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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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Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Doctor Who Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Matt Smith

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+ - 400 309
Grimm is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Grimm David Giuntoli, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz

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+ - 577 415
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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+ - 912 484
Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Supernatural Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Jim Beave

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+ - 554 350
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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+ - 278 298
Xena: Warrior Princess is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Xena: Warrior Princess Lucy Lawless, Renée O'Connor, Ted Raimi

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Lost is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Lost Naveen Andrews, Matthew Fox, Jorge Garcia

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+ - 407 367
Heroes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Heroes Hayden Panettiere, Jack Coleman, Milo Ventimiglia

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+ - 310 159
The Flash is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
The Flash Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker

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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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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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+ - 405 247
The 100 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
The 100 Eliza Taylor, Eli Goree, Thomas McDonell

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+ - 243 137
Arrow is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Arrow Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey

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

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+ - 294 239
Stargate SG-1 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Stargate SG-1 Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping

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+ - 388 327
True Blood is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
True Blood Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is listed (or ranked) 19 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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American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
American Horror Story Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett

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+ - 314 285
The Twilight Zone is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
The Twilight Zone Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts

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+ - 163 231
Highlander: The Series is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Highlander: The Series Adrian Paul, Stan Kirsch, Jim Byrnes

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+ - 226 146
Outlander is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Outlander Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Tobias Menzies

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+ - 239 154
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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Hercules: The Legendary Journe... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Kevin Sorbo, Michael Hurst, Kevin Smith

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Smallville is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Smallville Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum, Allison Mack

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+ - 327 135
The Originals is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
The Originals Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt

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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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+ - 184 155
Lost Girl is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Lost Girl Anna Silk, Kris Holden-Ried, Zoie Palmer

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+ - 119 58
Penny Dreadful is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Penny Dreadful Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green

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+ - 239 245
Bewitched is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Bewitched Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Dick Sargent

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+ - 147 74
Fringe is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Fringe Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole

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+ - 129 129
Torchwood is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Torchwood John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Kai Owen

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+ - 172 89
The Magicians is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
The Magicians Barry Jones

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+ - 185 79
The Shannara Chronicles is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
The Shannara Chronicles Daniel MacPherson, Austin Butler, Poppy Drayton

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+ - 203 225
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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+ - 161 120
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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+ - 157 96
Shadowhunters is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Shadowhunters Darryll D.B. Walsh

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+ - 203 197
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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+ - 74 75
Twin Peaks is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Twin Peaks Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick

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+ - 162 161
The Secret Circle is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
The Secret Circle Britt Robertson, Thomas Dekker, Phoebe Tonkin

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+ - 196 262
Ghost Whisperer is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Ghost Whisperer Jennifer Love Hewitt, David Conrad, Camryn Manheim

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+ - 180 243
Dead Like Me is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Dead Like Me Ellen Muth, Callum Blue, Jasmine Guy

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+ - 167 220
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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+ - 85 153
Pushing Daisies is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Pushing Daisies Lee Pace, Anna Friel, Chi McBride

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+ - 33 42
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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+ - 349 261
Teen Wolf is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Teen Wolf Tyler Posey, Dylan O'Brien, Holland Roden

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+ - 119 112
Almost Human is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Almost Human Karl Urban, Michael Ealy, Minka Kelly

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+ - 164 207
Dark Shadows is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Dark Shadows Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Alexandra Isles

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+ - 96 113
Hemlock Grove is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Hemlock Grove Famke Janssen, Bill Skarsgård, Landon Liboiron