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Christmas Gift Guide

13 shows to overdose on

'Master of None'

'Casual'

'Black Mirror'

'Transparent'

'Marvel's Jessica Jones'

'Happy Endings'

'Parks & Recreation'

'Breaking Bad'

'Game of Thrones'

'The Wire'

'Mad Men'

'The Twilight Zone' (Original series)

'The X-Files'

With a billion shows to choose from across platforms, there's no shortage of great content to choose from to watch.

These are the shows worth binging on right now (trapped indoors or not) from the shortest binge-a-thon to longest.

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Aziz Ansari (pictured) developed this half-hour comedy show for Netflix loosely based on his own life experiences where he stars as Dev, a 30-something actor living in New York City.

# of seasons, episodes: 1 season; 10 episodes

Total runtime (not including breaks): 4 hours, 30 minutes

Where to stream it: Netflix (all)

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Hulu's Golden Globe-nominated sitcom is about a newly divorced woman (Michaela Watkins, left) who moves in with her bachelor brother (Tommy Dewey, center) along with her teen daughter (Tara Lynne Barr, right). With shades of "Californication" it can be a little hard to watch sometimes -- in the best way.

Total # of seasons, episodes: 1 season; 10 episodes

Total runtime (not including breaks): 4 hours, 30 minutes

Where to stream it: US-only on Hulu

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One of the creepiest shows to date, this anthology-style series has been likened to an updated "Twilight Zone" -- I just think it's well-written and gives me the shivers.

Total # of seasons, episodes: 2 seasons, 1 Christmas special; 7 episodes

Total runtime (not including breaks): 5 hours, 15 minutes

Where to stream it: Netflix (US, AU); All 4 (UK)

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This Amazon Prime Golden Globe-winning show about a family discovering their father Mort (played by Jeffery Tambor) is transgender is the very definition of a heartfelt comedy.

Total # of seasons, episodes: 2 seasons; 20 episodes

Total runtime (not including breaks): 10 hours

Where to stream it: Amazon Prime (US, UK)

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This noir-ish entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is a great blend of mystery and action. Whether you're a comic book fan or not, there's no reason why you should miss this Netflix original.

Total # of seasons, episodes: 1 season; 13 episodes

Total runtime (not including breaks): 11 hours, 16 minutes

Where to stream it: Netflix (all)

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Short-lived but brilliant, this sitcom begins with one protagonist leaving another at the altar. It's funny, I swear!

Total # of seasons, episodes: 3 seasons; 57 episodes

Total runtime (not including breaks): 20 hours, 54 minutes

Where to stream it: US-only on Hulu

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As Leslie Knope (played by Amy Poehler, pictured) would say, "One person's annoying is another's inspiring and heroic." NBC's darling sitcom is a treasure trove of brilliance, so get streaming.

Total # of seasons, episodes: 7 seasons; 10 episodes

Total runtime (not including breaks): 1 day, 21 hours, 50 minutes

Where to stream it: Hulu (US); Netflix (US); Presto (AU)

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Walter White has a mission for you: Watch him take over the meth market of New Mexico. Seriously, go, that guy's a little crazy.

Total # of seasons, episodes: 5 seasons; 62 episodes

Total runtime (not including breaks): 1 day, 22 hours, 30 minutes

Where to stream it: Netflix (US, UK); Stan (Australia)

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While you may think it's just a fantasy series, HBO's adaption of George R.R. Martin's novels is a beautiful epic you should definitely catch up on before its sixth season premieres in April.

Total # of seasons, episodes: 5 seasons; 50 episodes

Total runtime (not including breaks): 2 days, 3 hours

Where to stream it: HBO Now (US); Sky Go (UK); Foxtel Play (AU)

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Set in Baltimore, this series gives viewers a look at the cops, users and dealers of the narcotics scene of the town. If you haven't seen it, the sole fact that it continues to be referenced today should get you to binge it.

Total # of seasons, episodes: 5 seasons; 60 episodes

Total runtime (not including breaks): 2 days, 12 hours

Where to stream it: HBO Now (US); Presto (AU)

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AMC's period piece explores the relationships of an ad-agency in the '60s. Starring Jon Hamm (the third series of this list to feature the actor -- bonus points if you can name them), the show has won 16 Emmys, including four Outstanding Drama Series awards.

Total # of seasons, episodes: 7 seasons; 92 episodes

Total runtime (not including breaks): 3 days, 4 minutes

Where to stream it: Netflix (US, AU); Amazon Prime (UK, season 1-5)

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Sci-fi meets fantasy meets horror meets comedy in this anthology series hosted by the iconic Rod Sterling.

Total # of seasons, episodes: 5 seasons; 156 episodes

Total runtime (not including breaks): 3 days, 6 hours, 30 minutes

Where to stream it: US-only on Hulu (all eps), Netflix (US, seasons 1-3 and 5)

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Agent Fox Mulder (David Duchovny, left) and Agent Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson, right) of the FBI investigate crazy cases around the country. Plus, if you start now you'll be able to watch the season 10 premiere...well, at least before the third episode?

Total # of seasons, episodes: 9 seasons (for now); 202 episodes (plus 2 movies)

Total runtime (not including breaks): 6 days, 8 hours, 59 minutes (plus 3 hours, 45 minutes of movies)

Where to stream it: US-only on Hulu, Netflix (sans movies)

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