The ultimate reference for cancelled science fiction and fantasy TV, this book presents a broad survey of the genre which starts with the very early days of television and moves forward to some of the most recent cancellations. Over two hundred shows are covered from the past sixty-plus years including well-known shows as well as blink-and-you-missed-them entries.
Why did your favorite sci fi / fantasy show get cancelled? This book takes you behind the scenes to look at the reasons television shows (especially genre entries) get cancelled and also looks at some of the infamous examples such as Star Trek, Firefly, Jericho, and more.
A primer for science fiction, fantasy, and horror movies, this book covers twenty-five of the best examples from the genre. Each entry includes a synopsis, review/commentary, cast and crew information, as well as a few nuggets of trivia relating to the films, giving you an extensive look at some of the movies that represent the pinnacle of science fiction and fantasy cinema.
Sci Fi Trifles are quick hits that go behind the scenes and into the inner-workings of the entertainment industry, revealing obscure information and hidden facts which allow you to appreciate the genre that much more. As useless as they are essential, once you have started reading them you will wonder how you have managed to live so long without knowing them!
A journey through the obscure, the forgotten, and the over-looked, Sci Fi Genre Gems seeks out those hidden treasures from the worlds of science fiction, fantasy and horror to reveal to the wider fanbase what they have been missing.