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A likeable Miami police forensics expert moonlights as a serial killer of criminals who he believes have escaped justice.2006
A drama series that takes a darkly comical look at members of a dysfunctional California family that runs an independent funeral home.2001
A satirist news caster provides humorous commentary on the big issues going on in the United States and the rest of the world.2005
A hotel owner's incompetence, short fuse, and arrogance form a combination that ensures accidents and trouble are never far away.1975
Watch the story of history's greatest gladiator unfold with graphic violence and explicit sex. 2010
Life is a difficult challenge for [title character], who despite being a grown adult, has trouble completing even the simplest of tasks. 1990
*Follows the adventures of an extraordinarily strong young boy named Goku .1986
The exploits of four friends are presented as they grow from their late teen years into adults and as they go on their quest for such grown up things as beer and sex. 2008
*Fuu, a waitress who works in a teahouse, rescues two master swordsmen, Mugen and Jin, from their execution to help her find the 'samurai who smells of sunflowers.'2004
An underachieving chemistry genius turned high school chemistry teacher turns to using his expertise in chemistry to produce the world's highest quality crystal meth.2008
A novice sleuth is hired by the police after he cons them into thinking he has psychic powers that help solve crimes.2006
Rod Serling's seminal anthology series focused on ordinary folks who suddenly found themselves in extraordinary, usually supernatural, situations.1959
Reduced to working as an extra with a useless agent, Andy's attempts to boost his career invariably end in failure and embarrassment.2005
Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros.2011
The lives, loves, and laughs of six young friends living in Manhattan.1994
The continuing misadventures of a neurotic New York stand-up comedian and his equally neurotic New York friends.1990
A television drama centered around a female FBI agent who is forced to work with an institutionalized scientist in order to rationalize a brewing storm of unexplained phenomena.2008
An alcoholic man lives in a perpetual stupor while his six children with whom he lives cope as best they can.2011
Four young friends with big egos and slightly arrogant attitudes are the proprietors of an Irish bar.2005
A group of kids doing community service get struck by lightning during a storm, and begin to develop superpowers.2009
The story of an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct where some of the cops aren't above breaking the rules or working against their associates.2002
Sketch-comedy show that parodies many of the nuances of race and culture.2003
After being involved in a car accident in 2006, DCI Sam Tyler wakes up to find himself in 1973.2006
Inside the lives of staffers of the White House.1999
The cases of an eccentrically refined Belgian detective.1989
An idiosyncratic FBI Agent investigates the murder of a young woman in an even more idiosyncratic town.1990
*The futuristic adventures of an easygoing bounty hunter and his partners.1998
This spoof TV series is an unearthed 80's horror TV show, complete with poor production values, awful dialogue and hilarious violence. 2004
A woman who moves into an apartment next door to two brilliant but socially awkward physicists shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory.2007
Improvisational comedy game show in which four players act out various comic games and sketches.1998
Baltimore drug scene, seen through the eyes of drug dealers, and law enforcement.2002
Level-headed son Michael Bluth takes over family affairs after his father is imprisoned.2003
As a member of the L.A. Counter Terrorist Unit, Jack must stop bombs, viruses, assassination attempts, and usually save someone he cares about at the same time.2001
A satirical look at three different families and the trials they face in each of their own uniquely comedic ways.2009
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When an old enemy resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of an aged starship protects a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity.2004
A renegade crew aboard a small spacecraft tries to survive as they travel the unknown parts of the galaxy and evade warring factions as well as authority agents out to get them.2002
*Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in their quiet, dysfunctional town in Colorado. 1997
A smarmy lawyer, whose education is deemed void by the bar, is forced to attend a local community college with an extremely eclectic staff and student body.2009
*In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny.2005
Marine Sergeant Nicholas Brody returns home eight years, after going missing in Iraq. Carrie Mathison, a driven CIA officer, suspects he might be plotting an attack on America.2011
*Fry, a pizza guy is accidentally frozen in 1999 and thawed out New Year's Eve 2999.1999
An antisocial maverick doctor who specializes in diagnostic medicine does whatever it takes to solve puzzling cases that come his way using his crack team of doctors and his wits.2004
A weekly documentary in which two Hollywood special effects experts attempt to debunk urban legends by directly testing them.2003
Due to a political conspiracy an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother.2005
Modern day morality tale about a New Jersey mob boss, as he deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life.1999
A mockumentary on a group of typical office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behavior, and tedium.2005
Crazy sitcom about 3 priests and their housekeeper who live on Craggy Island, not the peaceful and quiet part of Ireland it seems!1995
In the not too distant future, a man and his robots are trapped on the Satellite of love, where evil scientists force them to sit through the worst movies ever made.1988
During the Great Depression, an Oklahoma farm boy and a charismatic minister learn that they are key players in a proxy war being fought between Heaven and Hell.2003
A group of actors move to LA to make it big, but end up working as caterers.2009
The adventures of the last human being alive and his friends, stranded three million years into deep space on a mining ship1988
*The adventures of the Avatar after Aang - a passionate, rebellious, and fearless teenage girl from the Southern Water Tribe.2012
A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.2010
*The Dark Knight battles crime in Gotham City with occasional help from Robin.1992
Beginning in the years leading up to World War I, the drama centers on the Crawley family and their servants.2010
A daffy woman constantly strives to become a star along with her bandleader husband and gets herself in the strangest situations.1951
*A short alien bent on conquering Earth poses as a human, and only one paranoid child knows his secret.2001
Mark and Jez are a couple of twenty-something roommates who have nothing in common - except for the fact that their lives are anything but normal. 2003
*The satiric adventures of a working class family in the misfit city of Springfield.1989
A man in his early 30s struggles to find a balance in his life between being a new dad and his involvement in a motorcycle club.2008
Two brothers search for their missing father, the man who trained them to be warriors against supernatural evil.2005
Two unique groups of teenagers deal with life in high school during the 80's.1999
Two FBI agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained while hidden forces work to impede their efforts.1993
A show set in the late 1800's, revolving around the characters in a South Dakota town of deep corruption and crime.2004
*A high school student goes on a secret crusade to eliminate criminals from the world after discovering a notebook capable of killing anyone whose name is written into it.2006
The further adventures of the time traveling alien adventurer and his companions.2005
Kevin Arnold recalls growing up during the 60's; the turbulent social times make the transition from child to adult unusually interesting.1988
The absurd antics of an Indiana town's public officials as they pursue sundry projects to make their city a better place.2009
PlotSeriesStarting Year
A drama about one of New York's most prestigious ad agencies at the beginning of the 1960s.2007
Police officer Rick Grimes leads a group of survivors in a world overrun by zombies.2010
A realistic teen drama series that takes a look at a 15 year-old girl and her trials and tribulations with being a teenager.1994
In this final series, [title character] is a World War I army captain trying to survive at the front lines at the Western Front.1989
Friends Tim and Daisy, 20-something North Londoners with uncertain futures, must pretend to be a couple to live in the only apartment they can afford.1999
Prince Edmund constantly schemes to take the crown from his father and brother with the help of Lord Percy and Baldrick.1982
Chronicles the life and times of Nucky Thompson, the undisputed ruler of Atlantic City, who was equal parts politician and gangster.2010
*A human boy and his adopted brother - a magical dog - set out to become righteous adventurers in the Land of Ooo.2010
*In a wacky Rhode Island town, a dysfunctional family strive to cope with everyday life as they are thrown from one crazy scenario to another.1999
In this generation, a frustrated butler is in the employ of an incredibly stupid Crown Prince of England.1987
Two petty felons have a documentary made about their life in a trailer park.2001
Deep in the sub basement of the ambiguous company of Reynholm Industries, are not one, but two socially awkward IT guys. 2006
*The bizarre animated escapades of pseudo-heroic scientist Dr. Rusty , his competent, high strung bodyguard, and his two over-enthusiastic sons.2003
Classic comedy following the misadventures of two Wheeler Dealer brothers who scrape their living by selling dodgy goods.1981
*The adventures of Earth's martial arts defender Son Goku continue with a new family and the revelation of his alien origin.1989
The trials and tribulations of small town Texas football players, their friends, family, and coaching staff.2006
Bernard Black runs his own bookshop even though he doesn't much like people who buy books and hates having customers.2000
*A team of mutant superheroes fight for justice and human acceptance in the Marvel Comics universe.1992
Old-school U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens is reassigned from Miami to his childhood home in the poor, rural coal-mining towns in Eastern Kentucky.2010
A series chronicling the daily activities of an unusual prison facility and its criminal inhabitants.1997
Lord Edmund is now seeking the approval of Queen Elizabeth I with the 'help' of Lord Percy Percy and Baldrick.1986
On the run from a drug deal gone bad, Mike Ross, a brilliant college-dropout, finds himself a job working with Harvey Specter, one of New York City's best lawyers.2011
Ted searches for the woman of his dreams in New York City with the help of his four best friends.2005
*Seven of the most formidable heroes form arguably the most powerful team ever.2001
Set decades after Captain James T. Kirk's 5-year mission, a new generation of Starfleet officers in a new Enterprise set off on their own mission to go where no one has gone before1987
In the unreal world of Sacred Heart Hospital, intern John 'J.D' Dorian learns the ways of medicine, friendship and life.2001
Film star Vince Chase navigates the vapid terrain of Los Angeles with a close circle of friends and his trusty agent.2004
*At ISIS, an international spy agency, global crises are merely opportunities for its highly trained employees to confuse, undermine, betray and royally screw each other.2009
Jeremy, Richard and James talk about everything car-related.2002
*A samurai sent through time fights to return home and save the world.2001
*A teenage boy finds himself recruited as a member of an elite team of pilots by his father.1995
The story of an office that faces closure when the company decides to downsize its branches.2001

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