11 Reasons We Hope the World Actually Ends Later Today

You know the deal: the world is ending today, Mayan Calendar, yadda yadda. You also know that it's extremely unlikely the world will crack in two later today, and that's a good thing, because the future looks pretty great. More Star Wars, Star Trek, Marvel movies, Doctor Who's 50th, Adventure Time, Justice League, and … » 12/21/12 10:00am 12/21/12 10:00am

First Impressions: The Best Character Intros from Science Fiction and…

The most memorable characters in science fiction and fantasy are often the people who made a huge impression the very first time we meet them. Who can possibly forget the first time you saw the face of Heath Ledger in The Dark Knight, or heard the voice of HAL for the first time? A great character intro leaves a… » 8/29/12 1:38pm 8/29/12 1:38pm

The 10 Most Absurdly Bloody Fight Scenes In Science Fiction Movies

Science fiction movies aren't all about highfalutin spacefaring and benevolent starmen. No, sometimes they're about putting a mutated martial arts master into a dystopian penitentiary's comically unsafe meat grinder. Just in time for the lunch rush, here are ten of our favorite scenes that balance goofiness and gore. » 8/29/12 10:10am 8/29/12 10:10am

Turning swords into bananas enhances all your favorite fantasy stories

What if George R.R. Martin's third Song of Ice and Fire book was called A Storm of Bananas? That's the sort of question you are forced to contemplate, after spending some time looking at the "Swords Replaced With Bananas" images over at SomethingAwful. This might be the best Photoshop meme in ages. Especially when you… » 7/06/12 11:32am 7/06/12 11:32am

10 Fictional Scientists We Wish Were Real

Tonight sees the season finale of Fringe, giving us one last look at the brilliant insanity of Walter Bishop. While we love Walter, we're not sure if it would be a good thing if he existed in real life — but there are plenty of fictional scientists we wish were for real. Both for their awesome inventions, and for their … » 5/11/12 10:13am 5/11/12 10:13am

Super Best Friends Forever returns and Optimus Prime turns on humans

What a great week to be an adult and watching cartoons. Transformers: Prime features a runaway, evil Optimus Prime, the members of Young Justice head to Europe, the Green Lanterns take on the very real problem of a planet-killing asteroid, and Lauren Fraust's Super Best Friends Forever makes a return as a DC Nation… » 4/07/12 7:00am 4/07/12 7:00am

The Monstrous Return of Darth Maul to the Star Wars Universe on Clone…

Clone Wars reaches its peak as Darth Maul returns, Archer's wife comes back from the dead, and we preview this week's DC Nation in what may be the largest edition of Saturday Morning Cartoons yet! As always, minor spoilers ahead! » 3/10/12 7:00am 3/10/12 7:00am

The second clip is spoilerific and shows Darth Maul's new form and rather bizarre …

Simon Pegg joins Boba Fett's All-Star Bounty Hunter Team & we become a…


This week sees Simon Pegg voice Dengar on Clone Wars, DC Nation kick off with the return of Young Justice, Orion Pax discover his past on Transformers: Prime, and Wolverine pop in on Marvel Anime: Blade - Minor spoilers ahead!
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If you are missing your fix (as it's season finale was a couple …

A Sneak Preview of Darth Maul's Return & My Little Pony's inspired take…


Clone Wars takes the week off, but we've got a sneak preview of the season finale featuring an appearance by Darth Maul! This Saturday morning also brings clips from this week's episodes of Adventure Time, Archer, and a couple of new reader request shows! Minor spoilers ahead! » 2/18/12 7:00am 2/18/12 7:00am

Indiana Jones becomes a Pony and Dr. Doom meets Justin Timberlake!

This week we take a look at a pretty amazing episode of the Regular Show, check out parodies of Glee and Dolphin Tale on Mad, and see the finale of the Obi-Wan bounty hunter story arc on Clone Wars. Minor spoilers ahead!
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The second clip shows the assault on Palpatine during a celebration of the anniversary of…

Saturday Morning Cartoons - Ben Kenobi on the run from Anakin & the…


In this week's installment of Saturday Morning Cartoons we see Mary Shelley's Frankenhole return for season two, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic return to SMC due to popular demand, and we take a quick look at one of my favorite HBO cartoons. Minor spoilers ahead! » 1/28/12 7:00am 1/28/12 7:00am

In the second clip, Rako Hardeen…

Boba Fett & Bossk show up on Clone Wars & Yogi Bear fights the Power…

This week on Saturday Morning Cartoons, we take a look at the new story arc on Clone Wars and the one-hundredth episode of Robot Chicken. Plus, we welcome Archer and Marvel Anime: Blade to the fold. Minor spoilers ahead! » 1/21/12 7:00am 1/21/12 7:00am

Obi-Wan gets his head shaved and some facial tattoos added along with a bit of…

There is nothing better than Anime Blade and his rose-tinted…

Oh, Blade Anime, you are so full of delightful quips and vampire murder! Check out the latest clip from the anime Blade, which has been dubbed for the English-speakers (sadly not by Wesley Snipes.) Fun Blade fact: Did you know that Blade has been wearing fancy spectacles for most of his existence, dating all the way… » 1/10/12 3:40pm 1/10/12 3:40pm