Breaks are the perfect time to binge-watch shows as you binge-eat leftovers, but unlike the teenage years you spent locked in your room ignoring your family, Netflixing can be a social activity. Check out our list of recommended shows and movies for the family members you’re likely to run into over the holidays:
Teenage Brother: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
It’s a classic movie that your siblings born in the later 90s might not have gotten a chance to see. NYU Local is not responsible for any acts of truancy or vandalism that this viewing inspires.
Teenage Sister: Buffy the Vampire Slayer or Supernatural
This is a kind of Rorsachach test of teenage sibling coolness: is one a Buffy fan or a Supernatural fan? Either way, these shows make for prime marathoning material: on the shorter side (~40 min), skippable if the plot doesn’t interest you, and with an excellent ratio of eye candy (hello, David Boreanaz) to fight scenes. Read more…