The Best 20 Netflix Shows to Binge Watch this Long Weekend

Long weekends and public holidays are the best for unwinding with quality binge-worthy TV shows!

Okay, so these might not all be quality, but they are definitely binge-worthy. Settling in with a cup of coffee, a snuggly blanket, and a good TV show is my way of switching off my brain from all the things us mums have to do for work and our families. This selection of 20 Netflix shows comes compliments of myself and my wonderful community and will be sure to get you through the long weekends and public holidays we have ahead of us (yay for holidays!). Enjoy.

20 Netflix shows to watch - complements of myself and my wonderful community - that are perfect for long weekends and public holidays.

Workin’ Moms

  Season 1 available on Netflix

Maternity leave is over and it’s time for these four moms to return to work while navigating kids, bosses, love and life in modern-day Toronto.

Jane the Virgin

  Season 1 to 4 available on Netflix

After vowing to remain chaste until marriage, Jane Villanueva learns she’s pregnant due to a medical slip-up and has to rethink her future.


  Season 1 and 2 available on Netflix

A financial adviser drags his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder $500 million in five years to appease a drug boss.

Good Girls

  Season 1 available on Netflix

Three suburban moms orchestrate a local grocery store heist to escape financial ruin and establish independence – together.


  Season 1 available on Netflix

Obsessed with an aspiring writer, a charming bookstore manager goes to extreme measures to insert himself into her life.

The Good Place

  Season 1, 2 and 3 available on Netflix

Due to an error, self-absorbed Eleanor Shellstrop arrives at the Good Place after her death. Determined to stay, she tries to become a better person.

Dirty John

  Season 1 available on Netflix

Businesswoman Debra Newell’s life unravels when she falls for the lies and manipulation of con man John Meehan. Based on the true-crime podcast.

The Blacklist

  Season 1 to 6 available on Netflix

After turning himself in, a brilliant fugitive offers to help the FBI bag other baddies, but only if rookie profiler Elizabeth Keen is his partner.

Grace and Frankie

  Season 1 to 5 available on Netflix

They’re not friends, but when their husbands leave them for each other, proper Grace and eccentric Frankie begin to bond in this Emmy-nominated series.


  Season 1 available on Netflix

After helping thwart a terrorist attack, a war veteran is assigned to protect a politician who was a main proponent of the very conflict he fought in.

After Life

  Season 1 available on Netflix

Struggling to come to terms with his wife’s death, a writer for a newspaper adopts a gruff new persona in an effort to push away those trying to help.


  Season 1 to 5 available on Netflix

This gritty drama charts the exploits of Viking hero Ragnar Lothbrok as he extends the Norse reach by challenging an unfit leader who lacks vision.

Sex Education

  Season 1 available on Netflix

This one was recommended by a lot of mums in The Organised Housewife community!

Insecure Otis has all the answers when it comes to sex advice, thanks to his therapist mum. So rebel Maeve proposes a school sex-therapy clinic.

The Umbrella Academy

  Season 1 available on Netflix

Reunited by their father’s death, estranged siblings with extraordinary powers uncover shocking family secrets – and a looming threat to humanity.

The Last Kingdom

  Season 1, 2 and 3 available on Netflix

As Alfred the Great defends his kingdom from Norse invaders, Uhtred – born a Saxon but raised by Vikings – seeks to claim his ancestral birthright.

Orange is the New Black

  Season 1 to 6 available on Netflix

A privileged New Yorker ends up in a women’s prison when a past crime catches up with her in this Emmy-winning series from the creator of “Weeds.”


  Season 1, 2 and 3 available on Netflix

Bored with being the Lord of Hell, the devil relocates to Los Angeles, where he opens a nightclub and forms a connection with a homicide detective.

Santa Clarita Diet

  Season 1, 2 and 3 available on Netflix

They’re ordinary husband and wife realtors until she undergoes a dramatic change that sends them down a road of death and destruction. In a good way.

Queen of the South

  Season 1 and 2 available on Netflix

Forced to work for a cartel that recently killed her boyfriend, Teresa relies on her street smarts, a loyal pal and a mysterious notebook to survive.

Bates Motel

  Season 1 to 5 available on Netflix

When his father dies, Norman Bates and his mother open a hotel. But Norman’s precarious mental state drives them down a dark and violent path.

Let me know what shows you watched over the weekend, by commenting them down below. Happy watching everyone!

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