The Best Science Fiction Shows from 2008


Below is our top ten list of the best Science Fiction Shows which first started broadcasting in 2008.

10. The Andromeda Strain


The%20Andromeda%20StrainFirst Aired: 11 May, 2008

The Andromeda Strain is a TV mini-series starring Benjamin Bratt, Christa Miller, and Louis Ferreira. A crack team of top scientists work feverishly in a secret, state-of-the-art laboratory to discover what has killed the citizens…


9. Fringe


FringeFirst Aired: 09 September, 2008

Fringe is a TV series starring Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, and John Noble. An F.B.I. agent is forced to work with an institutionalized scientist and his son in order to rationalize a brewing storm of unexplained phenomena.


8. Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles


Terminator%3A%20The%20Sarah%20Connor%20ChroniclesFirst Aired: 13 January, 2008

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles is a TV series starring Lena Headey, Thomas Dekker, and Summer Glau. Set after the events in Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), Sarah Connor and her son, John, try to stay under-the-radar from…


7. Sanctuary


SanctuaryFirst Aired: 03 October, 2008

Sanctuary is a TV series starring Amanda Tapping, Robin Dunne, and Christopher Heyerdahl. Stem cells, gene therapy, transplants, and cloning have changed the definition of “humanity” in the modern world, but the darker side contains…


6. Lost in Austen


Lost%20in%20AustenFirst Aired: 03 September, 2008

Lost in Austen is a TV mini-series starring Jemima Rooper, Elliot Cowan, and Hugh Bonneville. Amanda, an ardent Jane Austen fan, lives in present day London with her boyfriend Michael, until she finds she’s swapped places with…


5. The Penguins of Madagascar


The%20Penguins%20of%20MadagascarFirst Aired: 29 November, 2008

The Penguins of Madagascar is a TV series starring John DiMaggio, Tom McGrath, and Jeff Bennett. The daily adventures of penguins living in New York’s Central Park Zoo.



4. Star Wars: The Clone Wars


Star%20Wars%3A%20The%20Clone%20WarsFirst Aired: 15 August, 2008

Star Wars: The Clone Wars is a TV series starring Tom Kane, Dee Bradley Baker, and Matt Lanter. Jedi Knights lead the Grand Army of the Republic against the droid army of the Separatists.


3. Wolverine and the X-Men


Wolverine%20and%20the%20X-MenFirst Aired: 08 September, 2008

Wolverine and the X-Men is a TV series starring Steve Blum, Jim Ward, and Nolan North. After an explosion at the school, the X-Men went their separate ways. But they must unite once again under the leadership of Wolverine to prevent…


2. The Spectacular Spider-Man


The%20Spectacular%20Spider-ManFirst Aired: 01 March, 2008

The Spectacular Spider-Man is a TV series starring Josh Keaton, Lacey Chabert, and Joshua LeBar. An animated television show that focuses on a sixteen-year-old Peter Parker, and the origins of Spider-Man.


1. Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog


Dr.%20Horrible%27s%20Sing-Along%20BlogFirst Aired: 15 July, 2008

Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog is a TV mini-series starring Neil Patrick Harris, Nathan Fillion, and Felicia Day. An aspiring supervillain must balance his career and his pursuit of a beautiful do-gooder.