The best TV shows and movies to get you through social distancing

Published Apr 18, 2020 01:00 p.m. ET
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In these times of social distancing, it can sometimes be challenging to find things to do to occupy the time that seems to drag on forever. Well, for everyone that loves some good binge-watching, now is the time to get all caught up on the TV shows and movies that you didn’t have time for before. Netflix has thousands of great TV shows and films to choose from, and since we are social distancing too, we thought a list of great TV shows and movies to watch while you enjoy a puff, and maybe a few laughs. So, sit back, relax, pack a bowl, and enjoy!

1. Reincarnated

This documentary is headquartered in Jamaica, where Snoop Dogg explores reggae and the Rastafarian culture. Follow Snoop Dogg's spirituality, transformation, and discovery of the beauty of reggae music and some highlights from his new album Reincarnated. He then is transformed into a Snoop lion. This one has some great music and is an excellent documentary.

2. Dude

This is a superb dramedy. You are going to get some good laughs out this show that follows four good friends who set on a journey and smoke a tone of weed, during their last two weeks of high school. Know that you are going to have a whole lot of fun with this movie.

3. Breakfast Lunch & Dinner

Chef David goes on the road food culture, and yes, a little puff puff pass as well. Great food and celebrity guests. You may have the urge to cook a great meal after this show. Prepare munchies beforehand & melt into your favourite spot and enjoy.

4. Grass is Greener

If you have not seen this documentary yet, it's a definite must-see. With this educational flick, you will learn a lot about the history of cannabis in the US, and see some good interviews with people that have been affected by racial profiling concerning marijuana. It’s a great documentary that offers lots of valuable information.

5. That 70’s Show

This show is a fantastic way to spend social distancing with a tone of laughs. This fun group of teenagers will never let you down, and they’ll always leave you with a smile. It’s an excellent comedy with a few seasons available to keep you busy and to laughing with some great characters.

6. Pineapple Express


Pineapple Express is an absolutely hilarious film with great characters. With this one, you’ll enjoy lots of laughs, which is why this mover is great to watch while you have a puff. It’s a fun little adventure right from the comfort of your home, and a must-see for sure.

7. Scary Movie

Ahh, this scary film a favourite for many, as it offers great laughs, some horror, and a bunch of hilarious actors that will have you laughing throughout the whole movie.

8. Monty Python's Holy Grail

The Holy Grail is another great comedy. This film will give you a great laugh and a bit of history. You can not go wrong with any of the Monty Python movies, which are always great when you’re stoned, and there are a few of them streaming on Netflix.

9. Cooked with Cannabis

On this amazing TV show, top cannabis chefs compete in a cannabis cooking competition for a prize of $10,000. It’s fun-filled and including some awesome recipes, while staying very entertaining. With so many leafy THC cuisines, this one has earned a definite thumbs up.

10. Cannabis

This is a series that covers the cannabis trade. You will join this crew on many different adventures that include enough crime and drama to keep you on the edge of your seat as they climb through various obstacles.

The above options are all found on Netflix, but for those who don’t have it, we’ve included another list of movies that you can find on the internet. No descriptions, just some excellent titles.

  1. Biodome - 1996
  2. Dude where's my car - 2000
  3. Easy Rider -1969
  4. Refers Madness - 2005
  5. Whip It - 2009
  6. This is the End - 2013
  7. Zoolander - 2001
  8. This is Spinal Tap - 1984
  9. Mall Rats -1995
  10. Legally Blonde - 2001
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