R29ers Share The TV Shows That Changed Their Lives

Designed by Vero Romero.
We’re living in an age of truly great TV — there’s no shortage of binge-worthy true-crime docuseries to fill a hungover Sunday afternoon or exquisitely mindless reality shows to serve as the antidote to a stressful workday. But for many of us, there are certain shows that go well beyond being an addictive watch; they’re the shows that almost feel like part of us, the ones that uncannily tap into the most granular details of our lives or give us a new perspective on the world we live in.
That’s why, together with Philo, a new live- and on-demand-TV platform, we got Refinery29 staff to share the shows that have made a major impact on them — whether it’s a nature program that helps you feel grounded in reality when the world feels out of control or a home-improvement show that ignites creativity. Click ahead to find out which shows continue to have a lasting impression on us, then check them out for yourself on Philo.

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