14 fresh mini-series for every taste that is easy to swallow in one sitting

In this article, we have collected fresh high-rated TV shows that can be watched for a couple of evenings or over the weekend. They do not have long monologues, boring episodes or drawn-out scenes. Everything is emotional, dynamic and fresh – as a modern viewer loves. A variety of genres will allow you to choose something to your taste and have a good free time.

At  moodforyou.com, we love TV shows and swallow mini-series in one go. Perhaps with our selection you will also want to postpone things in order to immerse yourself in new fascinating stories.

Maniac

14 fresh mini-series for every taste that are easy to swallow in one sitting

© Maniac / Netflix  

Since childhood, Owen has been living with a diagnosis of schizophrenia and suffers from a rejection of himself. Annie is tormented by a broken relationship and tries to drown out the mental pain with pills. They are found on a test of a new drug, the creators of which promise to rid the wards of all emotions and mental problems. It seems that for the heroes this is a chance to start a new life, but scientists, as always, are silent about the side effects.

  • IMDb Rating  – 7.8

Wayne

14 fresh mini-series for every taste that are easy to swallow in one sitting

© Wayne / YouTube Premium  

Mother left Wayne a few years ago, and his father, who has been raising the guy all this time, is dying. In order to somehow escape from the loss, the teenager, together with his girlfriend, goes in search of a stolen vintage car – the only thing that he inherited from his father. Escape from a past life turns into a couple of brutal, adrenaline-filled adventures, which not everyone will decide. But these two have nothing more to lose.

  • IMDb Rating  – 8.4

Miracle: Tears of the Madonna

14 fresh mini-series for every taste that are easy to swallow in one sitting

© The Miracle / Arte France  

In the house of the cool mafia boss, police find a figure of the Madonna, who is crying with bloody tears. The phenomenon immediately arouses great interest among the government and scientists, but in order to avoid unnecessary publicity, few are allowed to the statuette. A priest who has lost faith and is mired in sins himself, a laboratory doctor and the prime minister will try to explain what is happening from their perspectives. In the meantime, they will test their atheism for strength, a miracle will affect each of them.

  • IMDb Rating  – 7.6

Keepers

14 fresh mini-series for every taste that are easy to swallow in one sitting

© Watchmen / HBO  

The alternative universe of “Guardians” only resembles the familiar world. In it, natural disasters are replaced by skirmishes of white and dark-skinned people, those who are under the guise of trying to do their justice are called superheroes, and the police are not always able to stand up for themselves. But when a new wave of racial extermination is coming, the guardians of order have no choice but to hide their faces under masks and find out who is behind all this.

  • IMDb Rating  – 8.1

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Homecoming

14 fresh mini-series for every taste that are easy to swallow in one sitting

© Homecoming / Amazon Prime Video  

Heidi once worked as a psychologist at the Homecoming Military Support Center. She helped soldiers deal with post-traumatic stress disorder and adapt to a normal life. But that was a long time ago, and since then she seems to remember nothing. She doesn’t even remember why she decided to suddenly leave and get a job as a waitress in a cafe. An employee of the Ministry of Defense, who for some reason is very interested in Heidi’s past, will help her return to the past and find out the true events.

  • IMDb Rating  – 7.5

Sons of freedom

14 fresh mini-series for every taste that are easy to swallow in one sitting

© Sons of Liberty / The History Channel  

Before becoming an independent state, America has long been a British colony. Huge taxes, oppression and the tough policy of the colonialist caused constant discontent among the local population, until a group of people who called themselves “Sons of Liberty” decided to confront the invaders and fight for the independence of their country.

  • IMDb Rating  – 7.5

Trash

14 fresh mini-series for every taste that are easy to swallow in one sitting

© Fleabag / BBC Three  

Rubbish has no name, but there are more than enough problems. She unsuccessfully tries to establish communication with her sister, father and his new wife, conducts mental dialogues with her deceased friend, tries to find somewhere to live on and meet a normal guy. But everything usually goes head over heels. Therefore, Rubbish lives the moment, waving at all troubles. And she does it pretty well.

  • IMDb Rating  – 8.7

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14 fresh mini-series for every taste that are easy to swallow in one sitting

© Undone / Amazon Studios  

Alma’s boring and routine life changes in an instant when she sees a dead father on the side of the road and gets into an accident. Waking up from a coma, the girl realizes that her father has not disappeared. Now he invariably penetrates her life, shows her the other side of the world and shares secrets with her. A man teaches his daughter to control feelings, move in time and asks her to return to the past in order to save him from death.

An unusual picture in the series was achieved by rotoscoping. After filming, each frame of the film was traced and processed manually.

  • IMDb Rating  – 8.3

Just kidding

© Kidding / Showtime  

Jeff Pickles is a true storyteller, the hero of any child and adult. He leads the funniest children’s television show, helps the sick, participates in charity – in a word, he tries to make this world a better place. Only his own life is falling apart before his eyes. Jeff lost one son, the other refuses to talk with him, his wife leaves him after a long life together. Now a person who is used to smiling wholeheartedly whole life has to solve personal problems and hide real tears.

  • IMDb Rating  – 8

Life after death

14 fresh mini-series for every taste that are easy to swallow in one sitting

© After Life / Netflix  

After the death of his wife, Tony is ready to hate the whole world. All people around and including themselves. He had repeatedly thought of going to the next world, but who then would take care of his dog? In order not to go crazy with emotional experiences, Tony allows himself to express feelings: he says what he thinks and does what he wants. Now he has to accept the loss and learn to live for himself.

  • IMDb Rating  – 8.4

Miracle workers

14 fresh mini-series for every taste that are easy to swallow in one sitting

© Miracle Workers / Warner Bros. Television  

In a huge heavenly office, consisting of many departments, not the best of times. God depressed, began to sit days on the couch and ignore prayers. After that, he decided to destroy the Earth, because “the world has become completely different.” Two angels from the Department of processing and execution of prayers are slightly concerned about this state of affairs. They decide to make a bet with the boss to save the planet. Now, in 2 weeks, they need to perform one of the most difficult prayers and return to the Lord faith in humanity.

  • IMDb Rating  – 6.9

Incredible

14 fresh mini-series for every taste that are easy to swallow in one sitting

© Unbelievable / Netflix  

The series is based on real events that occurred in 2008. Schoolgirl Marie filed a police rape complaint. The girl said that an unfamiliar man had entered her house and threatened with reprisal if she made noise. Law enforcement officers promptly checked the crime scene and did all medical examinations, but found no signs of violence. Marie was considered a liar and forced to answer before the court. Having taken an interest in the case, detective Karen Duval and her colleague Grace Rasmussen find out that in 30 different cities about 30 women reported similar attacks in 3 cities and the man did not leave any marks at any crime scene.

  • IMDb Rating  – 8.5

She is Grace

14 fresh mini-series for every taste that are easy to swallow in one sitting

© Alias Grace / Netflix  

For 15 years, Grace has been serving a sentence for the murder of his former master. She does not remember what happened on the night of the murder, but she still sees in the nightmares the horrors that happened to her in the employer’s house. Dr. Simon Jordan is trying to help the girl restore the events preceding the crime, but this only further confuses herself and her.

  • IMDb Rating  – 7.8

And nobody is dead

14 fresh mini-series for every taste that are easy to swallow in one sitting

© And Then There Were None / BBC One  

On a remote island off the coast of the county of Devon, 8 guests arrive, previously unknown to each other. They are met by a couple of servants and reports that the owners of the estate are temporarily absent. During lunch, the participants notice the figures of 10 soldiers on the table and hear someone’s voice telling about the crimes committed by the guests. Excited people rush to get out of the island, but find themselves in a trap where, one by one, they become victims of someone’s well-thought-out killings.

The series is based on the famous detective novel by Agatha Christie “Ten Little Indians.”

  • IMDb Rating  – 8

Bonus: Irish

14 fresh mini-series for every taste that are easy to swallow in one sitting

© Kill the Irishman / Netflix  

Martin Scorsese’s new film with Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci turned out to be so long that netizens offer to watch it as a mini-series. Not everyone can handle 3 and a half hours of gang fighting. But, if you break a long tape into logically complete parts, a viewing will really be easier and more enjoyable.

What mini-series of recent years could you recommend to watch?

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