Most corporate offices have directed their employees to work from home. And being an employee, it is hard to find some spare time to do something you truly enjoy doing. Weekends are the best to enjoy with friends and family or to dine out in a popular restaurant for foodies around us. Yet, working from home and still being directed to stay at home during the weekend can make your life monotonous. You might feel frustrated over it but we need to take precautionary measures if we do not want to end up getting sick with COVID-19. But this also means that being home is the perfect time for binge-watching all the TV series you didn’t get time to catch on.
Here are 8 best TV series (Netflix) one could binge-watch to slay your boredom during the lockdown phase.
1. BoJack Horseman
6 seasons, 77 episodes | IMDb: 8.6/10
“BoJack Horseman” was influenced by shows like “The Simpsons,” “Daria,” and “Archer.” In a featured article with Rolling Stone, Bob-Waksberg named 10 animated works that hugely influenced his work on “Bojack Horseman.” Namely among them were “The Simpsons,” “Daria,” “Archer,” “Animaniacs,” “Pixar” films, and more.
2. Stranger Things
3 seasons, 25 episodes | IMDb: 8.8/10
Stranger Things is an American science fiction horror web television series created by the Duffer Brothers and released on Netflix. The twins serve as showrunners and are executive producers along with Shawn Levy and Dan Cohen. The series premiered on Netflix on July 15, 2016.
3. Orange is the New Black
7 seasons, 91 episodes | IMDb: 8.1/10
Orange Is the New Black (sometimes abbreviated to OITNB) is an American comedy-drama web television series created by Jenji Kohan for Netflix. The series is based on Piper Kerman’s memoir, Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison (2010), about her experiences at FCI Danbury, a minimum-security federal prison. Produced by Tilted Productions in association with Lionsgate Television, Orange Is the New Black premiered on Netflix on July 11, 2013.
4. American Vandal
2 seasons, 16 episodes | IMDb: 8.2/10
American Vandal is an American mockumentary web television series created by Dan Perrault and Tony Yacenda that premiered on September 15, 2017, on Netflix. The series is a parody of true crime documentaries such as Making a Murderer and Serial.
2 seasons, 19 episodes | IMDb: 8.6/10
Mindhunter is an American crime thriller web television series created by Joe Penhall, based on the true-crime book Mindhunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit written by John E. Douglas and Mark Olshaker.
6. Russian Doll
1 season, 8 episodes | IMDb: 8/10
Russian Doll is an American comedy-drama web television series, created by Natasha Lyonne, Leslye Headland, and Amy Poehler, that premiered on February 1, 2019, on Netflix. The series follows Nadia Vulvokov (Lyonne), a game developer who repeatedly dies and relives the same night in an ongoing time loop and tries to solve it, leading to her finding Alan Zaveri in the same situation (portrayed by Charlie Barnett). It also stars Greta Lee, Yul Vazquez, and Elizabeth Ashley.
7. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
4 seasons, 52 episodes | IMDb: 7.8/10
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is an American web television sitcom created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, starring Ellie Kemper in the title role. It premiered on March 6, 2015, on Netflix and ran for four seasons, ending on January 25, 2019. An interactive special premiered on May 12, 2020.
8. Master of None
2 seasons, 20 episodes | IMDb: 8.3/10
Master of None. 2015TV-MA 2 SeasonsTV Shows. Dev tries to jump-start his acting career and elevate his dating game with help from his eclectic group of friends in this award-winning series. Starring:Aziz Ansari, Noël Wells, Eric Wareheim. Creators:Aziz Ansari, Alan Yang.
Netflix and Amazon Prime have experienced a substantial increase in the number of subscribers since the lockdown has been imposed. A few other series which have great reviews are Money Heist, You, etc. have been one of the most watched Netflix web-series in India.