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11 Best Sci-Fi Shows on Hulu Right Now

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While, Hulu is not as flashy as some of the other streaming services like Netflix, Max, and Disney+, it has a solid library of shows that are both originals and licensed through various studios. Regarding sci-fi shows, Hulu doesn’t have any big names like 3 Body Problem or Westworld, but it makes up for that by carrying some great new and old shows like Devs and The X-Files, which were loved by millions of people. So, we thought of making a list of the best sci-fi TV shows you can find on Hulu right now.

Rick and Morty

Rick and Morty Season 5 Finale
Credit – Adult Swim

Rick and Morty is an adult animated sci-fi adventure comedy series created by Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland. The Adult Swim series follows the story of Rick Sanchez, the smartest man on Earth who lives with his daughter’s family. Rick and his grandson go on various life-threatening adventures in space and parallel universes. Rick and Morty’s voice cast includes Dan Harmon, Justin Roiland, Spencer Grammer, Chris Parnell, Sarah Chalke, Kari Wahlgren, Maurice LaMarche, Tom Kenny, Brandon Johnson, Ryan Ridley, and Noland North.

The Orville

The Orville Season 3 Finished Filming
Credit – FOX

The Orville is a sci-fi comedy-drama series created by Seth MacFarlane. The Hulu series’ story begins in the year 2148 and it follows a group of the crew of spacecraft named USS Orville (ECV-197) as they embark on a dangerous adventure four hundred years into the future where they encounter various life-threatening situations. The crew is led by Captain Edward “Ed” Mercer and Commander Kelly Grayson. The Orville stars Seth MacFarlane and Adrianne Palicki in the lead roles with Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes, Peter Macon, Halston Sage, J. Lee, Mark Jackson, Jessica Szohr, Anne Winters, and Norm MacDonald starring in supporting roles.


Shows Like Final Space
Credit – Fox

Futurama is an animated sci-fi comedy series created by Matt Groening. The Fox series which was later revived by Comedy Central and then Hulu follows the story of Fry, a good-hearted pizza delivery boy who accidentally freezes himself in a cryogenic pod and wakes up 1000 years later finds himself in a new world and begins working for an interplanetary delivery service with his new friends Leela and robot named Bender. Futurama’s voice cast includes Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Kath Soucie, and Lauren Tom.

The X-Files

Shows Like The X Files
Credit – Fox

The X-Files is a sci-fi procedural drama series created by Chris Carter. The long-running Fox series follows the duo of Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, two special FBI agents as they investigate unusual cases that may have something to do with aliens. While Scully believes in taking the scientific approach to the cases, Mulder believes that paranormal elements are at play and the government is hiding something big from them. The X-Files stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson in the lead roles with Mitch Pileggi, Robert Patrick, William B. Davis, Tom Braidwood, Arlene Pileggi, Jerry Hardin, Bryan Cranston, and Seth Green starring in supporting roles.

Solar Opposites

Solar Opposites Season 3 Release Date
Credit – Hulu

Solar Opposites is an adult animated sci-fi comedy series created by Justin Roiland and Mike McMahan. The Hulu series follows the story of an alien family who get stranded in middle America after their planet is destroyed by an asteroid. The family constantly debates if life is better on Earth or if should they fix their spaceship and get away from here. Solar Opposites’ voice cast includes Justin Roiland, Seam Giambrone, Thomas Middleditch, Mary Mack, Sagan McMahan, Tiffany Haddish, Kari Wahlgren, Rob Schrab, and Sterling K. Brown.


Shows Like iZombie
Credit – Freeform

Stitchers is a sci-fi crime drama series created by Jeffrey Alan Schechter. The Freeform series follows the story of Kirsten Clark, who possesses a special ability and that’s why she is hired by a government agency to be stitched into the memories of recently deceased people to solve their murders. She is helped by Dr. Cameron Goodkin, a brilliant neuroscientist who is behind the technology. Stitchers stars Emma Ishta in the lead role with Kyle Harris, Allison Scagliotti, Ritesh Ranjan, Salli Richardson, Damon Dayoub, Anna Akana, Sola Bamis, Sarah Davenport, and Cameron Britton starring in supporting roles.


Shows Like Severance
Credit – FX

Devs is a sci-fi thriller miniseries created by Alex Garland. The FX series follows the story of Lily Chan, a software engineer working for Amaya, a quantum computing company run by CEO Forest. Lily begins to suspect the company’s CEO Forest and its Devs team for being behind the mysterious death of her boyfriend who died on the first day of his job at Amaya. Devs stars Sonoya Mizuno in the lead role with Nick Offerman, Jin Ha, Zach Grenier, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Cailee Spaeny, Karl Glusman, and Alison Pill starring in supporting roles.


Mind Bending Shows Like Dark
Credit – ABC

Lost is a sci-fi mystery adventure drama series created by Jeffrey Lieber, J.J. Abrams, and David Lindelof. The ABC series follows the story of a group of survivors of a plane crash who get stranded on a mysterious island. All of them have to work together to survive the island when they realize that they are not alone there. Lost stars Matthew Fox in the lead role with Jorge Garcia, Josh Holloway, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Emerson, Naveen Andrews, Daniel Dae Kim, Ian Somerhalder, Dominic Monaghan, Harold Perrineau, and Maggie Grace starring in supporting roles.


Shows Like For All Mankind
Credit – Hulu

11.22.63 is a sci-fi thriller miniseries created by Bridget Carpenter. Based on a novel titled 11/22/63 by legendary author Stephen King, the Hulu series follows the story of Jake Epping, a recently divorced high school teacher who is presented with a chance to travel back in time to prevent the assassination of John F. Kennedy by his long-time friend Al Templeton, but history has a way of staying the same. 11.22.63 stars James Franco in the lead role with Chris Cooper, Sarah Gadon, Lucy Fry, George MacKay, and Daniel Webber starring in supporting roles.

Future Man

Shows Like Futurama
Credit – Hulu

Future Man is a sci-fi action-comedy series created by Howard Overman, Kyle Hunter, and Ariel Shaffir. The Hulu series follows the story of Josh Futturman, a janitor who completes a game called Biotic Wars. After completing the game he is visited by the two main characters of the game Tiger and Wolf, who tell him that he has to travel to the future with them to save the world from the real Biotic Wars. Future Man stars Josh Hutcherson, Eliza Coupe, and Derek Wilson in the lead roles with Ed Begley Jr., Glenne Headly, Keith David, Cedric Sanders, Haley Joel Osment, Seth Rogen, and Laurent Pitre starring in supporting roles.

12 Monkeys

Shows Like The Umbrella Academy
Credit – Syfy

12 Monkey is a sci-fi mystery drama series created by Terry Matalas. Based on a 1962 French featurette titled La Jetée by Chris Marker and the 1995 film of the same name by David and Janet Peoples, the Syfy series follows the story of James, a scavenger in 2043 who has to travel back in time to 2015 to stop the spread of a contagion that destroyed the world but to do so he has to first fight off the Army of the 12 Monkeys who spread the contagion in the first place. 12 Monkeys stars Aaron Stanford and Amanda Schull in the lead roles with Noah Bean, Emily Hampshire, Kirk Acevedo, Barbara Sukowa, Todd Stashwick, Murray Furrow, Tom Noonan, Scottie Thompson, and Hannah Waddingham starring in supporting roles.

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