Total Nerd The Best Netflix Original Sci-fi Shows  

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Here are the best Netflix original sci-fi shows currently streaming right now. Featuring shows about outer space, aliens, and advanced technology, this list of Netflix sci-fi originals is updated with new and popular shows. What is the best Netflix original sci-fi series?

The latest and newest Netflix original sci-fi shows feature Hollywood's biggest stars, like Daniel Kaluuya, Winona Ryder, Millie Bobby Brown, and Elijah Wood. Must-watch Netflix original sci-fis include Black Mirror, Lost in Space, Stranger Things, and Altered Carbon.  

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Stranger Things is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Netflix Original Sci-fi Shows
Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard Stranger Things (Netflix, 2016) is an American science fiction-horror web television series created by The Duffer Brothers. When a young boy (Noah Schnapp) disappears, his mother (Winona Ryder), ...more

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Black Mirror is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Netflix Original Sci-fi Shows
Daniel Kaluuya, Toby Kebbell, Rory Kinnear Black Mirror is a British television anthology series created by Charlie Brooker that features speculative fiction with dark and sometimes satirical themes that examine modern society, ...more

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Altered Carbon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Netflix Original Sci-fi Shows
Joel Kinnaman, Renée Elise Goldsberry, James Purefoy Altered Carbon is an American science fiction television series created by Laeta Kalogridis, based on the novel by Richard K. Morgan. In a future where human minds are digitized and downloaded ...more

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The Ministry of Time is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Netflix Original Sci-fi Shows
The Ministry of Time Aura Garrido, Rodolfo Sancho, Nacho Fresneda El Ministerio del Tiempo, or The Ministry of Time, (La 1, 2015) is a Spanish fantasy television series created by Javier and Pablo Olivares. A warrior from the 16th Century (Nacho Fresneda), the ...more

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Sense8 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Netflix Original Sci-fi Shows
Aml Ameen, Doona Bae, Jamie Clayton Sense8 (Netflix, 2015) is an American science fiction drama web television series created by Lana and Lilly Wachowski and J. Michael Straczynski. A group of people around the world are suddenly ...more

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Lost in Space is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Netflix Original Sci-fi Shows
Toby Stephens, Molly Parker, Ignacio Serricchio Lost in Space (Netflix, 2018) is an American science fiction web television series created by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless, and a reboot of the 1965 series. After encountering a rip in ...more

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Mystery Science Theater 3000 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Netflix Original Sci-fi Shows
Joel Hodgson, Michael J. Nelson, Trace Beaulieu Mystery Science Theater 3000, often abbreviated MST3K, is an American television comedy series created by Joel Hodgson and produced by Best Brains, Inc. The show premiered on KTMA in ...more

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3% is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Netflix Original Sci-fi Shows
Bianca Comparato, João Miguel, Michel Gomes 3% (Netflix, 2016) is a Brazilian dystopian thriller series created by Pedro Aguilera. The show is set in a future wherein people are given a chance to go to the "better side" of a ...more

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Mystery Science Theater 3000: ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Netflix Original Sci-fi Shows
Felicia Day, Patton Oswalt, Jonah Ray Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return is a science fiction comedy television series created by Joel Hodgson. Set in the not-too-distant future, a Gizmonic Institute employee (Jonah Ray) is ...more

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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detecti... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Netflix Original Sci-fi Shows
Samuel Barnett, Elijah Wood, Hannah Marks Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency is a BBC America comic science fiction detective television series, taking place after the Douglas Adams novel series of the same name.

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Between is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Netflix Original Sci-fi Shows
Jennette McCurdy, Jesse Carere, Ryan Allen Between (Netflix, 2015) is a Canadian science fiction drama television series created by Michael McGowan. After a mysterious disease kills every resident over 21 years old, survivors of a town, ...more

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A.I.C.O. -Incarnation- is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Netflix Original Sci-fi Shows
Haruka Shiraishi, Yūsuke Kobayashi, Ryota Takeuchi A.I.C.O. -Incarnation- (Netflix, 2018) is a Japanese science fiction anime ONA directed by Kazuya Murata. In the year 2035, a biological research project went awry, resulting in an incident ...more

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White Rabbit Project is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Netflix Original Sci-fi Shows
Kari Byron, Tory Belleci, Grant Imahara White Rabbit Project is a 2016 Netflix series starring Grant Imahara, Tory Belleci, and Kari Byron, the build team from MythBusters. The team investigates topics such as "jailbreaks, ...more

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Greenhouse Academy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Netflix Original Sci-fi Shows
Ariel Mortman, Finn Roberts, Chris O'Neal Greenhouse Academy (Netflix, 2017) is a tween drama television series, based on the Israeli television series, adapted by Giora Chamizer and Paula Yoo. At an elite Southern California boarding ...more

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Neo Yokio is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Netflix Original Sci-fi Shows
Jaden Smith, Jude Law, Tavi Gevinson Neo Yokio (Netflix, 2017) is an American-Japanese co-produced animated television series created by Ezra Koenig. Mourning the death of a recent relationship, an elegant and fashionable demon ...more

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B: the Beginning is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Netflix Original Sci-fi Shows
Hiroaki Hirata, Yūki Kaji, Asai Seto B: the Beginning (Netflix, 2018) is an anime series directed by Kazuto Nakazawa and Yoshiki Yamakawa. In a world powered by advanced technology, crime and action unfold in the archipelagic ...more