Episode 6: Sci Fi/Horror Shows We Miss and The River/Captain Jack Who Spinoff

Okay, so better late than never – right? TFA Episode 6 is coming at you with our biggest show ever. While sometimes bigger doesn’t mean better – in this case it most certainly is. We give you the news of the weird with testicle eating Fish and an ex-CIA agent claiming the Roswell Crash was really extra-terrestrial (no duh).  We give you the skinny on just which villain Benedict Cumberbatch is playing in JJ Abrams’ Star Trek 2. Rita accuses JC of crushing on the naked Nathan Fillion (of Firefly). Rita goes bonkers for the return of Sailor Moon. We also give our review of the new hit film The Amazing Spider-Man.

Then we go off the deep end, talking about Sci-Fi and Horror shows that are no longer on the air and we miss dearly (Yes Firefly, Stargate SG-1 and Buffy are on the list – among many others).

We have a new segment this week – the Retro Review – where we’ll give a new review of old tv shows and movies. In our Transmissions Received segment, we have best selling author of the Wool series, Hugh Howey in for a chat on remarkable trip to the top of the Amazon Best Seller charts as an independent author.

Rita goes Harry Potter nutzo as we review the book series in Rita’s Reading Review and preview Ascendio 2012 – the Con later this week in Orlando, Florida.

We have more naked John Barrowman (Torchwood) discussion, could River and Captain Jack end up in a spinoff series (we had it first)? Plus other Doctor Who news.

We wrap up this marathon session by reviewing the last two episodes of True Blood.

We are packed to the gills…watch out!

The schedule and links are after the jump!

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Schedule

2:18 – Opening

News of the Weird
7:57- Ex-CIA says Roswell UFO was an ET Craft
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/08/roswell-ufo-cia-agent-chase-brandon_n_1657077.html?utm_hp_ref=ufo

11:36 – Man runs into traffic while being chased by a man in a gorrilla suit
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/07/paul-nimnicht-hit-by-car-chased-gorilla-suit_n_1655919.html?utm_hp_ref=weird-news

13:08 – Testicle Eating Fish found in Illinois lake
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/07/pacu-testicle-eating-fish-illinois-lake_n_1656015.html?utm_hp_ref=weird-news

 Sci-Fi Headlines

16:59 – Ernest Borgnine passes away

20:12 – Star Trek 2 – Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock) is playing the bad guy who is…
http://www.sfx.co.uk/2012/07/09/star-trek-2-villain-revealed/

24:19 – Should Khan be Recast in the JJ Abrams Star Trek Universe?

29:52 – New Sinbad Program produced for British TV

31:50 – Is JC Crushing on Naked Nathan Fillion (Firefly)?
http://popwatch.ew.com/2012/06/27/see-nathan-fillion-as-youve-definitely-never-seen-him-before-exclusive-photo/

33:29 – Sailor Moon Returns

41:03 – The Amazing Spider-Man, our review

46:13 – Favorite Sci-Fi Shows that we miss (Including Star Trek TNG, Buffy, Firefly and others)

Retro Review
1:40:13 – Torchwood – The Children of Earth

1:45:37 – Galaxy Quest

Rita’s Reading Review
1:50:04 – The Harry Potter Series

2:00:12 – Ascendio 2012 – we’ll be part of it!

Transmissions Received
2:08:47 – Transmissions Received from Best Selling Author of the Wool series, Hugh Howey

Doctor Who
2:25:46 – River and Captain Jack in a Spinoff Series? WE HAD IT FIRST, Ain’t it cool news!
http://blastr.com/2012/07/alex-kingston-has-an-idea.php

2:32:38 – John Barrowman wins “Rear of the year”, then gets arrested for mooning by the Gwent Police
http://www.contactmusic.com/news/john-barrowman-named-rear-of-the-year_1351174
https://twitter.com/Team_Barrowman/status/219387463397949442/photo/1

2:36:02 – Diana Rigg (The Avengers) and Daughter will be in Doctor Who Series 7
http://news.drwho-online.co.uk/Diana-Rigg-and-daughter-Rachael-Stirling-to-star-in-Doctor-Who.aspx

2:38:23 – Veterans from a good man goes to war revealed in Series 7 (SPOILERS)
http://doctorwhotv.co.uk/series-7-filming-looks-whos-back-35564.htm

2:42:40 True Blood Episode Reviews

Season 5 – Episode 4 – We’ll Meet Again
Season 5 – Episode 5 – Let’s Boot and Rally

2:51:05- Closing

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