If your weekend plans include just staying at home, then make it even better by watching some quality TV dramas.
The following series may be over, but these are still worth watching again—online:
The Good Wife
Cast: Julianna Margulies, Christine Baranski, Matt Czuchry
Few dramas get a 97% rating in online entities like Rotten Tomatoes, and The Good Wife is one of the rare shows. Emmy winner Julianna Margulies plays the role of Alicia Florrick in this intense political drama that chronicles the life of a defense attorney in the wake of a mind-blowing scandal.
Cast: Hugh Laurie, Omar Epps, Lisa Edelstein
Snarky and caring do not always come together, but they blend so well in the character of Dr. House. The drama in the hospital of this unorthodox doctor is mixed with interesting cases that will easily get you hooked.
The Vampire Diaries
Cast: Ian Somerhalder, Nina Dobrev
This long-running (but soon-to-end) series has a cultic following that transcends the usual charm of vampire stories. Ian Somerhalder's sizzling hot looks and chemistry with Nina Dobrev is a tale of true love that will sink its fangs into your screen.
Cast: Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn
Find yourself in a series of bad events? Prepare with popcorn and watch Walter White's exploits in this intelligently crafted and addicting show. His meth lab may not solve your real life problems, but it will make for some compelling entertainment!
Cast: Blake Lively, Leighton Meester
Greetings from the Upper East Side's Serena van der Woodsen (Lively) and Blair Waldorf (Meester)! The young adult novel turned teen drama certainly makes rich mean girls look more tolerable.
Cast: Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter
The crime drama and mystery series centers on Dexter Morgan (Hall), a forensic technician who leads a secret parallel life as a serial killer. Despite being an anti-hero, you'll still find yourself rooting for him.
Cast: Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel
Gilmore Girls centers around the relationship between a thirty-something single mother and her teen daughter living in Stars Hollow, Connecticut. Don't forget to watch the show's return to Netflix, too!
If you're feeling a bit nostalgic, grab a bucket of popcorn, and watch endless reruns of these old favorites. Catch all of these shows and more on Netflix.