GEEK OUT!!! GAME OF THRONES SEASON 7 [SPOILERS]

What else can one say about Game of Thrones?

The medieval fantasy series has captured global imagination to become one of the biggest TV series ever. It has actually surpassed the Lord of the Rings movie adaptations in reach and influence over the last seven years of its run. It has made stars out of previously unknown actors and has made HBO millions. A cultural phenomenon.

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GEEK OUT! HOW WESTWORLD HAS RE-INVIGORATED SCIFI TV

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This post contains spoilers!

Serialised story-telling in science-fiction TV really took off – we would suggest – in the early 1990s with Star Trek: The Next Generation and Babylon 5. The success of these space operas resulted in a flurry of similar type series, including two from the Star Trek franchise viz. Deep Space Nine and Voyager and the successful re-imagining of the Battlestar Galactica (BSG) movie franchise into a edgy, thought-provoking drama that reflected the times succinctly.

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GEEK OUT! FREQUENCY SEASON ONE EPISODE THREE

Frequency -- "The Near-Far Problem" -- Image Number: FRG103b_0136.jpg -- Pictured: Peyton List as Raimy -- Photo: Liane Hentscher/The CW -- © 2016 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.
Frequency — “The Near-Far Problem” — Image Number: FRG103b_0136.jpg — Pictured: Peyton List as Raimy — Photo: Liane Hentscher/The CW — © 2016 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

“THE NEAR-FAR PROBLEM”

Spoilers, doh!

A certified sleeper hit already! Amazingly Frequency maintains the high quality of the first two episodes with Reimy and Frank Sullivan trying desperately to save Julie by finding the Nightingale killer across the chasm of two decades.

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THE SERIAL BOX: VICTORIA – QUEEN OF THE HIPSTER GEEKS

Queen Victoria – who ruled as monarch of Great Britain for 64 years – is perhaps notorious for placing a strong emphasis on morality and family values and bringing about a certain sexual repression that is synonymous with the Victorian age. Victoria herself was nothing much to look at – she was stout, dowdy and barely five feet tall!

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