Why Friday Night Lights Is One Of The Best Tv Shows In Recent Years

friday-night-lights-cast-then-and-now-photoThe American television drama series Friday Night Lights is adored by everyone who has watched it. Because of several elements and components, this television series is really very good. Over five seasons, the series manages to impact you based on very realistic characters and storylines. It is considered to be one of the best television shows in recent years of this genre. Here are the reasons and factors, which make Friday Night Live, a must watch for all people who like drowning in emotions, drama, love, hardships, and all the other deep aspects of life:

“Clear eyes, full hearts, cannot lose”

This principle or mantra of the Dillon Panthers in FNL is good enough to be your motivational phrase in life. It is perfect and you can associate with as your answer to several situations and circumstances of your own life, and the challenges you face.

Kyle Chandler and Connie Britton

friday-night-lights-tami-taylorThe characters of Coach Eric and his wife Tami Taylor is a very important part and relationship in this series. They are the emotional center of the series and portrays a focal point of the community. They fight, support each others, make up, cook together and showcases a perfect relationship. In the film, they go through a wide range of situations, including pregnancy, raising a teenager, financial challenges, gossips, career changes and a lot more. Their relationship is a special attraction of FNL.

All characters are unique and have something to learn from

In the fictional town of Dillon in Texas, there are all types of characters and people. The wide range of people in FNL covers the rich, the poor, the ones who were rich, but ended up poor, single parents, elderly people, gay people, drug addicts, exotic dancers and characters of all shapes, sorts and varieties. All these people live their normal lives, have their jobs, families and friends, which have been brilliantly shown through the five seasons of FNL.

The sex

The series shows the life of a teenager in a small town, and how she deals with the subject known as sex. FNL portrays how sex just happens, at the wrong time, with the wrong person, and how accidents such as unwanted pregnancy causes turmoil in life. The series tells us how some major decisions need to be taken because of circumstances and how to go ahead with them.

The college years

The college years in FNL, is another attraction of the television series. It is bittersweet phase and shows the characters move on in life. You will get to see how people go to college out of state, get jobs in different cities, how they change schools. All the characters do not stay in their hometown after graduation and many of them leave. This is an excellent way of showing the realistic aspects of life, based on the residents of a small town Texas.

There are too many reasons which make Friday Night Lights one of the best television shows in recent years. It is different from most other tv series’ which are based on moody Americal teenagers and the same stereotypical storylines. With an ideal cast and a story which keeps you engaged for five seasons, FNL is recommended for all drama series enthusiasts.


It really is a quite difficult to conceive a realistic approach for a TV Show and then earn the sizeable audience that the show actually deserves. Same has been the case with Friday Night Lights; it had the exceptional realistic plot that included the deep exploration of central America and also some very sound characterization of the cast but still failed to achieve the targeted number of audience.