By Mike Murphy
Netflix has a ton of returning fan-favorite series coming in October, including the long-awaited final season of “Derry Girls,” along with a slew of buzzy original movies and documentaries.
After a three-year layoff, the endearing teen comedy “Derry Girls” (Oct. 7) returns for its third and final season, which aired earlier this year in the U.K. Set amid The Troubles of 1990s Northern Ireland, the final seven episodes find the gang — Saoirse-Monica Jackson, Nicola Coughlan, Jamie-Lee O’Donnell, Louisa Harland and Dylan Llewellyn — beginning their final year at Our Lady Immaculate College in the wake of the Good Friday accord.
Other new series of note include Season 7 of the baking-disaster show “Nailed It!” (Oct. 5); a reboot of the reality show “The Mole” (Oct. 7); “The Midnight Club” (Oct. 7), a horror series from Mike Flanagan (creator of “Midnight Mass” and “The Haunting of Hill House”); “Inside Man” (date TBA), a mystery starring David Tennant and Stanley Tucci; Season 6 of the raunchy yet heartfelt animated series “Big Mouth” (Oct. 28); Season 6 of the warmly comforting food/travel show “Somebody Feed Phil” (Oct. 18); Volume 3 of the rebooted “Unsolved Mysteries” (Oct. 18); Season 3 of the addictive dating show “Love Is Blind” (Oct. 19, with new eps every week); the horror anthology series “Guillermo Del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities” (Oct. 25); and Season 3 of the Nordic noir crime series “Deadwind” (Oct. 29).
On the movie side, Netflix /zigman2/quotes/202353025/composite NFLX +0.60% has “The Good Nurse” (Oct. 26), a true-crime, serial-killer thriller starring Jessica Chastain and Eddie Redmayne; “Wendell & Wild” (Oct. 28), a fantastical, stop-motion animated extravaganza from director Henry Selick (“Coraline”), starring Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele as demons from Hell; the Korean teenage romance “20th Century Girl” (Oct. 21); “The Curse of Bridge Hollow” (Oct. 14), a ghostly comedy starring Marlon Wayans; a new adaptation of the WWI classic “All Quiet on the Western Front” (Oct. 28); and “The School for Good and Evil” (Oct. 19), a fantasy adventure from director Paul Feig (“Bridesmaids”) and starring Sophia Anne Caruso, Sofia Wylie and Charlize Theron.
There are also new standup comedy specials from Iliza Shlesinger (Oct. 11), Gabriel Iglesias (Oct. 18) and Fortune Feimster (Oct. 25); and documentaries such as “The Trapped 13: How We Survived The Thai Cave” (Oct. 5); “ Conversations with a Killer: The Jeffrey Dahmer Tapes” (Oct. 7); and “The Redeem Team” (Oct. 7), about the U.S. men’s basketball team’s quest for gold at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Also of note: All six seasons of the beloved Canadian comedy “Schitt’s Creek” are leaving Oct. 2, and moving to their new home at Hulu .
Here’s the full list of what’s coming and going, as of Sept. 21 (release dates are subject to change):
What’s coming to Netflix in October 2022
Date TBA Inside Man — Netflix Series
Oct. 1 17 Again30 Minutes or Less60 Days In: Season 3Any Given SundayBarbie: It Takes Two: Season 2Call Me by Your NameCharlotte’s Web (2006)ChocolatCity SlickersThe Color PurpleGladiatorHow to Lose a Guy in 10 DaysI Love You, ManLabyrinthLand of the LostLast Seen AliveMr. & Mrs. SmithNational Lampoon’s European VacationNational Lampoon’s VacationOcean’s ElevenOcean’s ThirteenOcean’s TwelvePoint Break (1991)Risky BusinessRobin HoodRunaway BrideRush HourRush Hour 2Rush Hour 3Scooby-DooScooby-Doo 2: Monsters UnleashedSex and the City 2Sex and the City: The MovieTeenage Mutant Ninja TurtlesTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the OozeTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles IIITeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The MovieVegas VacationWalking TallWedding CrashersYes Man
Oct. 2 Forever Queens — Netflix Series
Oct. 3 Chip and Potato: Season 4 — Netflix FamilyJexi
Oct. 4 Hasan Minhaj: The King’s Jester — Netflix Comedy
Oct. 5 Bling Empire: Season 3 — Netflix SeriesHigh Water — Netflix SeriesJumping from High Places — Netflix FilmMr. Harrigan’s Phone — Netflix Film
Nailed It!: Season 7 — Netflix Series
The Fight for Justice: Paolo Guerrero — Netflix SeriesThe Trapped 13: How We Survived The Thai Cave — Netflix DocumentaryTogo — Netflix Film
Oct. 6 Aftershock: Everest and the Nepal Earthquake — Netflix DocumentaryThe Joys and Sorrows of Young Yuguo — Netflix Documentary
Oct. 7 Conversations with a Killer: The Jeffrey Dahmer Tapes — Netflix DocumentaryDerry Girls: Season 3 — Netflix SeriesDoll House — Netflix FilmGlitch — Netflix SeriesKev Adams: The Real Me — Netflix ComedyLuckiest Girl Alive — Netflix FilmMan on Pause — Netflix SeriesThe Midnight Club — Netflix Series
The Mole — Netflix Series
Oddballs — Netflix FamilyOld People — Netflix FilmThe Redeem Team — Netflix DocumentaryTIGER & BUNNY 2 Part 2 — Netflix Anime
Oct. 9 Missing Link
Oct. 10 LEGO Ninjago: Season 4 Crystallized- Part 2Spirit Rangers — Netflix Family
Oct. 11 The Cage — Netflix SeriesDEAW#13 Udom Taephanich Stand Up Comedy Show — Netflix ComedyIliza Shlesinger: Hot Forever — Netflix ComedyIsland of the Sea Wolves — Netflix Documentary
Oct. 11 Belascoarán, PI — Netflix SeriesBlackoutEasy-Bake Battle — Netflix SeriesThe Nutty Boy — Netflix FamilyWild Croc Territory — Netflix Series
Oct. 13 Dead End: Paranormal Park: Season 2 — Netflix FamilyException — Netflix AnimeThe Playlist — Netflix SeriesThe Sinner: Season 4: PercySomeone Borrowed — Netflix FilmSue Perkins: Perfectly Legal — Netflix Series
Oct. 14 Black Butterflies — Netflix SeriesThe Curse of Bridge Hollow — Netflix Film
Everything Calls for Salvation — Netflix SeriesHoly Family — Netflix SeriesMismatched: Season 2 — Netflix SeriesTake 1 — Netflix Series