Netflix We Asked, You Answered: What's Your Go-To Netflix Show When You Can't Choose What To Watch?  

Jacob Bryant
348 votes 70 voters 13 items

List Rules Vote up your go-to shows; vote down the shows you'd rather not watch again.

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In the era of Peak TV with new shows constantly being added to your watch queue, it can be hard to decide what to watch. Who hasn't aimlessly scrolled through Netflix for an hour before giving up on finding something new to put on? When those moments come, sometimes it's just easier to fall back on a reliable mainstay. But then you have to decide if you want a light, fun comedy like The Office, or a gritty crime drama like Sons of Anarchy or Breaking Bad. Despite a seemingly endless number of shows to stream, there are a handful of shows that subscribers keep coming back to time and again.

We asked our audience what their go-to shows are on Netflix when nothing else is appealing to them. Vote up the shows you could watch over and over, and vote down the shows that you've had enough of.

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Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list We Asked, You Answered: What's Your Go-To Netflix Show When You Can't Choose What To Watch?
Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Katie Cassidy Supernatural (The CW, 2005) is an American fantasy horror television series created by Eric Kripke. Two brothers, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean Winchester (Jensen Ackles), follow their father's ...more

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Breaking Bad is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list We Asked, You Answered: What's Your Go-To Netflix Show When You Can't Choose What To Watch?
Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn Breaking Bad is an American drama television series created and produced by Vince Gilligan. The show originally aired on the AMC network for five seasons, from January 20, 2008, to September 29, ...more

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That '70s Show is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list We Asked, You Answered: What's Your Go-To Netflix Show When You Can't Choose What To Watch?
Topher Grace, Laura Prepon, Mila Kunis That '70s Show is an American television period sitcom that originally aired on Fox from August 23, 1998, to May 18, 2006. The series focused on the lives of a group of teenage friends living in ...more

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Black Mirror is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list We Asked, You Answered: What's Your Go-To Netflix Show When You Can't Choose What To Watch?
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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The Office is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list We Asked, You Answered: What's Your Go-To Netflix Show When You Can't Choose What To Watch?
Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer The Office is an American television comedy series that aired on NBC from March 24, 2005 to May 16, 2013. It is an adaptation of the BBC series of the same name. The Office was adapted for ...more

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Sons of Anarchy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list We Asked, You Answered: What's Your Go-To Netflix Show When You Can't Choose What To Watch?
Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Mark Boone Junior Sons of Anarchy is an American drama television series created by Kurt Sutter, about the lives of a close-knit outlaw motorcycle club operating in Charming, a fictional town in California's ...more

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Criminal Minds is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list We Asked, You Answered: What's Your Go-To Netflix Show When You Can't Choose What To Watch?
Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler, Thomas Gibson Criminal Minds is an American police-procedural television program that premiered September 22, 2005, on CBS. The series follows a team of profilers from the FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit based ...more

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Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list We Asked, You Answered: What's Your Go-To Netflix Show When You Can't Choose What To Watch?
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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Forensic Files is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list We Asked, You Answered: What's Your Go-To Netflix Show When You Can't Choose What To Watch?
Dayle Hinman, Peter Thomas, Roy Shuler Forensic Files is an American documentary-style series that reveals how forensic science is used to solve violent crimes, mysterious accidents, and even outbreaks of illness. The show was ...more

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Friends is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list We Asked, You Answered: What's Your Go-To Netflix Show When You Can't Choose What To Watch?
Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow Friends is an American television sitcom, created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, which originally aired on NBC from September 22, 1994, to May 6, 2004. It lasted ten seasons and is now in ...more

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Parks and Recreation is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list We Asked, You Answered: What's Your Go-To Netflix Show When You Can't Choose What To Watch?
Amy Poehler, Jim O'Heir, Nick Offerman Parks and Recreation is an American television sitcom starring Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope, a perky, mid-level bureaucrat in the parks department of Pawnee, a fictional town in Indiana. Created ...more

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The Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list We Asked, You Answered: What's Your Go-To Netflix Show When You Can't Choose What To Watch?
Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies The Walking Dead (A&E, 2010) is an American post-apocalyptic horror television series developed by Frank Darabont, based on the comic book series by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie ...more

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Frasier is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list We Asked, You Answered: What's Your Go-To Netflix Show When You Can't Choose What To Watch?
Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce Frasier is an American sitcom that was broadcast on NBC for eleven seasons, premiering on September 16, 1993, and concluding on May 13, 2004. The program was created and produced by David ...more