SciFi and Fantasy The Best Fantasy TV Shows  

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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 Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke

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2
844 679
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

3
506 386
Grimm is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
DiaOnicel added Grimm David Giuntoli, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz

4
701 516
Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
BobEqualityGreen added Doctor Who Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant, Matt Smith

5
1,081 530
Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
IrinaGinger79 added Supernatural Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Jim Beave

6
680 494
Once Upon a Time is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
DiaOnicel added Once Upon a Time Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla

7
674 405
Merlin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
BobEqualityGreen added Merlin John Hurt, Colin Morgan, Bradley James

8
343 360
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
496 522
Lost is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Lost Naveen Andrews, Matthew Fox, Jorge Garcia

10
466 421
Heroes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Heroes Hayden Panettiere, Jack Coleman, Milo Ventimiglia

11
400 217
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

12
516 295
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

13
477 382
Charmed is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Charmed Holly Marie Combs, Alyssa Milano, Brian Krause

14
339 331
Angel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Angel David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof

15
329 190
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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232 228
Farscape is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
profusiondj added Farscape Ben Browder, Claudia Black, Anthony Simcoe

17
472 367
True Blood is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
True Blood Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell

18
340 275
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

19
357 242
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is listed (or ranked) 19 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

20
316 340
American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
American Horror Story Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett

21
345 322
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

22
309 189
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

23
249 305
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

24
424 164
The Originals is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
jadee14 added The Originals Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt

25
194 263
Highlander: The Series is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Highlander: The Series Adrian Paul, Stan Kirsch, Jim Byrnes

26
257 147
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

27
281 175
Outlander is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
BronChandy added Outlander Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Tobias Menzies

28
480 353
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

29
179 84
Penny Dreadful is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Tricia Psarreas-Murray added Penny Dreadful Josh Hartnett, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green

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229 186
Lost Girl is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
JordanSteinberg added Lost Girl Anna Silk, Kris Holden-Ried, Zoie Palmer

31
195 95
Fringe is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Fringe Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole

32
252 116
The Magicians is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Becky Gant added The Magicians Jason Ralph, Stella Maeve, Olivia Taylor Dudley

33
282 114
The Shannara Chronicles is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Becky Gant added The Shannara Chronicles Austin Butler, Poppy Drayton, Ivana Baquero

34
166 152
Torchwood is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Torchwood John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Kai Owen

35
269 267
Bewitched is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Bewitched Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Dick Sargent

36
131 16
Stranger Things is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Jdoggy added Stranger Things Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard

37
224 248
I Dream of Jeannie is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
I Dream of Jeannie Barbara Eden, Larry Hagman, Bill Daily

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199 143
Witches of East End is listed (or ranked) 38 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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230 129
Shadowhunters is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Kelly Evarts (Amigma) added Shadowhunters Katherine McNamara, Dominic Sherwood, Alberto Rosende

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243 219
Being Human is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Being Human Sam Witwer, Meaghan Rath, Sam Huntington

41
197 189
The Secret Circle is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
The Secret Circle Britt Robertson, Thomas Dekker, Phoebe Tonkin

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209 259
Dead Like Me is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Dead Like Me Ellen Muth, Callum Blue, Jasmine Guy

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109 169
Pushing Daisies is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
zoe-krainik added Pushing Daisies Lee Pace, Anna Friel, Chi McBride

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225 285
Ghost Whisperer is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Ghost Whisperer Jennifer Love Hewitt, David Conrad, Camryn Manheim

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422 289
Teen Wolf is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Teen Wolf Tyler Posey, Dylan O'Brien, Holland Roden

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53 63
Batman is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Batman Adam West, Burt Ward, Alan Napier

47
178 239
Kolchak: The Night Stalker is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Kolchak: The Night Stalker Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Jack Grinnage

48
143 127
Almost Human is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Stargirl803 added Almost Human Karl Urban, Michael Ealy, Minka Kelly

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93 93
Twin Peaks is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
zoe-krainik added Twin Peaks Kyle MacLachlan, Russ Tamblyn, Sherilyn Fenn

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174 226
Dark Shadows is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Dark Shadows Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Alexandra Isles