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The Best Streaming Netflix TV Shows

List Criteria: Only serialized shows that are currently available to watch instantly on Netflix and were originally intended for TV. No movies.

The best streaming Netflix TV shows include some great television dramas, sci-fi/adventure shows, sitcoms, and reality TV programs. What are the best shows on Netflix? With so many choices, how can anyone decide which show to watch? Some might opt to revisit old favorites, like "Dawson's Creek" and "The Wonder Years," while other viewers are looking to check out some more recent TV shows that they missed during their original runs. What TV shows are streaming on Netflix? This list is all about deciding which Netflix streaming TV shows are the ones that are must-see television. Be sure to vote for your personal favorites, and vote down any shows you just couldn't get through. Also, feel free to add any great streaming Netflix shows that aren't listed.

Having a lot of options is not exactly a bad thing, but with the multitude of available Netflix streaming television programs, it can be a little overwhelming. Sure, Netflix "suggests" shows for you, but let's face it: Sometimes that doesn't work out so well. Just because you adore "Downton Abbey" does not mean you'll necessarily go for "The Tudors," for example. Hopefully, if you're on the fence about committing to a particular streaming TV show on Netflix, this list can help you out a bit.

Whether you're into heavier dramas like "Breaking Bad," "The Killing," and "Man Men," first-rate sitcoms like "30 Rock" and "Parks and Recreation," or the excellent science fiction TV programs like "Battlestar Galactica," you can easily get sucked in to a new favorite show watching Netflix streaming. There really is something out there for everyone!
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Felicity Huffman, Josh Charles, Robert Guillaume

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    added by LindsaySwanton Mary-Louise Parker, Rob Lowe, Martin Sheen

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    Jennifer Morrison, Jamie Chung, Ginnifer Goodwin

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    Aisha Tyler, Judy Greer, Chris Parnell

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    Rose Byrne, Glenn Close, Timothy Olyphant

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    Felicia Day, Salli Richardson, Erica Cerra

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    Stana Katic, Nathan Fillion, Molly Quinn

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    Tony Shalhoub, Melora Hardin, Ted Levine

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    added by Pageturner Lucy Lawless, Taylor Cole, Paul Wesley

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    added by Pageturner Claire Forlani, Emmanuelle Vaugier, Sela Ward

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    ranked low on reranks Kate Mara, Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright

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    Heather Graham, Zach Braff, Sarah Chalke

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    Melissa Joan Hart, Joey Lawrence, Nick Robinson

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    ranked low on reranks Emma Roberts, Jessica Lange, Connie Britton

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    Demi Lovato, Lea Michele, Dianna Agron

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    Minka Kelly, Connie Britton, Adrianne Palicki

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    Robin Tunney, Amanda Righetti, Simon Baker

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    added by es7176 Rebecca Gayheart, Mandy Patinkin, Jasmine Guy

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    Heather Graham, Steve Buscemi, Selma Blair

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    Cobie Smulders, Alyson Hannigan, Neil Patrick Harris

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    Gillian Anderson, Lucy Lawless, David Duchovny

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    Lyndsy Fonseca, Maggie Q, Shane West

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    Zooey Deschanel, Richard Dreyfuss, Alan Cumming

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    Charisma Carpenter, David Boreanaz, Amy Acker

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    Kevin James, Patton Oswalt, Leah Remini

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    added by LanaYoshii Olivia Wilde, Jennifer Morrison, Hugh Laurie

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    Richard Armitage, Sophia Myles, David Oyelowo

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    Toni Collette, Eddie Izzard, Viola Davis

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    added by chris.n.salem Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Adam Sandler SNL is a live show containing a hilarious cast that performs live sketches, skits and ...

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    Sharon Stone, Mariska Hargitay, Ann-Margret

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    Jeff Goldblum, Alicia Witt, Paul Wesley

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, Tamsin Greig

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    Jaimie Alexander, Chelan Simmons, Kirsten Prout

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    Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, Misha Collins

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    new! & added by Pageturner Elizabeth Mitchell, Tracy Spiridakos, Daniella Alonso

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    Felicia Day, Wil Wheaton, Michele Boyd

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    Lauren Cohan, Norman Reedus, Andrew Lincoln

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    added by LanaYoshii Whoopi Goldberg, Patrick Stewart, Wil Wheaton

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    often listed & added by Pageturner William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei

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    the people's #1 & often listed Kirstie Alley, Woody Harrelson, Kelsey Grammer

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    added by mkgal4 Emma Stone, Patricia Arquette, Frances Fisher

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    Richard Ayoade, Chris O'Dowd, Matt Berry

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    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux Katie Cassidy, Stephen Amell, Willa Holland

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    Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Aubrey Plaza

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    Steve Carell, Jenna Fischer, James Spader

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Jaime Pressly, Nadine Velazquez, Jason Lee

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    added by MichaelAaronPate Amy Jo Johnson, Alex Borstein, Cerina Vincent

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    Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Tamara Taylor

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    Candace Cameron-Bure, Susan Ward, Cassie Scerbo

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