There was A LOT of new stuff on Netflix this April. So much I couldn’t keep up. What I was most excited about was Bates Motel season 5, which I wasn’t expecting for another few weeks. Then the kids were thrilled to see Boss Baby, the series, come to Netflix this month, I’ve watched it with them and it’s really funny!
I’ve a list a brief description of some of what was new this month, there is more but I just can’t fit it all in. There is some new things out today (Friday) too that is listed below! Enjoy!
NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES
3%: Season 2 (27/04/2018)
As the next Process nears, the Cause plots to wipe out the system once and for all, and Michele finds herself in a precarious position.
Dope: Season 2 (20/04/2018)
The drug war never ends. Camera crews follow smugglers, users and law enforcement agencies across Indiana, the Caribbean, Detroit and Atlanta.
Fastest Car: Season 1 (06/04/2018)
In each episode, three souped-up “sleeper” cars go head-to-head with one of the world’s most sought-after supercars.
Happy!: Season 1 (26/04/2018)
A boozy ex-cop turned hitman thinks he’s losing his marbles when a cartoon unicorn only he can see urges him to rescue a girl kidnapped by Santa.
Money Heist: Part 2 (06/04/2018)
As the police close in on the Professor’s identity, his lack of communication with the Mint team leads to mutiny and the arrest of one of the robbers.
Lost in Space: Season 1 (13/04/2018)
With Earth in crisis, the Robinson family heads to space to write a new chapter in human history in this revival of the iconic ’60s sci-fi series.
My Next Guest Needs No Introduction With David Letterman: JAY-Z (06/04/2018)
Dave gets a lesson in flow, hip-hop culture and the criminal justice system from Jay-Z and drops in on producer Rick Rubin in his Malibu studio.
Superstition: Season 1 (29/04/2018)
A family of morticians with supernatural connections provides “afterlife care” for clients who’ve suffered unworldly deaths.
The Alienist: Season 1 (19/04/2018)
In 1896 New York, Dr. Laszlo Kreizler joins reporter John Moore, police clerk Sara Howard and forensics experts the Isaacsons to catch a serial killer.
The Letdown: Season 1 (21/04/2018)
Audrey, mother of a 2-month-old, joins a new-parents support group, where she makes some quirky friends facing various challenges and life changes.
The Chalet: Season 1 (17/04/2018)
Friends gathered at a remote chalet in the French Alps for a summer getaway are caught in a deadly trap as a dark secret from the past comes to light.
The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale (01/04/2018)
Trending news, pop culture, social media, original videos and more come together in host Joel McHale’s new weekly comedy commentary show.
Black Lightning: Season 1 (New episodes Tuesdays)
A retired vigilante leaves behind his quiet life as a school principal and returns to fighting crime in his New Orleans community.
Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments: Season 3 (04/04/2018)
While the Shadowhunters deal with changes in their personal lives, the demon Lilith embarks on a quest to resurrect her “precious boy” Jonathan.
Designated Survivor: Season 2 (New episodes Thursdays)
With the conspiracy more alarming than ever, a fiery lawyer joins President Kirkman’s staff and Agent Wells forms an alliance with a British spy.
Riverdale: Season 2 (New episodes Thursdays)
If Jason Blossom’s murder revealed the slimy underbelly beneath Riverdale’s surface, as we enter season two, the shooting of Fred Andrews threatens to plunge the entire town into utter darkness.
NETFLIX ORIGINAL FILM
6 Balloons (06/04/2018)
Over the course of one night, a woman drives her heroin addict brother across LA in search of a detox center, with his two-year-old daughter in tow.
A 14-year-old basketball phenom struggles to fit in with his new team after a video of him goes viral. Directed by Ryan Koo.
Candy Jar (27/04/2018)
An introverted high school girl from a working-class background falls in love with her wealthy debate team nemesis and realizes they share more in common than they thought.
Come Sunday (13/04/2018)
Based on true events, globally-renowned pastor Carlton Pearson risks everything when he questions church doctrine and is branded a modern-day heretic.
Four best girlfriends negotiate loss and major life changes during the last two weeks of high school in this coming-of-age comedy.
I Am Not An Easy Man (13/04/2018)
A shameless chauvinist gets a taste of his own medicine when he wakes up in a world dominated by women and locks horns with a powerful female author.
Orbiter 9 (06/04/2018)
A woman who’s been alone on a spaceship her whole life becomes enamored with an engineer who suddenly enters her life and upends her universe.
A trio of young, aspiring thieves learns what it takes to be successful pickpockets from a master in the arts of trickery and deception.
Suddenly possessed with supernatural powers, a father sets out to help his estranged daughter, who’s at risk of losing everything she’s lived for.
The 4th Company (06/04/2018)
In a violent prison in 1970s Mexico, a young inmate lands a spot on a football team that doubles as an enforcer squad for a corrupt administration.
The Week Of (27/04/2018)
Starring Adam Sandler and Chris Rock, this comedy centers on the week leading up to the wedding of their characters’ kids. Robert Smigel directs.
NETFLIX ORIGINAL COMEDY
Fary Is the New Black (03/04/2018)
Armed with wit and his trademark style, French comedy phenom Fary veers from pickup lines to racism and beyond in a dynamic, anything-goes special.
Greg Davies: You Magnificent Beast (10/04/2018)
British comedian Greg Davies revisits terrifying dates, manscaping disasters, his father’s pranks and more in a savagely funny stand-up special.
Kevin James: Never Don’t Give Up (24/04/2018)
Comedy star Kevin James dishes on fatherhood, fan interactions, ice cream and much more as he returns to the stand-up stage after a long absence.
The Honeymoon Stand Up Special: Collection (17/04/2018)
Impending parenthood does funny things to Natasha Leggero and Moshe Kasher, who dissect family, relationships and more in a trio of stand-up specials.
NETFLIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARIES
Bobby Kennedy for President (27/04/2018)
This docuseries examines the “Bobby Phenomenon” of the 1960s and the continuing influence of the man many see as the greatest loss of a turbulent era.
Chef’s Table: Pastry (13/04/2018)
Dessert comes first this season as four renowned pastry chefs serve up decadent treats, daring new flavors, and stories of struggle and triumph.
Mercury 13 (20/04/2018)
This documentary profiles women who were tested in 1961 for spaceflight, but had their dreams dashed when only men were chosen to become astronauts.
Ram Dass, Going Home (06/04/2018)
Spiritual teacher and ’60s icon Ram Dass meditates on life and death at his home on Maui 20 years after suffering a life-altering stroke.
NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES FOR KIDS
Spy Kids: Mission Critical: Season 1 (20/04/2018)
What if grown-up spies can’t do the job? It’s up to junior spies Juni and Carmen Cortez to defeat S.W.A.M.P. in an animated series based on the films.
The Boss Baby: Back in Business: Season 1 (06/04/2018)
With a little help from his brother and accomplice, Tim, Boss Baby tries to balance family life with his job at Baby Corp headquarters.
The Magic School Bus Rides Again: Season 2 (13/04/2018)
The Magic School Bus pulls out all the stops, taking Ms. Frizzle and the class to the top of a noodle mountain — and the center of the sun itself.
The New Legends of Monkey: Season 1 (27/04/2018)
A valiant girl liberates the Monkey King — a god long trapped in stone — in a quest to find seven sacred scrolls and save the world from evil.
NETFLIX ORIGINAL ANIME
Aggretsuko: Season 1 (20/04/2018)
Retsuko is a 25-year-old red panda who is an office associate in the accounting department of a trading company in Tokyo. All she wants is to do her job and get through the day, but when frustrations reach a boiling point, she vents through death metal.
Wakfu: Season 3 (01/04/2018)
When a secretive guild comes after Percedal’s children, Yugo and friends embark on a daunting rescue mission.