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The Best Space Shows In The Galaxy (or at least ever on TV)

Updated July 7, 2021 19.3k votes 2.4k voters 58.6k views51 items

List RulesVote up your favorite TV series that are set in outer space or on space vessels.

The outer galaxy has fascinated television viewers for decades. The best space TV shows feature out-of-this-world storylines, extraterrestrial beings, and scientific humanoids. This list of the greatest TV shows about outer space includes everything from Star Trek: The Original Series to Battlestar Galactica to Firefly and is ranked from best to worst by your votes.

What shows will you find on this list of the best TV shows set in space? Since it first premiered in 1963, Doctor Who has become a staple of British - and global - television. The regenerating Time Lord explores space and time from his distinctive blue ship, the TARDIS. The lead characters of Mystery Science Theatre 3000 are trapped in a spaceship and forced to watch B movies as their captor attempts to take over the world. Other good TV shows about space include Babylon 5, Lost in Space, and Farscape. Next to those classics and are newer TV shows set in space, such as The Mandalorian, For All Mankind, and Space Force.

Which space TV show do you think is the best? Vote up the best TV shows set in space and see where your favorite out-of-this-world series rank.

 

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