Netflix Series To Watch
Start writing a post
Entertainment

5 Netflix Shows To Binge This Semester

Trust me, these will keep you occupied.

105
orange

Its that time of year again. Whether you're returning to college or high school, you will definitely stumble upon a bit of free time between classes. Kick your end-of-summer blues with these five shows to escape the humdrum tunes of the school year.

1. “Orange is the New Black”

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/orange...

“Orange is the New Black" gave Netflix Originals the glamorous reputation they have today. This dramatization of the real-life imprisonment of Piper Kerman will make you laugh, cry, and shout-all in one episode. From a red-headed mobster to a yoga guru, these prisoners are far from stock characters. Even Ruby Rose makes an appearance (in a far better role than the trainwreck that was "Pitch Perfect 3.") Season six just dropped, so grab your friends and be ready to lock into the show about being locked up.

2. “Black Mirror”

http://fandom.wikia.com/articles/quiz-survive-blac...

This British television anthology series turned Netflix Original explores how new technologies can affect modern society. Think “1984” meets “Inception.” Each episode tells a completely different story, with totally new actors, scenarios, and settings. Many episodes require the viewer to piece together what is happening, and nothing will make complete sense until the final ten minutes. There are four seasons currently on Netflix, with each episode clocking in at about an hour. This modern “Twilight Zone” is great for binging with friends, as the suspense will have you all at the edge of your seat.

3. “Stranger Things”

https://www.nme.com/blogs/tv-blogs/stranger-things...

Do you ever wish you were in a different world? This mysterious Netflix Original will give you eighties horror movie vibes that make you turn "Upside Down" each episode. “Stranger Things” follows the disappearance of a young boy with an ordinary life and the simultaneous appearance of a young girl with extraordinary powers. Be sure to set Netflix to automatically play one episode after the next, because you won't want to stop watching long enough to grab your remote. Season 3 is rumored to return in 2019.

4. “Riverdale”

https://www.harpersbazaar.com/culture/film-tv/a200...

Rich teens. Cat fights. Cole Sprouse. Murder. This thrilling drama follows a group of teenagers who struggle through high school drama and intense criminal activity. Season one and two are available on Netflix now. Season 3 just began filming in the glitz and glam of Vancouver. Luckily, Netflix's agreement with the CW channel allows for their TV shows to be streamed on Netflix just eight days after the broadcasted season finale. So if Netflix is your forte, don't worry about waiting too long after season 3 airs on cable.

5. “American Vandal”

https://studybreaks.com/tvfilm/american-vandal-mus...

Get ready to laugh until you cry. “American Vandal” is a genius parody of the “True Crime”documentary series. This satirical documentary follows goofy high school student Dylan, who has been accused of vandalizing 27 cars. From the moment you see what he allegedly drew, you won't quit giggling. He pleads his innocence, but his prankster past convinces his teachers and peers otherwise. Can two high school students crack the case and free Dylan? Eight episodes of extreme laughter are available to stream now on Netflix.

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.
beer on the beach

Summer is hot and humid, and it's almost like summer was made specifically to drink the refreshing, cold, crisp wonderful, delicious, nutritious nectar of the gods. Which is none other than beer; wonderful cold beer. With summer playing peek-a-boo around the corner while we finish up this semester, it's time to discuss the only important part of summer. And if you haven't already guessed, it's beer. There are few things I take more seriously than my beer, in order are: sports... and beer. Here are my favorite summer brews:

Keep Reading...Show less
Featured

7 Reasons SoCal Rocks!

75 degrees and sunny, plus, no humidity. I mean do I really need to say more?

1355
woman in black and white long sleeve shirt carrying girl in red jacket in Venice beach
Photo by Jeff Hopper on Unsplash

SoCal summers are the best summers by far, and honestly, no argument is needed. But, if you aren't sure why SoCal summers are the best, here are 7 reasons why!

Keep Reading...Show less
Entertainment

25 Lyrics for Selfie Captions

Because let's be honest, we all use lyrics.

53712
woman takes a selfie for social media
Pixabay

Sometimes you can't think of the perfect caption for your Instagram post. I love using lyrics as my captions because there's so many great lines in songs that just seem to fit in the moment. Here are some lyrics that could work for your selfie or pictures of you with your friends!

Keep Reading...Show less
Entertainment

Bruce Springsteen's Top 7 Lyrics

Everything Bruce says in his classic rock songs.

20175
bruce springsteen album cover born in the usa

Anyone who was born and raised in New Jersey (or anywhere really) knows of Bruce Springsteen, whether or not they like him is a whole other situation. I hope that his hundreds of classic rock songs and famous high energy performances, even in his sixties he can put on better concerts than people half his age, are at least recognizable to people of all ages. Love him or hate him (I identify with the former) you have to admit that some of his songs and interviews have inspirational quotes and lyrics.

Keep Reading...Show less
Lifestyle

New England Summers Are The BEST Summers

Why you should spend your next summer in New England.

4724
Marconi Beach

Three years ago, I chose to attend college in Philadelphia, approximately 360 miles away from my small town in New Hampshire. I have learned many valuable lessons away from home, and have thoroughly enjoyed my time spent in Pennsylvania. One thing that my experience has taught me, however, is that it is absolutely impossible to beat a New England summer.

You cannot beat the beach. Believe it or not (which many people may not), New England has a long and beautiful coastline. Most of my high school summers were spent sitting on the Wall at Hampton Beach, getting sunburnt and eating Acai bowls from The Secret Spot. The Wall was the place to be both during the day and at night. We begin our days there with a KB's bagel and coffee, and end them with pizza and ice cream. It’s not a New England summer without that 4 p.m. text from someone, “Who wants to meet at the Wall tonight?” Nighttime is for Tripoli’s Pizza, the sound of waves, and wishes on shooting stars. Wednesday nights are especially important, as those are the nights that Hampton Beach sets off the weekly firework display.

Keep Reading...Show less

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Facebook Comments