After six spectacular years, Netflix’s critically-acclaimed animated comedy series BoJack Horseman came to an end this year with a devastating and true to itself finale.
Sex Education, one of our favorite Netflix original series of 2019, blew us away again with a nearly faultless Season 2 in January 2020.
As the Netflix sitcom staple approaches its final season, expected sometime next year, it’s clear every member of this comedy team is leaving their best work out on the screen.
Netflix has been churning out plenty of true crime this year, but Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez is without question the story that stuck with us most.
In 2020, you definitely have time to watch the best Netflix original series of 2020 so far.
Culturally important as it is authentic, Never Have I Ever serves not only as a critical step for on-screen representation, but a frontrunner in the race for best Netflix series of the year.
A totally underrated sleeper series in Netflix’s spring lineup, Outer Banks is the kind of show you didn’t know you were dying to see until you hit play and it was suddenly ten hours later.
Over the past six months, we’ve enjoyed the returns of old series favorites like Dead To Me, Ozark, and Grace & Frankie, alongside new sensations like Love Is Blind, Outer Banks, and [sigh] Tiger King.
With many of us having more screen time thanks to stay-at-home orders, the race for Best Netflix Original Show of the Year has never been tighter.
Where to watch: Grace & Frankie Seasons 1-6 are now on Netflix.
Here are our top 15 picks for the best original Netflix series of 2020 (so far).
Created by Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher, this smart-yet-sweet coming-of-age story is easily the most fulfilling watch of our Netflix year so far.
Based on the beloved comic book series from Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodríguez, Locke & Key took its sweet time reaching the world of streaming.
But in 2020, the adaptation fans had been waiting for finally arrived on Netflix — and proved to be even more spectacular than we’d imagined.
In Season 6, we watched Grace (Jane Fonda) and Frankie (Lily Tomlin) pursue their dreams via a Shark Tank crossover episode as Sol (Sam Waterson) and Robert (Martin Sheen) grappled with deceit in a season-long saga for the ages.
Where to watch: Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez is now on Netflix.
Where to watch: BoJack Horseman Seasons 1-6 are now on Netflix.
The 15 best Netflix original series of 2020 (so far) https://t.co/HiAeHrPtnw— Mashable (@mashable) September 6, 2020
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