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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). You might also be interested in the best fantasy TV series and the best psychological thriller shows. 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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Game of Thrones is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Game of Thrones Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan

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Star Trek: The Next Generation is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Star Trek: The Next Generation Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes

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Star Trek: The Original Series is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Star Trek: The Original Series William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley

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24 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
24 Kiefer Sutherland, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Carlos Bernard

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Firefly is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Firefly Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk

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MacGyver is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
MacGyver Richard Dean Anderson, Dana Elcar, Bruce McGill

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Person of Interest is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Person of Interest Jim Caviezel, Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Chapman

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Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Doctor Who Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Matt Smith

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Battlestar Galactica is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Battlestar Galactica Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Jamie Bamber

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Fringe is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Fringe Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole

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Arrow is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Arrow Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey

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Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Supernatural Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Jim Beave

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Burn Notice is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Burn Notice Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle Anwar, Bruce Campbell

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Mission: Impossible is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Mission: Impossible Peter Graves, Barbara Bain, Greg Morris

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Stargate SG-1 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Stargate SG-1 Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping

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Lost is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Lost Naveen Andrews, Matthew Fox, Jorge Garcia

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The X-Files is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
The X-Files David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi

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The Flash is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
The Flash Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton

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Hawaii Five-O is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Hawaii Five-O Jack Lord, James MacArthur, Kam Fong

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The 100 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
The 100 Eliza Taylor, Eli Goree, Thomas McDonell

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Sons of Anarchy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Sons of Anarchy Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Mark Boone Junior

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The Fugitive is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
The Fugitive William Conrad, Richard Anderson, David Janssen

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Smallville is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Smallville Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum, Allison Mack

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The A-Team is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
The A-Team George Peppard, Mr. T, Dwight Schultz

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Angel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Angel David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof

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Stargate Atlantis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Stargate Atlantis Joe Flanigan, Rachel Luttrell, David Hewlett

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Batman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Batman Adam West, Burt Ward, Alan Napier

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Daredevil is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Daredevil Charlie Cox, Vincent D'Onofrio, Deborah Ann Woll

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Star Trek: Enterprise is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Star Trek: Enterprise Scott Bakula, John Billingsley, Jolene Blalock

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The Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
The Walking Dead Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies

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The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
The Avengers Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman

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Magnum, P.I. is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Magnum, P.I. Tom Selleck, John Hillerman, Roger E. Mosley

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Band of Brothers is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Band of Brothers Scott Grimes, Damian Lewis, Ron Livingston

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Charlie's Angels is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Charlie's Angels Kate Jackson, Farrah Fawcett, Jaclyn Smith

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Farscape is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Farscape Ben Browder, Claudia Black, Anthony Simcoe

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Xena: Warrior Princess is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Xena: Warrior Princess Lucy Lawless, Renée O'Connor, Ted Raimi

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Grimm is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Grimm David Giuntoli, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz

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Warehouse 13 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Warehouse 13 Eddie McClintock, Joanne Kelly, Saul Rubinek

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Wonder Woman is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Wonder Woman Lynda Carter, Lyle Waggoner, Tom Kratochvil

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Alias is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Alias Jennifer Garner, Ron Rifkin, Carl Lumbly

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The Rockford Files is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
The Rockford Files James Garner, Noah Beery Jr., Joe Santos

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Breaking Bad is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Breaking Bad Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn

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Dark Angel is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Dark Angel Jessica Alba, Michael Weatherly, Richard Gunn

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Deadwood is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Deadwood Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker

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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Cirroc Lofton

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Merlin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Merlin John Hurt, Colin Morgan, Bradley James

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Star Trek: Voyager is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Action-Adventure TV Shows
Star Trek: Voyager Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson