It’s a good time to be a geek right now! Geek culture is definitely going mainstream. So if you want in on this way of life, start your geek journey with some good TV. Apart from the classics like Star Trek, Star Wars, and the staple superhero series, below are 16 TV shows that will surely bring out your inner nerd:
Geek factor: It involves time-traveling in a post-apocalyptic setting. Can they find where the virus that eliminated 90% of the world’s population came from?
Geek factor: Time-traveling alien doctor in a TARDIS
Geek factor: Eight strangers discover they can telepathically connect with each other.
Game of Thrones
Geek factor: Dragons, Faceless Men, resurrection, time-traveling
Geek Factor: It’s a modern take on Harry Potter x Narnia.
SCIENCE AND TECH
The Big Bang Theory
Geek factor: Four science geeks navigating through the struggles of life with the help of their beautiful but dumb neighbor
Geek factor: Geniuses solve crime while learning how to behave like normal people.
Geek factor: A vigilante hacker attempts to bring down greedy American corporations.
Geek factor: Follows the life of a group of Silicon Valley engineers as they try to succeed in the world of technology
The IT Crowd
Geek factor: Follows an eccentric IT support team in a basement of a modern London building
Geek factor: About a chemistry teacher and his student making crystal meth
Geek factor: Solving crimes through forensic archaeology
Geek factor: Follows secret service agents guarding a warehouse for supernatural articfacts
Geek factor: Chuck, a computer service expert at Buy More, becomes the only human copy of CIA’s database after his former roommate embeds the information into him through an e-mail.
Geek factor: Follows the life of Dexter—forensic expert by day, serial killer by night
Geek factor: Follows Sherlock, a consulting detective, as he figures out unsolvable cases through the science of deduction