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Want to avoid the presidential debate? Here are four alternatives

If you just can't watch, you may want to turn your channel (or mobile phone) to football, or maybe move to "Zootopia."

"Zootopia" is new on Netflix streaming this week, in case the debate is too much of a zoo for your brain to handle.

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Maybe you just can't watch it. You know Monday night's presidential debate is important, but it's also not going to change your vote, and really, you just want to put your head in the sand until it's all over. (In which case, we have a few campaign signs for you.)

Here are four options you might want to look into to help you spend your Monday night in apolitical peace. Also, a camping trip in an isolated part of New Mexico is looking good right about now.

1. Are you ready for some football?

Monday Night Football, take us away! The New Orleans Saints will host the Atlanta Falcons tonight at the Superdome, if you like your unsportsmanlike conduct to come from people wearing matching uniforms. And in case you're stuck in a room with people comandeering the TV to watch the debate, you can pop some headphones on and follow the game on your phone via the WatchESPN app.

2. Netflix and thrill

No one will break into your Netflix streaming to discuss foreign policy. New viewing options on the service this month include season 14 of "Family Guy," season 2 of "Gotham," and the hit animated movie "Zootopia." If you pick the last one, there's even a relevant quote from Zootopia police officer Judy Hopps, who says in the film: "I thought this city would be a perfect place where everyone got along and anyone could be anything. Turns out, life's a little bit more complicated than a slogan on a bumper sticker."

3. Laugh it up with 'Mystery Science Theater 3000'

What the debate really needs is Tom Servo, Crow T. Robot, and Mike or Joel on hand to wisecrack on both candidates. We don't have that, but we do have the newly released RiffTrax Live "Mystery Science Theater 3000" Reunion, which you can purchase and download at RiffTrax.com ($13, $15 for high-def.). Yours truly attended the live show in Minneapolis in June, and it's a great stress reliever to watch Joel, Mike, Dr. Forrester, Frank, Pearl and the rest get the gang back together and snark on some hilarious shorts. Construction-safety short "Shake Hands With Danger" alone is worth the price.

4. Blocking it all out

If you're not going to turn off all screens tonight, face it: The debate is going to ooze its way into your consciousness. This article from our parent site CBS News offers you a comprehensive look at how to block mentions of Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, or both from Facebook, YouTube, and even the web. There's also info that might help you after the election ends (if it ever does): One filter suggests you use it to block out news of the Kardashians.