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Popular Mechanics' Top 50 Sci-Fi Shows of All Time

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I ran across an article today, Popular Mechanics' Top 50 Sci-Fi shows of all time. It's an interesting list, which I have some disagreement with, which I will talk about in a subsequent post. The article is here: http://www.popularmechanics.com/cult...i-fi-tv-shows/ but I'll post the list here for quick reference. What do you think of this list? Is there something there you think shouldn't be? Is there a show you think they missed that should be included?

 

50. Thunderbirds

49. Land of the Lost

48. Space: 1999

47. The Six Million Dollar Man

46. Dark Angel

45. Knight Rider

44. Jericho

43. Space: Above and Beyond

42. Dollhouse

41. Battle of the Planets

40. Life on Mars (2006-2007)

39. Lexx

38. War of the Worlds (1988-1990)

37. Twin Peaks

36. Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

35. Cowboy Bebop

34. Caprica

33. Alien Nation

32. Star Trek: Voyager

31. Lost in Space

30. Battlestar Galactica (1978-1979)

29. Futurama

28. Logan's Run

27. Red Dwarf

26. Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex

25. Max Headroom

24. Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles

23. Torchwood

22. Farscape

21. Quantum Leap

20. Star Blazers/Space Battleship Yamato

19. Babylon 5

18. Sliders

17. Mystery Science Theater 3000

16. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

15. Blake's 7

14. Stargate SG-1

13. V (1983-1985)

12. Lost

11. Firefly

10. The Outer Limits

09. Fringe

08. Neon Genesis Evangelion

07. The Prisoner

06. Star Trek: The Original Series

05. The Twilight Zone

04. Battlestar Galactica (2004-2009)

03. Star Trek: The Next Generation

02. The X-Files

01. Doctor Who

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I liked Sliders, but I don't see how it ranks in the top 20. Quantum Leap should rank higher than Sliders. Also, I'd rank Star Trek: The Original Series higher than Next Generation. I'm glad to see Lost In Space on the list and personally, I'd rank it higher, but that's personal bias talking. :) I'd have liked to see Voyage To The Bottom of the Sea on the list too. I'm a sucker for Irwin Allen shows, if you hadn't noticed. I'm sure I'll give this more thought and post again.

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