Science Fiction Television Series, 1990-2004: Histories, Casts and Credits for 58 Shows

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McFarland, Dec 10, 2008 - Performing Arts - 431 pages
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This is a detailed examination of 58 science fiction television series produced between 1990 and 2004, from the popular The X-Files to the many worlds of Star Trek (The Next Generation onward), as well as Andromeda, Babylon 5, Firefly, Quantum Leap, Stargate Atlantis and SG-I, among others. A chapter on each series includes essential production information; a history of the series; critical commentary; and amusing, often provocative interviews with overall more than 150 of the creators, actors, writers and directors. The book also offers updates on each series' regular cast members, along with several photographs and a bibliography. Fully indexed.
  

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Contents

Foreword
1
Introduction
3
Andromeda
12
Babylon 5
21
Beyond Reality
33
Century City
37
Cleopatra 2525
41
Crusade
50
seaQuest DSV
209
Seven Days
219
Sleepwalkers
226
Sliders
232
Above and Beyond
241
Space Precinct
247
Space Rangers
253
Special Unit 2
260

Dark Angel
55
Dark Skies
65
The Dead Zone
73
Final Conflict
79
Earth 2
89
Farscape
95
Firefly
104
First Wave
112
Harsh Realm
117
The Invisible Man
121
Jake 20
125
Jeremiah
129
The Dark Zone
136
Mann Machine
141
Mercy Point
147
Mysterious Ways
153
Night Visions
158
Odyssey 5
162
The Outer Limits
168
Prey
178
PsiFactor
182
Quantum Leap
189
RoboCop
195
Roswell
200
Deep Space Nine
265
Star Trek Enterprise
272
The Next Generation
280
Voyager
289
Atlantis
298
Stargate SG1 19972007
307
Starhunter
318
Strange World
322
TekWar
326
Time Trax
331
Timecop
335
Total Recall 2070
339
Tracker
344
The Series
348
The Twilight Zone
352
The Visitor
358
VR5
361
Welcome to Paradox
366
The XFiles
368
Appendix A
379
Appendix B
385
Index
393
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Frank Garcia is a science fiction media journalist whose work has appeared in Cinefantastique, Filmfax, Starlog, Video Watchdog and other publications. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. Mark Phillips is a Canadian correspondent for the New York-based magazine Starlog. He has written for Cinefantastique, Filmfax, Outre and Britain's TV Zone and lives in Victoria, British Columbia.

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