Top 10 Countdowns

Top 10 Countdowns seem to have become a thing at Geek Banter!

Looking for a good book to read or a fantastic show to watch? Want to see a great movie, play a fun video game, or listen to some amazing music? Check out the lists below for my recommendations on the best of the best.

Top 10 TV Shows

1. Doctor Who
2. Firefly
3. Stargate SG-1
4. Warehouse 13
5. Chuck
6. Fringe
7. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
8. Merlin
9. Sanctuary
10. Eureka

Shows I would add to this list now: Dollhouse, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Futurama, Battlestar Galactica, Stargate Universe, MST3K

Top 10 Movies

1. The Fellowship of the Ring
2. Empire Strikes Back
3. Serenity
4. Sword in the Stone
5. The Avengers
6. Back to the Future
7. Spirited Away
8. The 10th Kingdom
9. Pride and Prejudice (how did THAT get there? I guess this wasn't a sci-fi specific list. You hardcore geeks can substitute The Terminator for it if you want ;)
10. The Italian Job (also not sci-fi but really good)

Honourable mentions: Doctor Horrible's Sing Along Blog, The Amazing Spiderman, X-Men 1 and 2

Top 10 Children's Books

1.  The Prydain Chronicles by Lloyd Alexander
2. The Seventh Tower by Garth Nix
3. Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
4. The Archives of Anthropos by John White
5. Jedi Apprentice by Jude Watson
6. Deltora Quest by Emily Rodda
7. Junior Jedi Knights by Nancy Richardson
8. Chrestomanci by Diana Wynne Jones
9. The Magic Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton
10. A Wolf Story by James Byron Huggins

Read these with your kids. You'll enjoy them too.

Top 10 Video Games

1. Mass Effect
2. Portal
3. Ocarina of Time
4. Warcraft III
5. Final Fantasy IX
6. Dungeon Defenders
7. Myst
8. Mario Kart Wii
9. Heroes of Might and Magic V
10. Jedi Outcast

Honourable mentions: League of Legends, Majora's Mask, Left 4 Dead, Oddworld, Crisis Core, Super Mario Bros. Wii