Some people are emotional individuals in tune with their feelings, and they wear their hearts on their sleeves.
Then there are others who keep their feelings a bit closer to the vest, or they like to go about pretending as if they don't have those pesky feelings at all. They can be so inconvenient, you know?
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If you happen to be in that latter group of individuals who pride yourself in being unfazed, emotionally repressed, or flat out cold-hearted, well, here's a list of heartwarming and emotional series that may put that cold, dead heart of yours to the test.
Warning, there will be feels!
Check out our list of shows that are guaranteed to warm your heart, and then hit the comments. No worries, there's no judgment here!
Parenthood is one of the greatest family dramas ever. Following this big, diverse family through every imaginable thing life could throw at them was beautiful and heartrending. The series didn't shy away from broaching difficult life events like cancer, grief, divorce and more. Most notably, the series was groundbreaking in educating millions on Aspergers at a time when knowledge of the disorder was far from mainstream. It's guaranteed to make you cry and give you all the feels. There's no escaping it.
This Is Us
This Is Us is the ultimate tearjerker expertly weaving storylines and characters that span decades without being difficult to follow. It's profound, and it taps into something that touches masses in a way that transcends barriers. This is Us is a universal experience, and we are all Pearsons when we come together to enjoy this emotional, incredible series. You can say it's overhyped, or that you never shed a tear watching it but we know the truth. It's impossible not to be moved by this family drama.
If you don't like this series, you must be allergic to feelings. However, it could move the most stoic, emotionally detached individual to tears every episode. It's a medical drama without all the flash; it's all about patient care and humanity. The world is lacking that, so New Amsterdam is the perfect feel-good cure. It's like a hug on a bad day in series form, and all it took for that warm and fuzzy feeling was a well-intentioned, pure soul asking "How can I help?"
This series put on of the most contemporary spins on a traditional family drama. It followed a family of biological, adopted, and foster kids led by an interracial lesbian couple. There is no ground this series left uncovered from school shootings to sexuality and sexual orientation, from abortions to statutory rape, the juvenile justice system to immigration. It was a champion of visibility for the LGBT community by effortlessly exploring issues affecting it. It's one of the best family dramas ever, and it's one of the most emotional too.
The Good Doctor
You need only watch the pilot of this medical series based on a Korean medical drama to know that it's all tears and feels from there. It's one of the best shows on the air, and Freddie Highmore is amazing as Shaun Murphy a doctor who happens to be on the Autism Spectrum. Shaun and his mentor Dr. Glassman alone will leave you hugging yourself in comfort after each installment, but the series also has moving cases and patients and intriguing interpersonal plotlines.
Tragically canceled too soon, Pitch had so much heart. Ginny Baker solidified her place as one of the best, most endearing, inspiring fictional characters on television. She was beautifully complex and multilayered. It was more than a show about sports or a woman in sports. The show was about family, friendship, and figuring out one's identity -- finding happiness. It was a coming of age story and a moving series that invoked many emotions, and it can make the hardened of individuals cry.