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The Best Based on Books TV Shows on Netflix

Finding a good Based on Books TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Based on Books TV shows of all time streaming on Netflix.

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1. Sherlock

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9.1/10
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94/100
Year: 2010-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 4
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.

Where to Watch: 12 episodes (92%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 13 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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2. The Witcher

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8.4/10
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91/100
Year: 2019-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Geralt of Rivia, a mutated monster-hunter for hire, journeys toward his destiny in a turbulent world where people often prove more wicked than beasts.

Where to Watch: 8 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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3. Outlander

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8.4/10
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90/100
Year: 2014-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 6
Drama, Fantasy

What it's about: The story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry Jamie, a chivalrous and romantic young Scottish warrior, a passionate affair is ignited that tears Claire's heart between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives.

Where to Watch: 57 episodes (98%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Starz). 57 episodes (98%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz). 56 episodes (97%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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4. YOU

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7.8/10
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89/100
Year: 2018-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 2
Crime, Drama

What it's about: When a brilliant bookstore manager crosses paths with an aspiring writer, he uses the internet and social media to gather the most intimate of details and get close to her. A charming and awkward crush quickly becomes obsession as he quietly and strategically removes every obstacle - and person - in his way.

Where to Watch: 20 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 10 episodes (50%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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5. The Haunting

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8.7/10
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88/100
Year: 2018-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 2
Horror, Drama

What it's about: The Crains, a fractured family, confront haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it.

Where to Watch: 10 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 10 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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6. The Sinner

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8.0/10
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88/100
Year: 2017-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 3
Drama, Crime

What it's about: A young mother kills a stranger in a fit of unexplainable rage. An inquisitive detective obsesses over the case, attempting to get to the bottom of the true motive behind the act.

Where to Watch: 2 episodes (11%) are available to watch free online (USA). 8 episodes (42%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 1 episodes (5%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (USA). 19 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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7. The 100

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7.7/10
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87/100
Year: 2014-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 7
Drama, Science-Fiction

What it's about: 100 years in the future, when the Earth has been abandoned due to radioactivity, the last surviving humans live on an ark orbiting the planet — but the ark won't last forever. So the repressive regime picks 100 expendable juvenile delinquents to send down to Earth to see if the planet is still habitable.

Where to Watch: 5 episodes (6%) are available to watch free online (The CW). 84 episodes (99%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 85 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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8. The Vampire Diaries

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7.7/10
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85/100
Year: 2009-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 12
Drama, Fantasy

What it's about: The story of two vampire brothers obsessed with the same girl, who bears a striking resemblance to the beautiful but ruthless vampire they knew and loved in 1864.

Where to Watch: 1 episodes (1%) are available to watch free online (Guidebox). 151 episodes (86%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 172 episodes (98%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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9. Pretty Little Liars

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7.4/10
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85/100
Year: 2010-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 7
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: Based on the Pretty Little Liars series of young adult novels by Sara Shepard, the series follows the lives of four girls — Spencer, Hanna, Aria, and Emily — whose clique falls apart after the disappearance of their queen bee, Alison. One year later, they begin receiving messages from someone using the name "A" who threatens to expose their secrets — including long-hidden ones they thought only Alison knew.

Where to Watch: 1 episodes (1%) are available to watch free online (Freeform). 12 episodes (7%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Hulu). 161 episodes (99%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

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10. Anne with an E

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8.6/10
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81/100
Year: 2017-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 3
Drama, Family

What it's about: A coming-of-age story about an outsider who, against all odds and numerous challenges, fights for love and acceptance and for her place in the world. The series centers on a young orphaned girl in the late 1890’s, who, after an abusive childhood spent in orphanages and the homes of strangers, is mistakenly sent to live with an elderly woman and her aging brother. Over time, 13-year-old Anne will transform their lives and eventually the small town in which they live with her unique spirit, fierce intellect and brilliant imagination.

Where to Watch: 27 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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11. A Series of Unfortunate Events

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81/100
Year: 2017-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 3
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: The orphaned Baudelaire children face trials, tribulations and the evil Count Olaf, all in their quest to uncover the secret of their parents' death.

Where to Watch: 25 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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12. 13 Reasons Why

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7.8/10
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81/100
Year: 2017-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 4
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: After a teenage girl's perplexing suicide, a classmate receives a series of tapes that unravel the mystery of her tragic choice.

Where to Watch: 39 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 26 episodes (67%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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13. Gossip Girl

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7.4/10
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80/100
Year: 2008-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 6
Drama, Romance

What it's about: An exclusive group of privileged teens from a posh prep school on Manhattan's Upper East Side whose lives revolve around the blog of the all-knowing albeit ultra-secretive Gossip Girl.

Where to Watch: 121 episodes (99%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 122 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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14. The Spy

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79/100
Year: 2019-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: In the 1960s, Israeli clerk-turned-secret agent Eli Cohen goes deep undercover inside Syria on a perilous, years-long mission to spy for Mossad.

Where to Watch: 6 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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15. The Magicians

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78/100
Year: 2015-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 5
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Brakebills University is a secret institution specializing in magic. There, amidst an unorthodox education of spellcasting, a group of twenty-something friends soon discover that a magical fantasy world they read about as children is all too real— and poses grave danger to humanity.

Where to Watch: 52 episodes (87%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 8 episodes (13%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Syfy). 60 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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16. Dracula

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6.8/10
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78/100
Year: 2020-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Drama, Horror

What it's about: Transylvania, 1897. The blood-drinking Count Dracula is drawing his plans against Victorian London. And be warned: the dead travel fast.

Where to Watch: 3 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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17. Alias Grace

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7.8/10
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77/100
Year: 2017-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Biography, Crime

What it's about: Based on the true story of Grace Marks, a housemaid and immigrant from Ireland who was imprisoned in 1843, perhaps wrongly, for the murder of her employer Thomas Kinnear. Grace claims to have no memory of the murder yet the facts are irrefutable. A decade after, Dr. Simon Jordan tries to help Grace recall her past.

Where to Watch: 6 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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18. The Shannara Chronicles

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7.2/10
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77/100
Year: 2016-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 2
Action & Adventure, Fantasy

What it's about: A young Healer armed with an unpredictable magic guides a runaway Elf in her perilous quest to save the peoples of the Four Lands from an age-old Demon scourge.

Where to Watch: 20 episodes (95%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 19 episodes (90%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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19. Haven

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7.5/10
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77/100
Year: 2010-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 5
Crime, Drama

What it's about: FBI agent Audrey Parker arrives in the small town of Haven, Maine to solve a murder and soon discovers the town's many secrets—which also hold the key to unlocking the mysteries of her lost past.

Where to Watch: 78 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi). 78 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 78 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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20. Heartland

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8.4/10
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75/100
Year: 2007-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 13
Drama, Family

What it's about: Life is hard on the Flemings' ranch in the Alberta foothills where abused or neglected horses find refuge with a kind, hard-working family. Debts abound and the bank is about to foreclose. Can they keep the ranch running?

Where to Watch: 193 episodes (90%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Hulu & 2 others). 103 episodes (48%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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21. Sword Art Online

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72/100
Year: 2012-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 4
Action & Adventure, Anime

What it's about: In the near future, a Virtual Reality Massive Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (VRMMORPG) called Sword Art Online has been released where players control their avatars with their bodies using a piece of technology called Nerve Gear. One day, players discover they cannot log out, as the game creator is holding them captive unless they reach the 100th floor of the game's tower and defeat the final boss. However, if they die in the game, they die in real life. Their struggle for survival starts now...

Where to Watch: 81 episodes (67%) are available to watch free online (Crunchyroll). 85 episodes (70%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Hulu & Crunchyroll). 24 episodes (20%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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22. Secret City

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71/100
Year: 2016-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 2
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: Beneath the placid facade of Canberra, amidst rising tension between China and America, senior political journalist Harriet Dunkley uncovers a secret city of interlocked conspiracies, putting innocent lives in danger including her own.

Where to Watch: 12 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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23. Hemlock Grove

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7.1/10
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71/100
Year: 2013-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 3
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: 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.

Where to Watch: 33 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 13 episodes (39%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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24. Zoo

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6.8/10
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71/100
Year: 2015-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 3
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: Set amidst a wave of violent animal attacks sweeping across the planet, a young renegade scientist is thrust into a race to unlock the mystery behind this pandemic before time runs out for animals and humans alike.

Where to Watch: 39 episodes (95%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 38 episodes (93%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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25. Green Eggs and Ham

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8.3/10
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69/100
Year: 2019-2020Seasons: 1
Animation, Children

What it's about: Guy-Am-I, an inventor, and his friend Sam-I-Am go on a cross-country trip that would test the limits of their friendship. As they learn to try new things, they find out what adventure brings.

Where to Watch: 13 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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26. Bad Blood

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7.5/10
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68/100
Year: 2017-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 2
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A dramatization of the life and death of Montreal mob boss Vito Rizzuto.

Where to Watch: 14 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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27. No Game, No Life

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Year: 2014-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Action & Adventure, Anime

What it's about: Sora and Shiro are two hikikomori step-siblings who are known in the online gaming world as Blank, an undefeated group of gamers. One day, they are challenged to a game of chess by Tet, a god from another reality. The two are victorious and are offered to live in a world that centers around games.

Where to Watch: 12 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Crunchyroll). 12 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Hulu). 12 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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28. Watership Down

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7.2/10
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67/100
Year: 2018-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 1
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Fleeing their doomed warren, a group of rabbits struggle to find and defend a new home.

Where to Watch: 22 episodes (85%) are available to watch free online (Tubi). 4 episodes (15%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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29. Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?

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Year: 2015-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 3
Animation, Anime

What it's about: In a world, where the deities have descended from the heavens lies the town of Orario that features the Dungeon, which contains an assortment of monsters from goblins to dragons. Adventurers slay those monsters and take their shards, which are then used to craft magic items. To become an adventurer, people join groups called Familia. Each of which is named after and serves a resident deity. The adventurers and their attributes and abilities are ranked by level, improved by experience and supervised by their Familia's deity. Bell Cranel, a novice adventurer, is the sole member of the Familia under the goddess Hestia. After being saved by top level adventurer Ais Wallenstein of the Loki Familia, he falls in love with her and decides to improve and become worthy of her attention. All the while mostly unaware that other girls, deities and mortals, also develop feelings for him. Especially Hestia herself.

Where to Watch: 25 episodes (96%) are available to watch free online (Crunchyroll). 25 episodes (96%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Hulu). 13 episodes (50%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Vudu).

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30. Bitten

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65/100
Year: 2014-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 3
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Elena Micheals thought she left the world of supernatural behind when she left Stonehaven behind 'for good this time' she thought. Until the night she got the mysterious call from her pack leader asking her to come back. So now she is heading back, leaving her life as a normal photographer in Toronto for the moment to re-enter the world of werewolves, rules about protect the pack and a man she has spent years trying to get out of her system. Oh and did she mention she was the only living female werewolf in existence?

Where to Watch: 33 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 33 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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31. Hap and Leonard

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Year: 2016-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 3
Drama, Crime

What it's about: A darkly comic swamp noir story of two best friends set in the late 1980s. Based on the novels by Joe R. Lansdale, the series follows Hap Collins, an East Texas white boy with a weakness for Southern women, and Leonard Pine, a gay, black Vietnam vet with a hot temper.

Where to Watch: 18 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 18 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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32. Durarara!!

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Year: 2010-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 3
Animation, Anime

What it's about: In Tokyo's downtown district of Ikebukuro, amidst many strange rumors and warnings of anonymous gangs and dangerous occupants, one urban legend stands out above the rest—the existence of a headless "Black Rider" who is said to be seen driving a jet-black motorcycle through the city streets.Mikado Ryuugamine has always longed for the excitement of the city life, and an invitation from a childhood friend convinces him to move to Tokyo. Witnessing the Black Rider on his first day in the city, his wishes already seem to have been granted. But as supernatural events begin to occur, ordinary citizens like himself, along with Ikebukuro's most colorful inhabitants, are mixed up in the commotion breaking out in their city.

Where to Watch: 61 episodes (81%) are available to watch free online (Crunchyroll). 73 episodes (97%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Hulu).

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33. The Devil Is a Part-Timer!

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Year: 2013-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
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What it's about: Foiled by a hero when he’s inches away from conquering the world, the devil finds himself in modern-day Tokyo. With no real-world skills to speak of, the devil is forced to make ends meet flipping burgers at a fast food joint! To stall any further plans of world domination, the hero tracks the devil’s trail and takes on the lowly tasks of a telemarketer.

Where to Watch: 13 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi). 13 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Hulu). 13 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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34. Tidying Up with Marie Kondo

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Year: 2019-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 1
Reality

What it's about: In a series of inspiring home makeovers, world-renowned tidying expert Marie Kondo helps clients clear out the clutter -- and choose joy.

Where to Watch: 8 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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35. The Irregular at Magic High School

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Year: 2014-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Action & Adventure, Anime

What it's about: In a world where magic is not a fairy tale but has existed for one hundred years siblings Tatsuya and Miyuki Shiba prepare to begin their studies at the elite Private Magic University Affiliated High School (Magic High School for short). Entering on different levels of the academic spectrum the two turn the once peaceful campus into a chaotic one.

Where to Watch: 26 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Crunchyroll). 26 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Hulu).

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36. Kiss Me First

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Year: 2018-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: To escape reality 17-year-old Leila turns to a secret virtual paradise. Her real journey begins when this digital Eden turns dark.

Where to Watch: 6 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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37. Cooked

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Year: 2016-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 1
Documentary

What it's about: Explored through the lenses of the four natural elements – fire, water, air and earth – COOKED is an enlightening and compelling look at the evolution of what food means to us through the history of food preparation and its universal ability to connect us. Highlighting our primal human need to cook, the series urges a return to the kitchen to reclaim our lost traditions and to forge a deeper, more meaningful connection to the ingredients and cooking techniques that we use to nourish ourselves.

Where to Watch: 4 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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38. The Worst Witch

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Year: 2017-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 3
Action & Adventure, Children

What it's about: Mildred Hubble becomes a student at Cackle's Academy.

Where to Watch: 36 episodes (92%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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39. Cathedral of the Sea

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Year: 2018-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: In the 14th century, Barcelona is experiencing one of its most prosperous moments. The city has grown to La Ribera, a fishing district in which the largest Marian temple ever known is built: Santa María del Mar. But the construction runs parallel to Arnau Estanyol, a serf of the land who, fleeing the abuses of The feudal lords of the countryside take refuge in Barcelona.

Where to Watch: 8 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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40. When Heroes Fly

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Year: 2018-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 1
Drama, Cult

What it's about: Eleven years after falling out, four friends, war veterans of a Special Forces unit, reunite for one final mission: to find Yaeli, a former lover of one of them and sister of another. Their journey will take them deep into the Colombian jungle but, as to succeed, first they must confront the trauma that tore them apart.

Where to Watch: 10 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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41. Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online

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Year: 2018-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 2
Animation, Anime

What it's about: Karen Kohiruimaki always felt out of place in the real world. Due to her extreme height, she found it hard to make friends with other girls her age. Everything changes when she's introduced to VR and Gun Gale Online. In GGO, Karen is free to play the cute, chibi avatar of her dreams! Can Karen find friendship in this bullet-ridden MMO...?

Where to Watch: 6 episodes (33%) are available to watch free online (Crunchyroll). 13 episodes (72%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Hulu).

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42. Record of Grancrest War

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Year: 2018-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 3
Animation, Anime

What it's about: On a continent ruled by chaos, the Lords have the power of a holy seal that can calm the chaos and protect the people. However, before anyone realizes it, the rulers cast aside their creed of purifying the chaos, and instead start to fight each other for each other's holy seals to gain dominion over one another. Siluca, an isolated mage who scorns the Lords for abandoning their creed, and a wandering knight named Theo, who is on a journey to train to one day liberate his hometown, make an everlasting oath to work together to reform this continent dominated by wars and chaos.

Where to Watch: 25 episodes (69%) are available to watch free online (Crunchyroll). 35 episodes (97%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Hulu).

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43. Always a Witch

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Year: 2019-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Drama, Fantasy

What it's about: A young 17th-century witch time travels to the future to save the man she loves, but first must adjust to present-day Cartagena and defeat a dark rival.

Where to Watch: 10 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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44. Fate/Apocrypha

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Year: 2017-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Anime, Animation

What it's about: The setting is a parallel world to Fate/stay night where the Greater Grail mysteriously disappeared from Fuyuki after the Third Holy Grail War. After many years of silence, around the same time as the Fifth Holy Grail War would have happened, the Yggdmillennia, a family of magi, openly declares their secession from the Mage's Association, and that they are in possession of the Grail. The Association dispatches fifty magi to retrieve it, and all but one are instantly slaughtered by a mysterious Servant. The one remaining manages to activate the reserve system of the Greater Grail, allowing for the summoning of fourteen Servants in total.In the city of Trifas, two factions will fight for the control of the sacred relic, each of them possessing their own team of seven Servants: the Black Faction whose members are part of Yggdmillennia, protecting the Grail, and the Red Faction whose members were sent by the Mage's Association, trying to take the Grail back. For an event of this scale, the Grail itself summons its own Servant, the holy Ruler, to oversee the conflict.This marks the start of the Great Holy Grail War.

Where to Watch: 25 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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45. Crime Diaries: Night Out

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Year: 2019-2020Seasons: 1
Crime, Documentary

What it's about: After going to a Halloween party, college student Luis Andrés Colmenares is found dead. Was it an accident or murder? Inspired by true events.

Where to Watch: 8 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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46. Tientsin Mystic

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Year: 2017-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 1
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: Frequent flooding and drowning were common occurrences in Tianjin (Tientsin) in the early 1900s. But when a local shipping magnate was found drowned to death chained to a statue on the bottom of riverbed, police department's underwater recovery team captain Guo De You was their primary suspect, since he was the only one in the city who could stay underwater long enough to complete the deed. The businessman son's Ding Mao tried to prove Guo's guilt, but his own forensic discovery and another bizarre drowning in the same vicinity challenged his initial impression. Together with spirit medium Gu Ying and news reporter Xiao Lan Lan, they peeled away the mystery and found the clues pointed to an incident occurred over 20 years ago when an evil cult was ravaging the city. Now, the cult was once again causing havoc. To stop their resurgence, the team must investigate the unexplained, mind-bending cases that plagued their city.

Where to Watch: 24 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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47. Kulipari: Dream Walker

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Year: 2018-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 1
Animation

What it's about: Now the Blue Sky King, Darel must lead a rescue mission to save a Dream Walker -- leaving the village under the protection of the Kulipari youth.

Where to Watch: 10 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).