Due to the Coronavirus many of us are being asked to stay at home and to practice social distancing. This is the perfect time to catch up on all the shows we’ve missed and discover new shows to love. To help the time go by smoothly we’ve compiled a list of TV shows we think you should check out during the quarantine. Switch off the news, Get some popcorn, put your feet up and get your `mind off the ‘apocalypse’ for a few hours.
Here is 30 Shows worth watching during the quarantine:
1. I’m not okay with this – Netflix (Sophia Lillis, Wyatt Oleff and Sofia Bryant)
I Am Not Okay with This is an American coming-of-age comedy-drama series. It follows Sydney a teenage girl as she navigates the trials and tribulations of high school while dealing with the complexities of her family, her budding sexuality, and mysterious superpowers just beginning to awaken deep within her.
2. Little Fires Everywhere – HULU (Reese Witherspoon, Kerry Washington)
Little Fires Everywhere is an American drama web television miniseries, based on the 2017 novel of the same name by Celeste Ng. It tells the story of Mia Warren (Kerry Washington), who moves to the suburbs in Ohio with her teenage daughter, where they become involved with Elena Richardson (Reese Witherspoon) and her picture-perfect family. While Mia is a free-spirited artist with a mysterious past, Elena is a stickler for the rules and status quo.
3. Westworld – Now TV, HBO (Thandie Newton, Evan Rachel Wood, Jeffery Wright)
Westworld is an exclusive theme park where those who can afford a ticket can live without limits. Partners Arnold Weber and Robert Ford created lifelike robots that pass for humans called hosts. The hosts allow guests to live out their fantasies (without harming humans) in the park.
4. YOU – Netflix (Penn Badgley, Elizabeth Lail)
YOU, a Netflix Original Series, is the riveting and hypnotic story of Joe Goldberg (Penn Badgley), an obsessive yet brilliant New Yorker, who exploits today’s technology to win the heart of Beck (Elizabeth Lail) amid the growing suspicions of her best friend Peach (Shay Mitchell). Joe transforms himself from stalker to boyfriend while doing whatever it takes to eliminate all obstacles standing in his way — even if it means murder. Set in today’s 24/7 hyper-connected world, YOU explores how vulnerable we all are to stalking and manipulation online and in real life.
5. Stranger Things – Netflix (Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin.)
A love letter to the supernatural classics of the 80's, Stranger Things is the story of a young boy who vanishes into thin air. As friends, family and local police search for answers, they are drawn into an extraordinary mystery involving top-secret government experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one very strange little girl.
6. Self Made: Inspired by the life of Madam C.J. Walker – Netflix (Octavia Spencer, Tiffany Haddish.)
Meet America’s first empire-building, barrier-breaking, self made female millionaire. This is the true story of African American entrepreneur Madam C.J. Walker, who built a haircare empire that made her the first female self-made millionaire.
7. Black Mirror – Netflix
Black Mirror is a contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world. Every season is different. The series created by Charlie Brooker features speculative fiction with dark and sometimes satirical themes that examine modern society, particularly with regard to the unanticipated consequences of new technologies.
8. Making A Murderer – Netflix (Steven Avery)
The show tells the story of Steven Avery, a man from Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, who served 18 years in prison for the wrongful conviction of sexual assault and attempted murder of Penny Beerntsen. ... The connected story is that of Brendan Dassey, accused and convicted as an accessory in the murder.
9. Vikings – Amazon Prime
The story of how Ragnar Lothbrok, a Norse farmer with a thirst for exploration, who becomes the king of the northmen. Lothbrok, clouded by ambition and an urge to attain supremacy leads his men and his family to glory in the historic lands of Britain and France.
10. Supernatural – Amazon Prime (Jensen Ackles, Jared Padelecki, Misha Collins)
The story revolves around 2 brothers, Sam and Dean Winchester as they follow their father's footsteps, hunting down evil supernatural creatures such as monsters, demons and even fallen gods while trying to save innocent people along the way.
11. Game of Thrones – Amazon Prime (Emilia Clarke, Kit Harington, Sophie Turner & Maisie Williams)
Game of Thrones is roughly based on the storylines of A Song of Ice and Fire, set in the fictional Seven Kingdoms of Westeros and the continent of Essos. The series chronicles the violent dynastic struggles among the realm's noble families for the Iron Throne, while other families fight for independence from it.
12. The Vampire Diaries + The Originals – Netflix (Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley & Ian Somerhalder)
The Vampire Diaries follows the life of Elena Gilbert (Nina Dobrev), a teenage girl who has just lost both parents in a car accident, as she falls in love with a 162-year-old vampire named Stefan Salvatore (Paul Wesley). Their relationship becomes increasingly complicated as Stefan's mysterious older brother Damon Salvatore (Ian Somerhalder) returns, with a plan to bring back their past love
Katherine Pierce (also played by Dobrev), a vampire who looks exactly like Elena.
Damon and Stefan’s relationship is put to the test after Damon falls in love with Elena.
The Originals is a spin off of The Vampire Diaries series, so it would be wise to watch both series
Seasons: 8 + 5
13. Another Life – Netflix (Katee Sackhoff, Justin Chatwin & Samuel Anderson)
A flying object shaped like a Möbius strip lands on Earth and grows a crystal shell. Erik Wallace (Justin Chatwin), a scientist employed by the United States Interstellar Command, fails to discover a way to communicate with the alien monolith. Wallace's wife, Captain Niko Breckinridge (Katee Sackhoff), takes the spaceship Salvare and its crew to find the origin of the artifact.
14. American Horror Story – Netflix
The first season is about a haunted house, and the family that has moved into it. The second season centers around an insane asylum and a man who is wrongly accused of murdering several women, including his wife. The third season tells the story of a coven of witches trying to figure out who their new "supreme" is. Every season is different and scarier than the previous. A must watch!
15. Titans – Netflix (Brenton Thwaites, Anna Diop, Teagan Croft & Ryan Potter)
Titans follows young heroes from across the DC Universe as they come of age and find belonging in a gritty take on the classic Teen Titans franchise. Dick Grayson and Rachel Roth, a special young girl possessed by a strange darkness, get embroiled in a conspiracy that could bring Hell on Earth. Joining them along the way are the hot-headed Starfire and love-able Beast Boy. Together they become a surrogate family and team of heroes.
16. Happy – Netflix (Christopher Meloni, Ritchie Coster & Lili Mirojnick)
Disgraced police detective Nick Sax (Christopher Meloni) lives as a social outcast, filling his days with heavy drinking and substance abuse, moonlighting as a hitman to feed his various habits. After sustaining a massive heart attack, Nick comes into contact with a small, blue, winged unicorn named Happy (an animated character voiced by Patton Oswalt) that apparently only he can see. Happy explains he is the imaginary friend of a little girl named Hailey, who has been kidnapped by a deranged man dressed as Santa Claus ("Very Bad Santa"). Happy reveals that Hailey is Nick's estranged daughter, and sought Nick's aid believing him to be the hero cop that Hailey envisioned him to be. Though skeptical at first, Nick reluctantly agrees and the two work to save Hailey.
17. Altered Carbon – Netflix (Joel Kinnaman, James Purefoy, Martha Higareda)
Altered Carbon is set in the 23rd century when the human mind has been digitized and the soul it self is transferable from one body to the next. Takeshi Kovacs, a former elite interstellar warrior known as an Envoy who has been imprisoned for 250 years, is downloaded into a future he'd tried to stop. If he can solve a single murder in a world where technology has made death nearly obsolete, he'll get a chance at a new life on Earth.
18. Once upon a time – Netflix (Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla & Josh Dallas)
Once Upon a Time is Fairy Tale Land. It's filled with magic, monsters and all of the characters we all know from stories growing up. It's real, and so are the people in it. But do not expect a "happily ever after" ending.
19. The Crown – Netflix (Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Vanessa Kirby & Eileen Atkins)
This show focuses on Queen Elizabeth II as a twenty-five-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister, Sir Winston Churchill. ... Chronicles the life of Queen Elizabeth II from the 1940s to modern times.
20. How to get away with murder – Netflix (Viola Davis)
A sexy, suspense-driven legal thriller about a group of ambitious law students and their brilliant, mysterious criminal defense professor. They become entangled in a murder plot that will shake the entire university and change the course of their lives
21. Scandal – Amazon Prime (Kerry Washington, Henry Ian Cusick & Columbus Short)
When you get into trouble there's only one person to call, Olivia Pope. Olivia is a professional 'fixer' who makes problems go away before anyone even knows they exist. For the moneyed, the powerful and even the President, Olivia is a legend in her field. Her spectacular success is mostly due to her unbreakable rule of always trust your gut. No matter how careful you are, when you do damage control for a living, you're bound to cause some damage to your own life. She and her crew eat, sleep, live and breathe crisis. Each week, as the team races against the clock to defuse intriguing new problems before they become full-blown disasters, they also have to deal with their own personal issues. They may call themselves 'gladiators in suits', but little by little, Olivia and her crew begin to reveal the chinks in their armor.
22. Power – Netflix (Omari Hardwick, Joseph Sikora, Lela Loren & Naturi Naughton.)
James "Ghost" St. Patrick, a wealthy New York night club owner who has it all, catering to the city's elite and dreaming big, lives a double life as a drug kingpin. "Power" is a visionary drama that straddles the glamorous Manhattan lifestyles of the rich and infamous and the underworld of the international drug trade.
23. The Expanse – Netflix (Thomas Jane, Steven Strait, Cas Anvar & Dominique Tipper.)
A thriller set two hundred years in the future, The Expanse follows the case of a missing young woman who brings a hardened detective and a rogue ship's captain together in a race across the solar system to expose the greatest conspiracy in human history.
24. American Gods – Netflix (Ricky Whittle, Emily Browning, Crispin Glover & Orlando Jones)
Released from prison, left adrift by the tragic death of his wife, and suddenly hired as Mr. Wednesday’s bodyguard, Shadow Moon finds himself in the center of a world where gods exist and magic is real. As he travels across the country with Mr. Wednesday, he struggles to accept this new reality, and his place in it.
25. Tiger King – Netflix (Joe Exotic)
Netflix's seven-episode documentary, Tiger King, follows the life of a man who calls himself Joe Exotic. Not only does he own over 200 big cats on his private zoo in Oklahoma, but he is also accused of being involved in a murder-for-hire plot.
26. Our Planet – Netflix (David Attenborough)
Experience our planet's natural beauty and examine how climate change impacts all living creatures in this ambitious documentary of spectacular scope. Starring David Attenborough.
27. Watership Down – Netflix (James McAvoy & John Boyega)
This adaptation of the classic 1972 Richard Adams novel tells a tale of adventure, courage and survival. The miniseries, set in the idyllic rural landscape of southern England, follows a band of rabbits on their flight from the intrusion of man, which will likely lead to the certain destruction of their home. A courageous pair of brothers journeys from their native Sandleford Warren through harrowing obstacles posed by predators and adversaries as they head toward the promised land and a more perfect society
28. The Boys – Amazon Prime (Karl Urban, Jack Quaid, Antony Starr & Erin Moriarty)
Superheroes are often as popular as celebrities, as influential as politicians, and sometimes even as revered as gods. But that's when they're using their powers for good. What happens when the heroes go rogue and start abusing their powers? When it's the powerless against the super powerful, the Boys head out on a heroic quest to expose the truth about the Seven and Vought, the multibillion-dollar conglomerate that manages the superheroes and covers up their dirty secrets. Based on the comic book series of the same name.
29. Good Omens – Amazon Prime (Michael Sheen, David Tennant, Daniel Mays & Sian Brooke)
Good Omens is a comedic novel by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. The plot focuses primarily on the attempts of Heaven and Hell to bring about the Apocalypse and the efforts of two characters—an angel named Aziraphale and a demon named Crowley—to thwart such attempts
30. Carnival Row – Amazon Prime (Orlando Bloom, Cara Delevingne, Simon McBurney & Tamzin Merchant)
Carnival Row follows "mythical creatures who have fled their war-torn homeland and gathered in the city as tensions are simmering between citizens and the growing immigrant population." At the center of the drama is the investigation into a string of unsolved murders, madness of power, unresolved love, and social adjustments eating away at whatever uneasy peace exists.
The Marvelous Mrs Maisel – Amazon Prime
The Tick – Amazon Prime
Castle Rock – Hulu
The Handmaid's Tale – Hulu
Chernobyl – Now TV
The Outsider – Now TV
Stay safe during these times, maintain social distancing and practice good hand hygiene!
This too shall pass.x