Cyborgs: A Bionic Podcast

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Synopsis

Lifelong Bionic fans John S. Drew and Paul K. Bisson take an in-depth look at the Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman. It's a fun, lively, and informative discussion with fellow fans, including the web masters behind popular Bionic fan sites and blogs, contributors and consultants of officially licensed Bionic merchandise, notable names in Geekdom, and authors of fantastic literature.But the fun doesn't stop at episode reviews. John and Paul also interview the folks involved in bringing these science fiction classics to the screen, from actors to writers to producers. They also talk to the people who are keeping the Bionic Universe alive with new officially licensed creations, from comics to toys.Come join in the fun! You can find Cyborgs: A Bionic Podcast at http://abionicpodcast.com/

Episodes

  • Survival of the Fittest

    Survival of the Fittest

    05/03/2012 Duration: 55min

    John and Paul are joined by bionicwomanfiles.com author James Sherrard to discuss "Survival of the Fittest."  An assassin is gunning for Oscar and he can't escape, even when his plane crashes on a remote island.  Fortunately, The Six Million Dollar Man is on his side.  Please take a moment to comment on this episode by visiting our webpage - http://www.chronicrift.com, or writing abionicpodcast@gmail.com or calling 888-866-9010. BionicWiki entry on the episode. The6milliondollarblog entry Please take a moment to comment on this episode by commenting at the end of this entry, writing abionicpodcast@gmail.com, or calling toll free 888-866-9010. Rating: James Sherrard is a first generation fan of The Six Million Dollar Man and The Bionic Woman. A collector of all things Bionic as a child, his interest in the shows was reignited when the first Bionic reunion movie was produced in 1987. The following year he met stars Lindsay Wagner and Richard Anderson for the first time through Lindsay Wagner’s Official Fan

  • Population: Zero

    Population: Zero

    20/02/2012 Duration: 01h28min

    It's the first episode of the series and who better to discuss it with the boys than Star Trek author and huge Six Million Dollar Man fan (he still has his copy of The Secret of Bigfoot novelization) Dayton Ward.  In this longer episode, they discuss how "Population: Zero" manages to hit all the marks of an opening episode that establishes the feel of the series.  They also take an in-depth look into the iconic theme music and opening credits.   Rating: BionicWiki entry on the episode. The6milliondollarblog entry Please take a moment to comment on this episode by visiting our website - http://www.chronicrift.com, writing abionicpodcast@gmail.com, or calling toll free 888-866-9010. Dayton Ward is the author of numerous media tie-in fiction works in such realms as Star Trek and The 4400.  He is also the author of such original works as Counterstrike, The Last World War, Book 2 and The Genesis Protocol. When he's not writing or working for a software design firm, he's busy indoctrinating his two lovely dau

  • The Solid Gold Kidnapping

    The Solid Gold Kidnapping

    06/02/2012 Duration: 01h12min

    It's the last pilot movie or the second ABC Suspense Movie or the third abomination (if you watch it in its two part syndicated form).  It's "The Solid Gold Kidnapping" and it features an all-star cast as Steve teams up with a scientist who utilizes a revolutionary technique of retrieving memories from brain cells to try to track down a kidnapped American diplomat. Joining John and Paul is Alex Green Rating:   Bionic Wiki entry The6milliondollarblog entry Alex Green was born in San Diego where he has lived his whole life, rarely venturing outside the safe confines of Southern California. Growing up, his parents tried to persuade him that the funny man running in slow motion on the television wasn't worth watching, but he knew better.  He knew much, much better. A lifelong fan of The Six Million Dollar Man and The Bionic Woman, Alex hadn't been an adult for very long (some would say he still isn't) when he started making several trips a month up to Los Angeles to attend toy and collectibles shows in order to

  • Wine, Women,  War

    Wine, Women, & War

    22/01/2012 Duration: 01h06min

    The second television movie before the series began is a radical shift from the pilot movie.  Hosts John S. Drew and Paul K. Bisson discuss the pros and cons of this second movie with Joseph Burns, major contributor to the DVD release of the Six Million Dollar Man series and webmaster of thesix1973.com. You can purchase the first season of The Six Million Dollar Man through our Amazon store.  In doing so, you not only get a great DVD set with excellent extras, but you also support the Rift Network.  Thank you. Rating:   Bionic Wiki entry   The6milliondollarblogentry   Joseph Burns was born in Washington D.C., and grew up there until his family moved to California in the late 70's. A film and TV buff, he attended the Film/Video program at UC Santa Cruz, getting his bachelor's in 1996. After Film School, Joe moved to LA and worked in Post Production. He is the editor of "Skywalker: The David Thompson Story," a one hour sports documentary which aired on NBA-TV and was distributed on DVD by Image Enterta

  • The Six Million Dollar Man

    The Six Million Dollar Man

    07/01/2012 Duration: 01h20min

    It's the movie that started it all and the only recognizable element in it is Lee Majors himself.  Hosts John S. Drew and Paul K. Bisson discuss the pilot movie with Matt Hankinson, chief creative consultant for the Time Life DVD release of the Six Million Dollar Man series. You can purchase the first season of The Six Million Dollar Man through our Amazon store.  In doing so, you not only get a great DVD set with excellent extras, but you also support the podcast.  Thank you.     Rating:      Bionic Wiki entry   The6milliondollarblog.com entry  Matt Hankinson writes, "Besides the Time-Life DVD release of SMDM (for which I served as "chief creative consultant"), I had previously worked with Herbie J Pilato on his long-in-development  The Bionic Book , and served as consultant and wrote the episode copy for Rittenhouse Archive's 2004 Six Million Dollar Man trading card series. I also attended both Bionicon conventions (2006 & 2007) and several of Lindsay Wagner's fan events. With the exception of Lee

  • Critical Assignment 0.7: Bionic Roundtable, Part 2

    Critical Assignment 0.7: Bionic Roundtable, Part 2

    25/12/2011 Duration: 01h25min

    Before we begin our look at each and every episode of the series, we present a Roundtable discussion John and Paul hosted on The Chronic Rift.  This discussion was so big John split it into two parts.  In our second part, they discuss the reunion movies and the resurgence of the popularity of the series.  They also look at the making of the DVD sets. They are joined by Joseph Burns, Matt Hankinson, and James Sherrard, three people who, along with Paul, were involved heavily with the creation of the DVD sets for both series. For more detailed information on our guests: http://chronicrift.com/node/1149  

  • Critical Assignment 0.3: Bionic Roundtable, Part 1

    Critical Assignment 0.3: Bionic Roundtable, Part 1

    11/12/2011 Duration: 01h16min

    Before we begin our look at each and every episode of the series, we present a Roundtable discussion John and Paul hosted on The Chronic Rift.  This discussion was so big John split it into two parts.  In our first part, we discuss the two series proper from the popularity of both series to favorite episodes to merchandising for the series and their connection to Star Wars. They are joined by Joseph Burns, Matt Hankinson, and James Sherrard, three people who, along with Paul, were involved heavily with the creation of the DVD sets for both series. For more detailed information on our guests: http://chronicrift.com/node/1149

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