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Series One: The Science-Fiction Series
Premise.
Introductory look at the Science-Fiction Series.

The Aliens.
General info on the Aliens.

The Robots.
General info on the Robots.

The main space Vehicle.
General info on the Space Vehicle.

The Characters.
General info on the Characters.

The Stories.
General info on how the Stories will be implemented.

Episode Guide.
General info on the planned First Season.

Cool Things to Ponder.
Cool things about my show, listed five at a time.
1 to 5
6 to 10
11 to 15
16 to 20
21 to 25

Our Previews.
Fixing Star Trek's problems, one preview at a time.

The Honored Dead.
Actors I wanted who died already.

The Thrill of Illinois.
Where my show would be produced.

Proof a Large Cast can work.
Examples from other Television Series.

TV Series Premiere Announcements.
Compare what I am giving you to what little they gave you.

What is a Presentation Film?
How some shows began.

Letterbox Format Explanation.
What's with those black bars?







THINGS TO PONDER: 6 to 10


I can't put much detailed information here about my Science-Fiction series until production time comes. Until then here are some elements to ponder over. These alone show that my series is a step above most other programs.

ALIENS DON'T SPEAK ENGLISH.

Because we're not recycling the old Star Trek crap, our aliens don't speak a word of English. That rule alone eliminates 99% of Star Trek's stories, makes Babylon 5 extremely difficult, and completely eliminates Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda.

How many Science-Fiction Television Series can you name that followed this common sense rule? Here's a clue. The number is in the single digit range.

Contrary to Star Trek, in the original Star Wars trilogy of Wars, Empire and Jedi, only just two aliens, Yoda and Admiral Ackbar, ever spoke any English. That didn't seem to stop them from being entertaining, dramatic, nor did it hinder the storytelling.

Star Wars Jawa
Star Wars Jawa.


ROBOTS.

Robots are actually quite rare on Science Fiction Television Series. Unless you recall that episode of Star Trek where Captain Picard had to fight Gort the Robot over the fate of the Enterprise.

We will see Robots regularly on my Science-Fiction Series.

Doctor Who robot
Drathro the
Doctor Who robot.


THE FORMAT.

My Science-Fiction Series will be an hour long show, consisting of a Teaser, Four Acts, and an Epilogue, the same format as Babylon 5 & The Fugitive.

The Fugitive
The Fugitive.


LETTERBOX FORMAT.

Find out more about it HERE.

Star Wars Letterbox
Star Wars in
Letterbox.


NIGHT TIME ADVENTURES.

Unlike Star Trek and other shows where most of the action takes place during the daytime, many episodes and events on my show take place at night. Haven't you ever found it odd that the Klingons never decided to attack the Enterprise at 1:45 AM in the morning?

Just like that stupid idea that there is an "Up" in space, why is every planet set on the same time zone? Of all the negotiations and peace treaties the Enterprise had to do, you never once saw the crew bitching about how they had to get up at 11:00 PM at night to beam down to a planet just to find the sun bright and shiny and it's noon-time in this alien city.

Since space is black and dark, adding night-time adventures for the crew doesn't change anything for the production, but adds realism, credibility and fun. The few times Captain Picard ever complained about anything were fun to watch. And the episode "Schisms" (seen right) where Riker couldn't sleep because he kept being kidnapped and probed by aliens during his sleep, Riker's hair was priceless.

The majority of Episode 5 takes place at night, and is the first to do so.









Picard and Riker
Picard and Riker
from "Schisms".


Still Not Enough?
Five More Things to Ponder.


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