One of the best things to spend time in quarantine is watching serials. However, it is quite possible that you have already exhausted your list. So, if you want new recommendations, check out our selection of the best series ever!
Read on to see synopses and find out what they are, in addition to being able to click on the links to watch!
1. Doctor Who
A classic series that has been in the air for more than 50 years, Doctor Who is arguably one of the best series to run a marathon. With hundreds of episodes, films and audio dramatizations since 1963.
Even with so many episodes, practically any season since 2005 aims to be a good starting point for new viewers, without losing pace or continuity for veteran fans.
The series follows the adventures of the Doctor – Currently played by Jodie Whittaker -, an alien who travels in time and space with human companions, unraveling mysteries and helping all types of people. Check it out right now through the link on Globo Play!
2. The Umbrella Academy
Relatively recent, The Umbrella Academy was adapted from the comic of the same name, scripted by Gerard Way and with art by Gabriel B and James Jean.
The story takes place in a world in which several children with superpowers are born on the same day in mysterious circumstances, some being adopted by a billionaire who intends to use them to save the world someday.
Years later, after his death, the youngsters come together to try to find out what happened, but for that, they will have to put aside their differences and grudges. Go to Netflix to watch.
GLOW is one of the most creative and daring dramatic comedies of recent years. Located in the 1980s, a group of actresses hired to star in a wrestling program with women only. Their characters are purposefully insensitive and stereotyped and they have to deal with a wide variety of problems during their careers.
So far, GLOW has 3 seasons and the fourth and last is in production. With the charisma of several strong actresses and the script of many experienced writers, the great highlight goes to the always brilliant Alison Brie in the role of the protagonist Ruth, demonstrating all her versatility in drama and comedy. Go to Netflix and check it out!
4. The Boys
The Boys is a daring series, based on the comic of the same name written by Garth Ennis. It follows a world of superheroes a little darker and more realistic than we are used to.
The narrative itself follows the story of Hughie Campbell, who after having his fiancee killed by carelessness of a super, approached by a mysterious man named Billy Aougueiro who recruits him for an operation in order to unmask the corruption of the heroes and have his revenge. To see, follow the link to Amazon Prime Video, which has one of the best apps for watching movies and shows!
One of the best series ever, POSE is a musical drama created by Brad Falchuk, Steven Canals and Ryan Murphy and excellent performances by Indya Moore, Mj Rodriguez, Billy Porter and Ryan Jamaal Swain. It reports the stories of LGBTQ people in New York from the 1980s, dealing with the HIV epidemic.
The series has heavy moments and very real dramas that continue to occur until today. Its focus on people of ethnic minority and personal drama provokes reflections and denounces various abuses and prejudices. Go to Netflix to watch!
Dark is one of the most watched international Netflix series in Brazil and its third season is being released this 27th. A German series that has a supernatural suspense theme with touches of scientific fiction, created by Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese.
The series takes place in the small town of Winden, where every thirty-three years children disappear under mysterious circumstances. The series always has a dark climate and is one of the best available for science fiction fans. Go to Netflix to see!
7. Breaking Bad
It would be unthinkable to talk about the best series ever without mentioning Breaking Bad, by Vince Gilligan. A thriller featuring heavyweight actors like Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Dean Norris and Aaron Paul, the series has had five seasons that keep viewers from start to finish.
The narrative follows the story of chemistry professor Walter White, who, when diagnosed with terminal cancer, decides to try to enter the business of producing and reselling methamphetamine to leave financial security for his family. To check, go to Netflix.
3%, a Brazilian series that leaves nothing to be desired for international productions, was the first Brazilian series produced by Netflix. Launched in 2016, the series has three seasons and 26 episodes and had a very positive reception between public and critics.
The narrative takes place in a different future, where 97% of the population lives in a horrible state of misery and at twenty must pass through the Process, a series of tests that selects the best of the best to live in a typical and highly technological society called from Maralto. Watch it now on Netflix!
9. Orphan Black
Orphan Black is one of the best series available and has a special way to always surprise your viewers. This is because the suspense plot makes strong use of cloning as a narrative tool and the main actress Tatiana Maslany plays several different and incredibly different roles, each with their own personalities and mannerisms.
In addition, the engaging plot of large-scale conspiracies keeps the audience always asking more questions and wanting more, while the characters are unraveling the mysteries and staying one step ahead of the corporation responsible for the cloning process. Vat to Netflix to see.
10. The End of the F *** ing World
The End of the F *** ing World is a dark comedy and, if you like unexpected and different plots, it is certainly a good choice for you. The ideal series for those who are looking for something to marathon at once in quarantine, with 16 episodes.
The narrative follows the journey of James, who at seventeen is convinced that a dangerous psychopath and his potential first victim, Alyssa, finds in him an opportunity to escape his troubled family. Check it out right now via the link on Netflix.
One of the best series ever, Broadchurch fits into the mystery and investigation genres and follows events related to the murder of a child in the small town of the same name, when his corpse is found on the beach. It has a script and direction by Chris Chibnall and phenomenal performances by David Tennant and Jodie Whittaker.
The narrative follows investigator Alec Hardy, who had just moved to the city in search of a peaceful life, but ends up being placed at the head of the investigation when he joins the police. Gradually, he discovers that things in this city are not what they seem. Follow the link to watch!
12. I Am Not Okay With This
Based on a comic of the same name by the same creator of The End of The F *** ing World, Charles Forsman, I Am Not Okay With This one of the best Netflix series. The series includes young actors Sophia Lillis, Wyatt Oleff and Sofia Bryant who already demonstrate from an early age what they are capable of.
The story follows the life of Sydney, a somewhat introspective girl who needs to deal with family problems, the pressures of high school and discoveries and understandings about her sexuality, in addition to dealing with the emergence of strange psychic superpowers. That is, a normal adolescence. Follow the link to check out one of Netflix’s best teen shows!
13. The Witcher
The Witcher is a series based on the immensely famous Polish books and computer games of the same name, having been incredibly anticipated in 2019, being launched to a resounding success, with numerous praise from the public and critics.
The series tells the story of the wizard Geralt of Rivia, who has the chance to kill the monsters that devastate the land. In this dangerous world, Geralt ends up romantically involved with the witch Yennefer and has his destiny intertwined with her and the girl Ciri, who is the focus of a mysterious prophecy that makes her the target of a terrible empire. Click the link to watch.
14. Santa Clarita Diet
One of the best comedy shows ever, the recent Santa Clarita Diet was created by Victor Fresco and features Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant in its cast, its critical, acidic and somber mood.
The story tells about Sheila, who for no apparent reason was turned into a cannibalistic undead. She and her family are forced to deal with sudden changes in their lifestyle when the reality of her needing to eat human flesh becomes inevitable. Go to Netflix and check it out!
15. The Time Between Seams
O Tempo Entre Costuras is a Spanish series based on the book of the same name by Maria Dueas and produced by Netflix. A good choice for those who like period dramas or stories of espionage or war.
The narrative takes place in 1934 and tells the misfortunes of the seamstress Dolores, who ends up being forced to move to Morocco and serve as a spy for the British cause against Nazi Germany. The series has 17 episodes and a great one for anyone who wants something to marathon all at once. See more through the link.
16. The Good Place
The Good Place is one of the comedy series that, even though it is a few years old, remains one of the best ever. Created by the acclaimed Michael Schur, creator of Brooklyn 99, the series has been completed phenomenally with 4 seasons.
The series tells the story of Eleanor Shellstrop, an Arizona woman who in every possible way is a very bad person. Her surprise then is that when she dies, she was mistakenly sent to paradise and now she needs to learn from Chidi – a professor of moral and ethical philosophy and her soul mate – how to really be a good person.
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17. Anne with an E
Created by Moira Walley-Beckett based on the book Anne, from Green Gabes, Anne With an is a Canadian drama, romance and adventure series that has been warmly welcomed by audiences and critics alike during its 3 seasons and 27 episodes.
She tells the story of Anne, a young orphan in the 19th century who moves to Prince Edward Island and moves in with a couple of elderly brothers while she acclimates and builds her new life. It is available to watch on Netflix, one of the best streaming services.
18. This is Us
The This is Us series mixes drama with comedy and creative touches by Dan Fogelman, with a powerful cast featuring Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown and Chrissy Metz. One of the best series ever, which won several awards.
She follows the Pearson family dramas in two different times, one while her triplets were small and the other these days, when they are 34 years old. an emotional series that brings out smiles, laughter and tears from anyone with its exquisite script and exceptional performances. Watch now on Amazon Prime Video!
19. Russian doll
Russian Doll is a peculiar series, in which the New York protagonist Nadia is trapped in a time loop, living the same days before her death and trying to prevent the tragedy from happening. She often fails and returns to the first day again.
Although little known, the series received high praise from critics and was very well received by the public, and was created by the trio Natasha Lyonne, Leslye Headland, and Amy Poehler and has Lyonne in the lead role and an excellent request for anyone who wants a series to marathon. Click on the link to watch!
If you like watching series, you certainly need to check out Sense8, one of the best series ever. Created by sisters Lili and Lana Wachowski in partnership with J. Michael Straczynski directly for Netflix.
The series deals with several very contemporary themes, with LGBT themes, non-monogamy and racism while following the journey of eight different characters around the world who discover that their minds are connected.
At the same time that they deal with and collaborate with the resolution of several personal problems, these characters need to escape from a terrible organization with terrible intentions, determined to capture them. Click on the link and check it out.
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