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Here are the best sci-fi shows streaming now on Netflix. Whether you're looking for shows with space exploration, alien invasions, or dystopian futures, this list of sci-fi shows currently on Netflix is regularly updated with new and popular TV series. What are the best sci-fi series to watch on Netflix? 

One of the best current sci-fi TV showsBlack Mirror features the dangers of advanced technology and how society can be transformed for the worse. Other good sci-fi shows on Netflix include Lost in Space, The 100, Travelers, and Altered Carbon.

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Travelers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Eric McCormack, MacKenzie Porter, Nesta Cooper Travelers (Netflix, 2016) is a science fiction television series created by Brad Wright. Hundreds of years from now, surviving humans discover how to send consciousness back through time, into ...more

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Stranger Things is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
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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Altered Carbon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
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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Black Mirror is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
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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The 100 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Eliza Taylor, Paige Turco, Thomas McDonell The 100 (The CW, 2014) is an American post-apocalyptic science fiction drama television series developed by Jason Rothenberg, loosely based on the book by Kass Morgan. 97 years after a nuclear ...more

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Lost in Space is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
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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Dark Matter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Marc Bendavid, Melissa O'Neil, Anthony Lemke Dark Matter (Syfy, 2015) is a Canadian science fiction series created by Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie, based on their comic book. Onboard a starship called the Raza, six people awaken in ...more

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The Flash is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker The Flash (The CW, 2014) is an American superhero television series developed by Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg, and Geoff Johns, based on the DC Comics character. CSI Barry Allen (Grant ...more

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Star Trek: The Next Generation is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes Star Trek: The Next Generation is an American science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry twenty-one years after the original Star Trek series debuted in 1966. Roddenberry, ...more

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Continuum is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Rachel Nichols, Stephen Lobo, Victor Webster Continuum is a Canadian science fiction series created by Simon Barry and produced by Reunion Pictures Inc., Boy Meets Girl Film Company, and GK-TV. The series centers on the conflict between a ...more

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Dark is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Louis Hofmann, Oliver Masucci, Jördis Triebel Dark (Netflix, 2017) is a German science fiction thriller web series created by Baran bo Odar and Jantje Friese. The disappearance of two young children in the German town of Winden brings light ...more

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The Twilight Zone is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts The Twilight Zone is an American television anthology series created by Rod Serling. It is a series of unrelated stories containing drama, psychological thriller, fantasy, science fiction, ...more

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., or simply Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., is an American television series created for ABC by Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon, and Maurissa Tancharoen, based on the Marvel ...more

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The Rain is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Iben Hjejle, Alba August, Lucas Lynggaard Tønnesen The Rain (Netflix, 2018) is a Danish web series created by Mosholt Esben, Toft Jacobsen, and Christian Potalivo. After a brutal virus wipes out most of the population, two young siblings embark ...more

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Limitless is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Jake McDorman, Jennifer Carpenter, Hill Harper Limitless (CBS, 2015) is an American comedy-drama television series developed by Craig Sweeny, based on the 2011 film. Brian Finch (Jake McDorman), a 28-year-old burnout and struggling musician, ...more

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Colony is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Josh Holloway, Sarah Wayne Callies, Peter Jacobson Colony (USA Network, 2016) is an American science-fiction drama television series created by Carlton Cuse and Ryan J. Condal. In the wake of a mysterious alien invasion, a family fights to stay ...more

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Star Trek: The Original Series is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley Star Trek is an American science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry that follows the adventures of the starship USS Enterprise and its crew. It later acquired the retronym of ...more

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Zoo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
James Wolk, Kristen Connolly, Nonso Anozie Zoo (CBS, 2015) is an American drama television series based on the 2012 novel by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. A group of varied professionals investigate the mysterious pandemic of ...more

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Being Human is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Sam Witwer, Meaghan Rath, Sam Huntington Being Human is a British supernatural drama television series. It was created and written by Toby Whithouse for broadcast on BBC Three. The show blends elements of flatshare comedy and horror ...more

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Ascension is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Tricia Helfer, Gil Bellows, Brian Van Holt Ascension (Syfy, 2014) is a Canadian/American science fiction mystery drama television miniseries created by Philip Levens and Adrian A. Cruz. A young woman's murder causes the subjects of a ...more

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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Cirroc Lofton Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is a science fiction television series set in the Star Trek universe. The show is set in the Milky Way galaxy, in the years 2369–2375. In contrast to the setting of ...more

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The Tomorrow People is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Robbie Amell, Peyton List, Luke Mitchell The Tomorrow People is an American science fiction television series developed by Greg Berlanti, Phil Klemmer, and Julie Plec that aired on The CW during the 2013–14 American television season. ...more

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The 4400 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Joel Gretsch, Jacqueline McKenzie, Patrick John Flueger The 4400 is a science fiction TV series produced by CBS Paramount Network Television in association with BSkyB, Renegade 83, and American Zoetrope for USA Network. The show was created and ...more

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Star Trek: Enterprise is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
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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Helix is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Billy Campbell, Kyra Zagorsky, Mark Ghanimé Helix is an American science fiction thriller-drama television series that premiered on Syfy on January 10, 2014. The series follows a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control and ...more