The Best Alien TV Shows on BritBox
Finding a good Alien TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Alien TV shows of all time streaming on BritBox.
1. Doctor Who
What it's about: The adventures of a Time Lord—a time-travelling humanoid alien known as the Doctor—who explores the universe in his TARDIS, a sentient time-travelling space ship. Its exterior appears as a blue British police box, which was a common sight in Britain in 1963 when the series first aired. Along with a succession of companions, the Doctor faces a variety of foes while working to save civilisations, help ordinary people, and right wrongs.
Where to Watch: 576 episodes (81%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & BritBox). 367 episodes (52%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).
2. Red Dwarf
What it's about: The adventures of the last human alive and his friends, stranded three million years into deep space on the mining ship Red Dwarf.
Where to Watch: 73 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (BritBox). 73 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).
3. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
What it's about: Don't Panic! The story of Arthur Dent, an average Englishman who life was spared by his friend, who turned out to be an alien, while the planet Earth is destroyed. His friend tells him about the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, a guide with anything you ever needed, and wanted to know. They travel across the galaxy, meeting friendly, and not so friendly characters in order to find the great question (the answer being 42).
Where to Watch: 6 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & BritBox). 6 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).