If 13 episodes in a row with Piper and Crazy Eyes sounds like your dream day, social scientists want to talk with you about your habits. Paul Schiraldi/NetFlix/AP hide caption itoggle caption Paul Schiraldi/NetFlix/AP Shots - Health News Does Binge-Watching Make Us Depressed? Good Question February 4, 2015 Recent headlines make it sound as if watching just a few episodes at night can make us depressed and lonely. OK, more than a few. But the science on binge-watching is just getting started.