20 Best Netflix Original Series to watch in 2020

As we all know, Due to the recent Global Pandemic and Worldwide lockdown, people are compelled to sit at their homes. Sitting at your home doing nothing is certainly gets you bored. The best thing you would like to do for passing time is watching Netflix. But hanging around in the long lists of shows is often the main problem and no one would want to watch a couple of episodes and get bored too soon. Because not every show is interesting. So, we decided to create a list of some of the best Netflix original series you can watch on Netflix during the lockdown. This list is based on our personal preferences and recent fan following.

The shows are listed randomly and do not mean according to any chronology. You can also help us expand the list by commenting on the name of some best Netflix shows you have ever watched.


AfterLife

Genre: Comedy, Drama

IMDb Rating: 8.5/10

First Release: 2019

Total Seasons: 2

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The series is about the life of the main character Tony, whose Wife dies due to Breast Cancer. He thinks of attempting suicide but ends up deciding to punish the world for the cause of his wife’s death.

Tony works as a local newspaper journalist at Tambury Gazette in the town of Tambury, a fictional place.


Narcos: Mexico

Genre: Crime, Drama

IMDb Rating: 8.4/10

First Release: 2018

Total Seasons: 2

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The show is about the emerging gangs and Mexican traffickers on their early modern age of wars for the drug. The time when traffickers were at loss. The show revolves around the main character agent Kiki Camarena (Michael Peña) who moves his wife and son from to Guadalajara from California for his new assignment.


The Crown

Genre: History, Drama

IMDb Rating: 8.7/100

First Release: 2016

Total Seasons: 5

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The crown TV series shows the life of Queen Elizabeth II from 1947 to the 21st century. The show reflects the rivalries and politics of Queen Elizabeth. The show was created by Peter Morgan starring Clair Foy as the Queen.


Stranger Things

Genre: Fantasy, Drama, Horror

IMDb Rating: 8.8/100

First Release: 2016

Total Seasons: 3

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Stranger things is a Netflix original, Sci-Fi, Horror TV series created by the Duffer brothers. It deals with some supernatural beings created by experimentation of by Hawkins National Laboratory which is located at the fictional rural town of Hawkins, Indiana.


The Witcher

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy

IMDb Rating: 8.3/100

First Release: 2019

Total Seasons: 1

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Based on a fictional place called ‘The continent’ and medieval age strong line, the show follows the trails of a The Witcher, a half-blood who sets his journey to unite Geralt of Rivia and Princess Ciri who are linked by destiny to meet each other.


The Last Kingdom

Genre: Action, Drama, History

IMDb Rating: 8.4/100

First Release: 2015

Total Seasons: 4

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The last kingdom is a fictional series relating British history and series of events based on Bernard Cornwell‘s novel The Saxon Stories.


Ozark

Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama

IMDb Rating: 8.4/100

First Release: 2017

Total Seasons: 3

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Plot

The series was produced by Jason Bateman starring himself as the protagonist who is compelled to relocate to the city of Ozarks after getting in danger due to a money-laundering scheme.


Dead to Me

Genre: Comedy, Drama

IMDb Rating: 8.1/100

First Release: 2019

Total Seasons: 2

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Based on Black comedy, the series stars two women, Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini one grieving for loss in business and another due to the death of her husband. The show premises around the two characters when they start to bond together during therapy.


Lucifer

Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy

IMDb Rating: 8.2/100

First Release: 2015

Total Seasons: 5

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Plot

The story is based on the characters of the DC comic universe, the devil himself who resigns his job in hell to punish the souls and comes to earth. Living as a billionaire and the owner of a bar, Lucifer confronts a girl in police during one of the cases and starts to fall in love. The series follows the characters going around the city of Los Angeles solving the crime cases.


WU Assasins

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama

IMDb Rating: 6.4/100

First Release: 2019

Total Seasons: 1

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Wu Assassins is a supernatural action web series. The show is about Kai-Jin a china town chef who starts his journey to recover supernatural powers from criminals who plan to destroy the world. Kai-Jin uses his enhanced capabilities and martial arts to confront the criminals as he encounters a mystical spirit and becomes ‘Wu Assassin’.


Altered Carbon

Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

IMDb Rating: 8.1/100

First Release: 2018

Total Seasons: 2

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It is an American cyberpunk web television series by Laeta Kalogridis and based on novel Altered Carbon by English author Richard K. Morgan published in 2002. The series takes us around 360 years in the future in a fictional futuristic metropolis known as Bay City.

This is a must-watch series for Sci-Fi genre lovers.


Dark

Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery

IMDb Rating: 8.7/100

First Release: 2017

Total Seasons: 3

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Set in a fictional city or Warden, Germany The show implicates the story about the connection of four estranged families and a sinister conspiracy about time travel.

The show begins with the aftermath of the disappearance of a child after unraveling the conspiracy. Throughout its episodes, Dark states about the implications of Time and its effects upon human beings.


MindHunter

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller

IMDb Rating: 8.6/100

First Release: 2017

Total Seasons: 2

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Created by Joe Penhall, Mindhunter is an American crime thriller series based on Mindhunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit a true crime book written by John E. Douglas and Mark Olshaker.


Peaky Blinders

Genre: Crime, Drama

IMDb Rating: 8.8/100

First Release: 2013

Total Seasons: 7

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Peaky Blinders is a British crime drama series by Steven Knight set in Birmingham, England. The series follows the Shelby crime family in the post First World War plot. The fictional family based on a real 19th-century youth gang of the same name, active in the city from the late 19th to the early 20th century.


Sex Education

Genre: Comedy, Drama

IMDb Rating: 8.3/100

First Release: 2019

Total Seasons: 3

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The British comedy-drama web series stars Asa Butterfield, a socially awkward teenager, and Gillian Anderson as his mother, a sex therapist. It became one of the most commercial success series for Netflix, crossing 40 million streams by the viewer after its first season debut.


Money Heist

Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery

IMDb Rating: 8.4/100

First Release: 2017

Total Seasons: 4

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Money heist is a spanish action, crime TV series which recently got the title of most viewed series on Netflix. The series follows the trails of gang of robbers who engage in a bank heist. Calling up by the made up names based on famous cities of the world like Tokyo, Denver, Helsinki and show on, the team is lead by a mastermind Sergio Marquina also named The Professor starred by the spanish actor Alvaro Morte.


Breaking Bad

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller

IMDb Rating: 9.5/10

First Release: 2008-2013

Total Seasons: 5

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Breaking bad in a thriller violence story of a chemistry teacher Walter White, Mexico who decides to engage in drug trade after being diagnosed by Terminal Lung Cancer. Set in the city of Albuquerque, New Mexico Walter White along with his partner Jesse Pinkman starts his journey into local methamphetamine drug business in order to fulfill the needs of his family.

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