The Best Science Fiction TV Shows

Olga Trędota 2020-06-03

The X-Files

Crime Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 1993

The X-Files

Crime Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 1993

  • The X-Files
  • 8,2/10

11 seasons, 218 episodes

The exploits of FBI Special Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully who investigate X-Files: marginalized, unsolved cases involving paranormal phenomena. Mulder believes in the existence of aliens and the paranormal while Scully, a skeptic, is assigned to make scientific analyses of Mulder's discoveries that debunk Mulder's work and thus return him to mainstream cases.

Westworld

Science Fiction Sci-Fi & Fantasy Western USA 2016

Westworld

Science Fiction Sci-Fi & Fantasy Western USA 2016

  • Westworld
  • 8,2/10

3 seasons, 28 episodes

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 indulged.

The Handmaid's Tale

Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2017

The Handmaid's Tale

Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2017

  • The Handmaid's Tale
  • 7,9/10

4 seasons, 46 episodes

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.

Dark

Crime Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy Germany 2017

Dark

Crime Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy Germany 2017

  • Dark
  • 8,2/10

3 seasons, 26 episodes

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.

Stranger Things

Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2016

Stranger Things

Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2016

  • Stranger Things
  • 8,4/10

4 seasons, 26 episodes

When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.

Sense8

Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2015

Sense8

Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy USA 2015

  • Sense8
  • 7,7/10

2 seasons, 24 episodes

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 "Sensates."

Black Mirror

Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy United Kingdom 2011

Black Mirror

Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy United Kingdom 2011

  • Black Mirror
  • 8,3/10

5 seasons, 21 episodes

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 stop and question it. In every home; on every desk; in every palm - a plasma screen; a monitor; a smartphone - a black mirror of our 21st Century existence.

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