In this day and age, with more people possibly doubting their relationship with others, here are the series that you can watch for the friendship goals between the main characters.
We will share three must-see series centered on platonic love that you can watch on various streaming platforms through this article:
With Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman as the main actors, Sherlock is a modernized series of adaptations from the Sherlock Holmes novels by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
The story focuses on Dr. John Watson (Martin Freeman), an army doctor that had to be invalided out of the army. Back in London, his search for a place to stay leads him to share a flat with Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch), a brilliant but eccentric private detective.
The friendship between them is breathtaking as it shows love at first friendship. Sherlock is confident to string John along in his adventures.
Episodes Overall: 15
Supernatural follows Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean Winchester (Jensen Ackles) who travels across America to investigate and combat paranormal events.
Most of Sam and Dean’s investigation of the paranormal events are based on American urban legends and folklore as well as classic supernatural creatures such as vampires, werewolves and ghosts.
Along the way, they meet Castiel (Misha Collins), an angel who quickly becomes their inseparable friend. This friendship shows that you can become a family without the excuse of being blood-related.
Episodes Overall: 327
3. Hannibal (Hannibal Lecter and Will Graham)
Hannibal is based on characters and elements appearing in Thomas Harris’ novels Red Dragon, Hannibal and Hannibal Rising that had the original focus on Hannibal.
Even though it is an adaptation from the novels stated above, it is also based on the true story of Robert Maudsley who had been regarded as the most dangerous prisoner in Britain.
Will Graham (Hugh Dancy) is a special consultant with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). He has a special ability where he can empathize with any individual and put himself in their shoes.
However, FBI also seeks the help of Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen), a highly-respected psychiatrist for a particular case. Will and Hannibal hit it off that he eventually become Hannibal’s patient.
The friendship between Will and Hannibal are complicated. However, both Will and Hannibal have shown that they do need each other throughout the series despite their faults.
Episodes Overall: 39
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