Series about scientists

Series about scientists
List of the best series about brilliant scientists selected by visitors to our site: Genius, Fringe, Dr. Brain, The One, The Last Ship, Da Vinci's Demons, Strange Angel, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, Weird Science, Westworld.

In the top there are new series of 2022, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersGeniuses, Scientists, Artists
StyleFascinating, Based on real events

Anthology series about famous geniuses with the first season charting how Albert Einstein unlocked the mysteries of the atom and the universe, and the second exploring the passionate nature and relentless creative drive of Pablo Picasso.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration00:43
CharactersAliens, Scientists, Special agents
PlotTime travel, Supernatural, Investigation, FBI, Mystery

FBI Special Agent Olivia Dunham, brilliant but formerly institutionalized scientist Walter Bishop and his scheming, reluctant son Peter uncover a deadly mystery involving a series of unbelievable events and realize they may be a part of a larger, more disturbing pattern that blurs the line between science fiction and technology.

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersGeniuses, Scientists, Childrens, Orphans
PlotLost memory, Riddles
StyleDorama

An emotional journey that follows a brain scientist who is obsessive about figuring out new technologies to access the consciousness and memories of the brain. His life goes sideways when his family falls victim to a mysterious accident, and he uses his skills to access memories from his wife’s brain to piece together the mystery of what actually happened to his family and why.

Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CharactersScientists
PlotRelationship, Social networks
PlaceEngland
StyleWomen in the lead roles

Love — and lies — spiral when a DNA researcher helps discover a way to find the perfect partner, and creates a bold new matchmaking service.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersMilitary, Heroes, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Viruses
PlaceShips
TimePost-apocalypse
StyleAction, Fascinating

Their mission is simple: Find a cure. Stop the virus. Save the world. When a global pandemic wipes out eighty percent of the planet's population, the crew of a lone naval destroyer must find a way to pull humanity from the brink of extinction.

Markimdb: 8
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure, detective, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration00:59
CharactersHeroes, Artists, Architects
PlotMagic, Death, Adventures
TimeMiddle Ages, Future
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

The series follows the "untold" story of Leonardo Da Vinci: the genius during his early years in Renaissance Florence. As a 25-year old artist, inventor, swordsman, lover, dreamer and idealist, he struggles to live within the confines of his own reality and time as he begins to not only see the future, but invent it.

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:00
CharactersMilitary, Scientists
PlotSecond world war
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Fascinating, Based on real events

The story of the mysterious and brilliant Jack Parsons in 1940s Los Angeles as by day he helps birth the discipline of American rocketry and by night is a performer of sex magick rituals and a disciple to occultist Aleister Crowley.

Markimdb: 9.3
Genredocumentary
CountryUSA
Duration09:17
CharactersScientists, Astronomers
PlotTravel
PlaceSpace, Mars
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Makes me think

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey invents new modes of scientific storytelling to reveal the grandeur of the universe and re-invent celebrated elements of the original series, including the Cosmic Calendar and the Ship of the Imagination. Uniting scepticism and wonder, and weaving rigorous science with visual, emotional and spiritual elements, it is a transcendent experience – a vision of the cosmos on the grandest scale we know.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration00:22
CharactersTeenagers, Superhero, Friends, Partners
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural

Harry Wallace, a teenager who dreams of beautiful women and a cheerful life, and his only friend, the shy and geek White Donnelly, always serve as a target for ridicule and bullying of violent classmates. Once using a computer and mysterious electrical radiation, they manage to bring to life the "woman of their dreams." Her name is Lisa, and she is ready to fulfill the wishes of her creators ...

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrefantastic, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersRobots, Rich, Androids, Heroes, Scientists
PlotLove, Survival, Apocalypse, Investigation, Relationship
PlaceWild West
TimeFuture
StylePopular, Worth watching, Spectacular, Dystopian, Twisted plot

A dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the evolution of sin. Set at the intersection of the near future and the reimagined past, it explores a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:44
CharactersHackers, Programmers, Geniuses, Heroes, Hired assassins
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Mystery
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

Person of Interest follows former CIA paramilitary operative, John Reese, who is presumed dead and teams up with reclusive billionaire Finch to prevent violent crimes in New York City by initiating their own type of justice. With the special training that Reese has had in Covert Operations and Finch's genius software inventing mind, the two are a perfect match for the job that they have to complete. With the help of surveillance equipment, they work "outside the law" and get the right criminal behind bars. 

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:30
CharactersDetectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceEngland
StyleFascinating

From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration05:07
CharactersDetectives
PlotInvestigation, Death, Technology
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, Makes me think

A tech innovator creates a cutting-edge crowd-sourcing hub to solve his own daughter's murder, as well as revolutionizing crime solving in San Francisco.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlaceEngland

The heartwarming and humorous adventures of a young country vet in the Yorkshire Dales in the 1930s. A remake of the 1978 series.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantasy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersWitches, Animals, Investigators, Childrens, Orphans
PlotMagic, Mystery, Travel, Adventures, Growing up
PlaceParallel worlds
TimeDark ones
StyleFor children, Atmospheric

Lyra is an orphan who lives in a parallel universe in which science, theology and magic are entwined. Lyra's search for a kidnapped friend uncovers a sinister plot involving stolen children, and turns into a quest to understand a mysterious phenomenon called Dust. She is later joined on her journey by Will, a boy who possesses a knife that can cut windows between worlds. As Lyra learns the truth about her parents and her prophesied destiny, the two young people are caught up in a war against celestial powers that ranges across many worlds.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama
CountryNetherlands

A group of five top medicine students is admitted to a prestigious program. They'll be working for a renowned professor who turns out to have a secret agenda. The students soon discover a extremely dangerous experiment called Project Orpheus

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:14
CharactersSerial killers, Maniacs, Hackers, Lesbians, Psychologists
PlotInvestigation, FBI
PlacePrison
StyleAtmospheric

An agent in the FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit develops profiling techniques as he pursues notorious serial killers and rapists.

Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Sweden
Duration01:00
CharactersFamily, Androids, Robots
PlotInvestigation, Artificial Intelligence, Technology, Fate
PlaceParallel worlds, USA
TimeFuture
StyleDystopian, Action, Fascinating, Makes me think

In a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a 'Synth' - a highly-developed robotic servant that's so similar to a real human it's transforming the way we live.

Markimdb: 9.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:30
CharactersPartners, Detectives
PlotInvestigation
PlaceEngland
StylePopular, Worth watching, Spectacular, For men, Fascinating

A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration05:15
CharactersFamily, Geniuses, Childrens, Scientists, Mathematicians
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleFor children, Philosophical

The early life of child genius Sheldon Cooper, later seen in The Big Bang Theory.

Markimdb: 9.3
Genredocumentary
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:00
PlotTime travel, Investigation, Religion

Cosmos: A Personal Voyage is a thirteen-part television series written by Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan, and Steven Soter, with Sagan as presenter. It was executive-produced by Adrian Malone, produced by David Kennard, Geoffrey Haines-Stiles and Gregory Andorfer, and directed by the producers, David Oyster, Richard Wells, Tom Weidlinger, and others. It covered a wide range of scientific subjects, including the origin of life and a perspective of our place in the universe.

Markimdb: 8.7
Genredrama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersDoctors
PlotMedicine
StylePopular, Fascinating

Dr. Gregory House, a drug-addicted, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton–Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in New Jersey.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersAliens, Scientists
PlaceSpace, Mars
TimeFuture
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Makes me think

Follow the first human mission to Mars, exploring the challenges of taking the first steps toward interplanetary colonization. The story focuses not only on the astronauts, but also on their families and loved ones, as well as the ground team on Earth.

Markimdb: 9.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:47
CharactersFamily, Angels, Teachers, Partners, Businessmen
PlotAdventures, Money, Relationship, Drug addiction, Obsession
PlaceUSA
StylePopular, Worth watching, For men, Action, Fascinating

When Walter White, a New Mexico chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of only two years left to live, he becomes filled with a sense of fearlessness and an unrelenting desire to secure his family's financial future at any cost as he enters the dangerous world of drugs and crime.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryRussia
Duration00:24

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Markimdb: 8.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, history
CountryUSA
CharactersHeroes, Scientists, Pilots
PlotAdventures
PlaceSpace
StyleAtmospheric, Action

The story of the United States' space program, from its beginnings in 1961 to the final moon mission in 1972.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CountryUSA, Canada, Mexico
Duration00:43
CharactersVampire, Heroes, Scientists, Warriors
PlotSupernatural, Survival, Viruses
StyleFascinating

A high concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism. As the strain spreads, Eph, his team, and an assembly of everyday New Yorkers, wage war for the fate of humanity itself.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Canada, United Kingdom
Duration01:00
CharactersDoctors, Military, Scientists, Soldier
PlotInvestigation, Death, Viruses
StyleBy books, Based on real events

Heroic U.S. Army scientist Dr. Nancy Jaax, working with a secret military specialized team, puts her life on the line to head off an Ebola outbreak before it spread to the human population.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genrefantastic, comedy, drama, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:43
CharactersAliens, Heroes
PlotTime travel, Travel, Adventures, Time machine
TimeFuture
StyleSpectacular, For children

The Doctor looks and seems human. He's handsome, witty, and could be mistaken for just another man in the street. But he is a Time Lord: a 900 year old alien with 2 hearts, part of a gifted civilization who mastered time travel. The Doctor saves planets for a living – more of a hobby actually, and he's very, very good at it. He's saved us from alien menaces and evil from before time began – but just who is he?

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic
CountrySoviet Union

A Russian engineer Petr Garin possesses a unique beam-shooting weapon that can destroy any target. His goal is to achieve world domination with the help of this weapon. Vasily Shelga is out to stop him and also to prevent others getting possession of this weapon.





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