Top 10 TV Shows to Stream (While Not Riding) April 2020
Not able to get on your motorcycle at the moment? No worries! As we wait until the next good riding day, we have compiled the best 10 shows available on streaming (as of April 2020).
In no particular order, check out these bingeworthy picks and pass some time while we wait to get on the saddle.
10. The Haunting on Hill House (2018-)
After the events that occurred one night, Hugh Crain (Henry Thomas) gathers his children to escape what would soon be their fate, leaving his wife Olivia (Carla Gugino) behind. The events that happened that night would shape the lives of the Crain siblings, following them from their childhood and affecting their lives as adults. Join them in their search for closure as the events that unravel take them back to the place where it all began.
9. Breaking Bad (2008-2013)
After being diagnosed with Stage III lung cancer, chemistry teacher Walter White (Bryan Cranston) joins forces with former student Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) in what would turn into a multimillion dollar methamphetamine operation. Winner of 2014 Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series and multiple Emmy Awards, Breaking Bad sets the tone for crime, survival and the lengths of what a dying man would do to secure his family’s future.
8. Catch-22 (2019-)
Finding its roots in a four-part miniseries, and gracefully following the adaption of Joseph Heller’s highly acclaimed novel, Catch 22 is set during World War II following the American bombardier Yossarian (Christopher Abbot) who is desperate to be discharged from the military and be done with the war. While Yossarian is trying to take advantage of claiming insanity to get out, he soon discovers that his efforts are restrained by the military’s Catch 22 clause.
7. The Mandalorian (2019-)
As part of the Star-Wars Saga, in a galaxy far, far away, The Mandalorian follows the story after the fall of the empire. Join the story of this masked bounty hunter and the green creature known as ‘’The Child’’ or Baby Yoda for most.
6. Watchmen (2019-)
After the events that took place in Alan Moore’s iconic graphic novel, comes this adaptation by Damon Lindelof (Lost, The Leftovers). The series follows Angela Abar (Regina King), a cop that patrols the streets of Tulsa, Oklahoma as a costumed vigilante called Sister Ninja. The series not only follows the events that ensue 34 years before the original Watchmen, but also finds a stage of its own.
5. That’s So Raven (2003-2007)
Looking for vintage laughs with kids? That’s So Raven follows the daily life of Raven Baxter (Raven Symoné), a psychic teenager that has glimpses into the future. However, while she is able to see these visions, they only last about 5 seconds. With these visions, Raven is able get her family and friends into mischief with some close calls and lots of laughs.
4. The Two Popes (2019-)
The Two Popes captures the emotive and complex story of one of the most dramatic transitions of power from within the Roman Catholic Church. The story follows Cardinal Bergolio (Jonathan Pryce), frustrated with the direction that the Roman Catholic Church is taking, requests permission to retire in 2012 from Pope Benedict (Anthony Hopkins). After a series of events and scandals that would shake the foundations of the Catholic Church, two different men confront their past to lay paths to their billions of followers around the world and find common ground.
3. The Simpsons (1989-)
One of the longest running and most popular shows of all time, The Simpsons full series can be streamed completely on Disney+. While this show does not need too much of an introduction due to its popularity, the show follows Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie through the antics of their dysfunctional family.
2. Westworld (2016-)
Inspired by the classic book, Westworld (1973), by Michael Crichton, comes this sci-fi western drama set up as a Wild West theme park created by Dr. Robert Ford (Sir Anthony Hopkins). Guests in the theme park can live their wildest fantasies. If you can afford the ticket, you can live without limits.
1. The Witcher (2019-)
Based on the novels by Andrzej Sapkowski and the highly acclaimed video game series, The Witcher follows the adventures of Gergalt of Rivia (Henry Cavill) as he battles monsters and demons in search of his place in the world. Follow his footsteps as every adventure unravels new challenges full of magic, epic battles and an uncertain future.
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