The Brazilian proletariat has its deserved rest on May 1st, Labor Day. How about taking advantage of the national holiday to watch series that have won international audiences and critics?
Check out the list of series set in different work settings, such as the office, hospital and police station. Let’s go?
1 – The Office (2005–2013)
Following the daily lives of employees at the Dunder Mifflin paper company is one of the best ways to have fun in your free time!
The documentary stars Steve Carell, Jenna Fischer, John Krasinski and Rainn Wilson is one of the best series about the corporate worldshowing the absurdities of this work environment.
You can watch The Office on Amazon Prime Video and Comedy Central.
Michael Scott is just one of the characters with iconic quotes on the series.Source: NBC Universal
2 – Grey’s Anatomy (2005–presente)
Do you like doctor series? Then Grey’s Anatomy is for you. The Shonda Rhimes production features Ellen Pompeo starring in the daily drama of doctors and patients at Seattle Grace hospital.
The series has 16 seasons and continues to be renewed by the network – which, for many, makes it one of several productions that missed the chance to end up at the top. Worth watching before commenting!
Ellen Pompeo gives life to Meredith Grey.Source: IMDb
3 – Chicago Fire (2012–present)
The creation of Michael Brandt and Derek Haas brings the story of a group of Chicago firefighters. The success of the series is so great that NBC turned Chicago Fire, Chicago Med and Chicago PD into a franchise. The series crossovers are too good to keep up!
Available on Globoplay and Amazon Prime Video.
The 11th season of Chicago Fire will be in May 2023.Source: NBC Universal Media
4 – Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013–2021)
The hit sitcom called Brooklyn Nine-Nine captured fans around the world with the weird look of Detective Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg) and his teammates – miss Terry Crews!
You can find the series on Netflix.
The dynamic between Captain Holt and Jake is one of the highlights of the series.Source: NBC
5 – Law & Order (1990–present)
Here we also have the police station setting, but the dramatic tone of the series is the main focus of Law & Order. The series follows the actions of police officers, investigators and prosecutors.
Production ended in 2010, but had a revival in 2022 and is still firm along with its spin-offs: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999-present), Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001-2011), Law & Order: Order: Trial by Jury (2005), Law & Order: Los Angeles (2010-2011) and Law & Order: True Crime (2017).
Available on Globoplay.
Cast of the revival of Law & Order (1990).Source: NBC
6 – Suits (2011–2019)
The story of Suits addresses the relationship between Mike Ross (Patrick J. Adams), a brilliant con man with a photographic memory, and Harvey Specter (Gabriel Macht), attorney at one of New York’s most prestigious law firms. The 9-season series featured Meghan Markle.
Mike Ross (right) and Harvey Specter (left) make up the series’ great duo.Source: USA Network
7 – Scandal (2012–2018)
If the name of the series is “scandal”, you can bet there’s a lot of bullshit coming around. And who needs to deal with other people’s secrets is Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington), former White House Communications Director. Shonda Rhimes’ creation has 7 seasons.
Olivia Pope is portrayed by Kerry Washington.Source: American Broadcasting Company
8 – Succession (2018–2023)
To end our list of series to watch on the day of work, we have the darling of HBO: Succession.
The plot of the Emmy winner for Best Drama in 2022 is centered on the ambitions of the multimillionaire Roy family. Jesse Armstrong signs the series starring Nicholas Braun, Brian Cox and Kieran Culkin.
Succession takes place in Manhattan, USA.Source: HBO
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