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Every weekday, your Sci-Fi 5 brings you five minutes of science fiction history. Our panel of hosts present the background stories and details about the creators and context around the stories you love. Brought to you by Roddenberry, the first name in science fiction.

May 20, 2022

Superman's crusade for truth, justice, and a better tomorrow took to the airwaves as the Man of Steel battled an enemy with its roots in the headlines rather than fantasy. Today's Sci-Fi 5 rewinds to an era when superheroes were heard and not seen.

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May 19, 2022

On today's Sci-Fi 5, the third movie in the Alien saga has sparked debate in the years since its release...but how did the story radically change between the earliest scripts and when the movie premiered on this day in 1992?

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Written by Ryan Myers

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May 18, 2022

Today's Sci-Fi 5 offers you just a peek into the expansive career of fantasy and sci-fi novelist Diane Duane, including her Star Trek credits both in print and on screen.

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Written by Ashley Thomas

Hosted by Earl Green

Music by Devin Curry


May 17, 2022

It was a momentous day in Star Wars movie history, with the release of Episode II.  That also means this is the anniversary of Triumph the Insult Comic Dog expertly trolling a line of fans waiting at the theater, on today's Sci-Fi 5!

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Written by Earl...


May 16, 2022

Classic Batfans know her as TV's Batgirl, while Star Trek fans know her as Marta - but today's Sci-Fi 5 proves there was so much more to Yvonne Craig's life and career than that.

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Written by Kim Horcher

Hosted by Ryan Myers

Music by Devin Curry