Are there any shows you binge watch with your teens? Watching shows or a movie is one of the ways we have bonded together as a family for a long while now; and even more so over the last year. Very often, it is dinner and a show; while at other times, we end up eating dinner at different times because of various work commitments (office/school), and sit down in front of the small-screen to wind down for the day.
We have watched everything from stuff that makes us ROTFL to ones that leave us in tears, from documentaries that enthrall and inform to movies that either are totally goofy or need us to watch every scene lest we wonder what is happening.
While we do have the traditional dinner-at-the-table bonding every once in a while, we all wind up together in front of the TV more often than not. From laughing together to having serious discussions, from learning together to simply enjoying the show, TV (for all its minuses) definitely has been a huge plus.
So here are the
10 Shows to Binge Watch With Your Teens
that we love(d) and binge-watched (or currently watching); and we think are perfect for that bonding time and winding down time for the whole fam!!
I mean, I have watched this show at least a couple of times by myself already! And I realize that watching it with my teens is a whole other sort of fun. Arguing over the various ship-wars with teens is quite different from mulling it over myself.
While the hubby and I watched most of this show when it was first on, my teenage son and I binge-watched this in late 2019. When we were done, my teen was totally at a loss since he did not know what else he could find to equal this classy comedy, until we (or he) discovered….
Parks and Recreation
And we were hooked. While I had watched an episode here and another there, until my son wanted me to watch it with him, I was never into this show. But having my son enjoy the goofiness meant I totally loved it as well!! Also, who cannot fall in love with a show where Amy Poehler gave us women a cool-cool holiday to celebrate our gal-friends?!
Here is wishing you all a wonderful Galentine’s Day on the 13th of February..
Back to the shows. Once P&R was done, we simply had to follow this binge-watching with
Another goofy, snarky, witty, smart show which is often-times over the top but always worth watching.
We have even re-watched some seasons, and watched Psych – The Movie as well. What is not to love about a quirky show with a psychic and his sidekick, where the witty and clever banter is as good as well, everything else about the show? And it is set in sunny Santa Barbara…
The Good Place
I fell in love with the concept of this show. While my teens simply could not stop watching it, and I of course, watched long with them.
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
So very quirky and clever; it is like a fresh burst of witty energy emerging from that bunker!
Whether it be for that totally adorable Baby Yoda or that cool titular warrior Mandalorian, this is a totally binge-able show that you have to watch (if you have not already, or even if you have!)
The latest fad, and one we are watching as the season progresses. It seems Friday can’t come soon enough. What is going to happen next? We can’t wait to find out as just about every episode leaves us hanging..
Then There Are More Shows as Well
Of course, we also watched and enjoyed Stranger Things, The Umbrella Academy, Monk (which we love watching), Father Brown, Cosmos, Flash, Nathan For You, Kim’s Convenience,
Shows For Watching With Tweens
Here are a few shows to watch with your tweens (and some will work for even younger than tweens). These are the ones I could remember as I wrote this post. There are certainly more.
- Good Luck Charlie
- Wizards of Waverly Place
- Boy Meets World
- Girl Meets World
And What is Next On Our Watch List?
We hope to watch Criminal Minds, Friends, How I Met Your Mother, Big Bang Theory, and….
And Now, the End Of This Post
Dear reader, which of these shows have you (binge) watched? Any shows to add to our watch list? Would love to hear your comments on shows you have watched (no matter whether you liked it or not) and your recommendations as well.