These Shows Are the Best Underrated Shows on TV, According to Voters

Underrated TV Shows The Tick Damages Southland
Amazon, FX, TNT

Forget about what TV shows the algorithms tell you to watch — wouldn’t you rather know what hidden gems would your fellow television buffs recommend?

To find out, RAVE Reviews analyzed Metacritic data to find the shows that earned the highest user ratings with the fewest votes.

Scroll down to see the top 10.

Summer Heights High Chris Lilley

10. Summer Heights High

This 2007 Australian mockumentary features Chris Lilley playing multiple characters in a Sydney-area high school. Available for purchase on iTunes.

The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency Jill Scott

9. The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency

Jill Scott and Anika Noni Rose crack cases in this HBO comedy-drama filmed on location in Botswana. Bonus: It’s a quick watch with only seven episodes! Available on HBO Max.

Carnival Nick Stahl

8. Carnivale

A man with magical powers joins a traveling carnival in Dust Bowl-era Oklahoma in this surreal 2003-2005 HBO fantasy-drama. Available on HBO Max.

The Tick Peter Serafinowicz

7. The Tick

Based on the comic book series of the same name, this 2016-19 Amazon comedy follows an unlikely superhero (played by Peter Serafinowicz): a man in a gargantuan, blue tick costume. Available on Prime Video.

Just Legal Jay Baruchel Don Johnson
The WB

6. Just Legal

This short-lived 2005 WB courtroom drama features Don Johnson and Jay Baruchel as a washed-up lawyer and his child prodigy protégé, respectively. Not currently available.

Southland Michael Cudlitz Lucy Liu

5. Southland

Regina King, Michael Cudlitz, and Lucy Liu grace this NBC-turned-TNT cop drama about an ensemble of LAPD officers, which aired from 2009 through 2013. Available for purchase on iTunes.

Damages Glenn Close

4. Damages

Glenn Close won an Emmy for her performance as the cutthroat attorney Patty Hewes in this 2007-12 FX drama. Available on Hulu.

Curb Your Enthusiasm Larry David

3. Curb Your Enthusiasm

Seinfeld co-creator Larry David plays a fictionalized version of himself in this HBO show that defines “cringe comedy.” Available on HBO Max.

Bleak House Gillian Anderson

2. Bleak House

This 2005 BBC series brings the titular Charles Dickens story to the small screen with a cast including Gillian Anderson and Charles Dance. Available on Hulu, or Prime Video through BritBox.

Party of Five Neve Campbell

1. Party of Five

Jennifer Love Hewitt and Neve Campbell got their big breaks in this Fox teen drama, which ran for six seasons in the ’90s. It was recently rebooted on Freeform, but was cancelled after just one season. Available for purchase on Prime Video.