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minesweeper
11-21-2002, 06:02 AM
Who remembers it? Wasn't it just the coolest thing ever?

I just downloaded a stack of episodes from Kazaa. It seems so primitive yet when I was a kid it was the scariest thing going.

Who needs top notch CGI images of alien spaceships etc. Just get a box on wheels and a synthesized voice!! Daleks Rule!!

hk_mp5kpdw
11-21-2002, 06:23 AM
It is still played on Maryland Public Television in the DC Metro area (channel 22 if you have COX Communications Cable) every Saturday at around 11:00 or 11:30 at night I think. It comes on right after Red Dwarf, now there's a good Sci-Fi comedy show!

minesweeper
11-21-2002, 06:33 AM
Yeeeeeeeeess Red Dwarf, what a show!! Unfortunately I live in England and despite our terrestrial TV companies making these shows, they no longer broadcast them.

hk_mp5kpdw
11-21-2002, 07:03 AM
How can they not broadcast that show in England anymore, it doesn't make any sense. Well, according to the official Red Dwarf website (http://www.reddwarf.co.uk) , they now have season 1 available on DVD for about 14.99 (don't know what that is in US $). So, buy that and you will be able to enjoy all the smegging goodness.

Davros
11-21-2002, 07:22 AM
Yeh Doctor Who was good.

But this was better...

Space1999

Anyone remember this?

Brian
11-21-2002, 07:27 AM
Hmmm I wonder if this post will be deleted...

*cough references to piracy etc cough*

Davros
11-21-2002, 07:30 AM
Found a Space1999 link:

http://www.space1999.net/~catacombs/cybermuseum/

>Hmmm I wonder if this post will be deleted..

Are you suggesting MineSweeper has committed a thought crime? He's in trouble now. :)

minesweeper
11-21-2002, 07:38 AM
*cough references to piracy etc cough*


Well if they would put it back on telly I would watch it. But they don't, they fill our channels with junk causing me to look elsewhere for quality programmes. Besides, if it was made by the BBC and I posess a TV license, then surely I haven't infringed any copyright?!

...
11-21-2002, 08:30 AM
copyrights expire after a few years.

Shadow
11-21-2002, 09:03 AM
> copyrights expire after a few years.
Good call.
Else..you could download from China...or move there. Very leniant copyright laws.

correlcj
11-21-2002, 10:55 AM
"BUCK ROGERS!"
that was cool too!

Davros
11-21-2002, 11:01 AM
Yeh. Buck Rogers was cool because it was so naff. But Blake7 (UK) was even naffer.

Iddy Biddy Biddy Biddy

hk_mp5kpdw
11-21-2002, 11:36 AM
BattleStar Gallactica!

Davros
11-22-2002, 11:07 AM
>No way I remember watching it as a kid and thinking it was ok, then they made the fatal error and re-run it in 1999 (I wonder why? ) and it was truly appaling.

Have you re-watched Doctor Who lately? At least Space1999 has got some really fit lassies in it, remember Miya? Also the space ships look technical sound, not like a flying telephone box.

>But best of All: Joe90, Thunderbirds (are GO!) and my personal favourite (the Indestructible) Captain Scarlet

All these were made by Gerry Anderson, who also, by the way, made Space1999.

adrianxw
11-22-2002, 03:01 PM
>>> All these were made by Gerry Anderson

Gerry and Sylvia Anderson.

>>> who also, by the way, made

... and Stingray and FireBall XL5 and SuperCar and Four Feather Falls, (all older series).

The live action UFO to, but that was a bit different. Gerry later made another series called TerraHawks, (I think), but was a last gasp.