The Real History Of Science Fiction

December 2016
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S1 Ep4 - Time

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Time - From Star Wars to 2001: A Space Odyssey, from Jurassic Park to Doctor Who and everything in between, new documentary series The Real History of Science Fiction heads to the frontiers of space and science for the definitive television history of science fiction. What if we could travel not just through space, but through time itself? If you could travel through time, would you change the past or the future? What if you found it couldn’t be changed? What price does the time traveller — and...
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S1 Ep3 - Invasion

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Invasion - Much of science fiction explores the moment of first contact – what will people do when the aliens land? From H. G. Wells’ pioneering The War of the Worlds to District 9, Invasion deals with our fears of alien invasions of earth. David Tennant explains the appeal of Doctor Who’s Daleks and Cybermen while John Carpenter and Chris Carter explore the rich appeal of the paranoia fuelled by hidden aliens with The Thing and The X-Files. The episode also asks, what if the monsters were our ...
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S1 Ep2 - Space

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Space - What if we could explore the vastness of space? Science fiction has always fed upon our need to explore - to wonder what is out there. Space journeys from Jules Verne’s earliest ideas about attempts to leave our planet, to Nichelle Nichols revealing how her groundbreaking role as Lt. Uhura in Star Trek led to her participation in the recruitment of NASA’s astronauts. (From the UK) (Documentary) M(V) CC
November 2016
43:27

S1 Ep1 - Robots

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Robots - From Star Wars to 2001: A Space Odyssey, from Jurassic Park to Doctor Who and everything in between, The Real History of Science Fiction heads to the frontiers of space and science for the definitive television history of science fiction. Tonight's final episode 'Robots' transports viewers from the first steps of Frankenstein’s monster to the threat provided by the Terminator and the world of Cyberspace. (Part 1 of 4) (From the UK) (Entertainment/Documentary) PG(V) CC
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