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Science Fiction & Fantasy Farscape, Babylon 5, Star Wars, Firefly, vampires, genre books and film.

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Old January 23 2014, 07:54 PM   #1
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ENTER! SF/F Av Contest: Rebel, Rebel.

The Wild Ones (1953)
Hey Johnny, what are you rebelling against?
Whadda you got?



This week's contest is all about rebels--quite a common theme in science fiction and fantasy. The rebel is anti-establishment, turning on its master, trying to escape oppression, fighting against "the man," fighting to stay free physically, politically, mentally, spiritually.

Some examples are:
The crew of Blake's 7
The rebels in Star Wars
The Browncoats of Firefly
The Resistance in the different versions of "V"
The main character in V for Vendetta
Castiel in Supernatural
The Maquis in Trek
Robin Hood & Co. from Robin of Sherwood

I'm sure you can come up with even more on your own. If there is any question about whether someone is a "rebel" or not, I will make the final call. Any science fiction or fantasy book, comic, TV show, or movie featuring a rebel, rebellion in social or political forms, beyond that of a kid wanting to dress differently--not a rebellious teen, but something that's more part of a larger movement or struggle.

Standard BBS rules apply: 150 x 150 pixels & 140 KB max. Please do not post avs you do not intend to enter. I'll put the poll up on Tuesday.
Here's mine, a show I discovered when I was teenager:

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Old January 23 2014, 08:29 PM   #2
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Old January 23 2014, 09:18 PM   #3
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Re: ENTER! SF/F Av Contest: Rebel, Rebel.

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Old January 23 2014, 09:38 PM   #4
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Re: ENTER! SF/F Av Contest: Rebel, Rebel.

Does Kira count (she used to be one at least)?

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Old January 23 2014, 10:38 PM   #5
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Re: ENTER! SF/F Av Contest: Rebel, Rebel.

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Old January 23 2014, 11:07 PM   #6
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Re: ENTER! SF/F Av Contest: Rebel, Rebel.

Timelord_Victorious wrote: View Post
Does Kira count (she used to be one at least)?

Sure does!
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Old January 24 2014, 12:29 AM   #7
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Old January 24 2014, 12:31 AM   #8
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Old January 24 2014, 01:28 AM   #9
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Old January 24 2014, 02:29 AM   #10
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Old January 24 2014, 02:41 AM   #11
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Is this okay?

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Old January 24 2014, 02:44 AM   #12
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I don't see why not.
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Old January 24 2014, 03:13 AM   #13
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Yes, Showdown, that's fine.
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Old January 24 2014, 06:38 AM   #14
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Aidan, Josh & Sally of Being Human (U.S.)

I was goin' to go with Doctor Who, but includin' all of 'em put the animation over the limit.
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Old January 24 2014, 06:41 AM   #15
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^how are they rebels? I only watched some of the UK version, so give your reasoning, please.
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