Looking for the best shows on Netflix? If yes, then my friend, your search ends here. In this article, you will get to know about the best original series and tv shows that are on Netflix…
It’s almost impossible to count the numbers of shows on Netflix. There are hundreds, if not, thousands of shows and series. Sorting out the best ones can be a lot of trouble. That’s why we’ve made this list. We understand that selecting a good Netflix series isn’t as easy as it sounds.
We have covered everything from the Original Netflix series like Stranger Things and DARK to all-time favorite TV shows like Sherlock, Friends, and Breaking Bad. As they say, Netflix has everything for everyone and here we will list the best ones. You will only know about the best shows on Netflix here, we don’t want you to watch average shows.
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Without further ado, here are some of the best Netflix tv shows and originals that you can binge-watch. Let’s begin…
Best Shows On NetFlix You Shouldn’t Miss
One of the best shows you will find anywhere on any platform. It is the first Netflix Original German-language series (also available in English). If you love thrilling TV Shows you will absolutely love it and even if you don’t it’s a must-watch for everyone. This mind-bending series starts after the disappearance of two young boys and unravels the mysteries of time. You will get obsessed by the complex story. As of Feb 2020, there are 2 seasons of Dark. Just go for it now, you will not regret it. It’s one of the best shows on Netflix right now.
When you talk about best shows anywhere you just can’t ignore Breaking Bad. Originally aired on AMC, it’s now available on Netflix and if you haven’t watched it yet, you should. Breaking Bad revolves around Walter White, a Chemistry school teacher diagnosed with cancer. With rising Medical Bills he must have to secure his family’s future before his death which leads him to Break Bad and take the unlawful path by cooking meth along with his ex-student Jesse Pinkman. It’s a must-watch classic.
Based on The Witcher books and games, The Witcher(Aired in late 2019) is already a very famous tv series around the world. It is also one of the best fantasy series available on Netflix. The Witcher around 3 main characters Geralt, Ciri and Yennifer. After the fall of Cirilla, Ciri starts her journey in the search of Geralt Of Rivia. Destiny connects both Geralt and Yennifer. If you love fantasy shows, this one is for you. Monsters, Witches, Elves, and Dragons. The 8 episode season will make you eager for season 2.
Another thriller in the list, Hannibal is another magnificent show involving Will Graham, an FBI profiler who has an uncanny ability to sympathize with Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a forensic psychologist who is also a Cannibal. Hannibal is one of those underrated shows which deserve more attention. Nevertheless, it is still one of the best shows and very thrilling to watch. If you haven’t, you should watch it.
If you have heard about Netflix, you must have heard about Stranger Things. This fantasy Sci-Fi tv show released in 2016 is one of the most popular Netflix shows available. In 1980s Indiana, A group of young boys meets a new friend with some supernatural abilities just after the disappearance of their friend Will Byers. Search for will leads to some extraordinary mysteries about a secret government experiment and a bigger threat. Chief Hooper and the young children will now have a task to find Will Byers with the help of their new friend, Eleven.
Narcos is a crime drama series based on the life of Columbian Drug lord Pablo Escobar, who became a billionaire through the production and distribution of Cocaine. The series also focuses on actions taken by US law enforcement to bring down drug trade in the US. DEA agent Steve Murphy narrates about his war against Drug Cartels and Escobar, a mission which proves to be quite difficult. The series is available in Spanish along with English subtitles.
It has been awarded tv show of the decade in LADbible public poll. The epic BBC show is one of the best tv series in the UK and around the world. It narrates the story of the Shelby family gang and their exploits in 1919. Peaky Blinders is at another level having the best cast, story, and dialogues. It’s writing captures emotions excellently and makes you forget that Blinders are a vicious gang of murderers. It’s spanned of 5 Seasons of 6 episodes each and is very much recommended.
House of Cards
Adaptation of a BBC miniseries of the same name House of Cards is a thriller web series and is based on a novel by Michael Dobbs. It is the story of a Congressman Frank Underwood and his wife Claire who helps him to attain power and together they start a quest to seek revenge on those people who betrayed him while rising to power. House of Cards a perfect blend of handling socio-economic issues, LGBT relationships, religious issues, and many other things. It is truly worth giving a try.
Released in 2017, Ozark is a crime drama series about a financial planner, Marty Birde who along with his family is on the move after a money-laundering scheme doesn’t fair well and now he owes a substantial amount to a Mexican Drug Lord in order to keep his family safe. It runs at an excellent pace keeping its viewers hooked at its excellent narrative. It stars Jason Bateman as Marty Byrde and spanned out of 2 seasons of 10 episodes each
Originally released in 2017 it is a Spanish crime drama series about a criminal mastermind known as “The Professor” who plans to pull off the biggest heist in history. To carry out his plan, he makes a team of eight people with various abilities who have nothing to lose. The goal is to take over the Royal Mint of Spain, print €2.4 billion and then escape. They take certain hostages to force authorities to negotiate, who strategize to come up with a way to capture the Professor. With some unexpected twists and a few love stories, it is a must-watch show.
The Last Kingdom
A historical drama series first released in 2015 revolves around Uhtred, a young successor of Saxon Earldom who was captured by Danes after the death of his Father. He lives among Danes as a family but after the murder of his adopted father, Ragnar he starts a journey to avenge him. Accused of patricide, he swore loyalty to the king of The last kingdom which puts him against his brother. He must decide, Is he Uhtred of Bebbanburgh or Uhtred Ragnarson?
It is the tale of Birth of England and is one of the best shows available on Netflix. If you love Drama, you should give it a try
Black Mirror is a British Sci-Fi anthology series, some also say it as the modern-day twilight zone. The show examines society and tackles various subjects like politics, technology fame, and grief. It also highlights humanity’s relationship with technology. The series premiered originally on channel 4 in the UK but later purchased by Netflix. If you’re tired of the boring subpar series then this is one which will spark enjoyment in you.
Orphan Black is a Science Fiction thriller series released in 2013. It starts with Sarah Manning witnessing the suicide of a woman who looks exactly the same. As she and discovers that she is part of a cloning experiment and there are many ‘sister’ clones spread throughout North America and someone wants to kill all of them. This series literally has everything. Mystery, suspense, thrill, intricate plot and a lot of twists and turns. It’s certainly worth watching.
Vikings is a historical drama series originally released in 2013 on the History Channel. It is inspired by the stories about Viking Ragnar Lothbrok, a farmer and a warrior who rises to fame after successful raids into England and eventually crowned as a Scandinavian King with the support of his family and warriors. The show is a remarkably accurate accounting of the history of the Norse invasions and of early England. Even if you aren’t a fan of historical drama, even then you must have heard about it.
The Haunting Of Hill House
The Haunting of Hill House is an American supernatural horror series aired on Netflix. It is a perfect show for thriller fans. Not only it is frightening but it also keeps you interested to know answers about certain questions, It slowly builds the story by sharing viewpoints of different characters about what happened in the hill house. This series shows a connection between past and present. It shows how supernatural powers affect us. It’s truly a well-written story and hence it’s worth watching it.
Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina
It is a fantasy drama web series about a half-witch Sabrina Spellman who must have to choose between her mortal and witch life at the age of 16. She wants to be a witch but for that, she must sever her bonds with the mortal world and submit to The Dark Lord’s will and do his bidding. Sabrina finds it difficult to leave her mortal friends but is burdened by the expectations of her family. It is an interesting show to watch for the folks interested in the fantasy genre.
Outlander is a romantic drama based on Diana Gabaldon’s novel of the same name. After the end of World War 2, Claire Randall is spending her 2nd honeymoon with husband Frank who will be joining as a professor of history in Oxford. Suddenly she is transported to 1743 where her freedom and life are threatened. To survive, she marries James Fraser. As her relationship develops, Claire is caught between two vastly different men in two inharmonious lives. If you have a taste for Romantic stories, this one is for you.
Altered Carbon is a web television series based on the novel of the same name. It is set over 360 years in a future in which consciousness can be stored digitally. A prisoner named Takeshi Kovacs is brought back by Bancroft, one of the wealthiest men in settled worlds. Bancroft gives him a chance to solve a murder and get a chance to live. After reading this, don’t you want to give it a try?
Spartacus is based on the legendary hero Spartacus, a Thracian gladiator who led a revolt against the Roman Empire in 73 BCE. It is full of action, fights, twists, betrayal, and moves at a good pace. This show gives you a better understanding of the life of slaves under the Roman Empire. If you are hungry for action, go for it.
Another epic by David Fincher(who is well known for making great thrillers), Mindhunter is based on the true-crime book Mindhunter and revolves around FBI agent Holden Ford and Bill Tench who are in the behavioral science unit of Quantico. They interview various serial killers in order to understand them and use the knowledge in solving the existing cases which makes it a very unique and realistic show to watch. So, Do you want to know how a Serial Killer thinks? You might get your answers here.
Daredevil is an artistic masterpiece created for Netflix based on the Marvel comic character of the same name. It’s produced by Marvel Television along with ABC Studios. Matt Murdock played by Charlie Cox, was blinded due to a chemical spill in a freak accident as a child. It helped him with enabling his superhuman senses which let him view the world in a unique way and now he uses these powers to serve justice as a superhero at night. It’s a delight to watch and you shouldn’t miss it.
ANNE WITH AN E
Anne with an e is a Canadian drama series based on Lucy Maud Montgomery’s 1908 novel Anne of Green Gables. In the late 19th century, brother and sister Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, both past their prime, plan to take on an orphan boy to help them in their ancestral farm of Green Gables, outside the town of Avonlea, on Edward Island. When Matthew goes to get a kid up at the train station, he doesn’t find a boy, but a very voluble girl, Anne Shirley. At first, the deliver her back to the orphanage after Mary’s broom went missing but eventually, Matthew gets her back, the family reconciles, and Anne settles in her new home and her story starts. Acting by the cast was done very well and the plots were written out beautifully. They were able to create a cinematic film for anyone to watch.
Sense8 begins with the psychic connection of eight strangers from different cultures and parts of the globe is “started” by a lady called Angelica, who kills herself to avoid capture by a guy named “Whispers”. The eight eventually starts to discover that they are now a cluster of “sensates”: folks who are mentally and emotionally linked and can sense and liaise with one another and can share their knowledge, languages, and skills. If you are not 100% if it is worth your time you might want to think again. Sense8 will certainly move you and maybe even change you too.
After getting his revenge on the people because of whom his wife and children died, Frank Castle discovers a plot that runs deeper than New York’s criminal underworld. Now referred to as the Punisher, he must dig deeper into the conspiracy to get the reality about injustices that affect just him and his family. Assisting the vigilante in the mission to fight criminals are allies Billy Russo and former NSA analyst Micro. This show is a package of everything from the action scenes to the emotional end this has in it.
Black Sails is a historical adventure television series set on New Providence Island, it was released in January 2014. Gore, sex, and some intriguing pirate drama—Black Sails has everything to be a great tv series that will hook you instantly. With its great storyline and an extremely good cast, it has gained a large number of fans over the years. It is surely a worth watching show if you haven’t given it a try.
So, these were the best shows that you can watch on Netflix. We made sure to include all the best shows from every genre, in case we missed any you can let us know in the comments section. We hope that you liked our list.
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