Netflix has been all about chill since its launch. With binge-worthy series and movie libraries one after another, Netflix has become pretty popular in the last couple of years.
Especially during the lockdown, all the OTT platforms have seen a surge in viewership as people have been staying indoors and catching up with all that they missed.
But did you know, Netflix has a bunch of series & movies that can be pretty informative and captivating? Well, today we bring you 10 such shows that you can watch if you want a change from the regular concepts.
1. History 101
‘History 101’ is a documentary web television series that premiered on Netflix on May 22, 2020. The show revolves around history mini-lessons consisting of archive footage, facts, and graphs about various topics.
2. Shot In The Dark
Released in 2017, ‘Shot in the Dark’ follows rival freelance stringers who scour the streets at night looking to film crime scenes, fires, accidents, and anything else they can sell to the media. It’s a cutthroat profession that sees the videographers looking for newsworthy events, not knowing what kind of situations they’ll find themselves in until they actually happen.
3. The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes
The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes is a British documentary miniseries presented by Caroline Quentin and Piers Taylor and is broadcast on BBC Two and was also picked up by Netflix.
4. Our Planet
Our planet is a British documentary series that was first aired on Netflix in April 2019. The series shows the planet’s natural beauty through an examination of how climate change impacts all living creatures in this ambitious documentary of spectacular scope.
5. Kevin Hart’s Guide to Black History
In ‘Kevin Hart’s Guide to Black History’ Kevin Hart highlights the fascinating contributions of black history’s unsung heroes in this entertaining and educational-comedy special.
6. White Rabbit Project
White Rabbit Project was a Netflix series starring Kari Byron, Tory Belleci, and Grant Imahara, the build team from MythBusters, that was released on December 9, 2016. In the show, the team investigates topics such as “jailbreaks, superpower technology, heists, and crazy World War II weapons”, which they will explore through experiments, builds, and tests. However, the series was canceled by Netflix after one season.
Explained is an American documentary television series from Vox that explains a lot about a wide range of topics such as the rise of cryptocurrency, why diets fail, and the wild world of K-pop.
8. Inside Bill’s Brain: Decoding Bill Gates
Inside Bill’s Brain: Decoding Bill Gates is docuseries that was released on Netflix in September 2019. This three-part docuseries explores the mind and motivations of the celebrated tech visionary, business leader, and philanthropist.
9. Doomsday Preppers
Doomsday Preppers is a series that highlights a diverse group of survivalists as they prepare for various catastrophic scenarios that could cause civilization to collapse.
10. Coronavirus Explained
Netflix’s ‘Coronavirus, Explained’ Docuseries tells you everything there is to know about the ongoing pandemic. This topical series examines the coronavirus pandemic, the efforts to combat it and ways to manage its mental health toll.