Category Archives: Science Fiction

Torchwood: Rendition

Miracle Day continues with Jack and Gwen being taken to America.  Rhys is left behind to do “spousal stuff”.  The episode is then broken into two main parts: the framing of Esther Drummond and the poisoning of Captain Jack Harkness.  … Continue reading

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A for Andromeda: The Face of the Tiger

As somebody who was a dedicated fan of Doctor Who since childhood, it sometimes felt like the world as I knew it started in 1963, or at least the world of sci-fi. That, of course, was not the case at … Continue reading

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Babylon 5: Endgame

The most interesting thing happens in this, the 20th episode of season 4 of Babylon 5.  The battle to take back Earth is resolved. This is another edge-of-the-seat episode.  Marcus is on the White Star, mourning the inevitable loss of … Continue reading

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Detroit: Become Human (Connor)

2020 has been a horrible year on many counts, not the least of which has been the video games that have been released.  The handful that I had been looking forward to have come and gone and it’s been a … Continue reading

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Star Trek: A Taste of Armageddon

Do you have any idea how much I hated this episode when I was a kid?  It’s SO TALKY!  Nothing really happens and even the dangerous situations are handled casually.  Let’s be honest, as a kid, we want action and … Continue reading

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Torchwood: The New World

I won’t deny that I was not looking forward to revisiting Miracle Day.  For me, Torchwood ended during that amazing season three, with Children of Earth.  However, it’s been some time since last I watched this 10-episode arc and episode one does … Continue reading

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Eden of the East: Paradise Lost

We pick up where the last film left off, with Akira and Saki on the plane back to Japan. As per the previous film, you won’t have a clue what’s going on if you haven’t watched what came before. This … Continue reading

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Babylon 5: Between the Darkness and the Light

I love the title of this episode almost as much as what happens in it.  The line is a part of the Minbari mantra from the Grey Council.  They stand between the darkness and the light.  Like so much else … Continue reading

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Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure

Eldritch castles and elder signs, squatting squid-headed statues and hooded cultists, fishmen and shoggoths, the dreaded Necronomicon and talking cats… what do they all have in com…. wait a second… talking cats?  In my quest to play a few more Lovecraft … Continue reading

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Star Trek: Space Seed

In terms of the lore of Star Trek, Space Seed may be the single most important episode of the original 79.  We are introduced to Khan.  While I’m guessing that most visitors of the Junkyard will know, I won’t go … Continue reading

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