Day by day as we sit down watching one series to the next, they occupy our hearts and minds with their brilliant story lines, characters and dialogues. Intentionally or unintentionally we do learn a lot and apply them to some extent in our daily routine. Here we have some powerful lessons by some of the most famous TV shows ever made in the history of television.


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When it comes to famous TV shows, Friends has to be mentioned because it has given us so many life lessons along with making us laugh and cry at the same time. The biggest life lesson that friends gave us was, your friends are the family you choose and you can always rely on them through thick or thin. Family troubles, Relationship issues or financial trouble, your friends will always be there to help you and make you smile.

11.The Simpsons

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The Simpsons won many hearts as the most famous TV show animation. Throughout 27 seasons The Simpsons have given us many lessons but some of the most powerful ones were all related to family. They taught us that siblings might fight a lot but at the end of the day they will always be there for you. Remember when Homer turns the depressing words ” your are here forever” into “Do it for her” seeing his new born daughter’s picture, most important of all messages was that you have to always make sacrifices for your loved ones and they are always worth it.

10. House of Cards

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House of Cards is said to be the most famous TV show when it comes to politics. On the surface it’s all about power, money and greed but if you indulge into it you’ll see the under lying message about money and power not being the main influence “Choosing money over power is a mistake almost everyone makes.” and then regret it later in life.

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9. Dexter

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Dexter Morgan, the most famous serial killer had a lot to teach us. Although his ways were extreme but they do have many underlying messages, He channeled his energy into positive things like feeding his killer instinct into getting criminal of the street to being so organized and clean that he always got away with it to being always calm and cool in every situation. Now that doesn’t mean you start killing people. It just means to Use your emotions as fuel for a productive work day and If you want them to stick around make your space clean, enjoyable and simple to navigate and Try to keep everything that you do in a cool, calm, and collective way.

8. Suits

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Suits one of the most famous TV shows to have ever made, that have influenced a lot of people. The best and most powerful lesson suits have ever given is to Never give up as there’s always a way, even if you are in jail or someone is about to take away everything you’ve worked for in life, there’s always a way out even if sometime you have to touch the grey areas.

7. How I Met Your Mother

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This famous TV show has won many hearts with its characters and their relationships with each other. There are many powerful messages but i would like to quote the best one here. On Relationships Lily and Marshal taught us “I guess sometimes you just have to set your ego aside…” Marshall“… And remember that the love that you have for that other person is way more important than winning.” Lily that relationship is all about compromise.

6. The Big Bang Theory

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4 nerdy as hell geniuses taught us a lot of things but the most powerful yet beautiful message was that Brain outweighs beauty. Even if you find someone really pretty at first but if they don’t have brains, there beauty means nothing.

5. The Walking Dead

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Yeah the brain eating zombies have become one of the most famous TV show of the decade, Throughout the show there have been so many ups and downs along with a lot of brain eating shifts but this show has given us a greatest lesson of all, Even if you feel like this is the end and you wish for death to make it all over, Never count yourself out, your will to win will take you out of any circumstances sooner or later.

4. Westworld

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The famous TV show that made everyone go crazy with its first season gave us a lesson that every human being should learn from. We are living like mindless sheep following the same routine day by day. You can only turn your life around and make a difference when you start to question the purpose of life and make your existence worth living.

3. Black Mirror

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Black mirror took our technological advancement and turned it into a show with worst case scenarios. They might be extreme and fictional but every episode has a message based on our behaviors in this new world. The most powerful one till this day is to be careful what you say online, it may come back to bite you in the rear. We exploit our freedom of speech sitting behind our mobile and computer screens, thinking it’s okay to say anything but what goes around, comes around, even in the online world.

2. Breaking Bad

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While the super famous TV show gave us many lessons, the most powerful one related to business is to Craft a truly superior product or service, in substance and appearance. As Walter does with his Meth explaining “will not make garbage. We will produce a product that performs as advertised. No adulterants. No baby formula.”

1. Game of Thrones

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The most talked about famous TV show. It has given us so many powerful lessons that it’s hard to choose one. The Best lesson that i ever got from a TV show was through the word of wisdom by Tyrion Lannister. He has been a laughing stock and been mocked about something that wasn’t in his control but he made the very same thing his strength. “Let them see that their words can cut you, and you’ll never be free of the mockery. If they want to give you a name, take it and make it your own. Then they can’t hurt you with it anymore.” Tyrion told me to Never ever let anyone make you feel unimportant.

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