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These are the very best 2000s adventure TV series, ranked from best to worst by user votes. Since adventure is something that can happen in basically any sub-genre, some of these great 2000s adventure shows are Westerns and still other good 2000s adventure shows are sci-fi, fantasy, and of course crime procedurals. A few of the greatest 2000s adventure TV series were even based on books and comics. What shows will you find on this top 2000s adventure TV shows list?

In 2001, executive producers Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks teamed-up to present the great adventure mini-series Band of Brothers. This HBO show ended up taking home seven Primetime Emmy Awards. Sons of Anarchy was another popular adventure TV show from the 2000s.

Battlestar Galactica gained a cult following when it aired from 2004-2009 and Alias put future superstar Jennifer Garner on the map. Other good shows that appear on this top 2000s adventure TV series list include Chuck, Flashpoint and The Shield.

Which adventure show from the 2000s do you think is the best? Give your favorite series a thumbs up and share your thoughts in the comments section.
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Merlin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2000s Adventure TV Series
Merlin John Hurt, Colin Morgan, Bradley James Merlin is a British fantasy-adventure television programme, created by Julian Jones, Jake Michie, Julian Murphy and Johnny Capps and starring Colin Morgan in the title role. It was broadcast on ...more

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Battlestar Galactica is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2000s Adventure TV Series
Battlestar Galactica Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Jamie Bamber Battlestar Galactica is an American military science fiction television series, and part of the Battlestar Galactica franchise. The show was developed by Ronald D. Moore and executive produced ...more

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Smallville is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2000s Adventure TV Series
Smallville Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum, Allison Mack Smallville is an American television series developed by writer-producers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, based on the DC Comics character Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. The ...more

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Burn Notice is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2000s Adventure TV Series
Burn Notice Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle Anwar, Bruce Campbell Burn Notice is an American television series created by Matt Nix which originally aired on the USA Network from June 28, 2007 to September 12, 2013. The show stars Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle ...more

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The Shield is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2000s Adventure TV Series
The Shield Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, Walton Goggins The Shield is an American drama television series starring Michael Chiklis that premiered on March 12, 2002, on FX, in the United States, and concluded on November 25, 2008, after seven seasons. ...more

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Relic Hunter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2000s Adventure TV Series
CosmicCastaway added Relic Hunter Tia Carrere, Christien Anholt, Lindy Booth Relic Hunter is an anglophone Canadian television series, starring Tia Carrere and Christien Anholt. Actress Lindy Booth starred for the first two seasons; Tanja Reichert replaced her for the ...more

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Sons of Anarchy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2000s Adventure TV Series
Sons of Anarchy Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Mark Boone Junior Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Sons of Anarchy is an American crime drama television series created by Kurt Sutter, about the lives of a close-knit outlaw motorcycle club operating in Charming, a fictional town in ...more

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Stargate SG-1 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2000s Adventure TV Series
Stargate SG-1 Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Stargate SG-1 is an adventure and military science fiction television series and part of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's Stargate franchise. The show, created by Brad Wright and Jonathan Glassner, is ...more

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Once Upon a Time is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2000s Adventure TV Series
aria2000 added Once Upon a Time Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla Once Upon a Time is an American fairy tale drama series that premiered on October 23, 2011, on ABC. The show takes place in the fictional seaside town of Storybrooke, Maine, whose residents are ...more

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Farscape is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2000s Adventure TV Series
Farscape Ben Browder, Claudia Black, Anthony Simcoe Farscape is an Australian/American science fiction television series, produced originally for the Nine Network. The series was conceived by Rockne S. O'Bannon and produced by Jim Henson ...more

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Alias is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2000s Adventure TV Series
Alias Jennifer Garner, Ron Rifkin, Carl Lumbly Alias is an American spy-action television series created by J. J. Abrams, which was broadcast on ABC for five seasons, from September 30, 2001, to May 22, 2006. It stars Jennifer Garner as ...more

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Lost is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2000s Adventure TV Series
Lost Naveen Andrews, Matthew Fox, Jorge Garcia Lost is an American television drama series that originally aired on the American Broadcasting Company from September 22, 2004, to May 23, 2010, over six seasons, comprising a total of 121 ...more

The Best 2000s Action TV Series

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Angel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2000s Adventure TV Series
Angel David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Angel is an American television series, a spin-off from the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The series was created by Buffy's creator, Joss Whedon, in collaboration with David ...more

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Band of Brothers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2000s Adventure TV Series
Band of Brothers Scott Grimes, Damian Lewis, Ron Livingston Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Band of Brothers is a 2001 American war drama miniseries based on historian Stephen E. Ambrose's 1992 non-fiction book of the same name. The executive producers were Steven Spielberg and Tom ...more

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24 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2000s Adventure TV Series
24 Kiefer Sutherland, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Carlos Bernard Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial 24 is an American television series produced for the Fox network created by Joel Surnow and Robert Cochran, and starring Kiefer Sutherland as Counter Terrorist Unit agent Jack Bauer. Each ...more

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Prison Break is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2000s Adventure TV Series
Prison Break Dominic Purcell, Wentworth Miller, Amaury Nolasco Prison Break is an American television serial drama created by Paul Scheuring, that was broadcast on Fox for four seasons, from 2005 until 2009. The series revolves around two brothers; one has ...more

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Criminal Minds is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2000s Adventure TV Series
Criminal Minds Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler, Thomas Gibson Criminal Minds is an American police-procedural television program that premiered September 22, 2005, on CBS. The series follows a team of profilers from the FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit based ...more

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Grimm is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2000s Adventure TV Series
ddaoy added Grimm David Giuntoli, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Grimm is an American police procedural fantasy television drama series. It debuted in the U.S. on NBC on October 28, 2011. The show has been described as "a cop drama—with a twist... a dark ...more

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Fringe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2000s Adventure TV Series
Fringe Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Fringe is an American science fiction television series created by J. J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman, and Roberto Orci. It premiered on the Fox Broadcasting network on September 9, 2008, and concluded ...more

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FlashForward is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 2000s Adventure TV Series
FlashForward John Cho, Joseph Fiennes, Jack Davenport FlashForward is a U.S. television series, adapted for television by Brannon Braga and David S. Goyer, which aired for one season on ABC between September 24, 2009, and May 27, 2010. It is based ...more

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Chuck is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 2000s Adventure TV Series
Chuck Zachary Levi, Yvonne Strahovski, Joshua Gomez Chuck (NBC, 2007) is an American action-comedy/spy-drama television series created by Josh Schwartz and Chris Fedak. When a twenty-something computer geek (Zachary Levi) inadvertently downloads ...more

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In Plain Sight is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2000s Adventure TV Series
In Plain Sight Mary McCormack, Frederick Weller, Paul Ben-Victor In Plain Sight is an American dramatic television series on USA Network. The series revolves around Mary Shannon, a Deputy United States Marshal attached to the Albuquerque, NM, office of the ...more

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Power Rangers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 2000s Adventure TV Series
Power Rangers Richard Steven Horvitz, David Yost, David J. Fielding Power Rangers is a long-running American entertainment and merchandising franchise built around a live action children's television series featuring teams of costumed heroes. Produced first by ...more

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White Collar is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2000s Adventure TV Series
White Collar Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay, Willie Garson White Collar is a USA Network television series created by Jeff Eastin, starring Tim DeKay as FBI Special Agent Peter Burke and Matt Bomer as Neal Caffrey, a highly intelligent and ...more

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Flashpoint is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 2000s Adventure TV Series
Flashpoint Hugh Dillon, David Paetkau, Amy Jo Johnson Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Flashpoint is a Canadian police drama television series that debuted on 11 July 2008 on CTV in Toronto. In the United States, the series currently airs reruns on Ion Television and in the United ...more

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Sanctuary is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best 2000s Adventure TV Series
Sanctuary Amanda Tapping, Robin Dunne, Christopher Heyerdahl Sanctuary was a Canadian science fiction-fantasy television series, created by Damian Kindler and funded largely by the Beedie Development Group. The show is an expansion of an eight-webisode ...more

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Jericho is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best 2000s Adventure TV Series
Jericho Hans Matheson, Clarke Peters, Jessica Raine Jericho is an American post-apocalyptic action-drama series that centers on the residents of the fictionalized post-apocalyptic town of Jericho, Kansas, in the aftermath of a limited nuclear ...more

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JAG is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best 2000s Adventure TV Series
JAG David James Elliott, Catherine Bell, Patrick Labyorteaux Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial JAG is an American legal drama television show with a distinct U.S. Navy theme, created by Donald P. Bellisario, and produced by Belisarius Productions in association with Paramount Network ...more