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I am – Hercules!!

December 7!!

This is according to series executive producer (and frequent director) Todd Holland, who spilled at Thursday’s “Wonderfalls” screening in Hollywood.

The commentaries have not yet been taped, but series creator Bryan Fuller confides the plan is add commentary tracks to six of the 13 completed episodes: “Wax Lion” (the knee-slapper pilot), “Crime Dog” (the start of the big season story arc), “Lovesick Ass” (a mail-order bride arrives), “Safety Canary” (one of poor Kellie Waymire’s last jobs), “Cocktail Bunny” (noir hilarity as Jaye is instructed to save someone from someone else) and “Caged Bird” (the series finale).

Interestingly, the only commentary-sporting episode that aired in the United States is the pilot.

In other "Wonderfalls" news, "Cyberwitch" writes from Mrs. Moriarty's homeland of Argentina that the ENTIRE series airs there starting July 8. Lucky lucky South American bastards. Says she:

It'll be in english with spanish subtitles. For more information you can check

Also, for those wondering what Fuller, who also created Showtime's "Dead Like Me," is doing these days, he's hard at work on a spec comedy-fantasy for the big screen.

Also also, for those wondering what "Wonderfalls" strongman (and Mutant Enemy superstar) Tim Minear is up to, he's adapting a bigscreen version of Robert A. Heinlein's "The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress" for producers Mike Medavoy ("Holes") and David Heyman (the "Harry Potter" series).

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  • June 21, 2004, 1:53 a.m. CST

    You'd do well to spend that money on Freaks and Geeks.

    by quantum_ken

    I've said it before and I'll say it again, Wonderfalls deserved its timely death like my molester uncle.

  • June 21, 2004, 2:42 a.m. CST


    by frankenchr1st

    Those asses over at fox that axed this AWESOME show should be tarred and feathered and dumped naked in an alligator pit with 30 of the ravenous beasts. No, that would kill them too quick, so instead - put them in a room with Harry. Why? Much cheaper than sending them into space, and it would have the same effect, as Harry suck all the air out of any room he enters!

  • June 21, 2004, 2:58 a.m. CST

    Songs Too?

    by FNORDcinco1

    Are they going to keep the same soundtrack, or would that be too hard to get the rights?

  • June 21, 2004, 3:25 a.m. CST

    and still no Salem's Lot article or talkback on CN

    by Trik


  • June 21, 2004, 3:43 a.m. CST


    by Fantomex

    I'll be grabbing those 13 episodes, even though I've seen almost all of them from bittorrent, etc.

  • June 21, 2004, 4:41 a.m. CST

    Pink Flamingos should have a commentary track!

    by ShutUpRob

    Note to any lurkers from the Wonderfalls office: Pink Flamingos expounds on a lot of the themes of the show brilliantly and takes on a perhaps unintended greater resonance by being the last episode broadcast. It *screams* commentary track. Please make room for one on the discs.

  • June 21, 2004, 5:03 a.m. CST

    Dead Like Me

    by Toby O Notoby

    Is this show any good? Never seen an episode, but it seems interesting enough to buy on DVD. Worth the $45 or so?

  • June 21, 2004, 7:51 a.m. CST

    Quantam Ken

    by Ribbons

    Come now, I doubt any of the choices made on "Wonderfalls" were any poorer than, say, comparing a TV show to a child molester.

  • June 21, 2004, 8:34 a.m. CST

    Dead Like Me is the Donnie Darko of TV.

    by The Outlander

    Wonderfalls was the best new show this year and Dead Like Me was the best new show of last year.

  • June 21, 2004, 9:16 a.m. CST

    Dead Like Me on DVD

    by zer0cool2k2

    I'd say this show is definitely worth catching up with. Although it dropped off a bit after Fuller left. I picked up the first season set on for $29.99. And since my free premium cable has gone away, I'll be paying for Showtime next month for the sole purpose of DLM: Season 2.

  • June 21, 2004, 9:38 a.m. CST


    by narky

    the fact that you just put salem's lot in the same sentence as buffy and angel is completely disgusting and offensive.

  • June 21, 2004, 10:16 a.m. CST

    FNORDcinco1 - Music rights are most probably secured.

    by Damitol

    With the success of TV on DVD, music rights are normally negotiated up front now. Back in the day, a TV show - especially one that only lasted a season or so - was shown twice and forgotten. Even with a popular show like Miami Vice, no one imagined that the home market would ever be a viable sales channel, so those type of rights were never even contemplated. When you hear of a show being held up today because of music rights, it will more often than not be one with a few years on it. Back on topic, really good news. I think "Wonderfalls" was my favorite show this season. It was not perfect nor will never be considered "classic" TV, but it was very entertaining and unique, which is all I ask from a TV show (and which so very few are). Assuming first week it will be selling for $40 or so, I will gladly spend the $3 plus change for each hour of finding out what ultimately happened to Jaye. For me I will even get a bonus episode since I missed the one with the nun thanks to FOX switching veiwing nights back and forth.

  • June 22, 2004, 12:31 a.m. CST

    The Sir Wanks...

    by Raul Monkey

    Thanks a lot for the link to the Hitchens article. Brilliant stuff. I don't want to be susceptible to Moore's propaganda when I see Fahrenheit 9/11; and if I do decide that I like the film, I want it to be able to stand up against its detractors.

  • June 22, 2004, 7:29 a.m. CST

    Actually, this could be the start of a trend where eclectic seri

    by Prof. Pop-Cult

    Tease faithful viewers with a handful of episodes, then release the DVD box set of the remaining episodes a few weeks later. Seriously, in these crazy broadcast network times, I could see this happening more and probably working best this way. Which brings me to "Lost"...I recently saw the pilot and I don't have much faith that it will last long on ABC. It seems like a perfect series that will also probably need a DVD box set to conclude it. I've watched all the new drama series pilots, and I have to say: "Lost" is the best one of the bunch, guys. Imagine a mix of Gilligan's Island, Twin Peaks, The Island of Dr. Moreau, an M. Night movie, and The Prisoner. This series totally screams "cult following", people. What are the mysterious creatures stalking the survivors of the plane crash? Why did the plane crash? Where is this island, and WHAT is it exactly? Is this island in another time period, in a timeless reality, or is it simply off any known maps? "Lost" could go anywhere with its narrative. I recommend it highly.

  • June 22, 2004, 10:25 a.m. CST


    by Harrys Man Boobs

    When is Herc going to stop posting "news" about "Wonderfalls" and get back to actual news about current TV shows that people care about? Didn't "Wonderfalls" last six episodes or something? How about some scoops about equally relevant shows like "The Barbary Coast", "Exo-Man" or "The Fantastic Journey"???

  • June 22, 2004, 5:08 p.m. CST

    Are they implying that at one point almost anyone could have pai

    by Jim Jam Bongs

    Why is this not news here?!

  • June 24, 2004, 8:20 p.m. CST

    Hope it comes with a Bomb to send to FOX

    by cooper2000

    Another one Fox let get away. Hope this is true about it coming to DVD.

  • June 29, 2004, 9:28 p.m. CST

    Screw Wonderfalls....I just bought Wonder Woman

    by EntrailSoup

    While i was entertainedby watching the few episodes of Wonderfalls that aired, It's not really something I'd invest in to watch over and over on DVD. Just bought the newly released Wonder Woman set though, and man does Lynda Carter brighten up the screen in her costume...THAT's worth owning on DVD!