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Here’s How Much of Your Life You’ll Spend Binge-Watching These Popular Shows

Planning a '24' marathon? That will take 6 days and 2 hours, according to this Nielsen infographic

Do you have that one friend who’s always telling you that you just have to watch The Wire? Feeling out of the cultural loop because you still haven’t seen Breaking Bad? Well, the folks over at Nielsen TOPTEN crunched the numbers to determine just how much time it will take to marathon those and other popular TV shows.

So, allow this handy little guide to help you determine which shows to add to your Netflix lineup. If you don’t have a lot of time on your hands right now, you might want to push 24 and The West Wing down to the bottom of your queue.

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