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Any "Buck Rogers" fans here?
« on: 17:25, 12 September 18 »
How old are we?  :)

I've been stuck in bed with the flu for the past 5 days now. This is when it's time to watch some of those old shows I never got to see back in the day (or only saw very briefly). So I took "Buck Rogers" from the shelf and have watched 6 hours of it at this point.  :) (That's the two first discs of season 1).

Very cheesy, typical 80's scifi.  :D It's quite ok actually. Some poor acting, and some decent acting. Fight scenes are only for laughs.  :)
I know that my cousin used to watch "Buck Rogers" as a kid. His dad had all the equipment he needed to be able to watch foreign TV channels, so he grew up with all the cool scifi shows back then. I had to wait 35 years before watching it myself.  :)

And then I of course had to Google for "Buck Rogers" gameplay. Found out the CPC has no Buck Rogers game, but it has "3D Fight" which is clearly a clone of the Buck Rogers game. I've played this game quit a bit back in the day. Rather nostalgic. But of course I gotta go try the original arcade version now too.  :)

Do we have any Buck Rogers fans here?

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Re: Any "Buck Rogers" fans here?
« Reply #1 on: 17:55, 12 September 18 »
Yep, watched it as a kid every Saturday night when it was originally aired.
Loved it at the time, but I imagine that it would be pretty cringeworthy these days.  :laugh:

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Re: Any "Buck Rogers" fans here?
« Reply #2 on: 18:03, 12 September 18 »
Yep, watched it as a kid every Saturday night when it was originally aired.
Loved it at the time, but I imagine that it would be pretty cringeworthy these days.  :laugh:

Oh, and Erin Gray eh?
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Absolutely!  :)
I actually feel Erin Gray might be the best actor in the show. There's a genuine feel from her, both when she's acting happy and sad.

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Re: Any "Buck Rogers" fans here?
« Reply #3 on: 20:16, 14 September 18 »
First 9 hours watched now. It grows on you. I can see I better find season 2 somewhere soon.  :)

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Re: Any "Buck Rogers" fans here?
« Reply #4 on: 12:30, 15 September 18 »
First 9 hours watched now. It grows on you. I can see I better find season 2 somewhere soon.  :)


Hmmm, might have to try digging up some episodes!
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Re: Any "Buck Rogers" fans here?
« Reply #5 on: 13:13, 18 September 18 »
Yep, watched it as a kid every Saturday night when it was originally aired.
Loved it at the time, but I imagine that it would be pretty cringeworthy these days.  :laugh:

Oh, and Erin Gray eh?
Oh yes indeed!
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Re: Any "Buck Rogers" fans here?
« Reply #6 on: 18:55, 18 September 18 »
Erin Gray was one I didn't really appreciate til I was a bit older and realised it's probably a lil healthier to crush on actual live action characters than animated ones (as much as I did love cartoon babes like Firestar, She-Ra and Cheetara :P )
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