From the vast number of TV shows that have been produced and aired there are some that go on to become cult classics and some that simply fade away. In the past few decades, we’ve seen some fantastic shows take center-stage. How many of these can you guess? Give it a go!
Debra just doesn’t have it easy with her mother-in-law and Robert won’t stop complaining.
Running for 9 seasons, Everybody Loves Raymond was a classic encapsulating the humorous struggles of living just across from one's nosey parents.
Before antagonizing Michael Scott in The Office, Idris Elba ran a drug cartel in this hugely popular TV series.
The Wire is considered as one of the best TV series of all time, focusing on the Baltimore drug scene.
Four friends, Jimmy Choos, cocktails, the high life in NYC and innuendos galore.
Highly unrealistic, much like Carrie Bradshaw's heels, the series romanticized the idea of living in the Big Apple, amid high-end style and long-lasting friendships.
Set in the 70’s but based on the Korean War, this series was based on the lives of a mobile hospital unit.
Lasting over three times as long as the Korean war, the series had a stellar star cast including Alan Alda, Loretta Swit, Mike Farrell, David Ogden Stiers and Harry Morgan.
George Clooney, Lucy Liu, Aaron Paul, Tobin Bell, Zac Efron, Don Cheadle, Eva Mendes and Chris Pine have this in common.
This long running show - 15 seasons - has some names that would go on to make it huge in their own right.
This was a follow up to the hugely popular mockumentary-style series The Office.
Chris Pratt was initially supposed to be just a guest star, but audiences liked him so much, he became a series regular.
This science fiction show, starring the world’s most famous time traveler, ran from 1963 to 1989 and then from 2005 till now.
There have been 13 Dr. Whos in its 40-year run, with the latest one - Jodie Whittaker being the only woman so far.
Based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s sharp-nosed detective, this series is one of many iterations of his book and features the impossibly high cheekboned Benedict Cumberbatch.
With an enthusiastic fan base and impossibly entertaining bromance, Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman have sealed their rep as one of the best Sherlock and Watson duos.
If this series’ Scott’s Tots episode didn’t make you cringe, we don’t know what will!
Steve Carrell's Michael Scott is one of the rawest, most original characters of all time, raising him into comedic royalty.
This show about nothing most notably carried the myth that there was a curse attached to the series, as 3 of the 4 main characters saw very little success for a long time after the series ended.
Eventually Julia Louis-Dreyfuss who played Elaine Benes on Seinfeld, won an Emmy for her role on Veep, but Michael Richards and Jason Alexander never saw the same success again. Jerry Seinfeld still remains the most successful of the four.
“Basil! Smack!” Need we say more?!
John Cleese was comedy gold in the short running series - 1975 - 1979 - as the cantankerous owner of a bed and breakfast.
Mulder and Scully were so hot together, Catatonia made up a song on them. Guess the series already!
With one of the best TV partnerships out there (see what we did), this sci-fi series was a wonderful mix of mystery, intrigue and sizzling chemistry between the leads.
The “Fonz” from this series had a huge cult following making this 10-year long show one of the most iconic of all time.
Airing in the 70s and based on a simpler times - the 50s - the show focused on the Cunningham's and spawned many spinoffs.
The first show to openly feature gay main characters, it was of huge cultural importance and quickly gained a fan following.
According to Joe Biden, "'…Will & Grace' probably did more to educate the American public than almost anything anybody has ever done so far."
Walter White and the one who knocks.
Completely binge-worthy, this show on a cancer patient turned meth-cooking fiend (Bryan Cranston), is one of the best series of decade.
This 1959 series that ran for 5 years had multiple genres like fantasy, Sci-fi, horror and psychologically dramas and became synonymous with being stuck in a bizarre situation.
Rod Serling, the creator of "The Twiight Zone", is considered number one of all Sci-fi Legends.
This long-running series has a crazy knack of predicting the future and having unique opening credits.
On air since 1989, the Simpsons has had its fair share of ups and downs, but something that runs this long must know its pop culture and audience brilliantly.
Love it. Hate it. But, you can’t ignore this 2004 plane crash saga that was anti-climatic to some, cult classic to others.
The two-part pilot episode of Lost was the most expensive in the history of ABC. It cost between $10 million -$14 million.
Love, sex, intrigue, politics, murder, mind games and of course dragons. Think you know what we’re taking about?
Game of Thrones upped the fantasy ante, making it one of the most awaited series finale of all time.
This satirical irreverent, buffoonish 1997 animated series (that’s still going strong) revolves around 4 grade-school characters in Colorado.
South Park holds the Guiness World Record for "Most Swearing in an Animated Series".