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Have you, like so many of us,found yourself doing an absurd amount of binge-watching during isolation? And yet, do you find yourself struggling to find a decent thing actually worth watching? Well, here is TheWrap’s list of the five most binge-worthy original series from the major streamers, including Netflix, Hulu, HBO, Disney+, Apple TV+, Showtime, and Amazon.

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  • Netflix: “Love Is Blind”

    Little did we know that soon enough, we’d all be in the pods. Close your eyes and let the sweet, grating tones of Jessica’s voice carry you away. 

    Netflix

  • Netflix: “The Witcher”

    Watch this while you pray that Henry Cavill didn’t come in contact with the infected “Game of Thrones” actor who was set to star in Season 2 of this monster-hunter drama.

    Netflix

  • Netflix: “Sex Education”

    Try not to think of all the sex you’re not having while cooped up in quarantine/isolation.

    Netflix

  • Netflix: “Locke & Key”

    This one dropped last month, but if you slept on it, it’s not too late to catch up on the first season of this strange, key-filled drama. 

    Netflix

  • Netflix: “You”

    If we’re talking binge-worthiness, this one will have you sucked in faster than you can say Joe Goldberg.

    Other honorable Netflix mentions: “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina,” “Russian Doll,” “Narcos,” “Breaking Bad,” “Better Call Saul,” “Mad Men,” “Sherlock,” “Mindhunter,” “Outlander,” “The Circle,” “Ozark”

    Netflix

  • Amazon: “Carnival Row”

    Escape from the terrors of reality by slipping into this magical world of fairies and beasts.

    Amazon

  • Amazon: “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

    Come along with Midge on her quest to become a stand-up comedian.

    Amazon

  • Amazon: “Fleabag”

    Can we offer you a hot priest in this trying time?

    Amazon

  • Amazon: “Good Omens”

    In this David Tennant and Michael Sheen-led series, an angel and a demon partner up to save the world from the apocalypse. Wonder if they have any free time these days?

    Amazon

  • Amazon: “Jack Ryan” 

    Look into John Krasinski’s glistening green eyes and be soothed.

    Other honorable Amazon mentions: “Bosch,” “Modern Love,” “Goliath,” “The Man in the High Castle” and “The Expanse”

    Amazon

  • Hulu: “Handmaid’s Tale”

    If you need a distraction from the dystopian society we’re currently living in, rest assured this series will convince you it could always be worse.

    Hulu

  • Hulu: “The Act”

    Joey King and Patricia Arquette star as Gypsey Rose Blanchard and her mother in this Munchausen-by-proxy drama based on a true story.

    Hulu

  • Hulu: “11.22.63.”

    James Franco is masterful in this Stephen King imagining of what would happen if one man tried to go back in time to stop the JFK assassination.

    Hulu

  • Hulu: “Castle Rock”

    A psychological-horror series, also from Stephen King.

    Hulu

  • Hulu: “Ramy”

    Because we all need some laughs right about now.

    Hulu

  • Disney+: “The Simpsons”

    This obviously isn’t a Disney+ original, but since Fox and Disney are one now, we had to count this classic cartoon.

    Fox

  • Disney+: “The Mandalorian”

    It’s not too late to get on board the Baby Yoda train.

    Disney

  • Disney+: “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series”

    For those who loved the original, or for their children.

    Disney

  • Disney+: Early 2000s Live-Action Disney Channel Classics

    “Even Stevens,” “Lizzie McGuire,” “The Suite Life of Zack & Cody,” “Hannah Montana,” and “That’s So Raven,” to name a few.

    Disney

  • Disney+: Early 2000s Animated Disney Channel Classics

    Get you some “Kim Possible,” “Doug,” “The Proud Family,” and “Phineas and Ferb.”

    Disney

  • HBO: “Game of Thrones”

    Winter may have come and gone, but if there ever was a time to binge the entirety of this series, it’s now.

    HBO

  • HBO: “Succession”

    Money. Power. Glory. Crying into your father’s arms. 

    HBO

  • HBO: “Westworld”

    Season 3 only just premiered, which means it’s not too late to catch up on the first two seasons.

    HBO

  • HBO: “McMillions”

    McDonald’s may be closed because of coronavirus, but HBO will never leave us. 

    HBO

  • HBO: “Curb Your Enthusiasm”

    Who doesn’t smile when they hear that theme song?

    Honorable mentions: “Euphoria,” “Chernobyl,” “The Outsider,” “Avenue 5,” “Gentleman Jack”

    HBO

  • Showtime: “On Becoming a God in Central Florida”

    Why not use this downtime to learn about pyramid schemes?

    Showtime

  • Showtime: “Murder in the Bayou”

    Not only can you binge-watch this extremely sad and yet-unsolved true crime murder story, but you can also read the book by Ethan Brown when you’re done.

    Showtime

  • Showtime: “Homeland”

    This series may be coming to an end next month, but the good news is, now you have plenty of time to catch up on all seven seasons prior to the eighth and final one.

    Showtime

  • Showtime: “Shameless”

    Because we’re all feeling a bit like William H. Macy in the above picture right now.

    Showtime

  • Showtime: “Kidding”

    Let Jim Carrey make you laugh. It’s what he does.

    Showtime

  • Apple TV+: “The Morning Show”

    Watch Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, and Steve Carell star as television journalists during the #MeToo era.

    Apple

  • Apple TV+: “See”

    Who couldn’t use a little shirtless Jason Momoa in times like these?

    Apple

  • Apple TV+: “Dickinson”

    Watch Hailee Steinfeld as a sassy, young Emily Dickinson.

    Apple

  • Apple TV+: “Little America”

    Watch the heartwarming stories of immigrants unfold in this series from executive producer Kumail Nanjiani.

    Apple

  • Apple TV+: “Servant”

    Two words: Baby doll.

    Apple

  • Apple TV+: “Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet”

    Who doesn’t love Rob McElhinney?

    Apple

  • From “Love Is Blind” to “Westworld”

    Have you, like so many of us,found yourself doing an absurd amount of binge-watching during isolation? And yet, do you find yourself struggling to find a decent thing actually worth watching? Well, here is TheWrap’s list of the five most binge-worthy original series from the major streamers, including Netflix, Hulu, HBO, Disney+, Apple TV+, Showtime, and Amazon.

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