TOP 21 Space Opera / Sci-Fi TV Shows

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Babylon 5 (1994 TV Series)
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A space station in neutral territory is the focus of a unique five year saga. (45 mins.)
 
2.
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987 TV Series)
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Set decades after Captain Kirk's five-year mission, a new generation of Starfleet officers set off in a new Enterprise on their own mission to go where no one has gone before. (44 mins.)
 
3.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993 TV Series)
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In the vicinity of the liberated planet of Bajor, the Federation space station Deep Space Nine guards the opening of a stable wormhole to the far side of the galaxy. (45 mins.)
 
4.
Battlestar Galactica (2004 TV Series)
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When an old enemy, the Cylons, resurface and obliterate the 12 colonies, the crew of the aged Galactica protect a small civilian fleet - the last of humanity - as they journey toward the fabled 13th colony, Earth. (44 mins.)
 
5.
Space: Above and Beyond (1995 TV Series)
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The Earth is embroiled in a desperate war against alien invaders, and this series focuses on one squadron of Marine pilots involved in it. (60 mins.)
 
6.
Star Trek: Voyager (1995 TV Series)
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Pulled to the far side of the galaxy, where the Federation is seventy-five years away at maximum warp speed, a Starfleet ship must cooperate with Maquis rebels to find a way home. (44 mins.)
 
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Crusade (1999 TV Series)
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A team of soldiers and scientists has five years to find a cure for a plague decimating Earth. (44 mins.)
 
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Firefly (2002 TV Series)
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Five hundred years in the future, a renegade crew aboard a small spacecraft tries to survive as they travel the unknown parts of the galaxy and evade warring factions as well as authority agents out to get them. (44 mins.)
 
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Star Trek: Enterprise (2001 TV Series)
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A century before Captain Kirk's five-year mission, Jonathan Archer captains the United Earth ship Enterprise during the early years of Starfleet, leading up to the Earth-Romulan War and the formation of the Federation. (60 mins.)
 
10.
Lexx (1997 TV Series)
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Dark comedy set in a nightmarish future about a group of unlikely antiheroes forced to run from Shadow, a tyrannical demonic entity who rules the galaxy through his cult, after accidentally stealing his massively powerful starship Lexx. (93 mins.)
 
11.
Children of Dune (2003 Mini-Series)
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The twins of Paul "Muad'dib" Atreides become embroiled in the political landscape of Arrakis ("Dune") and the rest of the universe. (266 mins.)
 
12.
Dune (2000 Mini-Series)
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A three-part miniseries on politics, betrayal, lust, greed and the coming of a Messiah. Based on Frank Herbert's classic science fiction novel. (265 mins.)
 
13.
Star Trek (1966 TV Series)
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Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the Starship Enterprise explore the galaxy and defend the United Federation of Planets. (50 mins.)
 
14.
Andromeda (2000 TV Series)
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Captain Hunt and the crew of the Starship Andromeda set out on a mission to rebuild the Systems Commonwealth 300 years after its fall. (43 mins.)
 
15.
Earth: Final Conflict (1997 TV Series)
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When an alien species comes to Earth bearing boons to Humanity, a few suspicious humans seek to learn and resist the newcomers' true designs. (60 mins.)
Director: Ross Clyde
 
16.
Farscape (1999 TV Series)
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Thrown into a distant part of the universe, an Earth astronaut finds himself part of a fugitive alien starship crew. (50 mins.)
 
17.
Stargate SG-1 (1997 TV Series)
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A secret military team, SG-1, is formed to explore the recently discovered Stargates. (44 mins.)
 
18.
Caprica (2009 TV Series)
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Two families, the Graystones and the Adamas, live together on a peaceful planet known as Caprica, where a startling breakthrough in artificial intelligence brings about unforeseen consequences. A spin-off of the Sci Fi Channel series "Battlestar Galactica" set 50 years prior to the events of that show. (60 mins.)
 
19.
Stargate: Atlantis (2004 TV Series)
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An international team of scientists and military personnel discover a Stargate network in the Pegasus Galaxy and come face-to-face with a new, powerful enemy, The Wraith. (44 mins.)
 
20.
SGU Stargate Universe (2009 TV Series)
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Trapped on an Ancient spaceship billions of light-years from home, a group of soldiers and civilians struggle to survive and find their way back to Earth. (43 mins.)
 
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Battlestar Galactica (1978 TV Series)
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After the destruction of the Twelve Colonies of Mankind, the last major fighter carrier leads a makeshift fugitive fleet on a desperate search for the legendary planet Earth. (60 mins.)