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Netflix Originals You Need to Watch

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Netflix is an online streaming service that gives you access to a plethora of movies and TV shows for a monthly fee. Shows like The Walking Dead, F.R.I.E.N.D.S, and Supernatural can all be viewed. Not only that but they have original shows and films purely for Netflix viewers. Here are a few you should check out.


If you were a fan of the Archie comics, then you’ll be a fan of the Riverdale series. This show takes a dark twist to the comic series, giving each character their own unique twist. Season 1 has just finished and season 2 is currently filming in British Columbia. The series start with the mysterious death of Jason Blossom and the road to finding the killer. Lots of plot twists and unexpected discoveries. This show is definitely worth watching. 

Series of Unfortunate Events

Here’s something else for your inner child. Remember the book series? Well after turning the series into a movie, it was decided that the book series will be brought to TV and we couldn’t be more grateful. The story follows the three Baudelaire children who have been orphaned after a terrible house fire and their misadventures with their distant relative Count Olaf alongside the accompaniment of a deadpan narrarator.

Stranger Things

Having been nominated for numerous awards, Stranger Things is definitely a show you’ll want to binge-watch. Season 1, now completed, is about the investigation of the disappearance of a young boy following supernatural occurrences around town. This causes the boy’s friends to go on a hunt to find their missing friend along with the help of a strange girl with psychokinetic abilities. Season 2 will take place a year after the first.

To The Bone

Ellen, is a 20-year-old female who has anorexia nervosa. She has spent quite a bit of her life in various recovery programs but doesn’t seem to be getting the help she needs when she appears a few pounds lighter with each program. But this doesn’t stop her determination to find a solution. Eventually she goes to a group home for youth where Ellen must learn to confront her addiction addiction head on and find alternate solutions and work her way towards self-acceptance. 

Now that I have fueled your binge-watching list, go forth and enjoy all that these shows have to offer!

Thuriga Balasubramaniam