Staff Picks: Shows to binge watch over the long weekend
1. The Good Place
Eleanor Shellstrop wakes up in the afterlife in a neighborhood called the Good Place, where the most ethical people end up, and she realizes there’s been a mistake. She must hide her true nature in the utopian neighborhood, but the friends she makes help her learn it’s never too late to make it to the Good Place. Watch it on Netflix.
2. This Is Us
A generational drama about the Pearson family’s drama. A roller coaster of love, joy, triumph, and heartbreak caused by revelations about the family’s past, present, and future. Warning: tears will be shed. Watch on Hulu at your own risk.
Eight strangers from all over the globe are connected by a violent vision, a shared ability to connect with each other’s thoughts and actions, and a desperate need to find out why they have this gift. While they pursue answers, a mysterious organization hunts them down. Watch it on Netflix.
FBI agents Holden Ford and Bill Tench attempt to understand and catch serial killers by studying their psyches and attempting to get into the mind of the villain. Watch it on Netflix.
5. Hart of Dixie
A comedy series about New York doctor Zoe Hart who has accepted the job offer of a stranger to move and work at his practice in Alabama. But when she gets to Alabama, the man who offered her the job is dead and he left her half the practice in his will. Watch it on Amazon Prime or Google Play.
A group of medical students arrive at Sacred Heart Hospital to learn what it takes to be doctors. The story is told through the misadventures of Dr. Cox, Elliot, and Turk, along with the surreal daydreams of main character J.D. Watch it on Amazon Prime or Google Play.