Seven Shows We Watched to Get Us Through the End of the Year (and the Start of a New One)

Clockwise from top left: ‘The Flight Attendant’ — Warner Media/HBO Max; ‘Bridgerton’ — Netflix/Shondaland; ‘The Bee Gees-How Can You Mend a Broken Heart?’ — Warner Media/HBO Max; ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Botton’ — Netflix; ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ — Netflix/Flitcraft Wonderful Films

What will the history books say we watched at the end of 2020 and the beginning of 2021? That period when some among us gave no heed to travel warnings and indulged in international vacations and reunions, while the majority stayed home and with various levels of cheer, fear and resentment, hunkered down. We drank from glasses of despair…