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Old 10-14-03, 04:58 AM
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Sci Fi / Cult TV Tournament : ROUND 2B

Yes, it's time for the second (and last) set of matches from Round 2! Here are all the winning shows that advanced from Round 1. Vote for your favorites!

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MATCH #09

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER -vs- SLIDERS



last round...
Buffy the Vampire Slayer defeated Manimal, 22 - 2.
Sliders defeated Highlander, 20 - 11.

To Learn more about Buffy The Vampire Slayer - http://www.upn.com/shows/buffy/

To Learn more about Sliders - http://www.sliders.net/


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MATCH #10

STAR TREK DEEP SPACE NINE -vs- BABYLON 5



last round...
Star Trek Deep Space Nine defeated Freaks and Geeks, 19 - 5.
Babylon 5 defeated Family Guy, 19 - 5.

To Learn more about Star Trek Deep Space Nine - http://www.startrek.com/startrek/vi.../DS9/index.html

To Learn more about Babylon 5 - http://www2.warnerbros.com/babylon5/home.html

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MATCH #11

THE INCREDIBLE HULK -vs- FUTURAMA



last round...
The Incredible Hulk defeated Sifl & Olly, 22 - 2.
Futurama defeated X-Files, 15 - 14.

To Learn more about The Hulk - http://www.incrediblehulktvseries.com/

To Learn more about Futurama - http://www.fox.com/futurama/

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MATCH #12

DOCTOR WHO -vs- OUTER LIMITS



last round...
Doctor Who defeated Sabrina the Teenage Witch, 23 - 3.
The Outer Limits defeated Charmed, 24 - 5.

To Learn more about Doctor Who - http://www.bbc.co.uk/cult/doctorwho/

To Learn more about Outer Limits - http://timstvshowcase.com/outlimit.html

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MATCH #13

ANGEL -vs- FIREFLY


last round...
Angel defeated Agua Teen Hunger Force, 21 - 5.
Firefly defeated Space Above and Beyond, 16 - 8.

To Learn more about Angel - http://www.thewb.com/Shows/Show/0,73...,00.html<br />

To Learn more about Firefly - http://www.fireflyfans.net/


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MATCH #14

BLAKES 7 -vs- SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN



last round...
Blakes 7 defeated Perfect Strangers, 16 - 2.
Six Million Dollar Man defeated V : The Series, 18 - 12.

To Learn more about Blakes 7 - http://www.blakes7.com/


To Learn more about the Six Million Dollar Man - http://www.sixmilliondollarsite.co.uk/


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MATCH #15

ROUGHNECKS : STARSHIP TROOPERS -vs- 24



last round...
Roughnecks Starship Troopers defeated Mr Show, 16 - 9.
24 defeated First Wave, 14 - 9.

To Learn more about Roughnecks Starship Troopers - http://www.trooperpx.com/RSTC/series.html


To Learn more about 24 - http://www.fox.com/24/

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MATCH #16

BATTLESTAR GALACTICA -vs- QUANTUM LEAP



last round...
Battlestar Galactica defeated Land of the Lost, 25 - 3.
Quantum Leap defeated The Young Ones, 19 - 9.

To Learn more about Battlestar Galactica - http://www.battlestargalactica.com/

To Learn more about Quantum Leap - http://www.scifi.com/quantum/

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ROUND 2B REVIEW
MATCH #09 - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER vs SLIDERS
MATCH #10 - STAR TREK DEEP SPACE NINE vs BABYLON 5
MATCH #11 - THE INCREDIBLE HULK vs FUTURAMA
MATCH #12 - DOCTOR WHO vs OUTER LIMITS
MATCH #13 - ANGEL vs FIREFLY
MATCH #14 - BLAKES 7 vs SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN
MATCH #15 - ROUGHNECKS STARSHIP TROOPERS vs 24
MATCH #16 - BATTLESTAR GALACTICA vs QUANTUM LEAP
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Vote below.

Voting on this round ends Monday Oct 20th at midnight.
(Im a day late posting this round so it ends monday instead of sunday)

Voting on Round 2A is still open until Tjursday Oct 16 at midnight, so vote on those if you haven't done that yet.
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MATCH #09 - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER
Never saw Sliders and I've seen Buffy (though I'm not a Buffy fanatic like a lot of people here). Buffy wins, despite Sarah Michelle Gellar's nose.

MATCH #10 - BABYLON 5
Never seen either show but Babylon 5 wins on the strength of the Poo Flinger's boner for this show.

MATCH #11 - THE INCREDIBLE HULK
Me and Lou Ferrigno have the same birthday. Futurama is a primetime cartoon that isn't South Park.

MATCH #12 - DOCTOR WHO
Never seen either show but that Doctor Who guy looks familiar. I know I know him but I can't think of his name.

MATCH #13 - FIREFLY
Sorry you Whedonites, but I love Firefly!!! Oh wait, Whedon did Firefly, too. Well, I've never seen Angel, so there.

MATCH #14 - SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN
Heather Thomas in her bikini in the opening credits. Isn't that enough to vote for this show? Oh, the theme song was frickin' awesome, too.

MATCH #15 - 24
Jack Bauer is the most badass character on TV right now. His daughter is pretty hot, but she's irritating as all hell. I hope he accidentally shoots her this season.

MATCH #16 - BATTLESTAR GALACTICA
How could you not like a show with the guy from Big Valley and the guy from the A-Team? I never saw Quantum Leap, anyway.

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MATCH #09 - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER
MATCH #10 - STAR TREK DEEP SPACE NINE
MATCH #11 - THE INCREDIBLE HULK
MATCH #12 - DOCTOR WHO
MATCH #13 - ANGEL
MATCH #14 - SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN
MATCH #15 - 24
MATCH #16 - QUANTUM LEAP
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MATCH #09 - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER
MATCH #10 - BABYLON 5
MATCH #11 - FUTURAMA
MATCH #12 - DOCTOR WHO
MATCH #13 - ANGEL
MATCH #14 - BLAKES 7
MATCH #15 - 24
MATCH #16 - QUANTUM LEAP

ARRGGH! Having to choose between my two favorite sci-fi programs in DS9 and B5!!
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9. Buffy the Vampire Slayer
10. Babylon 5
11. Futurama
12. Doctor Who
13. Angel
14. Blakes 7
15. 24
16. Quantum Leap
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Oh good lord this round is really painful:

MATCH #09 - BTVS: I do love Sliders but that final season was just painful to watch.
MATCH #10 - DS9: This oen is literally a tie. I love both shows, the writing was excellent, the acting was great and I know B5 is going to win. I'm going with DS9 because the show doesn't get the love it deserves from critics and trekkies alike.
MATCH #11 -
MATCH #12 -
MATCH #13 - Firefly
MATCH #14 - Six Million Dollar Man
MATCH #15 -
MATCH #16 - Quantum Leap
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Wow, apparently a lot of people smoked a lot of crack when they voted in the last round. Angel better than ATHF? Sorry, Angel is a pathetic rip-off of Forever Knight. ATHF is original.

MATCH #09 - SLIDERS (Just because I hate Buffy and the over-hype that much)
MATCH #10 - STAR TREK DEEP SPACE NINE (I may have voted for Bab 5 had it even been on at a regular time where I could see it)
MATCH #11 - FUTURAMA (Most painful choice this round)
MATCH #12 - OUTER LIMITS
MATCH #13 - FIREFLY (Just because Angel sucks)
MATCH #14 - SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN
MATCH #15 - 24
MATCH #16 - BATTLESTAR GALACTICA (Quantum Leap took down The Young Ones. IT MUST PAY!)
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lisa, DS9 gets lots of love, I think; and I hardly think B5 will be a lock (though I appreciate the Roman God's recognition of my hardon for it). There's a vocal minority, but DS9 is still significantly more mainstream.

09 - Buffy the Vampire Slayer
10 - Babylon 5 (painful choice)
11 - Futurama
12 - Doctor Who
13 - Angel (sadly Firefly never got the chance to be great)
14 - Blake's 7
15 - Roughnecks: Starship Troopers (if it wasn't sci-fi or cult last round, it's not sci-fi or cult this round)
16 - Quantum Leap

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MATCH #09 - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER
MATCH #10 - BABYLON 5
MATCH #11 - FUTURAMA
MATCH #13 - FIREFLY (this is the hardest one yet. I love both shows but Firefly edges out Angel just slightly.)
MATCH #15 - 24
MATCH #16 - BATTLESTAR GALACTICA
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Re: Sci Fi / Cult TV Tournament : ROUND 2B

MATCH #09 - BUFFY
Sliders good, Buffy GREAT - at least as far as half way though season 4, that is.

MATCH #10 - B5
This one's a total duh. Deep Space 9 wishes that at it's best it was as good as B5 at it's worst.

MATCH #11 - HULK
Hulk SMASH!

MATCH #12 - DOCTOR WHO
A close matchup - I enjoy Outer Limits, but in the end I'm the Doctor's bitch (and have been for 20 solid years now) and must vote accordingly.

MATCH #13 - Abstain

MATCH #14 - SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN
Another very close, close matchup - but in the end the kitch value of the 6 Million Dollar Man wins out in the end.

MATCH #15 - Abstain

MATCH #16 - QUANTUM LEAP
I dearly love Galactica from my childhood, but I gotta take the Leap.
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Re: Sci Fi / Cult TV Tournament : ROUND 2B

MATCH #09 - SLIDERS
MATCH #10 - BABYLON 5
MATCH #11 - FUTURAMA
MATCH #12 - DOCTOR WHO
MATCH #13 - abstain
MATCH #14 - SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN
MATCH #15 - 24
MATCH #16 - QUANTUM LEAP
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#9 Buffy
#10 DS9
#11 Hulk
#12 Outer Limits
#13 Angel
#14 Six MillionDollar Man
#15 Starship Troopers
#16 Battlestar Gallactica
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lisa, DS9 gets lots of love, I think; and I hardly think B5 will be a lock (though I appreciate the Roman God's recognition of my hardon for it). There's a vocal minority, but DS9 is still significantly more mainstream.
Oh I totally agree that DS9 is more mainstream than B5 I'm just looking at it compared to TNG. I work in academia and when you read about Star Trek it's TOS or TNG and nothing else which pisses me off. My dream dissertation would be to compare DS9 and B5 but my advisors have vetoed the idea.

I think you underestimate your power to persuade people on this list to watch B5. All your converts will come out of the woodwork and vote
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MATCH #09 - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER
MATCH #10 - BABYLON 5 (easy choice!)
MATCH #11 - FUTURAMA
MATCH #12 - OUTER LIMITS
MATCH #13 - ANGEL
MATCH #14 - SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN
MATCH #15 - 24
MATCH #16 - QUANTUM LEAP
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Seeing you quote my post, I cannot believe I called Zeus a "Roman God." I am ashamed.

Anyway, wrt DS9, I don't really think of it as "Trek." Yes, it's a Trek series and has many positive elements of the franchise, but it doesn't tap into the core of the Roddenberry vision the way TOS and TNG did. That's perfectly fine, and I have nothing against that in any way as it's simply a different series, but I do think it speaks to why you hear TOS and TNG grouped together. Their influence on the culture (especially TOS) is staggering. DS9 was just a great television series. Many think it's the best of the lot ... but it's "different" if that makes sense.

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Edit: I'm on a roll today (or perhaps "role"), speaking "hear" incorrectly

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Match #09-Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Match #10-Star Trek Deep Space Nine
Match #11-Futurama
Match #12-Outer Limits
Match #13-Angel
Match #14-Six Million Dollar Man
Match #15-24
Match #16-Quantum Leap
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ROUND 2B REVIEW

MATCH #09 - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER
MATCH #10 - ?
MATCH #11 - FUTURAMA
MATCH #12 - ?
MATCH #13 - ANGEL
MATCH #14 - ?
MATCH #15 - 24
MATCH #16 - BATTLESTAR GALACTICA
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MATCH #09 - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER
MATCH #10 - BABYLON 5
MATCH #11 - ----
MATCH #12 - ----
MATCH #13 - ANGEL
MATCH #14 - ----
MATCH #15 - 24
MATCH #16 - QUANTUM LEAP
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MATCH #09 - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER
MATCH #10 - BABYLON 5
MATCH #11 - FUTURAMA
MATCH #12 - DOCTOR WHO
MATCH #13 - ANGEL
MATCH #14 - SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN
MATCH #15 - ROUGHNECKS STARSHIP TROOPERS
MATCH #16 - QUANTUM LEAP
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ROUND 2B REVIEW
MATCH #09 - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER
Both had off final seasons, but Buffy was just flat, Sliders was horrific.

MATCH #10 - STAR TREK DEEP SPACE NINE
This may be unpopular here, but I just have better memories of DS9. It was a fresh take on the ST universe (which is more than can be said for all the other series).

MATCH #11 - FUTURAMA
No love for either of these shows, but Futurama is better.

MATCH #12 - DOCTOR WHO
When I was a around ten we went a year or so without cable, the only station we could receive was PBS and Doctor Who was the ONLY good show on the station (at least for anyone older than 6, but younger than 60)

MATCH #13 - FIREFLY
I just finished watching two unaired episodes and I'm about the watch the third. It reminds me of how good this show really was. It's such a shame it had to go.

MATCH #14 -
Never saw Blakes 7.

MATCH #15 - ROUGHNECKS STARSHIP TROOPERS
24 is not cult/sci-fi enough for me.

MATCH #16 - QUANTUM LEAP
I really loved Quantum Leap. In fact it kind of started a neurosis of mine, which occurs mostly when I'm watching tv. For example I will be watching sports and I have a fear that I will be quantum leaped into a referee, but I don't know how to be a ref. I thought this weekend as I was watching the ALCS that I don't know how to signal a checked swing if I was a line ref in baseball. If I were quantum leaped into a ref just before the catcher signaled for a call (which is how quantum leaps always happens) I would be screwed.

I don't always relate these thoughts to Quantum leap, it could also be the result of non-quantum-time-travel activity such as the wacky hijinks that forced Leslie Nielsen to fake being a umpire in Naked Gun.
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ROUND 2B REVIEW
MATCH #09 - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER
MATCH #10 - BABYLON 5
MATCH #11 - FUTURAMA
MATCH #12 - OUTER LIMITS
MATCH #13 - FIREFLY
MATCH #14 - ---
MATCH #15 - 24
MATCH #16 - QUANTUM LEAP
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Originally posted by das Monkey
Seeing you quote my post, I cannot believe I called Zeus a "Roman God." I am ashamed.

As well you should be.



I'm going to have to send the cast of My Big Fat Greek Wedding over to kick your ass.

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In my defense, posts made before I've had my morning Scotch are unreliable.

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9. Buffy the Vampire Slayer
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11. Futurama
12. Outer Limits
13. Angel
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15. 24
16. Quantum Leap
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MATCH #09 - BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER
MATCH #10 - BABYLON 5
MATCH #11 -
MATCH #12 - DOCTOR WHO
MATCH #13 - ANGEL
MATCH #14 -
MATCH #15 -
MATCH #16 - QUANTUM LEAP

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