10 Shows You Can Watch on Netflix That Are Worth Your Time
Netflix is a great streaming service. It has thousands of movies and TV shows available to stream for one low monthly fee. But, do you know all of the great Netflix shows that you can watch in Canada and USA?
Here are some great places to check out if you’re a die-hard Netflix fan!
1. Stranger Things
Stranger things is a show about kids who go missing in 1980s Indiana and their adventures in a world where they travel through time by going to the same place at night...and sometimes they get teleported to different places. The show is set in Hawkins, Indiana, and follows the lives of friends Nancy, Steve, Will, Lucas, Dustin, Max, Barb, Jonathan, Billy, Eleven, Mike, and Lucas's dog, named Howard. The series was created by the Duffer Brothers, known for their work on TV shows including Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Freaks and Geeks.
2. Black Mirror
Black Mirror is a British science fiction anthology television series developed by Charlie Brooker, written by Charlie Brooker and various writers, produced by Annabel Jones and Alan Yentob, and distributed by Netflix. Each episode tells a story using only technology derived from real-world scientific developments.
Episodes are often dark reflections of contemporary society and culture, and many touch on social issues related to computers, artificial intelligence, surveillance, or humanity's relationship with technology.
3. Orange Is The New Black
Orange is the new black is a comedy-drama series, based on Piper Kerman's memoir (the same name). Starring Taylor Schilling, Uzo Aduba, Laura Prepon, Danielle Brooks, and Jason Biggs, the series centers around Piper Chapman, a young woman sentenced to three years in prison after being convicted of drug trafficking.
In prison, she meets Sophia, a transgender woman; Daya, a self-harming heiress; Taystee, a radical activist; Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren, a mentally unstable con artist; Gloria, a young Latina drug addict; and Red, a middle-aged white woman serving out her sentence following a conviction for manslaughter.
4. American Vandal
American vandal is a 2017 American mockumentary/crime/horror / comedy-drama web television series created by Dan Perrault and Paul Scheuring, starring Eugene Cordero, Griffin Gluck, Malin Åkerman, Luka Jones, Megan Amram, Colin Hanks, Kevin Hart, and Kathryn Newton. The first season premiered on December 13, 2016, on the internet streaming service Hulu. After its cancellation, a second season consisting of ten episodes aired between March 5 and April 16, 2018, on Netflix. On May 31, 2018, Netflix announced plans for a third season, which premiered on June 11, 2019. A fourth season is currently in production.
5. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is a Netflix original sitcom created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock. The series stars Ellie Kemper as Kimmy Schmidt, who lands in New York City after escaping from a doomsday cult.
She moves in with Titus Andromedon, played by Tituss Burgess, and Jacqueline Obradors, who play her parents, in an apartment above a bar owned by Lillian Kaushtupper, played by Jane Krakowski. The series premiered on September 20, 2015. Netflix renewed the series for a six-episode sixth season on February 17, 2018.
6. Mindhunter (Season 1)
Mindhunter is based on the book written by FBI profilers John E Douglas and Mark Olshaker. The series follows two FBI agents who travel across the country interviewing serial killers while gathering evidence to build their cases. There are five seasons currently available. Season 2 was released on January 13th, 2018.
7. Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
Starring Will Ferrell and Maggie Gyllenhaal, Stranger Than Fiction tell the story of Nick Dunne, a small-town American whose life changes after he suffers an accident that gives him a glimpse of future events. After experiencing the vision, Nick begins to witness things that seem impossible, including a murder committed by his wife. While trying to discover what happened, Nick uncovers secrets about himself that could alter the course of history.
8. 13 Reasons Why
13 reasons why is a show that tells the story of Clay Jensen, played by Dylan Minnette, his suicide in 1997, and its repercussions on those left behind. The series focuses on the lives of these characters before, during, and after his death and how they deal with grief and guilt.
Ozark is a series based in the Ozarks region of Missouri about two families trying to get by amid drug dealing, crime, violence, and corruption. The first season consisted of eight episodes and the second season ended with seven episodes.
10. House of Cards
House of Cards tells us the story of Frank Underwood, played brilliantly by Kevin Spacey, who gets elected President of the United States following a scandal involving his past actions.
The first season ended in December 2014 and we were sad to see Frank go; however, we were happy for him as he got exactly what he wanted out of life. Will he continue his path of corruption? We'll have to wait until February 6th to find out!