Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Cult-TV Flashback: Space Precinct (1994)
Just a season after Steven Bocho and ABC-TV brought extreme grittiness (not to mention four-letter words and bare behinds...) to televised cop dramas with the popular NYPD Blue (1993 - 2005), veteran British producer Gerry Anderson premiered his own unique take on the cop genre: the futuristic adventure, Space Precinct. Only recently, interest in the series has increased dramatically because of a blunt behind-the-scenes documentary about the project, called Space Precinct: Legacy.
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