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The Best Alien TV Shows on Netflix

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 Netflix.

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1. Star Trek: The Next Generation

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8.6/10
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86/100
Year: 1987-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 7
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Follow the intergalactic adventures of Capt. Jean-Luc Picard and his loyal crew aboard the all-new USS Enterprise NCC-1701D, as they explore new worlds.

Where to Watch: 181 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Hulu & 1 other). 180 episodes (99%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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2. Star Trek

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8.3/10
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82/100
Year: 1966-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 3
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Space. The Final Frontier. The U.S.S. Enterprise embarks on a five year mission to explore the galaxy. The Enterprise is under the command of Captain James T. Kirk with First Officer Mr. Spock, from the planet Vulcan. With a determined crew, the Enterprise encounters Klingons, Romulans, time paradoxes, tribbles and genetic supermen lead by Khan Noonian Singh. Their mission is to explore strange new worlds, to seek new life and new civilizations, and to boldly go where no man has gone before.

Where to Watch: 79 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Hulu & 1 other). 79 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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3. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

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Year: 1993-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 7
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: At Deep Space Nine, a space station located next to a wormhole in the vicinity of the liberated planet of Bajor, Commander Sisko and crew welcome alien visitors, root out evildoers and solve all types of unexpected problems that come their way.

Where to Watch: 176 episodes (98%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Hulu & 1 other). 179 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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4. Star Trek: Voyager

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7.8/10
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78/100
Year: 1995-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 7
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Pulled to the far side of the galaxy, where the Federation is 75 years away at maximum warp speed, a Starfleet ship must cooperate with Maquis rebels to find a way home.

Where to Watch: 173 episodes (99%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Hulu & 1 other). 174 episodes (99%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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5. Star Trek: Enterprise

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75/100
Year: 2001-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 4
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: During the mid-22nd century, a century before Captain Kirk's five-year mission, Jonathan Archer captains the United Earth ship Enterprise during the early years of Starfleet, leading up to the Earth-Romulan War and the formation of the Federation.

Where to Watch: 99 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Hulu & 1 other). 99 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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6. Ancient Aliens

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Year: 2010-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 15
Documentary, History

What it's about: Did intelligent beings from outer space visit Earth thousands of years ago? From the age of the dinosaurs to ancient Egypt, from early cave drawings to continued mass sightings in the US, each episode gives historic depth to the questions, speculations, provocative controversies, first-hand accounts and grounded theories surrounding this age old debate.

Where to Watch: 40 episodes (17%) are available to watch free online (History & IMDb TV). 145 episodes (61%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Hulu). 166 episodes (70%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (History). 208 episodes (87%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 5 others).

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7. Star-Crossed

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70/100
Year: 2014-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Drama, Science-Fiction

What it's about: When Emery was 6 years old, an alien spacecraft crash-landed in her small town. Whether they came in peace or with more sinister intentions didn't matter: a fierce battle erupted as humans fought for control over their new rivals, an alien species called the Atrians. In the midst of the conflict, Roman, a 6-year-old Atrian boy, found his way to a shed behind Emery's house, where she temporarily protected him from harm, bringing him food, comfort - and friendship. Ten years later, the Atrians have been acclimated to life on Earth, but they are interned in a heavily-guarded camp known as the Sector to keep them separate from humans. Now, for the first time, a group of Atrian teens will enroll in a suburban human high school, with the goal of testing the feasibility of human/alien integration. Emery and Roman find each other again in a school and a society that distrusts everything about the Atrians. While the world around them rages with anger and prejudice, their bond becomes increasingly strong and increasingly dangerous.

Where to Watch: 13 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 13 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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8. 3Below: Tales of Arcadia

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Year: 2018-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 2
Action & Adventure, Animation

What it's about: After crash-landing on Earth, two royal teen aliens on the run struggle to blend in with humans as they evade intergalactic bounty hunters.

Where to Watch: 24 episodes (92%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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9. Knights of Sidonia

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Year: 2014-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 3
Action & Adventure, Anime

What it's about: An alien race called Gauna has destroyed Earth. leaving humanity struggling to survive aboard the spaceship Sidonia. Even though it’s been a century since the last encounter with the Gauna, military service is mandatory. For Nagate Tanikaze, whose grandfather secretly hid him in the forgotten bowels of Sidonia, it’s a strange new world as he’s forced to come to the surface. Yet his recruitment comes just in time, for the Gauna have suddenly reappeared.

Where to Watch: 24 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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10. Roswell, New Mexico

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Year: 2019-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: After reluctantly returning to her tourist-trap hometown of Roswell, New Mexico, the daughter of undocumented immigrants discovers a shocking truth about her teenage crush who is now a police officer: He’s an alien who has kept his unearthly abilities hidden his entire life. She protects his secret as the two reconnect and begin to investigate his origins, but when a violent attack and long-standing government cover-up point to a greater alien presence on Earth, the politics of fear and hatred threaten to expose him and destroy their deepening romance.

Where to Watch: 5 episodes (38%) are available to watch free online (The CW). 13 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 13 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Vudu & YouTube).

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11. Sym-Bionic Titan

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Year: 2010-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 2
Action & Adventure, Animation

What it's about: Sym-Bionic Titan is an American animated action science fiction television series created by Genndy Tartakovsky, Paul Rudish, and Bryan Andrews for Cartoon Network. The series focuses on a trio made up of the alien princess Ilana, the rebellious soldier Lance, and the robot Octus; the three are able to combine to create the titular Sym-Bionic Titan. A preview of the series was first shown at the 2009 San Diego Comic-Con International, and further details were revealed at Cartoon Network's 2010 Upfront. The series premiered on September 17, 2010, and ended on April 9, 2011. The series is rated TV-PG-V.Cartoon Network initially ordered 20 episodes; Tartakovsky had hoped to expand on that, but the series was not renewed for another season, as the show "did not have any toys connected to it." Although Sym-Bionic Titan has never been released on DVD, All 20 episodes are available on iTunes.On October 7, 2012, reruns of Sym-Bionic Titan began airing on Adult Swim's Toonami block.

Where to Watch: 20 episodes (91%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 22 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Microsoft).

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12. Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh

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41/100
Year: 2016-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 4
Animation, Children

What it's about: Picking up where the 2015 film left off, this coming-of-age buddy comedy follows fearless Tip and overenthusiastic Oh, as they navigate the crazily combined human and alien culture they live in, finding adventure everywhere they go.

Where to Watch: 70 episodes (67%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix). 70 episodes (67%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).