Top 10 horror shows you can binge-watch during lockdown

Penny Dreadful
Eva Green as the lead character Vanessa Ives is magnetic in Penny Dreadful. The show follows the Crain family – husband, wife, and five kids – as they move into a new mansion. There are elements of The Twilight Zone which have inspired filmmakers like Jordan Peele to take the horror genre to the next level. The Twilight Zone
A still from The Twilight Zone. American Horror Story
American Horror Story premiered in 2011. The X-Files
Duchovny and Anderson in a still from The X-Files. FBI agent Dale Cooper is assigned the case but what he discovers during the investigation leaves the audience shell-shocked. 3. This is a Victorian horror show where literary characters like Dorian Gray, Victor Frankenstein and others are reimagined as horror characters with new storylines. The central character here is Sookie who falls in love with a 173-year-old vampire and has to manage both her worlds. The vampires live on Tru Blood and while they are fighting for equal rights, humans aren’t sold on the idea of living with vampires. This horror-comedy brings back Bruce Campbell in the role of Ash Williams. 2. For fans of the Evil Dead movies, this show was a gift, but it was also loved by those who enjoy watching bloodshed with a lot of physical violence on screen. And what better distraction than a horror series that can be binge-watched. The series has so far had ten seasons and has already been renewed for an eleventh season. 10. The series was recently revived by Peele. πŸ“£ The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Here are 10 horror shows that you can binge-watch during isolation:
1. Starring David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, The X-Files is one of the most iconic horror series of all time. This was the first show where HBO relaxed its rules regarding content which allowed sexual activity, profanity and graphic violence to be shown on television. The Sam Raimi show has Ash fighting against evil spirits in a gory fashion. 5. AHS brought back the horror genre on television and has continued to engage its fans. Created by Rod Serling, The Twilight Zone has had a lasting impact on the horror genre ever since the show first started in 1959. The HBO show lasted for seven seasons and ended in 2014. 8. Tales from the Crypt
The Cryptkeeper features in every episode. Created by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, American Horror Story is an anthology series that has been running successfully for nine seasons. The horror anthology series by HBO first premiered in 1989. The Haunting of the Hill House

This Netflix show is a 10-episode series and is based on a 1959 book of the same name by Shirley Jackson. The Walking Dead
A still from The Walking Dead. 4. 7. The Haunting of the Hill House is more of a psychological horror series instead of the ghosts-with-funny-make-up. Twin Peaks lasted for only two seasons during its original run but is still remembered as one of the best horror mysteries to have come out on television. These literary characters meet other fictional characters and what we get is a horror fest that will leave you wanting more. A third season was ordered by Showtime in 2017. The Cryptkeeper features in every episode and is, sort of, the narrator of the show. True Blood
A still from True Blood. Ash vs Evil Dead
Bruce Campbell has been associated with the franchise since 1981. Each episode of the series delved into sub-genres like thriller, horror and fantasy among others. Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson, Lily Rabe, Evan Peters, Emma Roberts are some of the recurring cast members here. Even though we don’t see many ghosts or spirits here, the storyline creates a deep impact on the viewer that forces them to stay with these characters much after the 10 episodes are over. True Blood is set in a world where humans and vampires co-exist. The nationwide lockdown has made sure that no one steps out amid the coronavirus threat. Penny Dreadful lasted for three seasons and was loved by fans of the horror genre. While Fox Mulder (Duchovny) is a believer of supernatural forces and extraterrestrial life, Dana Scully (Anderson) is a sceptic. Starring Kyle MacLachlan, the show first premiered in 1990. Twin Peaks is set in the town of Twin Peaks where a dead body is discovered under strange circumstances. Each season of AHS has a different story but the best seasons so far have been – Murder House, Asylum, Roanoke and Cult. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
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Twin Peaks was directed by David Lynch. 9. Written by Sampada Sharma
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Updated: March 26, 2020 4:43:48 pm

Here are some of the best horror shows that you can watch during lockdown. Β© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd As the two FBI agents solve one case after another, they find themselves in the middle of a world where everything isn’t as rational as they would have liked it to be. He had earlier played this role in the Evil Dead trilogy. Since this is an anthology, it does not require a long term commitment to binge-watch. 6. The forced self-isolation can get a little boring, and we all need something that can distract us from the stress of the pandemic. The post-apocalyptic zombie drama first began in 2010 and continues to be one of the most popular horror series on television.