Monday, October 20, 2014
Top Favorite SCIENCE-FICTION/FANTASY Television Series
Below is a list of my top favorite television series in the science-fiction/fantasy genre . . . so far:
TOP FAVORITE SCIENCE-FICTION/FANTASY TELEVISION SERIES
1. "Babylon 5" (1993-1998) - J. Michael Straczynski created this award winning television saga about the experiences of the inhabitants of an Earth-controlled space station in neutral territory during the mid-23rd century. Bruce Boxleitner, Mira Furlan and Michael O'Hare starred.
2. "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (1997-2003) - Joss Whedon created this spinoff of his 1992 movie about a Southern California young woman who has been supernaturally "chosen" to battle vampires and demons. Sarah Michelle Gellar starred.
3. "Star Trek Voyager" (1995-2001) - Kate Mulgrew starred in this third spinoff of the STAR TREK television franchise about the adventures of a Federation starship stranded 70,000 light years away from Earth. The series was created by Michael Piller, Jeri Taylor and Rick Berman.
4. "Jericho" (2006-2008) - Stephen Chbosky, Josh Schaer and Jonathan E. Steinberg created this post-apocalypse series about the inhabitants of a small Kansas town, and their experiences during the aftermath of nuclear attacks on many U.S. cities. Skeet Ulrich and Lennie James starred.
5. "Lost" (2004-2010) - Jeffrey Lieber, J.J. Abrams and Damon Lindelof created this supernatural series about the misadventures of the survivors of an passenger airline that crashed on a mysterious island in the South Pacific. Matthew Fox starred.
6. "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." (2013-Present) - Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen created this Marvel Cinematic Universe series about a group of agents from the spy agency S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division). Clark Gregg stars.
7. "Angel" (1999-2004) - Joss Whedon and David Greenwalt created this "BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER" spinnoff about the ongoing trials of the souled vampire, Angel, in Los Angeles. David Boreanaz starred.
8. "Once Upon a Time" (2011-Present) - Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz created this fantasy drama about a gorup of fairy tale characters who have been transported to a "real world" small town in Maine. Ginnifer Godwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla, Josh Dallas and Robert Carlyle star.
9. "Star Trek Deep Space Nine" (1993-1999) - Avery Brooks starred in this second spinoff of the STAR TREK television franchise about a Federation-controlled space station guarding a wormhole to another quadrant. The series was created by Rick Berman and Michael Piller.
10. "Seven Days" (1998-2001) - Christopher and Zachary Crowe created this series about a former Navy SEAL and CIA agent recruited by a secret government agency to use their time traveling vehicle to correct major errors made in the previous week. Jonathan LaPaglia, Don Franklin, and Justina Vail starred.
Honorable Mention: "Fringe" (2008-2013) - J. J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman, and Roberto Orci created this series about a team of F.B.I. agents and two scientists who investigate unexplained phenomena on behalf of the Federal agency. Anna Torv starred.