Now look, right now may not be the best time to sit down to a show about a group of scientists from the Centre for Disease Prevention and Control attempting to stop a seemingly unbeatable problem.
But a few minutes into Helix's twisty, frosty mystery and you'll forget any real-world relevance this Arctic-set sci fi horror drama ever had.
Said team are a charismatic and mismatched bunch, and you'll soon be rooting for them to beat the terror they've encountered in the ice...
Which makes the isolation, paranoia, and bone deep fear of the next two seasons almost unwatchable-y tense and terrifying.
See? Nothing to worry about.
Cathal Gunning hasn't written a bio just yet, but if they had... it would appear here.