Beware: These Gritty & Disturbing Netflix TV Shows Will Take You To Dark Places

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What is it about scary shows that makes for such an epic binge watch? Logically, a series that disturbs viewers, keeping them up at night and causing them to jump at any sound in their house shouldn't be so easy to watch. And yet — people can't stop devouring them.
The success of creepy shows like YouLaw & Order SVU (24 years strong!), and Ozark proves that "entertainment," essentially, isn't code for light-hearted. Entertainment is compelling, interesting, and yes, sometimes dark and horrific. Anyone who watched the second episode of American Horror Story: Apocalypse can attest to the fact the show's most gruesome scenes are often its most thrilling. 
Ahead, we've gathered the most disturbing shows available to stream Netflix. Obviously, these shows aren't for everyone. In addition to providing what makes them great, we'll also let you know what potential triggers the shows contain.

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