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FALL 2021 TV SURVEY: 30 FAVORITE NETFLIX SHOWS

For Rotten Tomatoes’ annual Fall TV Survey, we asked our users what they’re most looking forward to in the coming TV season and to reflect on the best shows from seasons past. Over 1,000 of them got back to us with their picks for fall.

We first asked the question “What is your favorite Netflix show?” in our 2018 Fall TV Survey, and Stranger Things has dominated the category ever since. The hit horror series is followed by newcomer The Queen’s Gambit then Marvel’s Daredevil, Marvel’s Jessica Jones, and Umbrella Academy. Though the series are now Netflix favorites, you won’t find Arrested DevelopmentCobra Kai, or Lucifer on this list since they started their runs elsewhere. (And while Black Mirror began on Channel 4 in the U.K., it gets a pass because U.S. audiences were introduced to it on Netflix.)

Read on to find out all of Rotten Tomatoes users’ favorite Netflix series.

Disagree with the survey results? Tell us in the comments who you think should have made the list or have been ranked higher.

Sweet Tooth (2021)
97%

#30
Synopsis: On a perilous adventure in a post-apocalyptic world, a boy who's half-human and half deer searches for a new beginning... [More]

Synopsis: This adaptation of the "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" tale is a dark coming-of-age story that traffics in horror and the... [More]

Shadow and Bone (2021)
88%

#28
Synopsis: Sinister forces plot against a young soldier after she reveals a magical power that may unite her world.... [More]

Peaky Blinders (2013)
94%

#27
Synopsis: Britain is a mixture of despair and hedonism in 1919 in the aftermath of the Great War. Returning soldiers, newly... [More]

The Kominsky Method (2018)
93%

#26
Synopsis: He may be in his twilight years, but aging acting coach Sandy Kominsky isn't ready to ride off into the... [More]

Synopsis: An exploration of big cat breeding and its bizarre underworld, populated by eccentric characters.... [More]

Altered Carbon (2018)
75%

#24
Synopsis: More than 300 years in the future, society has been transformed by new technology, leading to human bodies being interchangeable... [More]
Directed By: Laeta Kalogridis

Russian Doll (2019)
97%

#23
Synopsis: Emmy-nominated actress Natasha Lyonne stars in this comedy-drama series as Nadia, a young woman who is on a journey to... [More]

Lost in Space (2018)
84%

#22
Synopsis: "Danger, Will Robinson!" The rest of the Robinson clan should be on the lookout for danger, as well, because they... [More]

House of Cards (2013)
77%

#21
Synopsis: U.S. Rep. Francis Underwood of South Carolina starts out as a ruthless politician seeking revenge in this Netflix original production.... [More]

Grace and Frankie (2016)
90%

#20
Synopsis: For as long as they can recall, Grace and Frankie have been rivals. Their one-upmanship comes crashing to a halt,... [More]

GLOW (2017)
92%

#19
Synopsis: Alison Brie stars as Ruth Wilder, an out-of-work actress living in Los Angeles in the '80s. Wilder finds an unexpected... [More]

#18
Synopsis: Rescued after 15 years in a cult, Kimmy Schmidt decides to reclaim her life by venturing to New York, where... [More]

Dead to Me (2019)
90%

#17
Synopsis: Jen's husband recently died in a hit-and-run, and the sardonic widow is determined to solve the crime. Optimistic free spirit... [More]

#16
Synopsis: Four of Marvel's biggest heroes are each working individually but have one common goal in mind -- to save New... [More]

#15
Synopsis: Piper Chapman is a public relations executive with a career and a fiance when her past suddenly catches up to... [More]

Bridgerton (2020)
82%

#14
Synopsis: Bridgerton follows Daphne Bridgerton (Phoebe Dynevor), the eldest daughter of the powerful Bridgerton family as she makes her debut onto... [More]

Synopsis: This modern reimagining of the Shirley Jackson novel follows siblings who, as children, grew up in what would go on... [More]

Mindhunter (2017)
97%

#12
Synopsis: Catching a criminal often requires the authorities to get inside the villain's mind to figure out how he thinks. That's... [More]

Marvel's Luke Cage (2016)
87%

#11
Synopsis: This gritty, action-packed drama follows the evolution of Luke Cage (Mike Colter), a man with super strength and unbreakable skin... [More]

The Crown (2016)
90%

#10
Synopsis: Based on an award-winning play ("The Audience") by showrunner Peter Morgan, this lavish, Netflix-original drama chronicles the life of Queen... [More]

#9
Synopsis: After exacting revenge on the people responsible for the deaths of his wife and children, Frank Castle uncovers a conspiracy... [More]
Directed By: Steve Lightfoot

The Witcher (2019)
81%

#8
Synopsis: The witcher Geralt, a mutated monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world in which people often prove... [More]

Black Mirror (2011)
84%

#7
Synopsis: Featuring stand-alone dramas -- sharp, suspenseful, satirical tales that explore techno-paranoia -- "Black Mirror" is a contemporary reworking of "The... [More]
Starring:

Ozark (2017)
82%

#6
Synopsis: Created by Bill Dubuque ("The Accountant," "The Judge"), this drama series stars Jason Bateman as Marty Byrde, a financial planner... [More]

#5
Synopsis: On one day in 1989, 43 infants are inexplicably born to random, unconnected women who showed no signs of pregnancy... [More]

#4
Synopsis: A chronicle of the life of one of the darker Marvel characters, the mysterious Jessica Jones. When a tragedy puts... [More]

Marvel's Daredevil (2015)
92%

#3
Synopsis: The first in a planned series of shows detailing the Marvel universe, "Daredevil" follows Matt Murdock, attorney by day and... [More]

The Queen's Gambit (2020)
96%

#2
Synopsis: Set during the Cold War era, orphaned chess prodigy Beth Harmon struggles with addiction in a quest to become the... [More]

Stranger Things (2016)
91%

#1
Synopsis: Mysteries unravel in a small Midwestern town in the 1980s, involving supernatural forces, secret experiments and one strange girl.... [More]


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