When Halloween rolls around, it's always easy to pick out our all-time favourite horror movies and call it October. No one ever thinks about starting a new horror series that could potentially last you the entire month. While movies are amazing and there are definitely a lot more horror movies than series available, Netflix has an entire horror series category that's just waiting for you to browse through. This October try checking out some horror shows on Netflix Canada

A quick Google search will tell you just how highly rated these shows are on Rotten Tomatoes. For the most part, the platforms rating system is usually spot on. So we put together a list of the top ten horror series on Netflix Canada according to Rotten Tomatoes. Some of these shows will probably be familiar and mainstream, but others are foreign, or even part of Netflix's new "Netflix and Chills" campaign. So grab your popcorn, take a seat in the comfiest chair, and say goodbye to your social life, because you're going to want to binge-watch all of these. 

The Walking Dead (80%)

Rating: 80% on Rotten Tomatoes 

Despite being a veteran in the world of TV with almost ten years behind them, The Walking Dead still managed to make the list. The Walking Dead is a post-apocalyptic series that follows characters in a world plagued by zombies. 

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Rating: 82% on Rotten Tomatoes 

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is a fairly new show that is based on the original comics and the sitcom Sabrina the Teenage Witch. This more twisted version follows Sabrina navigating teenagdom and demons while deciding whether or not she wants to remain a witch for the rest of her life. 

You can even visit the set of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina! 

Black Mirror 

Rating: 83% on Rotten Tomatoes 

Black Mirror tends to tread between the genres of horror and sci-fi, but the show does a good job of integrating both. They show us that technology can be horrifying. Black Mirror doesn't follow any storyline, each episode is standalone and explores the dangers of advancing technology. 

The Haunting of Hill House 

Rating: 92% on Rotten Tomatoes 

The Haunting of Hill House is horror, pure bone-chilling horror. That also means it's perfect for a good Halloween scare. The Haunting of Hill House follows a young family moving into an abandoned mansion. Through flashing between the past and present we discover the horrors that inhabit their childhood home. 

Here's everything we know about the newest season of The Haunting of Hill House

Stranger Things

Rating: 93% on Rotten Tomatoes 

Some may not consider Stranger Things as horror, but Netflix does. While it isn't as scary as The Haunting of Hill House, the creatures from the upside-down are anything but pleasant to look at. The first season of Stranger Things focuses on a boy's disappearance, in a small town in Indiana, and the supernatural occurrences that are happening simultaneously. 

Season 4 of Stranger Things was just announced in an eerie video. 

Bates Motel

Rating: 93% on Rotten Tomatoes 

Bates Motel is a horror series that is also the prequel to the iconic movie Psycho. It follows Norma Bates and her son Norman Bates buying and running a motel after the mysterious death of her husband. 

The Staircase 

Rating: 93% on Rotten Tomatoes 

Do you know what makes any kind of horror story better? When you find out that it's actually based on true events. The Staircase follows the death and eventual murder of Kathleen Peterson who was found at the bottom of her staircase. The investigation unearths some pretty horrifying details.

Mindhunter

Rating: 97% on Rotten Tomatoes 

All anyone has been talking about recently is Mindhunter, and it's for a good reason. With a 97% on Rotten Tomatoes, it's clearly one of the best shows on Netflix. Mindhunter is also based on true events and is reenactments of actual murders and investigations of past crimes. 

Ash vs Evil Dead 

Rating: 99% on Rotten Tomatoes 

Although this show is no longer, there are 3 seasons currently on Netflix waiting for you. Netflix describes Ash vs Evil Dead as being about  "Ash Williams -- demon hunter par excellence -- is back to battle a new Deadite plague. He may have lost a hand, but not his touch."

Marianne 

Rating: 100% on Rotten Tomatoes 

Marianne is Netflix's new hit and probably the best horror television show to ever stream on the platform. Rotten Tomatoes sure thinks so. When do you ever hear about a horror series getting a 100%? Marianne follows a tortured writer who publishes her nightmares in the form of a book series. She soon learns that what she writes is happening in the real world. 

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