fantasy The Best Fantasy TV Shows

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List Rules 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. If you're looking for good fantasy TV shows to watch as well as the latest fantasy TV series, this list is for you. 

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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Game of Thrones is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Game of Thrones Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage Kit Harington

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon Alyson Hannigan

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Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Supernatural Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles Jim Beave

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Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Doctor Who Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman Matt Smith

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Once Upon a Time is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Once Upon a Time Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison Lana Parrilla

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Grimm is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Grimm David Giuntoli, Silas Weir Mitchell Sasha Roiz

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Merlin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Merlin John Hurt, Colin Morgan Bradley James

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The Flash is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
The Flash Grant Gustin, Candice Patton Danielle Panabaker

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The 100 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
The 100 Eliza Taylor, Eli Goree Thomas McDonell

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Lost is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Lost Naveen Andrews, Matthew Fox Jorge Garcia

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Xena: Warrior Princess is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Xena: Warrior Princess Lucy Lawless, Renée O'Connor Ted Raimi

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Arrow is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Arrow Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy David Ramsey

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Heroes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Heroes Hayden Panettiere, Jack Coleman Milo Ventimiglia

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen Brett Dalton

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Stargate SG-1 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Stargate SG-1 Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks Amanda Tapping

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The Twilight Zone is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
The Twilight Zone Rod Serling, Robert McCord Jay Overholts

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The Originals is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
The Originals Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies Claire Holt

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Charmed is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Charmed Holly Marie Combs, Alyssa Milano Brian Krause

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Angel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Angel David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter Alexis Denisof

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Farscape is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Farscape Ben Browder, Claudia Black Anthony Simcoe

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Outlander is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Outlander Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan Tobias Menzies

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True Blood is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
True Blood Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer Sam Trammell

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American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
American Horror Story Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates Angela Bassett

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Legend of the Seeker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Legend of the Seeker Craig Horner, Bridget Regan Bruce Spence

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Smallville is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Smallville Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum Allison Mack

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Highlander: The Series is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Highlander: The Series Adrian Paul, Stan Kirsch Jim Byrnes

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Hercules: The Legendary Journe... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Kevin Sorbo, Michael Hurst Kevin Smith

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The Shannara Chronicles is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
The Shannara Chronicles Daniel MacPherson, Austin Butler Poppy Drayton

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Bewitched is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Bewitched Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York Dick Sargent

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Fringe is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Fringe Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson Jasika Nicole

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The Vampire Diaries is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
The Vampire Diaries Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley Ian Somerhalder

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Penny Dreadful is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Penny Dreadful Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton Eva Green

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Lost Girl is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Lost Girl Anna Silk, Kris Holden-Ried Zoie Palmer

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Torchwood is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Torchwood John Barrowman, Eve Myles Kai Owen

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I Dream of Jeannie is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
I Dream of Jeannie Barbara Eden, Larry Hagman Bill Daily

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The Magicians is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
The Magicians Barry Jones

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Witches of East End is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Witches of East End Julia Ormond, Jenna Dewan Tatum Rachel Boston

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Twin Peaks is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Twin Peaks Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean Mädchen Amick

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Teen Wolf is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Teen Wolf Tyler Posey, Dylan O'Brien Holland Roden

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Being Human is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Being Human Sam Witwer, Meaghan Rath Sam Huntington

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Shadowhunters is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Shadowhunters Darryll D.B. Walsh

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Kolchak: The Night Stalker is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Kolchak: The Night Stalker Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland Jack Grinnage

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The Secret Circle is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
The Secret Circle Britt Robertson, Thomas Dekker Phoebe Tonkin

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Almost Human is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Almost Human Karl Urban, Michael Ealy Minka Kelly

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Dark Shadows is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Dark Shadows Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall Alexandra Isles

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Batman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Batman Adam West, Burt Ward Alan Napier

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Dead Like Me is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Dead Like Me Ellen Muth, Callum Blue Jasmine Guy

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Ghost Whisperer is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Ghost Whisperer Jennifer Love Hewitt, David Conrad Camryn Manheim

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Hemlock Grove is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Hemlock Grove Famke Janssen, Bill Skarsgård Landon Liboiron

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Star-Crossed is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Star-Crossed Aimee Teegarden, Matt Lanter Grey Damon