Streaming TV shows is fun and all, but what about when you don’t have anything to watch? What do you do when you’ve completed your list of shows and now you don’t have anything else to watch? There is something else you can watch, you just don’t know what to choose. While there are too many shows that you can enjoy, here we have compiled a list of foreign language shows you can consider.
After all, art and excellence can be appreciated in any form and so, you shouldn’t let the language barrier stop you from watching the show. While you might not be used to watching a show with subtitles, it’s only a matter of time before you stop noticing them and you get used to it.
So, with that over with, the next thing to do is to take a look at the list of shows! Keep reading to find out how and where you can find these shows and stream them as well!
- It’s Okay to Not Be Okay
It’s okay to not be okay is a Korean romantic drama that you can find on Netflix. You might have noticed the recent increased popularity of K-dramas on Netflix and if you haven’t watched a K-drama yet, this is your sign to do just that. This k-drama focuses on the lives of Ko Moon-young and Moon Gang-tae, two individuals whose lives are more intertwined than they could have imagined. Furthermore, both the characters have their personal trauma to deal with which they help each other overcome. The show especially focuses on mental health issues and childhood trauma which adds a serious touch to the playful nature of the drama. The series has only one season which is 16 episodes long.
Pakt is a Polish crime, thriller drama where the story follows Piotr, a journalist from Warsaw, who discovers that his brother, the financial director of a well-known company, has been engaging in serious criminal behavior. Piotr is now conflicted and to make things worse, his investigation leads to several deaths. He quickly realizes that exposing corruption in high Polish society comes at a great personal cost and there is not much he can do about it. The series consists of 2 seasons with 6 episodes each season. You can stream this show on HBO Max and Amazon Prime.
- Ekaterina: The Rise of Catherine the Great
Ekaterina follows the story of Sophie Friederike Auguste, also known as Catherine the Great. You have probably already guessed the genre of this drama which is a fictional historical drama. It is a Russian TV series that tells the story of the Russian empress Catherine the Great! As the show progresses, the viewers get to see Sophie’s hardships as she struggles to strengthen Russia and make it one of the great powers of Europe, thus gaining the title “the Great”. You can stream this series on Amazon Prime. It is 3 seasons long with the first season consisting of 12 episodes, the second season also consisting of 12 episodes, and the third one consisting of 16 episodes.
- Babylon Berlin
This German drama belongs to the Neo-noir, thriller, period drama genre and gives the viewers a glimpse into the life of Gereon Rath, a police inspector who happens to be working on a mission to take down an extortion ring. Enter Charlotte Ritter, a police clerk by day and a flapper by night. When the two meet, the chemistry is undeniable and they eventually end up working together to solve murder mysteries in Germany. You can find this series on Netflix and it is 3 seasons long with the first two seasons consisting of 8 episodes and the last season consisting of 12 episodes.
Trapped is a Danish, Icelandic murder mystery TV series that can be streamed on Amazon Prime or even Netflix. As a viewer, we see the tensions rise as a small town has fallen victim to a murder and the three-person police force are the only ones who can solve that crime. Oh, and let’s not forget that the people in the town are cut off from the rest of the world due to a heavy storm. No communication, shorthanded policemen, and a murderer on the loose; what else do you need to set up a perfect crime and murder mystery drama? The series is 3 seasons long with the first two seasons made up of 10 episodes each while the third one is made up of 8 episodes.
- Gran Hotel
Gran Hotel is a Spanish drama that is set in the early 1900s. The protagonist, Julio, takes up a job as a waiter at a fancy hotel with an ulterior motive. After coming to visit his sister, who up until recently was working in the very same hotel, he learns that she was fired due to theft and has mysteriously disappeared. As he joins the staff and works his way through each day, he happens to meet Alicia, the daughter of the hotel’s owner. Slowly but surely, they both start to develop feelings for each other, all the while Alicia has no idea who he really is. This drama can be streamed on Netflix and consists of three seasons. The first season consists of 9 episodes, while the second one has 8 episodes, and the last season is made up of 22 episodes.
Dark is a German science-fiction thriller that you can find on Netflix. The series is about children mysteriously vanishing from a small German town called Winden. Due to this unfortunate event, four families are brought together and secrets are revealed which gives light to a time-traveling conspiracy going on for quite some time now. This series really makes the viewer’s minds go as it creates an intricate web of connections and secrets. For mystery lovers, this drama will be quite the treat!
Where to watch these shows?
You can find most of these shows on TV channels like HBO, Disney, etc., or streaming services like Hulu and Netflix. You can get the TV channels by subscribing to a TV plan from any ISP. As for the streaming services, you can subscribe to them by paying the monthly fee and getting a good and reliable internet connection. For both cases, TV channels or the internet, we suggest Spectrum plans as they can be very reasonable and reliable. In case you face any problems with either of its services, you can contact them on the given Spectrum phone number and they will work to resolve your issue as soon as possible.
With their high-speed internet, you can easily stream any TV series on Netflix, Hulu, or any other streaming site. Spectrum TV services are also quite impressive and you can check out the Spectrum channel lineup to see if they are offering the channels you want. If you want to get both services, that is also possible through Spectrum bundles.
The final word
So, that’s that! There is no particular order of the list and all these shows are equally as interesting. At least for us, that is the case, but you might have your own opinion after watching. Now, what are you waiting for? Go ahead and watch the shows to see which one is your favorite or which one is not your style!