Have we ever mentioned that we love TV with every fiber of our being? Because that's the most defining part of our personality, at this point. In fact, that's all we tell people when we meet them. "We love TV, and that about sums it up." We mean, we've got some other things going on, but none of them outshine our love for telly.
The way we figure it, we're not alone on that. Lots of people love TV, otherwise there wouldn't be so many amazing shows, right? Binge-watching the latest series on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime or whatever streaming service floats our goats, is no longer a sign of a serious problem, it's an official pastime. And we have only one thing to say in regard to this wonderful development: YEE HAW!
Let's just stop pretending already. Being a fan of TV isn't something to feel bad about, it's something to embrace! We can't get enough of these stellar stories—the lovable yet flawed characters, the engrossing subplots, the memorable lines and inside jokes. We can't get enough of TV shows, we love them so, so much. Pick or pass on these memorable TV shows and we'll reveal everyone's most compatible sign!
Orange is the New Black
Based on Piper Kerman's memoir about her year in the slammer, Orange Is the New Black follows the story of a woman named Piper (makes sense) as she spends some time behind bars in a minimum security women's facility. Piper is incarcerated for a crime she committed ten years ago, and she'd since moved on with her life, so her sudden arrest causes some problems in her personal life.
Game of Thrones
Noble families of the fictional land of Westeros vie for power, fighting tooth and nail with each other in a battle for the Iron Throne. Based on George R. R. Martin's series of fantasy novels, A Song of Ice and Fire, no character, no matter how beloved by the audience, is safe in this intense TV series.
Two brothers, Sam and Dean Winchester, travel all across the country "saving people" and "hunting things", as the old adage within the series goes. Along with the help of recurring characters, like Castiel, an angel, and Crowley, a demon, the Winchester brothers keep citizens safe from all the things that go bump in the night.
The Big Bang Theory
Hardcore nerds and introverted super geeks Leonard and Sheldon are roommates who find their paradigm shifted when an aspiring actress named Penny moves in across the hall. Your fun, social butterfly "girl next door" archetype, Penny helps the pair of brainiacs (and their friends, too) come out of their shells and changes their lives for the better.
A mockumentary based on the British show of the same name, The Office follows the day to day work lives of a group of employees working for Dunder Mifflin Paper Company, under the incompetent leadership of Michael Scott—a certified (or is it certifiable?) knucklehead who has no business being in charge of a group of people.
An edgy take on the wholesome Archie at Riverdale High! Comics, Riverdale explores the darker side not just of teenage students, but of humanity. Oh, sure, it looks like everything is on the up and up on the outside, but in Riverdale? Well, it's a town that's got its secrets, that's for sure.
Set in the 80's and heavy on the nostalgia, Stranger Things is a science fiction series that follows the lives of four kids (as well as their older siblings and parents), and how their lives change when one of them disappears. Things get even stranger (how appropriate!) when a girl with amazing psychokinetic powers tries to steal some waffles.
When science teacher Walter White learns that he's got lung cancer, he wonders how best to take care of his family after he's gone and decides to team up with a burnout former student to start a drug making organization. In time, however, Walt's motives evolve, and he gets a little TOO good at the criminal game.
Out of the blue, Oliver Queen shows up again, which is a little bit odd considering he had been missing for five years. Yeah, apparently his yacht just kind of disappeared, and everyone assumed he was gone for good, but, nope. Half a decade later, Oliver roles into town with a bow and arrow, apparently a superhero. So weird. But, you know, in a good way.
Peter Griffin isn't the brightest bulb on the tree, if you know what we mean. Poor guy, he just doesn't have a lot going on upstairs, and he's often outsmarted by his own dog. But, in spite of his ignorance, Peter is the title Family Guy, and this animated sitcom documents his many ill-advised escapades.
Welcome to Westworld! A theme park where visitors can immerse themselves in the rugged, lawless realm of the legendary old west, introduced to them by the many hosts of the park—animatronics designed to fulfill the park's guests' every wish, and who are so lifelike, even they believe themselves to be human.
This Is Us
This Is Us is a real tear-jerker of a show. It follows the lives of siblings Kevin, Kate and Randall, and it also recounts the story of their parents, Jack and Rebecca Pearson through a series of flashbacks. A whirlwind of emotions from unbridled joy to hardcore heartbreak, This Is Us is sure to hit you square in the feels.
In South Park, Colorado, four grade schoolers, who are just so over it, try to deal with the many, many incompetent adults who reside in the town. A lot of strange things seem to happen in South Park, so there's plenty for Stan, Kyle, Cartman and Kenny to gripe about in hilariously entertaining fashion.
Parks and Recreation
Leslie Knope is the deputy director of the Parks and Recreation Department in Pawnee, Indiana, and she takes her job very seriously. Parks and Rec follows Leslie and her coworkers as they strive to do their jobs (or NOT do their jobs). This show is worth watching for the meme references alone.
Criminal Minds documents the various cases handled by a team of FBI agents tasked with the difficult job of profiling criminals to better understand them and, in turn, capture them. Of course, trying to figure out the complex criminal mind isn't the only drama featured in this show; it explores the lives of the team members, too.
Better Call Saul
A spin-off of Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul catches up with Jimmy McGill, AKA Saul Goodman, who, after the events in Breaking Bad, is now working at a Cinnabon in a mall. The show tells viewers the story of how Jimmy actually became Saul Goodman through a series of flashbacks. Other Breaking Bad characters, like Gus Fring, Mike Ehrmantraut and Hector Salamanca are featured, too.
Homer Simpsons is, well...what's a nice way to say a dud? It's not that Homer is a bad guy, he's just a lazy, unintelligent dope working the 9 to 5 to support his family—his wife, Marge, his daughters, Lisa and Maggie, and his son, Bart—which makes him a stand up guy, even if he isn't smart.
Twenty and thirty something friends all try to make it in Manhattan. A sitcom from the 90's that we can't get enough of, even all these years later, join Phoebe, Monica, Rachel, Ross, Joey and Chandler as they deal with personal relationships, work and financial issues and, heck, nearly everything in between.
New commanding officer of Brooklyn's 99th precinct, Captain Ray Holt, is ambitious, and he's ready to whip his new crew into shape! But, he immediately butts heads with immature detective Jake Peralta. Will they be able to set aside their differences, and maybe even learn a thing or two from each other, in order to solve crimes and protect citizens? Mmm...maybe.
A sort of hidden camera documentary, Modern Family follows Jay Pritchett and his family, which includes his second wife, their son and his stepson. It also follows the lives of Jay's two adult children from his first marriage, Claire and Mitchell, who are both married and have kids of their own, too.
A spin-off of Arrow, The Flash follows Barry Allen, the title superhero, who has obtained superhuman speed, and uses his newfound powers to fight crime—we mean, what else WOULD you use your superpowers for? Pretty sure there's a law somewhere that says if you have superpowers, you have to either be a supervillain or a superhero, you can't just live a life in anonymity.
So great that it's been on the air since 2003 (it has 16 seasons, for crying out loud!), the NCIS in NCIS stands for Naval Crime Investigative Service, and the show follows a team of special agents based in Washington D.C. who investigate crimes that specifically affect the Navy and the Marine Corps.
Bob and Linda Belcher try to make a success out of Bob's burger joint, all while juggling their personal issues and family matters. Life can be a challenge for the married couple, between work and trying to raise their three kids, Tina, Gene and Louise, but they have some laughs along the way. Well, mostly, the audience has some laughs along the way, but whatever.
The Good Place
The title Good Place is the place where good people go in the afterlife as a reward for being, well, good. It's in The Good Place that Eleanor Shellstrop finds herself after her untimely demise, only here's the thing. She's not supposed to be there. In an effort to stay in The Good Place, Eleanor must try to conceal her past mistakes and become a better person.
After his father finds himself on the wrong side of the law causing the family accounts to freeze, Michael Bluth, a widower with a teenage son, must return home and try to keep his weirdo family together as best he can. It doesn't always work out like he plans, but, hey, at least it's funny.
Prohibition. Atlantic City, New Jersey. It's the roaring 20's, and alcohol is now an illegal substance. Treasurer Enoch "Nucky" Thompson shakes hands and keeps up appearances with the big shots, but what they don't know is Nucky is also conspiring with local gangsters to create the biggest bootlegging outfit the town has ever seen, which proves to be a dangerous game.
Tina Fey plays Liz Lemon, a single and not so ready to mingle head writer and showrunner of The Girlie Show (later TGS With Tracy Jordan). This sitcom follows Liz as she tries to rein in her best friend and actress, Jenna Maroney, grapple with her fellow writers and work with eccentric network executive, Jack Donaghy.
Elliot Alderson works in cybersecurity by day, but in his spare time, he enjoys hacking people, learning their secrets and exposing them or confronting them as he sees fit in his own brand of vigilante justice. It seems he's gotten himself in over his head, however, when he takes the firm he works for head on.
Based on the Coen brothers' film of the same name, Fargo has seen three seasons so far, each vastly different, yet connected by the fact that they all have something to do with a little town called Fargo located in North Dakota. There are too many details to sum this show up; if you wanna know the deets, ya better just give it a watch, don't'cha know!
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
S.H.I.E.L.D., for those of you who don't know, stands for Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division, which we guess should warrant a two-word acronym, but S.H.I. space E.L.D. doesn't have the same ring to it. Anyway, this show is about a team of superheroes, lead by Phil Coulson, fighting supervillains that pose a threat to national security.
Comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his three friends, Elaine, George and Kramer, deal with everyday problems in a tremendously funny way in this self-described show about nothing. A true classic of a sitcom, your sense of humor isn't fully developed unless you've seen at least a dozen of episodes of Seinfeld. Seriously, it's iconic.
Once Upon a Time
Ten years after she gave him up for adoption, Emma Swan is reunited with her son, Henry, and she takes him back home to Storybrooke, Maine. Henry has a book of fairy tales, as well as a rampant imagination, and he believes Emma is the daughter of Snow White. Magical fairy tale stuff happens. It's complicated.
The Vampire Diaries
Who would ever have guessed that strange things might happen in a place called Mystic Falls?! This comes completely out of nowhere! LOL, just kidding. The Vampire Diaries follows the story of two quarrelsome vampire brothers, Stefan and Damon Salvatore, and their relationship with a girl named Elena Gilbert, who can't pick between them.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Hmm...not sure if we should summarize this show seriously, or if we should just recite the words from the theme song, since it pretty much explains everything, anyway. Ah, guess we'll just go with the former. Will Smith stars as a fictionalized version of himself in this sitcom, in which he moves to Bel-Air to live with his aunty and uncle.
A show so loved, it earned itself a four episode reboot in 2016, Gilmore Girls follows the life of quick-witted, fast-talking single mother Lorelai Gilmore and her smart, prim and proper daughter, Rory, as they live their lives in Stars Hollow. Loads of hilarious lines, memorable characters and entertaining storylines in this iconic drama.