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10 Best-Rated Recent Sci-fi TV Shows, According To Critics

The science fiction genre has always rattled one’s brain cells, into triggering a massive release of dopamine, Whilst forcing the viewer to analyze the ramifications of the said construct in a plausible reality. There are many science fiction television shows that have been known to capture the audience and entangle them in their web of scientific fantasy. Today we will discuss the Best-rated recent Sci-Fi TV shows with their center plot revolving around the science fiction genre. These movie lists have been compiled after a rating analysis from Rotten Tomatoes.

Away (Netflix) – 60%

Best-Rated Recent Sci-fi TV Shows
Best-Rated Recent Sci-fi TV Shows

The plot of the television series revolves around the life of women astronauts. It is a story about Emma Green (Hilary Swank) and the sacrifice and pain she bears in a male-centric world. The story unfolds the pain of leaving one’s family and the occupational hazards that come with the job.

Snowpiercer (HBO Max) – 73%

Voted as one of the best post-apocalyptic movies ever made by Bong Joon-Ho. The fans would also be pleased to know that there is also a television series based on the same movie. Snowpiercer is one heck of a ride, as it drives around the world which has turned into a frozen wasteland. The television series is slightly different from the movie, but the major plot remains the same.

Raised by Wolves (HBO Max) – 73%

The television series first two episodes have been directed by Ridley Scott, who is known for his direction in the movie ALIEN. The movie’s narrative revolves around the lives of 2 androids that raise a child on a new planet. The planet is being colonized by humans and follows the route of religious turmoil, leading to man’s destruction.

Altered Carbon (Netflix) – 75%

Sci-Fi TV Shows in The Last 5 Years
Best-Rated Recent Sci-fi TV Shows

The movie is built around the construct one being able to transmit one conscience into a new body. Which kind of makes every being on the planet immortal, with only the rich masquerading and abusing this power. In the midst of all this, we are introduced to Takeshi Kovacs. For some reason, Takeshi s resuscitated time and again to take care of some unfinished business.

Love, Death + Robots (Netflix) – 77%

An anthology of several short science fiction stories, each with its set narrative. The stories are apt according to the time and place they were set in. The series is animation based and each episode is uncensored, raw, and deserves its full-length production.

Devs (Hulu) – 81%

Best-Rated Recent Sci-fi TV Shows

For fans with a knack for tech and conspiracies, Devs seem to be a perfect fit. The story is unraveled through the eyes of a young female computer engineer – Amaya. She starts questioning the disappearance of her boyfriend who works for the same company, whilst revealing several conspiracies that the firm has been trying to cover up.

The Mandalorian (Disney+)- 93%

At present probably the biggest television series to break records and a part of the Star Wars franchise. The story witnesses the origin of a nameless and faceless bounty hunter called ‘Mando’. Find something that warms his heart and changes his life forever.

Doom Patrol (HBO Max) – 96%

Best-Rated Recent Sci-fi TV Shows
Best-Rated Recent Sci-fi TV Shows

A retconned narrative of the DC, sees this titular team of misfits work things out. Fans of the show can connect the dots to a similar series in the DC universe called the Titans. Where the same characters play a role in their story continuum.

Osmosis (Netflix) – 100%

The French story directed in the science fiction playground deals with finding love through dating apps. The apps are directly installed in the person’s brain, which delves deep into the person’s brain to reveal the best possible match. Sound too good to be true, isn’t it? Well, it is. The apps are designed to delve much deeper into the human mind and uncover the person’s dark hidden secrets.

Counterpart (Amazon Prime) – 100%

Sci-Fi TV Shows in The Last 5 Years
Best-Rated Recent Sci-fi TV Shows

Starring J K Simmons as the lead actor, should be the reason enough to watch this television series. But, the story revolves around a low-level bureaucrat named Howard Silk. Howard discovers that the company he works for has found a gate. Not just any gate, rather an interdimensional one that gives one access to another dimension. The other dimension is rather a parallel universe of the same universe with some people playing different roles. The movie witnesses Howard meets himself from the alternate dimension and then it is all happy and peaceful.

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