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A Guide to Television Programs at the Library: Scifi

Categorical listings of a variety of TV shows available for check out at the library.

Star Trek Discovery

Action - Adventure - Drama

TV-14 - CBS

Set ten years before the original Star Trek series follows the USS Discovery. Seasons 1 and 2 available. 

The 100

Scifi - Drama - Mystery
TV-14- 43 Minutes - CW
 
Nearly a century after nuclear war forced Earth's inhabitants to leave and live in space stations orbiting earth, their life support systems are failing. 100 expendable teens are sent to Earth to see if it is now habitable. The teens must find a way to make a community in this foreign and dangerous place. Seasons 1 - 6 available.

Dr. Who

Scifi - Drama - Adventure
TV-PG - 45 Minutes - BBC
 
Revived version of the series that began in 1963. A 2,000 year old alien called the Doctor travels through space and time via a blue phone booth. He meets various foes and rights wrongs with his traveling companions. Seasons 1-12 available. 

Continuum

2012 - 2015

Action - Scifi - Thriller

A detective from the future is trapped in present day searching for criminals from the future. All season available. 

Roswell

Drama - Romance - Scifi

CW - TV-14

After a decade away from home, Liz returns home to care for her ailing father. After reconnecting with an old crush, she learns the he is an alien who has been keeping his abilities hidden his entire life. Season 1 available. 

Salvation

 

Drama - Scifi - Thriller

TV-14 - CBS

MIT student Liam Cole discovers an asteroid is going to hit the Earth in 186 days. He joins a billionaire and the government to try to stop it. Season 1 available. 

Humans

 

Drama - Scifi
TV-14 - 42 Minutes - AMC
2015-2018

Set in the present time, very human like robots are being purchased by families to work as robotic servants. All seasons available. 

 

Rick and Morty

 

Action - Comedy
TV-14 - 22 Minutes - Adult Swim
 
An alcoholic scientist and his grandson travel though dimensions on many misadventures. These exploits cause much trouble for young Morty at home and in school. Seasons 1 -3 available. 
 
 

The Strain

2014-2017
Scifi - Horror
TV-MA - FX

A new virus threatens to wipe out all of New York and possibly man kind. When all but 4 passengers on a plane at JFK are killed the CDC is called in to investigate. The virus appears to have ties to vampirism. All seasons available.

Expanse

 
Scifi - Mystery - Drama
TV-14 - Syfy
 
Set two hundred years in the future. A case to find a missing woman turns into a race across the solar system. A conspiracy threatens Earth's asteroid belt colony. Season 1-3 available. 
 
 

Defiance

 

2013-2015
Scifi - Drama - Action
TV-14 - Syfy
 
In the year 2046, the Earth has seen many changes. There are new species of plants and animals, and aliens now coexist with humans. The shows follows a local sherrif and his adopted alien daughter in the rebuilt ruins of St. Louis. All seasons available. 

Dystopia

Scifi

In the year 2037 a virus has rendered mankind infertile. Two scientists travel back in time to prevent the virus. Season 1 available. 

Killjoys

2015-2019
Scifi - Action
TV-MA  Syfy

Somewhere in outer space, a trio of bounty hunters known as Killjoys hunt deadly warrants. In an area known as the Quad, a class war among multiple planets is brewing. All seasons available. 

Dark Matter

2015-2017
Scifi - Thriller
TV-14 - Syfy

A crew of six awaken from stasis on a space ship deep in space. None of them have any memory of who they are or why they are there. They travel through space searching for answer encountering one obstacle after another. All seasons available.