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23 Things Everyone Should've Watched On Netflix In 2017

Don't worry, though – you still have time to catch up.

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We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about the best things they watched on Netflix this year. Here are some of their recommendations...

1. Stranger Things

Netflix

Watch on: Netflix Worldwide

"It's a damn masterpiece. They say that casting kid actors is incredibly difficult, so it’s a testament to that show that every child actor is as talented as they are. Further than that, the show itself is brilliant. The story, music, attention to '80s detail – all of it is perfect." – Raines2382

2. Mindhunter

Netflix

Watch on: Netflix Worldwide

"It’s a slow burn for sure but that’s part of what makes it so intriguing. The characters and actors are great, cinematography is beautiful, and the plot itself is so, so cool. David Fincher is one of the directors, so it’s clear that nothing in the show is ever done without intention. Needless to say, I can’t wait for season 2!" – hayrenhag

"I watched it after I saw that Stephen King had recommended it in a Facebook post, and let me tell you, he was not wrong." – mayalynn007

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6. Master of None

Netflix

Watch on: Netflix Worldwide

"It's unexpectedly heart-wrenching and shows the incredible abilities of Aziz Ansari. It will also make you want to drop everything and go to Europe." – briag

"I loved how ambitious and diverse it was. The Chef Jeff storyline has a lot more relevance now compared to when it first premiered on Netflix." – Jamila M. Brown, Facebook

7. Big Mouth

Netflix

Watch on: Netflix Worldwide

"It captured the absurdity – and reality – of a pre-teen going through puberty. The cast is amazing, the stories are well told, and some of the situations involving puberty monsters, pillows, bathmats, and even Duke Ellington are hysterical. Worth multiple viewings as the 10 episodes will fly by." – jasonsmith5275

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8. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

The CW

Watch on: Netflix Worldwide

"I’ve watched since the beginning and it’s always been funny and fresh and spot on when it comes to portraying mental illness. The third series just started a few weeks ago, and it kicks it up a notch. It’s still fresh and funny, but now it adds heartbreaking to the mix too." – alih26

9. GLOW

Netflix

Watch on: Netflix Worldwide

"I haven't talked to anyone else who's seen it but it's so good! I've watched the season three times already. Even if you don't give two shits about women's wrestling, it's still super interesting." – HillaryJo13

10. Alias Grace

Netflix

Watch on: Netflix Worldwide

"The story is compelling and Sarah Gadon’s acting is simply exquisite. If you’re a sucker for costume dramas and you were left miserable after The Handmaid’s Tale ended, I strongly recommend watching it!" – nathaliek4fd28debe

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12. What Happened To Monday

Netflix

Watch on: Netflix Worldwide

"It takes place in a time where families are allowed one child due to overpopulation. Septuplet sisters must avoid being killed by the government when one goes missing. It’s full of action with a kick-ass performance from Noomi Rapace." – frazierebony

14. The Incredible Jessica James

Netflix

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"It was sensitive, with beautifully produced and written explorations of the complexities of grown up relationships. It recognises that love isn’t easy, but it’s worth it with the right person. It made me feel optimistic about romance." – ChloeStarwater

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17. The Punisher

Netflix

Watch on: Netflix Worldwide

"I've been a Marvel fan since I was a kid and try to watch every show and movie that comes out, but The Punisher is probably the best out of all of them. Jon Bernthal does such an amazing job portraying Frank. Also, it's 13 hours of looking at Jon Bernthal's face, so that's a bonus." – milkteapapi

18. Orphan Black

BBC America

Watch on: Netflix Worldwide

"It's an incredible show, and the final season aired this year. It stars Tatiana Maslany as rebellious Sarah, Tatiana Maslany as strong suburban housewife Allison, Tatiana Maslany as funny and warm scientist Cosima, and Tatiana Maslany as kinda crazy but sweet Helena. She also plays Rachel, Beth, Krystal, MK, Katja, and more." – katelynf4787a7cd3

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20. Ozark

Netflix

Watch on: Netflix Worldwide

"Hands down the best Jason Bateman role ever. My husband and I would put the kids to bed extra early just to watch it. We were so bummed when we watched the final episode." – sarahc48880d19c

21. The Sinner

USA

Watch on: Netflix Worldwide

"An ordinary woman suddenly commits a violent murder and no one, not even herself, knows why. It explores her hidden and dark past in the most gripping way." – caitief4a4c42f1b

"It was brilliant and made me look at Jessica Biel in a whole new light." – a4018662a7

23. BoJack Horseman

Netflix

Watch on: Netflix Worldwide

"Past seasons were good, but Season 4 was nearly perfect. It masterfully dealt with depression and anxiety, asexuality, death, and sexism (among other incredibly topical things) in a touching manner. The humour is incredible and it certainly demands a rewatch." – vickyr4805925b2

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