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Old October 14 2011, 03:04 PM   #76
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Re: What would YOU bring back?

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Since the original poster mentioned it
Defying Gravity. I think it could go for a few seasons. It would be difficult to do a season 2 without a soap opera but they could still have character arcs from season 1 but go for more drama and flashback style nonlinear structure like Heroes & Lost.
I think they were hoping for a Lost sort of show - they pretty much had a Hurley clone. I think it could have been made to work, it's a shame it wasn't more engaging.
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Old October 14 2011, 04:54 PM   #77
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Re: What would YOU bring back?

Bring back or continue:
Quantum Leap
OR
DS9
OR
Nowhere Man (if it counts as sci-fi)

Revive and remake:
Enterprise (either like Many Coto had run it the whole time, or as a true early exploration show without phase pistols, polarized hull plating, transporters, etc.)
OR
Heroes (like original concept with new heroes, new bad guys, new plots each season; with only a few continuing characters like Hiro and maybe Peter but make sure they use their powers correctly and consistently)
OR
ALIAS (drop everything after season 2, keep it awesome like it was to start, and have a real direction/plan/end goal unlike what we got here or with LOST)

New:
Prime universe Star Trek
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"new" universe versions of TOS/TNG/DS9
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Old October 14 2011, 05:11 PM   #78
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Re: What would YOU bring back?

For a new Trek Series, I'd enjoy seeing it turned on it's head, and having a Mirror Universe Series.

Not campy like the Kira DS9 episodes, but, take it back to what we saw in TOS. Have the Federation be the conquering bad guys, and let another race be the Heroes.

Might not be enough interest from a widestream audience if the Federation were the bad guys for it to last very long, but, a 10 episode Mini-series with one continuous War Story arc (IE: Like Torchwood Children of the Earth), just might be able to make it.

Too Fan-wanky?
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Old October 14 2011, 05:19 PM   #79
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Not technically sci-fi, but I'd bring back Joan of Arcadia.
Oh yeah, I was very sorry to see that show get killed too. I love seeing Amber Tamblyn in anything.
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Old October 14 2011, 05:22 PM   #80
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I LOVED Joan Of Arcadia!

[edit] I know alot of people didn't like it...Kyle XY.
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Old October 14 2011, 05:26 PM   #81
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Re: What would YOU bring back?

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Not technically sci-fi, but I'd bring back Joan of Arcadia.
Oh yeah, I was very sorry to see that show get killed too. I love seeing Amber Tamblyn in anything.
Yeah, I mean, I thought the start of the second season was a bit slow but towards the end it really picked up and looked like it was going in a really dark and interesting direction.
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Old October 14 2011, 05:28 PM   #82
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I think The Six Million Dollar Man and The Bionic Woman, done correctly, would still be viable. SMDM would need a new title, of course, but if they went back to the original Martin Caidin novels, except make Austin an Iraq or Afghanistan vet instead of a Vietnam vet and a shuttle pilot instead of a Moon-walker, and keep with the more realistic bionics Caidin wrote about, I think it would work. Those original novels were closer to "24" than to Bigfoot.

The remake of Bionic Woman failed because the people who made it seemed to have a dislike for the original, plus they were hogtied by not licensing enough of Caidin's concepts. What they need is to go back and see what made the original work. It worked because Lindsay Wagner very much made Jaime a reluctant agent, and looked upon much of her adventures with a strong sense of irony (watching the episodes on DVD for the first time in 30 years I'm struck at how ironic that show was at times). A modern BW could work if they were able to find that balance between Chuck and Alias.

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Old October 14 2011, 05:48 PM   #83
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Re: What would YOU bring back?

I'd bring back "Mutant X" based on the series original concept that was quickly abandoned in favour of the series we ended up getting.
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Old October 14 2011, 08:34 PM   #84
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Re: What would YOU bring back?

I know I'm supposed to have one answer...


Ok at 9 years old it would have been Battlestar Galactica.

At 15, I'd have said Star Trek.

At 20 I'd have said Max Headroom or Outer Limits

At 30 I'd have said, VR5.

At 41...probably Enterprise...though Flash Forward would be up there.

My success rate with the Almighty of Television is quite high. ST came back in the form of STNG when I was 17. Outer Limits when I was 25. Battlestar Galactica came back when I was 33.
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Old October 14 2011, 09:56 PM   #85
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Re: What would YOU bring back?

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I LOVED Joan Of Arcadia!

[edit] I know alot of people didn't like it...Kyle XY.
I'd get in line for "Joan" too, except the "kids" are too old now.

I liked "Earth 2"... but would prefer to restart "Flashforward".
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Old October 14 2011, 10:56 PM   #86
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Re: What would YOU bring back?

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Not technically sci-fi, but I'd bring back Joan of Arcadia.
Oh yeah, I was very sorry to see that show get killed too. I love seeing Amber Tamblyn in anything.
Yeah, I mean, I thought the start of the second season was a bit slow but towards the end it really picked up and looked like it was going in a really dark and interesting direction.
I stopped watching because of that watered down second season, but those later developments I read about would have gotten me back as a viewer.

Anyway, here's my list...

Caprica
Crusade
Defying Gravity
Journeyman
Kings
Nowhere Man
Otherworld
Star Trek: Enterprise (I want to see the Shatner episode.)
Stargate Universe (They found their footing but it was too late.)
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Old October 15 2011, 12:01 AM   #87
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Sarah Connor Chronicles. While I do think the show stumbled a bit during its second season, I still felt that it ended too early and I was left wanting more.
Forgot about Sarah Connor. I would like to see that one again.
Agreed. I can't believe I didn't think of that one.

Of course! Completely slipped my mind!
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Old October 15 2011, 12:13 AM   #88
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I'd reboot The Starlost with a good budget, that was a quality concept that was badly handled.
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Old October 15 2011, 12:22 AM   #89
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Great Ideas all around! Dunno how I forgot Stargate Universe! Guess it hasn't been long enough to feel the pain like with Odyssey 5 or Treshold.

As for Enterprise it didn't feel like it went before its time (even though I loved it), because, well, it had its shot and it never grasped its true potential.
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Old October 15 2011, 12:24 AM   #90
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Re: What would YOU bring back?

The Sentinel -yeah, I know. I'm the only one in all of North America.
Pushing Daisies--I miss the witty dialogue and Emerson's great lines.
Kings--positively Shakespearean in scope. More proof that Ian McShane needs more screen time.
Enterprise- Connor Trinneer, people. I'm just sayin'.
Wonderfalls- the bizarre sense of humor was one of a kind.
Survivors (the remake). This was brilliant, with a great cast.
....part of me would like to say Blake's 7, but really, how can you possibly top the awesomeness that was Paul Darrow as Avon??
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