The holiday season is here, and we’ll be spending more time in the house basking in the glow of paid time off. Since we’ll be snuggled on the sofa in our fave onesie (hopefully eating leftovers), we need some type of entertainment to occupy us and Netflix is always there like a faithful companion!

With so many shows and movies now available on the streaming service, it can become overwhelming to decide what to watch.

You can thank us later for your expertly curated guide of the most addictive shows from now and then to watch non-stop now!

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  1. “A Different World”

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Who doesn’t love “A Different World”? The lessons the show dealt with such as racism, HIV, domestic violence, rape and police brutality still holds true today. If you’re not like us and haven’t seen every episode multiple times, get to it!

2. “The Bernie Mac Show” 

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“The Bernie Mac Show” is arguably one of the most underrated Black family sitcoms. Relive the late king of comedy adjusting to life as he tries to raise his nieces and nephew while providing laughs and lessons along the way.

3. “The Game”

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Take it back to the good ole days of Melanie “Med School” Barnett and Derwin “Ding Dong” Davis with the show that was a “Girlfriends” spin-off and began Mara Brock and Salim Akil’s relationship with BET. If you prefer the days when “The Game” was more of a comedy, take advantage.

4. “Real Husbands of Hollywood”

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A satirical take on on Bravo’s  hit franchise “Real Housewives”, BET’s “Real Husbands of Hollywood,” brings the laughs with schemes and over-the-top personalities of Kevin Hart and his friends Nick Cannon, Nelly, Duane Martin, Boris Kodjoe, JB Smoove and Robin Thicke among others.

5. “Being Mary Jane” 

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Before next week’s season three finale, you can refresh your memory with the first two seasons which saw Mary Jane (Gabrielle Union) being a mistress, almost becoming artificially inseminated and fighting for David when it was just too late.

6. “Scandal”

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If you’re a “Scandal” faithful, you know it moves at a fast pace and can sometimes be hard to follow if you don’t pay attention. If you need a reminder on what happened to Harrison or why Olivia (Kerry Washington) and Jake aren’t together anymore, the first four seasons are available for you to get all caught up.

7. “How to Get Away With Murder”

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The Emmy-winning crime drama starring Viola Davis we can’t enough of is full of twists, turns, secrets and sex. Professor Annalise Keating is anything but ordinary and constantly surprises her students with the lengths she’ll go to win a case and keep them all out of jail.There’s no doubt you’ll be glued to the TV for hours.

8. “The Cleveland Show” 

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If you’re into cartoons especially when they’re about Black people, “The Cleveland Show” is for you. From the mind of the people who brought you “Family Guy,” “The Cleveland Show” is full of laughs that will have you in stitches!

9. “Master of None” 

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From the mind of comedian, Aziz Ansari, this Netflix original series is getting rave reviews from fans and critics alike. Basically, it follows the life of a 30-something actor in New York trying not to ruin his life by the decisions he makes.

10. “Orange Is the New Black” 

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A Netflix faithful and staple starring our faves Uzo Aduba and Danielle Brooks , this series is always a good go-to! After watching the first season, you’ll feel like you’re besties with the women of Litchfield Prison.

Brittney Fennell

Brittney Fennell

Brittney is the Associate Editor of Jawbreaker and a writer who has goals to disrupt culture in ways unseen.