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A list of mystery drama series to binge-watch

It is time to make the movie nights mysterious

When life is full of surprises, it makes everyday mundane living exciting. Likewise, to add fun to our daily viewing on the various OTT platforms, it is time we indulge in some mystery dramas to spice up the screen time. Amidst the plenty of OTT platforms flooded with multi-language narrations across genres, it often gets difficult to take a pick. So here is presenting a list of mystery drama series that you can enjoy watching on your next binge-watching night.

Hawkeye

This action, adventure, crime series is based on the Marvel Comics superhero Hawkeye, centring on the adventures of Young Avenger Kate Bishop, who took on the role after the original Avenger, Clint Barton. Actor Jeremy Renner’s essays the role of Clint Barton and Hailee Steinfeld portrays the role of Kate Bishop. The miniseries follows the story taking place one year after the events of Avengers: Endgame. Clint Barton must partner with Kate Bishop in order to confront the enemies from his past as Ronin to get back to his family for Christmas.

Dexter: New Blood

This crime drama mystery miniseries is a continuation of the series Dexter. The show stars Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter essaying the role of Dexter and Debra Morgan, respectively. The plot of the series is set 10 years after the events of the original series finale Remember the Monsters? It starts a decade later after Dexter Morgan goes missing in the eye of Hurricane Laura. And now he is living under an assumed name in Upstate New York, Iron Lake, far from his original home in Miami.

Lost in Space

This adventure drama science fiction series is a reimagining of the 1965 series of the same name, which itself is a reimagining of the 1812 novel The Swiss Family Robinson. The plot of the series follows the adventures of a family of space colonists whose spaceship veers off course. The series is set in 2046 and shows the aftermath of happenings taking place two years after a nerve-racking incident.

Squid Game

This South Korean action, mystery, and survival drama series revolves around a contest where 456 players, all stuck in deep financial debt, risk their lives in playing a series of deadly children’s games to win prize money worth 45.6 billion.

Only Murders in the Building

This mystery-comedy series, co-created by Steve Martin, who also stars in it along with Martin Short and Selena Gomes, is a ten-episode murder mystery. The plot follows three strangers sharing an obsession with a crime podcast.

A few other must-watch mystery series are Dexter, Mare of Easttown, The Flight Attendant, The Bridge, Twin Peaks, The Outsider, and Lupin.

Nirtika Pandita

A follower of Master Oogway, living by his words of Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery and today is a gift, which is why it is called the ‘Present’, I am trying to master the art of now. Keeping that in the center I am combining my professional prowess as a writer and nerves of a gastronaut to conquer the Saha world.
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