15 Best Netflix Series you need to watch right now! (August-September 2020)

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Netflix has loads of terrific movies you can watch right now. But if you’re looking for something bigger, we’ve got you covered! Netflix has a vast collection of great TV shows that will keep you out of boredom for weeks, if not months. However, we’ve often heard the quote. Having too much of something has its downsides! So, choosing the best series from this gigantic collection becomes quite a headache. But don’t worry. We’ve gone through it, and here are the top 50 Best Netflix Series you need to watch right now!

Russian Doll

Genre: American comedy-drama

Creators: Natasha Lyonne, Leslye Headland, Amy Poehler

Cast: Natasha Lyonne, Yul Vasquez, Elizabeth Ashley, Greta Lee, Charlie Barnett

Release Date: February 1, 2019 (Season 1)

Number of Episodes: 8

Awards:  Four Primetime Emmy Award nominations, including Outstanding Comedy Series and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for Lyonne

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Why should you watch it? 

Imagine being someone who’s stuck in a strange time loop, reliving the same day again and again! This is what happens with Nadia(Natasha Lyonne) who gets sick and tired of this and tries increasingly strange ways to die every day. She eventually discovers Alan(Charlie Barnett) who also goes through the same experience. Together they try to get to the bottom of this recurrent paradox and how to get out of it. Will they be able to? Well, go on. Watch it!

Although the plot sounds a little morbid, its miles away from that, seasoned with the right amount of comedy, drama, and mystery, it’s quite a fun-watch. So that you know, Season 2 is coming soon!

Never Have I Ever

Genre: American coming of age comedy-drama

Creators: Mindy Kailing, Lang Fisher

Cast: Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Poorna Jagannathan, Richa Moorjani

Release date: April 27, 2020 (Season 1)

Number of Episodes: 10

Awards: Nominated for the TCA awards- Outstanding New Program category

never have i ever

Why should you watch it? 

If you’re a fan of teen life-based series, this is just the thing for you. Based on the life of 15-year old Devi(Maitreyi Ramakrishnan), and how tough teen life can be. Come on, all of us have faced that at one point, haven’t we! Long story short- after having a socially inclusive first year, Devi decides to change her social life around. However, her family, friends, and feelings make it hard for her. Crushes, Awkward family moments, typical teenage confusions- this show has it all. So, go on, check it out!

Never Have I Ever Season 2 has been officially declared as well.

Avatar: The Last Airbender

Genre: American animated

Creators: Michael Dante Dimartino, Bryan Koneitzko

Release date: February 21, 2005–July 19, 2008

Number of Episodes: 3 Season, 61 episodes

Awards: 1 Primetime Emmy Award, 3 Nickelodeon Australian Kids’ Choice Awards, 5 Annie Awards, and a Kids Choice Awards

avatar the last airbender

Why should you watch it? 

Always been an Avatar fan? Well, this is just the show for you then. It was initially aired on Nickelodeon, and then later shifted to Netflix. For those who are new to this franchise, the series is based on the journey of 12-year old Aang. Aang is the last and most potent part of a powerful generation of living beings who have now become extinct, called Air Nomads. He, together with his friends Sokka, Katara ad Toph strives to end the Fire Nation’s war against the rest of the world. Will Aang succeed to save the world from Zuko- the exiled Prince of the Fire Nation?

With so many awards under its belt, some critics call Avatar: The Last Airbender as one of the best animated TV shows in the world. So, go check it out!

The Haunting of Hill House

Genre: American supernatural horror drama

Creator: Mike Flanagan

Cast: Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino, Timothy Hutton

Release date: October 12, 2018

Number of Episodes: 10

Awards: Saturn Award(2019), Bram Stoker Award(2019), HPA Award(2019), IGN Award(2019) etc.

the haunting of hill house

Why should you watch it? 

Up for some horror series to keep you awake at night? Then The Haunting of Hill House might just serve your purpose. It is based on two different timelines. One is of a family who’s paranormal experiences at the Hill House haunt them to this day, and flashbacks of the horrific events that led an eventful night in 1992 when the family was forced to flee the mansion—got you excited? Wait till you watch it!

The crisp and spine-chilling script, along with Mike Flanagan’s magic makes this one of the most suggestible series under the horror category. Who is Mike Flanagan? He is the man behind hugely successful horror movies like Oculus, Hush, Ouija: Origin of Evil, and Gerald’s Game.

And just so you know, Season 2: The Haunting of Bly Manor has been announced as well.

Peaky Blinders

Genre: British period crime drama

Creator: Steven Knight

Cast: Cillian Murphy, Sam Neill, Helen McCrory

Release date: September 12 2013

Number of Episodes: 5 Seasons(30 episodes)

peaky blinders

Why should you watch it? 

Set in Birmingham, England, Peaky Blinders follows the exploits of the Shelby crime family. Based right after the First World War, this show will give you a flavour of the 19th-century young gang revolution and the impact they had on society. The show is roughly based in the 1890s to the early twentieth century.

Cillian Murphy’s performance, as protagonist Tommy Shelby has become a worldwide sensation. Cunning as well as charming, Shelby has managed to win the hearts of his fans all over the world. So, if the old-school gangster vibe is your thing, you can check this out!

Mindhunter

Genre: American crime thriller

Creator: Joe Penhall

Cast: Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany, Anna Torv

Release date: October 13, 2017

Number of Episodes: 2 Seasons(19 episodes)

mindhunter

Why should you watch it? 

Looking for a fast-paced show which will get your adrenaline rushing? Then this is the one for you! Based on real-life FBI agent John E Douglas’s book Mindhunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit, this show is not the typical Hollywood thriller. It is more under the lines of really badass storytelling about law enforcers and crime. The director has even come out on record and declared that most of the dialogues and storylines of the criminals are actually from real-life interviews of convicts! Looking for a nice adrenaline rush? This is for you!

Breaking Bad

Genre: Crime

Creator: Vince Gilligan

Cast: Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn

Release date: January 20 2008

Number of Episodes: 5 seasons(62 episodes)

Awards: Golden Globe Winner 2014, Prime Time Emmy Awards 2014

breaking bad

Why should you watch it? 

There are two types of people in the world, those who love Breaking Bad and those who haven’t watched it yet. The story can be summarised as a chemistry teacher in Albuquerque New Mexico finds out that he has only six months to live, so he starts selling crystal myth. He does this to provide for his family when he is gone. This simple story takes so many roller coaster rides which makes this series the best-written series ever.

Better Call Saul

Genre: Crime drama, Black comedy, Tragedy, Legal drama

Creators: Vince Gilligan, Peter Gould

Cast: Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks, Rhea Seehorn

Release date: February 8 2015

Number of Episodes: 5 seasons(50 episodes)

Awards: Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film

better call saul

Why should you watch it? 

So what to watch after Breaking Bad?. Here comes the prequel of Gilligan’s previous series Breaking Bad. Set in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Better Call Saul revolves around Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk), beginning six years before the events of Breaking Bad and showing his transformation into the persona of criminal for hire Saul Goodman. McGill becomes the lawyer for former police officer Mike Ehrmantraut (Jonathan Banks), whose skills allow him to enter the criminal underworld.

The Crown

Genre: Historical Drama

Creator: Peter Morgan

Cast: Olivia Colman, Helena Bonham Carter, Tobias Menzies

Release date: November 4 2016

Number of Episodes: 3 Seasons(30 Episodes)

Awards: Satellite Award for Best Television Series – Drama, Golden Globe Award for Best Television Series – Drama

the crown

Why should you watch it? 

If you love royal life, history, love-romance, this is the series for you. It is said to be the streaming service’s most expensive, over-the-top production to date. The Crown depicts the life of Queen Elizabeth II from her wedding in 1947 to Philip Mountbatten, until the early 21st century.

This show will take you inside the Buckingham Palace to show the life of royal families at the time of WWII. Revealing the personal intrigues, romances, and political rivalries, this show will make you feel like living in that era.

Derry Girls

Genre: Sitcom, Dark Comedy

Creator: Lisa McGee

Cast: Saoirse-Monica Jackson, Nicola Coughlan, Louisa Harland

Release date: January 4 2018

Number of Episodes: 2 Seasons(12 Episodes)

Awards: Irish Film and Television Awards, British Academy Television Awards

derry girls

 

Why should you watch it? 

Created and written by Lisa McGee this show is set in the ’90s in the city of Derry following five teenagers friends Erin (Saoirse-Monica Jackson), her cousin Orla (Louisa Harland), their friends Clare (Nicola Coughlan), Michelle (Jamie-Lee O’Donnell), and Michelle’s English cousin James. This series is a wholesome package of comedy, northern Irish slangs, nostalgia, tackling troubles, and quite a relatable kind of teen drama. This is a must-watch series on Netflix with only 2 seasons with 12 episodes of length 22-24 min.

Sex Education

Genre: Comedy-Drama

Creator: Laurie Nunn

Cast: Asa Butterfield, Gillian Anderson, Ncuti Gatwa

Release date: January 11 2019

Number of Episodes: 2 Seasons(16 Episodes)

Awards: Broadcasting Press Guild Awards 2020

sex education

Why should you watch it? 

This comedy sex drama shows the sexual awakening of high school students as they all explore the stage of growing up. It is very entertaining with being informative also. The story proceeds as a teenage boy with a sex therapist mother teams up with a high school classmate to set up an underground sex therapy clinic at school. But through his analysis of teenage sexuality, Otis realizes that he may need some therapy of his own. This series should be in your bucket list during this pandemic time as it a proper example of getting information with entertainment.

The End of the F***ing World

Genre: Dark Comedy

Creators: Jonathan Entwistle

Cast: Jessica Barden, Alex Lawther, Naomi Ackie

Release date: October 24 2017

Number of Episodes:  2 Season (16 Episodes)

Awards: British Academy Television Award for Best Drama Series, British Academy Television Award for Best Supporting Actress, Peabody Award – Entertainment

the end of the fucking world

Why should you watch it? 

Based on a graphic novel The End Of The Fucking World this series is about a psychopath and a rebellious 17-year-old classmate James and Alyssa. They embark on the road trip across England and begin to develop a relationship between them. This is a dark comedy-drama series with many adventures and ups and downs,  short episodes without any unnecessary stretching make this series a worth watch show.

American Vandal

Genre: Mockumentary

Creators: Tony Yacenda, Dan Perrault

Cast: Tyler Alvarez, Griffin Gluck, Jimmy Tatro

Release date: September 15 2017

Number of Episodes:  2 Seasons( 16 Episodes)

Awards: Peabody Award – Entertainment

american vandal

Why should you watch it? 

This series is an investigative mockumentary about a crime, twenty-seven dicks spray-painted on cars in the staff parking lot of a high school in California. The things that made this show a worth watch are its character, plotting, and the meta. It seems to be like a straightforward mystery case but this then broken down into seven different ways which create curiosity in the mind of the audience. This is a kind of show you can watch if you want a mystery with fun.

The Good Place

Genre:  Sitcom

Creator: Michael Schur

Cast: Kristin Bell, Ted Danson, William Jackson Harper

Release date: September 19 2016

Number of Episodes: ‎4 Seasons (53 Episodes)

Awards: People’s Choice Award for the Comedy TV Star of the Year, outstanding achievement in comedy, Peabody Award – Entertainment, best actor in a comedy series

the good place

 

Why should you watch it? 

The comedy series tells the story of Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell), who dies and goes to the afterlife called “The Good Place”, only to find out they have mistaken her for someone else. She wanted to live a better afterlife with the help of her afterlife mentor and soulmate Chidi (William Jackson Harper). This is a hilarious show with many twists and turns and is worth binging.

BoJack Horseman

Genre: Animation

Creators: Raphael Bob-Waksberg

Cast: Will Arnett, Alison Brie, Aaron Paul, Amy Sedaris

Release date: August 22, 2014

Number of Episodes: 6 Seasons (77 Episodes)

Awards: Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Animated Series

Bojack horseman

Why should you watch it? 

If I suggest this show you will say that ‘I am not into cartoons’, but this show is more than that. BoJack isn’t just a cartoon for adults; it’s one of the smartest and one of the Netflix premium animated sitcom. So for those who are thinking who the hell is BoJack, BoJack voiced by Will Arnet who is an alcoholic who hates everyone including himself, occasionally finds comfort and solace in his friend Diane Nguyen and his agent Princess Carolyn.

So what are you waiting for never watched an animated series I can assure you this one will blow your mind.

So these are the Top 15 Netflix series to watch in August-September. This is PART-1 of this series stay tuned for more such exciting series.

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Yuvraj Agarwal

4 thoughts on “15 Best Netflix Series you need to watch right now! (August-September 2020)”

  1. Wow. This article contains web series from different genre.
    Great job Yuvraj!
    Already watched 4 of them. Looking forward for the remaining 🙂

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