Category Archives: British Television

343 – Blakes 7 – Blake

This is it.  It’s all over except for the shooting.  Blakes 7 rockets to it’s final, shocking conclusion.

Ben and Eugene pick over the corpse of Blakes 7.

341 – Space: 1999 – Journey to Where

Journey to Where?  Journey to Where.  Is it a question, or is it a statement?  What are the deep philosophical differences between those two interpretation?

You won’t find out in this episode, as Ben and Eugene ask the question, or respond to the statement, “journey to where(?/.)”

340 – Blakes 7 -Warlord

Avon is courting the warlord, Zukan, to join his rebel alliance.  Tarrant is counting Zukan’s daughter, Zeona, to join Tarrant’s “alliance.”

How could this go wrong?

Ben and Eugene discuss the penultimate episode of Blakes 7, Warlord.

338 – Space: 1999 – All That Glisters

There’s a planet that has rocks on it.  Desirable rocks.  Koenig leads a highly-specialized team of crack rock collectors to the planet to get those rocks, but he soon learns that all that glisters is not Melganite.

Ben and Eugene discuss All That Glisters.

337 – Blakes 7 – Orbit

When you’re an outer space outlaw and revolutionary, it’s all about knowing who’s got you back.  This week, Vila learns who he can trust to keep him alive as he and Avon share an orbit.

Ben and Eugene discuss this, the 50th episode of Blakes 7, Robert Holmes’ Orbit!

334 – Space: 1999 – One Moment of Humanity

Help, I’m trapped in a bottle being forced to watch episodes of Space: 1999, and they’ve put on One Moment of Humanity.

I’m afraid I might go out like a Christmas Light!

Oh, but I’m obligated to say…  Ben and Eugene discuss One Moment of Humanity.

333 – Blakes 7 – Gold

There’s gold in them thar… umm… spaceships, and Avon and a “pal” have a plan to liberate all that lovely money for themselves.

But there’s someone else who has other plans for them.

Ben and Eugene discuss Gold.