Best TV shows available on Netflix December(2021)

by YoFriendlyNeighborhoodSpiderMan | created - 09 Feb 2020 | updated - 1 week ago | Public

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1. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)

TV-MA | 49 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer turns to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in order to secure his family's future.

Stars: Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn, Betsy Brandt

Votes: 1,617,477

2. Stranger Things (2016– )

TV-14 | 51 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

When a young boy disappears, his mother, a police chief and his friends must confront terrifying supernatural forces in order to get him back.

Stars: Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard, Winona Ryder, David Harbour

Votes: 938,744

3. Narcos (2015–2017)

TV-MA | 49 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

A chronicled look at the criminal exploits of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, as well as the many other drug kingpins who plagued the country through the years.

Stars: Pedro Pascal, Lizbeth Eden, Wagner Moura, Boyd Holbrook

Votes: 389,543

4. Peaky Blinders (2013– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama

A gangster family epic set in 1900s England, centering on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby.

Stars: Cillian Murphy, Paul Anderson, Helen McCrory, Sophie Rundle

Votes: 429,697

5. The Haunting of Hill House (2018)

TV-MA | 572 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

Flashing between past and present, a fractured family confronts haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it.

Stars: Michiel Huisman, Carla Gugino, Henry Thomas, Elizabeth Reaser

Votes: 214,658

Even if you aren't particularly into the horror genre, you would still enjoy this show

6. Bodyguard (2018)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A contemporary thriller featuring the Royalty and Specialist Protection Branch of London's Metropolitan Police Service.

Stars: Richard Madden, Sophie Rundle, Vincent Franklin, Ash Tandon

Votes: 109,684

Action packed. No BS or wasting time. Heads right into it from the very beginning. If you love suspense, this show is for you

7. Ozark (2017–2022)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A financial advisor drags his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder money to appease a drug boss.

Stars: Jason Bateman, Laura Linney, Sofia Hublitz, Skylar Gaertner

Votes: 220,139

8. Dark (2017–2020)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A family saga with a supernatural twist, set in a German town, where the disappearance of two young children exposes the relationships among four families.

Stars: Louis Hofmann, Karoline Eichhorn, Lisa Vicari, Maja Schöne

Votes: 332,629

This show is a mind F**k. It's a bit confusing at first, but everything comes into fruition slowly and you will be amazed by how all the dots connect. Watch this with subtitles, not voice overs, original voice's are much better

9. Squid Game (2021– )

TV-MA | 55 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

Hundreds of cash-strapped players accept a strange invitation to compete in children's games. Inside, a tempting prize awaits with deadly high stakes. A survival game that has a whopping 45.6 billion-won prize at stake.

Stars: Lee Jung-jae, Park Hae-soo, Wi Ha-Joon, Jung Hoyeon

Votes: 336,869

10. Outer Banks (2020– )

TV-MA | 50 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A group of teenagers from the wrong side of the tracks stumble upon a treasure map that unearths a long buried secret.

Stars: Chase Stokes, Madelyn Cline, Madison Bailey, J.D.

Votes: 38,188

11. Money Heist (2017–2021)

TV-MA | 70 min | Action, Crime, Drama

An unusual group of robbers attempt to carry out the most perfect robbery in Spanish history - stealing 2.4 billion euros from the Royal Mint of Spain.

Stars: Úrsula Corberó, Álvaro Morte, Itziar Ituño, Pedro Alonso

Votes: 414,646

12. Sex Education (2019– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Comedy, Drama

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.

Stars: Asa Butterfield, Gillian Anderson, Emma Mackey, Ncuti Gatwa

Votes: 237,686

Witty coming of age show, unique and original

13. You (2018– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

A dangerously charming, intensely obsessive young man goes to extreme measures to insert himself into the lives of those he is transfixed by.

Stars: Penn Badgley, Victoria Pedretti, Ambyr Childers, Elizabeth Lail

Votes: 207,387

14. Narcos: Mexico (2018–2021)

TV-MA | 50 min | Crime, Drama

The rise of the Guadalajara Cartel as an American DEA agent learns the danger of targeting narcos in Mexico.

Stars: Scoot McNairy, José María Yazpik, Alejandro Edda, Alfonso Dosal

Votes: 75,323

15. Daredevil (2015–2018)

TV-MA | 54 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A blind lawyer by day, vigilante by night. Matt Murdock fights the crime of New York as Daredevil.

Stars: Charlie Cox, Vincent D'Onofrio, Deborah Ann Woll, Elden Henson

Votes: 386,527

16. The Haunting of Bly Manor (2020)

TV-MA | 494 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

After an au pair’s tragic death, Henry hires a young American nanny to care for his orphaned niece and nephew who reside at Bly Manor with the chef Owen, groundskeeper Jamie and housekeeper, Mrs. Grose.

Stars: Victoria Pedretti, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Amelia Eve, T'Nia Miller

Votes: 89,648

17. Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005–2008)

TV-Y7-FV | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar, and bring peace to the world.

Stars: Dee Bradley Baker, Zach Tyler Eisen, Mae Whitman, Jack De Sena

Votes: 278,769

18. The Queen's Gambit (2020)

TV-MA | 395 min | Drama

Orphaned at the tender age of nine, prodigious introvert Beth Harmon discovers and masters the game of chess in 1960s USA. But child stardom comes at a price.

Stars: Anya Taylor-Joy, Chloe Pirrie, Bill Camp, Marcin Dorocinski

Votes: 369,400

19. Friends from College (2017–2019)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

Twenty years after graduation, a tight-knit group of college friends reconnects and discovers that love hasn't gotten easier with age.

Stars: Keegan-Michael Key, Cobie Smulders, Annie Parisse, Nat Faxon

Votes: 19,668

One of the most underrated shows on Netflix. It's funny, relatable and explores the real life dynamics in friendship and love

20. The Last Dance (2020)

TV-MA | 491 min | Documentary, Biography, History

Charting the rise of the 1990's Chicago Bulls, led by Michael Jordan, one of the most notable dynasties in sports history.

Stars: Michael Jordan, Phil Jackson, Scottie Pippen, David Aldridge

Votes: 100,864

21. Dead to Me (2019–2022)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

A series about a powerful friendship that blossoms between a tightly wound widow and a free spirit with a shocking secret.

Stars: Christina Applegate, Linda Cardellini, Sam McCarthy, Luke Roessler

Votes: 67,012

22. Lovesick (2014–2018)

TV-MA | 24 min | Comedy

After finding out he has an STD, Dylan must get back in touch with every girl he has ever had sex with to let them know the bad news.

Stars: Johnny Flynn, Antonia Thomas, Daniel Ings, Joshua McGuire

Votes: 18,423

Hidden gem

23. Black Mirror (2011–2019)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

An anthology series exploring a twisted, high-tech multiverse where humanity's greatest innovations and darkest instincts collide.

Stars: Daniel Lapaine, Hannah John-Kamen, Michaela Coel, Beatrice Robertson-Jones

Votes: 490,857

24. Safe (2018)

TV-MA | 356 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

After his teenage daughter goes missing, a widowed surgeon begins uncovering dark secrets of the people closest to him.

Stars: Michael C. Hall, Amy James-Kelly, Amanda Abbington, Freddie Thorp

Votes: 37,085

25. Altered Carbon (2018–2020)

TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

Set in a future where consciousness is digitized and stored, a prisoner returns to life in a new body and must solve a mind-bending murder to win his freedom.

Stars: Chris Conner, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Dichen Lachman, Will Yun Lee

Votes: 154,560

26. Death Note (2006–2007)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Crime, Drama

An intelligent high school student goes on a secret crusade to eliminate criminals from the world after discovering a notebook capable of killing anyone whose name is written into it.

Stars: Mamoru Miyano, Brad Swaile, Vincent Tong, Ryô Naitô

Votes: 278,131

27. Arrested Development (2003–2019)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

Level-headed son Michael Bluth takes over family affairs after his father is imprisoned. But the rest of his spoiled, dysfunctional family are making his job unbearable.

Stars: Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett

Votes: 290,421

28. Community (2009–2015)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

A suspended lawyer is forced to enroll in a community college with an eccentric staff and student body.

Stars: Joel McHale, Danny Pudi, Donald Glover, Chevy Chase

Votes: 241,174

29. American Horror Story (2011– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

An anthology series centering on different characters and locations, including a house with a murderous past, an insane asylum, a witch coven, a freak show circus, a haunted hotel, a possessed farmhouse, a cult, the apocalypse, a slasher summer camp, and a bleak beach town and desert valley.

Stars: Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett, Sarah Paulson

Votes: 301,197

30. Better Call Saul (2015–2022)

TV-MA | 46 min | Crime, Drama

The trials and tribulations of criminal lawyer Jimmy McGill in the time before he established his strip-mall law office in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Stars: Bob Odenkirk, Rhea Seehorn, Jonathan Banks, Patrick Fabian

Votes: 366,686

31. The Witcher (2019– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts.

Stars: Henry Cavill, Anna Shaffer, Freya Allan, Simon Callow

Votes: 368,294

32. Lucifer (2016–2021)

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

Lucifer Morningstar has decided he's had enough of being the dutiful servant in Hell and decides to spend some time on Earth to better understand humanity. He settles in Los Angeles - the City of Angels.

Stars: Tom Ellis, Lauren German, Kevin Alejandro, D.B. Woodside

Votes: 296,646

33. Top Boy (2011– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Two London drug dealers ply their lucrative trade at a public housing estate in East London.

Stars: Ashley Walters, Kano, Shone Romulus, Micheal Ward

Votes: 16,090

34. The Umbrella Academy (2019– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A family of former child heroes, now grown apart, must reunite to continue to protect the world.

Stars: Elliot Page, Tom Hopper, David Castañeda, Emmy Raver-Lampman

Votes: 187,973

35. How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast) (2019– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

To win back the love of his life, a high school student and his best friend launch Europe's largest online drug business from their teenage bedroom.

Stars: Maximilian Mundt, Danilo Kamperidis, Lena Klenke, Damian Hardung

Votes: 28,631

36. Evil (2019– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

A skeptical female clinical psychologist joins a priest-in-training and a blue-collar contractor as they investigate supposed miracles, demonic possession, and other extraordinary occurrences to see if there's a scientific explanation or if something truly supernatural is at work.

Stars: Katja Herbers, Mike Colter, Aasif Mandvi, Michael Emerson

Votes: 19,325

37. The Punisher (2017–2019)

TV-MA | 53 min | Action, Crime, Drama

After the murder of his family, Marine veteran Frank Castle becomes the vigilante known as "The Punisher," with only one goal in mind: to avenge them.

Stars: Jon Bernthal, Amber Rose Revah, Ben Barnes, Jason R. Moore

Votes: 204,563

38. Atypical (2017–2021)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

Sam, an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum, decides it's time to find a girlfriend, a journey that sets Sam's mom on her own life-changing path as her son seeks more independence.

Stars: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Keir Gilchrist, Brigette Lundy-Paine, Michael Rapaport

Votes: 78,920

39. The 100 (2014–2020)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Set ninety-seven years after a nuclear war has destroyed civilization, when a spaceship housing humanity's lone survivors sends one hundred juvenile delinquents back to Earth, in hopes of possibly re-populating the planet.

Stars: Eliza Taylor, Bob Morley, Marie Avgeropoulos, Isaiah Washington

Votes: 234,452

40. Travelers (2016–2018)

TV-MA | 45 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

Hundreds of years from now, surviving humans discover how to send consciousness back through time, into people of the 21st century, while attempting to change the path of humanity.

Stars: Eric McCormack, MacKenzie Porter, Nesta Cooper, Jared Abrahamson

Votes: 51,739

41. Cobra Kai (2018– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

Decades after their 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament bout, a middle-aged Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence find themselves martial-arts rivals again.

Stars: Courtney Henggeler, Mary Mouser, Tanner Buchanan, Ralph Macchio

Votes: 130,062

Recommend you watch the original "Karate Kid' movies before watching this for better context. This show is corny and has old TV cliche's but you'll still end up loving it

42. All American (2018– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Sport

When a star high school football player from South Central is recruited to play for Beverly Hills High School, two separate worlds collide.

Stars: Daniel Ezra, Samantha Logan, Michael Evans Behling, Bre-Z

Votes: 9,161

43. The Chalet (2017–2018)

TV-MA | 52 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A reunion of childhood friends at a remote chalet in the French Alps soon turns into a desperate struggle for survival as they get cut off from rest of the world and a shocking dark secret from the past surfaces.

Stars: Chloé Lambert, Philippe Dusseau, Blanche Veisberg, Eric Savin

Votes: 6,800

44. Into the Night (II) (2020– )

TV-MA | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

When radiation from the sun causes a global disaster on Earth, survivors on an overnight flight from Brussels race from city to city trying to stay ahead of the sun's rays by remaining in the cover of night.

Stars: Pauline Etienne, Laurent Capelluto, Mehmet Kurtulus, Babetida Sadjo

Votes: 28,507

45. Clickbait (2021)

TV-MA | 368 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

When family man, Nick Brewer, is abducted in a crime with a sinister online twist, those closest to him race to uncover who is behind it and why.

Stars: Zoe Kazan, Betty Gabriel, Phoenix Raei, Adrian Grenier

Votes: 41,190

46. Tiger King (2020–2021)

TV-MA | 45 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

A rivalry between big cat eccentrics takes a dark turn when Joe Exotic, a controversial animal park boss, is caught in a murder-for-hire plot.

Stars: Carole Baskin, Joe Exotic, Jeff Lowe, John Reinke

Votes: 74,397

47. StartUp (2016–2018)

Not Rated | 44 min | Crime, Thriller

7.9