Time Traveling Robots in Space #28 – Less Uncrappy

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Syfy’s Rewind gets more cast, a robot with muscles and Vegas could have had a life sized Enterprise. 

On this episode we talk about…

*  The first trailer for the time travel mob movie Looper.

http://youtu.be/5kGFyVKmqA0
* The recent cast additions to Syfy’s Rewind.

http://www.craveonline.com/tv/articles/186539-syfys-time-travel-drama-rewind-signs-four

* Jim Henson’s recently unearthed 1963 short film Robot.

http://www.slashfilm.com/jim-henson-robot/

* DARPA’s contest to come up with a bipedal robot.

http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/04/darpa-humanoid-robots/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=socialmedia&utm_campaign=twitterclickthru

*  A robot with muscles, joints and tendons.

http://mashable.com/2012/04/06/eccerobot-robot-with-human-skeleton/?utm_source=iphoneapp

* The scrapped plan to build a life sized starship Enterprise in Las Vegas.

http://www.digitaltrends.com/lifestyle/fascinating-las-vegas-was-nearly-home-to-a-full-size-starship-enterprise-replica/

* And  intelligent space dinosaurs!

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2012/0412/Intelligent-space-dinosaurs-How-worried-should-we-be

Plus, our recommendations…  Stargate SG-1 pilot episode Children of the Gods and the short-lived TV cult classic Firefly.

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Dave Nelson

Dave Nelson

Originally from Minnesota in the United States, Dave has lived all over.  He currently makes his home in Ottawa, Ontario Canada where he lives with his wife and stepdaughter.  Dave works as an on-air announcer at Boom 99-7 (CJOT.) One of his first sci-fi memories was that of watching Star Trek the original series in reruns on Sunday mornings so, as you can imagine, that made quite the impression and was one of the inspirations for founding the Galactic Netcasts network in 2011. You can hear Dave on The Alien Invasion, The SciFi Geeks Club and Weird World Weekly podcasts. Follow him on Twitter @davenelsonvoice