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List Rules Shows near the top must be only the best Space Opera TV series.

The very best space opera shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest space opera shows also includes pictures from the shows when available so that you know what the show is. That seems obvious. Popular space opera TV shows have been creating new generations of fanboys for decades and their seems to be no end in sight because everybody loves space! Who doesn't want to go where no man has gone before? And do so in dramatic fashion?

Don't let your favorite space opera 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 space opera television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

List ranges from Battlestar Galactica to Farscape and beyond!
 
This list answers the questions, "What is the best space opera show of all time?" and "What are the greatest space opera shows?"
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Battlestar Galactica is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Space Opera TV Shows
Battlestar Galactica Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Jamie Bamber

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142 48
Firefly is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Space Opera TV Shows
Firefly Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk

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90 33
Stargate Atlantis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Space Opera TV Shows
BlondeMürk added Stargate Atlantis Joe Flanigan, Rachel Luttrell, David Hewlett

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Farscape is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Space Opera TV Shows
BlondeMürk added Farscape Ben Browder, Claudia Black, Anthony Simcoe

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56 24
Star Blazers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Space Opera TV Shows
Star Blazers Eddie Allen, Michael Bertolini, Amy Howard Wilson

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85 29
Andromeda is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Space Opera TV Shows
BlondeMürk added Andromeda Kevin Sorbo, Lisa Ryder, Laura Bertram - 2000-2005

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24 10
Star Trek: The Next Generation is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Space Opera TV Shows
Umberhaven added Star Trek: The Next Generation Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes

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28 19
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Space Opera TV Shows
Snowybird77 added Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Cirroc Lofton

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83 91
Babylon 5 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Space Opera TV Shows
Babylon 5 Jerry Doyle, Mira Furlan, Richard Biggs

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47 55
Star Trek: Voyager is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Space Opera TV Shows
liplip added Star Trek: Voyager Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson

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46 68
Cowboy Bebop is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Space Opera TV Shows
Chris Abraham added Cowboy Bebop Kôichi Yamadera, Unshô Ishizuka, Megumi Hayashibara

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Dark Matter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Space Opera TV Shows
Umberhaven added Dark Matter Marc Bendavid, Melissa O'Neil, Anthony Lemke

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Stargate Universe is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Space Opera TV Shows
Umberhaven added Stargate Universe Robert Carlyle, Louis Ferreira, Brian J. Smith

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3 3
Star Wars Rebels is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Space Opera TV Shows
James D. Keith added Star Wars Rebels Taylor Gray, Freddie Prinze Jr., Vanessa Marshall

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Star Trek: Enterprise is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Space Opera TV Shows
Umberhaven added Star Trek: Enterprise Scott Bakula, John Billingsley, Jolene Blalock

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16 48
Robotech is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Space Opera TV Shows
Robotech Robert Axelrod, Bill Capizzi, Frank Catalano

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21 34
Blake's 7 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Space Opera TV Shows
Blake's 7 Glynis Barber, Jacqueline Pearce, David Jackson

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4 1
Stargate SG-1 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Space Opera TV Shows
James D. Keith added Stargate SG-1 Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping

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Star Trek: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Space Opera TV Shows
James D. Keith added Star Trek: The Animated Series William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley

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Space Battleship Yamato is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Space Opera TV Shows
James D. Keith added Space Battleship Yamato Masatō Ibu, Akira Kamiya, Takeshi Aono

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Outlaw Star is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Space Opera TV Shows
James D. Keith added Outlaw Star Ayako Kawasumi, Sherry Lynn, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn

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Frank Herbert's Children of Du... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Space Opera TV Shows
James D. Keith added Frank Herbert's Children of Dune Susan Sarandon, James McAvoy, Alice Krige

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1 1
Dune is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Space Opera TV Shows
James D. Keith added Dune William Hurt, Alec Newman, Giancarlo Giannini

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1 1
Star Trek: The Original Series is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Space Opera TV Shows
James D. Keith added Star Trek: The Original Series William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley

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The Super Dimension Fortress M... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Space Opera TV Shows
The Super Dimension Fortress Macross Hiromi Tsuru, Shô Hayami, Akira Kamiya

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Exosquad is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Space Opera TV Shows
Exosquad Robby Benson, Ken Camroux, Garry Chalk

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Star Wolf is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Space Opera TV Shows

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Intergalactic Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Space Opera TV Shows