So, I have another dirty little secret to share! Barry and I LOVE to shut out the world and curl up in bed all weekend on occasion and binge-watch tv shows. Yep, we’re talking hours upon hours of program catch-up that would normally take entire TV seasons to view, we view over a day or two.
It’s our downtime. We both need it on occasion, as we’re always “on” at work, and sometimes the last thing we want to do is have to put out any effort on a day off to do anything but zone out.
In fact, we bought a 60″ tv and sound system for our bedroom last year for this very reason. I can actually see the screen without contact lenses! What a concept!
So, without further ado, here’s my list of NetChick-Approved Binge and Marathon-Worthy TV shows in no particular order: (many of which are now cancelled, but most are available on NetFlix still)
- The Wire
- The Walking Dead
- Lost Girl
- Star Trek: Voyager / Next Generation / DS9
- X Files
- Veronica Mars
- The Sopranos
- Dr Who / Torchwood
- Dead Like Me (dammit, why did they cancel this just when it was getting good?)
- Nip / Tuck
- Amazing Race
- Pushing Daisies
- The Newsroom
- House of Cards
- 24 (the first season or two)
- Sons of Anarchy
- Breaking Bad
- Battlestar Gallactica / Caprica
- Sherlock (UK)
- Downtown Abbey (UK)
I’m sure I missed several! But, the above consititutes some of my all-time favourite shows.
And, for those of you who don’t have access to the US version of NetFlix to get many of these great shows (or the UK version of NetFlix for that matter…) I will be posting in another blog entry about UnBlock-Us which allows you to choose which version you would like by just changing a website setting!
YOUR TURN: Confess! Do you binge-watch TV too? If so, which are your favourite shows? Do tell!