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These are the best current cult TV series of 2016-2017, ranked from best to worst by your votes. If you aren't watching them, you are probably missing out. It's hard to put your finger on what makes a show a great current cult TV series. Some of the best current cult TV shows are pretty mainstream, they're even on national networks. Others gained their satus from bucking the system. One thing is for sure, the top current cult TV series have very loyal fans and they really can't wait to tell you all about it.

What are some of the shows that appear on this best current cult TV series list? Family Guy had such a loyal, cult following that Fox brought the show back from the dead three years after originally canceling it in 2002. Quick jokes, clever references and hilarious characters has made Family Guy into one of the most popular long-running shows on television. Game of Thrones is another popular cult series that is currently airing on television.

Portlandia tapped into an entirely unrepresented comedy audience with its hilarious sketch show. Other good series that appear on this top current cult TV shows list include The Vampire Diaries, Doctor Who and The League.

Which modern cult TV shows do you think are the best? Vote your favorites up to the top of this list and get in on the conversation in the comments section.

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Gypsy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
lloydc added Gypsy Naomi Watts, Billy Crudup, Sophie Cookson Gypsy is a television drama series created by Lisa Rubin for Netflix. Naomi Watts plays a therapist who begins to develop dangerous and intimate relationships with the people in her patients’

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Game of Thrones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Game of Thrones Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke Game of Thrones (HBO, 2011) is an American fantasy drama television series created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, based on the series of fantasy novels by George R. R. Martin. Nine noble ...more

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It's Always Sunny in Philadelp... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FXX, 2005) is an American television sitcom created by Rob McElhenney. The series follows "The Gang", a group of five depraved underachievers: twins ...more

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Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Rick and Morty Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer Rick and Morty (Adult Swim, 2013) is an American adult animated science-fiction sitcom created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon. Cynical mad scientist Rick Sanchez and his fretful, easily ...more

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Mr. Robot is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Mr. Robot Rami Malek, Carly Chaikin, Portia Doubleday Mr. Robot (USA Network, 2015) is an American drama–thriller television series created by Sam Esmail. Elliot (Rami Malek), a cybersecurity engineer and hacker who suffers from social anxiety ...more

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Stranger Things is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Sarah Beth Chew added Stranger Things Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard Stranger Things (Netflix, 2016) is an American science fiction-horror web television series created by The Duffer Brothers. When a young boy (Noah Schnapp) disappears, his mother (Winona Ryder), ...more

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Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Family Guy Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green Family Guy is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series centers on the Griffins, a family consisting of parents Peter and Lois; ...more

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Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Doctor Who Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant, Matt Smith Doctor Who (BBC, 2005) is a British science-fiction television show created by Sydney Newman, C. E. Webber, and Donald Wilson. The further adventures in time and space of the alien adventurer ...more

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Black Mirror is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Black Mirror Daniel Kaluuya, Toby Kebbell, Rory Kinnear Black Mirror is a British television anthology series created by Charlie Brooker that features speculative fiction with dark and sometimes satirical themes that examine modern society, ...more

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Louie is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Louie Louis C.K., Hadley Delany, Ursula Parker Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Louie is an American comedy-drama television series on the FX network that began airing in 2010. It is written, directed, edited, and produced by the show's creator, stand-up comedian Louis ...more

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Orphan Black is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Orphan Black Tatiana Maslany, Dylan Bruce, Jordan Gavaris Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Orphan Black is a Canadian science fiction television series created by screenwriter Graeme Manson and director John Fawcett, starring Tatiana Maslany as several identical people who are, in ...more

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The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
The Simpsons Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series is a satirical depiction of a middle class American lifestyle epitomized by the ...more

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The Last Man on Earth is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Last Man on Earth Will Forte, January Jones, Cleopatra Coleman The Last Man on Earth is an American post-apocalyptic comedy television series created by and starring Will Forte. The series premiered on the American broadcast network Fox on March 1, 2015. ...more

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BoJack Horseman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
BoJack Horseman Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie BoJack Horseman is an American animated sitcom created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg. The series stars Will Arnett as the eponymous character, BoJack Horseman. The supporting cast includes Amy ...more

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Jessica Jones is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Derek Housman added Jessica Jones Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter, Rachael Taylor Jessica Jones (Netflix, 2015) is an American web television series created by Melissa Rosenberg, based on the Marvel Comics character. Following the tragic end of her brief superhero career, ...more

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
LanaYoshii added Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski, Tituss Burgess Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is an American sitcom created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock and starring Ellie Kemper that has streamed on Netflix since March 6, 2015. Originally set for a 13-episode ...more

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Preacher is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
LanaYoshii added Preacher Dominic Cooper, Joseph Gilgun, Ruth Negga

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Hannibal is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
ruththomas added Hannibal Hugh Dancy, Mads Mikkelsen, Caroline Dhavernas Hannibal is an American psychological thriller–horror television series developed by Bryan Fuller for NBC. The series is based on characters and elements appearing in the novel Red Dragon by ...more

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Master of None is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Master of None Aziz Ansari, Noël Wells, Eric Wareheim Master of None (Netflix, 2015) is an American comedy-drama web television series created by Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang. The personal and professional life of Dev (Aziz Ansari), a 30-year-old ...more

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The 100 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
The 100 Eliza Taylor, Paige Turco, Thomas McDonell The 100 (The CW, 2014) is an American post-apocalyptic science fiction drama television series developed by Jason Rothenberg, loosely based on the book by Kass Morgan. 97 years after a nuclear ...more

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The Leftovers is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
The Leftovers Justin Theroux, Amy Brenneman, Christopher Eccleston The Leftovers is an American television drama series created by Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta airing on HBO. It is based on Perrotta's novel of the same name. The pilot was written by Lindelof ...more

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Broad City is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Broad City Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer, Hannibal Buress Broad City (Comedy Central, 2014) is an American comedy television series, created by Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson. Two Jewish American women in their twenties experience adventures of ...more

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UnREAL is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Derek Housman added UnREAL Shiri Appleby, Craig Bierko, Freddie Stroma Unreal (Lifetime, 2015) is an American drama television series created by Marti Noxon and Sarah Gertrude Shapiro. A young reality television producer (Shiri Appleby) is pushed by her ...more

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Portlandia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Portlandia Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Kyle MacLachlan Portlandia is a satirical sketch comedy television series, set and filmed in and around Portland, Oregon; it stars Carrie Brownstein and former Saturday Night Live cast member Fred Armisen. The ...more

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Angie Tribeca is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Angie Tribeca Jere Burns, Deon Cole, Rashida Jones Angie Tribeca is an upcoming American comedy series created by Nancy Carell and Steve Carell. The series, a satire of police procedural shows starring Rashida Jones, was announced by TBS in mid ...more

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You're the Worst is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
You're the Worst Chris Geere, Aya Cash, Desmin Borges You're the Worst (FXX, 2014) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Stephen Falk. Jimmy (Chris Geere), a self-involved writer, and Gretchen (Aya Cash), a self-destructive Los ...more

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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Rachel Bloom, Vincent Rodriguez III, Santino Fontana Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (The CW, 2015) is an American romantic musical comedy-drama television series created by Rachel Bloom and Aline Brosh McKenna. After bumping into her first love, a New York ...more

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Baskets is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
LanaYoshii added Baskets Zach Galifianakis, Sabina Sciubba, Martha Kelly Baskets (FX, 2016) is an American comedy television series co-created by Louis C.K., Zach Galifianakis and Jonathan Krisel, who is also the showrunner. Galifianakis stars in the dual lead role ...more

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Adventure Time is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Adventure Time Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Tom Kenny Adventure Time is an American animated television series created by Pendleton Ward for Cartoon Network. The series follows the adventures of Finn, a human boy, and his best friend and adoptive ...more

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With Bob and David is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
With Bob and David Bob Odenkirk, David Cross

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Blindspot is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Derek Housman added Blindspot Sullivan Stapleton, Jaimie Alexander, Rob Brown Blindspot (NBC, 2015) is an American crime drama television series created by Martin Gero. When a mysterious tattooed woman (Jaimie Alexander) is found naked inside a travel bag with no ...more

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The Eric Andre Show is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
The Eric Andre Show Hannibal Buress, Tom Kane, Gary Anthony Williams The Eric Andre Show (Adult Swim, 2012) is an American surreal comedy television series created by Eric Andre. Hosted by Eric Andre with Hannibal Buress, the late night talk show features ...more

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Nathan For You is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Nathan For You Nathan Fielder, William Heath, Anthony Filosa Nathan for You (Comedy Central, 2013) is an American docu-reality comedy television series created by Nathan Fielder and Michael Koman. Business school graduate and consultant Nathan Fielder ...more

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Comedy Bang! Bang! is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Comedy Bang! Bang! Scott Aukerman, Reggie Watts, Scott Mescudi Comedy Bang! Bang! is a television series created and hosted by Scott Aukerman, featuring his co-host/bandleader Reggie Watts. The show airs weekly on IFC and is a spin-off of his successful ...more