We've given you a bunch of options — from 1912 to 1999, with stops along the way for mutant lizards, monkeys, and The Matrix — so now it's time to choose the Best Year in Scifi... Ever.

And if you need a refresher before you pull the trigger...


The Case for 1912

The Case for 1931

The Case for 1954

The Case for 1968

The Case for 1977

The Case for 1982

The Case for 1999

So here's your chance. Choose, but choose wisely: future generations will mock you if you screw this up.