Best TV Shows of 2004

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Best TV Shows of 2004
Best TV Shows of 2004
TOP TV Shows: House (2004), Lost (2004), Hustle (2004), Battlestar Galactica (2004), Desperate Housewives (2004), Entourage (2004), Deadwood (2004), Boston Legal (2004), Veronica Mars (2004), Drake & Josh (2004), Stargate Atlantis (2004), Rescue Me (2004), Shameless (2004), Corner Gas (2004), Doc Martin (2004), The Angry Video Game Nerd (2004), Justice League Unlimited (2004), The Batman (2004), North & South (2004), CSI: NY (2004).
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List of Best TV Shows

 8.7
 447K
House (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Gregory House, a drug-addicted, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton–Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in New Jersey.
Style: clever, witty, cynical, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: doctor, prodigy, dark humor, intelligence, patient, talented, loneliness, human nature, hospital, riddles and clues, loner, expert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new jersey, usa
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 8.4
 535K
Lost (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.
Style: psychological, exciting, atmospheric, enigmatic, mind bending ...
Plot: survival, island, desert island, stranded on an island, lost, mysterious place, plane crash, death, human nature, destiny, adventure, asthma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pacific ocean
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 8.2
 22K
Hustle (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A motley group of London con artists pull of a series of daring and intricate stings.
Style: exciting, captivating, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: cons and scams, thief, ex convict, greed, leader, group of criminals, criminal heroes, crimes, heist, blackmail, exploitation, fake identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, britain
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Battlestar Galactica (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth.
Style: futuristic, stylized, suspenseful, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, space wars, space battle, androids and robots, outer space, space and aliens, apocalypse, alien planet, heroes, battles, mission, fictional war ...
Time: future
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Desperate Housewives (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Desperate Housewives is an American television comedy-drama-mystery series created by Marc Cherry and produced by ABC Studios and Cherry Productions. It aired Sundays at 9 P.M. Eastern/8 P.M. Central, on ABC from October 3, 2004, until May 13, 2012. ...
Style: witty, twists and turns, sexy, stylized, cynical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, suburban life, infidelity, family life, female friendship, family relations, neighbor, social relations, couple relations, lifestyle, friends, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa
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 8.5
 166K
Entourage (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Film star Vince Chase navigates the vapid terrain of Los Angeles with a close circle of friends and his trusty agent.
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: hollywood, actor, buddies, fame, friendship, producer, wealth, celebrity, actor's life, lifestyle, rising to stardom, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, beverly hills, usa
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 8.6
 104K
Deadwood (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the early days of Deadwood, South Dakota; woven around actual historic events with most of the main characters based on real people. Deadwood starts as a gold mining camp and gradually turns from a lawless wild-west community into an ...
Style: serious, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: old west, sheriff, crimes, prostitute, gold rush, power struggle, brothel, rivalry, small town life, dishonesty, lifestyle, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s
Place: south dakota, usa
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 8.5
 46K
Boston Legal (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Boston Legal is an American legal dramedy created by David E. Kelley and produced in association with 20th Century Fox Television for ABC. The series aired from October 3, 2004, to December 8, 2008. Boston Legal is a spin-off of long-running Kelley ...
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: hotshot lawyer, law firm, courtroom drama, lawyer, ethics, partners, legal, idealism, civil rights, workplace, society, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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 8.4
 72K
Veronica Mars (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The series is set in the fictional town of Neptune, California, and stars Kristen Bell as the title character, a student who progresses from high school to college while moonlighting as a private investigator under the tutelage of her detective ...
Style: touching, witty, realistic, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: amateur detective, student, investigation, female detective, private investigator, private detective, teenage life, youth, parents and children, friendship, spy, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, usa, southern california
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 7.8
 39K
Drake & Josh (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Drake & Josh is an American television sitcom created by Dan Schneider for Nickelodeon. The series follows the lives of two teenage boys with opposing personalities, Drake Parker and Josh Nichols, who become stepbrothers. Both actors had played ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, realistic, sitcom ...
Audience: family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, family relations, siblings relations, lifestyle, deal, step siblings, manipulation, prank, unlikely partners, adolescence vs adulthood, family, disorder ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Stargate Atlantis (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: With the Ancients' city of Atlantis discovered in the Pegasus Galaxy by Stargate Command, Dr. Elizabeth Weir and Major Sheppard lead a scientific expedition to the ancient abandoned city. Once there, the team not only find themselves unable to ...
Style: exciting, tense, captivating, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, spacecraft, fate of humanity, save the world, outer space, alien planet, benign alien, space wars, ancient mystery, evil alien, adventure, scientist ...
Time: 2000s, future
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 8.3
 26K
Rescue Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Rescue Me revolves around the lives of the men in a New York City firehouse, the crew of 62 Truck. Examining the fraternal nature and relationships of firefighters, the series tackles the daily drama of the life-and-death situations associated with ...
Style: heroic, realistic, semi serious, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: rescue, alcohol abuse, divorce, fire department, heroes, firefighter, life is a bitch, workplace, loss, team, struggle, teamwork ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 8.0
 17K
Shameless (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a young group of siblings pretty much abandoned by their parents, surviving by their wits - and humor - on a rough Manchester council estate. Whilst they won't admit it, they need help and find it in Steve, a young middle class lad ...
Style: emotional, humorous, realistic, cynical, captivating ...
Plot: family problems, dysfunctional family, working class, gay teenager, alcoholic father, siblings relations, parents and children, single father, grownups, everyday life, social misfits, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, northern england, europe, manchester
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Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends is an animated television series that aired from August 2004 to May 2009 for a total of 79 episodes in six seasons. The premise is based on a simple question: In a world... where imaginary friends are living, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, sitcom, buddy comedy ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens
Plot: imaginary friend, monster, imaginary character, friendship, teenager, troublemaker, foster home, young heroes, youth, rescue, friends, family relations ...
Time: 2000s
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 8.4
 7K
Corner Gas (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Corner Gas is a Canadian television sitcom created by Brent Butt. The series ran for six seasons from 2004 to 2009. Re-runs still air on CTV, CTV Two and The Comedy Network in Canada. Deriving its name from the roadside gas station in the fictional ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: village life, gas station, small town, family relations, workplace, disorder, cafe, friends, partners, lifestyle, suburban life, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada
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 8.4
 15K
Doc Martin (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Doc Martin is a British television comedy drama series starring Martin Clunes in the title role. It was created by Dominic Minghella after the character of Dr. Martin Bamford in the 2000 comedy film Saving Grace. The show is set in the fictional ...
Style: clever, sincere, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: village life, doctors and patients, social relations, doctor, antisocial behavior, teacher, alienation, estrangement, treatment, responsibility, unhappy, surgery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, cornwall
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The Angry Video Game Nerd (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: The Angry Video Game Nerd is an adult web television series of comedic retrogaming video reviews created by and starring James Rolfe. The show's format revolves around his commentary and review of older, but unsuccessful video games which are ...
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, realistic, parody ...
Plot: geek, obsession, nerd, video game, computers and web, frustration, anger, toilet humor, cultural icon, nintendo, time travel, pop culture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 90s, 2000s ...
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Justice League Unlimited (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Justice League Unlimited is an American animated television series that was produced by Warner Bros. Animation and aired on Cartoon Network. Featuring a wide array of superheroes from the DC Comics universe, and specifically based on the Justice ...
Style: captivating, exciting, entertaining, reboot
Audience: kids
Plot: superman character, superhero team, batman, lex luthor character, super powers, flying superhero, superhero, wonder woman character, justice league, alien, protector, super strength ...
Time: 2000s
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 7.3
 12K
The Batman (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Batman is an American animated television series produced by Warner Bros. Animation based on the DC Comics superhero Batman. It ran from September 11, 2004 to March 22, 2008, on the Saturday morning television block Kids' WB. Although the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, 2d animation
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, gadget, adventure, good versus evil, fighting crime, protector, intelligence, undercover, crimes, rivalry, batman, secret identity ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new jersey
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 8.6
 32K
North & South (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 235 min.
TV show
Story: North & South is a British television drama serial, produced by the BBC and originally broadcast in four episodes on BBC One in November and December 2004. It follows the story of Margaret Hale, a young woman from southern England who has to ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: initially antagonists, social differences, love and romance, couple relations, fall in love, prejudice, rich and poor, romance, unlikely couple, love affair, young woman, pride and honor ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1850s
Place: england, london
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 6.9
 46K
CSI: NY (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: CSI: NY is an American police procedural television series that ran on CBS from September 22, 2004 to February 22, 2013 for a total of nine seasons and 197 original episodes. The show follows the investigations of a team of NYPD forensic scientists ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, crime investigation, partners against crime, workplace, investigation, murder, riddles and clues, murder investigation, medical examiner, crimes, interrogation, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, greece
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 8.4
 12K
Green Wing (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 65 min.
TV show
Story: Green Wing is a British sitcom set in the fictional East Hampton Hospital. It was created by the same team behind the sketch show Smack the Pony, led by Victoria Pile, and stars Tamsin Greig, Stephen Mangan and Julian Rhind-Tutt. Although set in a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, surreal ...
Plot: hospital, love triangle, workplace, comedy of errors, love affair, fall in love, doctor, boyfriend, nurse, staff, battle of the sexes, prank ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, europe
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 26K
The L Word (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A group of lesbian friends struggle with romance and careers in Los Angeles.
Style: talky, realistic, sincere, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, lgbt, lesbian couple, lesbian mother, lesbianism, love triangle, female friendship, sexual activity, lesbian sex, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Garth Marenghi's Darkplace (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In the 1980s horror writer Garth Marenghi wrote, produced, directed and starred in Darkplace, a groundbreaking series set in a hospital and exploring the depths of the author's imagination. At least that's what Marenghi and his ...
Style: parody, cynical, not serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: hospital, backstage, evil, doctor, heaven and hell, television, supernatural, good versus evil, tv show, rivalry, dark humor, novelist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.1
 20K
Drawn Together (2004)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Drawn Together is an American adult animated sitcom, which ran on Comedy Central from October 27, 2004 to November 14, 2007. The series was created by Dave Jeser and Matt Silverstein, and uses a sitcom format with a TV reality show setting. Like ...
Style: parody, not serious, surreal, humorous, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, satire, misfit, buddies, nothing goes right, sexual activity, superhero, party, princess, misfit partners, absurd humor, sexual humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 3K
ReGenesis (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: ReGenesis is a Canadian television program produced by The Movie Network and Movie Central in conjunction with Shaftesbury Films. The series, which ran for four seasons, revolves around the scientists of NorBAC, a fictional organization with a lab ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: disease, scientist, save the world, investigation, virus, inventions and discoveries, heroes, genetic engineering, global effort, terrorism, plague, fate of humanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, latin america, usa, mexico
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 7.3
 45K
The 4400 (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: 4400 centers on the return of 4400 people who, previously presumed dead or reported missing, reappear on Earth. Though they have not aged physically, some of them seem to have deeper alterations ranging from superhuman strength to an unexplained ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: special agents, quarantine, foreknowledge, missing person, time travel, psychic, murderer, cure, investigation, distopia, ufo, paranormal phenomena ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., usa, seattle
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Agatha Christie's Marple (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
TV show
Story: The show follows the adventures of Miss Jane Marple, an elderly spinster living in the quiet little village of St Mary Mead. During her many visits to friends and relatives in other villages, Miss Marple often stumbles upon mysterious murders which ...
Style: twists and turns, clever, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: who done it, riddles and clues, murder mystery, female detective, murder investigation, amateur detective, uncover truth, whodunit, murder, female protagonist, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: post world war two, 50s
Place: england, europe, united kingdom
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 3K
Huff (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Huff is an American television comedy-drama series produced by Sony Pictures Television for Showtime. The series was created by Bob Lowry and features Hank Azaria as Dr. Craig "Huff" Huffstodt, a psychiatrist whose life changes abruptly ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: psychiatrist, dysfunctional family, direction and purpose, self fulfillment, family relations, family problems, disorder, sanity, fighting illness, life changing experience, life is a bitch, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 6K
Megas XLR (2004)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Megas XLR is an American animated television series that aired on the Toonami block on Cartoon Network and is produced by Cartoon Network Studios. It was created by Jody Schaeffer and George Krstic. The series is a homage and parody of mecha ...
Style: semi serious, captivating, humorous, exciting, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: androids and robots, fate of humanity, heroes, save the world, adventure, unlikely partners, partners, escapades, space and aliens, nothing goes right, teenage life, scientist ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: new jersey, usa
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