No matter it is Hollywood or Bollywood or any other cinema; every cinema is a part of ideologies within a restricted background. For instance, Bollywood will never be comfortable with showing nude-scenes or extreme violence on-screen. But in today’s world, entertainment is no more about restricting imagination or creativity; entertainment has become a borderless slate for painting the world onto it and also displaying it to the audience.
And the most recognized effort of presenting borderless entertainment to the masses is digital media. Media production giants like Netflix, Amazon’s Prime Video, Youtube, iTunes Movies are leaving no stones unturned for providing the most intriguing, informative and unbiased visual content to the audience.
Hence, the best weekend plan may include binge-watching a classic TV show with your gang for taking a break from your life. Without further ado, here are the top 15 International TV shows to watch before-you-die (Life is short):
How I Met Your Mother
If you have not watched American TV show How I Met Your Mother then you must die. The show revolves around the main character, Ted Mosby and his group of friends who put-up in New York City's Manhattan. As a framing device, Ted, in the year 2030, recounts to his son and daughter the events that led him to meet their mother. What follows next is a joyful and humorous roller-coaster ride which we wish never would’ve ended.
The Big Bang Theory
Created by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady, ‘The Big Bang Theory’ is the most amazing sci-fi comedy show which you can ever watch. The show revolves around the lives of a group of nerd-friends along with a waitress Penny, who live in the same building. This show is a must watch with your friends/company.
That 70s Show
A group of retro-styled, pot-smoking teens and tons of comedy is what you will have to sign for while watching this sit-com. That 70’s show revolve around the life of Eric who is always accompanied by his friends including Fez, Jackie, Michael, Steven and his parents. This show is a joyful ride which will teach you some of the life’s most important message in the most hilarious way possible.
Famous TV show Friends features some of the most popular names from Hollywood including Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer. The show revolves around 6 crazy friends who are nearly-killing-it in Manhattan, New York City
Two And a Half Men
Two and a Half Men is that daily dose of laughter and criticism that you need to see in a day. The series revolved around two brothers; a hedonistic jingle writer, Charlie Harper and Good-for-nothing, Alan. Things change when Alan’s wife kicks him out of his own house along with his troublesome son, Jake. In the initial seasons, Charlie Sheen portrayed the character of ‘Charlie Harper’ who stays in a lavish sea-facing condo along with Alan and Alan’s son.
If comedy-drama and sci-fi shows are not your cup of the tea then you must watch Dexter which is crime drama mystery series that will give you Goosebumps. The show is set in Miami and is based on Dexter Morgan (Michael C. Hall), a forensic technician specializing in blood spatter pattern analysis for the fictional Miami Metro Police Department. Dexter leads a secret parallel life as a vigilante serial killer, hunting down murderers who have slipped through the cracks of the justice system.
A yet-another mind blowing crime mystery series, Prison Break which will take you to the dark road. The series revolves around two brothers, one of whom has been sentenced to death for a crime he did not commit, and the other who devises an elaborate plan to help his brother escape prison and clear his name.
The Walking Dead
A post-apocalyptic horror television series, The Walking Dead is based on the comic book series by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard. The story revolves around sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes, who awakens from a coma discovering a world overrun by zombies, commonly referred to as "walkers".
Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones is a HBO’s fantasy drama series and has won numerous Emmy Awards for its produced seven seasons and the eighth season is on its way. The story revolves around the seven kingdoms, who wish to claim the Iron Throne unaware of the fact that a greater evil is upon them; Night Walkers and in order to defeat them, all kingdoms shall come together as one. Based on R.R Martin’s novel, The Song of Ice and Fire, Game of Thrones is the most loved series of all time!
A neo-western crime drama television series created and produced by Vince Gilligan, Breaking Bad revolves around the life of a Cancer-stricken chemistry teacher named as Walter White. Soon after Walter is diagnosed with lung cancer, he starts manufacturing crystal meth and selling it. What follows next is the transformation of a chemistry teacher into a drug-lord.
Based on the infamous Medellin and Cali drug cartel, Narcos is also yet-another crime-mystery series which is set in Columbia. The first season of the series is based on the life and crimes of Medellin cartel’s kingpin Pablo Escobar. And the second season is the continuation of cocaine-smuggling in the US with the help of Cali cartel.
A fictional adventure-fantasy series, Lost has won several awards for its amazing storyline and characters. The show contains elements of supernatural and science fiction, and follows the survivors of a commercial jet airliner flying between Sydney and Los Angeles, crashes on a mysterious tropical island somewhere in the South Pacific Ocean
The Vampire Diaries
Another amazing adventure-fantasy series which you must not miss before you die, The Vampire Diaries has won a lots of appreciation. The series is set in the fictional town of Mystic Falls, Virginia, a town charged with supernatural history since its settlement of migrants from New England in the late 19th century. It follows the life of Elena Gilbert (Nina Dobrev), a teenage girl who has just lost both parents in a car accident, as she falls in love with a 162-year-old vampire named Stefan Salvatore (Paul Wesley).
Based on the 1985 film of the same name, Teen Wolf revolves around a teenager named Scott McCall, who is bitten by a werewolf and must cope with how it affects his life and the lives of those closest to him. The series has received tremendously positive reviews from critics
An adaptation of the British series of the same name, Shameless is created by Paul Abbott, featuring an ensemble cast led by William H. Macy and Emmy Rossum. It is set in the South Side of Chicago but filmed in Los Angeles, with the exterior scenes shot in Chicago. This comedy drama series will surely tickle your funny-bone.
So, which one of the above mentioned series are you going to watch on the upcoming holiday? No matter which series you choose to watch before the other but the fact is that you mustn’t miss even a single one of it. Stay tuned for more entertainment related updates