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Top 5 Space Cowboys in TV & Film

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Friday, December 19, 2008 4:47 AM

CLJOHNSTON108


Los Angeles - Heroes of the Final Frontier: Top 5 Space Cowboys from TV and Film - Style Council - LA Weekly
http://blogs.laweekly.com/style_council/television/heroes-of-the-final
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Guess who's Number 1!



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Friday, December 19, 2008 5:36 AM

CHRISISALL


That's cool & all, but if O'neil from Outland is that highly thought of (#5), why can't a decent DVD of the flick get released????


The Polydichloric Euthimal Chrisisall

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Friday, December 19, 2008 5:44 AM

CLJOHNSTON108


Quote:

Originally posted by chrisisall:
That's cool & all, but if O'neil from Outland is that highly thought of (#5), why can't a decent DVD of the flick get released????


I know, huh!

Quote:

The Polydichloric Euthimal Chrisisall

They even used Polydichloric Euthimal as a reference in The Middleman!

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Friday, December 19, 2008 6:26 AM

RIVERLOVE


Captain Mal without a doubt!

Also like :

Lone Star from Spaceballs.
SpaceHunter from Adventures In The Forbidden Zone
Capt. Okono from STTNG
The crew from Ice Pirates
Sgt. Thor and Buzz from Galaxina
George Peppard as "Cowboy" from Battle Beyond The Stars
The crew of the Dark Star
The crew of The Betty
and Steve Miller, the original Space Cowboy








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Friday, December 19, 2008 7:23 AM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by Riverlove:

SpaceHunter from Adventures In The Forbidden Zone


Holy crap, Batman, I haven't seen that one for ages...too late to ask Santa for it now


The 3D Chrisisall

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Saturday, December 20, 2008 7:39 AM

TWILIGHTSEEKER


I totally agree about Outland. I would love a DVD to add to my Sci Fi collection.

Every time I see Firefly and/or our BDH make the top of another poll or chart I just cheer.

gentle journey all,
twilight seeker

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Saturday, December 20, 2008 10:50 AM

STAPLES


I said to myself before I clicked on the link that, "If Mal is number 1 (which he should be) then Spike Spiegel had better be number 2!" And he was! Super-awesome. If you haven't watched Cowboy Bebop, check it out - if you're not into anime, Bebop is a good place to start.

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Saturday, December 20, 2008 10:52 AM

STAPLES


I also totally agree that the Dark Star crew should've been featured. Outlaw Star is another great space western anime show.

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Saturday, December 20, 2008 1:54 PM

CHRISISALL


Quote:

Originally posted by twilightseeker:
I totally agree about Outland. I would love a DVD to add to my Sci Fi collection.


It's on DVD, it's just that the widescreen version isn't anamorphic, and has a vibrating effect when played because it was badly transferred from a laserdisc, the full-frame side is watchable, but none too amazing-looking. I have it, but I want a good (better) copy that I could buy...GRRRR


The demanding Chrisisall

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Sunday, December 21, 2008 6:01 PM

MONKOPOTAMUS


i agree outlaw star would be a good addition to the list as well

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Tuesday, December 23, 2008 11:46 AM

CYBERSNARK


No love for the Galaxy Rangers, I see.



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Monday, December 29, 2008 7:04 PM

TUJIAOZUO


As much as I loved the Top 5 I walked away thinking....

Keanu Reeves as Spike in a liveaction Cowboy Bebop movie?! WTF?! Followed by a spew of chinese profanity and me texting a friend, who preceeded to outswear me after I told her about it

Your Indian Pirate Lord,
Ash

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Tuesday, December 30, 2008 3:54 AM

BROWNCOAT1

May have been the losing side. Still not convinced it was the wrong one.


Quote:

Originally posted by chrisisall:
That's cool & all, but if O'neil from Outland is that highly thought of (#5), why can't a decent DVD of the flick get released????





Gorram good question.


Good to see our favorite captain at the top of the list!

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