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Top 10 Binge-Worthy Series

Updated: Dec 5, 2023

By Astride Adrien

As college students, we are accustomed to going to class, taking down information, processing it, completing assignments, applying the information gathered, and then doing it all over again the next day. It can be time-consuming, stressful, and draining. You’re probably thinking, “Well, what can I do as a way to wind down?’ The answer to that question is quite simple. Watching interesting TV on streaming platforms can be just the distraction that you need. With a little help from our Instagram fans, down below is a list of The Buccaneer's top 10 most binge-worthy series.

Graphic Credit to Patrixia Rosario

1. Euphoria

This American teen drama closely examines the struggles of high school through a group of high schoolers. This show shines light on the difficulties of facing drugs, sex, addiction, insecurities, love, friendship, and trauma through the eyes of teens. Zendaya stars in the show playing the role of Rue, a 17-year-old girl who battles mental illness and drug addiction. Where to Watch: HBO Max

2. Stranger Things

If teen drama isn’t necessarily your cup of tea, then you might find more interest in the second show on our list. Set in the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana in the early 1980s, the show follows a young girl, Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown), after she escapes from a secret government co-op. This show is a great one to watch, especially if you’re the type of person who enjoys horror/thriller-themed shows. Where to Watch: Netflix

3. The Vampire Diaries

For those who enjoy the supernatural but need a little more romance/drama and a bit less DemiGorgons and Russian spies, then number three on our list is the show for you. Surrounding a complicated love triangle between a teenage girl and two immortal vampire brothers in the world of vampires, werewolves, and witches, it’s easy to see how this eight-season show became as popular as it did. Featuring a strong female protagonist, Nina Dobrev manages to portray a variety of emotions. Where to Watch: HBO Max

4. The Crown

A bit different from regular teen dramas, this Emmy-award-winning historical drama follows the life of Queen Elizabeth II through the entirety of her reign as Queen. Tackling controversial topics surrounding politics, duty, individuality, classism, and the royal family. Claire Foy is best known for her portrayal of the young Queen Elizabeth. It’s a great show to watch if you’re interested in learning about the life of the recently deceased queen. Where to Watch: Netflix

5. Gossip Girl

This teen drama surrounds the lives of a group of wealthy high schoolers navigating the world. It is narrated from the viewpoint of an unknown gossiper who releases scandals on a secret website. Thomas Doherty stars in the show, playing the role of Max Wolfie. Where to Watch: HBO Max

6. Love Death + Robots

This is an adult-animated cartoon that revolves around the end of humankind through short stories. If dark comedy is something that you enjoy, this is the show for you. Where to Watch: Netflix

7. The Boys

This is an action and drama-filled television series based around the lives of vigilantes. Not everyone is enamored by the livelihood of superheroes and if that person is you then Prime video is your best bet to stream. Anthony Starr, formally known for his role as Jethro and Van west on Outrageous Fortune, is the star of this show. Where to Watch: Amazon Prime

8. She-Hulk: Attorney at Law

She-Hulk is a superhero-based series about how a single, 30-year-old attorney who becomes a superhero. This series stars Emmy award-winner Tatiana Maslany who you may have seen in Orphan Black playing the role of Sarah Manning. Where to Watch: Disney+

9. Emily in Paris

This drama follows the life of Emily Cooper and how she juggles friendship, cultural hegemony, and love after booking her dream job in Paris. Starring Lilly Collins, the show has become popular for its fashion statements. Where to Watch: Netflix

10. The Sandman

Last on our list is a fantasy and drama television series that revolves around the life of the King of Dreams aka Morpheus, played by Tom Sturridge. After being locked up and held captive for 70 years, Morpheus escapes, venturing off into many different worlds and timelines to fix all that happened in his absence and to reclaim all that he has lost. Where to Watch: Netflix

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