Here’s why deep down we like rewatching the same old movies and shows — especially during the pandemic

THE WASHINGTON POST  | Feb. 18, 2021

Many have escalated their rewatching of favorite movies and TV shows during the pandemic, finding them to be creature comforts while stranded in their homes indefinitely, especially with the ever-growing number of streaming services making this content just a click away. All this rewatching raises the question: What makes something rewatchable in the first place, beyond the simple fact that you liked it?