10 Best Television Shows of All Time

 Do you remember the days when television used to be a piece of luxury in the vicinity? Don’t worry; even I was born in the era when television sets were as common s personal mobile sets.

But I do remember the days when the television shows had low budget and had to rely on the poor special effects. The standards have become better over the years, not only the budget but the overall quality too.

Here is a list of 10 shows that you must try. These are some of the best shows television got to offer. The top 10 is a subjective list, so all I am saying is that here are 10 television shows out of all the best ones. These might get you into the world of small screen.

So brace yourself.

1. Walking Dead

Seasons: 7

IMDB rating: 8.6/10

Cast: Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Andrew Lincoln, Lauren Cohan, Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Genre: Zombie apocalypse, Horror

The series is perfect in every possible aspect. It is disturbing, thrilling, unpredictable, and exposes the worst of humanity.

The plot is simple but the character development along with the peculiar narration will keep the element of suspense. Once you will finish it, you will realize the importance of taking anti zombie classes.

It might come handy.


2. Sherlock

Seasons: 3

IMDB rating: 9.2/10

Cast: Martin Freeman, Mark Gatiss, Amanda Abbington, Louise Brealey, Benedict Cumberbatch

Genre: Crime drama

The name is not new to the audience. The popular character was first penned by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Since his inception, the character has gone through numerous adaptions. This might be one of the best adaption so far.

It deviates from the original novels, as this one is based in the modern society.


3. Lost

Seasons: 6

IMDB rating: 8.4/10

Cast: Evangeline Lilly, Josh Holloway, Matthew Fox, Jorge Garcia,

Genre: Adventure, mystery, crime drama, science fiction, supernatural

Do you remember the Hollywood movie where the hero survives the plane crash with style? Well, this show will show you the reality of a plane crash. There is a group barely survives a plane crash and as a result are stranded on an island.

Sounds boring? Not really. Here the suspense starts.

The island is not deserted.


4. F.R.I.E.N.D.S.

Seasons: 10

IMDB rating: 9/10

Cast: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, David Schwimmer

Genre: Sitcom

Thriller or mystery shows may get boring after a while, but there are some evergreen shows. F.R.I.E.N.D.S is one of those shows; you can watch it multiple times.

It influenced the coming generation of sitcoms and became a landmark television show for the comedy genre.


5. Breaking Bad

Seasons: 5

IMDB rating: 9.5/10

Cast: Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn, Dean Norris

Genre: crime drama, contemporary western, drama, black comedy

Next time, make sure to show some respect to your chemistry teacher.

Why? You will realize the answer once you will watch the complete series. The desperation of a dying man to save his family from the possible dangers will amaze you to the core.

There are rumors that the sixth season is in making. Fingers crossed!


6. Doctor Who

Seasons: 26+9+1 television film

IMDB rating: 8.8/10

Cast: Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, Tom Baker, Elisabeth Sladen

Genre: Science fiction, drama

This is not a question. Doctor who is one of the oldest television series, it has over 800 episodes. Not only this, it has expanded itself to all other media. Each episode is an adventure in itself.

It started in the 70’s, while it couldn’t get much attention in the beginning. But as the time passed, it became more popular. Today, it has the biggest fan base among all the television shows out there.


7. Dexter

Seasons: 8

IMDB rating: 8.8/10

Cast: Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas, Desmond Harrington, C. S. Lee

Genre: Crime drama, psychological thriller, mystery

This has nothing to do Dexter’s laboratory.

If you believe all the psychopaths are sinister, then this show will change your perception. The show beautifully depicts the struggle of the titular character as he struggles with his urge to murder while managing his family.

The show has blood and humor together, something you won’t see often.


8. Mr. Robot

Seasons: 2

IMDB rating: 8.7/10

Cast: Rami Malek, Christian Slater, Grace Gummer, Joey Badass

Genre: Drama, techno thriller, psychological thriller

This series may make you question your reality. The show blends multiple genres successfully, especially the over use of technology and capitalism.

Each and every actor has given their respective best. The episodes will not let you go before you finish them.


9. Supernatural


IMDB rating: 8.6/10

Cast: Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, Misha Collins, Mark Sheppard, Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Genre: Horror, fantasy, action, adventure, mystery, drama

The series revolves around events that are supernatural, and the brothers handle the cases. And you said Karan & Arjun is the best iconic duo!

The series go through various ups and downs throughout the series, but their dedication keeps the show running.

There is nothing that can kill them, except for the writers or the viewer’s poll.


10. Game of Thrones

Seasons: 6

IMDB rating: 9.5/10

Cast: Emilia Clarke, Sophie Turner, Kit Harington, Maisie Williams, Lena Headey

Genre: Fantasy, serial drama

The series has everything to make it among the best television shows. Each episode is intense and the demise of protagonists ain’t uncommon.

The characters constantly try to outmatch their possible rivals, giving a nail biting suspense in every episode.


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