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Shows like Westworld: Most Addictive Fantasy and Sci Fi

These series cut across genres--superheroes, post-apocalyptic action, supernatural thrillers, and classic science fiction--but they should all come with a warning from the Surgeon General. Don't blame us when you mutter "one more episode" to yourself at 3 am.

Shows like Dear White People: Woke TV

These shows actively challenge norms that contribute to social injustice by ensuring representation and sympathetic portrayals of historically underrepresented groups.

Shows like Prison Break: Engineers doing Their Thing

If you've always dreamed about going to MIT, these are the shows for you. Engineers doing what they do best- solving really hard problems - typically for the good, but then those ChemEs can go off the rails. We're looking at you BrBa.

Shows like For All Mankind: Hard Science Fiction

What makes science fiction "hard" is a respect for logic and adherence to the known laws of physics, versus "soft" science fiction which assumes we can innovate around any limitation (often including holes in a plot). Hardness is pretty subjective (just check out the debates on Reddit), but this list includes series that are generally seen to qualify.

Apple TV+ Drama

Apple is entering the streaming video wars, and with $200 billion of cash on the balance sheet, the company has money to burn--let's hope they spend some of it on high quality dramas.

Shows like The Americans: Cold War Dramas

What with round two in the offing, it may be worth studying these Cold War dramas, both to avoid repeating history's mistakes, and for practical tips on how to survive Russian spying.

Shows like Good Girls Revolt: Womens Lib TV

Decades before #MeToo, these pioneering women battled sexism in male dominated industries and made the first cracks in the glass ceiling.

Shows like Mad Men: Dramas from the Nifty Fifties and early Sixties

Before Woodstock, Viet Nam, and the counter-culture, there was an era when men wore hats and women wore gloves.

Shows Like Lost: Mindbending Sci-Fi Series

Want to bend your mind without risking jail time? Try these mostly mysterious, sometimes mystifying, sci-fi shows, ranging from 2016's 'Stranger Things' to the classic 'X Files'.

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