Skip to comments.Weekly Sci-Fi Thread (11/27/11)
Posted on 11/27/2011 7:21:01 PM PST by KevinDavis
Weekly Sci-Fi Thread (11/27/11)
8/7 -- Terra Nova -- Fox
8/7 -- Trek Nation -- Science Channel
9/8 -- Prophets of Science Fiction -- Science Channel
10/9 -- Sanctuary -- SyFy
Weak episodes like that one at the very least have to move the seasonal story arc along in some significant way.
When we got Netlix, I noticed that the whole first season of Walking Dead was available so Hubby and I decided to give it a go. Neither one of us like zombie stuff, but I had read good reviews of it, so, we thought we would try.
Well, we got hooked, on the characters really. So we took in the whole first season (which was short) and then caught up on this season and are now looking forward to it.
I was so shocked at what Shane did to Otis that I'm still thinking about it. I went from not liking Shane, to hating Shane and now, I kind of am afraid of Shane.
It is.. I think that Joss Wheldon kinda warned us about our future.. The direction we are heading, however, I think that HG Wells would been a supporter of The Alliance.. Not a Browncoat.
“X Minus 1. “
50’s Sci Fi radio show!
‘... Episodes based on stories by famous writers
Philip K Dick - “The Defenders”, “Colony”
Ray Bradbury - “And The Moon Be Still As Bright”, “Mars is Heaven”, “The Veldt”, “Dwellers in Silence”, “Zero Hour”, “To the Future”, “Marionettes, Inc.”, “There Will Come Soft Rains”
Isaac Asimov - “Nightfall”, “C-Chute”, “Hostess”
Robert A. Heinlein - “Universe”, “The Green Hills of Earth”, “Requiem”, “The Roads Must Roll” ‘
thanks for that...Heinlein’s ‘the road must roll’ short story really had an impact upon me as a teen...
his best book by far though was “the Door Into Summer” written perhaps for young adults...
try and catch the follow-up “Talking Dead” (on demand) where they discuss the season and the upcoming shows that start on February 12. good out-takes and back-scenes..
There’s also the earlier series “Dimension X”. Many of the epis are the same adventures in time and space, albeit, transcribed in future tense.
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