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through 10 years of Cult tv, we scrutinise each year for its gems, and take
time out to look at the shows which transgressed the Cult tv market and become
mainstream. What better time to cap off the Nineties?
Over 10 years in the making,
our Nineties Special includes a detailed look at each year in Cult tv,
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The shows, the characters and their effects. We cross-examine
Voyager's matriachal figurehead - Captain Janeway - and review the
impact of having ex-Borg Seven of Nine on board.
With a new Trek series looming, we also
venture into a parallel universe to see the possibilities, and look back to the
start of Deep Space Nine and Voyager, and what was rumoured about
Captain Crisco (sic) and co.
Starting in 1993, one of the decade's key shows quickly moved from quiet
Cult tv bracket to big business. Was it too much too soon, and will
The X-Files survive past 2000?
Hercules & Xena
Ted Raimi, alter-ego of Xenas side-kick Joxer the Mighty, on taking some
serious prat falls. Plus Robert Trebor on Salmoneuss love of gold and
free enterprise - its all Greek to us!
1995 was John Sheridans first year as commander of Babylon 5. Bruce
Boxleitner looks back on his time as the gun-toting saviour of Humanity
1996 saw a long-awaited but brief return for the Time Lord . We ask not whether
the show is dead, but if it can die
Plus Celebrating 35 years of
Doctor Who, a special exhibition was held. TV
Zone was there to grab a bit of cake and boast I saw the
Cybermen at Longleat!
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
1997 saw the most unlikely vampire-slaying heroine take the stage. A
cheerleader who slays vampires becomes one of the most auspicious shows of the
last few years who'd have thought? We examine Buffy's
Marco Sanchez recalls his two, mainly underwater, seasons as Sensor Chief
Miguel Ortiz in the series once predicted to be the hippest show in about
The whole of Joe Ahernes stylish thriller comes under the spotlight. Get
your teeth into the definitive, totally unique British vampire serial.
With a clutch of Cult television shows now being aimed specifically at
teenagers and becoming ferociously successful, we look at the effect this may
have on Cult television in the next decade
To conclude, a look at why the television of old has become more accessible,
the effect of making shows more obtainable to people and why nostalgia will
never be the same again