The plot of the new Netflix Lost in Space reboot isn't bad. The villain is well done. Acting is fine.
But shouldn't sci-fi have a responsibility to accurately portray the SCIENCE in the show???
Water freezing almost instantly? Every year all life on the planet dies from radiation which somehow doesn't affect seeds, and yet we have huge trees and animals. Are those huge beasts born from radiation-proof eggs every year? Using poo as rocket fuel? Seriously?
Also, in the name of equality, wouldn't it be nice if the male characters were a little stronger? All three women in the family seem to come off as very strong, smart and competent, but the father is a grunt who is mostly good at taking punches and the boy is really weak. Will we see them evolve? I hope so.
Hey! a fellow Canuk. I thought I recognized you.I'm from northern Canada.
There are probably some viewers who are going to start stuffing poo into gastanks to fuel their cars after this. lol
Actually that was kind of the plot to the martian, and it did relatively well, but no I wouldn't. Lost in Space is an adventure TV show. If you are going in for exact science you are missing the point.Did you really want to watch an elongated episode, just to see them gather enough poo??
I hate to be the bearer of bad tidings, but there is a reason why human cultures have been male-dominated up until very recently. It might have to do with our being mammals instead of reptiles. Not that I assume others do not know this, but it does seem that some are in denial. I could elaborate, but why dig my grave any deeper?Oh no @Cathbad I wasn’t saying you were - I’d never assume that and also it would be incredibly rude of me to say it! What I meant (albeit slightly tongue in cheek) is that I think we - as men - should realise that men have lead the show/plot/hero fulfilment for a very long time and only recently is it being challenged. When you said you could think of many examples, I still think they’d pale in comparison (numerically speaking) to those in which men are the stronger in-charge role. That’s just a side effect of living in our patriarchal society.
Just wanted to clear up I wasn’t referring to that.
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