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Old 09-25-05, 06:27 PM
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Boston.Com's top 50 sci-fi shows of all time

http://www.boston.com/ae/tv/gallery/topscifishows/

1. Star Trek (original)
2. Battlestar Galactica (new)
3. Star Trek TNG
4. The X-Files
5. Babylon 5
6. Stargate SG-1
7. The Twilight Zone
8. Dr. Who
9. MST 3000
10.Sliders
11.Lost
12.Xena-Warrior Princess
13.The Outer Limits
14.Star Trek- Voyager
15.Logans Run
16.Flash Gordon
17.Firefly
18.V
19.Dark Angel
20.The Hitchhiker
21.Quantum Leap
22.Andromeda
23.Tales from the Crypt
24.Wonder Woman
25.The Jetsons
26.Stargate Atlantis
27.Buffy the Vampire Slayer
28.Adventures or Superman
29.The Six Million Dollar Man
30.Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
31.Alien Nation
32.My Favorite Martian
33.Lost in Space
34.The Avengers
35.Battlestar Galactica (original)
36.Bionic Woman
37.Space 1999
38.Batman
39.The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
40.The Thunderbirds
41.Futurama
42.Science Fiction Theater
43.Nowhere Man
44.Lois & Clark
45.The Greatest American Hero
46.That Was Then
47.Buck Rodgers
48.3rd Rock from the Sun
49.The Wild Wild West
50.Earth-Final Conflict


Thoughts? I love MST3K at #9. But where is farscape?
Old 09-25-05, 06:37 PM
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Sliders at #10 and no Farscape? It's not even worth arguing about this list. Xena? Voyager and no Deep Space Nine Funny stuff.

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The Jetsons? Stargate Atlantis? Give me a damn break!

Nice to see the new Galactica up there so high.
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That list obviously has quite a few problems. For the sake of brevity, I will just point a few.

First, the new Battlestar Galactica is a great show, but I think it is too early to put it that high on the list. Perhaps after another few seasons. The same goes for Lost.

Voyager is on the list, but Deep Space Nine is not?!?!?!

Where is Farscape?

Why is the Jetsons on the list?

Xena is not sci-fi.

Was there actually a Logan's Run series?
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They included Voyager but left off DS9? These people must be heavily medicated.
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A pretty liberal use of the term "sci-fi" in my opinion.
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I love Batman, but what the heck makes that sci-fi? The Bat-gadgets?

Anyone heard any talk of a DVD release of Science Fiction Theater? This was a favorite show of a friend of mine. I think the SciFi Channel used to run it early in the morning, but that was years ago.
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Desperate Housewives is #7? WTF? ;-)
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I agree, how they left off DS9 is sad..

and where the heck is millenium and space:1999

Damnit!
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3rd Rock from the Sun???
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Firefly and Dark Angel shouldn't be that close on any ranked list, ever.
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Count me in on the no DS9... that's just wrong.

Lost is considered Sci-Fi?
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Yes, there was a Logan's Run series. Horrible doesn't even begin to describe it.

No DS9 or Farscape, but these bozos added Sliders, Batman, Buck Rogers, That Was Then, Flash Gordon? Tales From The Crypt is great, but not sci-fi.

Lost and the new BSG kick ass, but it's way too soon. And Futurama is too far down the list.

Something new must be stinking up Boston Harbor for a list like this one to be made.
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THE PRISONER is not on the list, therefore the list is totally invalid. Nuff' said.
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What a fucked up list. A solid quarter are just plain fantasy genre and the rankings are horrific.
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Space: Above & Beyond should be on there somewhere. I know it only had a short run but it had promise and ended before its time.
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Originally Posted by Rockmjd23
Worst list ever. Boston Globe sucks at everything.
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It's not just the crap and non-scifi that they put in there and the good shows they left out, but it's like the shows that are on the list are just placed in a random order. I mean, Futurama is #41, and then the Jetsons are #25. And Voyager at #14? Sliders at #10? Buffy below Stargate Atlantis?
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To compare apples and apples: Dark Angel ahead of Buffy?
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How can Firefly even be listed? If it did not have enough of a following to last more than 1 season, how could it be on the top 50. Don't get me wrong, I love the show but clearly alot of people did not or else they would still be producing new episodes.

What a screwed up list.........
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Originally Posted by cajun_junky
How can Firefly even be listed? If it did not have enough of a following to last more than 1 season, how could it be on the top 50. Don't get me wrong, I love the show but clearly alot of people did not or else they would still be producing new episodes.

What a screwed up list.........
I guess we will see Friday...
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Where's Braveheart and Liar, Liar?
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Originally Posted by das Monkey
Sliders at #10 and no Farscape? It's not even worth arguing about this list. Xena? Voyager and no Deep Space Nine Funny stuff.

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Completely agree.
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Originally Posted by Jeremy517
Where's Braveheart and Liar, Liar?
Good one!
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What no great shows like Ottoman and The Manamal?

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