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High Mountain Rangers because... Robert Conrad. And because he liked living in the middle of nowhere because people suck.
 

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"Quark" https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0077066/episodes?season=1&ref_=tt_eps_sn_1

"The Tick" https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0242949/?ref_=fn_al_tt_2

"BrainDead" https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4877736/?ref_=fn_al_tt_2

"Otherspace" https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4561950/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

"The Maxx" https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0112065/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1 ("That's MISTER Gone, Clawboy, and you're just the little bundle of negative reenforcement I've been wanting to talk to")

"The Day the Universe Changed" https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0199208/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

That's enough for now...
 

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Firefly is the only one I can think of. I don't watch much TV anymore.
 

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BrainDead! Wow I loved that show. Can’t believe it didn’t get renewed.
 

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The IT Crowd. It was a British sitcom in a similar normie-interacting-with-smart-people vein as The Big Bang Theory, but I thought IT Crowd was much better at humor.

Yeah it was four seasons of six episodes each but 24 episodes is about one American season.
MUCH funnier, in my opinion...

I've watched The IT Crowd through many time and still laugh at it!
 

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ASCENSION was a great concept and mini-series. Unbelievable they didn’t continue.

 

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"It's about time" two astronauts go back in time to prehistoric age
It's about time, it's about space
It's about man and the human race.

Geez, I still remember that song.
EDIT: Faulty memory
S/b "About two men in the strangest place"
Later changed to "About cave people in the strangest place"
when the cave people were brought into the 20th century.
 
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Does anybody remember the heated argument that Angle and Spike got into concerning who would win in a fight; Astronauts or Cavemen?
 

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Does anybody remember the heated argument that Angle and Spike got into concerning who would win in a fight; Astronauts or Cavemen?
No, but I remember another show on a competing network with the same theme.
Like the Munsters vs the Addams Family.
Now I'll have to look it up, don't remember the name.
 

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Didn't find it but anybody remember this one season wonder:
The Time Tunnel
Stars James Darren who would later cameo in Deep Space Nine as the holographic lounge singer.
 

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I remember; "The Time Tunnel" ('66/'67) An Irwin Allen Production!!

Then there was:
"Land of the Giants" ('68/'70) lasted two seasons.
"Lost in Space", The original, ('65/'68) three seasons.
And his most successful series "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea" ('64/'68) with 110 episode over four seasons.
 

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One of my favorites was Strange Angel:


Only 17 episodes, spread over 2 seasons, so not exactly a single season wonder, but still fewer episodes than many single seasons so I'm putting it in here. It takes and interesting approach to documenting the birth of American rocketry via the life of Jack Parsons, with a fair amount of somewhat-exaggerated involvement of the faith of Thelema.

Jack Parsons was a real person, and the story represented in the show is "broadly accurate" in terms of his involvement in rocketry and the founding of Aerojet and his career crash around the start of JPL.


I had hoped future seasons would detail his involvement in Ad Astra and the Vulcan Powder Company, prior to eventually falling in with L Ron Hubbard.

He lived an interesting life.
 
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Two and done: Dark Angel
When I saw the first episode I thought this was a rip off of the Battle Angel Alita manga.
Later read that James Cameron was influenced by BAA.
Starred Jessica Alba.
Hubba hubba.
 

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Another two and done.
Dollhouse
Maybe influenced by Dark Angel?
Starred Eliza Dushku
Hubba hubba. 😁
 

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Whiskey Cavalier - lots of cool Euro locations.
Yes..it was hype lot for months before season began. A little hard to believe....in terms of characters.......but as you stated with locations interesting.

I like to add, since I was around 20 at the time, Square Pegs, 1980.. Buts since criteria is one season......they is just so many that of course I forgotten about.
 

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Remember the 1988 TV series called "Probe"? It starred Parker Stevenson as Austin James. Isaac Asimov helped create it.

Austin James could tell alot about someone just by studying their shoe's soles! He wore a mic that let him answer his front door remotely, talk to the PC... Very cool for the times!

Probe (1988 TV series) - Wikipedia
 

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What about Odyssey 5?


Folks in space see the earth implode, then travel back in time somehow, and it ended after one season unresolved.
 

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Dresden Files. Available on Amazon Prime with ads.

+1 Wonderfalls. The premise is that never know if the talking heads who do good are her imagination, psychic powers, or divine intervention, not that it mattered. The creator said he was gonna send Jaye to a mental hospital and meet up with the kid who torched the guy’s car. Personally I think Fox killed it because of the homosexual themes, didn’t finish the season like Firefly.

It doesn’t matter that they killed Firefly because I thought Serenity was a kick ass movie. I woulda liked to see a third season of that female terminator though.
 
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