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The Best Netflix Shows To Beat The Sunday Blues

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It’s 9pm, your weekend has ground to a halt, and you’re about thirty seconds away from mentally cataloging everything that you might conceivably have done wrong in work last week – and everything you might conceivably get wrong next week. The Sunday blues are a well-documented phenomenon, which seem to be exacerbated in the summer: one moment, it seems, you're enjoying an impromptu staycation, the next you're on a low-speed train to King's Cross with no air-con and a mounting awareness of everything you conveniently 'deleted' from Friday's to-do list. That's where Netflix - or, at least, a specific sort of Netflix show - comes in.

There's no scientific studies to back us up, but the mood-boosting power of a comforting, easy binge watch shouldn't be underestimated. Sunday nights aren't the time for catching up on the worthy but harrowing likes of Orange Is The New Black and The Handmaid's Tale: they're ripe for distracting yourself with a nostalgic favourite or clever comedy. Here are some of our favourites...