- Every week, INSIDER puts together a list of great shows on Netflix you should watch.
- This week, we recommend “On My Block,” “The End of the F***ing World,” and “Jane the Virgin.”
INSIDER’s weekly Netflix recommendation list is here to help you avoid the typically endless scrolling. For this instalment, we’re suggesting you watch some of the platform’s best 30-minute dramadies that are easy to marathon.
“On My Block”
This coming-of-age comedy/drama tells the story of a group of teenage friends entering high school in a Los Angeles neighbourhood and navigating all the thrills and pain of the new experiences that come with growing up.
Season two of “On My Block” premieres this weekend, so now is the perfect time to dive into this vibrant and beloved Netflix original.
“End of the F***ing World”
“I’m James. I’m 17. And I’m pretty sure I’m a psychopath.”
This is how the oddball dark comedy “The End of the F***ing World” begins; A bleak pronouncement (and series of disturbing anecdotes one would associate with serial killers).
But the show takes a surprising set of turns, and by the end of its short eight-episode run, you’ll find yourself rooting for both protagonists, James and Alyssa, as they search for purpose in this weird world.
“Jane the Virgin”
No other show captures the magic of romantic comedies, satire, and telenovelas like “Jane the Virgin.” The series begins with Jane (a virgin, in case you hadn’t put that together yet) getting accidentally artificially inseminated – and things only get more twisty and dramatic from there.
With unimaginable plot turns and captivating performances, “Jane the Virgin” is precisely the kind of show made for binge-watching when you want your heart to feel a little warmer.
For INSIDER’s recommended movies to watch on Netflix this week, read our list here.
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