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Wednesday. Jenna Ortega as Wednesday Addams in episode 104 of Wednesday. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2022 /

Wednesday

Created by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar

Cast: Jenna Ortega, Gwendoline Christie, Riki Lindhome, Jamie McShane, Hunter Doohan, Percy Hynes White, Emma Myers, Joy Sunday, Georgie Farmer, Naomi J. Ogawa, Moosa Mostafa, and Christina Ricci

Aside from Stranger Things season 4, Wednesday was the biggest Netflix hit of 2022. The series premiered on Netflix in November 2022, and it’s basically been in the Netflix Top 10 ever since (and it’s still going strong in February). According to Netflix, fans watched more than 1.2 billion hours of Wednesday in its first four weeks on the platform. It’s officially the second biggest Netflix release of all time behind Stranger Things season 4.

Jenna Ortega is incredible as Wednesday Addams. She never even blinks when on camera during the whole season! Ortega was nominated for a Golden Globe for playing the iconic character. Wednesday picks up when Wednesday transfers to Nevermore Academy. After a monster attacks a student and others in the small town of Jericho, Wednesday tries to get to the bottom of this mystery.

The series is a refreshing take on the characters from The Addams Family. It’s going to be very interesting to see what happens next. Wednesday has already been renewed for season 2 on Netflix (obviously), but it’s going to be a while until we see the new season. Unfortunately, Wednesday will not be released on Netflix in 2023.

– Written by Bryce Olin