5 Great Scandinavian TV Shows to Stream on Netflix Right Now

5 Great Scandinavian TV Shows to Stream on Netflix Right Now
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These Nordic shows deserve every second of your time.

Are you in the mood for something a little different from your usual binge-watching fare? Well, Scandinavia has been churning out some absolutely stellar TV shows, and lucky for us, Netflix has scooped up quite a few.

1. The Chestnut Man (2021)

Set in Denmark, this show is a must-watch for those who love a chilling crime thriller. The story revolves around a serial killer who leaves little chestnut figures at crime scenes.It’s spooky, gripping, and full of twists. What else can you possibly ask for?

2. The Valhalla Murders (2019)

We head to Iceland for The Valhalla Murders. This series follows a detective who returns to his homeland to help investigate the country's first serial killer case.

It’s dark, moody, and brilliantly atmospheric. The landscapes are breathtaking, and the plot is compelling. If you're into Nordic noir, this one's a gem.

3. Ragnarok (2020)

Now, for a twist on Norse mythology, Ragnarok is a must-see. This Norwegian series blends the ancient myths with modern-day environmental issues in a small town.

It's a cool mix of teen drama and supernatural elements. The storyline is fresh, and the young cast does an excellent job.

4. Entrapped (2022)

Entrapped is an Icelandic crime drama that's actually a sequel to the series Trapped. The story follows the same detective from Trapped as he tackles new, complicated cases.

The show does an incredible job of weaving personal dramas with the main storyline, which makes the show so emotionally engaging and thrilling.

5. The Rain (2018)

This Danish post-apocalyptic series is a bit different from your typical Scandinavian show.

After a virus carried by rainfall wipes out most of Scandinavia, siblings Simone and Rasmus search for safety and answers. It's a gripping survival story with plenty of suspenseful moments.