Comments on Sci-Fi Lists: Fantasy TV shows

Here are my thoughts on this list. If I don’t put anything in “My rating” then I have no particular interest in seeing it. Where there are stars in that column, here’s what they mean:

* The 5 TV shows I’m likely to watch first.
** The 5 TV shows I’m likely to watch second.
*** The 5 TV shows I’m likely to watch third.

Their ranking Title Rating My comments
1 Buffy the Vampire Slayer 5 Buffy slays vampires with a little help from her friends.
2 Lost *  
3 Heroes 4.5 A small number of people discover they have extraordinary powers.
4 Xena – Warrior Princess **  
5 Charmed    
6 Angel 5 A spinoff of “Buffy” — Angel goes to LA to help people.
7 Supernatural    
8 Highlander    
9 The X-Files 5 Mulder and Scully investigate the cases no one else can solve.
10 Bewitched    
11 Sabrina the Teenage Witch    
12 True Blood    
13 Touched By an Angel    
14 Ghost Whisperer ***  
15 Kyle XY    
16 Legend of the Seeker    
17 Pushing Daisies *  
18 Dark Shadows    
19 Medium    
20 Hercules – Legendary Journeys **  
21 Merlin (2008)    
22 Batman    
23 The Prisoner *  
24 The Twilight Zone (Original) ***  
25 Moonlight    
26 Fantasy Island    
27 I Dream of Jeannie    
28 Forever Knight    
29 The Dresden Files    
30 The Vampire Diaries    
31 Poltergeist – The Legacy    
32 Tales From the Crypt    
33 Worzel Gummidge    
34 Are You Afraid of the Dark?    
35 Mister Ed    
36 Carnivale ***  
37 The Addams Family    
38 Dead Like Me ***  
39 The Wild Wild West    
40 Wonder Woman    
41 The Mists of Avalon    
42 Beauty & the Beast *  
43 Blood Ties    
44 Blade: The Series    
45 Early Edition    
46 Ray Bradbury Theatre    
47 Faerie Tale Theatre    
48 The Worst Witch    
49 Sapphire & Steel    
50 The Pretender    
51 The Avengers (with Emma Peel)    
52 Dinotopia    
53 Goodnight Sweetheart    
54 Joan of Arcadia    
55 The Lost Room 4.5 A miniseries in which items from a hotel room have magical properties.
56 Friday the 13th    
57 Goosebumps    
58 That’s So Raven    
59 Kingdom Hospital    
60 Rocko’s Modern Life    
61 Hex    
62 Neverwhere    
63 Highway to Heaven   I watched this as a kid — not sure what it would be like now.
64 The Dead Zone *  
65 Kung Fu – The Legend Continues    
66 The Flying Nun    
67 Beastmaster    
68 Witchblade    
69 The Chronicles of Narnia    
70 The 10th Kingdom **  
71 Big Wolf on Campus    
72 Round the Twist    
73 Tru Calling **  
74 The Lost World    
75 The Munsters    
76 Merlin    
77 So Weird    
78 Herman’s Head    
79 Night Gallery    
80 One Step Beyond    
81 Tales From the Darkside    
82 The Storyteller **  
83 Land of the Lost    
84 Swamp Thing    
85 Monkey    
86 The Adventures of Sinbad    
87 Eastwick    
88 Beyond Belief – Fact or Fiction    
89 Dinosaurs    
90 Lights Out    
91 New Adventures of Robin Hood    
92 The Twilight Zone (80s)    
93 The Mighty Boosh    
94 The Listener ***  
95 Dungeons & Dragons    
96 Randall & Hopkirk (2000-01)    
97 Relic Hunter    
98 The Tick    
99 Maniac Mansion    
100 Catweazle    

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I predict the new show Once Upon a Time will make a meteoric and deserved rise up the list.

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