Category Archives: TV Reviews

Television Review: The New Mythbusters

The Discovery Channel’s wildly popular MythBusters series ended in 2016, but it turned out that the show just couldn’t stay away. The Science Channel picked it up again, airing a game show to choose the new hosts of the series. … Continue reading

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Television Review: The Orville

Seth MacFarlane, best known for Family Guy and Ted, but also the executive producer of the recent Cosmos series has a new live-action science fiction show this year that is described as a “love letter” to Star Trek. This is … Continue reading

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Television Review: Star Trek: Discovery

Sunday night marked the first return of Star Trek to television in 12 years with the release of the pilot of Star Trek: Discovery. Star Trek has always been my favorite science fiction franchise. (Yes, better than Star Wars. I … Continue reading

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Television Review: Doctor Who Series 10

Doctor Who’s tenth series has just concluded (the new Doctor Who, that is), and I would be remiss if I did not mark it with a review here. All in all, this was a pretty good season. It wasn’t the … Continue reading

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Television Review: The Expanse

Okay, so this is another review that got delayed, and there’s one more coming, but then I’ll be caught up. The Expanse is a new show on Syfy based on the series of novels of the same name by James … Continue reading

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Television Review: Childhood’s End

So I’ve had a backlog of TV shows to watch that I’m finally catching up on, and I wanted to review a very special miniseries that Syfy ran last December: an adaptation of Arthur C. Clarke’s Childhood’s End. It was … Continue reading

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How Many Seconds in Eternity?

There’s this wall of pure Azbantium. It’s 400 times harder than diamond and 20 feet thick. Once every few days*, the Doctor comes and punches it a few times. And when the Doctor punches his way all the way through … Continue reading

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