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Top 10 TV Shows To Watch If You’re On Self-Quarantine Or Bored

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, health authorities have advised to stay indoors and avoid public or crowded places. Staying at home all day doing nothing can be very frustrating and exhausting, so if you’re looking to kill some time or the boredom, here are top 10 TV shows to watch that can make your quarantine or self-isolation less boring:

  • Game of Thrones

8 seasons

(2011-2019)

Plot summary:

In the mythical continent of Westeros, several powerful families fight for control of the Seven Kingdoms. As conflict erupts in the kingdoms of men, an ancient enemy rises once again to threaten them all. Meanwhile, the last heirs of a recently usurped dynasty plot to take back their homeland from across the Narrow Sea. [IMDb]

  • Prison Break

5 seasons

(2005-2017)

Plot summary:

An innocent man is framed for the homicide of the Vice President’s brother and scheduled to be executed at a super-max prison, thus it’s up to his younger brother to save him with his genius scheme: install himself in the same prison by holding up a bank and, as the final month ticks away, launch the escape plan step-by-step to break the both of them out, with his full-body tattoo acting as his guide; a tattoo which hides the layout of the prison facility and necessary clues vital to the escape. [IMDb]

  • Suits

7 seasons

(2011-2019)

Plot summary:

While running from a drug deal gone bad, brilliant young college dropout Mike Ross slips into a job interview with one of New York City’s best legal closers, Harvey Specter. Tired of cookie-cutter law-school grads, Harvey takes a gamble by hiring Mike on the spot after recognizing his raw talent and photographic memory. Mike and Harvey are a winning team. Although Mike is a genius, he still has a lot to learn about law; and while Harvey might seem like an emotionless, cold-blooded shark, Mike’s sympathy and concern for their cases and clients will help remind Harvey why he went into law in the first place. Mike and Harvey must keep their secret from everyone including managing partner Jessica and Harvey’s arch nemesis Louis, who seems intent on making Mike’s life as difficult as possible. [IMDb]

  • Breaking Bad

5 seasons

(2008-2013)

Plot summary:

When chemistry teacher Walter White is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given only two years to live, he decides he has nothing to lose. He lives with his teenage son, who has cerebral palsy, and his wife, in New Mexico. Determined to ensure that his family will have a secure future, Walt embarks on a career of drugs and crime. He proves to be remarkably proficient in this new world as he begins manufacturing and selling methamphetamine with one of his former students. The series tracks the impacts of a fatal diagnosis on a regular, hard working man, and explores how a fatal diagnosis affects his morality and transforms him into a major player of the drug trade. [IMDb]

  • The Big Bang Theory

12 seasons

(2007-2019)

Plot summary:

The lives of two geniuses named Dr. Leonard Hofstader and Dr. Sheldon Cooper change when they meet their new neighbor; motivated but unsuccessful actress Penny, who now works as a waitress at The Cheesecake Factory. As they struggle socially, Penny decides to help them discover the world that they know everything about, but yet know nothing about how to live in it. Friends Howard and Rajesh are along for the ride. [IMDb]

  • The Blacklist

7 seasons (season 8 coming soon)

(2013- till date)

Plot summary:

A highly articulate, erudite and intelligent businessman and mastermind, Raymond “Red” Reddington, has allegedly been on the “10 Most Wanted List” of various U.S. law enforcement agencies for over 20 years. The legend is that Red is as elusive as he is clever, controlling a labyrinth of creative enterprises, coupled with uncanny ability to gather and finesse information at the drop of a hat. On the first day at FBI for a new female profiler fresh out of Quantico, Red offers to bandy wits with the FBI. Red promises to deliver various criminals and plots previously unknown to any branch of law enforcement… and all Red requests in return is to choose his muse. [IMDb]

  • La Casa De Papel (Money Heist)

3 seasons (season 4 coming soon)

(2017- till date)

Plot summary:

A mysterious man, who goes by the name of El Profesor, is planning the biggest heist ever to occur. In order to carry out the ambitious plan, he recruits a gang of eight people, code-named after cities, with certain abilities who have nothing to lose. The goal is to enter the Royal Mint of Spain and print 2.4 billion euros. In order to do this, they need eleven days of seclusion, during which they will have to deal with sixty-seven hostages and the elite forces of the police. [IMDb]

  • Sherlock

4 seasons

(2010-2017)

Plot summary:

A modern adaptation of the famous Sir Arthur Conan Doyle stories. Sherlock Holmes lives in 21st century London, a city filled with mystery, crime and deceit. The back streets are alive with robbers, blackmailers, smugglers and serial killers. When the police are desperate, they call upon Mr. Sherlock Holmes and his unconventional methods of deduction to shed light on the matter. Ably assisted by Doctor John Watson, a recently returned Afghanistan vet, Sherlock attempts to solve some of the country’s most intriguing puzzles. Together they solve baffling, and often bizarre, murder mysteries. They also have to compete with Holmes’ nemesis, the criminal genius Moriarty. [IMDb]

  • Narcos

3 seasons

(2015-2017)

Plot summary:

Narcos tells the true-life story of the growth and spread of cocaine drug cartels across the globe and attendant efforts of law enforcement to meet them head on in brutal, bloody conflict. It centers around the notorious Colombian cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar and Steve Murphy, a DEA agent sent to Colombia on a U.S. mission to capture him and ultimately kill him. Pablo Escober obtains a lot of money but couldn’t change his fate. Despite of his crime, he loves his family and his associates and proves he is nothing but a human. [IMDb]

  • Devious Maids

4 seasons

(2013-2016)

Plot summary:

Set in Beverly Hills, California, Devious Maids followed the lives of five Latina maids working for the area’s wealthiest and most powerful families. While working for Beverly Hills’ most glamorous and powerful citizens, the maids are exposed to and often a part of secrets, mysteries and crimes hidden behind their employers’ wealthy facade as well as the closed doors of their homes. It tells the story of how they are affected when one of their friends, Flora, is murdered for knowing a secret. Marisol Suarez, tries to figure out who was the killer in order to help her son get released from prison. [IMDb]

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