This is playing on Netflix. It’s a great tribute to Dave Prowse, the man who played Darth Vader. The documentary goes into why Lucasfilm has had issues with Dave. There is a nice scene that Dave films, that isn’t shown, as sort of a moment of closure. Watch the film, and enjoy it for yourself.
Today we are enjoying a Rankin|Bass production, The Last Unicorn. This is a movie that I have seen on a few occasions, but apparently I’ve never really paid attention to it. The classic cell animation style is a joy to behold, much of the music is provided by America, and the voice talent is perfect. At times there are a few cringe worthy moments, yet on the whole it’s a wonderful film. You can view it for yourself on Netflix.
Voltron: Legendary Defender, was released on June 10th. I cannot recommend this new show enough. I was 15 when Voltron: Defender of the Universe was released in North America from a retooled Beast King: Go Lion. Back then, I enjoyed the show a lot, it wasn’t my favorite but is was fun… until they tried splicing in Armored Fleet Dairugger XV. They quickly re-retooled their show and phased out the “Vehicle Voltron” for the more popular lion version. Clever as it was, they milked the footage for all they could. Coupled with the specialty shops importing Go Lion toys, Matchbox releasing a version then Panosh Place taking a shot at the license, the world seemed to be crazy for Voltron.
So here at Quantum Multiverse, as you might have discovered, we are geeks. As geeks we partake in geek media. No surprises there 😉 This is just a list of current shows, TV-YouTube-Netflix-Amazon Prime-ETC, that keep us going. There are movies, audio books/plays, Podcasts (& SMODcasts), Comics, Blog posts, Books, Toys, Games, and what-not that are also a factor. I may get to breaking those down at some point but this is a simple and easily digested post and a good place to begin.
I’ve fallen behind on my view of this show but it is a pretty great show about a young Ninja who’s actual special ability is turning foes into friends.
A great YouTube channel that contains the Jedi Council and more.
We recently began our Amazon Prime account and this is one of the shows that we stream from there. I like it better than the original Stargate SG-1 for the depth that it has.
Kevin Smith and the guys at the Secret Stash in New Jersey. I can’t get enough of this program.
Wonder Woman! Another MeTV Saturday night staple. Lynda Carter was one of my first crushes and her smile still makes my evening better. My wife has that effect on me every day 🙂
This show is still one of the best written and directed shows of its kind. It could almost be a story created by Stan Lee. I watch this on Netflix, over and over.
This one is fun to make fun of. Saturday nights on MeTV has a block of time reserved for this great old show.
Chuck is a fun, Sci-Fi take on a Nerd gaining superhuman abilities. As the intersect, Chuck, is a powerful tool in the international spy scene.
I am speechless. THIS is Daredevil. It’s like Frank Miller opened up his arteries and out sprang this Netflix series, magically.
Although not as good (doesn’t even touch it) as the previous Avengers cartoon, this has just enough obscure characters involved that keeps my interest, for the most part.
I found RetroBlasting on YouTube in the Autumn of 2014. I can’t say enough great things about this channel. They cover a very wide variety of vintage toys, cartoons and movies. The sardonic wit and the clever comedic element is what keeps me coming back for more of their videos. I now know shit about My Little Pony than I ever knew I wanted to know. #RetroBlasting has reinforced my geekness, affirmed my nerdiness, and informed my dorkieness. For that, I thank them.
This is one of those shows that I can watch all the way through the eight seasons and then start it all over again.
At first I didn’t like this version of the TMNT. I was a huge fan of the 2003 version of the show. After a few episodes I was sold. The show pays homage to old cartoon, including the 2003 version of the title.
The oldies are still the best. This series holds a special place in my heart and in my Netflix que. I’ll also watch it on Saturday nights on MeTV (over the air digital antenna channel)
Since Top Gear (BBC) is now defunct, I found a new appreciation for classic cars and the art that Danny’s crew can create with them.
This show was my weekly go-to show about Star Wars news for a year now. The host, Ken Napzok, is moving on to bigger and better things but I’ll keep tuning in to see what the Popcorn Network has in store.
So there I was, again, searching through random image on Google when I came up with the idea to do a post about the WORST attempts at live action Superhero shows ever. Well, I found several lists along with images and the world has enough negative posts about everything.
I decided to post a few images of, what I feel to be, the best executions of superhero(ish) characters to make it to the small screen. I won’t list (Green) Arrow, the Flash, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., or the bad-assness of Dare Devil, since they all go without saying that they are some of the best shows to date based on comic book material. So without further ado I bring you, in no particular order, my favorite heroes that can be found on television.
Tw of the best heroes ever, Mr. Tom Baker, the fourth Doctor and Liz Sladen as Sarah Jane Smith 🙂
The Kato show… oh I mean the Green Hornet 😉
The Monster Squad was another favorite. Supernatural Superheroes.
Before Reeve there was Reeves.
Doctor Fate (Brent Stait) and Stargirl (Britt Irvin) Smallville Justice League episode
Hayley Atwell in Agent Carter (2015)
Super Spies rank right up there as well. Wild, Wild West.
Beastmaster was an okay show.
The Power of Isis
Campy, yes, but still a fun show to enjoy OR make fun of.
I still love this show.
Justin Hartleys Green Arrow and Michael Shanks Hawkman Smallville Justice League episode
Man From Atlantis from 1977
I don’t remember much about this show, except that it impressed me when I was in the sixth grade.
Still a classic.
Ultraman! The show responsible for my ultra geekness!
Tarzan was always a favorite show of mine in the early 1970’s.
Xena. Nuff Said.
Guy Williams as Zorro!
Yes. This is going to be a great show. Trust me.
My first crush. ^_^
This fits the spirit of the superhero show.
Rex Smith played Daredevil in the late 80’s. Recognise the suit?
Back in April of 2013 something great happened that I am just getting around to. Stan Lee being interview by Kevin Smith 🙂 This SModcast is one of many that I am enjoying.
I have to admit that I am a podcast rookie. Recently I started watching Kevin Smith’s AMC show, Comic Book Men on Netflix. This show was so fun and funny that my wife and I watched the first two seasons in one week. I watched them all a few time now. Walt, Bryan, Mike and Ming are very entertaining. If you haven’t seen this show then check it out, it is like a celebration of all things Nerdly in all of Geekdom. The show sparked my interest is some of Kevin’s other works and I’ve rewatched movies that I’ve seen before and ones that I’ve never heard of. This new interests in his work brought me, first, to Jay & Silent Bob’s Secret Stash then on to SModcast. There are over half a dozen sites related to the “View Askewniverse“; when you have time check it all out.
Anyhow… this interview with Stan “The Man” Lee is very awesome. I am a fan of Mr. Lee, I enjoy his positive attitude and professionalism. Nuff Said.
So the Clone Wars will wrap up loose ends in this last season, supposedly, on Netflix. Does this mean I am going to fire my old NF account back up just to bask in all of the Clone Wars Nerdly Glory? Nope. I really want to see it but not bad enough to rejoin a service that has been a slow-to-grow let down. I’ll find other avenues to watch the show. Perhaps if they offered more than just that then I may be enticed to return but until then I just can’t go back.
I really am surprised and a bit disappointed that Disney 😄 didn’t step up and offer up 30 minutes a week to air the program.