During the quarantine everyone is at home thinking what tv shows to watch during this quarantine. So our tekno team made a list of tv shows which you can watch during this lock down period. You can watch these series in netflix, they are available there.
What tv shows to watch during quarantine?
With thousands of people around the world suffering from this pandemic known as COVID-19, we need something to distract ourselves for a while so that we can cherish the peace of mind that we once had.
Schools, universities, movie theaters, restaurants are all closed. The coronavirus has changed our lives in a short amount of time – All sorts of events got canceled, and we are forced to stay at home. Our eyes have turned to our televisions once again to provide us with the much-needed entertainment and distraction.
For our lives to return back to normal, we all must practice self-quarantine ourselves, which means that we now have all the time in the world to watch the TV shows that were sitting on our list for a very long time, but we were too busy to watch them. Also, you can discover some new shows that all your friends are obsessed with. If you still are lost on what TV series to start with, don’t worry, we have some suggestions for you.
We have compiled a list of top ten TV shows you can watch during quarantine so that you don’t get bored while saving the planet.
Black Mirror is one of the most celebrated works of Charlie Brooker. This British science fiction anthology series explores modern high-tech society, mostly about the unforeseen consequences of humanity’s greatest inventions when they collide with their darkest instincts. Basically, it’s about how technology can backfire and attack its maker.
Every episode has its unique theme and is usually set in slightly different reality – near future or an alternative present. Every episode features different characters trying to cope with different sets of technologies. You will find the episodes to have a dark and ironic tone, which is very true to its genre.
Black Mirror is a modern re-working of “The Twilight Zone,” with episodes collectively describing the relationship of the humans with the technology they build.
The first two seasons of the show premiered on Channel 4 in 2011 and 2013. However, Netflix purchased it in September 2015. The series is a huge success and has rightfully earned positive comments from the critics. It has also received several awards and nominations, particularly in the United States, after it was bought by Netflix.
An interactive, multi-choice film was also released under the brand name of Black Mirror in 2018 by Netflix. The movie was called Black mirror Bandersnatch and was a great hit.
2.Game of Thrones
If you have not heard of the Game of Thrones yet, you must be living under the rock for the past ten years. Game of Thrones is one of the best-rated TV shows of all time. This is an American drama series created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss. It is based on the novel series “A Song of Ice and Fire” by George R. R. Martin.
This HBO series is all about the civil war in a medieval, mythical country called Westeros, where several noble and powerful families fight to gain control over the Seven Kingdoms. However, little do they know that an ancient enemy has returned after being inactive for thousands of years to threaten them all.
You will get to see several characters fighting to claim the seat of the king called the “Iron Throne” while the true heir returns.
Game of Thrones gave record-breaking viewership to HBO and has a fan base that extends through every corner of the globe. The series was praised by critics for its production values, acting of the cast, storyline, and much more. Game of thrones has received 58 Emmy Awards, which is the most by a drama show, which also includes “Outstanding Drama Series” in 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019.
Even if you were living under a rock for the last ten years, it’s highly unlikely that you have not heard of Breaking Bad. Game of Thrones might be one of the best shows of all time; however, its ending wasn’t really well received by the majority of its fans. On the other hand, breaking bad is one of the few shows available which was able to let every single one of its fans satisfied and fulfilled.
Breaking Bad is an American crime drama TV series that is produced by Vince Gilligan and is considered to be his masterpiece. The show tells the story of an underemployed and depressed chemistry teacher, Walter White (Bryan Cranston), who is going through a midlife crisis when he got diagnosed with a third stage lung cancer. Walter White wants to secure his family’s future financially before he dies, and the only way he can do it is by breaking bad. White, alongside his former student Jessie Pinkman (Aaron Paul), starts his life of crime by making and selling pure crystal meth while facing the dangers of the criminal world he just stepped in.
Breaking bad is one of the few shows that has everything to offer: great story, script, acting, direction, everything. The show is the top-rated television series of all time and has received several awards, which includes 16 Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards. Cranston, who played Walter White, won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor four times, while Aaron Paul won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor three times. Breaking Bad also entered the Guinness World Records in 2013 as the most critically acclaimed show of all time.
That is why we highly recommend you to watch this brilliant television series.
Friends is an American TV series, created by Marta Kauffman and David Crane. This was a regular sitcom series until it landed on Netflix. Its ratings went up the roof when new generations of viewers discovered the show on Netflix and started tuning in and made the show one of the most popular television series of all time.
The show revolves around six friends in their mid-twenties living in the heart of the city of New York. Rachel Green (Jennifer Aniston) is a temporary waitress who is struggling to live an independent life; Ross Geller (David Schwimmer) is a proud paleontologist working at a museum; Monica Geller (Courteney Cox) is a wonderful chef; Joey Tribbiani (Matt LeBlanc) is a struggling actor; Chandler Bing (Matthew Perry) is a data processor, and Phoebe Buffay (Lisa Kudrow) is a masseuse and a musician.
In this show, you will get to see how this average group of friends goes through family troubles, fights, romances, tears, laughs, and surprises as their friendship grow stronger each day.
Friends was nominated for 62 Emmy Awards and won the Outstanding Comedy Series award in 2002 for its eighth season. The show is the greatest of all time, and you should definitely watch it.
Narcos is an American crime drama Netflix series produced by Chris Brancato, Doug Miro, and Carlo Bernard.
The story is based on the real-life of a Columbian drug lord, Pablo Escobar, and the game of cat and mouse between him and the DEA. DEA has been after Pablo and other drug kingpins for plaguing the country and smuggling the drugs into the United States. However, their primary target has always been Pablo.
The season one and two of the show is primarily based on Pablo and how he became a billionaire by producing and distributing cocaine all around the globe. He earned enough wealth; however, he could not change his fate. Despite so much power he possessed, Pablo loved his family, which proved that he is nothing but a human. After the downfall of Pablo, season three picks up where the DEA is now after the infamous Cali Cartel.
This show is a spectacular show with scenes that will surely give you goosebumps. It is totally worth watching.
If you wish to burst out of laughter after watching every single one of the episodes, then “The Office” is what we would suggest.
The Office is an American sitcom TV series, which is basically a mockumentary on the everyday lives of a mediocre paper company (Dunder Mifflin) employees in its Scranton, Pennsylvania branch. The branch is in the hands of Michael Scott, the manager who treats his employees like his family. The story revolves around the work lives of the manager and his employees. There is talented salesman Jim, who is also an office prankster and has a thing for Pam, the receptionist. There is also Dwight, who is a very dedicated salesman who aspires to be the manager. The documentary crew follows the employees around and captures their bizarre and hilarious experiences as they struggle to keep the company alive.
To make it look like an actual documentary, the show is filmed in a single-camera setup without a studio audience. The Office features Steve Carell as Michael Scott, Rainn Wilson as Dwight, John Krasinski as Jim, Jenna Fischer as Pam, and many others. However, the show experienced several changes to its cast.
The audience didn’t really well receive the Office during its first season, however, after few seasons passed, the show became a hit, and the television critics applauded the show, especially because of outstanding performance by Steve Carell. Steve’s performance led the show to earn several awards that include a Golden Globe Award and four Emmy Awards.
Sherlock is a British crime TV series created by Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat. The show is a modernized adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes novels. Using the plots of the novels, the writers of this show have intelligently portrait modern Sherlock Holmes solving crime in twenty-first-century London along with his partner Dr. Watson.
The series starts with Dr. Watson, an army doctor who served in Afghanistan and came back home after he was injured. As Dr. Watson is searching for a place in London, he meets Sherlock, a brilliant private detective. Together they will solve mysteries that Scotland Yard is underqualified to solve. As the police go desperate to solve a case, they call Sherlock, who, by using his unmatched deduction skills, will catch the criminal in no time.
Sherlock has been applauded for its acting, direction, and superb writing quality. The show has also been nominated for several awards that include Emmys, and a Golden Globe.
Money Heist or La casa de papel (The House of Paper) is a Spanish TV crime drama series created by Álex Pina. The series was a limited small series that ran on Antena – Spanish network, from May 2017 to November 2017. However, Netflix bought the streaming rights in 2017 and gave popularity to the series that it deserved.
The story is about a criminal mastermind named “The Professor” who wants to make the biggest heist that the world has not yet witnessed, and he has a plan for it. To accomplish his project, he recruits a competent team of eight people who have nothing to lose. As the authorities struggle to get hold of The Professor, the robbers prepare themselves for a head to head with the police.
For its unique plot that is full of drama and outstanding direction and for attempting to innovate the Spanish television, this series is critically applauded. The highlight of the show was an anti-fascist Italian song called “Bella ciao,” which became a hit, especially in Europe. In 2018, the series became the most streamed non-English series on Netflix.
Peaky Blinders is a British crime drama TV series, which is a masterpiece of Steven Knight. The story sets in 1920s Birmingham, England, right after World War 1. The story revolves around the lives of Shelby family, where after serving in WW1, Thomas Shelby and his other brothers return to Birmingham and establishes a gang in order to control the city. Thomas Shelby is the leader of the gang and plans on building an empire and is prepared to deal with anyone who gets in his way.
The story is roughly based on a real youth gang that went by the same name in the 1890s, who were famous for sewing razor blades in their caps.
Peaky Blinders is widely acclaimed to be one of the top-rated TV series you can watch online. That’s why we highly recommend it.
Stranger Things is an American science fiction, horror TV series created by the famous Duffer Brothers and premiered on Netflix in July 2016.
The story sets in a fictional small town in Indiana in the 1980s. The story begins with a young 12-year-old boy Will Byers who suddenly disappears near a secret government laboratory. Wills mom Joyce launches an investigation with the police chief and Will’s friends. However, they must confront frightening supernatural forces in order to get Will back. One thing leads to another, and they find out government involvement in the occurrence of supernatural events, and things got even stranger when a young girl with a shaved head enters the story.
Stranger things have earned a record-breaking viewership on Netflix with a fanbase that extends to the furthest corners of the globe. The critics widely acclaimed the story, characters, acting, writing, and direction of this series. Stranger things have received multiple awards that include 31 Emmy Award nominations and four Golden Globe Award nominations.
With coronavirus waiting around the corner of the streets, we all have a lot of hours to kill during our self-quarantine period. That is why watching a series for entertainment and distraction is highly recommended. If you have trouble deciding on which series to go for, we suggest you choose your favorite number out of ten and start watching that series. We hope this helped to choose your top 10 best tv shows to watch during quarantine. Happy binging!554