Best TV Shows of 1999

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Best TV Shows of 1999
Best TV Shows of 1999
TOP TV Shows: The Sopranos (1999), Family Guy (1999), Futurama (1999), The West Wing (1999), SpongeBob SquarePants (1999), Freaks and Geeks (1999), Angel (1999), Crusade (1999), The '60s (1999), Courage the Cowardly Dog (1999), Farscape (1999), Batman Beyond (1999), Spaced (1999), Third Watch (1999), Queer as Folk (1999), The League of Gentlemen (1999), Total Recall 2070 (1999), Roswell (1999), Queer as Folk (1999), Ed, Edd, 'n' Eddy (1999).
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List of Best TV Shows

 9.2
 396K
The Sopranos (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: The Sopranos is an American television drama created by David Chase. The series revolves around the New Jersey-based Italian-American mobster Tony Soprano and the difficulties he faces as he tries to balance the conflicting requirements of his home ...
Style: serious, cynical, clever, captivating, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, organized crime, gangsters, crimes, killings, criminal heroes, dark humor, family life, family relations, ambition, mob boss, introspection ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: new jersey, new york, usa
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 8.2
 338K
Family Guy (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Sick, twisted, politically incorrect and Freakin' Sweet animated series featuring the adventures of the dysfunctional Griffin family. Bumbling Peter and long-suffering Lois have three kids. Stewie (a brilliant but sadistic baby bent on killing ...
Style: cynical, humorous, adult animation, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: dark humor, eccentric family, family relations, social satire, adolescence, goofy hero, dog, family life, parents and children, sexual innuendo, small town, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2020s ...
Place: rhode island, usa
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 8.5
 238K
Futurama (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of a late-20th-century New York City pizza delivery boy, Philip J. Fry, who, after being unwittingly cryogenically frozen for one thousand years, finds employment at Planet Express, an interplanetary delivery company in the ...
Style: adult animation, cynical, futuristic, surreal, sitcom ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: scientist, space travel, robot, mad scientist, social satire, alien, goofy hero, space and aliens, adult humor, cyclops, androids and robots, benign alien ...
Time: future, 90s, year 1999, 20th century, distant future
Place: new york
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In the criminal justice system, sexually-based offenses are considered especially heinous. In New York City, the dedicated detectives who investigate these vicious felonies are members of an elite squad known as the Special Victims Unit. These are ...
Style: captivating, tense, clever, serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: law and order, sexual abuse, police detective, sex crime, police officer, partners against crime, crimes, lawyer, police, law enforcement, fighting crime, female detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: usa, new york
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 8.9
 76K
The West Wing (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The West Wing provides a glimpse into presidential politics in the nation's capital as it tells the stories of the members of a fictional presidential administration. These interesting characters have humor and dedication that touches the heart ...
Style: clever, political, talky, realistic, serious ...
Plot: politics, politician, election, political intrigue, american politics, white house, government official, president, teamwork, chief of staff, liberal, democrat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 90s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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SpongeBob SquarePants (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Deep down in the Pacific Ocean in the subterranean city of Bikini Bottom lives a square yellow sponge named SpongeBob SquarePants. SpongeBob lives in a pineapple with his pet snail, Gary, loves his job as a fry cook at the Krusty Krab, and has a ...
Style: not serious, humorous, sincere, captivating, sitcom ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: best friends, optimism, friendship, fast food, family, anthropomorphic animal, escapades, disorder, goofy hero, surrealism, neighbor, talking animals ...
Time: 90s, 2010s, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: pacific ocean
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Freaks and Geeks (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: High school mathlete Lindsay Weir rebels and begins hanging out with a crowd of burnouts (the "freaks"), while her brother Sam Weir navigates a different part of the social universe with his nerdy friends (the "geeks").
Style: humorous, light, semi serious, sitcom, captivating ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: nerd, social misfits, teenager, weed, socially awkward, friendship, coming of age, cheerleader, social relations, teenage life, teacher, teacher student relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1981, year 1980, 80s
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
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 7.9
 71K
Angel (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Angel is an American television series, a spin-off from the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Angel, a 240-year old vampire cursed with a conscience, haunts the dark streets of Los Angeles alone. But after he meets a half-demon with ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, witty, sentimental, neo noir ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural ability, vampire human love, supernatural, monster, investigator, heroes, vampire slayer, good versus evil, hopes, righting the wronged, double life ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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 6.7
 5K
Crusade (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Crusade is an American spin-off TV show from J. Michael Straczynski's Babylon 5. Its plot is set in AD 2267, five years after the events of Babylon 5, and just after the movie A Call to Arms. The Drakh have released a nanovirus plague on Earth, ...
Style: futuristic, tense, exciting, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space opera, space and aliens, spacecraft, post apocalypse, military, alien, telepathy, space adventure, space station, top secret, bio weapon ...
Time: future, 23rd century
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 6.9
 3K
The '60s (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
TV show
Story: The Herlihys are a working class family from Chicago whose three children take wildly divergent paths: Brian joins the Marines right out of High School and goes to Vietnam..
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sentimental, sincere
Plot: vietnam war, drug abuse, civil rights, protest, politician, rock music, summer of love, culture clash, fighting the system, coming of age, anti war protest, pregnancy ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: woodstock, vietnam, san francisco, los angeles, usa ...
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Courage the Cowardly Dog (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Courage the Cowardly Dog is an American comedy horror animated television series created by John R. Dilworth for Cartoon Network. Its central plot revolves around a somewhat anthropomorphic pink/purple dog named Courage who lives with his owners, ...
Style: humorous, not serious, semi serious, captivating, psychedelic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: animal life, villain, pets, talking animals, supernatural, transformation, animal protagonist, friendship, magic, human animal relationship, bravery, cartoon dog ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: kansas, usa
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 8.3
 37K
Farscape (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A freak accident during an experimental space mission catapults Astronaut John Crichton across a thousand galaxies to an alien battlefield.
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: spacecraft, space travel, space wars, astronaut, lost, escapades, alien, heroes, obsessive quest, alternate reality, unlikely relationship, renegade ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, 90s
Place: memphis
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 8.1
 28K
Batman Beyond (1999)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: 20 years after Bruce Wayne hung up his cowl, his secret is discovered by troubled teen Terry McGinnis. After McGinnis' father is murdered by the man who now controls Wayne Enterprises, McGinnis is fitted into a high-tech Bat suit by Bruce ...
Style: epic, adult animation, stylized, exciting, serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: batman, high school, superhero, teenager, teenage hero, villain, heroes, secret identity, vigilantism, masked vigilante, distopia, super strength ...
Time: future, 2030s, 2010s, year 2019, 21st century
Place: new jersey
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 8.6
 55K
Spaced (1999)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Spaced: the anti-Friends, in that it examines the lives of common 20 somethings, but in a way that is more down to earth and realistic. Here we have Daisy and Tim; two 'young' adults with big dreams just trying to get by in this crazy ...
Style: sitcom, surreal, humorous, funny, witty ...
Plot: roommate, platonic, dog, artist, slacker, deception, friendship, rave, silly humor, ex husband, weirdo, mishap ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london
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 8.0
 10K
Third Watch (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The exploits of a group of men and women who serve the City of New York as police officers, firemen, and paramedics, all working the same fictional 55th precinct during the 3pm to 11pm shift - the 'Third Watch'.
Style: serious, realistic, medical drama
Plot: police officer, firefighter, paramedic, medical, rescue, nypd, police, police corruption, fighting crime, gang, crimes, medicine ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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 8.5
 21K
Queer as Folk (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: Brash humor and genuine emotion make up this original series revolving around the lives, loves, ambitions, careers and friendships of a group of gay men and women living on Liberty Avenue in contemporary Pittsburgh, PA. The show offers an ...
Style: sexual, emotional, touching, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, lgbt, gays and lesbians, homosexuality, homosexual, gay relationship, gay love, friendship, lesbian, coming out, lifestyle, age difference ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania
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The League of Gentlemen (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The League of Gentlemen is a British comedy television series that premiered on BBC Two in 1999. The show is set in Royston Vasey, a fictional town in Northern England based on Bacup, Lancashire. It follows the lives of dozens of bizarre ...
Style: surreal, sitcom, slasher, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: satire, halloween, taxi driver, small town, disorder, priest, insanity, transvestism, psychopath, eccentric family, small town life, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century
Place: northern england, england, europe
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Total Recall 2070 (1999)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Total Recall 2070 is a science fiction television series first broadcast in 1999 on the Canadian television channel CHCH-TV and later the same year on the American Showtime channel. It was later syndicated in the United States with some editing to ...
Style: serious, bleak, atmospheric, futuristic, suspenseful ...
Plot: cyberpunk, mars, androids, distopia, artificial intelligence, future dystopia, police detective, technology, corporate world, honest law enforcer, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: future, near future
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 7.5
 30K
Roswell (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Bizarre things start happening in the little New Mexico town where UFOs were spotted in 1947. Cut to 1999, when a cute high-school student saves the life of a teenage waitress. Surrounded by cliques of clever, angst-filled classmates, the two form a ...
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, suspense, captivating, exciting ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, ufo, supernatural, space and aliens, teenager, love and romance, disorder, uncover truth, fish out of water, friendship, alien encounter, hidden identity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new mexico
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Queer as Folk (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Queer as Folk is a 1999 British television series that chronicles the lives of three gay men living in Manchester's gay village around Canal Street. Both Queer as Folk and Queer as Folk 2 were written by Russell T Davies. The first series was ...
Style: sexy, sexual, erotic, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: gay, lgbt, coming out, homosexual, first gay sexual experience, gays and lesbians, lgbtq, gay teenager, lgbt teen, gender, looking for sex, pop culture ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: manchester, northern england, england, europe
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Ed, Edd, 'n' Eddy (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Three adolescent boys, Ed, Edd "Double D", and Eddy, collectively known as "the Eds", constantly invent schemes to make money from their peers to purchase their favorite confectionery, jawbreakers. Their plans usually fail ...
Style: adult animation, humorous, realistic, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: dark humor, army, childhood love, superhero, pop culture, teenager, spoiled brat, prank, crush, troublemaker, plan gone awry, disorder ...
Time: 2000s, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
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 7.0
 6K
Judging Amy (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Judging Amy is an American television drama that was telecast from September 19, 1999, through May 3, 2005, on CBS-TV. This TV series starred Amy Brenneman and Tyne Daly. Its main character is a judge who serves in a family court, and in addition to ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, sincere, serious, touching
Plot: legal, judiciary, judge, family relations, parents and children, starting over, single mother, couples, living with parents, love and romance, courtroom drama, female judge ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
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Mike, Lu & Og (1999)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Mike, Lu & Og is an American animated television series produced by KINOFILM Animation that ran on Cartoon Network. The show was the seventh Cartoon Cartoon, based on a short for The What a Cartoon! Show. Created by Mikhail Shindel, Mikhail ...
Audience: kids
Plot: princess, inventor, girl, boy, turtle, island, tropical island, native
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 7.9
 2K
Bad Girls (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Bad Girls is a British television drama series that was broadcast on ITV from 1 June 1999 to 20 December 2006 and starred Simone Lahbib, Mandana Jones, Debra Stephenson, Linda Henry, Jack Ellis and many more throughout the eight-year run. The series ...
Style: rough, bleak, disturbing, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian, women's prison, prison sex, prison, lgbtq, gays and lesbians, sex, femdom, pop culture, nypd, poisoning, escape attempt ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: europe, england
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Once and Again (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Once and Again is an American television series that aired on ABC from September 21, 1999 to April 15, 2002. It depicts the family of a single mother and her romance with a single father. It was created by Marshall Herskovitz and Edward Zwick, the ...
Style: sincere, realistic, feel good, light, serious ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: couple relations, single parent, parents and children, love affair, starting over, lesbian, family relations, hopes, romance, family, lgbt, high school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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 8.2
 10K
Home Movies (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Home Movies is an American animated television sitcom that was originally broadcast from April 26, 1999 to April 4, 2004. Brendon Small is the creator, head writer and lead musician of Home Movies. Jon Benjamin, Melissa Bardin Galsky and Janine ...
Style: adult animation, epic, sitcom, humorous, witty ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: football, divorce, coach, coming of age, actress, actor, filmmaking, family relations, director, soccer, single mother, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
Place: usa
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 7.3
 7K
Popular (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Brooke McQueen, a popular cheerleader at Jacqueline Kennedy High School, and Sam McPherson, the editor of the school paper, are polar opposites. When their single parents unexpectedly meet and get engaged, Brooke and Sam have to deal with their new ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, emotional, witty, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, teen drama
Plot: popularity, high school, peer pressure, high school life, homosexual, step siblings, cheerleader, rise to the top, youth, misfit, leadership, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 2000s
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Wives and Daughters (1999)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 301 min.
TV show
Story: Elizabeth Gaskell's enchanting tale of romance, scandal, and intrigue in a gossipy English town comes to Masterpiece Theatre in a lavish four-part production of Wives and Daughters, adapted by celebrated screenwriter Andrew Davies.Davies, who ...
Style: uplifting, serious, romantic, psychological, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: prejudice, aristocrat, family relations, parent child relationship, parents and children, love and romance, estate, secret marriage, fall in love, marriage, gossip, sibling relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1820s, georgian era, 1830s
Place: england, europe, london, britain, africa
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Strangers with Candy (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Strangers with Candy is a television series produced by Comedy Central. It first aired on April 7, 1999, and concluded its third and final season on October 2, 2000. Its timeslot was Sundays at 10:00 p.m.. In 2007, Strangers with Candy was ranked ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, clever, humorous ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: high school, looking for sex, teachers and students, teenager, children, satire, female protagonist, social satire, suburban life, teenage life, boss and employee, high school life ...
Time: 90s
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Storm of the Century (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 257 min.
TV show
Story: A very powerful blizzard hits the fictional small town of Little Tall Island off the coast of Maine. All access off the island is blocked, and no one is able to leave the island until the storm is over. While trying to deal with the storm, tragedy ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: demon, supernatural, storm, winter, snow, suicide, island, murder, small town, village, stranger, blizzard ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: maine, usa
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