07th Feb2010

Hey Star Trek! dijoo get ONBOARD!?

by jerad.formby

A few years ago, it was announced that Joss Whedon would be developing a new project with Eliza Dushku. Legend has it that he came up with the concept on the spot while the two of them had lunch.

The show had a science-fiction concept, would be called Dollhouse, and it would be shown on FOX.

To many Joss Whedon fans this was like watching your friends board the Titanic.
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18th Oct2009

Hey Star Trek! dijoo get OUTFOXED!?

by jerad.formby

lets talk some firefly and what the hells wrong over at FOX
the rickety tower where FOX programming decisions are made
Meanwhile, back at the lab, the FOX studio executives are back and their making those same, strange decisions that alienate fans of their shows.

I’ve written about the channel before and championed them as the only network that at least tries something new and something different. We’ve waxed nostalgia over the shows we know and love and how those shows just might not have existed if not for FOX.

With the fall season now kicked into high gear, we at Hey Star Trek! like so many others tremble in fear while the pillars that support our weekly television habits shake.
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28th Jun2009

watchoo problem FOX!?

by jerad.formby

this is not a case against fox strangely

look whose back everyone the messiah ronald d moore

Here’s an old question with a new twist. I’m not asking how long until Fox cancels Ronald D. Moore’s Virtuality, I’m asking how long until Fox picks it up? The show aired as something called a “backdoor” pilot, wherein everyone’s fine leaving it as a TV movie (except its creators) but if the audience wants more of it –everything’s ready to load in from actors to storylines.

And what a storyline it is!

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04th Apr2009

thachoo in my DOLLHOUSE!? – UPDATED!

by jerad.formby

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Joss Whedon has a new show out. He’s the gentlemen responsible for TV’s “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “Angel,” and “Firefly.” Not surprisingly, it deals with sci-fi. Not surprisingly, it’s being shown on Friday nights on Fox.

Surprisingly, a lot of his fans aren’t watching. I can’t figure out why.

Many of my die-hard Buffy fan friends can’t get into it –hell though, they couldn’t get into Buffy season six either (my favorite year). I’ve been cornered on more than one occasion to justify my positive feelings for the show, so I’m gonna make all of my arguments here.

What’s really awesome about this timing is that I’ve just finished watching Dollhouse’s seventh episode and, strangely enough, it was a Star Trek episode.
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