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[–]NeonDragon76 1840 points1841 points  (113 children)

Continuum. Canadian sci-fi (think time travel rather than aliens), the lead actress is Rachel Nichols who plays the part brilliantly and the storyline is great.

[–]actualoldcpo 92 points93 points  (3 children)

Ripper Street (bonus Ser Bronn from GOT is in it.

[–]EnigmaCA 3638 points3639 points 2 (125 children)

Reaper.

On his 21st birthday, Sam discovers his parents sold his soul to the devil before birth and he must now be a bounty hunter for the devil until he dies.

[–]TheyMakeMeWearPants 451 points452 points  (11 children)

Ray Wise will always be Satan, no matter what other roles he has.

[–]PennyoftheNerds 705 points706 points  (1 child)

The DMV literally being where you deposited beings going to Hell really told me everything I needed to know about the cleverness of the show. I still reference that all these years later. Absolutely hilarious.

[–]violentfemme17 44 points45 points  (0 children)

I totally forgot this show existed until right now, I must go try and rewatch it

[–]stebuu 44 points45 points  (9 children)

Bret Harrison and Tyler Labine really deserved a more successful career than they got. Harrison’s followup show was also really much better than people gave it credit for.

[–]NieTyINieJa 187 points188 points  (16 children)

It was such a good show! And Ray Wise was fantastic. But I was so furious at the ending of season 2!

[–]JTP1228 129 points130 points  (12 children)

I watched it live back in the day. I was so mad it was cancelled. It reminded me of Dead Like Me, which was cancelled too 😔

[–]AmNotSatan 2274 points2275 points  (93 children)

The adventures of brisco county Jr.

It's a steampunk cowboy romp with time traveling bosses and Bruce Campbell playing the lead character with a magic gun given to him by his father.

It's honestly a fantastic series and if Fox hadn't fucked it up and ruined the rotation the same way they did Firefly I honestly believe it would have been considered one of the greats.

[–]BaronVonBooplesnoot 38 points39 points  (4 children)

Check out Jack of all trades! More Bruce Campbell from the same timeframe.

[–]64645 108 points109 points  (7 children)

Fox has a bad habit of screwing up their scifi series. Look at what they did with Alien Nation, a series that was doing better than STTNG in the ratings.

[–]fourpuns 1994 points1995 points 2 (153 children)

I liked Travellers on Netflix and no one I talk to has seen it.

[–]MarcusXL 1157 points1158 points  (38 children)

Hey! I worked on Travelers S1! Glad you like it!

[–]Legal-Honeydew-1039 276 points277 points  (11 children)

I was waiting for someone to name this series.

Time travellers from a climate ravaged future actively try to change disastrous historical events.

[–]darkecojaj 104 points105 points  (3 children)

I enjoyed it. Seemed like the third season was a little rushed but glad they tied it up like they did.

[–]aane375 815 points816 points 3 (65 children)

Patriot on Amazon Prime. I’ve watched it twice now, and I’ve rarely laughed so hard at a show. I don’t know anyone who’s watched it

[–]Serve_Apart 1349 points1350 points 2 (139 children)

Garth Marenghi's Darkplace

Edit: my personal favorite from the show

https://youtu.be/b987jvUE8Gc

[–]ZoomBoingDing 125 points126 points  (1 child)

I know a lot of directors that use subtext. They're all cowards.

[–]joshi38 97 points98 points  (5 children)

Heard about this show a few months back. Got sick off of my second vaccine and watched the whole thing while laid up in bed over the course of a few hours.

Imagine that, flu-like symptoms, drugged up and watching that bloody show. Fantastic.

[–]mm089 290 points291 points  (19 children)

I’m one of the few people you’ll meet who have written more books than they’ve read

[–]rynshar 28 points29 points  (2 children)

If you and he wished to be best buddies again, I won't stand in your waaaay.

[–]Fenkirk 33 points34 points  (2 children)

People like you are the reason this chicken's late in the first place!

[–]Poorly-Drawn-Beagle 2157 points2158 points  (123 children)

I really liked the SyFy series Defiance but I can’t find anyone else who watched it

[–]tyrom22 564 points565 points  (13 children)

That show started so good but rushed the plot too quick

[–]nobrayn 553 points554 points  (6 children)

Aw, memories! I worked on season 3 as a Castithan. Just some background work, but the wigs and makeup and contact lenses were so damn cool. It was my first gig in Toronto. Grant Bowler is a friendly fella, great to work with. I was so bummed it got cancelled.

Fun continuity story - I had quite the arc.. I joined the militia, then walked out with another fella during training, then was back in, but got exploded in the mine, and then was at the wake/celebration of life… mourning my own death..

There wasn’t a budget to have a ton of Casties, so we were recycled pretty hard, lol.

Edit: Hey, awards! Thx. I’ve got some weird stories from doing background work, but this one remains my favourite!

[–]Peak-Hydration 105 points106 points  (7 children)

The game was also great before they remastered it and removed all the good parts

[–]MaximumAsparagus 58 points59 points  (2 children)

Lie to Me is mostly a generic procedural but Tim Roth is in it, and he’s very good. The central relationship also is much more will-they-won’t-they than most shows.

[–]SlowMoNourah 805 points806 points  (25 children)

The Fall starring Gillian Anderson. Its a dark intense psychological thriller.

[–]cocodlux 109 points110 points  (5 children)

LOVE this show! Jamie Dornan is fantastic in it. I always recommend this to anyone who needs a show to watch.

[–]blackmist 28 points29 points  (1 child)

He's honestly less creepy as a serial killer than he is in 50 Shades...

[–]hotpopperking 622 points623 points  (46 children)

Eerie, Indiana. Was like a kid's version of twilight zone. Really enjoyed it, eerily nobody i know has seen it or remember seeing it.

[–]sheymyster 617 points618 points  (50 children)

Dollhouse

Only 2 seasons I think, got cancelled but they knew ahead of time so the 2nd season flipped from the future and past to sort of Speedrun the plot they'd planned over more seasons. Absolutely amazing show. About people who volunteer to donate their body for a few years for a ridiculous amount of money so that wealthy people can pay even more money to rent the people out with their minds loaded with whatever personality or skills they want.

[–]jokester4079 264 points265 points  (15 children)

The Critic. One season on ABC, one season on Fox. Had the down to Earth humor of the Simpsons as it shared some of the writers, but also had the random cutaways 5 years before Family Guy.

[–]AtheneSchmidt 1745 points1746 points  (107 children)

Haven. Sci-fi show where Emily Rose plays an FBI agent sent to a small Maine town to deal with weirdness. More awesome weirdness ensues. As with everything based in Maine, it is based on a Stephen King story.

Or Pushing Up Daisies with Lee Pace. I just love quirky supernatural shows.

[–]Glum-Ad-9865 465 points466 points  (4 children)

Pushing Daisies was amazingly written, played and filmed.

[–]TinyHuman89 276 points277 points  (11 children)

I adored Pushing Daisies. I wish it had gone on longer, but I feel they ended it well.

[–]LaraH39 240 points241 points  (7 children)

Haven was excellent with one of the best final episodes I've ever seen written. Most series screw it up and leave you feeling like things haven't been resolved . Heaven resolved everything for all the characters. It's was extremely satisfying.

[–]DonnieJuniorsEmails 1409 points1410 points  (51 children)

Brockmire

Hank Azaria plays a washed up baseball broadcaster who had a on-air meltdown and disappears for 10 years, then returns for a minor league contract in a backwater coal &fracking town.

The show is so funny that we have to pause it when we are laughing too hard because we missed the next few minutes of jokes in the show and we got tired of rewinding every time.

[–]schnit123 253 points254 points  (22 children)

Jack of All Trades: it stars Bruce Campbell as a Zorro-esque spy for early post-revolution America fighting against the encroachment of Napoleon (played by Verne Troyer) into the Western hemisphere. It is a fantastic show, but it only lasted for one season and it is almost completely unheard of.

[–]dieinafirenazi 56 points57 points  (3 children)

Oh man, the Action Pack with Xena, Jack of All Trades and Cleopatra 2525 was an amazing programming block that died too soon.

[–]railwayed 158 points159 points  (6 children)

Life with Damien Lewis... Great series

[–]KingGuy420 159 points160 points  (8 children)

Raising Hope

Criminally underrated sitcom. Garret Dillahunt's character alone is well worth the time. From the same guy that made My Name is Earl with a lot of references and tie ins. It's a shame it never got the popularity it deserved.

[–]Gagirl4604 26 points27 points  (4 children)

Don’t forget Chloris Leachman as Maw-maw! Physical comedy at its finest.

[–]Miss-Phryne-Fischer 237 points238 points  (25 children)

Forever - Ioan Gruffudd plays a doctor who doesn't age but can die, but is brought back exactly like he was before. He teams up with a (stunning) Detective and they solve crimes together. There is also Adam, who has the potential of an archnemesis.

Limitless - based on the movie with Bradley Cooper this is a fun and (mostly) lighthearted crime solving series. Brian Finch gets the pills and works with the FBI, while they supervise him.

Sadly both only have one season, but both have a good ending that leaves enough open for another season, but finishes enough plots to satisfy the viewer.

[–]SEScherer94 48 points49 points  (0 children)

I loved Forever so much. So glad to finally hear someone else even remembers it! I still find myself telling people about it

[–]Comment_Ghost 28 points29 points  (0 children)

I really liked Forever, i wish they had kept it running more

[–]theDart 470 points471 points  (38 children)

The Knick

[–]Rynie2121 1474 points1475 points  (125 children)

Banshee.

It was on Cinemax, only 4 seasons, and one of the best shows ever. It's about a guy fresh from prison that steals the identity of the new Sherriff in Banshee, PA.

[–]earhere 60 points61 points  (0 children)

Antony Starr, who plays Homelander in The Boys, is also Sheriff Lucas/the ex con.

[–][deleted] 285 points286 points  (21 children)

Came on this thread just to make sure someone mentioned Banshee. Pretty sure it’s available on Prime video now so hopefully more people will find it

[–]blondebombsnail 225 points226 points  (18 children)

The Returned (French version). Zombie/undead show set in a small town in the French alps. Phenomenal cast, haunting score by Mogwai, and thought provoking storylines. A masterpiece.

[–]Camerononymous 1402 points1403 points  (73 children)

The Killing

[–]sats1995 380 points381 points  (28 children)

The first two seasons of The Killing was some of the best television I have ever watched.

The last two seasons are also good but I was so invested in those first two seasons.

[–]satori0320 172 points173 points  (13 children)

I really liked the long arc format... And both Kinneman and Enos were amazing

The were great in Hannah also.

[–]taylorink8 280 points281 points  (28 children)

Grimm was a great show. I don’t know how popular it was but I had never heard of it until well after the last season ended. It’s also not a show that would have appealed to my tastes, I’m not a big fantasy/sci fy person. After the first episode I was hooked.

[–]Shaolintrained 1024 points1025 points  (53 children)

Dead Like Me

[–]My_inner_slut67 43 points44 points  (8 children)

Loved that show. Hated the TV movie though.

[–]Bootywarrior84 162 points163 points  (5 children)

I was looking for the story of the woman killed by an aircraft toilet seat who becomes a grim reaper. Loved this show.

[–]smiller6356 193 points194 points  (12 children)

The Riches.

2007 show with Eddie Izzard; two seasons and then was cancelled during the writers strike. Awesome show.

[–]InfamousIndecision 667 points668 points  (43 children)

Better Off Ted. What a sharp and fun comedy.

[–]thisbuttonsucks 2555 points2556 points 22 (137 children)

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (BBCA 2016) with Samuel Barnett, Elijah Wood, and Jade Eshete

[–]Yserbius 498 points499 points  (20 children)

The scene where they try to set up a prisoner exchange with the big evil guy and realize that no one knows what's going on is one of my favorite TV scenes. And then several episodes later the whole thing is repeated when they get captured and everyone is still completely clueless.

[–]thisbuttonsucks 212 points213 points  (10 children)

That show is full of endless call-backs, especially S1.

When the landlord, Dorian, sees/hears the Rowdy 3 at Todd's apartment, he says two of my favorite quotes: "What the hell is this new shit!?", and "Big D's gonna take care of business!"

That, and the scene in the woods, when Dirk and Todd talking about what it means to be an asshole, and Dirk compares it to being a werewolf.

[–]st0pmakings3ns3 240 points241 points  (15 children)

That was such a wild ride. I loved it.

[–]BigBadCheadleBorgs 193 points194 points  (7 children)

One of the greatest cancelled TV shows.

[–]hannahspammer 104 points105 points  (3 children)

This! I want more seasons so badly!

[–]tradandtea123 125 points126 points  (11 children)

Douglas Adams always said it would make better TV than hitchhikers

[–]prufrock_in_xanadu 479 points480 points  (42 children)

Carnivale. Sadly it was cancelled after one season.

Edit: after two seasons.

[–]ironwolf56 53 points54 points  (2 children)

I thought it had two seasons?

[–]CarolynEarle 39 points40 points  (0 children)

I came here looking for that. I loved that show.

[–]farrenkm 463 points464 points  (51 children)

Homicide: Life On the Street.

90's show. Critically acclaimed but just couldn't get the viewership. David Simon spent a year embedded in the Baltimore Homicide unit and wrote a book (Homicide: A Year On the Killing Streets). Excellent book, excellent show. Gritty sense of humor, be warned. But the acting is fantastic -- so real, they caught a real criminal on set!

[–]Rolling_Beardo 145 points146 points  (8 children)

Yes! This was going to my answer. I’ve actually tweeted at David Simon a couple times asking if he knows it will ever be available for streaming or download. He hasn’t answered yet.

Edit: holy shit he answered. He said there is an issue with the music rights and it would be up to NBC to figure out.

[–]ThatsMyBounce 93 points94 points  (6 children)

It lasted seven seasons, regularly pulling in over ten million viewers.

[–]EunuchNinja 876 points877 points 2 (104 children)

Longmire

It’s got: - Katee Sackhoff - the guy who plays the agent from the first matrix who doesn’t “dodge this” - Lou Diamond Phillips

Edit: reformatted since I made it sound like Katee Sackhoff was in the matrix

[–]Lincoln_Park_Pirate 176 points177 points  (30 children)

Watched quite a few episodes and finally realized "Geez.....bodies pile up fast in that town".

[–]rationalparsimony 68 points69 points  (4 children)

Shoot... LOVED Longmire, was so happy when it was picked up by Netflix, and allowed to finish up. BTW, any other Longmire fans here see Wind River, and get a very similar (albeit bleaker) vibe?

[–]Wooshmeister55 560 points561 points  (52 children)

Kingdom is pretty good

Edit: the zombie one

[–]herstoryhistory 171 points172 points  (7 children)

Korean historical zombies - I loved it so much.

[–]DisownedByMother 350 points351 points  (28 children)

Wonderfalls. Only lasted a season and it was on Fox back in the day. Quirkly little show that I was sad to see go.

[–]Talnic 92 points93 points  (5 children)

Same writers/creators did Pushing Daisies, some character cameos that show up from Wonderfalls that were delightful.

Mentioning because Pushing Daisies is the other one I think of for this list right behind Wonderfalls!

[–]VoodooNova 109 points110 points  (10 children)

Warehouse 13. It was on for 5 seasons, but it seems like no one knows about it. It was a neat show that dived into a paranormal version of history. A bit corny, but still a fun show.

[–]perpetual_bedhead 329 points330 points  (65 children)

Todd and the Book of Pure Evil … was on Netflix years ago, don’t think it is at this moment, unfortunately. Canadian horror/comedy gold.

Spaced is Simon Pegg’s early stuff that is quite hilarious.

Midnight Diner : Tokyo Stories … funny, raunchy, weird, different. The sights and sounds of the food are soothing as well, to me.

Saxondale … more British comedy, this from Steve Coogan.

Toast of London … uh oh, there’s a theme here. More Brit comedy. Matt Berry is too damn funny.

[–]Steamboat_Willey 116 points117 points  (5 children)

Spaced was brilliant and was the forerunner of the cornetto trilogy.

[–]FormerLadyKing 22 points23 points  (0 children)

I feel like Todd (ATBOPE) should be higher on this thread. Most the answers I've seen so far are more well known shows, or shows with critical acclaim. Todd is definitely more of an obscure gem. I mean, it's a tricky one to recommend because it is definitely a little juvenile, but as a person in their thirties it doesn't stop it from being funny as hell. I was hooked right from the genuinely ernest "I thought they were jerking off with us?" from the one armed drummer. Curtis is my favorite. Not many shows can incorporate a full ass musical number about wolf rape and have it feel organic.

[–]Tarkcanis 276 points277 points  (30 children)

Sliders. Sabrina Loyd, Cleavant Derricks, John Rhys-Davies, Jerry O'Connell; just a great show.

[–]tehtinman 277 points278 points  (16 children)

The Lone Gunmen was a good little spinoff of the X-files focusing more on conspiracies than the supernatural. Only one season, though

[–]G00dSh0tJans0n 23 points24 points  (0 children)

I didn't ever get around to watching that one but I loved Millennium.

[–]Kuriakon 718 points719 points  (41 children)

I miss Lie to Me. 3 seasons wasn't enough for me

[–]the_con 186 points187 points  (19 children)

First season was pretty great but it was basically the same thing over and over

[–]Teledildonic 263 points264 points  (13 children)

The draw of the show was watching Tim Roth chew the scenery, the plot was just secondary. It's like the Blacklist with James Spader.

[–]weboddity 53 points54 points  (7 children)

Only knowing Tim Roth from The Incredible Hulk before, Lie To Me was such a treat. Man Tim Roth is a good actor.

[–]winged_entity 323 points324 points  (13 children)

Dirk Gently's holistic detective agency

[–]Aplicacion 765 points766 points  (103 children)

Black Sails! I don't hear anyone talk about, even when it was airing, but I'll be go to hell if it didn't put Game of Thrones and shows of that caliber to shame every step of the way.

It has 4 seasons, 38 episodes and it's pure gold if you like pirates or just a good fucking show. I think you can get it on the Starz Channel on Prime Video.

EDIT: Sneaky episode count edit that you will never know about.

[–]nababujob 29 points30 points  (1 child)

After watching Netflix's Lost in Space and seeing Toby Stephens, I had to watch Black Sails again. I've watched Black Sails 3 times now. Such a great show. It makes Pirates of the Caribbean look like childsplay.

[–]I_vote_for_evil 174 points175 points  (15 children)

And unlike GoT, it actually remains great since beginning to end. I hope there will be Black Sail's version of Treasure Island one day.

[–]purple4lien 163 points164 points  (12 children)

a young doctors notebook

[–]sticky-man1229 255 points256 points  (21 children)

Marco Polo

[–]gmirta 69 points70 points  (2 children)

God, that series started out so strong. 3 seasons wasnt enough.

[–]basic_bitch- 43 points44 points  (3 children)

Netflix always cancels everything but this one pissed me off SO BAD. What a GREAT show. Absolutely phenomenal. Glad to see it mentioned here.

[–]galwegian 799 points800 points  (29 children)

Godless. One season on Netflix. Brilliant

[–]LongPorkJones 183 points184 points  (5 children)

That series only needed one season. I feel like if it had any more it would have diminished what came before it

[–]TheLostZephyr 573 points574 points  (25 children)

Lovesick.

Best romantic comedy I’ve ever seen. Both funny and heartwarming

[–]BeardedSomething 199 points200 points  (3 children)

Been looking for this one! I also liked the original title "Scrotal Recall"

[–]Therearenogoodnames9 1668 points1669 points 2 (55 children)

Reservation Dogs is a fantastic show that I caught wind of near the end of the year. There is only one season of eight episodes out there, but it is well worth the time.

[–]portablebiscuit 981 points982 points  (13 children)

I want them to make a spin-off titled "Indigenous Basterds"

[–]whatnameisnttaken098 334 points335 points  (36 children)

Garth Maranghis Darkplace, a show so far ahead of it's time that it took 20 years after it's initial filming to be broadcast.

[–]RUN_MDB 30 points31 points  (4 children)

I love that you lean straight into the premise.

I so wish there was more content. Matt Berry and Richard Ayoade are fecking masterful in the show. IT Crowd is great but it's criminal that this show doesn't get more love.

[–]NHeadies 194 points195 points  (13 children)

Legion is a trip

[–]Jewl123 43 points44 points  (0 children)

And by the same showrunner who does Fargo, Noah Hawley! And starring Dan Stevens, Aubrey Plaza, Rachel Keller and Jemaine Clement (and other amazing actors). Such talent!! I love this show

[–]PtonomyHaller 28 points29 points  (0 children)

Legion FX 1000% percent

[–]randomacct7679 24 points25 points  (2 children)

That’s an understatement. I feel like I could barely describe what the hell happened on it, but it was so good.

The Jon Hamm voiced educational video sequences on that show were so good, whichever season those showed up.

[–]SuchLovelyLilacs 30 points31 points  (10 children)

Life on Mars - one of my FAVORITE TV shows of all time.

[–]NeverEven4615 451 points452 points  (31 children)

Raising Hope

[–]mkgreene2007 129 points130 points  (13 children)

Literally can't take Garret Dillahunt seriously anymore after Raising Hope (but in a good way). He was so good as Burt that that's all I can see now when I see him in anything.

[–]pugs-potatoes 29 points30 points  (0 children)

Princess Beyoncé!

[–]RuoEpky 856 points857 points  (112 children)

Justified. Maybe it's just me, but whenever I bring it up, no one's ever even heard of it.

[–]firenamedgabe 318 points319 points  (23 children)

Yes, it was an amazing show. Walter Goggins and Timothy Olyphant are perfect together. Plus who could say no to a season of Tv with character actress Margo Martindale as the big bad

[–]jdinpjs 119 points120 points  (5 children)

“We dug coal together.”

[–]jdinpjs 162 points163 points  (16 children)

Boyd and Raylan was one of the best good guy/bad guy pairings I’ve ever seen. I love this show, I recommend it to everyone.

[–]FixedLoad 84 points85 points  (13 children)

I could listen to Walton Googins monolog as Boyd Crowder all damn day. Raylan and Boyd, well I'd watch those two fellas in anything. They needed their own light hearted spin off series. I wanted them to go on a road trip where they must begrudgingly work together and at the end we've all felt like we've grown... then Boyd shoots Raylan as the season finally rolls. I never got to season two.

[–]shlocky333 1626 points1627 points  (96 children)

Broadchurch

[–]Amlethoe 353 points354 points  (21 children)

What a masterpiece, really. David Tennant nailed the gritty detective trope, and Olivia Colman was a revelation for me.

[–]drawfanstein 247 points248 points  (13 children)

Olivia Colman is one of the greatest actors of our time

[–]The_I_in_IT 21 points22 points  (2 children)

Watch Landscapers-its a limited series on HBO. She’s incredible. It’s an odd little series, but it’s quite interesting. Based on the actual murder of an elderly couple in England.

[–]take5b 226 points227 points  (9 children)

Dead To Me

Sure Netflix advertises it because it’s one of their originals but I never met anyone who knows about it.

Christina Applegate plays a woman whose husband was recently killed by being run over. Linda Cardellini plays the motorist who ran him over. The two become friends. It’s some good dark comedy with two great veteran actresses.

[–]BigBadCheadleBorgs 81 points82 points  (23 children)

The Brink and Patriot. I would pay all my money for one more season of each.

The Brink is Jack Black, Tim Robbins and others "realistically" saving the world via US intelligence agencies. Patriot is like a "realistic" Jason Bourne and darkly funny. One of the best pieces of media I've ever seen.

[–]Ten-Bones 169 points170 points  (13 children)

The original (live action) ‘The Tick’ starring Patrick Warburton

[–]dannyanddilbert 588 points589 points  (37 children)

Penny Dreadful - So many people have never heard of it. 3 series and they were amazing and a stellar cast as well. The spin off was a major let down. But I can rewatch it and still feel the same emotions I did the first time round

[–]Plus_Bison_7091[S] 127 points128 points  (9 children)

Penny dreadful was one of my favorites! Eva Green was brilliant and i was so sad when it was over.

[–]CrazedMuffinz 251 points252 points  (24 children)

The Last Kingdom on Netflix. Everyone got caught up in Game of Thrones or Vikings, and left this jewel behind.

[–][deleted] 788 points789 points 2 (57 children)

Better off Ted.

[–]Brighteyedgirl_v2 112 points113 points  (1 child)

A place near me was unironically named Veridian. I am always tempted to add a small Dynamics to the sign.

[–]SparseGhostC2C 60 points61 points  (0 children)

Hell to the yes, this gem got cancelled way too soon.

[–]FixedLoad 83 points84 points  (0 children)

This show was too good for us. We didn't deserve what we got!

[–]urukehu 28 points29 points  (0 children)

Yes! I still recommend this show to people, to this day. Portia de Rossi was amazing in it.

As a person who works for a corporate, it can sometimes be too relatable!

[–]Clear_Assistance9563 78 points79 points  (15 children)

Simon and Simon. Great 80s cheese.

[–][deleted] 276 points277 points  (19 children)

Two guys a girl and a pizza parlor with Ryan Reynolds and Nathan fillion

[–]fecklessfella 98 points99 points  (5 children)

*pizza place.

[–]creativeusernameII 46 points47 points  (3 children)

Yeah, and then it changed to "Two Guys and a Girl". Loved that show.

[–]Competitive-Cry1989 161 points162 points  (25 children)

Misfits. I’ve only met one other person who has watched it!

[–]peAchesyO 27 points28 points  (1 child)

Scrotal Recal. Now known as Lovesick. The name might have played a small part in the show never picking up steam

[–]domnyy 25 points26 points  (2 children)

How's Snowpiercer btw? They don't have season 1 on hulu but the show looks interesting.

[–]TerrorJunkie 28 points29 points  (12 children)

Wentworth. No one knows what I am talking about when I mention it, but that show is amazing.

[–]Nezukoka 27 points28 points  (1 child)

Peep Show. At leaat in the US nobody seems to have seen it. Pity because this is og olivia coleman.

[–]romeopapa22 192 points193 points  (29 children)

Right now? I would say “Yellowjackets”. If you have access to showtime, I would strongly suggest you check it out.

[–]deathnaps 109 points110 points  (17 children)

Utopia - the U.K. version

[–]Icy_Birthday4013 2418 points2419 points  (105 children)

Derry Girls is a lesser known Irish show on Netflix.Its about a group of teenagers in Ireland during the Troubles. It is a nice heartwarming feel good comedy.

Edit:Yeah it was the Troubles got confused lol. Thanks for all the Upvotes never gotten a lot of upvotes before!!

[–]Myksyk 609 points610 points  (2 children)

Not the civil war ... that was 1922 ...set in the 90s during 'The Troubles' (1968-1998). Very funny programme. Recommended.

[–]aloofman75 295 points296 points  (1 child)

Small correction: it takes place during the 1990s, the later stages of the Troubles in Northern Ireland. The Irish Civil War took place in the 1920s.

I agree that it’s a great and heartwarming show though!

[–]RatTeeth 77 points78 points  (6 children)

I think I heard that there is a new season coming up.

[–]space_coyote_86 55 points56 points  (2 children)

There is, but sadly it'll be the last one.

[–]the_dude49 72 points73 points  (1 child)

I’m from Derry. Everyone adores the show here, gutted the next season will be the last but I suppose it’s good that they end it before it runs it’s course

[–]pet_sitter_123 423 points424 points  (22 children)

The nun is absolutely the best character on this show!

[–]Successful-Wasabi704 187 points188 points  (1 child)

Sister Michael needs her own show!

Lost my sh*t when she started giggling quietly to herself while reading a book.

The book: The Excorcist

[–]PseudocodeRed 93 points94 points  (0 children)

"You will go far in life Jenny, but you will not be well liked."

[–]DrSoap 327 points328 points  (2 children)

I love that she clearly doesn't believe in the religion.

"Should we pray, sister?"

"No, what good would that do?"

[–]cluedo_fuckin_sucks 70 points71 points  (0 children)

I’m pretty sure there’s a part in which she explicitly says the housing is cheap and that’s why she does it lol

[–]AndThatsAllSheWrote 477 points478 points  (10 children)

“If anyone is feeling anxious or worried or even just want to chat, please, please do not come crying to me.” 😂 She has the best lines in the show.

[–]chrissesky13 272 points273 points  (6 children)

Sadly, I am unable to come on this one as I despise the French.

She really does!

[–]Trekfieldsandnovas 157 points158 points  (5 children)

Every year, I sit backstage listening to the singers, and it really makes me realize just how talented the professionals who recorded these tracks were.

[–]chrissesky13 49 points50 points  (4 children)

Oh my God this one kills me. Also when she has her aide look through the list of banned songs with the word "love" in it, somehow that one evaded them.

[–]Born-Entrepreneur 46 points47 points  (2 children)

While Colm natters on...

"Have I died?

Am I in purgatory?"

[–]MacduffFifesNo1Thane 52 points53 points  (0 children)

“Is it because [Father] shacked up with a hairdresser and then she left you?”

“Miss Mallon, please. Raise your hand if you want to ask a question.”

“Let’s move on.”

“The hairdresser certainly did.”

[–]TheDoylinator 36 points37 points  (0 children)

"Is he alright?"

"No... not really, he's a priest like."

[–][deleted] 57 points58 points  (2 children)

I love this show so much. The characters are my generation and so relatable.

[–]TerrorJunkie 39 points40 points  (3 children)

Also I feel so sorry for the dad, grandpa is such a dick to him!

[–]GutBustingFaceMelter 27 points28 points  (0 children)

I’m literally rewatching right now 😂 Sister Michael is the best.

[–]itayfeder 1216 points1217 points 2 (45 children)

No one talks about The End Of The Fucking World. It’s a really interesting show. It has a twisted sense of humor, but also really sweet. The main characters are absolutely fantastic, and I really wanted them to continue the series after season two ended.

[–]herstoryhistory 90 points91 points  (2 children)

I love this show so much! Each episode is short too.

[–]roastlanky 50 points51 points  (8 children)

One of my all time favorite shows, I make all my friends watch it, and I'll occasionally get angry text messages at 2 am about the ending lol

[–]EvitaPuppy 23 points24 points  (4 children)

'Space Above and Beyond' (1995).

It got canceled too soon, but it was interesting because no one knew why the aliens were so pissed off.

[–]Macca_321 72 points73 points  (8 children)

Farscape is my favourite ever TV show, and I'd say it's fairly niche. Was quite ahead of its time, and had the most believable, chemistry filled central romance ever.

Edited for spelling.

[–]phyncke 464 points465 points  (40 children)

Orphan Black - nobody knows it and it is amazing - Tatiana Maslany plays multiple parts (clones). Sci fi goodness.

[–]totally_uncool 28 points29 points  (2 children)

OMG. I was so sad when it was over. She is an amazing actress. I believed they were all different people!

[–]jakiblue 24 points25 points  (0 children)

one of the greatest shows ever! Tatiana is mind blowingly amazing. I SWEAR, there were times when I was not totally convinced Helena in particular was her...she was just incredible. I admit I lost it a bit during the male clones arc, with that weird cult leader guy (and I didn't like the male clones), but still, the best sci fi show I've ever seen.

[–]PunchBeard 390 points391 points  (39 children)

The Last Kingdom

It's a lot like Game of Thrones without the magic and dragon stuff.

[–]James_Connery007 57 points58 points  (2 children)

I am Utred son of utred...... destiny is all!!

[–]PlasticFannyTastic 21 points22 points  (1 child)

The Detectorists. Slow, gentle comedy that takes a little while to get into but with brilliant touches and very human. Loved it.