Tell us Your Top 10 Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Quotes

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"I am not a number, I am a free man!" is my favorite TV Quote. What's yours?"I am not a number, I am a free man!" is my favorite TV Quote. What's yours?

“I am not a number, I am a free man!” is my favorite TV Quote. What’s yours?

Words of wisdom can be hard to come by in this world, but the glory of science-fiction and fantasy stories is that they are not of this world.

Today we are collecting the best quotes from science-ficiton TV shows. There are a lot, and I’ve barley scratched the surface of my own favorites here, so I need to see more from our dear readers in the comments to this post. We need all the quotes we can get for next week’s vote! come back next week for our end of the year GeekDad Reader’s Choice awards.

  1. I am not a number. I am a free man.
    —Number Six, The Prisoner
  2. I am NOT a merry man!!!
    — Worf, Star Trek: The Next Generation
  3. …Reverse the polarity of the neutron flow.
    — The Doctor, Doctor Who
  4. Jayne, your mouth is talking. You might wanna look to that.
    — Malcolm Reynolds, Firefly
  5. You’re not friends. You’ll never be friends. You’ll be in love ’til it kills you both. You’ll fight, and you’ll shag, and you’ll hate each other ’til it makes you quiver, but you’ll never be friends. Real love isn’t brains, children. It’s blood. It’s blood screaming inside you to work its will. I may be love’s bitch, but at least I’m man enough to admit it.
    — Spike, Buffy The Vampire Slayer
  6. One may tolerate a world of demons for the sake of an angel.
    — Rienette Poissonm, Doctor Who
  7. [Apollo confronts Colonel Tigh after finding that he dealt in the Fleet’s black market.]
    Tigh: Don’t you play “holier than thou” with me. I haven’t done anything that most people on this ship haven’t done. Including you.
    Apollo: Doesn’t make us right, Colonel, just a whole lot of people wrong.
    Battlestar Galactica
  8. You’ll understand soon enough that there are consequences to being chosen. Because destiny, John, is a fickle bitch.
    — Ben, Lost
  9. The truth is usually just an excuse for a lack of imagination.
    — Garak, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
  10. I’ll be a story in your head. That’s okay. We’re all stories in the end. Just make it a good one, eh? ‘Cause it was, you know. It was the best. The daft old man who stole a magic box and ran away. Did I ever tell you that I stole it? Well I borrowed it. I was always going to take it back.
    — The Doctor, Doctor Who


Nominations will be open in this category for six days until December 21.

We are still accepting nominations for best fantasy TV-show, best sci-fi novel, best fantasy novel, best sci-fi movie, and best fantasy movie.

Thanks to Tara for helping me with this list.

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