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The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite science fiction series that aired in the 2000s

These are the best 2000s Sci Fi shows, ranked from best to worst by user votes. Some good 2000s sci-fi series were set centuries in the future, while other great 2000s sci fi programs took place in the far reaches outer space. A few of the most popular 2000s sci fi shows have been repackaged as films and new TV shows. 

What programs are featured on this best 2000s sci fi shows list? Time, space and smoke monsters added to the mystery in the addicting science fiction drama, Lost. The series, which aired from 2004 – 2010, featured an all-star cast including Matthew Fox, Evangeline Lilly and Jorge Garcia. Farscape is another good sci fi program that was on television in the 2010s.

Jessica Alba led the cast of Fox's 2000s superhuman series Dark Angel. Other good programs that appear on this top 2000s sci fi shows list include Firefly, Warehouse 13 and Doctor Who.

Which 2000s sci fi show do you think is the best? Vote your favorites up to the top of this list!
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Firefly is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk
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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Battlestar Galactica is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
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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Stargate Atlantis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
Joe Flanigan, Rachel Luttrell, David Hewlett
Stargate Atlantis is a Canadian-American adventure and military science fiction television series and part of MGM's Stargate franchise. The show was created by Brad Wright and Robert C. Cooper ...more

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Stargate SG-1 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping
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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The X-Files is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi
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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Eureka is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
LanaYoshii added Colin Ferguson, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Erica Cerra
Eureka was an American science fiction television series that premiered on Syfy on July 18, 2006. The fifth and final season ended on July 16, 2012. The show was set in a fictional town in ...more

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Star Trek: Enterprise is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
Scott Bakula, John Billingsley, Jolene Blalock
Star Trek: Enterprise is a science fiction TV series and a prequel to the original Star Trek. The series premiered September 26, 2001, on the UPN television network with the final episode airing ...more

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Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
Cheshire added Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Katie Cassidy
Supernatural (The CW, 2005) is an American fantasy horror television series created by Eric Kripke. Two brothers, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean Winchester (Jensen Ackles), follow their father's ...more

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Fringe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole
Fringe is an American science fiction television series created by J. J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman, and Roberto Orci. It premiered on the Fox Broadcasting network on September 9, 2008, and concluded ...more

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Star Trek: Voyager is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson
Star Trek: Voyager is a science fiction television series, set in the Star Trek universe. The show takes place during the 2370s, and begins on the far side of the Milky Way galaxy, 75,000 ...more

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Farscape is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
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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Andromeda is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
Kevin Sorbo, Lisa Ryder, Laura Bertram
Andromeda is a Canadian/American science fiction television series, based on unused material by the late Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, developed by Robert Hewitt Wolfe, and produced by ...more

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Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
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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Dark Angel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
Jessica Alba, Michael Weatherly, Richard Gunn
Dark Angel is an American biopunk/cyberpunk science fiction television series created by James Cameron and Charles H. Eglee and starring Jessica Alba in her breakthrough role. The show premiered ...more

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Warehouse 13 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
Eddie McClintock, Joanne Kelly, Saul Rubinek
Warehouse 13 is a U.S. television science fiction series that premiered on July 7, 2009, on the Syfy network. Executive-produced by Jack Kenny and David Simkins, the dramatic comedy from ...more

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Dollhouse is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
LanaYoshii added Eliza Dushku, Harry Lennix, Fran Kranz
Dollhouse is an American science fiction television series created by writer and director Joss Whedon under Mutant Enemy Productions. It premiered on February 13, 2009, on the Fox network and ...more

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Smallville is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum, Allison Mack
Smallville is an American television series developed by writer-producers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, based on the DC Comics character Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. The ...more

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Heroes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
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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Lost is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
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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Red Dwarf is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
Chris Barrie, Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules
Red Dwarf is a British comedy franchise which primarily comprises ten series of a television science fiction sitcom that aired on BBC Two between 1988 and 1993 and from 1997 to 1999, and on Dave ...more

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Torchwood is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
LanaYoshii added John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Kai Owen
Torchwood is a British science fiction television programme created by Russell T Davies. A spin-off from the 2005 revival of long-running science fiction programme Doctor Who, Torchwood aired ...more

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Primeval is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
Primeval Andrew Lee Potts, Hannah Spearritt, Ben Miller
Primeval is a British science fiction drama television programme produced for ITV by Impossible Pictures. Created by Adrian Hodges and Tim Haines, who previously created the Walking with... ...more
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Roswell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
Shiri Appleby, Jason Behr, Katherine Heigl
Roswell is an American science fiction television series developed, produced, and co-written by Jason Katims. The series debuted on October 6, 1999 on The WB and moved to UPN for the third ...more

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Jericho is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
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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3rd Rock from the Sun is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
John Lithgow, Jane Curtin, Kristen Johnston
3rd Rock from the Sun is an American sitcom that aired from 1996 to 2001 on NBC. The show is about four extraterrestrials who are on an expedition to Earth, which they consider to be a very ...more

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