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The Big Bang TheoryThe Big Bang Theory
CBS, 2007 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Romance | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

From writers/producers Chuck Lorre ("Two And A Half Men") and Bill Prady ("Gilmore Girls") comes a new comedy that shows what happens when two hyper-intelligent scientists meet a beautiful woman - and realize they know next to nothing about life outside of the lab.


CommunityCommunity
Yahoo Screen, 2009 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

Community is a smart and hilarious comedy series that follows a group of misfits attending Greendale Community College, led by a lawyer with a revoked degree. With witty writing and a talented cast, the show is a loving homage to pop culture and a commentary on the absurdities of college life.


A Discovery of WitchesA Discovery of Witches
Sky 1, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Fantasy, Romance | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

A Discovery of Witches is a TV adaptation of the All Souls Trilogy by Deborah Harkness. It follows the story of Diana Bishop, an alchemical history professor at The University of Oxford who, after accidentally calling an elusive, long-thought-lost manuscript, is compelled to embrace the magic in her blood she has sought to keep out of her life and engage in a forbidden romance with charming vampire Matthew Clairmont.


Gilmore GirlsGilmore Girls
The CW, 2000 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

Set in a storybook Connecticut town populated with an eclectic mix of everyday folks and lovable lunatics, "Gilmore Girls" is a humorous multigenerational series about friendship, family and the ties that bind.


Lucky HankLucky Hank
AMC, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.6/5

William Henry Devereaux, Jr. (Bob Odenkirk), spiritually suited to playing left field but forced by a bad hamstring to try first base, is the unlikely chairman of the English department at West Central Pennsylvania University. Over the course of a single convoluted week, he threatens to execute a duck, has his nose slashed by a feminist poet, discovers that his secretary writes better fiction than he does, suspects his wife of having an affair with his dean, and finally confronts his philandering elderly father, the one-time king of American Literary Theory, at an abandoned amusement park.


A.P. BioA.P. Bio
NBC, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

A.P. Bio stars Glenn Howerton as a philosophy scholar who loses out on his dream job and goes to work as a high school Advanced Placement biology teacher but he makes it clear he will not be teaching any biology. Realizing he has a room full of honor roll students at his disposal, he decides instead to use the kids to his own benefit.


Masters of SexMasters of Sex
Showtime, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Romance | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

The show stars Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan, who will portray the real-life pioneers of the science of human sexuality, William Masters and Virginia Johnson. The series chronicles the unusual lives, romance and pop culture trajectory of Masters and Johnson.


Normal PeopleNormal People
Hulu, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Romance | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.7/5

Normal People tracks the tender but complicated relationship of Marianne and Connell from the end of their school days in small-town west of Ireland to their undergraduate years at Trinity College. At school, he's well-liked and popular, while she's lonely, proud and intimidating. But when Connell comes to pick up his mother from her cleaning job at Marianne's house, a strange and indelible connection grows between the two teenagers - one they are determined to conceal. A year later, they're both studying in Dublin and Marianne has found her feet in a new social world but Connell hangs at the side lines, shy and uncertain.


Classroom of the EliteClassroom of the Elite
Tokyo MX, 2017 Running | Comedy, Romance, Anime, Animation | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.8/5

Koudo Ikusei Senior High School is a leading prestigious school with state-of-the-art facilities where nearly 100% of students go on to university or find employment. The students there have the freedom to wear any hairstyle and bring any personal effects they desire. Koudo Ikusei is a paradise-like school, but the truth is that only the most superior of students receive favorable treatment. Ayanokouji Kiyotaka is a student of D-class, which is where the school dumps its "inferior" students in order to ridicule them. For a certain reason, Kiyotaka was careless on his entrance examination, and was put in D-class. After meeting Horikita Suzune and Kushida Kikyou, two other students in his class, Kiyotaka's situation begins to change.


Genius (2017)Genius (2017)
Nat Geo, 2017 Running | Drama, History, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

The series will explore how patent clerk Einstein could not get a teaching job or doctorate in his early life yet managed to go on to develop the theory of relativity.


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