Must-see TV shows are futuristic classics that shouldn't be missed. Of course, not every must-see is perfect. That's why we've rated them 1-5 on the patented "crunchy goodness" scale. Must-see by Jason Shankel.

Title: Red Dwarf

Date: 1988-1999

Vitals: Science fiction situation comedy set in deep space. Grab a lager and a vindaloo and join the last human in the galaxy (Dave Lister), his holographic BFF/nemesis (Rimmer), his hyper-evolved cat (Cat) and their android butler (Kryten) for madcap far future hijinx!

Famous names: Chris Barrie, Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Robert Llewellyn

Crunchy goodness: 3.5

Elevator pitch: The Office meets Star Trek.

Sights you'll never unsee: The women of Rimmerworld. The Gelf mating ritual.

Life lesson: When the computer says everybody's dead, everybody's dead. No need for follow up questions.

Official Red Dwarf Site