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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    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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    Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker

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    Naveen Andrews, Matthew Fox, Jorge Garcia

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    Eliza Taylor, Eli Goree, Thomas McDonell

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    Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk

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    Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton

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    David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi

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    Hayden Panettiere, Jack Coleman, Milo Ventimiglia

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    Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts

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    Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett

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    Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey

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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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    David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof

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    Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell

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    Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum, Allison Mack

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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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    Craig Horner, Bridget Regan, Bruce Spence

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    Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Tobias Menzies

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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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    Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole

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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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    Sam Witwer, Meaghan Rath, Sam Huntington

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    Adrian Paul, Stan Kirsch, Jim Byrnes

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    Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt

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    Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green

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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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    Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Alexandra Isles

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    Barry Jones

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    Karl Urban, Michael Ealy, Minka Kelly

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    Roma Downey, Della Reese, John Dye

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