The writers at whatNerd love watching TV series. We’re living in a golden age with some of the best TV series ever produced coming out every year. But TV series require far more of a time commitment than movies, so it can be hard to know what’s worth watching—or even where to watch something, given all the TV streaming services. We’re here to help.
When you’re on a limited budget and want to get as much value as you can out of every dollar you spend, choosing between TV streaming platforms can be overwhelming. If you have what many would consider “geeky tastes,” then some TV streaming services will fit you better. Here’s everything we’ve written to help you choose the right one(s) for your needs.
- Disney+ vs. HBO Max: Which Is Better for Geeks?
- Is Disney+ Streaming Worth It?
- Is HBO Max Streaming Worth It?
- Is Hulu Streaming Worth It?
- Is NBC’s Peacock Streaming Worth It?
- Is Shudder Streaming Worth It?
- The Best Live TV Streaming Services for Geeks
- The Best TV Streaming Services for Geeks
- The Best Streaming Box for Your TV
- Useful Amazon Prime Video Streaming Tips
- Ways to Save Money on Streaming Services
Not sure what you want to watch next? Are the latest and greatest TV series worth your time? Or would you rather dive into the best TV shows from years past? We’ve love TV series from all decades, so here are our recommendations for which TV shows you should consider.
- The Best 90s Cartoon Series
- The Best 90s Nicktoons (Nickelodeon Cartoons)
- The Best HBO TV Series
- The Best Horror TV Series
- The Best Kids TV Shows for Adults
- The Best One-Season TV Series
- The Best Mockumentary TV Sitcoms
- The Best Modern Animated TV Sitcoms
- The Best Sci-Fi TV Series
- The Best TV Sitcoms for Geeks
- The Best TV Sitcoms of the 1990s
- The Best TV Sitcoms of the 2000s
- The Most Beautiful 4K HDR TV Series
- The Most Epic TV Series
- “The Genius” Is a Must-Watch for Board Game Geeks
TV Recommendations (Netflix)
- The Best Geeky TV Shows on Netflix
- The Best K-Dramas on Netflix
- The Best Netflix Shows That Were Canceled Too Soon
- The Best Netflix Shows When You Feel Down
- The Best Robot TV Shows on Netflix
- The Best True Crime Shows on Netflix
When a TV show has aired dozens—or even hundreds—of episodes, it can be fun to revisit the best episodes in a series. It’s also fun to delve into TV history and commemorate the high points that led us to where we are today.
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- The Best Black Mirror Episodes, Ranked
- The Best Community Episodes, Ranked
- The Best Goosebumps Episodes, Ranked
- The Best IT Crowd Episodes, Ranked
- The Best Seinfeld Episodes, Ranked
- The Best Star Trek: The Next Generation Episodes, Ranked
- The Best TV Pilot Episodes of All Time, Ranked
- The Best TV Show Intros That Are Visually Striking
- The Best TV Show Theme Songs, Ranked
- The Best X-Files Episodes, Ranked
Every so often, we ruminate on different aspects of television history and television culture. Why is a certain TV show so popular? What’s happening in the greater landscape of television and how are trends shifting? Who are the greatest characters to come out of TV? We explore all of that and more in our best articles on TV culture.
- Does Binge-Watching Ruin TV Shows?
- Forgotten Cartoons That Forever Changed Animation
- How Netflix Got Started and How It Got So Popular
- The Best Old TV Commercials for Geeks
- The Coolest Spaceships on TV
- The Coolest Villains From the Walking Dead TV Series
- The Greatest Moments in Game of Thrones
- The Greatest Sci-Fi Heroes in Movies and TV
- The Most Iconic TV Geeks
- The Rise of the Video Game-to-TV Adaptation Era
- What’s So Special About Terrace House?
- Why Are TV Shows So Serialized? I’m Growing Tired of It
- Why Does Netflix Keep Canceling Its Original TV Series?
- Why Hype Culture Is Ruining TV Series