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Issue #169 • ships from Oct 21 2003
News-stand Price UK £3.50 / US $6.99

Star Trek: Enterprise

• As the third season indulges in some major changes, star Connor Trinneer drops out of warp to discuss his duties as chief engineer Trip Tucker.

A tough timeBabylon 5
• Creator J Michael Straczynski reminisces on the final days of the fourth season, in which emotions begin to take over and a glimmer of hope appears in the darkness…

In chargeThe West Wing
• We knock on the door of the fictional White House and ask about the changes in store for everyone the fifth season, including the departure of star Rob Lowe…

InsideFlashback: Porridge
• With its latest DVD release, we take the first part of our look back at the Seventies sitcom that saw three series of the antics of Norman Stanley Fletcher...

• As the series comes to DVD, director Pennant Roberts and cast members Carolyn Seymour, Lucy Fleming and Ian McCulloch recall a series that still sends a shudder down the spine.

Doctor Who at 40
• We continue with Seasons Twenty-One and Twenty-Two, as Peter Davison stepped out of the TARDIS for the last time and Colin Baker makes his first appearance as the Time Lord.

Hercules: The Legendary Journeys
• We continue our complete episode guide to the series with Seasons Three and Four…

Primetime: The Lyon’s Den
• We look at NBC’s new drama starring Rob Lowe as maverick attorney, Jack Turner, in his first role since The West Wing.

• Our history of television continues with a look at Boris Karloff’s Thriller.

Deep Thought
• Continuing our search to find Cult TV’s ultimate questions. We ask if the day will come when we’ll be using our mobiles to say “Hello…? I’m on a Spaceship!”

Memory Alpha
• Your questions about Cult TV answered by resident expert Andrew Pixley. This issue features Charlie’s Angels and The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

  • Doctor Who’s second coming

  • Star Trek: Enterprise – the official new title

  • Jonathan Frakes on the blessing and the curse of Thunderbirds

  • Emmy Award results revealed, including The Simpsons. and 24

  • ITV’s merger and the battle for ratings

  • Patrick Stewart on Frasier

  • Sixties Out of the Unknown episode 'secretly' shown on BBC4

  • The launch of Carnivàle

  • Babylon 5’s Jerry Doyle and J Michael Straczynski in a war of words

TV Reviews
  • Alias Season 3
  • Andromeda Season 4
  • Angel Season 5
  • Carnivàle Season 1
  • Star Trek: Enterprise Season 3
Merchandise Reviews
  • Doctor Who
    The Curse of Fenric, DVD
    Davros, CD
    Deadly Reunion, p/bk
    He Jests at Scars, CD

  • Fireball XL5
    Complete Series, DVD

  • Monty Python’s Flying Circus
    The Python’s Autobiography, h/bk

  • Star Trek
    Beyond the Final Frontier, p/bk

  • Star Trek: The Lost Era
    Serpents Among the Ruins, p/bk

  • The Sweeny
    Season One, DVD

TV Focus
  • What's on to watch from 17th October to 13th November, 2003

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