Arts and Entertainment

Best Series to Get You Through Quarantine

Marissa Starkel Staff Writer

“On My Block”– Four high school friends Monse, Cesar, Ruby, and Jamal are from an inner city in Los Angeles trying to have as normal a life as possible. Their city has two gangs, the Prophets and the Santos which have been in a feud for years. They try to help get Cesar out of the gang, but end up getting wrapped up in it along the way. 

“Shameless”– The Gallagher’s struggle to deal with their alcoholic father, Frank. Fiona, the oldest daughter must take on the role of parenting her five brothers and sisters. She attempts to balance her own life along with raising her siblings in the South Side of Chicago. Despite this, they still manage to have interesting lives and get themselves into crazy situations. 

“How to Get Away with Murder”- A group of ambitious law students are selected by defense lawyer Annalise Keating, after proving that they are the best in her class. They believe that this is a once in a lifetime opportunity, but they quickly learn that they get wrapped up in Annalise’s complicated life. No long after, they find themselves involved in a murder plot that will change their lives forever. 

“Good Girls”– Three suburban mothers struggle to make enough money to support their family. They decide to rob a supermarket, but the store manager recognizes one of the women. Despite this, they successfully rob the store, but quickly learn they’ve earned more than what they’ve bargained for.

“Grown-ish”– Zoey Johnson heads off to college and must learn how to live her own life away from her family. She soon discovers that not everything will go her way, and she must learn how to be independent. Along the way she learns how to deal with sex, drugs, relationships, and the common issues that college students face.  

“Switched at Birth”– Two teenage girls discover that they were switched at birth by mistake. Bay Kennish grew up with a wealthy family with her parents and brother. On the other hand, Daphne Vasquez grew up with her single mother in a poor neighborhood. She also lost her hearing due to meningitis when she was a child. Once these two families meet, their lives will never be the same as they try to live together to get to know the girls. 

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