People always complain about Fox pulling the plug on their most beloved science fiction TV shows, from Firefly to Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. The thing they always forget is that Fox also took a chance on some risky genre projects, which is why it had those favorite shows to cancel in the first place.
The freak of the week. The monster of the week. The planet of the week. Many of science fiction's most memorable TV shows have relied on this time-tested formula that allows them to be episodic, yet thematic. Right now, Alcatraz is giving us the convict of the week, while Grimm is giving us the fairy-tale monster of…
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