Enter the bizarre world of Wednesday Addams


Star actress Jenna Ortega shines as she plays a spooky lead role in new hit Netflix show Wednesday. 

The show stems from the original Addams family that aired Sept. 18, 1964, with there being movies that aired in ‘91, ’93, and ‘98. 

Currently the number one show on Netflix, this delightfully dark series centers on Wednesday Addams as she investigates a murder spree, while making friends and enemies at Nevermore Academy, a school for outcasts. 

Jenna Ortega as Wednesday Addams, this isn’t her first star role. She has starred in shows such as Disney Channel show Stuck In the Middle and Netflix original You. Ortega did a fantastic job portraying her character throughout the season.  

As she deals with this mysterious monster, she must learn how to control her emerging psychic ability. If you’re into shows such as Stranger Things or Riverdale this supernatural and comedy horror is for you. 

This show is so enjoyable on many levels, not only is it the quick, witty dialogue, it’s about the dark humor and the multi-level storytelling giving most of the characters depth and development throughout the season. She built multiple bonds and relationships with people throughout the season. She mostly grew a bond with her best friend, Enid Sinclair played by actress Emma Myers. Enid is a werewolf student that is also a roommate to Wednesday Addams. Enid is bright, energetic and always a positive influence throughout the season. 

The show has gotten plenty of recognition from social media, even one of the scenes has gone viral on TikTok. The scene when Wednesday Addams dances at her school dance, the dance was so entertaining causing for a good laugh, leading for it to go viral on one of the most popular social media platforms. It is undoubtedly the best show on Netflix.

Netflix dropped all eight shows at once — season 2 is already in the works.