What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming? TV Programs
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What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?

List Criteria: Popular shows that are not available for instant watching on Netflix streaming

What TV shows do you most want on Netflix streaming? While Netflix does offer some great streaming TV shows, and will likely add more in coming months, several fantastic TV shows are only available via DVDs at the moment. At one point or another, some of the shows listed here were available for Netflix streaming, but for whatever reason, they were pulled. If you have a favorite TV show that you'd love to watch on Netflix streaming, and it's not listed here, by all means, add it!

Let's face it: For all the best streaming Netflix TV shows that are currently available, there are scores of others that you've got to order as DVDs. That can be really frustrating. If you want to sit and watch every single episode of 'Veronica Mars' in two days, then by GOD you should be able to do it, without having to stalk the mailman! And seriously, Netflix, what gives with 'Gilmore Girls'? You can stream every single stinking episode of 'Law & Order: SVU' but you can't give us one of the greatest cop dramas ever on television, 'The Wire,' as a streaming show?

With cult favorite TV shows like 'Freaks and Geeks,' 'The X-Files' and 'Arrested Development' included as part of Netflix's streaming content library, why not try and add more? 'Party Down' comes to mind immediately, as does 'Pushing Daisies' and 'Northern Exposure.'

Be sure to vote for your favorite shows you'd most want on Netflix streaming, add any that might be missing, and hopefully we'll all get what we want. Eventually. Also check out our best TV shows on Netflix list for even more great Netflix viewing. 
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    the people's #1 Emilia Clarke, Lena Headey, Natalie Dormer

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    most listed Kaley Cuoco, Mayim Bialik, Melissa Rauch

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    Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry

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    ranked low on reranks George Clooney, Jared Padalecki, Julianna Margulies

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Idris Elba, Bobby Brown, Method Man

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    ranked low on reranks Brittany Murphy, Kristanna Loken, Danielle Fishel

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Alison Brie, Chevy Chase, Gillian Jacobs

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Timothy Olyphant, Alicia Witt, Natalie Zea

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    ranked low on reranks Rachel Bilson, Mischa Barton, Willa Holland

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    added by smellsrank Paul Giamatti, Shirley MacLaine, Maggie Smith

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    ranked low on reranks & added by AJ_Smiles Kristin Kreuk, Laura Vandervoort, Jensen Ackles

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    Michael C. Hall, James Cromwell, Lauren Ambrose

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    ranked low on reranks Jessica Biel, Tyler Hoechlin, Haylie Duff

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    Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Scott Baio

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Kevin Bacon, Maggie Grace, Jessica Stroup

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    added by jrdale1 Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance

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    ranked low on reranks Michael Fassbender, Tom Hardy, David Schwimmer

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Patricia Heaton, Chris Kattan, Brian Doyle-Murray

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    added by VanessaHawelu Betty White, Bea Arthur, Rue McClanahan

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    Bruce Willis, Cybill Shepherd, Curtis Armstrong

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    Mark-Paul Gosselaar, David Caruso, Amy Brenneman

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    Elizabeth Montgomery, Agnes Moorehead, Paul Lynde

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    Emmy Rossum, Amy Smart, William H. Macy

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    added by NikkiMoran Jennifer Love Hewitt, Rachel Nichols, A. J. Cook

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Patrick McGoohan, Peter Swanwick, Angelo Muscat

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    ranked low on reranks & added by dieCia William Shatner, Julie Bowen, Lake Bell

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    often listed & added by clash1977 John Goodman, David Morse, Melissa Leo

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