Is this series HBO’s new Game of Thrones? More importantly, how can sci-fi have any real history in it? NEON excavates the foundations of the show and comes up with real historical nuggets. From the attention to detail of the weapons to the whole concept of the cowboy as a near mythological hero. There’s even a section on how France created modern warfare in 1888. Then there’s the original movie and how it inspired two of the greatest film franchises in history, one of those was another creation by Michael Crichton, the other wasn’t…

Written & Presented by Jem Duducu

Produced by Dan Morelle

Music: Barry 7’s Contraption – Add N To (X)

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