With so many television series and movies available on streaming services like Netflix, it can be difficult to keep up with the latest and greatest shows that you want to watch. We all want to spend our time wisely and not waste it watching something that’s terrible, which is why we’ve compiled this list of the best 10 series to binge watch in 2022. From family comedies to dramatic thrillers, there’s something for everyone on this list of must-see shows.
1: Never Have I Ever
Never Have I Ever is the perfect binge-watch for those of us who love guilty pleasures. Released in November of 2020, this serie explores a group of friends’ weekly game night and the embarrassing, awkward and downright funny things that happen at these gatherings.
2: What We Do in the Shadows
What We Do in the Shadows is a New Zealand horror comedy television series that aired on TVNZ 2 from April 14, 2014 until June 18, 2015. What We Do in the Shadows follows four vampire flatmates living in Wellington and their interactions with humans. Fearing that they will be taken over by the dreaded ‘good guy’ affliction, these vampires try to keep ahead of it by doing good deeds.
3: Better Call Saul
In 2022, Better Call Saul will be entering its sixth season. It is one of the best TV shows ever created and has continued to provide fans with a fantastic storyline. If you are interested in what life was like before Walter White became Heisenberg, or are simply looking for an incredibly intelligent television show, then Better Call Saul is perfect for you. In this series, Saul runs his own law firm with his long-time partner, Kim Wexler.
4: Under the Banner of Heaven
Under the Banner of Heaven is a Netflix original serie starring two brothers, Sam and Liahona who, at their family’s urging, move from the city back to their rural hometown of Panguitch, Utah. After they arrive, they are introduced to the pressures of family life and struggles of what it means to live up to this small town’s expectations. Under the Banner of Heaven is suspenseful and entertaining as we follow these two brothers on this journey.
5: The Rings of Power
Our next recommendation is the Rings of Power series. The Rings of Power is an epic tale set 1000 years before J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings where Sauron seeks dominion over Middle-earth through the forging of a powerful ring, just as three other rings are forged by elves and smiths for mortal men’s use.
For a newer favorite that you may not have heard of, try the Bridgerton series by Julia Quinn. Starting with The Duke and I, this is a cute romance series set in 19th century England where two people fall in love while exploring their true selves.
7: Stranger Things
Stranger Things is a science fiction and horror TV series set in 1980s America, created by the Duffer Brothers. It was first released on Netflix on July 15, 2016. The series begins with a young boy mysteriously disappearing and a girl suddenly falls ill after the supernatural disappearance of her 12-year-old brother, so her mother sends for a friend of hers who could be the one to help.
8: We Own This City
Time traveling thieves rob the city. This, serie is about a thief living two lives to catch the deadliest heist ever, but it turns out that the person who has been stealing all the treasures from their thieving business are also from the future and there’s a manhunt for them. The mystery will soon be solved.
This series follows the drug epidemic on a college campus and stars Maude Apatow as a student who is addicted to drugs. The show illustrates how drugs like ecstasy affect one’s brain, as well as how addiction is dealt with on an emotional level. Euphoria is thrilling, heartbreaking, shocking and thought-provoking all at once, making it worth the watch.
This series is directed by the Academy Award-winning director of The Shape of Water and stars Game of Thrones’ Maisie Williams as a young Korean girl who immigrates from Korea and winds up reuniting with her mother. Pachinko follows four generations of a poor Korean immigrant family, each fighting its own battles. The show has been nominated for an Emmy award for best drama series and has been a favorite among audiences.