37 Underrated Netflix Series That Are So Good, You’ll Be Wondering Why You Didn’t Watch Them Sooner

Are you tired of endlessly scrolling through Netflix, searching for the perfect show to watch? Look no further! Here is a list of must-see shows for you to binge-watch right now. Get ready to be a super fan after watching!

Best Show on Netflix

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From mind-bending sci-fi to heartwarming dramas, these shows are guaranteed to keep you entertained and leave a lasting impression. So grab some snacks, settle in, and get ready to discover your new favorite binge-worthy series.

Someone recently asked, “What’s the best show on Netflix you’ve ever watched?” and since we always are looking for new things to watch, here are some of the responses.


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“I loved this show and am still disappointed it never returned,” one person wrote. Another added, “All the scenery, acting, and credibility truly is one of a kind.”


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“Narcos is the first show that convinced me that I could learn to speak Spanish.”mi familia “ as always said by Pablo Escobar,” one person commented.


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One person said, “Maybe the most underrated show on the platform.”

House of Cards

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One person said, “First season was top-tier television” another added, “I’d say even season 2 kept up the quality.”

Someone else said, “Probably not going to be top for a lot of people, but it was one of the shows that lead the way and showed helped push streaming services as a true replacement for the old-school pay tv.”

Orange Is the New Black

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Someone wrote, “I’m gona say that Orange is the New Black was amazing and mom went to prison shortly after the third season so it was especially difficult to watch after that but I think it deserves credit and to be up there with the big Netflix OG”

Stranger Things

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“Stranger Things. We take it for granted now after several seasons, but its ability to transform us 80s kids back in time with such attention to detail is pretty remarkable. The casting, writing, cinematography, and score are all top notch. It keeps delivering, too,” one person said.


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One person commented, “Maniac. Top cast, great performances, had an original idea that they actually executed well. Great ending; the fact that it even has a beginning, middle, and end for that matter. Never dragged, intriguing mystery, wrapped up nice and left satisfied. 10/10 recommend.”

Love, Death, and Robots

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One person called it “Truly a visual marvel.” Someone else added, “I thought it was a mix of real and CGI. The creators did a fantastic job.”


Moritz Jahn, Jordis Triebel, Lisa Vicari Dark Season 1
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A lot of people commented, “Dark.”

One person summed it up, “If you don’t answer Dark to this question, then you haven’t seen Dark.”

Bojack Horseman

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One person answered, “Bojack Horseman if I can only ever pick one,” and another said, “So glad I gave that a shot. Wasn’t impressed after 2 eps but stuck with it, and it turned out to be one of the best and most powerful TV shows I’ve ever seen.”


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One person recommended “Kingdom (the historical Korean zombie thriller),” and another said, “Yes! This one gets my vote for how much it shocked me. Great show that really sucked me into Korean shows.”


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“Ozark was great,” one person said. A few people agreed, although they were NOT HAPPY with the latest season finale.

The Queen’s Gambit


One person said, “This is my favorite too. Only Netflix original I have ever rewatched. And likely will again.”

Another said, “Chessboard sellers saw a 200% + increasing in sales following the release of this show. It’s so good, and I’ve watched it twice so far.”

Midnight Mass


“This show was truly horrific, and I loved it,” one person said. Another added, “It is not talked about enough. A horror masterpiece.”


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“I know ‘you’ doesn’t really qualify as a masterpiece, but I enjoyed it way more Than I ever did a series, loved that we got to see all of it from Joe’s point of view and that we could hear all his monologues,” someone said.

Russian Doll

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“Russian Doll!!! I’m sorry, hello? There are so many good ones, and I agree with a lot of the comments, but I’m surprised this one hasn’t been mentioned yet,” one person exclaimed.



“No doubt it’s Lucifer. It was the first series we started watching after installing the streaming system. It took several parts to adjust the brain and accept the light-hearted and creative theme. So much talent that nothing has touched us since, like Lucifer. It’s got it all; loaded with humor, action, creativity, and music,” one person wrote.

The OA

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One person said, “The OA – hands down. I’ve rewatched it a few times, and each time I pick up some hidden meaning or see hidden foreshadowing elements. I miss it.”


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A person replied, “Heartstopper. It was so lovely and happy and (mostly) kind and sweet and heartwarming. I loved it and could watch it again and again. This show brought me joy with every episode.”

The Umbrella Academy

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One person said, “Umbrella Academy. Music, story, and actors. Love it all.” Another said, “Completely agreed. The mix of heart and humor centered around interpersonal family dynamics, in the midst of time-traveling, world ending, superhero action scenes. It’s so good.”

Another Life


“The Netflix show I liked most was Another Life. I’m not sure if it got cut because of Covid or not enough viewers, but imo that’s the best one,” someone said.


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“Daybreak was fantastic,” someone said,  “I’m still {annoyed}  it never got a second season. Netflix made the absolute worst trailer for the show, it’s not what the show is like or about. It was a super fun take on an apocalypse situation. It’s first season does tie everything but one storyline up, so people should still give the show a try.”


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One person wrote, “Kleo. It’s been the absolute most fun to watch.”

Squid Game

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“I can’t believe nobody has at least mentioned Squid Game. That was such a surprise masterpiece for me. I’m a little leery of a second season being just a money grab, but I still look forward to seeing if they can duplicate the quality of the first season,” someone wrote.

Altered Carbon

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“Altered Carbon season 1, and no one can ever change my mind. Perfect season from start to finish,” one person raved.

Alice in Borderland

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“Alice in Borderland, starts off great. Favourite show on Netflix,” one person wrote.

Dogs of Berlin

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“If I only had to choose one, it would be Dogs of Berlin. Just kept me glued to the screen the entire time,” one person said.

One Word Shows

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There were some shows that people didn’t feel the need to explain why they enjoyed specific shows. Here they are, along with a description.

Money Heist

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Eight thieves take hostages and lock themselves in the Royal Mint of Spain as a criminal mastermind manipulates the police to carry out his plan.

Dead to Me

Dead To Me
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A hotheaded widow searching for the hit-and-run driver who mowed down her husband befriends an eccentric optimist who isn’t quite what she seems.

Santa Clarita Diet

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If zombies are your thing, this is the Netflix streaming binge for you. Starring Timothy Olyphant and Drew Barrymore as married realtors living a normal life raising their teenage daughter until Sheila (Barrymore) dies and comes back to life as a zombie. If you are looking for laughs and gore then the three seasons of this show are a must-watch for you.

The Crown

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Are you a fan of British royalty? Then The Crown on Netflix might be your weekend binge-watching go-to. This show follows the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, from her marriage to Prince Philip and coronation to more modern times.

Lockwood & Co

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In a world plagued by ghosts, where giant corporations employ psychic teens to battle the supernatural, only one company operates without adult supervision. Its name is Lockwood & Co. Run by Anthony Lockwood, a rebellious young entrepreneur haunted by his mysterious past, his brilliant but eccentric sidekick George and a newly arrived, supremely gifted girl called Lucy, this renegade trio is about to unravel a terrifying mystery that will change the course of history.

The Sandman

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After years of imprisonment, Morpheus — the King of Dreams — embarks on a journey across worlds to find what was stolen from him and restore his power.

The Witcher

The Witcher
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Starring Henry Cavill as a monster hunter named Geralt, the series is based on the book and the video games, but there are plenty of twists and turns to keep you watching even if you have read or played them.


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Bridgerton is a romantic, scandalous, and quick-witted series that celebrates the timelessness of enduring friendships, families finding their way, and the search for a love that conquers all.


12 Movies Everyone Should See at Least Once in Their Lifetime

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I love lists like this! As a big-time movie fan, I’m always looking for new flicks to add to my “must-watch” list. We wanted to know what people thought were movies everyone should see at least once in their lifetime, and there were so many great responses. We narrowed it down to 12 of the best.

How many of these fan and critically acclaimed movies have you seen?

12 Movies Everyone Should See at Least Once in Their Lifetime

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We all love a good TV show recommendation, but when it comes to reviews, it’s sometimes hard to figure out who to trust. With issues like review bombing and plain old differences of opinion, you can’t always trust critics. To help with your next TV show-watching pick, we grabbed the 12 most commonly listed TV shows rated “10/10 would recommend” by average folks.

These 12 TV Shows Were Described as “10/10 Would Recommend” by Fans

12 TV Shows That Started Off Amazing but Became Unwatchable

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Sometimes shows start off great but then, for whatever reason, change their format. We wanted to know what people felt were the worst culprits for TV shows that started off amazing but became unwatchable later on. As always, the internet’s answers didn’t disappoint.

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12 TV Shows That Are Often Called “The Best TV Show Ever”

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This is such a subjective topic. While I’d love to share my thoughts on the best TV show ever, I thought it would be better to scour the internet to find out what, in your opinion, is the best show ever from a variety of fans.

12 Shows Often Called “The Best TV Show Ever”


Binge-Worthy Bonanza: The 13 Best Netflix Shows With At Least 3 Seasons

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Ever started watching a show on Netflix only to be disappointed because there were so few seasons or it was canceled? Here are some great shows that have at least three seasons so you can really get your binge on!

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