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Willow

It was a little bit Star Wars, a little bit J.R.R. Tolkien, and a whole lot of little people. Willow was what fantasy lovers fantasize about: magic, swords, dragons, and a cast of cheerable heroes, …..[CONTINUE]

T.J. Hooker

Do some good, beam him up…whatever William Shatner wants, William Shatner gets. First he made the galaxy a safer place in Star Trek, and then he set his sights on crime-ridden urban streets. Honestly, what …..[CONTINUE]

Quantum Leap

Time travel? Been there. Body switching? Done that. Time traveling into somebody else’s body? Friend, you got yourself a TV series! Quantum Leap may have sounded like a gimmicky sci-fi drama on paper, but the …..[CONTINUE]

Teen Wolf

A year after the big-screen version, Teen Wolf made its way to television as a cartoon. As in the film, the cartoon Scott Howard (played in the movie by Michael J. Fox) was forced to …..[CONTINUE]

Silverhawks

Rankin-Bass’ follow-up to their successful Thundercats was this series about a team of human heroes in the 25th Century who were given metal bodies and hawk wings to stop organized crime in the Limbo galaxy. …..[CONTINUE]

BraveStarr

Frontier justice moved to the final frontier in Filmation’s BraveStarr. Set in the 24th century, the syndicated series starred Marshal BraveStarr, lawman of the distant planet New Texas, who could call upon the powers of …..[CONTINUE]

Eerie Indiana

This ultra-quirky sitcom was notable for any reasons. Not only did it place the family sitcom in a unique setting and situation, its sophisticated handling of its paranormal elements also paved the way for later …..[CONTINUE]

Tales of the Gold Monkey

Like any true success, Raiders of the Lost Ark was frequently imitated.Tales of the Gold Monkey was frequently lumped in with the ‘Raiders’ clones but it had actually been dreamt up by creator Donald Bellisario two years before …..[CONTINUE]

Spy Hunter

The name “James Bond” never appeared in Bally Midway’s Spy Hunter, but the 007 influence was unmistakable in this 1983 arcade classic. Game designer George Gomez was an avowed fan of the British secret agent with …..[CONTINUE]

Crystal Castles

The logo said “Atari,” but Crystal Castles may as well have been designed by the Brothers Grimm. In this storybook-style adventure, a bouncy bear took on an evil witch and her group of exotic servants in a …..[CONTINUE]

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