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Science fiction movies can be hit or miss among fans and fandoms alike but there’s a ton of great sci-fi to watch on the small screen. From the animated and satirical to the futuristic and quirky, these are the top 50 sci-fi tv shows to watch in the next year. 

50. Roswell (Original)

49. The 4400

48. The Expanse

47. Land of the Lost

46. The Bionic Woman

45. Quantum Leap

44. Killjoys

43. Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

42. Ghost in a Shell

41. Lost

40. Knight Rider

39. V

38. Fringe

37. Firefly

36. Mork & Mindy

35. Star Trek Deep Space Nine

34. Aeon Flux

33. Space: 1999

32. Altered Carbon

31. The Quartermass Experiment

30. Mystery Science Theater 3000

29. Babylon 5

28. Humans

27. Futurama

26. Battlestar Galactica (Original)

25. Westworld

24. Star Trek Voyager

23. Red Dwarf

22. Andromeda

21. Orphan Black

20. Lost in Space (2018)

19. Dr. Who

18. The Man in the High Castle

17. The Outer Limits

16. Stargate SG-1

15. Star Trek (Original)

14. Battlestar Galactica (2000s)

13. The Rain

12. Lost in Space (1960s)

11. Twin Peaks

10. Sliders

9. Star Trek: The Next Generation

8. Black Mirror

7. The Jetsons

6. The 100

5. Stranger Things

4. Rick and Morty

3. 3rd Rock from the Sun

2. X- Files

1. The Twilight Zone (Original)


Check out the Infinite Worlds of Science Fiction and the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame galleries at MoPOP to see more artifacts from Battlestar Galactica, Doctor Who, Lost in Space, Star Trek, and other sci-fi TV shows (and movies)!

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Rachael Lovette

Rachael is the Content Marketing Manager for MoPOP by day, dystopian sci-fi, fantasy fanatic by night.