Netflix created new secret genres based on Stephen Colbert’s suggestions, and they’re amazing

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Earlier this month, word began to spread that Netflix engineers had added secret category codes to the streaming service in order to create even more distinct categories than users would typically see on the front page.

Blogs and news organizations picked up the story within hours, but it all came to a head when Stephen Colbert dedicated an entire segment to the discovery. Now, a week later, Netflix has decided to return the favor.

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According to a PR representative, Netflix took Colbert’s (ridiculous) suggestions to heart and added seven new categories to its ever-expanding list of secret codes.

Here are all the links, so that you can access them yourself:

Watched By Stephen Colbert

Tank Top Movies

Movies to Remind You That Breaking Up With Danny Isn’t The Worst Thing That Could Happen To You, Brenda

Movies Without Any Dragons In Them

Movies That Let You Pretend You Read The Book

Movies Starring Stephens

Don’t Get Strange

Even if you don’t decide to watch any of the movies on these Colbert-centric lists, they’re all worth checking out. The “Watched by Stephen Colbert” list even includes a fun Easter egg in the form of his buddy Jon Stewart’s first feature film, Rosewater.

And here’s the segment from The Late Show, in case you missed it:

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