The best Netflix series with chapters under 30 minutes

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Sometimes there isn't enough time for sit in front of the TV and swallow hour-long episodes. And although there is always the possibility of watch episodes over multiple sessions, there are those who think that doing so is sacrilege.

Fortunately for everyone, they are all the rage series with short episodes, and more and more showrunners and platforms are betting on this format, with which to enjoy the complete series in no time. And today we wanted to select some of the best series with episodes of 30 minutes or less that can be seen on Netflix.



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The end of the fucking world

Taking advantage of the recent Season XNUMX premiere, this might be a good time to start watching The End of the F * * * ing World, a show based on a series of award-winning comic books written by Charles Forman. In it, James, a 17-year-old boy with psychopathic traits, embarks on an adventure with Alyssa, to find her real biological father.

  • Year: 2018-2019
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes: 16
  • Duration: approx. 25 minutes

explained

In this series / documentary of two seasons and 35 chapters lasting between 16 and 18 minutes, experts in various subjects deal with themes of all kinds, from cryptocurrencies, monogamy, tattoos and astronomy.

  • Year: 2018-present
  • Seasons: 2
  • Episodes: 35
  • Duration: 16-18 minutes

losers

Not only the champion participates in a sports competition, even if it sometimes seems. In Losers, an 8-episode 30-minute series / documentary starring not the winners, but those who had to accept their defeat and transform it into your own personal triumph.



  • Year: 2019-present
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes: 8
  • Duration: 30 minutes

Bojack knight

For many it has already become an icon of animated comedy. We've selected it ourselves in our top of the best comic series, but it's never a bad time to remember just how great it is Nojack Horseman, an animated series for adults that tells the story of the character that gives the series its name, a retired actor who, after years of decline, will try to regain his relevance in the industry «Hollywoo».

  • Year: 2014-2020
  • Seasons: 6
  • Episodes: 76 (12 per season, except 6, which has 16)
  • Duration: 26 minutes

atypical

Another short chapter series worth checking out is Atypical. The story centers on the life of Sam Gardner, an XNUMX-year-old with autism spectrum disorder who decides it's time to find love for the first time.


The series debuted on Netflix in 2017 with an 8 episode first season, but given the good reception from the public and critics, just a month after its premiere was renewed for a second season. In 2018, the third season of the series premiered and the fourth is slated to debut in 2021.


  • Year: 2017 - present
  • Seasons: 4
  • Episodes: 28
  • Duration: 30 minutes

Love, death and robots

Created by Tim Miller, this animated series is consisting of 18 chapters of science fiction, horror or comedy / stories about love, death and robots, all told in an adult format. Its second season will be released in 2020.

  • Year: 2019-present
  • Seasons: 1
  • Episodes: 18
  • Duration: approx. 15 minutes
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