Forty years ago today (Jan 2, 1978) the original episode of Blake’s 7 was released. 40 years. Where the heck has time gone.
This is a show that was the definition of “low budget”. It didn’t get much more low budget than B7. However, if you could get past that (a lot couldn’t) there was some great characters and stories. It was a show that was not afraid to kill its own lead characters, something that’s not that common in TV. Of the original cast, only two stuck around to the final episode, and in that last episode EVERYONE was (seemingly) killed off. [Read more…]