On Repeat: 20 TV Shows That Keeps Pulling Viewers Back To Watch When You’re Hunkered Down

Good TV shows are the perfect comfort to liven up boring evenings or spice up your weekly friend’s get-togethers. Everyone has their favorite shows that they keep reaching for repeatedly, no matter how many new shows are released yearly.

That is just the beauty and the simplicity of these shows; you can watch them on repeat anytime!

1. Futurama (1999-)

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Futurama is an animated classic. It is an American sitcom but animated, so it can easily pass off as a cartoon show for adults. The storyline is futuristic, as the name suggests, and the humor is mature and inappropriate in the best way. Fans say they remember every one-liner they love.

2. The Office (U.S.) (2005-2013)

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An American remake of the British Office, this series took America by storm as the most realistic and soul-hitting comedy sitcom ever. Across continents, citizens tend to passionately fight over whether the British or American versions are better. According to viewers, it is basic television with the perfect dry comedy.

3. It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005-)

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It’s another American comfort classic sitcom series about five toxic friends who are co-dependent but selfishly motivated. The entire story revolves around these friends running an Irish bar. Comments say it is a hilarious show that’s a constant reminder that the viewer is a good person. And every fan wishes to hang out with this group of friends!

4. Community (2009-2015)

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If you haven’t already, it’s another fan-favorite sitcom with six successful seasons to binge-watch. The whole sitcom is set at a community college, hence the name. And people are die-hard fans of the show, to the extent that many claim they have watched and rewatched the front all the way through too many times to count. Some claim they have the show practically memorized!

5. The Simpsons (1989-)

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The first season of The Simpsons came out in 1989 with the plotline of being a satirical portrayal of American life. It became such a huge hit and was so well-loved that the show went on to have 35 seasons! This, too, is an animated sitcom, and most people say their favorite seasons are the earliest, from 3 to 10. They claim to have watched them almost 100 times.

6. Friends (1994-2004)

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The pilot episode of Friends came out in 1994, introducing the story of six friends, aged twenty through thirty, living in Manhattan. It became a world-renowned phenomenon of a show and is still eagerly watched by the younger generations. Fans say the show is their comfort show. It is their safe place because it perfectly captures the ups and downs of exploring your 20s.

7. M*A*S*H (1972-1983)

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This one is an old sitcom that went on for more than ten years. M*A*S*H stands for Mobile Army Surgical Hospital, and the story is about the trauma and stress of being a part of this. Many fans claim they grew up watching the show and loved it. It’s a family show; you can watch it with your family, as most people have said they did!

8. Scrubs (2001-2010)

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Scrubs is a story of an intern starting a medical career in a hospital with unpredictable turns around every corner. It is an all-time favorite show for many people, and one fan stated that the Scrubs sitcom was the first one they ever binge-watched. It is the perfect distraction tool when they have panic attacks!

9. Parks and Recreation (2009-2015)

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Parks and Recreation is a famous name in the world of well-loved sitcoms. It is a satirical take on American politics and is cherished by many people all over the world. Fans say you must be ready to laugh your way through this sitcom with a star-studded cast!

10. Avatar the Last Airbender (2005-2008)

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Avatar is an American animated sitcom series about the life of Aang, a boy who can control all four elements. He hopes to bring peace to the four nations as they fight each other. Most viewers say they have lost count of how many and which episodes are their favorite from the series.

11. Bob’s Burgers (2011-)

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It’s another animated sitcom series, a contender of the most loved and repeatedly watched one ever. It is the story of a restaurant owner and the struggles he faces while running his dream enterprise. According to frequent watchers, it is the perfect show to put on when you feel a little down and need distraction. It is a storyline in which you do not have to pay much attention; it’s pure entertainment!

12. The Golden Girls (1985-1992)

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This sitcom is another comfort show for many people. The story revolves around four slightly older women who share a flat. It is about the struggles and the problems they face as they live their daily lives. A lot of people have said they love the show, and one dedicated fan even said they have probably memorized most of its dialogue!

13. Seinfeld (1989-1998)

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Another American TV classic, following the story of a stand-up comedian and his attempt at life, along with his eccentric friends. For most people, it is a heartwarming series with stupidity, humor, and pure absurdity. But it is so well executed that people claim to watch it almost every night before going to sleep!

14. Criminal Minds (2005-)

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Contrary to its name, Criminal Minds is a drama series with 16 seasons already released. The show is about a group of FBI members who study the minds of the most notorious criminals to understand why they do what they do. It might not seem like it, but the show is fun and hilarious, though viewers say some aspects are a bit cringe!

15. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997)

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Another drama series from the 90s is about a young girl destined to slay vampires (the title is self-explanatory!). It involves the typical love drama and life drama that any good sitcom needs, and fans say they will never stop being obsessed with the show. The characters had good chemistry, and all fans seemed to have one favorite couple they rooted for.

16. Breaking Bad (2008-2013)

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Calling all the crime sitcom lovers! This one’s for you: a story of a chemistry teacher who finds he has cancer, so to pay his medical debts, he goes into the meth-making business. Many people have reviewed this show and say it is phenomenal TV. Still, it is difficult to watch because of the themes and the surprises. So watch it at your own risk!

17. The Good Place (2016-2020)

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The Good Place is an American comedy series that will leave you in stitches. It has been a comfort show for many fans since it came out. People love its storyline, and the actors play their roles perfectly. You will find that each episode is as entertaining as the next, so what are you waiting for? The holiday season is the perfect time to start!

18. Planet Earth III (2006)

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Narrated by Sir David Attenborough, Planet Earth is a documentary series showcasing the world’s most awe-spiring natural wonders, from oceans to polar bears. This one is a great watch to learn about some great things in our world and watch the slow pace of the documentary, which is apparently liked by pets like cats (a fan testimonies claim!).

19. Trailer Park Boys (2001-2008)

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It is a Canadian sitcom about three former convicts living together in a trailer park and the ensuing hilarity. The absurd story and adventures are why many viewers say they have often watched the show from start to finish. According to reviews, it has many brilliant actors and doesn’t grow old!

20. Frasier (1993-2004)

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This sitcom is based on the story of a psychiatrist who moves back to his hometown to achieve his goals. It is a well-known show, and the people who love it say they have many memories of watching reruns of the show when they were kids. So, for many of them, nostalgia makes them reach for it repeatedly.

25 Movies on Netflix Actually Worth Watching

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While new streaming services are constantly being launched, Netflix remains the most popular choice for viewers worldwide. Its depth of original programming has yet to be matched, and while TV series, documentaries, and standup comedy specials make up a large portion of the service, its feature film library continues to grow. Many Netflix films are now considered modern cinematic masterpieces.

In this list we will look at 25 of the most popular movies on Netflix and why subscribers should add them to their watch later list next time they fire up the app!

25 Movies on Netflix Actually Worth Watching

12 of the Most Annoying TV Show Characters of All Time, According to the Internet

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There are plenty of characters on TV that just plain irk you, but a few are written so irritating that it actively detracts from the show. We tracked down some fan answers with what they thought the most annoying TV show characters of all time was and these were some of the most popular answers.

A few characters were written annoying on purpose but others seem to be the victim of bad writing or poor acting. Either way, they sure make some of these shows hard to watch!

12 of the Most Annoying TV Show Characters of All Time, According to the Internet

13 Cancelled Netflix Shows That Are Still Worth a Watch

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Netflix is notorious for canceling shows, but just because a show was canceled prematurely doesn’t mean it is not worth watching.

A discussion on the Internet recently highlighted which shows were cut short but still deserve to be watched “as-is.”

Here they are!

Netflix Cancelled These 13 Shows, But They’re Still Worth Your Time

20 TV Shows That Were Canceled for Reasons That Still Baffle Us

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People get seriously attached to TV shows. They invest time, emotions, and memes into them. And when a show gets canceled, it feels like a piece of their world is crumbling.

Social media explodes with rants, petitions, and hashtags. Fans might even stage elaborate campaigns to bring the show back from the dead- it’s a digital rebellion!

20 TV Shows That Were Canceled for Reasons That Still Baffle Us

12 Movies Where the Bad Guys Won Instead of the Heroes

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We all love to root for the villain every now and then! On that subject, we rounded up some of the best movies where the bad guys won instead of the heroes. I can’t believe how many great answers there were to this question from movie buffs!

12 Movies Where the Bad Guys Won Instead of the Heroes

 

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