Looking for the best shows on Netflix? Look no further, because MyTechnoCloud has put together a list of the streaming service’s best original series available to watch right now.
1.‘Stranger Things’ (IMDb -8.8/10)
After a disappointing and derivative second season, the ’80s-set supernatural series – Netflix’s most popular – returned with new episodes that took more risks and repeated fewer plot points.
2. ‘The Crown’ (IMDb -8.7/10)
God save the Queen, whoever happens to be playing her. Netflix’s British royals drama proved it can go deep into the reign of Queen Elizabeth II by successfully swapping its original cast for an older set of actors, including Oscar winner Olivia Colman in the lead role (previously played by Emmy winner Claire Foy).
3. ‘Unbelievable’ (IMDb -8.5/10)
True-crime stories can be many things: seedy, enthralling, vindicating, angering or satisfying. Based on a Pulitzer Prize-winning ProPublica article, “Unbelievable” is both infuriating and triumphant, highlighting the deep flaws in our criminal justice system while also celebrating the work of two genuinely heroic policewomen. With a stellar cast, “Unbelievable” tells the story of a rape victim (Kaitlyn Dever) who isn’t believed by police, and the two detectives (Toni Collette and Merritt Wever) who bring her attacker to justice years later – after he raped several more women.
4. witcher (IMDb -8.4/10)
The series revolves around the eponymous “witcher”, Geralt of Rivia. In Sapkowski’s works, “witchers” are beast hunters who develop supernatural abilities at a young age to battle wild beasts and monsters.
The Witcher is based on a series of fantasy novels from Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski, which reached a new level of global popularity thanks to a series of video games. 2015’s The Witcher
5. A Series of Unfortunate Events (IMDb -7.8/10)
First up, let’s provide a bit of context. A Series of Unfortunate Events has been one of Netflix’s biggest series to date adapting all of the novels from Daniel Handler who wrote under the pen name of Lemony Snicket.
When a mysterious fire destroys their home and kills their parents, the Baudelaire children, Violet, Klaus and Sunny, are placed in the care of their abusive distant relative Count Olaf, an actor who is determined to claim the family fortune for himself.
All three seasons have received critical acclaim, with critics commending its production design, writing, faithfulness to the books and the performances of its cast, particularly Harris as Count Olaf.