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    Astro Boy (1963)

    Astro Boy (1963)

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    NBC (ended 1981)
    The 1963 black-and-white version of Astro Boy was the first anime to cross the Pacific and penetrate American television. It was highly successful as it drew the highest ratings at that time. It was taken off the air in 1966 as it completed its 104-episode run (193 episodes in Japan), having lost its popularity due to it not being in color and having "depressing" and violent themes and story lines.
    However, in 1980, Astro Boy was reborn in Japan and was brought back to North America in 1982 with a 51-episode color series (52 episodes in Japan).
    All 104 episodes of the original 1963 series which aired in the United States are now available on DVD.moreless
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    The Day of the Triffids

    The Day of the Triffids

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    BBC (ended 2009)
    Flesh-eating plants escape when a solar storm blinds most of the planet's population, and they're hungry for humans! Based on the book, and a remake of the previous TV series of the same name, The Day Of The Triffids is a post-apocalyptic drama that also focuses on the breakdown of society. The Day Of The Triffids is a Power production for BBC One.moreless
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    V: The Final Battle (1984)

    V: The Final Battle (1984)

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    NBC
    V: The Final Battle (1984) is the miniseries sequel to the NBC miniseries V: The Original Miniseries, where we are introduced to an alien race called "The Visitors", led by John And Diana (Jane Badler), who come to Earth with a secret evil plan. We join news cameraman Mike Donovan as he is becoming part of the resistance movement which is bent on exposing and defeating the Visitors. The resistance attempts a raid on a Visitor processing plant, where they are using humans for food, but find that their defenses are too advanced. When John is making a huge announcement at the Los Angeles Medical Center, claiming to have a medial breakthrough that will be a universal cure for cancer, the rebels infiltrate the hospital to take advantage of the media coverage. The resistance makes a desperate call for rebellion, but Diana has the scene re-enacted and passed off as the original broadcast. When Mike is invited to surrender in exchange for his son, he is taken into custody on the mothership. When a strange pregnancy reveals a deadly bacteria, they develop the "Red Dust" to try to stop the Visitors, but soon find that the stakes of doing so are much higher than expected.moreless
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    Robocop

    Robocop

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    (ended 1994)
    Based on the movies with the same name, this series follows crime-fighting cyborg known as Robocop. Formerly Alex J. Murphy, a New Detroit police officer modified after being "killed" in the line of duty, Robocop polices a city of the future while being haunted by the memories of his former life.moreless
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    WWE: Legends Of Mid-South Wrestling

    WWE: Legends Of Mid-South Wrestling

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    Forever Knight

    Forever Knight

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    CBS (ended 1996)
    In 1992, CBS premiered Forever Knight, a stylish and sexy television series. An immediate cult sensation, the series chronicled the journeys of Nicholas Knight, an ancient vampire from the thirteenth century living in present-day Toronto, Canada (Nigel Bennett voice-over of theme music) He was brought across in 1228. Preyed on humans for their blood. Now he wants to be mortal again. To repay society for his sins. To emerge from his world of darkness. From his endless ... forever night. After centuries of bloodshed, Nicholas Knight has forsaken immortality and is determined to reclaim his humanity. He now spends his nights as a homicide detective with his smug partner, Donald Schanke, fighting the city's most brutal crimes. Joining in Nicholas' quest is Dr. Natalie Lambert, a brilliant forensic scientist, who is inching closer to the cure for his supernatural condition. The master vampire Lucien LaCroix, however, will stop at nothing to ensure that Nicholas remains a vampire. In his darkest moments, Nicholas turns to the lovely vampire Janette, who offers him unconditional loyalty despite her prominent standing in the vampire underworld.moreless
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    Police Academy

    Police Academy

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    duplicate of the same entry - http://www.tv.com/shows/police-academy-the-animated-series/
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    Beastmaster

    Beastmaster

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    (ended 2003)
    Dar, the Beastmaster and last survivor of his tribe, wanders the ancient lands, seeking out his beloved Kira, defending the animals he controls, and pitting his might against various sorcerers and tyrants.moreless
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    The Wild Wild West (1969)

    The Wild Wild West (1969)

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    CBS (ended 1969)
    The Wild Wild West ran for four seasons, and featured the adventures of two Secret Service Agents working for President Ulysses S. Grant. The two men were James West, former Union soldier and current man-of-action, gunman, and womanizer. His partner was Artemus Gordon, a former con man and master of disguise and invention. Together, the two fought various menaces aimed at the United States and President Grant, as well as investigating other Federal crimes. Riding on the post-James Bond spy craze of the 60's, WWW featured not only all of the typical "spy gimmicks" like boot knives, miniature explosives, and spike-firing grapple guns, but featured a variety of criminal masterminds wielding high-tech items (for 1880) like robot squids, cyborgs, exo-skeletons, steam-powered giant puppets, earthquake machines, hallucinogenic drugs, shrinking potions, and much much more. Their major nemesis, the diminutive Dr. Miguelito Loveless, was a master of such gadgets and gizmos. The show's producers and writers mixed all of these with typical Western movie conventions, a nod to the old movie serials, and some modern-day stylings as well to produce a unique series that has rarely been seen since. (pictured l to r: Ross Martin, Robert Conrad)moreless
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    Star Trek: Remastered

    Star Trek: Remastered

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    CBS
    Star Trek: Remastered takes Gene Roddenberry's groundbreaking 1960s science fiction series and gives it a fresh coat of paint for a new generation. The Original Series gets a full make-over, presented now in high definition with new CGI effects and enhanced audio. This digital re-mastering was released in 2006 to commemorate Star Trek's 40th anniversary. Star Trek didn't always have the loyal following it does now. It's first season received lukewarm ratings, and while it developed a significant fan base, it received little network support and was canceled after three seasons. Nonetheless, the show continued to run in syndication in the 70s and gained popularity. Now, Stark Trek is one of the most-loved sci-fi stories of all time, with many spin-off series and several feature films. Star Trek holds the Guinness World Record for having the largest number of spin-offs among television shows in history. The Original Series has stood the test of time, and this updated version gives it a new, polished finish. Whether you're a long-time fan of this smart sci-fi classic, or a recent convert looking to catch up, Star Trek: Remastered is the best Original Series viewing experience available.moreless
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