest sitcom of all time, has surpassed Seinfeld in everything. Possibly the greatest T.V. Show of all time. Its impact on culture is immense, it really broke the mold in what sitcoms were.

Just because it is inappropriate doesn't mean it's a bad show. Like for example, Friends is a great show but it's inappropriate and Dora is a crappy show but it's kid friendly. No offense to Dora, it's probably better for the target demographic (2-5) - lelennyface

EPIC!

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8 South Park South Park South Park is an American adult animated sitcom created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone for the Comedy Central television network. The show is about four boys, who are Stan Marsh, Kyle Broflovski, Eric Cartman, and Kenny McCormick, and their adventures in South Park, Colorado.

It's all about the scripts. Just like The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show. The animation is sub par and who cares? These guys can stay on top of current events and paste one of these episodes together in 2 weeks if they need to do so. The one theme that seems to resonate with this team of writers is the cult of personality. Those writers love to be mean to celebs. They stay fresh because their ideas come from current events. - mgenet

It's not about the kids, it's about the audience overall. Who cares if it's inappropriate for kids, why do you care so much? It's supposed to be for mature audiences only. - MontyPython

There is no way that friends and family guy top this south park is a masterpiece! - Chris-1

I love a lot of these shows but South Park has to be the best no comparison - OneWayStreet

One of the few shows that remains relevant through the years

South park has balls. chin balls - ohhimark768

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9 Seinfeld Seinfeld Four single friends -- comic Jerry Seinfeld, bungling George Costanza, frustrated working gal Elaine Benes and eccentric neighbor Cosmo Kramer -- deal with the absurdities of everyday life in New York City.

No other show can hold a candle to Seinfeld - haineroid

Everyone knows George and Kramer are the best characters in T.V. History! And how did Friends get more votes than this?

Jerry seinfeld is the best comedian ever and made the best show ever. - metfan001

My family always watches this show and I love every minute of watching it!

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10 The Office (US) The Office (US) The Office is an American television comedy series that aired on NBC from March 24, 2005 to May 16, 2013.

It's just the best show ever. Best characters, best jokes, best lines, best plots. It's simply just that everything about it is awesome and fantastic. It's clearly the best and I don't know how it only has 1% of the votes here. Watch it people! It's amazing! Most people underestimate it because you have to be a true fan to really fully enjoy it, because you have to know the backstories, but if one were to pick it up late on the bandwagon, then watch every episode from season 1 to 9, they'd love it. Unless you don't like the humor entirely, it's just the best T.V. show ever.

The Office is the only show I've watched all nine seasons twice. I've laughed, I've cried, and I miss it. Each character is so unique and perfected. The actors couldn't have been picked better. I even loved the show after Steve left. If you haven't watched it beginning to end, get a Netflix account right now, start the show, and don't stop until you've reached the end.

I like/love most of the shows on this list... But nothing is better than the office. You come to know and love all the characters on such a personal level. When the show finished I felt depressed for a few days. The closest thing to how I felt was when I graduated high school and I knew I would never see most of my classmates again. I think it is so low because many people watch an episode or two and don't get it, so they don't give it a chance. I doubt anyone could not like this show if they watched a whole season.

It shouldn't be this low

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The Contenders

11 Lost Lost Lost is an American television drama series that originally aired on the American Broadcasting Company from September 22, 2004, to May 23, 2010, over six seasons, comprising a total of 121 episodes.

I absolutley LOVE LOST! It's so exciting and it always keeps you at the edge of your seat! This should be like at least number 5 on the list. It's a classic and all genres are on the show, they have it all, action, drama, adventure, romance, comedy, humor, mystery, and sometimes a bit of horror but not the real haunting horror, just mild. It's perfect for family veiwing or with your friends or even just alone. My favorites are Jack and Kate. I hate Sawyer, stupid hobo- monkey! Watch it, it's honestly mind squeezing, it makes you think hard to find a theory. It's also truly for smart people too! All lost fans are smart, that's why they understand it and love it! You will to!

AMAZING SHOW, PURE EPICNESS FROM START TO END. JUST AMAZING

Lost was absolutely the best! It should be number one. It just kept you guessing at every turn and you really had to think about what you were watching at times or you would get LOST

I love lost

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12 The Big Bang Theory The Big Bang Theory The Big Bang Theory is an American sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady, both of whom serve as executive producers on the series, along with Steven Molaro, and also some wasted guest stars from time to time.

This show is hilarious. Enough said. The only reason that more people don't like the show is because they aren't smart enough to understand the jokes.

The only reason people would say that the only reason people don't like the shows because I don't understand the jokes is because they're morons - ColtIsGod

really funny especially sheldon and raj - blind_bikerz

What's the big bang theory doing at number 13? I don't understand how people have such poor judgement. This show deserves top marks. Maybe, after another ice-age, an intelligent species will evolve which will have enough brains to get the jokes in the show...

The only reason people have "poor judgement" of this show is because how it literally makes fun of nerds. So yeah, this show is at number 12 for a reason... - Jessicarabbit

I enjoy this show a lot but why isn't it on number one?

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13 Supernatural Supernatural This haunting series follows the thrilling yet terrifying journeys of Sam and Dean Winchester, two brothers who face an increasingly sinister landscape as they hunt monsters. After losing their mother to a supernatural force, the brothers were raised by their father as soldiers who track mysterious ...read more.

Best show EVER! Great Story lines, amazing acting, superb character chemistry. The show had me hooked from the first episode.

The Awesomest Show Ever!
The Story Line is Epic and it got me wrapped like hell

No, no supernatural is the best show ever.
Comedy, botherly love good, evil come on.

Lets get this to the top where it should be. This show its cast and crew are NOT just about entertainment, but about helping people. The slogan ‘family don’t end in blood’, refers to cast, crew and fandom. Saving people yup! Hunting things, that's a parallel to cast and crew helping fight poverty, depression, anxiety any number of ‘demons’ that plague humankind in real life.

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14 How I Met Your Mother How I Met Your Mother How I Met Your Mother is an American sitcom that originally aired on CBS from September 19, 2005, to March 31, 2014. The series follows the main character, Ted Mosby, and his group of friends in Manhattan.

That's one of the best T.V. show I had ever seen. Barney Stinson is my favourite character

The best T.V. show ever! Never seen such a good show that can make you laugh out loud!

The best group dynamic ever and hilarious beats friends hands down

The funniest sitcom I've ever watched

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15 Doctor Who Doctor Who The Doctor a Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey in the constellation of Kasterborous, he travels around in his time machine called The TARDIS which stands for time and relative dimensions in space. The show was first broadcast on 23rd November 1963 one day after JFK was assassinated! The show has since ...read more.

Doctor Who is so big, you couldn't fit the universe inside! This ensures that Doctor Who remains one of the greatest television shows of all time and it still grows to this day! Who of most British Actors hasn't been in Doctor Who over its wonderful 50 years! Every episode is a new adventure, and yet everything somehow links together in the end! If you don't believe me, watch all 800 episodes, read all 2,000 novels, listen to all 1,500 audio stories, examine all 10,000 comic stories and most of all, be a part of the biggest television fan base on the planet! You may change your mind...

As a kid in the 70's this was my favourite show on T.V.. And now with the revival series starting in 2005, this is the best Sci-Fi on T.V. at the moment. The story is so complex and weaved only people who have watched all 5 seasons will understand this comment. Watching one episode will get you nowhere. The Doctor Rocks!

Even better when watched with the spin-off series Torchwood.

Why is this not in the top 10? How did SpongeBob SquarePants beat this? There has been almost 53 years of The Doctor on T.V. screens, and I can't believe some people haven't heard of Doctor Who. Doctor Who is one of the best sci fi T.V. shows of all time. There are so many things to get out of Doctor Who, and it's not just the T.V. show. Anybody that doesn't like it hasn't found the episodes, novels, audio stories, or comics that would suit them best! For those who don't like it, after watching only 10 minutes of an episode, watch more! Watch at least the whole T.V. show, modern and classics, before you complain to me.

People have to know about the fan content that comes with this fandom. How many fan art, good cosplays, and even SONGS that people have written for this T.V. show. Without the fans of Doctor Who, this T.V. show wouldn't be alive today. When it cancelled in 1989, fans wanted it back. They got a movie in 1996 but it wasn't just enough for the fandom. Now, Doctor ...more

It's been around for so long, and it's still amazing today. It takes a spectacular show to run for as long as it has. Certainly my favorite!

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16 Gravity Falls Gravity Falls Gravity Falls is an American animated television series produced by Disney Television Animation that first aired on Disney Channel, and then on Disney XD from June 15, 2012 to February 15, 2016. The series follows the adventures of Dipper Pines and his twin sister Mabel in the fictional town of Gravity ...read more.

I love Friends, but all in all, Gravity Falls is undeniably my favorite show. I love it for so many reasons, so I'll just touch on a few. First of all, it has balance. It has mystery & the supernatural like the X-Files or Twin Peaks, but it also has humor like The Simpsons or Friends. It has outstanding character development, and every character has more than one side. The series-long love story (as all T.V. shows have) is actually interesting. (Blendin's Game! ) Dipper and Mabel have an awesome sibling relationship. They care about each other a lot, but also fight sometimes. The main cast has great chemistry with each other. There are countless outside references, making it a show for kids and adults. The humor is clever and mature, not random, gross, dorky, or childish. The graphics are unique but cool. Every episode works both on its own and as part of the series. The plots are well developed, and cleverly resolved, not solved deus ex machina. The episodes are thirty minutes, which ...more - Hajj

This show is SO good. It needs to be in the Top 10. It appeals to both adults and kids, and has humor for all. Let me remind you that this is a kids show. A Disney Channel show at that. It has action, adventure, romance, suspense, humor and everything else you could need. The villains are amazing, especially Bill Cipher (who I will not reveal too much about due to spoilers). The show centers around Dipper and Mabel, two twelve year old twins who are sent to Gravity Falls to live with their Great uncle (Gruncle) Stan. Gruncle Stan owns the Mystery Shack, a locally-famous tourist trap. Two of the employees are Soos (dumb and lovable handyman) and Wendy (carefree and chill cashier, also Dipper's crush). Dipper goes into the woods and finds a mystical journal talking about the supernatural happenings of Gravity Falls. Only question, who wrote the journal? That is the recurring mystery as Dipper and Mabel try to discover his identity while experiencing the weirdness. Does this description ...more - TheWiseOne

The best cartoon on the disney channel by far. Gravtiy falls is full of humor and it's amazing and full of lessons. And the characters. OH MY GOD THE CHARACTERS. THEY'RE PERFECT. I LOVE MABEL. SO WHY ISN'T THIS ON THE LIST!?!?

Wow, this is like Heaven for me right now. People that like Gravity Falls AND Kim Possible? Yay! I thought I was the only one!

Buddy thunderstruck should be on here

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17 Sherlock (U.K.)

Sherlock is the best ever! No other show even comes close, save Doctor Who way in the distance. It can and will take over your life - all in under ten episodes. That takes serious skill. I love the action, the subtle humour, the plot, and the actors. Sherlock is such a fascinating, complex character who is hilarious and terrifying at the same time. Watson is not to be overlooked though; he's so normal and human compared to "our favourite psychopath" that the two make a hilarious duo.

The only downside? There are three seasons, three episodes per season, and about two years for the production of each series. I suppose that's what we have to go through to get good television. Oh, and the Reichenbach Fall will break your heart. It did mine.

Anyone who says South Park, Family Guy, or the Simpsons tops Sherlock has clearly never seen true entertainment.

This is a true modern epic. Terrific storyline, superb performances and repackaging of the quintessential detective that easily outclasses the big budget Hollywood franchise. Deserves to be much much higher

An epic adaption of the classic stories. Once you watch the series and read the stories, the skill with which the writers weave events from each together, and how they differ, is simply breathtaking. Perfect casting, incredible actors, wonderful story line, gut-wrenching plot twists and turns, and the most amazing characters I've ever seen. It's a fantastic twist on the classic, often overused Holmes in his deerstalker cap with his smoking pipe and a show for everyone who has the brains to fully understand and appreciate it. Far better than the crude humour and cheap laughs that are the Simpsons, South Park, Family Guy, SpongeBob SquarePants and other shows suitable for those with the intelligence quotient of an eight-year-old.

Just Amazing!
If I start talking about it, it would be a whole essay nobody could complete

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18 Regular Show Regular Show Regular Show is an American animated television series created by J. G. Quintel for Cartoon Network that premiered on September 6, 2010. The series revolves around the lives of two friends, a blue jay named Mordecai and a raccoon named Rigby—both employed as groundskeepers at a local park.

This is so funny! It's a cartoon, and was actually originally created for young adults. Very funny!

I watch new episodes of it I love the regular show!

It's an amazing show, or I mean it was. The first 5 seasons were good, but they jumped the shark and the episodes are terrible now. Like that episode where Mordecai and Rigby took care of Benson's pet pig and it turned out the pig was working with some old criminal guy!? They could've made an episode called "We Jumped the Shark". That would've been LESS obvious.

G.O.A.T!

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19 Avatar: The Last Airbender Avatar: The Last Airbender Avatar: The Last Airbender is an American animated television series that aired for three seasons on Nickelodeon from 2005 to 2008. Avatar: The Last Airbender is set in an Asiatic-like world in which some people are able to manipulate the classical elements by use of psychokinetic variants of Chinese ...read more.

Dang, I'm so surprised this show isn't higher, it's got a 9.1 on imdb, and that already sets it up in the top ten shows of all time. It's a storytelling, world-building masterpiece, and it knows how to deal with heavy topics without condescending to children (like death without yelling "i'm okay! ", genocide, spirituality, and political corruption). I never laughed so much as a viewer than when Sokka got high off of cactus juice, and even thinking about "Leaves From Vine" tears me up. This show basically raised me - it wasn't the kind of show I started watching when I was bored and commercials are on, it was a show where I memorized the run schedule and tuned in/ran to the television every day with the family. The animation and atmosphere is basically Miyazaki-level (well, considering it's a running show and not a feature), with great action and great heart. And yes, I'm marathoning it right now: - keycha1n

It's hard to explain it all in one comment, but the show is well balanced in everything. Great animation, epic music, awesome actions, well-developed characters, amazing actors and actresses, et cetera. Though what's nice is the fact that the show can balance out serious moments and funny moments, and it's not at all inappropriate or so kid-friendly that it's corny. Also the show touches on concepts that most kid's shows wouldn't even think about and yet they explain it in a way that kids won't be completely bored by it. Either way everything about the show is perfect and has obvious effort and pure optimism put into it. Both adults and children can find something to enjoy in this beautiful masterpiece of a show. Avatar: The Last Airbender is a one of a kind show and honestly I don't know if anything else will ever be like it. So for me it is my favorite show of all time, for others maybe not but my experience with the show has been completely positive. Rating: Infinity points/10. - Anonymousxcxc

Being able to watch this series again and again and still loving it. Deserves to be higher up the list.

Why isn't this higher? It's so much better then all the ones in the top ten.

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20 Dexter

It will surely teach you between the good and the bad. Awesome T.V. series. Changed the way I thought about life. It should be on number 1.

32? This should be number 1 and no way is American idol better than dexter. That is really stupid

Hey this one should be on top because the way they mix action drama horror every thing its just great I love this show Michael c. Hall did great justice with his role

The best series I ve aver seen... action and suspense mix very well.. This should be n1 for me. Great!

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21 The X-Files The X-Files

X-Files rocked! The only reason I would come home to watch TV was this show. The biggest let down when it ended. Loved the movie and still waiting for another one. - wally24

This is the best show ever on television. I have watched all but one episode ( I still have not figured out which one ) but the way they mix mystery, sic-fi, fantasy, drama and satire is fantastic. I've never seen a show pull it off as well...

It is the best show I have ever seen you just can't miss it I hope my comment will help you realize how great this show is I have no words to explain it is so good

Illuminati

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22 Futurama Futurama Futurama is an American animated science fiction sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company.

I like a couple show better, but I voted this one cause it deserves to be MUCH higher. At the very least, in the top 20.

definitely a classic that's for sure, Dr. Zoidberg and Bender are just funny as hell!

It's Geniusly written, imposibly funny, great concept art and is way better then SpongeBob, family guy, and of course the simpsons it should be 1# - nightblazer534

Whoever hates futurama can bit benders shiny metal ass!

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23 That '70s Show That '70s Show That '70s Show is an American television period sitcom that originally aired on Fox from August 23, 1998, to May 18, 2006. The series focused on the lives of a group of teenage friends living in the fictional suburban town of Point Place, Wisconsin, from May 17, 1976, to December 31, 1979.

My All time favorite sitcom. This is one of the most underestimated tv shows around. Seasons 1-4 were the best. The cast made this series more than the decade did. I really loved this show. It was endearing, cutting edge, heartbreaking, crude and FUNNY all at the same time. Well rounded, ensemble cast, but in my opinion Topher Grace was the backbone of the seies. - danalana

You can tell a lot of heart and effort was put into the production of this show. It's a show you can watch at anytime, in any state of mind. I remember it being a popular show back in the mid 00's but not many people tend to recognize its greatness today.
The show definitely declined after Ashton Kutcher and Topher Grace left, but to me this doesn't detract from the overall quality of the 8-season run.

Deffinatly one of the most underrated sitcoms and tv shows of all time. Not just funny, but it also takes a truely great idea and writing in order to take a cast with only a couple experienced actors, and turn them all into popular icons, and actors, as well as turning the show into a show loved by mostly everyone whos ever watched it.

This is without a doubt my favorite sitcom of all time (Fez for President)

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24 Rick and Morty Rick and Morty Rick and Morty is an American adult animated science fiction sitcom created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon for Adult Swim.

This is actually dumb. This is one of the best THINGS I have ever seen. People don't know what they're doing. - Adrukath

This should be In the top 5 the ratings of each episode are through the roof the Simpsons only gets good ratings whenever FXX airs the good seasons

This show is truly fantastic. It is hilarious and heartbreaking all at the same time. Oh boy here I go killin again

Easily the best

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25 Stranger Things Stranger Things Stranger Things is an American science fiction-horror Netflix original television series created, written, directed and co-executive produced by the Duffer Brothers, Matt and Ross Duffer, as well as co-executive-produced by Shawn Levy and Dan Cohen.

This is one of the only T.V. shows that I couldn't just get enough of. I finished the entire season 1 in about a week, and now I am just patiently waiting for season 2... The horror-vibe, characters, and story line were simply amazing. There were actual plot twists, and I felt sympathy for the characters. Even for Steve, for some odd reason. The characters were made perfectly and still having mysteries tied to them. What is Eleven's backstory? What's going to happen to Will now? How about Hopper? Hopefully, these questions will be answered in the next season. There were plenty of funny moments, like when Eleven was about to change in front of the boys or when Lucas spit into Dustin's hand to demonstrate a spit shake, and Dustin just looked at his hand confused and possibly disgusted. Definitely one of my favorite shows, and I hope season 2 will be just as wonderful as the first.

Mark my words, when this show is older it will be at the top of the list. And we were the first to vote for it. Absolutely amazing television. Netflix has reached new highs. Only 8 episodes so far, but already clearly one of the best things ever made.

This show is just incredible. I was obsessed with this show and couldn't stop watching. In my opinion, such innovative and original shows are finding themselves rare nowadays but this series is definitely one of the few great ones on today.

Why is it so low?! 😭 it's the BEST SHOW EVER! 😍

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26 The Sopranos The Sopranos

This is the best show ever to grace the T.V. Screen, the fact that things like Hannah Montana and Sweet life on deck are even higher is just insulting

This is one BAD top-ten list. It's deplorable that Friends is at number two and this is 94. - Virtuoso

I was expecting this to be at least on the first page, but, 28? Really? For one of the most beloved shows of all time that gives such a detailed insight into mob life? Apparently "Doctor Who", "Spongebob Squarepants" and "Friends", 3 family friendly shows which are just there for entertainment and not for intricate story-telling, are considered better than this masterpiece.

GREATEST SHOW EVER

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27 Pokemon Pokemon Pokémon, abbreviated from the Japanese title of Pocket Monsters and currently advertised in English as Pokémon: The Series, is a Japanese anime television series, which has been adapted for the international television markets.

Like it a LOT.
I don't understand the people that hate pokemon.
What is there to hate?
SERIOUSLY!
How do they think of an episode on EVERY SINGLE Pokemon?
Really good show. - 2234

The only reason people hate Pokemon is because there is a thing called an opinion. - Jessicarabbit

Best Show on T.V. my eyes didn't want to leave the screen. Its awesome and if you never saw it what are you wating for!

"My eyes don't want to leave the screen" Ever seen the seizure one. - PanthersFTWpatriotsFTL

This show sucks. there isn't anything good about it. The people hate it because they have good taste in television. They writers think of episodes for every single Pokemon by doing the exact same thing in every episode and only replacing the Pokemon for it. This show should not be on this list. The fans of this show are idiots because it was never good.

I love pokemon the shows are so great like pokemon black and white rival destinies love you ash cilen and iris

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28 American Dad American Dad American Dad! is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane, Mike Barker, and Matt Weitzman for the Fox Broadcasting Company.

There is more characters that are funny than Family Guy also the show doesn't try so hard because they do not have to show a cringe worthy flashback every 5 seconds that is starting to become boring and not laughable.

One of the funniest animated shows of all time.

Love it, Family Guy try to hard and sometimes goes to far, but not this. Roger is the funniest character

Actually, in terms of... adult imagery, American Dad has even MORE so than Family Guy. - lamourieparkinson

Is like family guy but 100 times better! - NelMemazo

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29 The Twilight Zone

X-file would have never existed without Twilight Zone. Original, allegoric, scary, and entertaining. Training ground for actors that went on to TV and movies. Rod Serling used Twilight Zone to illuminate our society; religious, political, sociological and always with a twist of irony.. - mgenet

it is unbelievable that there were 38 shows on this list and none of them was the Twilight Zone. Shame on you voters! -

This show gives me nightmares. When I was 6 years old I went on the ride for it in Disneyland. It is called "the tower of terror" It is the scariest ride off all time. I am not joking. When ever I hear the theme I literally start screaming. I don't know how good or bad the show is but listen to me right now! DO NOT GO ON THAT RIDE!

I looked up this list so I could choose the twilight zone! So great!

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30 Saturday Night Live

How is the greatest show ever way down here!? By the way, they finally have some funny people on now. C'mon, vote for SNL. - drpeppersnapple

funniest show ever should at least be in the top 30. how the hell is hannah montana higher than this!? - russian

People think differently about life because of this show.

Best Show Ever

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31 Adventure Time Adventure Time Adventure Time is an American animated television series created by Pendleton Ward for Cartoon Network. The series follows the adventures of a boy named Finn (voiced by Jeremy Shada) and his best friend and adoptive brother Jake (voiced by John DiMaggio)—a dog with the magical power to change shape ...read more.

Possibly the best cartoon ever made.

My favourite show ever1

Funny and, under the wacky surface, has some pretty deep emotional stuff.

I like innappropiate stufgf/'

Watch Rick and Morty/Family Guy/South Park instead of this if inappropriate stuff is your strong suit. - lamourieparkinson

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32 House

The most well written show and character that I have ever seen on television! It also peeked my interest on a constant basis. The fact he is a genius among doctors means this guy is super smart. Of course the show touts him as the best diagnostician in the world, figuring out medical issues that even the best specialist can not remedy. His quips and sarcastic persona are extremely entertaining. Someone mentioned "House" was the best character ever on television. He is one of my favorites but that distinction belongs to "Archie Bunker"!

He's a terrible influence, but he's awesome. I didn't even know Laurie was British until I saw an interview on the news! Great acting by all the peeps. I feel kind of bad for Wilson, because he has to basically be House's dad or brother and monitor his actions.

Sherlock Holmes (House) reworked and expanded wonderfully. A bit of irony getting a Brit to play an American. Gotta love it. The American accent is perfect. - mgenet

Top ten segure

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33 Tom and Jerry Tom and Jerry Tom and Jerry is an American animated series of short films created in 1940, by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera.

Love this show! I even have a Jerry plushie I got from movie world! But I make Jerry act like a girl because he does look and seem like a female in the cartoon. I love the old tom and jerry but the new one is crap. I love the old one though

Let's vote until this month in the top six

Come On This Should've Been At Least In The Top 20!

You have to love this childhood FAVOURITE!

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34 The Flash

The fastest superhero ever... It should be in top 30...

This is the best series. Best superhero. Very fast. The flash has a great history. You should watch it. You blood suckers should be satisfied

How is arrow placed above the flash if you haven't seen on youtube or whatever season six is the last hope of the arrow franchise and while that's going on the flash getting more and more fans each day

I'm on s3

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35 Arrow Arrow Arrow is an American action crime television series developed by writer/producers Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, and Andrew Kreisberg.

Okay what the hell? Arrow the greatest live action superhero television series ever and possibly on of the best T.V. series of all time is at 83? Come on what the hell! It deserves better each episode is intriguing and everyone on the show are awesome actors. This should at least be in the top 10.

Come on seriously! The greatest T.V. Show of all time is down here at 84? Come on guys watch this and you WILL NOT regret it. It is awesome.

The best shows I have ever seen I want to be like him action thrill suspense every thing what I need to see is in this show I love this and I hope this show will come on top 10 of the list

Awesome!

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36 Modern Family Modern Family

Modern Family has been to date one of the best shows I have seen, not just based on its hilarious comedy, but also because of the characters and what they go trough together. Feel-good show.

This show is hilarious, with something for almost everybody. It won all of its Emmy's for a reason, you know. It has most (if not, all) forms of humor. All of the actors are great, even if sometimes it feels like things are over exaggerated. I love how the plot lines connect through the families. Everybody should watch this show at some point. Even you, person who scrolls down past this category. - TheWiseOne

Ahh, I love this show. It never fails to put a smile on my face. It's humorous, funny and entertaining. You become so in love with the characters, you feel like they're your second family. Got to love Modern Family.

This should be in the top 10s. Emotional and touching while not losing any humor. Won several Emmy awards. The plot never fails me. VOTE FOR MODERN FAMILY

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37 Survivor

This show has revolutionized T.V.. Every reality show is somehow based on the "vote someone off at the end of every episode" mentality that Survivor introduced.

This was the beginning of reality T.V.. How dare you people make it 38. It should be number 1. If it weren't for survivor there wouldn't be many other shows like it, (such as amazing race or big brother)

I LOVE Survivor. The strategy of the game is incredibly interesting, and just when you think you've seen it all, a new twist is added or something new happens! It's also interesting to see how people survive in a secluded environment with only each other for company. Jeff Probst is also a legendary host. It kickstarted the large amount of shows like it, and it makes for incredibly interesting T.V.! It's the most interesting "reality" show or any other type of show that's ever been on T.V.!

I love survivor

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38 Vampire Diaries

GOD! This show is in the 43rd place?! Doesn't make sense! Like, at all! 5 reasons The Vampire Diaries should be on the top of the list;

1. The actors and actresses are not just hot, but also talented, and funny.
Ex; Ian Somerhalder, Paul Wesley, Matt Davis, Nina Dobrev, Kat Graham,
Steven R. McQueen, Candice Accola, Zach Roerig, Sara Canning, Michael
Michael Trevino... Phew! Plus most of them are musicians!
2. They make cute and sweet couples too!
3. The most important, it gets you thrilled, curious, melts your heart
With sweet scenes, gets you grieving... I feel like it's real... When
Jenna died, it took me days to stop crying, months to think why that
Happened...
4. The plot is always interesting and surprising...
5. You can't resist vampires... Even without being compelled by them, hehe.
Werewolves melt you, too!

My favourite couples of TVD:
1. Jenna Sommers Alaric Saltzman= Sommersaltz
2. Damon Salvatore Elena Gilbert= ...more

It's too scary and has no comedy or peaceful scenes, it's nothing but violence, disturbing images and death, the disturbing images include vampires, it can scar you for life and have a negative impact on you or ANYONE who watches it, the best shows shouldn't be the ones that are dark, gory and overly-dramatic, the best shows should be the ones that have comedy, magic, a bit of suspense and a mix of adults and children as well as those that are geared towards all ages, This doesn't take the cake and this comment doesn't deserve a thumbs down when you read it.

Its the best show ever seen on tv...
Love you ian...
And also sexy car and cat makes this show a very tempting...
I'm shocked why its on 39th place it must be on first place...
Whatever for me its on always FIRST position...

Nah not bad as a teenage girl mystery/supernatural series but that's all. As you see from the comments, most watchers care about how hot the characters look and not really about the story line. I generally avoid the kind of series that hire only top model looking actors/actresses because it shows that the show is mainly about looks not content. Again, nice chick-flick show, but that's it.

The Vampire Diaires Has it all.The Romance,The Plot Twists,The drama. Best show ever!

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39 Looney Tunes Looney Tunes Looney Tunes is an American animated series of comedy short films produced by Warner Bros. from 1930 to 1969 during the golden age of American animation, alongside its sister series Merrie Melodies.

Best show for all ages and it's better than shows like family guy and American dad etc. Because in those shows all they do is curse and screw around with drugs enough said.

Good clean cartoons unlike the junk they have today

It is ridiculous that Looney Tunes is number thirty-five. I mean, the best moment of my life are watching Looney Tunes! This should be in the top fifteen!

This is much better than the stuff today...don't EVER watch the new stuff on cartoon network "looney tunes show".

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40 Full House Full House Full House is an American sitcom created by Jeff Franklin for ABC. The show chronicles a widowed father, Danny Tanner, who enlists his best friend and brother-in-law to help raise his three daughters.

I love this show. It always cheers me up when I am sad. This show is good for the whole family. I am always happy after watching this show. My favorite character is Michelle.

Seriously,75 place! Please tell me you're joking. I watch that show all the time and it's awesome, funny, cute and it should be at the top 5. - selenafan

This show is just amazing. I watched it every week! I loved all the casts!

Best show ever

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41 Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Easily the best show I ever watched WHAT THE HELL IS 1. Millennium 2. Queer as folk 3. The O. C 4 THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR DOING AT 42!? This world is weird! You have to watch this show to understand how purely incredible it is. Oh, and the theme song is sick! OK, I'll leave you now- oh and Will Smith kicked off his acting career here, so if it hadn't been invented, we would probably have no MIB, I am legend, Independence day, The Pursuit Of happiness! OK, now I'll- oh, and the Carlton dance! L O L! OK, now I am going to sto- oh and the- ok, I'll shut up now. Just watch it. Please. On Viva, MTV or Nickelodeon. Actually, the ones on Nickelodeon aren't as good, so- *cane pulling me off stage by n - Mushroom99

Nobody can say that a show that they watch is the funniest show ever unless they've watched this. Will Smith is awesome in this show and this is the highlight of his career. - Undertaker15-0

who doesntb love the carolton dance

This show is my life

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42 Prison Break 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.

This show is so addicting and gripping. Has me on the edge of my seat every episode. And Wentworth Miller is an absolute heartthrob

So awesome! Extremely gripping... At the end of every episode, you just have to find out what happens in the next. Once I watched this show from 10 in the night to 6 in the morning..

You can stop watching if you start one episode, really addicting and gripping, awesome, I watched all the 4 seasons in 3 weeks!

Prison break and Breaking bad are the two greatest T.V. shows of all time!

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43 American Horror Story American Horror Story

This an incredibly unique series! The actors and writers are brilliant and it's so so weird which I love. I don't know why it's number 93. I mean it might be weird and sad but it's brilliant. How is it so low down? I guess a lot of people don't like strange. In my opinion it's better than breaking bad and orange is the new black.

This deserves to be way further up in my opinion. The problem is that it's such a depressing show and people don't always want to watch that.

I loved the 2nd and 4th season, which were brilliant. The rest is good but sounds like your typical chick-flick series with some horror. However the second and fourth season were so compelling to watch and challenging, especially with Jessica Lange's out of this world's acting.

Amazing acting, twisted story, likable characters, whats not to love?

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44 Batman: The Animated Series Batman: The Animated Series Batman: The Animated Series is an American animated television series based on the DC Comics superhero Batman.

I'm sorry, but how on God's earth is My little pony higher than this? I mean you simply cannot make a list of the top best T.V. shows ever and not put this in the top ten. It should at least be in the top five, not at 93 with with My little pony 3 spaces ahead of it! - LegoVaderBatmanDude

I'll tell you how: relevancy. My Little Pony is a current show, ergo, it will be higher up. - OomlaGuhmaGagh

A true legend. It definitely deserves the number one spot. So dark for a children's show.

Damn I used to love this show

It should be in the 40th! Are you out of your mind?! ITS BATMAN,BATMAN,BATMAN - PopGeorge1678

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45 Dragon Ball Z Dragon Ball Z Dragon Ball Z is a Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation. Dragon Ball Z follows the adventures of Goku who, along with the Z Warriors, defends the Earth against evil. The action adventures are entertaining and reinforce the concept of good versus evil. Dragon Ball Z teaches valuable ...read more.

Dbz is amazing and can't be beat. It has been aired all over the world in many different languages. The story is well thought out and it isn't all just mindless punching. There is a reason the world loves this show so give it a chance.My family watches dbz all the time whenever we can so me and my siblings are super strong for our age because those are our heroes and they also throw in a few good training tips. I bet if more people bothered to look down here this show would get a lot more votes.

This show is a masterpiece that deserves a place in the top 20.

It's probably the most influential anime in existence, since not only was it the base on which shows like Naruto, Sailor Moon and One Piece were made, but also because it's still going strong, with its 30th anime anniversary this year and 32nd overall.

It has a great story, which follows the protagonist Son Goku and his adventures in order to become stronger and stronger, while fighting against evil forces. Goku has epic battles with the villains of the series, but also has great fights in regular tournaments, in order to achieve this job. The mastery Akira Toriyama and Toei put into this is extremely obvious. Goku vs. Frieza is probably the best fight ever in any cartoon made.

Dragon Ball also does not focus purely on Goku; it also shows the progress of his friends such as Krillin, Tien Shinhan, Piccolo, Vegeta, and even Yamcha. This is something you don't see often in superhero shows. Then you've ...more

How the hell is this no higher? DBZ is my favorite Anime, Better than Pokemon It should at least be in the top 20

Get this higher - RevolverOcelot

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46 All in the Family

It really deserves to be in the top five. This show's significance is almost unmeasurable in regards to how it has shaped modern culture. Plus, it's as entertaining and thought-provoking and funny as ever. If you've never watched it before please give it a go. - BKAllmighty

I wonder why this isn't on the list yet - a classic TV sitcom!

The recency bias is strong on this site. All in the Family was the #1 show for five straight years and spun off The Jeffersons. But yeah... Spongebob is in the top 5. Whatever. We had T.V. before the year 2000.

This should be #1

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47 Malcolm In the Middle Malcolm In the Middle Malcolm in the Middle is an American television sitcom created by Linwood Boomer for the Fox Broadcasting Company . The series was first broadcast on January 9, 2000 and ended its six-year run on May 14, 2006, after seven seasons and 151 episodes . The series received critical acclaim and won a Peabody ...read more.

How the poop did this show get in 300th place?!?! This is honestly my favorite show it is hilarious, and intriguingly perfect in every way I only went on this list to see where it placed, and let me just say that america is honestly retarded for puttin g it this low. Almost 100 places below Pokemon? Pokemon SUCKS! GIVE ME A BREAK!

Awesome show.although it is canceled it is still an awesome show.Reese is a idiot.

I have seen every episode at least 2 times.

DEFINITELY MY FAVORITE SHOW OF ALL TIME GREAT CAST SUPER FUNNY AND JUST REALLY UNIQUE ITS JUST REALLY special and I don't think anything can really surpass it, It's my favorite sitcom and definitely underrated I binge watched this in just 20 days on Netflix I also think they should make a cast reunion spin off show like they did with full house.

I miss this show so much. Like if you think so too. - NelMemazo

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48 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Buffy the Vampire Slayer Buffy the Vampire Slayer is an American television series created by Joss Whedon under his production tag, Mutant Enemy Productions with later co-executive producers being Jane Espenson, David Fury, David Greenwalt, Doug Petrie, Marti Noxon, and David Solomon. The series premiered on March 10, 1997, ...read more.

Absolutely Fantastic.
It's a perfect balance of comedy, adventure, romance and catharsys.
I started to watch this show when I was 12 and now, at 25 I started to watch it over again. I guess it's got a lot of facts that makes a common kid to feel it as something close to you mixed with all the things we allways dreamed about, fantasy, heroes and highschool. Lovely

By far the greatest show of all time. Doesn't get the credit it deserves because a lot of people haven't seen it because it wasn't on a big time network, they don't even consider watching it because of its name, and because the movie was not good at all. It's funny, exiting, scary, dramatic, and it's got a major life metaphor. If you haven't seen it, go to your video store and rent the first season, if you can get past the cheesiness of the first season you will fall in love with it during the second season. - james1999

This show was amazing. I don't know how this isn't at least in the top 5, but it should really be number 1. I have all of the seasons on DVD, and might even consider watching them again! I do believe that there could have been a better ending to the series however. Sometimes I would watch at least 5-6 episodes of Buffy in a row, just because I could not wait at all to see what would happen next.

How is this just 35 this is the best show ever the only flaws with it was season 6 and the fact it inspired twighlight but those are only minor flaws in a major show now let’s look at my reviews of each season
S1 5/7 good but short it feels chill and laid back compared to the other seasons.
S2 7/7 amazing amazing amazing it is darker than 1 and a monster of a plot twist with angeliss making a bad character awesome also bewitched botherd and bewildered just bewitched botherd and bewildered also spike.
S3 6/7 good with faith the mayor and more new character but no spike.
S4 4/7 fun but then came Adam and Riley - Legolego

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49 The Fairly OddParents The Fairly OddParents The Fairly OddParents is an American animated television series created by Butch Hartman for Nickelodeon.

I cannot Believe its Number 176!? What?! It should be in the top 20. Lets keep on voting for it until it reaches Number 1!

How dare people put this show as number 134. It SHOULD be number one on this list. Its seriously the best show I've ever seen. I love Fairly Odd Parents more than any other show.

No. It shouldn't. Ever since they added Poof the show has less dignity than DORA. - lamourieparkinson

This is probably the only good show these days. It's the best ever. I totally love it. It has to be number one

Madame Wolf use to like this, now I think it’s a little boring. - MadameWolf

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50 13 Reasons Why

This can't be this low...this was the only show that made me burst into tears. I have watched all of the above shows but this one was really made me cry

Why is this show on here? It practically glorifies suicide! - Solarian

Probably the shows that cured my depression.

One of the most dramatic yet realistic T.V. shows, definitely deserves to be near the top of this list. - spchee

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