Best TV Shows of 2005

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Best TV Shows of 2005
Best TV Shows of 2005
TOP TV Shows: The Office (2005), Supernatural (2005), Grey's Anatomy (2005), How I Met Your Mother (2005), Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005), Doctor Who (2005), Criminal Minds (2005), Bones (2005), Prison Break (2005), Weeds (2005), Rome (2005), My Name Is Earl (2005), The Thick of It (2005), American Dad! (2005), The Closer (2005), Extras (2005), Everybody Hates Chris (2005), Medium (2005), The Boondocks (2005), Ben 10 (2005).
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List of Best TV Shows

 9.0
 535K
The Office (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The everyday lives of office employees in the Scranton, Pennsylvania branch of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company.
Style: talky, not serious, realistic, sitcom, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: office, salesman, job, workplace, workplace situations, love and romance, promotion, bully, crush, rivals, staff, coworker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa
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 8.5
 427K
Supernatural (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: When they were boys, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force. Subsequently, their father raised them to be soldiers. He taught them about the paranormal evil that lives in the dark corners and on the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, monster, supernatural ability, good versus evil, demon, supernatural power, ghost, vampire, angel, creature, death, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: usa, arizona
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 7.7
 292K
Grey's Anatomy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: Follows the personal and professional lives of a group of doctors at Seattle’s Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital.
Style: sentimental, sincere, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, doctor, workplace romance, patient, doctors and patients, workplace, medical student, surgeon, couple relations, intern, treatment, surgery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: seattle, usa
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How I Met Your Mother (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: How I Met Your Mother is an American sitcom that originally aired on CBS from September 19, 2005, to March 31, 2014. The series follows the main character, Ted Mosby, and his group of friends in Manhattan. As a framing device, Ted, in the year 2030, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, sexy, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, roommate, friends, looking for love, dating, group of friends, singleness, couples, couple relations, womanizer, career, lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2030s, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar, and bring peace to the world.
Style: exciting, captivating, stylized, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: supernatural ability, chosen one, magical, imaginary kingdom, friendship, young heroes, good versus evil, heroes, peril, honor, master warrior, warrior ...
Time: 2000s
Place: asia
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 8.6
 217K
Doctor Who (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Doctor looks and seems human. He's handsome, witty, and could be mistaken for just another man in the street. But he is a Time Lord: a 900 year old alien with 2 hearts, part of a gifted civilization who mastered time travel. The Doctor ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time machine, time travel, alien, space and aliens, adventure, space travel, save the day, good versus evil, benign alien, journey, heroes, adventurer ...
Time: future, 2010s, 2000s, 2020s
Place: london
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 8.1
 188K
Criminal Minds (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: An elite team of FBI profilers analyze the country's most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again. The Behavioral Analysis Unit's most experienced agent is David Rossi, a founding member of the BAU ...
Style: serious, psychological, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: special agents, fbi, murder, crimes, profiler, team, law enforcement, investigation, serial killer, forensics, policewoman, investigator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, virginia, arizona
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It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Four egocentric friends who run a neighborhood Irish pub in Philadelphia try to find their way through the adult world of work and relationships. Unfortunately, their warped views and precarious judgments often lead them to trouble, creating a ...
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, realistic, not serious ...
Plot: slacker, misfit, buddies, nothing goes right, family relations, stupidity, bad taste humour, drunkenness, family problems, dysfunctional family, workplace, irish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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 7.9
 154K
Bones (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Temperance Brennan and her colleagues at the Jeffersonian's Medico-Legal Lab assist Special Agent Seeley Booth with murder investigations when the remains are so badly decomposed, burned or destroyed that the standard identification ...
Style: witty, intellectual, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: forensics, partners against crime, crime investigation, police investigation, fbi, partners, riddles and clues, special agents, murder investigation, law enforcement, teamwork, scientist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: washington d.c., usa
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 8.3
 517K
Prison Break (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out, from the inside out.
Style: tense, suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, escape, prison life, fugitives, determination, confined, scheme, fbi, self sacrifice, conspiracy, manhunt, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.0
 108K
Weeds (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Weeds is an American dark comedy-drama series created by Jenji Kohan. The central character is Nancy Botwin, a widowed mother of two boys who begins selling cannabis to support her family after her husband dies suddenly of a heart attack. Over the ...
Style: humorous, cynical, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, dysfunctional family, drug dealing, drug dealer, stoners, family life, single mother, suburbs, single parent, eccentric family, unlikely criminals, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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 8.7
 167K
Rome (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.
Style: epic, exciting, sexual, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: roman empire, historical character, ancient history, emperor, ancient rome, betrayal, incest, warrior, intrigue, rivalry, power struggle, slavery ...
Time: 1st century b.c., 1st century
Place: rome italy, europe, alexandria egypt, italy, egypt
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 7.8
 101K
My Name Is Earl (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: When petty criminal Earl Hickey wins the lottery, he sets off on a quest to repair his questionable karma.
Style: humorous, realistic, sitcom, witty, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: karma, white trash, buddies, going straight, ex couple relations, goofy hero, good deed, redemption, slacker, partners, irony of fate, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa
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The Thick of It (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 29 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs is continually harassed by Number 10's policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants.
Style: sitcom, cynical, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: politics, satire, state affairs, workplace, politician, society, government official, political intrigue, workplace situations, political satire, stupidity, boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: london, europe, england
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 7.4
 125K
American Dad! (2005)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The series focuses on an eccentric motley crew that is the Smith family and their three housemates: Father, husband, and breadwinner Stan Smith; his better half housewife, Francine Smith; their college-aged daughter, Hayley Smith; and their ...
Style: humorous, not serious, adult animation, entertaining, funny ...
Plot: dark humor, cia, satire, family relations, stupidity, youth, benign alien, parents and children, patriotism, family life, small town, german ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: washington d.c., virginia, usa, langley virginia
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 7.7
 25K
The Closer (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Deputy Police Chief Brenda Jean Johnson transfers from Atlanta to LA to head up a special unit of the LAPD that handles sensitive, high-profile murder cases. Johnson's quirky personality and hard-nosed approach often rubs her colleagues the ...
Style: twists and turns, captivating, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, female detective, crime investigation, investigation, homicide detective, police detective, policewoman, interrogation, crimes, murder, fighting crime, workplace romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa
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 8.3
 56K
Extras (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Andy Millman gave up his day job five years ago in the hope of achieving the big time, but he’s yet to land a speaking part, let alone saunter down the red carpet to pick up an Oscar. He remains optimistic however, as rubbing shoulders with the ...
Style: sitcom, witty, not serious, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: aspiring actor, actor's life, workplace, actor, desire for fame, popularity, unsuccessful, lifestyle, best friends, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Everybody Hates Chris (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Everybody Hates Chris is an American television narrative sitcom that depicts the troubled teenage experiences of comedian Chris Rock while growing up in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City. The show is set between 1982 and 1987, but Rock ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, witty, not serious, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, bully, african american, misfit, black family, sibling rivalry, working class, family values, social relations, youth, family life, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa
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 7.1
 28K
Medium (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Allison Dubois works in the District Attorney’s office using her natural intuition about people and her ability to communicate with the dead to help to solve crimes. Her dreams often give her clues to the whereabouts of missing people.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, serious, stylized, captivating
Plot: supernatural ability, psychic, a vision, investigation, who done it, family relations, crimes, strong female lead, fighting crime, supportive spouse, parents and children, prophecy ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, phoenix arizona, arizona
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 8.5
 30K
The Boondocks (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Boondocks is an American adult animated sitcom on Cartoon Network's late night programming block, Adult Swim. The series premiered on November 6, 2005 and was created by Aaron McGruder, based upon McGruder's comic strip of the same ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, adult animation, biting, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: african american, interracial relations, hip hop culture, racism, youth, family relations, fish out of water, leaving home, blacks and whites, street kid, culture clash, hypocrisy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 7.4
 18K
Ben 10 (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ben 10 was an American animated series created by Man of Action, and produced by Cartoon Network Studios. The series is about a 10 year old boy named Ben Tennyson who gets a watch-like alien device called the "Omnitrix". Attached to his ...
Style: exciting, stylized, entertaining, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, evil alien, good versus evil, family, artifact, escapades, save the world, young heroes, superhuman powers, transformation, space and aliens, superhero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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Ghost Whisperer (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Newlywed Melinda Gordon tries to help the dead communicate with loved ones, 'but sometimes the messages she receives are intense and confusing.' Most of Melinda's efforts involve resolving conflicts that are preventing the spirits ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful
Plot: afterlife, psychic power, ghost, supernatural ability, supernatural, dealing with death, small town, mysterious character, couples, uncover truth, investigation, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.9
 42K
Numb3rs (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Inspired by actual cases and experiences, Numb3rs depicts the confluence of police work and mathematics in solving crime as an FBI agent recruits his mathematical genius brother to help solve a wide range of challenging crimes in Los Angeles from a ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: prodigy, genius, police detective, mathematician, fbi, murder investigation, mathematics, brother brother relationship, profiler, law enforcement, workplace, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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Into the West (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 552 min.
TV show
Story: Steven Spielberg executive produced this TNT miniseries about American Westward expansion during the 19th century. Told from both the perspective of the white Wheeler family and the Native American Lakota tribe, the 12-hour epic follows the clans as ...
Style: epic, realistic, sincere, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: native american, old west, native american white relationships, native americans, native american attack, indian war, tribe, american indian, friendship, interracial relations, adventure, injustice ...
Time: 19th century
Place: south dakota
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The Suite Life of Zack & Cody (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Suite Life of Zack & Cody is an American sitcom created by Danny Kallis and Jim Geoghan. The series was first broadcast on Disney Channel on March 18, 2005, with 4 million viewers, making it the most successful premiere for Disney Channel in ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sitcom, feel good, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: hotel, mischievous children, twins, family relations, family life, prank, heir, brother brother relationship, single parent, youth, disorder, single mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, boston
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 8.4
 10K
Bleak House (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 510 min.
TV show
Story: A suspenseful tale about the injustices of the 19th Century English legal system.
Style: captivating, serious, bleak, mysterious, realistic
Plot: estate, aristocracy, charles dickens, secret, intrigue, uncover truth, investigation, orphan, social differences, inheritance, injustice, haunted by the past ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, london, europe
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 6.1
 15K
Zoey 101 (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Zoey 101 is an American television series which originally aired on Nickelodeon from January 9, 2005 until May 2, 2008. It focuses on the lives of teenager Zoey Brooks and her friends as they attend Pacific Coast Academy, a fictional boarding school ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, entertaining, sitcom ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: boarding school life, teenage life, teenage love, battle of the sexes, boarding school, lifestyle, youth, best friends, teachers and students, friendship, male female relationship, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
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 8.0
 7K
The Comeback (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The series initially follows Valerie Cherish (Kudrow), a veteran sitcom actress who has been out of the spotlight for more than a decade, as she attempts in 2005 to return to the industry that made her famous. Valerie lands a role on a new network ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, biting, captivating ...
Plot: comeback, actress, tv show, ambition, lifestyle, backstage, workplace, celebrity culture, media satire, self involved, disorder, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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Human Trafficking (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: When a sixteen-year-old girl from the Ukraine, a single mother from Russia, an orphaned seventeen-year-old girl from Romania, and a twelve-year-old American tourist become the victims of international sex slave traffickers, a specialized team of ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: human trafficking, kidnapping, forced prostitution, sex trafficking, violence against women, slavery, child abduction, prostitute, captivity, conspiracy, child prostitution, pedophilia ...
Time: contemporary
Place: the philippines, eastern europe, asia, ukraine, russia ...
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 8.0
 6K
Sleeper Cell (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A chilling and unflinching look at all sides of a complicated issue, focusing on an African-American Muslim who joins an Islamic sleeper terrorist cell in the United States while working undercover for the FBI.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Plot: muslim, undercover agent, terrorist, undercover, terrorism, race against time, heroes, fbi, bomb, outsmarting, pretense, counter terrorism ...
Place: los angeles, usa, america
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