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Netflix TV shows are everyone’s saviour when we find a bit of free time, but turn on the TV to relax and have no idea what to watch! You can chew up 20 minutes just sifting through endless shows, trying to find one that speaks to you… and by then the free time has disappeared. So we have made it easy for you! Here are some great shows on Netflix right now, all recommended by other mums! Next time you have time to sit down and watch something, try one of these Netflix TV shows.


Netflix TV shows to binge!

Use the quicklinks below to check out the list of Netflix TV shows:

1. The Good Place

The Good Place netflix TV shows

With a bit of a morbid premise, this show delivers on the humour. Due to a paperwork error, Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell) finds herself in the Good Place – serene afterlife neighbourhood has been built by Michael (Ted Danson) – after dying. In actual fact, Eleanor is a very self-centred person with only her own interests at heart. Now she has to learn to ‘be nice’ in order to not get caught.

  • Rating: M
  • Seasons: 4
  • Created by: Michael Schur
  • Cast: Kristen Bell, William Jackson Harper, Jameela Jamil, Ted Danson

2. The Crown

The Crown netflix TV shows

This incredible popular Netflix show follows the life of Elizabeth II (Claire Foy) from her marriage to Prince Philip (Matt Smith) in 1947 right up to present day. Be prepared for a web of agendas, alliances and political rivalries, side by side with the romance of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign and the events that shaped the second half of the 20th Century.

  • Rating: MA
  • Seasons: 5
  • Created by: Peter Morgan
  • Cast: Claire Foy, Olivia Colman, Matt Smith

3. You

You netflix TV shows

Have you ever had that feeling that someone is watching you? Well you will now! This show will pull you in and won’t let you out again. You can’t unsee it and you will find yourself questioning everything. Joe (Penn Badgley) is a charming, yet intensely obsessive man who goes to extreme measures to work his way into the lives of those he chooses.

  • Rating: MA
  • Seasons: 2
  • Created by: Greg Berlanti, Sera Gamble
  • Cast: Penn Badgley, Elizabeth Lail, Victoria Pedretti

4. Animal Kingdom

animal kingdom netflix TV shows

If you’re after a show with a little depth and mystery to it, then this is the ticket. The series centres on a Southern California family, whose excessive lifestyle is fuelled by their criminal activities. When his mother dies, 17-year-old Joshua “J” Cody (Finn Cole) moves to his estranged grandmother’s seaside house, where he becomes entangled in the family’s life of crime.

  • Rating: MA
  • Seasons: 4
  • Created by: Jonathon Lisco
  • Cast: Ellen Barkin, Scott Speedman, Shawn Hatosy

5. Outlander

Outlander netflix TV shows

Wanting to be transported to a different time and place? Outlander will take you there, and you won’t want to come back! This epic TV series has been adapted from Diana Gabaldon’s popular series of fantasy-romance novels focuses on the drama of two time-crossed lovers. A World War II army nurse (Caitriona Balfe) finds herself torn between two lives (and loves) when a mystical Scottish landmark hurls her 200 years into the past.

  • Rating: MA
  • Seasons: 4
  • Created by: Ronald D. Moore
  • Cast: Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Tobias Menzies

6. Brooklyn Nine-Nine

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Laughter really is the best medicine, and if you are looking for a show that will brighten your mood after a challenging day, it’s this one. Brilliant but immature Brooklyn detective Jake Peralta (Andy Samber) must learn to follow the rules and be a team player when his squad gets a new captain.

  • Rating: M
  • Seasons: 6
  • Created by: Daniel J. Goor, Michael Schur
  • Cast: Andy Samberg, Andre Braugher, Stephanie Beatriz

7. Kim’s Convenience

Kim's Convenience

Another light-hearted number to get you through the day, this TV show follows the funny and heartfelt story of the Kim family who run their own convenience store in Toronto. The Korean-Canadian family deal with customers, each other and the evolving world around them, providing laughter in the trials of running a shop while raising kids in a different culture.

  • Rating: M
  • Seasons: 4
  • Created by: Ins Choi, Kevin White
  • Cast: Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Jean Yoon, Andrea Bang

8. Jane the Virgin

Jane the Virign

Are you a lover of the overly dramatic soap operas? This satirical show will sweep you away with its nonsensical story line that you won’t be able to stop watching. After vowing to remain chaste until marriage, Jane Villanueva (Gina Rodriguez ) learns she’s pregnant due to a medical slip-up and has to rethink her future. With so many dramatic twists and turns, you will be hooked on this Netflix TV show!

  • Rating: MA
  • Seasons: 5
  • Created by: Jennie Snyder Urman
  • Cast: Gina Rodriguez, Andrea Navedo, Justin Baldoni

9. The Letdown

The Letdown

If you are looking for a real insight into parenthood, this is a great place to start. We join Audrey (Alison Bell) as she struggles to adjust to motherhood, with no support. Along with her two-month-old Stevie, we follow her journey as she joins a new-parents support group, where she makes some quirky friends facing various challenges and life changes.

  • Rating: M
  • Seasons: 2
  • Created by: Sarah Scheller, Alison Bell
  • Cast: Alison Bell, Duncan Fellows, Sacha Horler

10. Cable Girls

Cable Girls

Take yourself back to 1920s Madrid where you can immerse yourself into the lives of four women who work for the National Telephone Company as they ring in a revolution. This is a story that you will hope never ends, as we watch them manage romance, friendship, the and the workplace, making a stand for women’s rights and making history.

  • Rating: MA
  • Seasons: 6
  • Created by: Ramón Campos, Gema R. Neira
  • Cast: Blanca Suárez,Yon González,Ana Fernández

11. Ozark

Ozark

If you’re more a thrill seeker who enjoys a bit of action on the big screen then this show will suck you right in. Marty (Jason Bateman) is a financial adviser who drags his family, including teenage kids, Charlotte (Sofia Hublitz) and Jonah (Skylar Gaertner), from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder $500 million in five years to appease a drug boss.

  • Rating: MA
  • Seasons: 3
  • Created by: Bill Dubuque, Mark Williams
  • Cast: Jason Bateman, Laura Linney, Sofia Hublitz

12. Grace & Frankie

Grace and Frankie

While they aren’t friends, when their husbands leave them for each other, Grace and Frankie begin are almost forced to bond in this Emmy-nominated series. This Netflix TV show is worthy of been binged watched again and again. Each time you will find something new to laugh at and appreciate.

  • Rating: MA
  • Seasons: 6
  • Created by: Marta Kauffman, Howard J. Morris
  • Cast: Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Martin Sheen

13. Queen of the South

Queen of the South

This is the powerful story of Teresa Mendoza (Alice Braga), who is forced to seek refuge in the US, after her drug dealing boyfriend is murdered in Mexico. As she does, she teams up with someone from her past in order to bring down the drug trafficking ring she is on the run from.

  • Rating: MA
  • Seasons: 3
  • Created by: Joshua John Miller, M.A. Fortin
  • Cast: Alice Braga, Veronica Falcón, Justina Machado

14. Working Moms

Working Moms

Another great comedy about motherhood, where we follow the lives of four mums as they return to work after having kids and have to navigate bosses, love and life in Toronto. We face a number of real life issues from identity crisis, job opportunities, postpartum depression, unplanned pregnancy and more, making it a show that is relatable far and wide.

  • Rating: MA
  • Seasons: 4
  • Created by: Catherine Reitman
  • Cast: Catherine Reitman, Dani Kind, Juno Rinaldi

15. Lucifer

Lucifer

Ever wondered what it is like being the devil? All is revealed as Lucifer Morningstar (Tom Ellis) comes to live in Los Angeles. IN this fabulous Netflix Tv show, he helps humanity with his telepathic abilities, which bring their deepest desires and thoughts out. There is a lot of mystery, a little bit of love and plenty more in this fun show, as he becomes an LAPD consultant who punished people for their crimes through law and justice.

  • Rating: MA
  • Seasons: 4
  • Cast: Tom Ellis, Lauren German, Kevin Alejandro

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