TV Series released before 2000

Nature

Nature

Nature
IMDb: 8.9
60 min

Documentary series exploring various global wildlife issues and subjects.

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Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice
IMDb: 8.9
327 min

While the arrival of wealthy gentlemen sends her marriage-minded mother into a frenzy, willful and opinionated Elizabeth Bennet matches wits with haughty Mr. Darcy.

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Genre: Drama, Romance
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Good Eats

Good Eats

Good Eats
IMDb: 8.9
30 min

Pop culture, comedy, and plain good eating: host Alton Brown explores the origins of ingredients, decodes culinary customs and presents food and equipment trends. Punctuated by unusual ...

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Australia Daze

Australia Daze

Australia Daze
IMDb: 8.8
75 min

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Nova

Nova

Nova
IMDb: 8.8
N/A

Science documentaries about various topics.

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The Simpsons

The Simpsons

The Simpsons
IMDb: 8.7
22 min

The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.

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Genre: Animation, Comedy
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South Park

South Park

South Park
IMDb: 8.7
22 min

Follows the misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.

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Genre: Animation, Comedy
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Match of the Day

Match of the Day

Match of the Day
IMDb: 8.7
70 min

Highlights, interviews and analysis from expert pundits of Saturday's English Premier League football matches.

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Genre: News, Sport
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Se7en

Se7en

Se7en
IMDb: 8.6
127 min

Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his motives.

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Natural World

Natural World

Natural World
IMDb: 8.6
N/A

Strand of documentaries on wildlife and the environment.

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Genre: Documentary
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Ray Mears' Northern Wilderness

Ray Mears' Northern Wilderness

Ray Mears' Northern Wilderness
IMDb: 8.6
N/A

Ray Mears goes on an epic adventure into Canada's unforgiving, yet stunning wilderness. He travels by foot, canoe and snowshoe through the regions mountains, forests, tundra and ice where roads are still few and far between.

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Genre: Documentary
Frontline

Frontline

Frontline
IMDb: 8.6
60 min

Investigative journalist documentaries.

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Genre: Documentary
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Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Whose Line Is It Anyway?
IMDb: 8.5
30 min

Improvisational comedy competition show in which four members of the regular cast as comedians and often with guest appearances with other comedians and celebrities and members of the audience perform various comic games and sketches.

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Genre: Comedy, Game-Show
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Inside the NBA

Inside the NBA

Inside the NBA
IMDb: 8.5
30 min

Join Ernie, Kenny, Shaq and Charles as they talk about what's happening inside the NBA.

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Genre: Sport
Storyville

Storyville

Storyville
IMDb: 8.5
N/A

Series showcasing the best in international documentaries.

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Mighty Machines

Mighty Machines

Mighty Machines
IMDb: 8.5
N/A

Mighty Machines focuses on footage of real machines (firetrucks, airplanes, freight trains, snow plows) working. Voiceovers tell the story of how the machines work together to get work done.

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Genre: Family
The Daily Show

The Daily Show

The Daily Show
IMDb: 8.5
22 min

Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily Show reports on the foibles and of the real world with a satirical edge. In addition to ...

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Inspector Montalbano

Inspector Montalbano

Inspector Montalbano
IMDb: 8.5
95 min

Detective Montalbano solves crimes in Sicily.

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
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Grand Designs

Grand Designs

Grand Designs
IMDb: 8.5
50 min

Kevin McCloud follows people as they build their dream house, often focusing on modern design, energy efficiency, maximizing space and views.

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Genre: Documentary
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American Experience

American Experience

American Experience
IMDb: 8.4
60 min

A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

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The Sky at Night

The Sky at Night

The Sky at Night
IMDb: 8.4
20 min

Astronomy programme.

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Genre: Documentary
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Stargate SG-1

Stargate SG-1

Stargate SG-1
IMDb: 8.4
44 min

A secret military team, SG-1, is formed to explore other planets through the recently discovered Stargates.

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Doctor Who

Doctor Who

Doctor Who
IMDb: 8.4
45 min

The adventures in time and space of the Doctor, a Time Lord who changes appearance and personality by regenerating when near death, and is joined by companions in battles against aliens and other megalomaniacs.

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Liverpool FC: The Mighty Reds

Liverpool FC: The Mighty Reds

Liverpool FC: The Mighty Reds
IMDb: 8.4
115 min

Witness the glory of Liverpool Football Club's mesmerising 1987-88 season, including the entire 90 minutes of the legendary 5-0 hammering of Nottingham Forest at Anfield.

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Genre: Sport
The Crystal Maze

The Crystal Maze

The Crystal Maze
IMDb: 8.4
60 min

A team of 6 contestants play a series of physical, mental, skill and mystery games across 4 themed zones gaining as many crystals as possible which determine how many seconds they get as they attempt to win a prize inside the Crystal Dome.

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American Justice

American Justice

American Justice
IMDb: 8.3
60 min

Bill Kurtis hosts this documentary series that profiles criminal cases involving high profile murders, serial killers, and organized crime. Each episode culminating with the justice dispensed by the American legal system in each case.

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Red Dwarf

Red Dwarf

Red Dwarf
IMDb: 8.3
30 min

The adventures of the last human alive and his friends, stranded three million years into deep space on the mining ship Red Dwarf.

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Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
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The League of Gentlemen

The League of Gentlemen

The League of Gentlemen
IMDb: 8.3
60 min

An interweaving narrative chronicling the antics of such diverse characters as: a transsexual taxi driver, a family obsessed with hygiene and toads, a fiery reverend, a carnival owner who kidnaps women into marriage, and a xenophobic couple who run a local shop for local people.

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Genre: Comedy, Horror
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My Classic Car

My Classic Car

My Classic Car
IMDb: 8.3
30 min

Dennis visits car shows around N. America and visits with important collectors.

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Family Guy

Family Guy

Family Guy
IMDb: 8.2
22 min

In a wacky Rhode Island town, a dysfunctional family strive to cope with everyday life as they are thrown from one crazy scenario to another.

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Genre: Animation, Comedy
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Cold Feet

Cold Feet

Cold Feet
IMDb: 8.2
45 min

The show follows the lives of 30-something couples Adam and Rachel, Pete and Jenny, David and Karen as they navigate love and life in Manchester.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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SeaChange

SeaChange

SeaChange
IMDb: 8.2
60 min

When a corporate lawyer's professional and personal lives crumble she leaves the city with her children to live in a small seaside town and becomes a local judge.

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Genre: Comedy, Drama