While visiting a friend we started to talk about some of the shows that my staff and I watched and enjoyed, this led me to consider creating a recommendation list. The shows that are on this list are some of the best SciFi shows we watch and they are either still airing or have ended.

36. Black Lightning

Black Lightning (2018-)
43 min|Action, Drama, Sci-Fi|January 16, 2018
6.3Rating: 6.3 / 10 from 15,987 usersMetascore: N/ATV-14
A crusading school principal gets back into action as the original African-American electrical superhero.

35. Charmed (2018)

Charmed (2018-)
43 min|Drama, Fantasy|October 14, 2018
4.2Rating: 4.2 / 10 from 7,722 usersMetascore: N/ATV-PG
Follows the lives of three sisters who, after the tragic death of their mother, discover they are powerful witches.

34. The Orville

The Orville (2017-)
44 min|Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi|September 10, 2017
7.9Rating: 7.9 / 10 from 44,944 usersMetascore: N/ATV-14
An exploratory ship from Earth faces intergalactic challenges 400 years in the future.

33. Claws

Claws (2017-)
45 min|Comedy, Crime, Drama|June 11, 2017
7.3Rating: 7.3 / 10 from 4,024 usersMetascore: N/ATV-MA
A look at the life and crimes of five women who work at a Florida nail salon.

32. Westworld

Westworld (2016-)
62 min|Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Western|October 2, 2016
8.8Rating: 8.8 / 10 from 332,006 usersMetascore: N/ATV-MA
Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, explore a world in which every human appetite can be indulged without consequence.

31. DC’s Legends of Tomorrow

Legends of Tomorrow (2016-)
42 min|Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi|January 21, 2016
6.9Rating: 6.9 / 10 from 78,335 usersMetascore: N/ATV-14
Time-travelling rogue Rip Hunter has to recruit a rag-tag team of heroes and villains to help prevent an apocalypse that could impact not only Earth, but all of time.

30. Colony

Colony (2016-2018)
42 min|Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi|January 14, 2016
7.4Rating: 7.4 / 10 from 23,999 usersMetascore: N/ATV-14
In the wake of a mysterious alien invasion, a family fights to stay together in a new world order.

29. The Expanse

The Expanse (2015-)
60 min|Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller|November 23, 2015
8.4Rating: 8.4 / 10 from 67,108 usersMetascore: N/ATV-14
A police detective in the asteroid belt, the first officer of an interplanetary ice freighter and an earth-bound United Nations executive slowly discover a vast conspiracy that threatens the Earth's rebellious colony on the asteroid belt.

28. Dark Matter

Dark Matter (2015-2017)
42 min|Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller|June 12, 2015
7.5Rating: 7.5 / 10 from 34,971 usersMetascore: N/ATV-14
In the dystopian 27th century, six people wake up on a deserted spaceship with no memory of who they are or what they're doing there. They reluctantly team up and set off to find answers with the help of a female android.

27. Killjoys

Killjoys (2015-)
42 min|Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller|June 19, 2015
7.2Rating: 7.2 / 10 from 17,438 usersMetascore: N/ATV-MA
In the Quad, a planetary system on the brink of a bloody interplanetary class war, a fun loving trio of bounty hunters attempt to remain impartial as they chase deadly warrants.

26. Limitless

Limitless (2015-2016)
42 min|Comedy, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller|September 22, 2015
7.8Rating: 7.8 / 10 from 55,498 usersMetascore: N/ATV-14
An average twenty-eight-year-old man who gains the ability to use the full extent of his brain's capabilities is hired by the F.B.I. as a consultant.

25. Lucifer

Lucifer (2015-)
42 min|Crime, Drama, Fantasy|January 25, 2016
8.2Rating: 8.2 / 10 from 134,816 usersMetascore: N/ATV-14
Lucifer Morningstar has decided he's had enough of being the dutiful servant in Hell and decides to spend some time on Earth to better understand humanity. He settles in Los Angeles - the City of Angels.

24. Luke Cage

Luke Cage (2016-2018)
55 min|Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller|September 30, 2016
7.4Rating: 7.4 / 10 from 102,318 usersMetascore: N/ATV-MA
When a sabotaged experiment gives him super strength and unbreakable skin, Luke Cage becomes a fugitive attempting to rebuild his life in Harlem and must soon confront his past and fight a battle for the heart of his city.

23. Mr. Robot

Mr. Robot (2015-)
49 min|Crime, Drama, Thriller|June 24, 2015
8.6Rating: 8.6 / 10 from 272,951 usersMetascore: N/ATV-MA
Elliot, a brilliant but highly unstable young cyber-security engineer and vigilante hacker, becomes a key figure in a complex game of global dominance when he and his shadowy allies try to take down the corrupt corporation he works for.

22. Jack Ryan

Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan (2018-)
60 min|Action, Drama, Thriller|August 31, 2018
8.2Rating: 8.2 / 10 from 44,862 usersMetascore: N/ATV-MA
An up-and-coming CIA analyst, Jack Ryan, is thrust into a dangerous field assignment as he uncovers a pattern in terrorist communication that launches him into the center of a dangerous gambit.

21. Orphan Black

Orphan Black (2013-2017)
44 min|Action, Drama, Sci-Fi|March 30, 2013
8.3Rating: 8.3 / 10 from 91,777 usersMetascore: N/ATV-MA
A streetwise hustler is pulled into a compelling conspiracy after witnessing the suicide of a girl who looks just like her.

20. The Man In The High Castle

The Man in the High Castle (2015-)
60 min|Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller|January 15, 2015
8.1Rating: 8.1 / 10 from 65,249 usersMetascore: N/ATV-MA
In a dystopian America dominated by Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan, a young woman discovers a mysterious film that may hold the key to toppling the totalitarian regimes.

19. Humans

Humans (2015-)
42 min|Drama, Sci-Fi|June 28, 2015
8.0Rating: 8.0 / 10 from 31,854 usersMetascore: N/ATV-14
In a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a 'Synth' - a highly-developed robotic servant that's so similar to a real human it's transforming the way we live.

18. Wayward Pines

Wayward Pines (2015-2016)
60 min|Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller|May 14, 2015
7.5Rating: 7.5 / 10 from 48,214 usersMetascore: N/ATV-14
A Secret Service agent goes to Wayward Pines, Idaho, in search of two federal agents who have gone missing in the bucolic town. He soon learns that he may never get out of Wayward Pines alive.

17. iZombie

iZombie (2015-)
42 min|Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror|March 17, 2015
7.9Rating: 7.9 / 10 from 52,660 usersMetascore: N/ATV-14
A medical resident finds that being a zombie has its perks, which she uses to assist the police.

16. 12 Monkeys

12 Monkeys (2015-2018)
42 min|Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller|January 16, 2015
7.7Rating: 7.7 / 10 from 34,834 usersMetascore: N/ATV-14
Follows the journey of a time traveler from the post-apocalyptic future who appears in present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will nearly destroy the human race.

15. The Strain

The Strain (2014-2017)
43 min|Drama, Horror, Thriller|July 13, 2014
7.4Rating: 7.4 / 10 from 70,631 usersMetascore: N/ATV-MA
A mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism ravages the city of New York.

14. Extant

Extant (2014-2015)
42 min|Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller|July 9, 2014
6.6Rating: 6.6 / 10 from 22,472 usersMetascore: N/ATV-14
An astronaut struggles to learn how she became pregnant while on a thirteen-month-long solo space mission.

13. The Last Ship

The Last Ship (2014-2018)
60 min|Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War|June 22, 2014
7.5Rating: 7.5 / 10 from 50,464 usersMetascore: N/ATV-14
The crew of a naval destroyer is forced to confront the reality of a new existence when a pandemic kills off most of the earth's population.

12. The 100

The 100 (2014-)
43 min|Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi|March 19, 2014
7.8Rating: 7.8 / 10 from 170,040 usersMetascore: N/ATV-14
Set ninety-seven years after a nuclear war has destroyed civilization, when a spaceship housing humanity's lone survivors sends one hundred juvenile delinquents back to Earth, in hopes of possibly re-populating the planet.

11. Under The Dome

Under the Dome (2013-2015)
43 min|Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller|June 24, 2013
6.6Rating: 6.6 / 10 from 95,680 usersMetascore: N/ATV-14
An invisible and mysterious force field descends upon a small actual town of Chester's Mill, Maine, USA, trapping residents inside, cut off from the rest of civilization. The trapped townspeople must discover the secrets and purpose of the "dome" or "sphere" and its origins, while coming to learn more than they ever knew about each other and animals too.

10. Continuum

Continuum (2012-2015)
45 min|Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller|January 14, 2013
7.7Rating: 7.7 / 10 from 54,179 usersMetascore: N/A
A detective from the year 2077 finds herself trapped in present day Vancouver and searching for ruthless criminals from the future.

9. Person of Interest

Person of Interest (2011-2016)
43 min|Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller|September 22, 2011
8.4Rating: 8.4 / 10 from 151,594 usersMetascore: N/ATV-14
An ex-assassin and a wealthy programmer save lives via a surveillance AI that sends them the identities of civilians involved in impending crimes. However, the details of the crimes--including the civilians' roles--are left a mystery.

8. Grimm

Grimm (2011-2017)
45 min|Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery|October 28, 2011
7.8Rating: 7.8 / 10 from 101,216 usersMetascore: N/ATV-14
A homicide detective discovers he is a descendant of hunters who fight supernatural forces.

7. American Horror Story

American Horror Story (2011-)
60 min|Drama, Horror, Thriller|October 5, 2011
8.1Rating: 8.1 / 10 from 246,468 usersMetascore: N/ATV-MA
An anthology series centering on different characters and locations, including a house with a murderous past, an insane asylum, a witch coven, a freak show, a hotel, a possessed farmhouse, a cult, and the apocalypse.

6. Lost Girl

Lost Girl (2010-2016)
44 min|Drama, Fantasy|September 1, 2011
7.7Rating: 7.7 / 10 from 26,546 usersMetascore: N/ATV-MA
Lost Girl focuses on the gorgeous and charismatic Bo, a supernatural being called a succubus who feeds on the energy of humans, sometimes with fatal results. Refusing to embrace her

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5. Travelers

Travelers (2016-)
45 min|Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller|December 23, 2016
8.2Rating: 8.2 / 10 from 35,398 usersMetascore: N/ATV-MA
Hundreds of years from now, surviving humans discover how to send consciousness back through time, into people of the 21st century, while attempting to change the path of humanity.

4. Doctor Who

Doctor Who (2005-)
45 min|Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery, Sci-Fi|March 17, 2006
8.7Rating: 8.7 / 10 from 182,036 usersMetascore: N/ATV-PG
The further adventures in time and space of the alien adventurer known as the Doctor and their companions from planet Earth.

3. Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones (2011-)
57 min|Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance|April 17, 2011
9.5Rating: 9.5 / 10 from 1,425,046 usersMetascore: N/ATV-MA
Nine noble families fight for control over the mythical lands of Westeros, while an ancient enemy returns after being dormant for thousands of years.

2. Battlestar Galactica

Battlestar Galactica (2004-2009)
44 min|Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi|January 14, 2005
8.7Rating: 8.7 / 10 from 139,707 usersMetascore: N/ATV-14
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.

1. Firefly

Firefly (2002-2003)
44 min|Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi|September 20, 2002
9.0Rating: 9.0 / 10 from 223,096 usersMetascore: N/ATV-14
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.
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