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Old 7th Mar 2014, 22:30   #2141
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Old 1st Apr 2014, 0:26   #2142
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Old 1st Apr 2014, 8:54   #2143
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That's great. I scored 5372, with one 512 square. It got quite edge-of-the-seat once or twice...
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Old 1st Apr 2014, 11:19   #2144
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I spent some time looking at this one:
http://www.ianvisits.co.uk/blog/2014...cross-station/



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For those of you with nothing better to do: here is my wife wearing a crocheted beard, bouncing on a Space Hopper reading this month's horoscope for Taureans.

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Old 18th Apr 2014, 7:32   #2146
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This is great: Science Fiction Theater TV, as seen on Youtube and in the 50s and 60s. I watched one a week ago, and it was lots of fun: very dated, stagy acting, but all derived from a facet of real science/technology and introduced straight-to-camera by the host in exactly that context. From the Online Film Collection's channel:
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Hosted by Truman Bradley, a 1940s film actor and former war correspondent, each episode introduced stories which had an extrapolated scientific, or pseudo-scientific emphasis based on actual scientific data available in the 1950s. Typically, the story lines related to the life or work of scientists, engineers, inventors and explorers. The program concentrated on such concepts as space flight, robots, telepathy, flying saucers, time travel, and the intervention of extraterrestrials in human affairs.

Airing a total of 78 25--26 min. episodes, the series was also known as Beyond the Limits in second run syndication during the 1960s and alternatively as Science Fiction Theater.

Opposite to what happened in the 1960s, the first season was filmed in color, but to cut costs the second season was in black & white. The producers had originally thought that color TV would progress faster than it did.

Science Fiction Theatre was a forerunner of similar shows, such as The Twilight Zone and The Outer Limits.

The show is probably best known to modern audiences, for having been prominently referenced in the movie Back to the Future (1985), as George McFly's favorite television program.
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