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We’ve done the digging for you and have collected all the otherworldly series the Showmax community loves to binge-watch in our Undiscovered Gems: Heroes and Villains boxset. We’ve got all bases covered, from intensely gripping dramas to seductive fantasy, in this hand-picked list of five brilliantly binge-worthy shows about the good guys who tackle evil to keep the rest of us safe.

1. True Blood: Seasons 1-7

In the not-too-distant future, vampires have come out of the coffin. Thanks to the invention of mass-produced synthetic blood, these oft-maligned creatures of the night no longer need a human fix – and as a result can walk freely, if not yet comfortably, among their living counterparts. Can a young Louisiana waitress buck conventional wisdom to forge a love match with a 173-year-old vampire? Watch now »

2. The Flash: Seasons 1-2

After Central City is hit by a freak storm and Barry Allen is struck by lightning, he develops the ability to move at superhuman speeds. He soon discovers that he is not the only “metahuman” out there and he resolves to keep his city safe from those who use their power for evil.” Watch now »

3. Teen Wolf: Seasons 1-6

Scott McCall is no ordinary teenager. After being bitten by a werewolf, his life is transformed when he discovers he has super-human strength. Turning him from awkward nerd to star of the lacrosse team, and his new powers make him the hottest kid in school. Watch now »

4. The Vampire Diaries: Seasons 1-7

The Vampire Diaries is all about Elena,a teenager struggling to deal with the death of her parents.When the gorgeous and mysterious Stefan arrives at her school,she’s immediately drawn to him. Watch now »

5. Arrow: Seasons 1-4

Based on the DC comics character Green Arrow, this exciting action-drama sees billionaire Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) return to Starling City after five years stranded on an island. He’s out for revenge and has a deadly new set of skills at his disposal under the guise of Arrow, a superhero just as troubled as the criminals he’s after. Expect cinema-quality action scenes set in a dark and moody atmosphere as Arrow embarks on his quest to bring justice to the crooks that are ruining his city. Comic book fans will enjoy the Green Arrow brought to life. Watch now »

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