Twenty-five All Time Great Australian Television shows: Underbelly, Homicide, Division 4, Skippy, Ocean Girl, ANZACS, Aunty Jack, Number 96, Seachange, Carson's Law, Mr. Squiggle, Bodyline, etc.
Bullying in the USA, Australia and France. School boy bullies. Nations throwing out democracy for dictatorship because of bullying. Religious bullies. Computer bullies. Fighting against bullying.
The 20th Century, Science Fiction, Isaac Asimov, Aldous Huxley, George Orwell, Cold War, H. G. Wells, A Woman of Mars, The Hulk, Ian Fleming, Tarzan, A Clockwork Orange, Agatha Christie, Biggles.
Standing tall and one person making a difference has long been part of the American identity. In propaganda terms it has been useful. Can one person really make a difference? John Wayne and Vietnam.
We look to the villains to set a bad example for us. Heroes wouldn't shine so much if villainy was not afoot.
30 science fiction shows I really like. There are some here you will like too. Star Trek, Doctor Who, Space Angel, Doom Watch, Ocean Girl, Sliders, Gigantor, Astroboy, Red Dwarf, Outer Limits, etc.
Hell on Wheels, My Favorite Martian, Sugarfoot, Rawhide, Clint Eastwood, Wanted: Dead or Alive, Ghost Rider, Gunsmoke, John Wayne, Maverick, Roger Moore, Zorro, Deadwood, The Lone Ranger, Mexico.
Characters that don't quite fit into society as we know it happen to be the stuff of good television. They are the fish out of water we sometimes admire and sometimes have our fingers crossed for.
The Great Gatsby, The Red Badge of Courage, A Stainless Steel Rat is Born, Brave New World, 1984, Story of O, Tender is the Night, Wasp, Dune, Twilight Healer, A Study in Scarlet, Dracula, Jazz.