What is a show you don’t understand the hype over but is widely popular? I’ll go first. I don’t understand Cheers and Frasier being so beloved. I realize those are older shows, but I don’t understand the fuss. So, after polling the internet, here are 25 top-voted shows they don’t understand being hyped. 

1. Friends

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Friends,” another replied. “As someone who doesn’t enjoy sitcoms mostly, I didn’t understand Friends either. So I asked the people around me who did, and they just said, ‘Oh, it’s funny,’ and there’s the whole ‘will they or won’t they?’ dynamic. Lame.”

2. The Big Bang Theory

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The Big Bang Theory. It’s like someone threw a bunch of nerd stereotypes in a hat, pulled one out for every scene, and then forgot to write a punchline for it. So, look how nerdy and awkward I am, pause for a laugh track,” confessed one. 

3. Wednesday

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Wednesday, aka Goth Teen Aubry Plaza, goes to Hogwarts and solves Scooby-Doo mysteries,” claimed one. Another suggested, “It’s just a knock-off of the That’s So Raven show which was way better.”

4. Game of Thrones

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Game of Thrones. I don’t get thy hype, and I tried,” claimed one. A second shared, “I read the first book in high school because the guy I liked enjoyed it. I didn’t even finish it. I’m never picking it back up again and will not watch it.

5. Love Island

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Love Island. A bunch of vain half-naked idiots being watched by idiots,” suggested one. Another confessed their grandparents were addicted to the show. 

6. Keeping Up With the Kardashians

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Keeping Up With the Kardashians. The show can’t be upvoted enough,” one expressed. Others agreed that reality TV, in general, is trash but heavily emphasized their dislike for the Kardashian and Jenner clan. 

7. Mad Men

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Mad Men. More like – mad boring,” confessed one. “I also cannot get over the fact that Elizabeth Moss is a Scientologist. It makes her so much less appealing.”

8. Big Mouth

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“Probably Big Mouth. It had substantial popularity surges for a while, but it’s just a bad show and art style, in my opinion. I also always found it disturbing, to be honest,” confessed one. Another added, “I feel like if you watch it, you’ll get put on a list.”

9. The Office

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One user claimed, “The Office. It’s unwatchable, and I’ll never understand the hype.” “Same,” admitted another. “My friends overhyped it, so when we sat down to watch, they’re all giggling, and I’m like, “am I missing the funny? Michael Scott is deplorable.” Others suggested that the U.S. version was terrible but that the U.K. Office with Ricky Gervais was funny.

10. Gilmore Girls

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Gilmore Girls. It’s designed to keep you engaged with how badly everyone in that show throws away their life but keeps getting ahead through privilege. Except for Paris, who has done nothing wrong ever,” one alleged. 

11. Breaking Bad

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Someone volunteered, “Breaking Bad. Just not my cup of tea.” A second stated, “Agreed. I’d turn on any local news if I wanted to watch people do awful things because of meth.”

12. Warrior Nun

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Warrior Nun,” voiced one. “I see comments on many Netflix-related posts pushing for renewing Warrior Nun, and I just don’t get it. I tried watching the show, but I quit after the third episode. It just feels like a bland, mediocre show.”

13. Stranger Things

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Stranger Things. It’s so boring,” suggested one. “My husband and I watched the whole first season, waiting for the show to improve. It never did.” Others agreed that Stranger Things was an overhyped show. 

14. Seinfeld

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“The correct answer is Seinfeld. I don’t understand the big hype over a show about nothing. Literally, nothing,” shared one. Several others agreed Seinfeld was overhyped, while one batted for George Costanza.”

15. Star Wars Shows

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One person generically lumped all Star Wars shows into one by dismissing them as something they don’t understand. However, others jumped in to defend Andor, Star Wars Rebels, and The Clone Wars

16. Rick and Morty

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One person expressed, “Rick and Morty or anything that the voice actor has made like that video game he did recently. It’s all the same joke repeatedly or something awful for the sake of the shock factor.” Another added, “Rick and Morty is a sophisticated deep show for dumb people.”

17. 1899

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1899. The premise looked good, great production values as well. But I somehow could not care for any of the characters. It felt hollow,” admitted one. A second stated, “Agreed – especially coming from Dark, where we did have a connection to the characters right from season one.”

18. The Walking Dead

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The Walking Dead. I honestly think it’s one of the worst-written popular TV shows. The writers literally cannot advance the plot without randomly killing a character. Like, they don’t know how,” one suggested. “I liked it until the plot started recycling itself,” another confessed.

19. Attack on Titan

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Attack on Titan,” one answered. “They hype it up as an ‘anyone can die’ anime, then kill everyone except the main characters every season in brutal ways to try and give shock value. However, the premise is interesting, and the overall story is passable.”

“Still, it relies so much on shock and violence that I stopped even attempting to care about characters because there’s a 90% chance they die the next episode.”

20. Brooklyn Nine-Nine

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” shared one. “The characters are obnoxious, and it gets too ‘message-y’ in the last few seasons.” Others agreed that the characters were over-the-top. 

21. Riverdale

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Riverdale. Thank goodness it was the last season this year. I don’t know when season six ended, but seven is the final season for Riverdale, and it’s about time.” Others noted it was nothing like the Archie comics they remembered fondly.

22. The Witcher

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The Witcher. I’m an absolute fan of the book series and the games. When I see how failed that show is in writing and conveying any sense of the scale of that giant world, it hurts,” confessed one. “So seeing people enjoying it puzzles me. Don’t get me wrong, good for them. But it sucks SOOOOOO bad.”

23. House of the Dragon

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House of the Dragon – was just boring after episode two. It didn’t feel like the characters were the same after the time skips, it felt like a petty drama at times that didn’t have the weight and crazy power plays like Game of Thrones. I don’t know how it’s so well received!”

24. 24

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Someone volunteered, “24. I only tried watching it in the last five years, but after seven episodes, I figured I’d tried hard enough with it to keep going, and I love Kiefer Sutherland.”

25. Yellowstone

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Yellowstone,” replied one. “Oh my God, THANK YOU! I love Westerns generally, but I don’t get the appeal. It’s not as good as Hell on Wheels or Deadwood, and I feel neither of them had as much hype,” a final user commented.

17 Fictional Characters Portrayed as Good That Are Actually Awful

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In movies, there’s typically a “good guy” and a “bad guy.” However, these labels can often be subjective, depending on who’s watching. A poll in a popular online forum asked users, “What fictional character is portrayed as a good or innocent person that, when you think about it, is an awful human being?” Here are some of the top-voted answers.

17 Fictional Characters Portrayed as Good That Are Actually Awful

17 Little-Known Movies That Are an Absolute Must-See

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Most movies create buzz leading up to their release or become a surprise box office hit once they’re in theaters. Now with the internet and technology, the doors have opened to allow audiences to access many indie and lesser-known films worldwide. In a recent online poll shared their favorite lesser-known movies – here are 17 options to add to your must-watch list.

17 Little Known Movies That Are an Absolute Must-See

10 of the Funniest Scenes in Movies That Weren’t Supposed To Be Funny

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Have you ever been watching a film that wasn’t a comedy and then burst into laughter at one of the most hilarious or inappropriate scenes ever? You’ve got company. After someone asked, “What’s the funniest scene ever in a movie that wasn’t a comedy?” These were the top-voted responses.

10 of the Funniest Scenes in Movies That Weren’t Supposed To Be Funny

10 Comedies That Still Make People Laugh No Matter How Many Times They’ve Seen Them

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What’s the funniest comedy movie you’ve ever seen? One that makes you laugh from start to finish? A comedy with your sides splitting, or a comfort comedy you play on repeat? Mine is easily Stepbrothers. Here are the top-voted comedies the internet voted as the best for repeat laughter. 10 Comedies That Still Make People Laugh No Matter How Many Times They’ve Seen Them

15 of the Most Annoying TV Characters of All Time

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Very rarely is there a show where all the characters are completely captivating. There always seems to be at least one character that’s just so darn annoying. People voted online for which characters from popular TV shows were some of the most annoying of all time. Here are some of the top answers. 15 of the Most Annoying TV Characters of All Time

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