Category: Television

Where’d Stargate go? Oh yeah – Wrestling replaced it

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John Anealio gave me some shit last week on the Functional Nerds podcast because I always say, ‘The channel formerly known as SciFi’ when talking about the former SciFi Channel, now called ‘SyFy’. I say it because it’s my way…

What’s left-Genre tv shows not cancelled (yet)

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Well.  Kinda looked like a promising year for SciFi and Fantasy shows, didn’t it?  Now we’ve seen a lot of shows come and go and, if you’re like me, you might be wondering what’s left out there for us to…

Lost-The last season

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So. When Lost first hit the airwaves, I thought for sure it was going to be stupid.  I had visions of people running around making coconut radios and concocting impossible silly schemes for rescue.  Yes.  I’m saying that I thought…

Hey SciFi-Where’s the positive?

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If, like me, you’re an avid watcher of tv and movies, and a reader of books, you may have noticed a trend towards the disastrous future.  Apocalypse is in and in big.  I mean, it’s everywhere we look. I think…

G.I. Joe meets Deep Space Nine

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One of the things I noticed when I watched last summers blockbuster, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, was that the workers in the undersea MARS facility, seemed to be wearing Deep Space Nine era Starfleet uniforms.  I couldn’t prove…

Star Trek in comics

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Space.  The Final Frontier.  These are the voyages of the starship, Enterprise.  Its mission; to explore strange, new worlds, to seek out, new life and new civilizations, to boldly go, where no man has gone, before… This was the beginning…

V (pilot episode)

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So, last night, V premiered on ABC and I, like many of you, watched with much anticipation.

Leading up to this whole thing, I rewatched (mostly) the original V mini-series, aired Sunday on the channel formerly known as SciFi, to refresh my memory on the whole thing.

In the original, the Visitor’s come to Earth speaking of friendship and offering advancements in medical knowledge and technology in exchange for our helping them refine a chemical they depend on for their existence.