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The Highest Rated April 2018 Netflix Originals In Canada

All Rotten Tomato approved.

It's common to turn on Netflix and just be totally exasperated by the amount of choice available on this goliath steaming service.

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Not only do they have hundreds of films, TV series, and documentaries to choose from, but as you probably know, Netflix produces their own original series. A lot of them are good. Some of them, very very bad.

We've turned to Rotten Tomato to help you navigate the world of Netflix originals. Some originals like "Dark" and "Rapture" are brand spanking new, and others have been around some time but have highly anticipated newly released seasons like "Love" and "Chef's Table".  Let the bingeing begin!


9. Lost in Space

Average Audience Score Rotten Tomatoes: 75%

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Why you should watch it: This newly released Netflix original series is about a family that finds themselves crash-landing on an alien planet, and against all odds, surviving the crash. Now, they must fight for their lives and struggle to survive in their new home.

8. 6 Balloons

Average Audience Score Rotten Tomatoes: 76%

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Why you should watch it: This touching story and Netflix original movie follow a pair of unlikely siblings as a woman played by actor Abbi Jacobson attempts to help her brother during a heroin relapse.


7. The Crown

Average Audience Score Rotten Tomatoes: 93%

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Why you should watch it: This is a powerful historical drama and top-rated Netflix original series that takes a look at intimate look behind the scene at the events which shaped the second half of the 20th century.  Follows the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II's reign this show is for anyone who loves history, romance, politics, and everything in between.


6. Lady Dynamite

Average Audience Score Rotten Tomatoes: 78%

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Why you should watch it: This is a late coming-of-age story. A touching comedy series and occasionally surreal episodes across multiple periods of a female comedian's life. This series tells the story of a woman who loses, and then, finds herself.


5. LOVE

Average Audience Score Rotten Tomatoes: 86%

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Why you should watch it: With it's new and final season just released, Judd Apatow's Love is hitting hard on Netflix this spring. Love is a modern "nerd-boy meets cool-girl" story that follows two seemingly mismatched early 30-something characters as they navigate the complicated world of modern dating in sunny Los Angeles.


4. Chef's Table

Average Audience Score Rotten Tomatoes: 97%

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Why you should watch it: Chef's Table is an inspirational original documentary series that - unlike the title suggest - is not only about food, but about people. Through a series of five 45-minute episodes, this original shows viewers that passion and talent are not born, but rather a product of unrelenting commitment, self-awareness, and discipline. This is for anyone interested in, not only food, but learning about the 'secret sauce' of success.


3. Dark

Average Audience Score Rotten Tomatoes: 92%

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Why you should watch it: Dark is a Netflix original series released in 2017. For those who love piecing a puzzle together and slow building mystery, the story takes place in a German town, where the disappearance of two young children exposes the relationships among four families.


2. Rapture

Average Audience Score Rotten Tomatoes: 100%

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Why you should watch it: Rapture is a new release for Netflix original. In this documentary series high-profile artist share their personal stories that capture hip-hop and rap's impact on global culture.


1. Bojack Horseman

Average Audience Score Rotten Tomatoes: 94%

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Why you should watch it: Bojack is the classic anti-hero protagonist: a talking horse that wears colorful sweaters and complains a lot. As a washed-up former 90s sitcom star navigating the vacuous Hollywood scene, this show is more than a story about a talking horse, it's also a  philosophical critique on how humans struggle to find meaning - or lack of - in their lives. For those who can appreciate dark and existential humor and poop jokes.

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