Thursday Sci Fi TV Highlights

5pm

LIVING Charmed “Once in a Blue Moon”

SCI FI The Lost World “Bloodlust”

SKY TWO Star Trek: Enterprise “Terra Prime”

UKTV DRAMA Doctor Who “The Ark in Space” – episode three

FIVE US Mission: Impossible

6pm

ITV4 The Champions “Operation Deep Freeze”

SKY ONE Futurama “The Series Has Landed”

SCI FI Mysterious Ways “Phoenix”

SKY TWO Stargate SG-1 “Fragile Balance”

6.30pm

ZONE HORROR The Collector

7pm

BBC3 Doctor Who “42” – read the SFX review here

ITV2 Smallville “Magnetic”

ITV4 UFO “Ordeal”

LIVING Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman “Neverending Battle”

SCI FI Quantum Leap “The Color of Truth” – one of the show’s greatest episodes. It’s the Driving Miss Daisy one that manages to be about ten million times more affecting than that overrated movie in about a third of the running time

SKY TWO Stargate SG-1 “Orpheus”

7.30pm

ZONE HORROR The Twilight Zone

8pm

LIVING Blood Ties “Deep Dark”

SCI FI Third Rock from the Sun “Angry Dick”

TROUBLE Charmed “Engaged and Confused”

VIRGIN 1 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine “The Way of the Warrior” – Worf arrives on DS9. This episode (or half episode – it’s the first hour of what was originally a two-hour opening episode for season four) is an absolute cracker, and from here on in the show steps up a gear. And the shorter Sisko’s hair gets, the more interesting his character gets

8.30pm

SCI FI Third Rock from the Sun “The Dicks They Are A-Changin’”

9pm

SCI FI A Town Called Eureka “Phoenix Rising”

SKY THREE Hex

ANIME CENTRAL s-Cry-ed

9.30pm

ANIME CENTRAL Gundam Seed

10pm

SKY ONE Journeyman ”Winterland”

SCI FI Stephen King’s Desperation

ANIME CENTRAL Fullmetal Alchemist

10.30pm

ANIME CENTRAL Planetes

11pm

SCI FI Heroes ”Genesis” – here we go again

ANIME CENTRAL Witch Hunter Robin

11.05pm

UKTV GOLD Doctor Who “The Christmas Invasion”

11.30pm

ANIME CENTRAL Transformers Victory

Midnight

LIVING The X-Files “Miracle Man”

SKY TWO Lost “Further Instructions”

ANIME CENTRAL s-Cry-ed

12.10am

SCI FI Heroes ”Don’t Look Back”

12.30am

ANIME CENTRAL Gundam Seed

1am

LIVING Blood Ties “Deep Dark”

ANIME CENTRAL Fullmetal Alchemist

1.30am

ANIME CENTRAL Planetes

1.40am

ITV2 Smallville ”Magnetic”

1.50am

ITV4 American Gothic ”A Tree Grows in Trinity” – welcome rerun for the legendary series

2am

ANIME CENTRAL Witch Hunter Robin

2.30am

ANIME CENTRAL Transformers Victory

3am

SCI FI Star Trek “What Are Little Girls Made of?”

ANIME CENTRAL s-Cry-ed