Streaming of Tv series and movies performed enormous service last year in providing some much-needed escapism in a world crippled by the Covid-19 pandemic. That so many viewers latched on to Netflix docuseries Tiger King for that escapism earlier this year is one of the most startling developments in this extraordinary time.
Here are our favourite Netflix originals for the year 2020 which include comedies, dramas, and documentaries.
SYNOPSIS: The series is about a certain young nurse at a mental institution who became jaded and bitter before turning into a full-fledged monster to her patients.
19. Cobra Kai
SYNOPSIS: Cobra Kai series to The Karate Kid film series. The series is an American martial arts comedy-drama streaming television series produced by Robert Mark Kamen
18. Love On The Spectrum
SYNOPSIS: The series is a four-part documentary series following the life of young adults on the autism spectrum as they explore the unpredictable world of love, dating and relationships
17. Selling Sunset
SYNOPSIS: The series is about the elite agents at The Oppenheim Group who sells the luxe life to affluent buyers in LA.
16. The Umbrella Academy
SYNOPSIS: It’s a series about a family of former child heroes, who happens to have grown apart and must reunite to continue to protect the world.
15. Ugly Delicious
SYNOPSIS: The series is about a certain Chef David Chang who travels around the world tasting different food from different cultures.
SYNOPSIS: The series is about Thomas Middleditch and Ben Schwartz who turned small ideas into funny stories.
13. Outer Banks
SYNOPSIS: The series is about a group of young people from the undesirable part of town who discover a fortune map that uncovers a since quite a while ago covered mystery.
12. Self Made: Inspired by the Life of Madam C.J. Walker
SYNOPSIS: The series is about an African American entrepreneur Madam C.J. Walker who was a washerwoman before she rose from poverty to build a beauty empire and became the first female self-made millionaire.
SYNOPSIS: The series is about Crossing trippy universes inside his universe test system, a space caster that investigates existential inquiries concerning life, demise, and everything in the middle.
10. The Big Flower Fight
9. BoJack Horseman
SYNOPSIS: The series was the star of the hit television show “Horsin’ Around” in the ’80s and ’90s, now he’s washed up, living in Hollywood, complaining about everything, and wearing colourful sweaters.
8. The Baby-Sitters Club
SYNOPSIS: The series is based on a book series of the same name focusing on a group of young girls who start their own babysitting service.
7. The Haunting of Bly Manor
SYNOPSIS: The series is about a young governess who arrives at Bly Manor and begins to see apparitions haunting the estate.
6. The Crown
SYNOPSIS: The series is about the political battles and love story of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign and the incidents that shaped the second half of the twentieth century.
5. Blood of Zeus
SYNOPSIS: The series is about the chronicles of the illegitimate son of Zeus, a young man tasked with saving heaven and earth despite the interference of a vengeful goddess and her monstrous forces.
SYNOPSIS: The series is about the eight close-knit siblings of the Bridgerton family look for love and happiness in London high society. Inspired by Julia Quinn’s bestselling novels.
3. Never Have I Ever
SYNOPSIS: The series is about the complicated life of a first-generation Indian-American teenager.
SYNOPSIS: The series is about a Story of a young ultra-Orthodox Jewish woman who flees her arranged marriage and religious community to start a new life abroad.
1. The Queen’s Gambit
SYNOPSIS: The series is about an Orphaned at the age of nine, immense introvert Beth Harmon learns and masters the game of chess in 1960s USA.