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My Science Fiction Life
An evil pylon

The terror of science fiction

"The Changes terrified me, yet I was compelled to keep watching. It has left me with a lasting 'fear' of electricity pylons." skakid

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Professor Steve Jones

H G Well's The Time Machine is pro-eugenics propaganda, says Professor Steve Jones.

Recommended recollections

A selection of the best recollections on the site picked by you, the users.

"Probably the greatest TV tie-in of all time. They had crossover stories between XL5, Stingray and Lady Penelope." jamxl5 on TV Century 21

"It marked a turning point in TV science fiction due to its conception as one story arc spanning five years." TheBebopcowboy on Babylon 5

"I have a vivid childhood memory of Steel stuck on barbed wire and of being scared silly about photographs for weeks." ThursdayLast on Sapphire and Steel

"I remember as I child hoping I might be next to 'break out'... that was the joy of it - it could be your turn next!" m_gillyon on The Tomorrow People

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My Science Fiction Life TV show

My Science Fiction Life on TV

Watch clips from BBC Four's TV programme. Scientists, artists and contributors to this site explain how they've been inspired by science fiction.

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Classic Choice
Judge Dredd: He is the law

Judge Dredd & 2000 AD

"It consistently reflected modern times and culture and satirised this to great comic effect. Judge Dredd can be a very funny strip, with ice cold dark humour." paulvonscott

Themes in SF
Nuclear explosion

A very British catastrophe

Science fiction is littered with tales of ruin - why are the British obssessed with the end of the world?

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Your recollections...
2001: A Space Odyssey

Big Screen Memories

From 2001 to Robocop, Star Wars to Zardoz and everything inbetween - readers recall their seminal science fiction moments.

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