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50 Best Tv & Web Series to Watch On Netflix

50. Ray

  • Streaming At: Netflix
  • Genre: Psychological Thrillers, Satire
  • Season: 1
  • Creator: Sayantan Mukherjee
  • TNS Score: 81/100

Plot:

From a satire to a psychological thriller, four short stories from celebrated auteur and writer Satyajit Ray are adapted for the screen in this series.

Why Watch It?

Modern-day adaption of celebrated author and filmmaker Satyajit Ray and his short stories. This anthology series built around ego, vanity, revenge captures various psychological aspects of human behaviours and how it leads them to destruction in the end. Ray is a well-made tribute to the legend, and it is only possible if we won’t compare any to Satyajit Ray’s work.

Check Out a Detailed Review of Ray Here

49. Sacred Games

Plot:

A link in their pasts an honest cop to a fugitive gang boss, whose cryptic warning spurs the officer on a quest to save Mumbai from cataclysm.

Source: The New York Times

Why Watch It?

One of the delicate web shows of the Indian cinema has been a benchmark in India’s rising of over-the-top content. Based on Vikram Chandra’s novel of the same name, perfectly executed in the form of Crime, Mystery, Thriller by celebrated actors and directors. Sacred Games replicated the novel’s profanity, and the series uses its own methods to stress the idea of religion as something that can be both nurturing and cannibalistic. The second season seems to be a lack of effort or failure to bring newness to the characters, which became iconic after the first season was aired.

48. Little Things

  • Streaming At: Netflix
  • Genre: Romantic Comedy, Drama
  • Season: 3
  • Creator:  Dhruv Sehgal
  • TNS Score: 85/100

Plot:

A cohabiting couple in their 20s navigates the ups and downs of modern-day work relationships and finding themselves in contemporary Bengaluru.

Source: Film Companion

Why Watch It?

Little things is one of the most cheerful and practical shows you’ll see on Indian ott platforms. The best feature about this show is the reality of Urban Indian life depicted so beautifully that the characters interact. Dhruv and Mithila are just perfect, and the chemistry between them is a treat to the eyes. Dhruv Sehgal is doing a fabulous job bringing this urban, sophisticated, grounded, and hip series to people craving quality stuff.

47. You

Plot:

A dangerously charming, intensely obsessive young man goes to extreme measures to insert himself into the lives of those he’s transfixed by. But what would happen if he meets his prototype and gets transfixed by her?

Source: NBC News

Why Watch It?

With an absolutely brilliantly picked cast, you can’t help but get sedated by the charm of Joe. Would you not want to know the context of ‘Hey, you’, especially when the social media is flooded with this reference from the web series, we currently talk about? The first season will give you chills, merely by introducing the character of Joe. But the second season will thrill you with a flipped narrative. Won’t ruin the suspense for you, go watch it till the end!

46. The Umbrella Academy

  • Streaming At: Netflix
  • Genre: Science-Fiction, Black Comedy, Drama
  • Season: 2
  • Creator:  Steve Blackman
  • TNS Score: 86/100

Plot:

Reunited by their father’s death, estranged siblings with extraordinary powers uncover shocking family secrets and looming threat to humanity.

Source: Reddit

Why Watch It?

The narrative revolves around a family, not by biology but by the virtue of being ‘different’ than the rest. Filled with action and humour, the chosen six must save the world from a catastrophic end. How will they do it, when they can’t even agree with each other? The series will keep you hooked, so watch it, right now!

45. The Witcher

Plot:

Geralt of Rivia, a mutated monster-hunter for hire, journeys toward his destiny in a turbulent world where people often prove more wicked than beasts.

Source: IndieWire

Why Watch It?

The witcher is one of the very well-written shows you will find on Netflix because the series has been adapted from the novel and mostly sticks to its source material, satisfying every Witcher fan. The show’s main highlights are well-choreographed action sequence casting and cinematography that certainly keeps you invested for its time—an excellent fantasy tv series to stream right away.

44. House Of Cards

  • Streaming At: Netflix
  • Genre: Political Thriller, Drama
  • Season: 6
  • Creator:  Beau Willimon
  • TNS Score: 86.3/100

Plot:

Set in present-day Washington, D.C., House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood, a ruthless and cunning politician, and his wife Claire, who will stop at nothing to conquer everything. This wicked political drama penetrates the shadowy world of greed, sex, and corruption in modern D.C.

Source: Netflix

Why Watch It?

House of cards is one of the few shows that tackle corruption issues within politicians and prominent public figures. The influence of power through Frank and Claire is chilling yet entertaining. Besides corruption, it also deals with socio-economic problems through various characters, including racism, women’s rights, sexual assaults, LGBTQ+ relationships, religion, and mental illness. The main highlights of the show are perfect casting, brilliant performance, along engaging screenplay.

43. Lupin

  • Streaming At: Netflix
  • Genre: Crime, Thriller, Mystery
  • Season: 2
  • Creator:  George Kay & François Uzan
  • TNS Score: 87.3/100

Plot:

Inspired by the adventures of Arsene Lupin, gentleman thief Assane Diop sets out to avenge his father for an injustice inflicted by a wealthy family.

Source: Adweek

Why Watch It?

Arsène Lupin, also know as the gentleman thief, the narrative revolves around a heist and revenge. The heist sequence is remarkably shot inside the Louvre and looks convincing to a certain extent. Omar Sy comes off as this ‘gentle giant’ and displays subtle and emotional shades of his character Assane Diop and showcases his vulnerabilities and insecurities very well in this French series.

42. Caliphate

  • Streaming At: Netflix
  • Genre: Thriller, Drama
  • Season: 1
  • Creator: Wilhelm Behrman
  • TNS Score: 87.6/100

Plot:

An impending ISIS attack on Sweden, entangles a group of women, including a mother in a bind, a spirited student and an ambitious cop.

Source: Netflix

Why Watch It?

It’s a triple folded narrative, where you see not just two but three worlds collide. It’s a classic chase to prevent an attack by the ISIS to take place in Sweden. With the current state of global terrorism, where no place in this world is safe, this web series will keep you hooked until the end and leave you with a paradox of satisfaction and curiosity for the coming seasons.

41. The 100

Plot:

A century after Earth was devastated by a nuclear apocalypse, 100 space residents are sent to the planet to determine whether it’s habitable or not.

Source: Medium

Why Watch It?

We live in an age where a lot of curiosities haunt us, ‘what if the Earth faces a nuclear apocalypse?’ being one. With the following trend of disastrous human activities, we intuitively know that the end, isn’t very far away. This web-series enables you to dive into the hypothetical scenario of the world’s end and what might happen thereafter. Definitely something, you cannot miss.

40. The Sinner

  • Streaming At: Netflix
  • Genre: Antology, Crime-drama, Mystery
  • Season: 3
  • Creator: Derek Simonds
  • TNS Score: 88/100

Plot:

The narrative comes into action when a chilling murder sends shockwaves through a small town, a haunted detective’s hunt for answers unravels a web of sinister secrets.

Source: The New York Times

Why Watch It?

Trying to solve the mystery of unexplainable murders, the story revolves around the unravelling of sinister secrets by a detective, that will send chills down your spine. With an outstanding work of direction and aptly fitting work of characters, it is a murder mystery you just can’t miss.

39. Sherlock

Plot:

A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.

Source: Vox

Why Watch It?

From the extraordinary genius of Sherlock to John’s uncommon commonness and perfection, and most importantly, their remarkable, incandescent, and an unbreakable bond of friendship, which is much more than just friendship, this show has it all. The series has the thrill of the chase, the mysteries for all the world to solve, and the truth for everyone to see; it can make you laugh and, unexpectedly, can make your eyes filled with tears on occasions. It just carries you with its flow, and you don’t realize when you fell in love with it.

38. Atypical

  • Streaming At: Netflix
  • Genre: Comedy-Drama, Coming-of-Age
  • Season: 4
  • Creator:  Robia Rashid
  • TNS Score: 88/100

Plot:

Sam, an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum, takes a funny yet painful journey of self-discovery for love and independence and upends his family.

Source: IndieWire

Why Watch It?

Atypical is a roller coaster ride of multiple emotions and can pinpoint the meaning behind all of these emotions to give the audience something they can be inspired by in their own lives. The stories provide insight into the beautiful community of autism and the family and friends of someone with autism, and it lets people know that there are so many accepting people in the world. Even though every character has their own chaotic life, they still care about their loved ones and are willing to understand them.

37. The Last Kingdom

Plot:

During their invasion of England, the Danes capture Uhtred, a young successor of Saxon earldom, and raise him as their own. Years later, Uhtred’s loyalties are put to the test by the Danes.

Source: Deadline

Why Watch It?

A show of heroic deeds and epic battles with a thematic depth embraces politics, religion, warfare, courage, love, loyalty, and our universal search for identity. Combining real historical figures and events with fictional characters is the story of how a people combined their strength under one of the most iconic kings of history to reclaim their land for themselves and build a place they call home.

36. Orange is the New Black

  • Streaming At: Netflix
  • Genre: Comedy-drama
  • Season: 7
  • Creator:  Jenji Kohan
  • TNS Score: 88.3/100

Plot:

A privileged New Yorker ends up in a women’s prison when a past crime catches up with her.

Source: PopBuzz

Why Watch It?

One of the major reasons you cannot miss the series is because of its critical acclamations. It is an Emmy-winning series. Coming from a privileged class, a prison isn’t a very comfortable place to be at. The narrative revolves around the struggle that Piper faces, filled with frustration, humour and self-realisation. The series will keep you hooked for all the seven seasons until you agree with the title, ‘Orange is the New Black’ for real.

35. Delhi Crime

  • Streaming At: Netflix
  • Genre: Crime, Drama, Anthology
  • Season: 1
  • Creator: Richie Mehta
  • TNS Score: 88.3/100

Plot:

As Delhi reels in the aftermath of a gang rape, DCP Vartika Chaturvedi leads a painstaking search for the culprits. Based on the 2012 Nirbhaya case.

Source: Wall Street Journal

Why Watch It?

Delhi Crime is such a well made and brilliantly executed series. The series is relatively restrained and made with a lot of sensitivity. Also, instead of focusing on the crime itself, it focuses more on the subsequent police investigation. It gives a very insightful look inside the lives of police officers and what happens when people just sit and pass idle comments about the inefficiency of police force. It is one of the best portrayals of policing in India that you’ll have seen on screen.

34. Ozark

Plot:

The story revolves around a brilliant minded financial adviser, who drags his family from a comfortable life in Chicago to Missouri Ozarks. He must launder money for a dangerous drug cartel, if he wants to live.

Source: Vanity Fair

Why Watch It?

To support the system, by will or by force, means that you become a part of it. Marty, drags his entire family into the dirt of the system while he launders money for a dangerous drug cartel. It’s almost funny to see how Marty and his wife, are actually able to accept it and do it as if they’ve been doing it forever. It’s full of action and unexpected thrill. We also see multiple, intricately woven, stories of characters and their personal lives, like that of Ruth or Mason. The entire lake habitants, become a part of something big, knowingly or unknowingly.

33. Never Have I Ever

  • Streaming At: Netflix
  • Genre: Comedy-Drama, Coming-of-Age
  • Season: 2
  • Creator: Mindy Kaling & Lang Fisher
  • TNS Score: 89/100

Plot:

After a traumatic year, all an Indian-American teen wants is to go from pariah to popular — but friends, family, and feelings won’t make it easy on her.

Source: Vulture

Why Watch It?

Never have I ever isn’t just a series showcasing the school life of an Indian teen named Devi; instead, it is a perfect blend of family, love, friendship, school days, and fun memories of teenage life. It is set in the counties of LA, United States, and that’s where the show’s main lead character Devi resides in a beautiful home crafted by his late father. The show revolves around various situations faced in Devi & her friend’s lives while touching around her bonding memories with her late father and uplifting moments with her strict mom and fun-loving elder cousin sister.

32. Black Mirror

Plot:

a contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.

Source: Vulture

Why Watch It?

This anthology is worth binging on, providing glimpses of the different outcomes as humans interact with advanced technology. The overarching theme is that technology has both beneficial and adverse effects on human behavior. The episodic consequence is usually so dire for the main character that it makes you wonder whether or not the Internet of Things is a boon to mankind or a curse. But, of course, we can always dismiss such thoughts as the necessary evil that accompanies progress, which is supposed to make our lives much better.

31. Sweet Tooth

  • Streaming At: Netflix
  • Genre: Fantasy Drama
  • Season: 1
  • Creator: Jim Mickle
  • TNS Score: 89.3/100

Plot:

“Sweet Tooth” is a quirky, heartfelt and emotionally engaging fantasy adventure tale that puts the viewers into a dramatic, chaotic, and post-apocalyptic world. While the main story centers around a very special hybrid boy who’s half-human and half deer, search for new beginnings with a fierce protector a decade after the great crumble.

Source: PureWow

Why Watch It?

Sweet Tooth can entertain any age group with so many elements; this is the most compelling fantasy drama series of this year. It can teach some important life lessons in this unpredictable time and draws connections in a subtle, beautiful arc that is never obnoxious. The different storylines blend at the end of the season is lovely and heartwarming. Its a great watch, but it can also not be a very good show according to the circumstances we are in now.

Check Out a Detailed Review of Sweet Tooth Here

30. The Haunting of Hill House

  • Streaming At: Netflix
  • Genre: Drama, Supernatural, Horror
  • Season: 1
  • Creator: Mike Flanagan
  • TNS Score: 89.6/100

Plot:

The Crains, a fractured family, confront haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it.

Source: Entertainment Weekly

Why Watch It?

The Haunting of Hill House slowly turns into a spellbinding masterpiece full of sorrow and longing. With some mesmerising acting, in particular from Carla Gugino as the mother of the Crain family, the series shows the tragic events played out in Hill House around 20 years prior and the stain they left behind. Every episode oozes emotion, creating many characters so frail and fickle you can see them in yourself.

29. The End of the F***ing World

  • Streaming At: Netflix
  • Genre: Dark, Comedy-Drama
  • Season: 2
  • Creator: Jonathan Entwistle
  • TNS Score: 89.6/100

Plot:

James is 17 and is pretty sure he is a psychopath. Alyssa, also 17, is the cool and moody new girl at school. The pair makes a connection, and she persuades him to embark on a darkly comedic road trip searching for her birth father.

Source: Film School Rejects

Why Watch It?

Based on the award-winning comic book series by Charles Forsman, `The End of the F…ing World’ sees two 17-year-old outsiders, James and Alyssa, embark on a road trip to find Alyssa’s estranged father, who left home when she was just a child. James, who’s pretty convinced he’s a psychopath, has decided it’s time to graduate from killing animals to something bigger, and he’s already got a target in mind. The embodiment of existential angst, Alyssa feels like she doesn’t fit in at her new school despite being quite popular. Together, they get caught up on the trail of violent events that grow increasingly more ominous as their quest progresses.

28. Bodyguard

  • Streaming At: Netflix
  • Genre: Crime-Drama, Political-Thriller
  • Season: 1
  • Creator: Jed Mercurio
  • TNS Score: 89.6/100

Plot:

A troubled war veteran is assigned to protect a controversial politician who may be the target of a terror plot.

Source: Netflix

Why Watch It?

War veteran David Budd gets work as a police sergeant with the Metropolitan Police Service in London, in the Royalty and Specialist Protection branch. He is assigned to protect the home secretary, the Rt Hon Julia Montague MP. Finding himself increasingly at odds with Montague’s policies and personality and dealing with physical and psychological scars from his time serving in Afghanistan, volatile Budd is torn between his beliefs and his duty to protect.

27. A Series of Unfortunate Events

Plot:

The orphaned Baudelaire children face trials, tribulations, and the evil Count Olaf, all in their quest to uncover the secret of their parents’ death.

Source: Digital Spy

Why Watch It?

This series follows the tragic tale of three orphans — Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire — investigating their parents’ mysterious death. The siblings are saddled with an evil guardian named Count Olaf, who will do whatever it takes to get his hands on the Baudelaires’ inheritance. Violet, Klaus, and Sunny must outsmart Olaf at every turn, foiling devious plans and disguises. Based on the best-selling series of books by Lemony Snicket.

26. Unorthodox

Plot:

Born and raised in a New York Hasidic community, Esty struggles after a fruitless year of marriage. She runs away to Berlin, in search of freedom and self.

Source: The Guardian

Why Watch It?

Being brought up in a stringent culture, Esty finds herself lost. Doing whatever she’s been told to do, she loses her identity. Taking a leap of faith, she realises that to be able to get freedom and individuality, she must leave the system that has imprisoned her for so long. But does system leave her, that easily? Its hard to tell. Watch the show for its raw depiction of an individual’s breakthrough from the degenerating conditioning of society.

Check out a detailed Review of Unorthodox here

25. The Crown

Plot:

This is a fictional documentation of one of the greatest and longest serving Crown, life of Queen Elizabeth II. The narrative starts towards the end of King George VI’s reign and the beginning of a new age for England.

Source: The Guardian

Why Watch It?

One of the major reasons to watch it is that it speaks of the narrative of colonisation and imperialism from the colonisers point of view. How intriguing would it be to know the life and its phases of a Queen who served her nation from the first half of the twentieth century, till date. The direction is brilliant when it comes to a gradual display of modernisation.

24. Sex Education

  • Streaming At: Netflix
  • Genre: Comedy-drama, Sex-Comedy
  • Season: 2
  • Creator: Laurie Nunn
  • TNS Score: 90.3/100

Plot:

Owing it his therapist mom, insecure Otis has all the answers when it comes to sex advice. So, rebel Maeve proposes a school sex-therapy clinic. How would you expect the business idea to end?

Source: TVLine

Why Watch It?

We’ve all gone through the age of curiosity, just when our sexual drives are getting developed. The name of the web-series, ‘Sex Education’, justifies its purpose. Brilliantly expressed, we see how ill informed we all grow and how it affects our sexual life, costing it our entire adulthood. Ever imagined, getting taught in a ‘not-so-preachy’ way?  This is where your search ends. The answer to all your questions as an adolescent, out of curiosity, will be given by Otis at his clinic. Do pay a visit, it’s worth it.

23. Russian Doll

Plot:

Nadia keeps dying and reliving her 36th birthday party. She’s trapped in a surreal time loop–and staring down the barrel of her own mortality.

Source: Vulture

Why Watch It?

Natasha Lyonne stars in this comedy-drama series as Nadia, a young woman on a journey to be the guest of honor at a party in New York City. But she gets caught in a mysterious loop as she repeatedly attends the same event and dies at the end of the night each time — only to awaken the next day unharmed as if nothing had happened.

22. Orphan Black

Plot:

A streetwise hustler is pulled into a compelling conspiracy after witnessing the suicide of a girl who looks just like her.

Source: Variety

Why Watch It?

Orphan Black is a gripping sci-fi thriller show that never lets you leave your screen away once you are hooked on the storyline. The main highlights of the series are mind-blowing acting by its cast, especially the lead actress, and excellent writing that connects viewers to characters while maintaining its brilliant pace. Overall it is quite intriguing and an engaging drama that shouldn’t be missed.

21. Money Heist

  • Streaming At: Netflix
  • Genre: Crime-Drama, Heist, Thriller
  • Season: 3 (Part- 5)
  • Creator: Álex Pina
  • TNS Score: 90.3/100

Plot:

The Professor recruits a young female robber and seven other criminals for a grand heist, targeting the Royal Mint of Spain.

Source: The Straits Times

Why Watch It?

Like action? What’s a better place to find it, but a heist? Every character comes with a story to tell, so along with the heist we see multiple stories running simultaneously, which makes it all the more interesting. It’s not a mainstream story so sit back for a suspense filled ride. Brilliantly directed, the series will keep you hooked till the end. A word of caution: keep a tissue box for the tears and close the doors and windows, for crazy moments of laughter. If possible, do record your reactions. Enjoy!

20. Master of None

Plot:

30-year-old New York actor Dev takes on such pillars of maturity as the first big job, a serious relationship, and busting sex offenders on the subway.

Source: Vox

Why Watch It?

Master of None is a beautiful, heart-warming, and funny show about a struggling actor navigating the urban jungle of New York City. The show brings largely unaddressed issues of sex, gender & race into a mainstream comedy. There are indeed funny moments, but most of the memorable moments are instantly connecting. It takes different real-life situations and problems and introduces them to the viewers in a more comical way. That is what good comedians do, they can integrate real-life with a comical twist, and Aziz Ansari has not failed to do so.

19. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

Plot:

Rebecca Bunch is a successful, driven, and possibly crazy young woman who impulsively gives up everything – her parternship at a prestigious law firm and her upscale apartment in Manhatten – in a desperate attempt to find love and happiness in that exotic hotbed of romance and adventure.

Source: The New Yorker

Why Watch It?

Crazy Ex-girlfriend is incredibly well-written with wacky yet catchy musical numbers, lovable and well-developed characters, and emphasis on social issues (especially those often stigmatized). The show pulls apart the problematic storylines and tropes in traditional rom-coms and explores the definition of “crazy” related to Rebecca’s so-called character.

18. Narcos

Plot:

It’s a gritty gangster drama series based on the true story of Columbia’s infamously violent and powerful drug cartels. The reign of Pablo Escobar and what follows thereafter.

Source: The Verge

Why Watch It?

Who wouldn’t want a peak inside the infamous drug lord’s life and workings? The world knows who Pablo Escobar was, but they barely know about the ‘legacy’ he left behind and what happened after he got busted. The series are a brilliantly dramatized version of the politics, economy and life that surrounds Colombia’s drug cartels.

17. Fauda

Plot:

A top Israeli agent comes out of retirement to hunt for a Palestinian militant he thought he’d killed, setting a chaotic chain of events into motion.

Source: IndieWire

Why Watch It?

Fauda, which means chaos in Arabic, is a lethal package of action and adventure and a nail-biting storyteller that keeps viewers ask for more. With every moment of the series as it progresses, the insatiable hunger to watch the next episode grows exponentially. It is not limited to secret military missions that need precision, experience, and expertise to execute, but there is a human touch to all of its characters. Whether the protagonist and his heroic team or the bad guys, on why they turned out to be the terrorists.

16. The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Plot:

This dramatization traces the twists and turns of O.J. Simpson’s murder trial, examining behind-the-scenes gambit on both sides of the court.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Why Watch It?

The trial was a national sensation when the former National Football League player, broadcaster and actor- O.J. Simpson was tried on two counts of murder on June 12, 1994. The case was full of ambiguity and had multifaceted opinions. The direction is flawless and the characters are finely played. You cannot miss watching the trial of one of the ost controversial murder cases in the history of America.

15. Schitt’s Creek

  • Streaming At: Netflix
  • Genre: Comedy-Drama, Satire, Sitcom
  • Season: 6
  • Creator: Eugene and Dan Levy
  • TNS Score: 91/100

Plot:

Formerly filthy rich video store magnate Johnny Rose, his soap star wife Moira, and their two kids, uber-hipster son David and socialite daughter Alexis, suddenly find themselves broke and forced to live in Schitt’s Creek, a small depressing town they once bought as a joke.

Source: Netflix

Why Watch It?

Schitt’s Creek is a roller coaster ride of various emotions altogether. Very few times, it happens that you feel so good while watching something that you don’t want it to end ever. Instead, it becomes a part of you and lets you be a part of their journey. It is generally based on one line idea of a rich family getting broke and finally living in a sad place called Schitt’s Creek.

14. Dark

Plot:

A missing child causes four families to help each other for answers. They could not imagine that this mystery would be connected to innumerable other secrets of a small town.

Source: IndieWire

Why Watch It?

Dark is different from any other Time-travel movie or series; it takes time as an element that nothing has used before. The plot of the series is quite complicated, but if you have watched it entirely, there will be some details that you have missed. Its one rare series that makes you completely lose your mind and don’t stop thinking about what you saw. The show’s creators did a very precise job by creating this complex storyline where a little missed detail can ruin every further part of the show. It is considered one of the great sci-fi mystery tv series ever made.

13. Daredevil

  • Streaming At: Netflix
  • Genre: Action, Crime, Superhero
  • Season: 3
  • Creator: Drew Goddard
  • TNS Score: 91/100

Plot:

Lawyer-by-day Matt Murdock uses his heightened senses from being blinded as a young boy to fight crime at night on the streets of Hell’s Kitchen as Daredevil.

Source: Britannica

Why Watch It?

Daredevil being such a strong premise, has been beautifully justified in this series! The storyline has been so immaculately written and portrayed in the screenplay that it will satisfy your artistic appetite as a movie/series buff! The screen time allotted to the character development of the lead cast and their nemesis will make you glued to the screen with wonder! There is not a single dull moment in any of the three seasons’ 39 episodes, and the storyline keeps you maneuvered and hooked in anticipation as to what comes next! It Probably has the best hand-to-hand fight scenes in TV history, especially the single-take 5 mins long hallway fight & Punisher’sPunisher’s prison fight.

12. Cobra Kai

Plot:

This Karate Kid sequel series picks up 30 years after the 1984 All Vally Karate Tournament and finds Johnny Lawrence on the hunt for redemption by reopening the infamous Cobra Kai karate dojo. Unfortunately, this reignites his old rivalry with the successful Daniel LaRusso, who has been working to maintain the balance in his life without mentor Mr. Miyagi.

Source: IMDb

Why Watch It?

Cobra Kai isn’t your typical TV show; it has swarms of different genres throughout it, including but not limited to drama, comedy, and action. There are even some darker themes in this show. One of the very well written tv series you will ever watch, it will leave you awestruck in every season, in-depth characters journey of one-dimensional characters from the initial movies and made them into these unique, multifaceted, and profoundly substantial figures that modern-day viewers and fans can empathize with and appreciate universally. Cobra Kai is a must-watch series for karate lovers with ample humor and a dark theme.

11. Stranger Things

Plot:

When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.

Source: Netflix

Why Watch It?

Stranger things is an incredible show. The best thing about this series is its characterisation. Each of the main characters has undergone dramatic changes since the first season, and it’s easy for the audience to become somehow attached to at least one of the characters. The pacing is excellent. There is always something happening! that’s a perk of having a large ensemble cast of characters. The writing and directing in this series is nothing short of extraordinary. There are so many perfectly written scenes where the audience can truly connect with the story and characters because of how well it’s done.

10. Peaky Blinders

  • Streaming At: Netflix
  • Genre: Historical Fiction, Crime-Drama
  • Season: 5
  • Creator: Steven Knight
  • TNS Score: 91.6/100

Plot:

A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.

Source: BC Heights

Why Watch It?

Peaky Blinders is a masterpiece. I mean truly by cinematography, music, sets everything is an art. The series is set in the post-world war period in, Birmingham England, about the family who runs the gang of peaky blinders. The show is not all about fights and gangs but many more. In the series, there is the struggle of working-class people and also the politics of that time. The main protagonist is Tommy Shelby, portrayed by Cillian murphy. The way he portrayed the character, he just put life into it. The charisma of murphy is just another level, and how his eyes act so well and portrayed emotions perfectly.

9. Bojack Horseman

Plot:

Meet the most beloved sitcom horse of the 90s – 20 years later. BoJack Horseman was the star of the hit TV show “Horsin Around,” but today, he’s washed up, living in Hollywood, complaining about everything, and wearing colorful sweaters.

Source: The TeCake

Why Watch It?

There’s just nothing like it out there; it’s amazing how deeply, intricately and humorously this show puts forward some of the biggest truth bombs ever on television. And there’s a constant air of dread, depression and gloom in every episode, but that only makes the little heartwarming moments solace all the more precious. A very well written and a must watch show.

8. Unbelievable

Plot:

After a young woman is accused of lying about a rape, two female detectives investigate a spate of eerily similar attacks. Inspired by true events.

Source: IMDb

Why Watch It?

The twists and turns in the show, are so perfectly laid that it’ll keep you intrigued. Characterisation has been done brilliantly well. Direction gives the show a raw perspective, drawing inspiration from the originality of the events.

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7. The Queen’s Gambit

Plot:

In a Kentucky orphanage in the 1950s, a young girl discovers an astonishing talent for chess while struggling with addiction.

Source: Variety

Why Watch It?

An exemplary series showcasing one of the oldest and most intellectual games in our history, and the show truly pays homage to this breathtaking game. A little girl taking centre stage in a male-dominated game while conquering her vices makes this show’s each scene worthy of view time. The passion displayed by the main character for the sport where you can see her whole world revolving around it inspires you to find your own and stick with it. Despite her adversities and intimidating circumstances, the young girl’s innocence, yet with no fear in her mind, truly dominated the show just like her plays and left us with a few lessons to take.

6. Fargo

  • Streaming At: Netflix
  • Genre: Anthology, Crime-Drama, Black-Comedy
  • Season: 4
  • Creator: Noah Hawley
  • TNS Score: 92.3/100

Plot:

Inspired by the classic Coen Brothers film of the same title, this anthology series embroils several quirky Minnesotans in different “true” crimes.

Source: IndieWire

Why Watch It?

It’s a classic example of American black-comedy, written by Noah Hawley. It follows an anthology format, with each season set in a different era. It is all said to have occurred in reality. Definitely worth your while.

5. Mindhunter

  • Streaming At: Netflix
  • Genre: True Crime, Psychological thriller
  • Season: 2
  • Creator: Joe Penhall
  • TNS Score: 92.6/100

Plot:

In the late 1970’s, two FBI agents expand criminal science by delving into psychology of murder and getting uneasily too close to all-too-real monsters.

Source: Variety

Why Watch It?

“How do we get ahead of crazy, if we don’t know what crazy thinks?” this is just the premise of what comes next, while watching the series. It’s a deep psychological journey into the minds of criminals and specifically, murderers. Who wouldn’t be curious to know, what a murderer thinks, while committing the crime? Was he born that way, or has be become like that? The entire narrative is filled with intriguing questions, that will surface your ability of coherence. Watch it, right now.

4. Better Call Saul

Plot:

Introduced in the series, Breaking Bad, the story revolves around a struggling lawyer, Jimmy McGill, who tries to forget his seedy past and move on in ahead, towards a better (cleaner) future. But as they say, ‘old habits die hard’, what would he do when a big opportunity presents itself?

Source: IMDb

Why Watch It?

What would it be like, fighting your worst demons? The story runs by the choices made by Jimmy, or does he even have any choices? It’s a thrilling experience as we watch the series, trying to figure what would Jimmy do next and how the trouble, simply follows him.

3. When They See Us

  • Streaming At: Netflix
  • Genre: True-Crime, Legal-Drama
  • Season: 1
  • Creator: Ava DuVernay
  • TNS Score: 93.6/100

Plot:

Based on a true story, five teens from Harlem become trapped in a nightmare when they’re falsely accused of a brutal attack in Central Park.

Source: YES! Magazine

Why Watch It?

Racism prevails, not just in history textbooks, but in everyday life. Based on one of the most controversial trials that held five teenagers guilty of a gruesome crime, which they did not commit, just because of their race and colour. It is a heart-rending series that will make you see through the evils of racist ideologies, that prevail even today. The event questioned the integrity of millions of innocent, through these five teenagers.

2. The Last Dance

  • Streaming At: Netflix
  • Genre: Television, Documentary
  • Season: 1
  • Creator: Jason Hehir
  • TNS Score: 94.3/100

Plot:

A 10-part documentary chronicling the untold story of Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls dynasty with rare, never-before-seen footage and sound from the 1997-98 championship season – plus over 100 interviews with famous figures and basketball names.

Source: TechRadar

Why Watch It?

This 10 part miniseries focuses on the multiple championships winning side that dominated basketball in the 90s and gives great insight into the players, staff and internal factors that made them such icons.

1. Breaking Bad

Plot:

Living a mundane life, a high-school chemistry teacher finds himself in a dilemma of choosing between a ‘daring’ life or a ‘boring’ life, as he gets to know that his time on Earth is actually limited, diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. He resorts to cooking and selling methamphetamine, for several personal reasons, what can these reasons be? Watch to find out

Source: The Austin Chronicle

Why Watch It?

Here we are talking about a boring chemistry teacher, utterly disgusted from his banal job and life. His intelligence is rather underrated and potential is exhausted. Beginning the story with a high degree of frustration, he just wishes to be recognized by his own family. This want, materialises only when he gets to know of his disease and can predict an early death. Filled with action and coated well, with drama, the series will keep you hooked. Ever imagined, what would you do if you know, you’re about to die? Would you transform yourself into a badass, for real?

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