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 Cosmo (10 episodes, 1980)
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 Dan (10 episodes, 1980)
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 Helen (10 episodes, 1980)
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 Mr. Bunting (9 episodes, 1980)
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Inspirational kids sci-fi
10 November 2003 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

I haven't seen The Boy From Space in years but would love to and think that it is more than worthy of a commercial release. Along with Dr. Who this was my first introduction to sci-fi and both these shows remain my favourites from that genre. In fact, despite being an early morning schools show, The Boy From Space is unrivalled as far as 'scaring the living crap out of me as a youngster' is concerned. It created that otherworldly feel in a more realistic way than I've ever seen and really proves that sometimes less is more. The aliens were simply actors sprayed blue with matching space suits and blonde hair that gave them almost albino like features. Even though these aliens were almost exclusively good guys I remember being really spooked by their appearance and having many sleepless nights thinking that one of them might come into my room at any time. After all if a couple of children my age had encountered them during a normal day then it certainly wasn't beyond the bounds of possibility that I could do the same. The whole thing had a real eerie quality about it reflected by an amazing theme tune, so evocative of something that had been composed on a far off galaxy. I wasn't surprised to recently hear that this programme has its own cult following and neither was I surprised to hear that someone of the ability of Richard Carpenter (Catweazle, Robin of Sherwood) was behind the whole thing because, for its time at least, this really was a spirited and unforgettable children's viewing experience.


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