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Weekend Watchlist: ‘The Good Doctor,’ ‘Never Have I Ever’ season 2, and more

By Kara Santos Published Jul 16, 2021 7:08 pm

Planning to stay in this weekend? 

The first three seasons of the American medical drama television series The Good Doctor, based on the 2013 South Korean series of the same name, is now available on Netflix. Freddie Highmore stars as a young autistic savant surgical resident at the fictional San Jose St. Bonaventure Hospital.

Devi is back in the second season of Never Have I Ever. The coming of age comedy-drama television series created by Mindy Kaling tells the travails and love life of a first-generation Indian-American teenager.

The final installment of the R.L. Stine Fear Street Trilogy is here as well. Set in 1666, this last film reveals the origins of Sarah Fier's curse as history comes full circle on a night that changes the lives of Shadysiders forever.

Enjoy the weekend with this roundup of the newest films and shows now streaming on Netflix.

The Good Doctor (Seasons 1 to 3)

Synopsis: A talented surgeon with autism and savant syndrome joins a prestigious hospital, where he faces skepticism from both the patients and staff.

Never Have I Ever (Season 2)

Synopsis: After a traumatic year, an Indian-American teen just wants to spruce up her social status—but friends, family and feelings won’t make it easy on her.

The Fear Street Trilogy: Fear Street Part 3: 1666

Synopsis: Thrust back to 1666, Deena learns the truth about Sarah Fier. Back in 1994, the friends fight for their lives—and Shadyside’s future.

Monster Hunter

Synopsis: A sandstorm transports Captain Artemis and her unit to a hostile new world, where they discover enormous monsters that are immune to their firepower.

Major Grom: Plague Doctor

Synopsis: When a masked vigilate’s killing spree throws a city into chaos, a renegade detective and his rookie partner are the only ones who can stop it.

How I Became a Superhero

Synopsis: In a world where humans and superheroes coexist, a lone wolf cop teams up with a bright detective to dismantle a dark plot to extract superpowers.

The Water Man

Synopsis: Desperate to save his ailing mother, 11-year-old Gunner runs away from home on a quest to find a mythic figure rumored to have the power to cheat death.

A Classic Horror Story

Synopsis: In this gruesome suspense film, strangers traveling in Southern Italy become stranded in the woods, where they must fight desperately to get out alive. 

BEASTARS: Season 2

Synopsis: In a world where beasts of all kinds coexist, a gentle wolf awakens to his own predatory urges as his school deals with a murder within its midst.


Synopsis: An aspiring writer goes to the airport to pick up a high school friend returning from a trip to Africa but is disheartened to see her with another man.

My Amanda

Synopsis: Two unusually close friends share every aspect of their lives together. As their lives evolve, their bond remains the only constant.


Synopsis: A woman in her 50s begins a passionate affair with a 22-year-old who sweeps her off her feet, but those around them are quick to judge their love. 

(Images via Netflix)