Top 10 Sci-Fi Comedy TV Shows

Who says all science fiction stories have to put an emphasis on doom and gloom? Join as we count down our picks for the top 10 sci-fi comedy TV shows. Check us out at and Also, check out our interactive Suggestion Tool at 🙂

Special thanks to our users kenn1987 and Edimilson Lennon for submitting this idea through our Suggest Tool at

Check out the voting page here,

If you want to suggest an idea for a WatchMojo video, check out our interactive Suggestion Tool at 🙂

Want a WatchMojo cup, mug, t-shirts, pen, sticker and even a water bottle? Get them all when you order your MojoBox gift set here:

WatchMojo is a leading producer of reference online video content, covering the People, Places and Trends you care about.
We update DAILY with 2-3 Top 10 lists, Origins, Biographies, Versus clips on movies, video games, music, pop culture and more!

Previous Holiday Gift Guide for Babies & Kids - Collab with AprilAthena7
Next Fun Indoor Cardio Workout


  1. fuzzywzhe
    August 19, 2017

    They just list random shit that happens to fit into the topic, then order it randomly.

  2. korosion dickay
    August 27, 2017

    i love me some RED DWARF

  3. Uisce Preston
    August 29, 2017

    Yeah, this list is terrible. Here is the real list.

    1. (tie) Futurama
    1. (tie) MST3k
    1. (tie) Rick and Morty
    2. The Venture Bros
    3…..Some other stuff.

    Honestly, I have tried to watch Red Dwarf and I simply find it smarmy, grating and loathsome.

  4. William Brennan
    September 4, 2017

    Firefly does not belong here

  5. David Downey
    September 5, 2017

    there is one I would put on this list that's "The Middleman" an ABC Family production which only lasted one season but great fun and sadly underrated

  6. MrReded69
    September 11, 2017



  7. Andrew Givens
    September 15, 2017

    Futurama or Rick & Morty for me… I don't understand why so much love for Red Dwarf. It really hasn't stood the test of time all that well. Good ideas for stories in the first few series, fun characters, but the jokes were often clangy (especially from S5 onwards) and the acting just fucking hammy. It's like watching a school production where they're all trying really hard to cover the fact that there's no budget or dynamism.

  8. Louise Gibson
    September 16, 2017

    I didnt't come here looking for trouble, I just came to do the Red Dwarf shuffle 😀

  9. Lifeflame5
    September 21, 2017

    Thank you for including Quark!

  10. Cathy Vickers
    September 23, 2017

    Where's Lexx?

  11. Zvi mur
    September 28, 2017

    Ahemm.. Firefly a comedy? They had more (and better IMO) humor in Farscape.

  12. Bobby Green
    September 28, 2017

    Red dwarf is always number one

  13. PassiveSmoking
    October 1, 2017

    Firefly wasn't even a comedy. Sure it had comedic elements but there was a lot more to it than that. It shouldn't be on the list, as much as I love it.

  14. CutToTheAce
    October 5, 2017

    Rick & Morty gets a mention?? Really?? Just a mention?

  15. tylerx2f01
    October 7, 2017

    redo and include the orville damn it

  16. Andrew Halliwell
    October 8, 2017

    Total bullshit. Hyperdrive made it to the list but hitchhikers didnt ? What moron compiled this?

  17. Ron Schramm
    October 10, 2017

    My Favourite Martian

  18. StormFX
    October 12, 2017

    LMFAO 3rd rock better than red dwarf ,,,,,,, absolutely no chance plus rick and morty is much better than that abortion 3rd rock from the sun too

  19. Andrew Smith
    October 13, 2017

    I'm pleased that 3rd Rock is first. It's hilarious and very well-acted.

  20. Crazyair29
    October 14, 2017

    How did rick and Marty not get a place on the list that is crazy but I guess that's how the votes shuffled out

  21. Gemma
    October 17, 2017

    We all clearly know that Red Dwarf should be number one but props for including Hyperdrive

  22. Screw The Net
    October 18, 2017

    List should have been 3rd rock, red dwarf, futurama, rick and morty, and mork and mindy. All else sucks.

  23. Ben Rhodes
    October 18, 2017

    Hyperdrive in the Thumbnail?
    Watchmojo I can't stand you but that's a good way to entice me in, deserved more than 2 series

  24. James Rushton
    October 28, 2017

    rick and morty should have been 1st

  25. Spamfitters
    October 28, 2017

    Third rock good, but red dwarf better

  26. JPWArtist76
    October 29, 2017

    3rd rock from the sun better than Red Dwarf? I couldn't disagree more. That said, i understand you need to have an American show at number 1.

  27. Daniel waugh
    October 30, 2017

    Many red dwarf fans aren't happy. Bed even Rimmer wasn't happy to be mentioned often

  28. Ben Brown
    October 31, 2017

    Absolutely loved Quark for the plant based crew member. I'm surprised more shows hadn't made use of Ficus like crew mates or Delvians of Farscape.

  29. Paul Quaife
    November 1, 2017

    Red dwarf should be #1, also no mention of life on mars/ ashes to ashes 🙁

  30. Arthur Chappell
    November 5, 2017

    The Venture Brothers was a great parody of SF Comics – deserves to in the list

  31. Roll_the_Ugliness
    November 6, 2017

    Funny how all the comments are about Red Dwarf not being in the #1 spot, but no one noticed that Rick & Morty only got an "honorable mention"

  32. GEORGEE T Boom
    November 7, 2017

    Again this list just seems put together just to please certain t
    People that there choice is on the list, it dosnt seem like some person actually dose it then selves, more like they google comedy sc-fi tv shows and just put them in an order

  33. Brian Boyd
    November 7, 2017

    Red Dwarf at 2? Rick and Morty only an honorable mention – Watch Mojo, this is your worst list since you put Freddie Mercury at number 2 on rock front men.

  34. inquisitor229
    November 7, 2017

    Red Dwarf is the best on the list, bar none. The first five series in particular. And I would put Hitchikers guide to the Galaxy on the top ten list. Good to see the underrated Hyperdrive made it. It didn't get the recognition it deserves, and is badly in need of repeat showings on the BBC.

  35. John Phelan
    November 8, 2017

    Apparently height challenged rouge trumps the also-ran pebble next to a giant heat source.

  36. Martin Rowley
    November 9, 2017

    watchmojo listen to you fans, red dwarf should have been number one. Oh and ricky and morty being an honorable mention is lots of kind of wrong. Do an updated video and include The Orville

  37. Alpine Newt Plays Games
    November 10, 2017

    I know they don't count but I would have mentioned Spaced and Community just for all the nods and winks to the SF genre.

  38. James
    November 13, 2017

    Red dwarf should be number 1, and I'm not sure third rock should even be on this list at all let alone number 1.

  39. waddlesarmy
    November 13, 2017

    Stupid American you tube channel, GET YOUR HEAD OUT OF YOUR ASS HOLES…RED DWARF !!!!!

  40. waddlesarmy
    November 13, 2017

    Watch Mojo nice to see you did your research ! lol You don't even mention Kryton from Red Dwarf. so you basically looked at the 1st season or 2 and got your crap info from that!!1988-…… yep dumb asses

  41. waddlesarmy
    November 13, 2017

    3rd Rock from the Sun?????????? Are you fucking joking me????

  42. Dallayna Vokan
    November 21, 2017

    Add another to the list who declares that anyone who puts 3rd Rock ahead of Red Dwarf is a freaking smeghead!

  43. Jabber 1974
    November 24, 2017

    Series 1-6 of red dwarf are some of the best tv ever made, of any genre. Alas after the gestalt entity that was Grant Naylor became 2 distinct separate entities again the writing went down hill and after season six it’s a bit meh.

  44. Mark Damen
    November 26, 2017

    you missed the cartoon cosmic quantam ray

  45. John Seymour
    November 28, 2017

    The big problem is the mix of cartoon and live action. Two need to be separated.

  46. TheHopefulchild
    November 29, 2017

    I think Pheneas and Ferb had enough sci-fi in the show to make this list somewhere.

  47. proffmongo
    December 1, 2017


  48. JonEvoV Stanford
    December 7, 2017

    There is NO way 3rd Rock is better than Red Dwarf you smeg heads.!!!!

  49. Terry Rose
    December 26, 2017

    Now The Orville can take its rightful place amongst the best comedy-sci-fi shows!

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *