Will'em TV

Can you guess the shows on this very special TV channel?
Most are TV series, but some are series of TV movies.
Information presented as on IMDb. "Artistic license" with descriptions.
For ease, the series are in alphabetical order (give "the") and mostly from USA and UK.
Quiz by WillemLAif
Last updated: February 11, 2022
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Country, year(s), actors
"1973, Vietnam - an American soldier goes mad and guns down his buddies. Since then, he only utters [name of the show]... Today, in New York City, police investigates a series of puzzling suicides and a dying man gives a charismatic young gang leader, Ash Lynx, a vial of a mysterious substance."
Banana Fish
Japan; 2018; Yuma Uchida, Unshô Ishizuka...
"A writer tries to juggle his career, daughter, ex and his voracious appetite for women in California."
USA; 2007-14; David Duchovny, Natascha McElhone, Evan Handler...
"An elite group of profilers analyze dangerous serial killers and other heinous crimes while quoting people and flying on a private jet."
Criminal Minds
USA; 2005-20; Matthew Gray Gubler, Kirsten Vangsness, A.J. Cook...
"A 16-year-old girl and her family and friends go through their own troubles during the Troubles in the early 1990s Northern Ireland."
Derry Girls
UK; 2018-->; Saoirse-Monica Jackson, Nicola Coughlan, Dylan Llewellyn...
"Two hundred years from now, the Earth, the Mars and the Belters struggle, battle and scheme against each other and among themselves."
The Expanse
USA; 2015-->; Wes Chatham, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Cara Gee...
"An eccentric family with the parents between decisions about a divorce, their maladjusted adult children living at home, and a Japanese illustrator living in a weird dark world of their own."
UK; 2016-18; Olivia Colman, Will Sharpe, Sophia di Martino...
"An opinionated radio psychiatrist, who can barely shut up, sorts out lives in Seattle, while living with his father and the old man's dog."
USA; 1993-2004; Kelsey Grammer, John Mahoney, David Hyde Pierce...
"A group of six students about to embark on the most exciting period of their lives so far, university. Unfortunately, they share a house. PS: You people disgust me."
Fresh Meat
UK; 2011-16; Jack Whitehall, Zawe Ashton, Greg McHugh...
"Philip J. Fry is accidentally frozen in 1999 and thawed out on New Year's Eve 2999."
USA; 1999-2013; Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal...
"Nine noble families fight for control over the lands of Westeros, while swapping hard banging and scheming into a belly flop at the end."
Game of Thrones
USA/UK; 2011-19; Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington...
"Female cyborg and her team at Section 9 attempt to defeat 'Individual Eleven'."
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex
Japan; 2002-05; Shirô Saitô, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, Richard Epcar...
"A detective from Tokyo travels to London to find his missing brother, who's been sought after by the Yakuza, who accuse him of murder."
UK; 2019; Takehiro Hira, Kelly Macdonald, Justin Long...
"A sometimes borderline accurate account of a royal woman living during the 18th century, and being forced to choose between her own happiness and the future of Russia."
The Great
USA; 2020-->; Elle Fanning, Nicholas Hoult, Sacha Dhawan...
"Four friends, socially only marginally above what one of them calls "the freaks", spend their last years in school going on their quests in between beer and sex & such."
The Inbetweeners
UK; 2008-10; Simon Bird, James Buckley, Blake Harrison...
"L.A. cop moves to a small town in New England, near Boston, to reinvent himself and keep the town safe."
Jesse Stone
USA; 2005-->; Tom Selleck, Kathy Baker, Kohl Sudduth...
"The top two students of an elite school each makes it their mission to be the first to extract a confession of love from the other. The mostly intellectual battle begins and dirty tricks are more than a rule."
Kaguya-sama: Love is War
Japan; 2019-->; Aoi Koga, Makoto Furukawa, Konomi Kohara...
"Ewan and Charley drive bikes (and sometimes other vehicles) for long distances around the world."
Long Way (Round-Down-Up)
UK; 2004, -07, -20; Ewan McGregor, Charley Boorman, Claudio von Planta...
"A gun loathing secret agent fights with science and resourcefulness."
USA; 1985-92; Richard Dean Anderson, Dana Elcar...
"A middle-aged shoe salesman occasionally finds haven from his dysfunctional family in the restroom, or his No Ma'am-organization."
Married with Children
USA; 1987-97; Ed O'Neill, Katey Sagal, Christina Applegate...
"David Brent manages an office that faces closure when the company decides to downsize its branches. Life goes on as ... usual."
The Office
UK; 2001-03; Ricky Gervais, Martin Freeman, Mackenzie Crook...
"A quirky Belgian detective solves crimes, while keeping his mustache tip-top."
UK; 1989-2013; David Suchet, Hugh Fraser...
"Det. Frank Drebin solves crimes. Sort of."
Police Squad!
USA; 1982; Leslie Nielsen, Alan North, Rex Hamilton...
"Friends Tim and Daisy pretend to be a couple to get the only apartment in London they can afford. Oddball neighbors and friends make their life interesting."
UK; 1999-2001; Simon Pegg, Jessica Hynes, Nick Frost...
"A gladiator leads a rebellion against the Romans."
Spartacus: Blood and Sand
USA; 2010-13; Andy Whitfield, Lucy Lawless, Manu Bennett...
"American college football coach heads to London to manage an 'actual' football team, AFC Richmond."
Ted Lasso
USA; 2020-->; Jason Sudeikis, Juno Temple, Brendan Hunt...
"A group of people discover a bizarre graphic novel with mysterious answers. An organization called 'The Network' hunts them, so that they cannot reveal the deadly secret plan. Can they hyde?"
UK; 2013-14; Fiona O'Shaughnessy, Neil Maskell, Adeel Akhtar...
"Ragnar Lothbrok and his fellow Norsemen sail and pillage around Europe and beyond."
Ireland/Canada; 2013-20; Travis Fimmel, Katheryn Winnick, Gustaf Skarsgård...
"Thorfinn pursues a journey with his father's killer in order to take revenge and end his life in a duel as an honorable warrior. Just like his father taught him to be."
Vinland Saga
Japan; 2019-->; Aleks Le, Keith Silverstein, Patrick Seitz...
"Geralt of Rivia hunts monsters in a world where people often prove more wicked than monsters and beasts. Destiny hurtles him toward a powerful sorceress, and a young princess with a special gift, while people toss coins at him."
The Witcher
Poland/USA/Hungary; 2019-->; Henry Cavill, Freya Allan, Anya Chalotra...
"FBI agents investigate strange and unexplained phenomena out there."
The X Files
USA; 1993-2018; David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson...
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