We all have those times when we pick up our phone and simply scroll through Netflix, wondering. “What should I watch today?” Have you already finished series like The Witcher, Stranger Things, Dark, You, and the like? Fret not, I have you covered. From gripping crime thrillers to dark comedy, there are numerous series on Netflix, waiting for you to explore. Here is a list of the 10 best shows on Netflix that you should watch right now:
1. The Alienist
The Alienist is one of the finest psychological thrillers on Netflix right now. Set in the 19th century New York, the show follows a team of investigators that are hunting down a serial killer using psychological analysis.
2. Sex Education
Sex Education follows the socially awkward Ottis, who decides to give sex therapy to his fellow schoolmates for money. While mostly comedic, the series often broaches sensitive topics like identity and intimacy issues.
Following the events that led to the development of the FBI’s Behavioural Science Unit, Mindhunter is a gripping Netflix original series. With tense interviews with killers, the series will have you anticipating the next scene in no time.
4. Russian Doll
Remember Tom Cruise’s Edge of Tomorrow, where he kept dying over and over again? The Nextflix original series Russain Doll follows a similar storyline where a young woman ends up repeatedly attending the same event and dying at the end of the night, each time, only to wake up with not a scratch.
A detective turned hitman meets a small, blue, flying unicorn after a heart attack in Happy! The unicorn (imaginary friend of the hitman’s daughter) and the hitman share a unique dynamic of being contrasts with another, making the show as one of the best shows on Netflix.
6. The Last Kingdom
Set in the 9th Century England, when kingdoms were captured by the Vikings, The Last Kingdom is one of the 10 best shows on Netflix. The series is centered on Uthred of Bebbanburg, an Anglo-Saxon raised as a Viking and his quest of regaining the title and land stolen from him.
7. Better Call Saul
Didn’t have enough of Breaking Bad? Go back in time to 6 years before the events of the legendary series in Better Call Saul. Better Call Saul follows the transformation of Jimmy McGill to Saul Goodman and his relationship with his brother, Chuck McGill.
8. The End of the F***ing World
A boy who is convinced he is a psychopath and a girl who doesn’t feel like she fits in her school decide to run away together to find her father. What follows is an array of violent events and a realistic romance. This is the crux of The End of the F***ing World.
9. BoJack Horseman
Dark comedy? Check. Animated animals? Check. Continuing a classic sitcom? Check. Yes, the Netflix sitcom Bojack Horseman is all these three things and more. Considered to be one of the greatest television series of all time, the series follows the titular character 20 years after his peak time as he struggles with substance abuse to make a comeback. The series has now come to an end without the possibility of a spinoff. Catch the show creator discussing the ending here.
Ozark is one of the most popular Netflix origin series starring Jason Bateman. The series follows the life of a financial advisor who is forced to relocate his family and himself to a summer resort community in Ozark after running into trouble with the Mexican cartel.
This list of the 10 best shows on Netflix is nowhere near the tip of the iceberg of great shows on the platform, but they are certainly some of the best. How many of these have you watched till now? Let me know in the comments below!