Bored during lockdown? Watch these best series on Netflix and Prime!

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Like everyone else currently dealing with the quarantine, you probably have more free time than you know what to do with. The obvious answer is to entertain yourself by starting a new, fun series that you can watch online! The only problem is that there are plenty of them now, and too much of a good thing can sometimes suck. But don’t worry, we have a few recommendations for you.

Here are some shows you can catch on Netflix or Amazon Prime.

Netflix

  • Schitt’s Creek (2015 - 2020)
  • Comedy


    Plot: Suddenly broke, the formerly filthy-rich Rose family is reduced to living in a ramshackle motel in a town they once bought as a joke: Schitt's Creek.

    Cast: Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara, Daniel Levy, Annie Murphy, Emily Hampshire

    Number of seasons: 6 

    Number of episodes: 80

    Episode length: 22 minutes 


  • Hasmukh (2020 - Present)
  • Crime

    Plot: A timid, small-town comedian's long-awaited big break takes a dark turn when he realizes committing murder is the only way to keep his onstage mojo.

    Cast: Vir Das, Ranvir Shorey, Manoj Pahwa

    Number of seasons: 1

    Number of episodes: 10

    Episode length: 29-35 minutes 


  • Little Things (2016 - Present)
  • Comedy, Romance 

    Plot: A cohabiting couple in their 20s navigate the ups and downs of work, modern-day relationships, and finding themselves in contemporary Mumbai.

    Cast: Dhruv Sehgal, Mithila Palkar

    Number of seasons: 3

    Number of episodes: 21

    Episode length: 16-33 minutes



  • Never Have I Ever (2020 - Present)
  • Comedy, Drama


    Plot: After a traumatic year, an Indian-American teen just wants to spruce up her social status — but friends, family and feelings won’t make it easy on her.

    Cast: Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Darren Barnet, Poorna Jagannathan, Jaren Lewison

    Number of seasons: 1

    Number of episodes: 10

    Episode length: 22-30 minutes


  • The Good Place (2016 - 2020)
  • Comedy, Drama


    Plot: Due to an error, self-absorbed Eleanor Shellstrop arrives at The Good Place after her death. Determined to stay, she tries to become a better person.

    Cast: Kristen Bell, Ted Danson, Jameela Jamil, Manny Jacinto, William Jackson Harper, D’Arcy Carden

    Number of seasons: 4

    Number of episodes: 53

    Episode length: 22 minutes

     

    Amazon Prime

  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017 - Present)
  • Comedy, Drama


    Plot: In 1958, New York, Midge Maisel has a perfect life with a perfect family. Her life takes a turn when she goes from a housewife to a stand-up comic.

    Cast: Rachel Brosnahan, Alex Borstein, Michael Zegen, Marin Hinkle, Tony Shalhoub

    Number of seasons: 3

    Number of episodes: 26

    Episode length: 43-61 minutes



  • Comicstaan (2018 - Present)
  • Comedy


    Plot: Aspiring comedians from all over India compete to see who will be the future of funny. Mentored by the biggest comics in the country, find out who will be crowned the winner of Comicstaan.

    Cast: Biswa Kalyan Rath, Kenny Sebastian, Kanan Gill, Kaneez Surka, Sumukhi Suresh

    Number of seasons: 2

    Number of episodes: 13

    Episode length: 55-71 minutes



  • Mr. Robot (2015 - 2019)
  • Drama


    Plot: Elliot, a brilliant but highly unstable young cyber-security engineer and vigilante hacker, becomes a key figure in a complex game of global dominance.

    Cast: Rami Malek, Christian Slater, Carly Chaikin

    Number of seasons: 4

    Number of episodes: 45

    Episode length: 40-65 minutes



  • Panchayat (2020 - Present)
  • Comedy, Drama


    Plot: Panchayat is a comedy-drama, which captures the journey of an engineering graduate Abhishek, who for lack of a better job option joins as secretary of a panchayat office in a remote village of Uttar Pradesh.

    Cast: Jitendra Kumar, Neena Gupta, Raghubir Yadav

    Number of seasons: 1

    Number of episodes: 8

    Episode length: 23-35 minutes



  • The Big Bang Theory (2008 - 2019)
  • Comedy


    Plot: A woman who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but socially awkward physicists shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory.

    Cast: Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Johnny Galecki, Kunal Nayyar, Simon Helberg

    Number of seasons: 12

    Number of episodes: 279

    Episode length: 22 minutes


    ADDED BONUS: There’s a spin-off! Read about it below.


  • Young Sheldon (2017- Present)
  • Comedy


    Plot: Meet a 9-year-old genius named Sheldon Cooper (already seen as an adult in The Big Bang Theory). While the vulnerable, gifted and somewhat naïve Sheldon deals with the world, his very normal family must find a way to deal with him.

    Cast: Iain Armitage, Zoe Perry, Lance Barber

    Number of seasons: 3

    Number of episodes: 65

    Episode length: 22 minutes


    Hope this list keeps you busy and entertained enough to last this quarantine. Happy binge-watching!

    Let us know which ones have you already watched and which are you binge-watching? Comment Below!

    Disclaimer: The above-mentioned series are curated by our team and their recommendation. Some of the popular ones might be left off.

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