Quantum Leap

July 16, 2017

Episode 73 is Quantum Leap  (1989) starring Scott Bakula and Dean Stockwell, SB plays Sam Beckett a scientist trap in the past and in someone eles body, leaping from one adventure to another.

In the first episode he is trapped in 1956 in the body of test pilot Tom...what must he put right so he can leap home with only his holographic buddy Al to help him.

The series features a mix of humor, drama, romance, social commentary, and science fiction, and was named one of TV Guide's "Top Cult Shows Ever".[

 

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The Invaders (1995)

July 8, 2017

Episode 72 is The Invaders 1995, Some sell him out someone won't believe a pilot called Nolan Wood (Scott Bakula) That the invaders are here.

The Invaders (or The New Invaders) is a two-part television miniseries(failed pilot) based on the 1967-68 original series The Invaders. Directed by Paul Shapiro.

 

 

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The Invaders (1967)

July 1, 2017

Episode 71 The Invaders is a Quinn Martin production that run from 1967 to 1968 about David Vincent ,A man too long without sleep who took a wrong turn and discover an alien invasion but know will believe him.

He will not stop, he keeps on talking
Just a tie and a suit
He's a lonely persuader
Fist-throwing crusader
Against invaders
Won't be mute.

 

 

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Young Hercules

June 25, 2017

Episode 70 is Ryan Gosling as Young Hercules ,it's a shame he hasn't gone to do more stuff he was pretty good.

The show features the efforts of Ares, the god of war, played by Kevin Tod Smith, who attempts often to destroy his younger half-brother to win over Zeus' good graces. Among his group is his nephew Strife, who is the rather weaker member of the team. Strife's mother is Discord, goddess of retribution , who acts more level-headed and power hungry than her counterpart on more than one occasion.

 

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Xena Warrior Princess

June 17, 2017

Episode 69 is Xena Warrior Princess ,not sure how she is a princess her mum owns a tavern.....

we talk about the Herc spin off from 1995 starring Lucy Lawless and Renee O'Connor.

Xena, a mighty Warrior Princess with a dark past, sets out to redeem herself. She is joined by small town bard, Gabrielle. Together they journey the ancient world and fight for the greater good against ruthless Warlords and gods

 

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Hercules The Legendary Journeys

June 11, 2017

Episode 68 we take a look at Hercules The Legendary Journeys staring Kevin Sorbo, this 1995 TV show focuses on Hercules (and sometimes his mate Iolaus but not as much has you think)    the demigod fight the forces of evil on a weekly bases and is very loosely based on greek mythology.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Terrahawks (1986)

June 4, 2017

The last of our look at Gerry Anderson's Supermarionation with Terrahawks although not supermarionation but be filmed in Supermacromation.

The series is set in the year 2020, after an alien force has destroyed NASA's Mars base and Earth is under threat. A small organisation, The Terrahawks, is set up to defend the planet. From Hawknest, their secret base in South America, they develop sophisticated weapons to prepare for the battles to come.

And my god I hated ever minute of this very poor show.

 

 

 

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Joe 90 (1968)

May 27, 2017

Episode 66 is Joe 90 which is the adventures of nine year old Joe McClaine,

who turns superspy after his scientist father (not real father) invents a device capable of duplicating expert knowledge and experience and transferring it to a human brain.

This is another of Gerry Anderson's Supermarionation for 1968, first episode which bares a striking resemblance to 1977 Craig Thomas noval FireFox.

 

 

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Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons (1967)

May 20, 2017

Episode 65 we look at Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons.

On a mission to Mars Captain Black and two other (Bert and Ernie (actually they where never named))

mistake the peaceful Martians scanner has a deathray which they then lay waste to the mars base, luckly 

the Martians have the ability to rebuild thier base, so no harm no foul ?... the Martains are a bit miffed and decide to destory the Earth and all Earth men ( and probably the women too although it's never mentioned)

but slow over along time bit by bit starting with killing the World President.

 

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Thunderbirds (1965) EP 64

May 13, 2017

Episode 64 is Gerry Anderson's Thunderbirds and they are go.

5...4...3...2...1...

Thunderbirds are go!
Calling, International Rescue
Calling, International Rescue
Calling, International Rescue...

Thunderbirds follows the exploits of the Tracy family, headed by American ex-astronaut turned multi-millionaire philanthropist Jeff Tracy he is a widower with five adult sons The Tracys form International Rescue (IR), a secret organisation dedicated to saving human life.

 

 

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