Saturday mornings on American television networks (ABC, NBC & CBS) during the 1970s.
There were 143 votes in total, and the Sid & Marty Krofft production Land of the Lost received 61 of them. I voted for Lost myself - of all the series on the ballot, Land of the Lost had the most well-realized sci-fi setting and strongest writing (especially during the first season). Plus, you know, dinosaurs. If not for Land of the Lost, I might have voted for Jason of Star Command. It was ridiculous, but it was action packed, and full of fantastic special effects.
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• Look for full-length posts on Planet Earth and Strange New World later this month, as I've now watched both discs from Warner Archive. Strange New World was the only one of the Warner Bros "PAX Trilogy" I hadn't seen since its original airing, and I was surprised how much of it I remembered. I'll also be reviewing the Tron Blu-Ray disc sometime in the next few days at my DVD Late Show site, so stay tuned. Look too for the long-promised Omega Man post, another "Favorite Episodes" article. No, really. They're on the way. I mean it....
• Still looking for a good publicity photos of Jean Marie Hon from Ark II and/or Man From Atlantis, The Fantastic Journey's Katie Saylor, and Space Academy's Maggie Cooper for future Space Babes post. I'm also looking for a videotape or DVD of The Questor Tapes. Finally, if you enjoy this blog and you'd like to help support this site financially, please consider buying your vintage genre DVDs through the Amazon links on this page, or maybe making a donation via the Paypal link in the sidebar. I'm trying to save up for a new scanner so I can pillage my vast magazine and memorabilia collections for the blog.
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