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March 3: Happy Birthday George Miller and Katherine Waterston

Australian filmmaker George Miller turns 72 today.  Miller began his film career while attending medical school at the University of New South Wales, and made a few short films during the 1970s while also working on some other film crews.  1,028 more words

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Jason of Star Command - Chapters 15 and 16

Chapter 15 of Jason of Star Command ends with one of those classic cliffhangers where the heroes think that they’ve won, but the villains have one last trick. 230 more words

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Jason of Star Command - Chapters 13 and 14

Len Janson and Chuck Menville continue script duties as the serial gets closer to its climax. The big moment in chapter 13 is a return of the big alien beast from the fifth part of the story. 134 more words

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Jason of Star Command - Chapters 11 and 12

There’s just a hint that there may not actually be enough plot to fill sixteen chapters of this story. Some guest writers, among them kidvid vet Chuck Menville, come aboard for a two-part detour. 250 more words

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Jason of Star Command - Chapters 9 and 10

The story gets a little stranger, for me, in these two chapters. For some reason, the Filmation people chose to wait quite late in the day to introduce some more solid elements from… 172 more words

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Jason of Star Command - Chapters 7 and 8

Not a lot happens in these two chapters, but in chapter seven, we learn that Dragos has a remote planetoid staffed by a guy who claims to be Captain Kidd along with a bunch of hologram people and sound effects of dinosaurs. 197 more words

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Jason of Star Command - Chapters 5 and 6

More thrilling escapes and daring rescues in the next two chapters of Jason of Star Command, though our son is most taken by the cute robot W1K1 and was happiest when it was rescued from the enemy’s tractor beam. 120 more words

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