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This week in Sci-Fi Time Capsule, one of my favorite episodes of Firefly: "Jaynestown." How do you choose just one episode from a series filled with great episodes? Humor. I just found this to be the funniest, laugh-out-loud.
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One of the hallmarks of obsessive fandom is the crossover combat "what if" scenario, pitting two iconic characters from different universes against one another. The set ups can vary, but it's generally accepted that you shouldn't presume scenarios [Read this blog post]
This week in Sci-Fi Time Capsule, we are watching Galaxy Quest. This is a comedy sci-fi parody, with Star Trek (mainly the original series) firmly planted in its sights. It stars Santa Claus (Tim Allen), an alien exterminating astronaut (Sigourney We[Read this blog post]
A lot of speculative fiction takes place in a futuristic setting. This brings up the issue of needing to create futuristic societies. There is no pre-existing future to base it on. Unlike historical fiction where you can take what is known of Earth h[Read this blog post]
This week in Sci-Fi Time Capsule, one of my favorite episodes of Star Trek The Next Generation: "Cause and Effect," from Season 5, Episode 18. It doesn't involve Klingons, Romulans, Borg, or any mysterious planet or moral dilemma. What classic St[Read this blog post]