PROPHETS OF SCIENCE FICTION is an American documentary television
series produced and hosted by
The series covers the life and work of leading science fiction authors of the last couple of centuries. It depicts how they predicted and, accordingly, influenced the development of scientific advancements by inspiring many readers to assist in transforming those futuristic visions into everyday reality. The stories are told through film clips, reenactments, illustrations and interviews.
The first episode received mixed reviews. Commentators appreciated
the approach of combining coverage of contemporary scientific research
and biographical exposition, but criticized the series as "light on
the substance and heavy on the exaggeration". The series' attempts to
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LIST OF EPISODES
The series' first season consists of 8 one-hour episodes which aired on the Science Channel in November 2011 and February 2012.
NO. SUBJECT AIR DATE
1 Mary Shelley 9 November 2011
Philip K. Dick
Arthur C. Clarke
* ^ "About the Show". Science channel. Retrieved 5 December 2011. * ^ Teague, Jason Cranford (9 November 2011). "The Prophets of Scien