10 binge-worthy Netflix shows


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By Zoe Graves, Page Editor


This 1990s sitcom details the lives of six young New Yorkers, Monica (Courteney Cox), Ross (David Schwimmer), Rachel (Jennifer Aniston), Phoebe (Lisa Kudrow), Joey (Matt Leblanc) and Chandler (Matthew Perry). The show follows their friendship, love, careers and parenthood along with their ups and downs.

“How I Met Your Mother”

This show is a more modern version of “Friends” and follows the lives of five New Yorkers. The series is told in flashbacks and narrated by “Full House” star Bob Saget. The show starts off with the main character, Ted (Josh Radnor), explaining to his kids how he met their mother, the ups and downs of his relationships and everything that happened in between. The show stars Neil Patrick Harris, Cobie Smulders, Alyson Hannigan and Jason Segel.

“The 100”

As a futuristic drama, “The 100” takes place 97 years after the Earth was evacuated because of radiation from a nuclear war. The government sends 100 juvenile delinquents down to Earth to test if the planet is uninhabitable, however, the criminals quickly realize that they aren’t alone. Eliza Taylor, Bob Morley, Marie Avgeropoulos, Lindsey Morgan, Henry Ian Cusick and Paige Turco are in the cast.

“Criminal Minds”

Centered around the criminal profilers at Quantico’s Behavioral Analysis Unit, this intense police procedural shows how the BAU team works on serial murder cases. The show emphasizes how the team gives in-depth profiles on the killer(s) based on the crimes committed. The show stars Matthew Gray Gubler, Shemar Moore, Kirsten Vangsness, A.J. Cook, Joe Mantegna, Thomas Gibson and Paget Brewster.

“That ‘70s Show”

Set in the suburbs of Wisconsin in 1976, “That ‘70s Show” follows the lives of six 17-year-olds growing up in the time of disco, Led Zeppelin, shag carpets and hippies. The group is led by Eric Forman (Topher Grace) and made up of his next door neighbor Donna Pinciotti (Laura Prepon), his anti-establishment best friend Steven Hyde (Danny Masterson), foreign exchange student Fez (Wilmer Valderrama), stuck-up rich girl Jackie Burkhart (Mila Kunis) and Burkhart’s on-again off-again boyfriend Michael Kelso (Ashton Kutcher). The show also stars Debra Jo Rupp, Kurtwood Smith and Don Stark.

“House of Cards”

“House of Cards” is a Netflix Original TV Series centered around Francis “Frank” Underwood (Kevin Spacey), the House Majority Whip from South Carolina’s fifth congressional district. After being passed over for Secretary of State, Underwood and his wife Claire Underwood (Robin Wright) devise an elaborate plan to get Frank into a higher position of power. The show also features Michael Kelly, Kate Mara and Neve Campbell.

“Gossip Girl”

Plagued by an anonymous online gossip blogger, the spoiled teens of the Upper East Side of New York City deal with friendship, family, love and school, while simultaneously having their secrets posted on the Gossip Girl Blog. “Gossip Girl” stars Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Ed Westwick, Penn Badgley, Chace Crawford and Taylor Momsen.


“Daredevil” follows a blind man, Matthew Murdock (Charlie Cox), who is a lawyer by day and crime fighter by night. This Netflix Original TV Series is a new take on the classic Marvel comic book “Daredevil.” The show also stars Deborah Ann Woll, Elden Henson, Vincent D’Onofrio, Royce Johnson and Jon Bernthal.

“The Walking Dead”

While Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) is in a coma, the zombie apocalypse takes place. After waking up, he realizes he’s been left in an abandoned hospital. The show follows Grimes as he searches for his family and survives the deadly and unfamiliar new world. The show stars Chandler Riggs, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Lauren Cohan, Melissa McBride, Danai Gurira and Jeffrey Dean Morgan.

“Jane the Virgin”

“Jane the Virgin” is a telenovela-esque comedy centered around religious Latina Jane Villanueva (Gina Rodriguez). After she was accidentally artificially inseminated with the sperm of her rich boss Rafael Solano (Justin Baldoni), Villanueva struggles with love, college and an unexpected new addition to her family. The show stars Yael Grobglas, Andrea Navedo, Ivonne Coll, Jaime Camil and Brett Dier.