TV Shows like Lost

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TV Shows like Lost

The Durrells (2016)

  • Rating: 7/10 from 33 votes

In 1935, financially strapped widow Louisa Durrell, whose life has fallen apart, decides to move from England, with her four children (three sons, one daughter), to the island of Corfu, Greece. Once there, the family moves into a dilapidated old house that has no electricity and that is crumbling apart. But life on Corfu is cheap, it's an earthly paradise, and the Durrells proceed to forge their new existence, with all its challenges, adventures, and forming relationships.

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Mako: Island of Secrets (2013)

  • Rating: 6/10 from 16 votes

Real-life mermaids, Sirena, Nixie and Lyla are part of a mermaid pod, which lives in the waters of Mako Island. As young members of the pod, it is their job to protect the Moon Pool and guard it from trespassers. But on the night of a full moon, the mischievous mermaid girls neglect their duties. Sixteen-year-old land-dweller Zac enters the Moon Pool and forms a special connection with Mako. Zac is given a fish-like tail and amazing powers. The mermaid pod is forced to leave Mako, leaving behind the three mermaid girls, cast out of the pod. They know there's only one way they will be allowed to rejoin the pod: They must get legs, venture onto land and take back Zac's powers – or risk being outcasts forever.

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Greenhouse Academy (2017)

  • Rating: 7/10 from 11 votes

When teen siblings Hayley and Alex enter an elite boarding school, they find rivalry, romance and a mystery related to the recent loss of their mom.

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Wrecked (2016)

  • Rating: 6/10 from 63 votes

Single-camera comedy centering on a diverse group of survivors adjusting to being stranded on an uninhabited island, a dangerous new world where they must face many threats – mostly brought on by themselves. No longer plugged into the rest of the world, the group struggles to navigate their makeshift society while also learning to live without such modern comforts as indoor plumbing, Wi-Fi, social media and Chipotle.

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Friends (1994)

  • Rating: 8/10 from 1,839 votes

The misadventures of a group of friends as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in Manhattan.

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House (2004)

  • Rating: 8/10 from 1,192 votes

Dr. Gregory House, a drug-addicted, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton–Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in New Jersey.

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Prison Break (2005)

  • Rating: 8/10 from 1,243 votes

Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out, from the inside out.

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How I Met Your Mother (2005)

  • Rating: 8/10 from 1,248 votes

Ted Mosby recounts to his son and daughter the events that led to his meeting their mother.

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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)

  • Rating: 7/10 from 348 votes

A Las Vegas team of forensic investigators are trained to solve criminal cases by scouring the crime scene, collecting irrefutable evidence and finding the missing pieces that solve the mystery.

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Nowhere Boys (2013)

  • Rating: 7/10 from 28 votes

Four teenage boys get lost in the forest and discover, when they return home, that they are in an alternate world identical to theirs except for one startling difference - they were never born.

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Homeland (2011)

  • Rating: 7/10 from 1,054 votes

CIA officer Carrie Mathison is tops in her field despite being bipolar, which makes her volatile and unpredictable. With the help of her long-time mentor Saul Berenson, Carrie fearlessly risks everything, including her personal well-being and even sanity, at every turn.

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The X-Files (1993)

  • Rating: 8/10 from 1,040 votes

The exploits of FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully who investigate X-Files: marginalized, unsolved cases involving paranormal phenomena. Mulder believes in the existence of aliens and the paranormal while Scully, a skeptic, is assigned to make scientific analyses of Mulder's discoveries that debunk Mulder's work and thus return him to mainstream cases.

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Scrubs (2001)

  • Rating: 8/10 from 683 votes

In the unreal world of Sacred Heart Hospital, John "J.D" Dorian learns the ways of medicine, friendship and life.

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Dexter (2006)

  • Rating: 8/10 from 1,472 votes

Dexter is an American television drama series. The series centers on Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter pattern analyst for 'Miami Metro Police Department' who also leads a secret life as a serial killer, hunting down criminals who have slipped through the cracks of justice.

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Mayday (2003)

  • Rating: 8/10 from 93 votes

Revealing the dark truth that aviation safety improves one crash at a time, Mayday investigates legendary aviation disasters to find out what went wrong and why. Based on cockpit voice recorders, accident reports and eyewitness accounts, every episode also features interviews, state-of-the-art CGI and gripping reenactments.

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Futurama (1999)

  • Rating: 8/10 from 951 votes

The adventures of a late-20th-century New York City pizza delivery boy, Philip J. Fry, who, after being unwittingly cryogenically frozen for one thousand years, finds employment at Planet Express, an interplanetary delivery company in the retro-futuristic 31st century.

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24 (2001)

  • Rating: 8/10 from 574 votes

24 is an American television series produced for the Fox network and syndicated worldwide, starring Kiefer Sutherland as Counter Terrorist Unit agent Jack Bauer. Each 24-episode season covers 24 hours in the life of Bauer, using the real time method of narration.

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Sherlock (2010)

  • Rating: 8/10 from 1,936 votes

A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.

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True Detective (2014)

  • Rating: 8/10 from 1,244 votes

An American anthology police detective series utilizing multiple timelines in which investigations seem to unearth personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within or outside the law.

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