TV series about depression

TV series about depression
List of the best series about depression selected by visitors to our site: I Am Not Okay with This, HAPPYish, Nine Perfect Strangers, Mr. Corman, KEVIN CAN F**K HIMSELF, WandaVision, I Know This Much Is True, Wilfred, Lights Out, March Comes in Like a Lion.

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

I Am Not Okay with This (2020)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Lesbians, Difficult teenagers, Pupils, Friends
PlotSuperpowers, Love, Supernatural, Relationship, Telekinesis
PlaceSchool, Small towns
StyleRomantic, Easy, Women in the lead roles, Fascinating

A teen navigates the complexities of high school, family and her sexuality while dealing with new superpowers. Based on Charles Forsman's graphic novel.

HAPPYish (2015)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:05
PlotDeath, Depression
PlaceUSA
StyleFancy

Thom Payne is a 44 year-old man whose world is thrown into disarray when his 25 year-old "wunderkind" boss arrives, saying things like "digital," "social" and "viral." Is he in need of a "rebranding," or does he just have a "low joy ceiling?" Maybe pursuing happiness is a fool's errand? Happiness after all is pretty high bar. In a world as absurd as ours, maybe the best anyone can hope for is happyish.

Nine Perfect Strangers (2021)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersStrangers
PlotDepression, Rest, Rehabilitation, Mental disorders

At a boutique health-and-wellness resort that promises healing and transformation, nine stressed city dwellers try to get on a path to a better way of living. Watching over them during this 10-day retreat is the resort's director, Masha, a woman on a mission to reinvigorate their tired minds and bodies. However, these nine "perfect" strangers have no idea what is about to hit them.

Mr. Corman (2021)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeachers, Losers
PlotDepression

With better luck, better choices, better posture...Josh Corman could’ve been a rock star. Now he teaches fifth grade, and though he loves his students, he still struggles to find happiness and meaning in a world that sometimes feels short on both.

KEVIN CAN F**K HIMSELF (2021)
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.

WandaVision (2021)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersWitches, Superhero
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Depression, Lost Love, Mental disorders
PlaceSmall towns, USA
StyleMarvel, Short, Fancy, Women in the lead roles

Wanda Maximoff and Vision—two super-powered beings living idealized suburban lives—begin to suspect that everything is not as it seems.

I Know This Much Is True (2020)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA
CharactersBrothers
PlotLife, Depression, Everyday life
PlaceUSA
StyleFor men, Depressive, Touching, Sad ones

The parallel lives of identical twin brothers Dominick and Thomas Birdsey in an epic story of betrayal, sacrifice and forgiveness set against the backdrop of 20th century America.

Wilfred (2011)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersDogs
PlotDepression
PlaceUSA
StyleFancy

Everyone else sees Wilfred as just a dog, but Ryan sees a crude and somewhat surly, yet irrepressibly brave and honest Australian bloke in a cheap dog suit. While leading him through a series of comedic and existential adventures, Wilfred the dog shows Ryan the man how to overcome his fears and joyfully embrace the unpredictability and insanity of the world around him.

Lights Out (2011)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, crime, sport
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersTrainers, Losers, Large families
PlotDepression, Boxing, Family life
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating

Lights Out is an American television boxing drama series from the FX network in the United States. It stars Holt McCallany as Patrick "Lights" Leary, a New Jersey native, and former heavyweight champion boxer who is considering a comeback. The series premiered on January 11, 2011 at 10 pm ET/PT. On March 24, 2011, FX announced the cancellation of the show. The final episode aired on April 5.

March Comes in Like a Lion (2016)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama
CountryJapan
CharactersFamily, Sisters
PlotDepression
PlaceSchool, Japan
StyleFascinating, By manga

Rei is a 17-year old professional shōgi player, who lives by himself, not having a real family, and has scarcely any friends. Among his acquaintances is a family, which consists of a young woman, Akari, and two young girls, Hinata and Momo, and who also keep a numerous number of cats.

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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2015)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, musical
CountryUSA
CharactersLawyers, Friends
PlotLove triangle, Depression
StyleEasy

Rebecca Bunch is a successful, driven, and possibly crazy young woman who impulsively gives up everything - her partnership at a prestigious law firm and her upscale apartment in Manhattan - in a desperate attempt to find love and happiness in that exotic hotbed of romance and adventure: suburban West Covina, California.

Mildred Pierce (2011)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration05:36
CharactersHousewives, Parents
PlotDepression, Divorce
StyleShort, Dark

Mildred Pierce depicts an overprotective, self-sacrificing mother during the Great Depression who finds herself separated from her husband, opening a restaurant of her own and falling in love with a man, all the while trying to earn her spoiled, narcissistic daughter's love and respect.

Kidding (2018)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
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.

The Birch (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersTeenagers, Family, Monsters, Ghosts
PlotRevenge, Supernatural, Death, Adventures, Depression
PlaceSchool
StyleAtmospheric, Touching

Horror stories told from the perspectives of multiple characters whose lives are affected by the Birch, a bloodthirsty monster deep in the woods. Once you summon her protection, you never escape.

Divorce (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:50
PlotDepression, Divorce
StyleTo cry, Touching

A couple goes through a long, drawn-out divorce.

The Magicians (2015)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrefantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:33
CharactersKings, Gays, Fairies, Gods, Wizards
PlotSuperpowers, Magic, Time travel, Adventures, Life after death
PlaceSchool, Parallel worlds, College, School of Magic
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

Brakebills University is a secret institution specializing in magic. There, amidst an unorthodox education of spellcasting, a group of twenty-something friends soon discover that a magical fantasy world they read about as children is all too real— and poses grave danger to humanity.

Dead to Me (2019)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:42
CharactersWidows, Friends
PlotRelationship, Depression
StyleFor girls, Fascinating

A hotheaded widow searching for the hit-and-run driver who mowed down her husband befriends an eccentric optimist who isn't quite what she seems.

One Day at a Time (2017)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:00
CharactersSingle mothers, Veterans
PlotLove, Depression
PlaceUSA
StyleEasy, Fascinating

In a reimagining of the TV classic, a newly single Latina mother raises her teen daughter and tween son with the "help" of her old-school mom.

My Mad Fat Diary (2013)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:47
CharactersTeenagers
PlotDepression, Jealousy
StyleTo cry, Touching

Set in 1996 in Lincolnshire, the show tells the tragic and humorous story of a very troubled young girl Rae, who has just left a psychiatric hospital, where she has spent four months after attempting suicide, begins to reconnect with her best friend Chloe and her group, who are unaware of Rae's mental health and body image problems, believing she was in France for the past four months.

Six Feet Under (2001)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:55
PlotDeath, Depression
StyleAction, Fascinating

A darkly comic look at members of a dysfunctional L.A. family that run a funeral business.  When death is your business, what is your life? For the Fisher family, the world outside of their family-owned funeral home continues to be at least as challenging as--and far less predictable than--the one inside.




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