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Netflix is the go-to destination for TV lovers looking to dive into a new series over the Memorial Day weekend. While some shows may be too short and contained, committing to a series with several seasons can be overwhelming. Fortunately, there are many critically acclaimed limited series on Netflix that are perfect for a high-quality binge-watch during the holiday weekend.

One such limited series is “Baby Reindeer,” based on Richard Gadd’s award-winning Edinburgh Fringe one-man play. The show follows struggling comedian Donny Dunn’s life-changing relationship with his female stalker, forcing him to confront deeply buried trauma from his past. With a 98% critics score on Rotten Tomatoes, the seven-episode series has gained popularity, reaching the Top 10 TV in 92 countries on Netflix’s Global Top 10 list.

Another gripping limited series is “Ripley,” based on Patricia Highsmith’s bestselling novels, and directed by Steven Zaillian. The show follows the grifter Tom Ripley (Andrew Scott) as he gets involved in a complex web of deceit, fraud, and murder. With an 85% critics score on Rotten Tomatoes, the eight-episode series has spent time in the Global Top 10 TV list, reaching the Top 10 in 32 countries.

Jeff Daniels takes on the role of Atlanta real estate mogul Charlie Croker in the limited series “A Man in Full,” based on Tom Wolfe’s bestselling novel. Facing bankruptcy and a dangerous enemy in Tom Pelphrey’s Raymond Peepgrass, Charlie must defend his empire from those seeking to capitalize on his downfall. The series, in its third week in the Global Top 10 TV list, has reached the Top 10 in 85 countries.

Sofía Vergara stars in the Netflix limited series “Griselda,” portraying the savvy and ambitious Griselda Blanco, who created one of the most powerful cartels in history. Inspired by Blanco’s life, the series follows her rise to power in 1970s-80s Miami. With an 87% critics score on Rotten Tomatoes, the series has spent time in the Global Top 10 TV list, reaching the Top 10 in 90 countries.

“Beef,” created by Lee Sung Jin, follows the aftermath of a road rage incident between strangers Danny Cho (Steven Yeun) and Amy Lau (Ali Wong). The 10-episode series, inspired by real-life encounters, explores the unraveling of their lives and relationships. With eight Emmy awards, including Outstanding Limited or Anthology Series, the series has been a hit with viewers and critics alike.

For TV lovers looking for a new series to enjoy, “Eric” from Abi Morgan will premiere on Netflix on May 30. The six-episode emotional thriller follows Vincent (Benedict Cumberbatch) as he searches for his missing son with the help of a delusion named Eric. As Vincent’s behavior becomes increasingly volatile, Eric becomes his only ally in the pursuit to bring his son home safely. Get ready for a thrilling binge-watching experience with these engaging limited series on Netflix!

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