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  • #40859
    Hollydays
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    Anyone remember this one? I just bought the series off of e-bay…I think it is great stuff and the graphics and spec. effects are really good despite being an older show….

    It reminds me alot of BSG.

    anyone else remember it?

    #76423
    DarkStar
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    Anyone remember this one?

    How could you forget it – It was great! Sci-Fi ran it a couple of years ago and I all the episodes where great – Sugar Dirt is a great two parter.

    #76434
    Hollydays
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    ooooh – I haven’t made it that far yet! I am really happy with this series so far, usually they jump the shark pretty quick, and what started out with such promise, fizzles and leaves me angry…

    #76436
    pet
    Participant

    This one doesn’t jump. The final ep is a doozy!

    Who Monitors the Birds and The Angriest Angel tie for the most memorable, IMO.

    #76439
    DarkStar
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    This one doesn’t jump. The final ep is a doozy!

    Who Monitors the Birds and The Angriest Angel tie for the most memorable, IMO.

    Ooo good choices. 8)

    #76475
    Jhevz
    Participant

    Hi Sad,
    Yes I do remember it & on 1 of the episodes, had added the Apollo 8 Christmas message on it, which made me cry; that was the most touching episode.

    SA&B Fans Unite,
    Jhevz 😉

    #76495
    Anonymous
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    I loved Space Above and Beyond, I think it was one of my all time favourite sci-fi shows, it showed war in space like real war, on the ground war. Hand-to-hand combat, soldiers who happened to have to fight in space. It showed their fears; it showed people’s prejudices, not against what we are used to thinking of as race, and not against women but against the clones. It was, pardon the cliche, gritty.

    #76546
    shadowolf
    Participant

    On the subject of BSG and A&B: I think BSG borrowed more than a little bit from “Angriest Angel” for the “Scar” episode.

    I agree with pet on the best episode. Though I like to add the one with Col. Butts “Easy as eatin’ pancakes” .. don’t remember the name of that one. 😳

    #76549
    Hollydays
    Participant

    Finally finished watching the series – so good ! – so sad it’s over!

    Yeah – I totally noticed the rip from “Angriest Angel” in the Scar ep! I think the whole series was heavily borrowed, really. A cool nod, i guess?

    I thought the last ep was kind of weak though.

    #76550
    shadowolf
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    Last episode? Of the season you mean? You make it sound so final.
    3rd season is coming, though I don’t know when. I’ve seen no signs of it being cancelled.

    Btw, in a head-to-head between “Scar” and “Chiggie Von Richthofen”, my money’s on the baron. Simply because of the “abandon all hope”-thing. 🙂

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