Top 25 Fantasy TV Series
TV and fantasy have always had a complex relationship. While long, stretching series often do well in print, they seem to struggle on screen. All too often, important themes are watered down, characters are far weaker than their paper counterparts, and special effects completely ruin any chance of real immersion.
Luckily, there are some efforts, both original and adaptation, that have, and still sit, in shining opposition; series that explore concepts in entirely uncharted ways, bringing the majesty of imagined worlds to life and inspiring fear and emotion with even greater effect.
Excluding superhero and full dystopian fiction, we've collated 25 of the best examples so that you don't have to.