Worthy TVby zara410 | created - 22 Dec 2013 | updated - 1 week ago | Public
Clever, beautifully told, worth watching: amazing TV series
I must say here I tried Fringe, Once Upon a Time, Black Mirror, Mad Men, and Game of Thrones, but couldn't feel any curiosity nor empathy, or at least appreciate their art, so I left them after some episodes. Homeland and Breaking bad had my enthusiasm (bigger in the second case) until the end of their respective second seasons, after which H became erratic and uninteresting and BB just the 901134th banal drug story. Here I should probably mention the strange case of Broadchurch - 7 out of 8 episodes are great and the last one kills them all, it is so flat, absurd and kitschy.
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1. Happy Valley (2014– )
16 | 58 min | Crime, Drama
Catherine Cawood is the sergeant on duty when flustered and nervous accountant Kevin Weatherill comes into her West Yorkshire station to report a crime.
The best. First two seasons are epic.
2. Bron/Broen (2011–2018)
16 | 60 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
When a body is found on the bridge between Denmark and Sweden, right on the border, Danish inspector Martin Rohde and Swedish Saga Norén have to share jurisdiction and work together to find the killer.
These people are not part of a show, I truly care for them.
3. Barry (2018– )
30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A hit man from the Midwest moves to Los Angeles and gets caught up in the city's theatre arts scene.
Intelligent, rich, soulful, lovable.
4. Top of the Lake (2013– )
16 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Obsessed with the disappearance of a 12-year-old pregnant girl near a freezing lake in New Zealand, a brave detective will find herself up against small-town secrets and a side of herself that was meticulously kept at bay.
First season. This is amazing. Intelligent, humane, surprisingly original, and moving.
Second season. Average, yet nice.
5. Hatufim (2009–2012)
50 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
After 17 years in captivity, Israeli soldiers Nimrode Klein, Uri Zach, and Amiel Ben Horin return home to the country that made them national icons. They work to overcome the trauma of ... See full summary »
6. Rectify (2013–2016)
12 | 60 min | Drama
Daniel Holden must put his life back together after serving 19 years on Georgia's Death Row before DNA evidence calls his conviction into question.
First season was bizarre, atmospheric, with greatly written and acted characters and remarkable dialogues between them... Impressive.
From the second on... I lost curiosity.
7. Forbrydelsen (2007–2012)
12 | 57 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Police detective Sarah Lund investigates difficult cases with personal and political consequences.
The first season, I didn't care about the rest.
8. Borgen (2010–2013)
12 | 58 min | Drama
A political drama about a prime minister's rise to power, and how power changes a prime minister.
I'm surprised that I can like something related to politics. But I so much admire the civilization level of the Danes and I so much enjoy their attitude towards life and telling stories that politics suddenly became an attractive topic.
9. The Wire (2002–2008)
16 | 59 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Baltimore drug scene, seen through the eyes of drug dealers and law enforcement.
The first and the forth season, although I watched with interest the entire set of five.
10. Homecoming (2018– )
30 min | Drama, Thriller
Good intentions. Erratic bosses. Mounting paranoia. Unforeseen consequences spiraling out of control. Heidi (Julia Roberts) works at Homecoming, a facility helping soldiers transition to ... See full summary »
Heart + brain + style + gripping story + great performers + clever directing + mind blowing soundtrack = I want more
11. Orphan Black (2013–2017)
16 | 44 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
A streetwise hustler is pulled into a compelling conspiracy after witnessing the suicide of a girl who looks just like her.
Tense, clever, interesting in every second of the first two seasons (then it starts to fade away). Tatiana Maslany is a monster of an actress!
12. True Detective (2014– )
16 | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Seasonal anthology series in which police investigations unearth the personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within and outside the law.
I've just started it and it is brilliant. It is all I want from a detective film.
13. Stranger Things (2016– )
16 | 51 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
When a young boy disappears, his mother, a police chief, and his friends must confront terrifying forces in order to get him back.
The first season was awesome. The second - average and rather silly.
14. Miranda (2009–2015)
30 min | Comedy
Socially inept Miranda always gets into awkward situations; working in her joke shop with best friend Stevie, being hounded by her pushy mother, and especially when she's around her crush Gary.
So silly, but such fun!
15. Flight of the Conchords (2007–2009)
28 min | Comedy, Music, Musical
Bret and Jemaine are Flight of the Conchords, a folk-rock band from New Zealand living in New York City in search of stardom.
I LOVE these mates and their crazy sense of humour.
16. Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1998–2007)
30 min | Comedy, Game-Show
Improvisational comedy competition show in which four members of the regular cast as comedians and often with guest appearances with other comedians and celebrities and members of the audience perform various comic games and sketches.
Unbearably funny :)
17. Sorry for Your Loss (2018– )
30 min | Drama
The sudden death of her husband upends and transforms every relationship in Leigh Shaw's life. It also forces her to realize there was a lot about her husband that she didn't know.
18. Fleabag (2016– )
27 min | Comedy, Drama
A six-part comedy series adapted from the award-winning play about a young woman trying to cope with life in London whilst coming to terms with a recent tragedy.
19. Misfits (2009–2013)
16 | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A group of young offenders doing community service get struck by lightning during a storm, and begin to develop superpowers.
The first and the second season were mind-blowing, the rest was rubbish (and not only in comparison).
21. How to Get Away with Murder (2014– )
12 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A group of ambitious law students and their brilliant criminal defense professor become involved in a twisted murder plot that promises to change the course of their lives.
24. Fargo (2014– )
16 | 53 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Various chronicles of deception, intrigue and murder in and around frozen Minnesota. Yet all of these tales mysteriously lead back one way or another to Fargo, North Dakota.
First season - great. Second - couldn't help falling asleep all the time, skipped it. Third - just OK.
26. Kfulim (2015– )
40 min | Drama, Thriller
Israel awakes one morning to find itself plunged into an enthralling espionage affair that threatens to become an unprecedented international crisis. Breaking news alerts around the world ... See full summary »
Clever, interesting, gripping.
27. The Last Man on Earth (2015–2018)
6 | 22 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
Almost two years after a virus wiped out most of the human race, Phil Miller only wishes for some company, but soon gets more than he bargained for when that company shows up in the form of other survivors.
The more I watch it, the more I love it.
28. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2015– )
12 | 42 min | Comedy, Musical
A young woman abandons a choice job at a law firm and her life in New York in an attempt to find happiness in the unlikely locale of West Covina, California.
Deeper than it seems.
29. Search Party (2016– )
24 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Search Party is a single-camera dark comedy about four self-absorbed twenty-somethings who become entangled in an ominous mystery when a former college acquaintance suddenly disappears.
30. Fortitude (2015– )
60 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Perched on the edge of the Arctic Circle, Fortitude is one of the safest towns on earth. There has never been a violent crime here. Until now.
Liked the second season more than the first. Strange and watchable, I'd say the atmospheres are the best part of it.
31. GLOW (2017– )
12 | 35 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
A look at the personal and professional lives of a group of women who perform for a wrestling organization in Los Angeles during the 1980s.
Funny and gifted
33. Äkta människor (2012–2014)
12 | 60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
In a parallel present the artificial human has come into its own. Robots no longer have anything robot-like about them. New technology and advancements in the field of science have made it ... See full summary »
34. Big Little Lies (2017– )
12 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The apparently perfect lives of three mothers of first graders unravel to the point of murder.