Whether you’re serving a stay-home notice or simply practicing social distancing, when you’re at home, you’re pretty much chained to your bed. So what better way to laze your days away on those comfy sheets than to catch up on gripping shows? Grab a bag of crisps; here are five new and returning shows to watch on Netflix, Hulu, HBO and more.
Making headlines worldwide is new Netflix series Freud. And you guessed it—the show revolves around the life of Austrian neurologist Sigmund Freud, who has quite the controversial legacy, being the founding father of psychoanalysis. Regardless, follow a young Freud as he uses hypnosis to solve a string of murders in 19th-century Vienna.
Watch it on Netflix.
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It may not be the newest kid on the block, but Hulu’s series remake of the cult classic High Fidelity (2000) is definitely worth a watch. In the 2020 version, Rob (short for Robyn) Brooks is a chill, female record store owner living in Brooklyn, revisiting her past relationships through music—all while she attempts to get over her ex-fiance. Sounds trite? Well, the show stars effortlessly cool Zoe Kravitz and her rocker chic outfits.
Now on Hulu.
Award-winning crime series Money Heist joins the line-up of returning shows on Netflix, with its highly-anticipated part four. It was originally intended to just be a limited series told in only two parts. Nothing much has been disclosed about the latest season, except that it is expected to resolve part three’s dramatic cliffhangers, and perhaps see the return of some key characters.
Money Heist part four returns Apr 3 on Netflix.
She’s a Terrorist and I Love Her
Created by Ministry of Funny’s Terence Chia and Haresh Tilani, She’s a Terrorist and I Love Her is Singapore’s first original series on HOOQ, an on-demand video service in Southeast Asia. Dark yet hilarious, the comedy stars local talents such as Munah Bagharib, Noah Yap and Benjamin Kheng. It’s about a desperate man who enters a fake marriage for a quick payout, before finding out that his beautiful new wife is actually an extremist who seeks a suicidal terror attack on Singapore.
Stream She’s a Terrorist and I Love Her on HOOQ.
Bold and unapologetic, sci-fi drama Westworld is based on the 1973 movie of the same name. Set in a futuristic amusement park, visitors pay hefty sums to have free rein regarding everything they please in the Western-themed locale. But when the robots begin to malfunction, all hell breaks loose. Having premiered in 2016, Westworld returns with season three on HBO.
Catch Westworld season three on HBO.