690 voters

The Best 1990s Fantasy TV Series

Updated June 15, 2019 6.9k votes 690 voters 8.2k views31 items

List RulesVote up your favorite fantasy TV shows that aired in the '90s - no sci-fi

These are the best 1990s fantasy TV series, ranked from best to worst by user votes. Some of the very best 1990s fantasy TV series take place in space, while others integrate supernatural elements into their storylines while maintaining a strictly fantasy universe. Some of the greatest 90s fantasy TV series even feature superheroes and characters with super powers.

What shows will you find on this best 1990s fantasy TV series list? Buffy the Vampire Slayer appears near the top of this list. Isn't high school hard enough without having to worry about blood-sucking vampires? The Buffy spin-off Angel is another good fantasy show that aired on television in the 1990s.

Super-powered love was at the center of the 90s fantasy show Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman. Other good shows that appear on this top 1990s fantasy TV series list include Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, Twin Peaks and Millennium.

Which great 90s fantasy show deserves the top spot on this list? Vote up your favorites!
  • Tales from the Crypt1
    Tales from the Crypt, sometimes titled HBO's Tales from the Crypt, is an American horror...  more

    More Tales from the Crypt 

    #98 of 141 The Best Comic Book & Superhero Shows of All Time#12 of 102 The Best HBO Original Series

  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer2
    Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial
    Buffy the Vampire Slayer (The WB, 1997) is an American supernatural drama television series...  more

    More Buffy the Vampire Slayer 

    All Of The Behind-The-Scenes Drama From 'Buffy The Vampire Slayer' And 'Angel'#7 of 32 The Best UPN Shows

  • Sabrina, the Teenage Witch3
    Sabrina, the Teenage Witch is an American sitcom based on the Archie comic book series of the...  more

    More Sabrina, the Teenage Witch 

    #22 of 59 The Best Teen Sci-Fi And Fantasy TV Series#75 of 339 The Best TV Shows of The Last 20 Years

  • Dinosaurs4
    Dinosaurs is an American family sitcom that was originally broadcast on ABC from April 26,...  more

    More Dinosaurs 

    You May Have Forgotten, But The ‘Dinosaurs’ Sitcom Called Out Flat-Earthers Back In 1992#93 of 351 The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

  • Goosebumps5
    Goosebumps is a Canadian horror fantasy anthology television series based on R. L. Stine's...  more

    More Goosebumps 

    Fan Theories About 'Goosebumps'#11 of 13 The Cheapest Stuff Our Favorite Childhood TV Shows Got Away With

  • Xena: Warrior Princess6
    Xena: Warrior Princess is an American/New Zealand television series filmed in New Zealand. The...  more

    More Xena: Warrior Princess 

    16 Enchanting Facts About Xena: Warrior Princess Most Fans Don't Know#190 of 309 The Greatest Sitcoms in Television History

  • Charmed7
    Charmed (The WB, 1998) is an American fantasy drama television series created by Constance M....  more

    More Charmed 

    The Best Seasons of 'Charmed'#44 of 397 The Best TV Shows to Rewatch

  • ALF8
    ALF is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 22, 1986 to March 24, 1990. It was...  more

    More ALF 

    'ALF' Is A Bizarre Fever Dream Of An '80s TV Show That’s Way Darker Than You Remember#16 of 64 The Best Sitcoms of the 1980s

  • Are You Afraid of the Dark?9
    Are You Afraid of the Dark? is a Canadian horror fantasy-themed anthology television series....  more

    More Are You Afraid of the Dark? 

    The Midnight Society From 'Are You Afraid Of The Dark?' - Where Are They Now#14 of 114 The Best Nickelodeon Original Shows

  • Angel10
    Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial
    Angel (The WB, 1999) is an American supernatural television series created by Joss Whedon and...  more

    More Angel 

    14 Things Most People Have Never Noticed About 'Angel'#51 of 220 The Greatest TV Shows for Women

  • Hercules: The Legendary Journeys11
    Hercules: The Legendary Journeys is an American/New Zealander television series filmed in New...  more

    More Hercules: The Legendary Journeys 

    #45 of 57 The Best Science Fiction Franchises of All Time#27 of 43 The Best '90s TV Dramas

  • Power Rangers12
    Power Rangers is a long-running American entertainment and merchandising franchise built...  more

    More Power Rangers 

    How Tommy Oliver Became The Power Rangers’ Greatest Enemy In The ComicsAll Of The Morphers In 'Power Rangers'

  • Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman13
    Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman is a live-action American television series based...  more

    More Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman 

    #10 of 56 Every Version of Superman You Can Watch, Ranked#10 of 17 17 Shows That Were Canceled On Major Cliffhangers

  • Highlander: The Series14
    Highlander: The Series is a fantasy science fiction action-adventure television series...  more

    More Highlander: The Series 

    #435 of 508 The Best TV Theme Songs of All Time#89 of 112 The Greatest TV Title Sequences Ever

  • Gargoyles15
    Gargoyles is an American animated series produced by Walt Disney Television Animation and...  more

    More Gargoyles 

    If You Watched 'Gargoyles' As A Child, You Experienced The Pinnacle Of Children's Entertainment#78 of 647 The Best Cartoons of All Time

  • The Pretender16
    The Pretender is an American television series that aired on NBC from 1996 to 2000. The series...  more

    More The Pretender 

    #226 of 266 The Best Cult TV Shows of All Time#150 of 538 TV Shows Canceled Before Their Time

  • Merlin17
    Merlin (BBC One, 2008) is a British fantasy-adventure drama television series based on the...  more

    More Merlin 

    #194 of 403 The Greatest TV Dramas of All Time#382 of 449 The Funniest TV Shows of All Time

  • The Flash18
    The Flash is a 1990 American television series that starred John Wesley Shipp as the...  more

    More The Flash 

    #245 of 486 The Greatest Animated Series Ever Made#13 of 19 The Best Shows In The Arrowverse

  • The Odyssey19
    The Odyssey is a 1997 Emmy Award-winning and Golden Globe-nominated British-American...  more

    More The Odyssey 

    #355 of 549 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made#35 of 191 The Best Miniseries in TV History

  • Young Hercules20
    Young Hercules was a spin-off series from the television series Hercules: The Legendary...  more

    More Young Hercules 

    #8 of 21 21 Overlooked Fox Kids Programs#202 of 279 The Greatest Supernatural Shows of All Time

  • Touched by an Angel21
    Touched by an Angel is an American supernatural drama series that premiered on CBS on...  more
  • Nowhere Man22

    Nowhere Man

    Nowhere Man is an American television series that aired from 1995 to 1996 starring Bruce...  more


    #152 of 177 The Best Mystery TV Shows#43 of 149 The Best Netflix Original Foreign Language Shows

  • Eerie, Indiana23
    Eerie, Indiana is an American television series that originally aired on NBC from 1991 to...  more

    More Eerie, Indiana 

    #18 of 307 The Best Shows Canceled After a Single Season#190 of 285 The Best Sci-Fi Television Series Of All Time

  • The Langoliers24
    The Langoliers is a miniseries consisting of 2 episodes of 2 hours each. It was directed and...  more

    More The Langoliers 

    #17 of 33 The Best Television Adaptations of Stephen King's Work#5 of 18 The Best Horror Movies About Airplanes

  • BeastMaster25
    BeastMaster is a Canadian television series that aired from 1999 to 2002. It was loosely based...  more