Sci-Fi TV in Outer Space

Here's a list of notable sci-fi television shows set in outer space.  I make no claims to it being comprehensive, nor do I make any claims that I've been consistent in terms of what I included and excluded.
  
In short, I've settled for merely making a list of what I felt like listing.
  
If you feel I've omitted something that really ought to be included, feel free to leave me a comment making your case.  I've relied on Internet-based research for the dates and networks, so if you see any errors, let me know.
  
  
1950-1951     Buck Rogers  (ABC)
1950-1955     Tom Corbett, Space Cadet  (CBS, ABC, NBC and Dumont!)
1953-1954     Space Command  (CBC)
1954-1954     Rocky Jones, Space Ranger  (syndicated)
1954-1955     Flash Gordon  (syndicated)
1959-1960     Men Into Space  (CBS)
1963-1989     Doctor Who  (BBC One)
1965-1968     Lost In Space  (CBS)
1966-1969     Star Trek  (NBC)
1966-1966     Space Patrol Orion  (ARD)
1973-1974     Star Trek  (NBC)
1973-1973     Moonbase 3  (BBC)
1973-1973     The Starlost  (CTV)
1974-1975     Space Battleship Yamamoto  (Yomimuri)
1975-1977     Space: 1999  (ITV)
1976-1976     Star Maidens  (ITV)
1977-1978     Quark  (NBC)
1978-1981     Blake's 7  (BBC One)
1978-1981     Jason of Star Command  (CBS)
1978-1979     Battlestar Galactica  (ABC)
1979-1981     Buck Rogers in the 25th Century  (ABC)
1979-1984     Star Blazers  (?)
1980-1980     Galactica 1980  (ANC)
1980             The Martian Chronicles  (NBC)
1981-1981     The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy  (BBC Two)
1987-1987     Star Cops  (BBC Two)
1987-1994     Star Trek: The Next Generation  (syndicated)
1988-1993     Red Dwarf  (BBC Two)
1993-1999     Star Trek: Deep Space Nine  (syndicated)
1993-1998     Babylon 5  (PTEN, TNT)
1994-1995     Earth II  (NBC)
1995-2001     Star Trek: Voyager  (UPN)
1995-1996     Space: Above and Beyond  (Fox)
1997-1999     Red Dwarf  (BBC Two)
1997-2002     Lexx  (Global Television Network, Sci Fi)
1997-2007     Stargate SG-1  (Showtime, Sci Fi)
1998-1999     Cowboy Bebop  (TV Tokyo, WOWOW)
1999-2004     Farscape  (Nine Network)
1999-1999     Crusade  (TNT)
2000-2001     Cleopatra 2525  (syndicated)
2000             Dune  (Sci Fi) 
2000-2005     Andromeda  (Global, syndicated, Sci Fi)
2001-2004     Star Trek: Enterprise  (UPN)
2002             Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers  (Sci Fi)
2002-2002     Firefly  (Fox)
2003             Children of Dune  (Sci Fi) 
2003-2009     Battlestar Galactica  (Sci Fi)
2004-2009     Stargate Atlantis  (Sci Fi)
2005-            Doctor Who  (BBC One)
2009-2009     Red Dwarf  (Dave)
2009-2010     Caprica  (Syfy)
2009-2011     Stargate Universe  (Syfy)
2012-2012     Red Dwarf  (Dave)
2012             Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome  (Syfy)
2013-2015     Defiance  (Syfy)
2015-2015     Other Space  (Yahoo)
2015-            Dark Matter  (Space)
2015-            Killjoys  (Space)
2015-           The Expanse  (Syfy)
2017-           Star Trek: Discovery  (CBS All Access)

4 comments:

  1. Are you considering cartoons?

    I used to love these Space-based cartoons when I was a kid(I imagine I'd love them still if I rewatched!):

    Battle Of The Planets (1978-1985) - an absolute classis...should totally be included!
    Ulysses 31 (1981-1982)
    Star Wars: Droids: The Adventures of R2-D2 and C-3PO (85-86)
    Star Wars: Ewoks (85-86)

    Then there is the modern Star Wars cartoons Clone Wars (both versions) and Rebels

    A far as live action shows go...There was a Nick Frost show from 2006-07 called Hyperdrive which I watched on Netflix and though it was pretty good

    Also - Wizards vs Aliens from Russell T..whilst mainly set on earth has "Aliens" in it and is somewhat set in Space.

    I also seem to remember a mid 90s show called "Homeboys In Outer Space" which was awful...which had James Doohan, George Takei and John Lithgow and also (weirdly) Gary Coleman and Little Richard in it..

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    1. I'm mostly not including cartoons, although I've made a few exceptions.

      Never heard of "Hyperdrive" -- I'll have to check it out!

      "Homeboys In Outer Space" -- man oh man. I'm mostly skipping any sitcoms, too; gotta draw the line somewhere.

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    2. Remembered some more from my childhood that I loved...Gerry Anderson stuff..did you get that in the US?

      Terrahawks...man I love, love , loved this show - for me, his best work..much better than Thunderbirds!
      Captain Scarlet & The Mysterons
      UFO
      Space:1999 (actually just noticed you had that one!)

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    3. I thought about including all of those. I've never seen a one of them, though; I plan to eventually see them all. (Especially "Space: 1999," which I've been curious about since I was a child).

      I will probably update this list soon and add most (if not all) the series you've mentioned. So if you've got more, keep sending 'em my way!

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