When we tend to (very fondly) remember Deep Space Nine, we champion its boldness: serialized storytelling, a darker look at a utopia in crisis, the daunting dramas of the Dominion War. But it wasn’t always a bleak examination of Trek in wartime—and the latest expansion for Cryptic’s free-to-play Star Trek Online, …
When we talk about shows we love, it’s usually more in general terms—an overall quality, a favorite season. But what’s a single episode that you can go and revisit over and over again, regardless of its place in the rest of a show’s continuity?
What We Left Behind, a crowdfunded documentary on the history and impact of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, has hit a few snags.
Set your phasers to stunned. Early audition documents and footage have revealed that Peter Capaldi, Doctor Who himself, once tried out for the role of Commander (later Captain) Benjamin Sisko on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. And he’s not the only one.
Deep Space Nine’s fans have spoken, and they want a behind-the-scenes look at their beloved yet divisive Star Trek series. Less than a day after DS9's cast and crew announced a fundraising campaign to complete What We Left Behind, the documentary reached its goal of $150,000 in funding... and that number’s still going…
Deep Space Nine has been both praised and derided as the “Black Sheep” of the Star Trek universe. Now, almost 25 years after the series debuted, some of the shows stars and writers are coming together to make a documentary all about where DS9 took us, as well as where it would’ve gone if it had gotten another season.
Pretty much ever since the Blu-ray remasters for the original Star Trek series and The Next Generation were unveiled, fans have wondered when DS9 or Voyager would get a similar treatment. But according to Robert Meyer Burnett, who worked extensively on the HD re-releases those series, the odds of such a thing ever…
If you believe fiction, spies are everywhere. You cannot turn around without bumping into someone in a wig, armed with a gun masquerading as a tasteful pair of earrings, and carrying secret plans in microdot form. There are so many, we decided to rank them.
Rene Auberjonois was kind enough to ruin all of our weekends by sharing this photo on Twitter. No Changeling was ever as scary as this.
Well, I'll tell you. Istanbul and Deep Space Nine have two things in common: 1) they both have alternate names — in Istanbul's case, it used to be called Constantinople, while in Deep Space Nine's case, it originally happened to be called Terok Nor — and 2) they both have songs about these name changes, the first…
San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge has suffered all manner of damage and destruction in television and on film. But out of all the earthquakes, sea monsters, and alien attacks, who caused the bridge its most impressive destruction?
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.
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.
Science fiction has ruled television for over 50 years, but some shows have brightened our screens and supercharged our brains more than others. Here are the 20 science fiction shows that everybody interested in the genre should see.
If there's one thing space tyrants hate, it's a clever smuggler. When it comes to sticking it to the spaceman smugglers are the secret heroes of space opera. Here are the 10 greatest (and most dashing) science fiction smugglers.
We wrote off The Gates after we saw the bland first episode. But ABC's new horror-soap opera has been getting better and better, and last night's episode was almost inhumanly entertaining. Spoilers ahead...
Tuesday night's episode of Warehouse 13 was probably the first time many people saw Syfy's agents-and-weird-objects show, thanks to a Eureka crossover. And it was a great introduction, showing how nerd candy can become something truly awesome. Spoilers ahead!