Stream the top 100 TV shows right now

Want to watch the highest rated shows, like Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones online but don't know where to find them? Don't worry, we've got you covered.

In Australia, the arrival of streaming video on demand services (SVOD) means we now have more (affordable) opportunities than ever to legitimately watch our favourite shows. Though we've been introduced to this exciting new world of entertainment, there are still roadblocks regarding content exclusivity that stop us from having total access to the latest and greatest shows. We've taken the guesswork out of choosing the right streaming service for you by researching where to stream the Top 100 TV Shows as rated by IMDB right now.

Title Genre Description IMDB Rating Where to Stream
Breaking Bad Drama/Thriller When a chemistry teacher is diagnosed with terminal lung cancer he teams up with an ex-student to cook and sell crystal meth. 9.5 See content
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Game Of Thrones Drama/Fantasy When the King’s right-hand man dies suddenly, Eddard Stark, a northern family man, is asked to take up the role. His family soon become embroiled in a war between seven kingdoms. 9.5 See content
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Mr. Robot Crime/Drama A young hacker suffering from an antisocial disorder is hired by an enigmatic anarchist. 9.4 N/A in AUS
The Wire Crime/Drama A deep insight into the Baltimore drug scene from the perspectives of dealers, addicts and detectives. Based on stories told by real people entangled in the vicious underbelly of Baltimore. 9.4 See content
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Sherlock Crime/Mystery A contemporary take on the classic Sir Arthur Conan Doyle novels starring the very cool duo of Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman. 9.3 See content
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Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Comedy Former The Daily Show alumni, John Oliver, hosts his own weekly news program, with added tongue-in-cheek. 9.3 See content
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True Detective Drama/Mystery A troubled Louisiana detective and his new partner pursue homicide investigation over 17 years. 9.3 See content
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The Sopranos Crime/Drama Tony Soprano’s dangerous career choice is the least of his problems. He must also contend with crazy relatives, frequent blackouts and regular visits to the therapist. 9.3 See content
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Rick and Morty Comedy Rick is a timid kid who gets dragged through space and time by his unhinged, alcoholic grandfather. 9.2 Go to site
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Avatar: The Last Airbender Animation In a world divided by tribes who each possess a different elemental power, the Avatar (a mystical being capable of controlling every element) goes on a quest to fulfil his destiny. 9.2 See content
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Leyla and Mecnun Comedy This bizarre comedy follows the fictional romance of a couple in Istanbul. 9.2 N/A in AUS
Firefly Sci-Fi The Han Solo of our time, Captain Mal, leads a ragtag crew aboard a small spacecraft in their escape from opposing factions and galactic authorities. 9.2 See content
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Arrested Development Comedy After his father is imprisoned, Michael Bluth takes the reins of his family’s affairs. Unfortunately, they don’t make it easy for him and the empire (a real estate firm and proud purveyor of frozen bananas) falls into disarray. 9.1 See content
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House Of Cards Drama A cold and calculating U.S Congressman is passed over for a role he rightly deserves. What follows is a long and ruthless plot to place himself at the top. 9.1 See content
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Hunter X Hunter Anime A young boy leaves his island to search for his father and become a “Hunter” (an explorer of sorts). 9.1 N/A in AUS
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Anime The alchemist brothers, Ed and Alphonse Elric, commit “the ultimate taboo” when they attempt to resurrect their mother. Now they must find the fabled philosopher’s stone to restore what they’ve lost. 9.1 See content
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Better Call Saul Crime/Drama BCS tells of (Breaking Bad’s) Saul Goodman’s journey to that dingy law office in Albuquerque. BCS is hilarious as expected but also surprisingly poignant at times. 9 See content
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Cowboy Bebop Anime The adventures of a laid-back bounty hunter in a futuristic setting. 9 N/A in AUS
Batman: The Animated Series Animation Batman dukes it out with Gotham’s rogue’s gallery in this classic series that first introduced us to The Joker’s lover, Harley Quinn. 9.0 Go to site
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Marvel’s Daredevil Action/Drama As Hell’s Kitchen crumbles in the hands of a mysterious crime lord, blind lawyer Matt Murdock sets out to redeem his city by beating its aggressors to a pulp. 9.0 See content
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Fargo Crime/Drama A reimagining of the Coen brothers’ “true story”. When a dangerous drifter arrives in the small town of Fargo, the quiet town experiences a series of curious deaths that implicate timid and hard-done-by insurance salesman. 9.0 See content
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Death Note Anime A high-school genius finds a notebook that kills those whose names are written in it. He sets out (with questionable morals) on a mission to cleanse the world of evil. 9.0 N/A in AUS
The Twilight Zone Sci-Fi The classic sci-fi anthology series that casts everyday people in bizarre, otherworldly situations. 9.0 Go to site
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Friends Comedy That one where six friends from Manhattan spend their days moaning about relationships and hogging the only comfy chair in a cafe. 9.0 Go to site
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Top Gear Comedy Three blokey blokes talk about cars and driving and all that. Relive a time before BBC gave Jeremy Clarkson the flick. 9.0 See content
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Monty Python’s Flying Circus Comedy The O.G sketch comedy show that introduced us to some of the world’s greatest comedic talents. 9.0 Go to site
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Twin Peaks Mystery/Thriller When a young woman is found murdered, an oddball FBI agent arrives to an even stranger town to investigate. Catch it before the follow-up series eventually releases. 9.0 See content
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Freaks and Geeks Comedy/Drama After the death of her grandmother, Lindsay Weir begins hanging out with a group of classic 80s misfits, which is comprised of adolescent versions of your favourite comedy actors (Seth Rogen, Jason Segel and James Franco). 9.0 See content
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Seinfeld Comedy The famous “show about nothing” follows Jerry Seinfeld and his (slightly unbalanced) group of friends through their day-to-day lives in Manhattan. 9.0
Only Fools and Horses Comedy The classic BBC comedy following dodgy brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter and their harebrained get-rich-quick schemes. 8.9 Go to site
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Attack on Titan Anime After their barricaded city is attacks by giant humanoid beasts, a brother and sister train to bring down the Goliaths that threaten human existence. 8.9 Go to site
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Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion 2 Anime With the aid robot weapons known as Knightmare Frames, the empire of Britannia invades Japan (now known as Area 11). A Britannian living in Japan vows to rebel against his motherland. 8.8 Amazon
One Piece Anime Luffy and his pirate crew search for the ultimate treasure, a mystery known only as One Piece. 8.9
Rome History/Drama An insight into the lives of Rome’s most regal residents and the peasants who live beneath them. 8.9 See content
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Dragon Ball Z Anime The ultimate 90s kid entertainment. A kind-hearted and lovable warrior from another planet gathers Earth’s mightiest warriors to protect the planet he calls home. 8.9 Amazon
Impractical Jokers Comedy, Reality TV A show about best friends pulling stupid pranks on each other. Wait, how did this make the list, let alone above the Simpsons? 8.9 truTV
The Simpsons Animation You don’t really need to catch this long-running series about our favourite, dysfunctional family on Internet TV, as reruns are still spammed on free-to-air every single night. 8.9 Go to site
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Oz Crime/Drama A dark, quirky tale about the inmates of the bizarre prison, Oswald State Correctional facility. 8.9 See content
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Dexter Thriller/Drama Everyone’s favourite serial killer uses his inside knowledge as a Miami forensics specialist to hunt people who’ve evaded justice. 8.9 See content
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Gravity Falls Animation/Mystery Animation’s outlandish answer to Twin Peaks. Gravity Falls follows the adventures of Dipper and Mabel Pines at their uncle’s “Mystery Shack”. Of course, the town of Gravity Falls has many mysterious secrets, and off-the-wall hi-jinks ensue. 8.9 Go to site
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Undercover Crime/Drama An undercover agent infiltrates the ranks of a Bulgarian mafia and becomes entwined with the boss and his girl. A realistic portrayal of the Bulgarian underbelly. 8.9 N/A in AUS
Dragon Ball Z (Japan) Anime Dragon Ball Z is so good it gets another place in this list — this time for the Japanese version. Not much different here, except for some equally superb voice acting and questionable subtitles. 8.9 Amazon
House M.D Drama/Mystery Essentially a 21st century Sherlock Holmes, House is an antisocial doctor with a penchant for stringing together tenuously linked clues to solve medical mysteries. 8.9 See content
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Blackadder Comedy Starring Mr Bean, Stephen Fry and House himself, Hugh Laurie. Each season is set in a different era with two constantly recurring characters, Edmund Blackadder and Baldrick. 8.9 See content
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Steins;Gate Anime A self-titled Crazy Mad Scientist gathers his lab members to create a microwave device capable of sending messages to the past. 8.9 N/A in AUS
The Angry Video Game Nerd Comedy Angry Video Game Nerd plays some of the worst video games in history so you don’t have to. Essential viewing for a video game fanatic. 8.9 Go to site
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Archer Animation/Comedy The unfortunately named spy agency, ISIS, is filled with backstabbing, misogynistic spies. And maybe the worst of them is our protagonist/douchebag Archer. 8.9 Go to site
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Through The Wormhole Documentary The gravity of Morgan Freeman’s voice would be enough to keep most seated through a lengthy conversation about tax deficits. So it’s fitting to have the man with the world’s most wonderful voice unravel the mysteries of the universe. 8.9 Amazon
Isler Gucler Comedy This Turkish comedy has three actors who aspire to shoot a movie. To achieve this dream they make a documentary to generate some cash. 8.9 N/A in AUS
Doctor Who Sci-fi The good doctor needs no introduction. Spend hours upon hours adventuring through space and time this weekend. 8.9 See content
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Fawlty Towers Comedy The legendary John Cleese portrays Basil Fawlty, an incompetent and ill-tempered Hotel owner with a bad habit of cutting corners. 8.9 <See content
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Q.I Comedy Blackadder’s Stephen Fry hosts TV’s most intelligent panel game show. Each week a panel of comedians puts forward anecdotes and trivia, because in Q.I being “Quite Interesting” is far more important than being correct. 8.9 Freeview
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Comedy The original “fake news” program that spawned many spin-offs and introduced us to the comedic talents of Stephen Colbert and John Oliver. 8.9 Go to site
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The Shield Crime/Drama Set in an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct where some officers work outside of the law to serve their own interests and keep the streets safe. 8.8 See content
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It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia Comedy Four of the nastiest, most repugnant individuals you’ve ever met run an Irish bar (and an ever growing list of shadier operations) in Philadelphia. Beware, this is not the Danny Devito you know from Twins or his other family-friendly comedies. 8.8 Go to site
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South Park Animation/ Comedy Everyone’s favourite kids from Colorado repeatedly get themselves into increasingly questionable situations. Even into its 20th season South Park still provides guaranteed laughs. 8.8 See content
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Sherlock Holmes (1984) Drama/Mystery The 20th century version of Sherlock Holmes features a more traditional portrayal of the great detective. 8.8 Go to site
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Six Feet Under Drama Alan Ball, who would later go on to adapt the wildly popular True Blood for TV, brings a black comedy about a dysfunctional family running a funeral home. 8.8 Go to site
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Deadwood Drama/Western Follows the lives of the foul-mouthed residents of Deadwood, South Dakota, a town riddled with greed and corruption. 8.8 See content
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The Office (US) Comedy The US remake of Ricky Gervais’ multi-camera, mockumentary classic. Led by their egocentric boss, the employees of Dunder Mifflin Paper Company do what they can to break the tedium of office life. 8.8 See content
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The Thick of It Comedy Check out the latest Time Lord, Peter Capaldi, when he was a filthy-mouthed, short-tempered Minister of Social affairs. 8.8 See content
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Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion Anime The first installment to the Knightmare Frame saga. Find out where it all began. 8.8 N/A in AUS
Peaky Blinders Drama Cillian Murphy, Sam Neill and Tom Hardy star in this gangster drama that follows a family in Birmingham 1919 who sew razor blades into the peaks of their caps. 8.8 Go to site
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The West Wing Drama Before Aaron Sorkin’s The Newsroom, there was The West Wing. Another political drama with enough suspense and cracking dialogue to keep you from nodding off. 8.8 Go to site
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Chappelle’s Show Comedy Arguably the greatest comedy sketch show of the new millennium, Chappelle's Show takes jabs at race and culture with help from Eddie Murphy’s brother, Charlie. 8.8 N/A in AUS
Battlestar Galactica Sci-fi BSG has long been considered “the last great Sci-fi” since it finished up 2009. With the diabolical Cylons in hot pursuit, the last surviving remnants of humanity search for a fabled “13th colony of Earth”. 8.8 Go to site
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Behzat Ç.: Bir Ankara Polisiyesi Crime/Drama An episodic murder-mystery centred around the chaotic Ankara police force. Over the season, the troubled team leader, Behzat Ç, must also combat corrupt officials. 8.8 N/A in AUS
Dragon Ball Z Kai Anime Yet again, Dragon Ball Z makes the list. Kai is the trimmed down version of the legendary series. It streamlines the story, cutting out some the episode-long taunts we had to deal with as kids. 8.8 Amazon
Adventure Time with Finn and Jake Animation Finn, the last human and his adoptive brother, Jake the Dog have a mathematical time slaying bad dudes and making buds in the mythical Land of Ooo. 8.8 See content
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Berserk Anime A swordsman, with the decidedly awesome name Guts, joins a band of mercenaries to fight their way to the royal court. 8.8 Go to site
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Blackadder 2 Comedy The continued adventures of Baldrick and Blackadder in the Tudor court of Elizabeth 8.8 See content
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Dragon Ball Anime Dragon Ball is the original series that spawned the clearly popular DBZ. This series follows the adventures of a young Goku and Krillin in training. 8.8 Amazon
Black Mirror Sci-Fi/Drama The modern day Twilight Zone created by the brilliant Charlie Brooker. Black Mirror is a Sci-fi anthology with technophobe undertones that rationally predicts some legitimate fears for our gadget-flooded future. 8.8 Go to site
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Downton Abbey Drama Chronicles the luxurious lives of the well-to-do Crawley family and their underlings during the years leading up to WWI. 8.8 See content
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Suits Comedy/Drama A high-profile New York lawyer employs a genius college dropout from the wrong side of the tracks. Hilarity and drama ensues. 8.8 See content
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Mystery Science Theatre 3000 Comedy Aboard the “Satellite of Love” a man and his robots are forced by mad scientists to watch the worst films ever made. Comprised of old, b-grade movies and commentary from the audience, this is one cult hit you’ve got to see for yourself. 8.8 Go to site
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Curb your Enthusiasm Comedy Essentially Jerry Seinfeld without the family-friendly filter. Larry David (co-creator of Seinfeld) stumbles through life, continuously becoming a “victim of circumstance”. 8.8 Go to site
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Spaced Comedy The show that kicked off the careers of contemporary legends Simon Pegg, Nick Frost and Edgar Wright is essentially viewing for British comedy fans. 8.8 Amazon
Blackadder The Third Comedy The third addition to the Blackadder series in the Regency era. This time around Blackadder is servant to the dapper-but-dumb Prince George. 8.8 See content
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Dragon Ball(Japan) Anime What?! Dragon Ball makes the list for the fifth time? Of course, and if you’ve ever doubted the anime’s greatness, now’s the time to start scrubbing up on the Dragon Ball backlog. This one features the original Japanese dub for the prequel series. 8.8 Amazon
Prisoner Sci-fi/Action In what feels like an inspiration for the recent Wayward Pines, a secret agent is captured and held prisoner in a seemingly picture-perfect village. 8.7 Amazon
Shameless (US) Comedy/Drama The Gallagher family gets into all sorts of trouble while the perpetually pissed patriarch wanders through life in an intoxicated daze. 8.7 See content
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Flight of the Conchords Comedy/Music The funniest show to ever come out of Middle Earth. Two band-mates from New Zealand struggle to take off in New York — no thanks to their useless band manager. 8.7 Go to site
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Friday Night Lights Drama/Sport Based on the same source material as the 2004 film. This series tackles the drama revolving around a small-town football team’s players, families and friends. Yawn. 8.7 See content
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My Mad Fat Diary Comedy/Drama An emotional, yet lighthearted, story of a young girl who's recently returned home after a stint in a psychiatric hospital. She tries to reconnect with her friends, though they are unaware of her troubles, believing she had spent the time in France. 8.7 N/A in AUS
Whose Line Is It Anyway? Comedy “Where everything's made up and the points don’t matter”. The classic improv game-show hosted by the one and only Drew Carey. 8.7 Amazon
The Legend of Korra Animation The follow-up to the beloved Avatar: The Last Airbender follows a new Avatar, Korra, in a more mature but equally entertaining adventure. 8.7 Go to site
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Alfred Hitchcock Presents Thriller/Mystery A collection of short stories handpicked by the master of suspense himself. Every episode has a different feel, ranging from comedy and crime, to horror and drama. 8.7 Go to site
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Fullmetal Alchemist Anime The original Japanese dub of the Elric brothers’ quest for the philosopher’s stone. 8.7 See content
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Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files Anime A boy who heroically pushes a boy out of incoming traffic finds himself awoken in the afterlife. After being rejected by the Spirit World, the boy must take on the role of Spirit Detective if he’s to get his body back. 8.7 Amazon
Monster Anime A successful neurosurgeon’s life is turned upside-down when a psychotic ex-patient returns. Features one of the most ruthless and persuasive villains ever to grace the small screen. 8.7 Amazon
The Colbert Report Comedy Satirical anchorman and rightful president of the USA hosts this “patriotic” spin-off to The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. 8.7 Go to site
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Homicide: Life on the Street Crime/Drama Before there was The Wire, there was Homicide. An episodic insight to the violent crimes on the streets of Baltimore through the eyes of the homicide investigation unit. 8.7 Amazon
Sons of Anarchy Crime/Drama A young man is torn between his family life and his commitment to a fictional motorcycle club. SOA can be blamed for the waves of “biker-romance” novels flooding our bookshelves *shudders*. 8.7 See content
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Louie Comedy Quite possibly the funniest comedian on the circuit right now, Louie C.K. is a contemporary, no-holds-barred Jerry Seinfeld. 8.7 Go to site
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Justified Crime/Drama A tough-nut US Marshall is moved from Miami to the sticks — his childhood hometown in Eastern Kentucky. For fans of Deadwood, this one also features lead man Timothy Olyphant. 8.7 See content
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Star Trek: The Next Generation Sci-fi Featuring the magnificent Patrick Stewart as Capt. Jean-Luc Picard, Next Gen is an investment, but one you’ll be happy you made (especially if you’ve already binged the entirety of BSG). 8.7 Go to site
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Mad Men Drama Follows the sordid life of enigmatic ad-man Don Draper and his misogynistic co-workers at Sterling Cooper Advertising. Be wary, even if you’ve never considered smoking, you’ll be hooked after the first episode. 8.7 See content
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Father Ted Comedy Three Roman Catholic priests, Father Dougal, Father Jack, and Father Ted live together in dissonance on the fictional Craggy Island. 8.7 Go to site
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Brodie Fogg

Brodie is the Assistant Publisher at finder.com.au for everything tech and telco. When he's not drooling over the latest comic book releases or grinding away at the newest time-devouring RPG, he's helping people choose between Australia's streaming services, suggesting better broadband plans or comparing the latest mobile plans.

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