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Top 10 TV Series of 21st Century that you must watch

Updated: Jun 24, 2021

For Millenials and Generation Z, the T.V. series forms an undetachable part of their life. What makes a show great is the cast, the dialogues, the screenplay, and the storyline. Everyone has a different taste and varying preferences, but there are some shows that are so great, you will find its fans everywhere you look. This is a list of 10 of these shows which have been loved like that. Let's start with our countdown

  • Suits

  • The Vampire Diaries

  • Hannibal

  • The Office

  • The Big Bang Theory

  • Game Of Thrones

  • Sopranos

  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine

  • Breaking Bad

  • F.R.I.E.N.D.S.

10. Suits (2011-2019)

Suits starts off with Mike Ross getting into drug deal troubles with police but make a clever escape and stumble into Harvey Spector. Harvey is the best lawyer in New York City and gets impressed by the intellect that Mike possesses. Mike joins up with Harvey as an assistant forging a fake Harvard degree to accommodate the policy of the law firm that Harvey works for.

This show is a roller coaster of emotions and delivers a great storyline with amazingly written dialogues. Even though after Mike Ross and Rachel left the show, it loses its charm, it is still loved by fans for its seven wonderful seasons. The storyline, the sass, the class, the Donna, The Harvey, This show has it all.

"Sorry, I can't hear you over the sound of how awesome I am."

9.The Vampire Diaries (2009-2017)

The series is the story of a girl named Elena Gilbert who falls in love with a century-old vampire named Stefan Salvatore and his Vampire brother Damon Salvatore. The show is based on book series with the same name. This supernatural show with high school romance introduces you to new characters every once in a while with an intent to win fans over. Be it Villians like bitchy Katherine or fierce Klaus or the immortal Silas, fans love them all.

This show proves that not all Vampires are sparkly, and not all vampire love stories are cringe. You know what I am talking about. Don't you?

"Hello, Brother"

8. Hannibal (2013- 2015)

Hannibal Lecter is a renowned psychiatrist who gets assigned a case with an F.B.I. agent, Will Graham, who later becomes his patient. The thrill of the chase keeps increasing as the story of the Cannibalistic serial killer unfolds; it has the ability to send chills down one's spine. Lecter is fascinated by Graham's ability to empathize with the mentality of serial killers. He keeps on pushing Graham's fragile sanity to the edge and finally succeeds in turning him into a killer.

The Unique concept gives this show an edge, and the dark character of Hannibal Lecter makes this story worth watching.

"The tragedy is not to die but to be wasted."

7. The Office (2005-2013)

This is not just another sitcom. The Office is a mockumentary sitcom full of sarcasm and depicts the everyday life of office workers in Scranton, Pennsylvania. The show is shot in a single-camera setup. The show received mixed reviews from critics for its first season but was later loved by fans.

The Office is a powerhouse with pranks and sarcasm with an amazing cast and humorous punchlines. Members know the worth of the stills from this show.

"The worst thing about prison was the dementors."

6. The Big Bang Theory (2007-2019)

The show started with two genius physicists, Sheldon and Leonard, meeting with their new neighbor, Penny. Penny is a struggling actress who works at a cheesecake factory. Soon we get to know Howard and Raj. Leonard falls in love with Penny. The 13 season show is a roller coaster of emotions including romance, and comedy. The sitcom features many iconic characters and dialogues. It has a catchy intro and some really nerdy punchlines.

"I'm not crazy. My mother had me tested."

5.Game of Thrones (2011- 2019)

Rare would be someone who hasn’t heard this name. You have either already watched it or have been bugged by your friends to watch it. It could have topped the list, but well, we know how last season went. The story had two contemporary timelines that further merge as the Khaleesi enters Westeros. The barbaric series has some of the most iconic characters and dialogues on T.V.

“Leave one wolf alive, and sheep are never safe.”

4. The Sopranos (1999- 2007)

Referred to as one of the most loved television dramas, The Sopranos revolves around the life of Tony Soprano, an Italian American Mobster. It portrays Tony's struggle to balance his family life and criminal activities. Started in 1999, the iconic series has six seasons consisting of 86 episodes. Tony suffers from panic attacks and decides to see a shrink, Jennifer Melfi. The show is amazing and has several iconic moments.

3. Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013- present)

A show based on a team of American cops who love to joke around with each other, Brooklyn Nine-Nine is one of the most popular shows at the moment. The series is based around detective Jake, played by Andy Samberg. In its seven seasons, the show has shown them to be competitive about the number of cases solved. Each character has its own quirks, and as time passes, the audience gets emotionally attached to the cast, and that is what makes this show amazing.

"Well, no one asked you. It's a self-evaluation."

2. Breaking Bad (2008- 2013)

Walter White, a chemistry teacher, when found that he has cancer, decided to pay his medical bills by joining a meth-making business. It is one of the highest-rated T.V. shows on IMDB because of the unusual drama. His life changes when he partners with his former student, Jesse Pinkman. It brilliantly shows the moral consequences of leading a criminal life. Consider a genius by his fans, Walter White is definitely one of the most popular T.V. characters of the 21st century.

“I’m not in danger, Skyler. I am the danger.”

1. F.R.I.E.N.D.S. (1994- 2004)

Even though the show started in 1994, half of it aired in the 21st century. It has been over 16 years since the last episode aired, and still, it is the most popular show on Netflix. A story of 6 unique characters coming together to spend about ten years of their life together. They all go through a lot of things, including divorces, marriages, unemployment, childbirth, infertility, etc. The show is so much filled with emotions that one just can simply not love them. We would surely always miss them together around Monica’s Kitchen table.

Welcome to the real world. It sucks. You are gonna love it.

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