Teen dramas are an essential way to escape the horrors of adolescence age. All the complications of life happen to occur to teenagers and that explains why kids these days remain frustrated and restless. The generation is nurtured to act in that way. Netflix streams a good amount of shows for teens to lay back and relax. Shows like Stranger Things, Gossip Girl, American Vandal have proven to be stress busters. Out of many teen based web series, we have picked 15 best shows on Netflix that a must-watch for every teenager, adults are welcomed too.
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15. The 100
A futuristic show when 100 humans are sent to earth. These 100 teenagers land on the planet 97 years after the whole world is destroyed by a nuclear hazard. With an astonishing cast and dark story, this CW show handles the right amounts of thrill until you cover your eyes while watching.
14. The Umbrella Academy
Based on Dark Horse Comics, Netflix teamed up with Dark Horse Entertainment, Borderline Entertainment, and Universal Cable Productions to bring in a superhero series that’s way more fun. 7 of 43 children born all of a sudden to 43 different mothers who weren’t pregnant at all are adopted by Sir Reginald Hargreeves, a billionaire. These 7 become siblings and each harnesses a different superpower. They are trained to save the world.
13. The End of the F***ing World
Best teenager romance series on Netflix created by Charles Forsman. The End of the F***ing World is a comic book series about James and Alyssa who live in a small town in England. James is a 17-year-old who is sure he is a psychopath and wants to kill a human, he meets Alyssa and both plan to run away from the town on an adventure trip, but James is finding an opportunity to kill her.
12. Sex Education
Loads of comedy and loads of drama. Sex Education is a complete package for teenagers to watch and learn about sex. Otis has problems with wanking but is ready to team up with Maeve to give sex therapy to his school mates. Soon they earn good money to stay in business but Otis learns he needs therapy for himself. Otis has to express his feelings for Maeve and maintain a healthy friendship with his bestie Eric.
11. Everything Sucks!
A show about high school, but takes place in the ’90s where there were no smartphones and social media. When the A/V club and drama club are regarded as outcasts and misfits. They join hands to embark on a journey filled with fun, drama, romance and teenage problems.
10. On My Block
4 friends who get into high school must deal with problems of adolescence, friendship and society. All the story happens in Los Angeles. Created by Eddie Gonzalez, Lauren Iungerich, and Jeremy Haft, On My Block, only has 3 seasons and can be an easy show to binge and finish in no time.
9. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
Sabrina is a teen who is about to be baptised on her 16th birthday and will have to give herself to Satan. Before that, she must find the hidden truths about their parents. Sabrina is a half-human and half-witch. Evil forces oppose threat to her and the ones she cares about. Adapted from comics, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina includes horror fiction and magic.
8. I Am Not Okay with This
Charles Forsman is a fab at making stories for the youth. I Am Not Okay with This is similar to The End of the F***ing World because they are from the same creator. Sophia Lillis and Wyatt Oleff from the IT movie fame are cast in the lead. A depressed girl named Sydney begins to experience her superpowers. Her father died recently and she can’t cope with high school.
7. The Society
What happens to teenagers who are given complete freedom and are held with no rules and no adults to be taken care of? The Society explores on how teens manage their privileges. School students are forced to come back from a trip and upon their return, they find no adults in the town. What are they going to do?
6. Stranger Things
When cold war sets The United States of America to experiment and move forward in the field of science around the 1980s, a lab in Indiana unleashes a monster into the town which causes menace. The town’s kids and adults must find a missing child and uncover all the answers. Stranger Things is currently the most-watched show on Netflix.
5. Gossip Girl
CW’s one of the most successful show that ran from 2007 to 2012, Gossip Girl is a series of 6 seasons and 121 episodes, all of them packed with romance and drama. It is based on a book series written by Cecily von Ziegesar. With a good cast and intriguing story, this TV show will get the good out of your binge time.
4. Big Mouth
Don’t get it wrong, even though it’s animated, it’s not for children. Big Mouth is all adult talking about puberty. Nick and Andrew are 7th graders struggling their teen phase and bestowing their problems with sexual feeling and masturbation. The series takes on a ride with sexual hormones of kids having separate characters who are actually monsters, they appear at the time of feeling horny and sexual.
There’s always a conflict between the upper class and the lower class, even in schools among students. Samuel, Nadia and Christian are given scholarships to a rich private school. These 3 are from the middle class who get into conflict with the wealthy students in the school. Heavy romance, sex and clashes ultimately lead to murder.
2. American Vandal
One of a kind mockumentary series, that’s satiric from beginning to the end. The web show is created by Tony Yacenda and Dan Perrault. Peter Maldonado begins an investigation with his friend Sam Ecklund on who is the culprit behind phallic images that are drawn on cars. The second season is a new investigation to find the felon behind the cafeteria’s lemonade contamination with laxatives.
This show cannot get any sweeter. Sam is a high school kid with autism. He plans to find a girlfriend and has to leave his comfort zone in order to do so. His has a sister named Casey looking after him and a mother who couldn’t be more caring and a father who is the right support a kid could ask for. All the family members face their own problems and challenges while they have to handle Sam’s new decisions.