Had a long day at work? Are your friends coming over? Want to spend quality time with the better half? Or just want to chill and get entertained? The best way is to watch a TV show on the most famous online streaming platform Netflix. But due to its diversity and versatile range of shows a person gets a hard time choosing the one, however, you do not need to look any further because we shortlisted down the top 10 TV shows to watch on Netflix. These shows are a must watch on Netflix and the best TV shows according to us, highly recommended.
Breaking Bad (2008-2013)
The best and the greatest of the all-time TV show for us is the Breaking Bad. The ratings from IMDb 9.5/10 and 96% from Rotten Tomatoes backs our opinion. It is a crime drama series based on a chemistry professor Walter White who is diagnosed with cancer and does not have means for the treatment and the journey of how does he uses his knowledge of chemistry to produce the best quality of crystal meth and sells it with the help of his student Jessie Pinkman and eventually becomes the drug lord Heisenberg which is kept as a secret from his wife Skylar and brother-in-law who works in DEA. It consists of a total of 5 seasons and believe us once you start watching you are gonna binge watch it. Moreover, Netflix has released a sequel of Breaking Bad called El Camino in 2019 but to understand it you need to watch the TV show first.
Money Heist (2017-2019)
A show is full of action and twists which makes you click on the next episode every time, as it is based on a heist executed by the group of criminals who have city names (interesting). The first two seasons revolved around multi-days operation in the Royal mint of Spain in Madrid, where they print and escape with €2.4 billion without being caught. The gang is of 8 members led by the character named professor who gives directions and handles everything from the outside. It was not originally created for Netflix but the bought the rights in late 2017. Season 1 and 2 have the same story divided into parts and season 3 of Money Heist got released in 2019 where they are planning to steal the state gold and secret. It is reported that season 4 which will be a continue series of season 3 ready to hit Netflix anytime after the New Year. You have time to catch up with the show and wait for the next season.
A German science fiction thriller aired on Netflix with its first season in 2017. It is a highly rated TV show by the likes of IMDb and Rotten Tomatoes. The dark and hidden secrets of four families unfold when a child named Micheal disappeared from the woods, throughout the series, Dark explores the existential implications of the time travel and its effects upon the 3 generations of the affected families. The story is based on two seasons and right through the series the interest of a viewer never loses and I think it is the core of any TV show. It is confirmed that there will be a third and final season released probably next year.
Black Mirror (2011- present)
Another shining stone in Netflix is this award-winning TV show Black Mirror, up till now they released 5 seasons, it is a British science-fiction anthology but one thing common is the exhibition and use of high-tech and future technology crossing with dark and hidden attributes of a human. After season 5 even the critics had to appreciate the show and its visionary plotting and satirical approach. It is a definite must-watch show for any Netflix lover.
A two seasons Netflix show which revolves around FBI agents Holden Ford and Bill Tench along with the help of psychologist Wendy Carr they try to get into the heads of some famous serial killers and try to capture some insights that can be used to prevent further killings and solving complicated cases involving mysterious murders from the period of 1977-1981. It is a crime-thriller based on a true crime book Mindhunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit and a must-watch for thriller and crime lover as it does not get any better than this Netflix masterpiece.
Stranger Things (2016-2019)
It is a Netflix original, a science fiction horror award-winning TV show, which is set in the early 1980’s. All three seasons are interconnected and revolve around people of a rural town Hawkins in Indiana. It all started from the disappearance of a young boy, Will Byers, and the town uncovers the social experimenting into paranormal and supernatural dimensions. The suspicious events because of a portal “The Upside Down” and its influence over the catastrophic incidents affects the people of Hawkins. The ratings speak for its quality and execution of the plot and I have not seen any critic for this show, this is absolutely remarkable. A MUST WATCH NETFLIX TV SHOW. PERIOD.
Orange is the new black (2013-2019)
The most-watched TV show on Netflix is this comedy-drama series released in 2013. It is a well-acknowledged and recognized show throughout its run till 2019. It comprises 7 seasons based on the character Piper Chapman who has been imprisoned for a crime of a decade old and how her personal relationships with friends, family and love life change tremendously because of the dreadful imprisonment. A rollercoaster of laughs, sorrow and prison brutality makes this Netflix TV show has gained popularity among the audience.
A true story based on the drug lord Pablo Escobar, the show portrays the journey of how he build a multi-billion dollar cocaine empire without getting caught. The numerous encounters of Escobar with the DEA, other drug lords and oppositions exhibit the intelligence and smartness of the cocaine king. The first two seasons cover the aspects of Escobar, from his presidency reign and lavish house arrest to his terrifying death. The season 3 explore beyond Columbia and prevents the rise of Cali Cartel, the competitors of Escobar. The recent season 4 is a whole new plot and reaches the boundaries of Mexico. If you are interested in drug wars and the lives of drug lords and drug money then there is nothing better than this TV show on Netflix.
13 Reasons Why (2017-2019)
A TV show based on a novel Thirteen Reasons Why orbits around a seventeen-year-old high school student, Clay Jensen, and his recently departed friend Hannah Baker. She committed suicide because of the lack of support from her friends and family and faced bullying and sexual harassment which made her took the decision of suicidal. The story unfolds when a box of cassette tapes is found recorded by Hannah explaining the reasons why did she take her life away. This Netflix TV show has its critics and a loyal fan base and also did a good job of highlighting the social issues present in our society. We will recommend you to watch or put it on the watch list of top TV shows on Netflix.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013-2019)
If you have a funny bone then this amazing single-camera shot Netflix’s TV show is made for you. It is a fictional sitcom in which a team of detectives works together in the 99th Precinct of the NYPD headed by a serious officer. The main characters consist of Jake Peralta, the most successful officer with a high rate of resolved cases in spite of non-serious attitude, Amy Santiago, who is a nerd by the looks but very adorable and Charles Boyle, who is very diligent. It does have other vital and diverse characters that fill the show with great flavors. To know about the show you got to watch it.
By no means, these shows are ranked or numbered but it is our recommendation for the top 10 TV shows to watch on Netflix and we believe these shows do make it to the list of best shows of all time.