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5 Netflix Shows to Watch with Your Family

By Isny Dewi R

13 November 2020

Recommendations for series and films on Netflix that can be enjoyed with your family.

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Even though you are still #stayingathome, there are various kind of fun activities that you can do with your family, especially on weekend. One of them is by watching fun shows on streaming apps like Netflix. Here are recommendations for series and films on Netflix that can be enjoyed with your family.
 
1. Over The Moon
This film tells the story of a young girl named Fei Fei who really likes the world of science, with the hope that one day she can make a rocket to fly to the moon. Fei Fei wants to prove the existence of the legendary Moon Goddess in China.
 
That belief started when Fei Fei was still a child and on a picnic with her parents. It was at that moment that the mother told of Chang'e, the moon goddess who was still waiting for her lover on the moon. From then on, Fei Fei believed in that story until she become a teenager, even after her mother passed away.
 
The conflict started when her father met and became interested in another woman. Fei Fei thought that woman would replace her mother. Then, at a banquet, Fei Fei recounted about Chang'e. However, the story was considered a joke by all who listened. She then made up her mind to build a rocket and intended to go to the moon to prove Chang'e's existence to her father and all her family members.
 
Over the Moon was directed by renowned animator, Glen Keane. Previously, he has been involved in many characters in the films The Little Mermaid, Oliver & Company, Beauty and the Beast, and Aladdin. This film has premiered on Netflix since 23 October.
 
2. Nailed It! Holiday!
With hosts Nicole Byer and Jacques Torres, as well as guest judges who are famous Hollywood celebrities, Nailed It! Holiday! is a baking competition reality show with very amateurish participants. They are challenged to make any kind of cakes with various challenges to get $ 10,000 prize.
 
This program is worth watching because the participants who are amateurish in baking, have to bake. And predictably, the cakes they made were so weird that they made people laugh.
 
3. A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting
This Netflix film, which has been premiered since 15 October 2020, tells the story of a high school student named Kelly Ferguson (Tamara Smart) who has to babysit Jacob Zellman (Ian Ho) on Halloween night. But then, she suddenly gets involved in strange things and is recruited into an international babysitter secret society that is tasked with protecting children with special power from monsters.
 
To keep Jacob safe, Kelly must join forces with Liz Lerue (Oona Laurence), the technology genius Berna Vincent (Troy Leigh-Anne Johnson), the special creature expert Cassie Zhen (Lynn Masako Cheng), and the potion expert Curtis Critter (Ty Consiglio) to defeat the mysterious monsters.
 
4. The Worst Witch
This fantasy genre series tells about the life of young witches at school. The Worst Witch premiered since 11 January 2017 on CBBC (UK) and ZDF (Germany). The series itself has entered its fourth season, which was released on 27 January 2020, and premiered on Netflix since 1 October 2020.
 
The story of The Worst Witch is adapted from a children's novel of the same name by Jill Murphy. The story in season 4 begins when a potion from an unsuccessful experiment makes Mildred Hubble (Lydia Page) 's appearance changed completely. It turns out that the failure was the act of Ethel Hallow (Jenny Richardson) who deliberately changed her spell so that Mildred failed to become chairman. Mildred also has to try hard to reverse the spell before sunset so that her appearance back to normal.
 
In another story, Beatrice (Ynez Williams), Sybil (Trixie Hyde), and Clarice (Kitty Slack) officially become part of the junior coven. They are then assigned by Fenella (Billie Boullet) to prove their loyalty to the coven by teaching a new student named Izzy (Saoirse Addison), who turns out to be from a non-magical family, so she has to learn from scratch.
 
5. Cobra Kai
The series, which has entered its second season, tells about 34 years after Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence's last match in the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament. Now Johnny lives in a slump and becomes unemployed. One time, he saved a child named Miguel. Since then, he has had the urge to restart the notorious Cobra Kai dojo. Miguel also became one of his students.
 
Unfortunately, the more good Miguel is at martial arts, the more poisoned his mind is of Cobra Kai's thug philosophy and becomes brutal. The problem is not over yet, Johnny, who re-opens Cobra Kai, makes his misunderstanding with Daniel LaRousso rise again. Daniel himself has become a successful person. Even so, Daniel felt that he had lost his balance in life since his mentor died.
 
Not only Daniel, his daughter, Samantha, is also involved in this conflict. She is in the midst of her fake friends, Johnny's bad boy named Robby, and in the shadow of Daniel. Now, the rivalry that has been buried for 34 years comes to life.

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