Peacock, a relatively new streaming service from NBC Universal, has hundreds of television shows from various networks that a subscriber can choose from. Despite its relatively recent debut, the service has been amassing a commendable content catalog.
If the viewer is a fan of early 2000 sitcoms, such as The office or Monk or dramas like home or The lights of Friday night Peacock has something for everyone, but IMDb indicates that some shows are more worth your time than others.
10 The office
The blockbuster American remake The office debuted on NBC in 2005. It’s a mockumentary-style show that follows workers in a paper supply office, and is well known for launching the careers of stars like Steve Carrell and Mindy Kaling. With moments as iconic as Kevin trying to carry his chili or Dwight Schrute being the victim of identity theft, it’s a show worth watching over and over again.
home It debuted on Fox in 2004 and ran through 2012. Starring Hugh Laurie, it followed Dr. Gregory House, a doctor whose bedside manners left much to be desired and who is frequently criticized for his controversial practices.
Dr. Gregory House also often dealt with his own demons, both mentally and physically, sometimes abusing the same drugs that he prescribed for his patients. Yet as jaded and horrible as Dr. House is, Hugh Laurie brought a certain charm to him that kept audiences tuned in every week.
8 Parks and Recreation
From creators of The office, parks and recreation debuted on NBC in 2009. Following a formula similar to that of The office, Parks and Recreation centered on a group of city government workers who worked in the Parks and Recreation department in the fictional town of Pawnee, Indiana. The show was a huge success, making Amy Pohler an even bigger name after she left. SNL, and he introduced us to actors like Chris Pratt and Aubrey Plaza. It is a fun and moving show that deserves to be reviewed.
7 Modern Family
Modern Family debuted on ABC in 2009. The show revolved around three households that were connected by the fact that they were family. Ed O’Neill’s Jay Pritchett and his wife Gloria (played Sofia Vergara) formed a family, along with their youngest son.
Jay’s daughter Claire Dunphy (played by Julie Bowen) and her husband Phil made up the next house. Eventually Jesse Tyler Ferguson’s Mitchell Pritchett and her husband Cameron Tucker (played by Eric Stonestreet) formed the last house. He followed all three families for 11 seasons, highlighting all the ups and downs that a modern family could face.
Psychoanalyze debuted on the US network in 2006, following James Roday Rodriguez’s Shawn Spencer, a man pretending to be a psychic, and his partner, Dulé Hill’s Burton Guster, as they worked for the local police department. The show continues to have a massive cult following, even hosting two made-for-TV movies that are also available to stream on Peacock.
5 30 Rock
Created by SNL alum Tina Fey 30 Rock debuted on NBC in 2006. The show revolved around the fictional show TGS with Tracy Jordan, and Tina Fey starred on the show as Liz Lemon, the lead writer for the sketch comedy show.
Basically the show gives the viewer an idea of what it’s like to put together a show like TGS with Tracy Jordan (or SNL) and dealing with the wide range of personalities and issues that come with working in the entertainment industry.
4 Friday night lights
Friday night lights it debuted on NBC in 2006 and was a huge success. After the Dillon Panthers, one of the best soccer teams in the nation, and their head coach, Eric Taylor (Kyle Chandler), the show was a critical success, winning 17 Emmys in its fifth season. The show was often praised for its “real” look to what high school really was like and for having wonderfully well-written characters that kept viewers coming back for more, even if they weren’t football fans.
3 Battlestar galactica
Battlestar galactica was a remake of the original 1978 show that debuted on the SyFy channel in 2004. In the series, what remains of humanity is being hunted down by an old enemy known as the Cylons, who are determined to destroy the human race.
While the original show only lasted one season, this version of Battlestar galactica It ran for 4 seasons and was much darker and more political than its 1978 predecessor. As it tackled topics like racism and terrorism and put this topic in the context of a space drama, it became a phenomenon that reached thousands of viewers. weekly.
Monk debuted on the US network in 2002. The show follows Tony Shaloub’s Adrian Monk, a former San Francisco detective battling obsessive-compulsive disorder. No longer a detective, he now works with the force as a private consultant, while his OCD often gets in the way of catching the bad guy. It’s a great heartfelt sitcom that’s fun to watch.
Eureka debuted on the SyFy network in 2006, following a former US Marshall (and now Sheriff) named Jack Carter (played by Colin Ferguson), when he arrives in the northwestern city of Eureka, where the US government. he has hidden his brightest and best minds to create futuristic inventions. However, with these inventions, there is always something that is destined to go wrong, and it is up to Jack Carter to keep the peace in his small town.
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