21 Highly Underrated Tv Shows To Try According To Reddit 

There are so many TV shows that have been overlooked and underappreciated.

Whether you are into sitcoms, fantasy or drama, you can get tv shows that are on point with their work; however, they get overlooked for some reasons.

Thanks to Reddit, users share the shows they liked, but unlike the popular ones, they are highly underrated. 

Suppose you are bored watching overhyped stuff and want to watch something unknown by many people. Here is the list of those tv shows recommended by Reddit users. 

Hannibal 

Rating: 8.5/10

Genre: Psychological Horror, Crime thriller, Psychological Thriller,

Will Graham has the gifted criminal profiler who has his way of thinking. This helps him in empathizing with anyone, even psychopaths. Due to this, his insanity is taking a major hit.

While he helps the FBI solve the serial killer case, he decides to take the help of Hannibal Lecter, a brilliant psychiatrist. However, Will is not aware of one dark secret of Lector that he is a cannibal serial killer. 

Hannibal 

Hell On Wheels

Rating: 8.3/10 

Genre: Drama, Western 

Former Confederate soldier who played a major role in fighting in the Civil War in the past, Cullen Bohannon can’t put his past behind. The horrific memories of his dead wife, killed at the hands of soldiers of the Union, set the course of revenge in his mind of Bohannon. 

Hell on Wheels

Veep 

Rating: 8.3/10

Genre: Cringe comedy, Political satire 

Selina Meyer, who is a former senator, gets the opportunity to become the Vice President of the United States and serve the country. 

However, the dysfunctional relationships and politics make her work much harder than she believed. To prevent a different political uproar, she tries everything in her power, along with juggling between her private and public life. 

Veep 

The Mindy Project 

Rating: 7.4/10

Genre: Cringe comedy, Sitcom, Romantic comedy 

Mindy Lahiri is an obstetrician and gynaecologist in New York. She has a well-rounded personality and strives to get her romantic life back. 

For that, she takes the help of her offbeat colleagues, forming a hilarious comedy and story that you should watch. 

The Mindy Project 

Louie

Rating: 8.5/10 

Genre: Black comedy, Cringe comedy, Surreal humour, Drama 

Louie is a fictionalized version of Comic Louis Ck, who lives a new life of being a single father but a successful comedian. 

From meeting his PTA to starting his dating life, including navigating his kids’ lives in a big city, he shares different comic pieces of his day-to-day life in his standup gigs. 

Louie

Orphan Blac

Rating: 8.3/10

Genre: Blopunk, Drama, Science fiction, Thriller 

Street-wise woman with a troubled past, Sarah lived an orphan life where she had to bounce from one foster to another. Finally, she gets adopted by Mrs S, who helped her and her foster brother Felix.

Even though she made some decisions that were not good, right now, she is trying to be an ideal mother for her daughter Kira. One day Sarah witnessed a woman named Beth taking her own life who looked just like her. 

Sarah takes the identity of Beth, including her boyfriend and money, in order to start a new life for her daughter. 

But the life of Beth is not as simple as it seems. Sarah came to know that she had been caught in a deadly conspiracy. 

Orphan Black 

Luther 

Rating: 8.4/10

Genre: Crime drama, Serial drama, Psychological Thriller 

A brilliant detective who is tormented by his dark past and has an emotionally impulsive nature, Luther hunts down the murderers in a cruel way. 

The self-destructive detective came to know about the identity of the killer. This starts a duel on a psychological level between the prey and the predator. 

Luther 

The American 

Rating: 6.3/10

Genre: Thriller, Mystery, Action, Drama 

Master Assassin Jack retreated to the Italian countryside when his assignment in Sweden ended on a sour note. Well, he intended to keep his identity anonymous and live everyday life. 

However, he becomes friends with the local priest and falls in love with a woman. But once he steps out of his shadows, he ends up making the biggest mistake of his life. 

The American 

Rectify 

Rating: 8.3/10

Genre: Drama 

Daniel Holden spends his 20 years on death row for raping and murdering a teenage girl. It was before when the DNA evidence got nullified for his conviction. 

He goes back to his home where he is no longer welcomed. Living a life of an outsider in his town, he struggles to adapt to his new life. 

Rectify 

Shameless

Rating: 8.6/10 

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Black comedy 

Frank Gallagher lives the life of a single father of six kids and spends his free time drinking at bars. 

Due to her mother’s absence and lack of parenting from her father, Fiona, the oldest daughter, decides to take the child-rearing responsibility.

She developed a new parenting style to keep everyone’s life on track. 

Shameless

Banshee

Rating: 8.4/10

Genre:  Mystery,  Thriller 

Master thief who got recently paroled assumes the identity of Sheriff Lucas Hood in Banshee. Whereas her partner in crime and previous lover reinvented herself as the wife of the prospector of town after relocating years ago. 

Lucas attempts to get back with Carrie, keeping his past life a secret. Deciding to resume the criminal life, he gets hunted by the gangsters whom he betrayed earlier, including the mob boss who wanted to take his revenge against Carrie and Lucas. 

Banshee

Party Down 

Rating: 8.2/ 10

Genre:  Sitcom, Comedy 

Six Hollywood wannabe actors and writers chase their dream of living a life of stardom. However, they are facing difficulties in even making their end meet. Due to this, they started working as a catering company in Los Angeles. 

Taking different events, tackling difficulties and getting into trouble make each episode hilarious for the watchers. 

Party Down 

Forever 

Rating: 8.2/10

Genre: Medical drama, Crime, Fantasy

 Medical examiner Dr. Henry Morgan works with detective Jo Martinex, also his partner, to solve the cases. 

Along the way, he discovers the mystery behind why he has been immortal for the last 200 years. 

Forever 

Bored To Death

Rating: 7.9/10

Genre: Comedy, Detective Drama, Mystery, Crime 

If you are in the mood to watch something offbeat comedy, Bored to death is for you to try, 

This story is about a young writer Jonathan Ames, who is getting too bored to do anything.

To overcome it, Jonathan decides to pretend to be a private detective and solve the cases. 

Bored to Death

Episodes

Rating: 7.8/10

Genre:  Sitcom

Matt LeBlanc stars as himself. The former actor of ‘Friends’ wants to be cast in the American version of a British sitcom which is famous around the globe. 

Sean and Beverly received an award for doing a British sitcom. Now they want to remake it for the American version. And they met Merc, who ended up sabotaging their marriage and show. 

Episodes

Better Off Ted

Rating: 8.2/10

Genre: Comedy 

The young man who works in the research and development department is quite good. The company Veridian technologies he works for gives him the life he hoped for until he starts to see the questionable business practices that are happening in the company. 

Veridian technology’s motto is money before people, and its executives do their best to live every second of it. 

Better Off Ted

Reaper 

Rating : 7.8/ 10 

Genre:  Comedy, Drama, Adventure 

Sam lives a life of sluggish younger. He discovers on his 21st birthday that his parents sold his soul to the devil he was born with. 

As per the deal,  he has to become a bounty hunter and work for the devil until his life ends. 

Reaper 

The Good Wife 

Rating: 8.4/10

Genre: Drama 

Alicia Florida finds herself defending her husband, who is a part of public sex and political corruption scandal and sent to prison. 

Getting over humiliation and betrayal, assuming her role as a good wife and what’s best for her family, she takes the case of her husband Pete as a defense attorney. 

The Good Wife 

Almost Human 

Rating: 7.9/10

Genre: Sci fi, Crime drama , Cyberpunk 

Police Officer John Kennex wakes up after staying for 17 months in a coma in 2048. 

A catastrophic attack on his department caused him to lose one limb and end up in a coma. He also ended up losing his girlfriend and partner. 

He is outfitted with a synthetic appendage, which is highly sophisticated, along with battling depression, trauma, OCD, and  PTSD. Kennex is doing his best to come back and work with Capt Sandra Maldonado, his longtime ally. 

Almost Human 

Continuum 

Rating: 7.6/10

Genre: Drama, Science fiction, Action 

A territory group escapes with the help of time travel to avoid the execution. Kiera is a coping force to follow to bring justice, taking the help of experts along with the case. 

Continuum 

You Are The Worst 

Rating: 8.1/10

Genre: Black comedy, Romance,  Drama 

A modern look at love and happiness and a story about Gretchen and Jimmy who fears heartbreak, romance, food, sex, Los Angeles, friendship, fun etc. Two most self-centered people with narcissistic and stubborn personalities decide to get into a relationship. Soon they find their ego clashing, causing issues in their love relationship. 

You Are the Worst 

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