This decade has seen some belters grace our screens: from shows that have already developed into long and worthy slogs (Game Of Thrones
), blinding one season wonders (The Pacific), and Netflix stealing the crown (House Of Cards
, Daredevil), suffice to say the golden age is still gleaming.
But the studios don’t always get it right, and for every cheer over Jon Snow taking out a foe, or face in hand reaction to an unforgettable finale – Homeland Season One, still slaying us to this day – there will be expletives hurled at a majorly missed opportunity (Napoleon Dynamite
), eyes rolled at some faux horror (Hemlock Grove) and sleep induced by tired shows still doing the rounds (CSI: Cyber
, so bad). This is the nature of the beast: for every great show, there will more than likely be a handful of bad ones produced alongside it. It’s up to us