The four most unmissable, binge-watchable Netflix shows of 2018.

There’s no denying that 2018 was a bloody great year for TV.

There was so much amazing TV on offer, you may have missed some.

To help you out, I’ve rounded up the four most unmissable, binge-watchable TV shows that dropped on Netflix this year.

You’re welcome.

The Haunting of Hill House

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Spooky. Image: Netflix.

The Haunting of Hill House is quite possibly the show I've been waiting my whole life to watch.

The series follows the story of the Crain family, who move into an unsettling, sprawling mansion in the early 90s with the intention of renovating it, flipping it, and using the money to build their “forever house”.

Hugh (Henry Thomas) the patriarch of the family, and his wife Olivia (Carla Gugino) are determined to create a better life for their five children –  Steven (Paxton Singleton), Shirley (Lulu Wilson), Theodora (Mckenna Grace), and twins Nell and Luke (Violet McGraw and Julian Hilliard).

However, as soon as they move into Hill House they can tell something isn’t quite right.

Then things get... spooky.

You can watch the full first season of The Haunting of Hill House on Netflix now.

Queer Eye

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Bloody love them. Image: Netflix.


Queer Eye might just be the best thing to ever happen to the human race.

The reboot of the noughties show dropped on Netflix in February this year.

The new Fab Five - Tan France (fashion), Antoni Porowski (food and wine), Jonathan Van Ness (grooming), Bobby Berk (interior design), and Karamo Brown (culture) - won hearts around the world.

There were fabulous outfits.

There were tears.

There were... avocados.

You can watch the first two seasons of the Queer Eye reboot on Netflix now.

The Innocent Man

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A compelling watch. Image: Netflix.

Ada, Oklahoma, is the kind of town you could blink and miss.

Only about 17,000 people live in the small Pontotoc community, but the town’s murky past has been the subject of three books including The Innocent Man, crime author John Grisham’s only foray into non-fiction.


And now Netflix has dropped a six-part true crime series based on the book – and it’s even more chilling than Making a Murderer.

The series tells the story of two local women –  Debbie Carter and Denice Haraway – who were raped and murdered in the 1980s, and the four men who were convicted of the crimes.

Like Steven Avery’s case, the cases of Ronald Keith Williamson, Dennis Fritz, Tommy Ward, and Karl Fontenot, will make you question everything you thought you knew about right and wrong, truth and justice.

Most importantly, it’ll keep you on the edge of your seat until the final credits roll.

You can watch the six-part documentary on Netflix now.

Good Girls

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Not such good girls. Image: Netflix.

Good Girls is kind of like Breaking Bad, meets Bad Moms, meets Desperate Housewives.

It takes the middle class white guy turned petty criminal narrative, which we’re all very familiar with from shows like Breaking Bad and Ozark, and flips it on its head.

Christina Hendricks (and her trusty sidekicks) are the Walter Whites of a new generation of women who are taking matters into their own hands.

This is the feminist version, where these women operate a million dollar money laundering scheme during the day, then help their kids with their maths homework in the evening.

Good Girls is funny, it’s unexpected, and it ultimately proves just how far a mum will go to protect her family.

You can watch the first season of Good Girls on Netflix now.

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