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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
cjoprey added Game of Thrones Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington

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760 594
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

3
416 320
Grimm is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
DiaOnicel added Grimm David Giuntoli, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz

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611 454
Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
BobEqualityGreen added Doctor Who Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Matt Smith

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594 422
Once Upon a Time is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
DiaOnicel added Once Upon a Time Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla

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936 488
Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
IrinaGinger79 added Supernatural Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Jim Beave

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576 357
Merlin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
BobEqualityGreen added Merlin John Hurt, Colin Morgan, Bradley James

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443 461
Lost is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Lost Naveen Andrews, Matthew Fox, Jorge Garcia

9
284 308
Xena: Warrior Princess is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Xena: Warrior Princess Lucy Lawless, Renée O'Connor, Ted Raimi

10
419 370
Heroes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Heroes Hayden Panettiere, Jack Coleman, Milo Ventimiglia

11
319 166
The Flash is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Joanne Victimred Jones added The Flash Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker

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291 289
Angel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Angel David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof

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410 340
Charmed is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Charmed Holly Marie Combs, Alyssa Milano, Brian Krause

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419 253
The 100 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
DeviantMemories added The 100 Eliza Taylor, Eli Goree, Thomas McDonell

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256 144
Arrow is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Becky Gant added Arrow Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey

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193 195
Farscape is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
profusiondj added Farscape Ben Browder, Claudia Black, Anthony Simcoe

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401 332
True Blood is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
True Blood Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell

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299 246
Stargate SG-1 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Stargate SG-1 Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping

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269 305
American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
American Horror Story Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett

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319 288
The Twilight Zone is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
The Twilight Zone Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts

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293 206
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
JordanSteinberg added Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton

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249 158
Legend of the Seeker is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
JordanSteinberg added Legend of the Seeker Craig Horner, Bridget Regan, Bruce Spence

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213 281
Hercules: The Legendary Journe... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Kevin Sorbo, Michael Hurst, Kevin Smith

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167 236
Highlander: The Series is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Highlander: The Series Adrian Paul, Stan Kirsch, Jim Byrnes

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213 123
Smallville is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Joanne Victimred Jones added Smallville Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum, Allison Mack

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339 138
The Originals is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
jadee14 added The Originals Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt

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234 152
Outlander is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
BronChandy added Outlander Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Tobias Menzies

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407 316
The Vampire Diaries is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
The Vampire Diaries Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder

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193 160
Lost Girl is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
JordanSteinberg added Lost Girl Anna Silk, Kris Holden-Ried, Zoie Palmer

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125 64
Penny Dreadful is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Tricia Psarreas-Murray added Penny Dreadful Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green

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150 78
Fringe is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Fringe Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole

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184 92
The Magicians is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Becky Gant added The Magicians Barry Jones

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199 82
The Shannara Chronicles is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Becky Gant added The Shannara Chronicles Daniel MacPherson, Austin Butler, Poppy Drayton

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241 249
Bewitched is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Bewitched Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Dick Sargent

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133 133
Torchwood is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Torchwood John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Kai Owen

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203 230
I Dream of Jeannie is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
I Dream of Jeannie Barbara Eden, Larry Hagman, Bill Daily

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169 123
Witches of East End is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
DiaOnicel added Witches of East End Julia Ormond, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Rachel Boston

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167 103
Shadowhunters is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Kelly Evarts (Amigma) added Shadowhunters Darryll D.B. Walsh

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207 200
Being Human is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Being Human Sam Witwer, Meaghan Rath, Sam Huntington

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168 165
The Secret Circle is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
The Secret Circle Britt Robertson, Thomas Dekker, Phoebe Tonkin

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200 264
Ghost Whisperer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Ghost Whisperer Jennifer Love Hewitt, David Conrad, Camryn Manheim

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183 245
Dead Like Me is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Dead Like Me Ellen Muth, Callum Blue, Jasmine Guy

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89 155
Pushing Daisies is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
zoe-krainik added Pushing Daisies Lee Pace, Anna Friel, Chi McBride

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167 222
Kolchak: The Night Stalker is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Kolchak: The Night Stalker Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Jack Grinnage

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358 265
Teen Wolf is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Teen Wolf Tyler Posey, Dylan O'Brien, Holland Roden

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34 47
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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122 113
Almost Human is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Stargirl803 added Almost Human Karl Urban, Michael Ealy, Minka Kelly

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165 211
Dark Shadows is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Dark Shadows Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Alexandra Isles

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75 79
Twin Peaks is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
zoe-krainik added Twin Peaks Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick

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65 139
Touched by an Angel is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Touched by an Angel Roma Downey, Della Reese, John Dye