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 2019, 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.

Weird, I always thought The Simpsons was for all ages. The more you know I guess. - Qryzx

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

That Bri loves Psy person is probably just a 5 year old who only laughs and weirdness and swearing this is definitely the best show ever. The older ones are better but the new ones are still amazing! I mean SpongeBob was good but the new ones are basically a character tripping over a bench. This has been amazing for 30 years and shows no sign of getting worse. Great show for ages 10+ (to everyone saying 13+ pre teens are definitely not as innocent as you think we are) - Unnamed Google User Remade

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2 SpongeBob SquarePants SpongeBob SquarePants SpongeBob SquarePants is an American animated television series created by marine biologist and animator the late Stephen Hillenburg for Nickelodeon. SpongeBob is currently the most popular show on Nickelodeon, as well as the longest running show, running for 20 years, and is beginning its 12th season. ...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.

Spongebob is the best, the first 3 seasons are the best seasons, the later seasons have some good episodes as well, this show makes me laugh, in the first 3 seasons it made me laugh the most, the later seasons there are lots that did make me laugh as well

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3 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 manages to do difficult techniques of complex storytelling and filmaking better than most high-production movies. It will go down as one the few truly perfect shows from start to finish. Each season manages to be better than the last, and every character is awesome in some way. Also one of the most quoteable shows ever.

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4 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!

Fantastic first 7 seasons.
Too bad Season 8 is one of the worst shows ever made. - JPK

I liked the first 3 episodes of season 8 but the other 3 were terrible - Dvafan2

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5 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 don't care that rick died. Let's be honest. Daryl's the best

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6 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

I'm cool with this show

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7 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.

Best animated series ever. I know lot of The righties and lefties pissed about this show. Learn to take a joke.

Family Guy < South Park

I love family guy

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8 Friends Friends Friends 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

Why the heck is this not farther up on this list

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9 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.

One of the funniest shows ever. It even had great drama, as an emotional bit is when Michael leaves. It had great characters and great plots. This underrated show should be in the Top 3. - buster

I watch the office every day and me re watching it makes me understand how long it took for the characters to become themselves and how long it took for the office to be shut down. I believe that this is the best show of all time

Bro why isn't this number one

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10 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.

Despite the fact that Seinfeld is a popular show, I still think that it's quite underrated. It's way funnier than Friends!

Easily one of the best shows ever. I can watch the episodes over and over again.

Friends is not better than Seinfeld.

No other show can hold a candle to Seinfeld - haineroid

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It was actually created by professional biologists specializing in speculative evolution - UnderratedEpisodeAdvocate

The Contenders

11 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.

really funny especially sheldon and raj - blind_bikerz

Definitely one of my favourites

awesome

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12 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

Three dimensional characters, lots of mysteries, an amazing theme song, perfect comedy, and amazing animation. One of my favorite cartoons of all time. - CrypticMemory

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

I totally agree with the person below this. Friends is so hilarious, and great, but gravity falls has always stuck out to me the most.

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13 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.

It's actually funny

Good show! didn't watch the entirety, but still love it - airway

Do you know who else loves this show? - Smash64

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

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14 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.

Amazing story and character development. Honestly the best show of this generation

This is my favorite show let it be number 1 please

Best show ever made! - PandasNGaga

Incredible characters and plot

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15 Doctor Who 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.

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.

Actually if you don't mind it's just the doctor - Unnamed Google User Remade

56 years and counting

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16 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

Watching it makes me feel lost. I love that

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

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

Really underrated show. - JJM95

Bender bends any other show

Bender is the best, he kicks butt!

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.

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18 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.

It became so sophisticated. The characters really developed from 1-dimensional to 3-dimensional. That theme song is great as well - CrypticMemory

My best cartoon ever!

I LOVE ADVENTURE TIME

Best CN shows)

1) Adventure time
2) Gravity falls
3) The regular show
4)Adventure time
5- infinity) Adventure time

I love this show it is so creative and fun and it can get dark love this Cartoon

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19 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.

Supernatural is by far the best show out there, with the four amazing actors, Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, Misha Collins and Mark. A. Sheppard portraying the top four characters, Dean Winchester, Sam Winchester, Castiel and Crowley, with amazing skill and accuracy. This is by far the best show ever and has everyone hooked from the first episode.
Also Destiel is OTP!

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20 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

Don't know what to say except this is literally the best show of all time

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

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21 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!

I have watched it 4 times and still love it and it doesn't have ANY plot holes

I love friends, but this show is even better - Margarida

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22 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.

Dragon ball is better

All of them! - Litterbox42

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

Pokemon is the best! It’s for kids, teenagers, and adults!

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23 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.

Second to simpsons only south park third

PICKLE RICK!

I turned myself into a pickle morty I'm PICKLE RIICK

T.V. show with a Potential to last as long as Simpsons

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24 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.

This is way better than family guy and is the best show of all time!

I wouldn't say best of all time, but I do agree that it's better than Family Guy. - JC_How

Roger, Bullock, Principal Lewis. Enough said. - ihatetrump

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.

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25 Steven Universe Steven Universe Steven Universe is an American animated television series created by Rebecca Sugar for Cartoon Network. The show's based around a young boy by the name of Steven Universe, who is a hybrid of a gem and a human. He lives with his gem friends, Garnet, Amethyst and Pearl.

Relatable and multidimensional characters, an interesting story, and great colors - CrypticMemory

It was over because it was the loudest show I have ever watched! Besides My Little Pony, of course.

This show sucks. I once tried to watch it and I just took it off cause I couldn't stand it anymore. IT SUCKS. It SHOULD be in the number 83. by the way, this is 33 not 83. But is should be. ENOUGH SAID! *Drop the mic.*

The best. Just because people are gay or lesbian in it doesn't mean its bad. I mean, for example. Christans and other religons hating on the LGBTQ can still watch it. I am muslim. we can only marry the opposite gender, but I really still love this show. I'm not gay or lesbian! I just love the entertainment

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26 The X-Files The X-Files The X-Files is an American science fiction drama television series created by Chris Carter. The original television series aired from September 10, 1993, to May 19, 2002, on Fox.

If you multiply x by 3 you get 3x, which can be written xxx like xxxtenacion and he got shot. There were guns in this show so 9/10 pretty accurate - BigBoyDonald

One of the best shows of all time. Teaches you some knowledge unlike dorky shows like The Simpsons. A black hole in their house! That show just gives kids wrong knowledge. If kids end up thinking why I don't have a black hole in my house, it's because of the show The Simpsons. That show isn't bad, but way too overrated.

This is #1 - Cuppyboi751

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

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27 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 number 1! The only reason it hasnt got there yet is because not enough people watch it! If you want to start a good seriess on netflix, here it is!

This should be in the top 10! - WeezaPeeza

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

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28 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.

Good show

This was unlike any other Cartoon back then.

This is by far one of the Best Cartoons ever made back in the day.

that's hot

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29 The Flash The Flash The Flash is an American superhero television series developed by Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg, and Geoff Johns, airing on The CW.

Genius plot. Amazing actors. Lotta action. In my opinion this is the best show ever

This show should be higher than this - StarGirl23

Great show. A bit weak around Seasons 3-4, but Season 5 is back in form!

Love the flash!

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30 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.

Why is this only at #28? It's better than the majority of cartoons that are above this in my opinion. - SamHalls2015

This is a masterpiece! If it weren't for this show I bet a third of cartoons today wouldn't exist. The show is filled with such memorable characters as bugs bunny, porky pig and my personal favourite, road runner. The jokes are top quality and it was done with such care that it inspired many to make animation. I hate to admit it but everything in the top ten is not even comparable to this.

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

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31 The Twilight Zone The Twilight Zone The Twilight Zone is an American anthology television series created and presented by Rod Serling, which ran for five seasons on CBS from 1959 to 1964. Each episode presents a stand-alone story in which characters find themselves dealing with often disturbing or unusual events, an experience described ...read more.

Were is Bobs Burgers

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

YES! THIS IS THE BEST SHOW!

The Twilight Zone (1960s) is easily the most original and entertaining series to ever air on television. It has always been my favourite, and nothing could possibly top it. Although I enjoy other shows on this list (Twin Peaks, Breaking Bad, etc.) Twilight Zone is the peak of television, and it deserves to be must higher than 30. - Harry_Lime

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32 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.

How is this not 1 howw

favorite!

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

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33 Beavis and Butthead Beavis and Butthead

ugly - CrypticMemory

PRAISE THE ALMIGHTY BUNGHOLE! - MorganDunn

What - fwed

Hehehehhehe butt - BigBoyDonald

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34 American Horror Story American Horror Story American Horror Story is an American anthology horror television series created by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk.

This show should be far higher. It's amazingly written and the acting is extraordinary. It gives us both terrifying concepts (but doesn't come on too strong when it comes to horror) and lovable characters that we're sad to see go. This show has it's flaws, but It's still amazing.

I LITERALLY LOVE THAT SHOW WITH ALL MY HEART. favorite seasons are definitely 1,2,3,8 and 9, can't wait for the 10th season

How the hell is this so low? It's better than supernatural and lost easily

1984 is awesome - XxSEVEREDHUMANITYxX

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35 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.

Liked it, it had A LOT of plot holes

This should surely be top 20. Better than some on the top - 0w0uwu

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

One of the best. Top 20 at least.

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36 Black Mirror Black Mirror Black Mirror is a British science fiction anthology television series created by Charlie Brooker, with Brooker and Annabel Jones serving as the programme showrunners.

Bessstt inn the wooorld - kedibey

Black people are bad so black mirror is bad because black = bad. I have the pass do not woryr - BigBoyDonald

The most unique and underappreciated show.The reason why its on this number proves that the world is full of average people who don't understand and appreciate such thoughtprovoking and realistic seasons.

One of the most well written and unique shows and also one of the most underappreciated. Every episode is like a movie with its own incredible plot, deep characters and disturbing, yet true messages. And the endings! Oh, they do a lot of work to make every single ending plot twist as grandious and pompesious as it is humanly possible. Seriously, if every single episode (and keep in mind, that each episode is a new story with new characters and made by a new writers and directors) was to air in theaters, I'd go and watch them all -> especially that Christmas Special, which is probably my favourite special ever, it is so mind-buggling and emotional. I love this show and I and almost enraged of how underrated it is and that it never appeared on this whole list (although Toddlers and Tiaras did, somehow). Go watch it. IT IS INCREDIBLE. - UniqueUniverse

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37 The Sopranos The Sopranos The Sopranos is an American crime drama television series created by David Chase. The story revolves around fictional New Jersey-based, Italian American mobster Tony Soprano (James Gandolfini). The series portrays the difficulties that he faces as he tries to balance his home life and his criminal organization. ...read more.

WHY IS THIS 38?

Best show ever

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

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38 The Amazing World of Gumball The Amazing World of Gumball The Amazing World of Gumball is a British-Australian-German-American-Irish children's animated television series created by Ben Bocquelet for Cartoon Network.

Easily my favorite. It has amazing parodies, jokes, and references that have a subtlety to them. I love all of the characters as well. I love the mixed animation style, the colors, how weird the show can get, and the songs.
The only things I don't like about this show is that Darwin's voice can be squeaky and it's annoying when he screams, and the show ended on a cliffhanger that gave us absolutely no answers about the show's greatest mystery. I still love this show though. - CrypticMemory

My favorite episodes are : the tape, the test, the remote, the fridge, the catfish, the choices, the fury, the faith, the money, the puppets, the curse

This is one of my favourite shows - Ar0nT0pTeNz05

This should be on 1 or 2 this show is so popular it not that much like steven universe but this show is fun for kids I'm glad someone made this amazing heart warming show

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39 Impractical Jokers Impractical Jokers Impractical Jokers is an American hidden camera reality series that premiered on TruTV on December 15, 2011, and is produced by NorthSouth Productions.

Hilarious! It has to be number one

Sal killed a family of 5 when he drove drunk to court during his fight with custody.
Making Sal tonight's big loser - BigBoyDonald

1. SpongeBob SquarePants
2. Impractical Jokers

How ain't this crap first

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40 Saturday Night Live Saturday Night Live Saturday Night Live is an American late-night live television variety show created by Lorne Michaels and developed by Dick Ebersol.

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.

This should be in the top ten! I couldn't believe when they had Trump on, I didn't watch that one. So mad. I did watch it when they had Bernie

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41 Dexter 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

SpongeBob is an idiot who is queer as folk. He does not deserve to be on the list. His voice is annoying. He is no longer funny and deserves to be shot. In season 4, SpongeBob gained an inspiration named Naruto. Naruto is a pile of garbage who is either just as annoying or more annoying as SpongeBob. SpongeBob deserves to die along with Naruto and Pokemon (the anime).

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42 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

Way better than any cartoon

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

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

This is awesome. I love arrow so much

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

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44 Survivor Survivor

Best show of all time

Such a good T.V. show do you belive me

Where's Total Drama? - buster

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.

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45 My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic is a children's animated fantasy television series developed by Lauren Faust, produced by Hasbro Studios and DHX Media Vancouver. Despite the target demographic of young girls, Friendship Is Magic has also gained a large following of older viewers, mainly young and ...read more.

Yes. Not even going to lie. Love this show. Brony all the way - seanproductions710

1: Characters. In MLP, there are no stereotypes. All of the characters are flawed, Good role models who are all very unique. Plus, it's likely you'll find at least one mane 6 pony you can relate to, and sometimes even more. None of the characters are Mary Sues, and they all have amazing designs and color schemes.

2: Lore. One of the things easy to overlook is how much backstory there is behind the show. Even though the holidays in our world are different from the ones in the pony world, they still have explanations. One example of this is Hearth's warming eve, which happens around the same time as Christmas in our world. It celebrates the founding of Equestria. Also, there's a backstory for everything, to what magic really is to why the ponies are colorful to why there are 4 different species, plus even more.

3: Art/Animation. Ok, so it's animated in flash. Honestly this is by far the BEST flash animation I have ever seen. Everything is so smooth, and it gets better ...more

Needs to be higher - PoohFanBronyCareBear2001

*TRIGGERED*

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46 Bob's Burgers Bob's Burgers Bob's Burgers is an American animated sitcom created by Loren Bouchard for The Fox Broadcasting Company. It premiered on January 9, 2011 and is still running as of 2017.

Probably my favorite western animation on air fight now. - NyxAvatar

Best show ever. Love the stars on the show, Bob cares a lot about the kids. this is an awesome show

This it the best show. It doesn't try to hard, it is extremely funny. The characters are amazing and funny. I think it should be in at least in the top 20 - Justmakinganame

One of the best shows on comedy channel!

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47 Teen Titans Teen Titans Teen Titans is an American animated television series created by Glen Murakami, based on the DC Comics characters of the same name.

The original was better than the remake - StarGirl23

Best show ever

The best cartoon that ever aired. So sad it got canceled and got replaced by that TTG crap. I loved all the characters, villains, plot, relationships, action drama, EVERYTHING! This should be number 1. Long live the titans.

funny

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48 The Loud House The Loud House The Loud House is an American animated television series created by Chris Savino for Nickelodeon. The series revolves around the chaotic suburban everyday life of a boy named Lincoln Loud and his ten sisters, to which he survives as the middle child and only son in a large family of eleven children. ...read more.

Please, make it to the top 40

This show stinks wouldn't make top 500 if you ask me

Spongebob is a lot better - Winncon

Not a fan of this cartoon, but it's still better than Fanboy and Chum Chum. - SamHalls2015

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49 Modern Family Modern Family Modern Family is an American television mockumentary family sitcom that premiered on ABC on September 23, 2009, which follows the lives of Jay Pritchett and his family, all of whom live in suburban Los Angeles.

I can't believe this. This show is amazing. Yes, it's gone down a little recently because of the new additions like Joe, Poppy, and George, and Haley marrying Dylan instead of Andy. As a show about to dust, I can't believe it's down at 50, I'm disappointed in society.

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.

Too funny not to watch

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

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50 Brooklyn Nine-Nine Brooklyn Nine-Nine Brooklyn Nine-Nine is an American police television sitcom that premiered on Fox on September 17, 2013. Created by Dan Goor and Michael Schur, the series revolves around Jake Peralta, an immature but talented NYPD detective in Brooklyn's 99th Precinct, who comes into conflict with his new commanding ...read more.

This show may not be number one but it is so funny! It tackles important topics like racial profiling without making it a drama, there are a variety of colours, sexualities and more, and there is an extremely powerful black gay police captain who is seen as a father figure. It's so smart and funny and... wow.

As much as I love Friends, Pokemon, Friday Night Dinner and Modern Family,
Brooklyn Nine-Nine is truly the best there is.

Very good, funny, and well written. - Catacorn

150th... Are you kidding me! this deserves at least 50th place! - TheHabsFan

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