The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows TV Programs

The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows

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The very best action/adventure shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest in your face explosion shows also includes pictures from the shows when available (for example, if the internet is working... there will be a picture). Popular action/adventure TV shows tend to cause rabid fandom and debate amongst overly committed viewers about what the most entertaining action show of all time is. Don't let your favorite crazy car chase and gun fire television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of awesome space and/or earth cop television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

This is a list that features series like Star Trek, 24, Prison Break and other top rated action TV series so if you're looking for some new action TV shows to hunker down with your best bros and watch... this might be the list for you.

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    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Eliza Dushku, Alyson Hannigan

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    Emilia Clarke, Lena Headey, Natalie Dormer

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    Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Andrew Scott

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    - 111

    most listed
    William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei

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    Whoopi Goldberg, Patrick Stewart, Wil Wheaton

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    + 117
    - 84


    Richard Dean Anderson, Bruce McGill, Dana Elcar

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    Elisha Cuthbert, Kiefer Sutherland, Janeane Garofalo

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    Grace Park, Lucy Lawless, Tricia Helfer

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    Sarah Shahi, Taraji P. Henson, Jim Caviezel

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Leonard Nimoy, Sam Elliott, Martin Landau

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    Christina Hendricks, Summer Glau, Morena Baccarin

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    Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, John Noble

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    Tom Baker, Eric Roberts, Jon Pertwee

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    - 50


    Katie Cassidy, Willa Holland, Stephen Amell

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    Lucy Lawless, Tricia Helfer, Gabrielle Anwar

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    Tom Selleck, John Hillerman, Roger E. Mosley

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    Mr. T, George Peppard, Robert Vaughn

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    William Smith, Jack Lord, Richard Denning

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    Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman, Patrick Macnee

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    Charlie Hunnam, Ron Perlman, Katey Sagal

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    Evangeline Lilly, Ian Somerhalder, Michelle Rodriguez

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    Farrah Fawcett, Jaclyn Smith, Cheryl Ladd

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    Amanda Tapping, Beau Bridges, Claudia Black

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    Kristin Kreuk, Laura Vandervoort, Jensen Ackles

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    Michael Fassbender, Tom Hardy, James McAvoy

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    Jolene Blalock, Linda Park, Scott Bakula

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    Chloe Bennet, Ming-Na Wen, Clark Gregg

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    Jeri Ryan, Kate Mulgrew, Roxann Dawson

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    Charisma Carpenter, David Boreanaz, Amy Acker

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    William Conrad, Richard Anderson, David Janssen

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    Leslie Nielsen, David Carradine, Keith Carradine

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    LL Cool J, Daniela Ruah, Chris O'Donnell

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    John Hurt, Katie McGrath, Colin Morgan

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    James Garner, Rita Moreno, Bo Hopkins

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    Bruce Lee, Yvonne Craig, Adam West

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    Jason Momoa, Jewel Staite, Amanda Tapping

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    Outlander is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows

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    Outlander

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    Gillian Anderson, Lucy Lawless, David Duchovny

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    Eliza Dushku, Amy Acker, Alan Tudyk

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    - 27

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    Lynda Carter, Lyle Waggoner, Norman Burton

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    + 36
    - 44

    added by stew driscoll
    Agnes Moorehead, Robert Conrad, Ross Martin

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    + 29
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    Law and Order

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    - 63


    Terry Farrell, Colm Meaney, Avery Brooks

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    - 4

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    Claire Coffee, Bitsie Tulloch, Bree Turner

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    + 43
    - 49


    Jessica Alba, Jensen Ackles, Ashley Scott

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    + 53
    - 60


    Jennifer Garner, Bradley Cooper, Rachel Nichols

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    + 38
    - 45


    Lee Majors, Martin Balsam, Richard Anderson

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    + 37
    - 30


    Kaley Cuoco, Mayim Bialik, Melissa Rauch

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    + 53
    - 82


    Kevin McKidd, Ciarán Hinds, Ray Stevenson

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    - 41


    Robert Vaughn, David McCallum, Leo G. Carroll

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