1. I am Not Okay With This (2020)
With just one season, the series has all the right ingredients to keep you glued to the screen for a fun binge-watching night. 17-year-old Sydney Novak is an awkward high school student who deals with family drama and a one-sided crush on her best friend. However, she makes her way through everything while taming her newly surfacing superpowers.
2. The End of the F***ing World (2017-2019)
Alyssa and James are two 17-year-old high school classmates. Alyssa is a rebellious adolescent, and James believes he is a psychopath and sees himself as a budding serial killer. While James targets Alyssa as his first victim, he soon finds himself embarking on a road trip with her to escape home in search of her biological father.
3. The Get Down (2016)
The show is about a bunch of teenagers from the South Bronx neighborhood who have their dreams of having a big name in the music field. And, impeccable performances by Justice Smith as Ezekiel ‘Books’ Figuero, Shameik Moore as Shaolin Fantastic, and Herizen F Guardiola as Mylene Cruz, among others, breathe life into these soulful characters with very relatable stories.
4. Good Girls (2018-2021)
Imagine three suburban mothers pulling off a heist and making Breaking Bad-like money. What follows is a roller-coaster of events as things spiral out of hand for these women. This thriller-comedy series stars Christina Hendricks as Beth Boland, Mae Whitman as Annie Marks (Beth’s sister), and Retta as Ruby Hill, their friend.
5. Anne With an E (2017-2019)
Based on Lucy Maud Montgomery’s 1908 storybook, Anne of Green Gables, this Netflix series, set in the early 19th century, shows the life and journey of Anne Shirley-Cuthbert, an orphan girl who starts to stay with an unmarried brother-sister Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert.
6. Raising Dion (2019-2022)
Raising a 7-year-old kid has never been as tricky and challenging as it is for single mother, Nicole Warren. And as she deals with the untimely death of her husband (Michael B Jordan), Nicole learns about her son Dion’s (Ja’Siah Young) superhuman powers, which makes things challenging for her.
7. On My Block (2018-2021)
This coming-of-age show highlights the adventures of Monse Finnie (Sierra Capri), Cesar Diaz (Diego Tinoco), Ruby Martinez (Jason Genao), and Jamal Turner (Brett Gray), who are growing teenagers of color. It depicts their bond right from the first year of high school. However, their strong friendship is tested when they begin thinking about their future and what’s in store.
8. Easy (2016-2019)
Easy shows the lives of several individuals who are living in Chicago, trying to find a grip on modern living, relationships, technology, sex, and general knowledge. This hidden gem is an anthology show with perfectly scripted standalone episodes that do not require you to watch in sequence.
9. Dirty Money (2018-)
The Netflix description perfectly summarizes what to expect in this two-season series. It says, “From showing payday loans to cars that cheat emissions tests, this investigative show exposes brazen acts of corporate greed and corruption.” Crimes like tax evasion and insurance scams of billions of dollars make it a must-watch.
10. Tuca & Bertie (2019-2022)
This animated series by Lisa Hanawalt may remind you a bit of Bojack Horseman. This show tells the story of two daring and fearless bird best friends — Tuca (voiced by Tiffany Haddish) and Bertie (voiced by Ali Wong), who are in their thirties and explore female sexuality.
11. The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell (2018)
Christine McConnell is a fantastic baker with a dark secret lurking below what the eyes see. Her delectable recipes give rise to some delicious fluffy bread, cookies, and other chocolate confectionery items, but there is something different and haunting about them. This show lets you tuck into some bread skulls and clawed whoopie pies freshly baked from her oven.