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Not Just Superheroes: 6 TV Shows Where Marvel's Finest Absolutely Shine 

Not Just Superheroes: 6 TV Shows Where Marvel's Finest Absolutely Shine 
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Here's what your favorite Avengers are doing on the small screen.

Missing your favorite Marvel actors? Well, you're in luck. There are some fantastic TV shows out there featuring the biggest Marvel stars that you definitely don't want to ignore.

The Crowded Room (2023) — Tom Holland

The Crowded Room is a 2023 series starring none other than Tom Holland, our beloved Spider-Man. In this series, he takes a detour from his web-slinging superhero in favor of a more complex character.

Definitely a must-watch for those who love intense drama and seeing Holland in a different light.

Counterpart (2017) — J. K. Simmons

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Counterpart is a 2017 series featuring the incredible J. K. Simmons, who Marvel fans will recognize as the unforgettable J. Jonah Jameson. In Counterpart, Simmons plays a more serious role, wrapped in a sci-fi thriller.

It's a story about a parallel universe, and Simmons' performance is nothing short of brilliant. If you're into mind-bending sci-fi narratives and top-notch acting, this is your go-to show.

Lessons in Chemistry ( 2023) — Brie Larson

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Lessons in Chemistry, starring Brie Larson, is set to be a unique blend of drama and comedy, with Larson playing a strong and ambitious character.

It's a story about breaking barriers and challenging societal norms, something Brie Larson champions both on and off the screen. Expect some inspiring moments, plenty of humor, and, of course, a great performance by Larson.

Sherlock (2010) — Benedict Cumberbatch

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In this critically acclaimed series, Cumberbatch brings a fresh, eccentric, and utterly brilliant portrayal of the iconic detective Sherlock Holmes.

His performance is a captivating blend of intellect, humor, and mystery, making this show a binge-worthy experience for fans of crime-solving dramas.

Defending Jacob (2020) — Chris Evans

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Switching from his Captain America shield to courtroom drama, Chris Evans stars in Defending Jacob, a gripping series based on the novel by William Landay. Evans plays a father and assistant district attorney whose life is turned upside down when his son is accused of murder.

This is a must-watch for fans who want to see a different side of Chris Evans, far removed from his superhero persona.

The Age of A.I. (2019) — Robert Downey Jr.

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The Age of A.I. is a documentary series hosted by Robert Downey Jr., Iron Man himself. Downey guides viewers through groundbreaking advancements in AI technology.

His charismatic and engaging narration only makes this informative and thought-provoking series better. It's a perfect pick for tech enthusiasts.