Retro-Musings: Gene Roddenberry’s failed dystopian pilot, “Genesis II” (1973)…

*****SUB-SHUTTLE SIZED SPOILERS!!****** Back to the Future After the cancellation of NBC’s “Star Trek” (1966-1969), the show began to develop an even stronger cult following through the magic of syndication, when it was sold to local stations and began to broaden its audience (which was how I fell in love with it, in fact). To…

Retro-Musings: “The Six Million Dollar Man” (1973-1978)…

*****BIONIC SPOILERS!!***** Back when I was a kid in the Stone Age, we had three TV networks, a few UHF stations, and pretty much nothing else. VCRs were not yet commonplace (they existed, but were super-expensive), and there weren’t yet DVRs or DVDs, let alone streaming. For video gaming, you had Pong and Atari. That…