Everything to Watch on Netflix in May

What's this "sunshine" you speak of?

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Compiling these lists is really a free education in Netflix psychology. Last month (opens in new tab), they not-so-subtly told us to get off the couch. The month before that (opens in new tab), they were like, "We know you don't have anything else to do, so here's all this random stuff." Now, they're obviously just fighting to make it through the April–June dry season because Legally BlondeLegally Blonde 2Inglorious BasterdsThe Boxtrollsand H20 Mermaid Adventures? All within the same 30-day period? It's like winter all over again!

For the full schedule—including an exposé on women exploited by the amateur porn industry (opens in new tab) by Rashida Jones—keep scrolling.

May 1
Beyond Clueless

Jimi: All Is by My Side
Legally Blonde
Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde
Longmire, Season 3
No No: A Dockumentary
Shameless, Series 10
The Last Waltz
The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio
Underclassman
Witnesses, Season 1
Lalaloopsy: Festival of Sugary Sweets

LeapFrog Letter Factory Adventures: Amazing Word Explorers

May 3
Anita

D.L. Hughley: Clear
Royal Pains, Season 6

May 5
A Few Best Men

May 6
The Longest Week

May 8
Grace and Frankie
, Season 1
Puss in Boots, Season 1
Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas

May 9
Jinn

The Liberator

May 12
Extraterrestrial

Fruitvale Station
Magical Universe

May 13
The Identical

May 14
American Restoration

Counting Cars
Dance Moms
Duck Dynasty
Hoarders
Modern Marvels
The Universe

May 15
Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
, Season 4
Cyber-Seniors
Dawg Fight
Give Me Shelter
Granite Flats: Seasons 1–3

May 16
First Period

May 17
Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast

May 19
Before I Disappear

Girlhood
Zombeavers

May 21
Between
, Season 1

May 22
H20 Mermaid Adventures

Inglorious Basterds
Jen Kirkman: I'm Gonna Die Alone (And I Feel Fine)
Richie Rich, Season 2
The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip of Bob Weir
Transporter: The Series, Season 1

May 23
Antarctica: A Year on Ice

The Boxtrolls

May 24
Love and Honor

Welcome to the Punch

May 26
Graceland
, Seasons 1 and 2

May 27
Before I Go to Sleep

May 29
Hot Girls Wanted

Mako Mermaids, Season 3

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Chelsea Peng
Assistant Editor

Chelsea Peng is a writer and editor who was formerly the assistant editor at MarieClaire.com. She's also worked for The Strategist and Refinery29, and is a graduate of Northwestern University. On her tombstone, she would like a GIF of herself that's better than the one that already exists on the Internet and a free fro-yo machine. Besides frozen dairy products, she's into pirates, carbs, Balzac, and snacking so hard she has to go lie down.