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List Rules Shows near the top must be only the best TV series.

The very best action shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest action shows, which means explosions and guns and cars! Popular action TV shows have been a staple of television for years, because explosions, so what do you think is the most entertaining action show of all time is. Trust us, it's debated. People can never decide on their favorite explosion of all time. Don't let your favorite action 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 action television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available. What are the best action shows? All of them? Probably.
 
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24 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
24 Kiefer Sutherland, Mary Lynn Rajskub Carlos Bernard

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Prison Break is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Prison Break Dominic Purcell, Wentworth Miller Amaury Nolasco

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Arrow is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Arrow Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy David Ramsey

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Burn Notice is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Burn Notice Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle Anwar Bruce Campbell

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Band of Brothers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Band of Brothers Scott Grimes, Damian Lewis Ron Livingston

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The Blacklist is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
The Blacklist James Spader, Megan Boone Diego Klattenhoff

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The A-Team is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
The A-Team George Peppard, Mr. T Dwight Schultz

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Alias is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Alias Jennifer Garner, Ron Rifkin Carl Lumbly

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Chuck is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Chuck Zachary Levi, Yvonne Strahovski Joshua Gomez

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The Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
The Walking Dead Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal Sarah Wayne Callies

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Sons of Anarchy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Sons of Anarchy Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal Mark Boone Junior

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The Fugitive is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
The Fugitive William Conrad, Richard Anderson David Janssen

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Homeland is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Homeland Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin Rupert Friend

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Batman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Batman Adam West, Burt Ward Alan Napier

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Dexter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Dexter Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter David Zayas

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Strike Back Sullivan Stapleton, Philip Winchester Michelle Lukes

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The Lone Ranger is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
The Lone Ranger Jay Silverheels, Clayton Moore John Hart

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen Brett Dalton

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Human Target is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Human Target Mark Valley, Chi McBride Jackie Earle Haley

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The Flash is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
The Flash Grant Gustin, Candice Patton Danielle Panabaker

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Daredevil is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Daredevil Charlie Cox, Vincent D'Onofrio Deborah Ann Woll

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Xena: Warrior Princess is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Xena: Warrior Princess Lucy Lawless, Renée O'Connor Ted Raimi

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Lost is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Lost Naveen Andrews, Matthew Fox Jorge Garcia

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Battlestar Galactica is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Battlestar Galactica Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell Jamie Bamber

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Justified is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Justified Timothy Olyphant, Nick Searcy Joelle Carter

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Walker, Texas Ranger is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Walker, Texas Ranger Chuck Norris, Clarence Gilyard Jr. Sheree J. Wilson

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Firefly is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Firefly Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres Alan Tudyk

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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Laurence Fishburne, Marg Helgenberger George Eads

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The Incredible Hulk is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
The Incredible Hulk Bill Bixby, Lou Ferrigno Jack Colvin

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The Six Million Dollar Man is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
The Six Million Dollar Man Lee Majors, Richard Anderson Martin E. Brooks

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The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
The Avengers Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg Honor Blackman

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Dark Angel is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Dark Angel Jessica Alba, Michael Weatherly Richard Gunn

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Zorro is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Zorro Daniel Craig, Michael Gough Efrem Zimbalist^! Jr.

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Hercules: The Legendary Journe... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Kevin Sorbo, Michael Hurst Kevin Smith

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Terra Nova is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Terra Nova Jason O'Mara, Shelley Conn Christine Adams

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Mission: Impossible is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Mission: Impossible Peter Graves, Barbara Bain Greg Morris

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Legend of the Seeker is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Legend of the Seeker Craig Horner, Bridget Regan Bruce Spence

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NCIS: Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
NCIS: Los Angeles Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah Barrett Foa

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Gotham is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Gotham Ben McKenzie, Jada Pinkett Smith Donal Logue

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Lois & Clark: The New Adventur... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman Dean Cain, Teri Hatcher Lane Smith

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La Femme Nikita is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
La Femme Nikita Peta Wilson, Don Francks Eugene Robert Glazer

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Revolution is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Revolution Billy Burke, Tracy Spiridakos Giancarlo Esposito

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The Equalizer is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
The Equalizer Edward Woodward, Keith Szarabajka Robert Lansing

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Highlander: The Series is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Highlander: The Series Adrian Paul, Stan Kirsch Jim Byrnes

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Star Trek: The Original Series is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Star Trek: The Original Series William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy DeForest Kelley

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Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Doctor Who Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman Matt Smith

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Wonder Woman is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Wonder Woman Lynda Carter, Lyle Waggoner Tom Kratochvil

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Charmed is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
Charmed Holly Marie Combs, Alyssa Milano Brian Krause

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The Saint is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
The Saint Roger Moore, Ivor Dean Leslie Crawford

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The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Action TV Shows Of All Time
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Robert Vaughn, David McCallum Leo G. Carroll