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Total Nerd TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television  

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Where "best"  = best developed, best written, most heroic (or villainous), most compelling (so factoring in the "she's insanely beautiful" portion of your vote goes here), intelligent/witty, and has the most impact on whatever plot threads make you love that show or movie. 

This list mostly consists of characters from media considered "space opera," has space travel as a main feature, is or set on an alien planet.

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Lt. Sharon 'Athena' Agathon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Robert Wabash added Lt. Sharon 'Athena' Agathon Battlestar Galatica

2
132 47
Kara Thrace is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Kara "Starbuck" Thrace Battlestar Galactica

3
99 29
Number Six is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Number Six Battlestar Galatica

4
119 42
T'Pol is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
T'Pol Star Trek: Enterprise

5
97 30
Inara Serra is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Inara Serra Firefly

6
103 35
Zoë Washburne is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Zoë Washburne Firefly

7
108 39
Sharon
Sharon "Boomer" Valerii Battlestar Galactica

8
101 35
Anastasia Dualla is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Anastasia "Dee" Dualla Battlestar Galactica

9
71 22
Andromeda Ascendant is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television

10
97 43
Hoshi Sato is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Hoshi Sato Star Trek: Enterprise

11
108 53
Leia Organa is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Leia Organa Star Wars

12
90 41
Uhura is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Uhura Star Trek - Original Series

13
93 44
Laura Roslin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Laura Roslin Battlestar Galactica

14
56 18
Lieutenant Athena is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Ag47 added Lieutenant Athena Battlestar Galactica - Original Series

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15
76 33
Barbarella is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Barbarella Barbarella

16
64 25
Beka Valentine is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Beka Valentine Andromeda

17
66 27
Ro Laren is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Ro Laren Star Trek Next Generation

18
65 27
Trance Gemini is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Trance Gemini Andromeda

19
54 19
Martha Jones is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
tiky added Martha Jones Dr Who

20
67 30
Maya is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Maya Space: 1999

21
80 42
River Tam is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
River Tam Firefly

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22
66 33
Kaylee Frye is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Kaylee Frye Firefly, Serenity

23
7 0
Rachael is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Rachael Blade Runner

24
53 37
Ellen Ripley is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Ellen Ripley Alien

25
59 45
Leeloo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Leeloo The Fifth Element

26
28 16
Rose Tyler is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Rose Tyler Dr. Who

27
29 17
Amy Pond is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Amy Pond Doctor Who

28
70 58
Aeryn Sun is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Aeryn Sun Farscape

The Greatest Sci-Fi Movies of All Time

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25 15
Rey is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Rey Star Wars: The Force Awakens

30
83 76
Seven of Nine is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Seven of Nine Star Trek Voyager

31
38 30
Lt. Col. Samantha Carter is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Lt. Col. Samantha Carter Stargate SG-1

32
62 57
Kathryn Janeway is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Kathryn Janeway Star Trek Voyager

33
25 19
Clara Oswald is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Clara Oswald Doctor Who

34
22 17
Donna Noble is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Donna Noble Dr. Who

35
8 2
Gamora is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Gamora Guardians of the Galaxy

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36
55 53
Jadzia Dax is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Jadzia Dax Star Trek Deep Space Nine

37
63 62
Susan Ivanova is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Susan Ivanova Babylon 5

38
56 55
Padmé Amidala is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
carlybobarly added Padmé Amidala Star Wars (prequels)

39
36 34
Chiana is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Chiana Farscape

40
5 0
Brienne of Tarth is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
JohnFlory added Brienne of Tarth

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45 46
Pa'u Zotoh Zhaan is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Pa'u Zotoh Zhaan Farscape

42
55 58
B'Elanna Torres is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
B'Elanna Torres Star Trek Voyager

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43
47 49
Deanna Troi is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Deanna Troi Star Trek Next Generation

44
17 15
Portia Lin ("Two") is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Portia Lin ("Two") Dark Matter

45
16 14
Wilma Deering is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Wilma Deering Buck Rogers

46
19 18
Missy is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Missy Doctor Who - aka "The Mistress" 

47
25 25
Ezri Dax is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Ezri Dax Star Trek Deep Space Nine

48
49 54
Beverly Crusher is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Beverly Crusher Star Trek Next Generation

49
17 17
Jool is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Ag47 added Jool Farscape

50
5 3
Bill Potts is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list TV/Film: Best Female Characters: Sci Fi Film & Television
Bill Potts Dr. Who