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Space: Above and Beyond (1995)

Space: Above and Beyond
6.9 Rating
(79 ratings)
7.6 IMDB rating

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Morgan Weisser

Morgan Weisser

 Lt. Nathan West
Kristen Cloke

Kristen Cloke

 Lt. Shane Vansen / ...
Rodney Rowland

Rodney Rowland

 Lt. Cooper Hawkes
Joel de la Fuente

Joel de la Fuente

 Lt. Paul Wang
Lanei Chapman

Lanei Chapman

 Lt. Vanessa Damphousse
James Morrison

James Morrison

 Lt. Col. Tyrus Cassius 'T.C.' McQueen / ...
Tucker Smallwood

Tucker Smallwood

 Commodore Ross
Robert Crow

Robert Crow

 Controller / ...


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A show ahead of its time

7 years, 2 months ago at Aug 20 3:32
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Set in the mid 21st century, Space: Above and Beyond follows the a team of rookie pilots, the 58th "Wildcards", who are called to duty when most of Earth's military forces are destroyed by an alien species, the "Chigs".

Known for its gritty and often depressing look at the frontlines of war, this cult classic only lasted one season.

While realistic sci-fi is now dime... read more
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Release date: 24 September 1995
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"The Angriest Angel episode where Colonel T. C. McQueen goes after Chiggy von Richthofen. "


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Unfinished Business: Cancelled shows I liked (16 tv items)

"Space: Above and Beyond was an excellent show that lasted only one season. It followed a group of marine pilots as they went through training in order to fight a mysterious alien race that threatened earth's colonies. I really loved this show. "


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"Never watched properly but enjoyed what I saw."


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"Lt. Cooper Hawkes Another outcast. He's a clone sometime after a clone rebellion and as a result everyone seems to hate him. I just love the way he learns to deal with it all."


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" U.S.S. Saratoga"


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"Yes the special effects are dated but the characters and the story lines never go out of style."


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"Tied for #14 with 3 votes Nominated by: Escafeld Votes: Vix KCenturian"


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Vix posted a review 7 years, 2 months ago

A show ahead of its time

“Set in the mid 21st century, Space: Above and Beyond follows the a team of rookie pilots, the 58th "Wildcards", who are called to duty when most of Earth's military forces are destroyed by an alien species, the "Chigs".

Known for its gritty and often depressing look at the frontlines of war, this cult classic only lasted one season.

While realistic sci-fi is now dime a dozen, Space: Above and Beyond was an anathema for sci-fi tv in the mid-90s. The dark storylines together with some bad scripts and Fox's poor handling of the show made it difficult for the show to find its audience.

When it first aired, Nathan West's quest to find his girlfriend, Kylen Celina was my main motivation for watching the show. But on viewing it again more recently I found the overal” read more