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Netflix offers binge-worthy TV shows

Students normally download episodes of TV on their iPads at home so they can catch up on all their favorite shows at school.

Students normally download episodes of TV on their iPads at home so they can catch up on all their favorite shows at school.

Students normally download episodes of TV on their iPads at home so they can catch up on all their favorite shows at school.

Students normally download episodes of TV on their iPads at home so they can catch up on all their favorite shows at school.

Alexis Lenzkes and Jeremy De La Torre

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Freshman Fiona Waldron catches up on Switched at Birth during lunch. “If I had episodes downloaded, I would watch more TV during school,” Waldron said.

Spring break means catching up on sleep, making time to serve the community, and finally having the freedom to catch up on all of your favorite TV shows.

A lot of shows have hit the spotlight this year and captured the attention of many students and teachers, such as Riverdale and Stranger Things.  

Riverdale is an American television drama series available on Netflix about a group of high school students who uncover the secrets their town holds after the suspicious death of a classmate.

Junior Alexis DeWid caught up on this hit show during spring break.

“I like Riverdale because it’s really unpredictable and you can’t really guess what is going to happen,” DeWid said.

Riverdale has its first season available on Netflix and it is currently halfway through its second season; new episodes for Riverdale come out every Wednesday on the CW.

Another popular show in the spotlight is the Netflix original series Stranger Things. The sci-fi thriller show sets in the 1980s, featuring a young missing boy which leads to layers upon layers of terrifying twists and turns.

Stranger Things has captivated the attention of the Mater Dei  community and many students at school, it even inspired the music and font choice of an episode of MDTV.

“I like Stranger Things because it’s a great storyline,” junior Amy Berbiglia said. “I think the hype over the show is worth it because the anticipation of the upcoming season gets you hooked on the show.”

Stranger Things currently has its first two seasons available on Netflix, and Netflix officially announced that they will be renewing a third season that will make appearance sometime in the next year.

Other show recommendations to watch over break:

Lost – A plane of ‘candidates’ crashes on (to what they think) is a deserted island, that seems absolutely impossible to find by the government.

Prison Break – Determined to break his brother out of prison for a crime he knows his brother didn’t commit, protagonist Michael Scofield purposely gets thrown into jail, wanting to break his brother out with the penitentiary blueprints tattooed on his body.

The Office –  A cult-favorite show across Netflix, sit-com The Office shows day to day jobs of the workers at the Dunder Mufflin Paper Company, with comedic relationships across the cubicles.

The 100 – While the Earth’s radiation wiped the entire population, one hundred ‘lucky’ teens get sent down from their home in a spaceship to see if earth is still survivable, only to find out they’re not the only ones on Earth.

The Fosters – ABC’s family drama revolves around the struggles of the Adams-Foster family and their blended family and the drama of Anchor Beach High.

One Tree Hill – Sets in a fictional town of Tree Hill in North Carolina and follows lives of two half-brothers, Lucas Scott and Nathan Scott. They compete for positions in their school’s basketball team when drama occurs from the brother’s romances.

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