Chilling at home and binge-watching Netflix has been a guilty pleasure we all indulge in at some point in our lives. And most of us pick shows that our friends recommend are on the must-watch, etc. And catching up with the list was never an achievable feat. However, this year has been different. The whole world seems to have a lot of time on hand. And with nobody traveling to work or going on vacations, Netflix and chill seem to be the only option on hand. And that’s paved way to a lot of new shows, movies, and Netflix originals on the platform, spoiling us for choice.
If you are uncertain about what to watch and what to skip on the platform, here’s a quick guide on the five Netflix television series you shouldn’t miss!
Dead to Me!
Dead to Me is a television series that falls into the genre of dark comedy. Premiering on May 9, 2019, this show revolves around two grieving women who find companionship during a therapy. The show features Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini in the leading roles and keeps you hooked from start to finish.
If you want a series that you could probably finish watching over just one weekend, this is your show. The show has 20 episodes and runs over two seasons. However, that’s not where the season ends. The final season would be the season 3 which might come in May next year.
The show Stranger Things is a hot favorite across the globe. Popular for its adrenaline rushing moments, the show features the Golden Globe-winning actress Winona Ryder. The show explores the journey of Joyce Byers the role brought to life by Winona Ryder. As Joyce’s son goes missing at the age of 12, she goes on a whirlwind journey searching for her lost son.
In the process, she comes across some eye-openers and strange occurrences, including a government experiment, supernatural forces, and a strangely tiny little girl. This show runs for four seasons, with three available on the platform, and it has a total of 25 episodes. The last season will premiere around the end of 2020 or the first half of 2021. So, that’s some nerve gripping fun for the weekend.
The Crown is a historical web series that explores the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. This Netflix exclusive show premiered on November 4, 2016, and runs for three seasons. In just 30 episodes, the show explores the story of a 25-year-old princess rising to power after the death of the king.
This show explores how King George VI’s demise pushed the young Queen Elizabeth to a new world of responsibilities, the rivalries, romances, and personal intrigues. It explores the events that changed the face of history in the 20th century. The fourth and final season of this show will be on the air toward the end of 2020.
This Netflix series tracks the rise of the Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar from the 80s. This crime drama will keep you on the edge of your seats while leaving you wanting more. The series originally premiered in August 2015 and has had three seasons so far. The initial plan was for the series to have five seasons. But the makers announced the season four of the series as Narcos: Mexico season one.
This show explores the life in Mexico in the 1980s and focuses on the illegal drug trade in the country. Netflix renewed the show for a second season just recently. So you might expect the second season of Narcos: Mexico to be released soon.
Sherlock, the television series is based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s book of the same name. Most of us have read a few books on Sherlock nad his adventures. However, if you are not, you will find this crime series intriguing.
The series premiered in 2010 and has four seasons so far. While the producers initially announced that this would be a five-season show, with the final season planned for 2017. However, it’s been a while, so it’s safe to assume that the final season isn’t coming soon. But when it comes, we are sure it would be worth the wait.
With Benedict Cumberbatch bringing to live the role of Sherlock, and Martin Freeman playing his sidekick Dr. Watson convincingly, you have a weekend of adventure and crime-solving. It would amaze you to see how flawlessly executed this series is and leave you craving for more.
These are some of the most popular on Netflix across the globe. Do give them a shot, and we are sure it would keep you engaged for several days and weeks. Happy Watching!