Netflix Summer Shows

Kate Murphy, Staff Writer

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Summer is upon us, which means more free time to do all the things we enjoy, like Netflix. Here is a list of five summer shows that you can watch in your free time on hot summer days.

One Tree Hill: The show is set in the fictional town of Tree Hill in North Carolina and originally follows the lives of two half-brothers, Lucas Scott and Nathan Scott, who compete for positions on their school’s basketball team. Their relationship evolves from heartless enemies to caring brothers as the show progresses, and the drama that ensues from the brothers’ romances with female characters and from the basketball atmosphere are significant elements within the series. The series lasted from 2003- 2012.

How I Met Your Mother: The series follows the main character, Ted Mobsey, and his group of friends in Manhattan. As a filming  device, Ted, in the year 2030, recounts to his son and daughter the events that led him to meeting their mother, most of which include his four best friends Marshall, Lily, Barney and Robin. The series aired from 2005-2014.

Gossip Girl: The hit TV show series begins with the return of Upper East Side it girl Serena van der Woodsen from a mysterious stay at a boarding school in  Blair Waldorf (whom creators describe as the queen at the center of their chess game, is a longtime friend and occasional rival of Serena’s, and the queen bee of Constance Billard School’s social scene. The story also follows Chuck Bass , the bad boy of the Upper East Side; “golden boy” Nate Archibald Chuck’s best friend and Blair’s boyfriend for many years. However, their relationship had been rocky ever since Serena left for boarding school. Other characters of the turbulent Manhattan scene: Dan Humphrey and Dan’s sister, Jenny Humphrey. The series lasted form 2007-2012.

Greys Anatomy: The series has aired ten seasons, and focuses on the fictional lives of surgical interns and residents as they gradually evolve into seasoned doctors, while trying to maintain personal lives and relationships. The series has been on the air since 2005.

90210: The series originally revolved around several students at West Beverly Hills High School, including new Beverly Hills residents Annie Wilson and Dixon Wilson.  Their father, has returned from Kansas to his Beverly Hills childhood home with his family to care for his mother, former television and theater actress Tabitha Wilson who has a drinking problem and clashes with his wife Debbie Wilson. Annie and Dixon struggle to adjust to their new lives while making friends and yet adhering to their parents’ wishes. The series later focuses on the same group of friends as they graduate from West Beverly Hills High School and begin their lives in the adult world. Some attend college at California University, while others begin exploring avenues beyond post-secondary education.  Series lasted form 2008-2013.

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