What are the best DC Superhero shows?

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    #1Batman

    Batman

    Batman is a live-action TV series that came out in 1966 starring Adam West, Burt Ward, and Alan Napier. It tells the story of The Caped Crusader and his young ward battling evildoers in Gotham City.

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    Muhammad Bose
    Written on March 7, 2017
    "This particular Batman series did a pretty good job at solving my problems with finding a DC-related show/series that was to my taste. Some might find the 60's Batman to be too different to the modern incarnation. I personally don't really agree, I find the modern Batman to be unnecessarily dark and gritty at times. I suppose each Batman is a representation of the how the world is at the time, though."
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    #2The Flash

    The Flash
    The Flash is the story of Barry Allen, whose life changes when his mother dies in a freak accident and his father is wrongly convicted of the murder. Barry, dedicated to learning the truth, is caught in a freak storm that leaves him in a coma. When he wakes up, he has the power of superspeed and so the adventure begins.
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    Nick Ma
    Written on April 3, 2019
    "The next show born out of the Arrowserse TV universe takes on a more scientific approach compared to the more human and grounded Arrow show. I've always idolized Flash growing up and I'm happy to see him get a TV adaptation."
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    #3Arrow

    Arrow
    Based on the Green Arrow comic books, Arrow tells the story of a wealthy playboy who transforms into a superhero that saves the city from villains, armed only with a bow and arrows.
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    Robert Richards
    Written on April 3, 2019
    "The show that started the entire Arrowverse TV universe. It's a dark and gritty take on the life and exploits of Oliver Queen and the fellow heroes and villains that he has come across throughout his time as the Green Arrow."
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    #4DC's Legends of Tomorrow

    DC's Legends of Tomorrow
    DC's Legends of Tomorrow focuses on time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter, who sees what the future holds and realizes heroes alone are not enough to prevent impending catastrophe. She'll have to recruit heroes and villains of divergent talents, which includes the likes of Sara Lance, Ray Palmer, and Heat Wave.
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    Cheng Gu
    Written on April 3, 2019
    "This show started out a little off. I already knew that there were plans to introduce a new show that operated within the whole Arrowverse series of shows but after watching a few episodes, it felt kinda convoluted. It's an interesting show and a team of heroes that just needs time to properly develop."
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    #5Supergirl

    Supergirl
    Supergirl is a CW show about Zor-El the cousin of Superman also from the planet Krypton. Now she's a 24 year old woman struggling to get a new job while learning to use her superpowers.
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    Margaret George
    Written on April 3, 2019
    "Out of all the shows in the Arrowverse, this was the one that I watched and waited for every week. We all love and know the Man of Steel's story by now so it's nice to see DC diverge into other stories such as the one of his lesser-known but equally awesome cousin."
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    #6Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman

    Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman
    This tv show was the first on taking a different approach to superheroes. It is focused on the relationship between Clark Kent aka Superman and Lois Lane and has the tone and production values of a romantic comedy with some superheroic issues.
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    Amanda Andrews
    Written on September 29, 2017
    "This show is quite good. Dean Cain makes a great Clark/Superman. I for one love Smallville too, but this was the first Lois and Clark show I watched. Where as Smallville didn't have enough about Lois and Clark and that disappointed me. This one is definitely a good show. Yes it's a bit generic for 2017, but back then it was a great show. It has never disappointed me."
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    #7Gotham

    Gotham
    Gotham is a series that focuses on Jim Gordon, a rising detective in corrupt Gotham City. He must navigate dirty politics as he tackles the murder of billionaires Thomas and Martha Wayne, where he meets their young orphan, Bruce.
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    Douglas Nichols
    Written on April 3, 2019
    "When you think of Gotham, you think of a certain caped crusader operating in the shadows dishing out vigilante justice. This show is not about him but rather the city that he is trying to protect and guard. I initially thought that a show without him the Dark Knight would not work but it really does. "
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    #8Smallville

    Smallville

    Smallville follows Clark Kent in the fictional town of Smallville, Kansas before he becomes known as Superman. It starts off during his teenage years but eventually focuses on his career at the Daily Planet and introducing other DC comic-book superheroes and villains.

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    Billy Black
    Written on April 10, 2017
    "I love the writing on this show, lots of fun directions and twist on the modern superhero. This is probably the best superman series I have ever seen. The episodes get better and better every time they are aired."
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    #9Lucifer

    Lucifer
    Lucifer is a TV series based on the comic book from Vertigo's DC of the same name. It tells the story of Lucifer, the fallen angel, that is on Earth being the owner of a nightclub. During an investigation for a crime he meets the Detective Chloe Decker, the only person that cannot fall under his powers. In order to learn more about her, Lucifer will help her in her cases.
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    Raymond Jenkins
    Written on September 29, 2017
    "Lucifer is an awesome show. It's loosely based of the DC comic, but does so much more. It's quite a dark, thrilling TV show. I sit down with my wife every week and watch it when it's on. I couldn't recommend it anymore to a Marval fan than anyone else. It's a show for everyone. "
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    #10Titans

    Titans

    Titans follows young heroes from across the DC Universe as they come of age and find belonging in a gritty take on the classic Teen Titans franchise. Dick Grayson and Rachel Roth, a special young girl gets embroiled in a conspiracy that could bring Hell on Earth.

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    Chen Cui
    Written on April 3, 2019
    "The start of this new DC TV show was a little underwhelming but give it a shot and it really develops into an interesting and dark take on one of the most iconic teams in the DC Universe. Definitely one of the best DC TV shows to have come out after the Arrowverse."
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    #11Doom Patrol

    Doom Patrol

    Doom Patrol is the newest TV show based on the DC comic universe. The show follows the adventures of an idealistic mad scientist and his field team of superpowered outcasts.

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    Anthony Contreras
    Written on April 3, 2019
    "This new web series the released exclusively on DC's new streaming service called DC Universe is one of the best superhero show that has come out in recent years. The action scenes are brutal and feel real."

Summary

Best What are the best DC Superhero shows
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1BatmanTV Shows 17 Paid
2The FlashTV Shows 14 Paid
3ArrowTV Shows 13 Paid
4DC's Legends of TomorrowTV Shows 10 Paid
5SupergirlTV Shows 10 Paid
6Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of SupermanTV Shows 7 Paid
7GothamTV Shows 6 Paid
8SmallvilleTV Shows 5 Paid
9LuciferTV Shows 0 Free
10TitansTV Shows 0 Paid
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