Babylon 5

Classic Sci Fi TV: Our ongoing look back at many of the classics of science fiction and fantasy television. What Is It? This show takes place on the massive space station Babylon 5 that acts as a neutral meeting place for the various races in the known galaxy. Over the course of the show’s five-year […]

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Space: 1999

Classic Sci Fi TV: Our ongoing look back at many of the classics of science fiction and fantasy television. What Is It? In this British made series, the Moon gets launched out of orbit when a nuclear waste dump erupts in a massive explosion and sends the inhabitants of Moonbase Alpha on a journey through […]

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The Outer Limits

Classic Sci Fi TV: Our ongoing look back at many of the classics of science fiction and fantasy television. What Is It? This anthology series gave us science fiction focused tales that often worked around a monster-of-the-week format and that also delivered the expected twist ending.  The opening narration has since become iconic for sci fi TV: There […]

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Star Trek The Animated Series

Classic Sci Fi TV: Our ongoing look back at many of the classics of science fiction and fantasy television. What Is It?  This animated continuation of the adventures of the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise came into existence in response to the phenomena that developed around the original series when it blossomed in syndication during […]

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The X-Files

Classic Sci Fi TV: Our ongoing look back at many of the classics of science fiction and fantasy television. What Is It? This series follows FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully as they investigate cases that appear to be linked to the paranormal. In the course of their investigations, they discover a worldwide conspiracy […]

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Lost in Space

Classic Sci Fi TV: Our ongoing look back at many of the classics of science fiction and fantasy television. What Is It? In this 1965 space adventure series, the Robinson family set off on a journey to colonize Alpha Centauri, but the sinister Dr. Smith sabotages the ship which sends it far off course with […]

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Classic Sci Fi TV: Quatermass

Our ongoing look back at many of the classics of science fiction and fantasy television. What Is It? This was actually three separate serials that aired in Britain in the 1950’s (plus a final serial in 1979) that focused on Professor Quatermass and his investigations into alien life that has come into contact with Earth. […]

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Classic Sci Fi TV: Star Trek (1966)

Our ongoing look back at many of the classics of science fiction and fantasy television. What Is It? Not that this show needs an introduction, but this classic space travel series followed the crew of the USS Enterprise on their five year mission to explore new worlds, make contact with alien civilizations, and also patrol […]

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Classic Sci Fi TV: Space Patrol (1950)

Our ongoing look back at many of the classics of science fiction and fantasy television. What Is It? This was one of the original sci fi series to debut during the early days of television and it followed the adventures of Commander Buzz Corry of the United Planets Space Patrol, his sidekick Cadet Happy, and […]

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Classic Sci Fi TV: Lights Out (1949)

Our ongoing look back at many of the classics of science fiction and fantasy television. What Is It? This anthology series based on the radio show of the same name delivered tales of suspense, horror, sci fi, and the supernatural. When Did It Air? NBC, 1949-52, 3 Seasons Totaling 152 Episodes (Plus a Tryout 4 […]

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