You know that ‘Netflix and chill’ is a legit term for a reason? It is like a pandora’s box of crazy god shows which can play in the background while you work, or some amazing one which you can simply binge watch with popcorn in bed. If you have problem choosing from that insane catalogue, allow us to help you filter these 10 shows you can totally binge watch:
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1. Black Mirror
What it is: This is science mixed up with real life giving you a peek into how the future might look like, a.k.a scary and intriguing. The best part about this show is that you can pick up any episode from any season since they all tell a different story.
Watch on Netflix: Black Mirror
Starring: Jesse Plemons, Cristin Milioti, Jimmi Simpson
2. Stranger Things
What it is:The name explains it all. A creature in the ‘upside down’ world, a group of friends struggling to make the elders believe what is happening. The kids use a walkie talke, it is set in 80’s which gives it a very rustic vibe and since there are only 8 episodes, you can finish it off in a day!
Watch on Netflix: Strange Things
Starring: Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Cara Buono, Matthew Modine, Noah Schnapp, Sadie Sink, Joe Keery, Dacre Montgomery, Sean Astin, Paul Reiser
What it is:It tells you intriguing tale of Pablo Escobar, who is a very famous Columbian Drug Lord. Expect a chase of officials and the mafia and a lot of narcotics obviously.
Watch on Netflix: Narcos
Starring: Wagner Moura, Boyd Holbrook, Pedro Pascal, Joanna Christie, Juan Pablo Raba, Diego Cataño, Paulina Gaitán, Paulina García, Bruno Bichir, Raúl Méndez, Manolo Cardona, Cristina Umana, Damian Alcazar, Eric Lange
4. Master Of None
What it is:This is a famous show catapulted to fame by Aziz Ansari. How a 30-something Asian man is dealing with life in America. Dating, culture, difficult parents, all these are very relatable for people struggling with the modern life.
Watch on Netflix: Master of None
Starring: Aziz Ansari, Noël Wells, Eric Wareheim
5. Altered Carbon
What it is:This is another insane offering which will baffle you. Memories and thoughts stored as chips, souls flying around since bodies are mere clothes that humans are wearing. The series closely tells the story of a terrorist who is supposed to murder a rich man in order to get redemption.
Watch on Netflix: Altered Carbon
Starring: Joel Kinnaman, James Purefoy, Martha Higareda
What it is:If you are an ‘Archies’ fan then this will not disappoint at all. The gorgeous town of Riverdale, school students with a dark side, murders in the river, and a beautiful town covered with plots and twists. Every episode will leave you on the edge so make sure you are watching it with a lot of time on hand, since stopping would be difficult.
Watch on Netflix: Riverdale
Starring: K.J. Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes
7. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
What it is:A hilarious, feminist , and obviously crazy ex-girlfriend leaves everything behind in Manhattan to follow the man of her dreams. It looks hilarious on the outside but hits the heart with its realistic tale telling of dealing with insecurities and struggling to find a balance in your life.
Watch on Netflix: Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
Starring: Rachel Bloom, Vincent Rodriguez III, Santino Fontana
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8. The Crown
What it is:If History fascinates you then you will thoroughly enjoy increasing your knowledge about the British royals. It gives a peek in the life of Queen Elizabeth which is not known. Her relationship with her husband, the support that she gets from Winston Churchill and everything around the political structure of the Palace that might pique your interest.
Watch on Netflix: The Crown
Starring: Claire Foy, John Lithgow, Matt Smith
9. 13 Reasons Why
What it is:This is a teenage drama show with a lot of dark undertones in it. The story runs in two parallels of the present and the past. Hannah kills herself and leaves behind a series of tapes for a few people who led to her suicide. Emotions raging high, it reflects the dark reality of modern life and the psychological effects that it might have on teenagers today. It is personal but will haunt you.
Watch on Netflix: 13 Reasons Why
Starring: Dylan Minnette, Katherine Langford, Kate Walsh
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10. Peaky Blinders
What it is:We are sure you must have heard a lot about this show that is on everyone’s hit list right now. Allow Cillian Murphy and Tom Hardy to totally get you hooked to this British import on Netflix. It is set in Birmingham in the 1920’s and is a wonderfully written action-crime drama.
Watch on Netflix: Peaky Blinders
Starring: Cillian Murphy, Sam Neill, Helen McCrory
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With very little time on hands and a plethora of options available on the internet, most of us end up flipping channels and switch off the TV set eventually. What is the point of that Netflix subscription if you’re not making the best of it? These 10 shows are a decent pick from the sea of shows available. We have tried covering a range of shows that deal with a myriad of topics which will cater to everyone’s interests. Now you don’t need a reason to regret that subscription, but rather make use of it with a tub of popcorn and get binge-watching today!