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List Rules Vote up your favorite procedurals that aired in the '90s.

Ever wonder if anyone else thought JAG was one of the best 1990s procedurals? Find out what others think in the list below! These 1990s procedurals run the gamut from being about lawyers to tell the story of police officers. Some of these top procedurals have left their mark by shaping the genre for future procedural dramas.

What shows will you find on this best 1990s procedurals list? NYPD Blue was such a great 1990s police procedural that it still holds the title for longest-running ABC drama to this day. The show became an instant hit when it premiered in 1993, thanks in part to a stellar cast including Dennis Franz, David Caruso and Amy Brenneman. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit is another great procedural that aired on television in the '90s.

Angela Landsbury starred as mystery writer/amateur detective, Jessica Fletcher in Murder She Wrote, which aired its finale in 1996 after 12 seasons on air. Other good series that are featured on this top 1990s procedurals list include The Commish, Law & Order, and The Practice.

Which 1990s procedural is the all-time best? Help us decide by giving your favorites a vote up or adding your own contender in this list of the best 1990s procedurals.

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Law & Order is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 1990s Procedurals
Law & Order Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, Dennis Farina

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Law & Order: Special Victims U... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 1990s Procedurals
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni, Ice-T

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Murder, She Wrote is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 1990s Procedurals
Murder, She Wrote Angela Lansbury, William Windom, Ron Masak

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Matlock is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 1990s Procedurals
Matlock Andy Griffith, Linda Purl, Kene Holiday

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Homicide: Life on the Street is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 1990s Procedurals
Homicide: Life on the Street Richard Belzer, Clark Johnson, Yaphet Kotto

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NYPD Blue is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 1990s Procedurals
NYPD Blue Dennis Franz, Gordon Clapp, James McDaniel

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The Commish is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 1990s Procedurals
The Commish Michael Chiklis, Theresa Saldana, Kaj-Erik Eriksen

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Bakersfield P.D. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 1990s Procedurals
Bakersfield P.D. Ron Eldard, Giancarlo Esposito, Chris Mulkey

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JAG is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 1990s Procedurals
JAG David James Elliott, Catherine Bell, Patrick Labyorteaux

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The Practice is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 1990s Procedurals
The Practice Dylan McDermott, Kelli Williams, Lara Flynn Boyle

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Taggart is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 1990s Procedurals
Taggart Blythe Duff, Colin McCredie, John Michie

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McCallum is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 1990s Procedurals
McCallum John Hannah, Richard O'Callaghan, Gerard Murphy

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Brimstone is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 1990s Procedurals
Brimstone Teri Polo, John Glover, Lori Petty