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These are the very best 2000s cult TV series, ranked from best to worst by your votes. It's hard to say what made a show a great 2000s cult TV series. Some of the best 2000s cult TV shows were sci-fi and others gained cult status from their weekly lampooning of pop culture. One thing is for sure, the top 2000s cult TV series have very loyal fans.

What are some of the shows that appear on this best 2000s cult TV series list? After its 2003 premiere, Arrested Development gained a cult following thanks to the show's rapid fire jokes, clever characters and hilarious references. Though it was cancelled in 2006, Arrested Development only gained fans over the years prompting Netflix to produce a new season in 2013.

Battlestar Gallactica gave sci-fi fans everything they wanted during its 2004 – 2009 run. Other good series that appear on this top 2000s cult TV show list include Lost, Veronica Mars and Strangers With Candy.

Which 2000s cult show is your favorite? Cast your votes!
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Firefly is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2000s Cult TV Series
Firefly Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Firefly is an American space western science fiction drama television series created by writer and director Joss Whedon, under his Mutant Enemy Productions label. Whedon served as an executive ...more

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2000s Cult TV Series
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Buffy the Vampire Slayer is an American television series which aired from March 10, 1997 until May 20, 2003. The series was created in 1997 by writer-director Joss Whedon under his production ...more

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Battlestar Galactica is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2000s Cult TV Series
Battlestar Galactica Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Jamie Bamber Battlestar Galactica is an American military science fiction television series, and part of the Battlestar Galactica franchise. The show was developed by Ronald D. Moore and executive produced ...more

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Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2000s Cult TV Series
Family Guy Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green Family Guy is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series centers on the Griffins, a family consisting of parents Peter and Lois; ...more

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Arrested Development is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2000s Cult TV Series
Arrested Development Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Portia de Rossi Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Arrested Development is an American television sitcom created by Mitchell Hurwitz, which originally aired on Fox for three seasons from November 2, 2003 to February 10, 2006. A fourth season of ...more

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The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2000s Cult TV Series
The Simpsons Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series is a satirical depiction of a middle class American lifestyle epitomized by the ...more

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Xena: Warrior Princess is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2000s Cult TV Series
Xena: Warrior Princess Lucy Lawless, Renée O'Connor, Ted Raimi Xena: Warrior Princess is an American/New Zealand television series filmed in New Zealand. The series aired in syndication from September 4, 1995, until June 18, 2001. The series was created in ...more

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Lost is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2000s Cult TV Series
Lost Naveen Andrews, Matthew Fox, Jorge Garcia Lost is an American television drama series that originally aired on the American Broadcasting Company from September 22, 2004, to May 23, 2010, over six seasons, comprising a total of 121 ...more

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The X-Files is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2000s Cult TV Series
The X-Files David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial The X-Files is an American science fiction horror drama television series created by Chris Carter. The program originally aired from September 10, 1993 to May 19, 2002 on Fox, spanning nine ...more

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Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2000s Cult TV Series
Doctor Who Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant, Matt Smith Doctor Who (BBC, 2005) is a British science-fiction television show created by Sydney Newman, C. E. Webber, and Donald Wilson. The further adventures in time and space of the alien adventurer ...more

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Heroes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2000s Cult TV Series
Heroes Hayden Panettiere, Jack Coleman, Milo Ventimiglia Heroes is an American science fiction television drama series created by Tim Kring that appeared on NBC for four seasons from September 25, 2006 through February 8, 2010. The series tells the ...more

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Freaks and Geeks is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2000s Cult TV Series
Freaks and Geeks Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco Freaks and Geeks is an American teen comedy-drama television series, created by Paul Feig with Judd Apatow as executive producer, that aired on NBC during the 1999–2000 television season. ...more

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Veronica Mars is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2000s Cult TV Series
Veronica Mars Kristen Bell, Percy Daggs III, Jason Dohring Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Veronica Mars is an American mystery drama television series created by screenwriter Rob Thomas. The series is set in the fictional town of Neptune, California, and stars Kristen Bell as the ...more

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Jericho is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2000s Cult TV Series
Jericho Hans Matheson, Clarke Peters, Jessica Raine Jericho is an American post-apocalyptic action-drama series that centers on the residents of the fictionalized post-apocalyptic town of Jericho, Kansas, in the aftermath of a limited nuclear ...more

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Strangers with Candy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2000s Cult TV Series
Strangers with Candy Amy Sedaris, Paul Dinello, Stephen Colbert Strangers with Candy is a television series produced by Comedy Central. It first aired on April 7, 1999, and concluded its third and final season on October 2, 2000. Its timeslot was Sundays at ...more

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Pushing Daisies is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2000s Cult TV Series
Pushing Daisies Lee Pace, Anna Friel, Chi McBride Pushing Daisies is an American fantasy comedy-drama television series created by Bryan Fuller that aired on ABC from October 3, 2007, to June 13, 2009. The series stars Lee Pace as Ned, a ...more

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Stargate SG-1 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2000s Cult TV Series
Stargate SG-1 Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Stargate SG-1 is an adventure and military science fiction television series and part of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's Stargate franchise. The show, created by Brad Wright and Jonathan Glassner, is ...more

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Farscape is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2000s Cult TV Series
Farscape Ben Browder, Claudia Black, Anthony Simcoe Farscape is an Australian/American science fiction television series, produced originally for the Nine Network. The series was conceived by Rockne S. O'Bannon and produced by Jim Henson ...more

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Undeclared is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2000s Cult TV Series
Undeclared Jay Baruchel, Carla Gallo, Charlie Hunnam Undeclared is an American sitcom that aired on Fox during the 2001–02 season. The show has developed a cult following. In 2012, Entertainment Weekly listed the show at #16 in the "25 Best ...more