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Netflix & Chill With These Shows

Updated: Dec 1, 2020

By Livan Samudio

Since remote work and learning, many people began binge-watching as something to pass the time through quarantine. Now being nearly 8 months into a pandemic, some may be running out of TV shows to binge-watch. Here are a few fiction shows available on Netflix that are worth spending a few hours entranced on your couch or tv.

Locke & Key - Based on a comic, Locke & Key follows three siblings moving into the home of their father who recently passed. The youngest discovers a magical key that begins the sibling’s journey to the secrets and history within the Keyhouse. Not only do they discover more about their father but also adventure into a dangerous yet fascinating path of keys and magic. This show currently has only one season.

Sense8 - 8 people across the world suddenly become telepathically linked to each other. While attempting to discover what exactly their telepathic connection means and how it works, they must keep themselves from being discovered by an organization run by a man named Whispers. This series was ended and has two seasons

The 100 - Set nearly a hundred years after a nuclear war on Earth, 100 juvenile delinquents, from a spaceship housing the remains of humanity, are sent down to Earth to test the planet to see if it is habitable. After landing on Earth, the delinquents shortly discover they were not the only ones on the planet. This series has concluded and has seven seasons.

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina - Sabrina Spellman is a half-mortal and half-witch 15-year old who lives with her aunts in a town called Greendale. Her 16th birthday approaches meaning her dark baptism to become a witch. The series follows her adventures through becoming a witch and discovering her way through the path of night and her ties to the dark lord. This series contains three seasons and has the fourth and final season airing on the 31st of December.

The Magicians - After being led to an entrance exam for the Brakebills College for magicians, Quentin Coldwater becomes enrolled and discovers a world that he only dreamt and read about in books. After learning that his favorite book series was real, Quentin begins to realize that the magical world he learned about might be in peril. This series has concluded and contains five seasons.

The Umbrella Academy - On October 1st, 1989, 43 infants were born unexpectedly. Shortly after, a famous billionaire adopted seven of these children. Each child was capable of a unique ability/power and the billionaire raised and trained them to use these abilities. The father then created them into a famous superhero group named, The Umbrella Academy. Many years later, the siblings’ paths crossed again, as adults now, after their billionaire father passes away. This is also based on a comic series and currently has two seasons.

Livan Samudio is an editorial intern who's interests and passions include fashion, music, television shows, and pop culture.

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