Shown below are images of various cool things with wheels and treads (and armor, in most cases) from science fiction TV shows or movies. Name the show for each.
I chose these machines for the quiz because I'm particularly fond of their design. I had a lot of fun re-drawing them, working from Dinkys, Micromachines and photos from magazines I've been saving for decades (for just an occasion such as this). Many of these vehicles, particularly nos. 2 and 6, have been personal favorites since childhood. I was always the guy who got antsy when they showed too many scenes with the hero duking it out with the bad guy, or the fat guy mucking it up-- hey, I thought, where are all the cool spaceships and tanks? They're the real stars of the show. I still feel a warm glow in my heart when I meet a like-minded modelmaker or artist, or when I see a show made by folks who love the big dumb machines as much as I. The only redeeming aspect of "Star Trek 9" was the spaceship design work. "Thunderbirds" and "Space:1999" were cool shows: On one level, who cares if the scripts were incomprehensible or if the acting was done by, well, puppets? As long as the camera lingered lovingly on the landing gear, I was happy...
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