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    21 TV Series That Grabbed Viewers In The First Episode

    "It didn't just grab me in the first episode. It grabbed me in the first five minutes."

    If you love watching TV, you can probably name at least one show that caught your attention from the very beginning.

    When Reddit user fredyouareaturtle asked, "What TV series grabbed you in the first episode?" it got television fans talking.

    We've rounded up some of the best answers to help you grow your TV watch list. Check them out below:

    1. Psych

    2. The X-Files

    3. Breaking Bad

    4. The Mandalorian

    5. Killing Eve

    Sandra Oh in a train station

    6. The Shield

    A preview for The Shield

    7. Ted Lasso

    8. Game of Thrones

    9. Lost

    10. Six Feet Under

    11. The Boys

    12. iZombie

    Two doctors perform an autopsy

    13. Archer

    14. Hannibal

    15. The Good Place

    16. Dexter

    17. Lucifer

    18. True Detective

    19. 30 Rock

    tracy morgan and jane krakowski

    20. Shameless

    21. Bob's Burgers

    Note: Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.

    What TV show grabbed you from the very first episode? Let us know your favorite in the comments below!