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Best TV shows to stream online via Netflix, Hulu, more

Do you spend more time looking for a new show to watch on Netflix than actually watching it? It's a common 21st century problem.

Here, we've narrowed the options to help you find your next binge-worthy addiction from among the seemingly endless choices offered by Netflix as well as Hulu, Amazon, HBO, Showtime and more.

AMAZON: TV PARTY

NYC's wacko punk-era public-access cable show (1978-1982) is
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NYC's wacko punk-era public-access cable show (1978-1982) is recalled in this documentary featuring David Bowie, George Clinton, Mick Jones and many more of the era's cool/cult stars. (Complete series of 60 "TV Party" episodes due on Blu-ray August from BRINKvision.)

HULU: THE HANDMAID'S TALE

Elisabeth Moss and Alexis Bledel struggle to survive
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Elisabeth Moss and Alexis Bledel struggle to survive as reproductive surrogates for the ruling class in "The Handmaid's Tale."

AMAZON: CATASTROPHE

An Irish woman (Sharon Horgan) and American man
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An Irish woman (Sharon Horgan) and American man (Rob Delaney) find themselves accidentally proceeding into parenthood in Amazon's original series, "Catastrophe." Three season currently available for streaming.

NETFLIX: OZARK

Marty Byrde (Jason Bateman) is a Chicago financial
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Marty Byrde (Jason Bateman) is a Chicago financial planner by day and money launderer to Mexican drug lord Del Rio (Esai Morales) by night. To avoid being killed for his partner's theft, he creates a plan to move to Ozark, Missouri, in an attempt to launder $8 million in three months.

NETFLIX: THE RANCH

Season 2 return of hometown sitcom with family
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Season 2 return of hometown sitcom with family members Ashton Kutcher, Danny Masterson, Debra Winger, Sam Elliott. Ten episodes.

HULU: CASUAL

Season 3 begins for this comedy of grown
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Season 3 begins for this comedy of grown siblings (Michaela Watkins, Tommy Dewey) trying to find their way out of codependence. Guest stars include Judy Greer, Jamie Chung. 13 weekly episodes.

NETFLIX: UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT

Season 3 has 13 more episodes, in which
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Season 3 has 13 more episodes, in which guest stars Laura Dern, Rachel Dratch, Ray Liotta, Andrea Martin and Maya Rudolph join previous favorites Fred Armisen, Tina Fey, Jon Hamm, Josh Charles and Amy Sedaris.

AMAZON: BOSCH

Season 3: Titus Welliver's tough cop juggles investigations
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Season 3: Titus Welliver's tough cop juggles investigations and raising his teen daughter (Madison Lintz, "The Walking Dead"). With Lance Reddick, Jamie Hector, Amy Aquino. 10 episodes.

NETFLIX: THE GET DOWN

Part 2 of Baz Luhrmann's '70s NYC portrait
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Part 2 of Baz Luhrmann's '70s NYC portrait finds a new beat in the Bronx. With Shameik Moore, Justice Smith and Mamoudou Athie as Grandmaster Flash. five episodes.

NETFLIX: ANNE

Head back to Green Gables in this
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Head back to Green Gables in this "re-imagined" family series, with young Amybeth McNulty, Geraldine James and R.H. Thomson, from "Breaking Bad" writer Moira Walley-Beckett ("Flesh and Bone").

NETFLIX: FIVE CAME BACK

Top directors from '40s Hollywood shot World War
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Top directors from '40s Hollywood shot World War II action and found themselves changed forever. Those masters (John Ford, Frank Capra, more) are profiled by modern filmmakers (Steven Spielberg, Guillermo Del Toro, more). Also streaming: 13 World War II documentaries.

AMAZON: AMERICAN PLAYBOY: THE HUGH HEFNER STORY

New docuseries charts the Playboy founder's trailblazing life
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New docuseries charts the Playboy founder's trailblazing life through publishing, nightclubs, civil rights advocacy, more. 10 episodes. (Free first episode through Thursday at Playboy.com and Amazon.com.)

NETFLIX: GIRLBOSS

How to build a fashion empire online, as
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How to build a fashion empire online, as adapted from the bestseller. Starring Britt Robertson ("The Secret Circle"). 13 episodes.

NETFLIX: 13 REASONS WHY

Young-adult drama series tracks a teen (Dylan Minnette,
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Young-adult drama series tracks a teen (Dylan Minnette, "Awake") investigating why his crush ended her own life. With Kate Walsh, Brian d'Arcy James. From producer Selena Gomez, "Spotlight" writer-director Tom McCarthy. 13 episodes.

AMAZON: HAND OF GOD

Ron Perlman and Dana Delany return for the
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Ron Perlman and Dana Delany return for the drama's second and final season: His visions-plagued vigilante judge now faces trial for killing a cop.

HULU: THE PATH

Season 2 follows Aaron Paul's onetime religious devotee
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Season 2 follows Aaron Paul's onetime religious devotee into the secular world after his sect leader's mysterious departure. With Michelle Monaghan, Hugh Dancy, Rockmond Dunbar. Weekly episodes.

AMAZON: Z: THE BEGINNING OF EVERYTHING

Christina Ricci stars as 1920s jazz baby (and
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Christina Ricci stars as 1920s jazz baby (and F. Scott Fitzgerald wife and muse) Zelda Fitzgerald, moving through global circles of literature, high society and speak-easies. Fictionalized bioseries co-stars David Hoflin, David Strathairn. Ten episodes.

NETFLIX: LOVE

Judd Apatow-produced series with (wild) Gillian Jacobs and
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Judd Apatow-produced series with (wild) Gillian Jacobs and (nice) Paul Rust starts its second season of intimacy-fear and commitment-phobia.

NETFLIX: FRONTIER

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"Game of Thrones" favorite Jason Momoa dominates a gritty new drama of 1700s renegades trying to muscle in on North America's fur trade. (Already renewed for season 2.) Six episodes.

AMAZON: THE GRAND TOUR

Two-parter
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Two-parter "The Beach (Buggy) Boys" finds Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May riding the '60s throwback across the deserts of Namibia.

HULU: SHUT EYE

Jeffrey Donovan (
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Jeffrey Donovan ("Burn Notice"), David Zayas ("Dexter"), Isabella Rossellini, KaDee Strickland star in this tale of tarot card storefronts. Ten episodes posted.

NETFLIX: BLACK MIRROR

Bryce Dallas Howard, Gugu Mbatha-Raw appear among the
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Bryce Dallas Howard, Gugu Mbatha-Raw appear among the six new episodes of this dark, adult, anthology thriller.

AMAZON: SNEAKY PETE

Original drama series: Con man Giovanni Ribisi assumes
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Original drama series: Con man Giovanni Ribisi assumes the identity of his ex-cellmate to evade revenge-seeking gangster, with Marin Ireland, Margo Martindale, Peter Gerety. Ten episodes.

NETFLIX: HATERS BACK OFF

A totally untalented star pursues her big-time dreams
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A totally untalented star pursues her big-time dreams in "Haters Back Off." See what else is streaming on Netflix.

NETFLIX: 13th

Director Ava DuVernay's new documentary (just seen at
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Director Ava DuVernay's new documentary (just seen at the New York Film Festival) considers our Constitution's 13th amendment in light of alleged "involuntary servitude" in today's sprawling prison industry.

NETFLIX: THE FALL

Season 3 with Gillian Anderson's homicide detective hunting
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Season 3 with Gillian Anderson's homicide detective hunting a serial killer. Six new episodes, with Jamie Dornan, John Lynch, Archie Panjabi.

HULU: THE BEATLES: EIGHT DAYS A WEEK — THE TOURING YEARS

Director Ron Howard's documentary covers the group's live-performance
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Director Ron Howard's documentary covers the group's live-performance period of 1962-66, from The Cavern Club to Shea Stadium to Candlestick Park.

NETFLIX: GILMORE GIRLS: A YEAR IN THE LIFE

They're back: Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel, in
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They're back: Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel, in four 90-minute chapters moving through the seasons. Other WB returnees include Kelly Bishop, Scott Patterson, Keiko Agena.

NETFLIX: THE CROWN

Series from
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Series from "The Queen" movie writer Peter Morgan dramatizes the earlier life of Queen Elizabeth II (Claire Foy), starting with her 1947 marriage to Prince Philip (Matt Smith).

HULU: CHANCE

Hugh Laurie's San Francisco neuropsychiatrist courts danger with
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Hugh Laurie's San Francisco neuropsychiatrist courts danger with an alluring patient and her police detective spouse. With Gretchen Mol, LisaGay Hamilton, Paul Adelstein, Ethan Suplee.

AMAZON: GOLIATH

Billy Bob Thornton, William Hurt, Maria Bello, Sarah
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Billy Bob Thornton, William Hurt, Maria Bello, Sarah Wynter, Dwight Yoakam, Harold Perrineau appear in David E. Kelley's latest legal series, where a lawyer (Thornton) fights powerful corporate interests.

AMAZON: CRISIS IN SIX SCENES

Woody Allen's half-hour series co-stars him with Miley
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Woody Allen's half-hour series co-stars him with Miley Cyrus, Christine Ebersole, Joy Behar, Elaine May, Michael Rapaport.

NETFLIX: MARVEL’S LUKE CAGE

Mike Colter takes his superhuman crime-fighter from
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Mike Colter takes his superhuman crime-fighter from "Jessica Jones" into his own adventure series. With Alfre Woodard, Mahershala Ali, Frank Whaley, Sonia Braga.

NETFLIX: EASY

Sex, tech and culture intersect in a Chicago-set
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Sex, tech and culture intersect in a Chicago-set half-hour anthology from filmmaker Joe Swanberg. With Orlando Bloom, Marc Maron, Malin Akerman, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Hannibal Buress.

NETFLIX: BOJACK HORSEMAN

Season 3 for this critically acclaimed adult cartoon:
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Season 3 for this critically acclaimed adult cartoon: Our boozing humanoid horse (voice of Will Arnett), once a sitcom has-been, now achieves movie stardom. Does BoJack still hate Hollywood? With Amy Sedaris' Persian cat, Paul F. Tompkins' Labrador retriever, Aaron Paul's human slacker.

NETFLIX: NARCOS

The hunt for Pablo Escobar continues in this
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The hunt for Pablo Escobar continues in this second season dramatizing the '80s battles of drug kingpins vs. law enforcement. Acclaimed series also available in Ultra HD 4K.

NETFLIX: LADY DYNAMITE

Comic Maria Bamford's original series follows a woman
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Comic Maria Bamford's original series follows a woman finding herself, with Mary Kay Place, Ed Begley Jr., Ana Gasteyer.

NETFLIX: BEING MARY JANE

With Season 3 just added, fans can catch
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With Season 3 just added, fans can catch up to all of this smart BET drama series, tracking the complicated life of a TV news anchor (Gabrielle Union).

NETFLIX: BLOODLINE

Season 3 wraps up this Florida Keys family
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Season 3 wraps up this Florida Keys family thriller with Kyle Chandler, Sissy Spacek, Ben Mendelsohn, Linda Cardellini, Norbert Leo Butz. 10 episodes.

HULU: THE MINDY PROJECT

Creator-star Mindy Kaling's life odyssey made the jump
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Creator-star Mindy Kaling's life odyssey made the jump this fourth season from Fox to Hulu, which has continued to roll out episodes weekly (unlike most other streaming services). But with the season's first half finished, we can binge on 13 half-hours in which Mindy and Danny forthrightly grapple with parenthood, couplehood and career-hood differences of opinion. (And for those who just can't let it go, the midseason finale is set at Christmas.) -- Diane Werts

NETFLIX: MASTER OF NONE

And here's the Manhattan male side of Mindy's
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And here's the Manhattan male side of Mindy's current-day 30-something story. Aziz Ansari of "Parks and Recreation" also writes and stars, playing an actor who can't seem to find a handle on his career or his relationships, at a time when he's feeling his life should be settled. Neatly juggling social and cultural expectations (with added first-generation-American angst), and backing its comedy with character depth, the show's first 10 episodes earned near-universal acclaim (and a Golden Globe nomination for Ansari). Find out why on Netflix. -- Diane Werts

AMAZON PRIME INSTANT VIDEO: MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE

The Nazis and Japanese won World War II?
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The Nazis and Japanese won World War II? That's the concept behind this speculative thriller set in the '60s, as adapted by Frank Spotnitz from the Philip K. Dick novel, available on Amazon. As the Axis powers scheme over U.S. territory, young Americans seek the truth behind newsreel films depicting alternative historical events. The sprawling 10-hour tale stars Alexa Davalos, Rupert Evans, Luke Kleintank, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa and Rufus Sewell. -- Diane Werts

NETFLIX: MARVEL'S JESSICA JONES

Krysten Ritter, ex-
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Krysten Ritter, ex-"Don't Trust the B" on ABC, now plays an ex-superhero turned private eye in a world of ugly crimes and murky morals on Netflix. You know it's so when "Doctor Who" stud David Tennant embodies the bad guy. Also on hand through 13 episodes: Mike Colter's Luke Cage (soon getting his own series) and Rachael Taylor's Trish Walker. -- Diane Werts

NETFLIX: HOUSE OF CARDS

If you need more politics during this current
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If you need more politics during this current presidential campaign, here's an acclaimed Washington saga of outrageous ambition. And then there's the crafty British miniseries of the same name, on which Spacey's tale is based (also streaming on Netflix). -- Diane Werts

NETFLIX: SENSE8

The Wachowski siblings and J. Michael Straczynski deliver
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The Wachowski siblings and J. Michael Straczynski deliver a second season of drama in which strangers around the world find themselves connected by visions. 10 episodes.

HULU: EMPIRE

You've heard the hype, now see the hype.
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You've heard the hype, now see the hype. This is a prime-time soap, and a well-done one. Very easily consumed, there's no heavy lifting, but a lot of fun.

NETFLIX: FRIENDS

This Netflix newcomer runs 10 seasons, so you
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This Netflix newcomer runs 10 seasons, so you may ending up losing a full week if you sit through everything, so let's choose -- how 'bout the third season? That's The One when "Friends" become much more serialized, with running continuous stories; seems like a good binge attribute, no? Teri Garr and Jon Favreau are also aboard in the the third.

NETFLIX: GILMORE GIRLS

Lorelai and Lorelai (Rory). Stars Hollow, Connecticut. The
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Lorelai and Lorelai (Rory). Stars Hollow, Connecticut. The denizens therein. For seven seasons, "Gilmore Girls" captivated fans with this mix, but mostly with very fast patter, written mostly by creator Amy Sherman-Palladino for her star Lauren Graham. This show still holds up, even a decade later.

HULU: BROOKLYN NINE NINE

Season one is all here, and is definitely
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Season one is all here, and is definitely worth a good, old-fashioned binge. Funny show, great cast .

SHOWTIME ANYTIME: WEEDS

Jenji Kohan's (
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Jenji Kohan's ("Orange is the New Black") comedy-drama-soap about a single mother (Mary-Louise Parker) who turns into a pot dealer, lasted eight seasons, but the first three seem to be -- by fan consensus -- the best.

SHOWTIME ANYTIME: THE AFFAIR

See what all the fuss is about, or
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See what all the fuss is about, or what all the awards are about. This smart, engaging series -- filmed entirely on Long Island -- about one heck of a midlife crisis is superb.

NETFLIX: RIPPER STREET

This British period drama (set in London, 1889),
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This British period drama (set in London, 1889), about some guy named Jack the Ripper, is dark, dark, dark... and popular, popular, popular -- at least the first season. The second, not so much. Amazon Prime is expected to revive it, by the way.

STARZ PLAY: POWER

From my review:
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From my review: "Well-drawn but particularly well-written, with dialogue that exudes an easy, sharp familiarity with the way crooks talk -- and federal agents, too."

NETFLIX: CONTINUUM

For time-travel lovers, or Rachel Nichols fans, she
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For time-travel lovers, or Rachel Nichols fans, she stars in this good mind-time bender about some rebels who go from 2077 to 2012, with attendant complications.

STARZ PLAY: DA VINCI'S DEMONS

Hey, it wasn't as easy as it looks
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Hey, it wasn't as easy as it looks being one of the greatest geniuses in history who invented just about everything and painted "Mona Lisa" too. He had demons, after all. But Tom Riley as "D" still manages to make it all look fun.

STARZ PLAY: OUTLANDER

More time travel, but at least the destination
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More time travel, but at least the destination is scenic -- 1743 Scotland -- and the heather in bloom. Caitriona Balfe as Claire Beauchamp Randall/Fraser is a very pleasing time travel companion, as well.

HULU: GOTHAM

The first season had its ups and its
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The first season had its ups and its downs, and only a full-on binge will determine which episode was which. But the show did seem to get better late in the season.

HULU: MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.

Otherwise known as
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Otherwise known as "M.A.O.S.H.I.E.L.D.," the second season is absolutely the road to travel here, especially with Kyle MacLachlan aboard as Doctor Evil. He's great, as always. Plus, the second season just feels more... fun and less bound by the hard rules of the Marvel universe. This is one of the most improved series on TV.

AMAZON PRIME INSTANT VIDEO: JUSTIFIED

The first five seasons are free to watch
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The first five seasons are free to watch with an Amazon Prime Instant Video subscription, while season six costs $1.99 an episode. Devotees are a little less enamored of the fifth season, but are rapturous about the second, third and fourth.

NETFLIX: BLACK MIRROR

This
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This "Twilight Zone-ish" anthology is almost over-loved, particularly in Hollywood, where talk (as usual) of an American adaptation is afoot. It's only seven episodes, so an easy and pleasurable afternoon binge.

NETFLIX: STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE

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"DS9" might not have been the most popular of the "Trek" spin-offs, but it was arguably the most interesting with an even deeper dive into the deeper end of the Gene Roddenberry pool. This also had the first African-American Starfleet Commander -- Avery Brooks' Benjamin Sisko. Brooks' Sisko was tough, acestic, and sober, and the guy playing him, a first-rate actor.

STARZ PLAY: BLACK SAILS

Probably best to start at the very beginning,
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Probably best to start at the very beginning, but the second season launch does offer a reasonable point of entry. This is a pirates soap -- but there's a lot more blood than soap, and a lot of swearing too. A real spectacle.

AMAZON PRIME INSTANT VIDEO: TRANSPARENT

This series punched Amazon Prime's ticket at the
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This series punched Amazon Prime's ticket at the Golden Globes and will do the same at the Emmys. Jeffrey Tambor's evocation of a true midlife crisis -- he becomes a woman -- is unforgettable, deeply sympathetic... and funny.

HULU: VIKINGS

If your tastes tend to historic dramas on
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If your tastes tend to historic dramas on the high seas that are soaked in as much blood and gore as salt water (if that's possible), then here's your show. (Unless you prefer blood-soaked seas which are also filled with expletives -- then "Black Sails.") The History Channel's "Vikings" just got better and better; three seasons now on Hulu.

HBO GO: OLIVE KITTERIDGE

Based on the Elizabeth Strout novel about a
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Based on the Elizabeth Strout novel about a cranky Mainer (Frances McDormand) and her endlessly patient spouse (Richard Jenkins), was one of the great joys of the 2014 season. McDormand is magnificent. A must-binge.

NETFLIX: THE RETURNED

From my review about this French zombie thriller,
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From my review about this French zombie thriller, with sub-titles, in which the zombies do not look like zombies: "The Returned" is what might be called an eschatological mystery, with vague ties to the Book of Revelations and the Apocalypse ("... and many of those who sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt; Daniel 12:2.) But even if you should make it to the eighth (and final) episode, don't expect answers because like "Lost," "The Returned" is good at dangling carrots, not so good at offering them."

NETFLIX: AWAKE

Jason Isaacs is excellent in this procedural about
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Jason Isaacs is excellent in this procedural about a cop who survives a car accident, only to discover he is living in two separate realities -- in one of them his wife is alive, in the other, she is not. To keep track of which reality he finds himself in, he wears either a red or green wristband. "Awake" is a terrific one-season series.

NETFLIX: FUTURAMA

Ten seasons of this classic are here. If
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Ten seasons of this classic are here. If you binged "The Simpsons" last year on FXX, then think of this as more or less logical continuation of that effort.

NETFLIX: RECTIFY

Both seasons of Ray McKinnon's (he produces, doesn't
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Both seasons of Ray McKinnon's (he produces, doesn't star) deliberative, somber, brooding psychological study of a man wrongly convicted of rape and murder, and freed after 19 years, are on Netflix. Critics loved it, and you just might, too.

NETFLIX: A YOUNG DOCTOR'S NOTEBOOK

With Jon Hamm and Daniel Radcliffe, about a
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With Jon Hamm and Daniel Radcliffe, about a Russian doctor who becomes a morphine addict and reflects on his addiction years later while reading his notebook. The series is fun, actually, and it's especially fun to listen to Hamm's efforts at a British accent.

AMAZON PRIME INSTANT VIDEO: ALPHA HOUSE

John Goodman and Clark Johnson star in this
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John Goodman and Clark Johnson star in this funny, biting satire about the easiest of targets: the U.S. Senate. Two seasons are now on Amazon Prime.

HBO GO: HELLO LADIES

Stephen Merchant's comedy about an Englishman trying (and
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Stephen Merchant's comedy about an Englishman trying (and trying) to find love in Los Angeles never quite took off, but fans esteemed its quirky humor and Merchant's many charms. It ends with a movie, too.

NETFLIX: PEAKY BLINDERS

Full disclosure: I haven't seen much of this
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Full disclosure: I haven't seen much of this British gangster drama set in Birmingham after World War 1, but those who have seem to like it. Visually arresting and well-acted, this does look worth the effort.

HBO GO: FOO FIGHTERS: SONIC HIGHWAYS

Dave Grohl and the gang tour some great
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Dave Grohl and the gang tour some great American cities where great American music was born, and continues to thrive. Beautifully done, and a real sonic feast.

SHOWTIME ANYTIME: SLEEPER CELL

Two seasons of this excellent Showtime drama (about
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Two seasons of this excellent Showtime drama (about a terrorist cell poised to attack L.A. and the FBI agent who tries to stop them), make for a binge fest. With Michael Ealy, Oded Fehr, and many others, this is an excellent cast, too.

HBO GO: PARADE'S END

This Tom Stoppard adaptation of the Ford Maddox
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This Tom Stoppard adaptation of the Ford Maddox Ford novel (about a love triangle among Upper Crust English society members while the Great War is raging) stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Rebecca Hall. Enough said? Maybe not: Some viewers found sleep preferable to this. I loved it, though it does take a while to get involved.

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