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Questions tagged [andromeda]

A science fiction television show in first-run syndication, telling the story of a starship captain propelled hundreds of years into his own future through relativistic time dilation

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How are Nietzschean females evaluated for their genes?

The Nietzschean people put a lot of emphasis in being genetically 'perfect' and enter marriages based on finding the best genes to have superior children. In the show there are a few scenes that show ...
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Why didn't the Andromeda use PSPs on the Magog Worldship?

It's often depicted that the PSPs used by the Magog can destroy planets or even stars, as in their previous targets shown in the season 1 finale/season 2prem, or 2x06. It's shown that the PSPs can be ...
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Where did the idea of genetic memory originate? [duplicate]

Recently I started re-watching (/playing in the background whilst I work) the Sci-Fi series Andromeda. In the first series I come to an episode with a familiar sounding premise. The heroes arrive on ...
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What are travel times of Andromeda's Slipstream?

I was wondering if anyone knew how long on average it took a ship to travel from place to using the Slipstream. In the show things seem very subjective, I am trying to develop an FTL system for a ...
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Is there an out-of-universe reason for Brandy Ledford kicking Lexa Doig to the back seat?

I have an older cousin who's major Andromeda fan so I've seen quite a few episodes but I can't figure out why Doyle replaces Rommie. Did Lexa want out but had contract obligations? Did she annoy ...
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How did Tyr lose his bone blades?

In the season 3 premiere "If the Wheel is Fixed" Beka and Tyr return from the aliens' dimension. Dylan notices that his bone blades are missing. As far as I'm aware there's never an in universe ...
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Who is Peter in “Pride Before the Fall”?

In the Andromeda episode "Pride Before the Fall" Beka meets someone who identified himself as Peter. Throughout the episode we're led to believe he's a time traveller who will one day create the ...
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Why are the Magog so poorly equipped?

Why don't the Magog use ranged weapons, or at least equip themselves with basic armor? Since they have space ships, it's not due to lack of technology. In fact, in the episode Its Hour Come ‘Round at ...
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Seeding Planets with Humans, Explanation

In Episode 18 of Season 3 "Deep Midnight's Voice" The crew go to an unnamed planet in search of a lost spaceship. When detailing the planet it is mentioned that Humans were seeded on the planet 10,...
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Where did the extra crew come from in Andromeda S03E12-The Dark Backward?

First question here, pretty long time lurker. Not sure how much of a spoiler this is, but just in case: In S03E12 The Dark Backward, where: Where did these people come from? Where did they go? Am ...
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Why didn't Andromeda have an android body?

In Andromeda, most (all?) of the High Guard ships have an android “avatar” that looks the same as the ship's persona (as opposed to the other, robot-like androids) and contains parts of the ship's AI. ...
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Star Trek and Andromeda: are they contiguous?

Gene Roddenberry created both Star Trek and Andromeda (or the idea for Andromeda, anyways). Being that Andromeda is set thousands of years in the future, while Star Trek is hundreds of years, is ...
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Why did Rev Bem's appearance change?

Rev Bem (Reverend Behemial Far Traveller) was a regular in the first season and a half of Andromeda, and looked more-or-less like a typical Magog. He makes a guest appearance in the 3rd season ...
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Is the Commonwealth restored in Andromeda?

The driving motivation for the main character in Andromeda was to seek the restoration of the All Systems Commonwealth. The Commonwealth, which is mostly a facsimile of Star Trek's Federation, fell ...