10 Best Netflix Shows Not Available in the US

Rohan Mathew

It is a long-known fact that US Netflix has the best library of all the regions. But we are sure you didn’t know that the best library is missing some of American society’s cult favorites.

But why are these shows unavailable on the leading video streaming platform? Wasn’t Netflix the best of the lot? It will remain the best streaming service, but there are alot of legalities and technicalities that go into adding a show on Netflix. 

These famous sitcoms are available on other streaming services in the USA like Hulu, CBS All Access, and Netflix does not have the license to stream them on their service.

Luckily, people from outside of abroad can watch these titles on Netflix. The process is simple, all they have to do is find out how to change your Netflix region using a VPN, log into Netflix, and you are good to go now. 

What are the top 10 Netflix titles that you are missing in the US, read along, and find out where they are exclusively available besides the US.

Doctor Who


On Netflix in the United Kingdom

A British sitcom, based on the character of Docter, is played by 5 different characters who travel time using the Tardis to prevent evil in all eras and times while protecting innocent lives. The doctor’s character is witty, intelligent, and smart enough to detect and remove the bad from anything—season 13 of Doctor Who will renew in December 2020. 

Star Trek Discovery


On Netflix everywhere but US. and Canada

Only available on CBS All Access in the US, but available to Netflix users worldwide. Star Trek Discovery is set 10 years before the original series, where Michael Burnham sets out to discover space and the planets and life it inhibits in those places. 

Orphan Black

On Netflix in Argentina, Brazil, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Singapore, United Kingdom, and more

Con artist Sarah witnesses the suicide of Beth Childs, a police detective, and also her look-alike. Sarah easily replaces her identity with Beth’s. She starts living her life, only to find herself a product of an illegal cloning experiment and a far bigger conspiracy than she imagined that changed her life. 

Prison Break

On Netflix in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Singapore, United Kingdom, and more

Michael is dedicated to getting his brother Lincoln out of prison after being wrongfully convicted for a crime he never committed. Getting in was easy for him, but the real task is getting both him and his brother out of that hell hole. They have help from the inside, but will life give them a second chance? Or is there more waiting for them outside, far greater and monstrous from their expectations?


On Netflix in Romania, Turkey, The Netherlands.

Set in New York in the ’60s, Don Draper is the creative director of an ad agency. The seasons revolve around Don trying to create a balance in his personal and professional life. 

Rick and Morty

On Netflix in 32 countries: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, France, Germany, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and more

Rick is a mad-sociopath scientist who reappears after 20 years or so and conducts weird experiments in his daughter’s garage, which involves his grandchildren Morty and Summer. This crazy adult sci-fi series has been the talk of the town and is running since 2013 to date. 


On Netflix in 30 countries: Switzerland, Argentina, Italy, Mexico, Sweden, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, France, India, Japan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, and more. 

Friends have to be the most famous American rom-com sitcom in history, running for 10 seasons straight. It’s been 26 years since their last episode aired. Sadly Netflix in the US is deprived of this treasure, but you can watch it all anytime in the regions mentioned above. 

Modern Family

On Netflix in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Singapore, United Kingdom, and more

A mockumentary based around three modern families from California, all related to each other, yet these families are super versatile and diverse. Their versatility and uniqueness bring them and others into hilarious every-day situations. Their 11 and final season aired in April 2020, bidding farewell to one of the best light-hearted, emotional, and family-oriented TV series. 


On Netflix in Argentina, Brazil, Japan, Mexico, South Korea.

Two cousins are trying to make something of themselves by entering the rapping career in Atlanta. The show is a complete mood with a quirky soundtrack and some good old humor, making the show a perfect watch. 

Brooklyn 99

On Netflix in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Singapore, United Kingdom, and more

Brooklyn’s 99th precinct has some extraordinarily weird cops, which may be great at what they do, but each is a master of a strikingly bizarre personality. Under the captaincy of Raymond Holt, Detective Jake Peralta, Amy Santiago, Rosa Diaz, and more investigate and solve the crime while fighting and keeping their workplace a madhouse with their immature bets and comedy.