6 Shows to Stream After Binge-Watching Netflix’s ‘Virgin River’ Season 2

by Jeremy Spirogis
Mel and Jack

[This article comprises spoilers for Virgin River Season 2.] 

What a solution to finish a season. Virgin River Season 2 dropped on Netflix on Nov. 27 and rapidly made its solution to the highest spot on the streaming service’s most-watched listing. But followers who binged all 10 episodes over the lengthy Thanksgiving weekend have been left reeling after the credit rolled.

While there was no scarcity of drama within the second installment of the present based mostly on creator Robyn Carr’s Virgin River novels, probably the most intense second undoubtedly got here within the ultimate episodes of the final episode. That’s when Mel (Alexandra Breckenridge) found Jack (Martin Henderson) bleeding out on the ground of his bar after being shot by an unknown assailant. 

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Alexandra Breckenridge as Melinda Monroe and Martin Henderson as Jack Sheridan in Virgin River | NETFLIX (c) 2020

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So who shot Jack? And will he survive? Viewers might have to attend some time for solutions to these questions. Netflix has but to resume the present for a 3rd season. (Though given how widespread Virgin River is, one other season appears doubtless.) In the meantime, individuals craving extra romantic drama can flip to considered one of these different sequence which are additionally streaming on Netflix. 

Hart of Dixie

A giant-city medical skilled strikes to a small city after a private disaster. Sound acquainted? Hart of Dixie undoubtedly has some similarities to Virgin River. Rachel Bilson performs a health care provider whose goals of turning into a coronary heart surgeon go down in flames. She flees New York City for Bluebell, Ala., after unexpectedly inheriting a part of a medical observe. Culture clashes and romance observe. 


This long-running Canadian drama sequence (13 seasons and counting, although solely the primary 11 are on Netflix) will hold you busy for some time. It follows a girl named Lou (Michelle Morgan) who strikes from New York to Alberta, Canada, to take care of her sister and run the household’s ranch after the sudden demise of their mom.

Sweet Magnolias 

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Brooke Elliott as Dana Sue in Sweet Magnolias | ELIZA MORSE/NETFLIX © 2020

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Sweet Magnolias is one other Netflix present based mostly on a sequence of best-selling books set in a small city, on this case, the Sweet Magnolias novels by Sherryl Woods. It focuses on a lately separated lady named Maddie (JoAnna Garcia Swisher) who navigates parenting her three children, operating a brand new business, and a possible new romance, all with assist from her two finest buddies. One season is at the moment streaming however a second season is within the works.  

Northern Rescue 

William Baldwin stars in Northern Rescue, a Canadian drama a few search and rescue commander who strikes his three kids from Boston to his hometown of Turtle Island Bay after his spouse dies. The household should come to phrases with their loss whereas additionally adjusting to life in rural small-town Ontario. 

Last Tango in Halifax 

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Caroline (Sarah Lancashire), Celia (Anne Reid), Alan (Derek Jacobi) and Gillian (Nicola Walker in Last Tango in Halifax | Courtesy of Matt Squire

If Hope (Annette O’Toole) and Doc (Tim Matheson) are your favourite Virgin River couple, then the British sequence Last Tango in Halifax could also be proper up your alley. Celia (Anne Reid) and Alan (Derek Jacobi) have been concerned about one another as youngsters, however went on to marry different individuals. Now each widowed and of their 70s, the 2 reconnect on Facebook and rekindle their relationship. 

When the Camellias Bloom

When the Camellias Bloom is a South Korean drama a few single mom, Dongbaek (Gong Hyo-jin) who opens a bar in a small city known as Ongsan. She’s one thing of an outsider in her new group, however that doesn’t cease a clumsy native police officer, Hwang Yong-Sik (Kang Ha-neul) from falling for her. But issues are sophisticated each by the reappearance of Dongbaek’s ex-boyfriend and the truth that a serial killer is at massive in Ongsan — and Dongbaek could also be his subsequent sufferer.

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