According Danny John-Jules, planning for another season of Red Dwarf continues apace. "All I can say is that Doug Naylor is slaving away writing scripts and we've got lunch next week. That's as far as I can tell you!" [Digital Spy] » 12/15/14 2:30am 12/15/14 2:30am

10 TV Episodes That Everybody Pretends Never Happened

Science fiction and fantasy television has produced plenty of bizarre or terrible episodes. But sometimes, an episode isn't just bad, it's world-breaking — because it introduces plot holes or character traits that would kill a show. Here are 10 episodes that everybody had to pretend just didn't happen. (Two of which… » 11/12/14 10:00am 11/12/14 10:00am

When, exactly, will we get new Red Dwarf episodes?

Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige puts to rest casting rumors for Ant-Man and Guardians of the Galaxy and also hints at the new Marvel characters getting movies. And there are new images from Sleepy Hollow, Being Human, and American Horror Story. Spoilers now! » 10/22/13 6:00am 10/22/13 6:00am

The Most Absurd Courtroom Scenes from Science Fiction and Fantasy TV

There's a reason so many science fiction and fantasy shows feature trials. Legal battles can be used as an allegory, or a way to expose important issues. But sometimes, these stories just go off the deep end. Here are the most ridiculous trials from science fiction and fantasy television. » 9/26/13 12:19pm 9/26/13 12:19pm

Pranks from science fiction and fantasy that teach Very Special Lessons

Pranks can do more than provide a little comic relief. They can teach important lessons. Like, "Don't take yourself too seriously." Or "Here's a taste of your own medicine." Or "I'm a dick." Here are pranks from science fiction and fantasy, some of which say something of value and some of the "I'm a dick" variety. » 7/25/13 1:08pm 7/25/13 1:08pm

Ask Red Dwarf's Robert Llewellyn all your smegging questions!

Robert Llewellyn is a legend to science fiction fans. For several years, he's played the android Kryten in Red Dwarf — putting him up there with Brent Spiner and John Leeson as one of the longest running A.I. performances on television. And now, he's starring in a new webseries called Fully Charged, which looks at… » 12/06/12 11:30am 12/06/12 11:30am

Breaking: Red Dwarf’s “science” actually had a little thought put into…

While it's certainly considered science fiction, I doubt very many people would posit the British comedy Red Dwarf as the most thoroughly researched look at the future of spaceships and interstellar travel. In fact, I was pretty sure creators Rob Grant and Doug Naylor just made shit up as they went along. But in… » 11/23/12 8:00am 11/23/12 8:00am

The 20 Best Cliffhangers Ever Shown on Science Fiction or Fantasy TV

The best science fiction and fantasy television hooks you with endless suspense... including hair-raising cliffhangers. But only the greatest cliffhangers can make you throw your remote at the screen, and keep you wondering for weeks. Here are the 20 awesomest. » 11/22/12 10:00am 11/22/12 10:00am

The First Class sequel will be the most epic, mythic, ambitious X-Men

The Robocop reboot adds another awesome actor to the mix. Charlie Day reveals Guillermo del Toro's larger-than-life approach to Pacific Rim. Jurassic Park 4 is seriously happening, according to the producer. Plus new videos and photos from the sets of Iron Man 3, Once Upon a Time, and Supernatural! » 7/23/12 6:00am 7/23/12 6:00am

Could the "Touch of Death" work in real life?

You've seen Kill Bill's five-finger death punch, and watched Spock perform the Vulcan nerve grip a million times. Are these techniques merely fiction — or could someone mysteriously subdue an attacker with a single skilled blow? » 6/08/12 11:25am 6/08/12 11:25am

Tom Hiddleston reveals Loki's possible post-Avengers plans!

Joss Whedon explains his Avengers directing style, while Marc Webb explains why practical effects were crucial to his vision of Spider-Man. The Wolverine gets a rewrite, plus new set photos for Man of Steel and The Dark Knight Rises! » 9/02/11 6:00am 9/02/11 6:00am

Edgar Wright confirms Ant-Man won't be in The Avengers. Plus our first…

Edgar Wright and Joe Cornish give a promising update on their Ant-Man script, but the character definitely has no part in The Avengers. Tons of revealing new images for Doctor Who, and the Fringe cast prepares for an epic return. » 4/12/11 6:00am 4/12/11 6:00am

There might be two billion Earth-like planets just in our galaxy

The recent exoplanet spotting by NASA's Kepler probe revealed there might be more than a million Earth-like planets in our galaxy. Now a new estimate says as many as 1 out of every 37 sun-like stars has an Earth-like world. » 3/22/11 10:29am 3/22/11 10:29am

Red Dwarf to return for a new series

Actors Craig Charles (Lister) and Robert Llewellyn (Kryten) have confirmed that Red Dwarf will be returning for a new, six-part series. » 1/22/11 9:30am 1/22/11 9:30am

The best SF/fantasy cliffhangers ever shown on television

The best science fiction and fantasy television hooks you with endless suspense... including hair-raising cliffhangers. But only the greatest cliffhangers can make you throw your remote at the screen, and keep you wondering for weeks. Here are the 20 awesomest. » 9/15/10 5:48pm 9/15/10 5:48pm

How to get into 20 classic science fiction shows: The ultimate guide

Even if you're a massive science fiction fan, there are probably still some great shows you've yet to discover. But for massively long-running shows, where to begin? Here's our guide to how to start watching twenty classic science fiction shows. » 9/03/10 4:00pm 9/03/10 4:00pm

12 Of Scifi's Best (And Worst) Brain Upgrades

Chuck returns tonight for its two hour third season premiere. As Chuck deals with his new and improved Intersect abilities, it's worth taking a look at other characters who received amazing brain upgrades... and some who weren't so lucky. » 1/10/10 1:00pm 1/10/10 1:00pm

Tasty Foods That Would Rather Eat You for Dinner

Thursday is Thanksgiving in the US, a time when families gather around the table and chow down on tasty treats. But, when it comes to being eaten, some foods are less agreeable than others; some would rather eat you. » 11/24/09 12:00pm 11/24/09 12:00pm

The Greatest Science Fiction Sites We'll Miss On Geocities

The clunky backgrounds, blaring Midi sound files, and ugly ads... there's a lot we won't miss about Geocities when it shuts down today. But it was home to tons of fan sites and science-fiction resources: here are some we'll miss. » 10/26/09 12:40pm 10/26/09 12:40pm