Total Nerd The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix  

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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.

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

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Black Mirror is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Black Mirror 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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Stranger Things is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Stranger Things 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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Lost in Space is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Lost in Space 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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The 100 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
The 100 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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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine 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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Star Trek: The Next Generation is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Star Trek: The Next Generation 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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The Rain is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
The Rain 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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Altered Carbon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Altered Carbon Joel Kinnaman, Renée Elise Goldsberry, James Purefoy Altered Carbon (Netflix, 2018) 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 ...more

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Limitless is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Limitless 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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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 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 Twilight Zone is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
The Twilight Zone 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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Star Trek: Voyager is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Star Trek: Voyager 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 Flash is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
The Flash 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. Crime scene investigator ...more

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Travelers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Travelers 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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Mystery Science Theater 3000 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Mystery Science Theater 3000 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) 16 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
3% 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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Legends of Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Legends of Tomorrow Victor Garber, Brandon Routh, Arthur Darvill 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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Star Trek: The Original Series is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Star Trek: The Original Series 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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Dark Matter is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Dark Matter 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: Enterprise is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Star Trek: Enterprise 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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Black Lightning is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Black Lightning Cress Williams, China Anne McClain, Nafessa Williams Black Lightning (The CW, 2018) is an American superhero drama based on the DC comics character of the same name. Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams), who retired from his superhero persona Black ...more

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Supergirl is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Supergirl Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh Supergirl (The CW, 2015) is an American superhero action-adventure television series developed by Ali Adler, Greg Berlanti, and Andrew Kreisberg, based on the DC Comics character. The adventures ...more

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Zoo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Zoo 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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Helix is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Helix 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

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Dark is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Dark 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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Mystery Science Theater 3000: ... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return 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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Sense8 is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Sense8 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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Residue is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Residue Natalia Tena, Iwan Rheon, Jamie Draven Residue (Netflix, 2015) is a British science fiction supernatural horror miniseries created by John Harrison. The government cover-up of the causes behind a massive explosion in a futuristic UK ...more

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Star-Crossed is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Star-Crossed Aimee Teegarden, Matt Lanter, Grey Damon Star-Crossed is an American science fiction romantic drama television series created by Meredith Averill. Star-Crossed premiered on The CW on Monday, February 17, 2014, at 8:00 pm Eastern/7:00 ...more

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Ascension is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Ascension 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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The Ministry of Time is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
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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Star Trek: The Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Star Trek: The Animated Series William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley Star Trek: The Animated Series is an animated science fiction television series set in the Star Trek universe following the events of Star Trek: The Original Series of the 1960s. The animated ...more

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The Tomorrow People is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
The Tomorrow People 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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Colony is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Colony 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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The Almighty Johnsons is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
The Almighty Johnsons Emmett Skilton, Timothy Balme, Dean O'Gorman The Almighty Johnsons is a New Zealand fantasy comedy/drama television series, which was created by James Griffin and Rachel Lang and is produced by South Pacific Pictures and aired from 7 ...more

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Red vs. Blue is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Red vs. Blue Elijah Wood, Geoff Ramsey, Burnie Burns Red vs. Blue, often abbreviated as RvB, is an American comic science fiction video web series created by Rooster Teeth Productions and distributed through the Internet, as well as on DVD and ...more

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Frequency is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Frequency Peyton List, Riley Smith, Lenny Jacobson Frequency (The CW, 2016) is a sci-fi drama series inspired by the 2000 film of the same name. In 2016, NYPD Detective Raimy Sullivan (Peyton List) discovers that she is able to speak to her ...more

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Bountiful Blessings is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Bountiful Blessings Jessica Hsuan, Ann Kok, Zhu Houren Bountiful Blessings is a 20-episode fantasy drama serial telecast by MediaCorp Channel 8. It made its debut on 30 August 2011 and has ended on 26 September 2011. It is screened every weekday ...more

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Being Human is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Being Human 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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The 4400 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
The 4400 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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Maharakshak: Aryan is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Maharakshak: Aryan Aakarshan Singh, Vikramjeet Virk, Reena Aggarwal Maharakshak: Aryan (Zee TV, 2014) is an Indian television show. Shy nerd Aryan (Aakarshan Singh) learns soon after his 18th birthday that he has inherited superpowers, which he must use to ...more

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Video Game High School is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Video Game High School Josh Blaylock, Johanna Braddy, Brian Firenzi Video Game High School (FreddieW, 2012) is an American action comedy web series from RocketJump Studios. In the near future where video gaming elevates its best players to stardom by its ...more

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The Messengers is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
The Messengers Shantel VanSanten, Sofia Black D'Elia, Diogo Morgado The Messengers is an upcoming American television series that is expected to air on The CW during the 2014–15 season. The series was officially picked up on May 8, 2014. The Messengers was ...more

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Cleverman is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Cleverman Hunter Page-Lochard, Rob Collins, Deborah Mailman Cleverman (SundanceTV, 2016) is an Australian-New Zealand-American television drama series based on an original concept by Ryan Griffen. The six-part drama series reimagines several stories of ...more

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Between is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Between 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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Van Helsing is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Van Helsing Kelly Overton, Jonathan Scarfe, Christopher Heyerdahl Van Helsing (Syfy, 2016) is an American dark fantasy horror drama television series inspired by Zenescope Entertainment's graphic novel series Helsing. Vanessa "Van" Helsing (Kelly ...more

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The Mist is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
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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El Barco is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
El Barco Blanca Suárez, Mario Casas, Irene Montalà El Barco was a Spanish mystery TV series produced by Globomedia for Antena 3. The first series premiered on January 17, 2011. The First Episode "Un Millión de Millas" had 4.7 ...more

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Continuum is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Sci-fi Shows On Netflix
Continuum 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