63. Rescue Me (FX)
Following the life of NYC firefighter Tommy Gavin and company after 9/11 isn't as depressing as it might sound—once you get past the fights with dead people, raging alcoholism, thieving prostitutes, the men of 62 Truck are some of the funniest sonsabitches you'll ever have the pleasure of watching.
YOU AUGHTA KNOW:
Just before finding success with Rescue Me, Dennis Leary created The Job, a short-lived show about NYPD officers that featured some of the same cast members.