The BEST YouTube Shows
The top 34 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 - 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.
#3 - 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.]
#4 - Half in the Bag
Mike Stoklasa and Jay Bauman discuss recent movie releases while milking senile Mr. Plinkett on a VCR repair job.
#5 - Simon's Cat
A constantly hungry domestic cat adopts different tactics to get fed by its owner.
#6 - 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.
#8 - 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.
#9 - 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!
#10 - 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.
#11 - Nostalgia Critic
Nostalgia Critic is a popular video series created by Chicago comedian Doug Walker. In the show, he plays the titular Nostalgia Critic, a grumpy and easily aggravated character who mostly reviews entertainment from the 1980s and 1990s. His catch-phrase, "I'm the Nostalgia Critic. I remember it, so you don't have to," usually opens and ends each video.
#12 - 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.
#13 - 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.
#14 - Girls In The House
Girls In The House brings Honey, Duny and Alex, three girls who run a hotel and experience the craziest things.
#15 - Dragon Ball Z Abridged
Dragon Ball Z Abridged is the title of TeamFourStar's abridged series based on the Dragon Ball Z anime. This abridged series is one of the most successful series created in '08-'09 and was featured on That Guy with The Glasses official website. Dragon Ball Z Abridged is a direct parody with most characters and plot lines remaining relatively unchanged.
#16 - 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.
#17 - 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
#18 - 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.
#19 - 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.
#20 - The Ren and Stimpy Show
The show revolves around the lives of an angry, insane chihuahua named Ren Höek and his brain-dead "eediot" sidekick cat, Stimpy. Together the duo have lots of bizarre and outrageous adventures accompanied by George Liquor, Mr. Horse, Powdered Toast Man, Muddy Mudskipper, Mr. and Mrs. Pipe, Mrs. Buttloaf, and Svën Höek.
#21 - 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.
#22 - 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.
#23 - 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.
#24 - 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.
#25 - Dick Figures
Two dysfunctional, satrical twin friends, Red & Blue both go on exciting adventures which involves mostly sex appeal.
#26 - 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.
#27 - 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.
#28 - Continuum (Web Series)
A beautiful young woman awakens aboard an adrift space ship with no memory of who she is or how she got there and at the mercy of the ship's mysterious computer.
#29 - Star Wars: Forces of Destiny
Star Wars Forces of Destiny is a new initiative celebrating the inspiring stories of iconic heroes from a galaxy far, far away.... An exciting, new series of animated shorts that remain true to the Star Wars universe will show how choices both big and small ultimately shape the destinies of beloved characters. Fans will be excited to discover that talent from across Star Wars films and animated TV series reprise their roles for the Forces of Destiny shorts: Daisy Ridley as Rey, Felicity Jones as Jyn Erso, Tiya Sircar as Sabine Wren, Ashley Eckstein as Ahsoka Tano, John Boyega as Finn, Lupita Nyong’o as Maz Kanata and more.
#30 - Super Dragon Ball Heroes
Trunks returns from the future to train with Goku and Vegeta. However, it 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?
#31 - Most Haunted
Could you lock yourself in a haunted location for 24 hours? Well that's just what the Most Haunted team do. Presented by Yvette Fielding, the crew investigate some of the scariest places in Europe, attempting different methods and experiments to try and communicate with the dead, and prove the existence of life after death. Most Haunted is LIVINGtv's hit paranormal TV show. The results are outstanding. Skeptics are becoming believers!
#32 - Seth MacFarlane's Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy
The series consists of comic cartoon shorts unrelated to each other and was released on Seth MacFacrlane's YouTube channel: SethComedy. The series was originally sponsored by Burger King, with videos even appearing on their official channel. The series is similar to the "cutaway gags" of MacFarlane's TV series Family Guy.
#33 - Inferno Cop
The story deals with those in this world who dwell in the dark, invisible to the naked eye. From time to time, these figures bare their fangs and attack people. Inferno Cop is a messenger of justice who came from the depths of hell to protect people from them.
#34 - 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.