The BEST YouTube Shows
The top 50 shows on YouTube
#1 - Justice League: Gods and Monsters Chronicles
In an alternative history Zod is Superman's father, Batman is a vampiric Man-Bat, and Wonder Woman is the child of Ares, God of War. When these dark heroes form an alliance, the question everyone asks is will they save the world, or rule it?
#2 - Hot Ones
The show with hot questions and even hotter wings. Watch Sean interview celebrities such as T.J. Miller, Tommy Chong, and DJ Khaled as they burn their tastebuds.
#3 - Game Grumps
Game Grumps is a Shorty Award Let's Play webseries created on July 10, 2012, by comedic game critic Jon Jafari and animator Arin Hanson. Jafari left the show in June of 2013 to focus on his primary Youtube channel, JonTronShow. He was replaced by comedy musician Leigh Daniel Avidan, also known as "Danny Sexbang", from the musical comedy duo Ninja Sex Party. The channel also expanded to include new hosts: animator Ross O'Donovan, series editor Barry Nathan Kramer, and Suzy Berhow, Hanson's wife, in spin-offs along with editor Kevin Abernathy. Jafari and Hanson have said they were inspired to make the show after seeing episodes of James Rolfe's video game webseries The Angry Video Game Nerd. Game Grumps is a part of Polaris, a network owned by Maker Studios.
#4 - Zero Punctuation
Zero Punctuation is The Escapist's groundbreaking video review series starring Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw. Every Wednesday Zero Punctuation picks apart the games so you don't have to. Called "hilariously cutting ... first legitimate breakout hit from the gaming community in recent memory" by Boing Boing, see why gamers love it and developers fear it.
#5 - TED Talks
TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. TEDTalks began as a simple attempt to share what happens at TED with the world. Under the moniker "ideas worth spreading," talks were released online. They rapidly attracted a global audience in the millions. Indeed, the reaction was so enthusiastic that the entire TED website has been reengineered around TEDTalks, with the goal of giving everyone on-demand access to the world's most inspiring voices. [TED-Ed and TEDx are separate TVDB series and should NOT be listed here.]
#7 - Half in the Bag
Mike Stoklasa and Jay Bauman discuss recent movie releases while milking senile Mr. Plinkett on a VCR repair job.
#8 - UNHhhh
RuPaul's Drag Race season 7 queens Katya Zamolodchikova and Trixie Mattel in 'UNHhhh.' It's a show about nothing, and yet it's about everything.
#9 - Taskmaster
Greg Davies is the Taskmaster, and with the help of his ever-loyal assistant Alex Horne, he will set out to test the wiles, wit, wisdom and skills of five celebrity contestants. At the end of the series, who will be crowned the Taskmaster champion?
#10 - Simon's Cat
A constantly hungry domestic cat adopts different tactics to get fed by its owner.
#11 - Best of the Worst
Mike, Jay, Rich and the rest of the Red Letter Media crew brave some of the worst movies ever created by man and then pick the best of the worst.
#12 - Good Mythical Morning
Two "Internetainers" (Rhett & Link) go far out and do the weirdest things, giving you a daily dose of casual comedy every Monday-Friday.
#13 - Mystery Science Theater 3000
Mad scientist Dr. Clayton Forrester and his assistant, TV's Frank, have trapped a hapless soul (Joel, later Mike) in the vacuum of outer space. With their guinea pig aboard the bone-shaped Satellite of Love, they force upon him experiment after evil experiment from their underground lair. The sinister goal: find a movie so bad that it will break a man's soul, driving him to insanity. Once found, this cinematic weapon would be unleashed upon the world, turning the populace to zombies, and opening the door for Dr. Forrester's omnipotency. With the company of his robot pals Crow T. Robot and Tom Servo, the trio of deep space jesters makes the best of the situation and maintains just enough sanity through wisecracking commentary and an occasional song and dance.
#14 - The Joy of Painting
Artist Bob Ross takes you to his magical world of happy trees and teaches the laymen step by step how to create wonderful works of art using his trademark wet-on-wet technique.
#15 - Angry Video Game Nerd
The titular Nerd character is an ill-tempered and foul-mouthed video game fanatic. He derives comic appeal from excessive and inventive use of profanity, frequent displays of explicit gestures, and heavy consumption of beer, particularly Rolling Rock or Yuengling, to "soothe the pain". A particular characteristic is his favorable comparison of extremely repulsive and painful, usually firmly scatological, acts to playing the games he reviews. Varying amounts of physical comedy are mixed into the verbal abuse.
#16 - JonTron
The ongoing adventures of JonTron, as he takes it upon himself to review games of all kinds (and some movies), under the watchful eye of his friend and overlord, the cyborg bird, Jacques.
#17 - Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Abridged Series
As the name suggests, Yu-Gi-Oh: The Abridged Series is a dramatically shortened down version of the original series, cutting each episode down from its original twenty minutes. This includes episodes in two or more parts. All characters in the series are voiced by LittleKuriboh, even the female ones, adding to the comical effect of the parody.
#18 - Marvel Funko Shorts
In 2016, Marvel and Funko collaborated to create the first-ever Funko animated shorts. Each of the shorts featured some of Marvel’s most popular superheroes and villains, including Spider-Man, Iron Man, Loki, Rocket, Groot, the Collector, Deadpool and Venom.
#19 - Mr. Show
Mr. Show was the insanely funny, critically loved but HBO-loathed sketch comedy that ran on the channel for 4 years from 1995-1998. The show was created, executive produced, written and starred comics/writers Bob Odenkirk and David Cross. The show also starred Tom Kenny, Jill Talley and John Ennis. Featured performers/writers included Paul F. Tompkins, Jerry Minor, B.J. Porter, Scott Aukerman, Brian Posehn, and Jay Johnston. Featured performers included Mary-Lynn Rajskub, Brett Paesal, and Sarah Silverman. The show has spawned a movie based on popular character Ronnie Dobbs in Run Ronnie Run. Bob's wife, Naomi Odenkirk, has compiled everything you could ever want to know about the show in her wonderful book, Mr. Show: What Happened.
#20 - Survivorman
No food, no shelter, no fresh water, no tools ... no camera crew. One man - alone in the wilderness for seven days with only his wits and stamina to sustain him.
#21 - Girls' Last Tour
Amid the desolate remains of a once-thriving city, only the rumbling of a motorbike breaks the cold winter silence. Its riders, Chito and Yuuri, are the last survivors in the war-torn city. Scavenging old military sites for food and parts, the two girls explore the wastelands and speculate about the old world to pass the time. Chito and Yuuri each occasionally struggle with the looming solitude, but when they have each other, sharing the weight of being two of the last humans becomes a bit more bearable. Between Yuuri's clumsy excitement and Chito's calm composure, their dark days get a little brighter with shooting practice, new books, and snowball fights on the frozen battlefield. Among a scenery of barren landscapes and deserted buildings, it is an uplifting tale of two girls and their quest to find hope in a bleak and dying world.
#22 - Don't Hug Me I'm Scared
Each episode revolves around Yellow Guy, Red Guy and Bird Guy meeting one or several anthropomorphic teacher characters, who begin a musical number related to a basic concept of day-to-day life with a happy upbeat melody similar to that of a nursery rhyme. As the song progresses, it becomes more and more apparent that the episode's "teacher" character is subtly trying to condition the main characters to share their own opinions and beliefs about the subject, to humorous effect. The climax of each episode usually involves a shock element with heavy use of gore imagery.
#23 - Pokémon Generations
Pokémon Generations revisits each generation of the Pokémon video game series to shed new light on some timeless moments. From the earliest days in the Kanto region to the splendor of the Kalos region, go behind the scenes and witness Pokémon history with new eyes!
#24 - Carmilla
Small town girl Laura Hollis has just finally moved out to go to Silas University. When her missing roommate is replaced without explanation, Laura vows to find out what is happening on campus while she deals with her new roomy... a vampire. Based on the J. Sheridan Le Fanu novella.
#25 - Girls In The House
Girls In The House brings Honey, Duny and Alex, three girls who run a hotel and experience the craziest things.
#26 - W1A
From the creators of Twenty Twelve, Ian Fletcher, former the Head of the Olympic Deliverance Commission, has taken up the position of Head of Values at the BBC. His tasks include the licence fee renegotiation and charter renewal in 2016 and 2017 respectively.
#27 - The Melancholy of Haruhi-chan Suzumiya
A comical spin-off of the ever popular "Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya" television series originally aired back in 2006. It involves all the major characters in a more child-like forms of their animated selves going through various spoofs of previous plot lines. Examples include Nagato and the dreaded laptop with a twist of having hentai on it, face offs with the rack of costumes that were stuffed in the corner of the club room and dodge ball tournaments on crack.
#28 - Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-
When Subaru Natsuki leaves the convenience store, the last thing he expects is to be wrenched from his everyday life and dropped into a fantasy world. Things aren't looking good for the bewildered teenager; however, not long after his arrival, he is attacked by some thugs. Armed with only a bag of groceries and a now useless cell phone, he is quickly beaten to a pulp. Fortunately, a mysterious beauty named Satella, in hot pursuit after the one who stole her insignia, happens upon Subaru and saves him. In order to thank the honest and kindhearted girl, Subaru offers to help in her search, and later that night, he even finds the whereabouts of that which she seeks. But unbeknownst to them, a much darker force stalks the pair from the shadows, and just minutes after locating the insignia, Subaru and Satella are brutally murdered. However, Subaru immediately reawakens to a familiar scene—confronted by the same group of thugs, meeting Satella all over again—the enigma deepens as history inexplicably repeats itself.
#29 - The Visitor from the Future
The Visitor from the Future is a cross-media series that combines comedy and science fiction. Since its launch in April 2009, it was viewed 5 million times on the French web and was aired on the TV channel NOLIFE.
#30 - Star Trek Continues
The USS Enterprise's historic five-year mission continues with all new episodes of the original series. "Star Trek: Continues", a new Trek series, beams down with exciting adventures of the Federation's most heroic crew led by Captain James T. Kirk. The lighting and color of the highly accurate sets accentuate the equally detailed props and costumes, matching the original series that ran from 1966-69! With acting and stories that also replicate the original series, the adventures are sure to dazzle even the most die hard Trek fans. Witness now the untold morality plays that explore the final frontier and more importantly... the human condition. Fans of the original series will especially enjoy the pilot episode as a familiar guest star from the original series reprises his role in a sequel entitled "Pilgrim of Eternity". https://www.startrekcontinues.com/ https://vimeo.com/startrekcontinues
#31 - Epic Rap Battles of History
Epic Rap Battles of History, officially shortened to ERB or ERBoH, is a YouTube video series created by Peter Shukoff (a.k.a. Nice Peter) and Lloyd Ahlquist (a.k.a. EpicLLOYD). The series pits famous historical and pop culture figures, either fictional or otherwise, against one another in a rap battle format.
#32 - The Game Chasers
Billy and Jay search the great state of Texas for classic games. Whether it is garage sales, flee markets, classic game stores, or under a rock......if it is retro we will find it.
#33 - Real Time with Bill Maher
Each week Bill Maher surrounds himself with a panel of guests which include politicians, actors, comedians, musicians and the like to discuss what's going on in the world.
#34 - Cobra Kai
Cobra Kai takes place 30 years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament and finds Johnny Lawrence on the hunt for redemption by reopening the infamous Cobra Kai karate dojo. This reignites his old rivalry with the successful Daniel LaRusso, who has been working to maintain the balance in his life without mentor Mr. Miyagi.
#35 - The Guild
The Guild is a independent sitcom web series about a group of online gamers. It is written for gamers, about gamers by a gamer. Episodes vary from 3-6 minutes in length, and follow the Guild members’ lives online and offline.
#36 - Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis
Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis is an interview series on Funny or Die hosted by Zach Galifianakis. Zach conducts interviews with popular celebrities between two potted ferns.
#37 - 2gether: The Series
A student named Tine wants to get rid of a gay admirer. His friends recommend getting a pretend boyfriend – Sarawat. But Sarawat plays hard to get, until he finally agrees. The two become close and intense emotions soon erupt. Are they just pretending or already have feelings for each other?
#38 - Video Game High School
It's the near future: You're dead. Your kids are probably dead. Your grandkids (if they're alive) are playing video games. Why? Because professional gaming is the biggest sport on earth. Around the world, millions of players duke it out in fighters, RTS’s, First Person Shooters and more. To the victors go the spoils: glory, clan contracts and million dollar endorsements. The best young gamers are recruited by elite boarding schools to sharpen their skills. The best of the best go to VGHS: VIDEO GAME HIGH SCHOOL.
#39 - Mortal Kombat: Legacy
Mortal Kombat: Legacy is an web series anthology that debuted on YouTube in April of 2011. The show is an adaptation of the fictional universe of the Mortal Kombat video game franchise. The show started as a short film entitled Mortal Kombat: Rebirth that portrayed the original game's story in a realistic way. Mortal Kombat: Legacy takes place before the events of the first tournament and tells the background stories of several characters from the franchise, culminating in their reasons for participating in the upcoming tenth Mortal Kombat tournament, on which the first game was based. The series is a non-linear anthology, with each episode independent of the rest, and devoted to the story of specific characters. Jax (Michael Jai White), Kurtis Stryker (Tahmoh Penikett), Sonya Blade (Jeri Ryan) and Kano (Darren Shahlavi) star in the all-new Mortal Kombat: Legacy live action series.
#40 - Dick Figures
Two dysfunctional, satrical twin friends, Red & Blue both go on exciting adventures which involves mostly sex appeal.
#42 - Brotherhood: Final Fantasy XV
The series revolves around the four main characters of the 2016 role-playing video game Final Fantasy XV, and is a prequel story based in the world and continuity of the game. The anime details Noctis' backstory from his childhood to the opening of Final Fantasy XV.
#43 - Titus
This half-hour comedy chronicles the hilarious world of Christopher Titus and his totally messed-up poor white trash family. Between his drunken father, his dimwitted brother, and his goody-goody best friend, it's amazing Titus is alive, let alone engaged to a "normal" girl. Titus adapted Christopher Titus' stand-up routine in a novel way: each episode is narrated by Titus from a black & white "Neutral Space," from which he comments on the events as they unfold, punctuated by short, surreal flashbacks to his childhood and adolescence. The hilarious interplay between these three levels of narrative is sometimes amazingly complex and even contradictory, highlighting the exceedingly black nature of the show's humor.
#44 - Kemono Friends
The story takes place in Japari Park, an enormous integrated zoo built somewhere in this world. A mysterious substance found there, called "Sand Star," causes the animals to turn into humanoid beings called "Animal Girls"! These new creatures spend every day peacefully with the zoo's visitors... but after some time, a lost child turns up in the park. The child's attempt to find the way home turns into a great adventure with the Animal Girls!
#45 - Ever After High
Welcome to Ever After High, the legendary boarding school where the teenage sons and daughters of famous fairytales learn to relive their parents' classic stories. But you can never judge a book by its cover. While the school Royals embrace their pre-written Happily Ever Afters, some of the other students want to rewrite their destinies. Will these Rebels flip the script?
#46 - Super Dragon Ball Heroes
Trunks returns from the future to train with Goku and Vegeta. However, he disappears without warning. Then the mysterious Fu bursts in, telling them that Trunks has been imprisoned in the Prison Planet, a mysterious complex in an unknown place in the universes. The group seeks the dragon balls to free Trunks, but an endless battle awaits them! Will Goku and the others rescue Trunks and escape the Prison Planet?
#47 - Space Janitors
Two janitors, Mike Chet and Darby Richards, serve aboard an iconic space station buffing out blaster burns and mopping up hero guts.
#48 - Toast of London
Steven Toast, an eccentric middle aged actor with a chequered past, spends more time dealing with his problems off stage than performing on it.
#49 - H+
A future-set story in which a virus has wiped out most of the human race, and those still alive have their minds linked to the Internet 24 hours a day. Here, a viral incident leads to a new world order. Fragments of news reports show a future world as it adopts H+: a radical new way to be connected to information and each other through only your thoughts, via a high-tech implant. While the breakthrough is hotly anticipated by the masses, it is a change not easily adopted by its discontents.
#50 - Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn
Set against the backdrop of a United Nations Space Command (UNSC) military academy, a group of highborn cadets are training to be the next generation of soldiers in the UNSC’s ongoing war with insurrectionists in the outer colonial planets. Among these cadets, Thomas Lasky struggles with his doubts about this war, and with the burden of expectations he may not be able to carry. As Lasky comes to terms with his potential as a military leader, the terrifying alien alliance known as the Covenant arrives and turns his world upside down. Inspired by the Master Chief, he must decide what it means to be a hero.