Classic Shows

Just because they're over, doesn't mean they're not fantastic. Here you will find the shows that I hold most dear to my heart. For in-depth reviews, click on the banners.

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Premise: A CIA agent discovers she works for a ruthless terrorist organization.
Premiered: September 2001.
Number of seasons: 5.
Watch it if you like: 24Buffy The Vampire SlayerDark Angel.

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Quick Review: A thriller set in real-time about a counterterrorism agent. Each season spans one day.
Genre: Spy Thriller
Premiered: September 2001.
Number of seasons: 9.
Watch it if you like: AliasPrison Break, Nikita.

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Quick Review: Four friends uncover the secrets of suburban life after one of their own commits suicide. 
Premiered: October 2004.
Number of seasons: 8.
Watch it if you like: Brothers & SistersGrey’s AnatomySanta Clarita Diet.

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Quick Review: A family is thrown into disarray after the death of their patriarch. 
Premiered: September 2006.
Number of seasons: 5
Watch it if you like: Grey’s AnatomyUgly Betty, Desperate Housewives.

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Quick Review: A plain girl starts a new job in a high profile fashion magazine. 
Premiered: September 2006.
Number of seasons: 4
Watch it if you like: Desperate Housewives, Brothers & SistersSanta Clarita Diet.

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Quick Review: A woman tries to rebuild her life after her politician husband’s humiliating scandal. 
Premiered: September 2009.
Number of seasons: 7.
Watch it if you like: Mad MenAmerican Crime StoryBig Little Lies.

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Quick Review: The story of one man’s descent into self-destruction in the advertising world of 1960’s New York.
Premiered: July 2007
Number of seasons: 7.
Watch it if you like: Feud, The DeuceTrue Detective.

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Quick Review: A genetically engineered superwoman escapes her government captors in a post-apocalyptic world. 
Premiered: October 2000.
Number of seasons: 2
Watch it if you like: AliasBuffy The Vampire Slayer, Dollhouse.

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Quick Review: Every season tackles a different crime and its effect on a group of people. 
Premiered: March 2015.
Number of seasons: 3
Watch it if you like: American Crime StoryHouse Of CardsThe Good Wife.

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Quick Review: A cancer-stricken chemistry teacher turns to selling drugs to make ends meet.
Premiered: September 2013.
Number of seasons: 5
Watch it if you like: House Of CardsThe Good Wife, The Handmaid’s Tale .

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Quick Review: A young woman is tasked with saving the world against the forces of darkness. 
Premiered: May 1997.
Number of seasons: 7
Watch it if you like: AliasCharmedTrue Blood.

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Quick Review: A spinoff that centers on Buffy’s boyfriend Angel, the vampire with a soul on a quest for redemption.
Premiered: October 1999.
Number of seasons: 5
Watch it if you like: Buffy The Vampire SlayerAliasDaredevil.

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Quick Review: A group of plane-crash survivors find themselves on a mysterious island.  
Premiered: September 2004
Number of seasons: 6
Watch it if you like: AliasAmerican GodsPrison Break.

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Quick Review: A rogue agent seeks vengeance against the agency that murdered her fiancé. 
Premiered: September 2010
Number of seasons: 4
Watch it if you like: Alias, Buffy The Vampire SlayerDark Angel.

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Quick Review: Three sisters discover they are the most powerful witches the world has ever known. 
Premiered: September 1998
Number of seasons: 8
Watch it if you like: Alias, Buffy The Vampire SlayerDark Angel.

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Quick Review: A woman begins to uncover the sinister plot behind the organization she works for. 
Premiered: February 2009
Number of seasons: 2
Watch it if you like: Alias, Buffy The Vampire SlayerDark Angel.

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Quick Review: A small-town waitress with telepathic abilities comes to terms with a new supernatural world. 
Premiered: September 2008
Number of seasons: 7
Watch it if you like: Buffy The Vampire Slayer, The Vampire Diaries, American Gods.

Comedies

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Quick Review: The whacky adventures of six friends in New York City.
Premiered: September 1994.
Number of seasons: 10.
Watch it if you like: Life In PiecesModern Family, How I Met Your Mother.

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Quick Review: An amnesiac tries to reconnect with her loved ones after leading an evil life.
Premiered: October 2007.
Number of seasons: 2.
Watch it if you like: The Good Place, SuburgatoryJust Shoot Me.

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Quick Review: The crazy adventures of the staff of a fashion magazine.
Premiered: March 1997.
Number of seasons: 7.
Watch it if you like: FriendsModern Family, Hot In Cleveland

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Quick Review: The story of four friends in New York and their often despicable behavior. 
Premiered: July 1989.
Number of seasons: 9.
Watch it if you like: FriendsModern Family, How I Met Your Mother.

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Quick Review: A quirky gynecologist in New York tries to find love. 
Premiered: September 2012.
Number of seasons: 6.
Watch it if you like: FriendsModern Family, Hot In Cleveland

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Quick Review: A snarky senior citizen takes three women under her wing. 
Premiered: June 2010.
Number of seasons: 6.
Watch it if you like: FriendsModern Family, The Mindy Project

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Quick Review: A single father and his daughter move to the suburbs and discover a new kind of hell. 
Premiered: September 2011
Number of seasons: 3.
Watch it if you like: Ugly Betty, Desperate Housewives, The Mindy Project