Grab some popcorn and get comfy

Nowadays, it seems as if there’s nothing to watch on Netflix. Sometimes it’s a whole lot of scrolling and not a whole lot of watching. But we think there are some great hidden gems out there that might not have made it onto your watch list yet.

And what’s one of the best ways to relax on your winter break? So grab some blankets and get ready to binge. Here are seven Netflix series to add to your list.

Blood & Water

Puleng, from the series Blood & Water, is wearing braids and saying "ugh."

Set in South Africa, a teenage girl crosses paths with the swim star of a private school. Suspecting that she is her sister who was abducted at birth, she goes on a quest to uncover the truth.

Will Puleng find the answers she’s looking for? Now’s your chance to find out.

Queen of the South

Teresa from the series "Queen of the South" is dressed in a white dress and walking with her bodyguards behind her.

Teresa Mendoza is a money changer living in Mexico, trying to make ends meet. Eventually, she falls in love with a member of a successful drug cartel, hoping he will help her to rise above her circumstances.

When things go south, she is forced to leave the country and ultimately survive on her own.

Are you hooked yet?

Inventing Anna

Anna from the series "Inventing Anna" is wearing black glasses and saying the words "you look poor."

Is Anna an entrepreneur or a con artist?

You watch and you be the judge.

Based on a true story, Anna Delvy is the socialite that stole the hearts of New York elites. With dreams of having her own foundation, a journalist uncovers the life of “Anna Delvy” and how she was almost successful in achieving her goal.

On My Block

Monse. Ruby, Cesar and Jamal from "On my block" are smiling and walking down some steps

Who doesn’t love comedy? I know I do. And if you do too, this is the series for you.

Four funny and street-smart friends navigate high school in a predominantly Hispanic and Black neighbourhood. But their lifelong friendship is tested as they confront adolescence and new experiences that come along the way.

Designated Survivor

Tom from "Designated Survivor" is dressed in a tuxedo saying "let's get it done."

After a catastrophic attack on Washington, a low-level Cabinet member becomes the president. But is he ready for the task at hand? Can the American citizens count on him?

You won’t find out until you watch!

The Queen’s Gambit

Beth from the "Queen's Gambit" is in a moving vehicle with her head outside the window.

Do you like chess? If you do, this series is right up your alley.

Orphaned at a young age, Beth Harmon is a chess prodigy. You’ll be immersed in her life story as she embarks on an unlikely journey to stardom while struggling with addiction.

Never Have I Ever

Devi from Never Have I Ever, is dressed wearing a gray blouse and green pants crying.

Are you looking for something to make you laugh? Well, grab your popcorn; and get comfy!

Devi, a first-generation Indian-American, is trying to improve her status after a traumatic year. But, as she navigates high school, her friends, feelings, and family get in the way of achieving her goal.

Totally bingeable and immensely enjoyable, so get watching!

And there you have it; here are some Netflix series you should binge-watch. I’m sure there’s at least one that has caught your attention. So what are you waiting for?

Log in to your account and start binging!


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