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Best Teen Shows Streaming On Netflix Right Now!

Emily In Paris

Director: Darren Star

Cast: Lily Collins, Ashley Park, Lucas Bravo

Seasons/Episodes: 1/10

Release date: October 2, 2020


Image credits: British Vogue

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.

Sex Education

Director: Laurie Nunn

Cast: Asa Butterfield, Gillian Anderson, Ncuti Gatwa

Seasons/Episodes: 2/16

Release date: January 11, 2019


Image credits: Rolling Stone

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

Seasons/Episodes: 1/10

Release date: April 27, 2020


Image credits: The New Yorker

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!

Teen Wolf

Director: Jeff Davis

Cast: Tyler Posey, Crystal Reed, Dylan O’Brien

Seasons/Episodes: 6/100

Release date: September 24, 2017


Image credits: Entertainment Weekly

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

Seasons/Episodes: 1/7

Release date: February 26, 2020


Image credits: Netflix

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

Seasons/Episodes: 5/49

Release date: June 20, 2017


Image credits: Vanity Fair

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.


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