• Ryan Giachetti

Top Five Shows to Binge-Watch on Netflix This Summer

Looking for a new show to binge-watch? Summer is coming up and we all know that means lots of summer-time fun and Netflix-watching. Netflix is filled with shows for everyone no matter what you're looking for. For those looking forward to sitting on the couch with a bag of chips and their beverage of choice, here are the best shows to binge-watch on Netflix right now.


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An ornery infectious disease doctor cures his patience while filling the hospital with sarcasm and pessimism. This is not your typical hospital show, as Dr. House showers his subordinates with lots of dry humor that will have you laughing and intrigued as each season gets more intense. With eight seasons and each episode being around 40-45 minutes, it's the ideal show for binging.

Sons of Anarchy

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A show centered around the adventures of a criminal motorcycle gang in California, "Sons of Anarchy" is perfect for those looking for a drama-filled, action-packed series reminiscent of The Godfather series. SoA brings a high dose of adrenaline and violence with deep sub-plots that will draw you in immediately. Definitely a show for those looking for action; check it out for your next show and enjoy seven seasons of pure craziness. You won't regret it.

Hell on Wheels

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"Hell on Wheels" is similar to SoA, as they both have dark themes and lots of action. "Hell on Wheels" covers post-Civil War America during the creation of the transcontinental railroads. The show is centered around ex-Confederate soldier Cullen Bohannon and his adventures while working on the railroads. Fighting off attacks from the Native Americans, outlaws and law enforcement alike, "Hell on Wheels" does not disappoint in terms of excitement. The show only has four seasons so far, so it's perfect for a quick one or two week long binge-watching session.

The Office

"The Office" is one of the more classic shows on Netflix. Follow Michael Scott and his employees at Dunder Mifflin Paper Company as they engage in hijinks and pranks galore. A funny ‘mockumentary’ at heart, the show deals with the hilarious events that happen at the average white-collar workplace. With nine seasons of hilarity, The Office will have you laugh, cry and fall in love with its characters as they try to make it through another workday.

How I Met Your Mother

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"How I Met Your Mother" (HIMYM) follows Ted Mosby and his group of friends living in New York City. HIMYM is one of the most successful sitcoms of recent years with 79 TV Show Awards nominations. Be sure to watch as Ted searches for the love of his life, while his friends Robin, Barney, Marshall and Lily join in for adventures in the city as they try to make it in the Big Apple.

What are you waiting for? It's Netflix time!

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