5 TV Shows To Binge Watch This Summer

May 8, 2017 - 3 minutes read

The workload is finally off and you have that much-awaited free time on your hands. If college had forced you to put off watching TV shows for a good long while, now is the time to get your laptops out, snuggle in bed and watch these five incredibly fresh and gripping series that will help you spend your summer right:

The Good Place

This smart and refreshing comedy follows the story of Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell), who after being killed in an unfortunate accident, ends up in the Good Place instead of the Bad Place by some clerical error, in her afterlife. Hiding her truth from the architect of the Good Place, she works towards letting go of her old life and find the better person within.

No. of seasons yet: 1

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 90%

Outlander

This American-British drama series follows the story of Claire Randall, a wife and combat nurse, who is swept back in time from 1945 to 1743 Scotland. Thrown into an alien world, Claire struggles to make her way through the new surroundings, where a series of events force her to marry a young highlander, Jamie Fraser, whom she eventually falls in love with. The series follows her changing loyalties towards her two lives in two different eras.

No. of seasons yet: 2

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 94

Dear White People

This American satirical comedy-drama follows the lives and struggles of several African American students at a predominantly white, fictitious Ivy League School, in the face of increasing racial tensions and cultural wars on the campus.

No. of seasons yet: 1

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 91%

This is Us

This American dramedy follows the lives of a unique ensemble, as their paths cross and their life stories intertwine in curious ways. This show, where several of the characters share the same birthday and a lot more than anyone would expect, challenges your everyday presumptions about the people you think you know.

No. of seasons yet: 1

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 90%

Stranger Things

This American science-fiction drama series, which serves as a tribute to some of the greatest 80’s classics, is set in 1983 Indiana, where the unexplained disappearance of a young boy, launches an investigation by his family, friends and a police chief, who encounter strange, mysterious and terrifying things in the process.

No. of Seasons yet: 1

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 95%

 

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