October might be all about autumnal weather and Halloween goodness, but there’s also plenty of amazing stuff to stream this month. From the eagerly awaited third part of Lupin to Brie Larson ’s new Apple TV+ series and the return of a 90s sitcom legend. If you’re looking for something to watch between your fingers, Netflix’s creepy horror The Fall of the House of Usher also comes out this month. Read on to find out everything coming to streaming in October.
What To Stream In October
Lessons in Chemistry
Apple TV+’s new adaptation of the 2022 best-selling book Lessons in Chemistry, this series is set in 1960s California, where female scientist Elizabeth Zott (Brie Larson ) has recently been fired from her own science lab. In a world of sexism and condescending attitudes toward women in science, Elizabeth is given a second chance when she’s hired to host a new cooking show Supper at Six.
With television now increasingly popular, Elizabeth uses her newfound role to educate and instruct America’s housewives on scientific topics through the simple art of cooking. It’s set to star Lewis Pullman (Top Gun: Maverick), Aja Naomi King (How To Get Away With Murder), Stephanie Koenig (The Offer) and Kevin Sussman (The Dropout).
Out on Apple TV+ from 13.10.2023
Lupin: Part 3
The third part (or season) of the French crime hit Lupin is set to arrive on Netflix this October and will return us to Paris as charismatic gentleman thief Assane Diop (Omar Sy ) attempts to evade capture and save his family after going on the run.
Following the events of Part 2’s finale, Assane is now a wanted man and there are threats to both him and his family around every corner. Fearing for his wife and son’s safety, he returns to the French capital to ask them to leave the country with him- but not before he gets entangled with a plot to steal the coveted jewel the Black Pearl. Ludivine Sagnier returns as Assane’s wife, with Soufiane Guerrab as Detective Youssef Guédira.
Out on Netflix from 05.10.2023
The Bear might be the cooking TV drama that everyone’s talking about, but Boiling Point, a sequel series to the film of the same name, is set to challenge that crown.
Stephen Graham returns as Andy Jones, the ambitious no-nonsense chef who was the centre of the film version, but this time he’s filling a smaller supporting role. Instead, his former sous-chef Carly (Vinette Robinson ) is our central focus, as she attempts to get her own cooking business off the ground in an industry in crisis. With everyone on the team struggling to keep the restaurant Point North afloat, Andy will keep a watchful eye on her as she recovers from a heart attack. The BBC series features much of the same crew and creatives from the film.
Out on Iplayer from 01.10.2023
He might be one of the biggest celebrities in football history, but it hasn’t always been plain sailing for David Beckham . Netflix’s new four-part docuseries Beckham revisits the career of the Man U and England legend, as he began from humble beginnings and took the sporting world by storm before setbacks and triumphs led him to where he is today.
It’ll also focus on his relationship with Victoria and how the weight of their fame as Posh & Becks began to weigh down on them. With interviews from David and Victoria as well as Sir Alex Ferguson, Rio Ferdinand and Eric Cantona, this is not a documentary to miss, even if football isn’t your thing.
Out on netflix from 04.10.2023
The Fall of the House of Usher
A new series from the creator of The Haunting of Hill House and The Haunting of Bly Manor, The Fall of the House of Usher is an ideal Halloween viewing this October.
It’s an adaptation of the famous Edgar Allan Poe tale, updating it to focus on two siblings with a thirst for power and wealth, who together found a pharmaceutical empire. Things begin to go south however when heirs of the Usher dynasty and fortunes begin dying, apparently all at the hands of the same mysterious woman. The gothic horror series has gotten glowing reviews so far, and stars Bruce Greenwood (Doctor Sleep), Mary McDonnell (The Closer), Carl Lumbly (The Falcon and the Winter Soldier) and Mark Hamill (Star Wars).
Out on netflix from 12.10.2023
This new Netflix series has got us wanting to know more: Bodies, based on the graphic novel of the same name, is a time-warping detective series with a unique premise.
Four detectives living in time periods ranging from the 1890s to the 2050s, all discover the dead body of a man. The body seems to be the same throughout all four time periods, and each detective seems to be linked together. Meanwhile, the mysterious Elias Mannix (Stephen Graham ) seems to hold all the answers, and when he meets DC Maplewood, the investigator living in 2050, her life will change forever. The rest of the plot is being kept under wraps, but we’re very excited to see where the show takes us.
out on netflix from 19.10.2023
Reviving a 90s classic, Frasier sees Kelsey Grammer return as the loveable psychiatrist Frasier Crane, who’s now living in Boston, and still juggling his personal life and his idiosyncratic nature.
Also starring Only Fools and Horses actor Nicholas Lyndhurst as Frasier’s friend Alan and Jack Cutmore-Scott as Frasier’s son Frederick, the series will see Frasier making new friends and finding new relationships and navigating the world of the 2020s, as well as trying to deal with his son striking out on his own. Original Frasier cast members Bebe Neuwirth and Peri Gilpin will be returning to appear as the recurring roles of Lilith and Roz, respectively.
out on paramount+ from 12.10.2023