We had to dig deep to find the top 25 top TV series currently streaming on Netflix . This list comprises of almost every genre possible, and will be updated regularly as new series are added to the Netflix streaming service.
Luther is a British psychological crime drama television series starring Idris Elba as the title character, Detective Chief Inspector John Luther, who works in London, Great Britain. The series has also received eight Primetime Emmy Award nominations. You can find every season on Netflix, and is a definite binge watch.
24. Bob’s Burgers
Bob’s Burgers is an American animated sitcom created by Loren Bouchard for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series centers on the Belchers—parents Bob and Linda, and their children Tina, Gene, and Louise—who run a hamburger restaurant. In 2013, TV Guide ranked Bob’s Burgers as one of the top 60 Greatest TV Cartoons of All Time. The series has been nominated for several awards, including the Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program in 2012 and 2013, before it won the award in 2014.
23. Arrested Development
It’s the story of a wealthy family that lost everything, and the one son who had no choice but to keep them all together. It’s the return of the award-winning “Arrested Development,” starring Emmy nominee Jason Bateman and one of the funniest ensembles in TV comedy, who taught viewers the meaning of “never nude,” spread a dangerous amount of misinformation about maritime law, and reminded everyone “that’s why you always leave a note.”
22. Hemlock Grove
One cannot quench his all-consuming thirst. The other cannot tame the beast clawing its way out. In the sleepy Pennsylvania village of Hemlock Grove, two young men struggle to accept painful truths: about family, themselves, the mystery of the White Tower – and a terrifying new threat so powerful it will turn them from predators into prey.
21. Battlestar Galactica
The short running but massively successful big budget revival of the 1978 to 1979 series came to a shock to many when it shut up shop on March 20th 2009 after running for 5 years. For those unfamiliar with Battlestar Galactica it’s a military science fiction television series about the remaining 12 colonies survival against and old enemy called the Cylons. Currently unavailable on Netflix, but it keeps it spot ant number 21, because Netflix is surely going to add it back to its library soon.
20. Star Wars : The Clone Wars
The animated adventures of the Jedi knights, including Anakin Skywalker and his master, Obi-Wan Kenobi. Season 6 available only on Netflix.
19. Rules of Engagement
An easy watch and a well written TV sitcom lands this at out number 20 spot. Three diverse perspectives on relationships are examined in this ensemble sitcom, featuring a married couple, an engaged pair, and a cynical bachelor.
18. Doctor Who
After 30 years of inactivity the series was finally rebooted. The series follow an updated incarnation of everybody’s favorite time-traveling Doctor sets about fighting nefarious aliens and other foes in this epic sci fi series.
In 2012 CW revived the DC Comics’ Green Arrow, an affluent playboy becomes a vengeful superhero, saving the city from villains armed with just a bow and arrows.
To be honest this series sucks, but its massive US audience lands it at our 16 spot. Amid relationship woes and personal attacks from a wicked cheerleading coach, a teacher fights to turn underdog glee club members into winners. Its certainly not everyone’s cup of tea, but some of you may like it.
15. The Office (U.S)
This hit comedy chronicles the foibles of disgruntled office workers — led by deluded boss Michael Scott — at the Dunder Mifflin paper company.
14. Bates Motel
Everyone knows what happened in “Psycho,” but this chilling series takes viewers inside Norman Bates’ world before Marion Crane checked in.
After turning state’s evidence against a powerful Mafia boss, former gangster Frank “The Fixer” Tagliano trades the mean streets of New York for the icy fjords of Norway, forging a new life among the locals of Lillehammer under the guise of Norwegian-American immigrant Giovanni Henriksen. The relative calm suits him at first. But it’s not long before Frank’s ruthless methods resurface, stirring the suspicions of his next-door neighbor, the chief of police.
After their plane crashes on a deserted island, a diverse group of people must adapt to their new home and contend with the island’s enigmatic forces.
This groundbreaking sci-fi drama intertwines the stories of a disparate group of people who suddenly discover they possess superhuman abilities.
Jake returns to his Kansas town to collect an inheritance, but a nuclear blast cuts off the outside world and makes him a reluctant leader amid chaos. The fast-paced and survivalist TV series broke onto the screens from 2006 and sadly ended two years later after three seasons.
9. Orange is the New Black
A dozen Emmy Award nominations went to this acclaimed comedy drama series including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Writing and Outstanding Lead Actress for star Taylor Schilling. A crime she committed in her youthful past sends Piper Chapman (Schilling) to a women’s prison, where she trades her comfortable New York life for one of unexpected camaraderie and conflict in an eccentric group of fellow inmates.
8. Sons of Anarchy
After seizing control of its town, gun-running motorcycle club the Sons of Anarchy soon butts heads with rival biker gangs, racist groups and the law. The great script writing, and action packed gunfights lands the Sons Of Anarchy at number 8.
7. House M.D
Hugh Laurie stars as the ornery Dr. Gregory House, a paradoxical physician who loathes his patients but is a genius at treating mysterious ailments.
6. Prison Break
In our number 6 slot we have Prison Break. This series details a brother is wrongly convicted of murder, a structural engineer resolves to bust his sibling out of the notorious Fox River State Penitentiary. The cliffhangers at the end of each episode will have you wanting more.
Excluding the final season, Dexter is truly a great show. It lot a ton of luster in its final episodes, never the less it still makes our top 5. By day, mild-mannered Dexter is a blood-splatter analyst for the Miami police. But at night, he is a serial killer who only targets other murderers.
4. Mad Men
Set in 1960s New York City, this series takes a peek inside an ad agency during an era when the cutthroat business had a glamorous lure.
3. The Walking Dead
One of the greatest Zombie TV thrillers ever produced. In the wake of a zombie apocalypse, survivors hold on to the hope of humanity by banding together to wage a fight for their own survival. This series is sure to have you sitting on the edge of your seat.
2. House of Cards
One of the first Netflix original series ever produced, it was a critically acclaimed national hit. This Emmy-winning original thriller series stars Kevin Spacey as ruthless, cunning Congressman Francis Underwood, who will stop at nothing to conquer the halls of power in Washington D.C. His secret weapon: his gorgeous, ambitious, and equally conniving wife Claire (Golden Globe winner Robin Wright).
1. Breaking Bad
You cant be surprised by our number one pick. Its the highest rated TV series of all time and chronicles the life of a high school chemistry teacher, Walter White, & his rise to power as a drug dealing kingpin. The series has won too many awards to mention, & if you haven’t seen it yet you are really doing yourself a disservice. All episodes are currently streaming on Netflix.