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7 Best Shows Like ‘Bodies’ To Watch If You Love the Series

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Bodies is a British sci-fi murder-mystery series created by Paul Tomalin. Based on the DC Vertigo comic and graphic novel of the same name written by Si Spencer, and illustrated by Dean Ormston, Tula Lotay, Meghan Hetrick, and Phil Winsdale. The Netflix series follows four different detectives in four different periods trying to solve the same murder in London. Bodies stars Stephen Graham, Amaka Okafor, Jacob Fortune-Lloyd, Shira Haas, Kyle Soller, Tom Mothersdale, and Synnove Karlsen. So, if you loved the Netflix series here are some similar shows you could watch next.

Altered Carbon (Netflix)

Shows Like Altered Carbon
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Altered Carbon is a high-concept sci-fi series created by Laeta Kalogridis, but at the heart of the first season of this series is a murder mystery which should be interesting for the fans of Bodies. Based on a 2002 cyberpunk novel of the same name by Richard K. Morgan, the Netflix series is set in a world where only the body dies not the mind as all of the data is stored in a “cortical stack,” and can be revived in different bodies known as “sleeve.” The series follows the story of Takeshi Kovacs, who was reawakened to solve the mysterious death of a wealthy man. Altered Carbon stars Joel Kinnaman in the lead role with James Purefoy, Martha Higareda, Chris Conner, Dichen Lachman, and Ato Essandoh starring in supporting roles.

Penny Dreadful (Showtime & Prime Video Add-On)

Shows Like Penny Dreadful
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Penny Dreadful is a gothic horror drama series created by John Logan. The Showtime series is set in 1891 London and it follows an American gunman, adventurer Malcolm Murray, and the mysterious Vanessa Ives as they try to rescue Murray’s daughter from a mysterious creature. Penny Dreadful has a complicated and entertaining story filled with layered and intelligently written characters. Penny Dreadful stars Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, and Reeve Carney stars in the leading roles with Rory Kinnear, Billie Piper, Danny Sapani, Harry Treadway, Josh Hartnett, Helen McCrory, Simon Russell Beale, Patti LuPone, and Wes Studi starring in supporting roles.

Twin Peaks (Paramount+ & Prime Video Add-On)

Shows Like Twin Peaks
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Twin Peaks is one of the most iconic series in a similar genre as Bodies. Created by Mark Frost and David Lynch, the surreal mystery drama series follows the story of FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper as he comes to a small town called Twin Peaks to look into the murder of homecoming queen Laura Palmer. Twin Peaks was canceled only after two seasons but it came back for a movie and a third season on Showtime. Twin Peaks stars Kyle MacLachlan in the lead role with Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick, Dana Ashbrook, Richard Beymer, Lara Flynn Boyle, Sherilyn Fenn, Warren Frost, and Peggy Lipton starring in supporting roles.

Severance (Apple TV+)

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Severance is a surreal mystery drama with a crazy concept just like Bodies. Created by Dan Erickson, the Apple TV+ series follows the story of Mark and the team he works with in his office, but the twist in this series is that the memories of Mark and his colleagues have surgically been divided between their personal and work lives. So, when they get home they don’t remember what they did in the office and when they get to the office they can’t remember what their lives are on the outside. Severance stars Adam Scott in the lead role with Britt Lower, Patricia Arquett, John Turturro, Christopher Walken, Zach Cherry, Tramell Tillman, and Dichel Lachman starring in supporting roles.

Upload (Prime Video)

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Upload is a sci-fi comedy series instead in some moments when it’s not and that’s when it turns into a murder mystery. Created by Greg Daniels, the Prime Video series is set in a world where one can live on in a virtual death even after their death. Upload follows the story of Nathan, a computer programmer who dies prematurely and is uploaded in a virtual heaven known as Lakeview, where he is under the thumb of his possessive still alive girlfriend. Soon, Nathan meets Nora, a customer service rep working for Lakeview and as they begin developing feelings for each other Nora begins to think that Nathan’s death might not have been an accident. Upload stars Robbie Amell and Andy Allo in the lead roles with Allegra Edwards, Zainab Johnson, Kevin Bigley, Andrea Rosen, Owen Daniels, and Josh Banday starring in supporting roles.

The OA (Netflix)

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The OA is a mystery sci-fi drama with some supernatural and fantasy elements. Created by Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij, the Netflix series follows the story of a bling young woman who disappeared seven years ago and has now resurfaced in mysterious circumstances as her vision is healed and she refuses to tell the FBI and her adoptive parents anything about the time when she was missing. The OA stars Brit Marling in the lead role with Emory Cohen, Scott Wilson, Phyllis Smith, Alice Krige, Patrick Gibson, Brendan Meyer, Brandon Perea, Ian Alexander, and Jason Isaacs starring in supporting roles.

Dark (Netflix)

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Dark is a German sci-fi mystery drama that shows us time travel and even takes us to alternate worlds. Created by Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese, the Netflix series is set in a small German town and it follows the story of a young boy Jonas Kahnwald, who is still devastated by his father’s suicide when two children go missing we come to know a group of characters who are connected to the horrific past of the town. Dark is simply one of the best sci-fi series ever created and it is a worldwide phenomenon for a reason and that’s its brilliant storytelling.

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