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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WESTWOOD, CA – AUGUST 06: Actors Chris Colfer, Lea Michele, Cory Monteith, Dianna Agron, Kevin McHale, and Darren Criss arrive at the premiere of Twentieth Century Fox’s “Glee The 3D Concert Movie” held at the Regency Village Theater on August 6, 2011 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
WESTWOOD, CA – AUGUST 06: Actors Chris Colfer, Lea Michele, Cory Monteith, Dianna Agron, Kevin McHale, and Darren Criss arrive at the premiere of Twentieth Century Fox’s “Glee The 3D Concert Movie” held at the Regency Village Theater on August 6, 2011 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images) /

12. Glee

Seasons: 6

Starring: Dianna Agron, Chris Colfer, Jessalyn Gilsig, Jane Lynch, Jayma Mays, Kevin McHale, Lea Michele, Cory Monteith, Matthew Morrison, Amber Riley, Mark Salling, Jenna Ushkowitz, Heather Morris, Mike O’Malley, Naya Rivera, Darren Criss, Harry Shum Jr., Chord Overstreet, Jacob Artist, Melissa Benoist, Blake Jenner

Somehow, it feels as though Glee ended 20 years ago, and in many ways, it also feels like it’s still on TV right now. When the musical teen dramedy premiered in 2009, no one could have none that the series would have such impressive staying power, much less the ability to burst into a pop culture phenomenon the likes of which we hadn’t experienced in years. But now that the curtain has closed on Glee, all six seasons and 121 episodes are waiting on your Netflix watch list for the throwback binge you definitely need in your life.

For those who didn’t watch Glee, the series followed the daily lives of the students and stuff of William McKinley High School in Lima, Ohio from the perspective of the school’s glee club. It’s the “us vs. them” tale as old as time of the popular and unpopular as the culture of the school gets shaken up and lines become increasingly blurred. But for those who lived and breathed Glee for six years, the series was much more than its headline-grabbing musical numbers and behind-the-scenes dramas. It was a weird little TV cavern for those who didn’t fit in.

Glee enjoyed incredible levels of success early in its run, with bulletproof ratings and a Golden Globe win for Best Comedy Series. The series also grabbed two consecutive Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Comedy Series, and won four Emmys for performances by Jane Lynch, Neil Patrick Harris, and Gwyneth Paltrow and direction by Ryan Murphy. Glee meant so much to so many people, and its unique blend of music, comedy, and drama lives on in your next Netflix binge. You’ll be singing and dancing for 121 feel-good episodes.