Category Archives: Retro Sci Fi TV

Retro Sci Fi TV: Ultraman (1966)

A look at shows from the past that may not have stood the test of time and/or that are relegated to their era, but many of us still have fond memories of them. What Is It? The anti-monster defense agency known as the Science Patrol protects Earth from dangerous aliens and giant monsters. Assisting them in their efforts… Read More »

Retro Sci Fi TV: Speed Racer (1967)

A look at shows from the past that may not have stood the test of time and/or that are relegated to their era, but many of us still have fond memories of them. What Is It? Speed Racer is a young race car driver who drives the super-fast and super-advanced Mach 5. His racing adventures often find him… Read More »

Retro Sci Fi TV: Project UFO (1978)

A look at shows from the past that may not have stood the test of time and/or that are relegated to their era, but many of us still have fond memories of them. What Is It? This series was inspired by the real life U.S. Air Force investigations into UFOs known as Project Blue Book. The show puts… Read More »

Retro Sci Fi TV: Logan’s Run (1977)

A look at shows from the past that may not have stood the test of time and/or that are relegated to their era, but many of us still have fond memories of them. What Is It? This television reboot of the 1976 feature film follows two people fleeing from a society where the population is put to death… Read More »

Retro Sci Fi TV: ALF (1986)

A look at shows from the past that may not have stood the test of time and/or that are relegated to their era, but many of us still have fond memories of them. What Is It? In this sci fi sitcom, the alien Gordon Shumway (referred to in the show as ALF for Alien Life Form) from the… Read More »

Retro Sci Fi TV: Space: 1999 (1975)

A look at shows from the past that may not have stood the test of time and/or that are relegated to their era, but many of us still have fond memories of them. What Is It? In this British made series, the Moon gets torn out of orbit Earth’s orbit when a nuclear waste dump erupts in a… Read More »

Retro Sci Fi TV: Star Maidens (1976)

A look at shows from the past that may not have stood the test of time and/or that are relegated to their era, but many of us still have fond memories of them. What Is It? The planet Medusa is wandering through space after a comet knocked it out of its sun’s orbit, inhabited by a technologically advanced… Read More »

Retro Sci Fi TV: Wonder Woman (1975)

A look at shows from the past that may not have stood the test of time and/or that are relegated to their era, but many of us still have fond memories of them. What Is It? During World War II, American pilot Major Steve Trevor crashes on Paradise Island and discovers that it is populated with the Amazon… Read More »

Retro Sci Fi TV: Thunderbirds (1965)

A look at shows from the past that may not have stood the test of time and/or that are relegated to their era, but many of us still have fond memories of them. What Is It? This Supermarionation series from Gerry Anderson focused on the International Rescue Team (IR), an elite group that could tackle dangerous missions using… Read More »

Retro Sci Fi TV: Land of the Giants (1968)

A look at shows from the past that may not have stood the test of time and/or that are relegated to their era, but many of us still have fond memories of them. What Is It? In this late 60’s Irwin Allen entry, a sub-orbital shuttle passes through a dimension portal that transports seven Earth-people to another planet where… Read More »

Retro Sci Fi TV: Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1979)

A look at shows from the past that may not have stood the test of time and/or that are relegated to their era, but many of us still have fond memories of them. What Is It? Due to a malfunction on his ship, NASA astronaut Captain William “Buck” Rogers gets trapped in suspended animation in orbit in 1987 and… Read More »

Retro Sci Fi TV: The Invisible Man (1975)

A look at shows from the past that may not have stood the test of time and/or that are relegated to their era, but many of us still have fond memories of them. What Is It? This series follows a scientist who accidentally makes himself permanently vanish while experimenting with invisibility. He uses his abilities to work as… Read More »