Mohit Kamboj

16 Trending Netflix Shows to Watch in 2022

It is no news that Netflix has a large library of series and movies. But the tough job is to decide what to watch. Whether you want to get engrossed in an action thriller, plan a horror film night, or find some inspiration, the streaming service has planned for a bunch of new options in 2022.

If you are looking for something new, here are some of the trending shows that you can check out on Netflix.

1. Murderville

Are you looking for the next binge-worthy series? You might have some college assignments getting in your way, right? So, get your term papers tucked away with the help of WritePaper, grab your favorite snack, and be ready for Murderville. This improvisational comedy series has a hard-luck homicide detective as the protagonist. And he solves each murder with the help of celebrity guests.

2. Inventing Anna

If you are living or studying in New York, or if you just have the habit of following intriguing news columns, there is very little chance that you haven’t heard of Anna Delvey. The series takes inspiration from the real-life story of Anna, who managed to scam Manhattan’s glitterati by portraying herself as a German heiress. The Netflix series has turned out to be even more interesting.

3. Bridgerton

It might be time to start binge-watching season one of Bridgerton again. The series revolves around the lives of British high society and mainly the Bridegerton family. From the teasers, it looks like Lord Anthony Bridgerton will take the front stage this time.

4. The Woman in the House Across the Street From the Girl in the Window

If you have seen the likes of The Girl on the Train and The Woman in the Window, then you might already have a good guess about where this movie is headed too. However, the movie starring Kristen Bell is a spoof on these varieties. The main character is agoraphobic and believes that she witnessed a murder. The plot keeps you interested and is perfect for an evening of chilling.

5. Stranger Things

The fourth season of Stranger Things is set to release on Netflix; nevertheless, the show is already trending on search. You can expect the launch to happen in summer 2022, and in the meantime, catch up with everything that happened in the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana. This series is the perfect blend of science fiction, horror, and drama that keeps you on the edge of your seat throughout all the episodes.

6. The Sandman

The Sandman is another Netflix hit that was released quite recently. This series is based on Neil Gaiman’s popular comic, which entails the ventures of a few supernatural characters. The Sandman is not everyone’s cup of tea, but if you like action and thrillers, you might just find it to be amusing.

7. All of Us Are Dead

The South Korean entertainment industry certainly knows how to get things right. And it’s the same with zombies as well. This latest Netflix series features the events at a high school that become the ground zero for a zombie virus breakout. Not so surprisingly, this series is already a hit across the world. There is enough gore, emotion, and action that will make your jaw drop and compel you to finish all 12 episodes in a single day.

8. Emily in Paris

If you like to see the stereotypical American version of Paris, Emily of Paris is just right for you. So, Emily, our protagonist, moves to Paris to work in a marketing firm as a social media manager. However, we should be upfront about the fact that the French did not accept this version with open arms.

That said, Paris is portrayed beautifully, and this series is yet another one that will make you fall in love with the city. Maybe, Emily might even inspire you to take a semester abroad in Paris.

9. The Witcher

Set on the medieval landscape of “The Continent,” The Witcher is a historical drama that follows the saga of Geralt of Rivia. The series is an adaptation of the book of the same name, and Netflix has done a great job with it. You can watch the series for Henry Cavill alone. The latest season was also released recently, so the show is trending on Netflix in 2022 as well.

10. Cobra Kai

The Karate Kid (original) was a massive hit, and the series has succeeded in making a sequel out of it after so many years. This martial arts comedy even has the same cast lineup, which includes Ralph Macchio and William Zabka.

11. Cowboy Bebop

The live-action adaptation of the anime Cowboy Bebop was released on Netflix towards the end of 2021. While the hard-core fans of this sci-fi anime did not accept the modern version, the series is still a great production, especially for those who are unfamiliar with the old (sorry, classic) one.

So, in a gist, John Cho and Mustafa Shakir are a pair of bounty hunters that deal with all sorts of the most wanted space criminals while taking care of their own problems.

12. The Crown

If you didn’t know that already, The Crown follows the reign of Queen Elizabeth. However, in recent seasons, the drama attracted more viewers by offering an insight into the lives of Princess Diana, as well as Margaret Thatcher. With a brilliant cast, The Crown continues to be one of the most popular Netflix series. In 2022, you can also expect the release of season 5, with Imelda Staunton starring Elizabeth.

13. Ozark (Series)

Ozark features the life of a money-laundering couple who should appease a drug boss. The series continues to be entertaining all throughout the four seasons. The final part portrays their lives being even more eventful and more dangerous.

14. Peaky Blinders (Series)

With spectacular cinematography, great writing, and a brilliant cast, Peaky Blinders is one of the all-time best Netflix shows. The series follows the members of an infamous Irish crime family, and Cillian Murphy, undeniably, steals the show. With the anticipation around the last season’s release, it is a great time to start watching or rewatching this series.

15. The Last Dance (Series)

Whether you are interested in basketball or not, The Last Dance is a docuseries that can captivate you from the first scene. It follows the rise of the Chicago Bulls in the 1990s and has plenty of unaired footage to keep you interested. It also features commentary and interviews from Michael Jordan, Phil Jackson, Scottie Pippen, and many other stars that made the team what it is today.

16. Maid (Limited Series)

This one is a heart-melting drama about a mother who had to reinvent herself while dealing with life. This miniseries does not shy away from the harsh realities and is based on Stephanie Land’s memoir. Margaret Qualley, who plays Alex, has done an excellent job. The series might be a little dragging, but nevertheless, it is inspiring to watch the performance of all the actors.

Now, you have got more than enough options to add to your Netflix queue. All that is left is for you to find the time!