Shows to Binge this Summer


Hope Vos, Reporter

Binging a TV show is a worldwide phenomenon with more and more shows being thrown at us all the time. It can be overwhelming with so many options, but your summer can be filled with exciting shows with the right subscriptions.



The number one recommendation I have would be Bridgerton on Netflix. With two seasons (sixteen episodes in total) and each episode lasting around an hour, there is a good amount of material to binge-watch. Plus, seasons three and four are on their way to fill our lives with more romance and drama. The show is a Regency-era drama revolving around the lives of English nobility along with the matchmaking season. While there are some very mature scenes in the show, the storylines and characters are definitely worth watching.


Moon Knight

Then for all you Marvel lovers out there, Disney Plus has a new hit show, Moon Knight. The story is about a Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) system, where some of the alters take the form of the mercenary, Moon Knight. Marc Spector, the host of the system, experienced severe trauma as a child, thus giving him DID. Then, after the system had been shot multiple times, the Moon God Khonshu resurrected them and gave them the powers of Moon Knight. There have been six episodes promised with speculation about more seasons on their way, and each episode is about 40-50 minutes long. The show brings an illness to light that is not normally represented and is sure to entertain with some light education on DID.


Stranger Things

With perfect timing for the final days of school, Stranger Things season four, part one, will be released on Netflix on May 27th. The second part will be released on July 1st, allowing plenty of time for fans to speculate and dissect the show. Stranger Things takes place in the small town of Hawkins, Indiana, and is based around the disappearance of a young boy, Will Beyers. Each season takes a new approach or builds off of the last, demonstrating the horrific events befalling the town after Will’s disappearance. With the current 25 episodes, it would take fans approximately 22 hours to watch all three seasons, providing plenty of binge material to indulge in over the summer.


A lot of the time, summers can be a period of great boredom. But, you can take advantage of the great amounts of content available with a monthly subscription to a service like Netflix or Disney Plus. So make sure to indulge in quality entertainment this summer while you wait for the school year to start back up.