TOP 10 TV shows for smart people

Who knew TV shows could be so clever and smartly written?

Thanks to the 21st century, the TV audience has been blessed with what they call “The golden age of television”. This century has seen some of the best dramas, comedies, and thrillers. But, amongst all those shows, have you ever wondered, what are the TV shows that smart people watch? Keep on reading to find out some of the best TV shows for smart people.


10. True DetectiveTrue Detective is an American anthology crime drama television series created and written by Nic Pizzolatto. The series, broadcast by the premium cable network HBO in the United States, premiered on January 12, 2014.Police officers and detectives around the USA are forced to face dark secrets about themselves and the people around them while investigating homicides.

9. Mr. Robot-Elliot, a cyber-security engineer suffering from anxiety, works for a corporation and hacks felons by night. Panic strikes him after a cryptic anarchist recruits him to destroy the same corporation.

8. Doctor Who-The eleventh doctor is called in to investigate a mystery at the National Gallery in London in the year 2013. He comes across the tenth doctor who is trying to identify a Zygon in 1562, England.

7. The X-files- Fox Mulder who believes in extraterrestrial life forms and the paranormal and Dana Scully, a doctor and a sceptic, are FBI agents who investigate cases that consist of elements of the supernatural.

6. House-Dr House, an ingenious and unsociable physician who flouts hospital rules, clashes with fellow doctors and his assistants as he comes up with controversial hypotheses about his patients’ illnesses.

5. Dexter-Dexter Morgan, a man with homicidal tendencies, lives a double life. He works as a forensic technician for the police department during the day and kills heinous perpetrators in his free time.

4. Breaking Bad-Walter White, a chemistry teacher, discovers that he has cancer and decides to get into the meth-making business to repay his medical debts. His priorities begin to change when he partners with Jesse.

3. House of Cards-Frank Underwood is a Democrat appointed as the secretary of state. Along with his wife, he sets out on a quest to seek revenge on the people who betrayed him while successfully rising to supremacy.

2. Game Of Thrones-Nine noble families wage war against each other in order to gain control over the mythical land of Westeros. Meanwhile, a force is rising after millenniums and threatens the existence of living men.

1. Sherlock – Dr. Watson, a former army doctor, finds himself sharing a flat with Sherlock Holmes, an eccentric individual with a knack for solving crimes. Together, they take on the most unusual cases.


So, this was our list of the top 10 TV shows for smart people. Feel free to put your suggestions in the comments below.




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