A look back at some of Sam the dog’s Halloween incarnations. Sam claims no familial relationship with werewolves. Sam may sometimes wonder if he lives with a space alien. Maybe it is because he has an affinity for classic science fiction and horror films. Here just in time for Halloween, three of Sam’s many personalities pose with the aliens from the brilliantly titled 1958 Paramount Studios classic I Married A Monster From Outer Space. And below, a little collection of […]
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A Halloween mixup with a rare look over Uncle Martin’s shoulder as he pilots his spaceship with Sam in the cockpit viewer giving him advice from the future – as if a Martian needs to be given advice! My Favorite Martian ran on CBS from 1963 to 1966 featuring the adventures of a congenial Martian anthropologist, played by Ray Walson, stranded on Earth after his spaceship crashes leaving him to get by as best he can with his new found […]
One of my favorite photos of the Space Shuttle Atlantis exhibit at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex has Star Wars Imperial officers, a Scout Trooper sans speeder bike, and a stormtrooper posing with the orbiter. They were there as part of a symphonic concert a few years ago but it makes for a nice Halloween remembrance. Click to see more images from that night.