Top 5 highly-rated TV shows of October 2021

    There was no shortage of TV shows this October. Some truly phenomenal shows were released this October and they got pretty high ratings. A lot of these shows were highly anticipated and the viewers were waiting eagerly for them. From psychological thrillers to heart-felt shows October had a lot to offer. Now, let’s see which of the shows met the views expectations. We have compiled a list of the top highly rated TV shows of October.

    All of the following shows have great reviews and good IMDb ratings based on their storylines and direction. Let’s talk about the TV shows now.

    5. Locke and Key

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    Lets, start with the second season of the Netflix show “Locke and Key”. Season 2 was released on 22nd October on Netflix. Adapted from the comics by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez the show follows three siblings who after their father’s death move to “Key House” which is filled with magical keys. In season two the siblings along with their friends, Uncle Duncan and others fight the villain “Dodge”. Despite the love season 2 got from fans we have put it at number 5 because some viewers thought that season 2 was unnecessarily chaotic.

    • IMDb: 7.4/10
    • Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
    • IGN: 7/10

    4. The Baby-Sitters Club

    via What’s on Netflix

    Next on the list, we have Season 2 of “The Baby’Sitters Club” which was released on 11th October. The show follows five middle school friends who decide to start their babysitting business. The show is comic and feel-good. The cast grows older in Season 2 and the viewers love it because deeper aspects are brought to light.

    • IMDb: 7.4/10
    • Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
    • Audience rating: 4.7/5

    3. You

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    On number 3 we have the highly acclaimed Netflix show “You”. Fans were eagerly waiting for the third instalment of the show. What is better than one killer you ask us? Two killers. That’s right newlyweds Joe (Penn Badgley) and Love (Victoria Pedretti) play the killer couple. In the latest instalment, they have a son together and Joe continues with his stalking ventures. The reason that we have put this show at number 3 is that although the viewers thought that the new season was really fun, some viewers thought that the story had certain loopholes.

    • IMDb: 7.7/10
    • Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
    • Metacritic: 77%
    • IGN: 7/10

    2. Only Murders in the Building

    via IGN Middle East

    One of the most interesting and loved genres is the mystery-comedy genre. On number 2 we have the Hulu show “Only Murder in the Building”. Three strangers have an obsession with true crime and suddenly they find themselves involved in a gruesome death. Viewers seem to love the take on true crime and it is the perfect series to watch this season.

    • IMDb: 8.2/10
    • Rotten Tomatoes: 100%
    • Metacritic: 76%
    • IGN: 9/10

    1. Maid


    Yes, our number one pick is the Netflix show “MAID” starring Margaret Qualley. When Alex, decides to leave her abusive relationship she faces the hardships of life as a single mom. The show resonated with a lot of the viewers. It received a lot of positive reviews because it highlighted the topic of emotional abuse.

    Furthermore, it shows the love and tenderness between a mother and a daughter. The quality of acting, the story-telling, the direction and the dialogues are truly phenomenal. This show is truly worth the watch.

    • IMDb: 8.5/10
    • Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
    • Metacritic: 82%
    • Audience rating summary: 4.7/5

    That’s all for the top-rated TV shows in October. For more content like this keep following Retrology!

    Also Read: Top 5 highly rated movies of October 2021.

    Amel Aamer
    Amel Aamer
    I have been writing for as long as I can remember. Let it be school magazines, online platforms or different university societies, writing is one thing that always brings out the best in me. I am also a huge Movie and TV Show watcher. Moreover, I love reading books too.
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