10 Best web series of 2020 which you must surely watch

The year 2020 has been a roller coaster ride for many reasons. Because of the pandemic, most of the year was spent indoors and binge watching series became a part of our daily routine. Here is a list of 10 best web series released in 2020 which made us glue to our screens.



1. The crown (Season 4):


The crown based on an award winning play ‘The Audience’ is released in Netflix. It is based on the life of Queen Elizabeth II and how the royal family changed from the 1940s to modern times and what went on among the members of the family.


Seasons: 4

No. of episodes: 40

Date of release: 4th November, 2016

IMDB rating: 8.9/10


The 4th season of this popular series was aired on Netflix on 15th November, 2020. This followed the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II and the drama associated with Prince Charles and Diana. This series is phenomenal in the way it portrays the royalty of the royal family and the background of it. It is a drama series which gives us an inside edge about the political rivalries and the events that shaped the second half of the 20th century.


2. Scam 1992:


This drama series is based on the major scandals that shook India in 1980’s and 1990’s. It shows the notorious crimes of Harshad Mehta and how he became the infamous ‘Bachchan of BSE’.


Seasons: 1

No. of episodes: 10

Date of release: 9th October, 2020

IMDB rating: 9.4/10


This was released in SonyLIV. It is a Hindi crime drama web-series. It is based on the biggest money market scam ever committed in India. Mehta had committed a fraud of over 1 billion and he shook the Indian stock markets overnight.



3. Queen’s Gambit:


Queen’s Gambit is another beautiful drama series on Netflix. It is based on an orphaned chess player Beth Harmon and her struggles in the quest to become the greatest chess player in the world.


Seasons: 1

No. of episodes: 7

Date of release: 23rd October, 2020

IMDB rating: 8.6/10


The series is set during the era of Cold War. It is one of the best shows released in 2020 and the beauty and elegance with which the show delivers itself it outstanding.


4. Bandish Bandits:


This series is made for music lovers.


Seasons: 1

No. of episodes: 10

Date of release: 4th August 2020

IMDB rating: 8.6/10


Bandish Bandits is based on two singers who have contrasting personalities and their journey of self-discovery. The music is given by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy who do justice to this drama series. It was released in Amazon prime.



5. Mrs. America:


This series is based on Phylis Schlafly, a conservative activist who opposes feminists of American subcontinent who rally to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.


Seasons: 1

No. of episodes: 9

Date of release: 15th April, 2020

IMDB rating: 7.9/10


It is a drama series which is based during the time of Equal Rights Amendment in America.


6. Upload:


This is a Sci-fi series where a man is able to choose his own afterlife after his death.


Seasons: 1

No. of episodes: 10

Date of release: 1st May, 2020

IMDB rating: 8/10


Upload is an American science fiction comedy-drama series which was released in Amazon prime. The storyline is very intriguing and it is for people who like such science fictions.



7. Unorthodox:


This is a German-American drama web series released on Netflix.


Seasons: 1

No. of episodes: 4

Date of release: 26th March, 2020

IMDB rating: 8/10


This is the first Netflix series to be primarily released in Yiddish. It is inspired by Deborah Feldman’s autobiography which was published in 2012. It is a very intense series and one must definitely watch it.


8. Little Fries Everywhere:


This drama series is based in Ohio in the 1990s.


Seasons: 1

No. of episodes: 8

Date of release: 18th March, 2020

IMDB rating: 7.7/10


This web series is released in Hulu network. It is a family drama which is adapted from the bestselling novel by the American author Celeste Ng.



9. Normal people:


This series shows how two people coming from different backgrounds fall in love and start to grow up.


Seasons: 1

No. of episodes: 12

Date of release: 26th April, 2020

IMDB rating: 8.5/10


It is a popular Irish drama series which is nominated for Emmy awards. It shows how modern love can intervene in people’s lives and how things get complicated.


10. Ramy (Season 2):


The season 2 of this popular American comedy drama series was released in May, 2020.


Seasons: 2

No. of episodes: 20

Date of release: 19th April, 2019

IMDB rating: 8/10


This is released in Hulu network. It shows how Ramy starts his spiritual journey and what he faces in his way.


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