Netflix & Chill: 15 Shows & Movies You Can Watch While You're At Home During Pandemic

Netflix & Chill: 15 Shows & Movies You Can Watch While You're At Home During Pandemic

As we navigate our lives through a pandemic and adjust it to all the consequences and repercussions, there remain other issues that need to be attended as well. Have you, for instance, worked out any strategy to kill your time if you have to confine yourself to the house among all the COVID-19 scares? Just in case, you must be finding your only solace in the fact that you'll finally get some "home time," we have news for you: it's not as fun as it sounds and happens to be quite challenging especially when you cannot even think about leaving your home. Did we just burst a bubble there? Well, fret not because we also have a solution...errr a list of solutions. 

To keep you entertained during those unsettling times, we have curated a list of online movie and shows that will keep you company through isolation. And from Fifty Shades Freed to RuPaul's Drag Race, here's something for everyone:

Cheer (Netflix)

Witness a journey of hope, passion, and fortitude as you watch this docu-series based on Navarro College Bulldogs Cheer Team and their preparations for National Cheerleading Championship. 

Agatha Christie: The Pale Horse (Amazon Prime)

Make the boring isolation interesting with one of Agatha Christie’s mysteries that curiously revolves around a village, named Much Deeping, and a list of names found in a dead woman’s shoe? 

Fifty Shades Freed (Netflix)


So what happens next now that Christian Grey is finally committed and married? Fifty Shades Freed just made it to Netflix and as the dark shades from Grey’s past reappear in this one, it makes for a journey full of passion, struggles, and intrigue. 

Spirited Away (Netflix)

Amidst all the distressing news coming your way, looking for a distraction that transports you to an entirely different world? Studio Ghibli’s Academy award-winning film, Spirited Away just made its way to Netflix and it's time you watch (or rewatch it) the film for a much needed mental respite. 

All The Bright Places (Netflix)

Based on Jennifer Niven’s best-selling novel, this film traces the journey of two teenagers who change each other’s life by healing their emotional scars. 

I Am Not Okay With This (Netflix)

Well, none of us is okay with this and everything else that’s happening around and that's exactly the reason why this show might make some sense to you. A much-anticipated offering from the makers of The End of the F***ing World, this coming of age drama revolves around the idea of struggling with the idea of growing up and might just make a lot of sense to you right now. 

Altered Carbon- Season 2 (Netflix)

What’s your take on going all “Inception” and following a Dystopian narrative as you live within a dystopia? Based on Richard K Morgan’s, this cyberpunk series is for the ones who like it intense. 

Ugly Delicious Season 2 (Netflix)


As you are confined at your home, join chef David Chang on his delectable odyssey to find the most satisfying food around the world. 

Better Call Saul- Season 5 (Netflix)

All the Breaking Bad fans around: we know this sans an iota of doubt that this is just the show that you are looking for right now. This is the penultimate season of the hit show’s spin-off series and might just help you get through the isolation period. 

Hi Bye, Mama! (Netflix)

How about spicing it up a bit with a ghost series among all the existing ennui? You say “yes”? Hi Bye, Mama is an all new South-Korean series that revolves around a ghost who has been granted a second chance at life (Guess, we could all use some extra lives right now).

ZeroZeroZero (Amazon Prime)

Distract yourself by getting engrossed in the thrilling journey of a cocaine shipment at it travels through the hands of the Italian mafia and makes it way to the Atlantic Ocean. 

The Cooler (Amazon Prime)

We can all do with a little love and luck in the unsettling time and thus it sounds like a good idea to follow Macy’s rags to riches journey as he meets chances upon the love of his life. 

RuPaul’s Drag Race-Season 12 (Netflix)


RuPaul’s Drag Race just returned for its 12th year and should be your pick if some shady shenanigans and lots of flamboyance is what you seek right now. 

Jessy & Nessy (Amazon Prime)

Forget all the pandemic scares as you watch the world with the magic glasses of Jessy as you and marvel at her best friend, Nessy who happens to be a five-and-a-half-thousand-year-old sea monster. 

Show Dog (Amazon Prime)

Might we suggest an interesting movie, in case you have been Isolated at home with your fur baby and feeling bad for both of you? Show Dog might help your soul a little as you follow the journey of a detective and his canine partner who need to break into a dog show and seek assistance from a stellar animal team to solve a complicated case. 

So guys, how would you kill time during all the home time and COVID-19 scares? 

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