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International Drama TV

A round up of the best non-English drama series from around the world including Bollywood classics, K-dramas, and Nordic Noir, that are definitely worth the subtitles or dubbing.

Shows like NCIS: The Police Procedural Parade

The list of police procedurals out there can seem endless, but if you're feeling overwhelmed just think of all the police officers who not only have to solve these crimes, but fill out the paperwork as well.

Best Crime TV

A (police) round-up of some of the highest rated, award-winning, most popular, and most influential crime shows--crime doesn't pay except for streaming services.

Highest Rated Female-Led TV

A collection of some of the most highly-rated and popular TV series centered on women.

Goriest TV Shows

If you cannot stand the sight of blood (or gore or decapitations or decomposing bodies), you should take a pass on these shows.

Shows like Southland: Realistic Cop Shows

Forget eccentric genius detectives and coroners who speak to the dead, the stars of these shows are cops doing the hard work of catching criminals.

Shows like Chernobyl: Bureaucratic Incompetence, Infighting, and Coverup

Most TV series prefer a psychological take on drama--focussing on individuals and their motivations--Some of the best series in history, including the Wire and Chernobyl, have looked at the world through a sociological lens and focused on how institutions shape peoples' behavior. These series examine how bureaucracies deal with crises. Spoiler alert, it doesn't typically end well.

Shows like The Wire: Gritty Crime Shows

These series feature crooked cops and ruthless criminals who mix it up on the garbage-strewn streets of big cities. Pioneering shows like NYPD Blue and the Shield focused on cops in US cities, but the best of the current batch are anchored in the lives of gang members on the mean streets of Birmingham, Rome, Paris and Dublin.

Shows Like Line of Duty: Get Inside Police Politics

If you're less interested in seeing baddies tagged and bagged, and more interested in seeing how police departments run, then this list of cop dramas may be for you. Hey, it's just like any other office, but with more mustaches, guns, and pending internal investigations.

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