A great TV show makes it feel like you're right there alongside the heroes and villains, in another world completely. For some, that's exactly what they need right now. 

Whether it's Buffy the Vampire Slayer's late 1990s world of Sunnydale, California, filled with vampires, vengeance demons, singing demons, gods and mad scientists, or Xena: Warrior Princess' ancient Greece complete with scheming gods and goddesses and ruthless warlords, fantasy and sci-fi shows are perfect to give you a break from the real world.

Travel to places full of swords and cylons, witches and dragons and leave your troubles behind—just for a little bit. After all, that's what good TV should do for you.

Below, we've selected 10 of the best fantasy and sci-fi shows to watch while you're doing your part and social distancing. Happy travels!

Xena: Warrior Princess, Lucy Lawless


Star Trek: Discovery


Wynonna Earp, Season 3 Finale


The Magicians


Outlander, season 4


The Witcher, Henry Cavill


Evan Rachel Wood, Westworld Season 3

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Game of Thrones Finale


Best TV Quotes, Buffy The Vampire Slayer


Battlestar Galactica - Mary McDonnell, Edward James Olmos, James Callis, Jamie Bamber, Katee Sackhoff, Tricia Helfer, Grace Park

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