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What are the 5 greatest TV Series' of all time?

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    Battlestar Galactica (2004)
    Band of Brothers
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    1) Seinfeld
    2) The Simpsons
    3) I Love Lucy
    4) Only Fools and Horses
    5) The Sopranos

    Obviously too many important shows to reduce to just five so I tried to pick a varied list and shows like Blackadder and Friends have been missed out despite their impact. Also had to miss out arguably some of the better modern shows Arrested Development/ Community/ Parks and Rec/ The Daily Show because their impact will be much more evident in the future.
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    The Big Bang Theory
    Friends
    The Simpsons
    The Vampire Diaries
    Only Fools and Horses
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    (Original post by Pheylan)
    Well of course you think that if you primarily watch Desperate Housewives and Family Guy (and, to a lesser extent, Friends)
    The reason I don't much TV is because I've obviously trialed a lot of TV shows, particularly American shows and frankly I don't get the hype. My conclusion didn't come out of thin-air.

    Desperate Housewives's season finale is in a month from now, Family Guy has become too 'try hard' and Friends is, well Friends is cool.
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    1) Friends
    2) House M.D.
    3) Due South
    4) The OC
    5) My Family (BBC)
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    (Original post by T-Toe)
    The reason I don't much TV is because I've obviously trialed a lot of TV shows, particularly American shows and frankly I don't get the hype. My conclusion didn't come out of thin-air.

    Desperate Housewives's season finale is in a month from now, Family Guy has become too 'try hard' and Friends is, well Friends is cool.
    The time has come for you to watch The Wire.
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    Sherlock - watch it. come back and neg me if you dont like it

    Game of thrones
    Prison Break
    Dexter
    The Big Bang Theory

    EDIT: the BBC sherlock!
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    1) Desperate Housewives
    2) 24
    3) The wire
    4) Breaking Bad
    5) Game of Thrones
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    1. the walking dead
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    If you want a global perspective, then take a look at the ratings on IMDb for TV Series:

    http://www.imdb.com/search/title?num...type=tv_series

    If you're lazy, the top 5 are:

    1. Planet Earth
    2. The Wire
    3. Arrested Development
    4. Game of Thrones
    5. Breaking Bad
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    top gear
    parks & recreation
    only fools & horses
    the vicar of dibley
    arrested development/men behaving badly

    Also really enjoying homeland, alcatraz & bones right now!
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    Dr who

    The big bang theory

    Prison break

    Breaking bad

    Leverage
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    Mine are:

    1)Friends
    2)The Big Bang Theory
    3)24
    4)Prison Break
    5)The Vampire Diaries
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    1. Buffy the Vampire Slayer
    2. The Office (UK)
    3. Shameless (UK - S1-2)
    4. Fawlty Towers
    5. Father Ted
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    1.Spooks
    2.Entourage
    3.The Wire
    4. Luther
    5. The Simpsons
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    Friends, The Simpsons, South Park, The Office, The Wire
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    1) Desperate Housewives
    2) Big Bang Theory
    3) How I Met Your Mother
    4) Breaking Bad
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    1) Being Human (Just the awesomeness of Annie ..RIP )
    2) Glee (Sue Sylvester)
    3) LOST (The massive plot)
    4) Misfits (Just love the concept)
    5) Friends (Just the brilliance)

    Glee is a very close second though It has some of the funniest moments ever

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    1) Big Bang Theory (i love these nerds :cool:)
    2) Pointless (game show )
    3) Pokemon (manga )
    4) Chaser (another gameshow :rolleyes:)
    5) Slam Dunk (another manga <3)
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    In no particular order;
    1) Hustle
    2) Lost
    3) Fringe
    4) Prisonbreak
    5) Friends

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