Shows to binge watch over summer break Evan Gleason

Here are some shows that you could easily binge watch while being stuck inside all summer break while in quarantine.

“Avatar The Last Airbender” is one of the best animated TV shows that Nickelodeon has ever created. The Avatar has been gone for 100 years and now the Fire Nation is trying to control all four nations. The show focuses on sexism, finding your own destiny and even responsibility. For a kid’s TV show, it gets very deep and personal throughout its three seasons and a total of 61 episodes. Rated PG, you can find “Avatar The Last Airbender” on Netflix.

An anime that has been very popular recently is “JoJo's Bizarre Adventure.” The anime features the Joestar family and how Dio Brando tries to destroy their entire bloodline. It is very action-packed with 152 episodes and a total of five parts. You can find parts one, two and three on Netflix and Hulu. You can also find part four and five on websites such as Crunchyroll and VRV.

“Sex Education” is a Netflix original comedy drama with a TV-MA rating.The show has two seasons consisting of 17 episodes in total. It's an amazing show that focuses on Otis, who is the son of two sex therapists and his relationship with a girl named Maeve. They both organize a way to make money off of Otis by giving sex advice but along the way, Otis starts to develop feelings for her. The show also features a lot of teenage struggles and the message of how to accept yourself for who you truly are.

“Solar Opposites” is a Hulu original with its first season consisting of eight episodes and a plan to release more in 2021. It was created by Justin Roiland, one of the co-founders of “Rick and Morty” and is one of the funniest adult animations out there right now. It is about a family from space whose planet was destroyed and their newfound life on Earth, which they plan to destroy to make it their new home.

“Tiger King” is a documentary that is highly recommended. It's the second most-watched documentary series of all time and talks a lot about issues with owning animals like tigers. It also shows the life of Joe Exotic aka "Tiger King." It shows how people treat these exotic animals and how easy it is to just own them. The mood of the show shows that people just use these fascinating creators for money.

“The Umbrella Academy” is a show about seven members' lives after being used as heroes for the world. Now, they have to save the world before it ends because of unforeseen events. The first season is up on Netflix and the second season will be released on July 31.

“Prodigal Son” is about a profiler who works for the New York Police Department. However, the twist is that his dad was a serial killer known as the Surgeon. He solves murders while trying to cope with PTSD he suffers from growing up with his dad. The show can be watched on Fox or can be seen on Hulu.

“Black Lighting” is a show with three seasons available on Netflix and the CW app. The show is about a high school principal, Jefferson Pierce, who retired from being a superhero because of the effects it had on his family. He was then forced out of retirement by a gang known as The 100 because of the increase in crime.

“Outer Banks” is a Netflix original series with a total of 10 episodes. The show follows a group of teenagers who are from the Outer Banks of North Carolina. They are in a group called “Pogues” and live in The Cut. When they try to discover why the ringleader’s father went missing, they find treasure correlating to his disappearance and now have to run from the law to find the truth.


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