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The Best TV Series To Learn French

Are you tired of sitting in front of French textbooks all day? Do you want to practice your French from the comfort of your own home? 

Here is a list of the best TV series to help you learn French! 

In the Footsteps of Tintin
Mystery | French with English Subtitles

Created by Belgian cartoonist Georges Remi under the pen-name Hergé, Tintin is one of the most popular comic book characters of the 20th century, translated into more than 70 languages with over 200 million copies sold. This five-part documentary traces the steps of Hergé’s globetrotting adventurer, from Peru and Nepal to Morocco and China, and provides fascinating insights into the man behind these iconic stories.

A French Village
Drama | French with English Subtitles

This acclaimed drama is about the German occupation of France during World War II, and its effects on the inhabitants of a small village in Jura. In June 1940, the village of Villeneuve awakes to the arrival of the German army – and the next four years of occupation have a shattering effect on the lives of all its inhabitants.

Drama-Crime | French with English Subtitles

Winner of the 2015 International Emmy® for best Drama Series (Season 5), Spiral is about the men and women who work at the heart of the French judicial system. This Parisian cop thriller is about the lawyers, judges, prosecutors and detectives who cross paths on cases that reveal the dregs of humanity. As reality spirals out of control for each character, the boundaries between private and professional life become blurred. With its suspense and constant tension, Spiral is a furiously-paced crime series.

Drama-Crime | French with English Subtitles

Hard-hitting thriller about a squad of Parisian cops who exist in the blurred boundaries at the very edge of the law, often using violence and intimidation to get the job done. The lives of these officers change radically when their squad leader is accused of abuse and placed in the custody of Internal Affairs. Determined to clear his name they start an investigation of their own, only to find that the police department itself stands in their way.

Drama | French with English Subtitles

The most dangerous man in Corsica is a woman! A gripping drama about the inner workings of a notorious mob clan after its patriarch dies and his young niece takes over as heir to the family business.