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Better Call Saul

Perhaps the best thing about Vince Gilligan’s Breaking Bad universe is how everything in it fits together so well. This prequel fills in so many blanks, it almost feels like this show was planned before Bad even started filming. Just a masterpiece. New episodes on AMC, Mondays, 9 p.m.; previous season streaming on Netflix. –Ken Miller

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Brooklyn Nine-Nine showrunners Dan Goor and Michael Schur (Parks and Recreation, The Office) have a gift for creating surrogate families. Even when the denizens of Brooklyn’s 99th precinct aren’t making us laugh—which they do, pretty much constantly—there’s something about this sweetheart crew that feels like home. New episodes on NBC, Thursday, 8:30 p.m.; previous seasons streaming on Hulu. –Geoff Carter

Fargo

It shouldn’t have been good. An adaptation of a Coen Brothers’ modern classic, one that the Coens themselves hadn’t approved? Yet showrunner Noah Hawley has made not one but three brilliant seasons of gorgeously photographed, solidly acted, bizarro-world crime anthology—with a fourth coming sometime this year. Good? It’s outstanding. Streaming on Hulu. –GC

The Imagineering Story

All of Disney’s theme parks are currently closed, but you can still appreciate the ingenuity and craft that shaped them. The Imagineering Story, a fascinating six-part documentary series from director Leslie Iwerks, relates the entire warts-and-all history of Disney’s Imagineering division, from the birth of Disneyland to Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance. Streaming on Disney+. –G

Hunters

Hunters

OK, this actioner needs to hire some fact-checkers (it takes place in 1977, but one joke involves Kramer vs. Kramer … which came out in 1979), but its central plot—Nazi hunters ridding the world of evil—is intriguing enough to keep us coming back anyway. Streaming on Amazon Prime. –KM

Letterkenny

Letterkenny

In a perfect world, I could hang out with the super-literate Canadian hicks of Letterkenny—slamming back six-packs of Puppers beer, making up euphemisms for self-gratification (“Mix a batch,” “Distribute some free literature”), getting into “donnybrooks” with local degenerates (“Dee-gens”) or simply enjoying their rapid-fire, hilarious banter. Letterkenny makes me happy to be alive. All seasons streaming on Hulu. –GC

Schitt’s Creek

I’m a huge SCTV fan, so I’m there for anything starring Eugene Levy and Catherine O’Hara. And this surreal comedy about a wealthy family living in squalor in the title burg utilizes their talents perfectly, plus those of Annie Murphy and Levy’s son Dan. Streaming on Netflix. –KM

St. Elsewhere

Sure, it’s not a current show, but we’re in a new normal—rules change by the minute. And while ER and Grey’s Anatomy get more credit, this was the one that truly changed the medical drama, while making stars of Denzel Washington, Mark Harmon, Howie Mandel and more. Streaming on Hulu. –KM

Survivor

Survivor

Whether you’re streaming previous seasons or enjoying this season’s riveting “Winners at War” battle of the million-dollar winners, the hours will fly by. My only complaint about the best reality competition of all time is this: Why not make each episode 90 minutes or even two hours? New episodes on CBS, Wednesday, 8 p.m.; previous seasons streaming on Hulu. –KM

Westworld

The first season of HBO’s adaptation of Michael Crichton’s 1973 cheeseball Westworld is close to perfect—a relentless, bloody, mind-bending ride through technophobia and one-percenter privilege. Season 2 got mired in the show’s puzzle-box mechanics, but the new season has started strong. New episodes on HBO Sunday, 9 p.m.; previous seasons streaming on HBO Now & HBO Go. –GC

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