7 Television Series to Watch on Netflix When You Are Bored
If you are looking for thrilling series to binge watch when you are bored or just scrolling through the web, you will love following TV series on Netflix:
1. Wanted (2016 Australian TV Series)
Wanted is an Australian drama television that was released on February 9, 2016.
Wanted Storyline: It is about two women that were in the right place at the wrong time. While standing at their bus stop, they witnessed a killing and was eventually abducted by one of the killers. While stuck in their abductor’s boot, the two women who had never spoken to each other before began a conversation and learned each other’s names. As their journey continued, they quickly learned they couldn’t contact the police for help because some of the police force was part of the drug distribution. And money laundering ring that killed the man they were witness to, so they were left to fend for themselves while running for their lives, away from the cops and the hired assassins out to kill them.
The series has three seasons and 18 episodes. Each season has six episodes.
2. Line Of Duty
Line Of Duty is a British BBC police procedural TV series released on June 26, 2012.
Line Of Duty Storyline: It is about fishing out the corrupt cops in the British police force, no matter the corrupt officer’s rank. The series follows D.S. Steve Arnott, an authorized firearms officer, recruited by Anti-Corruption Unit 12 supervisor, Superintendent Ted Hastings.
D. S. Arnott was recruited to anti-corruption after refusing to agree to cover-up an unlawful shooting by his team. At AC-12, Arnott is partnered with D.C. Kate Fleming, a highly-commended undercover officer with a keen investigative instinct.
The series has five seasons and 29 episodes, and each season has six episodes. The sixth season is still in production.
3. Travelers (TV Series)
Travelers is a Canadian-American science fiction television series. It was released in Canada on October 17, 2016, and worldwide on December 23, 2016.
Travelers Storyline: It is about the safety of the world. In a post-apocalyptic future, it is reported that most of human life has been destroyed due to catastrophic event that had happened in the past, so thousands of special operatives are sent back to the past to prevent the collapse of society. These operatives, known as “travelers,” have their consciousness sent back in time and transferred into the “host” body of present-day individuals who are about to die, to reduce the unexpected impact on the timeline. Travelers are required to keep specific protocols to protect the timeline:
- The mission comes first.
- Leave the future in the past.
- Don’t take a life; don’t save a life, unless otherwise directed. Do not interfere.
- In the absence of direction, maintain your host’s life.
- Do not reproduce.
- Do not communicate with separately known travelers outside of your team unless sanctioned by the Director. (The Director in the future monitors the timeline and dictate the missions).
The series has three seasons and 34 episodes. Season 1 and 2 contain 12 episodes each, while season 3 has only ten episodes.
4. The Sinner (TV Series)
The Sinner (TV Series) is an American anthology crime drama mystery television series, and It was released on August 2, 2017.
The Sinner Storyline: It is an anthology crime drama, meaning each season contains different cast, different storylines with no or little connections to the previous season. In this series, the only link between each season is Detective Harry Ambrose.
- Season one: Detective Harry Ambrose delves into the past of a troubled woman to determine why she stabbed a man to death.
- Season two: Detective Ambrose returns to his hometown after a young boy confesses to poisoning the people that were presumed to be his parents.
- Season three: Detective Ambrose investigates a fatal car accident in Upstate New York and uncovers a much larger and disturbing case behind it.
The series has three seasons and 24 episodes, and each season contains 8 episodes. The series has been renewed for a fourth season.
5. Marcella (TV Series)
Marcella (TV Series) is a British “Nordic”-noir detective series. It was released on April 4, 2016.
Marcella Storyline: The series follows Marcella Backland, a former London detective who retired early to focus on her husband and two kids. After over seven years of work, her husband “Jason” decides to leave her, so she chose to return to investigate an open case from 11 years ago concerning an unidentified serial killer who appears to have become active again.
In season 2 of the series, her ex-husband uses her mental disorder to take full custody of their children. By the end of season 2, she faked her death. In season 3, already assumed dead by everyone, she went undercover as Keira Devlin in Northern Ireland to expose a wealthy crime family.
6. Paranoid (TV Series)
Paranoid is a British crime drama. It was released on September 22 2016.
Paranoid Storyline: After a local Gp was stabbed to death in a local playground in front of her four-year-old son and other people, a group of UK detectives working for the fictional Woodmere police force attempted to solve the murder. During the sequence of their investigation, the detectives uncover the murder has links to a German pharmaceutical company, and they recruit the help of their German colleagues in Düsseldorf to find the killer.
7. Dare Me (TV Series)
Dare Me (TV Series) is an American teen drama television series based on the novel of the same name. It was released on December 29, 2019.
Dare Me Storyline: It is about the lives of competitive high school cheerleaders in “a small Midwestern town,” their cheerleading coach, and the mysterious murder of Sarge Will Mosley.