Best Time Travel TV Shows

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The Top Ten

1 Doctor Who Doctor Who The Doctor a Time Lord from the planet Gallifrey in the constellation of Kasterborous, he travels around in his time machine called The TARDIS which stands for time and relative dimensions in space. The show was first broadcast on 23rd November 1963 one day after JFK was assassinated! The show has since ...read more.

It's fantastic to see Farscape in second place, but it's not primarily a time travel show so doesn't deserve to place so high. Best science fiction show, sure.

Doctor Who is the best Time Travel show in existence, the end. There is not comparison. - Flippin117

Phenomenal and legendary series. A Time Lord known as "the Doctor" travels through time and space in a TARDIS (Time And Relative Dimension In Space). - Alexandr

Doctor Who? Who is the Doctor? What is the doctor? Who? What? What the? Hehehehe.

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2 Farscape

Wormholes, time travels, amazing scenes from Earth and space - Alexandr

3 Primeval

Portals to different time periods start opening up and creatures from the past and future start to come through. There are indications that the portals are man-made, but their exact origin is shrouded in mystery. - Alexandr

It's just such a fun show. The CGI is good, the acting is good, the character development is great, It's just one of those shows you can't hate no matter how hard you try.

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4 Odyssey 5

Astronauts are sent back in time after witnessing the end of the Earth from space. - Alexandr

That would peak my interest, BIG TIME!

5 Steins;Gate Steins;Gate

A time travel sci-fi anime series with extremely thought provoking themes. It's an emotional, bittersweet, philosophical, thrilling adventure through the eyes of self proclaimed mad scientist Okabe Rintarou. The first half of the show is very slow, but the second half is fantastic and is what the series is known for. Very, very, very well done. The dialogue and voice acting is excellent. This series tapped into some of the deepest aspects of humanity, in my opinion. But you have to watch the movie afterward. That made me tear up, and I'm a guy.

Among the series and movies about the time travel that I watch Steins Gate is the best. Because steins gate is simpler but on the other hand it explains the mechanism of time travel, and has a nice plot, beautiful drama, fun characters, great mysteries and thrills

Easily the best show involving time travel I've ever seen. This NEEDS to be higher on the list!

It's probably the only T.V. series that takes time travel seriously by explaining Quantum mechanics, Neurogenetics etc.

Unlike Dr. Who or other shows, this show explains the basis of time travel like no other. It shows that Time Travel and action paced drama fit well toghether. I suggest every time travel fan to give it a shot. You definitely won't be disappointed.

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6 Quantum Leap

Dr. Sam Beckett helped to develop Quantum Leap, a project that would allow a person to time travel back to any point since that person was born. Beckett ended up being the test subject, and while he could remember only certain details, he traded places with a person in the past... - Alexandr

One of the best time travel shows ever

As a kid, my bedtime was 9pm, but on Wednesdays I could stay up til 10pm because of quantum leap!

7 Torchwood

Humans and aliens alike from different periods in time start to come through to our world by means of a rift in the space/time continuum. The series itself, is a spin-off from Doctor Who and very very decent spin-off - Alexandr

8 Terminator The Sarah Connor Chronicles

A female Terminator from the year 2027 comes back in time to 1999 to protect a young John Connor. They then use the time displacement equipment to move forward in time by 8 years to hide John. Various other Terminators are sent back in time on varying missions. - Alexandr

Should be rated higher

9 Life on Mars

A police officer who must learn to adapt to the way things were done in the 70s after being thrown back in time by an accident. - Alexandr

10 Seven Days

NSA Agent Frank B. Parker can travel back 7 days in a time machine powered by alien technology. - Alexandr

! Well done but shows what defencive time travelrel

The Contenders

11 FlashForward
12 12 Monkeys
13 Legends of Tomorrow Legends of Tomorrow
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15 The Flash
16 Futurama Futurama Futurama is an American animated science fiction sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company.

This is a time travel show. and it should be #1.

17 The Time Tunnel
18 Samurai Jack Samurai Jack Samurai Jack is an American action-adventure chanbara animated series created by Genndy Tartakovsky for Cartoon Network. The series premiered on August 10, 2001, with a TV movie called The Premiere Movie, before ending in its fourth season on September 25, 2004, without concluding the story. A revival ...read more.
19 Ashes to Ashes
20 Lost Lost Lost is an American television drama series that originally aired on the American Broadcasting Company from September 22, 2004, to May 23, 2010, over six seasons, comprising a total of 121 episodes.
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Top Remixes

1. Doctor Who
2. Farscape
3. Torchwood
Alexandr
1. Doctor Who
2. Terminator The Sarah Connor Chronicles
3. Primeval
EvilAngel
1. Doctor Who
2. Farscape
3. Torchwood
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