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20 best shows like Wilfred (2011)


List of the best shows and series like Wilfred (2011): Keen Eddie, Monk, Enlightened, HAPPYish, In the Dark, Perpetual Grace LTD, Dimension 404, iZombie, Doom Patrol, A Series of Unfortunate Events.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersDogs, Partners, Cats
PlaceEngland
StyleFancy

Keen Eddie is an American action, comedy-drama television series that aired in 2003 on the Fox Network. The series follows a brash NYPD detective who goes to London when one of his cases goes sour and remains to work with New Scotland Yard. The basic premise of the show bears a close resemblance to the popular 1980s British series Dempsey & Makepeace, the only notable difference being that the female partner has been replaced by a female housemate. Stylistically, the series derived inspiration from British feature films by Guy Ritchie, such as Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and Snatch. The soundtrack and incidental music for the first episode was provided by British techno duo Orbital. Daniel Ash of Love and Rockets scored the rest of the series.The series was scheduled to premiere during the 2002–2003 television season, but was postponed and premiered in summer 2003. The series was then moved to Thursdays with its seventh episode to help improve its ratings, but Fox canceled the series due to its low ratings of 5.1 million viewers.The American cable network Bravo picked up the series to begin airing in January 2004, including the six episodes never aired on Fox. All thirteen episodes of the series were released on DVD by Paramount Home Entertainment on September 7, 2004. Unfortunately, the original score was replaced due to music licensing issues.

Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersNurses
PlotInvestigation, Depression
StyleFancy

Adrian Monk was once a rising star with the San Francisco Police Department, legendary for using unconventional means to solve the department's most baffling cases. But after the tragic (and still unsolved) murder of his wife Trudy, he developed an extreme case of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Now working as a private consultant, Monk continues to investigate cases in the most unconventional ways.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
PlotDepression
PlaceUSA
StyleFancy, To cry

Enlightened follows the story of Amy, a self-destructive executive, who, after a very public breakdown and a subsequent philosophical awakening in rehabilitation, tries to get her life back together.

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.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrehorror, action, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:40
CharactersFamily, Police, Animals, Blind, Dogs
PlotInvestigation, Depression
StyleRomantic, Soulful, Fascinating

Murphy is a flawed and irreverent woman who just happens to be blind and is the only “witness” to the murder of her drug-dealing friend, Tyson. When the police dismiss her story, she sets out with her dog, Pretzel, to find the killer while also managing her colorful dating life and the job she hates at Breaking Blind — the guide-dog school owned by her overprotective parents.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:53
CharactersFamily, Scammers
PlotMoney, Mystery
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, Action, Fancy, Twisted plot

James, a disgraced firefighter turned grifter, seizes a chance, illicit opportunity to reverse his life’s worsening course as he attempts to prey upon Pastor Byron Brown, who turns out to be far more dangerous than he appears.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrehorror, fantastic, comedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:15
CharactersMonsters
PlotTechnology
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

Inspired by the Internet’s “404” error code, Dimension 404 aims to evoke that 3 AM feeling of wandering onto the weird side of the web, stumbling upon stories that cannot be explained in the world that we know.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrehorror, comedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersZombie, Zombie
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Friendship, Supernatural
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, Smart, Disturbing

A medical student who becomes a zombie joins a Coroner's Office in order to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat so that she can maintain her humanity. But every brain she eats, she also inherits their memories and must now solve their deaths with help from the Medical examiner and a police detective.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:58
CharactersSuperhero, Robots, Partners, Losers, Superhero team
PlotSuperpowers
PlaceUSA
StyleDC, Fancy, Fascinating, Makes me think

The Doom Patrol’s members each suffered horrible accidents that gave them superhuman abilities — but also left them scarred and disfigured. Traumatized and downtrodden, the team found purpose through The Chief, who brought them together to investigate the weirdest phenomena in existence — and to protect Earth from what they find.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure, family, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:37
CharactersFamily, Childrens, Orphans
PlotAdventures
StyleSoulful, By books, Fascinating, Dynamic

The orphaned Baudelaire children face trials, tribulations and the evil Count Olaf, all in their quest to uncover the secret of their parents' death.

Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, comedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersWitches, Superhero
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Depression, Lost Love, Mental disorders
PlaceSmall towns, USA
StyleMarvel, Short, For children, 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.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, comedy, drama, adventure, family, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Horses
PlaceEngland
StyleEasy

A 15-year-old from LA spends the summer at her mom's childhood home on an island off the coast of England, where she bonds with a mysterious horse.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:02
CharactersTeenagers, Pupils, Friends
PlotLove, Relationship
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleEasy

A true-crime satire that explores the aftermath of a costly high school prank that left twenty-seven faculty cars vandalized with phallic images.

Markimdb: 8.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:15
CharactersFamily, Rich
PlotLove, Relationship, Jealousy
PlaceSchool
StyleRomantic, Easy

The satirical comedy takes place in a four-story apartment building in the suburbs of Seoul inhabited by a number of professionals: doctors, judges, prosecutors, professors, and their wives. The wives are from prestigious and highly educated backgrounds, and part of the plot will feature their efforts to get their children admitted into universities. Some grew up in families with multiple generations of doctors or lawyers, and their ambitions will be depicted with realism and comedy.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration15:46
CharactersDogs, Partners
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Death, Mystery, Jealousy
StyleSpectacular, To cry, Touching

A pie-maker, with the power to bring dead people back to life, solves murder mysteries with his alive-again childhood sweetheart, a cynical private investigator, and a lovesick waitress.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersLesbians
PlotMystery, Family life
PlaceUSA
StyleFancy, Fascinating

An LA family with serious boundary issues have their past and future unravel when a dramatic admission causes everyone's secrets to spill out.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersAliens, Doctors
PlotInvestigation
PlaceSmall towns, USA
StyleFascinating

Crash-landed alien Harry takes on the identity of a small-town Colorado doctor. Arriving with a secret mission, he starts off living a simple life…but things get a bit rocky when he’s roped into solving a local murder and realizes he needs to assimilate into his new world. As he does, he begins to wrestle with the moral dilemma of his mission and asking the big life questions like: “Are human beings worth saving?” and “Why do they fold their pizza before eating it?”

Markimdb: 8.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:55
CharactersFamily, Teenagers, Gays, Scammers, The thieves
PlotMoney
PlaceUSA
StylePopular, Fancy, Uplifting

Chicagoan Frank Gallagher is the proud single dad of six smart, industrious, independent kids, who without him would be... perhaps better off. When Frank's not at the bar spending what little money they have, he's passed out on the floor. But the kids have found ways to grow up in spite of him. They may not be like any family you know, but they make no apologies for being exactly who they are.

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.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Family, Friends, Partners, Losers
PlaceSmall towns
StyleFancy

The Adventures of Pete & Pete is an American children's television series produced by Wellsville Pictures and broadcast by Nickelodeon. The show featured humorous and surreal elements in its narrative, and many recurring themes centered on two brothers both named Pete Wrigley, and their various interactions with family, friends, and enemies.The show was created by Will McRobb and Chris Viscardi and began as minute-long shorts in 1989 that aired in between regular programs. Owing to the popularity of the shorts, five half-hour specials were made, followed by a regular half-hour series that ran for three seasons and continued in reruns until around 1999. The N aired reruns of the show between 2002–2003. The first two seasons were released on DVD in 2005; the third was planned for 2006 but was indefinitely postponed.Jason Ankeny of Allmusic called the series "the greatest children's show ever," while IGN called it "One of the most well-written kids shows ever."

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersFriends
PlaceUSA
StyleEasy, Fancy, Fascinating

Four adults nearing 40, living under the same roof, struggle to keep their relationships and their individual dreams alive.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:13
CharactersFriends
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.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersFriends, Friends, Housewives, Gardeners
PlotLove, Life, Investigation, Relationship, Mystery
StylePopular

Desperate Housewives is an American television comedy-drama-mystery series created by Marc Cherry and produced by ABC Studios and Cherry Productions. It aired Sundays at 9 P.M. Eastern/8 P.M. Central, on ABC from October 3, 2004, until May 13, 2012. Executive producer Cherry served as showrunner. Other executive producers since the fourth season included Bob Daily, George W. Perkins, John Pardee, Joey Murphy, David Grossman, and Larry Shaw. The main setting of the show was Wisteria Lane, a street in the fictional American town of 'Fairview' in the fictional 'Eagle State'. The show followed the lives of a group of women as seen through the eyes of a dead neighbor who committed suicide in the very first episode. The storyline covers thirteen years of the women's lives over eight seasons, set between the years 2004–2008, and later 2013–2017. They worked through domestic struggles and family life, while facing the secrets, crimes and mysteries hidden behind the doors of their — at the surface — beautiful and seemingly perfect suburban neighborhood. The show featured an ensemble cast, headed by Teri Hatcher as Susan Mayer, Felicity Huffman as Lynette Scavo, Marcia Cross as Bree Van de Kamp, and Eva Longoria as Gabrielle Solis. Brenda Strong narrated the show as the deceased Mary Alice Young, appearing sporadically in flashbacks or dream sequences.

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: 8.4
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration09:15
CharactersDogs, Lawyers, Friends, Friends, Partners
PlotInvestigation

Ex-cop and recovering alcoholic Hank Dolworth partners with his best friend, former criminal Britt Pollack, in an unlicensed private investigation business. The series is set in Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, although it is portrayed as a distinct town, with Dolworth having once been a member of the fictional Ocean Beach Police Department.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, crime, detective
CountryNorway
Duration03:30
CharactersLosers
PlaceSmall towns
StyleAtmospheric, Fancy

"Hellfjord" is the story of the urban police officer Salmander - second generation Pakistani immigrant - who, after somewhat accidentally killing his police horse in front of thousands of children, gets relocated to the location farthest north in Norway: Hellfjord. Hellfjord is archetypical small Norwegian hick village, populated by simple-minded people keenly interested in keeping to themselves. But when Salmander scratches the surface, he discovers a secret that will turn Hellfjord upside down. Maybe even inside out.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersFriends
PlotTravel, Relationship, Success
PlaceParis, France, USA
StyleWomen in the lead roles

When ambitious Chicago marketing exec Emily unexpectedly lands her dream job in Paris, she embraces a new life as she juggles work, friends and romance.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama, musical
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Friends
PlotBasketball, Dancing
PlaceUSA
StyleTo cry

A group of East High students countdown to the opening night of their school’s first-ever production of “High School Musical.” Showmances blossom; friendships are tested while new ones are made; rivalries flare and lives are changed forever as these young people discover the transformative power that only a high school drama club can provide.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:28
CharactersDetectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, By books, Fascinating

Detective Lieutenant Everett Backstrom is a man with no filter. After a five-year exile to the traffic division for offensive behavior, he has returned from disgrace to lead Portland's newly minted S.C.U. Tasked with navigating the city's most sensitive and serious cases, he must solve each crime as he tries, and fails, to change his own self-destructive behavior. Based on renowned Swedish criminologist and novelist Leif G.W. Persson’s hit series of books of the same name.

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.





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