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The Detective Who Came From Mars

The Detective Who Came From Mars

Stephen Lyons, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018


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In 2004, TV screens across the globe were introduced a teen noir mystery drama series. Veronica Mars, also the name of the protagonist of the series. Kristen Bell plays Veronica Mars, a high school and later college student, who after many years of helping her private investigator father, also wor...

Adventure Has a Name

Adventure Has a Name

Stephen Lyons, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


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As readers of this column have noticed, I've done all TV series, it's time to change things up. The first movie series I've decided to watch, in this columnist's humble opinion, is the greatest franchise in the history of franchises. Indiana Jones is my favorite franchise of all time and I will s...

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a CW show that lasted 10 Seasons

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a CW show that lasted 10 Seasons

Stephen Lyons, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018


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In October 2001, a program launched that not only lasted a multitude of seasons but also kick started the young adult superhero drama that dominates many channels. Smallville was a 10 season spanning drama with over 200 episodes becoming, at the time, the longest running North American science fiction ...

Maybe You Can Help Solve a Mystery

Maybe You Can Help Solve a Mystery

Stephen Lyons, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


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Murders, strange disappearances, con artists, lost treasures, aliens, ghosts, monsters, lost loves, conspiracies, and so much more were covered on Unsolved Mysteries. In 1987, actor Raymond Burr hosted the first special of the series. The next two specials were hosted by Karl Malden, until finally ...

Can I get a Whoa, Bundy

Can I get a Whoa, Bundy

Stephen Lyons, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


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There are hundreds of ideas for what is the prefect TV family. Some say it's the Cosby family, not so much anymore, but they used to. Some say the Keaton family from Family Ties. Others pick those lovely Bradys' in the Brady Bunch. Some even say the Bunkers' from All in the Family. But there is only ...

Eat, Pray, Slay Vampires

Eat, Pray, Slay Vampires

Stephen Lyons, Staff Writer

February 28, 2018


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There can be only one supernatural monster killer king in all of television, in this case the queen. The queen of the hill is Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The show ran for 7 seasons, from 97-03 across two different networks headed by future director of the Avengers, Joss Whedon. This award winning pro...

Giving Me Goosebumps

Giving Me Goosebumps

Stephen Lyons, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


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Some of us used to read the books, some watched the TV series, some got them when they rubbed two balloons together to make that weird noise. In some way we have all experienced Goosebumps. Goosebumps was a 4 season, 74 episode horror anthology that ran from 1995 to 1998 and was based on ...

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