Stranger Things Readalikes

TV Show:  Stranger Things     Description:  This thrilling Netflix original drama stars Golden Globe-winning actress Winona Ryder as Joyce Byers, who lives in a small Indiana town in 1983 — inspired by a time when tales of science fiction captivated audiences. When Joyce’s 12-year-old son, Will, goes missing, she launches a terrifying investigation into his disappearance with local authorities. As they search for answers, they unravel a series … Continue reading Stranger Things Readalikes

Paw Patrol Readalikes

Wikipedia’s Description: A group of six rescue dogs, led by a tech-savvy boy named Ryder, has adventures in “PAW Patrol.” The heroic pups, who believe “no job is too big, no pup is too small,” work together to protect the community. Among the members of the group are fire-dog Marshall, police pup Chase, and fearless Skye. All of the animals have special skills, gadgets and … Continue reading Paw Patrol Readalikes

Shimmer and Shine Readalikes

Wikipedia’s Description:  Twins Shimmer and Shine are genies-in-training who grant wishes for their best friend, Leah. The wishes don’t always go as smoothly as they plan, though — after all, they’re still in training — and the girls must clean up the magical mess that results from the issues. Read-a-likes for ages 3+     Main appeals:  Girl power, female friendships, magic/fantasy worlds, comedic misadventures, … Continue reading Shimmer and Shine Readalikes

The Great British Bakeoff Readalikes

Wikipedia’s Description: The Great British Bake Off (often referred to as Bake Off or GBBO) is a British television baking competition produced by Love Productions, in which a group of amateur bakers compete against each other in a series of rounds, attempting to impress a group of judges with their baking skills. Readalikes for Teens/Adults Appeals: Cooking/baking, foodie culture Relish: My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy Knisley Amazon’s Description:  “Lucy Knisley … Continue reading The Great British Bakeoff Readalikes

Barbie Life in the Dreamhouse Readalikes

TV Shows: Barbie: Life in the Dreamhouse Readalikes for Kids: Ages 7+ Description: Debuting in 2012 as a series of online shorts (now available on Netflix as well), Barbie: Life in the Dreamhouse is set in a fictional version of Malibu, California where all inhabitants are dolls from the Barbie line (including Barbie and her sisters, Skipper, Stacie, and Chelsea).  The series revolves around the day-to-day life of … Continue reading Barbie Life in the Dreamhouse Readalikes

The Crown Readalikes

TV Shows: The Crown Readalikes for Teens and Adults  Wikipedia’s Description: Based on an award-winning play (“The Audience”) by showrunner Peter Morgan, this lavish, Netflix-original drama chronicles the life of Queen Elizabeth II (Claire Foy) from the 1940s to modern times. The series begins with an inside look at the early reign of the queen, who ascended the throne at age 25 after the death of … Continue reading The Crown Readalikes

Making a Murderer Readalikes

TV Show: Making a Murderer  Readalikes For Teens and Adults Wikipedia’s Description: Exonerated after spending nearly two decades in prison for a crime he did not commit, Steven Avery filed suit against Manitowoc County, Wis., and several individuals involved with his arrest. Shortly after, however, Avery found himself behind bars again, this time accused of the murder of 25-year-old photographer Teresa Halbach. She was last seen … Continue reading Making a Murderer Readalikes