Philosophical Series

List of the best philosophical series selected by visitors to our site: Dirk Gently, Kino's Journey: The Beautiful World - The Animated Series, 8 Days, The New Pope, Merlí, Kidding, Childhood's End, Miracle Workers, Lodge 49, Young Sheldon.

In the top there are new series of 2021, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

Dirk Gently (2012)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, comedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom

Detective Dirk Gently operates based on the fundamental interconnectedness of all things.

Kino's Journey: The Beautiful World - The Animated Series (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, drama, adventure, cartoon, anime
PlotTravel, Adventures
StylePhilosophical, Makes me think

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8 Days (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, drama
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Death, Relationship, Fate
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating, Philosophical

With a huge asteroid rushing towards Europe, there are only eight days left till impact. In the face of the apocalypse everything changes; laws and rules are abandoned. Who can save themself, what is really important now?

The New Pope (2020)
Markimdb: 8.1
CountryItaly, France, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
PlotPolitics, Religion, Mystery, Power, Intrigue
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Philosophical

As Pope Pius XIII hangs between life and death in a coma, charming and sophisticated moderate English aristocrat Sir John Brannox is placed on the papal throne and adopts the name John Paul III. A sequel series to “The Young Pope.”

Merlí (2015)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersTeenagers, Teachers
StyleFascinating, Philosophical, Makes me think

TV series about a high school philosophy teacher, Merlí, who teaches in an original way, and about the students of his class, including his own son, and the relationship, friendship, love, and problems between the students of the class.

Kidding (2018)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersFamily, Rich, Actors, Celebrities
PlotDeath, Depression, Divorce, Cancer
StyleFor men, Fancy, Soulful, To cry, Philosophical

Jeff, aka Mr. Pickles, is an icon of children's TV. But when his family begins to implode, Jeff finds no fairy tale or fable or puppet will guide him through this crisis, which advances faster than his means to cope. The result: a kind man in a cruel world faces a slow leak of sanity as hilarious as it is heartbreaking.

Childhood's End (2015)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CharactersAliens, Demons
PlotReligion, Technology
StyleTwisted plot, Philosophical, Makes me think

The peaceful alien invasion of Earth by the mysterious “Overlords,” whose arrival begins decades of apparent utopia under indirect alien rule, at the cost of human identity and culture.

Miracle Workers (2019)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantasy, comedy
CharactersAngels, Gods, Partners
StyleFancy, Fascinating, Philosophical

A comedy set in the offices of Heaven Inc. When God plans to destroy the Earth, two low-level angels must convince their boss to save humanity. They bet him they can pull off their most impossible miracle yet: help two humans fall in love.

Lodge 49 (2018)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, drama, detective
PlotRelationship, Sects
StyleFascinating, Philosophical

Dud is a deadbeat but charming ex-surfer who joins a fraternal order hoping to reclaim the simple, happy lifestyle he lost when his father died. Through the Lodge and his newfound connection with the other members, Dud will come to find the missing sense of purpose in his life and confront his deepest fears and greatest hopes.

Young Sheldon (2017)
Markimdb: 7.5
CharactersFamily, Geniuses, Childrens, Scientists, Mathematicians
PlaceSchool, USA

The early life of child genius Sheldon Cooper, later seen in The Big Bang Theory.

Maniac (2018)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama
PlotArtificial Intelligence
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
StyleNetflix, Twisted plot, Philosophical

Two strangers are drawn to a mysterious pharmaceutical trial that will, they're assured, with no complications or side-effects whatsoever, solve all of their problems, permanently. Things do not go as planned.

Patrick Melrose (2018)
Markimdb: 8.1
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersFriends, Losers
PlotDepression, Fate
StyleShort, For men, Fascinating, Philosophical

A critical and often humorous look at the upper class, tracking the protagonist’s harrowing odyssey from a deeply traumatic childhood through adult substance abuse and, ultimately, toward recovery.

Black Mirror (2011)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Technology, Relationship, Computer games, Social networks
PlaceEngland, USA
StyleNetflix, Popular, Dystopian, Action, Twisted plot

A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.  Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to stop and question it. In every home; on every desk; in every palm - a plasma screen; a monitor; a smartphone - a black mirror of our 21st Century existence.

Rosewood (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, crime, detective
StyleAction, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Philosophical

Dr. Beaumont Rosewood, Jr. is a brilliant private pathologist who uses wildly sophisticated technology and his drive to live life to the fullest to help a tough-as-nails detective and the Miami PD uncover clues no one else can see.

To Your Eternity (2021)
PlotAdventures, Road adventures, Culture
StyleFancy, To cry, Philosophical, Makes me think

In the beginning, an "orb" is cast unto Earth. "It" can do two things: change into the form of the thing that stimulates "it"; and come back to life after death. "It" morphs from orb to rock, then to wolf, and finally to boy, but roams about like a newborn who knows nothing. As a boy, "it" becomes Fushi. Through encounters with human kindness, Fushi not only gains survival skills, but grows as a "person". But his journey is darkened by the inexplicable and destructive enemy Nokker, as well as cruel partings with the people he loves.

Sick of It (2018)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
StyleFancy, Philosophical

A middle-aged man recently ditched by his long-term girlfriend, ‘Karl’ lives with his elderly Auntie and his closest companion is his doppelgänger alter ego.

11.22.63 (2016)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
PlotTime travel, Mystery, Fate
StyleShort, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Action, By books

An English teacher travels back in time to prevent the Kennedy assassination, but discovers he is attached to the life he has made in a bygone era.

True Detective (2014)
Markimdb: 8.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CharactersSerial killers, Police, Partners, Detectives
StylePopular, Worth watching, Spectacular, Atmospheric, Atmospheric

An American anthology police detective series utilizing multiple timelines in which investigations seem to unearth personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within or outside the law.

The OA (2016)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrefantastic, fantasy, drama, detective
PlotInvestigation, Death, Lost memory, Life after death, Dreams
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleNetflix, Makes me think, Women in the lead roles, Philosophical

Prairie Johnson, blind as a child, comes home to the community she grew up in with her sight restored. Some hail her a miracle, others a dangerous mystery, but Prairie won’t talk with the FBI or her parents about the seven years she went missing.

Are You Human? (2018)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, melodrama
CountrySouth Korea
PlotLove, Artificial Intelligence, Love triangle
StyleRomantic, Lovely, To cry, Fascinating, Philosophical

Nam Shin is a son from a family who runs a large company. After an unexpected accident, he falls into a coma. His mother Oh Ro-Ra is an authority on brain science and artificial intelligence. She creates an android named Nam Shin III which looks like just like her son Nam Shin. The android pretends to be Nam Shin and he has a bodyguard So-Bong.