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10 X-Files Episodes to Watch That Are Still Scary as Hell

These are strange days we’re living in, which makes it the perfect time to revisit The X-Files, available on Hulu. Lately, we’ve been focusing our binge-watch efforts on the monster-of-the-week episodes that scared us so bad we might as well say they scarred us—because they’re still giving us nightmares. Here are 10…Read more...
Tags: Science, Horror, Fox, Gillian Anderson, Hulu, Nostalgia, David Duchovny, Chris Carter, The X Files, Darin Morgan, Watch It Nerds


11 Tabletop RPG Sourcebooks That Are as Fun to Read as They Are to Game With

Even though technology is allowing for plenty of ways to try and keep your tabletop and boardgame groups going during social distancing, the fact of the matter is it’s really hard right now to actually play tabletop RPGs. That doesn’t mean you can’t spend some of your free time engaging with those worlds though,…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Star Trek, Board Games, RPG, Warhammer, Dungeons And Dragons, Tabletop Games, Tales from the Loop, Pathfinder, Noumenon, Watch It Nerds, Spire The City Must Fall, Trudvang Chronicles, The Dark Of Hot Springs Island, Star Trek Adventures


10 Nerdy Things to Watch on CBS All Access (Besides Star Trek)

We love Star Trek. And Star Trek is clearly the number one reason to get a CBS All Access account, especially with the 60-day free promotion the streamer has going on at the moment. But what else does CBS’s online hub have, besides Picard and other Treks, and, like, NCIS spin-offs? We did some digging for you.Read more...
Tags: Science, Evil, Marvel, Streaming, Cbs, Tobey Maguire, The Twilight Zone, Gore Verbinski, Cbs All Access, Gattaca, Spider Man, Rod Serling, Zombieland, Sam Raimi, Picard, Jordan Peele


5 Binge-Worthy TV Shows You Can Make Workout Games Out Of

Social distancing is affecting our bodies just as much as our minds. Without the ability to hit the gym or go to an exercise class, our physical routines have been upended. You might be substituting extra sessions of your favorite shows, or trying something new. Why not try a little workout while you watch?Read more...
Tags: Science, Fitness, Exercise, Steven Universe, Rick And Morty, The Witcher, The Good Place, The Mandalorian, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2, Watch It Nerds, Binge Worthy TV


Star Trek: The Original Series’ Must-Watch Episodes

Star Trek. It’s one of the most quintessential pieces of science-fiction television around. And there’s a whole damn lot of it, even if you cut it down to the current eight different shows in the franchise (there’s even more on the way!). Want to start, but need a little guidance? We’ve beamed up to help you.Read more...
Tags: Science, Star Trek, Spock, Cbs, Captain Kirk, Captain Pike, Star Trek The Original Series, Watch It Nerds


10 Animated Classics for a Totally Radical '90s Bingewatch

The ‘90s were a simpler time when everything was stonewashed, most people didn’t carry cell phones, and animation was absolutely all over the place in terms of tone and style. The shows a lot of us grew up watching have managed to hold up surprisingly well—and given the fact that a lot of people are staying home these…Read more...
Tags: Science, Animation, Stop Motion, Nostalgia, Reboot, Doug, Rockos Modern Life, Tiny Toon Adventures, Captain Planet, The PJs, Watch It Nerds, The Brave Little Toaster, A Goofy Movie, Beast Wars, Beast Wars Transformers


HBO Made a Bunch of Stuff Free to Watch, Here's What You Should Check Out (or Skip)

HBO is getting in on the social distancing relief. The network has announced that dozens of its shows and Warner Bros. movies have been made available to stream without a subscription, starting today. We’ve picked some things you might want to check out, and some to probably avoid. You’re not that desperate.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Vampires, Warner Bros, True Blood, Happy Feet, Smallfoot, Detective Pikachu, Nancy Drew The Hidden Staircase, Lego Movie 2, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2, Social Distancing, Watch It Nerds


10 Cult Horror Movies You Can Watch Right Now on Amazon Prime

There are few things more comforting than watching (or re-watching!) a movie so weird, funny, and/or gross that it makes you forget about the outside world. With that in mind, here are 10 of our favorite horror cult classics streaming on Amazon Prime. Share your own recommendations in the comments!Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Horror, Streaming, Lucio Fulci, Nostalgia, Cult Movies, Amazon Studios, Larry Cohen, Fred Dekkar, Sleepaway Camp, Neil Marshall, City of the Living Dead, The Descent, Chopping Mall, Return of the Living Dead


Watch These 5 Genre Series You’ve Always Wanted to Try, Now That You Have All the Time

We’ve all said it. We’ve nodded along as our friends and co-workers gush about a series, pulled it up on our phones and panic-glared at the number of episodes, and then politely said “I’ll check it out when I’ve got the time!” knowing full well that we will never have the time. Well, times have changed...and suddenly …Read more...
Tags: Science, Television, Movies, Doctor Who, Star Trek, Animation, Battlestar Galactica, The Expanse, Dragonball, Naruto, One Piece, Star Trek The Original Series, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2, Watch It Nerds


The Essential Clone Wars Stories Every Star Wars Fan Should Watch

Star Wars: The Clone Wars is back in our lives for one last time, with its seventh season now airing on Disney+. Maybe you dismissed it when it first aired because it’s “just” a cartoon, maybe you just never got around to watching, but either way, you’ve missed out on one of the greatest pieces of the galaxy far, far…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Disney, Animation, Streaming, Lucasfilm, Star Wars The Clone Wars, Disney Maybe, Disney Plus, Watch It Nerds


Escape Into Pop Culture With These Choice Coffee Table Books

One of my many retail addictions is buying pop culture-themed table books. You know the kind: big, heavy, hardcover books filled concept art, behind-the-scenes photos, and extensive interviews with the people involved. They can provide many valuable hours of entertainment as we find ourselves at home for long periods…Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Books, Science, Back To The Future, Ghostbusters, Mondo, The Lost Boys, Coffee Table Book, Phil Szostak, Watch It Nerds, Jw Rinzler


5 Short Sci-Fi and Fantasy Films to Watch When You Don't Have Time for a Full Netflix Binge

Since we’re now all spending our hours indoors, there’s been newfound time to inhale entire seasons of a TV series or full movie franchises in one sitting. But in the event that you’re just looking for a quick hit of sci-fi or fantasy (or horror!), we’ve got five shorts worthy of briefly capturing your attention.Read more...
Tags: Science, Horror, Fantasy, Sci Fi, Short Films, Watch It Nerds, Short Sci Fi and Fantasy Films


6 Times TV Took Time Loops to a Whole New Level

Everybody loves a good Groundhog Day episode; The X-Files, Fringe, 12 Monkeys, Xena: Warrior Princess, and more have done them. But there are some television shows that took the beloved but familiar trope and did something to set their version apart. As we’re all social distancing at home, sometimes feeling like we’re…Read more...
Tags: Science, The Magicians, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Black Mirror, Legends Of Tomorrow, Star Trek Discovery, Time Loop, Russian Doll, Watch It Nerds, Times TV Took Time Loops


10 Great Places to Start Watching Mobile Suit Gundam

Mobile Suit Gundam is one of the most iconic mecha franchises of all time, but it’s also been going on for so long, and in so many different forms, that getting into it can seem incredibly intimidating. But if you’re looking for shows to binge-watch that are full of rad robot action (and little horror of war, as a…Read more...
Tags: Science, Animation, Anime, Bandai, Gundam, Mobile Suit Gundam, Mechs, Giant Robots, Watch It Nerds


11 Nerdy Things You Can Watch and Read for Free While Social Distancing

There are only so many times you can rewatch episodes of Futurama or Love is Blind. For folks wanting to branch out beyond Netflix and Hulu, or take a momentary break from Animal Crossing, there are plenty of places to watch cool shows and films online for free—as well as some services to help keep you reading, too.Read more...
Tags: Books, Science, Horror, Fantasy, Netflix, Showtime, Streaming, Sci Fi, Hulu, Sling TV, Cbs All Access, Amazon Studios, Samurai Jack, Shudder, Quibi, Star Trek Picard


10 Apocalypse Movies to Watch With Happy (or at Least Not Totally Depressing) Endings

Current events notwithstanding, Hollywood rather adores imagining the apocalypse on the big screen. Many doomsday movies end with total destruction; that rogue planet is just gonna go ahead and vaporize Earth, or those zombies are just gonna take over forever. But sometimes, filmmakers do find little rays of sunshine…Read more...
Tags: Comedy, Hollywood, Science, Zombies, Earth, Apocalypse, Mad Max Fury Road, Zombieland, Shaun of the Dead, Doomsday, I Am Legend, 28 Days Later, This Is The End, Bird Box, The Day After Tomorrow, Zombieland Double Tap


The Best Sci-Fi Binges You Can Watch in a Single Day (or Weekend)

Sometimes you just want the full story. Oh sure, you could start a binge of a show like Lost, The Expanse or Doctor Who today and keep watching that show for several months. But maybe you want to start something, finish it, and move onto the next thing.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Star Trek, Back To The Future, Firefly, Batman, Lord Of The Rings, Black Mirror, The Matrix, Spider Man, Watchmen, The Witcher, The Dark Crystal, Watch It Nerds


A Tribute to Sam Neill's 13 Most Memorable Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror Roles

Sam Neill doesn’t have a new movie out—Jurassic World: Dominion isn’t due until 2021—and it’s not his birthday or anything. We just really appreciate him (and his upbeat, animal-filled social media presence). We think you probably do, too, and now is as good a time as any to watch (or rewatch) some of his best films…Read more...
Tags: Science, Jurassic Park, Merlin, The Omen, Possession, John Carpenter, Isaac Asimov, Rick And Morty, Sam Neill, Bicentennial Man, Thor Ragnarok, In The Mouth Of Madness, Event Horizon, Jurassic Park 3, Memoirs of an Invisible Man, Dead Calm