Print Story Television involving time travel.
Star Wars
By gzt (Tue Jan 31, 2012 at 12:49:58 PM EST) gzt, lunch, chess, winning, zoidberg, time travel, time travel is lonely (all tags)
Time travel comes up a lot in science fiction, I suppose, but it seems to me that there aren't many good shows that use it regularly as a part of their plot. Star Trek, for instance, doesn't count, it's an occasional odd anomaly. Doctor Who does, it's an integral part.

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Print Story Rule of three, seen on internet.
Security
By gzt (Tue Dec 20, 2011 at 03:30:13 PM EST) gzt, chess, zoidberg (all tags)
"Perhaps God let Hitchens and Havel pick the third." Which is a terrible sentiment.

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Print Story I am an orthonormal eigenbasis.
Ranting
By gzt (Thu Dec 08, 2011 at 02:05:50 PM EST) gzt, ants, chess, mail, tao, measure theory, zoidberg (all tags)
End-of-year oblom is setting in. Need more moneys, too.

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