18 Most popular shows to watch on Netflix

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Are you too a freak for bingeing shows and never getting tired of it? Or maybe you want to be that person in your squad who has all the knowledge of bits and pieces to every popular and booming show of the content world of entertainment.

Whether you are that flexing’ kid or you are a newcomer in the world of shows who is still wondering what to watch, we are here to help you with a list of 18 most popular shows to watch on Netflix. You can rely on this article as it will ultimately lead you to hop on a show you won’t regret watching. 

Money Heist

Number of seasons – 5

Money Heist | Series Trailer | Netflix

A show that will make you go all like “Bella ciao-Bella ciao-Bella-ciao-ciao-ciao”. A Spanish crime thriller series following the story of a mastermind who goes by the name of ‘Professor’ who seeks to pull up the biggest heist in history with the company of 8 people with different skill sets and nothing to lose.


Number of seasons – 1

Wednesday Addams | Official Teaser | Netflix

Starring Jenna Ortega as the protagonist Wednesday Addams, this show is a magical comedy delight with unique elements and unpredictable twists. This show follows the story of Wednesday Addams moving to a school of cast-outs named Nevermore Academy and unveiling its secrets and mysteries while discovering her own psychic powers and stories about her parents’ past lives.

Stranger Things

Number of seasons – 4

Stranger Things | Official Final Trailer | Netflix

Starring Millie Bobby Brown as the protagonist of the show, it revolves around the story of a group of friends discovering the secret experiments happening in Indiana leading to supernatural mysteries.


Number of seasons –  2

Bridgerton | Official Trailer | Netflix

With an ever-beautiful cast including Rege-Jean Page, Phoebe Dynevor, Simone Ashley and Jonathan Bailey this series falls under the genre of historical romance revolving around the story of 8 siblings of the Bridgerton family trying to find love.


Number of seasons – 6

Elite | Official Trailer | Netflix

Another Spanish drama revolving around the three working-class teens and their clashes which lead to murders and situations that don’t feel or look good.

Peaky Blinders

Number of seasons – 6

Peaky Blinders | Season 5 Trailer | Netflix

A crime drama show with it’s first season being aired in 2013 and cast including Cillian Murphy and Paul Anderson is a story of a Gangster group of brothers ruling the city of Birmingham after the World War 2 scenes. 


Number of seasons – 6

Lucifer | Season 4 Teaser [HD] | Netflix

Starring Tom Ellis and Lauren German this was released in 2016 and is a criminal occult detective fiction show. It revolves around the fallen angel who is bored with the chores of hell and takes retirement and deep dives into his interests like women and wine but then something happens that makes him feel eerie. Go, find out for yourself everything that’s not revealed here.

The Walking Dead

Number of seasons – 11

The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon Official Trailer

Another horror drama series with post-apocalyptic thrill and zombies to haunt you in your dreams, features Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Norman Reedus, and Melissa McBride. The show follows the cliché plot of the struggle to survive in the zombie world.

13 Reasons Why

Number of seasons – 4

13 Reasons Why: Season 2 | Official Trailer | Netflix

A teen drama show that is popular for its plot and characters. It is based on the young adult novel by Jay Asher written in 2007 which goes by the same name and story of a girl named Hannah Baker who committed suicide and left 13 tapes in a box each with a reason behind her suicide.

Never Have I Ever

Number of seasons – 4

Never Have I Ever - Final Season | Official Trailer | Netflix

A very beloved coming-of-age teen drama series includes Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Darren Barnet and Jaren Lewinson as its cast is a worthy watch of just 4 seasons with an interesting story of an Indian-American teenage girl who is always mingled up in messy relations and situations to get fit in with people around her. You will have a great time as you watch Devi, the protagonist developing and discovering through teenage dramatic scenarios.

Sex Education

Number of seasons – 4

Sex Education: Season 4 | Official Trailer | Netflix

This show is a teen sex comedy-drama that unfolds the story of an awkward teenage boy Otis, who starts running a sex therapy clinic on the premises of his school campus when he discovers his skills and specialty of being a good sex therapist as a result of being a son of professional Sex Therapist mother named Jean Milburn.

The Witcher

Number of seasons – 3


Henry Cavill playing the role of Witcher is what you need to treat yourself with if you too are a fan of fantasy fiction with lots of adventure and drama. It is adapted from the book series with the same title.

Locke & Key

Number of seasons – 3

Locke & Key | Official Trailer | Netflix

Starring Conor Jessup, Emilia Jones, and Jackson Robert Scott, this is a mystery horror fiction show that follows the story of three siblings who with their mother move into a new home after the death of their dad, and the home is filled with unusual keys.

Alice in Borderland

Number of seasons – 2

Alice in Borderland | Official Trailer | Netflix

A thriller show which is based on the manga of the same title by Haro Aso, which revolves around the story of an unemployed gamer who gets transported into a world where he is supposed to play some sadistic and twisted games to remain alive.

Jujutsu Kaisen

Number of seasons – 2

JUJUTSU KAISEN Shibuya Incident | Official Trailer | Netflix

An anime with a very interesting plot following the story of a boy who swallows a cursed talismanic demon finger and becomes cursed himself.


Number of seasons – 3

Lupin | Official Trailer | Netflix

A show which falls under the genre of mystery and features Omar Sy, Shirine Boutella and Clotilde Hesme is about the tale of a man inspired by a literary character named Lupin who was the master of thieves.


Number of seasons – 3

Dark | Teaser [HD] | Netflix

Dark is a mystery thriller series, which will shred your mind in pieces. The Series has a puzzle-like plot of two kids who go missing in a small German village and lead four families to begin a hunt full of mysteries. You will definitely find yourself calculating and solving theories and puzzles this show will give you without even asking.


Number of seasons – 7

Riverdale Season 5 | Official Trailer | Netflix

Another Drama mystery show featuring the amazing Lili Reinhart, Cole Sprouse, and KJ Apa deals with the story of a group of teenagers who get entangled in the evil mishaps going on in the town of Riverdale.