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The Real History of Science Fiction Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

Season 1

4 Episodes 2014 - 2014

Episode 1


Sat, Apr 19, 2014 60 mins

Science-fiction pioneers explore the genre's recurring themes of robots, space, invasion and time. Robots are the focus in the opener, from HAL in "2001: A Space Odyssey" to the Cylons of "Battlestar Galactica" to the world of "The Matrix."

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Episode 2


Sat, Apr 26, 2014 60 mins

Space in science fiction is explored, from the horrifying scenes of "Alien" to the epic spectacle of "Star Wars."

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Episode 3


Sat, May 3, 2014 60 mins

The fear of alien invasion in science fiction is explored.

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Episode 4


Sat, Aug 16, 2014 60 mins

An examination of time travel includes looks at "The Time Machine," "The Grandfather Paradox," "The Butterfly Effect" and "Doctor Who."

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