Category Archives: Classic Sci Fi TV

Classic Sci Fi TV: The Invaders

Classic Sci Fi TV: Our ongoing look back at many of the classics of science fiction and fantasy television. What Is It? In this series, architect David Vincent uncovers a silent invasion by aliens that have taken up human form and goes on a crusade to stop the invaders and convince others of their threat. When Did It… Read More »

Classic Sci Fi TV: The Twilight Zone

Classic Sci Fi TV: Our ongoing look back at many of the classics of science fiction and fantasy television. What Is It? Hosted by series creator Rod Serling, this classic anthology offered stories with sci fi / fantasy elements but that often acted as cautionary tales commenting on the foibles of human nature When Did It Air? 1959-64,… Read More »

Classic Sci Fi TV: Jonny Quest

Classic Sci Fi TV: Our ongoing look back at many of the classics of science fiction and fantasy television. What Is It? This classic Hanna-Barbara animated sci fi/adventure series followed the young Jonny Quest and his friend Hadji as they travel around the world with Jonny’s scientist father Dr. Benton Quest and family bodyguard Race Bannon (along with… Read More »

Classic Sci Fi TV: 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 run, it chronicles… Read More »

Classic Sci Fi TV: Star Trek: The Next Generation

Classic Sci Fi TV: Our ongoing look back at many of the classics of science fiction and fantasy television. What Is It? This series continues the mission of the U.S.S. Enterprise one hundred years after the events of the original Star Trek series and with a new crew running the ship. When Did It Air? 1987-94, Syndicated, 7… Read More »

Classic Sci Fi TV: The Prisoner

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, a secret agent abruptly resigns from his position but is abducted and taken to a place known as “the Village”, which is designed to contain and get information from people who… Read More »

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 the stars. When… Read More »

Classic Sci Fi TV: 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 is nothing wrong… Read More »

Classic Sci Fi TV: 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 the early to… Read More »

Classic Sci Fi TV: 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 and must thwart… Read More »