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List Rules Shows near the top must be only the best Adventure TV series.

The very best adventure shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest adventure shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular adventure TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining adventure show of all time is. Don't let your favorite adventure television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of adventure television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

This list includes Battlestar Galactica, LOST, and more shows.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best adventure show of all time?" and "What are the greatest adventure shows?"
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Firefly is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Firefly Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk

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+ - 41 21
Battlestar Galactica is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Battlestar Galactica Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Jamie Bamber

3
+ - 26 15
Star Trek: The Original Series is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Star Trek: The Original Series William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley

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+ - 28 16
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Outlander

5
+ - 43 32
Buffy the Vampire Slayer is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan

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+ - 45 36
Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Doctor Who Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Matt Smith

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+ - 51 44
Avatar: The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Avatar: The Last Airbender Zach Tyler, Dee Bradley Baker, Mae Whitman

8
+ - 10 4
Hercules: The Legendary Journe... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Kevin Sorbo, Michael Hurst, Kevin Smith

9
+ - 25 18
Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Batman: The Animated Series Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

10
+ - 8 4
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
DuckTales Alan Young, Russi Taylor, Terence McGovern

11
+ - 29 25
Game of Thrones is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Game of Thrones Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington

12
+ - 31 28
Lost is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Lost Naveen Andrews, Matthew Fox, Jorge Garcia

13
+ - 5 1
Relic Hunter is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Relic Hunter Tia Carrere, Christien Anholt, Lindy Booth

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+ - 17 18
Star Trek: The Next Generation is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Star Trek: The Next Generation Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes

15
+ - 19 18
Xena: Warrior Princess is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Xena: Warrior Princess Lucy Lawless, Renée O'Connor, Ted Raimi

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+ - 18 17
MacGyver is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
MacGyver Richard Dean Anderson, Dana Elcar, Bruce McGill

17
+ - 9 8
Adventure Time is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Adventure Time Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Tom Kenny

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+ - 3 2
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers Corey Burton, Peter Cullen, Jim Cummings

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+ - 21 22
Darkwing Duck is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Darkwing Duck Jim Cummings, Terence McGovern, Christine Cavanaugh

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+ - 4 4
Get Smart is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Get Smart Don Adams, Barbara Feldon, Edward Platt

21
+ - 3 3
Ben 10 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Ben 10 Tara Strong, Paul Eiding, Meagan Smith

22
+ - 15 18
Dexter is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Dexter Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas

23
+ - 9 10
Jonny Quest is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Jonny Quest Mike Road, Tim Matheson, Don Messick

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+ - 6 5
Automan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Automan Desi Arnaz Jr., Chuck Wagner, Heather McNair

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+ - 6 5
Batman Beyond is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Batman Beyond Will Friedle, Kevin Conroy, Lauren Tom

26
+ - 6 9
The Avengers is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
The Avengers Patrick Macnee, Diana Rigg, Honor Blackman

27
+ - 14 14
Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Spider-Man Larry D. Mann, Len Carlson, Chris Wiggins

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+ - 6 7
Adventures of Sonic the Hedgeh... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog Jaleel White, Long John Baldry, Garry Chalk

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+ - 4 5
Danny Phantom is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Danny Phantom David Kaufman, Grey Griffin, Rickey D'Shon Collins

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+ - 17 18
Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Dexter's Laboratory Kath Soucie, Jeff Bennett, Christine Cavanaugh

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+ - 8 11
Lost in Space is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Lost in Space Guy Williams, June Lockhart, Mark Goddard

32
+ - 2 3
Di-Gata Defenders is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Di-Gata Defenders Stephanie Beard, Dan Petronijevic, Ron Rubin

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+ - 2 3
The Adventures of Brisco Count... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. Bruce Campbell, Julius Carry, Christian Clemenson

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+ - 4 4
CHiPs is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
CHiPs Erik Estrada, Larry Wilcox, Robert Pine

35
+ - 5 8
The Wild Wild West is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
The Wild Wild West Agnes Moorehead, Robert Conrad, Ross Martin

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+ - 6 8
Back to the Future is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Back to the Future David Kaufman, Dan Castellaneta, Bill Nye

37
+ - 6 8
The Young Indiana Jones Chroni... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles Sean Patrick Flanery, George Hall, Corey Carrier

38
+ - 12 15
Buck Rogers in the 25th Centur... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Gil Gerard, Erin Gray, Felix Silla

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+ - 5 7
Jack of All Trades is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Jack of All Trades Bruce Campbell, Angela Marie Dotchin, Stuart Devenie

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+ - 4 6
Captain N: The Game Master is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Captain N: The Game Master Garry Chalk, Michael Donovan, Doc Harris

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+ - 6 7
Action League Now! is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Action League Now! Veronica Alicino, Robyn Carlsson, Alyssa Grahm

42
+ - 1 4
Samurai Jack is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Samurai Jack Phil LaMarr, Mako, Kevin Michael Richardson

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+ - 7 10
24 is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
24 Kiefer Sutherland, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Carlos Bernard

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Due South is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Due South Leslie Nielsen, Callum Keith Rennie, Paul Gross

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+ - 1 3
Digimon Adventure is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Digimon Adventure Jōji Yanami, Kappei Yamaguchi, Junko Takeuchi

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+ - 4 5
Band of Brothers is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Band of Brothers Scott Grimes, Damian Lewis, Ron Livingston

47
+ - 4 5
Alias Smith and Jones is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Alias Smith and Jones Ben Murphy, Roger Davis, Pete Duel

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+ - 4 5
Continuum is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Continuum Rachel Nichols, Stephen Lobo, Victor Webster

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+ - 4 5
Bonanza is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Bonanza Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Dan Blocker

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+ - 5 9
Kung Fu is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Adventure TV Shows
Kung Fu David Carradine, Keye Luke, Radames Pera