Series One: The Science-Fiction Series
Introductory look at the Science-Fiction Series.
General info on the Aliens.
General info on the Robots.
The main space Vehicle.
General info on the Space Vehicle.
General info on the Characters.
General info on how the Stories will be implemented.
General info on the planned First Season.
Cool Things to Ponder.
Cool things about my show, listed five at a time.
1 to 5
6 to 10
11 to 15
16 to 20
21 to 25
Fixing Star Trek's problems, one preview at a time.
The Honored Dead.
Actors I wanted who died already.
The Thrill of Illinois.
Where my show would be produced.
Proof a Large Cast can work.
Examples from other Television Series.
TV Series Premiere Announcements.
Compare what I am giving you to what little they gave you.
What is a Presentation Film?
How some shows began.
Letterbox Format Explanation.
What's with those black bars?
|- The Science-Fiction Series -
- EPISODE GUIDE -
- First Season : 14 hour-long episodes -
- Subject to change a wee bit -
(Currently over 1,100 pages are written)
The First 21 Episodes are pretty much done and locked in place.
THREE HOUR PREMIER - Episodes 1, 2 and 3 take place back-to-back, spanning the first Three Days of the Series. Where Episode 1 ends, Episode 2 begins the next morning. Where Episode 2 ends, Episode 3 picks up its next morning. Though not intended to be a Three-Part Episode (Example : Part 2 of 3), they do air back-to-back and are intended to air back-to-back for its premier, possibly edited together for its debut broadcast (only) as a movie length feature, such as Battlestar Galactica's 3 hour series premier in 1978 was. Together, these three episodes introduce the Premise, Setting, main Space Vehicle, and all but 2 of the large cast of Characters.
13 EPISODE STORY ARC - The first 13 episodes occur in the same Solar System in space. While the Series Premier sets up the series premise and the main (human) characters on our space vehicle, the 13 Episode Mini Story-Arc sets up the first batch of (alien) characters out in space that we will be dealing with for a few years. While the aliens are first encountered, the 13 episodes will have us begin exploring the lives of our main human characters onboard.
EPISODE 2 - The first alien race the crew encounters are introduced in Episode 2. It is our "First Contact", and we botch it.
- EPISODE 4 -
EPISODE 4 - The second alien race the crew encounters are introduced in Episode 4, along with the last two of the main characters.
There is a Guest-Star character known only as "Mysterious Man".
- EPISODE 5 -
- EPISODE 6 -
"Space got rippled up for a moment, followed by a flash of light. Then the stars shot by and disappeared. Then I got hit on the head."
- A Lieutanant Commander from another Starship, describing to the Chief Engineer what he saw in a previous episode's incident.
- EPISODE 7 -
Part One of Two.
- EPISODE 8 -
Part Two of Two.
- EPISODE 9 -
- EPISODE 10 -
"You can't go down to those planets! There might be aliens down there."
"Well of course there might be aliens down there. They're alien planets. What did you expect to find down there? Amelia Earhart?"
- The Captain to a crewmember, in Episode 9, after he finds out the main Space Vehicle is returning to a previously encountered planet.
"They out gun us. They out speed us. The only thing we can do is run and hide, and we're not very good at that."
- The Lt. Commander to the Captain, in Episode 10, trying to figure out what their next action will be when aliens attack them for the first time.
"How long until we can repair the damage?"
"We can never repair the damage."
- The Lt. Commander to the Captain, in Episode 10, referring to the state of the Main Space Vehicle after their first alien attack.
- EPISODE 11 -
- EPISODE 12 -
"We're being attacked by Aliens and Meteors and yet you have time to dye your hair."
- The Lt. Commander to the Chief Mechanic, in Episode 11, after coming across her in the corridor.
- EPISODE 13 -
EPISODE 13 - Episode 13 brings the end of the 13 Episode Mini Story-Arc to a conclusion.
- EPISODE 14 -
THE PILOT EPISODE / FIRST SEASON FINALE - The first complete episode intended to be produced, Episode 14 is a self-contained story, featuring only 2 of the main characters. Budget-wise and quality-wise, the production of Episode 14 is the equivelant of an "Afterschool Special". Based on my past encounters with PBS Executives on the lower local levels, it will shock them to learn that the Pilot Episode of the Science-Fiction Series actually contains no Science-Fiction elements in it at all (because the local PBS people can't see past the Doctor Who Monsters). And yes, the Pilot Episode will also be the First Season Finale.
SECOND SEASON ONWARD:
- EPISODE 15 -
Part One of Two.
- EPISODE 16 -
Part Two of Two.
"That wasn't Bright. Do you think that was Bright? That wasn't Bright."
- The Chief Inspector to the Captain, in Episode 16, after an Alien threatens to destroy the ship over the Viewscreen with an ultimatum, and the young Captain returns a greater ultimatum just to piss him off.
- EPISODE 17 -
One or Two Guest-Stars.
- EPISODE 18 -
"You're not making him a Yeoman."
"Yes I am. Captain Kirk had a Yeoman and so can I."
- The Captain to the Lt. Commander, in Episode 17, deciding what to do with someone onboard the main Space Vehicle.
- EPISODE 19 -
- EPISODE 20 -
- EPISODE XX -
To Be Determined.