Web series is something that comes in a bunch of episodes and releases only on the internet platform. They are an entertaining part of the web television medium and sometimes can be watched on television too. It was first made in late 1990 and got back to the trend again for the last couple of years. Nowadays, a wide range of different types of web series has been releasing on the internet every few days. They are individual in genre, cast, and category but quite the same in the entertaining value. Here are some best web series recommendations you can watch during the boring lockdown time.
Why Web Series in Lockdown?
This lockdown makes our lives dull and slow from every aspect. Some entertainment objects are the only hold up we have during this time and watching shows on the internet is one of the commonest deeds we all done less or more during this crisis. Watching web series during lockdown become a new trend, especially among the new generation. Web series always come in episodic form and thus we can watch in bunches instead of one or two chapters.
One more reason for choosing web series over movies or sports during lockdown is the variety. There is almost a plethora of watchable web series you can find on the internet in different patterns and different languages. So, if you stuck in an ongoing lockdown situation, watching such series in the bunch is probably one of the best ideas you should follow.
Like varieties of patterns, there are different types of channels also which feature these web series and Netflix is one of the most loved platforms for high rated web series among them. Here you can find different sorts of web series in different languages that came from varieties of countries. Here is a list of top 5 international web series I enjoy during this lockdown and highly recommend to watch people, who are trying to make their time happening during this boring phrase of life.
Top 5 International Web Series
If you choose randomly and pick from the international platform, the meadow becomes more gigantic. So, stop being stuck in a particular country and choose from the international platform which is quite effortless for a web-series lover especially in Netflix. Here are the best ones from this channel-
When They See Us
It is an American crime-based web series, released in May 2019 and grab huge appreciation from all over the country. It was premiered in 4 parts and got amazing audience responses despite critical acclaim. The story based on a traumatic tale of five boys, caught from Central Park and charged with a crime they never committed.
The series shows us how they maintained their innocence in the way of finding justice and spent years combating the convictions. The story starts in the Springtime of 1989 and continues until the year 2014 to get justice in America. The enduring years have shown a catchy side of New York city in this web series, especially at the end part. Overall it’s a must-watch despite its difficult subject. From Rotten tomatoes to The Hollywood Reporters, every critical platform has given this series a thumbs us and made this one a must-watch for every web-series lover. The wonderful casting also nailed the roles with their individual expertise.
This hit web series was made upon life as we as a region of Queen Elizabeth II and the first time aired in November 2016. It is quite old among the new bunch of web series yet highly appreciated by the viewers. The show beautifully portrays the time of the 1940s and keeps the description equally well when it shows modern times as well. The director of this show depicts an elaborate portrayal of the 20th century and 21st century outstandingly, which makes this show an obligatory one.
The show begins with the event of the ascending throne of Queen Elizabeth II after the death of her father King George VI. It came in 3 seasons and 30 wonderfully made episodes based on the ups and downs of the queen’s life. The show has emerged private intrigues, political rivalries, romantic gestures, and personal crisis of a queen throughout the passing decades. Claire Foy and Olivia Colman both are glib in their portions of queen role while the rest cast adds an extra feature of attraction in this show ‘Crown’. In short, if you are a history lover and want to take a sneak-peak in the royal life, this chronicle of the queen is a must-watch for you.
Little Fires Everywhere
Little Fires Everywhere is a contemporary show that later releases on Netflix this year from March to April. This is also an American show you should not miss during this period of lockdown to make your web series experience even more exciting. The show based on the novel of Celeste NG of the same name and came with eight amazing episodes in its first season. If you want to ride on a roller coaster ride of everyday life in the pure American atmosphere then this is the best web series for you to go with.
This show demonstrates a tale of the tangled fates of the Richardson family which seems picture-perfect from outside. The series also shows the story of a mysterious mother-daughter duo, who overturn the lives of Richardson family in many ways. The story involves how the life of a middle-class family involves with this duo and their growing bond with age similarities. This story intricates the emotional sides of us and keeps us engaging with the simple with significant everyday experiences a family can come across. This is also an example of how Asian people were included in the American family as well as their culture.
This is another web series that keeps me engaging throughout this lockdown period. It is one of the most-watched shows on Netflix and highly appreciated among suspense lovers. ‘Stranger Things’ is not for faint-hearted and people, who don’t believe in supernatural things. You must enjoy what you see and that is the motto of watching this exciting series. From Rotten Tomatoes to IMDb, every critical platform gives this show an impressive rating and declare one of the must-watch web series of Netflix. Not in the European countries but this show succeeds in grabbing the attention of web-series lovers internationally as well.
This show represents the time of 1980s Indiana, where a group of young pals witnesses some supernatural incidents along with secret government developments. You can experience the most terrifying incident of supernatural forces that uncovers in a small town in the wittiest way. Being a science-fiction supernatural drama, ‘Stranger Things’ grabs more attention than a typical horror web series. It aired in 3 different seasons with 25 numbers of episodes mostly based on real-time travel projects which involve around the mysterious places. Its creepy and violent storyline may not recommendable for kids but got huge appreciation from teen audiences as well as adult viewers.
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This is a highly appreciated web series based on a true story that aired lately in September 2019. The story revolves around a teen and its report of being raped followed by two female detectives, who were trying to reach the exact truth behind this report. This Netflix drama came with 8 thrilling episodes which gradually takes you towards reality in an exciting way. This crime drama is a definite watch show during this lockdown to make your boring time into an exhilarating one. It bagged 8.4 ratings from IMDb, while the audience gives it even a higher score than this!
The show will initially demonstrate to you a similar image of a rape victim, who runs for the justice to its nearer police station. The image of a brave yet innocent girl, who fights the police procedural drama for submitting the first informational report, is quite interesting to watch. The thrills get more exciting after every single episode when the two officials try hard to break the nutshell for dragging out the truth in an intellectual way. ‘Unbelievable’ is a well-structured web series with a brilliant script and gripping screenplay. So, if you love to enjoy crime drama with lots of twists and knocking truths then, this is a perfect international show for you to watch.