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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    the people's #1 & added by cjoprey
    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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    John Hurt, Colin Morgan, Bradley James

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    David Giuntoli, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz

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    Eliza Taylor, Eli Goree, Thomas McDonell

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    David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi

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    Naveen Andrews, Matthew Fox, Jorge Garcia

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    Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts

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    Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton

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    Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett

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    ranked low on reranks & added by Joanne Victimred Jones
    Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker

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    Ben Browder, Claudia Black, Anthony Simcoe

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    Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk

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    Hayden Panettiere, Jack Coleman, Milo Ventimiglia

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    Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping

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    David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof

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    Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell

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    Craig Horner, Bridget Regan, Bruce Spence

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    Lucy Lawless, Renée O'Connor, Ted Raimi

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    Holly Marie Combs, Alyssa Milano, Brian Krause

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    Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Tobias Menzies

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    Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey

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    Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Dick Sargent

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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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    Kevin Sorbo, Michael Hurst, Kevin Smith

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    Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder

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    John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Kai Owen

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    Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Jack Grinnage

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    Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt

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    Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole

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    Sam Witwer, Meaghan Rath, Sam Huntington

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    Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum, Allison Mack

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    Jennifer Love Hewitt, David Conrad, Camryn Manheim

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    Ellen Muth, Callum Blue, Jasmine Guy

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    Adrian Paul, Stan Kirsch, Jim Byrnes

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    often listed & added by zoe-krainik
    Lee Pace, Anna Friel, Chi McBride

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    ranked low on reranks & added by DiaOnicel
    Julia Ormond, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Rachel Boston

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    ranked low on reranks & added by Becky Gant
    Austin Butler, Poppy Drayton, Ivana Baquero

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    Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Alexandra Isles

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    Tyler Posey, Dylan O'Brien, Holland Roden

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    Kevin Conway, Joe Pascual

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    Barry Jones

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    Karl Urban, Michael Ealy, Minka Kelly

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    Tomokazu Seki, Masako Nozawa, Akiko Yajima

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    Famke Janssen, Bill Skarsgård, Landon Liboiron

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    Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick

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