"Grimm." Who'd have thought a show exploring an alternative world of mythical creatures called Wesen and the humans who see them, the Grimms, could end in a wedding. And yet, that's what happened in this year's season finale, along with a lot of other crazy great — the birth of a purple-eyed baby, the emergence of a hip young female Grimm, a plotting royal family — stuff. A little scary for younger kids, but as family friendly as a monster tale can get. NBC.com
"Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Never before has a television show attempted to be both part of and separate from a film franchise, providing the connective tissue between blockbusters. If you missed its first season on
"Orphan Black." It is never too late to join the clone club and watch Tatiana Maslany bring to life an ever-expanding sisterhood of genetically engineered women all seeking information, and each other. Binge watch on Amazon
"The Walking Dead." Separated from one another and scattered across the zombie-plagued landscape, Rick, Michonne, Daryl and all the main characters spent a season facing zombies and inner demons, often without the aid of each other.