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When investigating unusual crimes, a United States Federal Bureau of Investigation agent is brought into a United States Department of Homeland Security task force that investigates such things.

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Alien high school students struggle to keep their secret.

Seems okay.



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She looks even better when wet.
She looks even better when wet.

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0204993/

A girl, engineered to be a killer, flees her keepers, but as a woman she pursues general vigilante justice by helping a crime-fighting genius.

This series hits the ground running, featuring not just a stupifyingly hot Jessica Alba, but a great world, plot and everything else.

However, like too many series', Dark Angel suicide-bombs like it's been lit on fire and is heading for a volcano to end it's suffering. Not only is the second season bad enough to end the show, it's bad enough to not watch, even and especially for people who like the first.



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TODO - There are other media related to this universe, and I'm not sure what order to watch them in.

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964-1968) poster

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0057765/

A pair of secret agents do secret agenty-stuff.

Seems great so far.

  • Alternately called The Man From Uncle.
  • United Network Command for Law and Enforcement




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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0213327/

Unfrozen after 300 years, the captain of the most powerful ship in existence moves to rebuild his fallen Commonwealth with the help of a rag-tag group of civilians.

This series is high quality with a light (sometimes cheesy) mood. Although I can say I love this series, it definitely takes a nosedive later in its life, and absolutely fails miserably in its final "wrap-up" season. It's like these writers sabotage their own work.

Upon re-watching this, I can say that I do enjoy it, but it's definitely pulp/drama as opposed to being actually-awesome. There are some layers to it, but its general theme of being "fun" gets in the way too frequently to have those subtle moments elevate the rest of it.



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Stargate SG-1 (1997-2007) poster

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt118480/
http://stargate.mgm.com/view/series/1/index.html
http://syfy.com/stargate/ (archive)

Having discovered an interplanetary teleporter, humans bumble around by sending teams through to other worlds.

Seems pretty good so far. It's definitely got the "TV series" feel to it, which explains how many seasons there are.

  • See Stargate viewing order. This series follows from Stargate - (1994 movie)

    • Watching that movie is not mandatory to watch this series.
    • This series has different actors.
  • The stylized "A" in the title (with the middle bar missing and the circle over it) is a reference to that symbol representing the Earth when programming a stargate.



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