Once you enter college, you tend to dig through all the interesting ‘to do’ things especially if you stay away from home. One among them is to sit back and watch the best TV shows in “one season one-day” basis and forget about the rest of the world.

In light of this, we have brought for you the top five TV shows that should not be missed at any cost.


  • F.R.I.E.N.D.S.


First aired on 22nd September 1994, you must be wondering what is so good about this old 90s American show.

Well, to answer you – EVERYTHING!

“Central Perk” being the favorite café, this sitcom revolves around the lives of six friends in Manhattan.

The characters Ross, Monica, Rachel, Joey, Phoebe and Chandler have their individual traits that brings life into the show effortlessly. The episodes typically depict the characters’ romantic, sarcastic and career-related adventures throughout.

FRIENDS (NBC) season 6 1999-2000 Shown: David Schwimmer (as Ross Geller,) Jennifer Aniston (as Rachel Green), Courteney Cox (as Monica Geller), Matthew Perry (as Chandler Bing), Lisa Kudrow (as Phoebe Buffay), Matt LeBlanc (Joey Tribbiani)

It represents unconventional domestic life with the main plot being “friends are all you need”. It portrays a new way of living life and developing relationships.

Probably this is the reason why even after airing its last episode of Season 10 on 6th May 2004, people love to watch it over and over again.




Set in the fictional Seven Kingdoms of Westeros, the series chronicles the violent dynastic struggles among the realm’s noble families for control of the Iron Throne.

It is an adaptation of the fantasy novel A Song of Ice and Fire by R George Martin.  It has obtained an exceptionally broad and active international fan base and has received widespread acclaim by critics.

First aired on 11th April, 2011, the series’ frequent use of female nudity, and its skill in balancing light-hearted and serious topics – dragons and politics – allowed it to claim the sort of prestige enjoyed by conventional top-tier drama series.


Last aired on 14th June 2015, 5 Seasons later, this show is definitely a must watch for all.




If  you ask me about it, I will definitely say that the title says it all.

Based on a contemporary adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s work, Sherlock Holmes detective stories, this show is British crime Drama.

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Starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes and Martin Freeman as Doctor John Watson, you cannot ask for a more fitting cast.

There are three seasons with three episodes each, first of which was aired on 25th July 2010 and last on 12th January 2014.

This series understands that Homes is not all about the plot but about charisma on which the actors have done a commendable job. If you just like watching a series that will help you relieve, freshen, confuse and appreciate, this is your choice.



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Leonard Hofstadter, Sheldon Cooper, Howard Wolowitz, and Raj Koothrappali.

No, I don’t mean to play a spelling bee or confuse you with anything else. These are the names of the main characters of the show. Two Physicist, one aerospace engineer and one astrophysicist living across the hall with Penny, a waitress and an aspiring actress, there is just so much of geekiness and intelligence contrasted for comic effect with her common sense and humor.


First aired on 24th September 2007, this show has themes of SCIENCE, fantasy, comic books, gaming, love and, of course, a lot of theories.

Fan of science or humor or well a TV show, do go for this one.




An American television show, it revolves around the life of Jay Pritchett and his family. His family includes his second wife, a stepson and an infant son together with his two adult children and their spouses and children. COMPLICATED ?

Well, that is what this show calls for! Showing the complications, troubles and worries of parents while their children are growing up, along with the children who have a different mindset altogether.

Started in 2009, this show has received critical acclaim for the LGBT theme and continues to be a favorite of the viewers.


Author’s Bio:

Tapasya Upadhyaya


A fiction lover. Foodie and Potterhead. I write because sometimes you just cannot express what you feel.


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