Netflix & Chill? Here’s Our Top 10 Recommendations
Every room TRIBE offers come with a TV just for your entertainment. So what awaits every resident? Netflix, of course! There’s an endless array of options for any occasion whether it’s a spontaneous binge-watch or something to settle in for the weekend. Struggling to decide what to watch on Netflix is the ultimate problem of every millennial. The struggle ends now with our curated list of favorites that are a must-watch.
- The Crown
A History buff as well a dedicated Royalist? This is the show for you. The Crown chronicles the tumultuous yet stable reign of Queen Elizabeth II.
- Mad Men
Set in the 1960s, Mad Men explores the chaotic world of advertising in New York as men dominate and women demand a seat at the table.
- Breaking Bad
Vince Gilligan manages to deliver a gripping, dark tale about a chemistry teacher turned meth cook who partners with one of his former students. By the time it ended, Breaking Bad ended was internationally acknowledged as one of the best television shows of all time.
- Better Call Saul
If you can’t get enough of the Breaking Bad universe, feel free to dive into Better Call Saul. Beginning six years before the events of Breaking Bad, this show explores the transformation of small-time lawyer Jimmy McGill into criminal-for-hire Saul Goodman.
Set amid the New York City “drag ball” scene of the late ’80s and early ’90s, this series deals with serious issues — including the devastation of AIDS and the way the city’s economic boom of the ’80s bypassed the marginalized.
- BoJack Horseman
It’s hard to explain BoJack Horseman to the uninitiated. It’s an animated satire about a self-absorbed former TV star trying to mount a comeback. And the former star is an alcoholic horse. Regarded as one of the greatest animated television series of all time, the series has been acclaimed for its realistic take on the human condition.
- Black Mirror
This science fiction anthology series, created by Charlie Brooker, is a cult favorite. The episodes are slyly plotted and openly cautionary, challenging the audience to ponder, for example, how artificial intelligence, social media, and computer-generated images are warping our perceptions. It is, hands down, the most relevant program of our time.
- The Good Life
This metaphysical comedy is set in a convoluted version of the afterlife. One in which a selfish young woman named Eleanor along with a bunch of other humans end up in. Eleanor realizes she has ended up in the coveted ‘Good Place’ by mistake and must mask her amorality to survive.
- Peaky Blinders
Peaky Blinders navigates the pervasive criminal underworld of England post WWI through the lens of the Shelby crime family.
- Manhunt: Unabomber
Manhunt: Unabomber is a crime drama based on the FBI’s hunt for serial bomber Ted Kaczynski, who mailed a string of homemade bombs to targets including academics, airlines, and executives between 1978 and 1995. This show gets under the skin of both protagonists, who we are led to believe have a lot more in common than they would perhaps like to admit.
– Elsa Philip