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List Rules Shows near the top must be only the best Military Science Fiction TV series.

The very best military science fiction shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest military science fiction shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular military science fiction TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining military science fiction show of all time is. Don't let your favorite military science fiction 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 military science fiction television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

List ranges from Stargate Universe to Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and more.

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

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Battlestar Galactica is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Military Science Fiction TV Shows
Battlestar Galactica Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Jamie Bamber Battlestar Galactica is an American military science fiction television series, and part of the Battlestar Galactica franchise. The show was developed by Ronald D. Moore and executive produced ...more

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Stargate SG-1 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Military Science Fiction TV Shows
Stargate SG-1 Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping Stargate SG-1 is an adventure and military science fiction television series and part of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's Stargate franchise. The show, created by Brad Wright and Jonathan Glassner, is ...more

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Babylon 5 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Military Science Fiction TV Shows
Umberhaven added Babylon 5 Jerry Doyle, Mira Furlan, Richard Biggs Babylon 5 is an American space opera television series created by writer and producer J. Michael Straczynski, under the Babylonian Productions label, in association with Straczynski's Synthetic ...more

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Stargate Atlantis is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Military Science Fiction TV Shows
Stargate Atlantis Joe Flanigan, Rachel Luttrell, David Hewlett Stargate Atlantis is a Canadian-American adventure and military science fiction television series and part of MGM's Stargate franchise. The show was created by Brad Wright and Robert C. Cooper ...more

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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Military Science Fiction TV Shows
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Cirroc Lofton Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is a science fiction television series set in the Star Trek universe. The show is set in the Milky Way galaxy, in the years 2369–2375. In contrast to the setting of ...more

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Star Trek: The Next Generation is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Military Science Fiction TV Shows
BenNicholson added Star Trek: The Next Generation Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes Star Trek: The Next Generation is an American science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry twenty-one years after the original Star Trek series debuted in 1966. Roddenberry, ...more

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Battlestar Galactica is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Military Science Fiction TV Shows
MichaelBeltran added Battlestar Galactica Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Jamie Bamber Battlestar Galactica is an American science fiction television series, created by Glen A. Larson, that began the Battlestar Galactica franchise. Starring Lorne Greene, Richard Hatch and Dirk ...more

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The Expanse is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Military Science Fiction TV Shows
Slava Flyman added The Expanse Thomas Jane, Steven Strait, Cas Anvar The Expanse (Syfy, 2015) is an American science fiction television series developed by Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, based on the novels by James S. A. Corey. In a future where humanity has ...more

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Farscape is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Military Science Fiction TV Shows
Michael Mears added Farscape Ben Browder, Claudia Black, Anthony Simcoe Farscape is an Australian/American science fiction television series, produced originally for the Nine Network. The series was conceived by Rockne S. O'Bannon and produced by Jim Henson ...more

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Star Trek: Enterprise is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Military Science Fiction TV Shows
Star Trek: Enterprise Scott Bakula, John Billingsley, Jolene Blalock Star Trek: Enterprise is a science fiction TV series and a prequel to the original Star Trek. The series premiered September 26, 2001, on the UPN television network with the final episode airing ...more

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Space: Above and Beyond is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Military Science Fiction TV Shows
Space: Above and Beyond James Morrison, Joel de la Fuente, Kristen Cloke Space: Above and Beyond is a short-lived mid-1990s American science fiction television show on the FOX Network, created and written by Glen Morgan and James Wong. Originally planned for five ...more

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Star Trek: The Original Series is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Military Science Fiction TV Shows
BenNicholson added Star Trek: The Original Series William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley Star Trek is an American science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry that follows the adventures of the starship USS Enterprise and its crew. It later acquired the retronym of ...more

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Battlestar Galactica: Blood & ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Military Science Fiction TV Shows
Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome Jill Teed, Brian Markinson, Ben Cotton Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome is a film written by Michael Taylor, David Eick, Bradley Thompson and David Weddle and directed by Jonas Pate.

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Stargate Universe is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Military Science Fiction TV Shows
Stargate Universe Robert Carlyle, Louis Ferreira, Brian J. Smith Stargate Universe is a Canadian-American military science fiction television series and part of MGM's Stargate franchise. It follows the adventures of a present-day, multinational exploration ...more

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Andromeda is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Military Science Fiction TV Shows
PavelStoyanov added Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda Kevin Sorbo, Lisa Ryder, Laura Bertram Andromeda is a Canadian/American science fiction television series, based on unused material by the late Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, developed by Robert Hewitt Wolfe, and produced by ...more

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Robotech is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Military Science Fiction TV Shows
FredGraves added Robotech Robert Axelrod, Bill Capizzi, Frank Catalano Robotech is an 85-episode adaptation of three different anime television series made between 1982-1984 in Japan; the adaptation was aired in 1985. Within the combined and edited story, ...more

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Roughnecks: Starship Troopers ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Military Science Fiction TV Shows
FredGraves added Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles Neil Patrick Harris, R. Lee Ermey, E.G. Daily Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles is a CGI animated television series, based on the novel by Robert A. Heinlein and the 1997 film adaptation. The film's director, Paul Verhoeven, served ...more

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Star Blazers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Military Science Fiction TV Shows
Star Blazers Eddie Allen, Michael Bertolini, Amy Howard Wilson Star Blazers is an American animated television series adaptation of the Japanese anime series Space Battleship Yamato I, II and III. Star Blazers was first broadcast in the United States in ...more

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The Super Dimension Fortress M... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Military Science Fiction TV Shows
The Super Dimension Fortress Macross Hiromi Tsuru, Shô Hayami, Akira Kamiya Super Dimension Fortress Macross is an anime television series from 1982. According to story creator Shoji Kawamori, it depicts "a love triangle against the backdrop of great battles" ...more

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Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destin... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Military Science Fiction TV Shows
Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny Maaya Sakamoto, Kikuko Inoue, Koyasu Taketo Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny is an anime television series, acting as a sequel of Mobile Suit Gundam SEED by Sunrise. It retains most of the staff from Gundam SEED, including Director Mitsuo ...more

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Exosquad is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Military Science Fiction TV Shows
Exosquad Robby Benson, Ken Camroux, Garry Chalk Exosquad is an American animated television series created by Universal Cartoon Studios as a response to Japanese anime. The show is set in the beginning of the 22nd century and covers the ...more

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Strike Witches 2 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Military Science Fiction TV Shows
Strike Witches 2 Shizuka Ito, Misato Fukuen, Ayuru Ōhashi All the countries of the world joined forces to battle the Neuroi, a vicious enemy of mankind, who suddenly appeared. The only ones with the power to oppose them were an elite group of young ...more