Greatest TV Shows of All Time

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

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Eastbound & Down
Eastbound & Down
4
max dogear
+4
Oz
4.2
max dogear
+4
The Golden Girls
3.8
hulu dogear
+3
Portlandia
3.8
itunes dogear
+4
Gunsmoke
4.2
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+1
Key & Peele
4
netflix dogear
+6
Jeopardy!
4.2
pluto tv dogear
+1
Mystery Science Theater 3000
4.5
peacock dogear
+2
American Idol
1.9
spectrum on demand dogear
+1
Broad City
4.4
hulu dogear
+4
The Dick Van Dyke Show
4
peacock dogear
+7
Homeland
4
hulu dogear
+3
Party Down
4.2
amazon dogear
+9
Doctor Who
4.2
max dogear
+2
Good Times, Bad Times
1.6
Real Time with Bill Maher
3.5
itunes dogear
+4
The Real World
2.5
netflix dogear
+6
House of Cards
4.5
netflix dogear
+3
The Jeffersons
3.6
pluto tv dogear
+1
Dallas
3.4
itunes dogear
+2
The Fugitive
3.8
pluto tv dogear
In Living Color
4.3
Thirtysomething
3.9
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
4.2
American Crime Story
4.1
hulu dogear
+3
The Ren & Stimpy Show
3.9
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Transparent
4.1
amazon dogear
+2
Girls
3.5
max dogear
+4
Mr. Show with Bob and David
4.3
max dogear
+4
Roseanne
3.4
peacock premium dogear
+3
The Ed Sullivan Show
4.1
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The State
4
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The Odd Couple
3.7
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Downton Abbey
4.5
peacock premium dogear
+4
Happy Days
3.5
amazon dogear
+2
Chappelle's Show
4.6
netflix dogear
+4
The Wonder Years
4
hulu dogear
Back to the Future
4
amc dogear
+4
Your Show of Shows
4.2
Beavis and Butt-head
4
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+4
Hill Street Blues
4
itunes dogear
+2
Roots
4.3
tubi dogear
+2
Fawlty Towers
4.5
24
4
hulu dogear
+2
Six Feet Under
4.2
netflix dogear
+5
The Muppet Show
4.3
disney+ dogear
The Bob Newhart Show
4.3
itunes dogear
+1
The Colbert Report
4.4
Fargo
4.7
hulu dogear
+5
ER
4
hulu dogear
+4
Taxi
4
paramount plus dogear
+2
The Office
4.3
peacock premium dogear
+3
The Rockford Files
3.9
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The Mary Tyler Moore Show
4.3
hulu dogear
+2
Battlestar Galactica
4.5
itunes dogear
+1
Columbo
4.3
peacock premium dogear
+4
The Americans
4.4
hulu dogear
+3
Amélie
4
itunes dogear
+4
The Honeymooners
4.1
tubi dogear
+1
The Shield
4.5
hulu dogear
+3
Lost
4
hulu dogear
+5
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
3.9
hulu dogear
+4
Orange Is the New Black
4
netflix dogear
+3
Law & Order
3.6
peacock premium dogear
+5
My So-Called Life
4.3
hulu dogear
+3
30 Rock
3.9
peacock premium dogear
+3
South Park
4.5
max dogear
+5
I Love Lucy
4.1
paramount plus dogear
+4
Sesame Street
4.2
max dogear
+4
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
2.4
Monty Python's Flying Circus
4.6
netflix dogear
+2
The X-Files
4.2
hulu dogear
+4
Arrested Development
4.5
netflix dogear
+3
Friends
4.7
max dogear
+5
Veep
4
max dogear
+4
Friday Night Lights
4.4
netflix dogear
+5
Deadwood
4.2
max dogear
+4
Louie
4.2
The Office
4.3
peacock premium dogear
+4
Star Trek
4
paramount plus dogear
+4
Twin Peaks
4.5
paramount plus dogear
+3
M*A*S*H
4
hulu dogear
+2
The West Wing
4.2
max dogear
+3
The Larry Sanders Show
4.3
itunes dogear
+1
Late Night with David Letterman
3.5
Game of Thrones
4.5
max dogear
+4
Freaks and Geeks
4.6
amazon dogear
+5
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
4.3
paramount plus dogear
+1
All in the Family
4
pluto tv dogear
+2
Saturday Night Live
4.3
peacock dogear
+6
The Twilight Zone
4.7
paramount plus dogear
+5
The Simpsons
4.2
disney+ dogear
+7
Seinfeld
4.3
netflix dogear
+3
Mad Men
4.2
itunes dogear
+3
Breaking Bad
4.5
netflix dogear
+3
The Wire
4.8
max dogear
+4
The Sopranos
4.8
max dogear
+4