I haven't really looked at a T.V. Guide in quite a long time. So, I guess this means I'm watching T.V. Every few weeks the folks at TVG try to come up with a cover story that will prompt you to pick up this $2.50 guide to programming.
This week I got caught. The article (and 3 separate covers of which I only purchased one) was:
Well, with curiosity piqued, I had no choice.
First, here are the 'Legends':
Placed behind a cut...
|24||Dick Solomon||3rd Rock From The Sun||1996-2001|
|22||Doctor Who||1963-89, 2005|
|$6 (M) / Bionic Woman||1973-78|
|17||Max Guevara||Dark Angel||2000-02|
|15||The Coneheads||Saturday Night Live||1977-79|
|14||Robot||Lost in Space||1965-68|
Satellite of Love
|12||Sam Beckett||Quantum Leap||1989-93|
|10||Jack O'Neill||Stargate SG-1||1997-|
|6||David Vincent||The Invaders||1967-68|
|4||George Jetson||Jetsons||1962-63, +|
|3||Uncle Martin||My Favorite Martian||1963-66|
Any Star Trek Show
|ST, TNG, DS9, Voy, Ent||1966+|
|1||Rod Serling||The Twilight Zone||1959-64|
Personally, I hate media generated lists. I always find them to make little sense. And so, I find myself wondering... what is a Legend? Well, to be bloody-honest that in itself opens up the floor for a lot of debate. The dictionary was little help and Googling on "What makes a legend" resulted in 488 opinions.
Why don't you tell me: Fill out the poll:
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What makes a legend?
What makes a TV Sci-Fi Legend (TSFL)?
Which show(s) from the list would NOT be on your list
More room for shows to remove
Which show(s) MISSING from the list would be on your list
More room for shows to add
Which character(s) would NOT be on your list.
More room for characters to remove
Which characters(s) MISSING from the list would be on your list
More room for characters to add