TV Prequelsby Ed_Jones_XLIX | created - 1 month ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public
What is your favorite TV prequel series?
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1. Black Sails (2014–2017)
TV-MA | 56 min | Adventure, Drama
Follows Captain Flint and his pirates twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson's classic novel "Treasure Island."
2. Better Call Saul (2015– )
TV-MA | 46 min | Crime, Drama
The trials and tribulations of criminal lawyer Jimmy McGill in the time before he established his strip-mall law office in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
3. Smallville (2001–2011)
TV-PG | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A young Clark Kent struggles to find his place in the world as he learns to harness his alien powers for good and deals with the typical troubles of teenage life in Smallville, Kansas.
4. Young Sheldon (2017– )
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy
Meet a child genius named Sheldon Cooper; (already seen as an adult in The Big Bang Theory (2007)) and his family. Some unique challenges face Sheldon who seems socially impaired.
The Big Bang Theory
Suggested by Jessica
5. Gotham (2014–2019)
TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The story behind Detective James Gordon's rise to prominence in Gotham City in the years before Batman's arrival.
6. Caprica (2009–2010)
TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Two families, the Graystones and the Adamas, live together on a peaceful planet known as Caprica, where a startling breakthrough in artificial intelligence brings about unforeseen consequences.
7. Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008–2020)
TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Jedi Knights lead the Grand Army of the Republic against the droid army of the Separatists.
8. Star Trek: Enterprise (2001–2005)
TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A century before Captain Kirk's five-year mission, Jonathan Archer captains the United Earth ship Enterprise during the early years of Starfleet, leading up to the Earth-Romulan War and the formation of the Federation.
9. Fear the Walking Dead (2015– )
TV-MA | 44 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
A Walking Dead spin-off, set in Los Angeles, following two families who must band together to survive the undead apocalypse.
The Walking Dead
10. Freddy's Nightmares (1988–1990)
TV-14 | 60 min | Horror, Thriller
Freddy, the dream serial killer, hosts this anthology of stories set in Springwood.
A Nightmare on Elm Street
11. Endeavour (2012– )
TV-14 | 89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Set in the 1960s, the show follows Endeavour Morse in his early years as a police constable. Working alongside his senior partner DI Fred Thursday, Morse engages in a number of investigations around Oxford.
12. Hannibal (2013–2015)
TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Explores the early relationship between the renowned psychiatrist and his patient, a young FBI criminal profiler, who is haunted by his ability to empathize with serial killers.
Red Dragon & Silence of the Lambs
13. Bates Motel (2013–2017)
TV-MA | 45 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A contemporary prequel to Psycho, giving a portrayal of how Norman Bates' psyche unravels through his teenage years, and how deeply intricate his relationship with his mother, Norma, truly is.
14. Prime Suspect 1973 (2017)
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Prime Suspect 1973 tells the story of 22-year-old Jane Tennison's first days in the police force, in which she endured flagrant sexism before being thrown in at the deep end with a murder enquiry.
15. Krypton (2018–2019)
TV-14 | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
The untold story of Superman's grandfather as he fights for justice on his home planet.
16. Star Trek: Discovery (2017– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Ten years before Kirk, Spock, and the Enterprise, the USS Discovery discovers new worlds and lifeforms as one Starfleet officer learns to understand all things alien.
17. Ponderosa (2001–2002)
60 min | Western, Drama, Family
It it 1849 and the Cartwright family has moved onto some scrub land in the territory of Nevada. As a widower Ben Cartwright tries to raise his sons Adam, Hoss and Little Joe in this new land.
18. Young Hercules (1998–1999)
Not Rated | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
The adventures of Hercules as a boy, during his time at a training academy for warriors.
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys
19. The Carrie Diaries (2013–2014)
TV-14 | 42 min | Comedy, Romance
Carrie Bradshaw is in her junior year of high school in the early 1980s. She asks her first questions about love, sex, friendship and family while navigating the worlds of high school and Manhattan.
Sex and the City
20. The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992–1993)
TV-G | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Family
The adventures of the archaeological treasure hunter in his youth as related by an elderly Indiana Jones.
21. The Mandalorian (2019– )
TV-PG | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The travels of a lone bounty hunter in the outer reaches of the galaxy, far from the authority of the New Republic.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens