These were the top 10 series in 2021

Corina Mill


The year 2021 brought us many good series. The latest hit series: The “Star Wars” spin-off “The Book of Boba Fett”.

In addition to Korean horror series, Switzerland triumphed with “Tschugger” and the British brought one seven hour (yes, you read that right) Documentary series about the Beatles. To name just a few pieces of jewelry …

The popular film and series platform IMDb published a ranking list with the top 10 series of its users:

«This list is a ranking of the Top 10 TV shows in production during 2021 that were most consistently popular with IMDb users.»

The question we all ask ourselves: Will “Squid Game” make it to number 1? Here come the top 10.


Lucifer is the prince of darkness – the devil himself – and bored of hell. So he comes to earth. His goal? To make Los Angeles his kingdom.

All 6 seasons of the fantasy series are available on Netflix.

Cobra Kai

“Cobra Kai” is a sequel to the film Karate Kid and is set over 30 years later. Old enemies with the same passion – karate – clash.

Seasons 1 through 4 are on Netflix.

«Shadow and Bone»

“Shadow and Bone” is a fantasy series based on a book series. A young cartographer discovers that she has great power. She should now help to save the country that was divided by the war.

The first season was filmed by Netflix and is available there.

«Mare of Easttown»

The drama series is about a female detective who has to solve a murder case in a small town.

“Mare of Easttown” is on Sky.

«The Walking Dead»

“The Walking Dead” is about a zombie apocalypse. A group of people are struggling to survive.

The series is available on Netflix and Disney Plus.


Onlookers follow the life of the Bridgerton family, who lived in England in the 19th century. Drama isn’t far away.

“Bridgerton” is a Netflix series.

«The Falcon and the Winter Soldier»

Bucky Barnes and Sam Wilson fight together against an underground organization that is formed after Thanos snaps his fingers.

Both have one thing in common: Bucky was the best friend of Steve Rogers AKA Captain America and Sam – also The Falcon – follows in his footsteps.

“The Falcon and the Winter Soldier” is on Disney Plus.

«Squid Game»

In the South Korean hit series “Squid Game”, a group of people takes part in a life-threatening game. The winner goes home with several billion won prize money.


Loki (played by Tom Hiddleston) is Thor’s half-brother. In this Disney Plus series he is confronted with the fact that every action has a consequence and messing up the timeline is not the best idea.


As the title of the series suggests, this is about Wanda and Vision. A perfect couple who live in a small town. But nothing is as it seems, because Wanda is not only an Avenger, but also the Scarlet Witch.

“WandaVision” can be viewed on Disney Plus.

The JustWatch platform shows the following top 5 series for Switzerland that were released in 2021:

  1. «Hawkeye»
  2. «Dopesick»
  3. «The Wheel of Time»
  4. «Tschugger»
  5. «The Beatles Get Back»

Rotten Tomatoes does not yet have a series leaderboard for the year 2021. But these series are currently trending:

  1. «The Book of Boba Fett»
  2. «The Witcher»
  3. Cobra Kai
  4. «The Silent Sea»
  5. «The Wheel of Time»

Do you agree with this list? What was your favorite series in 2021?

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