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The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows

Updated May 26, 2020 5.1k votes 703 voters 14.4k views41 items

List RulesVote up your favorite science fiction series that aired new episodes between 2000 and 2009.

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! Then check out what shows were dominating the next decade with the 2010s Best Sci-Fi Series.

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    Firefly is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
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    Firefly

    Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres

    Premiered2002

    Firefly is an American space western science fiction drama television series created by writer... more on Wikipedia

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    Battlestar Galactica is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
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    Battlestar Galactica

    Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell

    Premiered2004

    Battlestar Galactica (Sc-Fi, 2004) is an American military science fiction television series... more on Wikipedia

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    Stargate Atlantis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
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    Stargate Atlantis

    Joe Flanigan, Rachel Luttrell

    Premiered2004

    Stargate Atlantis is a Canadian-American adventure and military science fiction television... more on Wikipedia
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    Stargate SG-1 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
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    Stargate SG-1

    Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks

    Premiered1997

    Stargate SG-1 is an adventure and military science fiction television series and part of... more on Wikipedia
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    The X-Files is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
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    The X-Files

    David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson

    Premiered1993

    The X-Files is an American science fiction horror drama television series created by Chris... more on Wikipedia

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    Fringe is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
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    Fringe

    Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson

    Premiered2008

    Fringe (Fox, 2008) is an American science fiction television series created by J. J. Abrams,... more on Wikipedia
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    Star Trek: Voyager is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
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    Star Trek: Voyager

    Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran

    Premiered1995

    Star Trek: Voyager is a science fiction television series, set in the Star Trek universe. The... more on Wikipedia
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    Farscape is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
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    Farscape

    Ben Browder, Claudia Black

    Premiered1999

    Farscape is an Australian/American science fiction television series, produced originally for... more on Wikipedia

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    Eureka is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
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    Eureka

    Colin Ferguson, Salli Richardson-Whitfield

    Premiered2006

    Eureka (Syfy, 2006) is an American science fiction television series created by Andrew Cosby... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
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    Supernatural

    Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles

    Premiered2005

    Supernatural (The CW, 2005) is an American fantasy horror television series created by Eric... more on Wikipedia

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    Star Trek: Enterprise is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
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    Star Trek: Enterprise

    Scott Bakula, John Billingsley

    Premiered2001

    Star Trek: Enterprise is a science fiction TV series and a prequel to the original Star Trek.... more on Wikipedia
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    Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
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    Doctor Who

    Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant

    Premiered1963

    Doctor Who (BBC, 2005) is a British science-fiction television show created by Sydney Newman,... more on Wikipedia

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    Andromeda is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
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    Andromeda

    Kevin Sorbo, Lisa Ryder

    Premiered2000

    Andromeda is a Canadian/American science fiction television series, based on unused material... more on Wikipedia

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    Warehouse 13 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
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    Warehouse 13

    Eddie McClintock, Joanne Kelly

    Premiered2009

    Warehouse 13 is a U.S. television science fiction series that premiered on July 7, 2009, on... more on Wikipedia
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    Smallville is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
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    Smallville

    Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum

    Premiered2001

    Smallville is an American television series developed by writer-producers Alfred Gough and... more on Wikipedia

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    Dark Angel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
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    Dark Angel

    Jessica Alba, Michael Weatherly

    Premiered2000

    Dark Angel is an American biopunk/cyberpunk science fiction television series created by James... more on Wikipedia
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    Lost is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
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    Lost

    Naveen Andrews, Emilie de Ravin

    Premiered2004

    Lost (ABC, 2004) is an American drama television series created by Jeffrey Lieber, J. J.... more on Wikipedia

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    Heroes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
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    Heroes

    Hayden Panettiere, Jack Coleman

    Premiered2006

    Heroes is an American science fiction television drama series created by Tim Kring that... more on Wikipedia

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    Caprica is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
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    Caprica

    Eric Stoltz, Esai Morales

    Premiered2010

    Caprica is an American science fiction drama television series. A spin-off prequel of the... more on Wikipedia

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    Dollhouse is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
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    Dollhouse

    Eliza Dushku, Harry Lennix

    Premiered2009

    Dollhouse is an American science fiction television series created by writer and director Joss... more on Wikipedia

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    Torchwood is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
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    Torchwood

    John Barrowman, Eve Myles

    Premiered2006

    Torchwood is a British science fiction television programme created by Russell T Davies. A... more on Wikipedia
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    Terminator: The Sarah Connor C is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
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    Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles

    Lena Headey, Thomas Dekker

    Premiered2008

    Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (Fox, 2008) is an American science fiction television... more on Wikipedia
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    3rd Rock from the Sun is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
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    3rd Rock from the Sun

    John Lithgow, Jane Curtin

    Premiered1996

    3rd Rock from the Sun is an American sitcom that aired from 1996 to 2001 on NBC. The show is... more on Wikipedia
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    Jericho is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
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    Jericho

    Hans Matheson, Clarke Peters

    Premiered2006

    Jericho is an American post-apocalyptic action-drama series that centers on the residents of... more on Wikipedia
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    The 4400 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 2000s Sci-Fi Shows
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    The 4400

    Joel Gretsch, Jacqueline McKenzie

    Premiered2004

    The 4400 (USA Network, 2004) is an American science fiction television series created by René... more on Wikipedia

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