06 Sep 2019
The best shows on Netflix that you should binge-watch
Written byPallabi ChatterjeeEntertainment
Ever since Netflix burst into the entertainment scene, it has become an undeniable part of our lives.
Every day, we take time out for its treasury full of shows, movies and originals, to get our daily dose of Netflix and Chill.
New releases are nonetheless exciting, but there are also many old ones that can be watched on loop.
Here are the best ones.
'OITNB': Dealt with LGBTQ issues, jail corruption, inmates' death
Abbreviated as OITNB, Orange Is The New Black is one of Netflix's noted Original series, which shows lives of incarcerated women in a minimum-security federal prison, later shifted to a maximum-security one.
It deals with LGBTQ issues, corruption inside jails, and inmates' death due to negligence, among others.
You can binge-watch all the seven seasons on Netflix, right away.
'Breaking Bad/Better Call Saul' never gets tedious
Those who have watched this Vince Gilligan show will agree that one can watch Breaking Bad repeatedly.
The story that shows a dying man emerging as a druglord is engaging in every scene.
Its spin-off prequel Better Call Saul however is often deemed superior to the Bryan Cranston-led show.
And guess what, both of these are available on Netflix. So, what's the hold up?
'Narcos' details life of drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, and afterwards
A Netflix exclusive, Narcos details the life of drug kingpin Pablo Escobar in Seasons 1 and 2.
Season 3 takes up after his fall, and focuses on DEA's pursuit, as they attempt to shut the rise of Cali Cartel. And, the more recent Season 4 is an even better watch.
The fact that it's based on real stories keeps you hooked, wanting for more.
Rejoice now! 'Stranger Things' is returning with its fourth season
Recently the Duffer Brothers, directors of Stranger Things, dropped major hints that the science fiction web TV series is returning with its fourth season.
Executive producer Shawn Levy confirmed it, and said work on new episodes is underway.
This series was released in 2016, and since then is one of Netflix's most watched show, and hopefully Season 4 will keep up that tempo.
'Rick and Morty': This animation show is highly intelligent
Holding a solid 94% on review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, Rick And Morty has been running successfully since December 2013.
All set to return with its fourth season this November, the adult animated science fiction sitcom has been applauded for its originality and creativity.
The intelligent series makes you question a lot of things, while also showing scientific exploits in a humorous way.
Don't watch '13 Reasons Why' if you are an overthinker
Boasting an IMDb rating of 7.6/10, 13 Reasons Why is a highly controversial series that chronicles several debatable topics like suicide, rape, sodomy, bullying etc. in high school.
The teen drama, based on a 2007 novel, has been picking up steam upon its release, remaining one of the favorites for viewers.
But be warned! It's not for those who tend to overthink and sulk.
'F.R.I.E.N.D.S': Extremely popular show revolving around 6 fast buddies
One of the most popular television shows of all time, F.R.I.E.N.D.S really doesn't need any introduction.
The sitcom that ran for ten seasons started in 1994 and went on till 2004.
It revolved around six friends, in their 20s and 30s, and the relationships they shared with each other made this show relatable, and that's why it remains such a favorite till date.
'Peaky Blinders' follows the exploits of the Shelby family
Peaky Blinders, winner of 2018 BAFTA TV Awards, is a period crime-drama that follows the exploits of the Shelby family, and the rise to power of this Birmingham street gang in the aftermath of World War I.
Cillian Murphy nails his act as the gang leader, Tommy Shelby, with ample support from Helen McCrory playing his aunt, and Paul Anderson as his older brother.