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This movie views as fresh today as the year it was first aired. It has
something for both adults and children, and hence makes great family
viewing. Children dream of what they might become. For some it is cowboys,
or ballerinas. The cynics would say these are popular culture stereotypes.
But in this movie they are real characters, flaws and all.
It deals with the stuff of dreams, and the stuff of life. Dissolution/exhaustion with career, family, and the fragility of relationships. It also explores what happens when dreams hit reality, how things change over time as the main characters mature,and how two adults try and hold onto their dreams. When two strangers meet they are both at pivotal points in their lives, both personally and professionally. As Clay says to Natalia "Love isn't a strong enough word for it. sometimes I hate it! But... it's what I live for, you know?"
Features some great rodeo action, including bull and bronco riding by Lee Majors' character Clay.
Great show. Fans from the airing of the original show never forget
Re-airing of the show in countries around the globe garner each time a
flush of fans.
There are SO MANY web sites dedicated not only to the show, its lead
actors,but the concept of bionics, too. Most discussions about the series
occurs at these sites.
'Everyone' is waiting (with baited breath) for a theatrical movie to be made of the original show concept conceived by Martin Caidin, explored in the TV movie / first episode pilot Cy'borg / Moon and the Desert.
Fabulously original sci-fi idea, which is believable and outlandish both at the same time. Part of the show's appeal was the exploration of the human side of 'the machine', and individual identity. It is this element that spans the years, remains current and absorbing to fans, as well as aspects of where science could take us in the future. The show covered so many bases from flying and space, to scientific discoveries, communication technology, paranormal elements, and the action,spy and political thriller genre were also well mined for story ideas. The show appealed to adults and children alike. (Of course another huge appeal factor it has to be acknowledged was the lead actor, Lee Majors!)