We have all been there. You browse through Netflix for what feels like hours on end to find that perfect tv show to watch. Just to sigh in frustration and give up your search. Finding the perfect show to watch is a very difficult task. So I’ve compiled a list of the greatest hits on Netflix so you don’t have to spend hours searching.
6. The Good Place
Anyone who has seen NBC’s “The Good Place” will tell you that it is one of the best sit coms of all time. The Good Place explores the idea of what happens when we die through incredibly hilarious scenes. It starts off with Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell) waking up in the afterlife after being hit by semi advertising erectile dysfunction pills. She learns she is in The Good Place for her remarkable charity work and selfless acts she carried out on earth. The only problem, she isn’t the person they said she was. The Good Place follows Eleanor’s journey trying to become a good person while keep her real identity under raps.
If you are looking for a hilarious comedy, The Good Place is the show for you. There are currently two seasons of The Good Place on Netflix. Each season with thirteen, 20 minute episodes. Perfect for a nice weekend binge.
If you are into political dramas, then Scandal is right for you. Scandal is set in Washington, DC and is based around the life of strong minded Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington). Olivia Pope, former White House communications director, runs and operates her own law firm, Olivia Pope & associates. This intense drama follows Olivia and her team as they help clients. Don’t worry, this show also has ties to the White House. This show has many plot twists and exposes the dark past of Olivia, her team and the White House.
Scandal is created by the one and only, Shonda Rhimes. Rhimes is known for her hit shows Greys Anatomy and How To Get Away With Murder, so you know this show has got to be great too.
4. Stranger Things
If for some reason you haven’t seen Stranger Things yet, drop everything you are doing and go watch it. This Sci-Fi takes place in the 1980s and follows the lives of a group of young boys. When one of the boy’s friends goes missing, a mysterious girl with psychokinetic powers appears. With the help of the new girl, Eleven, the boys set off to save their friend. They discover a sinister parallel word and uncover dark government secrets.
Ask anyone and they will tell you how incredible stranger things is. Everything from the fantastic acting and stunning cinematography. The show even features the legendary Winona Ryder.
3. The Umbrella Academy
The Umbrella Academy is brand new to Netflix and it is one to not miss out on. The Umbrella Academy revolves around an abnormal family of adopted superheroes. Following the strange death of their adoptive father, the superheroes reunite to solve the mystery of his passing. During the search one superhero discovers the impending doom of an apocalypse. They must work together to stop the end as they know it and figure out what happened to their father.
Don’t miss out on this supernatural action series. Some critics are calling it Netflix’s best show yet!
2. Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Another fantastic comedy by Fox and NBC is Brooklyn Nine-Nine. The show is set in the 99th precinct of the New York City Police Department. Brooklyn Nine-Nine showcases a team of detectives, including Andy Samberg as Jake Peralta. The show follows the hilarious adventures of Andy and his team. The show features a wide range of diverse, but equally funny characters.
There are currently five whole seasons on Netflix. Each season with 20+ episodes at 20 minutes each. This show is great to binge with a group of friends if you’re looking for a good laugh.
1. Grey’s Anatomy
I’m sure by now you have heard so many people take about Grey’s Anatomy. When I first heard about the show I had my doubts. I thought it was just another cliche love drama. But boy was I wrong. Grey’s Anatomy takes place in Seattle, Washington. It follows the lives of five young surgical interns and their superiors at the Seattle Grace hospital. The show highlights the intense life of being surgeon mixed with a little bit of romance.
This Shonda Rhimes series has a whopping 14 season on Netflix. Most seasons have 20+ episodes each at 42 minutes long. If you are down for a long emotional roller coaster, then this medical drama is right for you
We hope you enjoyed our top picks for the six best shows to watch on Netflix! Which shows have you seen and recommend? Let us know in the comments!