Jan Van Quirm wrote:For the time and the budget it was far more original than Star Trek and more avant garde than Dr. Who in that it dared to look on the dark side (what could be more bleak than framing your hero for child molestation in the very first epi? ).
Jason wrote:I agree Jan, Blakes 7 is a TV classic. Not sure how well it will have aged. Haven't seen it for a couple of decades.
Tonyblack wrote:I loved Blake's Seven, but I did think it started to lose itself towards the end. I may be the only person who preferred the Scorpio to the Liberator though.
I still can't believe the last episode. I was emotionally shocked for ages.
And a cast with more commitment.The Mad Collector wrote:I liked Blakes 7 but it really hasn't aged well. The sets and effects looked bad at the time but now are a joke. If it was relaunched with the sort of budget behind the new Doctor Who I could see it doing well.
That would be me then huhJan Van Quirm wrote: . . . . it was written by Terry Nation - anyone who says it was pants doesn't know their TV pedigrees from their fundaments
Sorry - as pooh isn't around atm I'm commandeering the skull ring!
That also has not aged well I loved it at the time but saw the DVDs and they were rubbishTonyblack wrote:Terry Nation's original series of The Survivors was my favourite.
I must get that on DVD one of these days.
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