Vengeance Unlimited (1998-1999)

Another brilliant piece of recent TV history, that sadly was killed by being in a timeslot along with the best stupidity-test ever conceived, Friends. The basic premise is actually quite simple, a man helps people get justice after the law has failed them. What makes this rise above most shows with a similar concept is the manic quality of lead actor Michael Madsen, who seems to enjoy his job of punishing evil-doers a bit too much. He gets paid either one million dollar per client or one favor per client and due to his nature (not quite sane) most people are happy to never see him again, even when he helped them. A shame that there was only one season.