The best thing to happen to humanity before the popularity of memes would be the invention of Netflix.
There are plenty of amazing TV shows, movies, and documentaries in Netflix that will last a lifetime.
Netflix might have originated in the United States in 1997, but its popularity is seen all over the world with 154 million total subscribers.
But what’s, even more, better than the already existent TV shows and movies are the Netflix original series and films.
The number of creative efforts put into these series is absolutely mind-blowing.
Here are the 10 best Netflix Original series.
Black Mirror is a science fiction anthology television series created by Charlie Brooker. The show originally aired on Channel 4 in 2011.
However, Netflix purchased the TV show in September 2015 and has aired 3 seasons and an interactive film ever since.
The series is a must watch if you’re into science fiction and in love with shows that are about technology and future.
The theme of the show is the relationship between humans and technology.
Every episode is based on a different subject matter, however, each shows how technology is and will influence humanity.
There are a total of 5 seasons and an interactive film Black Mirror: Bandersnatch.
Stranger Things gained a lot of popularity from the moment it aired on July 15, 2016. And with just 2 seasons out, it has become one of the most popular Netflix original series.
And with the third installment on its way, it is definitely the most awaited.
Set in the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana, in the early 1980s, Stranger Things have a lot of elements present in it.
There is the United States Department of Energy performing scientific research at the Hawkins National Laboratory. But in reality, they’re doing experiments into the paranormal and supernatural.
They inadvertently create a portal to an alternate dimension “The Upside Down,” and thus begins all the paranormal activities.
BoJack Horseman is an adult animated comedy-drama show. It stars Will Arnett as BoJack Horseman, a famous TV actor whose fame is subsequently dropping due to the lack of work.
Even though it’s a comedy, BoJack Horseman deals with a subject matter that’s much more intense.
BoJack is a depressed actor that’s been through a lot after the decline of his fame. But it’s not just him that has mental problems.
The series deals with issues like depression, addiction, trauma, self-destructive behavior, sexism, racism, and human experience.
The TV show has 5 seasons till date and is a Netflix original series.
You’ll love the show if you’re into dark humor and don’t get easily tipped off by it.
Sacred Games is easily one of the best Indian TV series ever made and it’s only on its first season. The series is based on Vikram Chandra’s 2006 novel “Sacred Games”.
Starring some of the most amazing Bollywood actors like Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Saif Ali Khan, Radhika Apte, and Pankaj Tripathi to name a few.
The Netflix TV show is about the tension between Indian gang members, police, religion, and so much more.
The series is definitely a must watch if you’re into thrillers and crime-drama.
Orange is the New Black.
Orange is the New Black (OITNB) is a comedy-drama series based on Piper Kerman’s memoir “Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison”.
The series begins with Piper Chapman (Schilling) having to face jail time for something she did ten years ago.
Thus begins a thrilling ride for Piper as she is now locked up along with other women.
The Netflix series starts out light and humorous. However, as it advances, so does the subject matter.
Personally, for me, After Life is one of the best Netflix series I’ve ever watched.
It is British dark comedy-drama created and starring one of the best comedians in the industry Ricky Gervais.
The series revolves around Tony (Ricky Gervais) who is sort of done with his life after his wife dies from breast cancer.
He tries a lot of time to take his own life, however, decides to live to punish the world for taking away his wife by being the worst (somehow best) version of himself.
Another amazing Netflix original series is Sex Education, a British teen comedy-drama.
The show is about a socially awkward teenager Otis (Asa Butterfield) whose mother is a sex therapist, yet he has mixed feelings about sex.
However, he meets Maeve (Emma Mackey), the bad-girl and a social outcast in school.
And together they set up a sex advice business in school to educate other students about dealing with different problems related to sex.
Narcos is a crime-drama series based on the American drug empire.
The first two seasons were about Pablo Escobar, one of the biggest drug kingpin in the world.
After his downfall, the series moves on to deal with another famous drug empire, the Cali Cartel. And the 3rd season is entirely about it.
While Netflix renewed the show for a 4th season, the makers reset it as the season 1 of another Netflix original series Narcos: Mexico.
The series has a lot of inner-circle secrets of the biggest drug empires in the world.
Master of None.
Master of None is a comedy-drama series starring Aziz Ansari who plays a commercial actor, Dev Shah.
The critically acclaimed show is a perfect blend of humor, charm, and intelligence.
The TV series revolves around Dev (Ansari) as he struggles with his life in trying to find a balance.
It’s a beautifully crafted TV series with really good humor and amazing acting.
The Crown is a historical drama series based on the reign of Queen Elizabeth II.
The Netflix original series has evolved out of Peter Morgan’s 2006 film The Queen.
The Crown follows the life of Queen Elizabeth II. From her wedding day into the present day.
It shows every event that has happened in the British Royal family from Winston Churchill resigning as Prime Minister to all the major events.
It’s an interesting watch as it deals with politics, royal affairs, and so much more.