This year, Syfy is taking a very hands-on approach to the holiday season with Christmas episodes of two of its most popular shows. Eureka [Tuesday, 9/8C] opens the festivities with Oh Little Town, in which Sheriff Jack Carter [Colin Ferguson] and his daughter, and Zoe [Jordan Hinson] have their plans to go home for the holidays stymied by a malfunctioning electromagnetic shield [the thing that keeps Eureka hidden from the rest of the world].
One of the most intelligent, twisted and provocative TV series of all-time is finally getting a DVD release. Max Headroom, the w-a-a-a-a-y-y-y too hip for the room satire [and TV’s first CG character] that ran on ABC from March, 1987 to May, 1988, will be available on DVD as of August 10, courtesy of Shout! Factory, the folks who have given us other fine cult TVonDVD releases like Parker Lewis Can’t Lose and thirtysomething.
Details from the press release [including series description] follow the jump.
Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland is a classic tale for two reasons – it functions as a cheerfully demented children’s story and it is also a genuinely wicked satire of politics and England’s nineteenth century society through the innocent Alice’s inability to understand the bizarre behavior of Wonderland’s inhabitants.
Alice [Sunday, Dec. 6 & Monday, Dec. 7, 9/8C], Syfy’s two-part miniseries, updates Carroll’s multi-levelled work to within an inch of its life by giving us a twenty-seven year old Alice [Caterina Scorsone, Crash] who finds her way into a greatly changed present day Wonderland where Bad Things are going on.