Science Fiction Podcasts: Best Episodes & Shows of 2020

Travis OsterhausLast updated on Aug 01, 2020
Transport your imagination into the future with our pick for the best science fiction podcasts. Outerspace, aliens, colonization — we've listened and pulled together a list of our favorite sci-fi audio dramas. From the dark & creepy, to intergalactic traveling aliens, science fiction podcasts tales are all about leaving it up to your imagination. Unlike the movie industry where sci-fi movies are heavily dependent on CGI and other computer animated graphics, audio dramas are designed so that listeners can immerse themselves within the audio experience of the story. The downfall is that if the sound engineering is poor quality, or one of the voice actors pitch annoys you then it's difficult to continue on. Thus, all the more importance for this vetted list of popular, quality audio dramas. And so, thus born are the best Science Fiction podcasts, starting with the top episodes this month.

The Best Science Fiction Episodes for August 2020

These top Science Fiction & Fiction episodes are voted upon by the Repod community. Download Repod to contibute to the charts and vote your favorite episodes to the top.
The list of the top 10 Science Fiction episodes for August 2020 is compliled from Repod’s podcast app chart data. The list below is updated monthly, daily Science Fiction charts can be found inside the app.
  • 1
    The Harrowing

    The Harrowing

    Episode 1 - BEFORE THE STORM
    "Anyone listening to this new fiction series? The series features Downtown Abbey actress Joanne Froggart. She’s a sergeant on a Scottish island when a girl mysteriously vanished. "
  • 2
    Hello From The Magic Tavern

    Hello From The Magic Tavern

    Season 3, Ep 49 - Ranger (w/ Chris Gethard)
  • 3
    Welcome to Night Vale

    Welcome to Night Vale

    170 - To the Family and Friends
  • 4
    Welcome to Night Vale

    Welcome to Night Vale

    169 - The Whittler
  • 5
    The Left Right Game

    The Left Right Game

    I’m Not Playing Anymore
    "I was really enjoying this series but the last two episodes have just not gone anywhere. I need a bit more story development to stay listening."
  • 6
    The NoSleep Podcast

    The NoSleep Podcast

    NoSleep Podcast S14E14
  • 7
    The NoSleep Podcast

    The NoSleep Podcast

    NoSleep Podcast S14E13
  • 8
    Not Another D&D Podcast

    Not Another D&D Podcast

    Trinyvale - Ep 19: Parties and Primates (w/ Nathan Yaffe)
  • 9
    Voyage to the Stars

    Voyage to the Stars

    Quarantined, Part 2
  • 10
    Weird Darkness: Stories of the Paranormal, Supernatural, Legends, Lore, Mysterious, Macabre, Unsolved

    Weird Darkness: Stories of the Paranormal, Supernatural, Legends, Lore, Mysterious, Macabre, Unsolved

    “DO YOU LIVE NEAR ONE OF THESE DOORS TO HELL?” and 4 More True Dark Stories! #WeirdDarkness

Editors Choice: Top Science Fiction Shows In 2020

Whether it's your first time trying an audio drama story, or are a seasoned explorer, you'll be sure to enjoy these out-of-this-world audio adventures. In no particular order here are the best science fiction podcasts to listen to, and remember, most of these sci-fi podcasts listed below are serialized stories so you'll want to start at the beginning with the first episode of each show.
The list of the top 10 best Science Fiction podcasts of 2020 is a compilation of the editor’s choice + collaboration with the Repod community.
  • The Hyacinth Disaster
    The Hyacinth Disaster
  • Girl In Space
    Girl In Space
  • Edict Zero - FIS
    Edict Zero - FIS
  • Steal the Stars
    Steal the Stars
  • StarTripper!!
  • Limetown
  • Mission To Zyxx
    Mission To Zyxx
  • Wolf 359
    Wolf 359
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