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Quantum Leap: revisiting the highs and lows

8 December 2014 8:46 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Guy fondly revisits Scott Bakula-starring time travel series Quantum Leap, the closest we’ll ever come to a live-action Mr Benn

Throughout the 90s, Starfleet’s Captain Archer bounced around time meddling in other people’s lives, aided and abetted by the third-tier villain from Beverly Hills Cop 2 in holographic form. No, this wasn’t a fever dream – this was Quantum Leap: possibly the lowest-key sci-fi show ever televised (and all the better for it).

I’d argue that Quantum Leap was one of the best sci-fi shows that really didn’t need that much in the way of fictionalised science. Indeed, when the plots began to lean on this aspect more heavily, the show seemed to lose sight of what made it great in the first place. The internal logic started to unravel, the plots became increasingly far-fetched, and it even started to become a little (whisper it) naff… »

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Dave Appell, Songwriter for Chubby Checker, Dies at 92

20 November 2014 12:04 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Dave Appell, the Philadelphia songwriter-producer behind such 1960s rock ’n’ roll hits as “Let’s Twist Again” and “Limbo Rock” from Chubby Checker and Dee Dee Sharp’s “Mashed Potato Time,” has died. He was 92. Appell, who later produced the Tony Orlando and Dawn hits “Knock Three Times” and “Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree,” died Tuesday, his family announced. He lived and had a studio — where he was still working into his 90s — in Cherry Hill, N.J. Starting in the late 1950s, Appell was a mainstay for a decade at the

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10 Awful Plot Twists That Completely Ruined Great Games

15 June 2014 4:06 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

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While ‘The Shocking Twist’ sounds like an Edm remix of a Chubby Checker song, its actual purpose is to deliver something unexpected to film-goers or book readers or game players. When done right, these moments are iconic – be it the end of The Sixth Sense, Reservoir Dogs or the death of Aerith in Final Fantasy VII. They can also be really dumb, and pose countless questions about the plot points that came before – like in The Dark Knight Rises, or in many of the games on this very list you’re about to read about and hopefully enjoy.

A plot twist, like what your Facebook feed says about handguns, is a tool. In the right hands, it can make a great game legendary, in the wrong hands, it’ll massacre any and all positive feelings you have toward a title. Twists must be used responsibility and with much care, »

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