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Prophets of Science Fiction

Prophets of Science Fiction

  • Premiered: 
    November 9, 2011
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  • Network: Science
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Biography
  • Type: Live Action
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  • Subject Matter: Science Fiction
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Plot Synopsis

Using iconic movie clips and cutting-edge animation, PROPHETS OF SCIENCE FICTION explores the relationship between genre and the constantly-evolving worlds of science and technology and how the dreams of storytellers often become the inspiration for researchers seeking mankind's next transformative discovery. In each 60-minute episode, famous film director Ridley Scott and his group of cinematic and scientific experts -- including famed director, Paul Verhoeven, and renowned theoretical physicist, Dr. Michio Kaku -- dissect the genius on one science-fiction titan, including: Mary Shelley, George Lucas, Isaac Asimov, Jules Verne, Phillip K. Dick, Arthur C. Clarke, H.G. Wells, and Robert Heinlein.

Production & Distribution

  • Produced by RDI Productions
  • Produced by Go Go Luckey Productions