Andromeda TV Finale Comes to DVD on May 2nd

Discussion in 'TV on DVD and Blu-ray' started by Mark Talmadge, Apr 8, 2006.

  1. Mark Talmadge

    Mark Talmadge Cinematographer

    Jul 21, 2005
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  2. todd s

    todd s Lead Actor

    Jul 8, 1999
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    While, I am not saying its a bad show...Its good. But, too call it "One of the most beloved". Thats just streching it. [​IMG]
  3. David_Blackwell

    David_Blackwell Screenwriter

    Jan 30, 2004
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    True, it isn't one of the most loved sci-fi shows. tribune and Fireworks screwed that up after season 2 and giving Robert Hewitt Wolfe the boot and bringing in some writers who didn't understand Andromed at all.
  4. CaptDS9E

    CaptDS9E Cinematographer

    Apr 18, 1999
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    I was with the show up until a few episodes into the last season, and just gave up. How you take a show based on a ship, and the rebuilding of a galactic commonwealth, to making it based on a crappy looking planet because of buget reasons ruined the entire shows run.
  5. todd s

    todd s Lead Actor

    Jul 8, 1999
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    Joey or anyone one else for that matter. I also stopped watching after season 2. Can someone give me a recap of what happened during the last season or so and the finale? In spoilers of course.

  6. Mark Talmadge

    Mark Talmadge Cinematographer

    Jul 21, 2005
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    Todd S, those are ADV Films words, quoted directly from their web site. Not Mine!!![​IMG]

    But, I have to admit that Season 2 was a little better performed than Season 1 and Season 3 and Season 4 were pretty decent but I think I would say that Season 4 was the best with the defection of Tyr and ther return of Rhade.

    What I can say is that Season 5 sucked serious eggs. Not only did the script-writing suck but so did the acting and the egeneral overall appearance of the season. While I loved the Season finale the very last scene of the last episode was a serious letdown. I would have preferred to see Andromeda setting off into the horizon. I can't see spending $30 per 2-disk set on Season 5. While I have the first four seasons on DVD the oinly way I could see myself buying the last season is if they dropped the price down to about $50-60 for a boxed set. The last season was a serious letdown and it showed.
  7. todd s

    todd s Lead Actor

    Jul 8, 1999
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    Mark, I figured it was theirs and not yours. Would you mind telling me in a nut shell what happnened in seasons 2-5? Just an overview. Thanks!
  8. Mark Talmadge

    Mark Talmadge Cinematographer

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    Season 2:

    01. The Widening Gyre
    With the ship severely damaged, Dylan leads the crew of the Andromeda Ascendant in a battle against the largest and deadliest enemy they have ever encountered.

    02. Exit Strategies
    Dylan, Beka, Rev Bem and Tyr, pursued by a gang of Neitzscheans, are forced to make a crash landing on an icy planet.

    03. A Heart for Falsehood Framed
    The crew of the Andromeda replaces a sacred relic with a fake, attempting to negotiate peace between two battling parties.

    04. Pitiless as the Sun
    Trance is held captive, while Dylan and the rest of the crew try to uncover the source behind mysterious attacks on cargo ships

    05. Last Call at the Broken Hammer
    Dylan leads members of the crew to a desert wasteland in search of a former government leader.

    06. All Too Human
    Rommie discovers prejudices toward A.I.s while attempting to expose the nefarious plots of the Machenites.

    07. Una Salas Victus
    The crew of the Andromeda battles with the Neitzchean Drago-Kazov pride in an attempt to deliver medical supplies to an ailing colony.

    08. Home Fires
    A stranger with a message from Dylan's (Kevin Sorbo) long-dead fiancée arrives onboard Andromeda, leading the crew on a diplomatic mission.

    09. Into the Labyrinth
    The Andromeda hosts a conference of allies to the Commonwealth, while Harper (Gordon Michael Woolvett) is lured by unknown evil forces.

    10. The Prince
    Dylan and the crew of the Andromeda assist the sole survivor of a massacred royal family in his quest to regain the throne.

    11. Bunker Hill
    Captain Dylan Hunt allies with the Sabra-Jaguar Pride to wage war against the Dragans, while Harper launches a revolution on Earth.

    12. Ouroboros
    The crew of the Andromeda faces a sudden distortion of space and time.

    13. Lava and Rockets
    Dylan hijacks a tourist ship to escape the evil Ogami, a culture of mercenary killers.

    14. Be All My Sins Remembered
    Beka is forced to face her past when an old friend resurfaces.

    15. Dance of the Mayflies
    The Andromeda is invaded by a mutant species.

    16. In Heaven Now Are Three
    Beka leads a mission to find a legendary artifact.

    17. The Things We Cannot Change
    Dylan hovers near death in a dream world after an explosion rocks the Maru.

    18. The Fair Unknown
    The crew encounter the Vedrans the long-lost founders of the Commonwealth.

    19. Belly of the Beast
    The crew of Andromeda encounters a creature once thought to be mythological.

    20. The Knight, Death and the Devil
    Dylan attempts to save a group of captured High Guard ships.

    21. Immaculate Perception
    Racing to save his wife, and her coloney from attack, Tyr discovers he is a father.

    22. The Tunnel at the End of the Light
    Aliens from an alternate universe attack the crew of Andromeda.

    Season 3

    01. If the Wheel is Fixed
    Energy from a dimensional tunnel takes control of two crewmembers.

    02. The Shards of Rimmi
    Commonwealth Security considers Dylan the prime suspect in a murder investigation.

    03. Mad to Be Saved
    The Andromeda encounters problems after picking up a group of mentally imbalanced refugees.

    04. Cui Bono
    Andromeda transports Sid Barry, who is running for the top government office in the newly reformed Commonwealth.

    05. The Lone and Level Sands
    The Andromeda crew encounters a spacecraft from Earth, which set out to explore deep space hundreds of years ago.

    06. Slipfighter the Dogs of War
    The Andromeda crew stops the evil rulers of the planet Marduk from making weapons of mass destruction.

    07. The Lepers Kiss
    Dylan goes on a mission to seek out "The Leper" in order to prevent Marshall Man Ka-Lupe's assassination.

    08. For Whom the Bell Tolls
    Maggots infest the Andromeda, which is haunted by a crew member who died more than 300 years earlier.

    09. And Your Heart Will Fly Away
    Tyr encounters a long lost love and the man who had hired him to kill her.

    10. The Unconquerable Man
    Gaheris Rhade sets out to reshape the universe according to his will and restore order amid the chaos.

    11. Delenda Est
    The Andromeda crew must thwart an invasion from a mysterious enemy.

    12. The Dark Backward
    Trance runs through a series of possible outcomes in order to save the crew from a deadly intruder.

    13. The Risk All Point
    Dylan (Kevin Sorbo) and the crew rescue the passengers of a doomed High Guard ship.

    14. The Right Horse
    Beka puts her feelings for a past love ahead of the safety of her crew and endangers an entire planet.

    15. What Happens to a Rev Deferred?
    The crew receives a cry for help from the long lost Rev Bem.

    16. Point of the Spear
    The crew battles against the Pyrians in order to save the planet Samsarra and avoid a galactic war.

    17. Vault of the Heavens
    Dylan is beckoned to a far off planet by the voice of a mysterious woman.

    18. Deep Midnight's Voice
    Dylan and the crew search for a Nietzschean slip-scout carrying a probe that enables one to map every meter of the slipstream.

    19. The Illusion of Majesty
    Dylan and the crew take a wrong turn ending up in the Prolon System where they discover a princess who is not what she appears to be

    20. Twilight of the Idols
    Dylan (Kevin Sorbo) and the crew set out to find a colony that disappeared. Unbeknownst to them, they are not the only ones looking.

    21. Day of Judgement, Day of Wrath
    Rommie's (Lexa Doig) old lover takes over her mind and a new High Guard ship.

    22. Shadows Cast by a Final Salute
    Tyr's (Keith Hamilton Cobb) disloyalty spawns the destruction of the Commonwealth.

    Season 4

    No episode previews but this season dealt more with Dylan being hunted by the Commonwealth. During the course of this season, Dylan gains a new crew member, a Nietsche named Rhade who has become more trustworthy than Tyr and believable than Tyr was, as a character. The emergence of the Collectors come to the foreground and the season ends itself out with a high flying battle with the Magog and Dylan's decision to go into the Abyss, that dimension portal that Dylan and crew entered earlier this season. This season proved to be one of the best and we also get to see a return asppearance by Michael Ironside as Admiral Fox trying to build a time portal and ends up bringing back more aggressive and intelligent than the current Magog race.

    Season 5

    Season 5 was such a letdown for fans. With the show moving to the Sci Fi Channel, the huge cut in the budget, caused the season to fail miserably among fans. The season ended up being nothing more than Dylan and crew moving around, self-contained in a single solar system which is about to go supernova, transported to this universe during his trip through the portal to the Abyss. The first half of the season dealt more with a scavenger hunt for his missing crew and ended up with the finale episode being nothing more than returning to his own universe in an effort to defeat the Magog in one final battle.

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