Best TV shows and movies on Netflix right now

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What to Watch

In this week's Netflix selections, the students of Liberty High and the surrounding town find themselves torn apart by the impending lawsuit by the parents of a young woman who committed suicide. A father, stranded with his infant in rural Australia, tries to find a new home for his child before he succumbs to a deadly virus that will make him a danger to her. Finally, check out the final season of Scandal as Olivia Pope takes on the dual roles of Chief of Staff to the President of the United States, as well as the leadership of the covert operations group B613.

  • 13 Reasons Why - Season 2 - Picking up five months after the end of the first season, the drama series follows the students of Liberty High and their families as they deal with the fallout of last season's revelations. As Olivia Baker, mother of Hannah, prepares to sue the school, witnesses find themselves being intimidated into silence, and Clay tries to bury his continuing grief in a new relationship. - See on Netflix
  • Cargo - A father finds himself stranded in rural Australia after the outbreak of a pandemic that turns people violent. Having been infected himself, the father looks to survive as long as he can and find a home for his infant daughter before he succumbs to the virus and becomes a danger to her himself.
  • Scandal - Season 7 - In the final season of this political drama, Olivia Pope finds herself pulling double duty as Chief of Staff to President Mellie Grant and as the head of the covert ops organization B613 as Quinn Perkins and her crisis management teamwork to deal with the political scandals of their clients following Olivia's exit from their firm.

Coming Attractions

As always, this week on Netflix sees a new set of shows and films hit the service and that starts with the original film Ibiza, which follows three friends as they head to Barcelona, only to eventually find themselves in Ibiza pursuing a famous DJ so that one of them might form a romantic connection with him. In the original special Steve Martin and Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life, Steve Martin and Martin Short look back on their 30-year friendship with funny skits, stories, songs, and more. Finally, there's the final part of the Trollhunters series, in which the group of young adventurers sets out one last time to defeat Gunmar and prevent him from bringing the world into darkness.

  • Ibiza - Harper sets out for Spain for an important work meeting, with her party animal friends tagging along for the ride. When a famous DJ Harper had a connection with advertises a show in Ibiza, her friends push her to go find him there and make a connection that could just turn her life upside down. Arrives May 25. - See on Netflix
  • Steve Martin and Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life - In a two-man original comedy special, Steven Martin and Martin Short recount their 30-year professional and personal relationship. The two friends tell hilarious stories, sings some songs, and just have a good time celebrating one of the most famous friendships in comedy. Arrives May 25.
  • Trollhunters - Part 3 - In this Guillermo del Toro-created series, a normal teenager must assume his destiny when he discovers a mysterious amulet. Jim and the others embark on their last adventure in this final chapter of the Trollhunters story, in which the group must face Gunmar one more time in order to prevent him from covering the world in darkness and evil. Arrives May 19.

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Joseph Keller

Joseph Keller is the former Editor in Chief of iMore. An Apple user for almost 20 years, he spends his time learning the ins and outs of iOS and macOS, always finding ways of getting the most out of his iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac.