SciFi TV Rewatch

A podcast exploring science fiction television - Past and present

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Episodes

3 days ago

Join Dave and Wayne for genre television show news, a glimpse into what the hosts are currently watching, and commentary and analysis of the Netflix series 1899. 
This week on the SciFi TV Rewatch podcast we discuss the impact of Plato’s Cave Allegory on the revelation that we’re watching a simulation in progress that ends the way all previous iterations have ended. Everyone dies. Will the writers be able to create an acceptable conclusion despite the series’ cancellation?
In our What We're Watching segment, Dave checks out the new HBOMax series The Last of Us which Wayne wishes that the Life on Mars sequel Ashes to Ashes was more available in the US. 
In Listener Feedback, Fred from the Netherlands gives the penultimate episode a B+ grade.
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Episode Grade: Dave A  Wayne A-

Friday Jan 20, 2023

Join Dave and Wayne for genre television show news, a glimpse into what the hosts are currently watching, and commentary and analysis of the Netflix series 1899.
This week on the SciFi TV Rewatch podcast we discuss character pairings and the burgeoning relationship between Olek and Ling Yi. Daniel continues his struggle to jog Maura’s memory, and we consider whether the survivors can work together to decipher the reality of their situation.
In our What We're Watching segment, Dave rewatches season one of Yellowjackets in anticipation of its second season that begins airing in March. Wayne returns to the Star Wars world with Bad Batch.  
In Listener Feedback, Fred from the Netherlands revisits the differences between window treatments in Germany and the Netherlands. 
Remember to join the genre television and film discussion on the SciFi TV Rewatch Facebook group for the latest genre television show news and podcast releases.
Episode Grade: A

Friday Jan 13, 2023

Join Dave and Wayne for genre television show news, a glimpse into what the hosts are currently watching, and commentary and analysis of the Netflix series 1899.
This week on the SciFi TV Rewatch podcast we discuss the seemingly unending string of questions even though the boy finally talks, Maura speculates her father is behind whatever it is that is taking place, and Daniel struggles furiously to get the situation under control.
In our What We're Watching segment, Dave continues with season two of Alice in Borderland but also praises the return of Ginny and Georgia on Netflix. Wayne returns to National Treasure: Edge of History and comes away with a different assessment.
In Listener Feedback, Fred from the Netherlands grows increasingly frustrated with the show’s pace and lack of clarity. First time contributor Susanne from Germany finds us during our coverage of The Peripheral. 
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Episode Grade: A-
 

Friday Jan 06, 2023

Join Dave and Wayne for genre television show news, a glimpse into what the hosts are currently watching, and commentary and analysis of the Netflix series 1899.
This week on the SciFi TV Rewatch podcast we discuss the underlying dynamics of the mutiny and whether Franz has really thought through the implications of his actions. Tove changes sides and admits to Krester that their mother doesn’t have a direct line to God but rather suffers from mental illness.
In our What We're Watching segment, Dave is mildly enthusiastic about the Prime series Catastrophe. Wayne, once again, talks up Star Trek and its top shelf guest stars.
In Listener Feedback, Fred from the Netherlands recovers from last week’s illness and wonders how the other passengers will view Maura’s relationship with the boy.
Remember to join the genre television and film discussion on the SciFi TV Rewatch Facebook group for the latest genre television show news and podcast releases.
Episode Grade: A

Friday Dec 30, 2022

Join Dave and Wayne for genre television show news, a glimpse into what the hosts are currently watching, and commentary and analysis of the Netflix series 1899.
This week on the SciFi TV Rewatch podcast we discuss the narrative details that support the indication that an alternate history model might be in play. Character pairings continue to dominate the landscape as Ling Yi meets Olek, and there’s a possibility that Maura and Daniel’s relationship might be deeper than has been previously indicated.
In our What We're Watching segment, Wayne and the family venture out to watch Avatar: The Way of Water at the iMax theater. Dave continues with The Recruit and finally sees the acclaimed film LaLa Land.
In Listener Feedback, Fred from the Netherlands notices the differences in eye color between the boy and Daniel, putting a hold on Dave’s theory.
Remember to join the genre television and film discussion on the SciFi TV Rewatch Facebook group for the latest genre television show news and podcast releases.
Episode Grade: A-
 

Friday Dec 23, 2022

Join Dave and Wayne for genre television show news, a glimpse into what the hosts are currently watching, and commentary and analysis of the Netflix series 1899.
This week on the SciFi TV Rewatch podcast we discuss the relationship between the captain and Maura, but more importantly, the prevalence of the triangle symbol that seems to pop up everywhere we look.
In our What We're Watching segment, Wayne checks out the National Treasure television show but is still undecided about S2 of the anime series Vox Machina. Dave moves out of his comfort zone and tackles the Netflix film starring Aubrey Plaza, Emily the Criminal.
In Listener Feedback, Fred from the Netherlands sees some improvement in 1899.
Remember to join the genre television and film discussion on the SciFi TV Rewatch Facebook group for the latest genre television show news and podcast releases.
Episode Grade: Dave A-  Wayne B+

Friday Dec 16, 2022

Join Dave and Wayne for genre television show news, a glimpse into what the hosts are currently watching, and commentary and analysis of the Netflix series 1899.
This week on the SciFi TV Rewatch podcast we discuss the series premiere of a show that promises to be every bit as mind-bending as its predecessor Dark. Series creators Jantje Friese and Baran bo Odar begin the tale of the missing ocean liner Prometheus, its sister ship Kerberos, and the passengers who all seem to be running from something. Who is the young boy found alive on Prometheus, and is there a connection with the man who climbs out of the sea to board Kerberos?
In our What We're Watching segment, Wayne praises Star Trek: Discovery, and Dave makes a troubling confession that he’s gotten caught up in TikTok videos.
In Listener Feedback, Fred from the Netherlands seems less than enthusiastic about the 1899 pilot, and Ben Mason checks in via the Facebook group with questions about the finale of The Peripheral.
Remember to join the genre television and film discussion on the SciFi TV Rewatch Facebook group for the latest genre television show news and podcast releases.
Episode Grade: Dave A  Wayne B

Friday Dec 09, 2022

Join Dave and Wayne for genre television show news, a glimpse into what the hosts are currently watching, and commentary and analysis of the Prime Video series The Peripheral. Listen to our Ending Explained discussion.
This week on the SciFi TV Rewatch podcast we discuss the season finale and fail to come to an agreement as to the stubs and their relationship to the original timeline. Has Conner followed through with Flynne’s plan to save their home world? Has Jasper acted totally out of character, and will Tommy take over the sheriff’s department?
In our What We're Watching segment, we discuss an article in The Atlantic that examines whether or not 2001: A Space Odyssey truly deserves its place as a science fiction movie classic.
In Listener Feedback, Fred from the Netherlands questions Jasper’s decision to park his SUV on the train tracks, and Joe from Cincinnati seems less than enthusiastic about the finale. 
Remember to join the genre television and film discussion on the SciFi TV Rewatch Facebook group for the latest genre television show news and podcast releases.
Episode Grade: Dave A  Wayne A-

Friday Dec 02, 2022

Join Dave and Wayne for genre television show news, a glimpse into what the hosts are currently watching, and commentary and analysis of the Prime Video series The Peripheral.
This week on the SciFi TV Rewatch podcast we discuss the implications of Conner, Burton, and Flynne meeting with Inspector Lowbeer. Now that Dee Dee has become involved in the time travel narrative, is it finally time for Tommy to join Team Fisher?
In our What We're Watching segment, Wayne gets in the holiday spirit by viewing the sequel to A Christmas Story. Dave checks out Blood, Sex, and Royalty on Netflix and manages to learn about another side to Henry VIII’s second wife Anne Boleyn. 
In Listener Feedback, Fred from the Netherlands notices a connection with Orphan Black’s narrative detail of hiding data in DNA.
Remember to join the genre television and film discussion on the SciFi TV Rewatch Facebook group for the latest genre television show news and podcast releases.
Episode Grade: Dave A-  Wayne A

Friday Nov 25, 2022

Join Dave and Wayne for genre television show news, a glimpse into what the hosts are currently watching, and commentary and analysis of the Prime Video series  The Peripheral.
This week on the SciFi TV Rewatch podcast we discuss whether Inspector Lowbeer and the Metropolitan Police might align themselves with Lev in taking down, or at least keeping in check, the Research Institute. Is it a good idea for Conner to leave 2032 behind for a new body in the future?
In our What We're Watching segment, Wayne feels that Titans has gone completely off the rails. Dave finishes S2 of Warrior Nun and recommends the HBOMax series White Lotus. 
In Listener Feedback, Fred from the Netherlands points out the futuristic wardrobe choices we see in 2100.
Remember to join the genre television and film discussion on the SciFi TV Rewatch Facebook group for the latest genre television show news and podcast releases.
Episode Grade: A

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