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#AtHomeWithHost Weekend Netflix Box Sets.

It’s another bank holiday weekend, remember when they were all about road trips and visits to the beer garden with your best mates. With the lockdown continuing we’re taking a look at some of the best Netflix box sets and shows for you to binge watch this bank holiday and beyond.

What should I binge watch on Netflix?

Tiger King:

If you haven’t seen at least one episode by now, where have you been? Even Trump has spoken about it.

What Netflix says: A zoo owner spirals out of control amid a cast of eccentric characters in this true murder-for-hire story from the underworld of big cat breeding.

  • Release Year: 2020
  • Number of series: 1
  • Number of episodes: 8
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 86%

The Haunting of Hill House:

What Netflix says: Flashing between past and present, a fractured family confronts haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it.

  • Release Year: 2018-2018
  • Number of series: 1
  • Number of episodes: 10
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 93%

Brooklyn Nine-Nine:

With the latest series (Series 7) showing every Thursday at 9pm on E4, what better excuse than to binge watch and catch up?

What Netflix says: Brilliant but immature Brooklyn detective Jake Peralta must learn to follow the rules and be a team player when his squad gets an exacting new captain.

  • Release Year: 2013 –
  • Number of series: 6 on Netflix
  • Number of episodes: 130
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 97%

Stranger Things:

The Duffer Brothers 1980’s masterpiece that’ll have you hooked and while we all wait patiently for series 4, we may as well watch it all over again.

What Netflix says: When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one strange little girl.

  • Release Year: 2016 –
  • Number of series: 3
  • Number of episodes: 25
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 93%

Our Planet:

What Netflix says: Experience our planet’s natural beauty and examine how climate change impacts all living creatures in this ambitious documentary of spectacular scope.

  • Release Year: 2019
  • Number of series: 1
  • Number of episodes: 8
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 93%

Master of None: 

Currently listed on rotten tomatoes as the best Netflix show to binge watch now.

What Netflix says: Dev tries to jump-start his acting career and elevate his dating game with help from his eclectic group of friends in this award-winning series.

  • Release Year: 2015-2017
  • Number of series: 2
  • Number of episodes: 20
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 100%

Peaky Blinders: 

The latest series has just been added, so what better time to catch up or watch it all again.

What Netflix says: A notorious gang in 1919 Birmingham, England, is led by the fierce Tommy Shelby, a crime boss set on moving up in the world no matter the cost.

  • Release Year: 2013 –
  • Number of series: 5
  • Number of episodes: 30
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 92%

Sex Education:

What Netflix says: Insecure Otis has all the answers when it comes to sex advice, thanks to his therapist mom. So rebel Maeve proposes a school sex-therapy clinic.

  • Release Year: 2019 –
  • Number of series: 2
  • Number of episodes: 16
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 94%

The Stranger:

What Netflix says: When a stranger makes a shocking claim about his wife, family man Adam Price becomes entangled in a mystery as he desperately searches for answers.

  • Release Year: 2020 –
  • Number of series: 1
  • Number of episodes: 8
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 83%


What Netflix says: This hit sitcom follows the merry misadventures of six 20-something pals as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in 1990s Manhattan.

  • Release Year: 1994 – 2004
  • Number of series: 10
  • Number of episodes: 234
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 78%

Breaking Bad:

What Netflix says: A terminally ill chemistry teacher teams with a former student to manufacture crystal meth to secure his family’s future.

  • Release Year: 2008 – 2013
  • Number of series: 5
  • Number of episodes: 62
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 96%

Don’t forget there’s also El Camino and Better Call Saul.

Prison Break:

What Netflix says: When his brother is wrongly convicted of murder, a structural engineer resolves to bust his sibling out of the notorious Fox River State Penitentiary.

  • Release Year: 2005 – 2017
  • Number of series: 5
  • Number of episodes: 90
  • Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 60%

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