New shows come; old shows go, but there are some that stay in our minds rent-free. In the age of Netflix and Amazon Prime, it’s easy to forget how everyone used to sit in front of their tiny televisions, eagerly awaiting the arrival of a new episode of their favorite shows every week. The brilliance of the shows of the 1900s and 2000s cannot be matched today. Due to the new OTT platforms, we still have a chance to watch reruns of the old shows for the new generation, but for that, they need to know the OGs.
Here are some of the best sitcoms of all time:
Friends might be one of the most popular American sitcoms of all time, but the reason people connect with it so intensely is due to its heartwarming main six characters, each with different qualities we all can find in ourselves. The plot follows the lives and adventures of six people trying to figure out their lives in New York in their 20s with a perfect blend of humor, depth, and everlasting friendship.
2. How I met your mother
HIMYM is a very humorous yet emotional show about a father recounting to his kids how he met their mom for the first time. The sense of mystery and thriller is kept there all along, as the identity of the mother is not revealed until the end. The show also follows a group of six people as they navigate their lives in New York while juggling jobs, friendships, and love lives.
3. Gilmore Girls
Set in the fictional town of Stars Hollows, near Hartford, Gilmore Girl is still one of the best shows when it comes to a unique and healthy portrayal of mother-daughter relationships. There are many shows that have come up recently that try to tackle the same concept, like Ginny and Georgia, but Gilmore Girls, with its witty humor, realistic events, and warm characters, will always remain in a league of its own.
4. The OC
The OC is an old-fashioned and small-town show based in Orange County, America, which has all the old-timey elements, from the rich spending their money on real estate and elaborate parties to their kids enrolling in private school and being in their own rich bubble. What makes this show different is the main character, Ryan, who comes from a world of poverty and criminals and clashes with the world of the rich when he is adopted by his lawyer and his wife. This show has old-school romance and inappropriate relationships, but it is genuine and heartwarming, which is uncommon in today’s shows.
5. The Office
The Office, which still airs today, is one of the most famous TV shows of all time. It follows the adventures and hilarious incidents that a group of colleagues go through in their office in Pennsylvania. This show is very successful in accurately portraying real-life workplace dynamics and how everyone forms some kind of relationship with each other, whether positive or negative. It has charm, humor, and depth together, which makes it one of the most-watched shows ever.
6. Brooklyn 99
A sitcom that is on the newer side but has managed to gain audiences in all age groups. The show is set in a police precinct in New York City and follows the daily lives and cases of a group of officers as they pursue their passion for solving cases while also having a lot of fun doing it. This show manages to stay very relatable, open-minded, and informative while getting the most laughs. The romance between Jake and Amy is one of the most famous romances on any TV show and still captures hearts.
7. Sex and the city
This is one of those classic OG shows whose names even the teenagers of this generation will know, even if they haven’t watched it. The show follows the lives of four young women as they navigate the dating scene of New York. The four main characters are so different from each other that it enables the writers to bring different perspectives on dating, especially back in the early 2000s. In Sex and the City, all stereotypes are broken, and it empowers women to be bold and themselves.
8. The Addams Family
The Addams Family is the oldest show on this list, premiering back in 1964, but it still holds relevance today, with the new series Wednesday coming out in 2022. This show follows the lives of the Addams family, who have very gross interests as well as supernatural powers without any explanation for them. The humor in this show is derived from the unconventional views of the family with regard to the general public. This show was shot in black and white, which only added to the horror theme and made it quite a showstopper, especially at the time it premiered.
9. Modern Family
Modern Family first premiered in 2009 and quickly became a fan favorite. It spans 11 seasons and follows the lives of three families who have blood relations among themselves. The characters in this show are very diverse, and it tackles various topics such as LBGTQ relationships, racism, diversity, etc., in a non-problematic and humorous way, and the family bond that exists at the end of the day powers above everything, which makes it one of the most loved shows even today with reruns appearing every day.
10. Dawson’s Creek
Dawson’s Creek is a coming-of-age show set in the fictional town of Capeside. It follows the journey from adolescence to adulthood of a close-knit group of friends in their beloved town. The main characters, Dawson and Joey, have been best friends forever, but as they enter their teenage years, they dance around their attraction toward each other and other love interests. This show does a deep dive into issues such as young love, divorce, coming out, homophobia, etc.
One of the top shows around the globe today, Wednesday is the modern adaption of the Addams family show, which first aired back in the 1960s. The plot follows Wednesday Addams in her boarding school at Nevermore Academy as she meets new people and learns to navigate a social environment. With a mix of dark humor and supernatural elements, this show gives an amazing twist to the boarding school genre.
12. The Last of Us
A post-apocalyptic drama series, The Last of Us follows a post-pandemic world ridden with a mass fungal infection. The content of the show is video game-inspired and has the best of both worlds.
This show is about Billie as she explores her sexuality in relation to her life and what she should prioritize. Life in New York, a kind husband with two happy kids with an ex haunting her dreams, Sex/Life brings all the drama and confusion to the plot making it an interesting watch.
A Spanish series full of rich people, high-school drama, romance, crime, and relationships, this series gives a modern outlook to present-day private school culture in Spain with a heavy dose of murder.
15. Ginny & Georgia
One of the most watched shows of this year, Ginny & Georgia, brings the unique relationship of mother-daughter from Gilmore girls but with a twist of crime and murder. This show very accurately deals with very relevant topics, such as self-harm, bullying, depression, etc., in a more modern light while also having a very engaging plot.
The plot of Manifest is one which gives its viewers the chills. An airplane with a group of people goes through turbulence, and when they land, they find out it’s been 5 and a half years, and they are presumed missing. A supernatural show in its fifth season, the storylines, characters, and strange voices will keep you hooked.
17. Stranger things
One of the most famous sci-fi horror dramas, Stranger things takes you into a new world, the ‘upside down,’ which will leave you obsessed with it. The show is a mixture of supernatural elements and investigative drama with brilliant actors.
18. Emily in Paris
Yes, this is just what it sounds like. An American in Paris creating havoc wherever she goes, Emily in Paris explores French culture with their disdain for Americans, the power of social media, fashion, and marketing, along with some rich people’s problems. It’s quirky, funny, and wholesome.
19. Never have I ever
A unique perspective of an Indian-American teenager in her high school life in the US, this show showcases the power of Indian culture and how it co-exists with American society. It also breaks down various stereotypes in terms of women’s empowerment, dealing with grief, and friendships.
20. Sex education
A British series that focuses on sex education but in a more effective way than what is done in typical high schools. The show is a satire that points out the problems with the ineffective sex education imparted in British high schools with lots of humor and wit.
This show is unique in its genre with an eight-episode season which can be watched in any order by its viewers but still make sense. The show is based around a 7-billion-dollar heist influenced by personal relationships, greed, etc.
22. Grey’s Anatomy
Grey’s anatomy is a long-time medical drama that is on its 19th season today. The show gives an in-depth view into the day-to-day workings of hospitals, especially the difficult and complicated lives of surgeons. It’s filled with humor and genuine relationships and focuses on lots of important issues such as abortion rights, sexism in the workplace, adoption, and more.
23. House of the Dragons
In spite of being a spin-off from the world-famous television series Game of Thrones, House of the Dragons manages to shine on its own due to its amazing storyline and powerful characters who bring life to the kingdom of Targaryen blood. The aesthetics in the show are out of the world, along with supernatural beings such as dragons.
24. Alice in Borderland
A Japanese thriller series, Alice in Borderland is based on the manga by Haro Aso. It’s a survival series with impressive visual effects, directing, and characters which took it to the top of the charts when it premiered.
25. Lockwood & Co
A British thriller detective series, this show is based on the book ‘Lockwood & Co’ by Jonathan Stroud and follows the plotline of the first two books. There are supernatural elements, some cute little ghosts, and lots of detecting, perfect for a night watch.
26. The Boys
The Boys is a smart superhero satire that veers erratically between comedy and the grotesque in ways that are often shocking but almost always compelling. Showing the less desirable traits of ‘heroes,’ the story explores a unique narrative along with the nature of power and how fame and remarkable ability can corrupt.
27. All of us are dead
This is a South Korean horror-apocalyptic thriller Netflix original series set in a high school where students and teachers are trapped inside due to a mysterious virus outbreak. The characters must work together to find a way to survive and escape the contaminated school. The show explores themes of friendship, courage, and survival in a dystopian world, with elements of mystery and suspense that keep viewers on the edge of their seats.
Okay, first of all, Lucifer is hot. The show revolves around the story of Lucifer Morningstar, the DC Universe’s version of the Devil, who abandons Hell for Los Angeles. The show had a gripping formula of storytelling intermixed with an entertaining heaven/hell mythology. Tom Ellis’s portrayal of Lucifer is spot on.
29. The 100
‘The 100’ is a post-apocalyptic science fiction television series that first aired on the CW network in 2014 and is based on a book series. It follows a group of 100 juvenile delinquents who are sent back to Earth nearly a century after a nuclear apocalypse wipes out most of humanity. Throughout its seven seasons, ‘The 100’ has been praised for its strong character development, intricate world-building, and complex storytelling. The show tackles themes such as leadership, morality, and the consequences of survival at any cost.
30. Peaky Blinders
Peaky Blinders is a crime drama centered on a family of mixed Irish Traveller and Romani origins based in Birmingham, England, starting in 1919, several months after the end of the First World War. The mix of complex characters with a powerful plot makes it one of the most successful shows today. They make you hate but love them at the same time.
31. The Witcher
‘The Witcher’ is a fantasy drama series that follows the adventures of Geralt of Rivia, a monster hunter in a medieval-inspired world filled with magic and mythical creatures. The series is known for its intricate world-building, compelling characters, and action-packed battles. It has received critical acclaim for its writing, acting, and visual effects and has developed a large and dedicated fanbase.
32. The lord of the rings
This series is one of the best fictional and mythical shows out there and is known for its imaginative world-building, complex mythology, and epic scale. It is considered a classic of the fantasy genre and has won numerous awards, including multiple Academy Awards. It has hobbits, elves, and dwarves. What else is needed?
33. Shark Tank
‘Shark Tank’ is a reality show that’s equal parts business and comedy. It’s like watching a bunch of wealthy sharks swim in a tank filled with desperate entrepreneurs, trying to sell them on their latest and greatest ideas. Whether it’s a product that makes brushing your teeth more fun or a service that delivers organic cat food straight to your door, the sharks will tear it apart, sometimes with humor and sometimes with brutal honesty. The show is a perfect blend of drama, humor, and business savvy, and it’s guaranteed to make you laugh, cry, and maybe even come up with a million-dollar idea of your own.
34. The white lotus
A limited series, the white lotus is a crime thriller set in a new exotic location every season. The show is essentially a satire of the lives of the lavish rich and their problems as they escape off to expensive vacations of the White Lotus resort properties around the world.
A German science fiction series follows the disappearance of a child, which leads to sister time travel and family secrets. The show explores the concept of time with human life and has a very complex yet interesting plot.
A historical drama that takes you back to the world of kings and queens, violence, and hierarchies. Vikings follow the sagas of Ragnar Lodbrok, a Scandinavian king, and his future generations. The brilliant acting, along with the historical aesthetics, leaves you wanting more.
37. New Amsterdam
A medical drama, the main character Max brings complexity, passion, comedy, and charisma in his quest to change healthcare.
38. Money heist
Money heist is one of the most-watched series in the world, but it’s worth the hype. This Spanish series follows a heist by a group of criminals led by the one ‘professor’ through the point of view of the bad guys and why they do it. It has action, love, depth, and humor, which makes it one of the best series out there.
39. Business proposal
A south-Korean romantic comedy business proposal starts with an inappropriate date with your boss. With a great cast along with a funny and interesting storyline, it’s one of the most binge-worthy K-dramas out there today.
An old-time show which was first aired in the 1980s, Hunters is a thriller crime drama that follows the escapades of Sergeant Rick Hunter, who’s a detective with the Los Angeles police department. It has action, mystery, romance, and humor, a combination needed in any good show.
41. Squid Game
A Korean show which reached extreme peaks of success just in one season, Squid game is a game series in which 465 players take part in a secret contest to win money to overcome their financial hardships. It indirectly shows the effect of capitalism and class struggle and keeps the audience hooked.
42. It’s okay to not be okay
An emotional love story between an antisocial children’s book writer and a psych ward caretaker, it’s okay to not be okay is one of the most-watched romantic genre series in the last few years and is known for the actors’ commendable acting.
A ‘normal’ is different for everyone as it is for Sam, a teenager on the autism spectrum whose family has to adjust and adapt to his version of normal to have a healthy family life. This show explores autism in deep depths giving us an insight into how different and unique life can be with autism. With heart-warming characters and lots of comedy, Atypical will leave you smiling just thinking about it.
44. Queen’s Gambit
Although Queen’s Gambit is the perfect show for chess lovers, it even draws in people who have no interest in chess because of the complex and resilient character of Beth Harmon, an orphan who sets out to be a chess prodigy while dealing with drug and alcohol addiction. Anya Taylor Joy as Beth does a phenomenal job of portraying hard emotions so beautifully.
45. Dash & Lily
‘Dash & Lily’ is a charming and quirky holiday romantic comedy that will put a smile on your face. It’s like a festive scavenger hunt, as two strangers, Dash and Lily, leave notes for each other in a New York City bookstore, revealing their hopes, fears, and holiday wishes. With a cast of lovable characters, a soundtrack filled with holiday classics, and a charming love story, ‘Dash & Lily’ is the perfect pick-me-up for when you’re feeling down and in need of a little holiday magic.
46. Jane the virgin
‘Jane the Virgin’ is a telenovela-inspired comedy that will have you laughing one minute and bawling the next. It follows the life of Jane, a young, devout Latina woman who suddenly becomes pregnant after being accidentally artificially inseminated. From there, her life becomes a wild and hilarious ride as she navigates unexpected motherhood, relationships, and drama galore. With a cast of quirky and endearing characters, ‘Jane the Virgin’ is a quirky and heartwarming take on the ups and downs of life and love. It’s like a soap opera but with a sense of humor and a lot more heart.
47. Once upon a time
A fairy tale series that will make you laugh, cry and believe in magic all over again. It’s like a choose-your-own-adventure book come to life, as classic fairy tale characters like Snow White, Prince Charming, and Rumplestiltskin are transported to the modern world and get tangled up in a web of enchantment and drama. So grab your glass slippers and come along for the adventure – you never know what kind of happy ending you might find.
48. End of the f**king world
It’s a dark comedy that will have you laughing, crying, and cringing all at the same time. It’s like a coming-of-age story on steroids, as two misfits, James and Alyssa, embark on a wild and dangerous road trip across England. With a mixture of humor, heartbreak, and plenty of gore, ‘The End of the F**king World’ is a rollercoaster of emotions with equal parts funny and messed up.
49. Modern Love
This is a series of heart-warming, humorous, and sometimes bittersweet stories. Whether you’re looking for a sweet escape or a little inspiration, ‘Modern Love’ is a series that will warm your heart.
50. 13 reasons why
13 reasons why is one of the top mainstream shows which talked openly about mental health. Based on the novel by Jay Asher, the series follows the story of Hannah Baker, a girl who kills herself but leaves behind cassette tapes stating the reasons for her actions. The story is extremely haunting yet relatable to almost everyone out there and leaves a powerful impact on the audience.
A fantasy television series which is based on the book series ‘The Mortal Instruments’ by Cassandra Clare. The show follows Clary Fray, a young woman who discovers she is a Shadowhunter. She’s a human-angel hybrid tasked with protecting the world from demons.
52. Everything sucks
‘Everything Sucks’ is a coming-of-age comedy-drama television series that is ironically titled because it’s actually quite the opposite of what it promises. It follows a group of high school misfits in the 90s who are trying to navigate the awkward and cringe challenges of growing up while dealing with the added obstacles of high school drama, family issues, and unrequited crushes. Despite the show’s name, it actually doesn’t suck at all and will leave you with a warm and fuzzy feeling in your heart.
53. Gossip Girl
Gossip Girl remains the most original show, which followed the elite of New York and their high school drama, high-end fashion, love triangles, and epic friendships. A match for the famous friendship of Serena and Blair is yet to be found even after the show was over years ago.
A brilliant limited series by the even more brilliant Phoebe Waller Bridge, Crashing is a show about a bunch of outcasts living in a broken-down hospital as they discover more about themselves, their partners, and the world around them in the most realistic way possible.
55. Anne with an E
Anne with an E is an amazing adaptation of the book series Anne of Green Gables. The stories follow the life of a young orphan, Anne, who is adopted by a brother-sister duo, and her journey of finding a family again while spreading infectious love around to the people around her.
Insatiable is a dark comedy-drama television series that could have easily been called ‘The Great Revenge Bake Off.’ The show follows Patty, a formerly overweight and bullied teenager who, after losing weight due to a freak accident, decides to take revenge on all those who wronged her in the past. Armed with a killer sense of humor and some deadly baking skills, Patty takes the pageant world by storm and goes on a hilarious and twisted journey to get what she wants. It’s a show that will leave you wondering if you should laugh, cringe, or both.
Sherlock is a crime drama television series that’s so good it will make you want to quit your day job and become a detective. The show follows the iconic detective Sherlock Holmes and his trusty sidekick John Watson, as they solve crimes in modern-day London with their impeccable skills and witty banter. So grab your magnifying glass and a cup of tea, and get ready to solve some crimes with the dynamic duo.
58. Made in heaven
The show follows the lives of two wedding planners in Delhi, who are experts in making couples’ dreams come true while dealing with their own complicated personal lives. From big fat Indian weddings to intimate affairs, they’ve seen it all, and they’re not afraid to get their hands dirty to make it happen.
59. Teen wolf
Teen Wolf is a supernatural drama television series that’s like ‘Twilight’ meets ‘High School Musical’ but with less singing and more howling. The show follows Scott McCall, a teenager who gets bitten by a werewolf and must navigate the challenges of being a teenager while dealing with his newfound powers.
The show follows the God of Mischief, Loki, after he escapes from the Avengers’ custody and gets recruited by the Time Variance Authority (TVA) to help fix the timeline. Along the way, he teams up with Mobius, and they embark on a hilarious and mind-bending journey through time and space. With Loki’s sarcastic remarks and Mobius’ deadpan humor, the show is like a comedy roast of the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe.
One of the most famous reality TV show even ongoing today, Kardashians, follows the lives of Kris Jenner and her children, who are all famous social personalities today. The show is ironic, funny, and even heart-warming at times and gives a glimpse at how the richest of the rich live.
62. Friends in College
From frat parties to midterms, ‘Friends in College’ is a hilarious ride through the chaotic world of higher education, where the only thing that’s guaranteed is the bond between friends that will last a lifetime.
63. The summer I turned pretty
This is a teen drama television series that’s like ‘The O.C.’ meets ‘The Sandlot’ but with more sunscreen and less baseball. As Belly navigates the ups and downs of first love and family drama, she also learns some important life lessons, like how to build a sandcastle and how to survive a bad sunburn. With plenty of teenage angst and beachy vibes, this show is like a love letter to the summer that we all wish we had.
64. Virgin River
Virgin River is like a cozy Hallmark movie on steroids. The show follows a nurse practitioner named Mel, who moves to the town of Virgin River for a fresh start after a series of unfortunate events. As she settles into her new life, she finds herself caught up in a web of small-town drama, romance, and secrets.
65. Sweet magnolias
With plenty of Southern charm, heartfelt moments, and occasional bouts of drama, ‘Sweet Magnolias’ is like a warm hug from your grandma, complete with a side of banana pudding. As they navigate their way through the challenges of life, love, and family, they also have to deal with the town’s quirky residents and their never-ending gossip.
Uncoupled follows the misadventures of a group of recently single friends as they navigate the rocky terrain of modern dating. From awkward first dates to cringe-worthy breakups, this show has it all – except for actual couples!
67. This is Us
The show will make you laugh, cry, and wonder how the Pearson family manages to always look so stylish, even when they have breakdowns. With more twists and turns than a labyrinth, this show will have you questioning your own life choices while simultaneously wishing you could be adopted by Jack and Rebecca.
With more kilts than you can shake a stick at and a time-traveling love story that will make you swoon, ‘Outlander’ is the perfect show for anyone who’s ever wondered what it would be like to fall in love with a Highlander (spoiler alert: it’s pretty great).
69. Vampire Diaries
Vampires, werewolves, boring humans, and bloody vampire couples with extremely hot humans, it’s all there in this series. Vampire diaries bring a whole new world of teenage drama, romance, and people dying and coming back to life, and it’s worth a watch just for the Salvatore brothers.
70. Young royals
With more scandalous hookups than a royal family tree and enough drama to rival ‘The Real Housewives,’ ‘Young Royals’ is a must-watch for anyone who’s ever wondered what it would be like to be young, rich, and in love… and also a prince.
‘Bridgerton’ is the perfect escape for anyone who’s ever wanted to time travel back to the 19th century and wear a fancy hat (and maybe also make out with a Duke). Follow the trials and tribulations of the Bridgerton family as they navigate the treacherous waters of high society and try to find love in all the right places (and some of the wrong ones, too).
With more monster-of-the-week plots than ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ and more angsty teen drama than a John Hughes movie, ‘Legacies’ is the perfect show for anyone who’s ever wished high school was just a little bit more… supernatural.
The show proves that everyone in small towns is either ridiculously attractive or a serial killer. Follow the adventures of Archie, Betty, Veronica, and Jughead as they try to solve murders, fight cults, and generally cause chaos in their sleepy little town.
With more power struggles than a presidential campaign and more fangs than a dental convention, ‘The Originals’ is the perfect show for anyone who’s ever been curious about what it would be like to be both undead and dysfunctional. It follows the adventures of the Mikaelson siblings as they navigate the complicated politics of the supernatural world, all while trying to outmaneuver each other and maintain their dominance over New Orleans.
75. Pretty little liars
‘Pretty Little Liars’ – the show that proves that having a group of friends is great, but having a group of friends who are constantly trying to kill each other is even better.
76. Wizards of Waverly Place
Wizards of Waverly Place is a show that’s magical, hilarious, and totally not scientifically accurate. The show proves that being a wizard is fun, but being a wizard with a sitcom-style laugh track is even better. Follow the adventures of Alex, Justin, and Max as they try to balance being normal teenagers with mastering their magical powers, all while avoiding the wrath of their wizard parents.
With more song-and-dance numbers than ‘High School Musical’ and more over-the-top plotlines than a soap opera, ‘Glee’ is the perfect show for anyone who’s ever wished that their high school experience was more like a musical (but with fewer jazz hands).
78. Greenhouse Academy
All about a fancy prep school with ‘Greenhouse Academy’ – the show that proves that even kids who are geniuses can’t avoid getting caught up in secret plots and personal drama. The tv series is about the adventures of brother and sister Hayley and Alex Woods as they try to survive in the cutthroat world of the Greenhouse Academy, a prestigious school for gifted students.
Supergirl is about the adventures of Kara Danvers, aka Supergirl, as she tries to balance her job as a reporter with her duty to protect National City from all sorts of threats, ranging from alien invasions to super-powered villains.
80. The 90’s show
Get ready for a show that’s all about big hair, neon colors, and teenage angst with a 90’s show – the show that proves that the ’90s were a simpler time, where the biggest problems were whether or not you’d get to the mall before it closed and which flavor of Lip Smacker to wear.
81. Derry girls
Derry girls is about the misadventures of a group of girls attending a Catholic high school in Derry in the 1990s as they try to balance their teenage dramas with the realities of living in a city torn apart by sectarian violence.
‘Titans’ is the perfect show for anyone who’s ever dreamed of being a hero but knows that it’s not always black and white through the adventures of a team of young heroes led by Batman’s former sidekick, Dick Grayson, as they try to save the world from all sorts of threats, ranging from supernatural beings to corrupt government agencies.
With more magic than a Harry Potter movie and more action than a medieval battle, ‘Cursed’ is the perfect show for anyone who’s ever wondered what would happen if you combined ‘Game of Thrones’ with ‘The Sword in the Stone.’
84. Umbrella Academy
This is all about dysfunctional families, time-traveling, and saving the world with a super-powered twist, with ‘The Umbrella Academy’ – the show that proves that not all superheroes are created equal.
85. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
The show proves that the only thing more difficult than being funny is being a woman trying to make it in the male-dominated world of stand-up comedy in the 1950s through the journey of Miriam ‘Midge’ Maisel, a housewife with a razor-sharp wit and a talent for telling it like it is, as she navigates the ups and downs of pursuing her dream of becoming a professional comedian.
For anyone who’s ever felt lost, alone, or just in need of a good laugh, a young woman living in London, known only as Fleabag, as she tries to navigate the complexities of modern life, from dating to family relationships to sex. Along the way, she shares her innermost thoughts and feelings with the audience, blurring the line between reality and fiction.
87. Ted lasso
A show that’s all about positivity, perseverance, and the power of kindness with ‘Ted Lasso’ – proves that sometimes, the most unexpected people can make the biggest impact.
88. Abbott elementary
Abbott elementary follows a group of dedicated educators as they work to inspire and guide their students. Set in a low-income public school in Detroit, the series takes a comedic yet poignant look at the daily struggles of the staff, including their interactions with students, parents, and each other.
In the high-stakes world of corporate law, in the cutthroat world of business, sometimes it’s not what you know but who you know. Through the stories of Harvey and Mike, Suits is the perfect show for anyone who’s ever dreamed of making it big in the realm of law and business.
90. Only murderers in the building
It’s a must-watch for the sole reason Selena Gomez is in it. The show takes a comedic spin on the classic murder-mystery genre. Follow the journey of three strangers – Charles, Oliver, and Mabel – who live in the same apartment building in New York City and share a love for true crime.
Through Superstore, we see that even the most mundane of jobs can lead to hilarious adventures. Through layoffs, strikes, and corporate takeovers, the employees of Cloud 9 come together to form a makeshift family that helps them through the daily grind of work.
92. Station 19
Firefighting is not just a job but a way of life. In station 19 in Seattle, they’re not just coworkers – they’re also friends, family, and even lovers whose personal lives are just as complex as their professional ones.
93. Chicago Med
Straight into the high-pressure world of emergency medicine, with ‘Chicago Med’ – the show that proves that sometimes the most heroic acts are the ones that happen in the blink of an eye.
94. The Bold Type
It’s all New York, and it’s all about chasing your dreams, taking risks, and finding your voice with ‘The Bold Type’ – the show that proves that sometimes the biggest challenges are the ones we face within ourselves with a huge touch of feminism.
You will question everything you think you know about love and obsession with ‘You’ – the show that proves that sometimes the most dangerous people are the ones we let into our lives.
96. Grace and Frankie
This show proves that life doesn’t end after 70, as it celebrates aging, female friendship, and the unexpected turns that life can take in the life of two old divorcees, Grace and Frankie.
97. 2 Broke Girls
With a healthy dose of sass and snark, 2 Broke Girls is about how no matter how tough things get, a good laugh can go a long way. Follow the lives of Max Black and Caroline Channing, two waitresses from very different worlds who become fast friends when they start working together at a Brooklyn diner.
98. Family guy
It’s a part animated sitcom, part pop culture parody, and all hilarious, with ‘Family Guy’ – the show that proves that there’s no topic too taboo, no joke too outrageous, and no celebrity too famous for escaping the show’s razor-sharp wit.
99. Love is Blind
With plenty of cringe-worthy moments, awkward conversations, and hilarious misunderstandings, ‘Love is Blind’ is like watching a trainwreck in slow motion. The show follows a group of singles who are looking for love but can only communicate through a ‘pod,’ where they can’t see each other. Who needs eyesight when you have the power of love?
100. The Simpsons
Following the lives of the Simpson family – Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie – as they navigate life in the fictional town of Springfield. ‘The Simpsons’ has been entertaining audiences for over three decades and continues to be a beloved classic.
Without a doubt, these shows still remain relevant today because of the universal topics they explore with brilliance and simplicity. Which one is your favorite?