Anna's TV Show Recommendations

Angel

Angel

Spinoff from Buffy about Angel, the vampire with a soul, who fights evil in Los Angeles with the help of his Angel Investigations team. Created by Joss Whedon and David Greenwalt, and starring David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof, J. August Richards, Amy Acker, and more.

"A great, darker alternative to Buffy on days when I just want more angst."

Anna's Rating: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

In every generation there is a chosen one. She alone must stand against the vampires, the demons, and the forces of darkness. She is the slayer. Created by Joss Whedon and starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan, Anthony Stewart Head, James Marsters, and many others, this show about a vampire slayer and her friends ran from 1997 to 2003.

"Watched the whole series in almost two months because I couldn't stop. It's greatness is infinite."

Anna's Rating: GLORIOUS BEYOND GLORY
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Dead Like Me

Dead Like Me

Meet Georgia Lass (who prefers to be called George). She is a young Seattle college dropout who is unhappy with life. She is always at odds with her mom, Joy. One day coming back from her temp job as a filing clerk, she is hit by the toilet seat of the re-entering Space Station Mir. Finding out she is now dead, she is recruited to become a grim reaper. As in life, she is a pain in the ass in death. She does not like the details of her job, and is always at loggerheads with her boss Rube. Her fellow grim reapers don't really take much of a liking to her either. She also learns grim reapers don't even get a free ride in death, as they must hold down regular jobs along with their death duties.

"A great show with great lines whose greatness was taken to early."

Anna's Rating: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Dexter

Dexter

Orphaned at the age of three and harboring a traumatic secret, Dexter was adopted by a Miami police officer who recognized his homicidal tendencies and taught his son to channel his gruesome passion for human vivisection in a "constructive" way--by killing only heinous criminals who have slipped through the cracks of justice. A respected forensic expert and a perfect gentleman with a soft spot for children, Dexter is hard not to like. Although his drive to kill is unflinching, he struggles to emulate normal emotions and to keep up appearances as a caring, socially-responsible human being.

"MCH is... just very disturbed but oh so hot."

Anna's Rating: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Family Guy

Family Guy

Sick, twisted, politcially incorrect, and freakin' sweet, the animated series features the adventures of the Griffin family. Peter and Lois have three kids -- the youngest is a brilliant, sadistic baby bent on killing his mother and destroying the world. Their talking dog Brian keeps baby Stewie in check while sipping martinis and sorting through his own life issues.

"Best. Show. Ever."

Anna's Rating: GLORIOUS BEYOND GLORY
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Firefly

Firefly

Joss Whedon's 2002 sci-fi Western series following a rag tag group of outlaws traveling with a girl being sought by the government.

"Came in late in the creation of the show, and fell fast. Wonerful characters and plots and everything."

Anna's Rating: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Futurama

Futurama

Futurama is absolute brilliance. A sci-fi cartoon from Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons, it's not only hilarious but at it's greatest moments, truly touching and even tear-jerking.

"Bender is the best, and I am glad that there are apparently new episodes soon. Hilarity!!"

Anna's Rating: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Gilmore Girls

Gilmore Girls

The story of a single mother, Lorelai Gilmore, and her precocious young daughter, Rory, as they traverse the world of school, work and dating. Lorelai must also deal with her overbearing and interfering parents, RIchard and Emily. Starring Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel.

"It goes from far to funny to breathe because you are laughing so hard to bawling your eyes out. Great dynamic between all the characters. Kirk pwns. I want Jess' bbiez."

Anna's Rating: GLORIOUS BEYOND GLORY
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Grey's Anatomy

Grey's Anatomy

A hospital drama that focuses on Meredith Grey, who's part of a group of first-year surgical interns at a hospital in Seattle. The daughter of a famous surgeon, Meredith struggles to maintain relationships with her fellow interns while at the same time competing with them.

"Drama to the power of drama. A great show, but... drama."

Anna's Rating: Grointastic
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Heroes

Heroes

This NBC drama tells the story of various people in the world who discover that they have supernatural abilities. Starring Greg Grunberg, Milo Ventimiglia, Adrian Pasdar, Ali Larter, Hayden Panetierre and many more.

"Guuuuuuuh. Love love love."

Anna's Rating: GLORIOUS BEYOND GLORY
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Lost

Lost

Oceanic Flight 815 from Sydney to Los Angeles crashes on a remote island full of mystery. A group of 48 survivors must learn to cope with their new lives as survivors while also dealing with the many mysteries the island as yet to reveal.

"I am still confused. "

Anna's Rating: Grointastic
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Monk

Monk

San Fransisco detective Adrian Monk is afraid of germs, heights, milk and a variety of other things. Once a part of the San Fransisco Police Department he was taken off of active duty after the murder of his wife Trudy. The SFPD now hires him as a consultant when they're stumped. He and his assistant Natalie Teeger always find the culprit.

"True hilarity. One of my favorite shows ever."

Anna's Rating: GLORIOUS BEYOND GLORY
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Psych

Psych

Shawn Spencer (James Roday) was trained by his cop father at a very young age to observe everything. As an adult, Shawn has kept this skill though he hasn't used it has his father had hoped. While attempting to help the police, Shawn manages to convince them that he is a psychic even though he is not. Along with his best friend Gus, Shawn aids the Santa Barbara Police Department with cases as their psychic consultant, trying to keep his con going.

"A fantastic show with a lot of wit and mystery."

Anna's Rating: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Queer as Folk

Queer as Folk

A drama show about the lives and loves of a group of gay people living in Pittsburgh. Traverses their lives as they deal with sex, marriage, romance, birth, death, bigotry and other issues that affect both straight and gay people.

"Boysex is better sex. Maybe?"

Anna's Rating: GLORIOUS BEYOND GLORY
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Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip

Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip

West Wing creator Aaron Sorkin returns to television with this series that chronicles the behind the scenes action of a late night comedy sketch show. After quitting the show four years earlier before they could be fired, writter Matt Albie and director Danny Tripp are brought back to fix the show by new network executive Jordan McDeere. Starring Matthew Perry, Bradley Whitford, Amanda Peet, Sarah Paulson, Steven Weber, D.L. Hughley, Nate Corddry and Timothy Busfield.

"An amazing cast, next to amazing writing, that didn't hold up next to all the assholes. I want this show to get more then it got. So amazing."

Anna's Rating: Grointastic
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Supernatural

Supernatural

The show follows brothers Sam and Dean Winchester, who travel across the country in a black 1967 Chevy Impala investigating paranormal events and other unexplained occurrences.

"This show is probably my favorite show ever, in the dark demon angst comedy emo genre. There is nothing more amazing then the relationship between Sam & Dean. (Eww. No Wincest. EVER.) Their chemistry is amazing. I want a pair of brothers like that. Amazing. I would give it a higher rating then 4 if I could."

Anna's Rating: GLORIOUS BEYOND GLORY
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Ugly Betty

Ugly Betty

Betty Suarez has always had one goal in life: to work in publishing. Despite being smart, hard-working, and productive, her dream has always been shadowed by the fact that she isn't the best looking young woman. However, she is now determined to do whatever it takes to fulfill that ultimate dream now that she's been hired as the assistant to new editor Daniel Meade. Despite the taunting Betty is subjected to at work, she finds help from a surprising source.

"Amazingly sweet. A great show to watch if you need a pick-me-up, a good cry, a giggle-a-thon... really, anything. The characters are hysterical and the underlying mystery adds just enough intrigue without making your brain hurt."

Anna's Rating: Grointastic Like Whoa
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Veronica Mars

Veronica Mars

Veronica Mars may be an outcast at Neptune High, but she has a lot of other things going for her. Plucky, smart and cute as a button, she helps out her father ex-sheriff Keith Mars at his private investigations business. The real mystery of the first season, however, is the murder case involving Veronica's best friend, Lilly Kane.

"I. Love. Dick."

Anna's Rating: Grointastic Like Whoa
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