WHAT Are Your Favorite Spaceships from Movies And Television?

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Ships didn't jump in the original books. They just went.
 

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Has anybody mentioned the United Planets space cruiser C-57D from the film "Forbidden Planet", one of my favorite films, have a look at my icon, great looking ship.
But to be honest with all the crew onboard I think it would be a little bit cramped to live in!
 

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Has anybody mentioned the United Planets space cruiser C-57D from the film "Forbidden Planet", one of my favorite films, have a look at my icon, great looking ship.
But to be honest with all the crew onboard I think it would be a little bit cramped to live in!

It still looks cool. It did and, some props from the that film , including Robbie the Robot did cameos is several episodes of Rod Serling's The Twilight Zone.:cool:
 

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It seems to me that in any sci fi show the enemy's ships always look way cooler.
Currently watching Stargate SG1. Their ship, the X303 Prometheus is ugly as sin. But the Goauld's ships look amazing, especially the little death gliders.
 

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It seems to me that in any sci fi show the enemy's ships always look way cooler.
Currently watching Stargate SG1. Their ship, the X303 Prometheus is ugly as sin. But the Goauld's ships look amazing, especially the little death gliders.

To be fair the Ancients (or whoever the Goa'uld stole stuff from) did have a several thousand year head start. The Prometheus was knocked up in an underground bunker from bits and pieces the Asgard were willing to share.
 

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To be fair the Ancients (or whoever the Goa'uld stole stuff from) did have a several thousand year head start. The Prometheus was knocked up in an underground bunker from bits and pieces the Asgard were willing to share.
For me, it look graceless and functional. It looks like a space ship that people that designed Aircraft Carriers and Submarines, would design.... With Asgard Tech thrown in... Perfect!
 

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I like some of the ships from Blake's 7 but that might be just be nostalgia. The Liberator, the main ship they're on and use, was one of the first space ships I saw that didn't look like a rocket or flying saucer. I knew it was a spaceship the second I saw it but it was so unique. At least, seven year old me thought so.
 

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was one of the first space ships I saw that didn't look like a rocket or flying saucer
I don't recall seeing anything like it in the TV series, but the comic (TV21) stories about Fireball XL5 had (in the mid-1960s) a strange Earth ship that looked as if it was based on a notional cube that had been stretched in one dimension, with tubes along the twelve (notional) edges, with a sphere at each of the 8 corners, each of which contained a manned (ray?) gun of some sort. (Think of two two-rail bathroom radiator/towel rails linked by four extra pipes to create a frame.)

Anyway, that's how I remember it. I have no idea what propelled it (and if I did know, I can't recall it now). But perhaps it wasn't a ship at all, but some kind of tiny space station/weapons platform.
 

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