10 Alternates That Should Have Replaced Their Originals Permanently

Science fiction loves itself some doppelgangers: Clones, alternate universes, robot replacements, possession... It's hard to come up with anything that hasn't resulted in new versions of familiar characters. Sometimes, they're a little too interesting, and they leave us wanting more. Here are the ten that should… » 8/08/14 3:15am 8/08/14 3:15am

The Most Fascinating Behind-The-Scenes Photos Of Your Favorite TV Shows

The TARDIS and the starship Enterprise feel like enchanted places that we visit in our imaginations. But the reality of working on a TV show involves long hours in a studio, and the magic takes a lot of work. Just check out these revealing behind-the-scenes photos from our favorite fantasy and science fiction shows. » 4/29/14 3:15pm 4/29/14 3:15pm

Christopher Lee’s greatest horror movie is getting a director’s cut

Yes, 40 years after The Wicker Man came out — and of course I mean the British movie, please pay no attention whatsoever to the Nic Cage clusterfuck of the same name — director Robin Hardy has returned to the horror masterpiece to make his definitive version. Plus Archer, Enterprise, Kurosawa and more! » 1/06/14 6:00pm 1/06/14 6:00pm

Did studio meddling cause all the problems with Star Trek: Enterprise?

Very few people really love Enterprise, the Star Trek prequel series that aired for four years. Until its final season, this show seemed to be struggling with the worst elements of both prequels and sequels, given its confusing time-travel storyline. But on the Blu-ray special features, the show's creators blame the… » 8/31/13 9:00am 8/31/13 9:00am

I Want This 3-Foot-Long Lego Space Shuttle So Badly

The space shuttle Enterprise, has a new baby brother. A fully-detailed, 1/35th scale replica of the prototype orbiter. Today, Ed Diment, Lego "Master Builder," unveiled his latest model at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. It's on display this weekend ONLY, so get off your ass and check it out! » 7/28/13 4:20pm 7/28/13 4:20pm

40+ minutes of 30+ years of hilarious Star Trek bloopers

The word "hero" gets used a bit too much nowadays, but I think anyone who takes the time to find and assemble a 41-minute compilation video of every single Star Trek blooper and gag reel he/she could find may have genuinely earned the title. This video (which CBS/Paramount will probably not leave up too long)… » 2/15/13 7:00am 2/15/13 7:00am

Engineer petitions White House to conduct a feasibility study on…

Earlier this year, an engineer who goes by the name of BTE Dan, proposed building a full-sized, ion-powered version of a Constitution-Class Enterprise — from Star Trek — saying it could be built with current technology and could be completed within 20 years. Now, BTE Dan has started a White House petition — not to… » 12/27/12 10:20am 12/27/12 10:20am

Sandy took its toll on the Space Shuttle Enterprise, too

It appears that the Space Shuttle Enterprise was damaged during the Superstorm. The shuttle, which is NASA's original prototype orbiter, was on display inside an inflatable covering aboard the Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum. CollectSpace reports: "Photos show the 180-foot-long (55 meters) by 60-foot-high (18… » 10/31/12 6:34am 10/31/12 6:34am

Watch Captains Kirk and Picard soar to the edges of space for the first…

Back in April, we told you about a Kickstarter project designed to send Starship Captains Kirk and Picard on their first real-life trip to space. Conceived by space enthusiast Logan Kugler, the project aimed to lift action figures of the two captains (and a few lucky crew members) to an altitude of over 100,000… » 6/04/12 7:30am 6/04/12 7:30am

How Las Vegas missed out on a life-sized Starship Enterprise

In 1992, plans were in the works to create a life-sized Starship Enterprise in downtown Las Vegas. The model ship would have been roughly as long as the Eiffel Tower is tall, and would have contained all the key rooms and areas from the original Star Trek series. Vegas business owners loved the idea, and so did… » 4/07/12 12:30pm 4/07/12 12:30pm