There’s a planet. With a gun on it. A frozen world – one might even call it an “ice planet.” That planet is known as Arcta, or perhaps Kalpa, but we shall call it “Zero – Ice Planet Zero.” And we shall do so for no apparent reason whatsoever. No matter, because the Galactica is … Continue reading 380 – Battlestar Galactica – Gun on Ice Planet Zero →
The Alphans are rescued! Just like that time on Gilligan’s Island when the faster-than-light ship from Hawaii arrived and brought all the castaway’s friends with them, despite the fact that hundreds of years had elapsed back on Hawaii. Only Gilligan could see that their rescuers were actually headhunters from another island using their power of … Continue reading 379 – Space 1999 – The Bringers of Wonder →
A Charles Manson wannabe is somehow manipulating respectable citizens to become brutal murderers. Kolchak suspects there’s more than just a master manipulator at work. Simon and Eugene discuss the Five People You Meet in Hell.
Carl Kolchak is a man driven by the death of his wife Irene – driven to stalk the night searching for the mysteries that no one wants to believe. Simon and Eugene start a new journey looking at the 2005 Kolchak reboot starring Stuart Townsend.
Capt. Apollo has got a problem. He’s stranded on a very dark planet with no fuel as the fleet inexorably moves away from him. There’s also a Cylon Centurion on the planet with him. Also, how far will Starbuck and Apollo go to avoid babysitting Boxey again? Ben and Eugene discuss the Lost Warrior.
There exists in this universe a balance between matter and anti-matter. A balance which must remain forever identical. What happens when a teenage girl with a crush on Tony Verdesci upsets the balance of the universe? Ben and Eugene discuss A Matter of Balance.
All things, good or bad, must come to an end, and so here we are at the final episode of the 1970’s cult TV series, Kolchak The Night Stalker. In his final outing, Carl Kolchak encounters a strange reptilian creature from Earth’s prehistory. Simon and Eugene discuss this episode and take a last look at … Continue reading 372 – Kolchak: The Night Stalker – The Sentry →
A dark and mysterious void appears in space before the Galactica. Adama takes a leap of faith with the lives of all the Colonial Survivors. On a happier note, Apollo and Serina are sealed. Ben and Eugene discuss the Lost Planet of the Gods.
In the deep vastness of space, a mysterious cloud appears near Alpha. At almost exactly the same time, almost everyone on Alpha is taken ill. Oh, what are the galactic odds that these two things could happen simultaneously?! …and then the cloud starts making demands! Ben and Eugene discuss the Beta Cloud.
As humanity approaches the Seventh Millenium of Time, it will at least know peace. After a thousand yahren war with an evil race of robotic war machines known as the Cylons, the war is finally over. What could possibly go wrong? Ben and Eugene start our exploration of a new series on Fusion Patrol – … Continue reading 368 – Battlestar Galactica – Saga of a Star World →
Cmdr. John Koenig is acting weird. He’s irrational, authoritarian, paranoid and uncommunicative. Sounds like just another day on Moonbase Alpha, but is it? Could even John Koenig go a bit too far? Find out as Ben and Eugene discuss Seed of Destruction.
Kolchak goes from being a night stalker to a knight stalker when he suspects that the spirit of a medieval knight objects to the opening of a new discotheque. Simon and Eugene contemplate that bizarre sentence and others as they discuss The Knightly Murders.
Giant space explosions threaten to destroy Moonbase Alpha unless John, Maya, and Alan can communicate with an alien-race of chlorine breathers and appeal their sense of morality and decency to get them to spare Alpha and all aboard her from destruction. And if they can’t appeal to their better angels, Koenig will just kill them … Continue reading 365 – Space: 1999 – The AB Chrysalis →
Steve Austin, the world’s first bionic man, is back for his third pilot adventure, battling a mysterious, shadowy, secret organization of criminal masterminds as they execute a daring kidnapping and hold the United States to ransom for one billion dollars! Ben and Eugene discuss the Solid Gold Kidnapping.
“Are you my mummy?” Kolchak battles Aztecs, giant chickens, and a sword-wielding mummy. This has got to be the most exciting episode of the Night Stalker yet, right? Simon and Eugene discuss the Legacy of Terror. Note: Yes, the Aztecs did have a 52-year calendar.
Deep underneath Moonbase Alpha are catacombs. Do they hold the secret of survival for Alpha as it faces an outer space heat wave? Technician Osgood has faith that they will. The question is, do Ben and Eugene have faith in this episode as they discuss it?