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What could be better, with wintry weather, than to wrap yourself in a plaid or slip under comforter watching a good series? Netflix offers a large catalog of series of all genres. Are you a science fiction fan? No problem. The platform of SVOD (video on demand service) account many science fiction programs. To help you make your choice, we have prepared a selection of 10 best sci-fi series to watch or watch again on Netflix.

Dark

Dark is a German science fiction series produced by Netflix and created in 2017 by Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese. It has three seasons and a total of 26 episodes.

The story of the series takes place on three different eras: 2019, 1986 and 1953, in the town of Winden. Following unexplained disappearancesthe police and the inhabitants of this small town discover the existence ofa loop that starts again every 33 years. Thus the events that take place in 2019, 1986 and 1953 in Winden are closely linked.

  • Cast : Oliver Masucci, Karoline Eichhorn, Jördis Triebel, Louis Hofmann, Lisa Vicari.

black-mirror

If you haven’t watched it already, you have certainly, at least, heard of the series. black-mirror. This is a British series, created in 2011 by Charlie Brooker and initially broadcast on Channel 4, before being taken over and produced by Netflix in 2016. black-mirror is an anthology, that is, the episodes are independent and the plot does not continue throughout the season as is usually the case in television series.

Each episode of black-mirror depicts a situation related to new technologies in the near dystopian future. Series confronts us with the challenges and dangers of technology vis-à-vis human behavior.

All 5 seasons are available on Netflix. If you want to continue the experience, do not hesitate to watch the interactive film Black Mirror: Bandersnatchreleased in 2018 on the streaming platform.

Stranger Things

How to talk about science fiction series without quoting Stranger Things ? If you haven’t seen it yet, what are you waiting for? This phenomenon series is part of most watched programs on netflix. It was created in 2016 by Matt and Ross Duffer and is still in production. Currently, it has 4 seasons and a 5th is in preparation.

This sci-fi series horrific takes place In the 1980’s. We recognize the influences of Steven Spielberg, Stephen King or John Carpenter in the aesthetics and plot of Stranger Things.

The story begins with the disappearance of a child, Will, in the small town of Hawkins in Indiana (United States). His mother, Joyce, who is doing everything to find him, witnesses strange and supernatural phenomena. On the other hand, Will’s group of friends are also trying to figure out what’s going on. Mike, Dustin and Lucas will meet a girl, Eleven, who escaped from a laboratory that seems to be linked to Will’s disappearance. But Joyce, Mike, Dustin and even Lucas are not at the end of their surprises and will have to face things they would never have imagined.

Love, Death and Robots

Love, Death and Robotswhich literally means “Love, death and robots”, is a Animated SF anthology intended for adult audiences. This Netflix original series airs since March 15, 2019 and is produced by Joshua Donen, David Fincher, Jennifer Miller and Tim Miller. Still in production, the fifth season is expected for 2023. The particularity of this animated series is that each episode is animated by a different team and has, in addition to the plot, a totally unique aesthetic. This science fiction anthology depicts, with a dark angle, creatures, robots and human beingsin the more or less near future.

The 100

The 100 is a science fiction series post-apocalyptic American, created in 2014 by Jason Rothenberg. First broadcast on The CW channel, Netflix then bought the broadcasting rights. Completed since 2020, The 100 is a series in 100 episodes, spread over 7 seasons.

The story takes place 97 years after a nuclear war that destroyed the Earth. There is only left some survivors of the human species, passengers of a spaceship, called the Ark, which orbits the Earth. But the Ark’s resources are running low and the passengers must find a solution to save the human species from extinction. They then decide tosend 100 criminals under the age of 18 to Earth to check that its surface is once again habitable for humans and to settle there.

  • Cast : Eliza Taylor-Cotter, Bob Morley, Lindsey Morgan, Marie Avgeropoulos, Richard Harmon, Tasya Teles, Adina Porter, Paige Turco, Henry Ian Cusick, Alycia Debnam-Carey.

lost in space

The Netflix original American series, lost in space, has 3 seasons aired from 2018. It is created by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless. It is an adaptation of the eponymous series of the 1960s.

The series takes place following the impact of an asteroid on Earth in 2046. To save the human species, colonists are sent to settle on another planet. Thereby, the Robinson familymade up of John, Maureen and their three children, Judy, Penny and Will, is chosen to be part of the 24th wave of settlers and settling on the planet Proxima b.

But not everything goes as planned and an accident deviates them from their trajectory. The Robinson family ship is forced to land on an unknown planet. They discover there the existence of an extraterrestrial intelligence, as well as many other surprises on this unwelcoming planet.

  • Cast : Toby Stephens, Molly Parker, Taylor Russell, Mina Sundwall, Maxwell Jenkins, Ignacio Serricchio, Parker Posey.

Manifest

This American science fiction series was first broadcast on television between 2018 and 2021, on NBC in the United States and on TF1 in France, before integrating the Netflix catalog. The fourth and final season is also produced and broadcast exclusively on the streaming platform.

In April 2013, when Montego Air Flight 828 experienced turbulence, passengers were far from imagining what was happening. Upon landing, they learn that they are missing and declared dead for 5 and a half years. Indeed, after only a few hours of flight, they find themselves in 2018 and discover how the world and their loved ones have changed during their absence. As the NSA conducts its investigation, the passengers on this flight will also be progressively subject to hallucinations and will hear voices in their head.

  • Cast : Melissa Roxburgh, Josh Dallas, Athena Karkanis, JR Ramirez, Parveen Kaur, Luna Blaise.

3%

The Brazilian Series 3% is produced by Netflix between 2016 and 2020. It has 4 seasons for a total of 33 episodes. This is a series of dystopian sci-fi whose plot is set in a more or less near future, in which humans try to survive following a succession of disasters. The Near-Destroyed World is divided into two parts: the poor, living on the Continent, and the rich, living on an island called the Other Shore. This island is considered a corner of paradise, far from poverty and misery, where life is good. At the age of 20, the inhabitants of the Continent must pass a test, The Process, finally to determine if they are eligible to settle on the island for the rest of their lives. But only 3% of candidates pass the test.

  • Cast : Bianca Comparato, Rodolfo Valente, João Miguel.

Altered Carbon

Altered Carbon is an American science fiction series cyberpunk. So if you are a fan of blade runner Where Matrix, this series is made for you. It was created in 2018 by Laeta Kalogridis based on the eponymous novel by Richard K. Morgan published in 2002. Netflix announces the end of the series following the broadcast of season 2 in 2020. The story unfolds in 2384, in a futuristic city, called Bay City. In this future, human beings are able to transfer their mind from one body to another and thus live many lives. In this way, a rebel is brought back to life in the body of another, 250 years after his death. His mission: to solve the murder of the richest man in the world. If he succeeds, he can then regain his freedom.

  • Cast : Joel Kinnaman, Renée Elise Goldsberry, James Purefoy, Kristin Lehman, Martha Higareda, Dichen Lachman, Will Yun Lee, Anthony Mackie.

Alice in Borderland

Like Squid Game, Alice in Bordeland is a asian series, japanese more precisely, whose plot is based on a game to which the characters must submit and try to win each event at the risk of dying. Three high school friends who don’t seem to find their place in society, find themselves in a parallel world: Borderland. They will, in spite of themselves, take part in a cruel game in which they will be forced to participate.

Season 1 has been available on Netflix since 2020 and a season 2 is in production.

  • Cast : Kento Yamazaki, Tao Tsuchiya

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