Best Sci-fi and Fantasy Content on Foxtel Play

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Your guide to the best sci-fi and fantasy TV shows on Foxtel Play.

Whether you’re into classic sci-fi shows like Star Trek and Doctor Who or if you prefer exploring the post-apocalyptic world of The Walking Dead, Foxtel Play has got your sci-fi and fantasy needs covered. Below we highlight the top sci-fi and fantasy TV shows available to stream on Foxtel Play now.

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startrek-the-next-generationStar Trek: The Next Generation, Runtime: 44 minutes, IMBD rating: 8.7

A sci-fi classic, Star Trek: The Next Generation is set in the futuristic 24th century and follows the adventure of Captain Jean-Luc Picard and his Starfleet officers aboard the U.S.S Enterprise. The crew set off on quest to discover the secrets of the galaxy, seek out new civilisations and go where no one has gone before.

doctor-whoDoctor Who, Runtime: 45 minutes, IMBD rating: 8.8 

Produced by  BBC, Doctor Who depicts the adventures of the Doctor, a time travelling humanoid alien from the planet Gallifrey. He travels through space via the TARDIS, a time traveling spaceship that resembles a blue police phone box. The Doctor is a protector of mankind and his duty is to bring peace to the planet from deadliest foes in the universe including aliens, monsters and robots who seek to cause chaos and destruction.

 flashThe Flash, Runtime: 43 minutes, IMBD rating: 8.3 

The Flash is based on the DC Comics character Barry Allen who gets struck by lightning and wakes up nine months later finding himself with the power to move with superspeed. With the help of his team and his newfound powers, Barry fights crimes and protects Central City from criminals and other superhuman beings.

 the-walking-deadThe Walking Dead, Runtime: 44 minutes, IMBD rating: 8.6

The Walking Dead portrays life following a zombie apocalypse. Sheriff's Deputy Rick Grimes leads his family and a group of survivors who are constantly on the move to find a safe house away from the zombies. However, along the way Rick finds the overwhelming fear of the survivors is actually more dangerous than the zombies.

 game-of-thronesGame Of Thrones, Runtime: 55 minutes, IMBD rating: 9.5

Love a good fantasy story? Look no further than HBO’s Game of Thrones, an adaptation of George R. R. Martin’s series of fantasy novels, A Song of Ice and Fire. The TV show follows the civil war between nine noble families who are fighting for control over the mythical land of Westeros.

wayward-pinesWayward Pines, Runtime: 60 minutes, IMBD rating: 7.9

The series follows Secret Service Agent, Ethan Burke on an investigation after two federal agents go missing in Wayward Pines, Idaho. After waking up from a car accident, he finds himself in the hospital without his ID or money. With no working phone around, Ethan can’t seem to make contact with anyone from home and is unable to leave the eerie town. He works to uncover the truth about the town and soon learns that he may never leave Wayward Pines alive.

american-horror-storyAmerican Horror Story, Runtime: 60 minutes, IMBD rating: 8.3

American Horror Story is an anthology series which focus’ on a range of different haunted locations including a haunted house, a witch coven, insane asylum, a freak show and a hotel. Each season introduces a new haunted location, with new storylines and characters.

supernaturalSupernatural, Runtime: 44 minutes, IMDB rating: 8.7

Supernatural follows the journeys of two brothers, Sam and Dean Winchester as they follow in their father’s footstep as a ‘hunter’. The two continue the ‘family business’ after their father’s death, hunting and fighting evil supernatural beings including monsters, demons, ghosts and fallen gods, while saving innocent people along the way.

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