Best Netflix Shows To Watch In 2024

Netflix Shows

Are you searching for something special or different? Don’t worry as we have got your back and created a list of the best shows that you can watch on Netflix in 2024 across all genres including romantic, comedic, or dramatic shows on the platform. Netflix viewers have been increasing drastically as it offers massive varieties for binge-watching.

These days, people are fully obsessed when it comes to streaming must-watch TV shows that can be easily binge-able. No matter how busy we are, which place we are, or what time and day it is, there is a massive variety in the mixture of genres, lengths, origins, and other characteristics, but the important thing is that their quality is equally excellent. Regardless of Netflix’s audiences’ age and genres, it has definitely got something for everyone. Furthermore, Netflix has more than a billion series and shows competing for their viewers’ attention and this blend of timely favourites and Netflix original shows will surely keep you entertained for a long time.

In this blog, you will come across a list of the best Netflix shows to watch in 2024 that have been selected according to their IMDB ratings and reviews.

1. Stranger Things

Stranger Things
  • Category: Horror fiction, Thriller, Drama, Supernatural, Mystery, Historical drama
  • IMDB Rating: 8.7
  • Casts: Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Millie Bobby Brown
  • Creators: The Duffer Brothers
  • Year of Release: 2016

The “Stranger Things” series is set in the 1980s and the story revolves around a group of adorable pre-teens who live in the small town of Hawkins- Indiana, which is a fictional place. The town has been put through to an antagonistic alternate dimension known as the “Upside Down”. The gateway opens between the Upside Down and the normal world after the experimentation performed by a nearby person in his research center.

Stranger Things have a total of four seasons which are available to stream on Netflix. No matter if you are a new or seasoned fan, this series is a complete package of entertainment that includes friendship bonds, horror, mystery, and nostalgia. Its 4th season came six months after the Battle of Starcourt, in which the gang deals with the aftermath. Basically, if you are searching for something new on Netflix to watch in the fiction domain, this show is definitely a must-watch.

2. Cobra Kai

Cobra Kai
  • Category: Martial Arts, Comedy Drama
  • IMDB Rating: 8.5
  • Casts:  Ralph Macchio, William Zabka, Xolo Maridueña
  • Creators: Josh Heald, Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg
  • Year of Release: 2018

The Karate Kid’s spin-off TV series is available on Netflix as “Cobra Kai” which is basically the martial arts comedy-drama that has been released decades after the original film trilogy. It has 5 seasons in total which you can stream on Netflix and its last season will come in September 2024. This show brings back all the old memories of rivalries and fighting styles that made it so remarkable.

This series got appreciation with positive reviews from critics and also won many award nominations like an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Comedy Series. Cobra Kai is considered to be an international success as it was ranked on Netflix’s top ten list within 85 countries and reached around 45 million audiences within just the first four months of its release. No matter if it’s the fighting at the All Valley Karate Tournament or a fight scene in which one of the best characters gets into a devastating state.

3. Wednesday

  • Category: Comedy Horror
  • IMDB Rating: 8.2
  • Casts: Jenna Ortega, Hunter Doohan, Percy Hynes White
  • Creators: Alfred Gough, Miles Millar
  • Year of Release: 2022

The Wednesday series was released in the month of November 2022 on Netflix. You are seriously lacking in quality content if you haven’t had a chance to watch the devilish exploits of Morticia and Gomez Addams’ teenage daughter (named Wednesday) and her “acquaintances” at the Nevermore Academy. This show received predominately positive feedback from critics and praised the main cast’s performance too. Within just 3 weeks of release, it ranked as the 2nd most-watched English Netflix series and also won two Golden Globe awards.

It is a new series in which the story revolves around the teenage girl- Wednesday, which is from the legendary movie known as the Addams family. Her parents sent her to the Nevermore Academy which is a brooding high school, where she tries to handle her psychic powers and solve a murder mystery that is linked to her family’s past. But this show has very funny scenes too which makes it fun and easier to binge-watch. It has also been officially announced that this series’ second season will be out soon.

4. Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story

  • Category: Thriller, Crime Fiction
  • IMDB Rating: 7.9
  • Casts: Evan Peters, Richard Jenkins, Niecy Nash-Betts
  • Creators: Ryan Murphy, Ian Brennan
  • Year of Release: 2022

“DAHMER” is not just a normal fictional crime series but a story based on a real-life. The story mainly concentrates on a person named Jeffrey Dahmer who showed his terror through his terrifying actions in the United States from 1978 to 1991. Through the points of view of his victims, his story is considered as one of the most infamous serial killers. This series has been nominated for many awards like Screen Actors Guide Awards for Best Actor, Critics Choice Awards (Winner 2024), Golden Globes, USA ( Winner 2024), and many more.

Evan Peters played the role of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer and the main direction of this series is on the numerous necrophilic and cannibalistic killings he committed, but it also digs into his upbringing from facing tortured relationship with his father to killing for the first time during his patrolling at the gay bars of Milwaukee and potential motivations for doing such horrific things. If you prefer watching crime fiction then It’s definitely built for your bingeing.

5. Sweet Tooth

Sweet Tooth
  • Category: Action, Adventure, Drama
  • IMDB Rating: 7.8
  • Casts: Nonso Anozie, Christian Convery, Adeel Akhtar
  • Creators: Jim Mickle, Beth Schwartz
  • Year of Release: 2021

“Sweet Tooth” is the Netflix original series that is based on the DC comics. It is a fantasy drama where after the pandemic due to some virus, hybrid babies are born which are basically half human and half animal. Most people fear and hunt for hybrids as they are unsure if these hybrids are the virus’s cause or effect, which makes life for these children after the pandemic much harder.

The story revolves around the adventures of Gus who is half boy and half deer, who leaves his house in the forest in search of finding out the outside world that is devastated by an explosive event. In order to gain more knowledge about this new mixed world and the mystery surrounding his hybrid origins, he joins a ragtag group in which there is a family of humans and hybrid children. This show on Netflix is worth watching as the accomplishment and fast-paced action are in addition to the breathtaking outdoor surroundings that serve as the show’s backdrop.

6. You

  • Category: Crime, Drama, Romance
  • IMDB Rating: 7.7
  • Casts: Penn Badgley, Victoria Pedretti, Tati Gabrielle
  • Creators: Sera Gamble, Greg Berlanti
  • Year of Release: 2018

The “YOU” series is based on a novel and is a psychological thriller that drives into the mind of a psychopath named Joe Goldberg, who is desperately in love. This series has been nominated for numerous awards and has also won three awards till now that includes ELLE Awards in 2019 (as an International Star), ReFrame in 2022 (Top 200 Most Popular TV Titles 2021-2022), and ReFrame in 2020 (Top 100 Popular TV Series on Netflix season 2 in 2019-2020).

This series’ story revolves around his perverse love affairs along with his inner monologues that almost justify murder, which is available on Netflix to stream. It has completed three seasons and its fourth season is currently On-Air. Would you do anything for love? This question has been judged. An intelligent male who is a manager at the bookstore meets an ambitious female author. When this writer becomes an obsession of the manager, his normal charmingly awkward crush level turns into even more than devilish. He starts stalking her through social media and the internet by using every possible resource at his disposal just to be close to her. Moreover, he even goes so far as to get rid of anyone or anything that gets in his way.

7. Alice In Borderland

Alice In Borderland
  • Category: Action, Drama, Mystery
  • IMDB Rating: 7.7
  • Creators: Haro Aso
  • Year of Release: 2020

Alice In Borderland is a Japanese origin sci-fi thriller drama that was released in 2020 and was based on manga (Japanese comic books). Its 1st season came on Netflix for streaming in December 2020 and 2nd season came on December 2022. This series got positive reviews from critics and was appreciated for its direction, acting, action sequences, and for its visual effects. Both of the seasons got strong positions and high ratings from viewers from across many countries which resulted in Netflix renewing the series just two weeks after its streaming. Its visual effects were created with the help of an international collaboration between Japan, Singapore, India, the United States, and Singapore.

If you liked watching Squid Game and became a fan of it, then Alice in Borderland will surely fulfill your desire as they both are compared to each other. The story starts with an intellectual gamer Arisu, who never achieved his full potential and all of a sudden found himself in an abandoned form of Tokyo. In this place, he has to play games and complete tasks by putting his life in danger so that he can prevent himself from getting killed by the laser in the head by an unknown entity. If the player gets through the game safely, they will be provided with a “visa” which will be valid for a few days, after which they need to join another game willingly. Situations get in front of the players where they have to make partnerships, friendships are judged and tested, and betrayals are unavoidable.

8. Heartbreak High

Heartbreak High
  • Category: Comedy Drama
  • IMDB Rating: 7.7
  • Casts: Ayesha Madon, James Majoos, Chloe Hayden
  • Creators: Hannah Carroll Chapman
  • Year of Release: 2022

“Heartbreak High” is an Australian-based original Netflix series that is a comedy-drama created by Hannah Carroll Chapman. Its first season got positive critical reviews and also received 15 AACTA Awards nominations that include Best Drama Series, winning six and has won AACTA Award for Best Guest or supporting actor in a Television Drama in 2022.

It is being soft-rebooted of the classic ’90s TV series, which was released on Network Ten. This series shows the story of the students and teachers of Hartley High as they deal with racial tensions occurring in Australia, high school romances, and various forms of teen anxiety. All of the students whose names were mentioned on a map detailing the sexual exploits of Hartley High students that were found scrawled on the school wall are made to attend a new sexual education course referred to as the Sexual Literacy Tutorial (SLT, pronounced “sluts” by the students). Amerie Wadia (Ayesha Madon) who made this map, suffers from social banning after she takes the blame for Harper McLean (Asher Yasbincek), who has stopped speaking with her as a result of a tragedy held at a music festival they both attended. If you are a fan of watching high school drama then this show is best for your binge-watching.

9. Lockwood & Co.

Lockwood & Co.
  • Category: Action, Adventure, Drama
  • IMDB Rating: 7.6
  • Casts: Ruby Stokes, Cameron Chapman, Ali Hadji-Heshmati
  • Creators: Jonathan Stroud
  • Year of Release: 2023

“Lockwood & Co.” is a young adult paranormal thriller series and is written by Jonathan Stroud. The series was made from five books including- The Screaming Staircase, The Whispering Skull, The Hollow Boy, The Creeping Shadow, and The Empty Grave, which were released between 2013 to 2017. These books have been rewarded individually with numerous awards.

The story starts with a girl named Lucy Carlyle, who has psychic or magical powers, joining a team with two teen boys (Anthony Lockwood, and George Cubbins). All three of them work together at the ghost-hunting firm known as Lockwood & Co. to battle the deadly spirits that are terrorising London, England without any adult supervision. The Big Talk Productions made an announcement in September 2017 that they had claimed the rights to the book Lockwood & Co. with the purpose of turning it into a TV show. The series’ first episode was shot back in July 2021 and the first episode of the eight-episode series was aired in January 2023 for streaming on Netflix.

10. All Of Us Are Dead

All Of Us Are Dead
  • Category: Action, Drama, Fantasy
  • IMDB Rating: 7.5
  • Casts: Park Ji-hu, Chan-Young Yoon, Yi-Hyun Cho
  • Creators: Chun Sung-il, Lee Jae-Kyoo, Kim Nam-su
  • Year of Release: 2022

South Korea has an amazing level of expertise when it comes to entertainment whether it’s their music or any genre of drama. They also do zombie-based entertainment in an outstanding way. If you have already seen and become a fan of their movies or series like Train to Busan, Kingdom, or Alive, there is a new series for you to stream on Netflix named- All of Us Are Dead. It is basically a mixture of Korean zombie and high school dramas in a fun way. Moreover, it is one of the best and most-watched Korean dramas. This series is based on the Naver webtoon of the same name by Joo Dong-Geun, which was released between 2009 – 2011 and was shot at Sunghee Girls’ High School in Andong, South Korea.

This series was released in January 2022, on Netflix which received over 474.26 million hours of viewing in its first month on the service. Its second season will be released probably by the end of 2023. In this series, the audiences will come across the story of a failed science experiment due to which a local high school is overcrowded with zombies, and the students trapped are trying their best to survive. With no access to eat or drink and no contact with the government to ask for help, they are forced to use any available supplies around the school to protect themselves in the depth of a battleground so that they can prevent themselves from becoming a part of the infected.

You’ll find it difficult to binge-watch all of its 12 episodes in just one sitting because of the intensely emotional scenes, gory zombie gore, and jaw-dropping scenes.


Besides these best shows which we have listed above, Netflix Australia has also a vast range of shows which are available and are upcoming in the future. Most people these days love bingeing shows on Netflix Australia as it not only keeps them entertained but also provides a lot of knowledge to them. You can enjoy any show on Netflix at any time and from anywhere as suited to your preferences. The above list has been created by mentioning some of the best Netflix shows to watch in 2024 which are being chosen with respect to their reviews and IMDB ratings. From comics, and mysteries to sci-fiction, you will find a complete entertainment combination on Netflix Australia.

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