Battlestar Galactica (1978)

Battlestar Galactica (1978)

Once upon a time, after we were introduced to a galaxy far... far away, Universal brought us a new saga from the stars. Was is a blatant rip-off of Star Wars? Not that I can tell. Sure there were similar beats but the tune was different. Starved as we were for any thing Sci-Fi there [...]

Revisiting the Sci-Fi Dream Team Challenge

Revisiting the Sci-Fi Dream Team Challenge

It’s no surprise that I watch a lot of Sci-Fi. I was watching an episode of Star Trek: Voyager that is focusing primarily on the character of Neelix. A Talaxian “Jack of all trades”, expertly portrayed by Ethan Phillips. It is actually the final episode that Neelix is in. I then reflected on how the character [...]

Top 10 Secondary TV Characters who were Primary in our Hearts

   You know them, and love them. The secondary characters from your favorite TV shows of years gone by. They always have an important key role to play, even though they may not be in every episode. They make the primary characters look good, even though they out shine them at times. Without further ado [...]

My Top Nine Favorite Sci-Fi TV Creature Races (Pre-2009)

   This is a visual top nine list of some of my favorite sci-fi television, recurring, creature races. They may not have been on every week but they were always the threat in the background. I am trying to limit these to characters that were not rendered through stop-motion or computer generation. These are cats [...]

What’s the Best Uniform in Sci-Fi?

   I challenge you to find a better uniform in all of Sci-Fi than the Colonial Warrior. (OK, it’s not a contest… this is just my opinion) The closest thing I can come up with would be the Fremen Stillsuit that was designed for David Lynch’s 1984 adaptation of Dune.    The outfits don’t feel [...]