Netflix: The Fall, Young Royals, Vikings Valhalla… Here are the 5 essential series to catch up on in August!

This is a problem faced by many subscribers to streaming platforms. Which series should you absolutely not miss? Netflix, like its competitors, has many, many, many titles in its catalog. It is therefore difficult not to spend 10.15 or 20 minutes, or even more, browsing through its application to find THE series that will make you have a good time. To help you see things more clearly, and above all to save you viewing time, Télé-Loisirs offers you many recommendations (best comedies? best thrillers? best disaster films? the 20 best Netflix series?). Here is a small selection of five series to catch up on in August 2022 on Netflix.

The nugget not to miss: Funnya French series… inevitably funny

This creation by Fanny Herrero (Ten percent) only wants you well! Funny, a series of 6 45-minute episodes, follows the journey of four young comedians embodied by young actors trying to break into the ruthless world of stand-up. There is Nezir (Younès Boucif), the broke UberEats delivery man who still lives with his father. Aïssatou (Mariama Gueye), humorist and full-time mom who is trying to break through. Bling (Jean Siuen), the former safe bet of stand-up who tries to return to the top of the bill, or even Apolline (Elsa Guedj), the inexperienced girl from the 16th arrondissement who dreams of performing on stage. Their common point: the love of humor! This fiction, which was unfortunately canceled after its one and only season, tells the stories of characters as diverse as they are endearing. Diversity remains one of the watchwords of the screenwriter who here paints the portrait of a young, lively, beautiful, multicultural, colorful France of all social origins.

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Something new to watch: Vikings Valhallato meet a mysterious people

Hair, mud and fight! Here is the program of this spin-off series of vikingswhich delighted fans of historical series for six seasons. Valhalla takes place 100 years after the first Vikings, and tells the story of their descendants, including the legendary Leif Erikson, Freydis, Harald Harada and William the Conqueror, men and women ready to do anything to survive in a changing Europe . Totally promising, this sequel to vikings again offers its share of surprising natural settings, fascinating characters and thrilling action scenes. A season 2 will even be released soon…

The integral to binge-watcher: The Falla captivating manhunt… that will drive you crazy!

This British psychological thriller, clinical but sensual, is based on the paradox of its duet. While they both operate in fantasy mode, psychopath Paul Spector (Jamie Dornan) is driven, while police officer Stella Gibson (Gillian Anderson) is mostly cerebral. Northern Irish police fail to solve a series of murders. The detective and police commissioner, Stella Gibson, is then sent to Belfast to follow the case more closely… But the murderer, a father who nevertheless seems irreproachable, continues his crimes in the shadows… in the nose and beard of law enforcement. The series owes a lot to the acting of its duo of totally flamboyant actors.

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The Guilty Pleasure Series: Outer Banksthe cliché fiction that manages despite everything to create fascination

Summer is not over! Far from there. So here is a series that will transport you to North Carolina, in the southeastern United States, near the Outer Banks (hence the name of the series); these barrier islands that separate the Atlantic Ocean from Albemarle Bay and Pamlico Bay. The weather is often fine there and young Americans perfectly meet the standards of beauty. A group of teenagers leads a quiet life there until the day when the father of one of the boys mysteriously disappears. John B. (Chase Stokes) then goes in search of his father and decides to pursue his dream: to find a legendary treasure. The guilty pleasure series par excellence, in which teenagers who tick all the clichés of the genre: tanned skin, no acne… It often sounds wrong, but in the end we get too easily caught up in the game. Season 3 does not should be later…

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The one that went unnoticed: Young Royalsa little inclusiveness, love and romance in this world of bullies

Recently it is Heartstopping who knew how to create a surprise. The series played on the same register, but this kind of productions do a lot of good. And that, Netflix subscribers have understood. That is why Young Royals deserves your full attention. This Swedish fiction follows young Prince Wilhelm, youngest son of the Queen of Sweden. After being filmed during a fight in a nightclub, he is sent to the prestigious Hillerska Institute, a luxury boarding school where the children of the richest families in the country study. There, he meets Simon, a scholarship student with whom he lends himself to dream of freedom and great love… This short LGBTQ+ fiction can be eaten like a little candy, in addition to representing those who sometimes find it difficult to be themselves in the face of pressure from society.

Netflix: The Fall, Young Royals, Vikings Valhalla… Here are the 5 essential series to catch up on in August!