TV sucks for sci-fi fans.

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    It's been a while, and it'll be a while longer without real sci-fi on TV. No Star Trek. No Doctor Who. No Stargate. Etc. There was Terra Nova, which sucked so bad it didn't even get one full season before being cancelled. Even Syfy channel isn't producing much in the way of sci-fi. (I don't count the plentiful supernatural dramas as sci-fi. That's fantasy fiction, not science fiction).

    I don't ever remember such a sci-fi dry spell. But, on the bright side, lots of good sci-fi movies at the theater this year.
     
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    I feel your pain.
     
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    Definitely no shortage of "Monster of the week" movies on Siffy.
     
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    Books.

    [ame=http://www.amazon.com/Snow-Crash-Bantam-Spectra-Book/dp/0553380958]Snow Crash[/ame].

    Still rocks 20 years later.

     
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    Doctor Who will be back soon. Fox is negotiating with NetFlix to pick up Tera Nova.
     
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    Stream netflix though your game console you get all the sci fi stuff you want
     
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    I just can't get behind the 11th Doctor. The 10th Doctor is a hard act to follow, so I give the 11th some slack. But still...I just don't like him much.

    Amy Pond (Karen Gillan) more than makes up the difference, though. Her first appearance in that police costume. Hooooooly smokes...:eusa_drool:
     
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    Yeah, she's another one I'd tap until she or I broke ;)
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    Matt Smith is pretty good, give him a chance. True, David Tennant is a tough act to follow, but I've been able to find things I like in almost every 'Doctor' since Jon Pertwee (first one I ever saw). The only 'Doctor' I never really liked was Colin Baker. There was just something... off... about his portrayal.

    BTW... building a TARDIS in my back yard soon. Just finished the design and plans, will start construction in a few weeks. It's the Barry Newberry model, from the Tom Baker era (my personal favorite 'Doctor'). I'll have a thread for the ongoing construction over at Movie Props, Costumes and Scale Models | the RPF
     
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    Falling Skies returns June 17.
     
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    That's because Sci-Fi sucks.
     

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