The Best Fantasy TV Shows

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List Criteria: Shows near the top must be only the best Fantasy TV series.

The very best fantasy shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest fantasy shows of all time is so fantastical it hurts! Popular fantasy TV shows have been a staple of television for years because fantasy is popular... because it's pretend! The real world is too awful to deal with, so deal with princesses and witch hunters instead! Don't let your favorite fantasy 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. 

List includes Game of Thrones, Supernatural, and more top fantasy TV shows.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best fantasy show of all time?" and "What are the greatest fantasy shows?"
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    Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington

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    Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco

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    Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Jim Beave

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    Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Matt Smith

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    Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla

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    Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker

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    Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk

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    Naveen Andrews, Matthew Fox, Jorge Garcia

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    David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi

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    John Hurt, Colin Morgan, Bradley James

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    Eliza Taylor, Eli Goree, Thomas McDonell

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    Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey

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    Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton

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    Hayden Panettiere, Jack Coleman, Milo Ventimiglia

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    Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts

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    Lucy Lawless, Renée O'Connor, Ted Raimi

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    Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping

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    Ben Browder, Claudia Black, Anthony Simcoe

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    Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett

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    Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell

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    Holly Marie Combs, Alyssa Milano, Brian Krause

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    David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof

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    Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Tobias Menzies

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    Craig Horner, Bridget Regan, Bruce Spence

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    Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum, Allison Mack

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    Kevin Sorbo, Michael Hurst, Kevin Smith

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    Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Dick Sargent

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    Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole

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    Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder

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    Barbara Eden, Larry Hagman, Bill Daily

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    Anna Silk, Kris Holden-Ried, Zoie Palmer

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    John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Kai Owen

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    Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green

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    Sam Witwer, Meaghan Rath, Sam Huntington

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    Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick

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    Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Alexandra Isles

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    Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Jack Grinnage

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    Britt Robertson, Thomas Dekker, Phoebe Tonkin

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    Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt

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    Ellen Muth, Callum Blue, Jasmine Guy

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    Jennifer Love Hewitt, David Conrad, Camryn Manheim

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    Austin Butler, Poppy Drayton, Ivana Baquero

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    Lee Pace, Anna Friel, Chi McBride

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