With an ongoing busy schedule, you get very little “me-time” to enjoy life.
While some people exercise, listen to music, spend time on social media or play video games, a survey shows that 48% of the total population of the US binge-watches TV shows or online videos for managing stress effectively.
So we have compiled a list of the 6 most popular TV shows for you to binge-watch right now.
And don’t worry if you don’t find these shows on the mentioned streaming platforms as content producers and streaming services can have licensing agreements to restrict the shows to certain regions only in order to completely recover their investments from their content.
But as mentioned by howtowatchincanada.ca, you can easily stream any movie or TV show with a VPN, as long as it’s available in the catalog.
So keep on reading to find out about the most amazing shows you can watch while residing in Canada.
With an IMDb rating of 8.8 out of 10, Friends is an American television sitcom of the 90s. It has 10 seasons, with its first episode airing on NBC in September 1994 and its last episode in May 2006.
The show revolves around six characters in their vicenarian periods namely Ross, Chandler, Monica, Joey, Rachel, and Phoebe based in Manhattan of New York City.
As their lives go on, they go through all the imaginable life experiences which life throws at them including love, heartbreaks, birthdays, gender reveals for babies (and for adults), getting jobs, getting fired from jobs, hangouts, celebrations, marriages, second marriages, divorces, and whatnot.
In the fluctuating years which they spend together with each other, they try to find the meaning of what a ‘friend’ really is.
You can stream Friends on Netflix and HBO Max.
Two and a Half Men
Two and a Half Men is an American sitcom and the story revolves around two brothers and a kid. The first episode aired on CBS in September 2003 and the series ended on February 19, 2015.
Charlie Harper, a hedonistic, beach-front house owner living in Malibu who writes jingles for a living gets interrupted by his brother, Alan, in the middle of a night to find out that his brother’s manipulative wife has thrown him out of his house and now he needs a place to stay along with his ten-year-old son Jake.
Alan is a Chiropractor by profession and Charlie lets him ‘temporarily’ stay to get his brother back on his feet but Alan often fails at everything because of poor choices eventually turning his life from bad to worse.
You can stream Two and a Half Men on Amazon Prime Video.
The Crown portrays the life of Queen Elizabeth II in her early days as she weds the Duke of Edinburgh, Phillip in 1947.
Her reign begins after the death of her father King George VI and she now has to face the challenges of leading the world’s most famous monarchy.
As the new and inexperienced head of the state, she has to forge a relationship with Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.
The series covers some very important events like The Suez Crisis in 1956, The Kennedy’s visit to Buckingham Palace in 1961, Queen Elizabeth’s Ghana trip in 1961, The Assassination of American President John Fitzgerald Kennedy in 1963, The Assassination of Lord Mountbatten in 1979, The Electing of Margaret Thatcher as the First Female Prime Minister of England in 1979, and many more.
Similarly, the show portrays some other important characters like King George VI, Duke of Edinburgh – Phillip, Prince of Wales – Charles, Princess of Wales – Lady Diana, Princess Margaret – Countess of Snowdon, and many more.
You can stream The Crown on Netflix.
Game of Thrones
Based on the best-selling book ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ by George R.R. Martin, Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama revolving around many arcs of the story.
The show portrays nine noble families of Westeros and their yearning to control the seven kingdoms by sitting on the most desired Iron Throne.
The Warden of the North, Lord Eddard “Ned” Stark is visited by his old friend and war ally King Robert Baratheon to inform him that the death of his Hand (A highest-ranking member and advisor to King) was not from natural causes and he wants Ned to serve as the next Hand of the King, and investigate the matter. Baratheon shares more about the Targaryen boy and girl (from the previous ruling family) in Essos planning to take back the throne from Robert.
Amidst all the politics, treachery, and war, an ancient army of whites rises once again beyond the wall. And the only army that stands between to save mankind is a company of misfits.
You can stream Game of Thrones on HBO Max.
The Office is an American mockumentary sitcom that aired on NBC from March 2005 to May 2013.
The TV series portrays the everyday work lives of Dunder Mifflin employees.
Dunder Mifflin is a paper supply company with its branch in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and the bizarre moments of the office staff are caught on camera by a camera crew 24/7.
The staff includes Michael Scott who is the Regional Manager. Michael is the unfunny selfish boss who keeps on overestimating and insulting his workers but also helps them when they have problems.
Jim Halpert, the prankster and the cool guy salesman of the company who has a ‘thing’ for the receptionist, Pam.
Dwight Shrute, a successful salesman who takes his job very seriously but lacks the social norms of life.
Pam Beesly, the uncomfortable receptionist who is the crush of someone in the office.
You can stream The Office on Amazon Prime Video.
The series focuses on two groups, The Boys and The Seven.
The Boys are vigilantes who go beyond their limits to control the corrupt superheroes.
They are led by Billy Butcher, someone who loathes the superpowered people. Billy reaches Hughie Campbell, a mild-mannered guy with a boring job to make him see an opportunity for revenge when his girlfriend is killed by A-Train of The Seven.
The Seven are a group of individuals with unique superpowers, recognized by the general public as ‘heroes’ while most of them are corrupt.
They are owned by a powerful international corporation called ‘The Vought’ and led by the violent Homelander. The Vought markets and monetizes these superheroes to make a business out of it as they plan bogus rescue missions and carry on injecting lies in the brains of the general public.
As the series goes on, the conflict between the two groups gets intense, ending in disastrous results for both groups.
You can stream The Boys on Amazon Prime Video.
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