On those rainy nights when you're feeling down, sometimes you need to watch something that is just as dark and cryptic as you are. No more episodes of "New Girl" and "Mindy Project"--you want goose bumps, not giggles.
Lucky for you, Netflix offers a variety of shows that will appeal to your more sadistic sensibilities.
Enticing you with corruption, murder and mystery, Netflix provides viewers with highly acclaimed binging options that are as deliciously dark as they are addicting. Whether you are in the mood for righteous drug dealers and murderers, politicians with deadly agendas or good ol’ fashioned zombies, you will be sure to find something in line with your interests.
Compiled here is a list of some of the best go-to shows on Netflix for a night of awesomely twisted fun:
*descriptions courtesy of Netflix
1. "House of Cards" (4 ½ stars)
Kevin Spacey stars as ruthless, cunning Congressman Francis Underwood, who will stop at nothing to conquer the halls of power in Washington D.C. His secret weapon: his gorgeous, ambitious and equally conniving wife, Claire.
2. "Breaking Bad" (4 ½ stars)
A high school chemistry teacher dying of cancer teams with a former student to manufacture and sell crystal meth to secure his family's future.
3. "American Horror Story" (4 ½ stars)
Exploring humankind's unsettling capacity for evil, this darkly twisted drama plays upon the power of supernatural fears and everyday horrors.
4. "The Walking Dead" (4 ½ stars)
In the wake of a zombie apocalypse, survivors hold on to the hope of humanity by banding together to wage a fight for their own survival.
5. "Dexter "(4 ½ stars)
By day, mild-mannered Dexter is a blood-splatter analyst for the Miami police. But at night, he is a serial killer who only targets other murderers.
6. "Sherlock" (4 ½ stars)
In this updated take on Arthur Conan Doyle's beloved mystery tales, the eccentric sleuth prowls the streets of modern-day London in search of clues.