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The Best Steampunk TV Shows 

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Updated November 25, 2018 399 votes 123 voters 5.1k views 19 items

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Steampunk is a popular television genre that incorporates aesthetic designs from 19th century machinery. From Dr. Who to Going Postal, there are many popular shows in the past and present with a steampunk vibe. What are the best steampunk shows? Decide here by voting on the list below. 

Popular steampunk TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining steampunk show of all time is. Don't let your favorite steampunk television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of steampunk television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best steampunk show of all time?" and "What are the greatest steampunk shows?" Vote your favorites to the top. 

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The Legend of Korra is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Steampunk TV Shows
Starring Janet Varney, P.J. Byrne & David Faustino (Nickelodeon)
The Legend of Korra (Nickelodeon, 2012) is an American animated television series created by Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino, and a sequel to Avatar: The Last Airbender. Avatar Korra ...more
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Avatar: The Last Airbend... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Steampunk TV Shows
Starring Zach Tyler, Dee Bradley Baker & Mae Whitman (Nickelodeon)
Avatar: The Last Airbender is an American television series that aired for three seasons on Nickelodeon from 2005 to 2008. Avatar: The Last Airbender is set in an Asiatic-like world in which ...more
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Last Exile is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Steampunk TV Shows
Alex Gaginsky added Starring Johnny Yong Bosch, Kari Wahlgren & Crispin Freeman (CBC Television)
Last Exile is a Japanese animated television series created by Gonzo. It featured a production team led by director Koichi Chigira, character designer Range Murata, and production designer ...more
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The Wild Wild West is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Steampunk TV Shows
Starring Agnes Moorehead, Robert Conrad & Ross Martin (CBS)
The Wild Wild West is an American television series that ran on CBS for four seasons from September 17, 1965 to April 4, 1969. Two television movies were made with the original cast in 1979 and ...more
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Going Postal is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Steampunk TV Shows
Starring Charles Dance, David Suchet & Tamsin Greig (Sky1)
Terry Pratchett's Going Postal is a two-part television adaptation of Going Postal by Terry Pratchett, adapted by Richard Kurti and Bev Doyle and produced by The Mob, which was first broadcast ...more
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Fullmetal Alchemist is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Steampunk TV Shows
Alex Gaginsky added Starring Vic Mignogna, Aaron Dismuke & Romi Pak (Animax)
Fullmetal Alchemist is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiromu Arakawa. It was serialized in Square Enix's Monthly Shōnen Gangan magazine between August 2001 and June 2010; the ...more
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Sanctuary is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Steampunk TV Shows
Starring Amanda Tapping, Robin Dunne & Christopher Heyerdahl (ITV4)
Sanctuary was a Canadian science fiction-fantasy television series, created by Damian Kindler and funded largely by the Beedie Development Group. The show is an expansion of an eight-webisode ...more
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The Adventures of Brisco... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Steampunk TV Shows
Starring Bruce Campbell, Julius Carry & Christian Clemenson (Fox Broadcasting Company)
The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr., often referred to as just Brisco or Brisco County, is an American Western/science fiction television series created by Jeffrey Boam and Carlton Cuse. It ran ...more
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The Secret Adventures of... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Steampunk TV Shows
Starring Francesca Hunt, Michel Courtemanche & Chris Demetral (CBC Television)
The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne is a 22-episode science fiction television series in the steampunk genre that first aired in June 2000 on CBC Television in Canada. The series first ran in ...more
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Warehouse 13 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Steampunk TV Shows
Starring Eddie McClintock, Joanne Kelly & Saul Rubinek (Syfy)
Warehouse 13 is a U.S. television science fiction series that premiered on July 7, 2009, on the Syfy network. Executive-produced by Jack Kenny and David Simkins, the dramatic comedy from ...more
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Steampunk'd is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Steampunk TV Shows
Steampunk'd
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Kabaneri of the Iron For... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Steampunk TV Shows
Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress is a 2016 anime series by Wit Studio directed by Tetsurō Araki and written by Ichirō Ōkouchi. A mysterious virus appears during the industrial revolution that ...more
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Q.E.D. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Steampunk TV Shows
Q.E.D. is a 1982 adventure television series created by John Hawkesworth and Robert Schlitt. In 1912, Quentin E. Deverill (Sam Waterston), an eccentric expatriate American professor, uses his ...more
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Tin Man is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Steampunk TV Shows
Starring Zooey Deschanel, Alan Cumming & Neal McDonough (Syfy)
Tin Man is a 2007 four and a half hour miniseries co-produced by RHI Entertainment and Sci Fi Channel original pictures that was broadcast in the United States on the Sci Fi Channel in three ...more
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Riese: Kingdom Falling ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Steampunk TV Shows
Starring Christine Chatelain, Amanda Tapping & Patrick Gilmore (Syfy)
Riese: Kingdom Falling is a science fiction-fantasy series which debuted online on November 2, 2009. The series is about a traveller named Riese, who flees across the wartorn lands of Eleysia ...more
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Mantecoza is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Steampunk TV Shows
Mantecoza
Mantecoza is a steampunk-fantasy web series which premiered at the Phoenix ComiCon on Saturday, May 28, 2011. It centers on the character of Sebastian King, an average office worker, who is ...more
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Loonatics Unleashed is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Steampunk TV Shows
Starring Charlie Schlatter, Jason Marsden & Jessica DiCicco (Kids' WB)
Loonatics Unleashed is an American animated series produced by Warner Bros. Animation that ran on the Kids' WB for two seasons from 2005 to 2007 in the United States, Teletoon in Canada, Kids ...more
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Sonic Underground is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Steampunk TV Shows
Starring Maurice LaMarche, Garry Chalk & Gail Webster (Sistema Brasileiro de Televisão)
Sonic Underground is an animated series that follows the adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog and his siblings, Sonia and Manic. The cartoon follows a main plot separate from all other Sonic the ...more
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Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Steampunk TV Shows
Starring Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant & Matt Smith (British Broadcasting Corporation)
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