Feel like watching something but don’t know what? Then you’ve come to the right place. I’ve collected all of the best tv-series you must watch so that you can just check them off as well.
When making this list I also realized that I’ve put an enormous amount of time into watching series – it’s kinda crazy. Because I’ve watched (and loved) every series on this list at least once.
The first series on this list I’ve actually watched 5 times from start to finish. So if you need to see at least one series on this list – watch that one(!).
I’ve also tried to categories them if you’re looking for something special. But some of the fit in multiple categories, so I recommend you check out all of them. They are all amazing in their own way.
In the bottom of this post I’ve also made a checklist with all of the series I mention for you to download.
These are the categories:
– Feel Good
– Out of this world/Sci-Fi
Just click on the images to get to the series imdb page. But without further ado – here’s 47 series you must watch at least once.
Feel Good tv-series you must watch
This is a classic, and I’ve watched every episode at least five times. It’s about five people, Rachel, Ross, Monica, Joey and Chandler, that lives in New York. All have really different and quirky personalities. This is everything I need in life.
2. Parks and Recreation
Dysfunctional coworkers that work in an Indiana town’s division of Parks and Recreation and pursues sundry projects to make their city a better place.
Kimmy gets freed from the bunker where she has spent almost all of here life. Now she meets new friends and explores New York with an unbreakable optimistic attitude.
4. Over the garden wall
You get to go on an adventure with two brothers as they try to find their way throught the forrest. It’s beautiful, artsy and filled with everything unexpected.
5. Gravity Falls
Dipper and Mabel is sent to their great-uncle’s tourist trap over the summer. But little did they know that the forrest was filled with magic and adventures.
Hilda has grown up in the wild with all of the creatures that live in their magical world. But suddenly her mum packs their things and they move to the city. But Hilda can find her magic anywhere.
Comedy tv-series you must watch
7. Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency
I don’t even know how to describe this one. It’s strange, hilarious, crazy creative and a little violent and mysterious.
8. 30 Rock
Liz Lemon, head writer of the comedy show “TGS with Tracy Jordan”, must deal with an arrogant new boss and a crazy new star, all while trying to run a successful television show without losing her mind.
It’s the year 3000 and Fry wakes up realizing he’s been frozen for a 1000 years. Here he finds a robot, a distant relative and a cyclope as he carry on his carrier as a delivery boy.
10. The Good Place
Eleanor Shellstrop wakes up and find herself in heaven, but there has been a mistake. And something else seems really fishy.
An injured hitman joins an imaginary unicorn called Happy to solve the case of his missing daughter.
12. Russian Doll
As she celebrates her birthday there’s a terrible accident and she dies. But suddenly she wakes up in her bathroom, just to die again. She’s been cought in a loop of endless deaths and has to relive the same day over and over again.
Princess Bean is set to marry a prince. But instead she becomes friends with a demon and an elf and starts her own adventure.
14. Final Space
Gary and his friend, that’s also a planet destroyer, Mooncake embark on a space journey to discover the mysteries of the universe.
15. What we do in the shadows
Three vampires in modern day New York are trying to live their lives as normal as possible. They’re accompanied by familiars, werewolf and mysterius elders.
Drama tv-series you must watch
16. Big Little Lies
A group of friends live in a seemingly calm and safe little town. But under the surface lies secrets, forbidden love, violence and lies.
17. Chernobyl (kind of a documentary as well)
When suddenly pushed together these family members finds themselves surrounded by secrets, lies and forgotten memories. And something terrible happens.
19. Peaky Blinders
The year is 1919 and the place is Birmingham, England. We follow the gang Peaky blinders who are led by the fierce Tommy Shelby.
20. The Handmaid’s tale
A professional assassin suddenly falls in love with theatre and joins an actor group. But no matter how much he fights back the past always seems to find him.
22. The Crown
Follows the political rivalries, struggles and romances of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign and the events that shaped the second half of the twentieth century.
24. Breaking Bad
Crime/Spooky tv-series you must watch
25. Living with yourself
Miles wakes up in an unmarked grave all alone in the forrest. When he’s finally made his way home he sees that he’s already there. Or at least a Miles that looks exactly like him is.
26. Sharp Objects
An alcohol-loving reporter returns to her home town to report on a case of a missing child. As she returns she suddenly has to confront her repressed past filled with demons and unanswered questions.
27. Bron (the swedish/danish version)
28. Mind Hunter
29. True Detective
30. Killing Eve
A really well written modern update of the classic Sherlock Holmes where Sherlock and his doctor partner Watson solves crime in 21st century London.
A woman meets a man and falls in love. But for him, love soon develops to something more. Underneath the sweet bookworm surface hides a dark past and terrifying secrets.
Out of this world/Sci-Fi tv-series you must watch
33. The Dark crystal
After years apart, two brothers has to work together when investigating the disappearance of their father. But monsters hide in the shadows, and they most seek help from the most unexpected of beings.
This was the first series I fell for and I’ve watched the first six seasons more than four times. This feels super nostalgic.
35. Castle Rock
Based on the stories of Stephen King, the series intertwines characters and themes from the fictional town of Castle Rock. It’s dark, twisted, bloody and made me watch with my lights on.
37. Stranger Things
38. Game of Thrones
40. Love, Death + Robots
Documentary tv-series you must watch
42. Planet Earth
43. Dark Tourist
44. Our Earth
45. Primal Survivor
We get to follow Hazen Audel as he travels to some of the worlds most remote places to learn the indigenous peoples way of life. We then follow him as he goes on a journey using only the tools and knowledge he has learned from the indigenous people.
46. The Jinx
47. Conan without borders
Did I miss your favorite?
Which series can you watch over and over again? Tell me in a comment below and I’ll add it to the list, maybe I’ll find a new favorite!
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