Where Might We Be Going with Science Fiction?

This week the guys discuss their appreciation of sci-fi, how they come to recognize it, and its tendencies towards analogies and tragedy. Looking at four examples from television throughout the 20th Century, how has science fiction been reapplied throughout different genres of storytelling?

 

This Episode Discussion contains spoilers for the following:

Twilight Zone: “Will the Real Martian Please Stand Up?”
Batman: the Animated Series: “His Silicon Soul”

Cowboy Bebop: “Sympathy for the Devil”

Futurama: “The Bird-Bot of Ice-Caltraz”

 

To listen…click here!

 

Topics discussed tonight include…

 

Crazy Old Coots

Random Robots

Frightening Young Donovan

“nothing as pure or cruel…”

“But I suppose my most proudest achievement was…”

MUSIC INCLUDED: A$AP ROCKY – TELEPHONE CALLS FT. X PLAYBOI CARTI X TYLER THE CREATOR X YUNG GLEESH

FURTHER READING:

Will the Real Ending Please Stand Up?

His Silicon Soul by Jay Allman

BBPX Episode 56: Unrequired Love of Futurama

NEXT EPISODE: THA STRUGGLE


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