When Netflix premiered Stranger Things, it generated a new wave of excitement and brought out nostalgia, especially for those who grew up in the 80’s. Inspired by the works of Steven Spielberg, Stephen King and many others, this series revolves around mysterious disappearance of Will Byers and the efforts of his family and friends to find him. Reading this, you may think it’s just another crime show but it’s not. It has something extraordinary (or maybe supernatural is the word), a ghost like monster. Stranger Things has now started production for its third season, we’ll have the release date soon, meanwhile here’s the list of shows similar to Stranger Things that are our recommendations. You can watch some of these TV shows like Stranger Things on Netflix or Hulu or Amazon Prime.
12. Twin Peaks
One of the many cult shows, Twin Peaks is masterminded by David Lynch. The story revolves around the mysterious town named “Twin Peaks where FBI agent Dale Cooper investigates the murder of a High school student, Laura Palmer. This crime drama is praised for its surreal elements. Since its release, it has influenced many future TV Shows. It returned to television screens after twenty-five years for a limited run of 18 episodes in 2018.
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It adapts its plot from 1973 film of the same name. Set in a futuristic theme park where wealthy people can exploit humanoid robots known as “hosts.” Things take a dramatic turn, when these hosts develop their own consciousness. It comes from none other than Master of Science fiction, Jonathan Nolan who is known for Person of Interest and Interstellar. The unexpected plot twists are something to watch out for.