Total Nerd The Best New Sci-Fi Shows of the Last Few Years  

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With so many great TV series currently airing, we’re ranking the best sci-fi TV shows since 2015. Our list of the highest rated sci-fi shows of the past three years is ranked by viewers from everywhere, so make sure you vote up the best new sci-fi series on television. What is the best new sci-fi TV show? 

Featuring new Netflix shows, CW superhero series, critically acclaimed miniseries, and more, the best recent sci-fi shows include WestworldStranger Things, The OA, and Legends of Tomorrow. Netflix's Marvel series are easily considered to be some of the most bingeworthy shows today, while CBS's Star Trek: Discovery is commonly known as the sci-fi show to watch now in 2017.

Vote up the best new sci-fi shows and feel free to add any new science fiction series missing from the list. 

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Stranger Things is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New Sci-Fi Shows of the Last Few Years
Stranger Things Winona Ryder, Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard On November 6, 1983, in the town of Hawkins,[12] Indiana, 12-year-old Will Byers vanishes mysteriously. Will's frantic mother, Joyce, searches for him while Police Chief Jim Hopper launches his ...more

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The Expanse is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New Sci-Fi Shows of the Last Few Years
The Expanse Shohreh Aghdashloo, Cas Anvar, Wes Chatham

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The Orville is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New Sci-Fi Shows of the Last Few Years
Jereme Pierce added The Orville Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Scott Grimes The Orville (Fox, 2017) is a science fiction comedy-drama series created by Seth MacFarlane. Ed Mercer (MacFarlane) is captain of the U.S.S. Orville (ECV-197), a mid-level exploration starship ...more

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Dark Matter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New Sci-Fi Shows of the Last Few Years
Dark Matter Marc Bendavid, Melissa O'Neil, Anthony Lemke

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Westworld is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New Sci-Fi Shows of the Last Few Years
Westworld Ben Barnes, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Clifton Collins Jr.

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Star Trek: Discovery is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New Sci-Fi Shows of the Last Few Years
Star Trek: Discovery Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Anthony Rapp Star Trek: Discovery (CBS All Access, 2017) is the first Star Trek series since Star Trek: Enterprise concluded in 2005. Set roughly a decade before the events of the original Star Trek series, ...more

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Legion is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New Sci-Fi Shows of the Last Few Years
Legion Dan Stevens, Rachel Keller, Jean Smart Based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, Legion is the story of David Haller. who was diagnosed with schizophrenia at a young age. After Haller has an encounter with a fellow ...more

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Agent Carter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New Sci-Fi Shows of the Last Few Years
Agent Carter Hayley Atwell, James D'Arcy, Enver Gjokaj Marvel's Agent Carter, or simply Agent Carter, is an upcoming American television series, spinning out of the Marvel One-Shot short film of the same name.

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Killjoys is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New Sci-Fi Shows of the Last Few Years
Killjoys Hannah John-Kamen, Aaron Ashmore, Luke Macfarlane

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Legends of Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New Sci-Fi Shows of the Last Few Years
Legends of Tomorrow Victor Garber, Brandon Routh, Caity Lotz DC's Legends of Tomorrow (The CW, 2016) is an American superhero action-adventure television series spin-off from Arrow and The Flash, existing in the same fictional universe. When Vandal Savage ...more

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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detecti... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New Sci-Fi Shows of the Last Few Years
sserdaraksu added Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency 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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Timeless is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New Sci-Fi Shows of the Last Few Years
Timeless Abigail Spencer, Matt Lanter, Starring Abigail Spencer Matt Lanter Malcolm Barrett Timeless (NBC, 2016) tollows the adventures of an unusual trio—a history professor (Abigail Spencer), a scientist (Malcolm Barrett), and a soldier (Matt Lanter)—as they attempt to stop Garcia ...more

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iZombie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New Sci-Fi Shows of the Last Few Years
iZombie Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin, Rahul Kohli iZombie is an American television series developed by Rob Thomas and Diane Ruggiero-Wright for The CW, and is a loose adaptation of the comic book series of the same name created by Chris ...more

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Humans is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New Sci-Fi Shows of the Last Few Years
Humans Gemma Chan, Katherine Parkinson, Lucy Carless

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Supergirl is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New Sci-Fi Shows of the Last Few Years
Supergirl Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh Supergirl is an American superhero action-adventure drama television series developed by Ali Adler, Greg Berlanti and Andrew Kreisberg (the latter two having previously created Arrow and The ...more

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Colony is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New Sci-Fi Shows of the Last Few Years
Colony Isabella Crovetti-Cramp, Gonzalo Menendez, Ally Walker

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Sense8 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New Sci-Fi Shows of the Last Few Years
Sense8 Aml Ameen, Doona Bae, Jamie Clayton

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Wayward Pines is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New Sci-Fi Shows of the Last Few Years
Wayward Pines Matt Dillon, Jason Patric, Carla Gugino Secret Service agent Ethan Burke arrives in the bucolic town of Wayward Pines, ID, on a mission to find two missing federal agents. But instead of answers, Ethan's investigation only turns up ...more

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The OA is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New Sci-Fi Shows of the Last Few Years
The OA Brit Marling, Emory Cohen, Scott Wilson The OA (Netflix, 2016) is an American mystery drama web television series, with science fiction, supernatural and fantasy elements. Creator Brit Marling stars as a young woman named Prairie ...more

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killjoys is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New Sci-Fi Shows of the Last Few Years
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Salvation is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New Sci-Fi Shows of the Last Few Years
Salvation Charlie Rowe, Jacqueline Byers, Santiago Cabrera Salvation (CBS, 2017) is an American suspense drama television series created by Liz Kruger and Craig Shapiro. An MIT grad student and a tech superstar bring a low-level Pentagon official a ...more

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Zoo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New Sci-Fi Shows of the Last Few Years
Zoo James Wolk, Kristen Connolly, Nonso Anozie

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Stitchers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New Sci-Fi Shows of the Last Few Years
Stitchers Emma Ishta, Allison Scagliotti, Damon Dayoub

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The Mist is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New Sci-Fi Shows of the Last Few Years
The Mist Morgan Spector, Alyssa Sutherland, Gus Birney The Mist (Spike, 2017) is an American science fiction-horror thriller television series developed by Christian Torpe. Based on Stehphen King's horror novella, the series centers on a small town ...more

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Time After Time is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New Sci-Fi Shows of the Last Few Years
Time After Time Freddie Stroma, Josh Bowman, Genesis Rodriguez Time After Time (ABC, 2017) is an American period drama science fiction television series by Kevin Williamson, based on the 1979 Karl Alexander novel of the same name. British author H. G. Wells ...more

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Dimension 404 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best New Sci-Fi Shows of the Last Few Years
Dimension 404 Robert Buckley, Lea Michele, Matt Jones Dimension 404 (Hulu, 2017) is an American science fiction black comedy drama anthology series created by Dez Dolly and Will Campos. From outrageous horror comedy to mind-bending action ...more