TV shows about growing up

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

Genre
Country
Markimdb: 9.3
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersTeenagers, Childrens, Wizards, Monks
PlotWar, Magic, Adventures, Growing up
PlaceSchool of Magic
StylePopular, Worth watching, For children, Makes me think, Philosophical

In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar, and bring peace to the world.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Gays, Pupils
PlotGrowing up
PlaceSchool

A group of high school students whose exploration of modern sexuality (devices and all) tests deeply entrenched beliefs about life, love and the nature of family in their conservative community.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersTeenagers
PlotSurvival, Death, Relationship
PlaceSmall towns
StyleWorth watching, Twisted plot, Fascinating

When everyone else mysteriously vanishes from their wealthy town, the teen residents of West Ham must forge their own society to survive.

Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersFamily, Superhero, Gays, Heroes
PlotSuperpowers, Time travel, Death, Adventures, Teleportation
PlaceUSA
StyleWorth watching, Spectacular, Action, Fascinating

A dysfunctional family of superheroes comes together to solve the mystery of their father's death, the threat of the apocalypse and more.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersTeenagers
PlotRelationship, Depression, Growing up
PlaceSchool
StyleWorth watching, Sad, To cry, Touching, Makes me think

After a teenage girl's perplexing suicide, a classmate receives a series of tapes that unravel the mystery of her tragic choice.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:42
CharactersTeenagers, Gays, Lesbians, Pupils, Twins
PlotLove, Politics, Inheritance, Intrigue
PlaceSchool, Hospitals, USA
StyleSpectacular, Easy, Makes me think

Payton has known since childhood that he's going to be president. First he'll have to navigate the most treacherous political landscape: high school.

Markimdb: 8.7
Genrecomedy, drama, history
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersGays
PlotLife, Relationship, Growing up
PlaceEngland

A chronicle of four friends during a decade in which everything changed, including the rise of AIDS.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:11
CharactersTeenagers, Gays, Psychologists, Pupils
PlotLove, Relationship, Love triangle
PlaceSchool, England
StyleEasy, Lovely, Fascinating, Touching

Inexperienced Otis channels his sex therapist mom when he teams up with rebellious Maeve to set up an underground sex therapy clinic at school.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:10
CharactersTeenagers, Friends
PlotInvestigation, Love triangle, Mystery, Growing up
PlaceSchool, Small towns
StyleFor girls, Spectacular, Easy, Action, Fascinating

Set in the present, the series offers a bold, subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica and their friends, exploring the surreality of small-town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome facade.

Markimdb: 8.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration13:12
CharactersTeenagers, Teachers, Friends, Friends, Losers
PlaceSchool

High school mathlete Lindsay Weir rebels and begins hanging out with a crowd of burnouts (the "freaks"), while her brother Sam Weir navigates a different part of the social universe with his nerdy friends (the "geeks").

Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryNorway, Denmark
CharactersTeenagers, Pupils, Heroes, New kids at school
PlotSuperpowers
PlaceSchool

A small Norwegian town experiencing warm winters and violent downpours seems to be headed for another Ragnarök -- unless someone intervenes in time.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration00:51
CharactersTeenagers, Lesbians, Teachers, Friends
PlotRelationship, Social networks, Funeral
PlaceSchool
StyleFascinating, Makes me think

A group of high school students navigate love and friendships in a world of drugs, sex, trauma, and social media.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, drama, short
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:45
CharactersTeenagers, Difficult teenagers, Teachers, Friends
PlotParties
PlaceSchool, England
StyleFascinating

Irreverent comedy drama which follows the messy lives, loves, delirious highs and inevitable lows of a group of raucous teenage friends in Bristol.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Pupils, Friends, Friends
PlotLove, Love triangle, Mystery, Intrigue, Parties
PlaceSchool

Gossip Girl is an American teen drama television series based on the book series of the same name written by Cecily von Ziegesar. The series, created by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, originally ran on The CW for six seasons from September 19, 2007 to December 17, 2012. Narrated by the omniscient blogger "Gossip Girl," voiced by Kristen Bell, the series revolves around the lives of privileged young adults on Manhattan's Upper East Side in New York City.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama
CountryGermany, Czech Republic, Italy
CharactersTeenagers, Family, Difficult teenagers
PlotDrug addiction, Parties, Growing up

The series follows six teenagers who fight for their dream of happiness and freedom, leaving behind all the problems with parents, teachers and others. Christiane, Stella, Babsi, Benno, Axel and Michi throw themselves into the heady nights of Berlin, without limits or rules, and celebrate life, love and temptation - until they have to realize that this rush will not only destroy their friendship, but can drive them into the abyss.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Family, Students, Friends, Single mothers
PlotLove, Family life
PlaceSmall towns
StyleFor children, Lovely, Touching

Set in the charming town of Stars Hollow, Connecticut, the series follows the captivating lives of Lorelai and Rory Gilmore, a mother/daughter pair who have a relationship most people only dream of.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySpain
Duration02:33
CharactersTeenagers, Rich, Pupils, Losers, Poor
PlotLove, Supernatural, Intrigue
PlaceSchool, Spain
StyleWorth watching, Fascinating

When three working class kids enroll in the most exclusive school in Spain, the clash between the wealthy and the poor students leads to tragedy.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryNorway
Duration01:03
CharactersTeenagers, Gays, Difficult teenagers
PlotRelationship
PlaceSchool
StyleLovely, To cry

The story of a young teenager group, born 1999, and a pupil on Hartvig Nissens upper secondary school in Oslo, and her friends and their life, troubles, scandals and every day life. Which of the members represented changes per season.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, cartoon
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Family, Brother and sister, Friends
PlotLife, Growing up, Family life, Everyday life
PlaceUSA

The series centers on the life of Duncan, a spectacularly average 15-year-old boy, his family and friends. Poehler will provide the voice of Duncan and his high-strung mom, Annie, who is constantly trying to prevent her son from ruining his life.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genreaction, fantasy, comedy, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan
Duration00:24
CharactersTeenagers, Ninja, Friends, Heroes, Partners
PlotSuperpowers, Adventures, betrayal, Martial Arts, Travel
PlaceVillage, Japan
StylePopular, Spectacular

Naruto Shippuuden is the continuation of the original animated TV series Naruto.The story revolves around an older and slightly more matured Uzumaki Naruto and his quest to save his friend Uchiha Sasuke from the grips of the snake-like Shinobi, Orochimaru. After 2 and a half years Naruto finally returns to his village of Konoha, and sets about putting his ambitions to work, though it will not be easy, as He has amassed a few (more dangerous) enemies, in the likes of the shinobi organization; Akatsuki.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Friends
PlotLove triangle
PlaceSmall towns
StyleFascinating, Touching

Dawson's Creek is an American teen drama that portrays the fictional lives of a close-knit group of teenagers through high school and college.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryRussia
CharactersVampire, Childrens
PlotInvestigation, Relationship, Mystery, Rest, Riddles
PlaceUSSR, Russia, Summer camp

While the whole country is watching the 1980 Olympics, strange things are happening at one summer camp on the Volga river. Children mysteriously disappear at night, and then return - but not at all the same as before. Carried away by summer freedom and each other, the counselors do not notice how scary urban myths come to life, and the camp leadership pretends that everything is in order. Two boys take it upon themselves to figure out the mysteries. To begin with, they have to figure out if there is at least someone left in the camp who can be trusted.

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.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersTeenagers, Gays, Monsters, Ghosts
PlotLove, Growing up
PlaceSchool

Teenage friends find their lives upended by the wonders and horrors of puberty in this edgy comedy from real-life pals Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers

Jane by Design is an American comedy-drama television series on ABC Family. The series followed the life of Jane Quimby, a teenager who had to be mistaken for an adult to finally get her fashion dream job and work with a world-famous designer, Gray Chandler Murray. She has to juggle between two secret lives: one in high school, and one in high fashion. The network green-lighted the series in April 2011. The series premiered on January 3, 2012, following Switched at Birth. On February 29, 2012, the series was given an 8-episode back order. It premiered in the summer on June 5, 2012 and ended on July 31, 2012. On August 17, 2012, ABC Family announced that the show was canceled.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:08
CharactersTeenagers, Pupils
PlotLove, Adventures, Religion, Mystery, Fate
PlaceUSA
StyleTwisted plot, Lovely, Touching, Unexpected ending

A new arrival at a boarding school falls in love with a beguiling female student.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:47
CharactersTeenagers, Psychologists
PlotDepression, Jealousy
PlaceSchool
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.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
PlotLove

Before she was a fashion icon, before her column in the New York Star, before Mr. Big, Carrie Bradshaw was an innocent 16-year-old girl living in suburban Connecticut.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
CharactersFriends
PlotGrowing up
PlaceUSA
StyleEasy, Fascinating

Three 30-something dads try to hold on to their youth as they face the responsibilities of having kids. Thankfully, Gary, Chris and Nick have each other to help navigate the highs and lows of fatherhood - while still trying desperately to remain dudes.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:36
CharactersTeenagers, Witches
PlotMagic, Adventures
PlaceSchool
TimeDark ones
StyleAtmospheric, By comics

As her 16th birthday nears, Sabrina must choose between the witch world of her family and the human world of her friends. Based on the Archie comic.





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