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    Default Space opera should come back to TV!

    Come on TV producers give us an amazing sci fi world with epic stories and badass military space people!

    So what happened? Are we not excited for space anymore? Are the young people not getting into sci fi?
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    I am all for it, but not so much sold on the necessity of badass military people.
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    There's a new Star Trek TV series being filmed (Discovery), although as far as a military thing is concerned, it depends on what kind of Star Trek it's going to be. The TOS movies, Deep Space Nine and Enterprise focused on Starfleet as a military power, while the others were more about exploration. The series however, has been delayed many times (It was originally going to air in January, but it's had problems due to some production shakeups).
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    Well there is Doctor Who...but I am not sure that can really be called Science Fiction. But it is full of the Space OPERA...Really Heavy on the Opera part if not the actual Space part.

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    I would love a return to the days of stuff like Deep Space 9, Babylon 5, Farscape, Stargate, and the like.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CaptJohnSheridan View Post
    Come on TV producers give us an amazing sci fi world with epic stories and badass military space people!

    So what happened? Are we not excited for space anymore? Are the young people not getting into sci fi?
    Since no one has brought up the obvious yet...

    Have you seen The Expanse yet? It just completed its second season.

    boiler plate space related shows

    -Dark MAtter
    -killjoys


    high caliber sci fi
    the expanse


    On the horizon

    star trek discovery


    I agree though, I want more.

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    Also there is Supergirl. The show has gone more sci-fi than superhero. If you like show like Star Trek and Star Wars, with strange looking aliens with spikey and blue heads,
    huge space ships, and traveling to other planets, and you haven't been watching Supergirl, you might give that show a try.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CaptJohnSheridan View Post
    Come on TV producers give us an amazing sci fi world with epic stories and badass military space people!

    So what happened? Are we not excited for space anymore? Are the young people not getting into sci fi?
    You must not be watching The Expanse or Dr Who
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    Quote Originally Posted by Flyattractor View Post
    Well there is Doctor Who...but I am not sure that can really be called Science Fiction. But it is full of the Space OPERA...Really Heavy on the Opera part if not the actual Space part.
    Of course Dr Who is Sci-Fi
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    others covered it

    but see

    The Expanse
    Killjoys
    Supergirl
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    Badass military people in Doctor Who kind of depends on what episode it is. The Doctor is allied with UNIT of course but there's been plenty of episodes with space marines and stuff like that (Earthshock most notably in the original series).
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    Seth McFarlane's Orville coming soon to Fox sounds like it should be right up your alley.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carabas View Post
    I am all for it, but not so much sold on the necessity of badass military people.
    I agree but back then I loved Space Above and Beyond nonetheless http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0112173/?ref_=nv_sr_1

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