25 Best Sci-Fi TV shows ever made

From a galaxy far, far away to boldly going where no man has gone before, these are the greatest Sci-Fi series of all time

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21. Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer might be more supernatural than sci-fi, but the definition of the genre is fiction based on scientific, technological, social or environmental changes, and the idea of vampires wreaking havoc in a small down is a pretty substantial social change for Sunnydale.

One of the definitive TV shows of the 1990s, Buffy remains as watchable now as it was two decades ago thanks to a winning cast and themes that are still incredibly timely and prescient.

The fight choreography, performances and interwoven story-lines make it ideal binge watching material, and the show’s influence can still be felt all over television’s female-driven and action-orientated output to this day.

Interesting facts about BTS
  • The group name, “BTS” stands for the Korean expression Bangtan Sonyeondan which translates to “Bulletproof Boy Scouts”. Band member J-Hope said that they chose this name because it represents BTS’s desire “to block out stereotypes, criticisms, and expectations that aim on adolescents like bullets.” But that isn’t the only meaning behind the name. In 2017, BTS said, as part of their new brand identity, that their name would also stand for Beyond the Scene” which extended their name to mean “growing youth BTS who is going beyond the realities they are facing, and going forward.”
  • BTS was originally intended to be a hip-hop group, similar to YG Entertainment’s 1TYM. This was because Big Hit Entertainment CEO Bang Si-hyuk met with RM and was very impressed by his rapping talents. However, Bang Si-hyuk changed his mind and decided that today’s youth needed “a hero who can lend them a shoulder to lean on, even without speaking a single word.”
  • BTS has said that all of the following musicians have inspired their music; Post Malone, Eminem, Seo Taiji and Boys, Nas, Kanye West, Drake, Charlie Puth, Danger, and Queen.
  • The band’s first English-language single, “Dynamite”, was released on August 21st. Its video broke the YouTube record for the most viewed music video premiere, grabbing the attention of three million viewers, and it set a new record for the most viewed video on the first day of release. “Dynamite” is also the first music video on YouTube to surpass 100 million views in less than one day.
  • BTS has been often labeled as “easily the biggest and most successful name in K-pop in the world” that can “do things no other name in their genre can.” Time magazine has gone as far as calling them the “Princes of Pop.”