Best Sci-Fi TV shows

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Best Sci-Fi TV shows
Best Sci-Fi TV shows
TOP TV shows: WandaVision (2021), The Boys (2019), Rick and Morty (2013), Westworld (2016), Stranger Things (2016), The Flash (2014), Black Mirror (2011), The 100 (2014), The Handmaid's Tale (2017), For All Mankind (2019), Futurama (1999), Dark (2017), I Am Not Okay with This (2020), Firefly (2002), The Umbrella Academy (2019), Snowpiercer (2020), Daredevil (2015), Orphan Black (2013), Altered Carbon (2018), Agent Carter (2015).

List of Best TV shows

 8.2
 59K
WandaVision (2021)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Wanda Maximoff and Vision—two super-powered beings living idealized suburban lives—begin to suspect that everything is not as it seems.
Style: sitcom
Plot: supernatural, superhero, witch, witchcraft, disney, suburbs, superheroine, miraculous event, magic, surrealism
Time: 1950s, 50s
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 8.7
 249K
The Boys (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A group of vigilantes known informally as “The Boys” set out to take down corrupt superheroes with no more than blue-collar grit and a willingness to fight dirty.
Style: dark humor, entertaining, bloody, tense, satirical ...
Plot: superhero, vengeance, superheroine, society, rivalry, corruption, murder, brutality, super powers, super speed, investigation, blood ...
Place: new york
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 9.2
 377K
Rick and Morty (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: An animated series that follows the exploits of a super scientist and his not-so-bright grandson.
Style: dark humor, offbeat, humorous, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, scientist, time travel, graphic violence, adventure, prodigy, grandfather grandson relationship, relatives, family relations, adolescence, satire, imaginary ...
Place: usa
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 8.6
 429K
Westworld (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
TV show
Story: A dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin. Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, it explores a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: robot, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, technology gone awry, a.i., theme park, androids, escapades, androids and robots, moral dilemma, stalking, imaginary ...
Time: future
Place: usa, san francisco
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 8.7
 825K
Stranger Things (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: telekinesis, supernatural power, monster, supernatural, super powers, friendship, parallel universe, boy, parallel world, missing person, missing child, experiment ...
Time: 80s, year 1983, 20th century
Place: soviet union, usa, indiana
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 7.7
 306K
The Flash (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: After a particle accelerator causes a freak storm, CSI Investigator Barry Allen is struck by lightning and falls into a coma. Months later he awakens with the power of super speed, granting him the ability to move through Central City like an unseen ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, suspenseful, surprise ending, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, supernatural power, heroes, speed, time travel, good versus evil, adventure, secret identity, save the world, danger, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
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 8.8
 446K
Black Mirror (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A contemporary British re-working of The Twilight Zone with stories that tap into the collective unease about our modern world.  Over the last ten years, technology has transformed almost every aspect of our lives before we've had time to ...
Style: thought provoking, twists and turns, philosophical, dark humor, serious ...
Plot: alternate reality, computers and web, social decay, distopia, society, human nature, satire, media satire, technology, chaos, gadget, life ...
Time: future, near future
Place: england, london
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 7.6
 217K
The 100 (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the books by Kass Morgan, this show takes place 100 years in the future, when the Earth has been abandoned due to radioactivity. The last surviving humans live on an ark orbiting the planet — but the ark won't last forever. So the ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, futuristic, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, post apocalypse, youth, leadership, space station, danger, rivalry, nuclear war, young heroes, fate of humanity, betrayal, survivor ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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The Handmaid's Tale (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in a dystopian future, a woman is forced to live as a concubine under a fundamentalist theocratic dictatorship. A TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's novel.
Style: melancholic, psychological, bleak, rough, captivating
Plot: rape, slavery, surrogate mother, violence against women, sexism, protest, infertility, totalitarianism, kidnapping, torture, violence, tyranny ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2010s, near future
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Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams (2017)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A diverse anthology of ambitious, moving tales inspired by Philip K Dick's short stories.
Style: futuristic, anthology, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: cyberpunk, supernatural, alternate reality, computer, alien, multiple storylines, surrealism, twists & turns, life philosophy, fantasy world, disorder, friendship ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s
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For All Mankind (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Explore an aspirational world where NASA and the space program remained a priority and a focal point of our hopes and dreams as told through the lives of NASA astronauts, engineers, and their families.
Style: suspense, disturbing, exciting, stylized, realistic
Plot: nasa, space race, astronaut, space program, alternate reality, moon, historical event, scientist, rivalry, u.s. president, rocket, moon landing ...
Time: year 1969, 70s
Place: usa
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 8.4
 213K
Futurama (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The adventures of a late-20th-century New York City pizza delivery boy, Philip J. Fry, who, after being unwittingly cryogenically frozen for one thousand years, finds employment at Planet Express, an interplanetary delivery company in the ...
Style: futuristic, cynical, surreal, humorous, adult animation ...
Audience: teens
Plot: space travel, mad scientist, goofy hero, scientist, social satire, benign alien, robot, alien, escapades, space and aliens, parody, androids and robots ...
Time: future, year 1999, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: new york
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 8.8
 285K
Dark (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A missing child causes four families to help each other for answers. What they could not imagine is that this mystery would be connected to innumerable other secrets of the small town.
Style: mind bending, atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: time travel, time machine, time loop, missing child, investigation, disappearance, small town, corpse, mysterious past, deja vu, alternate dimension, family relations ...
Time: year 1986, 50s, 80s, contemporary, year 2019 ...
Place: germany, chernobyl
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I Am Not Okay with This (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sydney is a teenage girl navigating the trials and tribulations of high school while dealing with the complexities of her family, her budding sexuality, and mysterious superpowers just beginning to awaken deep within her.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural power, teenager, adolescence, telekinesis, lgbt teen, lgbt, female protagonist, friendship, love, small town, diary, youth ...
Time: contemporary
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 9.0
 244K
Firefly (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Firefly is set in the year 2517, after the arrival of humans in a new star system and follows the adventures of the renegade crew of Serenity, a "Firefly-class" spaceship. The ensemble cast portrays the nine characters who live on Serenity.
Style: exciting, witty, captivating, clever, futuristic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: outer space, space travel, spacecraft, escapades, adventure, smuggling, friendship, survival, space and aliens, space wars, preacher, captain ...
Time: future
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The Umbrella Academy (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A dysfunctional family of superheroes comes together to solve the mystery of their father's death, the threat of the apocalypse and more.
Style: exciting, tense, bleak, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, time travel, adventure, time traveler, danger, fantasy world, netflix, family, team, super strength, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.8
 28K
Snowpiercer (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, the remnants of humanity inhabit a gigantic, perpetually-moving train that circles the globe. Class warfare, social injustice and the politics of survival are questioned in this riveting ...
Style: apocalyptic, unusual plot structure, disaster movie, captivating, depressing ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: post apocalypse, struggle for survival, class distinction, rebellion, train, apocalypse, humanity, class system, inequality, distopia, salvation, ecological disaster ...
Time: 2020s
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 8.6
 363K
Daredevil (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: Lawyer-by-day Matt Murdock uses his heightened senses from being blinded as a young boy to fight crime at night on the streets of Hell’s Kitchen as Daredevil.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, heroes, vigilantism, fighting crime, secret identity, good versus evil, heroic mission, danger, superhuman powers, undercover, lawyer, ninja ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 8.3
 102K
Orphan Black (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A streetwise hustler is pulled into a compelling conspiracy after witnessing the suicide of a girl who looks just like her.
Style: mind bending, serious, suspenseful, exciting, twists and turns
Plot: top secret, strong female character, lesbian, uncover truth, family relations, killings, cloning, shooting, boyfriend, lesbian relationship, lookalikes, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: toronto ontario canada, new york
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 8.0
 143K
Altered Carbon (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After 250 years on ice, a prisoner returns to life in a new body with one chance to win his freedom: by solving a mind-bending murder.
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, tense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, investigation, murder, distant future, resistance fighter, virtual reality, twists & turns, adventure, artificial intelligence, female nudity, consciousness, multiple storylines ...
Time: future
Place: san francisco
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 7.9
 74K
Agent Carter (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: It's 1946, and peace has dealt Peggy Carter a serious blow as she finds herself marginalized when the men return home from fighting abroad. Working for the covert SSR (Strategic Scientific Reserve), Peggy must balance doing administrative work ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, captivating, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: secret agents, female agent, special agents, hand to hand combat, undercover, heroes, tough girl, danger, save the world, adventure, heroic mission, escapades ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1946
Place: usa, new york
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 8.3
 140K
Sense8 (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: One gunshot, one death, one moment out of time that irrevocably links eight minds in disparate parts of the world, putting them in each other's lives, each other's secrets, and in terrible danger. Ordinary people suddenly reborn as ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: lgbt, sex scene, telepathy, supernatural, danger, love affair, supernatural ability, chases and races, survival, secret organization, imaginary, destiny ...
Time: 21st century
Place: san francisco, london, chicago illinois, mumbai india, berlin germany
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 42K
See (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A virus has decimated humankind. Those who survived emerged blind. Centuries later when twins are born with the mythic ability to see, their father must protect his tribe against a threatened queen.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, suspense, captivating, bleak ...
Plot: post apocalypse, clan, blindness, warrior, tribe, survival, virus, escape, twins, distopia, weapons, heretic ...
Time: future
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 7.5
 408K
Arrow (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow.
Style: twists and turns, exciting, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: heroes, superhero, double life, rivalry, vigilantism, fighting crime, millionaire, undercover, martial arts, crimes, righting the wronged, killings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa
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Black Lightning (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Jefferson Pierce is a man wrestling with a secret. As the father of two daughters and principal of a charter high school that also serves as a safe haven for young people in a New Orleans neighborhood overrun by gang violence, he is a hero to his ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhero, super powers, electricity, detective inspector, vigilantism, vigilante, secret identity, crime fighter, black superhero, masked superhero, single father, supernatural power ...
Place: usa, new orleans
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Raised by Wolves (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
TV show
Story: After Earth is ravaged by a great religious war, an atheistic android architect sends two of his creations, Mother and Father, to start a peaceful, godless colony on the planet Kepler-22b. Their treacherous task is jeopardized by the arrival of the ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspense, stylized, visually appealing
Plot: space colony, androids, post apocalypse, alien creature, distant planet, robot human relationship, distopia, survival, children, child, space opera, stolen identity ...
Time: future
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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Agent Phil Coulson of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division) puts together a team of agents to investigate the new, the strange and the unknown around the globe, protecting the ordinary from the ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, special agents, master villain, adventure, save the day, good versus evil, heroes, scientist, hi-tech, spy, secret agent, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.2
 83K
Legion (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: David Haller, AKA Legion, is a troubled young man who may be more than human. Diagnosed as schizophrenic, David has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for years. But after a strange encounter with a fellow patient, he’s confronted with the ...
Style: psychological thriller, captivating, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, teen drama
Plot: supernatural power, telekinesis, memory, unreliable narrator, schizophrenia, mutant, telepathy, superhero, super strength, reality vs fantasy, mental institution, mental illness ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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 8.3
 496K
Lost (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.
Style: exciting, atmospheric, psychological, enigmatic, mind bending ...
Plot: survival, island, desert island, plane crash, death, lost, adventure, mysterious place, human nature, destiny, stranded, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pacific ocean
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 7.8
 212K
Gotham (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Before there was Batman, there was GOTHAM. Everyone knows the name Commissioner Gordon. He is one of the crime world's greatest foes, a man whose reputation is synonymous with law and order. But what is known of Gordon's story and his ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, twists and turns, bleak
Audience: teens
Plot: super villain, batman, police corruption, corruption, crime, police station, police detective, gang war, mafia, crimes, friendship, organized crime ...
Place: new jersey
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