Looking for something entertaining to binge watch this winter? Here are some top choices from the Teen Advisory Board.
13 Reasons Why (Netflix)
When high school student Clay Jenkins receives a box in the mail containing thirteen cassette tapes recorded by his classmate Hannah, who committed suicide, he spends a bewildering and heartbreaking night crisscrossing their town, listening to Hannah’s voice recounting the events leading up to her death. Based on the book by Jay Asher.
Riverdale (CW, Netflix)
A subversive take on Archie and his friends, exploring small town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome facade. Loosely based on the Archie comic characters.
Stranger Things (Netflix)
When a young boy disappears, his mother, a police chief, and his friends must confront terrifying forces in order to get him back.
Arrow (CW, Netflix)
Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow. Arrow is the first and longest-running of CW’s superhero track.
The Flash (CW, Netflix)
After being struck by lightning, Barry Allen wakes up from his coma to discover he’s been given the power of super speed, becoming the Flash, fighting crime in Central City.
Supergirl-The Flash-Arrow-Legends crossover (CW)
While you’re at it, you should also check out sister shows Legends of Tomorrow and Supergirl (CW, Netflix), which are also connected to Arrow and The Flash. You won’t be able to watch all the episodes of the most recent season, but you can still catch the most recent four-show crossover event on CW’s website. It’s like the Justice League, plus and minus a few characters, but still the most fun and awesome superhero event.
Twin Peaks (Netflix)
An idiosyncratic FBI agent investigates the murder of a young woman in the even more idiosyncratic town of Twin Peaks.
Parks and Recreation (Netflix)
The absurd antics of an Indiana town’s public officials as they pursue sundry projects to make their city a better place.
The Office (Netflix)
A mockumentary on a group of typical office workers, where the workday consists of ego clashes, inappropriate behavior, and tedium.
Gilmore Girls (Netflix)
A dramedy centering around the relationship between a thirtysomething single mother and her teen daughter living in Stars Hollow, Connecticut.
Freaks and Geeks (Netflix)
A high school mathlete starts hanging out with a group of burnouts while her younger brother navigates his freshman year.
Jane the Virgin (Netflix)
A young, devout Catholic woman discovers that she was accidentally artificially inseminated.
The Carrie Diaries (Netflix)
Carrie Bradshaw is in her junior year of high school in the early 1980s. She asks her first questions about love, sex, friendship and family while navigating the worlds of high school and Manhattan.
New Girl (Netflix)
After a bad break-up, Jess, an offbeat young woman, moves into an apartment loft with three single men. Although they find her behavior very unusual, the men support her – most of the time.
Follows the personal and professional lives of six 20 to 30-something-year-old friends living in Manhattan.
I Love Lucy (CBS/Hulu)
A daffy woman constantly strives to become a star along with her bandleader husband and gets herself in the strangest situations.
Everybody Loves Raymond (Netflix)
The comical everyday life of a successful sports columnist and his dysfunctional family.
Everybody Hates Chris (Netflix)
A young African American teen attempts to survive with his dysfunctional family and his all white school in the 1980s.
Fresh Off the Boat (Netflix)
A Taiwanese family makes their way in America during the 1990s.
Gossip Girls (Hulu)
Privileged teens living on the Upper East Side of New York can hide no secret from the ruthless blogger who is always watching.