When it comes to keeping users engrossed for more, Netflix surely is the best in the business. The video streamer plans for each season meticulously and launches a variety of all-new contents ensuring the catalog remains forever exciting. Having just compiled an extensive collection of the best Netflix originals, I thought it would be better to make a separate roundup of the best TV series on Netflix as they are always in high demand. And guess what? Here I am all set to spill the beans about my favorite TV series/shows that are currently streaming on Netflix!
Note: The TV series mentioned in this list are in no particular order. Since everyone has different tastes, it’s impossible to rank TV series in best order. That being said, we have mentioned both IMDB and Rotten Tomato ratings to help you make an informed decision.
Best TV Series on Netflix to Watch in 2020
Some TV series have achieved legendary status as people never seem to get enough of them. Though a good many TV shows have arrived and even created unprecedented records, the classics are here to stay. So, it’s wise to create an assortment that consists of both the old wonders and the latest sensations. To let you easily figure out how well each TV series has ruled, I have also included the ratings from both IMDb and Rotten Tomatoes. With that said, let’s finally set the sight on the best TV series that reigns supreme on Netflix!
Note: Though all the TV series mentioned in this roundup are streaming in the USA, some of them may not be available in other countries like India, UK, Canada, Australia, etc. Rotten Tomatoes’ ratings have been given in Tomatometer and Audience Score formats (%).
1. American Vandal
If you enjoy watching mockumentary web television series, “American Vandal” is the one you should immediately keep in your watchlist. Created by Dan Perrault and Tony Yacenda, it’s a fun-loving parody of true crime documentaries. The series takes a look at the aftermath of many high-school pranks which will not only offer you plenty of fun but also soon make you fall in love with the tongue-in-cheek parodies. So, save it for the times when your showtime seeks for nothing but hilarious moments!
Rotten Tomatoes: 98%/91%
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2. Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
This one is designed for a globetrotter! In this travel and food TV show, you would love to watch Anthony Bourdain as he travels around the world, discovering lesser-known places and also exploring cultures as well as cuisine. Thanks to his impressive persona and effortless acting, Anthony leaves a lasting impact. Though this popular show ran for 12 seasons on CNN, only five seasons are available on Netflix. But they are all adorable and worth watching.
Rotten Tomatoes: (Tomatometer not available)/99%
Note: This popular TV series is set to return to Netflix on June 1st
3. Ash vs. Evil Dead
What happens when comedy and horror are mixed? Well, this integration produces a great TV series like “Ash vs. Evil Dead”. Set in Raimi’s Evil Dead universe, Bruce Campbell has excelled in his role as Ash Williams. The entire plot follows Ash Williams who is on a great mission to save humanity that is on the verge of destruction. With plenty of comedy and scary moments backed by solid acting, Ash vs. Evil Dead is the sort of TV series that you would want to watch time and again.
Rotten Tomatoes: 99%/94%
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4. Big Mouth
Are you craving for a top-notch adult animated sitcom? If yes, “Big Mouth” is the one you should watch. Well, this sitcom showcases a hilarious story about a group of teenage friends and the sort of wonders as well as horrors that they come across during puberty. I have enjoyed watching both season one and two. And I can’t wait to put my hands on season three which is all geared up to launch this fall. Fingers crossed!
Rotten Tomatoes: 100%/81%
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5. Bates Motel
“Bates Motel” is one of the most loved psychological horror dramas. Therefore, it would be apt to put it on the watchlist. Talking about the plot, it’s based on Robert Bloch’s 1959 novel of the same name and follows a woman called “Norma” who is fighting against evil to protect herself and her son. Starring Vera Farmiga and Freddie Highmore in the lead roles, the TV series has got a lot of accolades and even grabbed three People’s Choice Awards for Favorite Cable TV Drama, and for Favorite Cable TV Actress and Actor.
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%/91%
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6. Black Mirror
“Black Mirror” has excelled as a science fiction anthology television series in all aspects. The series takes a close look at modern society, exploring twisted and high-tech near future. Though the beginning may take some time to hold your attention, you would like to unravel humanity’s biggest achievements and darkest instincts as the show goes ahead. Due mainly to the unique concept, Black Mirror has got high praise both from fans and critics. On top of all, its two episodes, “San Junipero” (from the third series) and “USS Callister” (fourth series) have taken home as many as six grammy awards.
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%/91%
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Are you up for an excellent science fiction thriller TV series? I would recommend you to give a chance to”Dark” which is a German science fiction thriller that has proved to be a massive hit on Netflix. What makes this television series so intriguing is the plot where a child’s sudden disappearance exposes several jaw-dropping secrets. With a good many twists and turns, Dark will completely engross you into the story. And therefore you would want to dig out all the secrets at one stretch.
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%/93%
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8. Documentary Now!
Simply put, “Documentary Now!” is one of the best mockumentary television series on Netflix. And if want your binge-watching to offer plenty of rib-tickling moments, it would be a great option. Personally, I have liked the way it spoofs many celebrated documentary films. Its style of parodying each documentary with a pretty similar but fictitious subject is worthy of praise. Highly recommended!
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%/(Audience Score not available)
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9. F Is for Family
When you have a fascinating adult animated sitcom like “F Is for Family” always ready for your attention, your free time should never be boring. Set in the early 1970s, the series is about a suburban Irish-American family which is almost always on the turmoil. With a good dose of drama and comedy, the show has got all the tricks up its sleeve to be your favorite. Having really enjoyed all the three seasons, I am eagerly waiting for the fourth season which is all set to arrive in 2020.
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%/92
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10. The Crown
Based on the highly acclaimed play named “The Audience” by Peter Morgan, The Crown is a historical drama about the life of Queen Elizabeth II. The TV series also takes a close look at Elizabeth II’s famed romance and political rivalries. While Claire Foy has portraited the role of the queen in season one and two, Olivia Colman will be the queen in the third and fourth season. A must watch if you have a penchant for a historical drama.
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%/95
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11. American Crime
If you are hunting for an immensely popular anthology crime drama, look no further than “American Crime”. It pays more emphasis on two things: American life and the criminal justice system. The best part about this TV series is that it reveals a different story arc each season, thereby keeping the interest intact. Led by fully capable stars like Felicity Huffman, Timothy Hutton, Elvis Nolasco, American Crime has acquired a cult status.
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%/88
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12. Arrested Development
Very few American television sitcoms are as ever-lasting as Arrested Development (2003). It’s about a Bluth family – once a major name in the business – suddenly finds itself in deep trouble when the head of the family is convicted in fraud. As a result, the entire responsibility comes down on the son “Michael Bluth”. But can he succeed in keeping the whole dysfunctional family intact as new troubles seem to crop up too frequently even before the old ones are settled down?
Rotten Tomatoes: 75%/82
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13. Better Call Saul
“Better Call Saul” is what you need to give plenty of food to your food. In this television crime drama series, you would watch an ex-con artist (Jimmy McGill) turning into a small-time attorney. McGill faces several roadblocks as he tries to completely transform himself into his alter ego called Saul Goodman. But will his tiring effort ever succeed in bearing the desired fruits? To find out the gripping story, you will have to watch Better Call Saul.
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%/96
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A dramatic thriller like “Bloodline” deserves a place in your showtime. This TV series explores the dark secrets that have been buried beneath the surface of an American family. While the entire family is trying its best to keep the demons hidden, the black sheep son is hell-bent on exposing them. What are those dark secrets that the family is trying to keep under the wrap at all hazards?
Rotten Tomatoes: 62%/76
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15. BoJack Horseman
Though “BoJack Horseman” didn’t have a massive success when it was first launched in 2014, it became a big success later on. In this adult animated comedy-drama series, you would watch a humanoid horse who was once a star in a popular 1990s sitcom. 20 years later, he has lost his popularity. However, he is still desperate to make a grand comeback. Starring “Will Arnett” as the title character, the comedy-drama series is fun-filled and a treat to watch.
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%/95
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“Bodyguard” is a hugely successful British crime drama/action series that has achieved the highest viewing figures for a new BBC drama. The plot revolves around Police Sergeant David Budd – a British army war veteran. When he is assigned the principal protection officer for the home secretary, things become more volatile. Discover the series of big controversies including the government’s monitoring of private information that come to lite.
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%/82
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17. Breaking Bad
Should you think that the time is ripe to unravel a classy neo-western crime drama TV series, “Breaking Bad” would be an excellent pick. The series follows the life of Walter White (Bryan Cranston) – a troubled chemistry teacher – who is diagnosed with stage-3 lung cancer. Finding himself on the verge of death, he turns to a life of crime to earn enough money for the family. But, will his ambition ever be fulfilled?
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%/98
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18. Dead to Me
What about having a go at a black comedy? “Dead to Me” has proved to be a blockbuster on Netflix thanks to the fascinating story. The plot is set around the friendship between Jen (Applegate) and Judy (Cardellini). The former has just lost her husband and is extremely depressed. Just when Jen feels alone, she finds a real friend in the form of Judy who helps her recover from the big loss. A must for the folks who love black comedy.
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%/95
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As someone who loves watching satirical fantasy sitcom, I have found “Disenchantment” a real deal. Set in the medieval kingdom of Dreamland, this animated fantasy series is about a rebellious and alcoholic princess called “Bean”. It stars the voices of notable actors like Abbi Jacobson, Eric Andre, and Nat Faxon. Watch it to give your free time a handful of hilarious comedies to cherish. No doubt, one of the best animated series on Netflix you can watch.
Rotten Tomatoes: 62%/75
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20. Fawlty Towers
A lot of TV series come and go. While some never seem to lose their charm, others get lost in the oblivion within just a few years. Well, “Faulty Towers” belongs to the former groups due mainly to its amazing story. That’s why even after more than 40 years, it has found a place in this lineup. The British television sitcom (broadcast on BBC2 in 1975-79) was enormously popular four decades and hasn’t lost its charm even one bit today. That clearly shows how much love it’s got over the years.
Rotten Tomatoes: 100%/95
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“Friends” is the sort of American television sitcom which you would enjoy watching tirelessly again and again. It boasts an ensemble cast including Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, David Schwimmer, Matt LeBlanc, and Matthew Perry. Due mainly to its immense popularity, it lasted for 10 consecutive seasons and first aired from 1994-2004 on NBC. Talking about the plot, it basically portraits friends’ fun-loving comedic and romantic adventure in a unique way. Do I need to say more about one of the most famous TV shows of all time or let you unravel the intriguing tale by watching it? It would be way better if you unpack the show as my words wouldn’t be able to describe the story even one bit.
Rotten Tomatoes: 78%/96
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Note: While Friends has left Netflix in some regions like United States, it’s still available in several countries including United Kingdom, India, and more. You can use VPN services and access Friends on Netflix from anywhere in the world.
When you talk about one of the best comedies on Netflix, it would be unfair to keep “Glow” out of the discussion. The best part about this comedy TV series is the way it has fictionalized the characters of the 1980s syndicated women’s professional wrestling circuit known as the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling. Quickly watch both the first and second seasons as the third one is all set to premiere on August 9, 2019.
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%/90
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All I can say about “Frasier” is amazing. This American sitcom was broadcast first on NBC and successfully ran for 11 consecutive seasons from 1993 to 2004. As for the plot, it’s set around Frasier Crane (a Seattle psychiatrist) who offers handy advice on his popular call-in radio show. However, he completely ignores the same advice in his personal relationships. And that leads him in trouble time and again.
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%/92
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24. Halt and Catch Fire
If you are fascinated by the personal computer revolution and the world wide web, you shouldn’t give a miss to “Halt and Catch Fire”. It provides a fictionalized insider’s view of both the personal computer revolution of the 1980s and the massive growth of the world wide web of the 1990s. Though the subject is a bit serious, you wouldn’t find it boring at all.
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%/93
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25. House of Cards
“House of Cards” doesn’t need any introduction, does it? Just in case you are unaware of this political thriller, let me tell you that it’s undoubtedly one of the most loved Netflix originals. The story follows Frank Underwood – a Democrat who has been appointed the secretary of the state. After achieving power, he along with his wife decides to take on all the people who betrayed him. Watch the whole series to relish the awesome political twists and game-changing masterstrokes.
Rotten Tomatoes: 78%/76
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26. Stranger Things
Stranger Things is a highly rated American science fiction horror TV series. Created by the Duffer Brothers, it’s set in the 1980s in the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana, and revolves around the sudden disappearance of a young boy. His mother, a police chief, and his friends have to fight out supernatural forces to get him back. Featuring an ensemble cast including noted names like Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, the TV series is a great watch for the lovers of science fiction horror.
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%/87%
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27. The Stranger
Backed by a strong cast and an entangled plot with a series of unexpected turns, The Stranger is a nerve-wracking mystery thriller series. Written by Danny Brocklehurst, the story is based on the 2015 Harlan Coben novel of the same title. All the leading names such as Richard Armitage, Siobhan Finneran and Hannah John-Kamen have performed exceedingly well. And so has the intriguing plot with a number of secrets lurking around.
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%/NA
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If fantasy-driven TV series is what you are looking for, Lucifer could be the right way to go. Yeah, you got that right! The urban fantasy TV series is based on the DC Comics character and has been taken from the popular book series called The Sandman. As for the plot, it’s set around Lucifer Morningstar and the Devil. Starring Tom Ellis (Morningstar), Lauren German as Detective Chloe Decker, Kevin Alejandro as Detective Daniel “Dan” Espinoza, and D. B. Woodside as Amenadiel, the TV series has got enough star power to keep you guessing for more.
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%/85%
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29. The Staircase
The Staircase aka Death on the Staircase is a riveting French TV series. The TV series is the documentation of the trial of Michael Peterson who had been convicted of murdering his wife, Kathleen Peterson. It delves deep into the ensuing case from Peterson and his team led by David Rudolf’s perspective. The interesting plot coupled with a great screenplay makes it a great pick. Not to mention, The Staircase also bagged a coveted Peabody Award in 2005. Overall, it’s one of the best Netflix series that’s streaming right now.
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%/84%
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30. Never Have I Ever
Created by Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher, Never Have I Ever is a light-hearted coming of age comedy-drama TV series ably led by Maitreyi Ramakrishnan. The series premiered on April 27, 2020, and has received positive reviews both from fans and critics. As for the story, it’s based on Kaling’s real childhood story and revolves around an Indian American student trying to deal with the death of her father. Having been described as a watershed moment for South Asian representation in Hollywood, the TV series has got all sorts of fun-elements to get included in your favorites’ list.
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%/90%
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As a crime drama TV series, Ozark is top-notch. And if you love to stream this genre, I’m sure you would like to go after it. Created by Bill Dubuque and Mark Williams for Netflix, the web television series stars Jason Bateman and Laura Linney as a married couple. Due to a disaster money laundering scheme, they had to relocate their family to the Ozarks. Thanks to the impressive direction and acting by both Bateman and Linney, this Netflix original TV series has received rave reviews.
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%/91%
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32. Mad Men
Missing out on a highly acclaimed American period drama TV series like Mad Men isn’t a better choice, especially when you wish to enjoy period drama in its full glory. Set in the I960s-the 1970s, the series ran on the cable network AMC from 2007 to 2015 and consists of 92 episodes. The series revolves around the main character who is the womanizing advertising executive Don Draper (played by Jon Hamm). The plot focuses on the people in his personal and professional lives in an interesting way. It’s one of my favorite TV series on Netflix.
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%/96%
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33. Modern Family
Modern Family is a critically acclaimed mockumentary family sitcom. It had a successful run for eleven seasons from September 23, 2009, to April 8, 2020. The story revolves around Jay Pritchett and his family in suburban Los Angeles. Focused on changing social norms and culture in the 2000s and 2010s, the sitcom is a treat to watch. Moreover, led by Ed O’Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen, and Ty Burrell, it also got an impressive cast. Everything considered; Modern Famil is what you should pick to bust stress in your free time.
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%/88%
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34. RuPaul’s Drag Race
RuPaul’s Drag Race is a top-notch American reality competition TV series. The show revolves around RuPaul as the hunt for “America’s next drag superstar ” gets the center-stage. RuPaul has donned the role of host, mentor, and head judge for this series. As for the contestants, they have to tackle a series of different challenges each week to show why they deserve to be the next big star. Due largely to the fascinating contest, it’s become one of the highest-rated TV series on Netflix.
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%/85%
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35. After Life
After Life is the sort of dark comedy-drama web TV series that you would never get tired of watching. Produced, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais, the story is about Tony whose life comes to a halt with the sudden demise of his wife due to breast cancer. At first, Tony thinks of committing suicide, but instead, he decides to punish the whole world for his wife’s death. Set in the fictional town of Tambury, the story is quite interesting thanks to plenty of fun elements into the mix. If you love dark humor, you are going to enjoy this one. It’s one of the best TV series on Netflix right now.
Rotten Tomatoes: 74%/88%
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36. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is one of the most sought after supernatural horror web television series on Netflix. Based on the Archie comic book series of the same name, it revolves around the Archie comics character named Sabrina Spellman elegantly portrayed by Kiernan Shipka. The TV series also stars Ross Lynch, Lucy Davis, Chance Perdomo, Michelle Gomez, Jaz Sinclair, Tati Gabrielle, Adeline Rudolph, Richard Coyle, and Miranda Otto in the leading roles.
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%/69%
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37. When They See Us
Co-written, created, and directed by Ava DuVernay, When They See Us is an amazing American drama web television miniseries. The TV series is based on events of the 1989 Central Park jogger case. It’s about the five men who were falsely accused and then prosecuted on charges of rape. Featuring an ensemble cast that includes Jharrel Jerome, Asante Blackk, Jovan Adepo, Michael K. Williams, and Logan Marshall-Green, the series excels in most aspects.
Rotten Tomatoes: 96%/91%
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It’s the killer plot that makes Mindhunter a must-watch for the folks who have a huge liking for crime thriller TV series. Based on the true-crime book called Mindhunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit written by John E. Douglas and Mark Olashaker, the story is about FBI agents Holden Ford (Jonathan Groff) and Bill Tench (Holt McCallany) and the psychologist Wendy Carr (Anna Torv). Interestingly, they take interview of serial killers to understand how they use their tactics to commit crimes.
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%/95%
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39. Making a Murderer
Making a Murderer is one of the most loved true-crime documentary TV series. Directed by Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos, it revolves around Steven Avery who had to serve 18 years of prison for the wrongful conviction of sexual assault as well as attempt to murder of Penny Beerntsen. When Avery was discharged in 2005, he was again convicted in 2007 for the murder of Teresa Halbach. Due largely to the gripping story coupled with the excellent direction, Making a Murderer has proved to be a big hit.
Rotten Tomatoes: 84%/98%
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40. White Lines
For those looking for a fine mystery thriller series, White Lines appears to be a safe bet. Created by Alex pina, the TV series is about Zoe Walker who is trying to unravel the mysteries surrounding the shocking death of her brother Axel almost two decades after he had gone missing. With a good cast including Laura Haddock as Zoe Walker, Nuno Lopes as Duarte “Boxer” Silva, Marta Milans as Kika Calafat, Daniel Mays as Marcus Ward, and Laurence Fox as David, the TV series could easily appeal to the investigative minds.
Rotten Tomatoes: 63%/NA
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Featuring Toni Collette, Merritt Wever, and Kaitlyn Dever, Unbelievable has won a lot of hearts as an American drama web television miniseries. The story follows a series of rapes in the Washington State of Colorado. It’s based on the 2015 news article called “An Unbelievable Story of Rape”. Written by T. Christian Miller and Ken Armstrong, the article won the Pulitzer Prize. If you wish to get started with a highly appreciable drama TV series, I would recommend you to give it a chance.
Rotten Tomatoes: 98%/94%
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42. Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness
Tiger King is a gripping crime documentary miniseries about the life of zookeeper named “Joe Exotic. First released on March 20, 2020, the miniseries revolves around the society of big cat conservationists, owner of big cat rescue, and collectors. Exotic is accused of abusing wild animals. The TV series has not only received rave reviews from critics but also watched by a record 34.3 million people over its first ten days of release, shattering all the records of the Netflix originals.
Rotten Tomatoes: 86%/84%
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43. Our Planet
Our Planet can easily stake the claim of being the best nature documentary series made for Netflix. Produced by Silverback Films, the documentary series addresses issues of conservation. It has received high praise for the greater focus on human’s impact on the environment, showing how climate change impacts all living creatures. The docu-series took four years to be completed and was filmed in 50 countries, and over 600 crew members took part in the production.
Rotten Tomatoes: 93%/90%
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44. The Good Place
If fantasy comedy is at the top of your mind, look no further than The Good Place. The TV series has been created by Michael Schur and stars several leading names including Kristen Bell, William Jackson, Harper Jameela, and Jamil D’Arcy Carden. The story is about Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell), who arrives in the afterlife – a remarkable heaven-like utopia as a reward for her righteous life. However, Shellstrop soon realizes the fact that she was sent there by mistake and that’s when all of her trouble begins. This is one of the best TV series on Netflix that you can watch.
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%/89%
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45. Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Packed with a ton of bone-tickling moments, Brooklyn Nine-Nine is designed to let you laugh your heart out. Created by Dan Goor and Michael Schur, the TV series follows Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg), an immature but talented NYPD detective in Brooklyn’s fictional 99th Precinct. What makes it so fun-loving to watch is his confrontation with the new commanding officer, the demanding Captain Raymond Holt (Andre Braugher). Moreover, this Netflix series has some big names like Stephanie Beatriz as Rosa Diaz, Terry Crews as Terry Jeffords, Melissa Fumero as Amy Santiago, Joe Lo Truglio as Charles Boyle. This is one of the best comedy series on Netflix right now.
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%/93%
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46. Peaky Blinders
As someone who loves to stream vintage period crime drama, I’ve come out fully impressed with Peaky Blinders. Created by Steven Knight, it’s in Birmingham, England. As for the story, it’s about the exploits of the Shelby crime family following the First World War. Featuring several big stars including Cillian Murphy, Sam Neill, Helen McCrory, Paul Anderson, and Annabelle Wallis, the TV series boasts amazing screenplay. And with the top-notch display of acting by the ensemble cast, it’s got everything covered to hold your nerve. It’s one of the best TV series on Netflix.
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%/94%
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47. Russian Doll
First forayed onto the scene on February 1, 2019, on Netflix, Russian Doll is the sort of comedy-drama web TV series that can truly tickle your funny bones. Created by major names including Natasha Lyonne, Leslye Headland, and Amy Poehler, the TV series is about Nadia Vulvokov (Lyonne), a game developer who repeatedly dies and relives the same night in a never-ending time loop and desperately tries to sort out the issue. The TV series stars Greta Lee, Yul Vazquez, and Elizabeth Ashley and its first season bagged four Primetime Emmy Award nominations, including Outstanding Comedy Series as well as Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for Lyonne.
Rotten Tomatoes: 97%/87%
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48. The Last Kingdom
Based on Bernard Cornwell’s The Saxon Stories series of novels, The Last Kingdom is a fascinating British historical fiction television series. It’s set in 866 with the Viking conquest of York and covers about 40-45 years by the end of season 4. Starring big names including Alexander Dreymon, Eliza Butterworth, Arnas Fedaravicius, the story has got all the twists and turns of a classy historical fiction TV series. Not mention, Dreymon and Butterworth have excelled in their respective roles, which make the series a treat to watch.
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%/96%
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49. Money Heist (La Casa De Papel)
If heist crime is what you are after, Money Heist is the one I would recommend you to check out. This TV series has been created by Alex Pina and revolves around two long-prepared heists strategically planned by the professor (Alvaro Morte). While one heist has been planned on the Royal Mint of Spain, the other has been planned on the Bank of Spain. The series consists of four parts and includes stars like Úrsula Corberó, Álvaro Morte, Itziar Ituño, Pedro Alonso, Paco Tous, and Alba Flores. If you love heist, you are going to enjoy this one. It’s one of the best TV series on Netflix right now.
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%/81%
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50. Orange Is the New Black
Orange Is the New Black aka OITNB is a fun-driven comedy-drama TV series that has been created by Jenji Kohan for Netflix. Based on Piper Kerman’s memoir called, “Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison (2010)”, it brings to light her experiences at FCI Danbury, a minimum-security federal prison. Starring some notable names like Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon, Michael Harney, Michelle Hurst, Kate Mulgrew, and Jason Biggs, it’s become Netflix’s most-watched original series.
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%/81%
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