TV Rewind

In this weekly column, we look back at popular international television shows that made a mark. Comedy, science fiction or drama, if it deserves to be seen, we have it covered.

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TV Rewind | Breaking Bad: Jaw-dropping moments, gripping story make this the greatest TV show

Created by Vince Gilligan, Breaking Bad premiered in 2008 and had a fabulous run of five seasons. The spin-off film El Camino is now streaming on Netflix.

TV Rewind | That 70s Show: Formulaic television isn’t all that bad

That 70s Show is one of those 90s sitcoms that is perfect for a binge session on a lazy Sunday. For new viewers, it's easy to watch and for those coming back for repeat viewings, it still holds up.


TV Rewind | American Horror Story Roanoke: The unexpected meta mockumentary

Roanoke was the sixth season in the American Horror Story anthology series. The series is currently in its ninth season, 1984.

TV Rewind | Friends: The show that wasn't always funny

Friends made stars out of its cast and catch-phrases out of its dialogues so even if it wasn't the funniest, it deserves applause for bringing generations together.

TV Rewind | Dexter: The serial killer with a conscience

Dexter premiered in 2006 and while this wasn't the first time that we were watching a show with a serial killer, this surely was the only show where the serial killer was a vigilante.

TV Rewind | Dead Set: Charlie Brooker’s pre-Black Mirror days were just as intense

Dead Set is crisp storytelling at its best. The five episodes have a duration of a little over 2 hours in total, making it a perfect binge-worthy series.


TV Rewind | Parks and Recreation: The Amy Poehler office drama that focused on the silver lining

Parks and Recreation starring Amy Poehler, Chris Pratt, Adam Scott, Aziz Ansari, Rob Lowe, Rashida Jones, Aubrey Plaza and many others began airing in 2009 and ran for seven seasons.

TV Rewind | The Office: The sitcom that created a new template

The Office started as an adaptation of the British series but soon evolved into being an independent entity. The self-aware documentary format of the show clicked with the audience instantly that allowed the show to have a run of nine seasons.

TV Rewind | Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip: The one that ended too soon

Created by Aaron Sorkin, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip had success written all over it even before it premiered. The show was cancelled just after one season despite generating good ratings.

TV Rewind | The West Wing: Politics was never this engaging

Creator Aaron Sorkin's The West Wing started airing in 1999 and lasted for seven seasons. Through its run, The West Wing was nominated for 95 Primetime Emmy Awards with 26 wins.