Netflix enhances your life, while Netflix ruins your life. Usually the damage is just in lost time, or maybe even a job or two, thanks to your binges. But besides just being addictive, the following five shows will do irreparable damage to your life for a whole bunch of other reasons. So if you haven't watched yet, pop some popcorn and get ready for these shows to destroy you and everything you love, while simultaneously transforming you into a better version of yourself.
1. Orange is the New Black
OITNB follows the lives and origin stories of women living in a minimum security woman's prison. It's also based on true stories. If you hadn't already thought about the criminal (in)justice system in America, now you can't not think about it. What the show highlights pretty clearly is that most people end up in prison not because they're evil people, but because the system turned against them, or they were at the wrong place in the wrong time, or they made a mistake with severe consequences. It also shows how some people (ahem, Martha) benefit from privilege even behind bars.
Maybe you were just in it for the hot girl-on-girls action. But now that you've watched this show, you can't stop thinking about how the system is broken. And that's a bummer. But not as much of a bummer as being in prison.