Category: #FandomFriday

Favourite Musical Episodes

I’ve got a theory… that every show needs a musical episode. This harks back to what’s probably the most famous musical episode – Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s Once More, With Feeling – and whether the singing fits the storyline as in OMWF, or is there for comedic effect, I absolutely love musical episodes. (more…)

Stargate Atlantis

Since I covered SG1 last week, I’m going to chat about its first spin-off Stargate Atlantis today. Premiering in 2004, SGA ran for five seasons before being cancelled in 2009. The show’s mythology started in SG1 with several references to a “lost city” which is eventually deduced as being Atlantis. (more…)

Stargate SG1

Stargate SG1 ran from 1997 to 2007, a spin-off of the (frankly dreadful) Stargate movie, released in 1994. The series follows the adventures of a mixed bag of characters as they travel through wormholes via an ancient alien device to explore strange new worlds and seek out new civilisations. They’re also fighting an alien race called the Goa’uld, who tend to take on the persona of gods in order to subjugate planets. (more…)

#FandomFriday | Primeval

Airing between 2007 – 2011, Primeval was a sci-fi show that was set in present day UK and had a very simple (at first) premise – the UK was having a rash of temporal anomalies that connected back to various prehistoric eras, which were then investigated by a small team comprising of Professor Nick Cutter (Douglas Henshall), Stephen Hart (James Murray), Connor Temple (Andrew-Lee Potts) and Abby Maitland (Hannah Spearritt.)