Video Show: Tom's Retrophilia

Is he a connoisseur of vintage media, or just a bitter old man trapped in the past?  Either way, tune in and watch Tom take a look at the movies and television shows from a time when he was actually in the target audience!

VIDEO: Space: 1999 “The Exiles”

Tom recaps the second season Space: 1999 episode “The Exiles”, featuring an incredibly original plot where Moonbase Alpha is surrounded by missiles that turn out to contain alien outlaws who have been frozen in suspended animation for centuries.

VIDEO: Space: 1999 “Earthbound”

Tom recaps another first season episode of Space: 1999, the British sci-fi show where the moon gets knocked out of orbit and somehow becomes capable of interstellar travel! In this episode, special guest star Christopher Lee is an alien who brings the Winger hair and a possible way home for the crew of Moonbase Alpha.

VIDEO: Ultraman “Human Specimens 5 & 6”

In the near future, aliens and monsters threaten civilization, and the only one who can stop them is Science Patrol member Shin Hayata, who transforms into the super-powered giant from space Ultraman! Tom reviews the episode “Human Specimens 5 & 6”, where Ultraman’s sexually ambiguous enemy Dada comes to Earth in a body-hugging one piece to collect specimens for hir experiments.

VIDEO: Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

It’s the debut of a new show, Tom’s Retrophilia, hosted by our own Thomas Stockel! You probably know Tom from the recaps he’s written for the site, mostly of the animated Star Trek series. He makes the jump from written articles to his own video show with this impassioned defense of Star Trek: The Motion Picture!