25 Best English TV Series That You Should Binge-Watch Today!

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Well, if you ask me reading and watching English web series has always been my perfect way of having a happy life. I mean yeah, seriously, aren’t both these simply the best way to live closer to life as well as enjoy it to the fullest? So, today here I am with the 25 best English TV series that you should binge-watch today

So, basically, life mein masti, reading books and binge-watching English TV series are something I genuinely love and enjoy. Yeah, I mean it, without a combo of these 3 basically life mein no scope and mazaa you people.

Oh wait, don’t think I detest or hate the Hindi series. I mean definitely, those saas-bahu operas and daily dramas of the Ssssss Naginsss are something we all enjoy right (JK, not all of them are great, some of them are crappy ya!)  but coming back, thanks to Netflix, Amazon prime video, Disney Hotstar, Zee5, SONY LIV and many other such apps and online streaming platforms, they are surely providing some of the best possible entertainment and how!

So, straight heads on, let’s now nose dive into the 25 Best English Tv Series you should binge-watch today.

Cookies, wait for a second, you impatient warps. Don’t forget I always give you all a heads up, remember my secret code table giving you a tete-a-tete to my verdict on the one I am recommending, basically my rating for it from low to high, in that order ya:

  • MW: Must Watch
  • HR: Highly Recommended
  • R: Recommended
  • BW: Binge Watch
  • BL: Bucket list (series that are on my watchlist)

So, let’s go. And yeah, I have sub-genre them out for you as well. So, you have an all-inclusive list of Drama, Crime and Thriller, Mystery, comedy, science fiction, romance, fantasy, supernatural and so on.

Related: 45 Best English TV Series That You Should Binge-Watch Today!

Comedy

1. The Marvelous Mrs Maisel (MW)

After her husband leaves her, a young mother of 2, Miriam “Midge” Maisel discovers that she has a talent for stand-up comedy. Could this be her true calling? An American period drama comedy series.

Available on Amazon prime video.

2. Schitt’s Creek (MW)

A feel-good sitcom masterpiece which is a joyous ride of laughter, learning as well as emotions. One of the best comedies of modern times. You cannot help but possibly become a part of the Roses and their entire journey which is so full and complete with ups and downs.

Streaming on Netflix.

Fantasy

1. The Witcher (HR)

A fantasy drama where Geralt, a mutated monster hunter struggles to find his place in a world in which people often prove more wicked than beasts. While some may say that Henry Cavill stepping down as Geralt is a blow the audiences may not digest this one is still one of the best fantasies to watch with multiple seasons.

Available on Netflix.

2. House of the Dragon (BL)

An independent prequel to the Game of Thrones, this one was based on parts of the novel Fire & Blood, set about 200 years before the Game of Thrones. Featuring an ensemble cast, this one was a much-deserving predecessor.

Available on Disney Hotstar+.

3. The Rings of Power – Lord Of The Ring Season 1 (BL)

The series brings to the screen for the first time the heroic legends of the Fabled second age of Middle earth’s history. A fantasy series, this one was particularly loved for its amazing visuals, cinematography, musical scores as well as characterization.

Available on Amazon Prime Video.

4. The Sandman (BW)

When the Sandman, aka Dream, the cosmic being who controls all dreams, is captured and held prisoner for more than a century, he must journey across different worlds and timelines to fix the chaos his absence has caused. Violence Alert! There is surely a sizeable amount of violence, blood, gore, murder, death, stabbings and even suicide, which might be a bit disturbing for some viewers.

Available on Netflix.

5. Lucifer (HR)

The series follows Lucifer, the original fallen angel who has become dissatisfied with his life in hell. A comedy-drama and occult detective fiction.

Available on Netflix.

6. Locke and Key (R)

After their Dad’s death, 3 siblings move into their ancestral estate with their mom, where they discover magical keys that unlock powers and much more. Based on comics by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodrigues.

Available on Netflix.  

Crime and Thrillers

 1. Sherlock (MW)

A complete package laced with wit, humour, mystery, action, adventure, drama, and emotions. And Benedict Cumberbatch -the whole world is in awe of his acting, his portrayal of the character is impeccable, par excellence. A rare, astounding talent which is very rare to come across!

Available on Amazon prime video.

2. You (BL)

What would you do for love? For a brilliant male bookstore manager who crosses paths with an aspiring female writer, the question is put to test. A psychological thriller.

Available on Netflix.

3. House (BW)

An intelligent medical show, this one is complete with solid, interesting characters in a sea of bland, predictable and repetitive series that generally crowd the TV. Revolving around Dr Gregory House, a cynical, impatient yet intelligent doctor that has much more spunk to his character than what appears on the surface, this one is a must-watch if you like medicines and mysteries.

Available on Amazon Prime video.

4. Money Heist (BL)

A criminal mastermind who goes by “The Professor” has the plan to pull off the biggest heist ever recorded in history-to print billions of Euros in the Royal mint of Spain. To succeed in this one, he recruits eight people with certain abilities, who have nothing to lose. A thriller that gets as exciting as it proceeds.

Available on Netflix.

5. Squid Game (BL)

A place where all contestants are in deep financial hardship, risking their lives to play a series of deadly children’s games to win a hefty amount of prize money, this one was one of the top viewing programs in more than 94 countries, this one was a true flag bearer of the Korean wave and how!

Available on Netflix

Historical Drama

1. Downtown Abbey (MW)

A British historical drama television set in the early 20th century depicts the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their domestic servants in the post-Edwardian era, covering important events such as the Spanish influenza pandemic, the First world war outbreak, the sinking of the Titanic, Marconi scandal and others. Universally acclaimed this one guy.

Available on Amazon Prime video.

2. Peaky Blinders (MW)

Tommy Shelby, a dangerous man, leads the Peaky Blinders, a gang based in Birmingham. An inspector, Chester Campbell decides to nab him and put an end to the criminal activities. A brilliant British period crime drama television series, this one is actually based on the real existence of a gang by the same name based in the Midlands in the late nineteenth century.

Available on Netflix.

Science-Fiction

1. The Umbrella Academy (HR)

Reunited by their father’s death, estranged siblings with extraordinary powers uncover shocking family secrets as well as a looming threat to humanity. Based on a collection of comics and graphic novels written by Gerard Way.

Available on Netflix.

2. Raised by Wolves (BW)

When 2 androids are tasked with raising human children on a mysterious virgin planet, as the human colony threatens to be torn apart by religious differences, the androids learn that controlling human beings’ beliefs is a treacherous and difficult task.

Available on Amazon Prime video.

Drama

1. 13 Reasons Why (MW)

A heart-wrenching tale which touches upon drama as well as mystery shrouding adolescence, this one is a must-watch.

Available on Netflix.

2. Big Little Lies (R)

A tale of 3 mothers of first graders whose seemingly perfect lives are unravelled to the point of murder. Based on the best-selling book by Liane Moriarty.

Available on Disney Hotstar+.

3. The Mosquito Coast (R)

Eccentric inventor Allie Fox takes his wife Margot and their teenage kids Charlie and Dina on a challenging trip across Mexico, with US federal agents, drug mafia and assassins always on their heels.

Available on Apple TV+.

4. Euphoria

A group of high school students struggle with drugs, love, social media and money as they come of age, trying to establish their identity. It’s wacky, emotional, serious as well as insane yeah!

Available on Disney+ Hotstar.

Action Drama

1. The Boys (R)

What happens when superheroes go rogue and start abusing their powers? Based on the comic book series of the same name, this one is here is an action which will appeal to all alike.

Available on Amazon Prime video.

Supernatural

1. The Vampire Diaries (MW)

An American supernatural teen drama television series this one is a must-watch with a host of things included in this one including multiple genres as well as connected works.

Available on Amazon prime video.

2. The Originals (R)

A story of the Original family of vampires which settle down in the city of New Orleans that they helped to construct several decades ago. They encounter old buddies and confront new foes.

Available on Amazon Prime video.

Apocalypse

1. The Walking Dead (HR)

In the wake of a zombie apocalypse, various survivors struggle to stay alive. As they search for safety and evade the undead, they are forced to grapple with rival groups and difficult choices.

Available on Star World HD.

In the same order as listed, I have recommended 5 series from each of the following categories:
  • Drama
  • Crime and Thriller
  • Comedy
  • Science Fiction
  • Fantasy
  • Historical Drama
  • Apocalypse
  • Supernatural
So, these were the 25 best English TV series you should binge-watch today.

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