Netflix and chill has become a part of daily living; something that can never be ignored, especially when you are tired from working the entire day and you just want to grab your quilt and watch your favorite series. Seems like a more convenient option, doesn’t it? In addition to convenience, the Netflix library boasts some of the most interesting series and movies that will certainly entice you to watch them, even if it ends up being a guilty pleasure. Be it the final season of In the Dark, Cobra Kai season 5, or the all-new upcoming season of The Crown.
If you’re looking forward to watching some of these series and movies, we have collected some of the best series that you can watch this week on Netflix.
5 Interesting shows to watch on Netflix this week
1. The Crown
With the demise of Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-serving monarch of the United Kingdom, The Crown has gained exorbitant traction over the years. Featuring Claire Foy, Olivia Colman, and Imelda Staunton as the British monarch over the course of four seasons, The Crown details the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, including her coronation and the numerous prime ministerships that she saw in the course of her life.
In season 3, Collider writes, “As the nation begins to feel the impact of divisive policies introduced by Britain’s first female Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (Gillian Anderson), tensions arise between her and the Queen…” The entertainment website further mentions, “While Charles’ romance with a young Lady Diana Spencer (Emma Corrin) provides a much-needed fairytale to unite the British people, behind closed doors, the Royal family is becoming increasingly divided.”
2. In the Dark
The official synopsis of In the Dark, according to Netflix, reads:
“When Murphy, a hard-drinking blind woman, discovers her friend’s dead body, she realizes she’s the only one willing to find the killer.”
This crime drama features Perry Mattfeld, Rich Sommer, Brooke Markham, Casey Deidrick, Thamela, Derek Webster, Morgan Krantz and Keston John. Constituted in four seasons, all the seasons of In the Dark first premiere on The CW, which are then later streamed on Netflix.
3. Fate: The Winx Saga
Running across two seasons currently, Fate: The Winx Saga follows the life of a fairy called Bloom, whose role is reprised by Abigail Cowen. She enrolls herself in Alfea College, an Otherworld boarding school that specializes in teaching fairies the powers of magic and how to utilize them in their best interests. In addition to putting the pieces of her life in order, she also needs to be the virtuosos of her magical powers along with the help of her new friends. Along with Abigail Cowen, Fate: The Winx Saga also features Precious Mustapha and Eliot Salt.
According to Collider, the synopsis of Fate: The Winx Saga season 2 reads:
“School’s back in session under the militant authority of Alfea’s former Headmistress Rosalind. With the Burned Ones gone, Dowling “disappeared,” and Silva imprisoned for treason, the Alfea of last year has grown up with new magic, new romances and new faces. But when fairies start to go missing in the night, Bloom and her Suitemates discover a dangerous threat lurking in the shadows. One they’ll have to stop before it wreaks havoc on the entire Otherworld.”
4. Cobra Kai
Featuring Ralph Macchio, William Zabka, and Xolo Mariduena, Cobra Kai is based on The Karate Kid, which takes place 30 years after the All Valley Karate Tournament in 1984. Constituted in five seasons, the show follows the life of Johnny, whose role is reprised by William Zabka, who wants to re-open the Cobra Kai studio and mentor the new generation of students.
In season 5, Terry Silver is focusing more on expanding the Cobra Kai empire and emphasizing honing his ‘No Mercy’ style of Karate as ‘the’ game in the town.
5. DAHMER – Monster: The Dahmer Story
Based on the true story of Jeffrey Dahmer, who, from 1978 to 1991, heartlessly murdered 17 people, DAHMER – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story unravels the story of these crimes and unfortunate people who were subjected to be victims, whose families and communities also had to systemic racism and failures on the part of the authorities.