92% of people can't name all of these HBO TV shows from an image! Can you?

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HBO is the longest continuously running pay TV station. Airing since 1972, HBO has produced some of television's most memorable shows. From comedy to drama, and even the risque, HBO continues to tantalize. How many of these HBO TV shows can you name from an image?

The Vatican gets an eccentric new resident in this HBO TV show. Pius XIII, the first American Pope in history, is arrogant, self-serving, and power hungry. He criticizes and questions his people's devotion to God so much that people around him begin to wonder if he believes in God.

Charlaine Harris wrote the The Sookie Stackhouse Novels on which "True Blood" is based. By the way, the author made a cameo appearance in the season two finale.

"Girls" is like a modern "Sex and the City." This hit TV show follows four selfish and directionless friends in Manhattan from 2012-2017. Meet Hannah, Jessa, Shosh, and Marnie, the main characters of this TV show, who have the same problems as you, but have no idea how to deal with them.

This HBO TV show is based on the 1973 Michael Crichton movie of the same name. "Westworld," the futuristic park built for rich vacationers, allows the visitors to experience their fantasies through artificial consciousness. No matter what fantasy it is, there are no consequences for the park's guests, so any wish can be indulged there.

HBO premiered the innovative one-hour drama, "Oz," in 1997. It ran from 1997 to 2003, and followed the inmates and correctional officers of the Oswald State Correctional Facility (known as "Oz"). The show is often set in Emerald City, an experimental unit of this unusual facility.

It's been more than 16 years since Larry David's hilarious, cynical, and innovative TV show premiered on HBO. Do you know why it was named "Curb Your Enthusiasm"? It appeared that the title of his critically acclaimed show was an indirect reference to the success of "Seinfeld," widely regarded as the best sitcom of all time. Since David is a pessimist, he wanted to lower expectations and excitement before his new show aired — and so he named it "Curb Your Enthusiasm."

Winter is coming in this medieval fantasy epic full of bloody action and extreme power plays, kings and queens, knights and renegades, liars and honest men. All in all, "Game of Thrones" is one of the most stunning shows on television - and don't believe anyone who says otherwise.

This HBO show set in the late 1800s, focuses on the people who live in Deadwood, South Dakota - a city named after the dead trees found in its gulch. It's also a city of deep corruption, cruelty, and crime.

"Veep" features probably the most absurd and vicious depiction of politics. The HBO comedy premiered in 2012, and is back again, more popular than ever now that history took a weird turn, and we can witness reality that's perhaps stranger than fiction.

In this TV series, the process of making a movie is unmasked from start to finish. Starring Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, this movie-making reality series shows our favorite actors also as writer and director.

The Comeback stars Lisa Kudrow as Valerie Cherish, an actress so desperate to revive her career that she decides to star in a reality TV show called "The Comeback." What's next? Valerie is now embarking on making a comeback with a camera crew documenting her trials and triumphs along the way.

HBO has quickly cancelled "Hung," a TV show that succeeded at showing real Detroit but was not celebrated more locally just because, well, it was about a former high school sports legend turned middle-aged high school basketball coach who becomes a male prostitute.

It has been more than 18 years since Sex and the City first premiered on HBO. The iconic TV show was inspired by a real woman - author Candace Bushnell - who started her own sex column in The New York Observer in the 1990s, which she then adapted into the essay collection called "Sex and the City."

This TV series begins with the third anniversary of a global cataclysm, "The Sudden Departure," when 140 million people disappeared completely. Now, the remaining people from New York struggle to continue their lives.

Cutting edge musical comics, Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement, also known as a popular folk-rock band Flight of the Conchords, travel from their native New Zealand to New York. Enjoy funny and relatable sex jokes, hilarious folk songs, and creepy music fans in this semi-improvised comedy series.

Tenacious D is a hilarious rock band that sing mostly about sex, Satan, and why they are the greatest band on Earth. An HBO TV series "Tenacious D: The Greatest Band on Earth," or sometimes called "The Adventures of Tenacious D," follows Jack Black and Kyle Gass, the two halves of Tenacious D, and is full of amazing songs that would later be included in the band's studio albums, "Tenacious D" and "The Pick of Destiny."

Inspired by co-creator Mike Judge's experience as a Silicon Valley engineer, this hilarious comedy series follows the misadventures of introverted computer programmer, Richard, and his nerdy friends.

"Boardwalk Empire" may not have gained the popularity of "Breaking Bad" or "The Sopranos," but it is one of the most exceptional, multi-layered dramas ever aired on TV. The central figure of this exceptional gangster drama is Enoch 'Nucky' Thompson (based on Atlantic City criminal Enoch L Johnson), played by Steve Buscemi.

Making its debut in 1992, "The Larry Sanders Show" offers a fresh look at late-night talk show host Larry Sanders (Garry Shandling), his guests, and the production of his famous show.

A TV show focused on a group of football players, "Ballers" premiered in 2015 and recently moved to California after two seasons in Florida. “Ballers” finished out its first season as the HBO’s most-watched comedy in six years, and is still going strong.

In 1997, HBO bought a pilot script for a show that no one thought would ever get made. Today, "The Sopranos" is one the greatest pop-culture masterpiece of its day, focusing on the story of a New Jersey-based mobster in midlife crisis - Tony Soprano.

Loaded with irony, sarcasm, and dark humor, "Six Feet Under" explores the subject of death through the eyes of the Fisher family. They own and operate a funeral home in Los Angeles and can offer their unique - often hilarious - perspective on life and death.

In "Vice Principals," "Eastbound & Down" creators, Danny McBride and Jody Hill, team up again for another dark comedy that will make you cry with laughter. We bet you never saw high school administrators like this before.

In this thought-provoking TV series, a newsroom undergoes some serious changes in its workings and morals as a new team is brought in. All the changes bring unexpected results for everyone.

"Treme" was set in post-Katrina New Orleans and first aired in 2010. Unfortunately, the show New Orleans loved -- even if nobody else watched it -- was canceled after a few years because it was too locally-focused with its in-jokes, cameos by everyone from local artists and musicians, to former City Councilman Oliver Thomas, who played himself. Nevertheless, it was a great show that celebrated the uniqueness of New Orleans and the city’s fast renewal after Katrina.

A hilarious TV show created by husband and wife team, Ben Sinclair and Katja Blichfeld, "High Maintenance" focuses on The Guy, a nameless marijuana dealer in Brooklyn, and his stressed-out, emotionally needy clients across New York City.

One of best TV dramas of the past 25 years, "The Wire" shows the narcotics scene in Baltimore, Maryland, through the eyes of the law enforcers, drug dealers, and users. David Simon’s epic urban drama started out as a straight-up police procedural about cops dealing with drug dealers in Baltimore but became so much more after a few seasons.

The cancelled hit HBO show had sets that spanned a whopping five acres (one of the largest period sets ever) and had an estimated budget of $100,000,000. Nevertheless, the TV show about Roman society and culture that showed it during and after the glorious reign of Julius Caesar was canceled in 2007 and never came back. Between 2008 and 2010 exciting rumors surfaced over a possible Rome film; but it never happened.

Starring Sarah Jessica Parker as Frances, this TV show explores the problems of average couples who spent years together. Frances suddenly reevaluates her life and the relationship with her husband, Robert, but soon discovers that starting anew is much harder than she thought.

One of the funniest shows on TV, "Eastbound & Down" is the story of Kenny Powers, a former baseball pitcher who moves to his North Carolina hometown. The show wasn’t supposed to last long, though, with every season seeming to be the last.

Not all modern-day black women are strong and confident; two best friends, Issa and Molly, break all the stereotypes as they deal with their own real-life flaws and insecurities.

HBO’s "Tales from the Crypt" (1989-1996) was one of the few TV shows back that lured a number of noted feature directors to television. For actors, this TV show was also a great chance to step behind the camera. Arnold Schwarzenegger, for instance, who was paid scale ($15,000) to direct one episode, said later that it was the greatest joy he ever had in the movie business.

"Babar the Elephant" first appeared in 1931 in the French children's book, Histoire de Babar by Jean de Brunhoff. The book about a young elephant, Babar, whose mother was killed by a hunter, was based on the stories that Brunhoff's wife, Cecile, told their children.

A longtime HBO favorite, famous actress, writer, ​and producer, Tracey Ullman, is back for another sketch comedy series, poking fun at everything and everybody including politicians, celebrities, and that disaster-prone massage therapist next door.

In 2013, we lost a great TV character and dear friend, Amy Jellicoe. Amy was 40 when she returned from a California holistic-treatment facility and decided to change her life. Unfortunately, we couldn't witness her newfound fulfillment grow as the show was unjustly canceled after only two seasons.

One of the scariest TV shows of all time, "The Hitchhiker" is famous for its violence and unexpected endings.

"True Detective" is a solid police drama created and written by Nic Pizzolatto. Detectives Rust Cohle (Matthew McConaughey) and Martin Hart (Woody Harrelson) investigate the bizarre murders and hunt the killers in this eight-episode anthology series.

“The Life & Times of Tim” is an animated show about a guy from New York named Tim who just can't find his place in life. He would like nothing more than to be the normal guy his girlfriend, Amy, dreams of. Unfortunately, there is nothing normal about Tim.

Best friends Emily Mortimer ("The Newsroom," "Shutter Island") and Dolly Wells ("Bridget Jones' Diary") star in this self-improvised comedy series Doll & Em, as, you guessed it, best friends. When they face unexpected problems with their longtime relationships, only their friendship keeps them from falling apart.

"Animals" is HBO's adult, animated comedy series that features anthropomorphic creatures dealing with their lives in the heart of New York City. Whether it's aging bedbugs, gender-questioning pigeons, or other animals in the midst of a midlife crisis, their problems look familiar and similar to those of humans.

Film star Vince Chase, ready for the next big thing, explores Los Angeles with a close circle of friends and his devoted agent in this comedy series. Vince move west from Queens, N.Y. along with his four buddies - less successful half- brother, Drama; best friend, Eric; irrepressible pal, Turtle; and annoying, but trusty, agent Ari.

Bright and colorful, "Fraggle Rock" is a perfect show for kids. It was popular not only during the 1980s when it was first released, but remains a classic favorite of kids and their parents to this day.

Ricky, Stephen and Karl talk about a variety of things in this series of animated podcasts. Created and hosted by Ricky Gervais, this comedy show is even more hilarious than the radio show and podcast that inspired it!

A struggling Brooklyn writer (Jason Schwartzman), inspired by his favorite suspense novels, pretends to be a detective in this offbeat, lighthearted comedy. Unfortunately, it was cancelled in late 2011.

Fun and educational program for kids, "Sesame Street" teaches them numbers, colors and the alphabet. In its more than 47-year history, “Sesame Street” has won 159 Emmys, several Grammys, and millions of adult Americans who watched the show as children, are now watching their kids enjoy the show.

Inanimate objects come to life and explore the world in this children's animated show airing on HBO Family since 1999. "A Little Curious" is a great educational show for toddlers and preschoolers that usually explores two opposite things and some action/activity during one 30-minute episode.

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