15 underrated Netflix shows of 2020

VIRGIN RIVER - Martin Henderson as Jack Sheridan; Alexandra Breckenridge as Melinda Monroe of VIRGIN RIVER - NETFLIX (c) 2020
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5. I Am Not Okay with This

Seasons: 1

Developed By: Jonathan Entwistle and Christy Hall

Starring: Sophia Lillis, Wyatt Oleff, Sofia Bryant, Kathleen Rose Perkins

Why It’s Underrated: One of the worst feelings as a television watcher is when your favorite show gets renewed for another season… then out of thin air, that renewal is reversed into a cancellation. There’s a lot of that going around these days for shows like ABC’s Stumptown and Netflix’s underrated coming-of-age dramedy I Am Not Okay with This. Even though it’s not coming back for another season, it’s still one of the most charming yet glossed over shows of 2020.

Based on Charles Forsman’s comic book of the same name, I Am Not Okay with This stars Sophia Lillis as Sydney Novak, a 17-year-old high school student who begins to discover her powers of telekinesis. While grappling with everything from school to home and sexuality to identity, Sydney’s superpower awakening adds another layer to her complicated coming-of-age experience, and it’s one she definitely didn’t see coming.

I Am Not Okay with This garnered mostly positive reception from critics, holding a respectable 87% on Rotten Tomatoes. Bolstered by a strong leading performance by Lillis and relatable storytelling about adolescence, I Am Not Okay with This quickly gathered a small but mighty following and a second season renewal. Unfortunately, due to circumstances surrounding the pandemic and the changes it has placed on productions, the series was canceled and left underrated forever.