The 20 Most Binge-Worthy TV Series of the 2000s

Are you ready for a binge-a-thon? After hundreds of hours of research (our job is hard, we know), Marie Claire created the ultimate list of binge-worthy aughts shows. Grab your remote, laptop, tablet, or phone and get ready to get wrapped up in these series. Let us know your favorites in the comments.

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1. Lost. On an island like this one, anything (and we mean anything) can happen.

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2. Breaking Bad. Who knew crystal meth could be so addictive?

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3. Scandal. Olivia Pope is the ultimate power woman, and the political drama just adds more intrigue.

4. Arrested Development. Forever thankful that Netflix resurrected this show from cancellation.

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5. Enlightened. For every near-breakdown you've had, Englightened will make you feel that much better.

6. Parks & Recreation. Watch one episode and you'll want Leslie Knope as your BFF, guaranteed.

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7. The Sopranos. You've never cared about the mob so much.

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8. The Wire. Critics were obsessed with this crime drama.

9. The Office. Suddenly your co-workers seem a lot more mundane. (Where is the Jim to my Pam?!)

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10. Friday Night Lights. Tim Riggins + Texas + adrenaline pumping high school sports = everything.

11. 24. Why isn't there a real life Jack Bauer, though?

12. Grey's Anatomy. There's a million reasons to tune into this long-running hospital drama, but we'll give you two: McDreamy and McSteamy.

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13. Orange Is The New Black. One episode is all it takes to be utterly hooked on the tales of Chapman, Red, Boo, Taystee, Crazy Eyes and co.

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14. House of Cards. Questioning our decision not to go into politics.

15. Mad Men. Jon Hamm combined with killer writing and 1960s style? It just doesn't get better.

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16. Six Feet Under. This show brings a whole new meaning to life after death.

17. The Walking Dead. The riveting aftermath of a zombie apocolypse—seriously.

18. Pretty Little Liars. It doesn't matter that it's technically a show for teens—it's that edge-of-your-seat gripping.

19. Game of Thrones. You think that GoT has dealt out the worst and then the Red Wedding happens.

20. Veronica Mars. There's a reason fans crowd-funded nearly six million dollars to bring this series to the big screen.

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