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The Best Adventure TV Shows

Updated February 16, 2021 3.5k votes 383 voters 29.3k views144 items

List RulesShows near the top must be only the best Adventure TV series.

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

This list includes Battlestar Galactica, LOST, and more shows.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best adventure show of all time?" and "What are the greatest adventure shows?"
  • 1

    Star Trek: The Original Series

    William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy
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  • 2

    Battlestar Galactica

    Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell
    Battlestar Galactica (Sc-Fi, 2004) is an American military science fiction television series...  more

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  • 3


    Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres
    Firefly (Fox, 2002) is an American space western science fiction drama television series...  more

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  • 4


    Alan Young, Russi Taylor
    DuckTales is an American animated television series produced by Disney Television Animation....  more

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  • 5

    Avatar: The Last Airbender

    Zach Tyler, Dee Bradley Baker
    Avatar: The Last Airbender (Nickelodeon, 2005) is an American television series created by...  more

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  • 6

    Samurai Jack

    Phil LaMarr, Mako
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  • 7

    Batman: The Animated Series

    Kevin Conroy, Loren Lester
    Batman: The Animated Series is an American animated television series based on the DC Comics...  more

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  • 8


    Richard Dean Anderson, Dana Elcar
    MacGyver is an American action-adventure television series created by Lee David Zlotoff. Henry...  more

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  • 9

    Ben 10

    Tara Strong, Paul Eiding
    Ben 10 (Cartoon Network, 2005), retroactively known as Ben 10 Classic, is an American animated...  more

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  • 10

    Band of Brothers

    Scott Grimes, Damian Lewis
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  • 11

    Game of Thrones

    Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey
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  • 12

    Kung Fu

    David Carradine, Keye Luke
    Kung Fu is an American action-adventure martial arts western drama television series starring...  more

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  • 13


    Kiefer Sutherland, Mary Lynn Rajskub
    24 (Fox, 2001) is an American drama television series created by Joel Surnow and Robert...  more

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  • 14

    Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog

    Jaleel White, Long John Baldry
    Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog is an American animated series produced by DiC Animation City...  more
  • 15

    Justice League

    Carl Lumbly, George Newbern
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  • 16

    Back to the Future

    David Kaufman, Dan Castellaneta
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  • 17

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer

    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Alyson Hannigan
    Buffy the Vampire Slayer (The WB, 1997) is an American supernatural drama television series...  more

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  • 18

    Teen Titans

    Hynden Walch, Scott Menville
    Teen Titans (Cartoon Network, 2003) is an American action teen drama superhero show based on...  more

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  • 19

    Danny Phantom

    David Kaufman, Grey Griffin
    Danny Phantom is an American animated television series created by Butch Hartman for...  more

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  • 20

    Doctor Who

    Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant
    Doctor Who (BBC, 2005) is a British science-fiction television show created by Sydney Newman,...  more

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  • 21


    Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan
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  • 22

    Hercules: The Legendary Journeys

    Kevin Sorbo, Michael Hurst
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  • 23

    Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers

    Corey Burton, Peter Cullen
    Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers is an animated television series produced by Walt Disney...  more

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  • 24

    Xena: Warrior Princess

    Lucy Lawless, Renée O'Connor
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  • 25

    The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.

    Bruce Campbell, Julius Carry
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