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Netflix Suggestions During Quarantine

PARIS, FRANCE - NOVEMBER 02: Netflix logo is displayed during the 'Paris Games Week' on November 02, 2017 in Paris, France. Netflix is an American company offering streaming movies and TV series on the Internet. 'Paris Games Week' is an international trade fair for video games and runs from November 01 to November 5, 2017.
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During these unprecedented times, everyone’s cooped up inside has a little extra time on their hands, leaving more time to sit back and stream. Scroll on to find some Netflix suggestions.

Tiger King

KEENESBURG, COLORADO - APRIL 1: A young tiger relaxes in his open enclosures enjoying a once unimagined life of freedom at the Wild Animal Sanctuary on April 1, 2020 in Kennesburg, Colorado. These tigers are among 45 tigers the sanctuary rescued from Joe Exotic's Greater Wynnewood Animal Park in Florida which is the subject of a recently released miniseries on Netflix called The Tiger King. There are an estimated 70 tigers still living in his animal parks. The sanctuary got 39 of the tigers in 2017 and just brought back another six driving 26 hours overnight to get them back to Colorado. The Wild Animal Sanctuary is a 720 acre refuge home to more than 450 lions, tigers, bears, wolves and other rescued carnivores.
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The Netflix documentary that took the world by storm; Tiger King. This true-crime doc has it all. This 8-part docuseries follows Joe Exotic, his big cat zoo, and his attempts to take down his chief rival Carole Baskin. After the show received enormous and rapid amounts of popularity, the majority of the stars of the show came together for an after-show – much to fans’ pleasure. And if that weren’t enough, there are already talks of a potential Tiger King movie in the near future. It is rumored that Nicolas Cage is going to land the role of playing the infamous Joe Exotic.

Outer Banks

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My personal favorite, Outer Banks, was released April 15th, 2020, and has been amongst Netflix’s Top 10 shows almost every day since. This show follows four best friends in North Carolina on the hunt for a famous treasure worth millions in gold. This 10 episode action series includes cliffhangers, conflict, and mystery — the whole package. Only a month after the show’s release, it is already likely that this show will be renewed for a second season.

The Flash

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 06: (EDITORS NOTE: Exposure effect made in camera to produce this image.) A cosplayer poses as The Flash during New York Comic Con 2018 at Javits Center on October 6, 2018 in New York City.
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When Barry Allen was 11 years old, he saw his mother murdered by a mysterious red and yellow lightning figure. His father was then wrongfully imprisoned for the crime. Ten years later, a particle accelerator explosion and a bolt of lightning turn Barry Allen into The Flash. During the show’s six seasons and counting, Barry and Team Flash have to overcome speedsters, doppelgangers, and parallel universes. 

The Last Dance

CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 16: From left, Chicago Bulls players Toni Kukoc, Ron Harper, Dennis Rodman, Scottie Pippen, and Michael Jordan sit with Chicago Mayor Richard Daley, Bulls head coach Phil Jackson and Illinois Governor Jim Edgar at the team's NBA championship rally in Chicago, IL 16 June. In the NBA Finals, the Bulls defeated the Utah Jazz four-games-to-two to win their third straight title and their sixth in eight years.
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With no sports on during quarantine, sports fans were able to rejoice while watching The Last Dance. According to Netflix, this doc has been viewed in 23.8M households outside the United States. This 10 part docuseries follows the likes of Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Dennis Rodman, and the Chicago Bulls. If you’re missing sports during this global pandemic, this doc is a must-watch.

The Office

LOS ANGELES - AUGUST 27: Actor Steve Carell, actor B.J. Novak, actress Jenna Fischer, actor John Krasinski and actor Rainn Wilson poses in the press room after winning "Outstanding Comedy Series" for "The Office " at the 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium on August 27, 2006 in Los Angeles, California.
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I realize that if you haven’t seen The Office by now, you probably just don’t want to. Still, hear me out. The Office is one of the most popular sitcoms of all time, and for a good reason. This mockumentary-style sitcom starring Steve Carrell follows the employees of the Scranton, Pennsylvania branch of Dunder Mifflin Paper Company. Although the first season is mediocre, if you can power through those six episodes, I promise you won’t regret it.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

BROOKLYN NINE-NINE: L-R: Andy Samberg and Stephanie Beatriz in the The Swedes episode of BROOKLYN NINE-NINE airing Sunday, Dec. 6 (8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.
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Welcome to the 99. One of the most popular shows on Netflix, this sitcom follows quirky and childish detective Jake Peralta and his group of co-workers as they try to adapt to their new, demanding life after their precinct gets a new, no-nonsense commanding officer. I highly, highly recommend if you’re looking for a laugh during these trying times.

Real Detective

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A great binge for anyone interested in true crime shows. Real Detective is about real-life detectives and the true cases that still haunt them years after. Each episode is a different replication of an actual murder as the detectives offer their explanation and insight throughout the episode.

21 and 22 Jumpstreet

AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 12: Actor Channing Tatum (L) and actor Jonah Hill attend the Q&A for the World Premiere of "21 Jump Street" during the 2012 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival at Paramount Theatre on March 12, 2012 in Austin, Texas.
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What’s the only thing better than a great movie? Answer: When there’s a sequel. These hilarious and raunchy comedies are bound to make you chuckle. The two films include Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum, both portraying undercover cops posing as students to gather information on drugs.

Modern Family

MODERN FAMILY - Walt Disney Television via Getty Images's "Modern Family" stars Ed O'Neill as Jay, Rico Rodriguez as Manny, Sof�a Vergara as Gloria, Nolan Gould as Luke, Julie Bowen as Claire, Ariel Winter as Alex, Ty Burrell as Phil, Sarah Hyland as Haley, Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell and Eric Stonestreet as Cameron
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Another mockumentary-style sitcom, Modern Family is one of the funniest shows on Netflix. The show follows the lives of the Dunphy, Pritchett, and Tucker-Pritchett families as they get into all sorts of mayhem. First airing in 2009 and just concluding last month, Modern Family is loaded with 11 full seasons with each season consisting of about 20 episodes — this should keep you busy for a couple of weeks.

Happy binging!

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