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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194 78
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
199 86
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
142 89
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
121 86
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
118 96
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
98 78
Mystery Science Theater 3000 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows of the 1990s
Mystery Science Theater 3000 Joel Hodgson, Michael J. Nelson, Trace Beaulieu

7
115 89
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
95 79
Farscape is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows of the 1990s
Farscape Ben Browder, Claudia Black, Anthony Simcoe

9
98 80
Sliders is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows of the 1990s
Sliders Jerry O'Connell, Sabrina Lloyd, John Rhys-Davies

10
103 90
Babylon 5 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows of the 1990s
Babylon 5 Jerry Doyle, Mira Furlan, Richard Biggs

11
87 80
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
78 66
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
96 92
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
89 86
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
71 72
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
46 75
Alien Nation is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows of the 1990s
Alien Nation Gary Graham, Eric Pierpoint, Michele Scarabelli

17
50 77
Roswell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows of the 1990s
Roswell Shiri Appleby, Jason Behr, Katherine Heigl

18
38 77
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
33 80
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
33 82
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