Based on George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire, Game of Thrones is one of the most popular TV series. The Game of Thrones TV series is based around an iron throne and a fight that engulfs between seven kingdoms to claim the throne. There are many twists and turns, and one can never predict what will happen next. The show has successfully ran for seven seasons. The last and final season of the GOT series, season 8 will premiere in 2019. It is a long wait for most of the Game of Thrones fans and the wait is longer if you have watched all the previous seasons for the series. To make your wait bearable, we bring you 7 TV shows to watch while waiting for Game of Thrones.
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#1 The Breaking Bad
Walter White, a struggling chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with cancer. His brother-in-law is a DEA. When White accompanies his brother-in-law to a crime scene and finds one of his students fleeing the crime scene. He forms alliance with his student and begins to manufacture and sell meth to secure his family’s future. But, will he stop when he has sufficient money? Will his family find out?
Breaking Bad was one of the most popular American TV series that ran for 5 years and has entered Guinness World Records.
I have two words to describe Narcos, absolutely captivating. This is one of the best shows to watch while waiting for Game of Thrones. Set in Colombia, the first two seasons of the show are based on the rise and fall of the drug lord, Pablo Escobar. The season 3 focuses on Cali cartel. All the three seasons have received positive response. The fourth season has been announced by Netflix and is currently in production. The season 4 will deal with new a cartel.
#3 House of Cards
What happens when the hunger for power surpasses every other emotion? This is what House of Cards is all about. Based on the novels by Michael Dobbs, House of Cards is a Netflix Originals. The series follows Frank Underwood, a power-hungry congressman, who begins to plot against the President of United States. He eventually becomes the Vice President and then the President.
The role of Frank Underwood was played by Kevin Spacey. Following the sexual misconduct allegations against Kevin, Netflix had canceled the series and had fired Spacey. However, the series will soon return for Season 6 and 7.
#4 The Walking Dead
A TV series as popular as Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead has been running successfully for last 8 seasons. The show revolves around the post-apocalyptic world where the dead are not just dead. They are zombies also known as walkers. The world is left with only few survivors who are trying to survive in this hostile environment. The plot primary revolves around Rick Grimes who has come out of coma to find that the world is now inhabited by zombies. He becomes the leader of survivors and protects them against walkers and other survivors.
Dexter Morgan is a bloodstain pattern analyst who becomes a serial killer at night. Dexter was orphaned when his mother was brutally killed by a serial killer. He was adopted by a policeman who trained Dexter to kill bad guys who escaped the justice system.
Sherlock is a modern take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s detective stories. A British crime drama series, Sherlock is a detective who solves case by observing situations around him. He is assisted by his flatmate, Dr. Watson, who chronicles these cases on his blog.
Lucifer, lord of hell, is bored with his life in hell and decides to resign from his post as Lord of Hell. He resettles in Los Angeles and opens a nightclub, and soon becomes a consultant with Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). Lucifer has ability to make people express their hidden desire to him, however, his partner at LAPD is immune to Lucifer’s charm.
These were some of the shows to watch while waiting for Game of Thrones. Have we missed any one of your favorite shows similar to Game of Thrones or one to watch while waiting for Game of Thrones? Leave a comment below.