#5: Bounty Hunters, in Space!
This show is just that, bounty hunters in space. And it’s rad as hell. Action, adventure, intrigue, spaceships, flashy weapons, mind control, heart; this show has it all. It’s fun and campy, but avoids being cheesy or too predictable. The world building is phenomenal, the societies encountered feel really fleshed out.
Killjoys are neutral bounty hunters that work as teams to apprehend criminals across “the Quad”, a quaternary planetary system on the brink of a class war. Killjoys are able to go where others can’t in pursuit of their bounties and loyalties are tested when “The Warrant Is All”.
Creator Michelle Lovretta, who was a writer and producer on Lost Girl, and Executive Producers David Fortier and Ivan Schneeberg, both EPs on Orphan Black, are the team behind this show, and the majority of the reason I was stoked for it to come out. I see a lot of similarities in the three shows; strong female leads, charismatic supporting cast, deep friendships between the characters that feel authentic from the very beginning.