10 Long-Running TV Series To Binge Watch ( or Even Re-Watch) 

Binge-watching is a fun way to watch a TV series. In fact, some people prefer to wait for all the episodic releases to get out for the season and then binge-watch it together. 

Anyone would agree binge-watching your favorite TV shows is such a holiday. All you need is your laptop or TV screen, a couch, and lots of snacks and food.

And this becomes more fun when you have a long-running show with so much character development, plot changes, adventure, and a lot going on. 

But what may stop you is not knowing which shows can be great for binge-watching or what you can binge-watch. 

Well, if everything else is planned, not to worry, here we are listing some long-running TV series you can binge-watch, and even if you have watched, you can pick one of these for re-watching as they hold great value for it. 

Game Of Thrones 

Game of Thrones 

Most certainly one of the highest popular and most-watched TV shows that became a sensation among the fans, taking part in the pop culture now. 

This show is a fantasy drama series adapted from A Song of Ice and Fire, a series of fantasy novels written by George R.R Martin. 

David Benioff and D.B Weiss created this show for HBO, becoming the most watched TV show on HBO ever. 

The show is about this epic lore of nine noble families fighting to get control over the Iron Throne, the crown of the realm. 

The show features stellar cast members such as Kit Harington, Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Nikolak Coster-Waldau, Sean Bean, Lena Heady, Maisie Williams, Sophie Turner, Jack Gleeson and more. 

If you haven’t seen the show yet, this will be a great journey for you to binge-watch it, not having to wait for years for the episodes. 

And if you have already watched it, the show has a great re-watch value. Certainly, you couldn’t grasp everything watching it for the first time. 

Number of Seasons: 8

Where to Stream: HBO, Hulu

Lucifer

Lucifer

Lucifer is a highly entertaining TV series to binge on. Also, it has a good re-watch value if you haven’t seen the show for a while. 

The plot of the show is interesting enough to pull you right in. It is about the devil getting retirement to earth, shifting to LA to start a new life, and soon starting to solve crimes as a consultant with the LA police. 

You get this urban fantasy television series based on DC comic characters created by Neil Gaiman, Sam Keith, and Mike Dringenberg. 

Tom Ellis plays this British-accent charming devil Lucifer Morningstar, an owner of a nightclub and solving crimes with LA detective Chloe Decker, with whom he also falls in love with. 

And then comes all these new characters from devil lore like demons, angels, and even God at some point. 

The show features actors like Tom Ellis, Lauren German, Lesley-Ann Brandt, Rachel Harris, D.B Woodside, Kevin Alejandro, and more. 

Number of Seasons:

Where to Stream: Netflix

Breaking Bad 

Breaking Bad 

Breaking Bad is one of the best-written crime dramas to watch. It is set in Albuquerque, New Mexico, centered around a high school science teacher Walter White who soon becomes a big player in the methamphetamine drug trade. 

He got into the drug trade after learning that he was diagnosed with Cancer to provide enough for his family after he was gone, but things got out of hand soon. 

How Walter White, a normal high-school teacher, becomes this drug lord is interesting with some of the best TV writing ever. 

The show features great performances from its casts, such as Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn, and more. 

Number of Seasons: 5

Where to Stream: Netflix

The 100

The 100

CW The 100 is more than it seems, even before you reduce it to just a sci-fi teen drama. 

The show is about a post-apocalyptic world where only a few people survived, now living on a space station called Arc. 

But as they are now running out of oxygen supplies, it becomes crucial to find land to live, so they send 100 criminal-background disposable teenagers on earth to check whether it is survivable. 

The story follows the journey of these 100 teenagers and others on the Arc in trying to survive and save the human race. 

The show’s starting with a couple of episodes can be a bit cheesy and over-teensy, but it gets better season over the season and becomes an exciting ride afterthen. 

The series features a cast such as Eliza Taylor, Bob Morley, Marie Avgeropoulous, Lindsey Morgan, Richard Harmon, Thomas McDonell, Devon Bostick, Ricky Whittle, Alycia Debnam-Carey, and many more. 

Number of Seasons:

Where to Stream: Netflix  

Friends 

Friends 

Another legendary TV sitcom that has become part of pop culture, so much so that people are still obsessed with the characters and their dynamics after years of its release. 

The show, as the name suggests, is about a group of friends following their personal as well as professional lives for more than twenty years living in Manhattan, New York. 

The relationships between these friends and the romantic angles are still part of the talk and used as references, memes, and whatnot.

The show features a cast such as Jennifer Aniston, Courtney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer. 

Number of Seasons: 10

Where to Stream: HBO Max 

Supernatural 

Supernatural 

You can’t miss a show that is known to be the longest-running American tv show with whopping 15 seasons, and that is CW’s Supernatural. 

It is a fantasy show about these two brothers who take on their lost father’s job of hunting monsters, ghosts, demons, and all sorts of supernatural beings.

The tv show features actors such as Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, Mark Sheppard, Misha Collins, and many more. 

Number of Seasons: 15 

Where to Stream: Netflix, PrimeVideo 

Arrow 

Arrow 

The CW show started the whole big arrowverse catapulting to various different spin-off shows such as The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow, Supergirl, and many more. 

It is closest to what we expect from DC cinematic universe to have something like Marvel cinematic universe. 

The show is about a billionaire Oliver Queen who was presumed dead after his ship get sabotaged in a storm, but he ended up on a secluded island. 

He has to go through hell not just to survive but emerge as this trained fighter as he returns to his city to free it from crime wearing a green hood making him a vigilante named Green Arrow. 

Arrow features a cast such as Stephen Amell, Emily Bett Rickards, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey, Willa Holland, Manu Bennett, and more. 

Number of Seasons:

Where to Stream: Netflix 

How I Met Your Mother 

How I Met Your Mother 

Another popular sitcom is similar to the popularity of the show Friends but still different in many ways. How I Met Your Mother also boasts of memorable characters that will leave you emotional when you part them. 

The show was created by Craig Thomas and Carter Bays for the channel CBS. It follows the character Ted Mosby and his friends living in New York’s Manhattan. 

It starts from the year 2030 when Ted shares with his son Luke and daughter Penny, remembering all the events that go from September 2005 to May 2013, telling about how he met their mother. 

The show primarily tracks these five characters: Ted Mosby, Marshall, Lilly, Barney, and Robin, played by Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Alyson Hannigan, Neil Patrick Harris, and Cobie Smulders.

You have nine seasons to binge-watch this journey of Ted finding his true love or if you have watched it, it is also a great show to re-watch. 

Number. of Seasons: 9

Where to Stream: Hulu, PrimeVideo

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

This sitcom is based on the premise of a police precinct in Brooklyn is hilarious, sometimes a bit dramatic or emotional but mostly a laughing riot. 

This show follows the characters, the police officers, and other workers of Brooklyn nine-nine police precinct and their day-to-day lives, crime cases, and connection to this family.

The longer you watch this show, the more connected you feel with the series’ characters, and the more you know about them, the closer they get to each other. 

It’s a great fun comedic show to binge-watch episodes after episodes easily without breaking a sweat. 

Since the episodes are not directly connected, more feel like episodic; however, this does change as you proceed to further seasons, and you can watch it without too much involvement. 

The series’ primary characters will become dear to you, especially Jake Peralta, who is sort of protagonist in the series. 

The cast features Andy Samberg, Melissa Fumero, Stephanie Beatriz, Chelsea Peretti, Terry Crews, Andre Braugher, and more. 

Number of Seasons: 8

Where to Stream: Netflix 

American Horror Story

American Horror Story

This is a treat for people who love to go with a long-running series with all different stories every season, making it an anthology series. 

We’re talking about American Horror Story streaming on Netflix, created by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk. 

Every season you get a different storyline with a new set of characters where the plot or the story is based on a real incident, events, and people. 

Another exciting thing is, since they have a different theme every season, a new story that is not connected anyway to others, you can watch the seasons in any order or pick a few. 

However, some characters from different seasons can argue to be having some connection to each other, but that will hardly stop you from watching it in random order. 

The series features cast members such as Evan Peters, Sarah Paulson, Jessica Lange, Emma Robers, Angela Bassett, and many more. 

Number of Seasons:

Where to Stream: Netflix 

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