Total Nerd The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix  

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Here are the best superhero shows streaming now on Netflix. Whether you're looking for shows with Marvel superheroes, characters with superpowers, or DC comic book adaptations, this list of superhero shows currently on Netflix is regularly updated with new and popular TV series. What are the best superhero shows to watch on Netflix? 

One of the best new superhero TV shows, Marvel's The Defenders is also ranked high on the most popular Netflix original series. Other good superhero shows on Netflix include Supergirl, Arrow, Gotham, and The Punisher. Even the Power Rangers shows are on here!

Vote up the best superhero shows on Netflix, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list. Then check out what new superhero shows are premiering in 2019.

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The Umbrella Academy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, Emmy Raver-Lampman
The Umbrella Academy (Netflix, 2019) is an American television series developed by Steve Blackman, based on the comic book series by Gerard Way. A disbanded group of superheroes reunite after ...more
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446 180
The Flash is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker
The Flash (The CW, 2014) is an American superhero television series developed by Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg, and Geoff Johns, based on the DC Comics character. CSI Barry Allen (Grant ...more
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321 164
Daredevil is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Charlie Cox, Deborah Ann Woll, Elden Henson
Daredevil (Netflix, 2015) is an American web television series created for Netflix by Drew Goddard, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. Blind lawyer Matt Murdock (Charlie Cox) ...more
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335 176
Arrow is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, Colin Donnell
Arrow is an American superhero television series developed by Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, and Andrew Kreisberg, based on the DC Comics character. Five years after being stranded on a hostile ...more
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246 138
The Punisher is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Jon Bernthal, Ben Barnes, Ebon Moss-Bachrach
Marvel's The Punisher (Netflix, 2017) is an American web television series created for Netflix by Steve Lightfoot. Former Force Recon officer Frank Castle (Jon Bernthal), known throughout New ...more
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256 163
Supergirl is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh
Supergirl (The CW, 2015) is an American superhero action-adventure television series developed by Ali Adler, Greg Berlanti, and Andrew Kreisberg, based on the DC Comics character. The adventures ...more
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187 130
Gotham is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue, David Mazouz
Gotham (Fox, 2014) is an American drama television series developed by Bruno Heller, based on the DC Comics characters from the Batman franchise. The story behind Detective James Gordon's (Ben ...more
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181 130
The Defenders is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Charlie Cox, Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter
The Defender (Netflix, 2017) is an American web television miniseries created by Douglas Petrie and Marco Ramirez, based on the Marvel Comics superhero team. Daredevil (Charlie Cox), Jessica ...more
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189 151
Jessica Jones is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
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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172 138
Luke Cage is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Mike Colter, Mahershala Ali, Simone Missick
Luke Cage (Netflix, 2016) is an American web television series created by Cheo Hodari Coker, based on the Marvel Comics character. When a sabotaged experiment gives him super strength and ...more
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85 46
Legends of Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Victor Garber, Brandon Routh, Arthur Darvill
DC's Legends of Tomorrow (The CW, 2016) is an American superhero action-adventure television series spin-off from Arrow and The Flash, existing in the same fictional universe. Intending to stop ...more
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160 132
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., or simply Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., is an American television series created for ABC by Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon, and Maurissa Tancharoen, based on the Marvel ...more
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134 129
Black Lightning is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Cress Williams, China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams
Black Lightning (The CW, 2018) is an American superhero drama based on the DC comics character of the same name. Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams), who retired from his superhero persona Black ...more
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142 167
Iron Fist is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Finn Jones, Jessica Henwick, David Wenham
Marvel's Iron Fist (Netflix, 2017) is web television series developed Scott Buck, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. Finn Jones stars as Danny Rand / Iron Fist, a martial ...more
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91 123
One-Punch Man is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Makoto Furukawa, Kaito Ishikawa
One-Punch Man (TV Tokyo, 2015) is a Japanese anime series based on the webcomic by ONE. The story of Saitama, a hero that does it just for fun & can defeat his enemies with a single punch.
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20 43
She-Ra and the Princesses of P... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Aimee Carrero, Karen Fukuhara, AJ Michalka
She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (Netflix, 2018) is an American animated web television series developed by Noelle Stevenson. A reboot of the 1985 Filmation series She-Ra: Princess of Power, ...more
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The Tomorrow People is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Robbie Amell, Peyton List, Luke Mitchell
The Tomorrow People is an American science fiction television series developed by Greg Berlanti, Phil Klemmer, and Julie Plec that aired on The CW during the 2013–14 American television season. ...more
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7 16
Ultraman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Ultraman (Netflix, 2019) is an anime series. Shinjiro Hayata learns that his father passed on the "Ultraman Factor" to him and fights against evil.
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40 93
Strong Woman Do Bong-soon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Park Bo-young, Park Hyung-sik, Ji Soo
Strong Woman Do Bong-soon (JTBC, 2017) is a South Korean television series directed by Lee Hyung-min. Born with superhuman strength, Do Bong-soon (Park Bo-young) becomes the bodyguard of a rich, ...more
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5 15
The Protector is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Çagatay Ulusoy, Ayça Aysin Turan, Hazar Ergüçlü
The Protector (Netflix, 2018) is a Turkish drama fantasy series. Given mystical powers by a talismanic keepsake, a young man embarks on a quest to fight shadowy forces and solve a mystery from ...more
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46 124
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Richard Steven Horvitz, David Yost, David J. Fielding
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers is an American live action children's television series that premiered on August 28, 1993, on the Fox Kids weekday afternoon block. The show is about a group of ...more
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35 98
Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug &... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir (French: Miraculous, les aventures de Ladybug et Chat Noir) is a French CGI action/adventure animated series produced by Zagtoon and Method Animation. ...more
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28 88
Devilman Crybaby is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Griffin Burns, Kyle McCarley, Cristina Vee
Devilman Crybaby (Netflix, 2018) is a Japanese anime series directed by Masaaki Yuasa, based on the manga by Go Nagai. When an ancient race of demons invades the world, Akira Fudo transform into ...more
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10 41
The Epic Tales of Captain Unde... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Nat Faxon, Ramone Hamilton, Jay Gragnani
The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants (Netflix, 2018) is an American flash animated web television series based on the film and the book series by Dav Pilkey. The series revolves around the ...more
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18 67
Stretch Armstrong and the Flex... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Superhero Shows On Netflix
Ogie Banks, Gary Cole, Nazneen Contractor
Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters (Netflix, 2017) is an American animated series developed by Kevin Burke, Victor Cook, and Chris "Doc" Wyatt, based on the 1970s action figure. ...more