One & Done-Terra Nova: High Budget, Okay quality

Terra Nova

In the year 2149 the Earth is dying, and people travel back in time to a prehistoric version of Earth, where dinosaurs roam, to join settlement: “Terra Nova”. In 2011 when it was made, Terra Nova had one of the biggest budgets in television history, though that doesn’t make it good. In the case of Terra Nova, the distinction between “good” and “expensive” is important. Why? Let’s find out.

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Birds of Prey: Feminist, fun, and fervently tacky

Birds of Prey

Birds of Prey is a 2002 television series, revolving around women who fight crime in the city of New Gotham, all while trying to lead personal lives. Birds of Prey, on paper, is promising if you look at the first episode, attracting 7.6 million viewers. Yet, somehow, the rest of the series received ratings so low The WB canceled it after just one season. Did this series deserve to be cancelled? Let’s find out.

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Another Life: Season 1 Episode 1; sci-fi at it’s most mediocre

Another Life

In the future, a mysterious alien satellite beacon has formed on Earth. A crew of astronauts venture to the beacon’s source to find who the aliens are, and if they’ll attempt to destroy mankind. This series, from what I’ve seen so far, is a heavily diluted mix of Star Trek and Predator. It’s not that it’s bad, it’s just unoriginal. Why? Let’s find out.

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Ares: Season 1: Unoriginal Plot, Original Execution

Ares

Ares is a horror series based in Amsterdam, where college student Rosa, determined to be a medical professional, joins a secret society. She finds, however, that the organization has underlying horrors. I’m sure this isn’t the first time you’ve seen the premise “secret organization with underlying horrors” but trust me this series does things differently. How? Let’s find out.

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Batman Beyond: Cyberpunk Batman?

Batman Beyond

Set in a Utopian, futuristic version of Gotham City, Bruce Wayne becomes unable to fulfill his role as Batman. And so, Terry McGinnis, a troubled but good-natured high school student, ends up becoming Batman, while also dealing with the personal toll becoming of the cowl. Is this series a new and unique version of the Dark Knight or a weird version of him that should just be forgotten.

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