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by Mary Melnick

Jan 15, 2023

Pphoto credit: © thanakorn hormniam | Dreamstime

Last weekend I came down with the flu and was stuck in my room the whole weekend with my TV and my Kindle. The first day I reached out to friends and family for television show recommendations to help occupy my time when I wasn’t sleeping. With all the different sicknesses from COVID-19, the flu, the stomach bug and more going around, I figured I would make a list of shows and movies I watched as recommendations for others who happen to catch an illness.


Photo credit: © thanakorn hormniam | Dreamstime

For those who have Netflix, I recommend the new Addams Family show Wednesday; I watched the whole season in one day. It offers the perfect mix of fantasy and suspense and will leave you wanting more. It also just got renewed for a second season. Other shows from Netflix I recently binged and recommend include

  • Firefly Lane
  • Ginny and Georgia
  • The Glass Onion
  • The Recruit
  • Echoes
  • The Crown

On Hulu, I just finished The League … old but good. The show follows a group of friends that has a fantasy football league and will do anything to win a special trophy at the end of the season. I found The League hysterical, but it definitely appeals to a certain demographic and comedy type. Other shows on Hulu to watch are

  • Abbott Elementary (originating on ABC)
  • Home Economics (also on ABC)
  • Bob’s Burgers (originating on Fox)

Moving on to HBO Max, I know The White Lotus has been blowing up on social media. I watched the second season as it was released, but I recently convinced all my friends to watch both seasons because of how much I loved it. I’ve also been watching

  • Gossip Girl (the reboot)
  • Sex Lives of College Girls
  • Entourage

Hopefully no one else gets sick, but hopefully this list of shows will help you get through it.

— Mary Melnick, social media & editorial coordinator


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