The Best TV Shows from 2002

Below is our top ten list of the best TV shows 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. Rose Red

Rose%20RedFirst Aired: 27 January, 2002

Rose Red is a TV mini-series starring Nancy Travis, Matt Keeslar, and Kimberly J. Brown. A group of people with psychic powers are invited to spend the night in a haunted house.

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. Kim Possible

Kim%20PossibleFirst Aired: 07 June, 2002

Kim Possible is a TV series starring Christy Carlson Romano, Will Friedle, and Nancy Cartwright. A high school cheerleader and her accident-prone best friend balance their duties as global crime-fighters with the typical challenges…

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. Naruto

NarutoFirst Aired: 03 October, 2002

Naruto is a TV series starring Junko Takeuchi, Maile Flanagan, and Kate Higgins. Naruto Uzumaki, a mischievous adolescent ninja, struggles as he searches for recognition and dreams of becoming the Hokage, the village’s leader and…

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. Top Gear

Top%20GearFirst Aired: 20 October, 2002

Top Gear is a TV series starring Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May. The hosts talk about everything car-related. From new cars to how they’re fueled, this show has it all.

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.