Five TV Shows You’ll Like if you Like “Stranger Things”

Netflix is pulling in viewers with their absolutely addictive series “Stranger Things.” Newbies who just found out about it are busy playing catchup. The Duffer brothers know how to hook us and keep us in suspense. Although particularly appealing to kids who enjoy a good scare, people of all ages are finding themselves hooked on the series. If you like the show, there are five other series that may become your new favorites. Here are the shows that are similar to “Stranger Things,” and where you can find them.

“The OA” (2016-)

“The OA” is a Netflix series that premiered its first season in 2016. After watching just one episode, you’ll get the same feeling that you do when watching “Stranger Things,” except there are adults in the roles that are occupied by children. This show centers around a blind woman who turns up missing. When she returns, she has her eyesight back. You get all of the mystery and hints of another dimension throughout the season. You can catch this series on Netflix free when you have a subscription.

“Twin Peaks” (1990)

There have been a lot of inferences made about “Twin Peaks” in “Stranger Things.” It gives you the same sense of eeriness. The great mystery of the oldie but goodie is about finding out who Laura Palmers murderer is. This is the David Lynch show that served as the inspiration for the Duffer brothers to create “Stranger Things” to begin with, so if you haven’t seen it, you may want to give it a try. You can watch “Twin Peaks on Netflix, on Hulu with a subscription, on YouTube, Amazon, iTunes, Google Play or Showtime.

“Wayward Pines” (2016-)

This is an M. Night Shyamalan creation that was also inspired by “Twin Peaks.” “Wayward Pines” launched its first year in 2016. The story takes place in a rural town that is strange to say the least. All of the townspeople are odd. There is hysteria about and there is also an occasional act of violence. The show centers around Ethon Burke, played by Matt Dillon, who comes upon the town, then slowly begins to discover what is really going on. You can catch “Wayward Pines on Hulu, Google Play, iTunes, Amazon or YouTube.

“Black Mirror” (2011-)

“Black Mirror” is a series that is classified in the anthology category and the sci-fi genre. The show takes a hard look at how technology can be dangerous. While this may not sound that scary, watch a few episodes and see how you feel about your television, computer, or phone. The episodes are randomly scattered with hilarious comedic moments, and some that will chill you to the bone. You can watch “Black Mirror on Netflix.

“The X-Files “(1993)

You had to know that we were going to include “The X Files” in our list. It’s the show that combines sci-fi with inexplicable events. Two FBI agents, Scully and Mulder are sent to investigate things that are not yet understood by traditional methods. Mulder’s preoccupation with extra terrestrial aliens combined with other crazy phenomena. Does this sound familiar when you think about Joyce Byers and Jim Hopper? You can watch “The X Files” on iTunes, Google Play, Amazon, YouTube or Hulu. It’s coming back in 2018 so get ready.


Leave a Reply

A New Trolls TV Show Will Be Hitting Netflix Soon
Guy Makes Interactive Map Tracing all the jumps from Quantum Leap
Why Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee is the Perfect Seinfeld Sequel
Meet the New Fab Five of Netflix Revival “Queer Eye”
When Darth Vader’s James Earl Jones Voice Processor Breaks
Five Movies That Emotionally Scarred People for Life
Will ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming 2’ Feature Black Cat?
Sylvester Stallone Unveils the Very First Poster for the Movie “Rocky”
A Brief History of the Forecastle Festival
The Duke Nukem Theme Song Performed by a Hardware Orchestra
The Top Uses of Stevie Wonder’s “My Cherie Amour” in Movies
Rick Moranis Sings “Turning Japanese” Lounge Style In Classic Clip From SCTV
The Best True Professional Hockey Story of All-Time: Eddie Shore
DePaul Hoops Walk On is Becoming a Celebrity for his Bench Antics
Check out Shaq’s Tree of all The Rims He Tore Down in his Career
LaVar Ball’s New 16,000 Square Foot House Tour Will Annoy You Even More
Guy Builds 15-Minute Long ‘Aliens’ Themed Roller Coaster In Sim Game
Mom Confronts Son about Porn While He’s Live Streaming Video Games
Looks like the Game Boy Classic Edition is Making a Return
The Three Best VR Games of 2017 for Oculus Rift
Marvel Hoping For Wonder Woman-Sized Hit With Black Widow
This is The Reason Daniel Radcliffe Believes He Landed The Role Of Harry Potter
Disneyland’s Jungle Cruise is Now a Self Sustaining Ecosystem and Requires very Little Landscaping
No Preview
Five Things You Didn’t Know About Eiza Gonzalez