American culture has consistently proven to have a work ethic that blows away most other societies. We are an industrious people, so we become slightly disoriented when our vocations are taken away. Perhaps this is a good time to sit back, rest up, and enjoy ourselves a little. Here are a few binge-watch reviews that might help you decide where to begin this forced life of leisure.
With six complete seasons and 81 episodes, White Collar provides binge-watching aplenty. The series is a refreshing police drama with comedic elements that will keep you glued to your easy chair. It originally aired from 2009 – 2014, so the content doesn't seem terribly out-of-date. The plot is fun, the cast talented, and the scriptwriting brilliant.
The program's premise is that a loveable art forger turned thief gets snagged by a gritty FBI "suit" who always gets his man. Con artist Neil Caffrey played by Matt Bomer, is easy on the eyes – almost a ringer for Pierce Brosnan – and comes off as the lovable thief. His foil is strait-laced FBI agent Peter Burke (played by Tim DeKay), who cannot dislike the con man no matter how hard he tries.
The character development is terrific, and the show sports an unusually talented supporting cast. Mozzie (played by Willie Garson) is Caffrey's longtime mentor in all things criminal. The quirky and comedic sidekick is a nice respite from the drama. Elizabeth Burke (played by Tiffani Thiessen) is the warm and charming wife of the FBI agent wh...