The Best Crime Shows from 2005

Below is our top ten list of the best Crime Shows which first started broadcasting in 2005.

10. Prison Break

Prison%20BreakFirst Aired: 29 August, 2005

Prison Break is a TV series starring Dominic Purcell, Wentworth Miller, and Amaury Nolasco. Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to…

9. Numb3rs

Numb3rsFirst Aired: 23 January, 2005

Numb3rs is a TV series starring Rob Morrow, David Krumholtz, and Judd Hirsch. Working for the F.B.I., a mathematician uses equations to help solve various crimes.

8. Medium

MediumFirst Aired: 03 January, 2005

Medium is a TV series starring Patricia Arquette, Miguel Sandoval, and Jake Weber. Suburban mom Allison DuBois attempts to balance family life with solving mysteries using her special gift. The dead send her visions of their deaths…

7. Bones

BonesFirst Aired: 13 September, 2005

Bones is a TV series starring Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, and Michaela Conlin. Forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance “Bones” Brennan and cocky F.B.I. Special Agent Seeley Booth build a team to investigate murders. Quite often,…

6. Criminal Minds

Criminal%20MindsFirst Aired: 22 September, 2005

Criminal Minds is a TV series starring Matthew Gray Gubler, Kirsten Vangsness, and A.J. Cook. The cases of the F.B.I. Behavioral Analysis Unit (B.A.U.), an elite group of profilers who analyze the nation’s most dangerous serial…

5. Weeds

WeedsFirst Aired: 07 August, 2005

Weeds is a TV series starring Mary-Louise Parker, Hunter Parrish, and Alexander Gould. When a suburban mother turns to dealing marijuana in order to maintain her privileged lifestyle after her husband dies, she finds out just how…

4. The Closer

The%20CloserFirst Aired: 13 June, 2005

The Closer is a TV series starring Kyra Sedgwick, J.K. Simmons, and Corey Reynolds. Deputy Police Chief Brenda Johnson runs the Priority Homicide Division of the LAPD with an unorthodox style. Her innate ability to read people and…

3. Human Trafficking

Human%20TraffickingFirst Aired: 24 October, 2005

Human Trafficking is a TV mini-series starring Lynne Adams, Zoe Aggeliki, and Isabelle Blais. Hundreds of thousands of young women have vanished from their everyday lives-forced by violence into a hellish existence of brutality and…

2. Fingersmith

FingersmithFirst Aired: 27 March, 2005

Fingersmith is a TV mini-series starring Elaine Cassidy, Sally Hawkins, and Imelda Staunton. In Victorian England, Sue, a young thief, participates in a scam to defraud a rich heiress by becoming her maid. Things take an unexpected…

1. Bleak House

Bleak%20HouseFirst Aired: 27 October, 2005

Bleak House is a TV mini-series starring Anna Maxwell Martin, Denis Lawson, and Carey Mulligan. A suspenseful tale about the injustices of the 19th Century English legal system.