Total Nerd The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime  

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List Rules Only shows currently streaming on Amazon Prime.

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

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 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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Battlestar Galactica is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Jamie Bamber Battlestar Galactica is an American military science fiction television series, and part of the Battlestar Galactica franchise. The show was developed by Ronald D. Moore and executive produced ...more

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Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant, Matt Smith Doctor Who (BBC, 2005) is a British science-fiction television show created by Sydney Newman, C. E. Webber, and Donald Wilson. The further adventures in time and space of the alien adventurer ...more

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The Man in the High Castle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Alexa Davalos, Rupert Evans, Luke Kleintank 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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Orphan Black is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Tatiana Maslany, Dylan Bruce, Jordan Gavaris 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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Torchwood is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Kai Owen Torchwood is a British science fiction television programme created by Russell T Davies. A spin-off from the 2005 revival of long-running science fiction programme Doctor Who, Torchwood aired ...more

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Eureka is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Colin Ferguson, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Erica Cerra Eureka was an American science fiction television series that premiered on Syfy on July 18, 2006. The fifth and final season ended on July 16, 2012. The show was set in a fictional town in ...more

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Star Trek: Enterprise is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
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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Humans is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Manpreet Bachu, Emily Berrington, Ruth Bradley 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: The Original Series is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
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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Defiance is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Grant Bowler, Stephanie Leonidas, Julie Benz 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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The Twilight Zone is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
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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Salvation is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
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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Under the Dome is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Mike Vogel, Rachelle Lefevre, Alexander Koch Under the Dome is an American science-fiction drama television series. It premiered on CBS on June 24, 2013. The series was developed by Brian K. Vaughan and based on the novel of the same name ...more

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BrainDead is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
BrainDead 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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Star Trek: Voyager is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
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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3rd Rock from the Sun is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
John Lithgow, Jane Curtin, Kristen Johnston 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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Extant is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Halle Berry, Pierce Gagnon, Grace Gummer Extant is an American science fiction television drama series created by Mickey Fisher and executive produced by Steven Spielberg. The story revolves around astronaut Molly Woods who returns ...more

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Jeremiah is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Luke Perry, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Peter Stebbings Jeremiah is an American-Canadian television series starring Luke Perry and Malcolm-Jamal Warner that ran on the Showtime network from 2002 to 2004. The series takes place in a post-apocalyptic ...more

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Medium is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Patricia Arquette, Miguel Sandoval, Jake Weber Medium is an American television drama series that premiered on NBC on January 3, 2005, ending its run on that network on June 1, 2009. The series then moved to CBS on September 25, 2009, airing ...more

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Andromeda is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Julio Rodríguez García added Kevin Sorbo, Lisa Ryder, Laura Bertram Andromeda is a Canadian/American science fiction television series, based on unused material by the late Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, developed by Robert Hewitt Wolfe, and produced by ...more

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Elfen Lied is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Sanae Kobayashi, Chihiro Suzuki, Mamiko Noto Elfen Lied is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Lynn Okamoto. Elfen Lied takes place in Kamakura and Kanagawa, and focuses on the "Diclonius", a newly mutated species. ...more

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Primeval is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Andrew Lee Potts, Hannah Spearritt, Ben Miller Primeval is a British science fiction drama television programme produced for ITV by Impossible Pictures. Created by Adrian Hodges and Tim Haines, who previously created the Walking with... ...more

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ReGenesis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Ellen Page, Stephen Amell, Wendy Crewson ReGenesis is a Canadian television series produced by The Movie Network and Movie Central in conjunction with Shaftesbury Films. The series, which ran for four seasons, revolves around the ...more

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Falling Water is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
David Ajala, Lizzie Brocheré, Will Yun Lee Falling Water (USA, 2016) is an American supernatural drama television series. Three strangers realize they are dreaming parts of the same dream. As they delve deeper into the meaning behind ...more

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The Sarah Jane Adventures is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Elisabeth Sladen, Daniel Anthony, Alexander Armstrong The Sarah Jane Adventures is a British science fiction television programme, that was produced by BBC Cymru Wales for CBBC, created by Russell T Davies starring Elisabeth Sladen. The programme ...more

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Day Zero is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Day Zero Cal Nguyen, Deven Skye, Kenneth Applegate Day Zero: The Series is a post-apocalyptic web and television series created and developed by filmmaker/actor Cal Nguyen. It first appeared in 2011 on the web series site blip.tv, then aired on ...more

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The Tick is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Sci-Fi Shows on Amazon Prime
Patrick Warburton, David Burke, Liz Vassey 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