Dark is a German science fiction thriller web television series co-created by Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese.
Set in the fictitious town of Winden, Germany, Dark concerns the aftermath of a child’s disappearance which exposes the secrets of, and hidden connections among, four estranged families as they slowly unravel a sinister time travel conspiracy which spans three generations. Throughout the series, Dark explores the existential implications of time and its effects on human nature.
Dark is the first-ever German-language Netflix original series; it debuted on Netflix’s streaming service on 1 December 2017. The first season was received with positive reviews from critics, who made initial comparisons to another Netflix series, Stranger Things.
The second season of Dark was released on 21 June 2019 to critical acclaim while the third and final season is set to be released on 27 June 2020.