Little Remembered TV Series and TV Movies

CupofJoe

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The Tripods. I vaguely remember it, but at the time I wasn't into it. Written by Christopher Priest I believe
I and some friends saw a scene being filmed near my home. I remember we were chased off by someone on the crew as the didn't want a bunch of possible ne're-do-wells hanging around.
 
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Not sure about that. Based on books by John Christopher....
The only one I know is The John Cristopher novels . I like the tv series and wish they'd completed it .
 
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The only one I know is The John Cristopher novels . I like to tv series and wish they'd completed it .

I recall reading John Christopher's Tripod Trilogy as a child. Also his Prince Trilogy which seems to be largely forgotten today but was a cracking story if my memory is correct.
 

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I recall reading John Christopher's Tripod Trilogy as a child. Also his Prince Trilogy which seems to be largely forgotten today but was a cracking story if my memory is correct.
He did prequel novel to the Tripod Trilogy which ive not read not have ive not read the Prince Trilogy . :unsure::(

His novel The Death of Grass is quite good , was adapted as film.
 

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@AllanR reminded me of Slavage1
I can remember loving the idea of going to Space slowly.
 

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The Tripods tv series was something that I didn't watch at the time, but very much enjoyed later when viewing on DVD. Even in it's time t was an slow paced serial, and this was at a time when a slower pace (than is seen today) was often the norm.

I very much preferred the first series to the second, but both are still worth watching. It was a pity that the series wasn't completed, and this is another series which I'm staggered hasn't been revisited. A great story, with great characters and a ready made show for the likes of Prime or Netflix.
 

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The Tripods tv series was something that I didn't watch at the time, but very much enjoyed later when viewing on DVD. Even in it's time t was an slow paced serial, and this was at a time when a slower pace (than is seen today) was often the norm.

I very much preferred the first series to the second, but both are still worth watching. It was a pity that the series wasn't completed, and this is another series which I'm staggered hasn't been revisited. A great story, with great characters and a ready made show for the likes of Prime or Netflix.

Reboot it.
 

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One US series I liked when in high school was "Search". It was a show about a high-tech detective company, with computer assistance (in the early 70's !), remote monitoring of the field agents, embedded radio transceivers and the like. Episodes rotated among 3 field agents, occasionally 2 of them in one episode, with the same support crew at HQ with old Burgess Meredith as the controller.
 

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