Friends, The Office and the 25 best shows to binge watch on Netflix

E364703 04: Matthew Perry, Courteney Cox Arquette, Jennifer Aniston, David Schwimmer and Lisa Kudrow star in Friends during year 6. (Courtesy of Warner Bros.)
E364703 04: Matthew Perry, Courteney Cox Arquette, Jennifer Aniston, David Schwimmer and Lisa Kudrow star in Friends during year 6. (Courtesy of Warner Bros.) /
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HOLLYWOOD – DECEMBER 6: (NO U.S. TABLOIDS) (L-R) Actors Wilmer Valderrama, Laura Prepon, Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher and Danny Masterson pose backstage at the Church of Scientology’s 11th Annual Christmas Stories Fundraiser to benefit the Hollywood Police Activities League’s annual Christmas party for underprivileged children, as well as their year-round inner city youth programs at the Church of Scientology Celebrity Centre, December 6, 2003 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by COS via Getty Images/Getty Images) /

15. That ’70s Show

Seasons: 8

Starring: Topher Grace, Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, Danny Masterson, Laura Prepon, Wilmer Valderrama, Debra Jo Rupp, Kurtwood Smith, Tanya Roberts, Don Stark, Lisa Robin Kelly, Tommy Chong, Josh Meyers

If you spend a fair amount of time looking for a sitcom to binge in place of your 100th round of The Office or Friends, there’s plenty of options that are still popular but off the beaten path. In addition to the sitcoms previously mentioned, That ’70s Show should be a comedy Netflix binge-watchers everywhere revisit or experience for the first time. Trust us, there’s no better throwback than a series that throws it back, and there are a couple hundred episodes to entertain you for weeks.

Of course, That ’70s Show takes place in the late 1970s and follows a group of teenaged friends who come of age in suburban Wisconsin amid the political and social issues of the time. The series reflects everything from the recession to technological advancements like television remotes and prominently featured the teen characters partaking in a certain stereotypical activity of the era. That ’70s Show’s success has allowed for a number of period sitcoms to thrive even to this day.

That ’70s Show earned 16 Emmy Award nominations throughout its eight-season run, though they were all for technical categories such as costume design (which it won in 1999), hair styling, makeup, art direction, and others. But the series made a larger impact in that it made major stars of its young cast members and has remained a beloved show since its conclusion over a decade ago. For a light and funny binge-watch that’s so ’70s and ’90s, take a seat in Eric Forman’s basement for 200 hilarious episodes of That ’70s Show.