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SciFi and Fantasy The Best Science Fiction Shows

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List Rules Shows near the top must be only the best Sci Fi TV series

The very best science fiction shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest science fiction shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular science fiction TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining science fiction show of all time is. Don't let your favorite science fiction 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. The list of science fiction television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

List is made up of many different shows, including Choushinsei Flashman and Captain Star.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best science fiction show of all time?" and "What are the greatest science fiction shows?"

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Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Doctor Who Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman Matt Smith

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Firefly is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Firefly Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres Alan Tudyk

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Star Trek: The Original Series is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Star Trek: The Original Series William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy DeForest Kelley

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The X-Files is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
The X-Files David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson Mitch Pileggi

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Star Trek: The Next Generation is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Star Trek: The Next Generation Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner Jonathan Frakes

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Fringe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Fringe Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson Jasika Nicole

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Torchwood is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Torchwood John Barrowman, Eve Myles Kai Owen

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The Twilight Zone is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
The Twilight Zone Rod Serling, Robert McCord Jay Overholts

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Stargate SG-1 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Stargate SG-1 Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks Amanda Tapping

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Battlestar Galactica is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Battlestar Galactica Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell Jamie Bamber

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Quantum Leap is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Quantum Leap Scott Bakula, Dean Stockwell Deborah Pratt

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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois Cirroc Lofton

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Stargate Atlantis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Stargate Atlantis Joe Flanigan, Rachel Luttrell David Hewlett

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Star Trek: Enterprise is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Star Trek: Enterprise Scott Bakula, John Billingsley Jolene Blalock

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Babylon 5 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Babylon 5 Jerry Doyle, Mira Furlan Richard Biggs

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Futurama is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Futurama Billy West, John DiMaggio Katey Sagal

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Farscape is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Farscape Ben Browder, Claudia Black Anthony Simcoe

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Warehouse 13 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Warehouse 13 Eddie McClintock, Joanne Kelly Saul Rubinek

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Star Trek: Voyager is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Star Trek: Voyager Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran Roxann Dawson

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V is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
V Elizabeth Mitchell, Morris Chestnut Joel Gretsch

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Battlestar Galactica is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Battlestar Galactica Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell Jamie Bamber

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The Outer Limits is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
The Outer Limits Vic Perrin

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Lost is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Lost Naveen Andrews, Matthew Fox Jorge Garcia

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Continuum is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Continuum Rachel Nichols, Stephen Lobo Victor Webster

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Eureka is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Eureka Colin Ferguson, Salli Richardson-Whitfield Erica Cerra

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Sliders is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Sliders Jerry O'Connell, Sabrina Lloyd John Rhys-Davies

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Batman: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Batman: The Animated Series Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

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Buck Rogers in the 25th Centur... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Gil Gerard, Erin Gray Felix Silla

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3rd Rock from the Sun is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
3rd Rock from the Sun John Lithgow, Jane Curtin Kristen Johnston

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Heroes is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Heroes Hayden Panettiere, Jack Coleman Milo Ventimiglia

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Mork & Mindy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Mork & Mindy Robin Williams, Pam Dawber Ralph James

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The Six Million Dollar Man is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
The Six Million Dollar Man Lee Majors, Richard Anderson Martin E. Brooks

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Terra Nova is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Terra Nova Jason O'Mara, Shelley Conn Christine Adams

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Justice League Unlimited is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Justice League Unlimited Antoine M. Dillard, Natasha L. Dillard

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Adventures of Superman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Adventures of Superman George Reeves, Noel Neill Bill Kennedy

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Batman Beyond is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Batman Beyond Will Friedle, Kevin Conroy Lauren Tom

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Dexter's Laboratory is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Dexter's Laboratory Kath Soucie, Jeff Bennett Christine Cavanaugh

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The 4400 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
The 4400 Joel Gretsch, Jacqueline McKenzie Patrick John Flueger

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Smallville is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Smallville Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum Allison Mack

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Andromeda is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Andromeda Kevin Sorbo, Lisa Ryder Laura Bertram

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Samurai Jack is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Samurai Jack Phil LaMarr, Mako Kevin Michael Richardson

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The Time Tunnel is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
The Time Tunnel James Darren, Robert Colbert Whit Bissell

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Twin Peaks is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Twin Peaks Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean M├Ądchen Amick

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Space: 1999 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Space: 1999 Martin Landau, Barbara Bain Nick Tate

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The Greatest American Hero is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
The Greatest American Hero William Katt, Connie Sellecca Robert Culp

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Lost in Space is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Lost in Space Guy Williams, June Lockhart Mark Goddard

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The Bionic Woman is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
The Bionic Woman Lindsay Wagner, Richard Anderson Christopher Stone

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Terminator: The Sarah Connor C... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Lena Headey, Thomas Dekker Summer Glau

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Kolchak: The Night Stalker is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
Kolchak: The Night Stalker Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland Jack Grinnage

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The Adventures of Brisco Count... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Science Fiction Shows
The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. Bruce Campbell, Julius Carry Christian Clemenson