Yellowjackets Created by Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson, ‘Yellowjackets‘ is one of the most engaging and interesting TV shows of recent time. Showtime has always delivered amazing shows and ‘Yellowjackets’ presented plenty of moments to float the suspense of viewers to a higher level.
Starred by an ensemble cast including Sophie Nelisse, Sophie Thatcher, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Sammi Hanratty, Melanie Lynskey, Juliette Lewis, Tawny Cypress, Christiana Ricci this series features the Yellowjackets football team as they try to survive a tumultuous incident.
Here Are 10 Shows That You Must Watch If You Like Yellowjackets
The show premiered on November 14, 2021, and now is renewed for a second season. In the meantime, if you liked this show, you must be curious about some other shows that will appeal to you in such a thrilling engaging way. So, to help you out here is a list of series for you to watch if you like ‘Yellowjackets’.
The first show that deserves mentioning in this list has a main plot common with that of ‘Yellowjackets’ as here also the lives of some people take a chaotic turn after a plane crash. This show consists of supernatural and sci-fi elements that merge with the tone of mystery incorporated by the storyline.
‘Lost’ premiered on September 22, 2004, and ran for six long seasons before it wrapped itself up finally on May 23, 2010. The cast includes Evangeline Lilly, Matthew Fox, Josh Holloway, Terry O’Quinn, etc.
Another Showtime mystery drama that dives into the mind of the renowned serial killer, Dexter Morgan. Dexter who works as a forensic technician lives a double life when he sets off to kill heinous perpetrators. This show is based on Jeff Lindsay’s 2004 novel ‘Darkly Dreaming Dexter’s and premiered on October 1, 2006, and after ending in 2013, again revived on November 7, 2021. The titular character is played by Michael C. Hall.
A brilliant mystery drama show that has been acclaimed for its extraordinary cinematography. ‘Fargo’ focuses on an incongruous set of characters all of whom deal with crimes in different time periods with only their connection to the USA’s Midwest as a common factor. ‘Fargo’ premiered on April 15, 2014, and it has four seasons to date. The cast includes Martin Freeman, Billy Bob Thornton, Allison Tolman, Colin Hanks, etc.
Usually crime dramas involve a lot of actions and thrill to engage the viewers. But this show is an exception as here FBI agents Holden Ford and Bill Tench get into the minds of serial killers to study their damaged psyches and figure out the paradigm of his crime. This popular drama premiered on Netflix on October 13, 2017, and ran for two seasons. In the roles of Holden Ford and Bill Tench, we get Jonathan Groff and Holt McCallany respectively.
5. Y: The Last Man-
This 2021 sci-fi mystery drama is based on the acclaimed DC comics of Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra and deals with a post-apocalyptic world where a cataclysmic event has decimated all the mammals with a Y chromosome except one cisgender man as well as his pet monkey. As the survivors try to build a new safe world, the series renders the viewer to binge-watch the whole season. It premiered on September 13, 2021.
This fan-favorite thriller series centers around four families as they become entangled into a twisted web of supernatural history, time travel, parallel universe while searching for their missing children. The German show premiered on December 1, 2017, and ran for three seasons starring Louis Hofmann, Lisa Vicari, Jordis Triebel, Oliver Masucci, etc.
Having the same tone of ‘Y: The Last Man’s, this show also depicts the struggle of survivors in a world that has become a frozen wasteland for seven years now as they make a gigantic always moving train as their adobe. ‘Snowpiercer’ was released on Netflix on May 17, 2020, and has been running for three seasons.
Starring the brilliant Mads Mikkelsen as the titular Hannibal Lecter this psychological thriller became a big hit after throughout its three seasons. Hannibal Lecter is a forensic psychiatrist who is also a cannibalistic serial killer as his double life. But when criminal profiler Will Graham has to seek Hannibal’s help, things get interesting. It was released on April 4, 2013, with Hugh Dancy as Will Graham.
9. The Night Manager-
A former British soldier Pine is hired to infiltrate the inner circle of Roper who is a secret arms dealer and also the killer of Pine’s lover. Based on John le Carrie’s 1993 novel of the same name, this series premiered in 2016 with Tom Hiddleston renowned for playing ‘Loki’ as the soldier named Pine.
This Netflix original actually reinvents some true stories about drug kingpins in the late ’80s. It focuses on the drug lord Pablo Escober and the law enforcement’s endeavor to defeat in the battle on drugs. The show was released on August 28 in 2015 and ran for three seasons with Wagner Moura as the drug lord Pablo Escober.