Netflix has become the main source of monthly entertainment for many because it provides thousands of hours of television shows and movies for you to stream from anywhere. However, Netflix has to deal with a lot of red tape when it comes to global copyright laws. It limits the shows that they can provide for their customers, which is why their roster continually changes.
Here are the first 10 shows with aren’t available on Netflix US. Good news – you can unlock different Netflix libraries using a VPN!
- Family Guy
Family Guy is on its 17th season. It follows the lives of the Griffin Family. The father Peter is a lovable but endearingly ignorant character that is constantly getting into all sorts of twisted and politically incorrect predicaments. The family resides in the small town of Quahog, Rhode Island. Lois, Peter’s wife, is a stay-at-home wife, for most of the series, but she sometimes ventures out into the world of work as a piano teacher, substitute teacher, and even becomes the Mayor of Quahog, in one episode. They have three children.
Meg is the oldest of the children, and she is always the social outcast. She often must deal with being on the outside of clicks at school. Chris, the middle child, is socially awkward, and he constantly finds himself clueless to many of the scenes going on around him especially those involving the opposite sex, while Stewie, their youngest brother, is a mad genius, bent on world domination! He often pals around with their dog, Brian, who talks and is always pushing to be some writer, thinking of himself as an intellectual.
Family guy is available on Netflix in Canada, Belgium, Netherlands, Sweden, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Greece, Poland, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand.
- Doctor Who
Doctor Who follows the many adventures and lives of a Time Lord, who is called, “The Doctor.” He appears to be human, but, he is an extraterrestrial being from the planet of Gallifrey. He goes through the universe in his spaceship, the TARDIS, which use to have the capability of changing to whatever time he was visiting, but got stuck as a British police box, on one of his adventures. Throughout his adventures, The Doctor finds sidekicks along the way that go on adventures with him, witnesses different points in time and enemies that they could never have imagined.
Over the series, The Doctor has been played by thirteen different people, and each one has its own turmoil and quirky, eccentric behaviors. How can this be? At different points in the show, The Doctor experiences different incarnations, usually when he is severely injured or needs a change for mental issues. Every incarnation is a little different and provides a whole new personality to the show, which brings a constant sense of renewal to the old show.
Doctor Who is available on Netflix in Australia, United Kingdom, Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Romania, Switzerland.
- Prison Break
This action-packed thriller series follows the lives of two brothers. Lincoln Burrows, the eldest brother and screw up, finds himself on death row after being wrongfully convicted of killing the Vice President of the United States brother. Michael Scofield, Lincoln’s baby brother, made a wonderful life for himself as an engineer, but after Lincoln is falsely convicted, Michael decides to rob a bank to get himself locked up with his brother, at Fox River State Penitentiary, as the first part in an elaborate plan to help his brother escape his death sentence.
However, their trails do not end upon escaping prison. They still must find out who framed Lincoln and why. Running with the constant fear of being recaptured before proving Lincoln’s innocence, the brothers embark on a perilous journey that keeps them twisting in the wind, as they find out the extent of the conspiracy behind Lincoln’s conviction. However, how do you prove innocence when even family is behind the conspiracy?
Available in Canada, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom, France, Greece, Hungary, Sweden.
Michael Kerrigan has lived with many troubles that stemmed from his traumatic childhood. Despite his dark past, Michael built himself up and became a priest with the Roman Catholic church, and he was assigned to a small parish in a northern English city. Throughout the series, Kerrigan comes into contact with many parishioners that are in need of guidance, and he spends his days trying to help them make it through their own tribulations and trials that present to them in their everyday lives.
This short series concluded with a total of 6 episodes, and Father Michael Kerrigan was played by Sean Bean, who brought a unique aspect to the character that makes the show and unforgettable, must see.
Available in the United Kingdom.
The Class is an 8 episode mini-series that centers around five students and staff at the Coal Hill Academy. Although it is its show, the main cast is told about an alien threat at their school by the Doctor, known from the Doctor Who series. To make it worse, the cast don’t only have to deal with the imminent alien threat, but they are responsible for maneuvering their way through their personal lives, that is sometimes just as scary.
Charlie Smith is an alien prince who has come to Earth after being rescued by the Doctor. Trying to hide his identity from the other students and the race, Shadow Kin, that destroyed his people, Charlie has to pretend to be an average teenage student. He encounters other students and staff at the school that he wonders if he can trust those around him with his secret.
Available in the United Kingdom.
Heitor Grillo has built his life on hacking, but after being caught, Grillo agrees to help the police with his pro hacking skills. Being surrounded by an elite police force, Grillo is sent undercover with the alias, “Gamebros.” While undercover, he comes across numerous malicious virtual criminals that are prowling on the internet. The question becomes is he better than the hackers that he is going against and can he stop the crimes that are going on in the black web?
Available in Greece and Romania.
- Jack Irish: The Series
Jack Irish is a private investigator, who has just taken on a new job looking for a missing person. However, his life is turned upside down when the missing guy is found, and he is framed for his murder. Jack is in a race against time, as he travels from his home town of Fitzroy to a small remote village in the Philippines in search of something that can clear his name. Unfortunately, those who framed him are powerful people and proving his innocence might not be as easy as he once thought it would be.
Available in Australia.
- Sons of Anarchy
Jax Teller is the heir to the Sons of Anarchy, a motorcycle club that has many illegal endeavors. Struggling with the path that his father wanted Jax to follow and the one that his mother and stepfather have laid out before him, Jax is torn by which direction is best for the club that he would give his life for. Being a single dad to a baby boy with medical issues, Jax finds strength and love in his old girlfriend, Tara, the doctor who helps to save Abel, Jax’s son’s life.
Gun running, murder, turf wars, kidnapping, and various other illegal endeavors lead to Jax getting in over his head and Tara getting killed by Gemma, Jax’s mother, who blames it on the Chinese, to save her own life. In a fit of rage, anger, and sorrow, Jax takes the Sons of Anarchy down a bloody path of revenge that no one could escape unscathed.
Available in Australia, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom.
The residents of Redwater are hiding mean dark secrets from their friends, family, and neighbors, and this show follows the two main characters, Kat and Alfie Moon, as they head to the small Irish village of “Redwater” in a search to put their pasts behind them.
They hoped to find their lost child, and the series follows them on their journey and the turmoils that they must face in their search.
Available in the United Kingdom.
Titans is set in the DC Universe, and it follows the life of Dick Grayson, who used to be an apprentice to Batman. After leaving Batman, Dick finds several teens who fight crime and need serious guidance. Taking what he learned, Dick gathers the kids together as they become the Titans and begin fighting crime under his supervision.
Available in Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom.
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