With the hassle of commuting nowadays during the rainy weather, there is nothing like watching a heartwarming show, tucked in your bed, with your favorite comfort food to cap off your day. However, I know that we are all no stranger to one of the age-long dilemmas of our generation: which series should I put on tonight?
If you are tired of the usual heavy drama, endless mystery, and fantasy genres, try watching some of the listed binge-worthy shows below!
Heaven really is a series on Earth, huh?
Contrary to what most people believe in, The Good Place by Michael Schurr brings you to a town-like version of the afterlife called the Good Place. Obviously, in this series, people who have been good throughout their life go to the Good Place once they pass away. When Eleanor (Kristen Bell) arrives at the Good Place, she realizes that there has been a mistake. Refusing to confess, she instead asks her new friend to help her earn her spot in “heaven.”
Quotable quotes from The Good Place
I argue that we choose to be good because of our bonds with other people and our innate desire to treat them with dignity. Simply put, we are not in this alone.Chidi
If soul mates do exist, they’re not found. They’re made.Michael
You up for some period piece show?
Television series adaptation of Anne of Green Gables came in the form of Anne with an E. Directed by Moira Walley-Beckett, this coming-of-age story follows the free-spirited orphan Anne as she advocates for progressiveness in the town of Avonlea in Canada’s Prince Edward Island during the late 1890s.
Quotable quotes from Anne with an E
It’s not what the world holds for you, it’s what you bring to it.Anne
It’s funny how people are so quick to point out differences when there are so many ways we’re all alike.Anne
To serve, to protect, and to entertain in a series!
Brooklyn Nine-Nine or B99 by Dan Goor and Michael Schurr takes on a different angle about NYPD. B99 shows the story of NYPD’s 99th precinct and its unique squad of detectives. Primarily, it follows Jewish detective Jake Peralta and his quirky and pop-culture centered ways of solving cases.
Quotable quotes from B99
Cool, cool, cool, cool, cool. No doubt, no doubt, no doubt.Jake
The English language can not fully capture the depth and complexity of my thoughts, so I’m incorporating emojis into my speech to better express myself. Winky face.See AlsoGina
When Beyonce asks “who run the world?”, we all say “girls and queers!”
One Day at a Time by Gloria Calderón Kellett and Mike Royce revolves around single mother and United States Army Nurse Corps veteran Penelope Alvarez. When she finally came home to her Cuban-American family, she faced the hardships of being the breadwinner of the family and returning to civilian life while wrestling her unseen injuries from the Army.
Quotable quotes from One Day at a Time
But it’s okay for me to admit that I can still be a feminist badass and want a boyfriend.Penelope
And who you are is Cuban and American. This is your country, too, and you deserve to be happy in it.Penelope
These are some of the A-listed series from our arsenal that will secure a place in your heart and guarantee you that soft, warm, and hug-like feeling that we all need from time to time.
Aside from being a self-proclaimed caffeine-dependent person, Franchesca believes that she is a writer too. Because of her desire to escape mundanity, most of her time is spent in her bed watching TV series or her nose in a book. Additionally, she can be found wandering the streets, museums, and theaters of Manila. When asked about her philosophy in life, she will answer, “God is a woman, and my lola is the proof!”