Top 10 Most Underrated Television Shows
The Top Ten
The first five seasons were EPIC, family driven, full of drama, humor, tearjearkers, sexy characters, fantastic writing, original plot lines and amazing acting. These last two seasons are hit and miss but once you are hooked on the first five seasons you can't let go. Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki aren't just pretty faces, they have acting chops too. Try NOT to cry when Jensen tears up on camera... I DARE YOU.
Completely original and always good for throwing in a twist! The acting is spectacular, the dialogue is funny, dramatic, and amazing. The story can pull on your heart strings like nothing and I love that the main focus isn't all about a romantic relationship and more of family, friend, and supernatural issues. That and it looks like it's one of the only shows where the actors look like they have fun doing their job that I've seen
I've watched many T.V. shows and out of all of them, supernatural is the only one that has been SO captivating. Episode after episode, it has never failed to disappoint me. Also, the acting and directing- I can't even describe how great it is- Jensen, Jared, Misha and everyone in the cast are just too brilliant in portraying emotions. When Jensen cries, the world cries. I'm not exaggerating - in my eyes, Supernatural should be playing around the world, on every T.V. , every day. I wouldn't get much work done though haha...
Why is this number 1, it is overrated - 445956V 65 Comments
On of the greatest shows on television, the acting is phenomenal, especially by Michael Emerson, it has a moving story with a blend of crime drama, politics, and action. Lots of standout episodes and of the the best series finales of all time
Amazingly funny show, satirical, intelligent, and I love how the whole series is joined together and that there is a reason for pretty much everything that happens in it, which ties together later in the series - Edwahrd
One of the most brilliant show that I ever had the privilege to experience. Way better than any current sitcom without a doubt. Just 7 seasons though. This show had unlimited potential. Any naysayer can bite my shiny metal...
way more funny than the simpsons. also, mad tv isn't funny, and degrassi is just stupid. - deadgrass27
Come on it's awesome.V 8 Comments
How is supernatural underrated man? This beats me... People are going nuts over it...
As for 'That 70s Show', well, it's outrageously witty. The show has given the world of entertainment, many stars...
The 70's show is today's version of Happy Days-but better.
I love this show! It's one of my favorites! I just wish Hyde and jackie got back together they were the best couple.
Underrated? This stupid show is too overrated if you ask me.V 7 Comments
Insanely Funny. Intelligent, nuanced, humor. So absolutely incredible that Fox cancelled it! I still can't believe it.
This proves that everybody deserve to go to hell, everybody is horrible.
Too bad it is so underrated. Great cast and intelligent and funny humour. - NoobPwner
Intelligent humour! Love Michael cera! Hopefully the movie comes out as promised!
This is really underrated and it is really funny - OneWayStreetV 5 Comments
A huge SCANDAL in history cancelling the show! It could have been one of the best shows ever. It's incredible how much you already like the characters after one season...
A brilliant western/sci-fi show that caught me by surprise... highly recommended!
If any show warranted a reboot it was Firefly. If it were made today, Netflix would have bought the rights and continued the show.
It only had one seasonV 6 Comments
I watch half of the show by time I know they on. Then went off. My luck.
By far, the best spin-off ever.
Completely underrated. It happends to be the funniest show to ever come on Cartoon Network. - nallimcamybloc
"Cartoon Network's best show" - vmacmil-1
I love ed. anybody who watches it should love it once they see ed or Jimmy - hooyugjgf
This is the definition of overrated - 445956V 12 Comments
One of the only shows that had hilarious moments and then a couple minutes later had touching or inspirational moments. The soundtrack was impeccable along with the casting (just look at the janitor, todd, and ted). I've learned more life lessons from this show than anywhere else, but I've also laughed as much with this show as others.
No one talks about this when naming big sitcoms and yet it arguably has elements of all of them hilariously and emotionally wrapped into one hospital full of caricatures, life lessons, and most importantly a universal sense of empathy not only between the characters but with the viewers as well
Funny, sad, teaching and makes you think. Some of the most under rated actors of all time. Moments to remember of the rest of your life and feeling that you just wont forget. RIP scrubs...
If you don't vote scrubs, you haven't seen it.V 9 Comments
Could have been better developed given more time. Still one of the best during a renaissance year.V 2 Comments
YES! NEEDS TO BE HIGHER! SO THOUGHT PROVOKING AND INTERESTING. This show has made me laugh, cry, and make me on the edge of my seat! I love it so much! I love all the plot lines and plot twists, it is so unpredictable and full of surprises! The characters are likable and relatable, and I can never get enough of it! So glad I watched this show! - missyweirdo
Great show but so underrated compared to TWD or GOT
YESS IT SHOULD BE HIGHER UP. I stopped watching after Jason killed off Lexa though. I still watch it I mean it's just that I don't get that excited for a new episode. I used to crave the next episodes because of Clexa but now eh. It's still rlly good and I stopped watching at like the 5th episode of s4 but I'm planning on binge watching the episodes I missed soon. I just wanna see more c[lexa] references lol. I'm gay oml - DamonAlbarnBlur
Sorry, but in the world of anime, Death Note is overrated. Sure, there are a lot of people who aren't into anime, and this list is just T.V. shows in general, but Death Note underrated? Definitely not.
Please, this is a really good anime, but it is not even close to underrated - BlazingPhoenix
The story of a book that when you write a name in the book it kills them, falling into the wrong hands. Simple yet genius. A show that not underratedbut worth watching.
This show is not on anymore, but when it was it was pretty underrated.
So cool yet underrated, too bad it was cancelled.
Big Brother isn't underrated, it's trash television. Wannabe celebrities talking crap for ages on our screens, how the show has lasted this long I will never understand. - mholland1997
This is underrated compared to how much people go on about survivor - htoutlaws2012
SO underrated. It does not get enough credit. Probably one of the best reality T.V. shows of all time.
Big Brother is more overrated than underrated. - anonygirlV 4 Comments
YES - missyweirdo
Best cartoon on cn!
I mean the show is just amazing and awesome
Decint,but not underrated. It's a show I've seen a lot, and I think it actually might be overrated.It really isn't funny,isn't sad,nothing special!
My favorite T.V. show (other than Hell's Kitchen)! It is hilarious, but no one seems to know what it is!
Psych is so underrated. It is very funny and the writers are very talented. I think that some people are to busy watching stupid shows, they get blindsided and they don't recognize good shows when they see them. I lot of people haven't heard of it, and that is what gets me. I have been watching Psych since I was little. Thank goodness watchathon week was on on demand so anyone could watch most shows for free that they couldn't before because it costed money, and Psych was one of them. I couldn't take my eyes off it. Psych keeps you on your toes, and adds so much humer, its unimaginable. Plus, I love all the references they make. I just wish that more people knew about it!
Such a hilarious show! I love Shawn and Gus and how they know each other so well. Their friendship has lasted for so long and held up strong. Really makes you wish for friends like them so you can go on wacky detective adventures! - NerdBunny
Sucks how no one really knows about Psych - t's definitely on of my favourite shows.V 6 Comments
Best T.V. -show ever
Because everyone is mad that it was cancelled because there isn't many T.V. shows based in school.
Funny, witty, dry, quirky. For those with an odd sense of humor. One of my favorite shows ever.
Underrated, because it's from the 90s, so not many people know about it. - Goatworlds
The fact that this show does not receive any were near the publicity of awfully dumb shows such as Family Guy is criminal. This show is not only absolutely hilarious, but it is also intelligent and brilliant in every possible way. For those of you who don't watch this, your heading right into the "DANGER ZONE"!
Wait... I had something for this.
Archer is right now the best adult comedy. Very crude yet extremely smart writing. Season 6 airs January 2015 on FX, take a look for yourself. I bet you'll find it anything short of awesome.
This is a funny show, and I love it to bits. It is most definitely underrated
The Middle and Modern Family as well
Much better than today's sitcoms
This was an excellent show. In fact, its only weakness was that 1) it was designed mostly for older kids an younger kids didn't understand it, 2) its top three most adult jokes still have not made it past censors, 3) its running time was questionable, and 4) it took about 21 years for the show to finally get complete DVD support on a single box set. Though one harsh d-bag critic at Entertainment Weekly may have dismissed it as a "witless Ren&Stimpy ripoff" (false) "with tons of mucus jokes and not enough surreality" (bald-faced lies), this show was a testament to clever writing, memorable episodes, edgy humor, hilarious dialogue, brilliant life satire, and excellent art style. I may not love it to death, but I definitely enjoy its style. I will probably buy the Complete Series someday. Classic little show, and one of my top 5 favorite cartoons.
Hold on, the running was not questionable. In fact, it was actually basically exactly the same number of episodes as the Ren & Stimpy series; in my opinion, it was truly a perfect length for the series. - xandermartin98
Scratch that, I personally totally loved this show to death. I just didn't buy any merchandise
Most underrated Nicktoon. - Goatworlds
It's overrated because of the laugh tracks, and because it copies Lab Rats, The Incredibles & Wizards of Waverly Place.
No, it deserves the hate it gets. The laugh track plays every second and it's a rip-off of Wizards of Waverly Place and The Incredibles.
Too few people knows about this T.V. show and almost nobody of them shows interest on it.
This is Dr.Seuss on steriods
This Show Needs To Be Higher.
How is this this low?
Funnier than the middle. Always wondered why it did not last as long.
Underrated because no one in america has heard of it such a shame
Its sad that like nobody in America knows of this show. It's the best show ever! But they should play it on the WB or something like that.
This Show is on The-N (Noggin) Watch it.
Chis Rock is very funny and the show is Great.
Yes Everybody Does Hate Chris That's Why He's So Underrated.
This show is not underrated but overrated. Now that it's finished it's still overrated. This show had annoying characters. For instance, Buffy who couldn't get over with her break up with this stupid Angel character for at least 4 seasons, Willow who acted like a retard and who was supposed to be a genius, Giles the English librarian who seems to have a speech problem, Dawn the hysteric sister with overdramatic manners. The coolest person in fact was Cordellia who realized how stup,.id this characters were. So glad this show is over!
I have been watching this show since it first came out in 1997 and I still watch it now, nearly ten years since the final episode and it never fails to make me cry, laugh, smile, angry etc. Overall, the best television show to ever grace the silver screen.
The best show ever made, just awesome from start to end. It should've been praised more and be given more attention had people opened their mind up to that kind of shows. Overall, Buffy rules.
Literally everybody knows this show what - missyweirdoV 3 Comments
come on it's a good old t. v. show from 20-30 years ago. it has drama trill, action, and a whole lot more.
This show may look stupid because it is a guy in a cheap dog costume, however the story is amazing and suspenseful. Will always be my favorite show - Jonerman
This Show is Actually Make Nonsense Work and Yet, Nobody Watches it. WHY?V 1 Comment
How is this not number 1? It was put on hiatus because of 30 Rock coming back on NBC (which I am no arguing), but it is simply one of the most hilarious and witty T.V. shows on the air.
Very well written characters, superb writing staff and acting. I especially liked Abed and the dean.
It used to be somewhat good back when it premiered, now it's real old. I'm glad they decided to make a movie for this, I hope the shows done and over with after that. One of the most overrated shows ever. (well on Cartoon Network)
Both Adventure time and regular show are overrated in my opinion
I seriously agree with him he has a good taste of opinions
Very underrated with kids my age, - GoatworldsV 3 Comments
Dam good show can't wait for the new season. Hurry up
This is definitely very underrated. These guys are hilarious. You should see the one where they open up for an Imagine Dragons concert. The song "Shut Your Face Grandma" is really funny. Most of the episodes of this show crack me up to the point that I can't breathe. - matty925
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