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[V.O. intro from every episode except pilot]
We saw the Earth destroyed, and in a heartbeat everything and everyone we knew was gone. There were five of us, the crew of the space shuttle Odyssey, and we were the only survivors. A mysterious being who called himself The Seeker rescued us and sent us back in time. And now we have five years to live over, five years to discover who or what destroyed the Earth, five years to stop it from happening again.
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I have always been a big fan of more of a space opera Sci-Fi. Star Trek, Star Wars etc.. I did like X-Files but I never thought I would really get into one that did not involve a lot of space scenes. Manny outdid himself on this one. I know it is a bit late in the ball game but I just watched the pilot and a couple of episodes.
Odyssey 5 I think is probably one of the best, if not the best Sci-Fi shows that exist. It was packed with action and adventure and comedy from start to finish. Has something for everyone in this series. Edge of your seat type of stuff. I was really impressed. I wish this would have been on another network other than Showtime, I have no doubt that we would still be watching season 5 now..
Bring it back..
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