Best TV Shows of 2014

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Best TV Shows of 2014
Best TV Shows of 2014
TOP TV Shows: Fargo (2014), The Flash (2014), True Detective (2014), BoJack Horseman (2014), Outlander (2014), Gotham (2014), Silicon Valley (2014), How to Get Away with Murder (2014), The 100 (2014), Bosch (2014), The Leftovers (2014), Over the Garden Wall (2014), Jane the Virgin (2014), Power (2014), Chicago P.D. (2014), Happy Valley (2014), The Knick (2014), Star Wars Rebels (2014), Black Sails (2014), Olive Kitteridge (2014).
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List of Best TV Shows

 8.9
 341K
Fargo (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: A close-knit anthology series dealing with stories involving malice, violence and murder based in and around Minnesota.
Style: atmospheric, neo noir, captivating, clever, cynical ...
Plot: dark humor, crimes, small town, police investigation, crime, policewoman, psychopath, small town life, killings, snow, law enforcement, female police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1979, year 2006, 70s ...
Place: minnesota, north dakota, usa
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 7.6
 320K
The Flash (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: After a particle accelerator causes a freak storm, CSI Investigator Barry Allen is struck by lightning and falls into a coma. Months later he awakens with the power of super speed, granting him the ability to move through Central City like an unseen ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, heroes, supernatural power, speed, time travel, good versus evil, adventure, secret identity, save the world, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
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 8.9
 515K
True Detective (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: An American anthology police detective series utilizing multiple timelines in which investigations seem to unearth personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within or outside the law.
Style: neo noir, captivating, bleak, clever, realistic ...
Plot: police investigation, crime, serial killer, police detective, investigation, murderer, partners, partners against crime, crimes, murder, uncover truth, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 90s
Place: louisiana, usa, california
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 8.7
 124K
BoJack Horseman (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Meet the most beloved sitcom horse of the 90s - 20 years later. BoJack Horseman was the star of the hit TV show "Horsin' Around," but today he's washed up, living in Hollywood, complaining about everything, and wearing colorful ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, adult animation, satirical, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: existentialism, anthropomorphic animal, showbiz, depression, hollywood, anthropomorphism, desire for fame, washed up star, down on your luck, cynicism, horse, adult humor ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s, 2010s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
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 8.4
 135K
Outlander (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 64 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry Jamie, a chivalrous and ...
Style: captivating, stylized, exciting, serious, sentimental
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: time travel, love affair, life turned upside down, fall in love, adventure, danger, love and romance, escapades, true love, love triangle, rivalry, romance ...
Time: 18th century, year 1945, 20th century, 1940s
Place: scotland, scottish highlands, europe, britain, united kingdom
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 7.8
 216K
Gotham (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Before there was Batman, there was GOTHAM. Everyone knows the name Commissioner Gordon. He is one of the crime world's greatest foes, a man whose reputation is synonymous with law and order. But what is known of Gordon's story and his ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, twists and turns, neo noir ...
Audience: teens
Plot: super villain, batman, corruption, police corruption, crime, police station, friendship, crimes, mafia, organized crime, gang war, police detective ...
Place: new jersey
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 8.5
 132K
Silicon Valley (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: In the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success. Partially inspired by Mike Judge’s own experiences as a Silicon Valley engineer in the late ‘80s, Silicon Valley ...
Style: clever, cynical, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: programmer, geek, computers and web, businessman, computer genius, ambition, computer, workplace situations, ambitious, computer system, friends, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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How to Get Away with Murder (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A sexy, suspense-driven legal thriller about a group of ambitious law students and their brilliant, mysterious criminal defense professor. They become entangled in a murder plot and will shake the entire university and change the course of their ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, bleak
Plot: murder, murder mystery, hotshot lawyer, teachers and students, legal, crimes, court case, defense attorney, law student, lawyer, courtroom, manipulations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, philadelphia
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 7.6
 228K
The 100 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the books by Kass Morgan, this show takes place 100 years in the future, when the Earth has been abandoned due to radioactivity. The last surviving humans live on an ark orbiting the planet — but the ark won't last forever. So the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, survivor, youth, young heroes, leadership, space station, rivalry, danger, fate of humanity, betrayal, heroes ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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 8.4
 56K
Bosch (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Michael Connelly's best-selling novels, these are the stories of relentless LAPD homicide Detective Harry Bosch who pursues justice at all costs. But behind his tireless momentum is a man who is haunted by his past and struggles to ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, coworker, police investigation, crimes, determination, riddles and clues, lapd, danger, suspicion, murder, superior officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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 8.3
 85K
The Leftovers (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When 2% of the world's population abruptly disappears without explanation, the world struggles to understand just what they're supposed to do about it. The drama series 'The Leftovers' is the story of the people who didn't ...
Style: mind bending, captivating, serious, touching, stylized ...
Plot: disappearance, life turned upside down, society, apocalypse, missing person, haunted by the past, chaos, chief of police, miraculous event, police chief, worldwide chaos, small town sheriff ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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Over the Garden Wall (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Musical, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
TV show
Story: Two brothers find themselves lost in a mysterious land and try to find their way home.
Style: dark fantasy, atmospheric, enigmatic, 2d animation, inspirational ...
Audience: horror for children, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: siblings relations, getting home, forest, imaginary, adventure, danger, family, beast, child protagonist, children, brothers, escapades ...
Time: 80s
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Jane the Virgin (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A comedy-drama following a chaste young woman who is accidentally impregnated via artificial insemination as she struggles to inform her devoutly religious family and make the right choices concerning the child. Based on the telenovela "Juana ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: pregnancy, life turned upside down, virgin, rich man poor woman, love triangle, fall in love, artificial insemination, love and romance, lesbian relationship, disorder, intrigue, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, usa
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 8.1
 41K
Power (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: James “Ghost” St. Patrick has it all: a beautiful wife, a gorgeous Manhattan penthouse, and the hottest, up-and-coming new nightclub in New York. His club, Truth, caters to the elite: the famous and infamous boldface names that run the city that ...
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: drug dealing, nightclub, nightlife, money laundering, ambition, double life, organized crime, crimes, drug lord, sexual activity, nightclub owner, temptation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 8.1
 30K
Chicago P.D. (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A riveting police drama about the men and women of the Chicago Police Department's District 21 who put it all on the line to serve and protect their community. District 21 is made up of two distinctly different groups: the uniformed cops who ...
Style: exciting, realistic, tense, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, law enforcement, policewoman, crime investigation, crimes, police detective, arrest, sergeant, shooting, victim, partners, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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 8.4
 35K
Happy Valley (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Happy Valley is a dark, funny, multi-layered thriller revolving around the personal and professional life of Catherine, a dedicated, experienced, hard-working copper. She is also a bereaved mother who looks after her orphaned grandchild.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: policewoman, kidnapping, crimes, police investigation, investigator, ransom, drug lord, law enforcement, revenge, crime, rape, drug dealer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire
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 8.5
 45K
The Knick (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Set in downtown New York in 1900, 'The Knick' is centered on the Knickerbocker Hospital and the groundbreaking surgeons, nurses and staff who work there, pushing the bounds of medicine in a time of astonishingly high mortality rates and ...
Style: serious, rough, psychological, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: addiction, life is a bitch, hospital, doctors and patients, realism, workplace situations, surgeon, drugs/alcohol, gory, medicine, society, nurse ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
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Star Wars Rebels (2014)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Set between the events of Star Wars: Episodes III and IV, the story unfolds during a dark time when the evil Galactic Empire is tightening its grip of power on the galaxy. Imperial forces have occupied a remote planet and are ruining the lives of ...
Style: exciting, stylized, futuristic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: space travel, good versus evil, warrior, star wars, female humanoid alien, outer space, space wars, battles, chases and races, adventure, space and aliens, heroes ...
Time: future
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 8.2
 96K
Black Sails (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: South Africa, USA
Duration: 56 min.
TV show
Story: The pirate adventures of Captain Flint and his men twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic “Treasure Island.” Flint, the most brilliant and most feared pirate captain of his day, takes on a fast-talking young addition to his ...
Style: exciting, stylized, serious, twists and turns, rough ...
Plot: pirate, adventure, pirate ship, captain, gold, bare breasts, swashbuckler, island, killings, treasure, graphic violence, treasure hunt ...
Time: 18th century
Place: caribbean, west indies
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Olive Kitteridge (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 239 min.
TV show
Story: The story focuses on a middle-school math teacher Olive and her relationship with Henry which spans 25 years over the four parts. It is based on Elizabeth Strout’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel.
Style: meditative, realistic, atmospheric, serious, sincere ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town life, parents and children, family problems, maturity, family relations, couple relations, elderly, couples, family, loneliness, under the surface ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england, maine, california
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 8.2
 115K
Penny Dreadful (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Some of literature's most terrifying characters, including Dr. Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, and iconic figures from the novel Dracula are lurking in the darkest corners of Victorian London. Penny Dreadful is a frightening psychological thriller ...
Style: gothic, scary, dark fantasy, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: supernatural, deadly creature, werewolf, victorian england, witch, psychotherapy, imaginary, mysterious character, fear, haunted by the past, supernatural ability, black magic ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1890s
Place: england, london
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 7.1
 48K
Scorpion (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Based on a true story, Scorpion is a high-octane drama about eccentric genius Walter O’Brien and his team of brilliant misfits who comprise the last line of defense against complex, high-tech threats of the modern age. As Homeland Security’s new ...
Style: intellectual, captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: genius, problem solving, computer genius, prodigy, science, computers and web, computer hacker, boy genius, hacker, save the world, society, national security ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.1
 21K
Black-ish (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A family man struggles to gain a sense of cultural identity while raising his kids in a predominantly white, upper-middle-class neighborhood.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: family relations, parents and children, african american, family life, family, society, disorder, social differences, fish out of water, social relations, black family, racial issues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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When Calls The Heart (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Elizabeth Thatcher, a young school teacher from a wealthy Eastern family, migrates from the big city to teach school in a small coal mining town in the west.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, light ...
Plot: teacher, upscale, small town, lifestyle change, character change, christianity, social relations, instructor, female protagonist, power relations, diary, belief ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: canada, usa
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 8.5
 14K
Inside No. 9 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: An anthology of darkly comic twisted tales, each one taking place behind a door marked 'number 9'.
Style: anthology, surreal, odd, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: supernatural, surprising revelation, dark humor, ghost, surrealism, haunted house, under the surface, british humour, hotel room, interlinked stories, indoor, teacher
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: london, england
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 7.9
 42K
The Affair (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Affair explores the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship between Noah Solloway and Alison Lockhart after the two meet in the resort town of Montauk in Long Island. Noah is a New York City schoolteacher with one novel published (book ...
Style: psychological, emotional, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, adultery, husband wife relationship, life turned upside down, love affair, strong sexual content, family problems, parents and children, dishonesty, sexual relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 8.0
 67K
Marco Polo (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An epic adventure that follows the early years of the famous explorer as he travels the exotic Silk Road to the great Kublai Khan’s court. But Marco soon finds that navigating the Khan’s world of greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry will ...
Style: exciting, captivating, epic, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: culture clash, intrigue, rivalry, adventure hero, forbidden love, escapades, danger, martial arts, strong violent content, adventure, royal family, battles ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: asia, mongolia, china, venice, beijing china
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 7.7
 22K
Transparent (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: An LA family with serious boundary issues have their past and future unravel when a dramatic admission causes everyone's secrets to spill out.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic, offbeat
Plot: eccentric family, dark humor, life turned upside down, family secret, family life, dysfunctional family, lesbian, family problems, disorder, parents and children, gender, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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 7.9
 13K
We Bare Bears (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Three brother bears awkwardly attempt to find their place in civilized society, whether they're looking for food, trying to make human friends, or scheming to become famous on the internet. Grizzly, Panda and Ice Bear stack atop one another ...
Style: light, sweet, feel good, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: kids
Plot: talking animals, cartoon bear, anthropomorphism, koala, brother brother relationship, friendship, cave, anthropomorphic animal, adventure, society, everyday life, childhood ...
Place: san francisco, california
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The Brokenwood Mysteries (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: In a seemingly quiet country town the newest resident, Detective Inspector Mike Shepherd, finds that murder lurks in even the most homely location.
Style: witty, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous
Plot: partners against crime, mystery, riddles and clues, law enforcement, under the surface, uncover truth, police investigation, whodunit, partners, crimes, social relations, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new zealand
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