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The Simpsons Guide to Springfield
Matt Groening

The fictitious Are We There Yet? guidebook series falsely claims to have covered nonexistent towns from Lake Flaccid to Pwagmattasquarmsettport, but even if these other books and grim places existed, this lowdown on Bart's hometown would make any list of top vacation non-destinations. After a night at the Happy Earwig Hotel, you can trip the light Springtastic to the South Street Squidport, or shove Bart aside and try the Dirt Nap II game at the Noiseland Video Arcade. Catch the latest brainless ...read more

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The Continuing Mission
A Tenth Anniversary Tribute
(Star Trek, the Next Generation)
Judith Reeves-Stevens, Garfield Reeves-Stevens

This is a must-have 10th anniversary tribute for all Star Trek: Next Generation fans. An episode guide walks you through all seven seasons of TNG, in a behind-the-scenes context full of fascinating facts, design sketches, backstage photos, and intimate cast and crew stories. Two more great sections unveil the making of the movies in which the Next Generation cast was featured: Generations, First Contact and Insurrection. Having all this in one place lets you see the detailed evolution of the ...read more

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The Art of the X-Files
William Gibson(Introduction), Chris Carter

Reflecting our world in a uniquely haunting way, The X-Files has engendered a new look of mystery, conspiracy, phenomenon, and fear. These enigmatic, elusive images have had a profound and compelling impact on our visual reality, both feeding into and drawing from mainstream America's fascination with the subversive, the disowned, and the disillusioned. This innovative volume, a visual response to Chris Carter's dark, uneasy creation, collects the works of more than sixty cutting-edge artists. ...read more

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I Love Lucy
The Complete Picture History of the Most Popular TV Show Ever
Michael McClay

"Lucy, you got some splainin' to do!" Fans of comedic genius Lucille Ball and mambo king Desi Arnaz won't want to miss I Love Lucy, the complete compendium to one of the most popular TV shows in history. Beginning with an introduction by their daughter, Lucie Arnaz, the text follows a thorough chronological outline of her parents' careers. Almost overwhelming in detail, the book contains synopses of the show's six seasons and 179 episodes, as well as telling tidbits about cast members, family,...read more

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer
The Watcher's Guide
Christopher Golden, et al

One of TV's best shows now has a superb tie-in book--and this watcher's guide is even better than the one for The Simpsons. For novices, the title is a pun: Buffy, an ordinary high school girl with all the normal problems, also must spend her nights battling vampires and demons, supervised by her "Watcher," who poses as the school's librarian. But the book serves novices and obsessive Buffy fans equally well. Each episode of the first two seasons gets a snappy yet learned summary, including a ...read more

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Xena - Warrior Princess
The Official Guide to the Xenaverse
Robert Weisbrot

Where guilty pleasures live, armed to the teeth and sporting battle armor, there strides Xena. As TV art, the syndicated Xena is more like Baywatch than Upstairs Downstairs, but it has a (very thin) patina of intellectual cachet from making frequent and occasionally incongruous references to classical mythology. Since the ratings titan has been on only since 1995, there is only so much an in-depth fan guide can cover, so Weisbrot also provides much detail on Xena's notable forerunner, Sheena,...read more

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Sein Off
The Final Days of Seinfeld
David Hume Kennerly(Photographer), et al

...as pleasingly unsentimental as the "no hugging, no learning" sitcom ever was...read more

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 Kids Say the Darndest Things
Bill Cosby

This is a great look at some of the kids that Bill Cosby has come in contact with on his tv show. It is an excellent way to while away a few hours! ...read more

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