The weekend is finally here, and so is the monsoon, and so is our penchant for brainstorming what series to binge-watch this weekend. However, if you are like us – bored with streaming web series on Netflix and Amazon – you must be scouting for new content to watch. And what place could be better than the original streaming site, YouTube?
For budding creators, YouTube has eternally been a platform to show their creative abilities in the content producing arena which has left YouTube with some free gems to behold. Read on to get a glimpse of the best web series, shows you can watch this weekend for free.
1. The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl
If you happen to be missing laughter in life because there are no more ‘Friends’ episodes left to watch, then ‘The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl’ is the next thing worth your time. Created by Issa Rae, the comedy web series offers an autobiographical look at Issa Rae’s adventures. Rae, in 2012 was featured in the esteemed Forbes 30 under 30 Entertainment List for her work with Awkward Black Girl. Enough reason to watch the show? All the 12 episodes from season one are available on YouTube.
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Neurotica is a mini-series available on YoutTube which is a story of Ivy, a dominatrix who is forced to defy her OCD when a rival dungeon moves into her upstate New York town and threatens to steal her business. The run time isn’t long, but the show will give you ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ vibes while sparing knowledge about mental illness. An inventive story? A positive message? Spankings? Can the weekend get any better?
3. Mortal Kombat Legacy
Mortal Kombat Legacy is a prequel of the famous video game and hits all the right cords. The series explains the background stories of several characters from the game and has tons of action and combats intact. The heed paid to the production value, choreography and special effects will keep you interested throughout the stream. So if craving action this monsoon, Mortal Kombat Legacy has got you covered.
4. Baman Piderman
Missing a creepier version of Batman? Well, Baman Piderman is here to the rescue. Baman Piderman is a really fun series wrapped around simplicity that doesn’t bore. The series takes a couple of superheroes – Baman and Piderman – who are friends and blend them in a hilarious story. Although the graphics may not look pleasing at first glance, the story intact is worth watching.
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5. Her Story
The six-episode long web series reloves around two trans women struggling to date in Los Angles. Played by Jen Richards and Angelica Ros, the series was nominated in the newly created category of Outstanding Short Form Drama Emmy in 2016. Her Story has all the drama and intrigue that a crime show must-have. Thus, if you are up for a delicate, thoughtful, and thought-provoking watch, then ‘Her Story” is a must-watch.
Against the common belief, free is not as bad as you think and these series and shows are the proof. The entertainment and content you would drive watching any of these would be as satisfying as watching a 10 hours long web series on Netflix.