Curation Station: Binge-Worthy

September 15, 2014

The other day I was chatting with friends about our favorite tv shows to binge on. I am quite the master of the binge watching since it helps pass away the time when I have mindless work to do. Here are some of my all-time favorite tv series that are binge-worthy (thanks to Netflix, Xfinity to Go, Amazon Prime and Hulu for making this all possible): 

1. Arrested Development- This show gets better each time I watch it since there are some many running jokes that I didn't catch on the first, second or even third time watching the series. (I'm speaking of only the original three seasons. I'm still not sure how I feel about the fourth season but I think I'll have to watch it through a second time).

2. Rocky and Bullwinkle- With a cliffhanger ending in each episode, it's hard not to binge on this classic cartoon. And I also love Fractured Fairy Tales and Mr. Peabody and Sherman.

3. Lost- Say what you want to say about how badly this show ended (I'm in that camp), but this was the first show I seriously binged on. Back in college, I borrowed Big Sista's dvds for seasons 1 & 2 and could not stop popping in dvd after dvd. If you stick it out for all six seasons, kudos, but I'd stop after season 3.

4. Curb Your Enthusiasm- Some of my favorite movies/tv shows are the ones that are super awkward. For Larry David, his life is just one big, awkward hot mess. It's hilarious, cringe-worthy and completely entertaining. Make more seasons, please!

5. The Office- I stuck with this show through all 9 seasons. It was sometimes hard to watch after Steve Carrell left the show but then it bounced back and ended so perfectly.

6. The X Files- An oldie but a goodie. I love the spooky, freaks of the week episodes and less of the alien conspiracy ones but it's all good fun.

Honorable mentions that are still airing: Veep, Louie, The Walking Dead, Pretty Little Liars (I have no shame watching that teeny bopper show), Game of Thrones, Hannibal and Girls.

(And I know I should start watching Breaking Bad and The Sopranos. Any other recommendations?).


  1. House of Cards!!!!! So good! Then watch Orange is the New Black. Downton Abbey. Yes, I watch both Masterpiece Classic and shows about women in prison.

    1. I'll keep House of Cards in the mix. Orange is the New Black and Downton Abbey are favorites of mine too!