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Science Fiction TV

Whether you and your kids are into aliens, alternate universes, or space-trotting adventures, our list of science fiction shows is sure to have something up your alley. The titles on this sci-fi TV list will have you setting your phaser to "entertain"!

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Lego Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles TV Poster Image
Hilarious parody rises above its commercial qualities.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2014)
(2013)
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The Sarah Jane Adventures TV Poster Image
Doctor Who spin-off is fun for tweens+.
Network: Syfy
(2008)
(2008)
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Star Trek: The Next Generation TV Poster Image
Still going boldly, updated series is fun for all.
Network: Syndicated
(2006)
(1987)
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Star Wars: The Clone Wars TV Poster Image
Some decent messages wrapped up in the Force.
Network: Cartoon Network, TNT
(2008)
(2008)
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Star Wars Rebels TV Poster Image
Exciting series is violent but has positive messages, too.
Network: Disney XD
(2014)
(2014)
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Wizards vs. Aliens TV Poster Image
Teen wizard shines in entertaining British sci-fi.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2013)
(2013)
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K-9 TV Poster Image
K-9
Doctor Who spin-off is worry-free fun for tweens.
Network: Hulu
(2015)
(2012)
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Star Blazers TV Poster Image
Complex '70s series still has allure for mature tweens.
Network: Hulu, Netflix
(2014)
(1979)
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Doctor Who TV Poster Image
Long-running British sci-fi series still thrills fans.
Network: BBC America, Syfy
(2006)
(1963)
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The Twilight Zone TV Poster Image
Classic morality tales still make you think.
Network: Syfy, Syndicated
(2005)
(1959)
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Generator Rex TV Poster Image
Thoughtful sci-fi cartoon with monsters is best for tweens.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2010)
(2010)
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The Real History of Science Fiction TV Poster Image
Fascinating sci-fi docu with some scary imagery.
Network: BBC America
(2014)
(2014)
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Timeless TV Poster Image
History-driven sci fi is fun, sometimes violent.
Network: NBC
(2016)
(2016)
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Firefly TV Poster Image
Buffy creator's space Western entertains.
Network: Syndicated
(2005)
(2002)
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Sliders TV Poster Image
Smart, thought-provoking sci-fi series is great for teens.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2012)
(1995)
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The X-Files TV Poster Image
Brilliant sci-fi drama for brave teens and up.
Network: Syfy, TNT
(2005)
(1993)
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Falling Skies TV Poster Image
Earnest alien drama gets hostile but holds back on gore.
Network: TNT
(2011)
(2011)
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Fringe TV Poster Image
Moody conspiracy drama is creepy, complex, and masterful.
Network: Fox
(2008)
(2008)
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Mystery Science Theater 3000 TV Poster Image
Silly/smart bad-movie commentary is a teen geek's delight.
Network: Comedy Central
(2012)
(1988)
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Stitchers TV Poster Image
Mild violence, tension in imaginative sci-fi drama.
Network: Freeform
(2015)
(2015)
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Stranger Things TV Poster Image
Dark "strange invader" drama will appeal to sci-fi fans.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
(2016)
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The 100 TV Poster Image
Violent dystopian drama with strong female role model.
Network: CW
(2014)
(2014)
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Battlestar Galactica TV Poster Image
Exciting space drama has complex adult themes.
Network: Syfy
(2005)
(2004)
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Being Human (U.S.) TV Poster Image
Horror series is clever but heavy on sex and gore.
Network: Syfy
(2011)
(2011)
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The Guild TV Poster Image
Web series pokes gentle fun at hardcore online gamers.
Network: Online
(2010)
(2007)
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