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25 Hidden Gems on Netflix You’ve Been Scrolling Past

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Need a new Netflix show and tired of scrolling? Look no further! These 25 underrated series will captivate you from the first episode.

Offspring

Offspring

Drama

An exuberant drama set in Melbourne's Fitzroy, centering on Nina Proudman and her struggle to deal with her fabulously messy family, her hunt for a decent love life and her tendency to overthink and fly off into fantasy.

Crashing

Crashing

Comedy

A comedy drama that crashes straight into the lives and loves of six twenty-something adults living together as Property Guardians in a disused hospital.

Godless

Godless

Western, Drama

A ruthless outlaw terrorizes the West in search of a former member of his gang, who’s found a new life in a quiet town populated only by women.

Derry Girls

Derry Girls

Comedy

Amidst the political conflict of Northern Ireland in the 1990s, five high school students square off with the universal challenges of being a teenager.

Friends from College

Friends from College

Comedy

Twenty years after graduation, a tight-knit group of college friends reconnects and discovers that love hasn't gotten easier with age.

Dark

Dark

Crime, Drama

A missing child causes four families to help each other for answers. What they could not imagine is that this mystery would be connected to innumerable other secrets of the small town.

#blackAF

#blackAF

Comedy

A father takes an irreverent and honest approach to parenting and relationships.

Rhythm + Flow

Rhythm + Flow

Reality

In this music competition show, judges Tip “T.I.” Harris, Cardi B and Chance the Rapper hit the streets to find the next rap superstar.

The IT Crowd

The IT Crowd

Comedy

Two I.T. nerds and their clueless female manager, who work in the basement of a very successful company. When they are called on for help, they are never treated with any respect at all.

Unorthodox

Unorthodox

Shows

A Hasidic Jewish woman in Brooklyn flees to Berlin from an arranged marriage and is taken in by a group of musicians -- until her past comes calling.

Sweet Magnolias

Sweet Magnolias

Shows

Lifelong friends Maddie, Helen and Dana Sue lift each other as they juggle relationships, family and careers in the small, Southern town of Serenity.

Anne with an E

Anne with an E

Drama, Family

A coming-of-age story about an outsider who, against all odds and numerous challenges, fights for love and acceptance and for her place in the world. The series centers on a young orphaned girl in the late 1890’s, who, after an abusive childhood spent in orphanages and the homes of strangers, is mistakenly sent to live with an elderly woman and her aging brother. Over time, 13-year-old Anne will transform their lives and eventually the small town in which they live with her unique spirit, fierce intellect and brilliant imagination.

The Silent Sea

The Silent Sea

Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Drama

During a perilous 24-hour mission on the moon, space explorers try to retrieve samples from an abandoned research facility steeped in classified secrets.

The Alpinist

The Alpinist

Documentary

When filmmaker Peter Mortimer encounters an elusive young climber named Marc-André Leclerc, an evolution in free solo mountaineering unfolds. Along the two-year journey up high alpine peaks and steep frozen waterfalls, Peter explores Marc’s connection to nature, his uncompromising quest for adventure, and the risks he takes to pursue his passion.

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.

Atypical

Atypical

Drama, Comedy

Sam, an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum, takes a funny, yet painful, journey of self-discovery for love and independence and upends his family.

Lovesick

Lovesick

Comedy

After finding out he has an STI, Dylan must get back in touch with every girl he has ever had sex with to let them know the bad news.

Easy

Easy

Comedy, Drama

This eclectic, star-studded anthology follows diverse Chicagoans fumbling through the modern maze of love, sex, technology and culture. First dates, friends with benefits, couples with kids. Whatever your relationship status is, it's always complicated.

Good Girls

Good Girls

Comedy, Drama

Three "good girl" suburban wives and mothers suddenly find themselves in desperate circumstances and decide to stop playing it safe and risk everything to take their power back.

Queen of the South

Queen of the South

Crime

Teresa flees Mexico after her drug-runner boyfriend is murdered. Settling in Dallas, she looks to become the country's reigning drug smuggler and to avenge her lover's murder.

The Final Table

The Final Table

Reality

Team of chefs vie to impress some of the world's toughest palates as they whip up iconic dishes from different nations in this fast-paced competition.

Feel Good

Feel Good

Drama, Comedy

Recovering addict and comedian Mae tries to control the addictive behaviors and intense romanticism that permeate every facet of her life. Life is further complicated by a new and all-consuming relationship with her new girlfriend George.

Workin' Moms

Workin' Moms

Comedy

Four women juggle love, careers, and parenthood. They support, challenge, and try not to judge each other as life throws them curveballs. Whether it is an identity crisis, a huge job opportunity, postpartum depression, or an unplanned pregnancy – they face both the good and bad with grace and humour.

Lupin

Lupin

Crime, Drama

Inspired by the adventures of Arsène Lupin, gentleman thief Assane Diop sets out to avenge his father for an injustice inflicted by a wealthy family.

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