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List Rules 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 Big Bang Theory is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
The Big Bang Theory Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco

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2,592 1,151
Game of Thrones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Game of Thrones Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington

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4,425 1,092
ER is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
ER Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Julianna Margulies

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1,996 1,041
Modern Family is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Modern Family Ed O'Neill, SofĂ­a Vergara, Julie Bowen

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1,863 1,025
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
The Simpsons Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner

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1,968 831
Boy Meets World is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Boy Meets World Ben Savage, Rider Strong, William Daniels

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1,438 1,154
Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Seinfeld Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards

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1,431 1,159
True Blood is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
True Blood Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell

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1,255 474
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Trend231 added The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Will Smith, James Avery, Alfonso Ribeiro

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1,202 958
Downton Abbey is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
smellsrank added Downton Abbey Hugh Bonneville, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern

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1,373 1,202
Sex and the City is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Sex and the City Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis

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1,017 1,131
Veronica Mars is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Veronica Mars Kristen Bell, Percy Daggs III, Jason Dohring

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Community is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Community Joel McHale, Danny Pudi, Donald Glover

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1,312 1,013
Northern Exposure is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Northern Exposure Rob Morrow, Janine Turner, Barry Corbin

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1,139 963
Castle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Castle Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic, Susan Sullivan

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The Golden Girls is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
VanessaHawelu added The Golden Girls Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan

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The Wire is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
The Wire Dominic West, Lance Reddick, Sonja Sohn

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1,080 1,078
Homeland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Homeland Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin, Rupert Friend

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722 1,057
Monty Python's Flying Circus is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Monty Python's Flying Circus Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam

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2,132 940
The O.C. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
The O.C. Mischa Barton, Adam Brody, Peter Gallagher

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790 579
I Love Lucy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
jrdale1 added I Love Lucy Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance

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720 919
Justified is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Justified Timothy Olyphant, Nick Searcy, Joelle Carter

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987 582
Rugrats is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Rugrats Elizabeth Daily, Christine Cavanaugh, Nancy Cartwright

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Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Batman: The Animated Series Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

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1,306 768
Smallville is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
AJ_Smiles added Smallville Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum, Allison Mack

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858 759
Moonlighting is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Moonlighting Cybill Shepherd, Bruce Willis, Allyce Beasley

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809 517
Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
VanessaHawelu added Kim Possible Christy Carlson Romano, Will Friedle, Nancy Cartwright

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701 727
Happy Days is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Happy Days Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Marion Ross

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765 538
South Park is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
sonof100maniacs added South Park Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Isaac Hayes

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Band of Brothers is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Band of Brothers Scott Grimes, Damian Lewis, Ron Livingston

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Pushing Daisies is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Pushing Daisies Lee Pace, Anna Friel, Chi McBride

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713 806
Six Feet Under is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Six Feet Under Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy

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1,080 807
7th Heaven is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
7th Heaven Stephen Collins, Catherine Hicks, Jessica Biel

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The Middle is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
The Middle Patricia Heaton, Neil Flynn, Charlie McDermott

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Sabrina, the Teenage Witch is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Dubagee added Sabrina the Teenaged Witch Melissa Joan Hart, Caroline Rhea, Beth Broderick

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Deadwood is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Deadwood Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker

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Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Scott Klingaman added Doctor Who (the Early Years) Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Matt Smith

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King of the Hill is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
VanessaHawelu added King of the Hill Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon

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24 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
sonof100maniacs added 24 Kiefer Sutherland, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Carlos Bernard

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Wizards of Waverly Place is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
kyra-price added Wizards of Waverly Place Selena Gomez, David Henrie, Jake T. Austin

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NYPD Blue is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
NYPD Blue Dennis Franz, Gordon Clapp, James McDaniel

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8 Simple Rules is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
heythereeee added 8 Simple Rules Katey Sagal, Kaley Cuoco, Amy Davidson

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Dead Like Me is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Dead Like Me Ellen Muth, Callum Blue, Jasmine Guy

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Bewitched is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Bewitched Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Dick Sargent

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The Nanny is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Taylor Parsell added The Nanny Fran Drescher, Charles Shaughnessy, Daniel Davis

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Southland is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Southland Michael Cudlitz, Shawn Hatosy, Regina King

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The Brady Bunch is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
nwathumper added The Brady Bunch Robert Reed, Florence Henderson, Ann B. Davis

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SpongeBob SquarePants is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
karmatenten added SpongeBob SquarePants Tom Kenny, Rodger Bumpass, Bill Fagerbakke

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366 342
Recess is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Brucetothemax10 added Recess Andrew Lawrence, Ashley Johnson, Jason Davis

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Shameless is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list What Shows Do You Most Want on Netflix Streaming?
Shameless Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy, Ethan Cutkosky