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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NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 19: Actress Blake Lively attends the “Gossip Girl” 100 episode celebration at Cipriani Wall Street on November 19, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 19: Actress Blake Lively attends the “Gossip Girl” 100 episode celebration at Cipriani Wall Street on November 19, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images) /

10. Gossip Girl

Seasons: 6

Starring: Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Penn Badgley, Chase Crawford, Taylor Momsen, Ed Westwick, Kelly Rutherford, Matthew Settle, Jessica Szohr, Kaylee DeFer, Michelle Trachtenberg

You know you love it, and you know you want to re-experience the twisted world of Gossip Girl. The series debuted on The CW in 2007 as seemingly the first teen drama from the digital generation. Inside of climbing into bedroom windows and worrying about school dances, the kids on this series showcased a different shade of adolescence. And even though we’ve traded SideKicks for iPhones, Gossip Girl’s delicious six seasons are still a ton of fun to binge-watch.

Based on the young adult novel series of the same name, Gossip Girl follows the lives of upper-class teenagers on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. The series begins with Serena van der Woodsen (Blake Lively) returning to New York after mysteriously leaving the city, which reignites her tense friendship with Blair Waldorf (Leighton Meester) and pushes her closer to Brooklyn implant Dan Humphrey (Penn Badgley). However, their every move is being tracked and reported on by the all-knowing online entity known as Gossip Girl.

Gossip Girl instantly struck a chord with its audience and just as instantly had parents’ councils up in arms about its portrayal of sexuality. Either way, the series got people talking and, more importantly, kept them talking for six seasons. You can’t go wrong with a binge-watch of Gossip Girl, no matter how many times you have watched the show. Every episode is a party, and there’s 121 episodes across the series. That’s a lot of parties you don’t have to leave the house for.