The 6 best Netflix shows to watch (and 3 to skip) in May 2022

May could be one of the most exciting months on Netflix as it prepares for the summer’s spate of new releases. There are so many good Netflix shows coming this May that fans have been waiting months – years for! – finally watchable, but there are also some titles to skip.

While most Netflix viewers are still in this post-ozark State of Mind of Recent Episodes Following the April 29th finale, the new month will bring plenty of new Netflix shows to save you the pain of losing both your favorite series and one of the best shows of all time in one fell swoop.

Of course, the biggest new release in May comes at the end of the month, but it is no less exciting. After more than three years of waiting stranger things finally returns. The first volume of the fourth season gets off to a brilliant start in the summer months.

Best Netflix Shows May 2022

But which new titles should you add to your watchlist, and which ones should you save for later or skip altogether? We’ll walk you through the best Netflix shows coming in May 2022, starting with below stranger things season 4

Stranger Things Season 4 Vol 1

Consider! We didn’t really think anyone would question whether to watch or skip stranger things, but we thought we’d throw it in here for good measure. The long-awaited fourth season finally premieres with the first half of the season on May 27th, and it’s safe to say it’s set to make waves on Netflix, social media, and more generally.

Who Killed Sarah? season 3

Skip! Unless you’ve already tuned in to the previous two seasons Who Killed Sarah? On Netflix, you probably don’t need to rush to add Season 3 to your watch list. The Mexican mystery thriller still delves into the twisted story of the title question. The final season, which premieres May 18, will (hopefully) uncover Sara’s killer.

The Lincoln Attorney

Consider! If you’ve read the book and seen the 2011 film starring Matthew McConaughey, then you know the title The Lincoln Attorney. Well, Mickey Haller is back for a new series on May 13th, this time played by Manuel Garcia-Rulfo. Based on the book by Michael Connelly The Brass Judgment, The series also stars Neve Campbell, Becki Newton, Christopher Gorham and more.

Lincoln's Attorney - Netflix Shows

Lincoln attorney. (L to R) Manuel Garcia-Rulfo as Mickey Haller, Becki Newton as Lorna on episode 101 of Lincoln Lawyer. Kr. Lara Solanki/Netflix © 2022


Skip! Look, we all love a good limited series to watch and pass the time, but let’s face it: they can’t all be to our own liking directly. clark, The Swedish drama directed by Jonas Åkerlund and starring Bill Skarsgård may not be the show for everyone. The six-episode series traces the origins of Stockholm Syndrome and premieres May 5th.

The Pentaverate

Consider! Originally we had The Pentaverate Marked as “skip” but we changed it at the last minute. For starters, it’s the return of Mike Myers, and he plays almost every character in the six-episode limited comedy series. And who doesn’t need a good laugh? We know Myers can make people laugh, so check it out on May 5th.

Welcome to Eden

Consider! If you need something mysterious on your watch list, look no further than the new Spanish sci-fi drama Welcome to Eden. The series follows four social media users who travel to a remote island for a new brand’s party. They soon find that this invitation carries more dangers than they expected. Watch all eight episodes on May 6th.

The Pentaverate - Netflix Shows

The Pentaverate. (L to R) Mike Myers as Ken Scarborough, Lydia West as Reilly Clayton, Mike Meyers as Anthony Landsdowne in The Pentaverate. Kr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2022

The Circle Season 4

Consider! Who doesn’t enjoy watching absolute chaos tear people apart on screen? We’re of course referring to the addictive ups and downs of reality television, and that’s exactly what happens in the social experimentation competitive series The circle. The fourth season of the hit reality show finally arrives on Netflix on Wednesday, May 4th.

Bling empire season 2

Skip! Netflix has started carving out a niche for its own brand of reality entertainment with shows like this one Too hot to touch and sell sunset, and there’s more where that came from. The second season of bling empire Premiered May 13, but if you’re not interested in the glitz and glamor of rich people’s personal lives, you can skip these ones.

wild beauty

Consider! Whenever a new series is released, whether on TV or a streaming service, viewers take a risk to tune in, and sometimes that risk pays off. wild beauty sounds like it has the makings of a risk that pays off. The new South African series is an intriguing tale of revenge, and season one begins streaming May 12.

Which Netflix shows will you be watching and skipping in May 2022? Share your choices in the comments! The 6 best Netflix shows to watch (and 3 to skip) in May 2022

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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