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Updated by Vaishnavi Kumar on Apr 19, 2018
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Top 10 New Netflix Originals To Watch In 2018

Netflix came out with a lot of new original content this year adding more shows to your watchlist than you can catch up to. Here are 10 shows that should definitely make it to your list this year.

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Altered Carbon

Altered Carbon

More than 300 years in the future, society has been transformed by new technology, leading to human bodies being interchangeable and death no longer being permanent. Takeshi Kovacs is the only surviving soldier of a group of elite interstellar warriors who were defeated in an uprising against the new world order. His mind was imprisoned for centuries until impossibly wealthy businessman Laurens Bancroft offers him the chance to live again. Kovacs will have to do something for Bancroft, though, if he wants to be resurrected. Bancroft's request of Kovacs is to solve a murder -- Bancroft's.

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The End of the F***ing World

The End of the F***ing World

Based on the comic book series by Charles Forsman, "The End of the F...ing World" sees two 17-year-old outsiders, James and Alyssa, embark on a road trip to find her estranged father, who left home when she was just a child. James, who is convinced he's a psychopath, has decided it's time to graduate from killing animals to something bigger -- and he already has a target in mind. Alyssa, the embodiment of existential angst, feels like she doesn't fit in at her new school despite being quite popular. Together, they get caught up on a trail of violent events that grow increasingly more ominous as their quest progresses.

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Lost in Space

Lost in Space

A rip in the space-time continuum forces the Robinsons, a family of space colonists, to crash-land on an unknown planet. Now, they must battle an alien environ to escape the planet and reach safety.

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Everything Sucks!

Everything Sucks!

It's the 1990s in Boring, Ore., and groups of outcasts in Boring High School's AV and drama clubs are trying to brave the ups and downs of teenage life in a simpler world without smartphones and other 21st century technology. The two crews of nerdy students are frustrated that no one is taking them seriously so they decide the best way to make it through high school is to join forces and make a movie -- that'll help them get noticed. And there's also the usual teenage romance issues to deal with. Luke, the de facto ringleader of the AV club, falls for Kate, the principal's daughter, but she doesn't necessarily reciprocate the romantic feelings Luke has for her and is dealing with her own issues.

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Dirty Money

Dirty Money

There's a cliche that says "the rich get richer," and while that may be true it's not always done through legal or moral methods. This docuseries takes a look at stories of scandal and corruption in business, exposing acts of corporate greed and corruption.The episodes feature firsthand accounts of the unscrupulous activities from the perspectives of both the perpetrators and their victims. Some of the tales that are told include a car company that cheats emissions tests to save money and the drama and shady deals that abound in Donald Trump's business empire.

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Wild Wild Country

Wild Wild Country

When a controversial guru builds a utopian city in the Oregon desert, it causes a massive conflict with local ranchers. This docuseries chronicles the conflict, which leads to the first bioterror attack in the United States and a massive case of illegal wiretapping. It is a pivotal, but largely forgotten, time in American cultural history that tested the country's tolerance for the separation of church and state. Brothers Mark and Jay Duplass serve as executive producers on the series.

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Ugly Delicious

Ugly Delicious

James Beard Award-winning chef David Chang stars in this travelogue that sends him on a journey to culinary hot spots around the world. He is joined by writers, activists, artists and other chefs who use food as a vehicle to break down cultural barriers and tackle misconceptions. Chang and his guests -- a list that includes the likes of TV host Jimmy Kimmel, comic Nick Kroll and writer Peter Meehan -- venture out of polished kitchens into the wider world to explore locales including Houston, Tokyo and Copenhagen.

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Seven Seconds

Seven Seconds

When 15-year-old black cyclist Brenton Butler dies in a hit-and-run accident -- with a white police officer behind the wheel of the vehicle -- Jersey City explodes with racial tension. This crime drama explores the aftermath of the accident, which includes an attempted cover-up by the police department and a volatile trial. Assistant prosecutor KJ wants to prosecute the hit-and-run as a hate crime, in addition to a negligent homicide. The longer the case drags on without a resolution, the more tense the situation becomes. Emmy winner Regina King stars as Brenton's churchgoing mother, Latrice.

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My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman

My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman

The intimate conversations take place both inside and outside of the studio, and folks who enjoy Letterman's non-interview segments will get some of that. While there's no monologue, there are field pieces that bring Dave to locations that help him express his curiosity and to dig deeper on a specific topic related to that episode's guest. The A-listers who chat with Dave include former President Barack Obama, George Clooney and Howard Stern.

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Somebody Feed Phil

Somebody Feed Phil

Philip Rosenthal is perhaps best known as being the creator of long-running sitcom "Everybody Loves Raymond," but since that show went off the air he has gotten more on-camera exposure. In this series, he takes viewers on a goodwill eating tour of the world. Rosenthal -- joined by friends and family -- visits cities that include Tel Aviv, Mexico City, New Orleans and Bangkok to get a taste of the local cuisine and culture at each stop on his journey.