Bored in Quarantine? Here’s What You Should Watch

Bored in Quarantine? Here’s What You Should Watch

Tammy Palagi '21

There are countless ways COVID-19 has negatively impacted all of our lives, but there is always a silver lining! While you’re sitting at home contemplating the future, these shows will help get your mind off things. Here’s your chance to escape reality for a couple hours (or more). Enjoy!

Hunters (Amazon Prime) is a show inspired by true events. The show, set in 1977, follows a diverse group of Nazi hunters in Brooklyn, NY. The group hunts Nazis hiding in America more than 30 years after the war. They discover that the Nazis have new plans for the Jews and the war is not over…

Hostages (Netflix) is an Israeli show that centers around the plot to kill the Prime Minister. The surgeon set to operate on him is kidnapped along with her family. They force her to kill him, but she doesn’t do it. Why does an ex-policeman want the Prime Minister of his country dead? Turns out his wife is dying of leukemia and needs a bone marrow transplant… and her biological father is the Prime Minister of Israel. 

Money Heist (Netflix) is a Spanish show about a master plan to rob the Royal Mint of Spain. A criminal mastermind findseight of the best thieves in Spain to carry out his plan. They hold hostages while printing money inside the mint for days. It is a story of sacrifice and love. Will they succeed? You’ll have to watch to find out. 

When Heroes Fly (Netflix) is an Israeli show about Benda, Aviv, Dubi, and Himmler, a group of men in the IDF reserves who come back from war. They’ve lost their commander, but that is only the beginning. Yaeli, Aviv’s girlfriend and Dubi’s sister, is declared dead in Colombia but a body was never found. One day ten years later, Benda sees a picture of Yaeli in the background of a newspaper cover in Colombia. Aviv, Benda, Himmler, and Dubi go to look for Yaeli in Colombia, but little do they know she’s been held captive by a cult for almost ten years. The show follows their journey of getting her to freedom.