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Do you have friends/colleagues who always talk about the latest series in a get-together or in the workplace? And do you feel left out in those conversations? Well, then you have come to the right place. This listicle is entirely targeted to those who have never watched any series in their life. Let’s be honest, in today’s world, series has become one of the main entertainment options. Either in a conversation or on any social media, it is very unlikely that you haven’t come across any mention of series. Maybe you have tried to watch some of them but you don’t know which series to start by! It is advisable to start off with something that has a lighter tone. Ignore any complicated series because to enjoy complex things you have to learn simple things first. Imagine like this, you don’t tell a 10-years-old to do an integration, right? Similarly, if you started with series like True Detective or Mindhunter, it is very likely that you would lose interest in no time. So, think this listicle as a guide and try these 6 series to start your binge journey.

The End of the F***ing World

The very first series you should watch on this journey is The End of the F***ing World. A teen psychopath, James and a rebel, Alyssa embark on a star-crossed road trip in this darkly comic series based on a novel by Charles S Forsman. This series now has a second season that released on November 5.


Sherlock is a modern take on British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s creation Sherlock Holmes. Created by Mark Gatiss, and Steven Moffat the series represents Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch) and Dr Watson’s (Martin Freeman) adventure in the 21st century.

Sex Education

Sex Education is a British comedy teen-drama series that revolves around Otis, a high school boy who becomes a sex education expert by listening to his mother’s conversations, who is a sex therapist herself. When his classmate Maeve discovered this talent of him they started an illegal sex therapy clinic. The clinic becomes a huge success but as the story unfolds Otis realises that maybe he is also in need of therapy.

Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan

John Krasinski of The Office fame returned to the world of web-series in Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan. This political thriller is based on characters from author Tom Clancy’s fictional ‘Ryanverse’. Jack is a CIA analyst by profession. Somehow, he got exposed to field job and that leads him to a dangerous terrorist organisation. The first season was very successful and Amazon Prime Video wasted no time to order a season 2, which is now out.


Chernobyl needs zero introduction. This is probably one of the finest mini-series ever made. Created by Craig Mazin, Chernobyl explores the infamous nuclear disaster aka The Chernobyl disaster which occurred at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, near the city of Pripyat in the north of the Ukrainian SSR in 1986. The show received nineteen nominations and won for Outstanding Limited Series, Outstanding Directing, and Outstanding Writing at 71st Primetime Emmy Awards.

ALSO READ: Chernobyl: A masterful portrayal of one of the worst man-made disasters in history

The IT Crowd

What’s a list of series without a sitcom? Nothing! So, let’s end the list with a sitcom. The IT Crowd is a hidden gem in the sitcom genre. The show takes in the office of the fictional Reynholm Industries, the program revolves around the three staff members of its IT department: Maurice Moss (Nerd 1), Roy Trenneman (Nerd 2), and Jen Barber, their relationship manager who knows nothing about IT. The show has 4 seasons.

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