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TV Shows from the Noughties

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TV Shows from the Noughties

20. Ugly Betty

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Pilot episode: September 28, 2006

What it is about: The series follows the life of Betty Suarez, a writer who comes from Queens, New York. Because of her “unique” style, she is hired to be Mode Magazine’s boss’ new assistant because she is not attractive enough to be dangerous.

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19. Queer as Folk

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Pilot episode: December 3, 2000

What it is about: Revolving around a group of gay friends and following their careers and relationships, Queer as Folk is a controversial drama set in Pittsburgh and features the lives of the working class.

Brian Kinney: I don’t believe in love; I believe in fucking. It’s honest, it’s efficient. You get in and out with the maximum of pleasure and minimum of bullshit. Love is something straight people tell themselves they’re in so they can get laid, and then they end up hurting each other because it was all based on lies to begin with.

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18. Nip/Tuck

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Pilot episode: July 18, 2003

What it is about: Nip/Tuck is set in the office of surgeons Dr. Sean McNamara and Dr. Christian Troy. While they are longtime friends, the two – one a family man and the other a playboy – couldn’t be more different from each other.

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17. Cold Case

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Pilot episode: September 28, 2003

What it is about: Another crime series, Cold Case focuses on Philadelphia’s homicide squad, specifically following the life of the only female detective in the team, Lilly Rush, who is assigned the most impossible of cases.

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16. Six Feet Under

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Pilot episode: June 3, 2001

What it is about: Following the lives of the Fisher family who operates a funeral home in Los Angeles, Six Feet Under is a series that is laced with dark humour that has something to do with life and death.

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15. Lie To Me

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Pilot episode: January 21, 2009

What it is about: Dr. Cal Lightman, the world’s best expert when it comes to recognising deception, uses his skills to determine crimes. However, he also uses the same skills to manipulate and deceive.

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14. Misfits

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Pilot episode: November 12, 2009

What it is about: This fantasy series revolves around an unlikely group of superheroes namely five juvenile delinquents who discover that they have superpowers. These superpowers are heightened versions of their anxieties, though.

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13. Parks & Recreation

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Pilot episode: April 9, 2009

What it is about: Set in (and named after) Indiana Parks and Recreation Department, Leslie Knope, a government worker, has a simple dream: to turn an abandoned site into a community park. But this dream turns out to be not as simple as she thinks.

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12. 30 Rock

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Pilot episode: October 11, 2006

What it is about: 30 Rock closely follows the life of Liz Lemon, the head writer of a live comedy show in New York City. Her uneventful life turns around when unstable movie star, Tracy Jordan, is hired to join the cast.

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11. True Blood

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Pilot episode: September 7, 2008

What it is about: This supernatural drama is about the story of Sookie Stackhouse, a waitress, who happens to be able to read others’ minds. She also complicates her life even more when she falls in love with the vampire, Bill Compton.

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