The internet is flooded with commercialized content. People are influenced by popular choices and watch shows that are already being talked about. While the big-scale shows get all the attention, the shows that are good but lack big-scale advertisement fail to meet their audience. There are so many great underrated shows you have been missing out on! These underrated shows get neglected due to less promotion and engagement, but you can still find those hidden gems and enjoy the leisure of watching them.
To make your search easier, we have listed six underrated must-watch shows you can watch on Netflix!
Love, Death + Robots
Genre: Animation, Short, Action
Release date: May 20, 2022
Cast: Fred Tatasciore, Scott Whyte, Nolan North
In a world beyond one’s imagination, this Netflix series showcases unique stories you will be exhilarated to witness. From robots to space creatures and moving mountains, this series is full of eerie sceneries and exciting twists. Watch the show to find out more about this world of love, death, and robots.
A Series of Unfortunate Events
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Release date: Jan 1, 2023
Cast: Niel Patrick Harris, Patrick Warburton, Malina Pauli Weissman
After being left out as orphans from an arson, three kids are alone to venture into society. They are put under care by their closest relatives. The siblings are doubtful of him as they have never seen him before, but they don’t know yet that this man is only behind their wealth.
Lockwood & Co.
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Release date: Jan 27, 2023
Cast: Ruby Stokes, Cameron Chapman, Ali Hadji-Heshmati
Lockwood and his friends are a ghost-catching company. In this universe, some kids are born with qualities like talking with spirits, catching ghosts, and being able to see or understand them. Watch what happens when a mother puts her daughter in one of such organisations for a detective post for money. As the young girl hesitates from being pushed into a hellhole like this one, all her mother cares about is the money that will come from her.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Release date: Jul 8, 2022
Cast: Lana Condor, Zoe Margaret Colletti, Mason Versaw
This duo of friends decides to go to at least one party in high school before their senior year ends. They are excited about it, but an accident occurs. Not aware of the fact that in the accident, she has died, the protagonist walks back home. Watch the show to find out what happens the next morning when she wakes up as a ghost with a long-awaited message from her crush.
I Am Not Okay With This
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Release date: Feb 6, 2020
Cast: Sophia Lillis, Wyatt Oleff, Sofia Bryant
A girl with anger issues and a life that is certainly not going the way she wants. After her father passed away last summer break, her life at home changed completely. In high school, she felt out of place and frustrated. But one day, she learns that she has some supernatural abilities which work when she is angry! You must be thinking that now she can be helped out of misery but no. Watch the show to see how she creates more trouble for her with her newfound powers.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Release date: Mar 23, 2021
Cast: Hadley Robinson, Lauren Tsai, Alycia Pascual-Pena
Like any other mediocre high school, this school is also filled with unequal rules for girls and boys. Frustrated from the treatment, an unpopular girl is ignited with the passion to bring a change. She is inspired by her mother, who was a feminist activist during her college years. Learn what happens when she is supported by her new friend at school and publishes a rebellious pamphlet calling out sexism anonymously.
These six shows are like underdogs. You can enjoy watching them while delving into their unique presentation of concepts. These are one of those few shows you must watch, but for more interesting shows and movies, try watching new-wave French movies and old slice-of-life movies. This week enjoy your movie nights with some extraordinary series that will fill you with fresh air.