The Best Shows Streaming Right Now That Need More Attention
There are far too many shows to watch with far too many streaming platforms to watch them on. That’s why we made it easy and selected these awesome underrated shows that you can watch right now. We all know how annoying it can be to scroll through countless titles while your food gets cold …
Description: “The residents of Letterkenny belong to one of three groups: the Hicks, the Skids, and the Hockey Players, who are constantly feuding with each other over seemingly trivial matters that often end with someone getting their ass kicked.”
Letterkenny is the funniest, most original TV show we’ve seen in a long time. The humor is quick, witty and will leave you cracking up. You’ll quickly pick up the iconic catchphrases from these hilarious characters. Figure it out …
Description: “Ramy is a first generation Egyptian-American who is on a spiritual journey in his politically-divided New Jersey neighborhood. RAMY will bring a new perspective to the screen as it explores the challenges of what it’s like being caught between a Muslim community that thinks life is a moral test and a millennial generation that thinks life has no consequences.”
Even if you’re not in the Muslim community, Ramy will help viewers understand a little bit about the religion and what it’s like trying to be a decent man living in the modern world. Although the topics can be pretty heavy and very emotional, the humor balances it out nicely.
The New York Times Presents
Description: “The New York Times Presents is a series of standalone documentaries representing the unparalleled journalism and insight of The New York Times, bringing viewers close to the essential stories of our time.”
Hulu’s ‘The New York Times Presents‘ has been in the news thanks to its recent dive into the life of Britney Spears. However, that’s just a taste of what the topics this series covers. They even highlighted one of our favorite artists and up-and-coming stuperstar, Dominic Fike!
Description: “From the minds of Steve and Nancy Carell comes TBS’s hit comedy series Angie Tribeca, starring Rashida Jones as lone-wolf LAPD Detective Angie Tribeca and Hayes MacArthur as her new partner, J. Geils, with whom she shares a will-they-or-won’t-they sexual tension.”
Do you love shows like CSI and Law & Order? If so, you’ll love Angie Tribeca. This show hysterically parodies some of those popular crime shows in such a cartoonish and exaggerated way. It shines a spotlight at how funny some of those crime show tropes really are. You’ll immediately see what we mean within the first minute of the very first episode.
Description: “Get inspired as musicians dig deep into the creative process of songwriting and reveal their intimate thoughts in a series based on the hit podcast”
Song Exploder comes from the popular podcast of the same name. Do you ever wonder what goes through artists’ heads while they write some of your favorite songs? Song Exploder interviews songwriters, going into everything that led them to write some of their biggest hits! Plus, you can jam out while they piece the songs together.
Description: “This docuseries explores personal stories and research on near-death experiences, reincarnation and paranormal phenomena.”
What happens after you die? It’s a dark thought, but one that everyone’s had at some point in their life. Surviving Death takes a hard look at the science of what happens to people who’ve been on the brink of death. There’s so much we don’t know about life, and this series takes a spiritual approach in order to understand more.
Description: “A headstrong young woman seeks out forbidden knowledge, and a corrupt bishop courts disaster by enraging a legend.”
Netflix’s Castlevania is the perfect mixture of both anime and video games. Based on the popular video game series of the same name, Castlevania builds on the world and mythology to create an exciting, scary and fascinating story centered around Dracula.
The action in this show is some of the best animation we’ve ever seen and will have you on the edge of your seat. While you’re at it, read more about our thoughts on Castlevania!
Description: “Frustrated with her thankless office job, Retsuko the Red Panda copes with her daily struggles by belting out death metal karaoke after work.”
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again … Aggretsuko is the most charming hidden gem we’ve come across in a long time. Retsuko may just be a red panda living in Japan but you’ll be surprised how relatable her humble life is.
This series, based on Sanrio characters, touches on some of the biggest issues all young adults face growing up in the modern world.
Description: “Invincible is an adult animated superhero series that revolves around 17-year-old Mark Grayson, who’s just like every other guy his age — except his father is the most powerful superhero on the planet. But as Mark develops powers of his own, he discovers his father’s legacy may not be as heroic as it seems.
Tired of the goody-two-shoes Marvel heroes but want something darker and more gory than DC’s animated shows? Prime Video’s Invincible is exactly what you’re looking for. What starts off as your basic superhero origin story takes a shocking and brutal turn at the end of the first episode. This exciting series will keep you in suspense and wanting to know more.
That’s our list of the most underrated shows you should be streaming right now. Do you have any favorites that have flown under the radar and wish more people knew about? Let us know and maybe we’ll highlight them, and tell us which of these is your favorite.