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of course, this captures the one reason I might've wanted to watch the Emmy's (besides Sr. Harris himself)...

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I have no idea why. There was nothing original in the first series. Though I did know friends who made good costumes.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahjPQjQGdbU&feature=player_embedded

Here’s the SciFi Wire page:

http://scifiwire.com/2009/05/new-trailer-for-abcs-v-is.php
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Wow. I just watched this week's Bones.  I do in general love the show, and still I was completley surprised. This episode focused on a murdered woman pastor... who turned out to have been born male; toss in fundamentalist money mongering for full effect. :-) And the whole thing was really well handled... from the confusion on pronouns, to the wonderful clear desire of the main characters to be really respectful of the woman who died, to a cool little scene with the shrink throwing out even the idea that 'trans' could be spiritual. As well as a nice subplot with the pastor's son.

And then as the capper, the music at the end was by, I am sure, Antony. This episode meant something to someone there... someone connected enough to know of the singer. Damn. Hats off all around.
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get it while the getting's good! It's pretty cool. :-) 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/bigbang/torchwood.shtml
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Courtesy of  rmjwell; bold if you've seen every episode, italicize if you've seen at least one.

50. Quantum Leap
49. Prison Break
48. Veronica Mars
47. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
46. Sex & The City

45. Farscape
44. Cracker
43. Star Trek
42. Only Fools and Horses
41. Band of Brothers
40. Life on Mars
39. Monty Python's Flying Circus

38. Curb Your Enthusiasm
37. Star Trek: The Next Generation
36. Father Ted
35. Alias
34. Frasier
33. CSI: Las Vegas
32. Babylon 5

31. Deadwood
30. Dexter
29. ER
28. Fawlty Towers
27. Six Feet Under
26. Red Dwarf
25. Futurama

24. Twin Peaks
23. The Office UK
22. The Shield
21. Angel
20. Blackadder
19. Scrubs
18. Arrested Development
17. South Park
16. Doctor Who

15. Heroes
14. Firefly

13. Battlestar Galactica
12. Family Guy
11. Seinfeld

10. Spaced
09. The X-Files
08. The Wire
07. Friends
06. 24

05. Lost
04. The West Wing
03. The Sopranos
02. Buffy the Vampire Slayer
01. The Simpsons

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http://www.sidereel.com/

Aggregates links to episodes, interviews, all kinds of fannish goodness.  
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Bet you missed it.

Most likely you never heard of it.

Masters of Science Fiction is/was a new show on ABC, featuring episodes based on fiction by science fiction authors (gasp!). Originally ABC commissioned 6 episodes. Then they cut it down to 4; so it went from a 'series' to a 'special.' It's airing on Saturday nights at 10pm in August. Can we say stillborn?

And yet... set your VCR/DDR/TIVO up if you haven't already! I caught "A Clean Escape," the first episode (thank you, Comcast DDR), and it was hella impressive.

The production values were high, the acting was superb (Mark Rydell's expansive confidence,  Judy Davis' white-faced rage and thoughtfulness). The story unfolded very nicely - though I do have a couple of quibbles with the wrap-up. Still, this is a show not to miss.

And good luck at not missing it.
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to the IMsL crud. Actually, with the help of Airborne early on, I seem to be moving through it pretty quickly. Oooky chest today. ah well. Such is often the result of a con, however said con is defined. :-)

Got a lot of stuff done at home over the weekend, since I was home a lot of the weekend (see above note). Sadly, the Sharks weren't playing! They are tonight.

Unexpectedly, there were two episodes of *Dresden*. The finale was pretty good. I like that the show does little unexpected things pretty regularly. Saw most of the first episode of *Drive*. Nathan Fillion being very wound up. The teen daughter doesn't look so teen to me. ;-) I have the second recorded, and the next is tonight. I really enjoyed Tim Minear at Worldcon this year, and have always liked his quirky tv work. Here's hoping this one is good. It's certainly intriguing. Being Fox, it will likely be canceled in three weeks, but who knows. ;-)

Finished the first Nevada Barr Anna Pigeon mystery novel. It was good. There are lots more to read. Of course, I need to get Hugo reading underway.

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