Top 10 Best TV Shows

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41 The Wire The Wire The Wire is an American crime drama television series set and produced in Baltimore, Maryland. Created and primarily written by author and former police reporter David Simon, the series was broadcast by the cable network HBO in the United States.

This is an outrage, it shows how dumb your average person is, I was SHOCKED when this wasn't in the top 10, then it just sort of got comical from there, SERIOUSLY! This is hands down the GREATEST thing ever put on film aside from things that record historical events like the moon landing

More people should see this series. It shows the system drug underworld that isn't even really hidden that so many people in our society bury their heads in the sand about. Each season focuses primarily on a different facet of the drug trade.
Season 1 - Streets
2 - Docks (Bulk Import)
3 - Leadership
4 - Schools
5 - Media
Each season offers its own unique perspective on the woes of society in a drug riddled, low-income, urban community that envelopes everything around it and with no end in sight. I started watching it about 6 months ago on demand and it just sucked me in and never disappointed, only leaving me wanting more, while at the same time, when I finished the series, I realized it was, as a whole show from season 1 episode 1 to the last episode of season 5, one full cycle that just keeps being repeated.

The Wire should AT LEAST be in the top 5 - aruizpr

37 haha beyond stupid,the fact it's in every top 5 other list of greatest T.V. shows ever on google shows the weakness of this list.

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42 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.

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.!

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)

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43 Law and Order: SVU

Number 80? Shame on all of the other voters for not scrolling down to vote on this. It's been on the air for I think 18 years now so clearly they're doing something right. Great show, great characters, great writers. It's a shame all the other LO series got cancelled.

I don't watch this show all the time and often get a little nervous when I do watch this show, but I will always remember that one of my favorite moments in T.V. show history was this scene- There is Olivia (detective) about to be shot by a girl (Melanie) who I believe was about 12, who was crying terribly, because she thinks that she is lying about another man that is there. This man says that he has helped Melanie so much and that he's the good guy. Olivia says that he's a traitor and a liar who hurt her (which he was) Soon the man is yelling out these words-I'm the one. I am greater than God. At that moment Melanie shoots the man. Olivia hugs her and tries to comfort her. Melanie says this- What he said was a lie. He said he was greater than God. No one is.

That was one of my favorite T.V. moments ever. I'm a Christian, so I just loved Melanie's line.

What? This show is incredible. the top 5 for sure

I'm a True Christian too, and I also love Melanie's line

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44 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.

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

AWESOME! All that crap like American dad and regular show shouldn't be above this.. Is got awesome flying people and cool attacks and super saiyans! (Dragon ball is better though... ) - HOHOHO

The best anime ever and better than lame anime shows it's awesome and other people should agree with it

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45 Arrested Development Arrested Development Arrested Development is an American television sitcom created by Mitchell Hurwitz, which originally aired on Fox for three seasons from November 2, 2003, to February 10, 2006. A fourth season of 15 episodes was released on Netflix on May 26, 2013. The show follows the fictitious Bluth family, a formerly ...read more.

This should be easily in the top ten, it's better than Lost or SpongeBob, people on this site a ignorant morons. Seriously, watch more shows rather than just what the general public are watching

Wow this is wayy too low. I guess you have to be intelligent to like this show though so 95% of people aren't going to like it

It's an underrated jem that deserves more attention.

Whoever made this list made a huge mistake.
Or they prematurely shot there wad...

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46 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.

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

SpongeBob is better but it is pretty good

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47 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

I watched an episode on foxtel (2017) wih my dad I loved it so I watch it when ever it is on now love will smith especially MIB Independence Day Suicide Squad and much more

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48 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.

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

If your a brony and your reading this, I'm sorry but his show ruined the lives of many people. It ruined mine as well.

Just listen to the song, Linkin park: one step closer. And you will see how I feel about you bronies! Or the song Linkin park: don't stay! So take that pony lovers!

PEOPLE SUCK **S!
I'm tired of people being very rude at this Show, there's nothing wrong with this, quite the opposite, it helped me with my personal life giving Ethic & Moral advances not only on Friendship, in my whole personal life too.

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49 Scrubs Scrubs

Great characters, great scripts and genuine depth in the storylines.

My favorite show of all times!
I love the characters, the plot, the scenarios, the jokes, the songs, and even the moral lessons
I love how they managed to combine both drama and comedy in this show
I was kind of disappointed by the 9th season though
To me, the real end was season 8's finale

Soo funny yet can touch your heart aswell. Its the greatest! 1 - FunkyMonk

I love this show! It is so funny and classic. - Powerfulgirl10

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50 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!

81? This was a groundbreaking program!

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51 Community Community Community is an American television sitcom created by Dan Harmon that aired on NBC and Yahoo! Screen from September 17, 2009 to June 2, 2015. The series follows an ensemble cast of characters played by Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown, Alison Brie, Donald Glover, Ken Jeong, ...read more.

Community is at 49. Big bang theory is at 12. Something is wrong with the people voting. Let's see, actual humor and progressing characters, vs, same bad jokes, same bad laugh track and practically no character progression. Yeah, if only community was better known. The most amazing show I've ever seen, even leaves breaking bad in its dust. For me, just below friends and just above How I Met Your Mother

One of the funniest shows today, Great writers, awesome casts. Troy and Abed in the morning!

The Funniest Show on T.V. today. Never Ceases to Amaze me with the storylines and the humor. Troy And Abed In The MORNING! - klosec12

Great show very underrated

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52 Once Upon a Time

How can this be 141!? This show is amazing. Not only is the storyline exciting, thrilling, and simply amazing; the actors are so incredibly talented! Every single actor deserves an award for their performance.

Some people may read the storyline and think 'meh, sounds kinda boring'. But trust me it's not. It's actually quite addictive. They always keep you waiting for the next episode, and they keep you thinking which I love. And they change the story lines of fairy tales that we all grew up with, which makes it more exciting and interesting.

I'd recommend this show to anyone, and it is suitable for all ages :)

(Also, the men are really good looking - so that an extra bonus! )

I my gosh once upon a time is so good, that I literally screamed today when I found out that I was watching the winter fanali show and that I would have to wait until march. After the episode, they have the best commercial ever, and I found out that the season ends in march, and that is when I screamed. It is hard to remember exactly what happens, especially for an 8 year old! Except I love it so much I pay attention and never miss anything

This show is sooo good! I'd recommend it to literally anyone, don't let the fairytale stuff put you off because the storylines are advanced enough to keep a mature audience addicted to the show an unhealthy enough amount, however younger kids can still enjoy it. Once Upon a Time is really underrated, its got great storylines and great acting!

BEST SHOW EVER TIED WITH RIVERDALE

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53 It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia

10 out of 10. I would cut of a finger for a new episode right now. I mean, just the pinky, but it would be fully worth it. In the fine print I also request spit and or hair from all cast members. Including the short round man. IT'S A GREAT SHOW!

The best show in the entire world. It is really special in the way that it makes you feel like you are part of the gang. Made me have a bigger appreciation for Danny DeVito. - etc00

Top tier television. It's a shame it's all the way down here. This site is full of idiots and savages

IT'S A FIVE STAR SHOW

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54 Charmed Charmed

Hot girls, magic, demons, and did I say HOT GIRLS? I have to say, that I looked at this list, and I wouldn't put the strain on my TV to even watch some of these shows! - RdrTech

This is really one T.V. show that makes me nostalgic because it's not made anymore and will never be made again. I loved all the actresses of that amazing show so much that I want to thank them for all the episodes that were a Delight to look at. I missed that show so much ( thankfully there's still the dvd's to watch ).

They can't be here, this is the best witches show of all time, that didn't only make the witchcraft world seem more realistic, but also handled real life issues in a magical beautiful way.

Scariest show I've ever watched

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55 Beavis and Butthead

This show rocks! It should be way higher than 105th place!

This show is genius

I love the movie

56 Band of Brothers

Such a beautiful series that captured the true brutality and horror of war. People here in the USA tend to think we just went over to Germany and messed up, which we technically did, but fail to mention the sacrifice so many young men had to make. Should be in top 3.

This show is incredibly realistic and very well made, and most importantly, ALL REAL! - Phillip873

Best show ever. How the hell it is at 63? The greatest show ever should be in top 10!

Best

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57 Shameless (U.S.)

This show is frustrating and sometimes makes you want to slap the characters, but I love every minute of it. It is completely dysfunctional and screwed up. The Gallagher's all have their own issues and this show has some of the best side characters I've ever seen. Mickey and Mandy Milkovich, Veronica Fisher, Kevin Ball, all the characters are well thought out and unique. Amazing show.

I LOVE THIS SHOW!

I love this show! Very entertaining never a dull moment! No sugar coating in it. This series needs to be recognize more❤️

58 Downton Abbey Downton Abbey Downton Abbey is a historical period drama television series created by Julian Fellowes and co-produced by Carnival Films and Masterpiece.

My absolute favorite show... The amazing cast, the attention to detail, the lovely soundtrack, and above all the heart wrenching plot twists. You haven't seen a real television show until you've seen Downton Abbey.

My sincere compliments to the folks across the pond.
Let's step it up, America.

I still think Mathew should have lived.

What is this doing here - YOUnique253

THIS SHOW IS AMAZING. But be prepared with tissues because its heartbreaking at times eek

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59 Monty Python's Flying Circus

Oh. Gosh. Far too low! Those of you who voted for other shows obviously have not seen Ministry of Silly Walks, or argument clinic, of fish slapping dance, or a The Life Of Brian

Don't give me that you snotty-faced heap of parrot droppings! - PeeledBanana

Hilarious. That is all.

Doesn't deserve to be 99. - MontyPython

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

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

AHEM this deserves to be number one because literally EVERYTHING ABOUT IT IS AMAZING! Mainly b because morty is too cute and rick is hilarious,Jerry is dim witted but charming, summer can be relatable But will also admit to being a brat, so basically the same internet and Beth is so hardcore, every episode has its own unique storyline and honestly its personally my favourite cartoon ever

Pickle Rick! Lol. Get Schwifty.. Wubba lubba dub dub. ha ha ha

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