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List Rules TV shows that were created by and originally aired on the Syfy channel. Vote up the best Syfy original series.

The Syfy channel (originally called the Sci-Fi Channel) is a cable and satellite TV station that is owned by NBCUniversal Cable, a division of Comcast. The Syfy channel has produced tons of well-known original series and miniseries, all in the science fiction genre. What are the best Syfy original shows of all time?
 
The science fiction genre has produced some of the absolute best movies, books, and television series of all time. The combination of imaginative elements, space, futuristic tones, the concept of time travel, life on other planets, and advanced technology have made science fiction an extremely successful genre.
 
This list features the best Syfy original shows, ranked by the community as the best, including, "Space: Above and Beyond," "Battlestar Gallactaca," "Warehouse 13," and "Stargate Universe." Vote up the best Syfy original shows below and see how the science fiction programs you love on this network rank!

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Stargate Atlantis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
Stargate Atlantis Joe Flanigan, Rachel Luttrell David Hewlett

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Stargate SG-1 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
Stargate SG-1 Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks Amanda Tapping

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Battlestar Galactica is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
Battlestar Galactica Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell Jamie Bamber

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Eureka is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
Eureka Colin Ferguson, Salli Richardson-Whitfield Erica Cerra

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Killjoys is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
Killjoys Hannah John-Kamen, Aaron Ashmore Luke Macfarlane

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Warehouse 13 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
Warehouse 13 Eddie McClintock, Joanne Kelly Saul Rubinek

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Continuum is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
Continuum Rachel Nichols, Stephen Lobo Victor Webster

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Farscape is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
Farscape Ben Browder, Claudia Black Anthony Simcoe

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The Magicians is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
The Magicians Barry Jones

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The Expanse is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
The Expanse Shohreh Aghdashloo, Cas Anvar Wes Chatham

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Defiance is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
Defiance Grant Bowler, Stephanie Leonidas Julie Benz

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Stargate Universe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
Stargate Universe Robert Carlyle, Louis Ferreira Brian J. Smith

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Being Human is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
Being Human Sam Witwer, Meaghan Rath Sam Huntington

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Sanctuary is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
Sanctuary Amanda Tapping, Robin Dunne Christopher Heyerdahl

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Caprica is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
Caprica Eric Stoltz, Esai Morales Paula Malcomson

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Lost Girl is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
Lost Girl Anna Silk, Kris Holden-Ried Zoie Palmer

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Haven is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
Haven Emily Rose, Lucas Bryant Eric Balfour

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Firefly is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
Firefly Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres Alan Tudyk

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The Outer Limits is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
The Outer Limits Kevin Conway, Joe Pascual

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The Dresden Files is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
The Dresden Files Paul Blackthorne, Valerie Cruz Terrence Mann

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Falling Skies is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
Falling Skies Noah Wyle, Drew Roy Maxim Knight

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Face Off is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows

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Alphas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
Alphas David Strathairn, Ryan Cartwright Warren Christie

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Helix is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
Helix Billy Campbell, Kyra Zagorsky Mark Ghanimé

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Bitten is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
Bitten Laura Vandervoort, Greyston Holt Greg Bryk

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Mystery Science Theater 3000 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
Mystery Science Theater 3000 Joel Hodgson, Michael J. Nelson Trace Beaulieu

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12 Monkeys is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
12 Monkeys Aaron Stanford, Amanda Schull Noah Bean

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Dark Matter is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
Dark Matter Marc Bendavid, Melissa O'Neil Anthony Lemke

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Stranger Things is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
Stranger Things

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American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
American Horror Story Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates Angela Bassett

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Wynonna Earp is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
Wynonna Earp Shamier Anderson, Tim Rozon Melanie Scrofano

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Ghost Hunters is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
Ghost Hunters Jason Hawes, Steve Gonsalves Grant Wilson

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Childhood's End is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
Childhood's End Daisy Betts, Charles Dance Osy Ikhile

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Destination Truth is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
Destination Truth Josh Gates, Gabriel Copeland Mike Morrell

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Hunters is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows

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Robotech is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
Robotech Robert Axelrod, Bill Capizzi Frank Catalano

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The Wil Wheaton Project is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows

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Paranormal Witness is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
Paranormal Witness Daniel Cannis, Frances Stecyk Robert Nolan

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Heroes of Cosplay is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows

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Hot Sets is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Syfy Original Shows
Hot Sets