MacGyver (2016)

MacGyver Website MacGyver @ Wikipedia MacGyver @ IMDb His name is MacGyver, Angus MacGyver. He doesn’t like guns. But that’s OK, because his best friend Jack Dalton uses them plenty. Mac and Jack work covertly for the government and their boss is Patricia Thornton. The third team member is Nikki Carpenter, a computer hacker. But…

2016 TV Pilot Reviews

The new season is about to start and I intend to review the pilot episodes of those shows that – at least on paper – appeal to me. I intend to watch the following pilot episodes: StartUp (Crackle) Kevin Can Wait (CBS) The Good Place (NBC) This is Us (NBC) Designated Survivor (ABC) Speechless (ABC)…

TV Junkie: A History

I watched a lot of TV shows over the years. And when I say a lot, I mean A LOT. And I watched accross the board. Keep in mind that I’m only 35 years old. I watched The Guiding Light for two years straight (it’s a soap opera whose German title was the Springfield Story)….

… And those that did neither nor

Deutsche Version | Those that came … those that went … those that did both … and those that did neither nor The Big Bang Theory A sitcom (with laugh track) about four scientists and their hot neighbour. I’m still enjoying this show very much. I don’t understand why they broke Penny and Leonard up…

TV Shows – A Decade in Retrospect

Deutsche Version Since everybody seems to be starting to count at zero instead of one the first decade of this century and millennium is now over. So it’s time to recap these past ten years and take a look at the TV Shows it has given us. Let me give my résumé at the beginning:…

Technological Overdose?

Deutsche Version Let me start this post with a constraint. This post is not about science-fiction shows or shows that portray obvious über-equipment (like K.I.T.T.). This is about shows that at least try to pretend to display “reality”. I am of course aware that there’s a thin line but I hope than I can show…

Stargate SG-1: Children of the Gods – Final Cut

Deutsche Version Children of the Gods is the movie-length pilot of Stargate SG-1. It is said that there were creative differences between the producers and the networked “Showtime” chipped in, too. Additionally due to the story-telling of the series some aspects don’t make sense anymore. Thus someone decided to create a “Final Cut” version of…

MacGyver

I was getting in the mood and have started watching MacGyver again, starting with the first season from 1985/86. And I love to see so many known guest actors in it: Robin Curtis (Star Trek 3 & 4), Peter Jurassik (Babylon 5, Sliders), Nana Visitor (Star Trek DS9), Robert Englund (Nightmare on Elm Street, V),…

Galactica 1980

Deutsche Version | Battlestar Galactica (1978) | Battlestar Galactica (2003) Disc 1 Galactica Discovers Earth Synopsis: After many yahren, the Galactica has finally discovered Earth. But Earth isn’t the save heaven they had hoped for. They are technologically inferior and wouldn’t survive a Cylon attack. Adama decides to send small teams down there to speed…

Stargate SG-1: Season 1

Deutsche Version | “Stargate SG-1” Marathon | Season 2 Disc 1 Children of the Gods Synopsis: A year after the events in the movie the project “Stargate” is practically shut down. But then a Ra-look-alike comes through the gate, kills several soldiers and abducts a female soldier. After that Colonol O’Neill’s bluff is called and…