Get Hooked: 12 TV Shows That Will Leave You Craving More

Tired of endlessly scrolling through streaming services without finding anything to watch? Look no further! We’ve compiled a list of 12 captivating TV shows that will have you glued to the screen and begging for more. From addictive dramas to binge-worthy comedies, these series are guaranteed to keep you entertained for hours on end.

1. The Shield

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The Shield is a crime drama known for portraying corrupt police officers in an experimental Los Angeles Police Department division. It follows a Strike Team of unethical police who use criminal methods to cop shares of various drug busts through coercion and staged arrests.

2. The Boys

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  • Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

The Boys is not your typical superhero television series. Based on the comic book of the same name, The Boys follows the titular team of vigilantes combatting superpowered individuals who abuse their abilities. Unfortunately, most are arrogant and corrupt outside their perceived heroism. 

The original poster (OP) admitted, “I finished The Boys last night and loved it! And I’m looking for a show that will make me feel that way again. Thanks for the recs!”

3. Prison Break

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Prison Break tells the story of two brothers. One is accused wrongly of murder, found guilty, and sentenced to death row. The other concocts an elaborate plan to break him out after ensuring a plan to get him sent into prison. There are several colorful characters and a building urgency. 

4. Yellowjackets

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  • Streaming on Showtime and is free on Pluto TV.

OctaviaBlackthorn volunteered, “I don’t know if it’s your cup of tea but Yellowjackets. The last episode just came out today. It’s a mystery/thriller about a teenage girl’s soccer team who gets stranded in the Canadian Rockies for 19 months & eventually resorts to ritualistic cannibalism.”

They elaborated, “It duel tells the story of the adolescent versions of them and the adult survivors dealing with blackmail over what happened 25 years earlier.”

Finally, they concluded, “I thought it was going to be a stupid young adult teen drama, but it’s actually very violent & it’ll keep you on your toes the whole time. I’m obsessed!”

5. Ozark

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Ozark is a crime drama that follows a financial advisor who must launder money to keep himself and his family alive. It follows their sudden move from Chicago to the Lake of the Ozarks in central Missouri. After arriving, they become entangled in the locals’ crime and drama on top of their personal plight. The first episode will grab you instantly. 

6. Lost

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  • Watch it on Amazon Prime Video.

Lost is a supernatural sci-fi drama following the survivors of a commercial jet airliner crash onto a strange and remote island in the South Pacific Ocean. The survivors work toward finding a way out while maintaining their survival and uncovering many island mysteries. 

7. The Last Kingdom

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  • Watch it on Hulu Live and Netflix.

The Last Kingdom is a British historical fiction series following Alfred the Great defending his kingdom from Norse invaders. Uhtred, born a Saxon but raised by Vikings, seeks to claim his ancestral birthright.

8. Twin Peaks

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  • Watch the original on Paramount+ and the 2017 reboot on Showtime.

Twin Peaks is a mystery serial drama and 90s phenomenon that had the world glued to their screens to find out who killed Laura Palmer. It follows the investigation led by an eccentric FBI Special Agent and local Sheriff in the fictional town of Twin Peaks. In 2017, they revived the series, with plot lines often tied to the homecoming queen’s death in 1989. 

9. Euphoria

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Euphoria is a teen drama following a recovering teenage drug addict struggling to find her place in the world. The show addresses various issues, including drug abuse, hookup culture, mental illness, social media, relapsing, codependency, domestic violence, and human trafficking. 

10. Veep

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Veep is an American political satire comedy following a fictional Vice President of the United States, Veep (Julia Louis-Dreyfus). The job is nothing like Veep imagined and everything for which everyone warned. It follows her and her team attempting to leave a good legacy but is often involved in daily political games. 

11. Power

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Power is a crime drama following the story of a ruthless but intelligent drug dealer. He wants to leave the criminal element and pursue a legitimate business opportunity as a nightclub owner. However, he’s also navigating a failing marriage while avoiding getting caught by the police. 

12. The Mandalorian

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The Mandalorian is a space western and the first live-action series in the Star Wars franchise. It takes place five years after the events of Return of the Jedi (1983). The series follows a lone Mandalorian bounty hunter hired by remnant Imperial forces to retrieve the child Grogu, better known as Baby Yoda. However, he chooses to protect Baby Yoda by going on the run. 

What do you think? Did Redditors deliver a fantastic list of shows that are immediately engaging? Do you any recommendations for fast-attention-grabbing TV shows?

This article was produced and syndicated by Wealth of Geeks.



10 Movies That Were Huge Once but Have Been Forgotten by Most People

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Some masterpieces get lost with the tides of time. But every true piece of art is timeless. It remains relevant decades later — movies like Titanic and The Sound of Music are huge testaments of this.

Though these timeless films may remain as significant as the years they were made, newer films are rolling out daily. New and more brilliant movies take the world by storm, each release inching away at older films people grew up watching. Here are 10 movie masterpieces that people have forgotten about.

10 Movies That Were Huge Once but Have Been Forgotten by Most People

12 Movies People Didn’t Expect to Like but Were Actually Really Good

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Movies have the power to surprise us in unexpected ways. Sometimes, we go into a film with low expectations, only to thoroughly enjoy it.

In this article, we’ve compiled a list of 12 movies people didn’t expect to like but were pleasantly surprised by. These movies range in genre, style, and era, but they all share one thing in common: they exceeded expectations.

12 Movies People Didn’t Expect to Like but Were Actually Really Good

15 Movies With Plot Twists You’ll Want to Watch Immediately

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Are you a fan of films that twist you, turn you, and blow you away with their insane plot twists? We got you covered. An online discussion asks, “I wanna watch a movie with a massive plot twist. Something that makes you go holy cow by the end.”

They continued, “I remember watching a movie with my ex. I don’t know the title, but it was the biggest ‘holy [Sugar-Honey-Ice-Tea] what the fridge was that?’ of my life. I needed a moment to process what even happened.” Here are the top film nominations for insane plot twists.

15 Movies With Plot Twists You’ll Want to Watch Immediately

10 Movies That Were Masterpieces Right After You Watched It but Now They’re Just Alright

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Sometimes, movies are only great for one watch.

Here are 10 movies that used to be epic but are now just meh.

10 Movies That Were Masterpieces Right After You Watched It but Now They’re Just Alright

10 Movies With the Worst/Dumbest Premises That Were Not Trying To Be Silly

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If you watch movies, you’ve inevitably stumbled across a premise so bad it distracts from the film.

With a lousy script, not even talented actors can save the story. Here are 10 films the internet says tried to cement a serious story but fell flat due to a bad premise.

10 Movies With the Worst/Dumbest Premises That Were Not Trying To Be Silly

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