TV Shows To Add To Your Check-List

TV Shows To Add To Your Check-List

Sofia Marinac, Molly Swain, staff writers

Are you dunzo with a TV show? Don’t know which new series to start? These suggestions should get you started on a whole new series to watch day and night (What’s homework? School?)

If you liked the shows Scrubs, House or Doctor’s Diaries try:

Grey’s Anatomy: Netflix  Rating – 3.8 stars

Take a look behind the scenes in the medical world with Grey’s Anatomy, and get to know each of the five stars on the show in the office and at home. This show fulfills all the needs of someone who loves a doctor show, and also has drama that isn’t completely meaningless. “I like Grey’s Anatomy because you feel a connection with every character and it doesn’t hurt to have Patrick Dempsey play a lead role,” junior Elise Goetzl said.


If you liked the shows Private Practice, Criminal Minds, Grey’s Anatomy or CSI try:

House M.D : Netflix  Rating – 4.2 stars

As the head of a medical researcher team, Dr. House tries to treat those with uncommon or unusual illnesses. House is a mean and sarcastic doctor with no real friends. However, he is brilliant about his work and is able to correctly diagnose those with even the most bizarre illnesses. The show will certainly keep viewers engaged until the very last minute of each episode. “Aside from the drama, Dr. House’s differential diagnostic skills are helpful to the Sports Med students. But even if someone isn’t a Sports Med student, you feel super smart after watching it,” John Grigsbey said.


If you liked the shows Weeds, Prison Break or Damages try:

Beaking Bad:Netflix  Rating – 4.4 stars

 High school chemistry teacher Walter White is battling with terminal lung cancer, and decides to partner with one of his former students to produce and sell high quality crystal meth in order to secure his family’s financial future before he dies. “Breaking Bad has a very interesting and different storyline from most shows. Walt, the main character, is a badass,” junior Mac Watson said.

If you liked the show the Lying Game, the Secret Life of the American Teenager or Vampire Diaries, try:

Pretty Little Liars: Netflix Rating: 4.3 stars

Based on the novel series by Sara Shepard, this show revolves around Alison DeLaurentis’s mysterious murder and the lives of her former friends. After Alison’s disappearance, her old friends begin to get stalked and harassed by an anonymous person reffered to as “A.” In this thriller, the girls fight to not only find out who murdered their friend, but who the mysterious “A” is as well. “I like this show because it’s filled with suspense. I constantly find myself sitting on the edge of my seat because it’s so intense. People should watch it because it’s the perfect mixture of love and horror.” senior Mia Taapken said.


If you liked the shows Breaking Bad, Sons of Anarchy, LOST or Prison Break try:

The WALKING DEAD: Netflix  Rating: 4.5 stars

According to AMC, the Walking Dead is the most watched drama in basic cable history. The Walking Dead is a thrilling show about survivors of a post-apocalyptic world that is mainly inhabited by zombies. Led by police officer Rick Grimes, a group of survivors undergo a never-ending struggle to fight for their own survival. “I watch the Walking Dead because every episode keeps you on the edge of your seat and you can never guess what’s coming. It’s always exciting,” junior Mac Lavis said.


If you liked the shows Supernatural, Vampire Diaries or Alphas, try: 

TEEN WOLF: Netflix  Rating – 4.2 stars

When awkward teenager Scott McCall gets bitten by a mysterious animal while looking for a dead girl in the woods, he suddenly turns into werewolf. Immediately, he becomes a lacrosse super star (not to mention a total heartthrob). Scott must maintain his Romeo-and-Juliet-like romance with his girlfriend Allison while battling to survive against other werewolves and other non-human creatures. “Teen Wolf features some of the hottest men I’ve ever seen. I don’t know how else to describe it other than it’s fantastic,” senior Carly Gill said.


If you liked the shows Two-a-Days, the League or Blue Mountain State, try:

Friday Night Lights: Netflix  Rating – 4.1 stars

The ultimate family TV show, Friday Night Lights, is about Coach Eric Taylor and the Dillon Panthers in the small football town of Dillon, Texas. Relationships, family, and the team are all interconnected so for ladies who want drama there’s plenty! And for guys who want football and coaching, there’s plenty of that too! “Clear eyes, full hearts, can’t refuse Friday Night Lights,” sophomore Mariel Salem said.


If you liked the shows the Tudors, Sherlock or Pride and Prejudice, try:

Downton Abbey: Netflix  Rating –  4.5 stars

This British period drama series first aired in the United States in 2011. It revolves around the aristocratic lives of the Crawley family and their servants in the fictional Yorkshire country estate of Downton Abbey. “Downton Abbey is an amazing show. My whole family can’t get enough of it,” senior Cameron Hoyh said.