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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Stingray (1964)

May 6, 2017

Anything can happen in the next half hour....well more like 25 minutes, This week we are launching Stingray

 The fourth of our Gerry Anderson specials so join us as we enter the depths to find King Titan of Titanica: Ruthless ruler of the undersea race of the Aquaphibians.

 

Now the blurd

Stingray, a highly sophisticated combat submarine built for speed and manoeuvrability, is the flag vessel of the World Aquanaut Security Patrol (WASP), a security organisation based at Marineville in the year 2065.

 

 

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Fireball XL5

April 29, 2017

I wish I was a space man. The fastest guy alive. I'd fly you round the universe, In Fireball XL-5.

Episode 62 is Gerry Anderson's Fireball Xl5 we go with Steve Zodiac on a Mission to planet 46 to find who the mysterious aliens are and why thier are attacking Earth (we never find that out ).

 

 

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Supercar (1961)

April 23, 2017

Episode 61 is Gerry Anderson's Supercar, will supercar be able to rescue the stranded brothers and thier not talking monkey time time and will we find out if Doctor Beaker every make a perfect cup of tea?

The plot of the show consisted of Supercar, a vertical takeoff and landing craft invented by Prof. Rudolph Popkiss and Dr. Horatio Beaker, and piloted by Mike Mercury

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