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The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix  

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List Rules Only science fiction (not fantasy) shows currently streaming on Netflix.

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.

Vote up the best sci-fi shows on Netflix, and add your favorites if they're missing from the list.

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Stranger Things is listed (or ranked) 1 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) 2 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) 3 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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Travelers is listed (or ranked) 4 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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Dark is listed (or ranked) 5 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 100 is listed (or ranked) 6 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) 7 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) 8 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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Star Trek: The Next Gene... 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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Love, Death & Robots... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Hayley McLaughlin, Helen Sadler, Stefan Kapicic
Love, Death & Robots (Netflix, 2019) is an American animated television anthology series. A collection of animated short stories that span various genres including science fiction, fantasy, ...more

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Colony is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Continuum is listed (or ranked) 12 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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Star Trek: Deep Space Ni... is listed (or ranked) 13 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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Sense8 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
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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The Rain is listed (or ranked) 15 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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Star Trek: Enterprise is listed (or ranked) 16 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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The Punisher is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Jon Bernthal, Ben Barnes, Ebon Moss-Bachrach
Marvel's The Punisher (Netflix, 2017) is an American web television series created for Netflix by Steve Lightfoot. Former Force Recon officer Frank Castle (Jon Bernthal), known throughout New ...more

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Ascension is listed (or ranked) 18 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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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. ... is listed (or ranked) 19 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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Star Trek: Voyager is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
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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The Twilight Zone is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts
The Twilight Zone is a 1959 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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Limitless is listed (or ranked) 22 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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Another Life is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Katee Sackhoff, Selma Blair, Tyler Hoechlin
Another Life (Netflix, 2019) is an American drama television series created by Aaron Martin. An astronaut, Niko Breckinridge-Wallace (Katee Sackhoff) commands a crew on a mission to explore the ...more

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The Flash is listed (or ranked) 24 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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3% is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
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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