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The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime 

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Updated May 26, 2020 3.8k votes 1.1k voters 70.4k views 41 items

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Amazon Prime is home to an extensive list of TV shows, and where there's great TV, there's great sci-fi shows. From animated series to popular hits, there's truly something for everyone on Prime. Whether you like a little drama in your sci-fi, like that of Under the Dome, or something a little more classic like the original Star Trek, Amazon has something to suit your taste. In fact, you can even find a decent selection of sci-fi anime series and Amazon Video sci-fi originals like Tales From The Loop

Of course, the best sci-fi shows on Amazon Prime aren't going to disappoint, but some top series are simply better than others—and that's where you as fans come in. Help fellow sci-fi enthusiasts find the best and newest shows on Prime by voting up your favorites below, and downvoting any shows accordingly. You can also add any new sci-fi shows to the list. 

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The Expanse is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Thomas Jane, Steven Strait, Cas Anvar

Premiered: 2015

The Expanse (Syfy, 2015) is an American science fiction television series developed by Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, based on the novels by James S. A. Corey. In a future where humanity has ...more

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Salvation is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Charlie Rowe, Jacqueline Byers, Santiago Cabrera

Premiered: 2017

Salvation (CBS, 2017) is an American suspense drama television series created by Liz Kruger, Craig Shapiro, and Matt Wheeler. An MIT grad student (Charlie Rowe) and a wealthy tech superstar ...more
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Stargate SG-1 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping

Premiered: 1997

Stargate SG-1 is an adventure and military science fiction television series and part of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's Stargate franchise. The show, created by Brad Wright and Jonathan Glassner, is ...more

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The Man in the High Cast... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Alexa Davalos, Rupert Evans, Luke Kleintank

Premiered: 2015

The Man in the High Castle (Amazon Video, 2015) is an American dystopian alternative history television series created by Frank Spotnitz, based on the novel by Philip K. Dick. In an alternative ...more

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Star Trek: Enterprise is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Scott Bakula, John Billingsley, Jolene Blalock

Premiered: 2001

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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Star Trek: The Original ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley

Premiered: 1966

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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Star Trek: The Next Gene... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes

Premiered: 1987

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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Eureka is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Colin Ferguson, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Erica Cerra

Premiered: 2006

Eureka (Syfy, 2006) is an American science fiction television series created by Andrew Cosby and Jaime Paglia. A U.S. Marshall (Colin Ferguson) becomes the sheriff of a remote cozy little Oregon ...more

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Orphan Black is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Tatiana Maslany, Dylan Bruce, Jordan Gavaris

Premiered: 2013

Orphan Black is a Canadian science fiction television series created by screenwriter Graeme Manson and director John Fawcett, starring Tatiana Maslany as several identical people who are, in ...more

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Stargate Atlantis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Joe Flanigan, Rachel Luttrell, David Hewlett

Premiered: 2004

Stargate Atlantis is a Canadian-American adventure and military science fiction television series and part of MGM's Stargate franchise. The show was created by Brad Wright and Robert C. Cooper ...more

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Humans is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Manpreet Bachu, Emily Berrington, Ruth Bradley

Premiered: 2015

Humans (AMC, 2015) is a science fiction television series created by Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley. In a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a 'Synth' - ...more
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Star Trek: Voyager is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson

Premiered: 1995

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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Defiance is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Grant Bowler, Stephanie Leonidas, Julie Benz

Premiered: 2013

Defiance is an American science fiction television series developed by Rockne S. O'Bannon, Kevin Murphy, and Michael Taylor. The series is produced by Universal Cable Productions, in transmedia ...more
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Grimm is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
David Giuntoli, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz

Premiered: 2011

Grimm (NBC, 2011) is an American fantasy police procedural drama television series created by Stephen Carpenter, Jim Kouf, and David Greenwalt, inspired by stories from The Brothers Grimm. ...more

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Philip K. Dick's Electri... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Timothy Spall, Anthony Boyle, Tuppence Middleton

Premiered: 2017

Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams (Amazon Video, 2018) is a British-American science fiction television anthology series developed by Ronald D. Moore and Michael Dinner. Based on the works of ...more

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Upload is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Robbie Amell, Andy Allo, Zainab Johnson

Premiered: 2020

Upload (Amazon Video, 2020) is an American science fiction comedy satire television series created by Greg Daniels. In the future, Nathan (Robbie Amell) meets his early death, and is uploaded ...more

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Mr. Robot is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Rami Malek, Carly Chaikin, Portia Doubleday

Premiered: 2015

Mr. Robot (USA Network, 2015) is an American drama-thriller television series created by Sam Esmail. Elliot (Rami Malek), a cybersecurity engineer and hacker who suffers from social anxiety ...more

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Tales from the Loop is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Rebecca Hall, Duncan Joiner, Daniel Zolghadri

Premiered: 2020

Tales from the Loop (Amazon, 2020) is a sci-fi drama television series created by Nathaniel Halpern. The townspeople who live above "The Loop," a machine built to unlock and explore ...more

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3rd Rock from the Sun is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
John Lithgow, Jane Curtin, Kristen Johnston

Premiered: 1996

3rd Rock from the Sun is an American sitcom that aired from 1996 to 2001 on NBC. The show is about four extraterrestrials who are on an expedition to Earth, which they consider to be a very ...more

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Mutant X is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Mutant X Victoria Pratt, Forbes March, Victor Webster

Premiered: 2001

Mutant X is a science fiction television series that debuted in first-run syndication on October 6, 2001. The show was created by Avi Arad, and it centers on Mutant X, a team of "New ...more

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Revolution is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
SJSAlias added Billy Burke, Tracy Spiridakos, Giancarlo Esposito

Premiered: 2012

Revolution (NBC, 2012) is an American post-apocalyptic science fiction television series created by Eric Kipke. A family struggles to reunite in a post-apocalyptic American landscape where every ...more

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BrainDead is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Danny Pino, Aaron Tveit
BrainDead (CBS, 2016) is an American political satire science fiction comedy-drama television series. It stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Laurel Healy, a documentary film-maker who takes a job ...more
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The Feed is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Guy Burnet, Nina Toussaint-White, David Thewlis

Premiered: 2019

The Feed (Amazon Video, 2019) is a British psychological thriller drama television series based on the novel of the same name by Nick Clark Windo. In a near future London, people’s minds are ...more
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The Tick is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Patrick Warburton, David Burke, Liz Vassey

Premiered: 2001

The Tick is an American sitcom based on the character Tick from the comic book of the same name. It aired on Fox in late 2001 and was produced by Columbia TriStar Television. With a pilot airing ...more

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The Outer Limits is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
fireculex added David McCallum, Kevin Conway, Beau Bridges

Premiered: 1995

The Outer Limits (SyFy, Showtime, 1995) is a Canadian-American science fiction anthology television series and a revival of the original The Outer Limits. Its stories are described as more ...more

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