Some TV shows were so limited that they had forgotten some who watched them and never heard of at all and most. Here are just a few of the most short-lived science fiction shows
“Quark” :. Richard Benjamin commands space garbage truck in the 23rd century. This one lasted only eight episodes, but while not consistently funny, it really is not so bad. The series parodied “Star Wars”, “2001”, “Flash Gordon” and especially, “Star Trek”. Look for a young Tim Thomerson Gene / Jean, a man with a full set of male and female chromosomes known as “transmute.” The rest of the cast includes necessary Spock-style alien sidekick, Ficus. He comes from the planet of humanoid plants called Vegetons.
A highlight for the kids was CYB and Tricia Barnstable Betty, one was a clone. Only one of them said the other was a clone, so we never knew for sure. Ever. Who knows if we ever would have
“Max Headroom”: 20 minutes in the future – subtitular timing of this order ‘- TV off switches are illegal, credit fraud is worse than murder, and journalist? lose his / her vidicam is hanging offense. Sounds like a nightmare, all right. According to this innovative series, the ’80s icon proved to be what might be one of the first avatars, created by young computer nerd from the brainwaves of the crusading investigative reporter Edison Carter (Matt Frewer).
After a long wait, “Max Headroom” is finally on DVD! Give him a chance, with an open mind and perhaps a few drinks
“The Star Lost” :. Infamous by author Harlan Ellison separate themselves from it, “The Star Lost” ran for about half a season starting in autumn 1973. The Earthship Ark is a huge starship that is being carried many special biospheres in the farthest reaches of space for centuries. Over time, this fact was forgotten for generations. It is up to three refugees from Amish-style ecosystem to find someone to do the instructions for the ship before it encounters end with the star and defeated its purpose. Seems mysterious apocalypse wiped out the Earth and several other planets in our solar system, and the Ark has been carrying the last of mankind for centuries. The fact has not been returned to the more recent generations, so that they do not know they are traveling through space. The Ark will of course be corrected in time?
video format of the exhibition, including the much-hyped Chroma key effects not help “The Star Lost.” Worse yet, a technical consultant Ben Bova also left, complaining that production staff would not listen to him. He and Ellison who had the last laugh, though. A protege of Ellison wrote the novel version of the original “Star Lost” pilot, and Bova wrote “The Star Crossed,” a novel lampooning all chaos. It chronicles managed the production of the first 3DTV series, cost ring French Jock who speaks broken English.
nowadays, TV dramas with a dash of sci fi and fantasy (“Lost,” “Fringe,” “Ghost Whisperer”) can coax the audience. Apparently Max was too weird and Dystopian and “Star Lost” may have been either too pessimistic or just too low-budget. Thanks to the Internet and DVD, countless shows can be enjoyed by those who missed them the first time. So if you can, give them a chance. You may be surprised.