Best TV Shows of the Decade (2000-2009): Top 10 for Teens

So many great TV series, so little time! Until now. Our TV editors have handpicked the decade's best TV shows (and the most memborable ones) for your teens -- the shows that challenged genres, inspired watercooler buzz, and made the small screen cool again. From comedy and drama to action and reality TV, it's all here. Go ahead: Relive some memories, and make some new ones.

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Battlestar Galactica TV Poster Image
Exciting space drama has complex adult themes.
Network: Syfy
(2005)
(2004)
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Lost TV Poster Image
Excellent, sometimes scary drama for fearless families.
Network: ABC
(2005)
(2004)
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The Office TV Poster Image
Workplace spoof is hilarious but filled with mature humor.
Network: NBC, Syndicated
(2006)
(2005)
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24 TV Poster Image
24
A tense thriller for adults and mature teens.
Network: Fox
(2006)
(2001)
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Alias TV Poster Image
Smart action drama with a strong female lead.
Network: ABC, Syndicated
(2005)
(2001)
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Arrested Development TV Poster Image
Brilliant, innovative comedy for mature viewers.
Network: Fox, Netflix, Syndicated
(2005)
(2003)
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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation TV Poster Image
Science prevails in mature, long-running crime procedural.
Network: CBS
(2005)
(2000)
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Veronica Mars TV Poster Image
Strong female teen private eye digs into serious topics.
Network: CW
(2006)
(2004)
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Chappelle's Show TV Poster Image
Edgy, brilliant comedy that's best for adults.
Network: Comedy Central
(2006)
(2003)
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The Shield TV Poster Image
Thoughtful, mature cop show...with lots of blood.
Network: FX
(2005)
(2002)
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