Top 10 Netflix Special Shows To Watch That Is Sure To Keep You Entertained

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Let’s admit it! We all have been streaming and watching almost everything on the top streaming platforms on the internet. Netflix has always been our go-to place to watch just about anything ranging from documentaries to feel good series, they also have some great Netflix Specials that we love. Here’s a list of curated Netflix Special series, documentaries and docu-series that will keep you entertained, gripped and will also give you information about things you didn’t know before!

Tiger King

One of the Netflix special docu-series that became popular overnight and for all the right reasons that you need to add to your watch list (if you haven’t watched it already) is Tiger King. What initially looks like a series that talks about America’s big cat breeding mystery and roadside zoos turns into a series of events that unfold tales of felony, polygamy, feuds, and plan that involves murder to hire. So all you cool cats and kittens, brace yourselves for a series that is more like a rollercoaster ride.

Self Made

Feeling uninspired and looking for something to motivate you? Self Made, a Netflix special series will give you the right dose of empowerment, motivation, and positivity. Self Made is a series inspired by the life of Madam C.J. Walker, an African-American washerwoman who with her determination, hard work, and sharp business acumen becomes the first female self-made millionaire. With Octavia Spencer as Madam C.J. Walker, this series is a treat to watch and you’ll find yourself cheering for Madam C.J. Walker throughout the show.


We all love the Obama family, don’t we? And Michelle Obama has found a special place in all our hearts. Get up close and personal with Michelle Obama and learn all about her life with this Netflix special documentary called Becoming. Becoming is a documentary that captures the struggles, victories, and journey of Michelle Obama filmed during her book - Becoming’s tour.

100 Humans

If you love human experiments and learning all about scientific facts about us, humans, then this Netflix special series called 100 Humans is a must-watch. 100 Humans is a series where 100 humans from different backgrounds, races, age groups participate in a series of human experiments that explore topics ranging from attraction to age, and almost everything about being human. It is totally binge-watch worthy and you will learn so much about just being us - humans.

Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes

Love crime shows and mysteries? Then you have to watch - Conversations With A Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes on Netflix. This limited series is about Ted Bundy, one of America’s most notorious murder and criminal. This docuseries put together by Oscar-nominated director Joe Berlinger where he puts together recordings and footage of Ted Bundy while he was on death sentence that shows the viewers what goes on in the mind of this serial killer, his motives and his perceptions.

Ugly Delicious

Ugly Delicious, a Netflix special series is all about food and we love it! It is about food that is ugly (well, not really) but delicious. From street food to what is made in one’s kitchen, this show is about food that we all love and it is sure to make you hungry. In this show, James Beard Award-winning chef David Chang travels across different cultural hot spots in the world ranging from Japan, India, and Denmark exploring dishes like curries, kids-menu, and tacos to name a few.

Nadiya’s Time To Eat

Experimenting with cooking and trying out new recipes that are simple and delicious? Nadiya’s Time To Eat is just the show you got to watch. From easy to make egg taco rolls to raspberry cheesecake croissants, learn to make great food that is super easy to make, perfect for beginners as well as people who live a fast-paced life.

Coronavirus Explained

Have a lot of questions about the recent pandemic - Covid-19 or commonly known as Coronavirus? While there might be a lot of newspaper articles and scientific papers that would explain everything about the pandemic (that you might not really read), watch this Netflix special series - Coronavirus Explained that tells us everything about the examination of the pandemic, the ways people are combating it and how to keep your mental health strong during this time. While there’s just one episode at the moment, new episodes will be added soon.

Daughters of Destiny

Watch how The Shanti Bhavan Children's Project has turned some of the most underprivileged kids in India into successful doctors, engineers, and lawyers through this Netflix special docuseries- Daughters of Destiny. An Oscar-winning filmmaker Vanessa Roth follows the journey of five children over the course of seven years who attend a boarding school that helps create better opportunities for underprivileged kids in India. It explores different avenues of their lives, the gripping reality of global poverty and the human quest to find the meaning of life.

Don’t F**k With Cats: Hunting An Internet Killer

Looking for a crime-thriller that will blow your mind? Log into Netflix and watch Don’t F**k With Cats: Hunting An Internet Killer, a docu-series that is about an online manhunt. The limited series is about how a group of online detectives go on a manhunt of Luke Magnotta after he shares a graphic violent video that went viral of him killing two kittens. It is gripping, mind-bending, and quite disturbing.