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 bigbob ( 18th Jul 2003, 15:57, Rank: Psycho Historian )  reply

red dwarf!
admiitedly uk seris going further isnt so odd since we have shorter series.

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 Sulkyblue ( 18th Jul 2003, 17:03, Rank: Nazgul )  reply

Lorna awards bob a point, I'd forgotten that one completely.
Anyone else?

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 Hack ( 18th Jul 2003, 20:27, Rank: Cylon Centurion )  reply

Does Star Trek count at all? (or did you mean British SF)

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 bigbob ( 19th Jul 2003, 01:13, Rank: Psycho Historian )  reply

no Star trek series went beyond 7 series.
also remeber the TOS actaully got cancelled during its 3rd series

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 John Kirk ( 19th Jul 2003, 13:29, Rank: Patrician )  reply

I can't think of any other SF series that exceeded 7 seasons. However, it's more common for comedy series, e.g. Cheers, Frasier, Friends. (Soaps don't really count since they just have one everlasting season.) The only grey area is when you have a character lasting for more than 7 years, e.g. O'Brien moving from TNG to DS9, or Angel moving from "Buffy" to "Angel".

Mind you, aside from Trek and Buffy, has any other series actually made it to 7 seasons? Xena, Hercules, Highlander: 6. Sliders, Babylon 5, Quantum Leap: 5. Lois and Clark: 4.

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