3 Netflix series which must be on your watchlist.
October 30 2021 · 4 min read
Writer Hemingway says that writing is easy all you have to do is sit at your typewriter and bleed. But that is not how it works while writing an article about the Netflix series people must watch. All a writer has to do is analyze the seasons piece by piece, weigh it up and give the audience excellent reasons to spend their time watching seasons especially when they have midterms coming and have assignments to submit. Assignments will never stop shooting at you so here are the Netflix series, which are worth spending your time on if you want to entertain yourself and feel the thrill.
- Squid Game
Original language: Korean
Original release: September 17, 2021
Created by: Hwang Dong-hyuk
Composer: Jung Jae-il
Genre: Action, Thriller, Drama
This thriller series has become a pop culture in about 94 countries around the world. This is the first Korean series to create such buzz and addict people to itself. In the United States, it is the most-streamed series currently. Rotten Tomatoes has given it a 93% rating while IMDb has scaled it on 8.1/10 score meanwhile 95% of Google users have liked this TV Show. Squid Game has broken the limits of watch time; it has 9 episodes with 3.26 million minutes of watch time.
Squid Game is a ‘bachu ki phunch sae dour rakhain’ series children are strictly prohibited from watching it. It is a dystopian story where the opulent exploits the poor. The rich target the people in need and people trapped in situations where they have become desperate for money. They are taken to a far-flung island to play children's games for money. Though the games are really simple, the participants are shot when eliminated in a game: they die just like that! Those in authority have placed bets on the participants and the participants play due to the hunger for money.
- Money Heist
First episode date: May 2, 2017
Final episode date: December 3, 2021
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Awards: International Emmy Award for Best Drama Series, MORE
Writers: Álex Pina, Javier Gómez Santander
If Squid Game is on fire, Money Heist is not coming slow either. It has a total of 5 seasons released till now and the final part of season 5 will be aired this December. La Casa de Papel/ Money Heist revolves around a group of robbers in a Robinhood style, with red suits and masks on their faces. Their costume and their song ‘Bella Ciao’ were in trending after the release of the first two seasons. People still perform the song on the streets. The series offers some unusual and unexpected turns, entertainment, and emotional scenes spiced together.
The series is built on two major robberies. Season one begins with the plan to robe Spain’s National Factory of Currency Stamps (Royal Mint of Spain), which composed the first two seasons. The plan ends up successfully only with the death of Moscow and Berlin. And the rest of the seasons consist of robbery of Bank of Spain.
Season 1: 9 episodes released on May 2, 2017
Season 2: 6 episodes released on October 16, 2017
Season 3: 8 episodes, released on July 19, 2019
Season 4: 8 episodes released on April 3, 2020
Season 5: 10 episodes released on September 3, 2021
Original languages: German; German Sign Language
Opening theme: "Goodbye" by Apparat (featuring Soap&Skin)
Written by: Jantje Friese; Ronny Schalk; Marc O. Seng; Martin Behnke; Daphne Ferraro
Theme music composer: Apparat
Genres: Thriller, Drama, Science fiction, Mystery, Supernatural
All these seasons in foreign languages, Squid Game in Korean, Money Heist in Spanish, and now Dark in German, are among the best trending series on Netflix. Dark has 3 parts in total. It was first released in December 1, 2017, and its final part was aired on June 27, 2020.
Dark is the most mentally exhausting series to watch, as the majority claims. Its central concept is about time travel. It has gone deeper into how time travel should work, more than any other series or movie. In a small German Town Winden; Winden is a fictional town, home to a power plant and surrounded by caves and forests where time traveling happens. It begins with two kids getting lost and the story builds on that. This is what people have to say about Dark.
The three listed Netflix series are all in different languages and yet left Netflix with an extraordinary number of views. Either it is presenting sci-fi or thriller or entertainment they have nailed it. The excellent acting has dispensed tense moments with a flavor of entertainment. They have exceptional storylines and everyone must watch them!