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American science fiction TV

Jan Johnson-Smith

American science fiction TV

Star Trek, Stargate and beyond

by Jan Johnson-Smith

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Published by I. B. Tauris in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction television programs -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJan Johnson-Smith.
    SeriesPopular television genres
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 308 p. :
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21415546M
    ISBN 101860648827

    Contrary to some other authors, there are some of us who don't mind being classified as African American writers. As a matter of fact, I embrace it. I agree that my books should be placed in the science fiction and fantasy section, but I want my books in the African American . Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction and fantasy for everybody. Certain great books.

    Paperbacks - england - / Reprints - england - / Science fiction - england - / Themes / Fiction in english, / English fiction / Science fiction, american / Science fiction comic books, strips, etc. / War stories / Interstellar travel / Human-alien encounters / Space and time / Aging / Space warfare. Ray Bradbury, Writer: Fahrenheit Ray Bradbury was an American science fiction writer whose works were translated in more than 40 languages and sold millions of copies around the world. Although he created a world of new technical and intellectual ideas, he never obtained a driver's license and had never driven a car. He was born Ray Douglas Bradbury on Aug Born:

    A modern revival of the classic science fiction horror anthology show The Outer Limits (). Episodes often have twist-endings and involve aliens. Sometimes, a story from one episode continues in a later episode. Stars: Kevin Conway, Alex . The townspeople who live above "The Loop," a machine built to unlock and explore the mysteries of the universe, experience things previously consigned to the realm of science fiction. Stars: Daniel Zolghadri, Rebecca Hall, Paul Schneider, Robert Nahum Allen. Votes: 7,/10(K).


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