When it comes to watercooler chit-chat, sometimes it feels like all of your pals are watching the same five or six shows. While that may make it easy to keep up, it can still be kind of a drag if you’re the type that craves variety. So if you’re looking for something new to recommend to your crew, look no further than these 8 totally underrated but undoubtedly incredible television shows that just don’t get enough love.
When a clueless professor finds himself accused of his wife’s murder, a big city lawyer comes to his aid. This hilarious sophomore-season comedy really upped the ante by bringing on Kristen Chenoweth this year as lawyer Josh Segal’s second high-profile client.
An anthology series, each episode in Room 104 takes place in a single hotel room, with different occupants each time, and a fluid genre to go with them.
It’s hard to believe that this AMC series that has garnered so much critical praise for Sandra Oh after her Grey’s Anatomy run has flown so far under the radar. If you haven’t had a chance to watch this crime series based on the novels by Luke Jennings, now is the time.
The love for this zombie crime-fighting series that’s about to enter into its fifth and final series has waned a bit since its initial premiere. Good news for zombie lovers, this one is still just as good as ever. If you’re not caught up, you have some time: iZombie won’t be returning to our screens until 2019.
Based on the hit book series by Diana Gabaldon, Outlander is the tale of a woman who finds herself traveling back in time 200 years in the highlands of Scotland. Claire Beauchamp manages to scrape out an existence for herself in her new world based on her experience as a war nurse.
This sci-fi series from Netflix is based on a series of novels by author Richard K. Morgan, and follows a man who goes by the name of Takeshi Kovacs as he finds himself waking up in a new and unfamiliar body. The world of Kovacs is one in which immortality is a privilege sold to the highest bidder, and death is of little consequence to those with the right resources. This fast-paced series is far more addicting and worthwhile than you may expect.
This Texas-based drama from AMC follows a preacher who has become a vessel for a powerful demon. Still on control of his own faculties, Jesse Custer is able to harness the demon’s powers and bend people to his will. This drama series is a super fun romp that is worth checking out.
It’s quite possible that all of Ryan Murphy’s projects have been leading here, to this very place. Pose is part period piece, part musical, and part drama. Gorgeously filmed and more stylish than you will know how to handle, Pose will surely sweep you off your feet.