Best of Blake’s 7 – Blake

S04EP13 - The final episode of BLAKE'S 7 aired on December 21, 1981. As announced over the closing credits of TERMINAL, the show did come back for another season, and with a bit of a style overhaul. These were the post-Star Wars days, and BLAKE'S 7 up until now had been drawing its sci-fi influences … Continue reading Best of Blake’s 7 – Blake

Best of Blake’s 7 – Terminal

S03EP13 - And so BLAKE's 7 came to the end of the road--or at least it was supposed to. At the end of a season that was a bit haphazard and lacking in overall direction--while at the same time containing several of the show's best episodes,--BLAKE's 7 was going to be airing its final episode … Continue reading Best of Blake’s 7 – Terminal

Best of Blake’s 7 – Rumours of Death

S03EP08 - In the aftermath of the conclusion to series 2 and the departure of star Gareth Thomas, BLAKE'S 7 was forced to reinvent itself moving into its third series. It did so over the course of the year's first three episodes, much in the manner that the series began. In this new era, it … Continue reading Best of Blake’s 7 – Rumours of Death

Best of Blake’s 7 – The Way Back

S01EP01 - The pilot episode of BLAKE'S 7 is one of its best, in part because it is so tonally different from much of what comes after. It's also an interesting bit of television in that, going into the episode originally, most viewers had no idea what the show was going to be about and … Continue reading Best of Blake’s 7 – The Way Back

BLAKE’S 7

I’ve written here in the past about the battle waged between competing PBS Stations in my broadcast area for the pledge money to be garnered from supporters of DOCTOR WHO back in the 1980s. This led to both stations picking up anything within the BBC’s back-catalog of programs that looked as though it might appeal … Continue reading BLAKE’S 7