TV Show Recommendations: Suspense

4400, The

4400, The

Over the course of 60 years 4,400 people randomly disappeared around the world. On July 11, 2004 they all returned at once on a lake in a big ball of light. Now that they've returned they need to re-adjust to life and discover that they have newfound abilities, some helpful and some damaging.

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This TV Show is recommended by Morgan, Holly, Bonster, and Meaghan.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Alias

Alias

Sydney Bristow was just a hard-working college student by day when she was recruited to become an ass-kicking superspy. Little did she know, her father and mother had a few secrets of their own. Alias chronicles Sydney's life from becoming a double agent, to working for the CIA.

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This TV Show is recommended by Morgan, Emma-Jane, Holly, Chelsea, Bonster, Hoppy, Kathi, and Brandon.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Battlestar Galactica

Battlestar Galactica

When the 12 colonies of Kobol are wiped out in a surprise attack by the Cylons (robots originally created by man), the fewer than 50,000 surviving members of the human race set out to find the possibly mythical thirteenth colony -- Earth -- under the leadership of President Laura Roslin (Mary McDonnell), and the protection of Commander William Adama (Edward James Olmos) and his Battlestar Galactica. Their escape is complicated by the fact that the Cylons are now able to appear human, and there may be traitors among the fleet. Also stars Katee Sackhoff, Jamie Bamber, James Callis, Tricia Helfer, and Grace Park.

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This TV Show is recommended by Nicole, Morgan, Bonster, Meaghan, and Chelsea.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Blood Ties

Blood Ties

Based on the novels by Tanya Huff, this show revolves around PI Vicki Nelson - formerly a detective with the Metropolitan Toronto Police. She was losing her sight, but quit the force rather than accept a desk job. However, her last case turns out to be a doozy, involving vampires and the supernatural. She decides to team up with a vampire named Henry and ex-lover Mike Celluci to battle the forces of evil both normal and paranormal.

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This TV Show is recommended by Chelsea.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Bones

Bones

Starring David Boreanaz and Emily Deschanel, Dr. Temperance Brennan and her team at the Jeffersonian Institute often aid the FBI, mostly Special Agent Seeley Booth, in cases by piecing together crimes by studying the bones of victims.

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This TV Show is recommended by Morgan, Julie, Bonster, Meaghan, Holly, and Nicole.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Carnivale

Carnivale

An often cryptic tale of the battle between good and evil, in which the main players are the crew of a travelling carnival during the Depression in the US, and a California-based preacher and his sister.

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This TV Show is recommended by Meaghan and Bonster.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Chuck

Chuck

Chuck Bartowski leads a fairly mundane life as part of the Nerd Herd at Buy More. One day his college friend Bryce sends him an e-mail filled with the U.S. government's most sensitive secrets. Chuck's photographic memory causes him to recall everything he saw and his life suddenly becomes much more exciting. Now both the NSA and CIA are fighting over Chuck, both agencies needing his help. Starring Zachary Levi.

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This TV Show is recommended by Bonster, Morgan, Holly, Chelsea, and Julie.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Damages

Damages

Ellen Parsons (Rose Byrne) is fresh out of law school and finds herself being sought after by the how powered firm Hewes and Associates. Ellen finds herself working side by side with the formidable Patty Hewes (Glenn Close) in a mult-million dollar lawsuit againt Arthur Frobisher (Ted Danson). Ellen must navigate through moral grey areas, never knowing who she can fully trust.

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This TV Show is recommended by Bonster and Morgan.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Dexter

Dexter

Orphaned at the age of three and harboring a traumatic secret, Dexter was adopted by a Miami police officer who recognized his homicidal tendencies and taught his son to channel his gruesome passion for human vivisection in a "constructive" way--by killing only heinous criminals who have slipped through the cracks of justice. A respected forensic expert and a perfect gentleman with a soft spot for children, Dexter is hard not to like. Although his drive to kill is unflinching, he struggles to emulate normal emotions and to keep up appearances as a caring, socially-responsible human being.

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This TV Show is recommended by Chelsea, Emma-Jane, Julie, Bonster, Anna, and Meaghan.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Firefly

Firefly

Joss Whedon's 2002 sci-fi Western series following a rag tag group of outlaws traveling with a girl being sought by the government.

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This TV Show is recommended by Morgan, Meaghan, Julie, Nicole, Emma-Jane, Holly, Bonster, Chelsea, Anna, Hoppy, Brandon, and Kathi.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: GLORIOUS BEYOND GLORY
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Fringe

Fringe

Olivia Dunham (Anna Torv) is brought into the Fringe division of the FBI, investigating paranormal goings on. She recruits eccentric Dr. Walter Bishop (John Noble) for her team, despite his previous stay in a mental hospital. Also helping his Walter's son Peter (Joshua Jackson), a genius with little ambition. Also starring Lance Reddick and Jasika Nicole.

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This TV Show is recommended by Morgan and Bonster.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Ghost Hunters

Ghost Hunters

Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson are two plumbers working for Roto-Rooter in New England. They are also the co-founders of TAPS - The Atlantic Paranormal Society - a paranormal research team which investigates hauntings and other strange occurrences. This one-hour weekly show (dubbed a "docu-soap" by the Sci-Fi Channel) follows their investigations from first contact through the gathering of evidence, and to the reveal of that evidence to the client.

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This TV Show is recommended by Bonster, Nicole, and Chelsea.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Heroes

Heroes

This NBC drama tells the story of various people in the world who discover that they have supernatural abilities. Starring Greg Grunberg, Milo Ventimiglia, Adrian Pasdar, Ali Larter, Hayden Panetierre and many more.

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This TV Show is recommended by Anna, Chelsea, Morgan, Brandon, Bonster, Nicole, and Emma-Jane.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Law & Order: Criminal Intent

Law & Order: Criminal Intent

This show centers on the NYPD's Major Case Squad (and the offbeat, Sherlock Holmes-like Detective Robert Goren) in its efforts to stop the worst criminal offenders in New York.

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This TV Show is recommended by Nicole.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

The 1999 spin off of the popular Law & Order series is now the most popular of the franchise. Detectives Olivia Benson and Elliot Stabler track down the most sick and twisted criminals in New York City, working in the special victims unit focusing on crimes of a sexual nature or involving children and the elderly.

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This TV Show is recommended by Meaghan, Bonster, Morgan, and Holly.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Lost

Lost

Oceanic Flight 815 from Sydney to Los Angeles crashes on a remote island full of mystery. A group of 48 survivors must learn to cope with their new lives as survivors while also dealing with the many mysteries the island as yet to reveal.

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This TV Show is recommended by Julie, Nicole, Meaghan, Chelsea, Morgan, Holly, Bonster, Anna, Emma-Jane, Hoppy, Brandon, and Kathi.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Moonlight

Moonlight

Moonlight follows Mick St. John, an immortal vampire and private investigator and his struggle to exist after he was bitten 60 years ago by his vampire bride on their wedding night. It also follows his internal torment as he falls in love with one he should not, one who is mortal named Beth, a news reporter, as well as his dealings with the woman who made him a vampire, his sire Coraline.

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This TV Show is recommended by Chelsea and Emma-Jane.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Prison Break

Prison Break

Lincoln Burrows (Dominic Purcell) is framed and wrongfully convicted for assassinating the Vice President's brother. Lincoln's brother Michael Scofield (Wentworth Miller), who just happens to have designed Illinois' Fox River Penitentiary where Lincoln is on death row, hatches an elaborate escape plan. Michael's plan involves getting himself incarcerated in Fox River and smuggling the prison's blueprints by having them hidden in tattoos that cover his entire torso. Once inside, Michael must form alliances with a rogue's gallery of felons with their own sometimes unsavory motives. Meanwhile, on the outside, Lincoln's lawyer and one-time girlfriend Veronica Donovan (Robin Tunney), pursued by Secret Service agents, attempts to unravel the conspiracy that sent her man to the slammer.

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This TV Show is recommended by Chelsea, Bonster, and Meaghan.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Stargate Atlantis

Stargate Atlantis

spin-off of SG-1. Stargate. Puddle Jumpers. Snarkiness. Guns. Wicked hot guys. Wicked hot girls. Alien h0rs. Canadians. Hermiod!

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This TV Show is recommended by Nicole, Bonster, Chelsea, Morgan, Holly, Hoppy, and Kathi.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Stargate SG-1

Stargate SG-1

Stargate. Hot men. Hot women. Naughty aliens. UST. AUsexage. Guns. Thor.

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This TV Show is recommended by Nicole, Bonster, Emma-Jane, Hoppy, and Kathi.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Tru Calling

Tru Calling

Tru Davies is a student who works the graveyard shift in the morgue. She soon discovers she can hear the dead ask for help since some have died before their time.

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This TV Show is recommended by Morgan, Emma-Jane, Holly, and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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Vampire Diaries, The

Vampire Diaries, The

Elena Gilbert finds herself embroiled in a world of vampires and other monsters when she falls for Stefan Salvatore. Stefan and his brother, Damon, are vampires with a long history in Mystic Falls, Virginia. Elena soon discovers that there's more to her past than she ever realized.

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This TV Show is recommended by Morgan.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Veronica Mars

Veronica Mars

Veronica Mars may be an outcast at Neptune High, but she has a lot of other things going for her. Plucky, smart and cute as a button, she helps out her father ex-sheriff Keith Mars at his private investigations business. The real mystery of the first season, however, is the murder case involving Veronica's best friend, Lilly Kane.

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This TV Show is recommended by Chelsea, Anna, Morgan, Nicole, Julie, Bonster, Emma-Jane, Hoppy, and Brandon.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic
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White Collar

White Collar

White Collar stars Matthew Bomer as con man Neil Caffrey. Neil was caught by FBI agent Peter Burke (Tim DeKay) and sent to prison. Burke cuts Neil a deal in which Neil now works for the FBI's white collar bureau as a consultant. The two work together and are sometimes aided by Peter's supportive wife Elizabeth (Tiffani Thiessen) and Neil's friend Mozzie (Willie Garson).

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This TV Show is recommended by Morgan.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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X-Files, The

X-Files, The

Two FBI agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic investigate the strange and unexplained while hidden forces work to impede their efforts. Starring David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, the show ran from 1993-2002.

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This TV Show is recommended by Holly, Nicole, Meaghan, Chelsea, Bonster, and Hoppy.
COTWWSB Average Recommendation: Grointastic Like Whoa
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