The beginning of summer is when we celebrate dads and grads, two topics television has tackled on more than one occasion. Check out these shows that put a spotlight on the ending days of education, and fatherhood in all its ups and downs.
Summertime is here, which means there's no reason to stay indoors, not even for cooking! Let these food-centric shows help guide your hand in prepping that outdoor grill and preparing a delicious feast. Just be careful what you do and do not call "barbecue."
Stuck at home on a lovely summer's day? Or are you simply cursed with summer showers? Take a virtual vacation with these dramas set in warm, tropical, always sunny settings. They'll provide the entertainment, and no sunscreen is required, (but you're responsible for your own pina coladas).
It is said that boys don't make passes at girls who wear glasses. To which we say, we're pretty sure those boys would rethink that position if they ever saw the smart and tough ladies of these science fiction classics putting on their specs. If not, then the better statement would probably be, "Boys who diss girls in glasses had better watch their asses."
Let's face it, even if the British are not, in reality, any more polite than we are in the States, they at least sound like they are. They also have a longer history of class distinctions, proper nannies, and elaborate tea services, all things that can be found in a variety of British television offerings. And always remember: do NOT put those pinkies up!