Best TV Shows on Netflix
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1 Downton Abbey (2010)
Exposing the snobbery and machinations of a disappearing class system, this series chronicles the elite Crawley family and their assorted servants.
2 Sherlock (2010)
In this updated take on Arthur Conan Doyle's beloved mystery tales, the eccentric sleuth prowls the streets of modern-day London in search of clues.
3 Archer (2009)
Suave, sophisticated spy Archer may have the coolest gadgets, but he still has issues when it comes to dealing with his boss, who is also his mother.
4 Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (2009)
After both suffer physical damage -- brothers Edward and Alphonse battle nefarious forces to try to reclaim their bodies in this supernatural anime.
5 Twin Peaks (1990)
"Who killed Laura Palmer?" is the question on everyone's lips in a secretive small town, but as an eccentric FBI agent learns, the answer isn't easy.
6 Dexter (2006)
Mild-mannered Dexter Morgan works for the police department as a blood-splatter analyst but moonlights as a murderer who only targets other killers.
7 Deadwood (2004)
Rebels, outlaws, businessmen and gunslingers violently clash as gold fever sweeps through the lawless Dakota territory in this dark Western series.
8 Suits (2011)
When he impresses a big lawyer with his razor-sharp mind, a college dropout scores a coveted associate job, even though he has no legal credentials.
9 The X-Files (1993)
FBI agents Scully, a skeptic, and Mulder, a believer, attempt to uncover a government conspiracy to hide evidence of extraterrestrial activity.
10 Doctor Who (2005)
An updated incarnation of everybody's favorite time-traveling Doctor sets about fighting nefarious aliens and other foes in this epic sci fi series.
11 The West Wing (1999)
This powerful political epic chronicles the triumphs and travails of White House senior staff under the administration of President Josiah Bartlet.
12 Only Fools and Horses (1981)
London schemer Derek, his brother Rodney and their daft grandfather try anything and everything to leave their working-class life behind.
13 The Walking Dead (2010)
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.
14 Community (2009)
When his degree is found bogus, lawyer Jeff Winger is sent back to college, where he meets students and teachers with credentials as dubious as his.
15 Freaks and Geeks (1999)
A group of high school students in 1980 faces various social struggles. Lindsay rebels and hangs out with a crowd of burnouts for starters.
16 Forensic Files (2000)
Detectives and crime lab technicians use the latest and most fascinating procedures to solve crimes in this documentary-style show.
17 Firefly (2002)
Set almost 500 years in the future, this short-lived but much-loved series follows the adventures of the ragtag crew of the spaceship Serenity.
18 Narcos (2015)
The true story of Colombia's infamously violent and powerful drug cartels fuels this gritty gangster drama series.
19 Modern Family (2009)
This Emmy-winning sitcom follows Jay Pritchett and his eclectic family as they deal with the challenges of contemporary life in Los Angeles.
20 Fullmetal Alchemist (2003)
Brothers Edward and Alphonse use alchemy to resurrect their mother, but they unleash a chemical reaction that tears apart their bodies.
21 Top Gear (2003)
Jeremy Clarkson and his crew of car lovers test the limits of luxury vehicles in this hit show that also features celebrities racing on a test track.
22 The Shield (2002)
LAPD detective Vic Mackey and his controversial Strike Team unit skirt the law and stop at nothing to rid the streets of gang thugs and drug lords.
23 Breaking Bad (2008)
A terminally ill chemistry teacher teams with a former student to manufacture crystal meth to secure his family's future.
24 Battlestar Galactica (2003)
After cybernetic Cylons all but wipe out the human race, the few survivors aboard the Battlestar Galactica search for the mythical planet Earth.