5 Best Netflix Shows To Watch If Halloween Isn’t Your Thing

Every year, as Halloween approaches, those who love the holidays and the “spooky season” leading up to October 31 dust off their favorite annual horror, thriller, or holiday-centric movies to watch. Of Hallowe’en a halloween town, there are so many classics, but some people might be more interested in spending their time with some Netflix shows.

Now, there’s plenty to see for those who love Halloween and get into the spooky spirit of the holiday. (Check out our list of the best Netflix shows and movies to watch this Halloween!) But if you’re easily spooked, what should you add to your watch list this year?

As the rest of the year promises many new series, time is running out to rewatch or catch up on long-awaited favorite series like dead to me Y fireflies lane. There are also a couple of excellent titles that feature aliens and ghosts without the jump scares and scary elements.

Netflix shows to watch if you don’t like Halloween

Check out some of the best shows on Netflix this Halloween for those who aren’t big fans of the holiday, starting with the teen comedy below. boo, bitch.

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boo, bitch

Do you prefer your haunted teenage ghosts? Well, Netflix’s teen comedy limited series boo, bitch it will be right up your alley. Technically, it’s about ghosts, but it’s not scary or scary at all, unless you count a teenager who wakes up as a scary ghost.

Lana Condor stars boo, bitch as Erika, a high school senior who has played it too safe, and just as she decides to live life to the fullest, she finds out she died in an accident and is now a ghost. She and her best friend Gia (Zoe Colletti) go on a pretty ghostly journey, and there’s a twist you won’t see coming!

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Although dead to me It’s not a horror series, there are plenty of murders and mysteries in the Netflix original series to make it a perfect title to add to your watch list if you don’t like Halloween programming. Bonus points to the series for bringing the laughs too.

The third and final season of dead to me It arrives on Netflix on November 17 and it is the best time to rewatch the last 20 episodes of the first two seasons. Catch up with Jen and Judy before they take their last triumphant bow next month.

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Roswell, New Mexico

boo, bitch Y dead to me each bears slight hallmarks of the programming generally associated with Halloween, and The CW’s Roswell, New Mexico follow his example. The latest adaptation of roswell high the book series came 10 years after the cult success of three seasons Roswell in 1999. Again, the sci-fi alien drama became another cult favorite with only four seasons.

Over the course of its four seasons and 52 episodes, fans fell in love with the characters and their stories. If you’re looking for a series that has plenty of episodes for a semi-long binge and a high-concept setting with no horror elements, be sure to check out Roswell, New Mexico. The entire series is now available to watch on Netflix.

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Emily in Paris

Let’s say you want to turn murder, mystery, sci-fi, and all kinds of darker themes completely on this Halloween. Get into Emily in Paris. Of all the Netflix original series, the romantic comedy might be the best option for pure escapism and comfort. (Although we wouldn’t mind if the series tackled a Halloween episode in the future. Imagine Emily’s costume!)

Emily in Paris originally premiered in October 2020, which doesn’t make it a Halloween series, but it does make it the ideal series to get away with every fall. The timing couldn’t be better either, as Emily in Paris Season 3 premieres in December, just before the Christmas holidays. Avoid the creepy with a little help from Emily!

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Staying within the rom-com genre, fireflies lane is the captivating, time-jumping romantic drama you need in your life. Katherine Heigl and Sarah Chalke, two highly talented former TV doctors, play lifelong best friends on screen who endure all of life’s ups and downs by their side. It’s been two years since we met Tully and Kate, but they’ll be back soon.

Finally, the second season we’ve all been waiting for drops in December. fireflies lane Season 2, which will be the two-part final season, kicks off with nine all-new episodes on December 2. In case you forgot what happens in Season 1, spend Halloween rewatching the relatable, heartbreaking, and everything in between. -around the lovely first season of fireflies lane.

What Netflix shows will you watch instead of the Halloween season titles? Share your picks in the comments!

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