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David Manley10 Feb 2019 11:10 p.m. PST

Blakes Seven was one of the grittiest sci fi TV series made pre-2000. I've just finished "boxed setting" all four series and I've just had a box of rather nice starship models arrive from Shapeways. For those of you who have been lucky enough to see B7, who was your favourite character?

Its a tough one for me, I would have said Cally, but watching the lot again reminded me that I'm more of a Soolin kind of guy :)

Desert Rat10 Feb 2019 11:17 p.m. PST

Servalan!

Ssendam11 Feb 2019 12:08 a.m. PST

Servalan x 2

bruntonboy11 Feb 2019 1:05 a.m. PST

Has to be Servalan. my er, admiration grew when she came on the screen. :)

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP11 Feb 2019 1:18 a.m. PST

Never heard of it.

McWong7311 Feb 2019 2:01 a.m. PST

Servalan, this a trick question?

Personal logo Herkybird Supporting Member of TMP11 Feb 2019 2:05 a.m. PST

ORAC!- though Avon (Paul Darrow) was my favourite actor!

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dwight shrute11 Feb 2019 3:21 a.m. PST

servalan … RIP Ms pierce ..

Personal logo x42brown Supporting Member of TMP11 Feb 2019 3:37 a.m. PST

ORAC

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parrskool11 Feb 2019 4:01 a.m. PST

Avon…… morally ambiguous.

TGerritsen Supporting Member of TMP11 Feb 2019 4:29 a.m. PST

Blake for me, then Avon.

Vintage Wargaming11 Feb 2019 4:35 a.m. PST

Then there was Travis. Why did it always rain on him? Was it because he lied when he was seventeen?

King Monkey11 Feb 2019 4:44 a.m. PST

Vila. Only character to appear in every episode.

Stryderg11 Feb 2019 5:53 a.m. PST

Avon – getting the job done and damn the consequences!

Londonplod11 Feb 2019 7:32 a.m. PST

Servalan, especially after watching White Mischief

TNE230011 Feb 2019 8:04 a.m. PST

Avon

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP11 Feb 2019 9:06 a.m. PST

From my limited watching experience, definitely Servalan.

Huscarle11 Feb 2019 9:14 a.m. PST

Poor Winston…

My favourite sci-fi show, all the way back from the 1980s, a lot of the good guys & gals got the chop, which was quite a shock for those TV days. thumbs up

Avon, although SooLin was very easy on the eye, and quick on the draw.

Stryderg11 Feb 2019 9:23 a.m. PST

Friend and I were watching one episode, his dad walks through: "What 'ch watching?"
US: "Blake's Seven"
Dad: "There's only 5"
US: "yeah"
Dad: "Which one's Blake"
US: "He died in the second episode"
Dad: "huh" and walked out, never to speak of it again

Roderick Robertson Fezian11 Feb 2019 9:55 a.m. PST

Vila. Though Avon comes a close second.

Patrick Sexton Supporting Member of TMP11 Feb 2019 10:44 a.m. PST

Have heard of it for years but never seen an episode.

evilgong Supporting Member of TMP11 Feb 2019 2:16 p.m. PST

How do you decide between Avon and Servalan?

MajorB11 Feb 2019 2:20 p.m. PST

Orac

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP11 Feb 2019 4:16 p.m. PST

Avon / Vila / Servalan / Blake / The bloke with the eye patch who couldn't be killed

ORAC is also the voice of Liberator. Who is also the voice of Slave-1. And also the voice of K-9. Talk about getting typecast.


How do you decide between Avon and Servalan?

They were two sides of the same evil coin.

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP11 Feb 2019 4:19 p.m. PST

Travis was the poor mans Blake.

+1 Vintage Wargaming

No-one likes Gan ? Harsh!

It was interesting because Avon and Vila were a love-hate (mostly hate) buddy-buddy and Gan and Vila were also a buddy-buddy revolving around courage. Strange crew all told.

Dynaman878912 Feb 2019 4:42 a.m. PST

Vila – saw the actor playing him at a convention once, when the convention said it was going to be Avon's actor. He handled it like a pro and had everyone glad it was him by the end of his talk.

Dagwood12 Feb 2019 11:03 a.m. PST

One vote for Dayna !

Personal logo Saber6 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian12 Feb 2019 2:39 p.m. PST

Servalan, Avon, Vila

Stoppage12 Feb 2019 6:17 p.m. PST

Gann

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