Euphoria has been hailed as the ultimate teen series, and rightly so with its perfect fairytale looks and deep and gritty storylines. The series somehow captures the magic and anxiety of being a teenager and with brilliant performances by Zendaya, Sydney Sweeney, Hunter Schafer, and basically everyone in the cast of the series, so it was sure to be a hit. So, today we are going to list the 11 best shows that are similar to Euphoria, so you can watch those shows while waiting for the third season.
Skins (UK) (Hulu)
Synopsis: The smash hit drama series following the lives and loves of a group of raucous friends in Bristol. Tony, Nicholas Hoult, is a smart 17-year-old. He undermines his dad, Harry Enfield, on a daily basis and effortlessly covers up for his little sister’s, Kaya Scodelario, covert delinquency.
Freaks and Geeks (Hulu & Paramount+)
Synopsis: The universal experience of teenagehood as lived by the regular old freaks and geeks in a Michigan high school, circa 1980, is the subject of this wistful comedy-drama executive-produced by Emmy-winner Judd Apatow and series creator Paul Feig.
Dare Me (Netflix)
Synopsis: Dare Me is an unflinching exploration of volatile female friendships, jealousy, loyalty and the dynamics of power in a small Midwestern town. Peering behind the all-American façade, the series dives into the cutthroat world of competitive high school cheerleading, following the fraught relationship between two best friends after a new coach arrives to bring their team to prominence. Part coming-of-age story, part small-town drama, part murder mystery, Dare Me exposes the physical and psychological extremes that some young women are willing to endure in order to get ahead.
Sex Education (Netflix)
Synopsis: Sex Education is a Netflix comedy-drama starring Asa Butterfield, Gillian Anderson, Ncuti Gatwa, Aimee Lou Wood, Connor Swindells, Kedar Williams-Stirling, and Emma Mackey. The show follows Otis Milburn, an awkward teenage virgin who channels the knowledge of his sex therapist mother to counsel his peers at school, with his classmate Maeve Wiley.
We Are Who We Are (HBO Max)
Synopsis: In this fearless coming-of-age series, enigmatic 14-year-old Fraser (Jack Dylan Grazer) is uprooted from his life when his mother (Chloe Sevigny) accepts a position in a struggling army unit in a seaside Italian town. In the midst of exploring his gender identity, Fraser meets Caitlin (newcomer Jordan Kristine Seamon), another teen on base also grappling with her identity.
Genera+ion (HBO Max)
Synopsis: Genera+ion is a dark yet playful half-hour following a group of high school students whose exploration of modern sexuality (devices and all) tests deeply entrenched beliefs about life, love and the nature of family in their conservative community. The ensemble cast includes Chloe East, Chase Sui Wonders, Haley Sanchez, Lukita Maxwell, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Nathanya Alexander, Nava Mau and Uly Schlesinger with Justice Smith and Martha Plimpton.
The End of the F***ing World (Netflix)
Synopsis: Inspired by a comic book, THE END OF THE F***ING WORLD, is a black humoured road movie-style drama with an unlikely love story at its heart. James and Alyssa are rebel teenagers running away from home. From dreary suburbia and rundown shopping malls to lush landscapes and big vistas, they’re on a quest to find a better life with Alyssa’s idol – her estranged father. This is an emotional coming-of-age drama where two outcast teenagers from a disillusioned generation come together and learn what it feels like to make a human connection for the very first time.
Grand Army (Netflix)
Synopsis: Grand Army tunnels into a generation that’s raging and rising. Five students at the largest public high school in Brooklyn take on our chaotic world as they fight to succeed, survive, wild out, break free and seize the future.
The Sex Lives of College Girls (HBO Max)
Synopsis: Created by Emmy®-nominated writer/producer Mindy Kaling and Justin Noble, The Sex Lives of College Girls follows four college roommates as they arrive at New England’s prestigious Essex College. A bundle of contradictions and hormones, these girls are equal parts lovable and infuriating as they live out their new, free lives on campus.
Gossip Girl (HBO Max)
Synopsis: Nearly a decade after the original Gossip Girl’s website went dark, a new generation of Upper East Side private school teens are introduced to the unforgiving and transformative reality of nonstop social surveillance. Diving back into the scandalous lives of Manhattan’s elite, this extension of the pop culture classic explores just how much social media – and the landscape of New York City itself – has evolved since we last dished on the Met steps. But while the times may have changed, the drama is richer than ever.
Betty (HBO Max)
Synopsis: Inspired by the critically acclaimed film “Skate Kitchen,” this New York City–set series follows a diverse group of “betties,” young women navigating the male-oriented world of skateboarding. Best friends Kirt (Nina Moran) and Janay (Dede Lovelace) organize an “all-girls skate sesh” on NYC’s Lower East Side where they soon form a bond with three other women.