Top 10 Best Space Operas on Television

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Top 10 Best Space Operas on Television
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Space! The best sci-fi shows of all time keep the stakes high and the action intense. From Star Trek to Red Dwarf, we’re looking at all the good science fictions tv shows from every generation to bring you our picks for the top 10 best space operas on television.

List Rank and Entries
#10: “Lost in Space” (1965-68)
#9: “Farscape” (1999-2003)
#8: “Red Dwarf” (1988-)
#7: “The Expanse” (2015-)
#6: “Stargate SG-1” (1997-2007)
#5: “Babylon 5” (1993-98)
#4: “Firefly” (2002-03)
#3, #2 & #1: ?

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12 thoughts on “Top 10 Best Space Operas on Television

  1. It’s funny how that #5 is “Babylon 5”.
    Try to do a video that tributes to Babylon 5; also a video about the Top 10 facts about a British show called “Freefonix.”
    How about do videos that only relate to cinema from now on okay.

  2. One season of firefly and it still made the list and rightfully so, that really speaks volumes. I cant even argue with anything here. Expanse is excellent, i loved this season of Star Trek Discovery, Stargate SG1 is one of my favorite shows every, Dr Who i respect but its not my type of sci fi, Battlestar Gallactica earned its spot, Id say the weak spot is that British show though ive never seen it so eh, Watch Mojo got it pretty much dead on for this list

    1. ArgonTheAware I know Red Drwarf is a comedy, and a sci-fi sitcom. So that’s why I know it’s not even a serious drama series like the others on here.

    2. Comedies like Red Dwarf don’t qualify as “Space Operas” because “Space opera is a subgenre of science fiction that emphasizes space warfare, melodramatic adventure, interplanetary battles, chivalric romance, and risk-taking.”

  3. Stargate number one for me but a list like this is hard because the people who love these shows really love them

  4. Thank you for including my favorite scifi show, Farscape. Even though it made #9, I am so glad you included it because I don’t think it gets enough recognition.

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