15 Best Netflix Original Shows That You Can’t Afford To Miss

Netflix has become the best station for watching TV shows, and more and more people are moving towards having subscriptions on this streaming station, because every year, they bring new original TV shows and movies that fans love to watch and chill. Here are the best shows that Netflix has produced ever since it came into existence.


Another Netflix original that deserves a spot on this list is ‘Glow’. Set in the backdrop of 1980s Los Angeles, the show is about women wrestling. The story follows a struggling actress Ruth Wilder who later becomes a famous wrestler. The show has a 94% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, great acting, and storyline. The show is smart as well as funny and you should definitely put it on your watch list.

Altered Carbon

This is a theme most people could not even imagine as the show brings us 300 years into the future and still being grounded with the satire and reality of the present, that is, the rich people are the ones who really run the planet. This sci-fi show has brought the concept of immortality in the most unimaginable way. It is full of brutality and does satisfy the need for action, along with providing an epic murder mystery throughout the series. This is Netflix’s latest entry. Watch it as soon as you can.

13 Reasons Why

If you love high school drama then this is the show for you. 13 Reasons why is a controversial show because of its strong theme about teenage suicide and depression and the show became a huge hit as soon as it dropped on Netflix. The show is about a young girl who commits suicide and leaves behind 13 reasons for her action. This is a good show for adults as it shows the struggles of high school kids but might be a bit destructive for school kids.


The show has run for 3 seasons now, and it has been streaming since 2015. It is loosely based on real events as it explores the rise of cocaine in Colombia and its effect on America. For the first two season, it revolved around the story of Pablo Escobar, and then in the third season, it showed the rise of other Drug Cartels, when Escobar went down.

Jessica Jones

Jessica Jones stars Kristen Ritter as the titular comic book character. It was the second Marvel show to hit Netflix back in 2015. It portrays the life of one of Marvel’s darker and deranged comic book characters and told an amazing story of a hero fighting her demons. The show delivered one of the best Marvel villains of all time. The second season of the show is currently streaming on Netflix as well.


This show came out in 2017 and has a huge 8.7/10 rating on IMDb. The first season of the show consists of eight episodes and follows the story of two children who go missing in a small German town which has a sinful past that is exposed along with the double lives and fractured relationships that exist among four families as they search for the kids. This is the first ever German produced a show to stream on Netflix.

House of Cards

Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright giving their best performances in this political drama set in the white house. This is one of the best Netflix shows out there and you will not regret watching it. The show certainly portrays one of the best writings and performances on television. Due to recent allegations of sexual assault on Kevin Spacey which he didn’t even deny he has been fired from the show but surprisingly the show will still have another season so it will be interesting to see what they have in store for us now.

The Punisher

The Punisher is one of the best, if not the best Marvel property that has streamed on Netflix. Jon Bernthal’s Punisher was introduced in the second season of Daredevil, and he then rocked in his own solo series, which was totally loved by the fans, as it was the best ever portrayal of Frank Castle aka The Punisher.

Stranger Things

The best sci-fi series of recent times is Stranger things which will bring back all your memories of the famous sci-fi films from the 80s and 90s. The story follows the mysterious vanishing of Will Byers from a small town called Hawkins. The show has revived the old school sci-fi genre and you will be surprised how entertaining it is. It has the best child actors you will ever see in a show and the plot is fast-paced and intriguing. There have been 2 seasons till now and the hype is real. This is a must watch. The second season totally ups the ante after the first season fills you with Goosebumps.


The title of the show is explained as the plot is set hundreds of years in the future, and the last surviving humans come across a way of sending consciousness back through time, directly into people in the 21st century called ‘Travelers’. The show has run for two seasons since 2016.


Daredevil has streamed on Netflix for two seasons and it came out in 2015. This show began the Marvel’s Netflix universe of street-level heroes that went on to expand with 5 other Marvel shows. It stars Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock and is the best Marvel property on Netflix having a huge IMDb rating on 8.7/10.

Money Heist

The show has aired only for two seasons and it came out in 2017. We got the second season of the show within the same year. It has a huge rating of 8.8/10 on IMDb as it explores the story of an organized band of thieves that intends to commit the robbery of the century.

The Crown

For all the history buffs ‘Crown’ is the best show out there that follows the life of Queen Elizabeth ll. Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth is a treat to watch followed by Matt Smith of the ‘Doctor Who’ fame as her husband Prince Philip. The show gained popularity because of its highly researched screenplay and writing. The show serves as a history lesson even if it is not 100% accurate because this is the closest television has ever come to the monarchy’s secrets.

The Defenders

This show brought the team of Marvel’s street-level heroes together in the best way possible. We saw Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist band together, and the show provided an epic culmination of what the individual series of these heroes had been building up to. It came out in 2017, and is surely a must watch if you loved all other Marvel properties on Netflix.

Black Mirror

This show has been streaming on Netflix since 2011 and has a huge IMDb rating of 8.9/10. This is an anthology series that has put out 4 seasons, and it revolves around a group of people’s personal lives and how technology manipulates their behavior. The show stars bin names like Jon Hamm, Hayley Atwell, and Daniel Kaluuya, and should be on the to-do list of every binge watcher.

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Vansh Mehra

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