Category: Cult TV Essentials

Cult TV Essentials: Starhyke

Whilst only six episodes were made, Starhyke remains popular to those who watched it, especially those who were fans of Claudia Christian. The show takes place in the year 3034 at a time when humans have become emotionless drones bent on expansion by destroying any alien species they encounter. […]

Cult TV Essentials: Erexion

On the distant planet Airon, there was the Crystal tower which held “the crystals,” a powerful source of energy that kept the galaxy in balance. The evil Terra however, tried to gain control of it and the brave general Kamo stopped him by destroying the tower. The crystals divided into […]

Cult TV Essentials: T. J. Hooker

T.J. Hooker was one of my favorite shows during high school. One of the principal reasons was because it starred William Shatner. Shatner was a favorite of mine since he was Captain Kirk on Star Trek. So, naturally I would gravitate toward any form of entertainment with him […]

The Magician

The Magician was another of my favorite shows back in the day. It ran on NBC from 1973-1974.  Bill Bixby (the future Incredible Hulk), starred as Tony Blake a millionaire magician who solves crimes. Originally in the series pilot, his character was named Tony Dorian but was later […]

The Bionic Woman

With the recent opening of Wonder Woman in theaters and discussions about female action heroines, I decided to do a retrospective on one of my favorite television characters from my youth, The Bionic Woman. The show was a spin-off of the successful series The Six Million Dollar Man […]

Space: Above and Beyond

Space: Above and Beyond was an American science fiction television show created and written by Glen Morgan and James Wong. It was originally planned for five seasons but was sadly cancelled after one season (23 episodes) that ran between 1995 and 1996. As the series opens humanity has begun to colonize other […]

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea

One of my favorite science fiction shows when I was a child was Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, starring Richard Basehart as Admiral Harriman Nelson and David Hedison (The Fly) as Commander Lee Crane. The series was based on the 1961 movie starring Walter Pidgeon, Joan […]