Top 10 of the most represented series in conventions that you should discover during lockdown

Top 10 of the most represented series in conventions that you should discover during lockdown

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Do you often attend conventions, comic con and other fairs specializing in series? Do you want to make the most of the time you spend in lockdown to watch the series that are most often represented at conventions? Then this top 10 is for you!

Methodology: the top 10 is based on the live-action series with the most events referenced on Roster Con. Anime-related series will be the subject of another article. The number of episodes and their average length are taken from IMDB.

1. Doctor Who

The adventures through time and space of the Doctor, a Time Lord who changes appearance and personality by regenerating as death approaches. He relies on his faithful companions to help him in his adventures against aliens and other megalomaniacs. Two main series (in addition to the TV movies and mini-series) constitute Doctor Who. On the agenda: around 900 episodes!

Doctor Who (1963-1989)

  • Status: Ended
  • Seasons: 26
  • Episodes: 696 (45min)

Doctor Who (2005 – )

  • Status: Returning Series
  • Seasons: 12
  • Episodes: 190 (45min)


2. Star Trek

The Star Trek universe, in which we follow the members of Starfleet on their journeys to the farthest reaches of space, is particularly extensive including seven live action series, mini-series and several movies. It’s enough to keep you busy during lockdown.

Star Trek (1966-1969)

  • Status: Ended
  • Seasons: 3
  • Episodes: 80 (50min)

Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987-1994)

  • Status: Ended
  • Seasons: 7
  • Episodes: 176 (44min)

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993-1999)

  • Status: Ended
  • Seasons: 7
  • Episodes: 173 (45min)

Star Trek: Voyager (1995-2001)

  • Status: Ended
  • Seasons: 7
  • Episodes: 170 (44min)

Star Trek: Enterprise (2001-2005)

  • Status: Ended
  • Seasons: 4
  • Episodes: 98 (60min)

Star Trek: Discovery (2017- )

  • Status: Returning Series
  • Seasons: 2 (Season 3 soon)
  • Episodes: 35 (60min)

Star Trek: Picard (2019- )

  • Status: Returning Series
  • Seasons: 1 (Season 2 soon)
  • Episodes: 11 (46 min)


3. Power Rangers

On the air since 1993, the Power Rangers series can keep you company for a long time in the coming weeks. The synopsis: A group of young people are recruited to fight evil creatures. To do so, they are provided with costumes that allow them to have superior abilities and Zords, gigantic robots that adopt different shapes throughout the seasons and can be combined to create the Megazord, a giant humanoid robot.

Power Rangers (1993 – )

  • Status: Returning Series
  • Seasons: 27
  • Episodes: 894 (20min)


4. Game of Thrones

The adaptation of George RR Martin‘s work proved to be a major hit series of the last decade, keeping spectators on the edge of their seats for eight seasons. The only question on everyone’s lips was: who will end up on the Iron Throne? If you haven’t seen Game of Thrones yet, now is the time to do so. You will quickly catch up, as the series has only 73 episodes.

Game of Thrones (2011-2019)

  • Status: Ended
  • Seasons: 8
  • Episodes: 73 (57min)


5. The Walking Dead

Inspired by Robert Kirkman‘s comic books, The Walking Dead follows a group of survivors into a post-apocalyptic world full of zombies. The series has spawned a spin-off called Fear The Walking Dead, as well as an upcoming series, The Walking Dead: World Beyond, which will expand this universe.

The Walking Dead (2010- )

  • Status: Returning Series
  • Seasons : 10 (Eleventh season soon)
  • Episodes: 148 (44 min)


6. Supernatural

For the past 15 years, the Winchester brothers have been fighting supernatural creatures in Supernatural, aired on the US network The CW. With the series coming to an end in the next few weeks, it’s time to catch up and say goodbye to the Winchester brothers the way they deserve.

Supernatural (2005-2020)

  • Statut : Returning Series (end in 2020)
  • Seasons: 15
  • Episodes: 327 (44min)


7. The Flash

Since 2014, The Flash has been bringing justice to Central City on The CW. If you’re a fan of superheroes, this is your chance to check out this series, which is often represented at conventions by one or more of its actors. Make sure you have some time ahead of you, because unlike The Flash, you won’t be able to watch the episodes at the speed of light. For those who are fans of the superhero, you can also watch the eponymous series dating back to 1990 and consisting of a single season of 22 episodes.

The Flash (2014- )

  • Status : Returning Series
  • Seasons: 6 (Seventh Season soon)
  • Episodes: 137 (43 min)


8. Once Upon A Time

Fairy-tale fans will enjoy watching the Once Upon A Time series. In this series, written by Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz, all the fairy tale characters are sent by the Evil Queen to Storybrooke, a city in the United States. Deprived of their memories and magic, the fairy tale characters live a normal life in our world. A situation that will change with the arrival of Emma Swan to their town.

Once Upon A Time (2011-2018)

  • Status: Ended
  • Seasons: 7
  • Episodes: 156 (60min)


9. Legends of Tomorrow

An often misunderstood series, DC: Legends of Tomorrow combines action, humor and adventure like no other in the Arrowverse. Released in 2016 on the CW, we follow a group of heroes and villains as they travel through time to combat the threats facing the Earth.

DC: Legends of Tomorrow (2016 – )

  • Status: Returning Series
  • Nombre de saisons : 5 (Sixth season soon)
  • Episodes: 83 (42min)


10. The Young and the Restless

With 11,900 episodes to its credit (as of March 11, 2020), the series The Young and the Restless beats all the other series previously mentioned and has welcomed a considerable number of actors. This is what allows it to figure prominently among the series most represented in conventions. With 47 seasons to its credit, you will need more than the duration of the lockdown if you want to catch up. As for the synopsis, it’s simple, we follow the rivalries of a group of families living in Genoa City, Wisconsin.

The Young and the Restless (1973- )

  • Status: Returning Series
  • Seasons: 47
  • Episodes: 11 900 (30 to 60min)

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