25 best Netflix shows during Droughtlander: The Sandman enters

The Sandman. Tom Sturridge as Dream in The Sandman. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2021
The Sandman. Tom Sturridge as Dream in The Sandman. Cr. Courtesy of Netflix © 2021 /

Netflix has some excellent content to check out during Droughtlander. The Sandman has just entered the list of 25 best Netflix shows for Outlander fans.

If you’re looking for something to watch during Droughtlander, you’ll want to turn to Netflix. We’ve put together a list of the top shows to watch on the streamer if you love Outlander. Every now and then, the list changes, and this is one of those times.

The Sandman came to Netflix on Friday, Aug. 5. Then just two weeks later, two more episodes dropped as a surprise. See where it has landed on our list of best shows on Netflix along with 24 other great options to check out.

What is The Sandman about?

Just how important is the dream world? That’s something the series, based on the Neil Gaiman graphic novel of the same name, looks into. Dream, a Cosmic being, has been held captive for a century. When he finally gets free, he learns his land has been destroyed.

Now he needs to travel the universe and time to gather everything he needs to get everything back in order. He’ll need some help to do it, especially with a Nightmare walking around in the human world.

Why watch The Sandman during Droughtlander

When you want something that has a lot of mythology and storytelling, this is the series for you. It’s not one for you to scroll on your phone while watching. It requires attention, and that attention is more than worth giving.

The Sandman has an outstanding cast. Tom Sturridge plays Dream, but the cast also includes Gwendoline Christie, Jenna Coleman, and Body Holdbrook. The new surprise episodes include Outlander‘s Rosie Day, David Tennant, and Sandra Oh.

The series is beautifully crafted. The graphics are to die for, and the writing is superb. There are no words for how wonderful the episodes are. Just watch them and you’ll understand.

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The Sandman is available to stream on Netflix.