Looking for your next Netflix show to binge-watch? Continue reading to find the top 10 shows to add to your watchlist!
10. Never Have I ever
Synopsis: Never Have I Ever focuses on a teenage Indian girl, Devi who was born and raised in America. Devi has to face the death of her father as well as maneuver her way through high school. After her freshman year in high school did not go as she planned, Devi becomes determined to change her status and gain popularity.
Review: I watched the first season of this show in two days. It was an easy watch and very comedic. However, there are a few emotional scenes that really tug on your heartstrings. Devi has to deal with the death of her father and her very strict Indian mother. His death also places pressure on Devi’s mother. Devi and her mother did not have the best relationship and she doubts her ability to raise Devi the right way without her husband. Overall, it was a great watch and I will definitely be watching season 2.
9. that 70’s show
Synopsis: That 70’s Show is an American sitcom that revolves around a group of teenagers in Wisconsin. The show is set in the 1970s and depicts this group of teenagers coming of age. The majority of this show takes place in the Foremans’ basement. Eric Foreman can be seen as the “leader” of the group. He and his friends must navigate high school, friendships, relationships, and everything that is associated with being a teenager.
Review: This was a pretty good watch. It defiantly had some golden moments and a lot of laughs. The characters are very interesting and their transformations are huge!!!! This is one of my favorite sit-coms. I would recommend this if you’re looking for a light and comical to watch.
Synopsis: Kim’s Convenience is a single-camera comedy, that tells the story of the Kim family. Mr. and Mrs. Kim, known as Appa and Umma migrated from Korea to Canada to provide their children, Janet and Jung with better opportunities. The Kim family owns a convenience store in inner Toronto. The show emphasizes the comedic and heartfelt aspects of adapting to a new culture, as well as trying to preserve their own.
Review: This show was extremely funny, I strongly recommend it! Umma and Appa are so funny and will never fail to make you laugh. However, this show will make you feel an array of emotions. I became very invested in this show and the characters because I believe was well written, casted, and portrayed. The Kim family although slightly dysfunctional will have you cry-laughing in every episode.
Synopsis: Ozark follows the story of the Byrdes who seems to be an average American family. Marty Byrde is a financial advisor, who is forced to relocate his family when things begin to awry with the second largest drug cartel in Mexico. Marty uproots his family in Chicago and relocates them to the Missouri Ozarks, where he is forced to launder money for the cartel, in exchange for the protection of he and his family.
Review: This show was really exciting and thrilling. The Byrdes seems to be normal until Marty discovers his best friend/ business partner was stealing from the cartel. As part of reparations for his best friend’s actions, Marty has to work for the cartel. He has to move his family to the Ozarks, as it is a great place to launder money. Marty faces many obstacles along the way and meets many new interesting people. The transformation of each family member is shocking. This show will have you on the edge of your seat!
6.The chilling adventures of Sabrina
Synopsis: The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina takes place in the fictional town Greendale. This show focuses on Sabrina Spellman who is being raised by her aunts, due to the mysterious “accidental” death of her parents. Sabrina is a very powerful half-mortal, half-Witch who must balance her dual nature, while fighting against supernatural forces who threaten her, her loved ones and the world humans inhabit.
Review: Although there were many occasions where I found that Sabrina was her own worst enemy, the show was quite enjoyable. The plot was extremely engaging and exciting. In each episode, there is a problem Sabrina must overcome. There are supernatural, as well as just evil forces that threaten Sabrina and everything she loves about her life. As a half-mortal, half-witch she believes she has a duty to protect both humans and witches. Overall the show was thrilling and encompasses a coming of age aspect.
5. how to get away with murder
Synopsis: How to Get Away With Murder focuses on Annalise Keating who is an exceptionally brilliant and talented criminal defense lawyer/ professor, who teaches a class she called “How to Get Away with Murder.” She and her employees, Frank and Bonnie select a group of students to assist them in cases. With each episode, shocking secrets are revealed and the plot thickens. Everyone is on edge as their patience and strength are tested. Annalise’s intoxicating personality grasps each one of her students and their need for her validation prevails
Review: This show never failed to leave me shook! It was a great show you should definitely add to your watchlist, you’ll become entangled quickly! The plot twists were exciting and shocking. This show takes many great turns in directions you would never expect. Although the show is somewhat hard to follow, it is totally worth it! With this show, the unexpected should be expected.
4. criminal minds
Synopsis: Criminal Minds is centered around a team of elite FBI criminal profilers. The team must work together to analyze the behavioral patterns of horrifying criminals. Each member brings their own set of skills to the table. Each team member uses their skills to get inside the head of the criminals and anticipate their next move. This show also depicts the life of the team outside FBI headquarters. They must learn to be distinctive and separate their professional and social lives.
Review: I loved this show! Overall, it was such a great show. I became really investing in this show specifically. It made me question my desire to work in the medical field. After watching Criminal Minds I wanted to be an FBI profiler too! Each episode is exciting and engaging. While watching the show I would try to single out the criminal before the team or try to anticipate their next move. I enjoyed this show a lot and would totally recommend it!
3. Stranger Things
Synopsis: Stranger Things focuses on a small town, specifically a group of people and their families living in the town. Mysterious supernatural things begin to occur in the town and a young boy, Will Byers goes missing, in the vicinity of a covert government laboratory. His friends and family frantically search for him, where they become entangled in top-secret scandalous government experiments, supernatural forces, and a peculiar young girl.
Review: This show was genuinely fascinating and I can’t wait for another season to be released! I adore the characters and the plot was implemented very well. The graphics in this show were astonishing and contributed significantly to the plot. The characters go on wild adventures and solve eerie mysteries. I enjoyed watching this show and became hooked extremely fast!
Synopsis: Sherlock depicts Sherlock Holmes, played by Benedict Cumberbatch, as a “consulting detective” (this term is used lightly) in 21st century London. His flatmate and friend, Dr. John Watson, played by Martin Freeman served in the military in Afghanistan with the Royal Army Medical Corps. Sherlock assists detectives in London in various mysteries, with the assistance of Watson. Sherlock’s attention to detail and deduction skills prevail. Sherlock and Watson will leave in you awe.
Review: I really enjoyed this show. While watching this show, you may think you know what’s going to happen, but the plot twists in a different direction you would never expect. Sherlock’s deductions will have you shook. The detectives in this show seemed clueless to me, but Sherlock and Watson were able to solve very intricate mind-blowing cases. Overall this was a great show. I was disappointed to learn that it has not been renewed for a new season.
Synopsis: Money Heist is a crime drama that focuses on a group go, thieves who carry out grand plans concocted by a criminal mastermind, referred to as “the professor”. The show takes place in Madrid, Spain and is extremely captivating! The team is trained by the professor to carry out elaborate heists. They are initially told they must keep their personal lives a mystery and are forbidden from learning the true identities of each team member. They must choose code names and remain anonymous. The members become extremely close, which was unexpected by the professor. The drama focuses on the extremely difficult heist, the problems they face, and their interactions with each other.
Review: This is one of my favorite shows!!! The plot was executed well. I LOVED it and really recommend you add this to your watchlist. This show is from the point of view of the thieves and captivates viewers. It will definitely toy with your emotions. You begin to develop a sympathy for the team and hope they fulfill their missions. This was certainly a really great show!