When scrolling through the Netflix guide deciding on the best shows to watch can be a difficult task.
You wanted the best – You got the best top ten original series that you can watch right now on Netflix. These will be our personal favorites based on entertainment value alone with that out of the way let’s get started.
Starting off our countdown at number 10 in the British comedy-drama afterlife which premiered in March of 2019 it stars Ricky Gervais as Tony who’s nice-guy persona is altered after the sudden passing of his wife making life hell for those around him if you’re a viewer that gets easily offended the first few episodes might be difficult to get through but if you can make it through the end of the first season you’ll be glad.
At number 9 is the biographical drama Narcos Mexico which is a companion series to the original Narcos that was set in Colombia and ran for three seasons. Narcos Mexico takes place in the 1980s tracing the origins of the modern Mexican drug war beginning with the rise of the Guadalajara cartel if you enjoyed Narcos, Narcos Mexico won’t disappoint it features the same production values with fantastic performances.
Season 1 premiered in December of 2018 that the second season landing on Netflix in February of 2020 no announcement has been made yet.
The third season taking the number 8 spot is the historical drama to crown it’s about the life of Queen Elizabeth the second from her 1947 wedding to Prince Phillip to the present because the show covers a large gap of time new actors are cast every two seasons the crown premiered on Netflix in November of 2016. Three seasons in total have been released and have been renewed for an additional two seasons but the fifth and final season covering the reign of the Queen into the 21st century.
Coming in at number seven is the science-fiction horror drama Stranger Things for those of you yelling at your screen what the hell only number seven a few Stranger Thinks is the best show ever calm down take a deep breath and contact your therapist if necessary. This is our list and only our opinion and as they say, opinions are like a-holes everyone’s got one Stranger Things follows the supernatural events in a fictional town in Indiana during the 1980s.
There are now three seasons available on Netflix with the first premiering in July of 2016 and has been renewed for a fourth season while we do enjoy the series and find the storylines to be intriguing who had further fuel to the fire we do find the children in the show could be extremely annoying especially Mike he’s just so damn whiny
In at number six is the fantasy drama The Witcher it’s based on the book series of the same name and premiered in December of 2019 there’s also a video game series of The Witcher that is wildly popular. The story takes place in a fictional medieval world known as the continent it stars Henry Cavill as mutated monster hunter Geralt of Rivia who possesses a lifespan greater than the average human. The first season does get off to a rough start but does find its footing as the season concludes so don’t give up on it after a couple of episodes The Witcher has been renewed for a second season to be released in 2021.
5.The Last Kingdom
The Last Kingdom takes the number five spot this British historical drama is based on a series of books by Bernard Cornwell it premiered in October of 2015 and is set in England during the 9th century when it was divided into seven separate kingdoms it follows suit red who was born a Saxon raised by Vikings seeking his ancestral birthright and helping to create a new nation for the first two seasons the last Kingdom was produced by the BBC with Netflix taking over as the sole producer beginning with season 3 all three seasons are available now on Netflix and has been renewed for a fourth which is expected sometime in 2020.
Coming in at number four is the crime drama thriller Ozark which premiered in July of 2017 it’s about a financial advisor played by Jason Bateman living in the Chicago area when a money-laundering scheme goes bad with a Mexican drug cartel he relocates his family to a summer resort community in the Ozarks of Missouri where he gets involved with local criminals this is a well-written enacted show that will have you on the edge of your seat two seasons are available now with the third released on March 27th of 2020.
Coming in at number three is our only foreign language entry Dark is a German science-fiction thriller that made its debut on Netflix on December 1st of 2017 it’s about the dark past spanning three generations of four families living in a small town in Germany the show’s often may compare to stranger things and while there are supernatural elements involved the mysterious plot is a lot more compelling than the Afra mentioned series all we can say is just watch it and you’ll understand why it’s better two seasons are available now with the third and final season expected sometime in 2020.
Coming in at number two is Mindhunter this crime drama a psychological thriller first premiered on October 13th of 2017 set in the late 1970s and early 80’s it follows a pair of FBI agents along with a psychologist who operates the FBI’s behavioral science unit they’re responsible for interviewing imprisoned serial killers to better understand how they think to help solve ongoing cases it offers an interesting look into criminal profiling with performances that will creepy out. The second season was released on October 16th of 2019 while intended to run for five seasons Mindhunter has been put on Etha net whole while executive producer David Fincher works on other projects taking the top spot for a second straight year.
Coming in at number one is Peaky Blinders its crime drama is produced by the BBC and is listed as a Netflix original here in the states its first season premiered way back on September 12th of 2013 it follows the dysfunctional Peaky Blinders gang in England after the end of world war one what makes the show great is the special attention paid to character development fantastic writing high-quality production values and excellent performances from the entire cast.
Hope our readers will try watching these seasons and as always stay connected for more updates.