In addition to the classic movies and shows that Netflix already offers on the streaming service, the media provider also has some created incredible content of their own.
Original Netflix series such as Stranger Things have become wildly popular, and that is for one simple reason: they are awesome.
Not only have the fans loved these original shows, but also the streaming service has been rewarded handsomely on its investment. Netflix has been able to drastically expanded its subscriber base by investing in exclusive movies and shows, and in turn boost revenues. The move has been so successful that the company plans on spending a whopping $6 billion in original content in 2017!
There are a slew of fantastic original shows on Netflix, and in order to save you a step when searching for a show to binge watch over the holidays; here's a quick list of the 7 best original Netflix shows.
What shows do you think are missing from the list?
A love letter to the supernatural classics of the 80's, Stranger Things is the story of a young boy who vanishes into thin air. As friends, family and local police search for answers, they are drawn into an extraordinary mystery involving top-secret government experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one very strange little girl.
After a sabotaged experiment leaves him with super strength and unbreakable skin, Luke Cage becomes a fugitive trying to rebuild his life in modern day Harlem, New York City. But he is soon pulled out of the shadows and must fight a battle for the heart of his city - forcing him to confront a past he had tried to bury.
A congressman named Frank Underwood works with his wife to exact revenge on the people who betrayed him, and to take the White House by storm in doing so. This gritty series depicts all the corruption, greed, and deception that takes place behind-the-scenes of the government in Washington.
Orange is the New Black is the story of Piper Chapman, a woman in her thirties who is sentenced to fifteen months in prison after being convicted of a decade-old crime, and the interactions between her and the other inmates she encounters while incarcerated.
This comedy revolves around a woman is rescued from a doomsday cult where she lived for the past 15 years, and moves to New York looking for a fresh start.
When the black sheep of a Florida family returns home, the adult siblings are forced to confront the dark secrets of their past.