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List of popular BBC Two shows, ranked from best to worst. This list of the top current and cancelled BBC Two TV series includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best BBC Two TV programs of all time include the most viewed shows on BBC Two, as this list covers the entire history of the network. This list is sorted by popularity, so the shows with the most votes are at the top of the list.

List contains shows like Top Gear, Pingu.

Although television fans in different locations grew up with BBC Two on different channels, most of us got the same shows, so don't let your favorite BBC Two TV shows sink to the bottom of the list! The list of top BBC Two television shown below includes cast, creator, and premiere date when available. This list contains only TV series on the BBC Two network, even ones that are no longer on the air.

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Fawlty Towers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs
Fawlty Towers is a BBC television sitcom that was first broadcast on BBC2 in 1975 and 1979. Twelve episodes were made. The show was written by John Cleese and his then-wife Connie Booth, both of ...more
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26 11
The Black Adder is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Rowan Atkinson, Brian Blessed, Elspet Gray
The Black Adder is the first series of the BBC sitcom Blackadder, written by Richard Curtis and Rowan Atkinson, directed by Martin Shardlow and produced by John Lloyd. The series was originally ...more
3
23 10
Torchwood is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Kai Owen
Torchwood is a British science fiction television programme created by Russell T Davies. A spin-off from the 2005 revival of long-running science fiction programme Doctor Who, Torchwood aired ...more
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27 15
Top Gear is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson, James May
Top Gear is a half-hour motoring show that started in 1977 on the BBC in the United Kingdom. It was long-lived, and followed by a revamped format starting in 2002, as well as a number of ...more
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21 12
The Office is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Ricky Gervais, Martin Freeman, Mackenzie Crook
The Office is a mockumentary that was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Two on 9 July 2001. Created, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, the programme is ...more
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17 9
Not The Nine O'Clock News is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Rowan Atkinson, Pamela Stephenson, Griff Rhys Jones
Not the Nine O'Clock News is a television comedy sketch show which was broadcast on BBC2 from 1979 to 1982. Originally shown as a comedy alternative to the Nine O'Clock News on BBC1, it featured ...more
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19 11
Monty Python's Flying Circus is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam
Monty Python’s Flying Circus is a British sketch comedy series commissioned by David Attenborough, created by the comedy group Monty Python and broadcast by the BBC from 1969 to 1974. The shows ...more
8
19 11
Red Dwarf is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Chris Barrie, Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules
Red Dwarf is a British comedy franchise which primarily comprises ten series of a television science fiction sitcom that aired on BBC Two between 1988 and 1993 and from 1997 to 1999, and on Dave ...more
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14 7
I, Claudius is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Derek Jacobi, John Hurt, Siân Phillips
I, Claudius is a 1976 BBC Television adaptation of Robert Graves's I, Claudius and Claudius the God. Written by Jack Pulman, it starred Derek Jacobi as Claudius, with Siân Phillips, Brian ...more
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12 6
Robot Wars is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Jayne Middlemiss
Robot Wars is a technological game show that was first broadcast on BBC Two from 20 February 1998 until 23 February 2001, then broadcast on BBC Choice from 8 October 2001 until 7 February 2003 ...more
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13 7
Rab C. Nesbitt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
David Tennant, Barbara Rafferty, Elaine C. Smith
Rab C. Nesbitt is a Scottish Comedy which began in 1988. Produced by BBC Scotland, it stars Gregor Fisher as an alcoholic Glaswegian who seeks unemployment as a lifestyle choice. Rab C. Nesbitt ...more
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14 8
Blue Peter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Peter Purves, Simon Groom, Mark Curry
Blue Peter is a British CBBC children's television programme. It first aired in 1958 and is the longest-running children's TV show in the world. Although the show has a nautical title and theme, ...more
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14 9
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Stephen Moore, Simon Jones, David Dixon
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy was a BBC television adaptation of Douglas Adams's The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy broadcast in January and February 1981 on UK television station BBC ...more
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10 5
Top of the Pops is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Lisa Snowdon, Fearne Cotton, Alan Freeman
Top of the Pops, also known as TOTP, was a British music chart television programme, made by the BBC and originally broadcast weekly between 1 January 1964 and 30 July 2006. It was traditionally ...more
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10 5
Brum is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Toyah Willcox
Brum was a British children's superhero rescue television series about the adventures of a radio controlled car of the same name. It was produced by Ragdoll Productions for HIT Entertainment and ...more
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12 7
Postman Pat is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Ken Barrie, Carole Boyd, Kulvinder Ghir
Postman Pat is a British stop-motion animated children's television series first produced by Woodland Animations. It is aimed at pre-school children, and concerns the adventures of Pat Clifton, ...more
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17 12
Yes Minister is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds
Yes, Minister is a TV program
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18 14
The Catherine Tate Show is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Catherine Tate, Mathew Horne, Niky Wardley
The Catherine Tate Show is a British television sketch comedy written by Catherine Tate and Aschlin Ditta. Tate also stars in all but one of the show's sketches, which feature a wide range of ...more
19
14 10
The Thick of It is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Peter Capaldi, Joanna Scanlan, Chris Addison
The Thick of It is a British comedy television series that satirises the inner workings of modern British government. It was first broadcast for two short series on BBC Four in 2005, initially ...more
20
13 9
The League of Gentlemen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith
The League of Gentlemen is a quartet of British dark comedy writer–performers, formed in 1995 by Jeremy Dyson, Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith. The television programme for ...more
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10 6
Harry Enfield's Television Pro... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Harry Enfield, Paul Whitehouse, Kathy Burke
Harry Enfield and Chums was a British sketch show starring Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse. It first broadcast on BBC Two in 1990 in the 9 pm slot on Thursdays nights which became the ...more
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10 6
Harry & Paul is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Kathy Burke, Sophie Winkleman, Harry Enfield
Harry & Paul is a BAFTA Award-winning British sketch comedy show starring Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse. It was first broadcast on BBC One on 13 April 2007. Prior to broadcast it was ...more
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10 6
Episodes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Matt LeBlanc, Tamsin Greig, Stephen Mangan
Episodes is a British/American television sitcom created by David Crane and Jeffrey Klarik and produced by Hat Trick Productions. It premiered on Showtime in the United States on 9 January 2011 ...more
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10 6
Alas Smith and Jones is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Sarah Alexander, Griff Rhys Jones, Mel Smith
Alas Smith and Jones is a British comedy sketch television series featuring Mel Smith and Griff Rhys Jones that ran for four series and two Christmas specials on BBC2 from 1984 to 1988, and as ...more
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9 5
Extras is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best BBC Two TV Shows
Ricky Gervais, Ashley Jensen, Stephen Merchant
Extras is a British sitcom about extras working in television and film sets and in theatre. The series was co-produced by the BBC and HBO, and was created, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais ...more