Need to binge? Here are 7 shows with more than 5 seasons to stream


We seem to be finding ourselves with a lot of time on our hands recently. Imagine that. A lot of people dealing with self-isolation have turned to video games and binge-worthy TV to make the hours fly by. The thing about binge TV, though, is you go through the content awfully fast. The best thing to do is go back and watch those amazing older shows that went on and on for years. If there are shows you watched back in the day that you never binged all the way through, that's great, too. It's like reliving your favorite memories of that show all at once. We've got a great list here that includes binge-able shows from multiple streaming platforms.

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Comedies are the best shows to binge. Not only do they come in nice bite-sized 30 minute episodes, but they make you feel good in a time when things don't feel all that great. So we've got quite a few comedies on this list, but there are also a few classic dramas, too.


While we never quite got a movie, Community did eventually make it to six seasons. The first three are far superior for sure, but the whole series is totally binge-worthy. While you can binge it on Hulu right now, you might be like me and only have the ad-based version of the service. If that's the case, just wait until April 1. The entire Community series will be coming to Netflix on April 1 for the first time ever.


When is the last time you watched Seinfeld? Don't you think it deserves a little binge from you? Of course it does. The very design of the show makes much of the comedy still relevant today, and you can binge the entire show on Hulu. I did last year and it was a fun ride. While you're at it, go through Seinfeld's spiritual successor, Curb Your Enthusiasm. That's another eight seasons of awkward comedy available on Amazon Prime.

Breaking Bad

Obviously. Any list of binge-worthy shows should include Breaking Bad. Every episode is a ride in and of itself, and when you put them altogether it's a giant roller coaster. If you haven't watched the show since it originally aired, now's the time to go back and watch it all at once. The great part about it is that you can add another four seasons of Better Call Saul on the backend, just extending your time in this universe.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Usually when you're binge-watching a long show, you want to watch it from beginning to end. Brooklyn Nine-Nine isn't done yet, however. The show was renewed for an eighth season, despite being canceled by Fox after the fifth season. Andy Samberg, uh, finds a way. At least that means you have seven years to get through if you haven't seen it yet.

Star Wars: The Clone Wars

With the early release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker on demand you might be needing more Star Wars in your life. The Clone Wars is an excellent animated series that examines all new aspects of the Star Wars universe and brings to life some of your favorite characters from the movies. The series looked like it was set to end before Disney+ came along and added a final seventh season that's now available.

Mad Men

Had you even watched the AMC channel before Mad Men came around? This show changed that channel into a powerhouse for good content. Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead would come later, but it started with Mad Men. It's a great show with powerful characters that is definitely binge-worthy.

The Office

I know, I know. This show should be at the top. And it's worthy of the position. I have binged this show from beginning to end (ok, maybe skipping season 1), more times than I care to admit. Unfortunately, however, The Office is set to end its run on Netflix by the end of the year. So it's bittersweet to include it on one of these lists these days.

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