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7 MUST SEE American TV Shows

1. Stranger Things (Drama, Fantasy, Thriller)

With season 2 having just been released, in less than two weeks the series has managed to gain a “must watch” status. As Will, a 12-year-old boy, goes missing, his mother Joyce desperately tries to find him. Through searching for answers, Wills mum and friends, along with the police chief, unravel a series of unbelievable mysteries involving supernatural forces, government secrets, and a strange young girl named Eleven.


2. Game of Thrones (Adventure, Drama, Fantasy)

HBO manages to tell the story of two overpowering and influential families. The knights and rebels, kings and queens, traitors and honourable men, this series portrays a dangerous game for dominance of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros, and for the position to sit on top of the Iron Throne.


3. Grey’s Anatomy (Romance, Drama)

This drama series is centered around Meredith Grey, an ambitious surgeon and the daughter of one of the best surgeons, Dr. Ellis Grey. There are currently 14 seasons and throughout the series, Meredith encounters personal and professional challenges with other surgeons at Seattle Grace Hospital. This show will have you in tears, in both, happy and emotionally sad.


4. Lucifer (Fantasy, Romance, Drama, Crime)

The Devil himself lives among us, but he’s not all evil and bad. He’s left his throne and lives in Los Angeles now, by satisfying himself with booze, music, and most importantly women – he also owns one of the most upscale clubs, Lux. By coming across a murder investigation outside his club, something unfamiliar is awaken within his soul, which is sympathy and love. By becoming emotionally close with a homicide detective, Chloe, who portrays so much goodness unlike the careless in humanity, Lucifer begins to ponder on whether there is hope for his inner being.


5. Girlboss (Comedy)

Britt Robertson plays Sophia Amoruso, a broke and rebellious 23-year-old who later becomes the owner of the online store, Nasty Gal. Following the rise of her multi-million-dollar fashion empire, this series shows how she grows and becomes a businesswoman and realises that there are important values and strains in taking responsibility of being the boss. Season one was only released in April 2017 and sadly the show was cancelled afterwards, however, this series is definitely a good binge-watch.


6. New Girl (Comedy, Romance)

This is a must-watch. Jess, who’s played by Zooey Deschanel, is an energetic and awkward gal who goes through a rough breakup and ends up moving in with three single guys. Nick, Schmidt, and Winston, are the kind of male best friends every girl needs in her life. Combined with drama and comedy, their humour and friendships will have you constantly laughing.  


7. The Fosters (Drama, Romance)

This series is based on the principles of love and family values. Callie Jacob is placed in a foster home with a lesbian couple, Stef and Lena, along with their family of adoptive, biological, and foster children. The fosters encounter numerous problems within relationships, specifically speaking; break-ups, hook-ups, romance, and valuable life lessons along the way.














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