If you’re looking for short and quick series that you can finish in just one sitting, you came to the right place! You don't need to commit too much of your precious and limited time with series that come with hour-long episodes and multiple seasons. We all know those can be a little difficult to catch up on, let alone finish, right? But upon scouring Netflix, we found noteworthy shows that require the least amount of time investment necessary to finish them! Intrigued?
Here are eight easy and short series you can easily finish in just one day.
1. Emily in Paris
Hours to binge: 4 hours and 32 minutes
Emily Cooper is a young American marketing executive who lands her dream job in Paris. The catch? She doesn't speak the language and her fresh ideas seem like a faux pas in the city of love and fashion. Will she survive or will she need to book a flight back home, stat?
2. Dash & Lily
Hours to binge: 3 hours and 22 minutes
Just in time for the holidays, Netlfix gifts us with a fun and charming series featuring Dash and Lily, two strangers who trade dares via a red notebook they pass back and forth across different locations in New York City.
3. The Queen's Gambit
Hours to binge: 6 hours and 33 minutes
Okay, this one does not exactly have short episodes. But trust us, once you start watching, this seven-episode series is suddenly not enough! The Queen's Gambit follows the story of chess prodigy Beth Harmon as she makes a name for herself in a male-dominated sport while she battles with her drug addiction.
4. The Baby-Sitters Club
Hours to binge: 4 hours and 24 minutes
The Baby-Sitters Club is a great watch if you're after a heartfelt and comforting series that tackles teenage trials mixed in with messages of affirmation, inner strength, and optimism neatly packaged in five thoughtful girls. It's a great watch for the entire family!
5. Julie and The Phantoms
Hours to binge: 4 hours and 34 minutes
Up for a little music in your life? Let Julie and the Phantoms serenade you with songs that will get you moving and tug at your heart strings. The story follows young Julie, a talented singer who has lost her voice since she lost her mom. And The Phantoms? Oh, they're just a trio of ghouls with unfinished business on Earth and a whole lot of songs to sing.
6. Space Force
Hours to binge: 4 hours and 21 minutes
This hilarious series follows a four-star general who is tasked to establish a sixth branch of the United States Armed Forces: The Space Force. What could possibly go wrong in the space force workplace?
7. Russian Doll
Hours to binge: 3 hours and 28 minutes
Nadia meets her untimely demise on the night that she graces a party in New York City as the guest of honor. She gets caught in a surreal time loop that lets her live out the same day and die at the end of the night. Will she ever figure out a way out of this inescapable, purgatory of a party?
8. Living with Yourself
Hours to binge: 3 hours and 15 minutes
In lif, we're taught that you can always be a better version of yourself. But for Miles, himself and his better version are two different people. And the latter has already replaced him in real life.