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The Most Popular Binge-Worthy TV Shows of 2021


Are mundane routines and boring weekdays getting the better of you? Do you want to get in your oversized sweats, pour yourself a glass of your preferred beverage and spend the rest of the evening binge-watching your favorite TV show? Of course you do!

But this is easier said than done. With a lot of variety and genres available to choose from, one is bound to get confused in terms of narrowing down their search to one definitive TV show which would keep them entertained.

Even though this was the second consecutive year for the entertainment industry where pandemic-related production delays kept several of last year’s shows from releasing new episodes, but the new and returning series that did make it on the air have only added more spice to top-tier television.

If you are one of those individuals who have a hard time choosing what to binge-watch for the evening, then relax, take a deep breath and let us help you out. We have formulated a list of the most popular binge-worthy TV shows of 2021 to help you in your decision. So sit back, relax and let us guide you.

Squid Game



This Korean show directed by Hwang Dong-hyuk, available on Netflix has taken the world by storm! The title of the series draws from a similarly named Korean children’s game. The plot revolves around a group of financially struggling individuals, competing in various games to win a jackpot cash prize of ₩45.6 billion. Seong Gi-hun, the main protagonist, is induced into playing these games along with Cho Sang-Woo, Kang Sae Byeok, Ji-Yeong, and Oh Il-nam.

This fictional TV show takes the viewer into hypothetical life and death situations where they have to think “out of the box” to ensure their safety. Triggered by the urge to provide for their family and loved ones, each player has to participate in situations where losing a game results in their death. The show focuses on suspense and thrill, making it a top viewer’s choice for binge-watching. Squid Game’s resolute brutality is not for the faint hearted, but the way it is personalized will keep you glued to the screen.

Maid



This social issue-based TV drama directed by Molly Smith Metzeir is another contender that brags for a place in the list of most binge-worthy shows of 2021. This U.S TV show will make you all emotional and self-compromising; so be ready to let those emotions flow!

The plot revolves around Alex, a young mother of a two-year-old daughter Maddy, played by Margaret Qualley who flees an abusive relationship. The show depicts her life with her daughter after she gets a job as a maid working for wealthy clients. The TV show is inspired by Stephanie Land’s memoir “Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s will to survive.”

Lupin



Lupin –as the name suggests, follows the life adventures of classic thief Arsene Lupin, who wants to avenge the death of his father. This crime show is exciting, captivating and perfectly executed. The thriller makes every attempt to grasp your attention completely. Omar Sy, the lead character makes sure to leave you spellbound with his marvelous performance.

The plot revolves around how Assane Diop, the lead character avenges the death of his father In terms of the details, performances and how the story unravels is what you need to see for your own! The show proved to be so promising that it released two seasons in the year 2021 and is all set to release season 3 as well.

Shadow and Bone



The plot revolves around how Assane Diop, the lead character avenges the death of his father In terms of the details, performances and how the story unravels is what you need to see for your own! The show proved to be so promising that it released two seasons in the year 2021 and is all set to release season 3 as well.

Hell Bound



Another famous Korean drama that has made waves globally is Hell Bound which is a modern dark fantasy directed by Yeon Sang-ho based on his own webtoon of the same name. The show is dark, violent, and full of suspense. Sure shot ingredients to be binge-worthy. “Yoo Ah-in” stars as “Jeong Jin-soo”, a cult leader of the emerging New Truth Society as the main protagonist who makes sure to capture your attention all throughout the series. This crime and horror TV show is bound to make you feel horrified after watching unearthly beings delivering bloody condemnations.

Behind Her Eyes



This one is a suspenseful, mind-bending and ominous show filled with thrill. Behind her Eyes is a psychological thriller revolving around the life of a single mother and how her mind games lead to more questions instead of answers. Directed by Erik Richter Strand and adapted by the novel, “Behind Her Eyes”, is a marital discord for the mature audience. The casting, the acting and everything in between is on point in context to the storyline which is why the show has garnered quite an audience. Binge-watch this one to unravel the story!

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