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20 Netflix Original TV Shows That Are Better Than 'Stranger Things'

20 Shows | by Business Insider

Netflix original series with a higher critic score than Stranger Things.
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On My Block

On My Block

Comedy

A coming of age comedy following a diverse group of teenage friends as they confront the challenges of growing up in gritty inner-city Los Angeles.
Special

Special

Comedy

A gay man with mild cerebral palsy decides to rewrite his identity as an accident victim and finally go after the life he wants.
A Series of Unfortunate Events

A Series of Unfortunate Events

Action & Adventure, Drama

The orphaned Baudelaire children face trials, tribulations and the evil Count Olaf, all in their quest to uncover the secret of their parents' death.
When They See Us

When They See Us

Documentary, Drama

This docuseries exposes the breakdown of the U.S. criminal justice system during the Central Park Five case where five teenagers of color were convicted of a rape they did not commit.
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Comedy

After 15 years of living in a cult, the unbreakable and wide-eyed Kimmy is rescued along with four other women, causing a national sensation that culminates with an appearance on the ”Today” show. Before getting back on the bus to Indiana, however, Kimmy decides it’s time to reclaim her life. Armed with just a backpack, light-up sneakers, a couple way-past-due library books and a big wad of rescue-fund cash, she’s ready to take on New York City.
Love

Love

Comedy, Drama

Rebellious Mickey and good-natured Gus navigate the thrills and agonies of modern relationships.
The End of the F***ing World

The End of the F***ing World

Comedy, Drama

James is 17 and is pretty sure he is a psychopath. Alyssa, also 17, is the cool and moody new girl at school. The pair make a connection and she persuades him to embark on a darkly comedic road trip in search of her real father.
Dear White People

Dear White People

Comedy

At a predominantly white Ivy League college, a diverse group of students navigate various forms of racial and other types of discrimination.
Tuca & Bertie

Tuca & Bertie

Comedy, Animation

Free-spirited toucan Tuca and self-doubting song thrush Bertie are best friends -- and birds -- who guide each other through life's ups and downs.
Big Mouth

Big Mouth

Animation, Comedy

Teenage friends find their lives upended by the wonders and horrors of puberty in this edgy comedy from real-life pals Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg.
Bodyguard

Bodyguard

Crime, Drama

A troubled war veteran is assigned to protect a controversial politician who may be the target of a terror plot.
GLOW

GLOW

Comedy

In 1980s LA, a crew of misfits reinvent themselves as the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling.
Russian Doll

Russian Doll

Comedy, Drama

Nadia keeps dying and reliving her 36th birthday party. She's trapped in a surreal time loop -- and staring down the barrel of her own mortality.
Lady Dynamite

Lady Dynamite

Comedy

A single-camera half-hour comedy based on what Maria Bamford has accepted to be "her life." It's the sometimes surreal story of a woman who loses — and then finds — her s**t.
Mindhunter

Mindhunter

Drama, Crime

An agent in the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit develops profiling techniques as he pursues notorious serial killers and rapists.
American Vandal

American Vandal

Comedy, Crime

A true-crime satire that explores the aftermath of a costly high school prank that left twenty-seven faculty cars vandalized with phallic images.
One Day at a Time

One Day at a Time

Comedy

In a reimagining of the TV classic, a newly single Latina mother raises her teen daughter and tween son with the "help" of her old-school mom.
Alias Grace

Alias Grace

Crime, Drama

Based on the true story of Grace Marks, a housemaid and immigrant from Ireland who was imprisoned in 1843, perhaps wrongly, for the murder of her employer Thomas Kinnear. Grace claims to have no memory of the murder yet the facts are irrefutable. A decade after, Dr. Simon Jordan tries to help Grace recall her past.
The Order

The Order

Drama, Mystery

Out to avenge his mother's death, a college student pledges a secret order and lands in a war between werewolves and practitioners of dark magic.
Master of None

Master of None

Comedy

30-year-old New York actor Dev takes on such pillars of maturity as the first big job, a serious relationship, and busting sex offenders on the subway.
On My Block

On My Block

Comedy

A coming of age comedy following a diverse group of teenage friends as they confront the challenges of growing up in gritty inner-city Los Angeles.
Bodyguard

Bodyguard

Crime, Drama

A troubled war veteran is assigned to protect a controversial politician who may be the target of a terror plot.
Special

Special

Comedy

A gay man with mild cerebral palsy decides to rewrite his identity as an accident victim and finally go after the life he wants.
GLOW

GLOW

Comedy

In 1980s LA, a crew of misfits reinvent themselves as the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling.
A Series of Unfortunate Events

A Series of Unfortunate Events

Action & Adventure, Drama

The orphaned Baudelaire children face trials, tribulations and the evil Count Olaf, all in their quest to uncover the secret of their parents' death.
Russian Doll

Russian Doll

Comedy, Drama

Nadia keeps dying and reliving her 36th birthday party. She's trapped in a surreal time loop -- and staring down the barrel of her own mortality.
When They See Us

When They See Us

Documentary, Drama

This docuseries exposes the breakdown of the U.S. criminal justice system during the Central Park Five case where five teenagers of color were convicted of a rape they did not commit.
Lady Dynamite

Lady Dynamite

Comedy

A single-camera half-hour comedy based on what Maria Bamford has accepted to be "her life." It's the sometimes surreal story of a woman who loses — and then finds — her s**t.
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Comedy

After 15 years of living in a cult, the unbreakable and wide-eyed Kimmy is rescued along with four other women, causing a national sensation that culminates with an appearance on the ”Today” show. Before getting back on the bus to Indiana, however, Kimmy decides it’s time to reclaim her life. Armed with just a backpack, light-up sneakers, a couple way-past-due library books and a big wad of rescue-fund cash, she’s ready to take on New York City.
Mindhunter

Mindhunter

Drama, Crime

An agent in the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit develops profiling techniques as he pursues notorious serial killers and rapists.
Love

Love

Comedy, Drama

Rebellious Mickey and good-natured Gus navigate the thrills and agonies of modern relationships.
American Vandal

American Vandal

Comedy, Crime

A true-crime satire that explores the aftermath of a costly high school prank that left twenty-seven faculty cars vandalized with phallic images.
The End of the F***ing World

The End of the F***ing World

Comedy, Drama

James is 17 and is pretty sure he is a psychopath. Alyssa, also 17, is the cool and moody new girl at school. The pair make a connection and she persuades him to embark on a darkly comedic road trip in search of her real father.
One Day at a Time

One Day at a Time

Comedy

In a reimagining of the TV classic, a newly single Latina mother raises her teen daughter and tween son with the "help" of her old-school mom.
Dear White People

Dear White People

Comedy

At a predominantly white Ivy League college, a diverse group of students navigate various forms of racial and other types of discrimination.
Alias Grace

Alias Grace

Crime, Drama

Based on the true story of Grace Marks, a housemaid and immigrant from Ireland who was imprisoned in 1843, perhaps wrongly, for the murder of her employer Thomas Kinnear. Grace claims to have no memory of the murder yet the facts are irrefutable. A decade after, Dr. Simon Jordan tries to help Grace recall her past.
Tuca & Bertie

Tuca & Bertie

Comedy, Animation

Free-spirited toucan Tuca and self-doubting song thrush Bertie are best friends -- and birds -- who guide each other through life's ups and downs.
The Order

The Order

Drama, Mystery

Out to avenge his mother's death, a college student pledges a secret order and lands in a war between werewolves and practitioners of dark magic.
Big Mouth

Big Mouth

Animation, Comedy

Teenage friends find their lives upended by the wonders and horrors of puberty in this edgy comedy from real-life pals Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg.
Master of None

Master of None

Comedy

30-year-old New York actor Dev takes on such pillars of maturity as the first big job, a serious relationship, and busting sex offenders on the subway.