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Are you calm under pressure? Do you revel in the intensity of the Emergency Room? Are you Dr Binge? Of course you are. And we’ve prepped your tools, good doctor.

Here are a few essential medical dramas that we prescribe. Binge one daily. Don’t exceed three. Watch now »

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1. Grey’s Anatomy S1-12

This medical drama has become a cultural phenomenon. It portrays the blood, sweat and tears of five surgical interns as they turn into competent doctors with the help of their mentors. Watch now »

2. House S1-8 (Full Boxset)

Get your House fix with all eight seasons of this smash-hit show starring Hugh Laurie as the Dr Gregory House. House may be rude, cranky, insulting, and a bully, but he’s also a medical genius. Watch now »

3. Call the Midwife S1-6

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A nurse joins a group of midwives in 1950s London, experiencing the harsh realities and strange joys of life. Watch now »

4. Binnelanders S1-8

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The Binneland Clinic in Pretoria is the backdrop for this local soapie that tells the stories of the medical professionals who save their patients’ lives and do whatever they can to heal their hurts. Watch now »

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