“What do you want to watch next?”
This is probably one of the most stressful questions we ask ourselves every time we open the Netflix app!
Netflix has bombarded our lives with some of the best content and shows since its uprising a few years ago. Nowadays a common topic of discussion has become what to watch next or when the next season of a show will come out, which often results in users scrolling for hours on end, helplessly looking for the perfect show. Netflix has a lot to offer, and it’s merely about understanding what someone personally will enjoy. So, today we bring you some of the top shows to binge on Netflix that might be worth looking into.
One of the most loved shows on Netflix, Money Heist, entails the story of a criminal mastermind who goes by the name “The Professor”, who has a plan to execute the largest heist in recorded history – print billions of euros in the Royal Mint of Spain.
To help him carry out this notorious project, he hires eight people with certain abilities and who have nothing to lose.
This show has gained an insane amount of popularity and is ideal for those who love action with attention to detail.
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The Umbrella Academy
A different take on superhero shows, The Umbrella Academy is based on the comic book series by Gerard Way, frontman of the infamous rock band My Chemical Romance. The series follows the adventures of 7 out of 43 children born to women who never even knew they were pregnant until they went into labor!
As it turns out, they are superheroes with extraordinary powers who are mysteriously adopted by an eccentric millionaire who turns them into the team called The Umbrella Academy.
After their foster father’s death, the children start uncovering dubious truths that make them question themselves and their parental figure’s intentions. You’ll like this show if you like unconventional superhero stories and carefully crafted action.
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Peaky Blinders is set in the time of World War I and is a crime drama series about a British crime family, the Shelbys.
After Tommy Shelby returns from the war, he goes on to try and expand the family’s control of Birmingham, stealing a shipment of guns to give his gang an advantage in the world of crime.
The show is excellent at portraying life post the First World War and that too without almost any mishaps. For all who love crime and a well thought out plotline, this show is for you – not to mention the really good soundtrack!
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Okay, so one small para is not enough to address this show. Black Mirror is one of those shows that completely messes with your mind in the best way possible – making you question reality and to be apprehensive of the future.
Each episode in Black Mirror tells a different story and features modern and near-future technology. Each episode is also carefully crafted to leave audiences in awe and feel like they exist in an altered reality.
If this all sounds appealing to you, you need to check out this show as soon as possible!
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Avatar: The Last Airbender
Probably one of the most iconic animations shows to have ever existed, Avatar: The Last Airbender completely dominated Netflix’s most-watched list only a few days after it aired on the platform.
The series is set in a world full of people who can control the different elements: water, air, fire, and earth and follows the life of Aang, the Last Airbender.
The show documents his journey to restore peace in the world once again and bring balance among the four nations, which are based on the four elements.
This show carries immense deep meaning and teachings that are seamlessly displayed through the child characters and their endeavors; we think everyone should at least once watch this phenomenal show.
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Unsolved Mysteries is a documentary-style show that is based on true unsolved cases.
Each episode talks about a different case of either disappearance, crime, or something along the same line – see what I did there? They are all based on real-life events that have taken place over the years that have unexplained causes or reasons.
This is a great choice for those who crave both thrill and suspense. All the stories have something unique about them and bring light to some of the world’s most unusual occurrences.
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The Crown is a series that documents and displays the life of Queen Elizabeth II and all the noticeable events in her life after she is crowned the Queen, post-World War II.
The show focuses more on her personal life and her trials than solely showing her life’s political endeavors.
This show is the right choice for anyone who enjoys a bit of a historical approach or a slow and steady pace – there is also a great amount that can be learned from this series.
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Mindhunter is another timeless show that conveys the 70s so seamlessly through intricate set designs and carefully crafted characters.
It follows the ventures of Agent Holden Ford and Agent Bill Tench, and their unusual approach to solving crime – they interview criminals in hopes to understand their minds and uncover the reasons behind their actions.
There is something very unique about this show and its whole ambiance that can only be felt when you watch it. If you are intrigued, you should definitely give it a watch.
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Stranger Things perfectly brings back the 80s in all its glory and gives all 80s kids a major throwback.
This series’ plotline is sci-fi goodness mixed with lovable characters and an excellent story. The show keeps viewers on the edge of their seats and leaves them longing for more.
All the cliffhanger endings have kept fans anticipated for all the existing seasons and for more in the near future.
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The Good Place
Now, this is an out-of-the-box show. The Good Place is centered around Eleanor Shellstrop and her journey after discovering herself in the Good Place, a tranquil afterlife neighborhood made by a cosmic architect named Michael.
In reality, Eleanor was a selfish person who only looked out for herself and now, to avoid being exposed and sent to the Bad Place, she must learn how to behave like a nice person.
Pretty interesting concept, right? Comedy and fantasy meet together with ethical teachings and philosophy to mold this masterpiece and has gained a significant amount of popularity since its arrival.
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This is only a small collection of infamous shows that are currently airing on the platform. There are many more that we haven’t even touched upon today, but as of now, these are the ones that are trending and for all the right reasons! So check out these shows today to indulge in quality content.