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15 Family-Friendly Binge-Watch Plans For Thanksgiving Weekend

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    It's that time of year again, when families gather together to eat a big meal and then try to figure out what they should do together for the remainder of a long weekend. It's harder than it sounds.

    After the dishes are washed and you've decided against breaking out the Monopoly board, most people turn to the warming glow of the television to space out and enjoy a food coma. But what can you watch that will make everyone happy, from Grandma to your 12-year-old sibling? We've got some suggestions.

    Our list of family-friendly binge watches are rated PG to ensure there are no awkward moments with your parents and are fun for all ages. Ahead, see what we've rouned up.


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    Who Do You Think You Are?

    Celebrities from Kelly Clarkson to Zooey Deschanel to Rachel McAdams have appeared on this genealogy-themed show to research their family histories. The compelling stories will take you back in time, literally.

    Available on: Hulu, Amazon Prime

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    The Good Wife

    Check with your mom first and see if she's already watched this one, but if not you'll both really dig it. Alicia Florrick (Julianna Margulies) grows from a good wife to a powerful woman in this show that breaks the procedural mold.

    Available on: Hulu, Amazon Prime

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    Fixer Upper

    There's something cathartic about DIY shows and this one, featuring Joanna and Chip Gaines of Waco, TX takes you inside the "worst house on the best block" in lots of small Texas towns. Joanna's decorating style will give you total home envy.

    Available on: Netflix, Amazon Prime

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    Miranda

    This easy to miss British sitcom is about a woman named Miranda (Miranda Hart) who owns a joke shop. She’s a clumsy, fish-out-of-water character who also just so happens to have a heart of gold.

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    Jane the Virgin

    Great melodrama, great family comedy, great multi-generational look at life — all around great for a family to watch. Plus all the cliff-hangers will keep you binging on!

    Available on: Hulu, Netflix, Amazon Prime