Sci Fi Fidelity



Mike and Dave turn up the volume on sci fi, fantasy, comics, and horror-themed television shows that deserve your attention and share monthly interviews from those behind all of your favorite series.


  • SFF44: The Umbrella Academy

    24/02/2019 Duración: 42min

    In order to keep things relatively spoiler-free, we discussed only the first two episodes of The Umbrella Academy, which released on Netflix on February 15, 2019, to appeal both to those who have watched the show and those who are thinking about trying it out. As it happens, the series goes to some pretty crazy places later in the season, so we brought in a special guest, executive producer Jeff King, to tease some of where the series heads in future episodes.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • SFF43: Russian Doll

    17/02/2019 Duración: 35min

    When we found Russian Doll on Netflix, we knew we had stumbled onto something very special! Get ready for a spoiler-filled discussion of all the metaphysics, symbolism, character significance, timeline mechanics and more in our breakdown of the Natasha Lyonne series that's taking the streaming audience by storm. Never have we seen a more bingeable series!  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • SFF42: Felicia Day Interview - Voyage to the Stars

    11/02/2019 Duración: 26min

    Felicia Day has explored nearly every avenue an actor can peddle their wares and even pioneered a few paths of her own when she followed up her guest appearances on Buffy the Vampire Slayer with her breakout web series The Guild back in 2007. Her transmedia roots are apparent in her new project, the improvisational comedy podcast, Voyage to the Stars, in which she plays Elsa, a science officer with focus issues. The podcast begins its run on February 12, 2019, and we spoke with her about the project and some of her classic roles that we love.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • SFF41: A Discovery of Witches

    03/02/2019 Duración: 27min

    A Discovery of Witches offers a new twist on the "handsome vampire" formula by focusing on a lost book of magic and a powerful witch among vampires and demons. The romance element of the story is bolstered by two actors, Matthew Goode and Teresa Palmer, with fiery chemistry. Join us as we attempt a relatively spoiler-free discussion of this UK import on Sundance Now and Shudder as of January 17,  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • SFF40: Star-Crossed Lovers

    27/01/2019 Duración: 25min

    Alien-human love stories abound in sci-fi television, and this month's discussion topic shares some of our favorites. This podcast was inspired by an article on Den of Geek that published in conjunction with the premiere of Roswell, New Mexico on the CW. We also share some listener selections that we hadn't thought of.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • SFF39: The Passage

    20/01/2019 Duración: 31min

    The Passage, based on the trilogy by Justin Cronin, just premiered on Fox, and we were impressed by the initial premise. On this episode of the podcast, we break down the pilot episode and ask, "Where are they going with this? Will it be a government conspiracy thriller? A vampire virus horror? Or will it evolve into a post-apocalyptic sci- series?" Regardless, this is a promising start.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • SFF38: Tricia Helfer Interview - Battlestar Galactica, Lucifer

    13/01/2019 Duración: 24min

    She played the iconic cylon Number Six in the sci-fi classic series Battlestar Galactica, and now Tricia Helfer is doing a rewatch podcast with journalist and writer Marc Bernardin called Battlestar Gala. We spoke to Helfer about how her podcast began, what guests we can look forward to, and how she feels about her time on BSG. We also talked a bit about her role in the most recent seasons of Lucifer on FOX.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • SFF37: Timeless

    06/01/2019 Duración: 29min

    The new year brings a new weekly format for the podcast! Our first discussion of January covers the series finale movie of Timeless, a 2-hour event that gave the beloved time travel series a chance to tie up loose ends after its abrupt season two cancellation. Was the movie successful, and did it satisfy the fans? Join us and decide!  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Bonus Interview: Reilly Dolman (Travelers)

    12/12/2018 Duración: 18min

    Travelers season 3 drops on Netflix on December 14, 2018, and we had the opportunity to talk to Reilly Dolman, who plays Philip Pearson on the show. Philip, of course, is the team's historian with the photographic memory of everything that happened in the 21st century - definitely one of the more interesting characters in Travelers.Reilly spoke about his approach to the character of Philip as well as his journey as an actor in this insightful interview. The article version is available on  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • SFF36: Nightflyers, Mars, Justin Marks (Counterpart)

    07/12/2018 Duración: 01h16min

    In our final super-sized podcast before the new year brings a new format, we start our discussion with our favorite space battles ranging from the civil war of Babylon 5 to the sneaky maneuvers in The Expanse.Our show topics this month include a look at the premiere of Nightflyers on Syfy, which began on December 2, 2018, and a breakdown of the episodes that have aired for MARS season 2 on Nat Geo, which started its six-episode run back on November 12, 2018.The interview this time is with Justin Marks, the creator of Counterpart on Starz, which premieres its second season on December 9, 2018.Timecodes: Best Space Battles - 3:03 Nightflyers - 22:23 MARS - 41:56 Counterpart Interview - 61:25  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • SFF35: Charmed, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Adi Shankar (Castlevania)

    02/11/2018 Duración: 01h20min

    It's Halloween, so it's appropriate that we talk about the scariest monsters in genre television. We take a fairly broad definition of the term "monster," but we think you'll agree our choices are pretty creepy.Our show topics this month also include holiday appropriate discussions for two new witch-related shows: the Charmed reboot on the CW, which began its run on October 14, 2018, and Netflix's Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, which released its ten episodes on October 26, 2018.The Halloween fun continues with our interview with Castlevania showrunner, Adi Shankar, whose animated adaptation dropped its second season on October 26, 2018 on Netflix.Timecodes: Scariest Monsters - 3:41 Charmed - 18:42 Chilling Adventures of Sabrina - 41:26 Castevania Interview - 63:49  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • SFF34: The Good Place, Manifest, Dominic Lewis (High Castle)

    05/10/2018 Duración: 01h14min

    It was surprisingly difficult to select just the right shows for our discussion of "one season wonder," shows worth talking about that only lasted a single season. We got a lot of help from our listeners, and we think you'll enjoy our choices.Show topics this month include a look at the one-hour premiere of The Good Place season 3 on NBC, which premiered on September 27, and a critique of the first two episodes of the new supernatural mystery series also on NBC, Manifest, which began on September 24.For our interview, we talked to Dominic Lewis, the composer of the score for all three seasons of The Man in the High Castle. Season 3 of that show premieres on October 5.Timecodes: One Season Wonders - 2:08 The Good Place season 3 - 21:31 Manifest season 1 - 36:52 The Man in the High Castle Interview - 55:52  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • SFF33: The Innocents, The First, Bridget Regan (The Last Ship)

    07/09/2018 Duración: 01h12min

    In the calm before the storm of new fall genre shows hits, we start the podcast this month with a discussion of some of the more peripheral new and returning series we're looking forward to in the next month or so as a sort of fall TV preview.Our show topics this month include a look at the first few episodes of Netflix's new supernatural thriller, The Innocents, which premiered on August 24, 2018, and a spoiler-free preview of the Sean Penn vehicle on Hulu following humanity's first mission to Mars, The First, which begins on September 14, 2018.The interview is a must-listen for fans of The Last Ship as Bridget Regan joins us to talk about the show's fifth and final season on TNT.Timecodes: Anticipated Fall Shows - 2:53 The Innocents - 17:22 The First - 37:48 The Last Ship Interview - 57:26  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Bonus Interview: Hannah John-Kamen (Killjoys)

    13/08/2018 Duración: 15min

    As a follow-up to our discussion of Killjoys, we're excited to share with you our interview with leading lady Hannah John-Kamen, who of course plays Dutch in the Syfy series. Plus with her star on the rise because of recent appearances in Marvel's Ant Man and The Wasp as well as Steven Spielberg's Ready Player One, we couldn't resist the chance to talk to sci-fi royalty's newest member.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • SFF32: Killjoys, Castle Rock, Luke Macfarlane (Killjoys)

    03/08/2018 Duración: 01h09min

    A fun discussion kicks off our August podcast as we share our list of the best anti-heroes in genre television, those protagonists we still love despite all of their moral gray area. It seems we love our good guys slightly bad!Our show topics this month include a look at the first couple of episodes of Killjoys season 4, which just began on July 20th on Syfy, and a critique of the new Stephen King anthology series on Hulu, Castle Rock, which dropped its first three episodes on July 25th.Stick around for our interview with Luke Macfarlane, who plays RAC Agent and baby-daddy D'avin Jaqobis in Killjoys.Timecodes: Best Anti-Heroes - 1:55 Killjoys - 19:22 Castle Rock - 38:13 Killjoys Interview - 56:42   See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • SFF31: Reverie, Preacher, Sherman Augustus (Into the Badlands)

    06/07/2018 Duración: 01h13min

    Before diving into show topics, we detour into "shipping" territory as we discuss some of our favorite contemporary couples in genre television, some of which are quite popular and others of which should be.Our show topics this month include the latest sci-fi procedural hybrid from NBC, Reverie, which began its run on May 30, 2018, and AMC's Preacher, the comic book adaptation that began its third season on June 24, 2018.This month's interview is with Sherman Augustus, who plays Nathaniel Moon in Into the Badlands, which is in its mid-season three hiatus on AMC.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • SFF30: The Rain, Humans, Joe Pokaski (Cloak & Dagger)

    08/06/2018 Duración: 01h14min

    This month's opening discussion kicks off with a continuation of our genre showrunner discussion. This time we're focusing on our favorite female executive producers/writers in the sci-fi, fantasy, and supernatural field, a trend which will hopefully grow over time.Our show topics this month include a look at the first season of The Rain, a Danish import on Netflix that joins the streaming giant's increasing focus on international fare, and the season 3 premiere of Humans, which aired on June 5, 2018 here in the states on AMC.Join us for our extremely entertaining conversation with Joe Pokaski, the showrunner of Marvel's Cloak & Dagger, which premiered on Freeform on June 7, 2018.Timecodes: Female Showrunners - 2:07 The Rain - 12:35 Humans - 37:57 Cloak & Dagger Interview - 59:50  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Bonus Interview: Mina Sundwall (Lost in Space)

    21/05/2018 Duración: 12min

    As a follow-up to our May podcast in which we discussed Lost in Space, we talk to actor Mina Sundwall, who plays Penny Robinson in the Netflix series. With the recent announcement that the show would be getting a second season on the streaming service, we figured we'd speculate with Mina about the future of the Jupiter 2 and reflect on her character in season one.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • SFF29: Lost in Space, The 100, Malcolm Barrett (Timeless)

    04/05/2018 Duración: 01h12min

    The summer is almost here, but we've honed in on some of our favorite recent shows! Our discussion kicks off with our picks for the most distinctive showrunners who have helmed more than one genre TV show. It was tough paring it down to six!Our show topics this month include a look at the full first season of the Lost in Space remake on Netflix, which has been capturing viewers attention since it dropped on April 13, 2018, and the established post-apocalyptic show The 100, which just began its fifth season on the CW.For our interview segment, we spoke to actor Malcolm Barrett, who plays Rufus Carlin in the NBC time travel hit, Timeless, which is currently in its second season.Timecodes: Multiple Series Showrunners - 2:02 Lost in Space - 16:30 The 100 - 36:17 Timeless Interview - 58:44  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • Bonus Interview: Dan Dworkin & Jay Beattie (The Crossing)

    24/04/2018 Duración: 18min

    Spoiler warning! Creators Dan Dworkin and Jay Beattie heard our discussion of The Crossing on the last podcast and wanted to talk once episode 4 of their show, which contained a pivotal twist at the end, aired on ABC. We went on to ask them about their unique time travel tale and some of the storytelling decisions they made.For a discussion of the series premiere of The Crossing, check out our previous episode.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

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