Top 10 TV Shows Like Freaks and Geeks

What are the best TV shows like Freaks and Geeks?

This is a list of the top 10 TV shows that are the most alike to Freaks and Geeks.

There are a lot of interesting sitcoms and teen dramas, hopefully you’ll find a series that you will start watching and maybe like it even more than Freaks and Geeks.

Let’s start, shall we?

Best Shows Like Freaks and Geeks

Opposite Sex - imageOpposite Sex

Created by: Marc Silverstein, Abby Kohn
Genre: Comedy Drama
Running Time: 43 mins
Original Channel: FOX

Opposite Sex was created by Marc Silverstein and Abby Kohn, it was on air for few months in 2000. There are only 8 episodes of this comedy drama

A teen moves to Northern California with his father after his mother died. He starts going in Evergreen Academy, he then realizes that it was an all-girl school.

The show got canceled after the eight episode. It is said that it’s not intellectual enough for “Geeks” fans.

Firefly - pictureFirefly

Created by: Joss Whedon
Genre: Space Western
Running Time: 44 mins
Original Channel: Fox

Firefly was on air for 2 3 months in 2002. It was created by Joss Whedon, there are only 14 episodes of this series.

The settings takes place 500 years in the future, a crew aboard a spacecraft called “Serenity” travel to unknown parts of the Galaxy in order to evade warring factions and get away from the authority agents.

Nathan Fillion plays as one of the main characters of the show, you don’t get to see a lot of Science Fiction Westerns.

Bones - photoBones

Created by: Hart Hanson
Genre: Crime Procedural
Running Time: 43 mins
Original Channel: Fox

Bones was created by Hart Hanson, the show started airing in 2005. Emily Deschanel plays as one of the stars of the series, there are 190 episode so far.

A forensic anthropologist is approached by a FBI agent to consult them in the crime cases. He is brilliant but not very socially competent. The chemistry between the two makes this series awesome.

The tenth season will premiere in September this year. It’s one of my favorite series on the list, make sure you check it out.

Undeclared - imageUndeclared

Created by: Judd Apatow
Genre: Sitcom
Running Time: 22 mins
Original Channel: Fox

Undeclared was on air for a year, from 2001 to 2002. One season and 17 episode is the amount of the show.

Steve Karp is a college freshmen, the best time of his and his dorm-mates life is about to begin, one problem though, his father tags along for the ride after he got divorced.

The show was mostly praised because of their replacement of the cliches in college life.

Boston Public - imageBoston Public

Created by: David E. Kelley
Genre: Drama
Running Time: 44 mins
Original Channel: Fox

Boston Public was on air for four years, from 2000 to 2004. It was created by David E. Kelley. There are 81 episodes and 4 seasons of this drama.

It’s about ten faculty members and their way of dealing with the trouble-making teens, their personal life and so forth. It was highly praised for its drama and ethnically diverse cast.

A great TV show with great actors and a lot of drama.

10 Things I Hate About You - image10 Things I Hate About You

Created by: Carter Covington
Genre: Sitcom
Running Time: 25 mins
Original Channel: ABC Family

10 Things I Hate About You is a show that was on our TV’s from 2009 to 2010. The show was developed by Carter Covington. There is only one season consisted of 20 episodes.

A great teen TV show, Kat and Bianca Straford are very different sisters, one is a ouspoken feminist and the other a nice girl who wants more than anything to be popular. Bianca starts dating Cameron who had a huge crush on her while Kat has an interesting relationship with Patrick Verona.

There is also a movie with the same name that i also highly recommend.

Party Down - pictureParty Down

Created by: John Enbom, Paul Rudd, Dan Etheridge, Rob Thomas
Genre: Comedy
Running Time: 26-30 mins
Original Channel: Starz

Party Down is a TV show with only two seasons behind it. There are 20 episodes of this sitcom.

People move to LA all the time in a hope of becoming a Hollywood star, but in more than one occasion they end up doing something completely different, in this case, a group of people tried their luck but ended up working as caterers.

A movie adaptation is expected, it is said that they will pick up where they left off, from the second season.

Twin Peaks - imageTwin Peaks

Created by: Mark Frost, David Lynch
Genre: Mystery, Supernatural
Running Time: 47 mins
Original Channel: ABC

Twin Peaks was on air from 1990 to 1991, it is ridiculous how many people have never heard of this extraordinary series, 30 fantastic episodes and 2 seasons is the amount of the TV show.

A distinctive FBI agent starts investigating a murder of a young woman, it takes place in a town that is very idiosyncratic.

It’s a show where there is no one to root for was the response of one critic, all I have to say is that you have to watch this awesome mystery series.

Veronica Mars - photoVeronica Mars

Created by: Rob Thomas
Genre: Teen Drama, Mystery
Running Time: 42 mins
Original Channel: UPN, The CW

Veronica Mars was on air from 2004 to 2007, everytime I think of this series I have to mention the awesome performance of Kristen Bell.

It is about a young woman dedicating her life in cracking the tough cases after her friend died and her father got removed as a county sheriff.

Only 64 episodes of this great mystery series, just a reminder that a movie adaption was made this year with the same title. Watch them both, that’s an order.

Life as We Know It - pictureLife as We Know It

Created by: Jeff Judah, Gabe Sachs
Genre: Teen Drama
Running Time: 44 mins
Original Channel: ABC

Life as We Know It was on air from 2004 to 2005. It was created by Jeff Judah and Gabe Sachs. There is only one season consisted of 13 episodes.

It is about three high school boys and their lives. One is the popular, athletic type, the second one is the academic one, very smart but not so confident and the final is the clumsy funny one.

An interesting series, hope you’ll like it.

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