Top 5 Netflix Shows To Stream This Weekend

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With the weekend lining up, it’s time to make a list of the trending shows on Netflix so that you can binge them as per your taste. Where some people like dramas and romantic comedies, some people tend to stick to the “real” side of things and prefer documentaries in addition to non-fictional shows. We have compiled a list of shows that can be a part of your Netflix show squad. 

The Society

One of Netflix’s more recently released shows, The Society has a very different plot than most other shows out there. The series focuses on a weird anomaly that befalls a group of high-school children when their school trip is cut short and they are brought back home to a completely empty town. The episodes cover the time span over which the students learn how to co-operate and co-exist in a town with no rules and no elders. The show has a heavily numbered cast, but a notable mention includes Kathryn Newton of Detective Pikachu fame.

Black Mirror 

First released in the year 2011, Black Mirror focuses on the scary yet highly probable implications of technology in the not-so-distant future. The series is created by Charlie Brooker, and it comprises of 4 seasons, with a 5th one on the way. The episodes are not numbered, so interested viewers can jump right into the series and get engaged. Noteworthy, the show may not appeal to all people, since some really extreme (and graphic references) can be found throughout the series. Nonetheless, Black Mirror has great instances of direction, and the best part is that the Season 5 of the same is releasing in the month of June on Netflix

Stranger Things

Stranger Things is a Netflix original drama which follows the American science-fiction horror genre. The show stars Golden-Globe winning actress Winona Ryder as Joyce Byers and is set in a small Indian town in the year 1983. When her son goes missing, she launches an investigation that leads to a frantic search for answers, surviving spooky supernatural forces and a quest that involves a creepy little girl. The show has a certain buzz around it, which tends to deeply engage everyone who watches the show. The season 3 of Stranger Things is currently churning out new episodes, so if you are a fan of adrenaline rushes, be sure to check this one out on Netflix


First premiered in the month of January 2016, Lucifer is an American television series developed by Tom Kapinos. The show revolves around Tom Ellis, who plays Lucifer Morningstar in the series. The backstory? Lucifer is the literal embodiment of the Devil, who abandons Hell for Los Angeles and owns a nightclub while acting as a consultant to the LAPD at the same time. The fourth season of the show concluded in May 2019 with positive reviews, so this may be a really good time to pick up the show and grind through it. 

The Umbrella Academy 

The Umbrella Academy is an American superhero web series developed by Jeremy Slater and Steve Blackman. It is based on a comic book series bearing the same name and has a very unique plot. Apparently, 43 infants are born to random women across the world. Out of those 43, six surviving children return as teenagers to uncover the mystery shrouding their father’s death.  The show has some impressive screenplay instances, and a grim undertone that maintains the atmosphere of the show nicely.

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