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by Rick Norwood

Rick Norwood is a mathematician and writer whose small press publishing house, Manuscript Press, has published books by Hal Clement, R.A. Lafferty, and Hal Foster. He is also the editor of Comics Revue Monthly, which publishes such classic comic strips as Flash Gordon, Sky Masters, Modesty Blaise, Tarzan, Odd Bodkins, Casey Ruggles, The Phantom, Gasoline Alley, Krazy Kat, Alley Oop, Little Orphan Annie, Barnaby, Buz Sawyer, and Steve Canyon. Visit his web site at comicsrevue.com.

Ratings
Ratings are based on a four star system.
One star means that the commercials are more entertaining than the program.
Two stars watch if you have nothing better to do.
Three stars is good solid entertainment.
Four stars means you never dreamed television could be this good.

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Babylon 5.1 Columns

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1999
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In his column, Rick gives us his take on Star Trek Voyager, "Pathfinder," written by David Zabel and 2 episodes of The X-Files, "Rush" by David Amann, "The Goldberg Variations" by Jeffrey Bell.

Babylon 5.1: Televison Reviews Babylon 5.1
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In his column, Rick gives us his take on 3 episodes of The X-Files, "The Sixth Extinction - Amor Fati" by Chris Carter and David Duchovny, "Hungry" by Vince Gilligan and "Millennium" by Vince Gilligan and Frank Spotnitz as well as Star Trek Voyager, "One Small Step," written by Mike Wallaeger & Jessica Scott and Brian Fuller & Michael Taylor.

Babylon 5.1: Televison Reviews Babylon 5.1
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In his column, Rick gives us his take on 2 episodes of Star Trek Voyager, "Riddles," story by Andre Bormanis, teleplay by Robert J. Doherty and "Dragon's Teeth" by Michael Taylor, Brannon Braga and Joe Menosky as well as The X-Files, "The Sixth Extinction" by Chris Carter and Frank Spotnitz.

Babylon 5.1: Televison Reviews Babylon 5.1
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In his column, Rick offers us tips on what's worth watching during November and what's coming through Christmas. As well, he's watched the DVD of the second Star Trek pilot which also includes "The Carbomite Maneuver" (***) by Jerry Sohl. He likes what he has seen.

Babylon 5.1: Televison Reviews Babylon 5.1
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In his column, Rick's commentary on SF television includes an episode of Star Trek Voyager, "Barge of the Dead", by Ronald D. Moore and Bryan Fuller plus his impressions on the Harsh Realm pilot episode, written by Chris Carter.

Babylon 5.1: Televison Reviews Babylon 5.1
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In his column, Rick tells us what's good for October and gives us his take on 3 episodes of Star Trek Voyager, "Equinox" (parts one and two) by Rick Berman, Brannon Braga, and Joe Menosky and "Survival Instinct" by Ronald D. Moore.

Babylon 5.1: Televison Reviews Babylon 5.1
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In his column, Rick grows impatient with this season's scheduling. As well as a few interesting rumours about Voyager, he also casts a eye to a new animated series, Roughnecks - Starship Trooper Chronicles, for insomniacs and early risers.

Babylon 5.1: Televison Reviews Babylon 5.1
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In his column, Rick gives us a snapshot view of Crusade's "Visitors From Down the Street" (**) by J. Michael Straczynski, some thoughts on what The X-Files holds for us in the fall season and a look at the first 3 episodes of Star Trek: Voyager.

Babylon 5.1: Televison Reviews Babylon 5.1
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In his column, Rick tells us 2 of the best television programs of all time will be rerun in the last half of August but that Crusade will be remembered only as an odd footnote to Babylon 5.

Babylon 5.1: Televison Reviews Babylon 5.1
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In his column, Rick finds nothing good on TV but reruns and Crusade. So, instead of reviewing a show he couldn't stand to sit through, he thought he would share with you his five top clichés of bad SF TV.

Babylon 5.1: Televison Reviews Babylon 5.1
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In his column, Rick gives us his opinion after having viewed the first 3 episodes of J. Michael Straczynski's Crusade, the sequel to Babylon 5. These episodes were filmed in the reverse order from the order in which they were aired.

Babylon 5.1: Televison Reviews Babylon 5.1
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In his column, Rick has put together a 1998-1999 episode guide for Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager, and The X-Files. Check it out, print off a copy of each one and keep them handy for the summer reruns.

Babylon 5.1: Televison Reviews Babylon 5.1
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In his column, Rick has scoured the listings and found what is recommended viewing for June 1999. Check it out and see if you agree.

Babylon 5.1: Televison Reviews Babylon 5.1
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In his column, Rick's commentary on SF television includes an episode of Star Trek Voyager, "Relativity", by Nicholas Sagan, Bryan Fuller, and Michael Taylor and The X-Files episode, Field Trip", written by Frank Spotnitz, Vince Gilligan, and John Shiban.

Babylon 5.1: Televison Reviews Babylon 5.1
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In his column, Rick has scoured the listings and found what is recommended viewing for May 1999. Check it out and see if you agree.

Babylon 5.1: Televison Reviews Babylon 5.1
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In his column, Rick's commentary on SF television includes an episode of Star Trek Voyager, "Think Tank," by Rick Berman, Brannon Braga, and Michael Taylor, one of Star Trek Deep Space Nine, "Penumbra," written by Rene Eschevarria and The X-Files episode, "Trevor," written by Jim Guttridge and Ken Hawrliw.

Babylon 5.1: Televison Reviews Babylon 5.1
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In his column, Rick has scoured the listings and found what is recommended viewing for April 1999. Check it out and see if you agree.

Babylon 5.1: Televison Reviews Babylon 5.1
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In his column, Rick reviews the 2-part February sweeps episodes of The X-Files, "Two Fathers"/"One Son".

Babylon 5.1: Televison Reviews Babylon 5.1
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In his column, Rick's commentary on SF television includes his views about the best way to collect SF on video.

Babylon 5.1: Televison Reviews Babylon 5.1
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In his column, Rick's commentary on SF television includes his views "A Call to Arms," a Babylon 5 tele-movie and the new film, Star Trek: Insurrection.

Babylon 5.1: Televison Reviews Babylon 5.1
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In his column, Rick's commentary on SF television includes his choices for the best and the worst of the year plus an episode of The X-Files, "How the Ghosts Stole Christmas" written by Chris Carter.

1998
Babylon 5.1: Televison Reviews Babylon 5.1
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In his column, Rick's commentary on SF television includes an episode of Babylon 5, "Sleeping in Light," by J. Michael Straczynski and an episode of The X-Files, "Triangle" written and directed by Chris Carter.

Babylon 5.1: Televison Reviews Babylon 5.1
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In his column, Rick reviews the season premiere of The X-Files, "The Beginning" by Chris Carter and one of the Babylon 5 telemovies, "River of Souls" by J. Michael Straczynski.

Babylon 5.1: Televison Reviews Babylon 5.1
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In his column, Rick's commentary on SF television includes an episode of Babylon 5, "The Fall of Centauri Prime," by J. Michael Straczynski and a special episode of Diagnosis Murder with George Takei, Walter Koenig, Wil Wheaton, Bill Mumy, Majel Barrett, and Grace Lee Whitney.

Babylon 5.1: Televison Reviews Babylon 5.1
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In his column, Rick reviews the two-part season premiere of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, "Image in the Sand" and "Shadows and Symbols" and the premiere episode of Star Trek: Voyager, "Night."

Babylon 5.1: Televison Reviews Babylon 5.1
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Rick gives us is a checklist for classic Star Trek. He's put it together to help today's fans find the good ones and to avoid the bad. Naturally, to some extent this is a question of taste.

Babylon 5.1: Televison Reviews Babylon 5.1
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In his column this month, Rick's commentary on SF television includes his choice of the best episodes of last year and an episode of The X-Files, "The Erlenmeyer Flask", written by Chris Carter.

Babylon 5.1: Televison Reviews Babylon 5.1
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In his column, Rick's commentary on SF television includes an episode of Babylon 5, "Thirdspace," by J. Michael Straczynski and the Star Trek: Voyager episode, "Demons," story by Andre Bormanis and teleplay by Kenneth Biller.

Babylon 5.1: Televison Reviews Babylon 5.1
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In his column, Rick reviews the new movie X-Files: Fight the Future (worth seeing but disappointing), and the season finale of DS9, "Tears of the Prophets" (which stands out in a season of great episodes).

Babylon 5.1: Televison Reviews Babylon 5.1
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In his column this month, Rick's commentary on SF television includes the two episodes of The X-Files leading up to the movie, "Patient X" and "The Red and the Black", written by Chris Carter and Frank Spotnitz plus the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode, "The Sound of Her Voice", a teleplay by Ronald D. Moore.

Babylon 5.1: Televison Reviews Babylon 5.1
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In his column this month, Rick's commentary on SF television includes Merlin written by David Stevens and Peter Barnes and the X-Files episode, Gethsemane by Chris Carter.

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Copyright © 1998-2004 by Rick Norwood


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