8 Captivating Netflix Shows To Watch This Summer

8 Captivating Netflix Shows To Watch This Summer

When there's nothing to do over summer break, watch a show on Netflix!

As summer break starts to roll in, so does the extra time to spend for ourselves! Sometimes, because we're so accustomed to having so many assignments and due dates during the school year, we don't know what to do when we haven't decided to hang out with friends. For those kinds of days, Netflix is the best solution, providing so many shows to choose from that cater to all interests.

Here are eight shows currently on Netflix that I love to watch.

1. "Black Mirror"

"Black Mirror" explores the possibilities of a future guided by technology, showing interesting scenarios where different people's lives are ruined by it. From a government official's public image to a normal woman's social media rating that decides her life, "Black Mirror" creatively envisions a society where they don't realize how much they rely on technology. The show gives off a mysterious "Twilight Zone" vibe and makes the viewer rethink his or her choices on how much he or she should rely on a mobile device.

2. "Grey's Anatomy"

When I first heard about the show, I found no interest in watching it because I was told that it was more about the surgeons' personal lives rather than the medical side of the show. I'm more of a "House" fan because I've always been fascinated by the amount of bravery doctors have when they work with patients. But "Grey's Anatomy" is a balance of medical practice and personal drama that keeps the viewer watching for the developing, underlying plot. Just after watching the first episode, I wanted more.

3. "The Office"

This is one of the classic comedy shows on Netflix that I've seen more than once. I love watching medical and crime shows, but "The Office" has a sort of character development that when I look back from season nine to season one, it's almost impossible to imagine that such people could change so much. I won't lie when I say that I've been emotional when watching certain episodes, but the emotions that come along with watching "The Office" are worth reliving.

4. "Gilmore Girls"

Lorelai and Rory Gilmore of Stars Hollow are the main characters of "Gilmore Girls", another show that's outside of my comfort zone. Rory is growing up, going from high school to college. The show progresses by documenting the mother and daughter's relationship and family drama. The best part about the show is how they're best friends more than they are just a mother and her child, and how they communicate with each other is unique.

5. "How To Get Away With Murder"

I'll admit, the title scared me when I first saw it on Netflix, but the first episode quickly cleared up the confusion. But that doesn't mean that the title is wrong... The show is about more than just how the main group of characters solves court cases; they have some problems of their own. "How to Get Away With Murder" is a great show for anyone with an interest in law and how to actually get away with murder.

6. "Friends"

I haven't finished "Friends" yet, but from what I've seen so far, the friend group's adventures are fun to follow. For me, Phoebe is my favorite character because her cluelessness is so relatable. At the same time, though, the six adults have their own underlying problems that allow their personalities to form, which makes them different from the others. I like the show especially because it lives up to its title. "Friends" shows how friendship can overcome any issue.

7. "A Series of Unfortunate Events"

When I was younger, I would always read Lemony Snicket's "A Series of Unfortunate Events." I always thought that he was a weird man, and when the older movie came out a few years ago, I would not stop watching it. So when I heard that the books were coming to life once again in a Netflix show, I could not be more thankful to have access to Netflix. I finished the show in two days because of how excited I was, and it lived up to my expectations! I'm so excited because I hear that there is apparently going to be a season two!

8. "Bones"

As soon as I had heard that "House" was being taken off Netflix on April 1, I knew that I had to quickly find another show that I'd enjoy. I stumbled upon "Bones," a show that I had seen snippets of when I was much younger, but I had never sat down to watch it completely. Before I knew it, I couldn't take my eyes off the screen and finished a few episodes in one night. To my luck though, seasons one through four were removed from Netflix on April 1, too, but the rest of the episodes are still there!

Hopefully, this is enough to last the whole summer! Have a great summer break 2017!

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37 Drake Lyrics From 'Scorpion' That Will Make Your Next Instagram Caption Go Double Platinum

Side A makes you want to be single, Side B make you want to be boo'd up.


We all knew Scorpion was going to be the summer banger we wanted. However, Drake surprised us with two sides of an album and two sides of himself. Mixing rap and R&B; was genius on his part, so why not dedicate 37 of his lyrics to our Instagram captions?

1. "Don't tell me how knew it would be like this all along" — Emotionless

Definitely a "I'm too good" for you vibe.

2. "My mentions are jokes, but they never give me the facts" — Talk Up

This one's for my haters.

3. "I wanna thank God for workin' way harder than Satan" — Elevate

For when you're feeling blessed.

4. "I promise if I'm not dead then I'm dedicated" — March 14

In Drake's story about his son the world knows about now, we get a lyric of true love and dedication

5. "My Mount Rushmore is me with four different expressions" — Survival

6. "Pinky ring 'til I get a wedding ring" — Nonstop

7. "I gotta breathe in real deep when I catch an attitude" — 8 Out of 10

This first line of the song is about to be spread on the gram like a wildfire

8. "Heard all of the talkin', now it's quiet, now it's shush" — Mob Ties

9. "California girls sweeter than pieces of candy" — Sandra's Rose

This is gonna have every girl who has ever stayed in Cali all hot and heavy, watch it.

10. "I think you're changing your mind, starting to see it in your eyes" — Summer Games

Y'all know how these summer games go

11. "Look the new me is really still the real me" — In My Feelings

When you've got to profess that you've changed 200%

12. "Only beggin' that I do is me beggin' your pardon" — Is There More

13. "Shifted your focus, lens lookin' jaded" — Jaded

14. "Back and forth to Italy, my comment section killin' me" — Can't Take a Joke

Necessary for when you've got people hyping you up already

15. "People are only as tough as they phone allows them to be" — Peak

Y'all can't have this one, I'm stealing it

16. "Work all winter, shine all summer" — That's How You Feel

Put in the work so you can flex on 'em, summer 18

17. "Blue faces, I got blue diamonds, blue tint, yeah" — Blue Tint

18. "I stay busy workin' on me" — Elevate

19. "Ten of us, we movin' as one" — Talk Up

The perfect reason to get the largest group picture you've had on your gram

20. "October baby for irony sake, of course" — March 14

This statistically applies to 1/12 of y'all reading this, so take that as you will (we October babies are the best)

21. "She had an attitude in the summer but now she nice again" — Blue Tint

22. "I know you special girl 'cause I know too many" — In My Feelings

23. "Gotta hit the club like you hit them, hit them, hit them angles" — Nice for What

24. "She said 'Do you love me?' I tell her, 'Only partly,' I only love my ____ and my ____ I'm sorry" — God's Plan

If you haven't used this one yet, get to it

25. "But I'm blessed I just checked, hate me never met me in the flesh" — I'm Upset

26. "It's only good in my city because I said so" — 8 Out of 10

Follow this up with a location and shoutout your hometown

27. "My haters either on they way to work or they arrived" — Can't Take a Joke

28. "I always need a glass of wine by sundown" — Final Fantasy

Has Drake ever been more relatable?

29. "It's your f***in' birthday. Happy birthday" — Ratchet Happy Birthday

Let's go get kicked out of an Applebee's

30. "I move through London with the Eurostep" — Nonstop

31. "I stopped askin' myself and I started feelin' myself" — Survival

Mood all summer 18

32. "They keep tryna' get me for my soul" — I'm Upset

33. "I'm tryna see who's there on the other end of the shade" — Emotionless

34. "Only obligation is to tell it straight" — Elevate

35. "It don't matter to me what you say" — Don't Matter to Me

This line from the King of Pop (MJ) will give you chills. R.I.P.

36. "I'm the chosen one, flowers never pick themselves" — Sandra's Rose

37. "Say you'll never ever leave from beside me" — In My Feelings

Couple goals, amirite?

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22 'One Tree Hill' Moments That Leave Every College Girl Emotionally Crippled

Admit it, we've all felt this while watching the show...


If you've seen this show, you know exactly what I am talking about...

1. Hatred for Dan

2. ...then feeling bad for hating him when he dies

3. Wanting to hug Whitey every episode he was in

4. Fangirling over how cute Haley and Nathan's relationship was

5. Balling your eyes out when Clay finds out he has a son

6. ...then crying even more when Clay and Quinn become a family

7. Jumping around in excitement when the Tree Hill Ravens win the state championship game

8. ...then Lucas says, "It's you" to Peyton

9. ...then crying again because Whitey is so cute

10. Being happy for Brooke when she finds out she's having twins

11. The thought of Dan and Rachel as a couple

12. Realizing how bada** Deb really is

13. Being inspired by the friendships

14. The sigh of relief you felt when finding out that Nathan was still alive

15. The amount of anxiety you had when seeing Dan kill Keith

16. Then the stress of no one finding out Dan did it until later on in the series

17. When the limo goes off the bridge on Nathan and Haley's wedding

18. ...then hating Rachel even more

19. When Brooke finds Julian

20. Wanting the famous Cracker Jack scene to happen to you

21. Being upset the last episode because it means it's over

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