Dark is a German science fiction thriller web television series co-created by Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese. Set in the fictional German town of Winden, Dark concerns the aftermath of a child's disappearance which exposes the secrets of, and hidden connections between, four estranged families as they slowly unravel a sinister time travel conspiracy that spans three generations. Throughout the series, Dark explores the existential implications of time and its effects on human nature.
Dark is the first German-language Netflix original series and debuted on Netflix's streaming service on 1 December 2017. The first season received mostly positive reviews from critics, who made initial comparisons to another Netflix series, Stranger Things.