TV series have been changing the shape of television for a long time. TV series are great and it is fun to watch them in episodes. It’s like a movie, but in a long format with more twists and turns. There are many good TV series that you should watch at least once. These TV series will not only entertain you but also give you a topic to discuss. There are many TV series that are great and are currently on TV, such as Game of Thrones and House of Cards, and many great ones that ended a long time ago, but we still talk about them, like Friends and The Wire.
There are thousands of TV shows that are great and absolutely amazing, but you can’t just watch thousands of TV shows, so we have a way out for you. We’ve selected the top 10 best TV shows that you must watch at least once in your life. We have selected TV series’ from each genre. From drama to comedy, from Sci-Fi to musicals, we have a complete list of the 10 best TV series you must watch.
Top 10 Must Watch TV Series Of All Time
1. Breaking Bad (2008-2013)
It is one of the greatest drama television series of all time. It is addictive and is a cinematographic feast. Breaking Bad has not only attracted millions of viewers but has also delighted critics. The unique way of storytelling and the great acting of Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul brought the series to a new level. The story revolves around Walter White (Bryan Cranston), who was diagnosed with lung cancer and who now produces and sells crystal meth (methamphetamine) together with his former student Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul).
2. Band of Brothers (2001)
Band of Brothers is a TV mini-series of 10 episodes. It is a TV mini-series on the war drama, based on the 1993 book by historian Stephen E. Ambrose. It is like Saving Private Ryan, but with a bigger cast and longer running time. It was produced by the Saving Private Ryan duo Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks. The series shows the history of the Easy Company of the 101st Airborne Division of the U.S. Army and its deployment in World War II. It is also the highest-rated television series in Imdb’s Top 250 Must-Watch TV Series.
3. The Wire (2002-2008)
4. Game of Thrones (2011 – 2018)
Game of Thrones needs no introduction; it is one of the most famous television shows of all time. It is a fantasy drama series based on a series of fantasy novels by George RR Martin. Game of Thrones has a large cast with several storylines. The show is set on the fictional continents of Westeros and Essos. The series is popular for its war scenes and unpredictable deaths. The series has found its fan base, which is very large.
5. Friends (1994-2004)
Friends is a very popular sitcom that aired in the 90s. The show is the story of six people who live in Manhattan. It is one of the most watched television series in the world. It's full of comedy and emotion; it's for everyone. The show revolves around six friends Rachel Green, Ross Geller, Monica Geller, Joey Tribbiani, Chandler Bing and Phoebe Buffay, and their lives while living in the heart of NY. The finale of the television series was watched by 52.5 million American viewers. It is also considered one of the best sitcoms ever made.
6. The Sopranos (1999 – 2007)
The Sopranos is based on the fictional character "Tony Soprano", who is an Italian-American mafioso. The story is about how he deals with his private life and his professional life as a mafia boss in a criminal organization. The series is very much loved by fans and became one of the greatest TV series of all time. The series won several awards during its run.
7. Seinfeld (1989-1998)
The show is based on Jerry Seinfeld's fictional character, Jerry Seinfeld. It is about Jerry and his friends. The show was one of the best sitcoms in the 90s. It was a critics' favorite and also a blockbuster. It played an important role in the cultural changes of the 90s.
8. Sherlock (2010 – 2017)
9. Star Trek (1966-1969)
Star Trek is a science fiction television series that was very famous for its impact on American culture. Star Trek: The Original Series follows the adventures of the starship USS Enterprise. The story takes place in the Milky Way galaxy in the 2260s. The ship is operated by Captain Kirk and the First Officer Spock. Their mission is to search the galaxy and defend the United Federation of Planets. The actors William Shatner, who played Captain James T. Kirk, and Leonard Nimoy, who played Spock, became two of the most famous celebrities of that time. The fandom of the series is still unbroken and people are still in love with the show.
10. House of Cards (2013 – 2018)
House of Cards is an American political drama series. It is set in what is now Washington DC, with Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey) as President of the USA. He is a Democrat from South Carolina. The story revolves around him and his plans and how he manipulates everyone to get to power. It shows the unseen face of American politics; how a Chief Whip makes his way to becoming president. Kevin Spacey did a great job portraying the role of Frank Underwood. The series is an adaptation of the BBC mini-series House of Cards.