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With so many streaming services, sometimes the amount of television options can get a bit overwhelming. But never fear! We've done the heavy lifting to come up with a starter list for anyone. Here are the best shows you can stream right now and where to find them.

Glenn Gaslin
1 of 29 HBO


With so many streaming services, the amount of television options can be overwhelming. But never fear! We've done the heavy lifting. Here are the best shows you can stream right now and where to find them.

2 of 29 Hulu

The Handmaid's Tale (Hulu)

Based on the novel by Margaret Atwood, this dystopian series features a world in which fertile women are forced into sexual servitude to repopulate their nation. It's hauntingly relevant and emotional.

3 of 29 Netflix

Stranger Things (Netflix)

The sci-fi nostalgia-fest is like a love letter to the 1980s horror genre. Stream both captivating seasons right now on Netflix.

4 of 29 NBC/Getty Images

The Golden Girls (Hulu)

Marathon all the adventures of senior citizens Blanche, Rose, Dorothy and Sophia for nonstop laughter.

5 of 29 HBO

Big Little Lies (HBO Go)

This limited HBO series features murder and mystery in an affluent beach town, plus a superstar cast that includes Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Alexander Skarsgard, Adam Scott and Zoe Kravitz. This one can't be missed.

6 of 29 FX

The Americans (Amazon)

In the mood for an espionage drama that stars a real-life couple who have unbelievably hot chemistry? Look no further. Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys star as Russian spies masquerading as an ordinary domestic couple in 1980s America. The Americans Seasons 1-5 are available on Amazon Prime.

7 of 29 Netflix

BoJack Horseman (Netflix)

If you're a fan of Family Guy, South Park or The Simpsons, you should be watching BoJack Horseman. As smart as it is funny, this animated series follows the comeback of a washed-up Hollywood actor who happens to be a horse voiced by Will Arnett. All four seasons are currently on Netflix.

8 of 29 HBO

Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO Go)

Loosely based on the life of creator Larry David (who created Seinfeld), this screwball comedy is the hilarious look at one man's constant faux pas and failure to adhere to social conventions. If you're looking for an easy and laugh-out-loud watch, catch up on all nine seasons right now.

9 of 29 Amazon

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon)

From Gilmore Girls writer Amy Sherman-Palladino, this critically-acclaimed new series about a 1950s housewife who pursues stand-up comedy is one of Amazon Video's most successful premieres.

10 of 29 The CW

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (Netflix)

Don't let the name dissuade you. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is a quirky look at one woman's psyche and how that one high school crush never truly goes away. Seasons 1 and 2 are available on Netflix with more scheduled to come.

11 of 29 HBO

Game of Thrones (HBO Go)

The highly-anticipated eighth and final season of this epic adventure fantasy doesn't have an official premiere date yet. But, thanks to HBO Go or HBO Now, you can watch the previous seasons on repeat until then.

12 of 29 Amazon

Fleabag (Amazon)

There's a new star in town. Phoebe Waller-Bridge impresses as the writer and lead of this quirky, six-part comedy series about a young woman trying to cope after a sudden tragedy. The show, which is adapted from Waller-Bridge's award winning play, is unlike anything else on TV right now.

13 of 29 Showtime

Twin Peaks (CBS All Access and Showtime Anytime)

Reality collides with the supernatural in the tiny town of Twin Peaks. Explore the duality of life and death, romance and abuse, and even blondes and brunettes in this spooky cult classic. Now that its third season has premiered, nearly 30 years later, it's time to refresh your memory. The first two seasons are available for streaming on CBS All Access, and the third season is on Showtime Anytime.

14 of 29 HBO

Veep (HBO Go)

With the current state of politics, this over-the-top political satire might be a little too on-the-nose for some. But with razor sharp writing and laugh-out-loud performances, it's absolutely worth a watch.

15 of 29 Patrick Harbron, CBS

The Good Fight (CBS All Access)

The Good Fight continues the story of your favorite Good Wife characters as they endure trials and tribulations at a new Chicago law firm. Christine Baranski returns as her Emmy-nominated character Diane Lockhart.

16 of 29 Netflix

Master of None (Netflix)

Aziz Ansari's frustration with the lack of non-stereotypical roles for South Asian actors boiled over into this semi-autobiographical Netflix original comedy, which deals with the trials and tribulations of modern life and love.

17 of 29 Netflix

Marvel's Jessica Jones (Netflix)

With superheroes taking over both film and television, it's no wonder Netflix scooped up this gem. Krysten Ritter and Doctor Who's David Tennant star in this angst-filled series about PTSD, abusive relationships, and kick-ass women fighting against the patriarchy.

18 of 29 NBC

Freaks and Geeks (Netflix)

This period drama perfectly encapsulates the teenage experience of those who felt like outsiders and nerds in high school. Created by comedy legend Judd Apatow and starring Seth Rogen, James Franco and Jason Segel, this one-season series is a must-watch.

19 of 29 FX

Legion (FX Now)

Comic lovers have been rewarded with a show as complex and nuanced as the source material. Dan Stevens (Downton Abbey, Beauty and the Beast) leads this mind-warping show about a troubled young man who is actually the son of mutant Charles Xavier. Hooked? You should be.

20 of 29 AMC

Mad Men (Netflix)

This period drama set in the advertising world of the '60s is widely regarded as one of the greatest television series of all times. With its historical authenticity, complex characters, and depiction of a constantly changing social climate, Mad Men stands above the rest. Every season is super binge-able right now on Netflix.

21 of 29 ABC

My So-Called Life (Hulu)

This teen drama only aired on ABC for one season, but its cultural impact has lasted decades. Starring Claire Danes and Jared Leto, the show perfectly portrays the anguish and agony of adolescence while avoiding overwrought cliches. Rotten Tomatoes still has the show scored as a perfect 100% fresh.

22 of 29 SundanceTV

Rectify (Netflix)

This series follows the life of a man released from prison following his wrongful conviction. Fans of Damages and The Good Wife will love the complicated legal storylines and explorations of moral ambiguity. All four seasons are available to watch now on Netflix.

23 of 29 The WB

Felicity (Hulu)

Before J.J. Abrams was a household name, he created this quiet teen drama starring Keri Russell as a shy freshman who follows the most popular kid at high school to college. The show's four-season run chronicles each year of college and is undeniably captivating.

24 of 29 FX

Fargo (Hulu)

Based on the movie by the Coen brothers, this dark-comedy series is a captivating crime anthology. Each season is set in a different era, all located in the snowy North Dakota town of Fargo, and its superstar cast includes Ewan McGregor, Kirsten Dunst, Colin Hanks, Billy Bob Thornton, Ted Danson and Martin Freeman. Now is the perfect time to catch up on the first two seasons on Hulu.

25 of 29 Comedy Central

Broad City (Hulu)

This quirky comedy caught the attention of Amy Poehler when it was a small web series. With her producing help, it's skyrocketed to massive critical success. Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer write and star in this offbeat comedy about two 20-somethings trying to make their rent in New York City. There's plenty of time to catch up or re-watch.

26 of 29 Adam Rose/Netflix

Dear White People (Netflix)

Netflix is at its best in this too-real comedy, which focuses on the escalating racial tensions on a college campus and the group of diverse students who face daily discrimination.

27 of 29 Sci-Fi Channel

Battlestar Galactica (Hulu)

Set in a galaxy not too far away, this spectacular sci-fi drama explores humanity on the brink of the end of civilization. The show's universal themes of deception, rebellion and fighting for the right to exist ring extremely true today.

28 of 29 AMC

Breaking Bad (Netflix)

A high school chemistry teacher is diagnosed with terminal cancer and teams up with a former student to make meth, eventually becoming a drug kingpin in his small New Mexico town. Oh yeah, and it's one of the most critically-acclaimed series of all time.

29 of 29 Fox

Arrested Development (Netflix)

This dysfunctional family comedy caused such an uproar among viewers when it was canceled (after just three seasons) that Netflix brought it back for a fourth. Despite its low ratings, the show garnered a cult following and widespread critical acclaim. It has been cited as a major influence on later single-cam comedies like 30 Rock and Community. Though its fifth season is still TBD, all four seasons are currently available for laughs on Netflix.