Every Marvel TV show ever, ranked from worst to best

From Daredevil to the Disney Plus shows, Marvel has dominated TV over the years but which of its shows stand out the best?

Marvel's Daredevil. Image courtesy Netflix
Marvel's Daredevil. Image courtesy Netflix /
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Runaways, Marvel
Marvel's Runaways -- "Lord of Lies" - Episode 303 -- The Runaways become suspicious of one another with a traitor among them. Catherine takes responsibility for her past. Leslie seeks help protecting the child growing inside her. Nico (Lyrica Okano), Karolina (Virginia Gardner), Xavin (Clarissa Thibeaux), Chase (Gregg Sulkin), Molly (Allegra Acosta) and Gert (Ariela Barer), shown. (Photo by: Michael Desmond/Hulu) /

21. Runaways

The late 2010s saw a number of Marvel Television properties end up on various networks and streamers outside of Netflix. One was the incredibly underrated Runaways, which streamed three seasons on Hulu betweem 2017 and 2019. The show was based on the Runaways characters from the comics, who are a group of gifted teenagers that team up to take on their parents, all of whom are part of an evil supervillain faction known as The Pride.

Runaways wasn't reinventing the wheel but what it did have was heart, and plenty of it. Its ensemble cast was very much its guiding light, with the chemistry between young actors Rhenzy Feliz, Lyrica Okano, Virginia Gardner, Ariela Barer, Gregg Sulkin, and Allegra Acosta providing plenty of beauty throughout its three-season run.

I genuinely think this show had much more to give as it still felt like it was only scratching the surface of its potential when it ended its run. But it is an endearing part of the Marvel TV bracket looked back upon fondly (albeit not fondly enough).

The Gifted
THE GIFTED: Natalie Alyn Lind in the "eneMy of My eneMy" winter premiere episode of THE GIFTED airing Tuesday, Jan. 1 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2018 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Annette Brown/FOX. /

20. The Gifted

Speaking of shows with unrealized potential, The Gifted felt like it was building up to brilliance before it was cancelled by Fox after just two seasons. An honorary spinoff of the X-Men franchise, the series was set in an alternate universe where the X-Men themselves had disappeared and focused on a family on the run, desperate to protect their mutant children from the discriminatory government.

If you've read the X-Men comics, you'll be familiar with storylines like this, which is part of what made The Gifted so intriguing to watch. Yes, it felt a bit like it belonged in the early 2000s era of "we can't do superheroes on TV so here have a family drama based on the comics instead" but it worked remarkably well all things considered. Its characters were also well-developed, making you root for them as they evaded the government.

The Gifted needed more time to grow into the juggernaut that it could have been, but it was still a compelling watch throughout its two-season run.