my favorite tv shows 📺 (according to a film major)

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Grab a cup of tea and a snack while I geek out about my favorite TV shows for 29 minutes :) If you’ve been looking for a way to pass the time in quarantine, and have already baked 5 loaves of banana bread, hopefully something I recommended caught your eye! I chat about everything from sit coms to crime shows to stand up comedians, so whether you’re looking for something intense and action-packed or relaxing, I got you :)
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Fleabag (BBC)
Crashing (BBC, available on Netflix)
Fargo (FX, available on Hulu)
Love (Netflix)
New Girl (FOX, available on Netflix)
Parks and Recreation (NBC, available on Netflix + Hulu)
30 Rock (NBC, available on Hulu)
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix)
Sex and the City (HBO)
House (FOX)
Bojack Horseman (Netflix)
John Mulaney Stand Up (Netflix)
Big Mouth (Netflix)
Daniel Sloss’s Jigsaw (Netflix)
Katherine Ryan Stand Up (Netflix)
Bo Burnham’s Make Happy (Netflix)
Year and Years (HBO)
The Girlfriend Experience (Starz)
Maniac (Netflix)
Big Little Lies (HBO)
Better Call Saul (AMC, available on Netflix)
Bo Burnham podcast ➭
great days by joakim karud (
charlie brown’s day off by louie zong (
what’s your name? ashley
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  1. Jelly Jynx

    Jelly Jynx31 segundo atrás

    Girl you are so selfish I can't stand it anymore!!! It's like a "I want to look away but I can't" situation. Please learn from your mistakes. Just lost a subscriber.

  2. Samara Woolfolk

    Samara Woolfolk48 minutos atrás

    #1 Your intro "spect"ory monologues. ...tops. #2 Loved these reviews and learned a lot about the language to use when talking about shows. Wish more friends would talk with me like this. Nice to listen to, I can relate.

  3. Moa Arvidsson Blomberg

    Moa Arvidsson BlombergHora atrás

    b i love you but we don't talk about fight club

  4. for pweds

    for pwedsHora atrás

    Thoughts on anime?

  5. JustMe

    JustMe2 horas atrás

    Ashley gets me. I love all of these shows, maybe except for Fargo.

  6. JustMe

    JustMeHora atrás

    I've watched The Girlfriend Experience and loved it.

  7. Cory Does Stuff

    Cory Does Stuff2 horas atrás

    I started 30Rock maybe 1.5 weeks ago? I’m on season 4 now

  8. Ron

    Ron2 horas atrás

    first time im leaving a comment and it’s in this video. I LOVE THIS

  9. Laura May Caulfield Martínez

    Laura May Caulfield Martínez2 horas atrás


  10. Julia

    Julia3 horas atrás

    two Italian hands - how good movies should be measured.

  11. Rafaela Queirós

    Rafaela Queirós3 horas atrás

    I highly recommend a Netflix tv show called "Mindhunter", it's super addicting and, in my opinion, has an amazing storyline. By the way, I love your videos!

  12. Athenes P

    Athenes P4 horas atrás

    I am the dumbest person Ik I have always thought it was a ZIT Com

  13. M S-W

    M S-W4 horas atrás

    PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE look up Charlie Brooker's series how TV ruined your life. It is so so so dark and funny. The episode on love is one of the funniest and bleakest things I have watched.

  14. sweet creature

    sweet creature4 horas atrás

    WILFRED with Elijah Wood oh god you of all people would like this one, that is genuinely dark, deep, weird and funny it's about a depressed (oops) guy who talks to his neighbour's dog and the acting is sooooooooo good that is the best show i've binge watched in years and i love it it is kinda hard to find a good comedy

  15. Russel Ü

    Russel Ü4 horas atrás

    Can you make sewing projects again?


    TEN POINTS TO JULES5 horas atrás

    i would HIGHLY recommend Russian Doll! it is truly phenomenal.

  17. Sara Razafimandimby Våje

    Sara Razafimandimby Våje5 horas atrás

    i would recommend the society. Its about a highschool class that get trapped outside the rest of the world, and they have to start their own little society, and the show reflects some of todays' societys' problems. bad explanation, but FIRE SHOWWW

  18. vhairi rohanne

    vhairi rohanne5 horas atrás

    Clearly all UC film classes cover the Uncanny Valley 😅

  19. lucy vlogging

    lucy vlogging5 horas atrás

    As a British person, I recommend fleebag, years and years and crashing. They are really really good!

  20. Mars

    Mars5 horas atrás

    i fuckin love Bojack but i suggest watching it in a bit healthier mental state. I watched it pretty young and some scenes were somewhat triggering. Rewatched now that im older and more emotionally/mentally mature and im able to absorb the show better

  21. Luo Rui

    Luo Rui6 horas atrás

    Fleabag IS really AMAZING! I love Phoebe!! Glad we have same tase😉

  22. Genevieve Fairley

    Genevieve Fairley6 horas atrás

    Mindhunters is a different breed of good if you like crime shows Also I've been watching new girl for weeks and to see that Ashley likes it too really validates me

  23. speed? jewish.

    speed? jewish.6 horas atrás

    I feel like underrated was kind of loosely used in this video- I really enjoy film and tv show analysis, but I feel like this was just a little lacklustre, it was very shallow and kind of the bare bones of a review, maybe if you ever decide to make another video like this you could go more in depth on why each show you enjoy could be enjoyable to anyone else considering starting a new series? I may have just expected a bit more since "according to a film major" was in the title, which just makes it sound like the reviews would maybe have had a little commentary on each show, that would motivate some type of discussion about the shows you think everyone should watch.

  24. Supernova fm

    Supernova fm6 horas atrás

    I didn't think that it would be that interesting

  25. Carolynn Rose

    Carolynn Rose7 horas atrás

    ASHLEYYYY I just finished the 4th episode of years and years. That I started watching as soon as I finished this video. WHY DIDNT YOU WARM ME 😭 On a side note: the cable girls is amazing, it's a Spanish drama in Netflix, it's sooo good

  26. Tatiana Moreira

    Tatiana Moreira7 horas atrás

    You just listed all the shows my boyfriend listed me to see becase I am like 10 years late concerning to tv shows. :'(

  27. lilmil

    lilmil7 horas atrás

    Big Little Lies, Barry and Ozark are the best shows since Breaking Bad. In my opinion, Big Little Lies and Breaking Bad are the greatest shows of all time. BLL and This Is Us are my favorite though. Edit: just a couple minutes into big little lies, it became one of my favorite shows ever and eventually my favorite

  28. lilmil

    lilmil7 horas atrás

    If anyone works at netflix or in the industry, plz hook me up😂

  29. Emily Moncure

    Emily Moncure7 horas atrás

    What about Rick and Morty, it's such a vibe!

  30. Nooz Azun

    Nooz Azun7 horas atrás

    If you guys liked gillian in “love” you should definitely check out her other show “community” which is on Netflix, it’s very funny and amazing

  31. BAO NGO

    BAO NGO8 horas atrás

    I loveeeed this! Please do more!!

  32. Larissa Liwanag

    Larissa Liwanag9 horas atrás

    girl you made points except for when you said big mouth is good flcbfkdbd ugliest looking show with the such a bad script

  33. Marina K

    Marina K9 horas atrás

    I highly recommend Barry on HBO, it is SO GOOD!! Its a dark comedy about a depressed former marine who is a currently depressed hit man, his boss/uncle/father figure sends him to LA for a hit but he ends up taking an acting class. The show follows him trying trying to keep the little life he found in this acting class while he keeps being dragged back into the hitman world by others and his own bad decisions. The writing is amazing and all the characters are so well developed, its incredibly funny, the cinematography is beautiful and the story is compelling idk what else to say to make you watch it. Written by and stars Bill Hader (hes friends w john mulaney if thats helps)

  34. bilishu aliss

    bilishu aliss8 horas atrás

    These are awesome but small correction~ Fleabag is in her 30's :) 33 in season 2 (just cause us 30 somethings need some love too!)

  35. Lyana Batrisyia

    Lyana Batrisyia10 horas atrás

    I seriously need more of this type of content! Also I would like to recommend something I recently watched and found it very interesting: american psycho

  36. bilishu aliss

    bilishu aliss8 horas atrás

    the opening,,, like omg

  37. Kwifical

    Kwifical10 horas atrás

    please watch LOST the show from 2004 it’s amazing and sad romantic action comedy it’s just everything

  38. Natalie Dinh

    Natalie Dinh10 horas atrás

    If you like crime/ capitalism/ mental health I recommend “Extracurricular”, a korean drama on Netflix about a high schooler running a security business for prostitutes in order to afford college tuition. The episodes slowly unravel and escalate at such a perfect rate. The characters have so much dimensions, so you both hate and root for them at once. Not even talking about the great cinematography, watch it bc it shows the impacts of capitalism and focuses on mental health too 😩

  39. xxhimynameisjenxx

    xxhimynameisjenxx10 horas atrás

    I think Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency is a very underrated show! It is really funny but also cleverly written and does make you cry sometimes as well


    TANI BABI11 horas atrás

    ok so if any of you are into: 1) asian dramas 2) starring kpop/cpop idols 2) gay subtext (but i mean you'll still love it even without being into this) please i beg you WILL NOT REGRET IT watch "the untamed" its based of a BL novel and it's literally the #1 ranked chinese drama, and I TELL YOU IT'S SO GOOD probably best piece of film i have ever witnessed, and probably going to be my favorite series of all time- the co-stars are sean xiao and wang yibo, both of whom are biggie idols. I actually didn't even know they were idols until around the end of the series which seriously shocked me?? I thought they were professional actors because the acting is so damn brilliant and the character's are SO WELL DEVELOPED,, it's found on both netflix and on youtube :) it takes place in ancient china and the show really brings out the corruption in society... there's also an anime called mo dao zu shi which is basically the same thing as the "the untamed" but with some slight changes anyways happy watching yall

  41. Bud See

    Bud See12 horas atrás

    Ashley, I have never seen "Friends From College," but it sounds like the movie "The Big Chill."

  42. Kimora Atlas

    Kimora Atlas12 horas atrás

    Hey can u do another painting video?

  43. Anabel K

    Anabel K12 horas atrás

    I just connect with your words so seamlessly. It’s insane. I love how you always manage to say something so poignant even when talking about something that seems fluffy to an outsider perspective

  44. jenelle lewis

    jenelle lewis13 horas atrás


  45. Sophia Nam

    Sophia Nam13 horas atrás

    honestly I wouldn't mind an hour-long video on her favourite movies/shows etc...

  46. Sophia Nam

    Sophia Nam12 horas atrás

    can also relate to the crushingly low levels of serotonin in my body

  47. Haley Collins

    Haley Collins13 horas atrás

    What about The Handmaid's Tale?!

  48. Isaac Foxx Tech Support

    Isaac Foxx Tech Support13 horas atrás

    This video was needed I just finished watch all my shows that I haven’t watched. So I needed new shows...I’ll be checking a few of these out

  49. Amanda Wilson

    Amanda Wilson13 horas atrás

    Ashley, have you seen The Handmaiden’s Tale? I would LOVE to hear your thoughts-and reaction. I’m in the middle of it now and am like 😳😳😳😳!

  50. applesunshineheart

    applesunshineheart14 horas atrás

    Ashley, please please watch the comedian Hannah Gadsby! Especially Nannette. So powerful. Everything she does is magic and I think you’ll really appreciate her mind. I was actually surprised she wasn’t listed in your comedy section! Nannette is one of a kind but all of her stuff is awesome. She’s Australian (as am I) - Nannette was on Netflix and huge here but maybe not so much in the US? She also has a couple of funny art history series which are genius and such an eye opener (based on things like the male gaze).

  51. Quỳnh Nhi Nguyễn

    Quỳnh Nhi Nguyễn14 horas atrás

    just an opinion here: I really like you but "litteraly kill a small child" is too extreme of a way to say

  52. mita safitri

    mita safitri14 horas atrás

    the opening,,, like omg

  53. Carlee Sarah

    Carlee Sarah15 horas atrás

    These are awesome but small correction~ Fleabag is in her 30's :) 33 in season 2 (just cause us 30 somethings need some love too!)

  54. Meghan Rose

    Meghan Rose15 horas atrás

    house, bo burnham, and maniac. this may sound weird but i feel like we'd be best friends based lol

  55. Zarlan

    Zarlan15 horas atrás

    Avatar the Last Airbender?

  56. Tabitha Tate

    Tabitha Tate15 horas atrás

    I am also feeling like that, 100% babe.

  57. Caoilin M

    Caoilin M16 horas atrás

    that intro was everything

  58. Tired Watermelon

    Tired Watermelon17 horas atrás

    i it's 3am and no one will see this but Josh Johnson has literally the best stand-ups i have ever seen. the guy puts everyone else i've watched at total shame

  59. lastimosa

    lastimosa17 horas atrás

    idk why i never watched maniac, i always passed it on netflix and its in my queue but i always skipped it bc i wasnt sure id like it but holy shit it sounds and looks exactly like the type of show i like

  60. Elena Victoria

    Elena Victoria17 horas atrás

    OMG OMG OMG I needed this thank youuu 🥺

  61. mia davis

    mia davis17 horas atrás

    russian doll is super good, similar mind twisitng theme to maniac and it touches on important topics!

  62. Belen Selva

    Belen Selva17 horas atrás

    "Girlboss" excellent TV show

  63. Nele_b

    Nele_b18 horas atrás

    I remember "Tabula Rasa" being huge in Belgium (Flanders) when it came out, with everyone -including myself- clinging to the edge of their seats for 9 episodes, to step by step see the main character(Mie) heal from memory loss and see the pieces of a police investigation come together. available on Netflix Other 'world famous in Belgium' shows, genre comedy: > 'F.C. De Kampioenen' - stories about members of a soccer club, though not football-themed, where every episode centers around some kind of miscommunication. Ran 1990-2011, has had reruns on Saturdays and every day in summer up until present day and 4 movies about the characters > 'De Kotmadam' - you see the life of different students that rent a room in the house of Jeanne, who owns a candy store. Started in 1991 and will have 25 seasons. also, lots of reruns > 'W817' - another show about students living together, but for a children's network. 1999-2003, again reruns, reruns, reruns. In March of this year the actors announced the possibility of a movie if 50000 people would buy a ticket in advance within a month's time. They did. Unfortunately, I don't know if you can find these to watch in America, but if so, they are enjoyable, light, silly shows where you still laugh, even if it's aired for the 15th time.

  64. Eleni

    Eleni18 horas atrás

    I loved Big little lies!!! One of my favorites!!!!!

  65. Maeve K

    Maeve K18 horas atrás

    if you love Phoebe WB you should watch Killing Eve!!! it's amazing, and is written and created by her. it's the best female-led action/crime/thriller show i've seen, maybe ever!

  66. chloe x

    chloe x19 horas atrás

    my recs (this includes a couple of ashley’s too): - anne with an e - one day at a time - brooklyn nine-nine - the good place - fleabag (!!!) - killing eve - hannibal - new girl - normal people

  67. Jet Black

    Jet Black19 horas atrás

    highly recommend Please Like Me (hulu) and The End of the Fxxxing World (netflix). They made me feel emotions I didn't know I had.

  68. Daniela Galvez

    Daniela Galvez19 horas atrás

    I can't wait to watch fleabag after finals aaah!!

  69. ann !

    ann !19 horas atrás

    I really liked Alias Grace, it's a netflix limited series. it follows this young woman grace, who is imprisoned for the murders of 2 people. the episodes are flashbacks that she is narrating to a doctor thats goal is to see if she really did it or if she is mentally ill. it has beautiful landscapes, and great actors. i highly recommend it :)

  70. Itzel De La Hoya

    Itzel De La Hoya20 horas atrás

    Highly Recommend: 1. Breaking Bad 2. Mad Men 3. Halt and Catch Fire 4. The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel 5. Fleabag ...Also, just started Unorthodox & it's so good!

  71. Rae Nichols

    Rae Nichols20 horas atrás

    im so inlove with your intellect and banter.

  72. rosie

    rosie20 horas atrás

    i love you so much please be my friend

  73. amara kampert

    amara kampert20 horas atrás

    just watched fleabag and honestly hey heart is broken i wanted her to end up with the priest so badly

  74. Zoë Foures-Kurt

    Zoë Foures-Kurt20 horas atrás

    I'm extremely surprised that The Handmaid's Tale isn't on there

  75. potato chip

    potato chip21 hora atrás

    please someone stop ashley from killing small children

  76. Himakshi Sarma

    Himakshi Sarma21 hora atrás

    Phoebe Waller Bridge is a damn QUEEN!! Try out 'Killing Eve'. It's written by Phoebe too.

  77. jelena popovic

    jelena popovic21 hora atrás

    welcome to Ashley spoiling shows :)

  78. jelena popovic

    jelena popovic21 hora atrás

    sorry, I spelled your name wrong

  79. Leslie Aguilar

    Leslie Aguilar21 hora atrás

    WATCH HIGH FIDELITY it's on Hulu and stars Zoe Kravits from Big Little Lies, she also breaks the 4th wall in this show and talks about her top 5 heartbreaks and how they affected her. I think you'd REALLY enjoy it!

  80. Lindsey Holt

    Lindsey Holt22 horas atrás

    Tales from the Loop is also a very neat show if you like that retro futuristic vibe- it kept me guessing through the whole thing!

  81. Aakanksha Singh

    Aakanksha Singh22 horas atrás

    Highly recommend 'Patrick Melrose'!!!!!!!!!!!!

  82. Samantha Finlay

    Samantha Finlay22 horas atrás

    Russian doll on Netflix

  83. Marie Arac

    Marie Arac22 horas atrás

    you should watch russian doll !

  84. Tal Comay

    Tal Comay22 horas atrás

    dude what about the end of the fucking world

  85. Joséphine

    Joséphine22 horas atrás

    To everyone who hasn't watch Euphoria yet : WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR ?