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The best science fiction television from every decade.

Paul Levinson2 hours ago
Review of Westworld 1.9
Another episode of Westworld -- 1.9 -- just breathtaking in its philosophical insight and daring. The series, brilliant from the outset, just keeps getting better. The agenda is set in this ninth epis...
Paul Levinsona day ago
Review of Somewhere 1.2
A strong second episode of Somewhere Between last night, which answers some questions and sets out some ground rules for this story. First, Nico saved Laura from drowning and both went back in time — ...
Paul Levinson2 days ago
Review of Westworld 1.8
Much revealed in this excellent episode 1.8 of Westworld. Probably the most important: there are two kinds of programs afoot in Westworld, two kinds of stories (or two kinds of kinds of stories, to be...
Kelly Hawks2 days ago
Top 10 Sci-Fi Television Series
Sci-fi brings us elements like imagined futures, space travel, advanced technologies and life on faraway planets. A sci-fi television series allows us to see that there’s much more to the story. Week ...
Paul Levinson3 days ago
Review of Westworld 1.7
"I don't wanna be in a story," Dolores says to William, who later provides the best possible Westworld answer, telling Dolores the life he's been living outside is a lie, and the most truth he's ever ...
Paul Levinson6 days ago
Review of Westworld 1.6
An outstanding Westworld 1.6 -- the series gets better and better, Isaac Asimov (author of the three later four laws of robotics would've loved it) -- and in this episode jumps into some of the real p...
Paul Levinson7 days ago
Review of Westworld 1.5
An altogether excellent Westworld 1.5, with real progress in our understanding of what's going, mostly from Delores, and a little from the Man in Black. In both cases, conversations with Ford elicit s...
Paul Levinson8 days ago
Review of Westworld 1.4
"Vacation" — it was the name of a Connie Francis song in the early 1960s (Wikipedia says 1962, and that it was Connie's last big hit, and I remember hearing and singing it in high school), and it was ...
JA Laflin9 days ago
The Most Underrated Sci-Fi Series Ever
In the last few decades, we’ve seen some pretty amazing science fiction franchises—The X-Files, Stargate, Battlestar Galactica, Alien, the reemergence of Doctor Who, and let’s obviously not forget Sta...
Paul Levinson10 days ago
Review of Twin Peaks: The Return 1.10
Twin Peaks: The Return 1.10 last night ended with a better than usual song, which is saying a lot, since those concluding songs are often the best part of the episode. Last night's song, sung by Rebek...
Paul Levinson10 days ago
Review of Westworld 1.3
Episode 1.3 of Westworld was outstanding, signaling that this would be one brilliantly philosophical ride of a series, as we would want from a drama about artificial intelligence in android bodies. We...
Paul Levinson12 days ago
Review of Westworld 1.2
As the second Presidential debate played out across lots of television in October 2016, the second episode of Westworld proceeded on HBO. Actually, it had been available On Demand for about a week -- ...
Paul Levinson17 days ago
Review of Twin Peaks: The Return 1.9
That was the best line in Twin Peaks: The Return 1.9 last night—"I Don't See No Hidden Buttons" (said by the sheriff)—because, of course, he sees no hidden buttons, how could he, if they're hidden, an...
Kelly Hawks19 days ago
Top 10 Sci-Fi Anime Recommendations
Sci-fi can fit into multiple anime genres, whether it be horror, action, comedy… hell, even romance. Come on… who hasn’t had a “thing” for some cybernetic human from the future with the capabilities o...
Joshua Sky19 days ago
Into The Expanse and Beyond: A Conversation with Television Showrunner Naren Shankar
Naren Shankar has a long-running career in science fiction television. He's written for such critically acclaimed series as Star Trek: The Next Generation, SeaQuest DSV, Farscape, and The Outer Limits...
Worst Sci-Fi Couples of All Time
Science fiction has a lot of wonderful romances that fans love to see. Writers in the sci-fi genre generally end up being able to craft incredible stories about love in outer space, romancing while in...
Matthew Kresal25 days ago
Doctor Who: The Doctor Falls Review
Warning: Potential spoilers for the episode below. In the review I wrote a week ago for World Enough And Time, I praised that episode but wondered at the end of the day if showrunner Steven Moffat wou...
Nick Browna month ago
Rewatching... Doctor Who: The Evil Of The Daleks - Part 7
"A Dalek questioned an order." Saturday 1 July 1967 Colour television began today on BBC2 with the Wimbledon coverage. This is the first colour television service in Europe. According to The Times we ...