Have you ever felt as if there is nothing left for you to do but relax and unwind? If yes, then there’s nothing better than switching on your Xfinity TV to enjoy some high quality and entertaining content.
In addition, if fantastical creatures, fantastical planets and epic journeys intrigue you then online content offers plenty of high-quality options. That’s because, fantasy series can offer the perfect escape from workweek monotony. In this piece, we will highlight some of the top fantasy shows available for streaming this weekend – let’s jump right in!
Top 5 Fantasy Series You Must Watch
Looking for some amazing content? Here’s a list of the best fantasy series you can watch this weekend:
1. Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones, one of the most successful and influential fantasy television series ever, was inspired by George R.R. Martin’s best-selling novels of the same name. The story centers around Westeros, an alternate medieval Europe with long seasons that last years, and its noble families as they attempt to achieve dominance through brutal struggle for power.
Daenerys Targaryen, a young lady who sits atop the Iron Throne with three dragons at her command, ascends in power gradually throughout the program. Meanwhile, viewers learn more about the White Walkers–ancient enemies of civilization living outside the Wall–and their threat against civilization.
Game of Thrones has become a cultural phenomenon due to its storyline twists, graphic splendor, and overall brilliance. It has won multiple honors and developed a loyal fan base; some viewers were however dismayed with what they felt was hastily put together last season that lacks cohesion; nevertheless it remains one of fantasy television’s landmark shows and should be experienced by every fantasy TV fan!
2. Stranger Things
Stranger Things is the perfect show to start watching if you want to experience both nostalgia and thrills simultaneously. Set in Hawkins, Indiana in the 1980s, this fantasy drama revolves around some young people uncovering sinister secrets within their hometown of Hawkins. On their quest to locate their lost comrade, they encounter an engaging young lady with telekinetic abilities.
Through her, they discover a secret government lab, a location known as The Upside Down and an evil creature known as Demogorgon as well as a sinister plot behind it all. Stranger Things makes extensive reference to popular 1980s sci-fi and horror classics such as E.T., The Goonies and Alien with its captivating plot, engaging characters, catchy songs and multitude of nostalgic cultural references – creating an emotional roller coaster ride of laughter and tears in equal measures! It offers viewers an unforgettable journey brimming with emotion from start to finish!
3. The Witcher
If you enjoy grim and realistic fantasy, The Witcher may be just what you are looking for. Based on Andrzej Sapkowski’s books and computer games, this show follows Geralt of Rivia – known as a witcher – as he travels across a war-torn continent known simply as “the Continent”.
On his journeys he meets powerful sorceress Yennefer of Vengerberg who’s set on charting her own path while young Princess Ciri holds onto secrets that could alter history’s course – making this show unforgettable with action scenes, fantastic effects and charisma from its central cast members making this show unforgettable.
4. The Magicians
“The Magicians” may be just what you’re looking for if you enjoyed Harry Potter or The Chronicles of Narnia. Based on Lev Grossman’s books, this fantasy show is equal parts magic, adventure, and humor.
Quentin Coldwater discovers that his childhood novels about fantasy worlds are true – in particular they offer admission into an elite college known only as Brakebills for magicians – only later to discover that dangerous forces threaten both magical and mundane realms; magic is no mere game! This program boasts a captivating cast of characters along with an intelligent storyline and intelligent script!
5. Shadow and Bone
Shadow and Bone may be the ideal fantasy series for those searching for something fresh and intriguing. Based on Leigh Bardugo’s books, this adaptation takes place in a world in which some individuals called Grisha possessing magical control of elements exist.
Alina Starkov, our protagonist who discovers her ability to call light may hold the key to eliminating Ravka’s Shadow Fold; but at the same time she attracts attention from rival groups that hope to use her influence for themselves; with its complex magic system, captivating plot, superb cast members, rich universe and its diverse inhabitants, this program certainly stands out among its peers!
Fantasy storytelling provides a range of captivating narratives. There’s something to please every fantasy fan in the fantasy genre, whether they prefer political intrigue of “Game of Thrones”, throwback appeal of “Stranger Things”, grim realism of “The Witcher”, enchanted adventure “The Magicians”, or dark allure from Shadow and Bone – fantasy shows can take us into fantastical worlds without compromising professional media consumption standards – make yourself comfortable with some popcorn and take yourself on amazing journeys!