Before he became rthe psychotic superhero star of ‘The Boys,’ Antony Starr played a career criminal who continues organizing heists while serving as Sherriff of a small Pennsylvania town. It’s a blast.
The 21st century reboot of the 1980s sci-fi mini-series about first contact is furiously paced with conspiracies, rebels, traitors, family crisis, secret experiments on human subjects, furry creatures devoured, and lots of things blowing up.
This brilliant but short-lived high school comedy drama is one of the sharpest shows of its era and launched a lot talent, among them Linda Cardellini and future filmmakers James Franco, Jason Segel, Seth Rogen, and John Francis Daley.
Before the era of prestive cable drama and streaming TV, J. Michael Straczynski created this science fiction epic that told a dense, sprawling drama with big ideas and powerful conflicts over five seasons.