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

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    added by alpharambo David Spade, Bianca Kajlich, Patrick Warburton

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    added by Pageturner John Barrowman, Lauren Ambrose, Bill Pullman

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    added by Pageturner Claire Forlani, Emmanuelle Vaugier, Sela Ward

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    new! & added by margieruth70 Elizabeth Montgomery, Agnes Moorehead, Paul Lynde

  7. 142
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    added by cludwig80 Rachel Nichols, Lexa Doig, Victor H. Webster

  8. 141
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    added by AllisonAngelWebbSteffens Brandy Norwood, Margaret Cho, April Bowlby

  9. 140
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    added by Pageturner Lucy Lawless, Taylor Cole, Paul Wesley

  10. 139
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    added by Leabethy Jeremy Irons, Derek Jacobi, Colm Feore

  11. 138
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    often listed Richard Armitage, Sophia Myles, David Oyelowo

  12. 137
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    added by es7176 Rebecca Gayheart, Mandy Patinkin, Jasmine Guy

  13. 136
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    added by LanaYoshii Brooke Nevin, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Peter Coyote

  14. 135
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    added by JenniTifft-Ochoa Lindsay Wagner, David Strathairn, Azita Ghanizada

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Christopher Eccleston, Robbie Coltrane, Ricky Tomlinson

  16. 133
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    ranked low on reranks & added by cludwig80 Jeri Ryan, Elisabetta Canalis, Beth Riesgraf

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

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    Jennifer Beals, Jason Clarke, Delroy Lindo

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    Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, Tamsin Greig

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    Laraine Newman, Tress MacNeille, Kath Soucie

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    Ashley Greene, Christina Ricci, Margot Robbie

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    Rachel Blanchard, David Mitchell, Olivia Colman

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    Candace Cameron-Bure, Susan Ward, Cassie Scerbo

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    added by crsone1 Kaya Scodelario, Nicholas Hoult, Hannah Murray

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    David Cross, Will Arnett, Spike Jonze

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    added by DavidBlanchard Kristin Kreuk, Laura Vandervoort, Jensen Ackles

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    Jennifer Garner, Keri Russell, Scott Speedman

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

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    Seth Rogen, Charlie Hunnam, Jason Segel

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    Mark Hamill, Phil LaMarr, Gabriel Mann

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    Felicity Huffman, Josh Charles, Robert Guillaume

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    Rose Byrne, Glenn Close, Timothy Olyphant

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    added by Luckyetc Sarah Silverman, Megan Mullally, Kristen Schaal

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    Demi Lovato, Lea Michele, Dianna Agron

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

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    Jaimie Alexander, Chelan Simmons, Kirsten Prout

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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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    Amy Jo Johnson, Jessica Steen, Hugh Dillon

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    Jesse McCartney, Amber Stevens, Max Greenfield

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    Carla Gugino, Maggie Grace, David Duchovny

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    Felicia Day, Wil Wheaton, Michele Boyd

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Anthony Bourdain

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    Mark Tewksbury, Lynne Adams, Brooks Moore

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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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