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Greatest TV Shows of All Time

5 Shows & Movies | by Rolling Stone

From time-capsule sitcoms to cutting-edge Peak-TV dramas -- the definitive ranking of the game-changing small-screen classics

Eastbound & Down

Eastbound & Down

Shows

Years after he turned his back on his hometown, a burned-out major league ballplayer returns to teach phys ed at his old middle school.

The Golden Girls

The Golden Girls

Shows

Four Southern Florida seniors share a house, their dreams, and a whole lot of cheesecake. Bright, promiscuous, clueless and hilarious, these lovely, mismatched ladies form the perfect circle of friends.

Gunsmoke

Gunsmoke

Shows

Gunsmoke is an American radio and television Western drama series created by director Norman MacDonnell and writer John Meston. The stories take place in and around Dodge City, Kansas, during the settlement of the American West. The central character is lawman Marshal Matt Dillon, played by William Conrad on radio and James Arness on television.

Oz

Oz

Shows

The daily lives of prisoners in Emerald City, an experimental unit of the Oswald Maximum Security Prison where ingroups - Muslims, Latinos, Italians, Aryans - stick close to their mutual friends and terrorizes their mutual enemies.

Portlandia

Portlandia

Shows

Satirical sketch comedy set and filmed in Portland, Oregon that explores the eccentric misfits who embody the foibles of modern culture.

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