Pass the popcorn! The best Netflix shows to binge-watch in self-isolation

Apr 16, 2020
These Netflix shows are must-sees! Source: Getty.

Thanks to streaming services there are new and exciting shows available at the touch of a button every day, and in self-isolation, this is just what you need to keep your mind occupied. So if you’re looking for a new series to start, why not sink your teeth into these top shows that are available right now on Netflix!

Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings

This show has everything you could want — a star-studded cast including legends like Kathleen Turner, a unique storyline and of course Dolly Parton herself performing some of her greatest hits. With eight episodes each following a new plot based off one of her many chart-topping hit songs, this show will have you crying, laughing and singing along!

The Kominsky Method

This sweet comedy follows the friendship between two men as they tackle everyday life issues like ageing and showbiz. This easy-to-watch show stars the fantastic Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin in the leading roles and will have you smiling and crying at every turn.


If you’re looking for something light and fluffy, then this dark drama probably isn’t the one for you. This popular show follows a family who is forced to relocate to the Ozarks to launder money for a Mexican drug cartel. And although it has some graphic action scenes (as you’ll see in the trailer) this show is a must-watch for any fans of the best crime and drama shows!

Dead to Me

This dark comedy is about two women building a friendship through the grief of their respective late-partners. However, if it’s not the undeniable chemistry between the two main characters that keeps you watching, it’ll be the twisting storyline that surprises you at every turn!

Our Planet

Anything created under the attentive eye of the great David Attenborough is bound to be worth a watch. Our Planet uses the most recent technology to shoot nature in Ultra High Definition across 50 countries, allowing you to see the planet like you’ve never seen it before, all in the comfort of your own home.

Dirty John

Based on the popular Australian podcast of the same name, this true story follows a woman who falls in love with a man who turns out to be a conman. The gripping story stars Eric Bana as John and will have you racing to watch the next episode every single time.

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