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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    Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker

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    David Giuntoli, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz

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    Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk

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    Eliza Taylor, Eli Goree, Thomas McDonell

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    John Hurt, Colin Morgan, Bradley James

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    David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi

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    Naveen Andrews, Matthew Fox, Jorge Garcia

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    Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton

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    Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey

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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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    Ben Browder, Claudia Black, Anthony Simcoe

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    Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts

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    Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett

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    David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof

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    Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell

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    Lucy Lawless, Renée O'Connor, Ted Raimi

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    Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum, Allison Mack

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    Holly Marie Combs, Alyssa Milano, Brian Krause

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    Craig Horner, Bridget Regan, Bruce Spence

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    Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Tobias Menzies

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    Kevin Sorbo, Michael Hurst, Kevin Smith

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    Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole

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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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    John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Kai Owen

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    Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder

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    Sam Witwer, Meaghan Rath, Sam Huntington

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    Adrian Paul, Stan Kirsch, Jim Byrnes

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    Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green

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    Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt

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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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    Lee Pace, Anna Friel, Chi McBride

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    Austin Butler, Poppy Drayton, Ivana Baquero

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    Julia Ormond, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Rachel Boston

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    Tyler Posey, Dylan O'Brien, Holland Roden

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    Kevin Conway, Joe Pascual

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    Karl Urban, Michael Ealy, Minka Kelly

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    Famke Janssen, Bill Skarsgård, Landon Liboiron

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