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13 SciFi Sidekicks

Supporting roles rarely get the spotlight. But sidekicks are often my favorite roles.
Here are 13 of My Favorite SciFi Sidekicks:

1. Chewbacca (from Star Wars) – Everyone’s favorite. He’s Han Solo’s furry sidekick that only speaks in growls.

Quote: Sorry.. I don’t speak wookie.

2. Guy Fleegman (from Galaxy Quest) – He only played Crewman Number 6, but his character stole the show. Plucky and hilarious, he eventually gained a role as Security Chief on the new Galaxy Quest show.

Quote: “I’m just a glorified extra, Fred. I’m a dead man anyway. If I’m gonna die, I’d rather go out a hero than a coward.”

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Blood Ties

Lifetime Goes Paranormal

Based on Tanya Huff’s five-book vampire series, The Blood Books, Lifetime will be airing it’s new series Blood Ties on March 11th. The official website is here, where you can watch a preview of the upcoming show.

The show will explore the romantic triangle involving private investigator Vicki Nelson; her ex-partner, Mike Celluci; and the 450-year-old vampire, Henry Fitzroy, who just happens to be a romance writer and the illegitimate son of Henry VIII.

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