Dark is a Sci-fi thriller series in German which is created by Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese. The series is a story about a town in Germany called the Winden. The story of Dark deals with the sequence of events or consequences that emerges after a child disappears from the town. In the center of all these are four families who come to know about certain secrets and their connections with each other. These four families unfold a conspiracy related to a sinister time travel which stretches over three generations.
The series follows the life of Jonas Kahnwald who is a teenager who is trying hard to come in terms with his father’s suicide, A police officer Ulrich Nielson, his brother disappeared 33 years ago, police chief Charlotte Doppler and an influential Tiedmann family. The first season which was aired in December 2017, shows expose many secrets pertaining to these four and how their lives fall into pieces when the connection between the missing children and the history of the town and its residence becomes clear.
The second season aired in June 2019 continued to explore the families attempt to reunite with their loved ones who were missing. To add a new dimension to the mystery, additional storylines set in 2053 and 1921 was introduced. The second season also delved into the secret Sic Mundus fellowship, which is a significant cause in an underlying battle that would decide the fate of the people staying in Winden.
This German Sci-fi thriller series has become an instant hit and has a solid fan base. The creators of this show did not anticipate that the series would become such a massive hit amongst the viewer. Both the seasons are available in Netflix and fans of the series are eagerly waiting for season three which will be the finale season for the series. The final season was supposed to air in May 2020 in Netflix. However, due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic, the release date of the series is still in question. Fan are waiting with bated breath for the release of the final season for the answers.