What are the best mystery TV shows?

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    #1Sherlock

    Sherlock

    Sherlock is a 2010 British mystery crime tv show starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes and Martin Freeman as Dr. John Watson. It was released by BBC One network with four seasons last aired in 2017. 

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    Paul Daniels
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "Sherlock based on the character Sherlock Holmes has been played by numerous actors over the course of movies and television let alone voluminous numbers of books and stories. Benedict Cumberbatch ads his twist and interpretation for an excellent result on a popular series. "
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    #2Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries

    Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries

    Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries is an Australian historical mystery crime television show aired on ABC in 2012. It is based on the novel of Kerry Greenwood and about a detective Phryne Fisher in Melbourne 1920s.

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    Nicole Wells
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "I love the time period that this series it set in. It's also interesting to see the Australian 1920s in comparison to America's "Roaring 20s" which was deeply affected by prohibition. I have to say the show isn't historically accurate, but it is fun to watch and the leading lady is a strong feminine character who maintains a stylish wit."
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    #3Pretty Little Liars

    Pretty Little Liars

    Pretty Little Liars is a teen mystery-thriller television series based on the book of Sara Shepard. It was aired in 2010 with seven seasons. It is about a clique consisting of Spencer, Aria, Hanna, Emily, and Alison. 

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    Scott Collins
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "Set one year after the disappearance of Alison, the manipulative queen bee, the one-hour drama revolves around four 16-year-old girlfriends - Aria, Spencer, Hanna and Emily - who each receive taunting messages suggesting Alison is watching them. Linked by their former bond and the panic and confusion the messages cause, the estranged friends are reunited, though each girl has her own secrets. ."
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    #4The Missing

    The Missing

    The Missing is a psychological mystery thriller television show aired on BBC One in 2014. It is about Tony and Emily Hughes who lost their five-year-old son Oliver in a fictional small town Chalons du Bois. 

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    Helen Hernandez
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "The Missing is a psychological mystery thriller TV show. It's worth checking out."
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    #5The Expanse

    The Expanse

    The Expanse is a TV show based on the novels of Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck. Set in a future where humanity has colonized the Solar System, it follows Chrisjen Avasarala, Josephus Miller, and Jim Holden's story.

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    Carl Carpenter
    Written on May 13, 2018
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    #6Twin Peaks

    Twin Peaks

    Twin Peaks is an American mystery horror television show aired on ABC in 1990. It is about the murder case of a homecoming queen Laura Palmer by FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper in a fictional town of Twin Peaks in Washington. 

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    Juan Baltazar
    Written on May 16, 2018
    "Very bizarre series. It was produced in the early 90's but is very campy and seems to represent an earlier time. Then there is the fact that we have started on the second season and it is still centered around looking for the murderer or murderers of a girl whom we never got to meet"
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    #7Bones

    Bones

    Bones is an American crime procedural tv show aired on Fox in 2005. It is about forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan (Emily Deschanel) and FBI Agent Seeley Booth (David Boreanaz) who solve mystery cases.

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    Randy Torres
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "Got tired of watching standard police procedural TV shows and wanted to watch a good mystery show that was more unique. This was a perfect fit I loved the characters and loved the stories. My only complaint is that the show is over and I can't binge watch it anymore. "
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    #8Castle

    Castle

    Castle is an American crime comedy tv show starring mystery novelist Richard Castle (Nathan Fillion) and NYPD homicide detective Kate Beckett (Stana Katic). It was aired in 2009 by ABC Studios. 

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    Carolyn Garza
    Written on May 13, 2018
    "This is the greatest mystery TV shows of its time, it received 5 stars continuously from reviews on Amazon. This is definitely a show that will keep you coming back for more. "

Summary

Best What are the best mystery TV shows
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1SherlockTV Shows 16 Paid
2Miss Fisher's Murder MysteriesTV Shows 12 Paid
3Pretty Little LiarsTV Shows 10 Paid
4The Missing TV Shows 9 Paid
5The Expanse TV Shows 9 Paid
6Twin PeaksTV Shows 8 Paid
7BonesTV Shows 5 Paid
8CastleTV Shows 4 Paid
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