10 best TV shows for binge watching

Dec 19 2017, 11:51 pm

We all know there’s nothing better than good TV to binge watch in moments of need, whether we’re stuck at home sick or it’s one of those rainy Vancouver weekends.

With the largest On Demand library around, Telus Optik TV™ offers plenty of choices for even the pickiest viewers on those days you need to curl up indoors. But not all shows are created equal, so instead of sifting through all of the choices yourself, we’ve narrowed it down to the top 10 picks of the most binge-worthy shows (past and present). All you need to do is clear your schedule and hit play.

The 10 Best TV Shows for Binge Watching

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Binge watching shows has never been so easy. With services like Netflix and TELUS’ TV on Demand, all the must-watch series are simply a few clicks away—no more stressing out about your evening plans!

  • Mad Men

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    After seven glorious seasons, everyone’s favorite period drama has finally come to a close. We’ll miss “Mad Men” for its witty dialogue, amazing costumes, and charming characters—there are so many reasons why the show will be topping our list of anticipated reruns.

  • Breaking Bad

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    Whether it’s a month down the road or years, “Breaking Bad” will never get old. Walter White is in his own league of groundbreaking TV characters, and with the series completed, we’ll never have to anxiously wait on a new episode again.

  • Game of Thrones

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    Forget about fantasy movies—we’d rather kick back to an evening of “Game of Thrones” instead. This is one series that feels just as grand as any Hollywood blockbuster.

  • Sherlock

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    Benedict Cumberbatch as Sherlock Holmes is just brilliant—the guy aces the role. His adventures with Watson are never boring to watch, making “Sherlock” a definite a binge-worthy series.

  • The Big Bang Theory

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    “The Big Bang Theory” is one sitcom that proves that geeks are just as cool as jocks. Watching Sheldon and the crew awkwardly navigate through different social situations never gets old—the laughs keep on coming!

  • Arrow

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    It’s about time Green Arrow got his own show! If you love the entire DC superhero universe, then you’ll definitely enjoy this modern take on the hooded vigilante’s story.

  • Sex and the City

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    It may have been more than a decade since the series aired its final episode, but “Sex and the City” is still as much a classic today as it ever has been. Carrie and the girls’ adventures in love and life never seem to get old, making this show a top choice for binge-watching.

  • Community

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    Centered around the lives of a group of community college students, “Community” guarantees more than just a few laughs. Aside from the show’s obvious humour, “Community” is also known for its pop culture references and witty parodies of common TV clichés.

  • Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D

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    Marvel universe fans rejoice as “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D” just brought a slice of what we loved about the movies to television. Focusing on the adventures of Agent Phil and his team, this is one show that is every bit as satisfying to binge watch as its big screen counterpart.

  • Orphan Black

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    This award-winning series explores the concept of human cloning, and does so brilliantly. If you’re looking for the perfect blend of science fiction and dramatic thrills, then “Orphan Black” is an absolute must-watch.

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