10 Binge-Worthy Netflix Series For When You Desperately Need That Study Break

Need a quick study break? Here are ten enthralling, yet quick (3 seasons or less) series to watch!

1. Derry Girls

Season(s): 2

Average time per episode: 23 minutes

Genre: comedy

The ever hilarious Derry Girls follows the lives and many misadventures of five best friends living in Northern Ireland during the 1990s. 

2. Workin’ Moms

Season(s):

Average time per episode: 22 minutes

Genre: comedy 

  

Workin’ Moms never shies away from putting a funny spin on the more unfortunate parts of motherhood for a group of successful career moms in Toronto. 

3. Special

Season(s): 1

Average time per episode: 14 minutes 

Genre: comedy

Special tells the story of Ryan, a young man with cerebral palsy, as he navigates his sexuality, a new job, and a relationship after years of living a mundane life.

4. Atypical 

Season(s): 2

Average time per episode: 32 minutes 

Genre: comedy

The heartwarming show Atypical follows Sam, a high schooler on the autism spectrum, and his attempts to gain more independence from his overbearing mother, goofy father, and quirky younger sister.

5. Sex Education

Season(s): 1

Average time per episode: 50 minutes 

Genre: comedy

Otis, an insecure teen with a mother who works as a sex therapist, opens a secret sex clinic at school with fellow student Maeve in this hysterical British comedy.

6. The End of the F***ing World 

Season(s): 1

Average time per episode: 20 minutes 

Genre: dark comedy

The End of the F***ing World follows James, a self proclaimed psychopath, and Alyssa, a rebellious loner, on an epic road trip to escape their past.

7. On My Block

Season(s): 2

Average time per episode: 27 minutes 

Genre: drama/comedy

On My Block tells the story of four high school friends growing up in inner city Los Angeles where they navigate relationships, gangs, and adolescence.

8. Chewing Gum

Season(s): 2

Average time per episode: 23 minutes 

Genre: comedy

Chewing Gum details the life of 24-year-old Tracey, and the mishaps of her friends, family, boyfriend, and neighborhood in this witty Britsh comedy.

9. Quicksand 

Season(s): 1

Average time per episode: 45 minutes 

Genre: crime

This Swedish series follows the arrest and trial of 18-year-old high schooler Maja, who’s accused of committing a tragic shooting at an elite prep school.

10. Everything Sucks!

Season(s): 1

Average time per episode: 25 minutes 

Genre: comedy

In a town called Boring, a group of misfits brave the highs and lows of high school in the late 1990’s in this quirky comedy.