More Lazyweb: Sci-fi?

Now that I've almost worked my way through Firefly and Battlestar Galactica, what other sci-fi should I check out?

Comments:
At 12/24/2005 9:48 AM, Chris DiBona said...

Farscape....it may take a season or two to get it, but it's worth it.

 
At 12/24/2005 9:50 AM, Eric said...

Thanks - I knew you'd come through for me, DiBona!

-E

 
At 1/02/2006 4:05 PM, IvyMike said...

If you liked BSG, the short-lived "Space: Above and Beyond" is worth checking out. A very Heinleinesque series.

If you've already punished yourself by watching Star Wars Episodes II & III, you should do yourself a favor and watch the Clone Wars animated DVDs. These were a series of short animated segments that aired on Cartoon Network, intended to bridge the plot between episodes II & III. Personally, I think they are more entertaining than the movies.

 
At 1/03/2006 12:21 AM, josh said...

I second the Farscape recommedation wholeheartedly. In fact, I may even know where you could borrow the DVDs... :)

 
At 1/03/2006 9:30 PM, Chris said...

Deep Space Nine - all 7 seasons but the 5-7 are the best

Sci-Fi Channel's Children of Dune, or just read the whole Frank Herbert Dune series

 
At 1/08/2006 10:16 AM, Luann said...

The original Twilight Zone. The series ran from 1959-1964, with more than half the episodes written by creator Rod Serling. His musings on death, politics, racism, love, space exploration, greed, lust, etc., are extremely well written and,in most cases, well acted. Many great actors got a boost from appearing in one or more of these shows. Check it out.

 
At 1/08/2006 10:16 AM, Luann said...

The original Twilight Zone. The series ran from 1959-1964, with more than half the episodes written by creator Rod Serling. His musings on death, politics, racism, love, space exploration, greed, lust, etc., are extremely well written and,in most cases, well acted. Many great actors got a boost from appearing in one or more of these shows. Check it out.

 
At 1/08/2006 7:08 PM, Nemesis said...

Farscape really manages to create its own sub-genre: I call it "science parody."

It's pretty & luscious :)

 
At 1/13/2006 6:06 PM, palimpsestor said...

The one and only season of Earth 2

 
At 1/19/2006 9:18 PM, Biz said...

I second DiBona's Farscape suggestion but it is an acquired taste and you have to give it time. Some people swear by Stargate and Babylon 5 but they seem hollow to me after Star Trek. I assume you've already seen all of Star Trek The Next Generation? You could try watching a season of Deep Space Nine, Voyager, or Enterprise. With Firefly and Star Trek gone, Battlestar rules the universe right now. It rocks.

 

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