21 TV Shows You Should Watch Again as an Adult

We are a binging generation. Gone are the days of waiting a full week for another episode of our favorite shows…now we can marathon them all in a day or two…And what better way to spend a lazy weekend than by marathoning some of your favorite shows from childhood?

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Some of the best shows of our youth stay with us for years to come…and when we go back and watch them again, oftentimes we appreciate them on a whole new level.

If you’re looking for something nostalgic and want to dive back into the shows you once knew and loved, here are 21 of the best shows to watch again as a grown-ass adult!

What other shows should be on this list? Let me know in the comments!

21 TV Shows You Should Watch Again as an Adult

FRIENDS

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Why?: Like a great bestie, Friends is always there for you.

Boy Meets World

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Why?: The cheese factor is high with this one, but damn it if every episode doesn’t have at least one nugget of Feeny wisdom.

The Wonder Years

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Why?: Real, flawed characters and heartbreaking real-life situations make The Wonder Years a true TV gem that will resonate with you on a whole new level as an adult.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

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Why?: While the current episodes may have gotten a bit obnoxious, the older episodes of SVU hit ya hard right in the gut. Watch season 3 and 4 again to remember how amazing and raw this show used to be.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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Why?: BECAUSE IT’S AMAZING, THAT’S WHY.

Arrested Development

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Why?: If Arrested Development will do anything, it will make you appreciate your family just a little more.

Family Guy

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Why?: Because Brian is everything.

The Golden Girls

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Why?: Because nothing goes better with wine and cold pizza than four sassy grandmas with smarts and great style.

The Mary Tyler Moore Show

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Why?: GIRL POWER.

Happy Days

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Why?: Sure, it’s sweet with a cherry on top, but Happy Days is nothing if not a pocket of joy on a gloomy day.

Deadwood

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Why?: IAN. MCSHANE.

The Powerpuff Girls

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Why?: Like most great cartoons, The Powerpuff Girls is chock-full of adult humor. The sexual innuendos alone make this show worth a second or third watch. Also can we talk about the sheer comedic genius that is “the city of Townsville”?

Freaks & Geeks

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Why?: Because you don’t give a damn about your reputation. Plus it got Seth Rogan, Jason Siegel, James Franco, Busy Phillips, and many more on the map.

30 Rock

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Why?: Liz Lemon’s absolute love of food makes this show more relateable than anything.

Dawson’s Creek

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Why?: Because first loves and high school romances are always some of the best years of our lives.

Seinfeld

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Why?: Dare I say these four idiots get more and more relatable every year? Ugh.

Rugrats

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Why?: For young families, this is entertainment everyone will enjoy for different reasons.

Gravity Falls

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Why?: Wit, wisdom, and loveable, adorkable characters.

Mad Men

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Why?: The entire show is an ad for the human condition. It’s utterly brilliant in every way.

Animaniacs

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Why?: Pulling the adult humor card here, too…plus you get educational songs about the US state capitals and presidents stuck in your head for 30 years!

The Office

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Why?: Because every office has a Dwight.

Sometimes you just need a little fun in your life! Check back every week for a new “Just Bee-cause” post, where I discuss everything from celebrity news to favorite videos and websites!

 

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