The 37 Best Netflix Shows to Watch (And 18 Shows You Should Skip)

The Sandman

The Sandman. (L to R) Jenna Coleman as Johanna, Tom Sturridge as Dream in Episode 103 of The Sandman. Kr. Liam Daniel/Netflix © 2022

The best Netflix shows to watch

To help you find what to watch on Netflix, we’ve handpicked the best Netflix shows to watch and skip right now. We’ve been updating the shows to watch and skip list throughout the year, and now that we’re in the middle of the year there are so many new Netflix shows to talk about.

Despite the production challenges posed by the pandemic, the past few years have been incredible for Netflix shows. So many good Netflix shows were released in 2022, and more are on the way by the end of the year.

Last year was a great year for new and returning Netflix shows, and the winning streak has continued, with the list of best shows of 2022 growing and getting better and better every week. Fortunately, we have a ton of good Netflix shows to watch right now. And to save you the hassle, we also recommend a few shows you should probably avoid.

If you’re looking for what to watch on Netflix, this is the list for you.

Month after month, we’re hit with an overwhelming amount of Netflix original series, new releases, and even more recommendations to watch. But which Netflix shows should you definitely put on your watch list, and which ones could you skip? We’ve got your back.

Let’s start the list with one of the newest shows on Netflix, The Sandman!

Netflix shows: The Sandman

Seasons: 1

Prepared by: Neil Gaiman, David S. Goyer and Allan Heinberg

Cast: Tom Sturridge, Vivienne Acheampong, Gwendoline Christie, Boyd Holbrook, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, David Thewlis, Jenna Coleman, Patton Oswalt, Mason Alexander Park, Vanesu Samunyai, Sandra James-Young

After years and years of development hell, The Sandman Finally a live action series. The new Netflix show is based on Neil Gaiman’s popular comic book series of the same name, and fans will be happy to know that Gaiman was very involved in the creation of the adaptation.

The Sandman follows the protagonist Morpheus (Sturridge), the ruler of dreams who has been held captive by mortals for over 100 years. Finally free, he returns to his realm and finds that much has changed in both the dream world and the waking world since he was last home.

The TV show does a great job mixing tones and genres, much like the comics, and has received great reviews since its August 5 debut. According to Variety, the 10-episode season garnered an impressive 69.5 million hours of viewing in its first three days and quickly found itself at number one in Netflix’s top 10.

At this moment, The Sandman Season 2 hasn’t been announced yet, but Gaiman has every intention of making it a multi-season show. Fingers crossed we get this renewal soon!

Verdict: WATCH The 37 Best Netflix Shows to Watch (And 18 Shows You Should Skip)

Aila Slisco

Aila Slisco is a Dailynationtoday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Aila Slisco joined Dailynationtoday in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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