Four Feather Falls (1960)

April 15, 2017

Over the next 8 episodes we look at Gerry Anderson's Supermarionation , starting with Four Feather Falls.

The series is set in the fictitious late 19th-century Western town of Four Feather Falls, Kansas, and features the adventures of its sheriff, Tex Tucker. In the first episode, Grandpa Twink relates the story of how it all began to grandson, Little Jake

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Space Precinct (1994)

April 8, 2017

Episode 59 is here with Gerry Anderson's Space Precinct, it has flying cars alien more aliens and space police

The year is 2040 and there's not a lot of backstory to fill in the gaps, so lets say the human race meets some aliens and some of them want to be Cops and some Gangsters.

The series is set in the year 2040 and starred American actor Ted Shackelford as former NYPD detective Patrick Brogan, now a lieutenant with the Demeter City police force on the planet Altor in the Epsilon Eridani system. Brogan and his partner Jack Haldane (played by Rob Youngblood) must adjust to living in another solar system, and investigating crimes being committed by aliens as well as humans (that's more backstory than the pilot episode told us).

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Space Academy - Jason of star command

April 1, 2017

Episode 58 is a double on Space Academy and Jason Of Star Command!!!

Space Academy (1977)

The adventures of the young space cadets of Space Academy in the year 3732.

Commander  "Doctor Smith" Gampu is the leader of the academy.

Jason Of Star command (1978)

Jason was an officer of Star Command, which was located on the same asteroid as Space Academy.

Both have groundbreaking special effects and Sci Fi veterans in Jonathan Harris (Lost in Space ) and James Doohan (Star Trek) , what more could you want.

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Blake’s 7 (1978)

March 26, 2017

Episode 57 is all about Blake's 7 the cult BBC Sci-Fi show of 1978.

Blake's 7 was popular from its first broadcast, watched by approximately 10 million in the UK and shown in 25 other countries.

The Way Back

Former resistance leader Roj Blake witnesses a massacre and is subsequently framed for a series of fictional crimes by the totalitarian Federation.
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Ark II

March 19, 2017

Episode 56 is about 1976 ARK II, Three young scientists and a talking Monkey journey acorss the land in the high tech vehicle Ark II.

unfortunately our first recording did work so we had to do it again (back you never know that )

For millions of years, Earth was fertile and rich. Then pollution and waste began to take their toll. Civilization fell into ruin. This is the world of the 25th century. Only a handful of scientists remain, men who have vowed to rebuild what has been destroyed.

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The Starlost (1973)

March 12, 2017

Episode 55 we look at The Starlost ( okay we never heard of it either ).

This 1973 show stars Keir Dullea ( 2001's Dave Bowman ( this show is not full of stars )).

Foreseeing the destruction of the Earth, humanity builds a multi-generational starship called Earthship Ark, 50 miles (80 km) wide and 200 miles (320 km) long. The ship contains dozens of biospheres, each kilometres across and housing people of different cultures.

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Star Cops (1987)

March 5, 2017

Star Cops is a BBC Show which is a mashup of Sci-Fi and detective show but try to be grounded in real science.

Star Cops is set in the year 2027—some 40 years into the future at time of broadcast—a time in which space travel has become common and mankind is in the process of exploiting and colonising the Solar System. There are five permanently manned space stations orbiting the Earth and there are bases on the Moon and Mars. Approximately 3,000 people are living and working in space.

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Gerry Anderson’s UFO

February 26, 2017

In episode 53 we talk about Gerry Anderson's UFO (1970 )set in the future of 1980's where them pesky aliens are attacking earth but for what reason ( to catch Pokemon or plant them ) will we ever find out.

UFO was the Andersons' first totally live-action TV series. Despite the assumption of many TV station executives, the series was not aimed at children but was intended for an older audience; many episodes featured adult themes such as adultery, divorce, and drug use. Most of the cast were newcomers to Century 21, although star Ed Bishop had previously worked with the Andersons as a voice actor on Captain Scarlet and The Mysterons.

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Firefly

February 19, 2017

In our new episode we look at both of the Firefly pilots (Serenity and The Train Job).

Does a western sci fi work.....well yes it does even if you co host can't get his  tiny little brain around the idea.

Five hundred years in the future, a renegade crew aboard a small spacecraft tries to survive as they travel the unknown parts of the galaxy and evade warring factions as well as authority agents out to get them.

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Buck Rogers In The 25th Century

February 12, 2017

Episode 51 we talk Buck Rogers.

Star Wars was a big hit so what could cash in on that none other than Captain William Anthony "Buck" Rogers.

Universal then opted to release the first Buck Rogers TV movie theatrically on March 30, 1979. Good box-office returns led NBC to commission a weekly series.

 

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