5 reasons why Bodyguard is an excellent series to watch

This is a series that will keep viewers on the edge of their seats. If viewers enjoy that kind of thing then Bodyguard is a good choice.

"Bodyguard" is the new BBC drama/thriller now available on Netflix that everybody has been talking about ever since it first aired in August on BBC One. Here are five reasons why you should check it out.

1

Richard Madden in a lead role

The Scottish actor might be best known for his role as Robb Stark in "Game of Thrones," but it was through his portrayal of police protection officer David Budd in "Bodyguard" that he showed just how good an actor he really is.

2

"Bodyguard" is already a huge hit in the U.K.

The series first aired in August on BBC One and it became an instant sensation, with the final episode garnering more than 17.1 million viewers.

3

The mind-blowing opening scene

That twenty-minute opening scene was insane and definitely one of the most nail-biting opening scenes I've ever seen.

4

The series is full of twists and turns

"Bodyguard" is full of the incredibly intense, nail-biting moments. It does a wonderful job of creating the kind of atmosphere that constantly makes you feel like something bad can happen at any time.

5

Perfectly executed action sequences

Action sequences are few and scattered, but they are executed to near perfection.

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