While you've been watching back-to-back hours of your favorite series, Netflix has been watching you. The TV- and movie-streaming website has examined an absurd amount of data about our binge-watching habits and found that there are certain shows viewers watch less of per day. Read: You can actually make it outside this weekend. 

The Netflix binge scale shows that while people tend to watch more than two hours of horror shows and thrillers, they savor political dramas and irreverent comedies. So take back your life and stick to shows with more complex plotlines, such as Narcos and House of Cards.

Photo: Netflix

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