If you're looking for some of the best shows of this past year to watch before entering into 2022, here’s a compilation of the shows to check out, based on IMDb ratings, released in 2021.


This is Netflix's original animated series that was dropped on Nov. 6. The series is based on the "League of Legends" game developed by Riot Games. "Arcane" is one of the most popular showsreleased on the streaming platform, with an IMDb rating of 9.2.

The series revolves around the origin of two iconic League champions. Hailee Steinfeld, Ella Purnell, Katie Leung, Kevin Alejandro and Shohreh Aghdashloo lent their voices for various characters.

Dexter: New Blood

Do you love watching crime mystery series? If yes, then "Dexter: New Blood" is the perfect pick for you. It is a continuation of the Showtime network’s "Dexter" series where Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter reprise their roles as Dexter and Debra.

The series has secured an 8.9 rating on IMDb.


After a year's gap due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Marvel Studios dropped "WandaVision" earlier this year on Disney+ and fans couldn't get enough of it, especially after superhero Vision sacrificed his life in "Avengers: Endgame" to stop Thanos.

The series has a rating of 8.0 on IMDb and is highly recommended if you are a Marvel fan.


"Dopesick" is a star-studded drama series that revolves around opioid addiction and how Americans are struggling with it. It stars Michael Keaton, Will Poulter, Kaitlyn Dever, Peter Sarsgaard and Michael Stuhlbarg.

The show has an IMDb rating of 8.8 and is available on Hulu.


If you are a Marvel fan, then "Loki" is a series that you might have already seen. However, in case you have missed out on this series that follows Loki right after the events of "Avengers: Endgame," then you should definitely check this show out on Disney+.

With an IMDb rating of 8.3, the series stars Tom Hiddleston, Sophia Di Martino, Jonathan Majors and Owen Wilson.

If you have missed our list of top 10 highest-grossing movies of 2021, check it out here.

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Tom Hiddleston remained vague about the new "Loki" series. Marvel Studios