Netflix is one of the great destinations for shows and movies. Though Netflix has had production delays, recently the streaming platform kickstarted to get back to its usual self. If you’re looking for great series, check out this list of shows that are widely popular and most-watched. You can certainly use the quarantine time to binge-watch the most popular shows of all time.
Dark is one of the dense, mind-bending German series that is a sci-fi based on time travel. It has 3 seasons that follow characters from Winden as they seek truth after a child’s disappearance. The connections are formed between four families to unravel a sinister time journey that spans several generations. The series provides an extreme brain workout as it explores the implications of time and its effect on humans. The show has a rating of 8.8/10 and is worth binge-watching.
‘YOU’ is one of the best psychological thrillers that explore the psychodynamic view of obsessive love between the protagonist and his romantic interests. The show has 2 seasons and it encounters the notion of stalking, murder and violence with the protagonist’s intrusive actions. The theme of obsession and violence is significantly portrayed in both seasons. The show has a rating of 7.7/10 and has been nominated as the best horror and thriller series.
Money Heist or La Casa del Papel is a Spanish thrilling heist drama about a group of criminals brought together by an enigmatic figure called The Professor to rob the Royal Mint of Spain. The show has 5 seasons with big twists and mind tricks. Not only for Spanish speaking, but the show also found a big audience in the English-speaking world too. The show has a rating of 8.3/10 and has received several awards for Best Drama Series.
The Haunting of the Hill House
If you are fond of the horror genre with a dramatic element, The Haunting of the Hill House is the best choice for you. The plot revolves around a family returning to their old home to reckon the moments that drove them away from it. It’s not only of the horror genre but also has a dramatic story with terrifying moments. The second part that is The Haunting of Bly Manor is about an au pair who looks after children in an old house which have spooky happenings. Both the series are worth binge-watching and is rated 8.6/10.
Atypical is a comedy-drama series that focuses on the life of an 18-year-old who is on the autism spectrum and is ready for romance. The show is all about the boy’s life and his story provides an insight into the community of autism, family and friends of someone with autism. The show has a rating of 8.3/10 and is one of the most-watched series that will keep the viewers hooked from start to finish.
Sex Education is one of the most-watched British comedies that are about the students, parents and teachers of Moordale Secondary School where Otis, the son of sex therapist Dr Jean teams up with Maeve to open their own sex education clinic and discuss various issues that a student’s face. The show is heart-warming and empathetic that explores issues about sexual identity and gender. The show has a rating of 8.3/10.
Sweet Tooth is based on a post-apocalyptic fantasy world that is adapted from Jeff Lemire’s comics. The series is about a half-human, half-deer boy who travels across the world, searching for a new life. The drama series is emotionally engaging and incredibly entertaining for all ages. The show is rated 7.96/10 and is produced by Iron Man star Robert Downey Jr and his wife Susan Downey.
Peaky Blinders is a crime drama series that follows the exploits of the Shelby crime family in the aftermath of the First World War. The show has top-class drama with a historical fictional plot that stands out from the other Gangster series. The series has 5 seasons with a rating of 8.8/10 and has also won various awards for the best drama series.
Stranger Things is an American sci-fi horror drama series where a group of young kids witness supernatural forces. The story is based on a kid’s disappearance and as they search, the kids unravel a series of extraordinary mysteries with supernatural forces. The series has 3 seasons and is rated 8.7/10. Stranger Things is one of the most liked series which received numerous awards.
Lucifer is an American fantasy superhero that follows Lucifer, the fallen angel, who has become dissatisfied with his life in hell. He abandons his throne and returns to Los Angeles only to indulge in goodness and starts to wonder if there is hope for his soul. The show has 5 seasons and is one of the most-watched series on Netflix. The show was nominated for various awards and has a rating of 8.1/10.
Narcos is an American crime drama show created that is based on the story of drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, who became a billionaire through the production and distribution of cocaine. The series is one of the most rated ones which has 3 seasons. Narcos won the best action series and has a rating of 8.8/10.
BoJack Horseman is an adult animated tragicomedy sitcom that tells the story of an anthropomorphic horse named BoJack Horseman. He plans to return in his celebrity relevance with an autobiography to be written by Diane Nguyen. The series has 6 seasons and is rated one of the most liked series. The show has addressed a lot of social issues and also has received numerous accolades. The show has a rating of 8.7/10.
The Umbrella Academy
The Netflix series is a superhero show that is adapted from the Gerard Way series of comics. The plot revolves around the superpowered siblings who reunite after their father is murdered and face a possible apocalypse. The show has a rating of 8/10 and also has the 2nd season. In 2020, the series is renewed for a 3rd Season.
Bridgerton is based on Julia Quinn’s romance novels and is one of the bold and sexually charged Netflix period dramas. The plot is based on a group of young socialites as they navigate a season of balls, betrothals, and betrayals in London and later attempt to get around the mysterious Lady Whistledown. The series has sharp screenwriting with playful covers of Taylor Swift and Ariana Grande. The show is one of the most-watched series with a rating of 7.3/10. Recently, it has reached No 1. in 76 countries on Netflix.
Emily In Paris
Emily In Paris an American Comedy Drama show that revolves around the protagonist Emily who is a Chicago marketing executive and is hired to provide an American perspective at a marketing firm in Paris. The show explores the French culture vividly and is one of the most liked series. The show has a rating of 7/10.
Behind Her Eyes
Behind Her Eyes is a British supernatural psychological thriller series based on a single mother who begins an affair with her new boss and befriends his wife. The show has a psychological tale of suspense that has dark twists till the end. The show is adapted from the novel by Sarah Pinborough of the same name and has a rating of 7.2/10.
Breaking Bad is one of the most binge-watching series that is based on a teacher who is told he has cancer to make sure he leaves his family with the best possible life. It turns out that he is into drug making and dealing. The show has a rating of 9.4/10 and has received numerous nominations and awards.
The Crown is a historical drama series that follows the political rivalries of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign. The series is based on the events that shaped the second half of the twentieth century. The show has 4 seasons and has won the Top 10 TV Programs of the Year. The show has a rating of 8.6/10 and is one of the most-watched series.
Black Mirror is a British psychological thrilling anthology series that has individual episodes on speculative fiction. The episodes explore a diversity of genres based on dystopian notions utilising science fiction technology. The series has a rating of 8.8/10 and is based on The Twilight Zone that uses technology to comment on contemporary social issues.
House of Cards
House of Cards is a political thriller that is adapted from the novel of the same name by Michael Dobbs. The series is based on a Democrat who with his wife sets out on a quest to seek revenge on the people who betrayed him while successfully rising to supremacy. The show is one of the most-watched series with a rating of 8.7/10.
Netflix is recently winning the OTT platform across the world. Though it is still competing with HBO, Hulu and Amazon Prime, in India, Netflix is one of the best streaming sites and has the greatest number of subscribers. The list provided is the best series to stream that would help you spend more time on Netflix bingeing shows.