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List Rules Shows near the top must be only the best Fantasy TV series.

The very best fantasy shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest fantasy shows of all time is so fantastical it hurts! Popular fantasy TV shows have been a staple of television for years because fantasy is popular... because it's pretend! The real world is too awful to deal with, so deal with princesses and witch hunters instead! Don't let your favorite fantasy 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. 

List includes Game of Thrones, Supernatural, and more top fantasy TV shows. If you're looking for good fantasy TV shows to watch as well as the latest fantasy TV series, this list is for you. 

This list answers the questions, "What is the best fantasy show of all time?" and "What are the greatest fantasy shows?"

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Game of Thrones is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
cjoprey added Game of Thrones Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington

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788 643
Buffy the Vampire Slayer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan

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655 487
Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
BobEqualityGreen added Doctor Who Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Matt Smith

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456 355
Grimm is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
DiaOnicel added Grimm David Giuntoli, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz

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633 461
Once Upon a Time is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
DiaOnicel added Once Upon a Time Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla

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1,001 511
Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
IrinaGinger79 added Supernatural Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Jim Beave

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625 384
Merlin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
BobEqualityGreen added Merlin John Hurt, Colin Morgan, Bradley James

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313 339
Xena: Warrior Princess is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Xena: Warrior Princess Lucy Lawless, Renée O'Connor, Ted Raimi

9
467 495
Lost is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Lost Naveen Andrews, Matthew Fox, Jorge Garcia

10
439 397
Heroes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Heroes Hayden Panettiere, Jack Coleman, Milo Ventimiglia

11
353 194
The Flash is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Joanne Victimred Jones added The Flash Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker

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469 273
The 100 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
DeviantMemories added The 100 Eliza Taylor, Eli Goree, Thomas McDonell

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446 359
Charmed is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Charmed Holly Marie Combs, Alyssa Milano, Brian Krause

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311 310
Angel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Angel David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof

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289 165
Arrow is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Becky Gant added Arrow Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey

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214 209
Farscape is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
profusiondj added Farscape Ben Browder, Claudia Black, Anthony Simcoe

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434 350
True Blood is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
True Blood Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell

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317 259
Stargate SG-1 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Stargate SG-1 Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping

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294 319
American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
American Horror Story Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett

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320 221
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
JordanSteinberg added Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton

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329 306
The Twilight Zone is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
The Twilight Zone Rod Serling, Robert McCord, Jay Overholts

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283 171
Legend of the Seeker is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
JordanSteinberg added Legend of the Seeker Craig Horner, Bridget Regan, Bruce Spence

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230 291
Hercules: The Legendary Journe... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Kevin Sorbo, Michael Hurst, Kevin Smith

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183 249
Highlander: The Series is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Highlander: The Series Adrian Paul, Stan Kirsch, Jim Byrnes

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376 150
The Originals is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
jadee14 added The Originals Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt

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234 135
Smallville is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Joanne Victimred Jones added Smallville Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum, Allison Mack

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259 164
Outlander is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
BronChandy added Outlander Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Tobias Menzies

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436 334
The Vampire Diaries is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
The Vampire Diaries Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder

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212 172
Lost Girl is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
JordanSteinberg added Lost Girl Anna Silk, Kris Holden-Ried, Zoie Palmer

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145 76
Penny Dreadful is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Tricia Psarreas-Murray added Penny Dreadful Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green

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165 88
Fringe is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Fringe Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole

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212 105
The Magicians is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Becky Gant added The Magicians Barry Jones

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237 99
The Shannara Chronicles is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Becky Gant added The Shannara Chronicles Daniel MacPherson, Austin Butler, Poppy Drayton

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251 259
Bewitched is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Bewitched Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Dick Sargent

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145 141
Torchwood is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Torchwood John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Kai Owen

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212 239
I Dream of Jeannie is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
I Dream of Jeannie Barbara Eden, Larry Hagman, Bill Daily

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182 134
Witches of East End is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
DiaOnicel added Witches of East End Julia Ormond, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Rachel Boston

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195 111
Shadowhunters is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Kelly Evarts (Amigma) added Shadowhunters Darryll D.B. Walsh

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220 210
Being Human is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Being Human Sam Witwer, Meaghan Rath, Sam Huntington

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183 175
The Secret Circle is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
The Secret Circle Britt Robertson, Thomas Dekker, Phoebe Tonkin

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193 252
Dead Like Me is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Dead Like Me Ellen Muth, Callum Blue, Jasmine Guy

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97 163
Pushing Daisies is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
zoe-krainik added Pushing Daisies Lee Pace, Anna Friel, Chi McBride

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208 277
Ghost Whisperer is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Ghost Whisperer Jennifer Love Hewitt, David Conrad, Camryn Manheim

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389 275
Teen Wolf is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Teen Wolf Tyler Posey, Dylan O'Brien, Holland Roden

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170 231
Kolchak: The Night Stalker is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Kolchak: The Night Stalker Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Jack Grinnage

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43 55
Batman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Batman Adam West, Burt Ward, Alan Napier

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132 119
Almost Human is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Stargirl803 added Almost Human Karl Urban, Michael Ealy, Minka Kelly

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53 7
Stranger Things is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Jdoggy added Stranger Things Winona Ryder, Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard

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168 219
Dark Shadows is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Dark Shadows Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Alexandra Isles

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79 87
Twin Peaks is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
zoe-krainik added Twin Peaks Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick