12 MORE shows to find yourself in another world from quarantine

Looking for adventure, comedy, animation or documentaries? We’ve got you covered

Rainn Wilson as Dwight Schrute

Rainn Wilson played Dwight Schrute in the comedy series “The Office.” NBC Universal photo

Isaac Limon, Multimedia Editor

Maybe you weren’t in the mood for drama, crime, international shows or something scary shared in my last post?

I understand. Finding the right show to watch can be problematic. These four categories will help you make a decision and take you into a world outside your own.

Adventure: “Once Upon a Time”

Are you a fan of fairy tales or stories that will transport you to a new world?

Once Upon a Time” is the story of Emma Swan, a woman who travels through some of the most famous fairytales, but with a modern twist. 

Join Swan as she takes on the Evil Queen.

This adventurous story can be found on Netflix, YouTube, iTunes, Google Play Movies & TV, Vudu, and Amazon Prime Video.

Here are some honorable mentions for the adventure category:

Comedy: “The Office” 

Feeling low while staying at home? This series is just what you need to make you laugh.

The Office” is a fake documentary-style show, which takes place at a paper company in Scranton, Pennsylvania with a unique cast of characters.

It shows a stereotypical scene of how an office runs from each member’s point of view. The show is an adaptation of a British show by the same name.

This satirical documentary series can be found on Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Prime Video, Sling TV, FuboTV,  and Philo.


If you still want to see more comedy, here are some other shows.

Animation: “Avatar: The Last Airbender”

Avatar: The Last Airbender” is a story of a war fought between four nations by those with control over the elements. The Avatar is the only master of all four elements and is the only one who can stop the war.

This adventurous animation can be found on YouTube, iTunes, Google Play Movies & TV, Vudu, Amazon Prime Video, and Netflix.

Wanting to watch more animated TV shows? Here are more suggestions:

Documentary: “The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez”

“The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez” is about a boy’s murder and the trial of his guardian that leads to questions about the care being given by social workers.

This documentary series is on Netflix.

Other documentary series to check out are:

  • “Tiger King: Murder, mayhem, and Madness,” Netflix.
  • “Dirty Money,” Netflix.
  • “Formula 1: Drive to Survive,” Netflix.
  • “Making a Murderer,” Netflix.
  • “Rhythm + Flow,” Netflix.

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