WONDER WOMAN (1975 – 1979)

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Creators:: William Moulton Marston, Stanley Ralph Ross

Cast: Lynda Carter, Lyle Waggoner, Tom Kratochvil

Assuming the secret identity of Yeoman Diana Prince (Carter), works for Major Steve Trevor (Waggoner) in Army Intelligence. But when trouble threatens, she goes into action with her great strength, bulletproof bracelets, and her magic lasso of truth. So spies, saboteurs, and schemers beware, because Wonder Woman is here.

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I remember this series back in the days, I was in this family where this boy about 10 years old used to watch it religiously every week even the reruns. He could get enough of it. He might have a crush for Lynda Carter. Watching the show is I noticed the preponderance of female villains Wonder Woman battles, from the spy mistress Baroness Von Gunther to Fausta, the Nazi Wonder Woman, to the trainer of that Nazi gorilla. You even get Wonder Girl, Wonder Woman’s kid sister, played by Debra Winger. The show was female dominated here and for cause, nothing wrong with that it is a nice pace a change. Lynda Carter was doing her own stunts what they allow her to do, she also, has a double for the one that was more complicated and dangerous. Linda fits the role beautifully well. It is a fun series to watch, it brings back memories.

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BATMAN (1966 – 1968)

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Creator: Lorenzo Semple Jr., William Dozier

Cast: Adam West, Burt Ward, Alan Napier

The fans of Batman are in mourning: the unforgettable Adam West, interpreter of the hero in the series cult and kitsch “Batman” of the Sixties and film “Batman” died this june 9th of leukemia. He was 88 years old. RIP Adam.

During three TV seasons, broadcast between 1966 and 1968 on the ABC channel and a movie at the cinema, the American actor incarnated his hero which the series became cult. In 2016, Adam West had agreed to resume his role for an episode for the series Big Bang Theory which celebrated its 200th episode. Most recently, the actor had lent his voice to the pilot of the Powerless series. Throughout his career, West had repeatedly taken over his Batman character, notably for Batman or Tarzan animated series, or the return of the Caped Crusaders, released last year. Of course he has done other roles in movies.

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When I first came to the US in the 70’s a teenager that I knew was watching this all the time. He so loved this series. I did do. Back then ti was the coolest thing. The series now is remastered on Blue ray DVD which I am going to get. The duo had chemistry on-screen. In different episode you will see the Joker (Cesar Romero), the Penguin (Burgess Meredith), the Riddler (Frank Gorshin), and the seductive Catwoman (Julie Newmar). The series became a success and very quickly became cult. Terrific series here to be seen over and over. Thank you for entertain us all those years Adam.

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BALCK LAGOON (2006 – )

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Cast Megumi Toyoguchi, Daisuke Namikawa, Maryke Hendrikse

A Japanese businessman, captured by modern-day pirates, is written off and left for dead by his company. Pissed off and tired of the corporate world he sicks with the pirates that kidnap him to become one of them.

Here is definitely an animation  that is filled with action and explosions. there are plenty of gun action in this one. Plus boat chase, scuba diving, more gun action. The pirates here are the cool under dog here big time. Revi here is the girl in this gang who loves guns and action, Rock on the other hand is being kidnap and is a little  mellow and start up to warm up to Revi who does not want to do anything with him. And yes they even have the guy who stays in the back and takes care of the computers and such. Plenty of action in this one but I ma told that the company that made this series stop selling it over seas. So there is only 2 season so far of 12 episodes. Well I am going to have fun with this one anyway.

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PERSON OF INTEREST (2011 – 2016)

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Creator: Jonathan Nolan

Cast: Jim Caviezel, Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Chapman

You are being watched. The government has a secret system; a machine that spies on you every hour of every day. I know because I built it. I designed the machine to detect acts of terror, but it sees everything. Violent crimes involving ordinary people. People like you. Crimes the government considered irrelevant. They wouldn’t act… so I decided I would. But I needed a partner. Someone with the skills to intervene. Hunted by the authorities, we work in secret. You will never find us. But, victim or perpetrator, if your number’s up, we’ll find you.

The mastermind behind the secret government surveillance tech is wealthy recluse Harold Finch (Michael Emerson), and his machine doesn’t just see everything, it has predictive capabilities too. His partner is John Reese (Jim Caviezel), a highly skilled CIA field agent who, despite his best attempts, has a difficult time uncovering information about his new boss, Mr. Finch. Finch monitors the machine and analyzes its data feeds, you see the machine though in a number and a crime is about to commit the number is the social security of someone who might be in trouble and he or she needs help. Reese handles the heavy lifting, relying on his training and expertise to get the job done. Their efforts  attract the attention of the New York City police — detectives  single mother Joss Carter (Taraji P. Henson) and Finch’s man-inside-the-NYPD, Lionel Fusco (Kevin Chapman) — a potential threat Finch and Reese use to their advantage.

Here is a cool little series kind set in today where Finch has the machine that can predict when a crime is gone to be committed. The series takes off just fine. Caviezel who plays Reese here is enigmatic and has a tortured soul. Person of interest is a break out series here as original as it gets. It is an intelligent action-packed audience pleaser. I was hooked on it for 5 years and that is a good run for a series plus later in the years to come there will be different characters that is going to pop in and out. U fortunately it ended this years on a note of 16 episode only.

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BLINDSPOT (2015 – )

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Creator: Martin Gero

Cast: Sullivan Stapleton, Jaimie Alexander, Rob Brown

A woman wakes in a duffel bag in the middle of time square New York, and she is cover with tattoos to top it all off she does not remember her name or where she came from.

Here is a scene that is an attention getter, it’s a variation on a puzzle series, where the plot are with clues that  slowly unveiled, but what a variation. This puzzle is etched on a human being as a form of tattoos. Jane Doe, a woman who has been tattooed from head to toe and whose memory has been chemically obliterated. Jaimie Alexander who plays jane who is this vulnerable who man who can kick some serious ass. Weller and the rest of the investigative team at the FBI soon realize that the tattoos are instruction or clues. Here is a series that does not pull punches it has action, and mysteries and as the series advances it begins to unravel more about jane.The real question with any solve-the-puzzle series is whether there is going to be a rewarding payoff at some point or whether the show is just going to be a series of clues that lead only to more clues. “One thing’s for sure,” Weller says. “Someone likes playing games, and this is just the beginning.”You will have to watch it like the rest of us to find out more about it.

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AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013 – )

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Creators: Maurissa Tancharoen, Jed Whedon, Joss Whedon

Cast: Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton

S.H.I.E.L.D. agents who travel around the world on a souped-up plane protecting the rest of the humans from super natural threats. The team is led by Agent Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg). Yes, that Agent Coulson. Also on the team are Agents Grant Ward (Brett Dalton) and Melinda May (Ming-Na Wen), two top-notch agents at fighting and tactics. Then there are Leo Fitz (Iain De Caestecker) and Jemma Simmons (Elizabeth Henstridge), two super smart scientists. And then there’s Skye (Chloe Bennett), a hacker with an unknown past the team meets in the first episode who Coulson invites along and proves to provide a little help as well as cause some problems plus she is a little suspicious the rest of the team has a hard time trusting her.Well, there are the people found dead in the forest with nothing around them. There’s a bus that starts floating. Simmons contacts an alien virus well you get the point. At first I looked at it, it has its flaws but it stands out has I have kept watching. You see all the films from the comics books are connected so is the series. Well done here. Every weeks there are a super hero who finds out that he has power and does not know the full capacity of their powers. And the agents has to find them first before an other bad mama who has a serum who does wonder or not sort of speaks. Overall the series is entertaining and fun to watch.

IAIN DE CAESTECKER, MING-NA WEN, CHLOE BENNET, CLARK GREGG, BRETT DALTON

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KNIGHT RIDER (1980 -1986)

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Creator: Glen A. Larson

Cast: David Hasselhoff, Edward Mulhare, Richard Basehart

The Foundation brings Michael back from the brink of death, and uses mysterious and advanced surgery techniques to give him an entirely new face. When the bandages finally come off, he’s played by David Hasselhoff and assumes the new identity of Michael Knight. Wilton Knight is an old man who has been secretly constructing the ultimate machine  in law enforcement, a super-car in the lab he had set up in his garage.Wilton passes on to the next life due to an illness and Michael take on the project.Michael then goes on fighting crime.

Here is the car that steals the show. Yes a car who talks, drive itself and even catch the bad guys. Its names is K.I.T.T. Hasselhoff  has talked about how important it was to him to mix lighter moments of comedy in with action in order for the show to work, and it’s K.I.T.T. But K.I.T.T. is more than just a one note punch-line. It is not far fetch because google has a car that drives itself before you know it will talk to you I think they are working on that, well they are working on artificial intelligence for a car. The car is a back Trans Ams. Keeping K.I.T.T. in top shape while in for frequent tune ups is Bonnie Barstow. Anyway I kind of like this show at the time and I am going to see it again soon it will bring back memories.

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