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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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    added by LanaYoshii Sarah Shahi, Damian Lewis, Brooke Langton

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    Richard Armitage, Sophia Myles, David Oyelowo

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    new! & added by GrammarBroad Alpha House

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    Christopher Eccleston, Robbie Coltrane, Ricky Tomlinson

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    added by AllisonAngelWebbSteffens Brandy Norwood, Margaret Cho, April Bowlby

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    added by Pageturner Claire Forlani, Emmanuelle Vaugier, Sela Ward

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    added by alpharambo David Spade, Bianca Kajlich, Patrick Warburton

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    new! & added by CarolynPeters Wentworth Catherine McClements, Kris McQuade, Danielle Cormack

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    added by Pageturner Lucy Lawless, Taylor Cole, Paul Wesley

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  10. 141
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    added by Pageturner John Barrowman, Lauren Ambrose, Bill Pullman

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    added by JenniTifft-Ochoa Lindsay Wagner, David Strathairn, Azita Ghanizada

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    ranked low on reranks & added by cludwig80 Jeri Ryan, Elisabetta Canalis, Beth Riesgraf

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    ranked low on reranks & added by Leabethy Jeremy Irons, Derek Jacobi, Colm Feore

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Tara Morice, Dena Kaplan, Jordan Rodrigues

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Jennifer Beals, Jason Clarke, Delroy Lindo

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

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    added by es7176 Rebecca Gayheart, Mandy Patinkin, Jasmine Guy

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    ranked low on reranks & added by cludwig80 Rachel Nichols, Lexa Doig, Victor H. Webster

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Laraine Newman, Tress MacNeille, Kath Soucie

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    ranked low on reranks & added by LanaYoshii Brooke Nevin, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Peter Coyote

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    often listed Ashley Greene, Christina Ricci, Margot Robbie

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    Rachel Blanchard, David Mitchell, Olivia Colman

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    David Cross, Will Arnett, Spike Jonze

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    added by Pageturner Elizabeth Mitchell, Tracy Spiridakos, Daniella Alonso

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    added by crsone1 Kaya Scodelario, Nicholas Hoult, Hannah Murray

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    Jennifer Garner, Keri Russell, Scott Speedman

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    Candace Cameron-Bure, Susan Ward, Cassie Scerbo

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    Mark Hamill, Phil LaMarr, Gabriel Mann

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    Seth Rogen, Charlie Hunnam, Jason Segel

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    added by DavidBlanchard Kristin Kreuk, Laura Vandervoort, Jensen Ackles

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    ranked low on reranks & added by susanrobeoltman Sophia Bush, Jana Kramer, Danneel Ackles

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    ranked low on reranks & added by cludwig80 James Spader, Parminder Nagra, Megan Boone

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    Demi Lovato, Lea Michele, Dianna Agron

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    Felicia Day, Wil Wheaton, Michele Boyd

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    Rose Byrne, Glenn Close, Timothy Olyphant

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    Jaimie Alexander, Chelan Simmons, Kirsten Prout

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    Amy Jo Johnson, Jessica Steen, Hugh Dillon

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    added by mkgal4 Emma Stone, Patricia Arquette, Frances Fisher

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    Jeff Goldblum, Alicia Witt, Paul Wesley

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    Anthony Bourdain

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    Jesse McCartney, Amber Stevens, Max Greenfield

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    ranked low on reranks & added by LanaYoshii Freddie Highmore, Vera Farmiga

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    Katie Holmes, Jensen Ackles, Michelle Williams

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    added by Luckyetc Sarah Silverman, Megan Mullally, Kristen Schaal

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    Tatum O'Neal, Denis Leary, Charles Durning

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    Melissa Joan Hart, Joey Lawrence, Nick Robinson

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    Zooey Deschanel, Richard Dreyfuss, Alan Cumming

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    Olivia Williams, Donal Logue, Michael Raymond-James

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