As just about everyone around the world stays home to slow the spread of the coronavirus, our eyes have turned to our television and computer screens for entertainment and distraction. These days, there have never been more choices for what to watch, which can make decision-making difficult and overwhelming when you’re in need of a good binge-worthy series. We reached out to our beloved VegNews readers to find out what they’re currently streaming. If you’re in need of some Netflix inspiration, add these shows to your list, stat.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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1. RuPaul’s Drag Race
American drag queen, actor, model, and singer RuPaul hosts the reality show featuring a cast of talented but cutthroat drag queens who compete for the coveted title of America’s Next Drag Superstar and a cash prize of $100,000. Each episode shows the queens designing their own costumes, strutting their stuff, and lip-synching for their lives in front of a panel of celebrity judges who decide which queens stay and which one sashays away. 
Watch for: its diversity and creativity 

 
 
 
 
 
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2. Schitt’s Creek
This hilarious series follows the family of once-wealthy couple Johnny and Moira Rose after they suddenly find themselves completely broke. They are forced to face their newfound poverty by taking up residence in their one remaining asset, a small town called Schitt’s Creek, which the Roses bought years earlier as a joke. 
Watch for: Catherine O’Hara’s comedic genius

 
 
 
 
 
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3. Seinfeld
A classic comedy that first debuted in 1989, Seinfeld’s irresistible cast of characters includes comic Jerry Seinfeld, awkward and nerdy George Costanza, endlessly frustrated working gal Elaine Benes, and eccentric neighbor Cosmo Kramer. You’ll chuckle your way through the absurd situations in their everyday lives in New York City.
Watch for: Kramer’s ridiculous antics

 
 
 
 
 
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4. Love is Blind
A reality show that is so ludicrous you can’t stop watching, Love is Blind brings together 30 singles whose only goal is to find their love match and get engaged. The caveat is that they never see each other face to face. Instead, they get to know each other in individual rooms with a wall between them so they can create an emotional connection without the distraction of physical attraction.  
Watch for: its Bachelor-like tragedy

 
 
 
 
 
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5. This is Us
This heartstring-tugging family drama follows the story of three seemingly random individuals who each struggle in their own unique ways but whose lives intertwine in unexpected ways. What sets this show apart is the memorable journey the show takes its viewers. Be sure to have tissues on hand. 
Watch for: its tear-inducing storytelling

 
 
 
 
 
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6. Criminal Minds
This psychological thriller centers on the behavioral analysis unit of the FBI, which specializes in profiling, tracking, and apprehending serial killers. Each member of the squad brings his or her expertise to pinpoint dangerous psychopaths’ motivations and identify their triggers in an effort to stop them. The show also exposes the team members’ struggles with the intensity of their careers and responsibilities.
Watch for: its view into criminal procedure 

 
 
 
 
 
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7. Gilmore Girls 
A fan favorite since it debuted 20 years ago, Gilmore Girls is a dramedy that follows the ups and downs of the relationship between 30-something single mother Lorelai Gilmore and her teenage daughter Rory, who live in the storybook Connecticut town Stars Hollow. The easy-to-watch series made a comeback nearly a decade after its finale in 2007 with Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life. which follows the girls through four seasons of change. 
Watch for: its warm and cozy qualities

 
 
 
 
 
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8. Grey’s Anatomy
This longest-running medical drama series focuses on a group of young doctors at Seattle Grace Mercy West Hospital, who began their careers at the facility as interns. The 15 seasons highlight the personal and professional struggles of the characters, including the show’s namesake, Meredith Grey, who is the daughter of a famous surgeon. 
Watch for: the fast-paced and emotional ride

 
 
 
 
 
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9. Better Call Saul
Ex-con artist Jimmy McGill—also known as as Saul Goodman, Slippin’ Jimmy, and Gene Takavic from the popular Breaking Bad series—transforms into his alter ego, small-time but morally challenged criminal lawyer Saul Goodman. You won’t believe what he gets into and gets away with. 
Watch for: Saul’s clever but tragic problem-solving

 
 
 
 
 
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10. Outlander
Adapted from the bestselling book by Diana Gabaldon, Outlander follows the story of Claire Randall, a British Army nurse in World War II, who is enjoying a second honeymoon with her M16 officer husband. Suddenly, she’s transported to 1743, where she marries a strapping Scots warrior, and she is caught between two vastly different lives. 
Watch for: the intoxicating romance and historical narrative

Nicole Axworthy is the News Editor of VegNews and author of DIY Vegan who is currently binging on The Office reruns. 

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