21 Sci-Fi and Horror Shows (The World Has Forgotten About)

We can't zap your brain to make you remember these, but this is the next best thing.
21 Sci-Fi and Horror Shows (The World Has Forgotten About)

Memory can be a tricky thing. We’d love to have that Black Mirror gizmo that records every single event of our lives, just so we could relive the first time we saw the ending to Back to the Future Part II and suddenly life wasn’t made of suffering anymore. Even more, we’d love to have that Limitless pill that allows us to recall things we barely registered, just so we could relive long forgotten sci-fi and horror TV shows – like the ones in this Pictofact. Also, great use of Black Mirror, Back to the Future, and Limitless, us, you totally earned, erm, more time wasting your life away with obscure pop culture. Awesome!

By the way, the gizmo is called “grain,” and the pill is called NZT-48, although in the novel its name was MDT-48. This is the stuff that populates our brain, this is our burden. Yet the burden might not be heavy enough, OPCD might still have some gaps, and so in this Pictofact we rehash a bunch of sci-fi and horror shows that might have been forgotten by time. And we don’t mean “forgotten” like Dark Angel or Manimal, which are still fondly somewhat remembered, but actually forgotten, like Visions of Tomorrow or Alden’s Army. What 's that? You totally remember Visions of Tomorrow and Alden’s Army and so we’re hacks for proposing them as examples? That’s impossible, we made them up. Why? Because of course some readers are gonna be very familiar with some of these shows, but that doesn’t take away the main point, which is how absolutely perfect the ending of Back to the Future Part II is. Enjoy!

Perversions of Science

Forgotten Sci-Fi and Horror Shows 1997 Perversions of Science This Tales From the Crypt spin-off told sci-fi stories from '50s pulp comics. It had an awesome intro, and was hosted by a peak-'90s-TV CGI female robot. CRACKED.COM

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Tales from the Darkside

Forgotten Sci-Fi and Horror Shows Tales from the Darkside 1983-1988 This was George Romero's shot at the plot-twisty, anthology show gimmick, adapting sci-fi and fantasy stories from great writers like Frederik Pohl, Harlan Ellison, Clive Barker, Robert Bloch, John Cheever, Fredric Brown, and Stephen King. CRACKED.COM

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Space: Above and Beyond

Forgotten Sci-Fi and Horror Shows 1995-1996 Space: Above and Beyond Created by two X-Files writers, this space opera followed a squadron fighting an invading alien race. Compared to Starship Troopers, it was actually indebted to Joe Haldeman's novel The Forever War. CRACKED.COM

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