The coronavirus pandemic will make us spend a lot of time at home. Therefore, we choose the best Netflix series to binge while the storm subsides.
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The coronavirus is expanding more and more around the world. According to what the Infobae website mentions, the first studies of already healed patients indicate that some lose between 20% and 30% of lung capacity, which is why this is a very serious situation.
One of the measures taken in some countries is quarantine, which is isolation to prevent the spread to people who are at risk. According to what Clarín says, Argentina asks “a lot of responsibility” for travelers who have come from countries with high circulation of the coronavirus.
So, we see that free time increases since jobs allow people to rest at home or perform tasks from there. Knowing this, and that most of the massive events are being canceled, we decided to choose the 5 best Netflix series to entertain ourselves while this situation lasts.
Friends is a television series that aired for the first time in 1994 on NBC, lasting for about 10 seasons, ending in 2004. Basically, it is considered one of the best “sitcoms” of all time, and it is about the life of a group of friends who live in Manhattan, New York.
The specialized site Fotogramas mentions that the entire original cast will soon be reunited to make a special episode under HBO's orbit, making it an excellent opportunity to catch up on this story, which will make us laugh out loud while we forget about the situation on the outside.
4. Breaking Bad
Considered as one of the best series of all time, we are talking about a fiction created and produced by Vince Gilligan, which started in 2008 and ended in 2013, after 5 seasons. Basically, it's about a chemistry professor who is diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer and decides to pay for his treatment - and to secure his family's future - by selling methamphetamine.
However, what is really important is to see how a universe is created through really ambitious characters. This is because, the protagonist, Walter White, gets worse and worse throughout all the episodes, becoming known as "Heisenberg" in the drug empire. In addition, there is a continuation in film format (known as El Camino) and a prequel series (Better Call Saul), which will allow you to get to know the universe more.
3. BoJack Horseman
BoJack Horseman is an American television series in animation format that began in 2014, ending this year, after 6 successful seasons. Here we have a rather interesting plot since it takes place in a world inhabited by anthropomorphic creatures. Thus the main character is a horse that was a television comedy star in the 90s, but now his life is a disaster.
Throughout all the episodes, a large number of problems are addressed without fear. Some issues like depression, drug addiction, and even abuse are tackled in a completely human way, despite the fact that the characters are mostly animals.
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2. Black Mirror
If we want to feed fears of the unknown and apocalyptic worlds, watching Black Mirror is an excellent option. Here we have a series with self-contained episodes that started in 2011, having 5 seasons to date. The theme is basic: a future where technology revolutionizes human life.
The really curious thing about discovering the different stories that are told through Black Mirror's more than 20 episodes is that they make us think about the future we want. In other words, technology can be an excellent ally to achieve various purposes, but it can also create total chaos.
1. Mad Men
Despite not being as well known, Mad Men is one of the best series of all time. In this case, we are talking about an AMC period drama that has 7 seasons, beginning in 2007 and ending in 2015. It is set in the 60s, where we get to know the competitive and ambitious world of advertising agencies on Madison Avenue, New York.
Many real events are shown in the series, although the really shocking thing is meeting Donald Draper, who embodies a really intriguing personality since he is a genius with very complex emotional conflicts. According to what Xataka mentions, the series "is its characters", which shows how excellently constructed all of their narrative arcs are.