Total Nerd The Best Sci-Fi Shows of the 1990s  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite Science Fiction series that aired in the '90s.

These are the best 1990s Sci Fi shows, ranked from best to worst by user votes. Some good 90s sci fi series are set centuries in the future, while other great 1990s sci fi programs take place in the far reaches of outer space. A few of the most popular 1990s sci fi shows have been reimagined in films.

What programs are featured on this best 1990s sci fi shows list? Since premiering in 1993, The X-Files kept viewers on the edge of their seats as agents Mulder and Scully found that “The truth is out there.” This great 90s science fiction show was so popular that new episodes were created in 2016, long after it ended in 2002. Stargate SG-1 was another good sci fi series that aired on television in the 1990s.

When an alien expedition landed on earth in 3rd Rock from the Sun, viewers discovered lots of laughs. Other great programs that appear on this top 1990s sci fi shows list include Profiler, Sliders and Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Which 90s sci fi show do you think deserves the top spot on this list? Give the best series a vote up!
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201 81
The X-Files is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows of the 1990s
The X-Files David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi

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2
208 89
Star Trek: The Next Generation is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows of the 1990s
Star Trek: The Next Generation Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes

3
147 92
Stargate SG-1 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows of the 1990s
Stargate SG-1 Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping

4
124 88
Quantum Leap is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows of the 1990s
Quantum Leap Scott Bakula, Dean Stockwell, Deborah Pratt

5
122 101
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows of the 1990s
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Cirroc Lofton

6
102 81
Sliders is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows of the 1990s
Sliders Jerry O'Connell, Sabrina Lloyd, John Rhys-Davies

7
119 93
Star Trek: Voyager is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows of the 1990s
Star Trek: Voyager Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson

8
111 93
Babylon 5 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows of the 1990s
Babylon 5 Jerry Doyle, Mira Furlan, Richard Biggs

9
98 82
Farscape is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows of the 1990s
Farscape Ben Browder, Claudia Black, Anthony Simcoe

10
100 82
Mystery Science Theater 3000 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows of the 1990s
Mystery Science Theater 3000 Joel Hodgson, Michael J. Nelson, Trace Beaulieu

11
91 82
Knight Rider is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows of the 1990s
Knight Rider David Hasselhoff, Edward Mulhare, Richard Basehart

12
82 67
The Outer Limits is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows of the 1990s
The Outer Limits Kevin Conway, Joe Pascual

13
100 93
3rd Rock from the Sun is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows of the 1990s
3rd Rock from the Sun John Lithgow, Jane Curtin, Kristen Johnston

14
92 87
ALF is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows of the 1990s
ALF Mihaly 'Michu' Meszaros, Paul Fusco, Max Wright

15
74 73
seaQuest DSV is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows of the 1990s
seaQuest DSV Jonathan Brandis, Don Franklin, Ted Raimi

16
53 79
Roswell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows of the 1990s
Roswell Shiri Appleby, Jason Behr, Katherine Heigl

17
46 78
Alien Nation is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows of the 1990s
Alien Nation Gary Graham, Eric Pierpoint, Michele Scarabelli

18
40 80
Earth 2 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows of the 1990s
Earth 2 Debrah Farentino, Clancy Brown, Sullivan Walker

19
35 82
Millennium is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows of the 1990s
Millennium Lance Henriksen, Megan Gallagher, Terry O'Quinn

20
35 83
Early Edition is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows of the 1990s
Early Edition Kyle Chandler, Shanesia Davis, Fisher Stevens