Oct 052007

Here are two reasons I love the SciFi Channel:

1. Battlestar Galactica
2. Dr. Who

Here are the reasons I hate the SciFi Channel:
(Ganked from SomethingAwful’s 22 Most Awful Moments in Science Fiction)

SciFi Channel Sunday schedule circa 1998

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Dark ShadowsCount Darcy cries about a dead pigeon.
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM The Incredible HulkBruce Banner fights a racist sheriff.
11:00 AM – NOON AutomanAutoman goes on a date with an air hockey table.
NOON – 1:00 PM Earth 2The survivors find a pickle in the desert, but it’s evil.
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Star Trek The Motion PictureKirk and Spock fight the Voyager probe.
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Forever KnightA vampire pharaoh pleads not guilty to racketeering.
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM SightingsAn excitable white guy sees a UFO shaped like a helicopter.
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Mystery Science Theater 3000The gang watches Planet of the Hate Hutch.
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM HighlanderA greasy Frenchman may be more than he seems.
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM The PrisonerNumber Six thinks he escaped, but it’s part of a charity pageant for an ailing evil balloon.

SciFi Channel Sunday schedule circa 2006

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Ghost HuntersThe team drops a camera when they hear a sound.
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Ghost HuntersKip’s Infrared finds a cold spot on a wall.
11:00 AM – NOON Scare TacticsPaid actors react to a man with a chainsaw at a restaurant.
NOON – 1:00 PM Extreme Championship WrestlingGuys hugging on the floor.
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Rage of the PythonA giant python escapes in a Manhattan high rise.
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Dragon BlastSurvivors of a dragon apocalypse struggle to retake earth..
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Python FighterDean Cain must battle in the post python-apocalypse.
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Terror TurtleScientists mate a turtle with a dragon and release a trained giant python to hunt it down. Bruce Boxleitner must stop them both.

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