The show that takes the longest to complete is Lucifer, with a total viewing time of 2 days, 14 hours and 56 minutes
13 Reasons Why places second, taking 2 days, 13 hours and 34 minutes to binge-watch the entire show
Ozark (1 day, 6 hours and 18 minutes), Money Heist (1 day, 5 hours and 53 minutes) and Tiger King (5 hours and 54 minutes) all made the list
It would take 23 days, 2 hours and 49 minutes to watch all of the most watched Netflix original shows
Space Force is the popular show that takes the least amount of time to watch, with a total viewing time of just 5 hours and 24 minutes
With lockdown measures still in place around the globe, we are all guilty of binge-watching our favourite Netflix series’ from start to finish, no matter how many hours it may take.
Interested in discovering just long it would take to binge-watch our favourite shows from start to finish, experts at BroadbandDeals.com analysed the most watched Netflix originals from 2020. BroadbandDeals also highlighted what you could be doing instead, and the results are mind-blowing.
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The Top 10 Longest Shows To Binge-Watch
BroadbandDeals.com can reveal that supernatural crime series Lucifer is the show that takes the longest to watch, with a whopping viewing time of 2 days, 14 hours and 56 minutes. In the 62 hours spent watching all five series’, viewers could have completed 62 virtual escape rooms instead.
Close behind in second is the teen drama 13 Reasons Why. It would take a staggering 2 days, 13 hours, and 34 minutes to watch all 49 episodes across four seasons. In this time frame, you could take a peer mentoring course to help support young people and even achieve a qualification. Interestingly OnBuy.com found the soundtrack for the series was the second most streamed on Netflix, with each song played an average of 59,825,286 times.
Placing third is comedy drama The Ranch, with all 8 series taking 41 hours (1 day and 17 hours) to complete. Instead, you could get up close and personal with some real horses and take 45 beginner riding lessons and become an amateur horse rider.
Grace and Frankie lands in fourth position. All 78 episodes would cost you an entire day, 14 hours and 10 minutes. In this time, you could have taken an online art course and learnt the basic skills of drawing or painting.
Closing the fifth spot is the comedy series Fuller House, with a total viewing time of 1 day, 10 hours, and 54 minutes. Viewers could best spend their time completing an online interior design course instead! Both Ozark (1 day, 6 hours and 18 minutes) and Money Heist (1 day, 5 hours and 53 minutes) also make the top 10.
Other Ranking Shows
|Ranking||Netflix Show||Total viewing time|
|11||The Umbrella Academy||16 hours and 58 minutes|
|12||Cobra Kai||15 hours and 39 minutes|
|13||Altered Carbon||15 hours and 32 minutes|
|14||You||15 hours and 28 minutes|
|15||Sex Education||13 hours and 33 minutes|
|16||Love Is Blind||10 hours and 18 minutes|
|17||Dead to Me||10 hours and 15 minutes|
|18||Unsolved Mysteries||8 hours and 59 minutes|
|19||Outer Banks||8 hours and 17 minutes|
|20||The Haunting of Bly Manor||8 hours and 14 minutes|
|21||The Witcher||7 hours and 54 minutes|
|22||Locke & Key||7 hours and 49 minutes|
|23||Ratched||7 hours and 13 minutes|
|24||The Queen’s Gambit||6 hours and 33 minutes|
|25||Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness||5 hours and 54 minutes|
|26||Space Force||5 hours and 24 minutes|
Ratched lands just outside of the bottom three shows with the least viewing time, with a total viewing time of 7 hours and 13 minutes. In the time it takes to watch the series, you could be 3 hours and 19 minutes away from finishing the audible book One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.
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Hit show The Queen’s Gambit makes the bottom three, taking 6 hours and 33 minutes to watch all seven episodes – for context, you could have played 13 games of chess. OnBuy.com discovered the soundtrack was streamed on average 11,362,222 times per song.
Not far behind is Netflix’s most popular original of 2020, Joe Exotic’s true documentary series Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness. Fancy binging it? It would take 5 hours and 54 mins. During this time, you could have visited every animal at North Carolina Zoo; the world’s largest natural habitat zoo.
Closing the list is Space Force. Despite more episodes than Tiger King, it would take just 5 hours and 24 minutes to complete.
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