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Genre: Novel, historical drama
Original stroke: 2020-present (2 seasons)
Protagonists: Phoebe Dynevor, Simone Ashley, Regé Jean Page, Nicola Coughlan, Julie Andrews
The book-to-screen adaptation of the powerful Bridgerton family gained legions of fans when it was released in December 2020. Set during the Regency era in England, the passionate period novel follows eight close-knit high society siblings as their families try to arrange suitable marriages. With an amazing soundtrack (think Taylor Swift classic covers) and an even more amazing cast, there’s a reason Bridgeton is adored by so many, including Kim Kardashian!
Kath and Kim
Original stroke: 2002-2007 (4 seasons)
Protagonists: Jane Turner, Gina Riley, Glenn Robbins, Magda Szubanski
Yes, everyone’s favorite Australian family is on Netflix! With news of an upcoming Kath & Kim reunion, it’s the perfect time to catch up on the Fountain Lakes family. It’s been over a decade since Kath and Kim graced our screens, so come back to the scandalous Australian suburban everyday life of Kath, Kim, Kel and Sharon!
Genre: Comedy, sitcom for teenagers
Original stroke: 2018-2022 (3 seasons)
Protagonists: Saoirse-Monica Jackson, Louisa Harland, Jamie-Lee O’Donnell, Nicola Coughlan, Dylan Llewellyn
Inspired by the creator, Lisa McGee’s experiences growing up in Derry, Northern Ireland in the 1990s, Derry girls follows five teenagers who attend a Catholic secondary school. Recover the first two previous seasons Derry girls returns for a third and final season later this year.
Genre: Psychological Thriller, Crime TV
Original stroke: 2018 – Present (3 seasons)
Protagonists: Penn Badgley, Victoria Pedretti, Elizabeth Lail, Jenna Ortega, Shay Mitchell
What would you do for love? This question is tested by Gossip Girl Penn Badgley himself in the disturbing psychological thriller. The twisted and disturbing series follows Joe Goldberg’s growing obsession with his current girlfriends and gets more and more sinister with each episode.
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Emilia in Paris
Genre: Romantic comedy
Original stroke: 2020 – present (2 seasons)
Protagonists: Lily Collins, Lucas Bravo, Camille Razat, Ashley Park, Lucien Laviscount
For many, Emilia in Paris became the perfect escape during the COVID blockade launches, offering the public a fun and flirty Parisian dream. After Chicago Marketing Director Emily Cooper as she moves to Paris, the show is filled with French vibes and stunning fashion.
Genre: Comedy, sitcom
Original stroke: 1994-2004 (10 seasons)
Protagonists: Jennifer Aniston, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer, Courtney Cox, Matthew Perry, Matt LeBlanc
Yes, you probably looked Friends a million times before, but there’s a reason it’s the perfect show to binge on a lazy weekend! After the lives of six friends living in Manhattan, Friends offers a classic line and incredible 90s fashion, no matter what season you choose.
Do you live
Original stroke: 2011-2019 (9 seasons)
Protagonists: Meghan Markle, Gabriel Macht, Patrick K. Adams, Sarah Rafferty, Rick Hoffman, Gina Torres
When Mike Ross, a talented college dropout, is hired as a collaborator by one of New York’s top attorneys, Harvey Specter, the two balance case management and keeping Mike’s qualifications a secret. The show is also the star of the royals! With the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle plays Rachel Zane.
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Orange is the new black
Genre: Drama, comedy
Original stroke: 2013-2019
Protagonists: Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon, Uzo Aduba, Danielle Brooks, Natasha Lyonne, Laverne Cox
When middle-class Piper Chapman is jailed for a crime she committed ten years ago, she faces the reality of how prison can truly change lives. An extraordinary cast reveals the emotional, harrowing and difficult experiences of life in a women’s prison.
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Genre: Comedy, teenage drama
Original stroke: 2022 – present (1 season)
Protagonists: Ayesha A. Madon, Chloé Hayden, Thomas Weatherall, Joshua Heuston, Asher Yasbincek, Will McDonald
Have you seen the original? High heartbreak? Now, there’s a new reboot that brings Australian school drama back to our screens. A fresh look at Hartley High more than 20 years later, the brand new series showcases an incredible Aussie cast and truly cool fashion.
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Genre: Historical drama
Original stroke: 2016 – present (4 seasons)
Protagonists: Helena Bonham Carter, Vanessa Kirby, Claire Foy, John Lithgow, Olivia Colman, Matt Smith
After the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, The crown takes a different view after The Queen’s death earlier this year. With each season they hire new actors to play aging characters, The crown gives a personal touch to the ever intriguing Royal Family.
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