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. 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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    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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    David Giuntoli, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz

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    John Hurt, Colin Morgan, Bradley James

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    Lucy Lawless, Renée O'Connor, Ted Raimi

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    Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey

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    Hayden Panettiere, Jack Coleman, Milo Ventimiglia

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    Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton

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    Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts

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    Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping

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    Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt

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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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    Ben Browder, Claudia Black, Anthony Simcoe

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    Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Tobias Menzies

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    Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell

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    Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett

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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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    Adrian Paul, Stan Kirsch, Jim Byrnes

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    The Shannara Chronicles is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows

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    The Shannara Chronicles Daniel MacPherson, Austin Butler, Poppy Drayton

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    Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole

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    Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Dick Sargent

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    Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder

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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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    Barbara Eden, Larry Hagman, Bill Daily

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    Julia Ormond, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Rachel Boston

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    Barry Jones

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    Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick

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    Darryll D.B. Walsh

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    Tyler Posey, Dylan O'Brien, Holland Roden

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    Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Jack Grinnage

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    Sam Witwer, Meaghan Rath, Sam Huntington

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    Karl Urban, Michael Ealy, Minka Kelly

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    Britt Robertson, Thomas Dekker, Phoebe Tonkin

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    Adam West, Burt Ward, Alan Napier

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