These are the best supernatural series that television has given us. Programs that know how to play with the tension that is created with everything that is unknown to take the viewer to the limit of his deepest traumas, but also to show that the imagination can be used in highly effective ways.
Get ready, because what is coming has no equal. We are about to awaken presences and events out of this world. Have you invited your favorite spirit or alien to watch all of these shows?
The Twilight Zone (The Twilight Zone, 1959-1964, 2019)
For this list we are only taking into account the versions of Rod Serling and Jordan peele, basically because the other two revivals that the program has had –in 1985 and 2002, respectively– have not had the same great acceptance from critics or the public.
The impact this anthology of the bizarre and the fantastic has had on popular culture is gigantic, and its accomplished atmospheres and original stories have influenced countless filmmakers, but have also traumatized viewers.
Twin Peaks (1990-1991, 2017)
Created by David Lynch and Mark Frost, no one can deny that this procedural series, which follows the investigation into the murder of young Laura Palmer in the titular town, is one of the best examples of what can be accomplished on TV with clear vision. .
He had a long hiatus and returned after nearly 25 years with a third season, which was very well received.
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The X-Files (The Secret X Files, 1993-2002, 2016-2018)
Without a doubt, the most celebrated work of Chris Carter, who knew how to perfectly combine police tropes with suspense and fiction to deliver one of the most iconic shows of the 90s. With Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny at the helm as One of the most effective “odd couples” on the small screen, it was extremely well received by critics and audiences.
After its original run of 9 seasons, and two films and spin-offs intermissions, returned with new seasons recently. One of the best supernatural series in history.
Patricia Arquette stars in this serial that is based on the real life of the self-styled psychic Allison dubois, who has allegedly used his powers to help the United States police solve crimes. Several times, DuBois’ statements have been controversial, with many claiming that his alleged abilities to see the future and the past are an invention.
Although that did not stop her from transferring her story to the small screen with great success, because despite what everyone may believe, fiction is one of the favorites of the public, since it has a 78% audience approval in Rotten tomatoes.
Ghost Whisperer (Lost Souls, 2005-2010)
This project is one of the best received works of Jennifer Love-Hewitt, who plays Melinda Gordon, a young woman who has the power to communicate with deceased beings. She runs an antique shop and one of the benefits of her power is that by touching objects she can learn more about the past.
It ran for five seasons, and while critics said it was quite sentimental and over-acting, it was highly appreciated by the audience.
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With 15 seasons on the air, this is one of the best supernatural series in history (even its name supports it). In addition, it bears the title of being the longest-running fantasy television production of all time, as the Winchester brothers do much more than hunt demons and entities from other planes: they have fun with their adventures.
Its great reception has led to a great franchise, which already has a crossover with Scooby-Doo.
American Horror Story Saga (2011)
Prolific Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk deliver this anthology characterized by its color palette and its great performances. The originality of their stories, which focus on witch cults up to slashers eighties, it cannot be overlooked either.
It is worth mentioning that a new season is already planned.
Stranger Things (2016)
When this series premiered, it was a global sensation, as its tributes to horror, fiction and fantasy films of the 80s are extremely well structured, in addition to being made with impeccable production quality.
The disappearance of young Will Byers in the town of Hawkins, Indiana is the fuse that lights this bomb of conspiracies, alternate realities and suspicious visitors. A journey of unrivaled nostalgia! The fourth season is already underway.
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Sabrina’s hidden world
Based on the comic series of the same name published by Archie Comics, this production presents the life of Sabrina Spellman completely shedding the tone of sitcom that Nickelodeon offered in the 90s to introduce us to the young owner.
Created by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, and set in the same Riverdale universe, this is a macabre –but undoubtedly fun– adolescent drama that was well received.
The Haunting (The Curse of Hill House / Bly Manor, 2018, 2020)
Mike Flanagan surprised audiences and critics alike with his foray into television. In its first season, The Curse saga stood out for its great character development, atmospheres, and visual quality. A family drama with clear Gothic evidence.
For the second season, it was clear that we were facing one of the best works of the genre. As if this were not enough, the episodes have significant psychological depth.
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