Always hearing your friends fuss about the TV series that that they need to catch up on, and you don't know what they are talking about? Or you ran out of TV series to start watching because you've watched ALL of them?
Here's our classic favourites, the best of TV series, all chunked into a list. You can watch them if you haven't, or re-watch them. If we missed out any, give us a shoutout! We're on Facebook ;)
These shows are all available on Netflix now, so what are you waiting for? Time to get on your binge on!!
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BREAKING BAD (2008-2013)
You’re missing out if you haven’t watched a show about chemistry teacher Walter White becoming a drug dealer after he's given several months to live due to cancer. Bryan Cranston plays Walter White, which won Emmy’s Outstanding Lead Actor.
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PARKS AND RECREATION (2009 - 2015)
The quirky and overly-proactive public official Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) Amy Poehler plays a quirky and overly-proactive public official, Leslie Knope. Her colourful character is the only thing that makes you interested in a park’s department. This show is a great one to have on in the background while you’re multitasking.
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RIVERDALE (2017 - Present)
Trust us, you don't have to be a fan of "Archie" comics to appreciate this show. Though featured in a high school setting, Riverdale has its fair share of crazy twists, love triangles and murder mystery like any other soap operas. Even if you’re not a fan of lame high school stuff, watch it for Jughead, whose character is played by Cole Sprouse. You’ll instantly fall in love with him!
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THE GOOD PLACE (2016 - Present)
Kristen Bell stars in "The Good Place" with Ted Danson. She dies and ends up in “The Good Place” a.k.a. Heaven, where she doesn’t belong. She tries to stop anyone from figuring that out but bad things start happening. Lots of surprises in this show, so never assume you got it all figured out!
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BLACK MIRROR (2011 - Present)
The episodes of this sci-fi anthology series are all one-offs, so you don’t have to watch them in order. In its subtlety, each episode brings us on a guilt trip of how technology is taking our lives, for better or for worse. Prepare to be mind-blown and reflective thoughts after watching the series.
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MAD MEN (2007-2015)
Mad Men follows a mysterious adman, Don Draper in 1960s New York. The series has won several Golden Globes for best television drama.
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13 REASONS WHY (2017 - Present)
A teenager commits suicide and leaves behind a bunch of cassette tapes to justify why she did it. It may be hard not to binge on this one, but it may be too much to take in with all the high school bullying and sexual abuse. You’ll never understand how vulnerable and affected a person can be.
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Benedict Cumberbatch plays the high-functioning sociopath detective. What you’ll enjoy is his performance as Sherlock and his brainwork. It is also a delight to watch his adorable spats with his partner-in-crime, Watson or his nemesis, Moriarty.
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BOJACK HORSEMAN (2014 - Present)
If you're looking for an adult animated comedy to watch, look no further than this one about washed-up sitcom star Bojack Horseman (Will Arnett). There are so many jokes stuffed into every episode of this show, that you'll probably miss some the first time around.
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FRIENDS (1994 - 2004)
The series is about a group of friends as they navigate marriage, dating, babies, and work in their late 20s and early 30s. Definitely an easy binge to dive into for a few episodes or all 10 seasons in one sitting!
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ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK (2014 - Present)
The Netflix original started off as an adaptation of Piper Kerman's time in prison, but grew into a dramedy about the lives of the many women at Litchfield Penitentiary. Loved the first 2 seasons, but it gets draggy towards the later part, IMHO.
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STRANGER THINGS (2016 - Present)
Will Byers goes missing during the 1980s in Hawkins, Indiana. When his friends go out in search of him they discovered more than they expected when they found out about a secret government program. Oh, you’ll love this one.
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GILMORE GIRLS (2000 - 2007)
Lorelai Gilmore leaves her rich and pampered life when she becomes pregnant to raise her daughter Rory alone. The show follows the adventures of the close-knit mother-daughter besties as Rory's in her teens.
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CHEF’S TABLE (2015 - Present)
The culinary master in your family will enjoy this series as each episode goes inside the kitchen of a different international chef.
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HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (2014 - Present)
A group of law students are embroiled in a murder mystery on top of other controversial cases. Annalise Keating, played by Viola Davis won an Emmy for outstanding lead actress in a drama series. Watch if you like intense and crazy plot twists.