Best Teen Shows Streaming On Netflix Right Now!
Emily In Paris
Director: Darren Star
Cast: Lily Collins, Ashley Park, Lucas Bravo
Release date: October 2, 2020
Plot: Emily In Paris revolves around the life of a woman with dreams named Emily Cooper, who has just moved to the city of fashion, Paris. Cooper faces a lot of challenges in terms of love and friendship and tries hard to adapt to a culture that is very different from America, her hometown. It’s a feel-good show and a love affair between a young woman and her enviably stylish job.
Director: Laurie Nunn
Cast: Asa Butterfield, Gillian Anderson, Ncuti Gatwa
Release date: January 11, 2019
Plot: The story revolves around a teenage boy and his mother, who is a sex therapist. Both of them team up to set up an underground sex therapy clinic at school. In the process, the teenage boy named Otis realises that he himself needs some therapy. The series establishes the need for sex education at the school level; it’s intriguing, quirky, fun and informative. Sex Education very explicitly depicts the sexual frustration and desire among young adults.
Never Have I Ever
Director: Mindy Kaling, Lang Fisher
Cast: Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Poorna Jagannathan, Darren Barnet
Release date: April 27, 2020
Plot: The sitcom, Never Have I Ever revolves around an Indian-American teen, Devi Vishwakumar, who lost her father in a cardiac arrest and, in the trauma process, loses her self-esteem too. As Devi starts to come to terms with her father’s death, she often finds herself trapped in controversies. The show is filled with humour, sarcasm and Devi’s misadventures are relatable AF!
Director: Jeff Davis
Cast: Tyler Posey, Crystal Reed, Dylan O’Brien
Release date: September 24, 2017
Plot: The story revolves around a high school student who lives in the fictional California town of Beacon Hills. His ordinary life takes a backseat when he is bitten by an alpha werewolf the night before his second year of high school. If you are a sucker for vampire-centric stories, teen wolf is the one for you!
I Am Not Okay With This
Director: Jonathan Entwistle
Cast: Sophia Lillis, Wyatt Oleff, Sofia Bryant
Release date: February 26, 2020
Plot: I Am Not Okay With This is a black comedy that explores the life of Sydney, a Pennsylvania teen who dictates her story with the title ‘a boring 17-year old white girl’. She has two particularly charged friends who always have her back. Not dealing with her father’s suicide properly creates a deep impact on Sydney’s life! The story is relatable and weaves the events cleverly. We all have struggled to fit in, and that’s why you will completely resonate with Sydney.
The bold Type
Director: Sarah Watson
Cast: Katie Stevens, Aisha Dee, Meghann Fahy
Release date: June 20, 2017
Plot: The Bold Type revolves around the lives of three best friends in their mid-twenties who are trying hard to excel in their careers while taking the concept of YOLO serious by making bold life choices. Three women trying to establish their identities in an organisation dominated by a board of members, who are, you guessed it- all men. The show justifies its title and starts a conversation about taboo topics like pornography, loopholes in women’s health insurance, gender privileges, yoni eggs and body positivity.