Fancy TV Series

List of the most unusual TV shows to watch, selected by visitors to our site: Urban Myths, Alex, Inc., 8 Zeugen, My Name, Heels, Room 104, RUN, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Taboo, The Unusuals.

In the top there are new series of 2022, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, adventure, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:50
CharactersFriends
PlotIntrigue
PlaceEngland
StyleFancy

Our Urban Myths are stories that have been passed down over time and have now become part of urban folklore. But are they true? We take a slightly tongue in cheek, mischievous – and deliberately ambiguous – look at what might have happened...

Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersFamily, Businessmen, Partners
StyleLovely, Fascinating, Touching

A brilliant radio journalist, husband, and father of two is about to do something crazy — quit his job and start his own company. He quickly discovers it’s going to be a lot harder than he thought.

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, crime
CountryGermany
CharactersPsychologists
PlotAbduction

When 10 year old girl is kidnapped from the natural history museum, the police questions eight key witnesses to uncover the truth and find the child before it's too late.

Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersPolice
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Death

Following her father's murder, a revenge-driven woman puts her trust in a powerful crime boss — and enters the police force under his direction.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
CharactersBrothers
PlotLife, Family life, Show, Family business

In a close-knit Georgia community, a family-owned wrestling promotion finds two brothers and rivals war over their late father’s legacy. In the ring, somebody must play the good guy and somebody must play their nemesis, the heel. But in the real world, those characters can be hard to live up to (and just as hard to leave behind).

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:24
CharactersFamily
PlotLove, Treason, Investigation, Relationship, Adventures
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating

Set in a single room of an average American motel, each episode tells a different story of the assorted characters who pass through it.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
PlotTravel, Life, Road adventures
StyleWomen in the lead roles

Ruby is living a humdrum existence when one day she gets a text inviting her to fulfill a youthful pact, promising true love and self-reinvention, by stepping out of her life to take a journey with her oldest flame.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:51
CharactersFriends
Plotbetrayal, Adventures
PlaceUSA
StyleRomantic

Television adaptation of the romantic comedy film 'Four Weddings and a Funeral'.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:43
CharactersBusinessmen
PlotRevenge
PlaceEngland
StyleFancy

Adventurer James Keziah Delaney returns to London from Africa in 1814 along with fourteen stolen diamonds to seek vengeance after the death of his father.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersPartners

The Unusuals is a comedy-drama television series that aired on ABC from April 8 to June 17, 2009 in the U.S. and Global in Canada. The pilot and first episode were written by Noah Hawley, a former writer and producer for Fox's Bones. An ABC press release described The Unusuals as "like a modern-day M*A*S*H" that "explores both the grounded drama and comic insanity of the world of New York City police detectives, where every cop has a secret". Its premise elaborated:The initial series order was for 10 episodes. Show creator Noah Hawley announced via his Twitter account in mid-May 2009 that ABC would not be bringing the show back for a second season.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy
CountryUnited Kingdom

A coming-of-age comedy from the BAFTA nominated comedian, Liam Williams exploring the roots of modern-day masculinity, by delving into the memories of his own misspent adolescence.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:19
CharactersTeenagers, Hackers, Teachers, Psychiatrists
PlotLove, Investigation, Virtual Reality, Computer games, Mystery
PlaceEngland
StyleSpectacular

To escape reality 17-year-old Leila turns to a secret virtual paradise. Her real journey begins when this digital Eden turns dark.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantastic, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:00
CharactersHackers, Partners, Detectives
PlotApocalypse, Investigation
StyleTwisted plot, Fascinating

Two detectives with opposing viewpoints are partnered together five years before the Apocalypse.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:18
CharactersSerial killers, Detectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceTrains
StyleAtmospheric, By books

It's 1933, and an older and greyer Hercule Poirot has fallen out of the public eye. When he receives anonymous letters threatening murder, he must take matters into his own hands.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryItaly, Mexico
CharactersMafia
StyleFascinating

Based on the book of the same name by bestselling author Roberto Saviano, ZeroZeroZero is an unforgettable exploration of the inner workings of the global cocaine trade.

Markimdb: 8.7
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:09
CharactersAliens, Monsters, Childrens, Single mothers
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Apocalypse, Investigation, Adventures
PlaceSchool, Parallel worlds, Small towns, Portals to other worlds
StylePopular, Worth watching, Spectacular, For children, Atmospheric

When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersRich, Maids, Janitors
PlotLove, Mystery, Deception
StyleFor girls, Spectacular, Fascinating

The series centers on four Latina maids working in the homes of Beverly Hills’ wealthiest and most powerful families, and a newcomer who made it personal after a maid was murdered and determined to uncover the truth behind her demise, and in the process become an ally in their lives.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
PlotDepression, Family life
StyleFancy, Women in the lead roles, Depressive

Explore the secret life of a woman we all grew up watching: the sitcom wife. The series looks to break television convention and ask what the world looks like through her eyes. Alternating between single-camera realism and multi-camera zaniness, the formats will inform one another as we imagine what happens when the sitcom wife escapes her confines, and takes the lead in her own life.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:40
CharactersTerminally ill
PlotDeception
PlaceOffice

When Daniel Glass is misdiagnosed with a fatal disease he begins to notice how everyone around him treats him better. But then he finds out he was misdiagnosed by the most incompetent oncologist on Earth and now he has a big decision to make: come clean and go back to his old rubbish life, or keep pretending to be ill.

Markimdb: 9.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryTurkey
CharactersSerial killers, Journalists, Cats
PlotInvestigation, Death, Dancing, Cars, Mystery
PlaceTurkey
StyleAction, Fascinating

After being diagnosed with Alzheimer's, a retired judicial officer decides to commit a murder that he had been planning for years.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, fantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersMonsters, Losers
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural
StyleTwisted plot

This scripted anthology series mashes up wildly different genres to tell suspenseful stories with funny, imaginative twists. Each episode turns familiar tropes inside out to create a curated and eclectic collection of stories filled with equal parts nostalgia and modern satire.

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersMilitary, Scientists
PlotSecond world war
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Fascinating, Based on real events

The story of the mysterious and brilliant Jack Parsons in 1940s Los Angeles as by day he helps birth the discipline of American rocketry and by night is a performer of sex magick rituals and a disciple to occultist Aleister Crowley.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography
CountrySpain
PlaceCourt
StyleBased on real events

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Markimdb: 7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
PlaceRussia
StyleFascinating, Makes me think

An anthology series centered around people who believe themselves to be the modern-day descendants of the Romanov family.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, crime
CountrySouth Africa
StyleAction, Fascinating

Three story strands are interwoven into a sophisticated action-packed thriller that covers the length and breadth of South Africa, explosively colliding in Cape Town in a violent conspiracy involving organized crime, smuggled diamonds, state security, Black Rhinos, the CIA and an international terrorist plot.

Markimdb: 9.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:47
CharactersFamily, Angels, Teachers, Partners, Businessmen
PlotAdventures, Money, Relationship, Drug addiction, Obsession
PlaceUSA
StylePopular, Worth watching, For men, Action, Fascinating

When Walter White, a New Mexico chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of only two years left to live, he becomes filled with a sense of fearlessness and an unrelenting desire to secure his family's financial future at any cost as he enters the dangerous world of drugs and crime.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, crime
CountryRussia
Duration01:08
CharactersFamily, Strong women
PlaceRussia

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Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersGays, Friends
PlotRelationship
StyleTouching

A New York City grad student moonlighting as a dominatrix enlists her gay BFF from high school to be her assistant.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:45
CharactersKillers
PlotSurvival, FBI, Missing people, Lost memory
StyleSlashers

A missing FBI agent reappears six years after being declared dead.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
PlotMystery

Auburn Reed is determined to put her challenging past behind her and get her future on track. Now in her mid-twenties and struggling to fund her custody battle for her only son, she stumbles upon the art studio of the talented and charming artist, Owen Gentry. The two wrestle with their developing romance and the secrets they're both keeping until they realize they may risk their future if they don't reveal their pasts to each other.





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