The Best Streaming Netflix TV Shows

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List Criteria: Serial TV shows that are currently streaming on Netflix. 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 Freaks and Geeks 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 series that aren't listed.

Having a lot of options is not exactly a bad thing, but with the multitude of available Netflix top 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 good 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 good out there for everyone!
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    Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale

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    Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson, Seth Meyers

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    Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney

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    Zachary Levi, Yvonne Strahovski, Joshua Gomez

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    Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Billy Campbell

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    Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield

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    Frankie Muniz, Jane Kaczmarek, Bryan Cranston

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    Louis C.K., Hadley Delany, Ursula Parker

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    William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley

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    Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Henry Cavill, Anthony Brophy

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    Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle Anwar, Bruce Campbell

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    Tim Roth, Kelli Williams, Brendan Hines

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    Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce

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    Freddie Highmore, Vera Farmiga

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    Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter, Rachael Taylor

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    Kerry Washington, Darby Stanchfield, Katie Lowes

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    John Lithgow, Jane Curtin, Kristen Johnston

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    David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof

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    Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton

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    Jim Caviezel, Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Chapman

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    Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson

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    Kyle MacLachlan, Heather Graham, Lara Flynn Boyle

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    Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker

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    Hans Matheson, Clarke Peters, Jessica Raine

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    Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Scott Patterson

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    Ben McKenzie, Jada Pinkett Smith, Donal Logue

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    Ben Browder, Claudia Black, Anthony Simcoe

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    Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Penn Badgley

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    Eddie McClintock, Joanne Kelly, Saul Rubinek

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    Idris Elba, Warren Brown, Dermot Crowley

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    Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, Jane Krakowski

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    Jennifer Garner, Ron Rifkin, Carl Lumbly

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    Billy West, John DiMaggio, Katey Sagal

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    Eliza Dushku, Harry Lennix, Fran Kranz

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    Holly Marie Combs, Alyssa Milano, Brian Krause

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    Chad Michael Murray, James Lafferty, Hilarie Burton

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    Anson Mount, Colm Meaney, Robin McLeavy

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    Lucas Neff, Martha Plimpton, Garret Dillahunt

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    Bae Doona, Tina Desai, Tuppence Middleton

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    Elijah Wood, Jason Gann, Fiona Gubelmann

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    Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt

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    Colin Ferguson, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Erica Cerra

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    John Hurt, Colin Morgan, Bradley James

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    Will Smith, James Avery, Alfonso Ribeiro

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    Sam Witwer, Meaghan Rath, Sam Huntington

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    Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Dee Bradley Baker

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    Vanessa Redgrave, Helen George, Laura Main

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    James Garner, Noah Beery Jr., Joe Santos

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    Billy Burke, Tracy Spiridakos, Giancarlo Esposito

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