Top 5 TV shows for Geeks
Gone are the days when geek shows were not accepted and were not understood. The verity today is that the numbers of geek shows are on the increase and are progressively capturing the main-stream entertainment. With the ever increasing yearn for knowledge amongst all age groups the shows are here to stay and leave an impact.
The top 5 Geektastic TV shows worth a mention:-
- Doctor Who: A British science fiction show featuring Tom Baker tops the chart with anyone. The humanoid alien named the Doctor, is out to explore the universe in his time travelling machine called TARDIS (Time and Relative Dimensions in Space). The TARDIS looks like a British police box which was a common sight in Britain in the 1963’s. With both time and space travel the show undeniably stands true to Spielberg’s remark, “The world will be a poorer place without Doctor Who”. The show has won the 2006 British Academy Television Award for Best Drama Series and five successive (2005–10) awards at the National Television Awards.
- Star Trek into Darkness: The Next generation: This American science fiction show is set in the 24th century. Created 21years after the original show it showcases the voyages of the starship enterprise. Captain Picard and his crew face all sorts of challenges and hindrance in the space but manage to overcome them all. The plot of the show takes place one year after the preceding installment, where Kirk and the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise are sent to the Klingon in the quest of a former Starfleet member turned terrorist, John Harrison.
- The Big-Bang Theory: Four geeks stuck on the present-day earth struggle to get through life. Their endeavors and struggle sure makes this show the funniest sitcom on the television. The show revolves around five characters, Leonard Hofstadter and Sheldon Cooper who are roommates, a waitress Penny who is their neighbor, Howard Wolowitz and astrophysicist Raj Koothrappali who are as geeky as Leonard and Sheldon. The intellect of these four guys is well woven in this science fiction comedy show.
- MythBusters: Unveiling the truth behind the popular myths by mixing the scientific and gleeful curiosity and old-fashioned inventiveness is what Discovery Channels hit show MythBusters is about. Can there be anything geekier than proving the common and hugely practiced myths wrong! Each episode focuses on busting two or more internet myths, popular superstitions or any other myths.
4. The Walking Dead: An overtly simple concept the show is all about human survival after the zombie catastrophe. The show has run successfully for three seasons and keeping in mind the popularity the show’s fourth season is soon to be aired in October 2013. The show stars Rick Grimes who when awakes from coma is welcomed by a post-apocalyptic world. In the world conquered by the flesh-eating zombies, Grimes sets out to hunt his family and is met by a lot of survivors on his expedition. He takes charge and does his best to keep the group safe and away from the zombies.