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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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2
812 652
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
675 494
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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477 369
Grimm is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
DiaOnicel added Grimm David Giuntoli, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz

5
1,031 519
Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
IrinaGinger79 added Supernatural Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Jim Beave

6
649 475
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

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639 394
Merlin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
BobEqualityGreen added Merlin John Hurt, Colin Morgan, Bradley James

8
327 346
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
478 505
Lost is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Lost Naveen Andrews, Matthew Fox, Jorge Garcia

10
450 403
Heroes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Heroes Hayden Panettiere, Jack Coleman, Milo Ventimiglia

11
367 201
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
487 280
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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459 368
Charmed is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Charmed Holly Marie Combs, Alyssa Milano, Brian Krause

14
325 317
Angel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Angel David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof

15
303 172
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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223 215
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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449 358
True Blood is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
True Blood Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell

18
330 264
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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335 230
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

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302 329
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
333 312
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
293 180
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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240 297
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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391 155
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

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188 257
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
244 140
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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268 170
Outlander is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
BronChandy added Outlander Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan, Tobias Menzies

28
450 342
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
156 82
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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220 180
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
178 91
Fringe is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Fringe Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole

32
227 110
The Magicians is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Becky Gant added The Magicians Barry Jones

33
251 106
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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160 147
Torchwood is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Torchwood John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Kai Owen

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260 263
Bewitched is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Bewitched Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Dick Sargent

36
218 243
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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188 137
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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204 121
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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234 212
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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189 181
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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76 10
Stranger Things is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Jdoggy added Stranger Things Winona Ryder, Millie Bobby Brown, Finn Wolfhard

42
204 255
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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219 280
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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102 164
Pushing Daisies is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
zoe-krainik added Pushing Daisies Lee Pace, Anna Friel, Chi McBride

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400 279
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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175 233
Kolchak: The Night Stalker is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Kolchak: The Night Stalker Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Jack Grinnage

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49 57
Batman is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Batman Adam West, Burt Ward, Alan Napier

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138 121
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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86 89
Twin Peaks is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
zoe-krainik added Twin Peaks Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Ontkean, Mädchen Amick

50
171 221
Dark Shadows is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Fantasy TV Shows
Dark Shadows Jonathan Frid, Grayson Hall, Alexandra Isles