Star Trek fans have been curious for years about the Battle of Axanar, the decisive turning point in the war against the Klingon Empire. And now, a new unofficial movie will show what really happened at Axanar, and how Captain Garth triumphed. Here’s your first image from Star Trek: Axanar, exclusively at io9!
Star Trek has never really been about its villains. Even the Klingons, Romulans and Borg have provided object lessons about understanding. Kirk had foils more than he had villains. So it's no surprise that when Trek tries to do baddies, it frequently stumbles. Here are the 10 least dangerous Trek villains of all time.
The TARDIS and the starship Enterprise feel like enchanted places that we visit in our imaginations. But the reality of working on a TV show involves long hours in a studio, and the magic takes a lot of work. Just check out these revealing behind-the-scenes photos from our favorite fantasy and science fiction shows.
With over 700 episodes, Star Trek offers enough raw television to saturate your brain for months. Including some of the greatest moments in television history... and some of the worst. But what's the absolute WORST Star Trek episode ever made?
Many of us have commitment issues with television, because we've been burned so many times by weak or overblown endings. (And no doubt, a lot of us are anxiously praying that Fringe gets the powerful conclusion it deserves tonight.) But there's no reason to give up on long-form series television because of some past…
With Star Wars Episode I hitting theaters all over again, there's been a whole new wave of interest in George Lucas' biggest letdown. And we've been remembering some of the other prequels that have tried to fill in backstory over the years.
Steven Spielberg's new TV show Terra Nova may look like Avatar, but actor Stephen Lang explained to us why his character is nothing like the hard-ass he played in James Cameron's hit movie.
John Shiban wrote some of the most acclaimed X-Files episodes, and then went on to work on Smallville, Supernatural, Star Trek: Enterprise and the upcoming Torchwood: Miracle Day. He also has worked on Breaking Bad from its second season onward.
Steven Spielberg's time-travel-with-dinosaurs show Terra Nova has been drawing plenty of comparisons to Avatar. But when the show revealed its first trailer to critics, the comparison on everyone's mind was television's former mega-hit, Lost.
This week, we have the season finale of Tower Prep and the season premiere of Primeval, and marathons of Doctor Who, Twilight Zone, and assorted other classics. Plus Rufus Sewell meets a mermaid, and Alec "Obi-Wan" Guinness pioneers science-fiction comedy.
Caprica and Stargate Universe are both circling the drain, ratings-wise, but Syfy has already greenlit another Battlestar Galactica spinoff. Pointless TV spinoffs have a long history, littered with horrible failures. Here are the 9 most unnecessary science fiction TV spinoffs.
You're already a fan of Jeffrey Combs. Maybe you've seen him play a slew of all-too-human aliens on Star Trek, maybe you've watched him go too far in Re-Animator. But we bet you haven't seen all his great genre roles.
The greatest mad scientists dabble in forces that... wait for it... man (or woman) was not meant to meddle with. And many of them live to regret it. Here are 20 mad scientists whose journeys ended in remorse and despair.
Even if you're a massive science fiction fan, there are probably still some great shows you've yet to discover. But for massively long-running shows, where to begin? Here's our guide to how to start watching twenty classic science fiction shows.
These are the voyages of the Starship Meaterprise. Its continuing mission: to fill your stomach with deliciousness. And if wanting to destroy this on contact make me some sort of dirty Romulan, so be it.
Why does science fiction television sometimes get a bad reputation? Oh yeah — because of cheesetastic opening credits like this one, from Jason Of Star Command. Here are a few dozen of the absolute scariest opening discredits in SF television.
When you know what's coming next in your favorite TV or movie series, does it ruin your enjoyment? Do the plot twists fall flat? We don't think so. In fact, spoilers fuel our love for thrilling science fiction stories.
Star Trek used to be exploring strange new worlds, but at some point it turned into a never-ending parade of terrible holographic trifles. Here are the ten absolute worst.
Returning roughneck Casper Van Dien (THE Johnny Rico) introduced new cast member Jolene Blalock (Lola Beck) and some new clips from the direct-to-DVD Starship Troopers 3 Marauder at New York Comic-Con. After watching all four clips I can safely say that Starship Troopers is back. Get ready for more obviously biased…