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Best 20 Superhero TV Shows on Netflix

Superhero TV Shows on Netflix
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Superheroes have been a part of our lives for a very long time through various movies, comics, and TV shows and we all love them for various reasons sometimes they give us hope they in inspire us, or sometimes they just distract us from our real-life problems.

The TV shows in the list below are not ranked and also we have not included animated shows or anime in the list therefore you will only find live-action shows. So, here are the best 20 superhero TV Shows on Netflix you can watch right now:

Arrow (2012-2020)

Synopsis: After a violent shipwreck, onetime billionaire Oliver Queen was missing and presumed dead for five years before being discovered alive on a remote island in the North China Sea. He returned home to Star City, intent on righting the wrongs done by his family and fighting injustice. As the Green Arrow, Oliver successfully fought for his beloved city with the help of his team, including former soldier John Diggle, computer-science expert Felicity Smoak, former protégé Roy Harper, his vigilante sister Thea Queen, street-savvy Rene Ramirez, metahuman Dinah Drake, brilliant inventor Curtis Holt and Laurel Lance. Based on the fan-favorite DC series, The Complete Series of the reimagined Arrow is shot through with danger, intrigue and hard-hitting vigilante action. And while the adventures intensify to the series’ dramatic climax, Oliver learns the true cost of being a hero as he takes aim at his final legacy.

The Flash (2014-Present)

Synopsis: CSI investigator Barry Allen is endearingly book-smart, somewhat awkward late and—as a result of a scientific experiment gone awry—the fastest man alive! He’s The Flash, zigzagging through the action-packed new series from the creative team behind Arrow and based on the supersonic DC Comics character. With his life shadowed by his mother’s murder and his father wrongly convicted of the crime, Barry finds that his newfound power of super speed grants him the ability to move through Central City like an unseen guardian angel. Barry quickly discovers he’s not the only “metahuman” created by the explosive disaster, however—and not everyone is using their new power for good. Now, to protect the innocent, Barry and the close friends who know his secret race to combat evildoers in one astonishing adventure after another that come at you like lightning in this fantastic set.

DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow (2016-Present)

Superhero TV Shows on Netflix
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Synopsis: When heroes alone are not enough…the world needs legends. Having seen the future, time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter assembles a ragtag group of heroes and villains to confront the immortal threat of Vandal Savage. From the creators of The Flash and Arrow comes this super hero team-up that combines characters from both shows — in addition to new heroes from the DC Comics pantheon.

Supergirl (2015-2021)

Synopsis: SUPERGIRL is an action-adventure about Kara Zor-El, Superman’s cousin who, after 12 years of keeping her powers a secret on Earth, decides to finally embrace her superhuman abilities and become the hero she was always meant to be. Though Kara will need to find a way to manage her newfound powers with her very human relationships, her heart soars as she takes to the skies to fight crime.

Black Lightning (2017-2021)

Synopsis: Jefferson Pierce, a man with a secret. As the father of two daughters and principal of a high school that also serves as a safe haven in a neighborhood overrun by violence, he is a hero to his community. Pierce is also a hero of a different sort. Gifted with the superhuman power to harness and control electricity, he keeps his hometown safe as the masked vigilante Black Lightning.

The Umbrella Academy (2019-Present)

Synopsis: Reunited by their father’s death, estranged siblings with extraordinary powers uncover shocking family secrets — and a looming threat to humanity.

Daredevil (2015-2018)

Synopsis: It’s time to let the devil out. Marvel’s Daredevil is here to clean up the streets of Hell’s Kitchen, New York. Lawyer by day, street-level hero by night, Matt Murdock is on a mission to make his city a better place against an underground terror within the city.

Jessica Jones (2015-2019)

Synopsis: Haunted by a traumatic past, Jessica Jones uses her gifts as a private eye to find her tormentor before he can harm anyone else in Hell’s Kitchen.

Luke Cage (2016-2018)

Synopsis: A hoodie-wearing, unbreakable ex-con fights to clear his name and save his neighborhood. He wasn’t looking for a fight, but the people need a hero.

The Defenders (2017)

Synopsis: Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist join forces to take on common enemies as a sinister conspiracy threatens New York City.

Ragnarok (2020-Present)

Synopsis: In a Norwegian town poisoned by pollution and rattled by melting glaciers, the End Times feel all too real. It’ll take a legend to battle an old evil.

I Am Not Okay With This (2020)

Synopsis: Angsty Syd navigates high school awkwardness, family drama and an unrequited crush on her best friend while trying to rein in her budding superpowers.

Gotham (2014-2019)

Synopsis: The origin story continues on GOTHAM, with JIM GORDON (Ben McKenzie) and HARVEY BULLOCK (Donal Logue) at the forefront of the fight against the most depraved and unhinged villains. While Gotham City fights for normalcy, a new hero will rise, as BRUCE WAYNE (David Mazouz) begins to assume responsibility for the city’s well-being.

The Neighbor (2019-2021)

Synopsis: Self-centered Javier’s life gets a bit messy when he unexpectedly becomes a superhero — and his recent ex is tasked with uncovering his identity.

Raising Dion (2019-Present)

Synopsis: A widowed mom sets out to solve the mystery surrounding her young son’s emerging superpowers while keeping his extraordinary gifts under wraps.

Wu Assassins (2019-Present)

Synopsis: An unassuming San Francisco chef becomes the latest in a long line of assassins chosen to keep the mystical Wu powers out of the wrong hands.

The New Legends Of Monkey (2018-Present)

Synopsis: A valiant girl liberates the Monkey King — a god long trapped in stone — in a quest to find seven sacred scrolls and save the world from evil.

The Protector (2018-2020)

Synopsis: Discovering his ties to a secret ancient order, a young man living in modern Istanbul embarks on a quest to save the city from an immortal enemy.

Locke & Key (2020-Present)

Synopsis: After their dad’s murder, three siblings move with their mom to his ancestral estate, where they discover magical keys that unlock powers — and secrets.

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013-2020)

Synopsis: Agent Phil Coulson leads a team of highly skilled agents from the S.H.I.E.L.D. Together, they combat extraordinary and inexplicable threats.


This concludes the list of the best 20 superhero TV shows on Netflix.’ If you have watched them all tell us in the comments we will make a new list for you and if you haven’t, What are you waiting for?

Written by Kabir

Hi, This is Kulwant Singh (Kabir), CO-Founder of Cinemablind

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