You know that feeling when a friend asks you to hang out and you're like "Sorry, busy," but you're actually secretly at home curled up in bed with Netflix? Yeah, it's a great feeling. And it's about to get even better: We've sorted through all the so-so shows on the streaming service (it's a behemoth) to find the absolute best ones worthy of your valuable bingeing time. Congratulations on your forthcoming great weekend.
Rachel Bloom's musical comedy tackles mental health and relationships of all kinds in a way no other show is doing right now. Bold, brilliant, blissfully funny.
If you're looking for hours of pure laughs, the entire seven-season run of Parks and Recreation is available to stream. Watched it in real-time already? That's no excuse. The misadventures of the people of Pawnee hold up just fine.
Don't have Showtime? Nbd. It's available on Netflix, and trust, the dysfunctional family dramedy will suck you in.
Grey's Anatomy is still going strong with no end in sight, and now you can relive the early drama (and weep over characters you wish were still in Seattle) on Netflix. Perfect if you need to kill several weeks of time.
If you're looking to follow up your Gilmore binge, this Lauren Graham-led family dramady will hit the spot.
Drama, mystery, intrigue, an amazingly-talented cast—How to Get Away With Murder has everything you need in a crime show.
The CW will probably never stop renewing this show, which means your binge can go on forever.
If real life politics are bumming you out, indulge in a much less depressing, fictional version of the White House.
This quirky telenovela is captivating, so be sure to block out plenty of time for the binge.
The BBC's modern-day take on Sherlock Holmes will help you finally see why the internet is so obsessed with Benedict Cumberbatch.
This critically-acclaimed animated series will manage to make you laugh hysterically and break your heart at the same time. It's one of the most poignant depictions of depression and mental illness on television...while also being a comedy about a talking horse.
British comedy Chewing Gum follows Tracey, a religious but curious virgin, who wants to know everything she can about sex and the ways of the world, but her naïveté sometimes gets in the way.