Attack on Titan is one of the most unique anime series to date. This anime features giant humanoids roaming around eating every human that it encounters, but leaving everything else alone. It has been over 100 years since the last Titan attack, and all surviving humans now live in a country surrounded by three walls: Wall Maria, Wall Rose, and Wall Sina. Many people worship these walls as gods, and no one remembers how they were built. The story begins with the Titans attack and break down one of the walls, and kills Eren Yeager’s mother. He goes on a quest for vengeance to kill every Titan with this two best friends Armin and Mikasa, and join the army. On day when they are under attack Eren finds out that he has the ability to “shift” into a Titan. It is now up to Eren to figure out the mystery of the Titans, why he has the ability to become one, and everything else that is happening to everyone.
Downton Abbey is a television show that will have you hooked from the opening minutes. It transports you back into a time where many people still wished we lived, pre-World War I. The opening scene takes place a day after the tragic sinking of the RMS Titanic, and how it impacts the Earl and Countess of Grantham and the rest of the family. The problem since the Earl and Countess only had three daughters, the heir to the family’s estate and fiancée to the eldest daughter died on the Titanic. Watch as the family tries to find a suitable match for her, as the years fly by. Watch and see everyone’s reaction to more modernization in the world with the onset of World War I, telephones, electricity, the roaring 20’s, and much more. You will get engrossed in this show and will hate when the break between seasons occurs since it always leaves you wanting for more.
“Save The Cheerleader, Save The World”
That is the phrase that NBC used when this revolution television show first came on several years ago. Heroes was one of the first superhero series that really took off and people loved watching each week as these normal people started discovering that they had super powers, the powers ranged from stopping time, teleporting, reading people’s minds, super healing, superspeed, flying, and so much more. This show really helped define a new genre of super hero shows on television, and since then the world has not looked back. What is even better is that NBC has recently announced that they are bringing the series back, especially since the show stopped with such a huge cliff-hanger. So before the new season starts, catch up on all your favorite heroes or villains in this awesome show.
History Channel has decided to make their own serialized (scripted) drama series and picked the story of Ragnar Lothbrok to do it. He story beings as he is a humble farmer with his brother by trade, and Viking Warrior every raiding season. As the series continues you find out that Ragnar has more ambition then meets the eye. He wishes to do more than raid and farm, but to rule, and rule he did in real life. Watch as he is torn between two women and his sons, as well as enemies at every corner trying to take him out. Ragnar uses his brains and wit to defeat armies that are much larger than his. Watch and see how the History Channel brings out the life of Ragnar to the front and how everyone’s lives have been changed by the things he did so many years ago.
Arrow is The CW’s newest superhero drama take on the Green Arrow. After the success of ten seasons of Smallville, the producers of this show wanted to re-create that magic but this time took the character into a darker realm. Arrow stars Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen, who was stranded on a mysterious island for over five years. Before the shipwreck he was a playboy who only cared about bedding women and enjoying other desires of the flesh. Now he has a mission to save his city, Starling City, from the clutches of evil. Over the past season he has several allies to help him in his quest, and he will need all the help he can get with everything that has been happening to him and his family. Watch and see if Oliver can stop all the evil that is infecting his city and set things right again. One thing that this show really excels at is showing his time on the island and how that relates to what he is going through now.
Friends is often called a show that truly defined a generation. Many people can recall where they were the first time Monica and Chandler hooked up and when Ross and Rachel broke up for the first time. Those were defining moments of television. Friends really was a special television show that really captivated the audiences in the drama and the lives of these six people, as they stumbled through life and how they grown up along the way. One of the most ground breaking things about friends is the way that the writers dealt with more controversial issues back, especially back in the mid-nineties. One thing that many people remember is how Ross’s first wife, Susan, left him for another woman. This was unheard of back then, and it helped audiences get their mind around it. If you have never watched Friends or need a really good laugh than please click the link below and watch it because you will not regret it at all.
One Piece is an anime adaptation of the manga series written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda. This is one of the most popular anime shows in the world currently. It is about a young boy named Monkey D. Luffy who wants to be the King of all the Pirates. When he was a child he accidentally ate the Gomu Gomu no Mi Devil Fruit. This fruit gave him the powers to stretch like rubber making him the Rubber Human (similar to Mr. Fantastic powers). He now has a crew that consists of a pirate hunter, cyborg, talking reindeer, archaeologist, navigator, living skeleton, chef, and others that each have their own agendas, and has become well known in the One Piece universe as Straw Hat crew. Watch each week as Luffy and his crew fight seemly unbeatable foes on his quest to become king of all the pirates.
Alias is one of those television shows that sucks you in form the minute it starts till the concluding episode. Alias was made after J.J. Abrams wanted to put a little spice into Felicity series and decided to start a new series with a new lead girl instead. The original premise of the show is that Sydney Bristow, play by Jennifer Gardner, is in college trying to get her Master’s degree. At the same time she is also a spy for what she thinks is the United States government, a black ops branch called SD-6. In the first episode she finds out that she is actually working for a terrorist organization that killed her fiancée. Sydney is a “super spy” and one of the best things about the show is seeing all the costume changes she goes through each episode. As the series goes on it has many twists and turns but you will always hear the name “Milo Rambaldi” thrown about. In the series he is part prophet and inventor (in the same vein as Leonardo da Vinci). He has laid clues all over the world and they all lead to one thing that somehow involves Sydney. Watch as the plot gets uncovered and the all delicious twists and turns it takes to get there.
Do you consider yourself a survivalist, or think that you can beat any challenge no questions asked? Well if you think you are consider what the contestants of this new television series has to do. They are taken to a remote place somewhere in the world, so far it has been a remote island, swamps of Louisiana, jungle, and many other desolated placed. Then they are given one survival item. Many people might still say this is a piece of cake. The final thing they must do is undress before the cameras. Yes, they have to be completely naked with one survival tool. To make it even more interesting, they can only meet their partner once they are both naked and each team is made up of one guy and girl. It is up to both members to get over the fact that they are nude, and try to carry their weight and try to survive for 21 days in the world’s most extreme places. Many places have snakes whose venom is extremely deadly to worries of horrid weather conditions. This new show really puts people to the test. At the end of each episode they are rated on how they survived. You will be surprised which of the team members comes out on top each week. This is a show not to be missed.
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour aired in 1962 on CBS, hosted by the master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock. This series is a revival of the Alfred Hitchcock presents series, keeping the same basic format with a change in name. Each episode starts with Alfred Hitchcock’s monotone voice with, “Good Evening” along with a short monologue of what to expect in the hour long evening tale. This series has a different story in each episode with twists and turns centering on murder, mystery, horror, and thrills. The ending of the tales are always an unpredictable outcome. There were a total of 93 episodes that stared actors including Peter Fonda, Robert Strauss, Roddy McDowall, R.G. Armstrong, Angie Dickinson, Jack Cassidy, Ray Milland, Leslie Nielsen, Christopher Lee, Tony Randall, and Jayne Mansfield. Many of the hour long episodes are stories brought to life from many famous writers of thrillers. Ray Bradbury wrote the story in season 1, episode18, Shopping for Death. Alfred Hitchcock ends each episode with an overview of the episode and the outcomes that could have been avoided.