We all need a distraction from everything because we don't have spare time. You can binge watch a great TV show in a single day.

If you want to take your mind off current events, or if you want to catch up on some of TV's most popular shows, we have some suggestions for you. We've put together a list of some of the best shows you can watch in a single day.

13 shows can be binged in a day.

1. Astronomy Club

A group of eight people gather together, arms up in surprise.

An astronomically good time. Credit: Lara Solanki/Netflix

The episodes are about 20 minutes each.

If you're looking for something light-hearted and low-commitment, this is the show for you. Astronomy Club gets funnier with a tight-knit cast of eight black comics who hone their craft at UCB.

Astronomy Club is now available on the streaming service.

2. Over the Garden Wall

There are 10 episodes that take about 10 minutes each.

The Unknown is a forest that has many strange characters. Among the denizens of the Unknown are brothers Greg and Wirt, whose journey home sees them cross paths with a talking bird, a grieving woodsman, and a dangerous beast. If you're looking for a spooky show to watch in the fall, Over the Garden Wall is a great choice.

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3. Los Espookys

Three humans dressed as green aliens gathered around a woman in a doctor's chair with several wires attached to her chest.

Things are getting espooky. Credit: Jennifer Clasen/HBO

3 hours is about 30 minutes per episode.

Halloween may have come and gone, but there's no wrong time to enjoy this silly and weird comedy about four friends staging fake exorcisms and hauntings for pay, when they aren't dealing with real mirror dimensions and water demons.

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4. Schmigadoon!

3 hours is about 30 minutes per episode.

Schmigadoon! is a show for musical lovers. Oklahoma!, The Music Man, and The Sound of Music are examples. A couple with a rough patch in their relationship stumbles upon a village where life is a musical. There is a nonstop parade of joyful musical numbers delivered by a cast of Broadway mainstays. Kids should eat their hearts out in theaters. It's a treat.

Schmigadoon! is now available on Apple TV.

5. Heartstopper

Two boys in striped rugby shirts; one is reaching out towards the other's face.

Did your heart stop? Credit: Netflix

The episodes are about 30 minutes in length.

Are you looking for a really cute binge? The series based on Alice Oseman's graphic novel is called Heartstopper. Two teenagers are figuring out their feelings for each other as they follow along with the romance between Charlie andNick. You won't have a problem going through all the episodes at once because the show has so many sweet characters. The second and third seasons of Hearstopper have already been renewed.

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6. Literally any of the Disney+ Marvel shows

There are 10 episodes per show.

The Disney+ TV shows set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe are great for re-immersing the audience into its world of heroes and villains. WandaVision is a parody of old sitcoms, T he Falcon and the Winter Soldier is a thrilling spy series, and What If... is a time-traveling drama. If you don't like it, just pick another and you won't waste a lot of time.

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7. Only Murders in the Building

A young woman and two older men in warm coats stand in a courtyard; one man has a dog in a stroller.

The trio of your TV dreams. Credit: Craig Blankenhorn/Hulu

The episodes are about 30 minutes each.

Only Murders in the Building is a must-watch and has an excellent cast. A death in a New York condo building leads three people who are also true crime fans to make their own show. There are lots of exciting twists and turns. The show's central trio of Steve Martin, Martin Short, and Selena Gomez burst with comedy chemistry, elevating it to new heights.

Only Murders in the Building is now streaming on the internet.

8. Our Flag Means Death

The episodes are about 30 minutes each.

Our Flag Means Death is a bait-and-switch masterpiece that entices the audience in with the hilarious writing set against the Golden Age of Piracy and the revelation that OFMD is a gay romantic comedy. One of TV's most satisfying slow burn relationships can be found in our flag means death.

The film Our Flag Means Death is now available on the internet.

9. The Afterparty

A group of well-dressed adults in a dance circle in a high school gym.

How great is this party? Credit: Apple TV+

5 hours is about 40 minutes per episode.

Many people have tried to make a modern twist on a classic case. The genre of T he After Party was absolutely correct. One of the most satisfying mystery finales in a long time can be found in its all star cast delivering nuanced and hilarious performances that slowly build up the mystery of who murdered a pop star after their high school reunion. What about all that in just eight episodes? Don't waste your time hopping on this bandwagon, just do it.

The After Party is now available on Apple TV+.

10. Arcane

Close up on a young woman with blue hair and an angry expression.

Jinx is here, and she's MAD. Credit: Netflix

The episodes are about 40 minutes in length.

If you're a big fan of League of Legends or don't know who Jinx, Vi, and Jayce are, you're in for a real treat. An excellent story about magic, betrayal, and family ties can be found in the animation of the show. You will not want to leave the cities of Piltover and Zaun until you have finished all nine episodes.

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11. Stath Lets Flats

The episodes are about 23 minutes each.

Stath Lets Flats hasn't caught on in the US yet, but that's all the more reason to check it out. Jamie Demetriou, the Bus Rodent from Fleabag, plays a terrible lettings agent in London, surrounded by a group of coworkers.

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12. Squid Game

A group of people in green tracksuits in a room with blue clouds painted on the walls.

Is it too late to quit the Squid Game? Credit: Noh Juhan/Netflix

The episodes are about 60 minutes in length.

Thanks to a nail-biting premise and life-or-death stakes, it's almost impossible not to watch the Squid Game.

A group of people in financial trouble are willing to play children's games in exchange for money. What's the catch? They are dead if they lose. The premise of Squid Game leans heavily into the brutality of it's design. The show fleshes out the relationships between its leads and interrogating the messed up circumstances that led to each player ending up in this position.

Squid Game is now streaming on the internet.

13. Kidding

The episodes are about 30 minutes each.

The creator of Kidding described it as a magic trick. No other show on television can bring its audience to a world of f-bomb dropping puppets, begin an episode with a past life of the Dalai Lama, and get Ariana Grande to appear in a musical episode about divorce. Jim Carrey delivers a lifetime top-three performance as Jeff, a Mr. Rogers–type TV star whose long-suppressed trauma and parental grief chip away at the happy facade his show requires...

The first and second seasons of Kidding are now streaming on the Showtime website.