The Best Dramas from 2002

Below is our top ten list of the best Dramas which first started broadcasting in 2002.

10. CSI: Miami

CSI%3A%20MiamiFirst Aired: 23 September, 2002

CSI: Miami is a TV series starring David Caruso, Emily Procter, and Adam Rodriguez. The cases of the Miami-Dade, Florida police department’s Crime Scene Investigations unit.

9. Without a Trace

Without%20a%20TraceFirst Aired: 26 September, 2002

Without a Trace is a TV series starring Anthony LaPaglia, Poppy Montgomery, and Enrique Murciano. The cases of an FBI unit specializing in missing persons investigations.

8. 8 Simple Rules… for Dating My Teenage Daughter

8%20Simple%20Rules...%20for%20Dating%20My%20Teenage%20DaughterFirst Aired: 17 September, 2002

8 Simple Rules… for Dating My Teenage Daughter is a TV series starring Katey Sagal, Kaley Cuoco, and Amy Davidson. The Hennessy clan — mother Cate, daughters Bridget and Kerry, and son Rory — look to one another for guidance and…

7. Everwood

EverwoodFirst Aired: 16 September, 2002

Everwood is a TV series starring Treat Williams, Gregory Smith, and Emily VanCamp. A widowed brain surgeon from Manhattan moves his two children to the small mountain town of Everwood, Colorado.

6. Monk

MonkFirst Aired: 12 July, 2002

Monk is a TV series starring Tony Shalhoub, Jason Gray-Stanford, and Ted Levine. The series follows Adrian Monk, a brilliant former San Francisco detective, who now consults the police as a private consultant who battles with an…

5. Taken

TakenFirst Aired: 02 December, 2002

Taken is a TV mini-series starring Dakota Fanning, Matt Frewer, and Emily Bergl. Three families experience alien abductions over a period of five decades.

4. Firefly

FireflyFirst Aired: 20 September, 2002

Firefly is a TV series starring Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, and Alan Tudyk. Five hundred years in the future, a renegade crew aboard a small spacecraft tries to survive as they travel the unknown parts of the galaxy and evade…

3. Spooks

SpooksFirst Aired: 13 May, 2002

Spooks is a TV series starring Peter Firth, Hugh Simon, and Nicola Walker. The missions of MI-5, the UK’s domestic intelligence organization.

2. The Shield

The%20ShieldFirst Aired: 12 March, 2002

The Shield is a TV series starring Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, and Walton Goggins. Follows the lives and cases of a dirty Los Angeles Police Department cop and the unit under his command.

1. The Wire

The%20WireFirst Aired: 02 June, 2002

The Wire is a TV series starring Dominic West, Lance Reddick, and Sonja Sohn. The Baltimore drug scene, as seen through the eyes of drug dealers and law enforcement.