27 May 2021 | 3 min read

7 Best Teen TV Shows on Netflix


Whether you are a teenager or young at heart who is looking for the best Netflix teen shows, your search ends here! From light-hearted comedy to exciting drama to gripping suspense and action, you will find it all in our meticulously curated listicle of best teen series on Netflix. In short, there’s a teen show for everyone. In the last few years, Netflix has released many teen tv shows, positioning itself as the go-to OTT platform for teen TV shows  and other shows that caters to different age groups. All the teen shows that have made it to our list will last you a long time (hopefully throughout the lockdown), even if you start a binge-a-thon with your friends.

What are you waiting for? Order your favourite wraps from Faasos, turn on your TV , pick any show from the list and get ready to discover or relive different facets of youth life. Prepared to take ‘Netflix and chill’ to a whole new level?

Let’s look at the best teen TV shows on Netflix, one by one.

1. The End of the F***ing World

Two teenagers James (who thinks he’s a psychopath) and Alyssa (who’s full of rage and insecurity and always ready to explode), run away from their home and decide to hit the road without any solid plan. This intriguing show keeps you on your toes till the end with its morbid yet romantic  storyline. On top of that, the touch of classic British dark humour makes it even more irresistible. Strong performances by both the lead characters ensure you don’t leave your couch for a long time.

IMDb rating: 8.1/10

Episodes: Season 1 & 2: 8 episodes each

2. Atypical  

This one is about an 18-year-old Sam with autism who is seeking a girlfriend and independence. It’s not easy for him, given his situation. Made to spread the message of inclusion and compassion, this show beautifully shed light on autism in an enjoyable manner. Plus! You get to know plenty of fun facts about penguins and Antarctica  from the protagonist, thanks to his obsession with them. There are some unforgettable comedic moments as well as some heartbreaking ones that you would genuinely enjoy. Stream Atypical to have a fun TV-watching time with friends or family.

IMDb rating: 8.3/10

Episodes: Season 1: 8 episodes | Season 2 & 3: 10 episodes each

3. Never have I ever

Teenagehood isn’t easy. But they are the crucial years that shape us as a person. Never have I ever captures the ups and downs of the teenage life of Devi Vishwakumar, who is 15 and stuck between two cultures. This coming-of-age sitcom follows the painful awkwardness of Devi’s school life. If you’re looking for a teen tv series that’s funny, smart, and relatable – Never Have I Ever is the show for you.

IMDb rating: 7.9/10

Episodes: 10 episodes

4. I am not okay with this

It’s about a crazy journey of an angsty teenager, Sydney Novak, who realises she has some mysterious superpowers. How she navigates through school awkwardness and family drama while crushing on her best friend is fascinating to watch. What’s more, compelling narrative, excellent cast performances and aesthetic screenplay are the pillars of this show. If you loved Stranger Things, you should give this teen series a shot. 

IMDb rating: 7.5/10

Episodes: 7 episodes

5. Dash & Lily

If you love Christmas, you will love this teen series too. Even if you don’t love it, Dash & Lily will make you fall in love with Christmas. It is one of the best rom-com teen TV series with a fresh take on the funda of opposites attract. Lily, a hardcore Christmas fan, leaves a red book of clues in the stacks of a bookstore that intrigues Dash, a reasonable teen who hates the whole idea of the holiday. That’s how begins the magical journey of Dash & Lily. They bring each other out of their comfort zones by playing a game of dares. It’s one of the teen TVs shows that you can watch when you are not in the mood for the heavy stuff.

IMDb rating: 7.5/10

Episodes: 8 episodes

6. On My Block

This popular teen show taps into the dynamics of long-distance friendship. Though it is a fictional teen show yet, makers have kept it very realistic, making it pretty relatable. Apart from gangs and twisted mysteries, On My Block is about love, friendship, and unrequited crushes which is a delight to watch.

IMDb rating: 8/10

Episodes: Season 1 & 2: 10 episodes each | Season 3: 8 episodes

7. Dare Me 

It is a dark coming-of-age psychological thriller coated with friendship, obsession, competition, and secrets. What’s more, it explores the darker side of high school life.  The leading characters constantly battle one another despite declaring to be friends. Most importantly, Dare Me explores the inner workings of a corrupt society and how it impacts the teenagers of this era. It is one of the top teen TV shows that everyone is obsessed with, so you have every reason to start this today.

IMDb rating: 6.7/10

Episodes: 10 episodes



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