If you're sad, bored, or simply looking for a good way to procrastinate that paper you have due in three hours — television is always a great way to deal with any of the above. Some shows are simply not shows you can watch over and over for hours at a time, but there are some that are just so binge-worthy it's scary.
1. Stranger Things
What show could I possibly start with other than this classic?
Whether you're in the mood for some government conspiracy theories, extradimensional aliens, or even just some humor, Stranger Things is a definite go-to.
Who wouldn't want to watch Steve Harrington become the best mother Hawkins, Indiana has ever seen?
This show is one you can watch over and over and every time you watch it you catch a new and interesting line.
This BBC mini-movie series is awesome for a rainy day when you feel like you can pay a particularly large amount of attention to the television. Or, you know, just to watch Benedict Cumberbatch run around being the cutest detective you have ever seen.
While most cop shows are heavy and action-based, Brooklyn Nine-Nine is strictly humorous.
Even in some of the darkest moments of the show, our dear Andy Samberg finds a way to make it funny. Even if you aren't watching for the plot, just go ahead and watch it to hear Gina Linetti's classic lines.
4. It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia
While this show takes a particular kind of humor to appreciate it, it's still one of the most well-written shows I have ever seen.
The humor is dark and crude and truly will have you cracking up while watching it. Same with this show, you seem to catch a new and fun line every time you watch it.
5. New Girl
Awkward and eccentric, New Girl is one of those shows you can watch no matter how many times you've seen the episodes. It's never not funny, and that's a fact.
Jess Day's awkward personality paired with her eccentric male roommates never fails to entertain.
6. This Is Us
This show never fails to surprise its viewers. Every episode is an emotional roller coaster, but the absolute best kind of emotional roller coaster. Not only this, but it'll truly make you raise your standards in what you look for in a man. Unfortunately, no men will ever be Jack or Randall Pearson.
7. Rules of Engagement
I feel like this show is truly underappreciated. This show is similar to any sitcom, but still keeps you on your toes and laughing at all times.
If you thought Julia Louis-Dreyfus' role in Seinfeld ruled, you are not even prepared for her role as the Vice President of the United States.
Though the show is quite literally political, you still are never quite sure what political party Vice President Selina Meyer is part of. Her entire team is completely incompetent most of the time and you get to watch every shenanigan they get into over in Washington, D.C. Plus, it's pretty interesting to watch a show about the government without it being so dramatic and scandalous.
9. The Office
Yeah right, like I was going to forget the most iconic show of all time. This one doesn't even need an explanation. If you haven't seen it, your life isn't complete and that's final.