Shows to Investigate or See/Try Out

by ilikemilk-279-999098 | created - 18 Oct 2015 | updated - 3 weeks ago | Public

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1. Babylon 5 (1994–1998)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

In the mid 23rd Century, the Earth Alliance space station Babylon 5, located in neutral territory, is a major focal point for political intrigue, racial tensions and various wars over the course of five years.

Stars: Mira Furlan, Richard Biggs, Stephen Furst, Andreas Katsulas

Votes: 26,332

2. Tales of the City (1993)

Unrated | 360 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

The stories of several colorful characters living in San Francisco. Based on the book by Armistead Maupin (Is A Man I Dreamt Up).

Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Donald Moffat, Chloe Webb, Laura Linney

Votes: 2,929

3. Twin Peaks (1990–1991)

TV-MA | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks.

Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook

Votes: 157,854

4. Profit (1996– )

90 min | Drama

Jim Profit works for a multinational company, and isn't above using any means necessary to get ahead, and that includes bribery, blackmail, intimidation, extortion, and even murder. Now ... See full summary »

Stars: Adrian Pasdar, Lisa Darr, Lisa Blount, Jack Gwaltney

Votes: 1,815

5. Politically Incorrect (1993–2002)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

Four guests from the worlds of politics and entertainment join host Bill Maher for a free-wheeling and humorous discussion of current events.

Stars: Bill Maher, Christine O'Donnell, Lisa Ann Walter, Michael McKean

Votes: 1,047

6. Picket Fences (1992–1996)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Family

An aging Sheriff tries to keep the peace in Rome, Wisconsin, a small town plagued by bizarre and violent crimes.

Stars: Kathy Baker, Tom Skerritt, Lauren Holly, Costas Mandylor

Votes: 3,565

7. The X-Files (1993–2018)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Two F.B.I. Agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained, while hidden forces work to impede their efforts.

Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, William B. Davis

Votes: 185,818

8. Northern Exposure (1990–1995)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

A newly graduated doctor is required to set up his practice in an eccentric Alaskan town.

Stars: Rob Morrow, Janine Turner, Barry Corbin, John Cullum

Votes: 14,041

9. I'll Fly Away (1991–1993)

60 min | Drama

Forrest Bedford is a Southern lawyer in the late 1950s, generally content with his privileged life. But the winds of change are blowing, and he becomes increasingly involved with civil ... See full summary »

Stars: Sam Waterston, Regina Taylor, Jeremy London, Ashlee Levitch

Votes: 715

10. The Gauntlet (2013– )

6 min | Fantasy

Alice arrives to boarding school to find her new room mate very unwelcoming. After uncovering some eerie secrets about some of the students, Alice finds out that she is right in the middle of something scarily supernatural.

Stars: Cristina Ventresca, Giselle van der Wiel, Ash Vlahos, Jessica Vumbaca

Votes: 36

12. Billy & Billie (2015– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A TV series that follows two step-siblings as they try and navigate their taboo romance.

Stars: Adam Brody, Lisa Joyce, Gia Crovatin, Phil Burke

Votes: 1,173

13. Eyes (2005– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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Stars: Tim Daly, Garcelle Beauvais, A.J. Langer, Laura Leighton

Votes: 372

15. Crusade (1999)

44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A team of soldiers and scientists has five years to find a cure for a plague decimating Earth.

Stars: Gary Cole, Tracy Scoggins, Daniel Dae Kim, David Allen Brooks

Votes: 4,502

16. Celebrapy (2015– )

Comedy

A disgraced psychiatrist gets his last shot at redemption by becoming the therapist on a reality show featuring four celebrities-- who don't necessarily feel they need his help.

Stars: Randy DeOrio, Lauren Michele, And Palladino, Genoveva Rossi

18. Letterkenny (2016– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy

Quick-witted, fast-paced snappy comedy about rural folk getting by in a small town.

Stars: Jared Keeso, Nathan Dales, Michelle Mylett, K. Trevor Wilson

Votes: 7,800

19. Fungus the Bogeyman (2015– )

67 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

Fungus is happy making a mess and scaring people until his teenage son runs away to the human world 'Up Top'.

Stars: Timothy Spall, Joanna Scanlan, Keeley Hawes, Marc Warren

Votes: 218

20. The Secret River (2015)

Adventure, Drama, History

In 1806, William Thornhill is sentenced to New South Wales for life where he is drawn into a terrifying conflict that will leave a bloody and indelible stain.

Stars: Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Sarah Snook, Lachy Hulme, Tim Minchin

Votes: 455

21. Talkin' 'Bout Your Generation (2009– )

Comedy, Game-Show

A game show where generation Baby Boomers, X and Y compete against each other to see who is the best. Each week the teams are headed by Amanda Keller, Charlie Pickering and Josh Thomas ... See full summary »

Stars: Shaun Micallef, Amanda Keller, Charlie Pickering, Josh Thomas

Votes: 386

22. Gruen Planet (2011–2013)

Comedy, News, Talk-Show

Gruen Planet broadens the land-space of The Gruen Transfer (2008) by looking at the ways in which governments and corporations use spin, branding and image control to get their messages across.

Stars: Wil Anderson, Russel Howcroft, Todd Sampson, Annabel Crabb

Votes: 218

23. The Lodge (2016– )

22 min | Family

A new show centered on a teenage girl who takes over her Grandfathers Lodge, and befriends its teenage staff.

Stars: Luke Newton, Sophie Simnett, Thomas Doherty, Bethan Wright

Votes: 354

24. Two Doors Down (2016– )

28 min | Comedy

Comedy centered around a couple and their insufferable neighbors.

Stars: Arabella Weir, Alex Norton, Jonathan Watson, Elaine C. Smith

Votes: 678

25. Boomers (2014– )

Not Rated | 28 min | Comedy

A comedy series about three groups of friends coming to terms with retirement.

Stars: Alison Steadman, Philip Jackson, Russ Abbot, Stephanie Beacham

Votes: 286

26. Mountain Goats (2014– )

Comedy

This sitcom first came to province in 2014 when it was showcased as part of BBC Comedy Playhouse. It's original title was Miller's Mountain but has subsequently changed to Mountain Goats ... See full summary »

Stars: Jimmy Chisholm, Kathryn Howden, David Ireland, Sharon Rooney

Votes: 123

27. Zapped (2016–2018)

30 min | Comedy, Fantasy

James Buckley is transported to a parallel world featuring "psychopathic Fairies, Shell Men, seductive Demi-Fins and vicious Throcks".

Stars: James Buckley, Kenneth Collard, Louis Emerick, Paul Kaye

Votes: 873

28. Crackanory (2013– )

Comedy, Drama

Crackanory is a storytelling television series aimed at adults, inspired by the popular children's series Jackanory. Each episode features two 15-minute tales narrated by contemporary ... See full summary »

Stars: Tom Meeten, Matthew Steer, Nicholas Burns, Amy Hoggart

Votes: 121

29. Baked (2015– )

23 min | Comedy

A web-series created by Pechkas Pictures, "Baked" chronicles the misadventures of three university flatmates who decide to start a midnight food delivery service.

Stars: Pranay Manchanda, Shantanu Anam, Manik Papneja, Kriti Vij

Votes: 3,076

30. We Are the Freaks (2013)

Unrated | 80 min | Comedy, Drama

Three misfits embark on a weekend they will never forget.

Director: Justin Edgar | Stars: Jamie Blackley, Sean Teale, Mike Bailey, Michael Smiley

Votes: 310

31. Wasted (I) (2016– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy

Surreal slacker comedy set in a West Country village, where the lives of a group of twenty-something friends are changed forever by the appearance of a familiar figure as a spirit guide.

Stars: Sean Bean, Dylan Edwards, Gwyneth Keyworth, Danny Kirrane

Votes: 791

32. High Maintenance (2012–2015)

30 min | Comedy

A nameless cannabis delivery guy delivers his much-needed medication to stressed-out New Yorkers.

Stars: Ben Sinclair, Avery Monsen, Heléne Yorke, Candace Thompson

Votes: 3,465

33. The Days (2004– )

60 min | Drama

A typical American family with Mom, Dad, and 3 growing kids, until Mom and her teenage daughter discover they're pregnant - on the same day.

Stars: Marguerite MacIntyre, David Newsom, Evan Peters, Laura Ramsey

Votes: 274

34. Bi (2014– )

Comedy

Bi: The Webseries is a scripted series that follows Alex, a young hopeless romantic, juggling friends, work and more importantly, sexuality.

Stars: David J. Cork, Bianca Garcia, Richardson Pierre, Glenn Quentin

37. Dropperz (2016– )

30 min | Comedy, Music

A mockumentary following a struggling UK Grime music group whose last shot at success is not going at all according to plan.

Stars: Adam Deacon, Kiell Smith-Bynoe, Guz Khan, Letitia Hector

Votes: 13

38. Bugs (1995–1999)

50 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

Ed, Ros, Alex and Beckett form the high-tech crime fighting team who work for the mysterious, secretive Bureau 2 chief, Jan, and are only assigned the most difficult and dangerous cases.

Stars: Jaye Griffiths, Jesse Birdsall, Craig McLachlan, Jan Harvey

Votes: 445

39. Crime Traveller (1997– )

50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Detective Jeff Slade teams up with scientist Holly Turner, whose late father has created a time machine that can travel back several hours. Together they solve mysteries using the device.

Stars: Michael French, Chloë Annett, Sue Johnston, Paul Trussell

Votes: 340

40. Partners in Crime (2015)

55 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Agatha Christie's crime-fighting duo, Tommy and Tuppence Beresford, solve mysteries and search for enemy spies in 1950s Britain.

Stars: Jessica Raine, David Walliams, James Fleet, Matthew Steer

Votes: 1,651

41. Save Me (2013)

22 min | Comedy

Beth Harper, after an accident, thinks she is channeling God.

Stars: Anne Heche, Michael Landes, Alexandra Breckenridge, Madison Davenport

Votes: 1,489

42. 2030 CE (2002–2003)

Adventure, Sci-Fi

In 2030, no one lives past the age of thirty due to Progressive Ageing Syndrome (P.A.S.). A group of highly trained teenagers are attempting to find a cure.

Stars: Corey Sevier, Curtis Harrison, Melissa Marie Elias, Michal Grajewski

Votes: 78

43. Platinum (2003– )

60 min | Drama, Crime, Music

Two brothers try to handle all the problems of running a hip-hop/rap record label in New York.

Stars: Sticky Fingaz, Davetta Sherwood, Bishop Brigante, Kira Clavell

Votes: 80

44. Falcon Beach (2006–2007)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Falcon Beach is a town in cottage country by a lake in Canadian province Manitoba, where aquatic sports are part of the pleasure package which attracts many visitors during the sunny ... See full summary »

Stars: Steve Byers, Jennifer Kydd, Ephraim Ellis, Morgan Kelly

Votes: 549

45. Bionic Woman (2007)

60 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

A reimagining of the popular 1970s TV series about a female athlete who is given bionic strength.

Stars: Michelle Ryan, Miguel Ferrer, Molly Price, Lucy Hale

Votes: 7,742

46. New Amsterdam (2008)

60 min | Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi

A New York homicide detective is cursed with immortality.

Stars: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Zuleikha Robinson, Alexie Gilmore, Stephen McKinley Henderson

Votes: 6,551

47. The Gates (2010)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

A metropolitan police officer becomes chief of police in a gated suburban neighborhood where vampires, werewolves, witches, and other supernatural entities reside.

Stars: Rhona Mitra, Frank Grillo, Marisol Nichols, Luke Mably

Votes: 7,612

48. Blood Ties (2007)

60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Vicki Nelson, a former homicide detective turned private investigator, and Henry Fitzroy, a 470-year-old vampire, form a unique team solving cases and dealing with the supernatural world.

Stars: Christina Cox, Dylan Neal, Kyle Schmid, Gina Holden

Votes: 5,948

49. The Dresden Files (2007– )

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.7