6 Shows You Should Watch on Netflix
Netflix is constantly changing the movie and TV show game when it comes to their Netflix Original Series like Orange Is The New Black and House of Cards. Thanks to word of mouth and their countless awards, these shows have come the face of the site's popularity, but they aren't the only shows that deserve rave reviews.
There are several shows available for streaming on the site that are worth binge watching as well. And what type of people would we be, if we didn't introduce these series to you.
Flip the page to check out six underrated shows you should watch on Netflix. You can thank us later.
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A period drama set in the 1960s, Mad Men highlights the life of fictional marketing maven Don Draper. A former creative director at a marketing firm, Draper is now founding partner at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce.
The West Wing
This political drama is set in The West Wing of the White House, and follows the fictional Democratic administration of Josiah Bartlet. The series drew its inspiration for episodes based on the current political and societal events at the time. It often faced criticism about the caricatures it made of real life politicians.
The series originally aired from 1999 to 2006, but it's now making a comeback in re-runs due to the increasing popularity of politically-themed shows (i.e Scandal).
Parks and Recreation
This comedy takes place in the fictional Pawnee, Indiana—though it drew it’s inspiration from real life neighborhoods in California.
Amy Poehler plays Leslie Knope, a mid level bureaucrat who works in the parks department and Aziz Ansari stars as her dry-humored co-worker. Combining urban development with office humor, the show comedically explores current events happening in developing communities and politics.
Once Upon A Time
This show puts a spin on fairy tales, and takes place in the fictional town of Storybrooke, Maine. The characters are those from various real-life fairy tales whose lives intertwine. The episodes involve flashbacks that tell details of the characters’ past lives, which adds pieces to the puzzle of their current lives.
Originally aired on BBC, Luther is a British psychological crime drama starring the one and only Idris Elba. In it, Elba plays John Luther, who is a brilliant but obsessive and sometimes dangerous detective, having never been able to prevent the darkness of the crimes he deals with to consume him. Though the series ended in 2013, the shows creators have hinted at a comeback, or even a Luther box office film.
Son’s of Anarchy
Set in California’s Central Valley, this crime drama centers on Jackson “Jax” Teller, the vice president of an outlaw motorcycle club. Throughout the series, Jax is torn with continuing his involvement with it as the club begins to have issues with rival gangs and local politicians and authority. However he's stuck in a sense because his father was the original founder of the club.