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

Awake does The Prisoner's ending... sort of

The ending of Awake was always going to be kind of unsatisfying. The show was cut short after just one season and there were huge metaphysical questions as well as an Evil Conspiracy up in the air. So it's probably for the best that the show's creators opted for the Full Mindfuck ending, as opposed to trying to create… » 5/25/12 12:30pm 5/25/12 12:30pm

io9's Official Valentine's Day Cards, For That Special Geek In Your Life

This is Garrison Dean, io9's resident viscount of photoshopperie, reporting in. Much like your significant other, I've been distant, busy with work, and just not fulfilling your needs. But it's Valentine's Day! And on Valentine's Day, I can make up for all my shortcomings and patch our fragile relationship with a… » 2/14/12 7:00am 2/14/12 7:00am

Visit The Village from The Prisoner on Google Maps

And by The Prisoner we mean the 1967 "Patrick McGoohan tooling around in a Lotus 7 Prisoner," not the 2009 TV miniseries nobody particularly enjoyed. In the Welsh county of Gwynedd, you can visit the faux-Mediterranean Portmeirion resort, which served as the shooting location for the cult classic television series. » 1/27/12 6:30am 1/27/12 6:30am

The 10 Greatest Spherical Monsters In Science Fiction And Fantasy…

A monster doesn't need limbs or appendages to be great. No, sometimes all the being needs are ample curves to strike fear into the hearts of its foes. Here are ten of our favorite circular beings, and be forewarned that there's a NSFW creature or two among the bunch. » 12/07/11 10:30am 12/07/11 10:30am

10 Fictional Games that Lunatics Have Recreated in Real Life

Science fiction and fantasy are full of weird games, from Quiddich to Pyramid. There are games of death. There are games of skill. But most of all, there are games that you'd have to be nuts to try and duplicate in real life. » 8/10/11 10:19am 8/10/11 10:19am

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

The 11 greatest, craziest sci-fi crossovers in television history

Tonight's conclusion of the already epic Eureka/Warehouse 13 crossover is just scratching the surface of science fiction's greatest TV crossovers. You may not believe some of what we're about to tell you about actually happened...that's why we brought video evidence. » 8/06/10 1:48pm 8/06/10 1:48pm