Daybreak is a fun post-apocalyptic zombie series that follows a group of teenage survivors as they try and make it out alive while being swarmed by hordes. It has a lot of dark humor and snappy dialogue that should make for a breezy and entertaining watch.
The show follows 13-year-old Jack Sullivan and his friends as they try to survive and fight off zombies and monsters that invade their town. It is a horror series that involves a gory, wild mixture of zombies and steampunk goodness.
The CW's zombie (loosely adapted from a comic book series) is a creative blend of comedy, romance, crime, and horror. The show is based around the life of an Olivia “Liv” Moore, a medical resident turned zombie who binge-eats brains in the morgue to prevent herself from killing innocent people.
Liz finds herself absorbing the personalities and memories of those she eats and decides to use this ability to help solve crimes. The comedy-horror series Santa Clarita Diet proves that you can add humor into the whole “walking dead” thing.
On the surface, the storyline sounds completely unremarkable, but it's the character development that really brings all the viewers to the yard. Rick Grimes is a former sheriff and the de facto leader of a small group of survivors, but it's the inexplicably sexy redneck, Daryl Dixon (Norman Reeds), who steals the show from the very beginning.
Although Murphy mutates into some kind of zombie hybrid, his blood contains antibodies that are humanity's last hope for survival. A small group of survivors takes it upon themselves to attempt to get him across the country to the last functioning Centers for Disease Control.
After the release of Train to Susan, how can there be any doubt that South Korea has mastered the zombie genre? Kingdom is a South Korean historical horror and the newest original zombie series to hit Netflix (and it's amazing).
Set in Korea’s Medieval Jose on period, this big-budget thriller is an adaptation of the webcomic series The Kingdom of the Gods. Given that almost all zombie films are set in a post-apocalyptic world, it's rare to find one so steeped in culture and history, which is why Kingdom is a must-see for viewers everywhere.
What would happen if a zombie outbreak occurred on the set of the reality TV show, Big Brother? After a zombie outbreak happens during filming, all the cast mates and production staff are forced to seek safety inside the Big Brother house.
Whether it's a nuclear bomb, a zombie outbreak, a deadly virus (UHF...), environmental disaster, or our own carelessness, our favorite shows and movies about life after civilization give us a morbid look at what the world will look like after we've destroyed it. In case you've been living under a rock the past 10 years, The Walking Dead follows Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) after he wakes up from a coma to find the hospital abandoned and zombies, aka walkers, roaming the earth.
Netflix Set in post-apocalyptic Glendale, Calif., Daybreak follows the story of 17-year-old Josh Wheeler (Colin Ford) as he tries to navigate a brutal (and yet highly comedic) world in which all adults have been turned into mindless, bloodthirsty zombies thanks to a nuclear explosion. He joins forces with a small band of misfits on a quest to find his missing girlfriend, avoiding roving gangs of other teenagers to survive this totally bizarre apocalypse.
Though this series was canceled by Netflix after only one season, it's still a solid investment of your time and a lighter take on the apocalypse than other options. The enemy in The Last Ship is actually a global pandemic that strikes while the crew of the USS Nathan James was isolated on a mission in the Arctic.
This series manages to mix the existential crises that come with the breakdown of human society with the jump scares of an apocalyptic thriller, making it an excellent choice for your next binge. Set 97 years after a nuclear apocalypse, the only human survivors live on an orbiting space station called The Ark.
When overpopulation becomes a problem, however, 100 juvenile delinquents are jettisoned from the ship and sent to a radioactive Earth to test whether the atmosphere is habitable. SY FY, Ben Mark Goldberg/Kyffin a blend of the sci-fi and pandemic genres, 12 Monkeys follows James Cole's (Aaron Stanford) mission through time to stop the release of a deadly virus.
While most humans have been wiped out in Scandinavia where the series is set, two siblings survived the epidemic by sheltering in a bunker for six years. They emerge to search for their father and end up joining forces with another group of survivors in the hopes of finding a quarantine zone.
While many apocalypse narratives are caused by human corruption and greed, some like Salvation are just built on bad luck. This series, which lasted two seasons, is set in the present day as scientists discover an asteroid heading straight for earth.
Chris Wood, Claudia Black, Kristen Guthrie, David Gas, Christina Moses, Containment When a mysterious epidemic hits Atlanta, an unprecedented quarantine is enforced on the city's Zone 6, leaving those inside desperate and fighting for survival.
Though this series only ran for one season on The CW, it will definitely suck you in and remind you why social distancing is so important during an outbreak. The series follows a CDC doctor, Ephraim Good weather (Corey Still), as he investigates a viral outbreak that, essentially, turns humans into bloodthirsty vampires.
As New York City slowly but surely gets overrun, humans are faced with the possibility of extinction if they don't learn to fight off this new species of predator. This blockbuster hit that totally cashed in on the Mayan Calendar hysteria postulates that the world will end in a simultaneous set of earthquakes, volcanos, tsunamis, and every other climate catastrophe you can possibly imagine.
Through it all, one family attempts to escape California and make it to China, where the governments of the world have banded together to create state-of-the-art arks to preserve the human race. Contagion tells the story of a deadly viral outbreak that begins in Asia and slowly spreads to the U.S. and eventually the entire world.
As the CDC attempts to contain the virus and find a cure, society begins to break down as the mortality rate climbs. Specialist who is taken hostage in exchange for a cure, and the CDC virologists who race to understand and overcome the virus before it wipes out billions.
After seven years of starvation and destitution, the citizens of the caboose start a revolution and launch their mission to make it to the front car, where the train's creator and ruler, Mr. Wilford (Ed Harris) lives. Set in a post-invasion world, A Quiet Place follows one family's struggle to survive bloodthirsty aliens who hunt by sound by relying on sign language and clever means of soundless travel.
From aliens, to environmental destruction, to zombies, there are many ways that the world can end. If you’re looking for a post-apocalyptic show to watch, we’ve collected a list of nine of them that are available to stream on Netflix right now.
You’ll be able to find a show that makes you enjoy watching the world end. In Jericho, residents of a small, Kansas town see a nuclear mushroom cloud.
This show focuses more on how the town’s inhabitants deal with the fact they might be some only people left alive. In Zoo, a zoologist in Africa notices animals attacking humans and that this is happening more frequently all across the world.
The series follows herpes from a place called the Four Lands as they work together to keep a demon army from destroying the world. This series covers a thousand years after humankind has fallen and been nearly destroyed, and this group of elves and humans has to save the world.
If you feel like The Walking Dead focuses too much on only one area of the country, this series takes the show on the road. Occurring years after the zombie apocalypse ruined America, this show follows Murphy, the only person who survived the virus, and the only hope of a cure.
After nuclear war destroys earth, humans flee to space stations to continue on. This young adults series is an intriguing take on a post-apocalyptic world and mashes up many genres in a way that will appeal to many kinds of viewers.
As unknown outside forces arrive, some LA inhabitants side with the invaders while others rebel. This show follows former FBI agent Will Bowman and his wife as they work to get their son back after he was separated from them during the invasion.
Will is offered the chance to work with the invading forces in order to get his son back. The issues between other humans make this show interesting, and the high-production value for a zombie series really sets The Walking Dead apart.
The Rain follows two Danish siblings as they leave their bunker six years after the event happened. This series also deals with romance, jealousy, and interpersonal conflict between the young survivors.