10 TV Shows That Are Really Creepy If You Think About Them Too Much

Television is a medium that requires bizarre things to happen every week, like clockwork. So the most successful TV shows are often the ones which engineer recurring weirdness the most smoothly. And this can result in some... odd premises. Here are 10 classic TV shows that kind of creepy if you think about them too… » 10/10/14 9:34am 10/10/14 9:34am

All The Ways You Can Screw Up Your Own Timeline

Time travel and temporal anomalies can be messy and unpleasant. When time starts getting out of whack, anything can happen. People can be born over and over, meet themselves, relive the same day, or just screw up all their relationships. Here are all the ways people get tangled in their own timelines in science… » 4/14/14 10:00am 4/14/14 10:00am

10 Silliest Rules of Time Travel from Science Fiction

Time travel stories are some of the coolest tales in the universe. But sometimes, when you're lost in the time-space continuum, things can get pretty crazy. Time-lag, paradox overload, etc. So you gotta have rules to make sense of the vortex. Here are the 10 silliest rules for time travel that people have come up with. » 10/02/13 9:00am 10/02/13 9:00am

The All-Time Craziest "Thing of the Week" Formulas from Science Fiction…

The freak of the week. The monster of the week. The planet of the week. Many of science fiction's most memorable TV shows have relied on this time-tested formula that allows them to be episodic, yet thematic. Right now, Alcatraz is giving us the convict of the week, while Grimm is giving us the fairy-tale monster of… » 3/09/12 3:00pm 3/09/12 3:00pm

All Of Your Journeymen Questions Answered, Finally

Despite the show dying an unnaturally early death (helped along by the WGA strike), we here at io9 still have a deep and abiding love for NBC's Journeyman » 8/10/08 7:00am 8/10/08 7:00am. Was it the San Francisco setting that made us love it so? Star Kevin McKidd's mixture of dreamy eyes and jaw that could kill a man? The time-travel mechanics that…

What's The Most Overrated Classic Scifi TV Show?

We've all had the experience of looking back at a movie or TV show that rocked our worlds a few decades ago, and going, "Oh." Suddenly, the awesome classic of the 1970s or 1980s looks kind of cheesy and silly. The robot pets, the speechifying, the Klingons in cowboy hats. You expect the special effects not to be that… » 4/07/08 1:14pm 4/07/08 1:14pm