With the COVID-19 outbreak, it is evident that an extensive amount of time is being spent indoors. With nothing much to do, binge-watching and catching up with the latest series which couldn’t fit in your earlier hectic schedules sounds like a perfect plan. However, with a vast pool of series surfacing on various streaming networks, it can be quite challenging to choose the best ones which you won’t regret posting the finale of that show. So, grab your bucket of popcorn, for we have some fantastic series listed below for you to invest your #quarantine days on!
Star Trek: Picard
Ruling the science fiction and fantasy genre, this series is an absolute yes for all-star trek fans out there. Network by CBS All Access, Star Trek: Picard is an American web television series. Twenty years after the events of Star Trek: Nemesis (2002), set at the end of the 24th century the storyline focuses on the effect of the destruction of the android Commander Data, which occurred in the climax of that film, as well as the destruction of the planet Romulus, which happened in the 2009 film Star Trek.
Starring: Patrick Stewart, Alison Pill, Santiago Cabrera, Michelle Hurd, Harry Treadway
Sex Education: Season 2 (Netflix)
The series is a teenage drama that reflects the happenings in the lives of high school students while revolving around the basic unanswered sexual questions that lead to breeding of rumors and the requirement of sex education amongst the high school kids. As a late bloomer, Otis must master his newly discovered sexual urges to progress with his girlfriend Ola while also dealing with his strained relationship with Maeve. Meanwhile, Moordale Secondary is in the chaos of a Chlamydia outbreak, which unfolds major drama at school and in student’s personal lives.
Starring: Asa Butterfield, Gillian Anderson, Emma Mackey, Connor Swindells
Doctor Who: Season 12 (BBC (UK), BBC America (US))
Jodie Whittaker is back as television’s time-traveling hero. This is a more significant, more confident run of adventures, which kicked off on New Year’s Day with Bond-inspired two-parter Spyfall, pitting Time Lord and friends against a planet-threatening conspiracy – and found room for guest stars like Lenny Henry and Stephen Fry too. Returning adversaries included judicial space rhinos, the Judoon, and some creepily rusted Cybermen.
The Outsider: Season 1 (HBO and Hotstar)
The American horror crime drama television series based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King, The Outsider, has been exciting the viewers post its premiere on January 12, 2020, on HBO. With a hooked plot, the series is satisfying and watchable, with the mystery unfolding in a gruesome murder investigation that edges supernatural forces.
Starring: Bill Camp, Ben Mendelsohn, Jeremy Bobb, Mare Winningham
High Fidelity: Season 1 (Hulu)
This romantic comedy web series premiered on 14th February 2020 on Hulu, showcasing the story based on the novel written by Nick Hornby. The story revolves around a record-store owner in the rapidly gentrified Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, who revisits past relationships through music and pop culture while trying to get over her one true love. Agreed, very romantic for a chilling mood, but it may just redefine your faith over love.
Starring: Jake Lacy, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, David H.Holmes