The Internet is a great source of entertainment. Amidst our busy and chaotic we hardly catch on with our favorite TV shows anymore. And that’s where Internet platforms like Netflix come in. They not only offer the shows that we missed on TV but also a variety of Original web series of their own that are sometimes better than our usual TV series. And with most of us having access to the internet web series are getting very popular very fast. So here is a list of our favorite web series that you can choose from to binge-watch this weekend.here are the 20 Best English Web Series – (in no particular order)
This Netflix original series is a comedy-drama created by Robia Rashid. The first season of the show was released on 11th August 2017. The show is about an 18-year-old boy named Sam from Connecticut, who is on the autism spectrum, announces that he wants to start dating. And how this decision affects the lives around Sam. charming show has become very popular and earned a lot of praises.
THE GAY AND WONDROUS LIFE OF CALEB GALLO
The Gay and Wondrous Life of Caleb Gallo is a comedy series created by Brian Jordan Alvarez, who also acted in the series. The first episode released on 4th January 2016. One can enjoy the series on youtube for free. The series is mostly praised for its humour which will never fail to make you laugh. And the acting and chemistry between the cast its just amazing. The series mainly focuses on a group of friends who are struggling actors in L.A, figuring out their sexuality and relationships.
Burning Love is a scripted comedy series created by Erica Oyama. The series is a parody of reality dating competition like The Bachelor series. At first, the show premiered on Yahoo! Screen and later was picked up for television by E!. The hilarious show also earned an Emmy nomination in 2013. This show definitely worth a watch.
Broad City is a sitcom that was originally released on Voot and later was picked by the TV channel Comedy Central. Created by Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson who also starred in series, the show is based on their real-life friendship and their efforts to make it in the city, New York. The witty takes on the attempts of the twenty-something women have become one of the favourite comedy series among the audience.
Love is a Netflix original series, created by Judd Apatow, Lesley Arfin, and Paul Rust. The romantic comedy starring Gillian Jacobs and Paul Rust is about Two characters Mickey and Gus, exploring the male and female perspectives on romantic relationships. The show will make you cry and laugh and even cringe at times.
Created by Nick Kroll, Andrew Goldberg, Mark Levin, and Jennifer Flackett Big Mouth is an American adult sitcom that premiered on Netflix on 29th September 2017. The series is based on the upbringing of Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg in Westchester County, New York. The series shows a group of teenagers experiencing puberty with through an edgy comedy.
MASTER OF NONE
Master of None is a comedy-drama series that was released on Netflix 6th November 2015. Created by Aziz Ansari who also starred in the series and Alan Yang, this series has won the hearts of many with its funny and unique take on life and relationships. This critically acclaimed series has also won three Emmy awards and a Golden Globe.
The comedy series was originally premiered on youtube on 27th July 2007, now its also available on Netflix. The series follows the lives of a gamer’s online guild and how they are so much less skilled navigating their real-life than their gaming life. Created by Felicia Day who also stars in the show, The Guild earned the applauds of many. It also won six Streamy Awards.
Stranger Things has become very popular among the audiences of all ages. The horror-science fiction web series was created by The Duffer Brothers. The Netflix original revolves around the mysteries of the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana and the lives of the people living there in the 1980s. The show premiered on July 15, 2016, and has been very successful. The series has received many praises including 31 Emmy Award nominations and four Golden Globe Award nominations.
Chewing Gum is a British sitcom. Created by Michaela Coel, who also stared in series, the series originally released on E4 on 13th October 2015, and later in the US, it premiered on Netflix on 31st October 2016. The series is about a shop assistant named Tracey Gordon, the 24-year-old restricted, religious virgin, who wants to have sex and learn more about the world. The star of this series is the performance of Coel. The show also earned her a BAFTA award.
Peaky Blinders is an outstanding gangster drama full of rich, engaging, and distinct characters. This show centers around soldiers returning home after World War I and gangs fighting for dominance in 1919 Britain. Peaky Blinders is a group lead by war hero Thomas Shelby. With an excellent cast and script, Peaky Blinders is one of the best English series to watch.
There is a reason why Breaking Bad is considered as the best series ever by so many. The story of the chemistry teacher, Walter White, and his journey to a dangerous world of drugs and crime and meeting Jesse on the way is simply outstanding. The chemistry between Walter and Jesse is going to be remembered for decades.
The Sopranos is one of the greatest creations ever by any TV network. Released in 1999 by HBO, The Sopranos has built a path for many upcoming series to follow. The mob series about an Italian-American mafia head based in New Jersey and his struggles to manage his family and criminal life has a shockingly ambivalent ending. The series set the tone for modern, elevated television
One of the best English series of all time, The Wire is set in the city of Baltimore. It beautifully seizes the gravity of the Baltimore narcotics scene in a way that is hard to describe. It follows detectives James McNulty and his team investigating crimes and trying their best to solve the tie that exists between the drug kingpins and the law enforcement agencies.
The title might sound a bit scrappy, but Fleabag is a hilarious and heartbreaking comedy. It highlights what it’s like to be a single woman alone in a big city in the funniest ways. The show follows Fleabag, a woman living in London as struggling with life and love and coping with a tragedy at the same time.
Black Mirror deserves the hype it’s getting. This suspenseful and dramatic series is an anthology focused on techno-paranoia in a universe evocative of The Twilight Zone. It follows a group of people’s personal lives and how technology manipulates their behavior.
The mini-series that released in 2019 and took everyone by wonder is one of the best English series ever. Based on one of the worst nuclear disasters in the history of mankind in April 1986 in the city of Chernobyl, Chernobyl shows the brutality of the event. Its realistic portrayal and the performances won hearts from across the world.
Rick and Morty
Rick and Morty is one of the best animated science fiction sitcoms ever created. Created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon, the series follow Rick Sanchez and his adventures often involving his grandchildren, Morty and Summer.
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
Set in the late 1950s, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel follows Miriam “Midge” Maisel. She is a housewife unexpectedly dumped by her husband and with a hidden talent. Her life takes a turn when she discovers she has a bone for stand-up comedy.
We can’t miss Sherlock if we are talking about the best English series. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s iconic detective character Sherlock, Sherlock is simply brilliant and eccentric. The famous detective takes viewers on a journey in each movie-length episode as he fights off devious criminals with a little help from his trusty roommate and confidant John Watson.