Registration | Login

Upcoming Projects

Firefly Online
To be announced

Peter Panzerfaust Motion Comic
To be announced

Upcoming Events

Planet Comicon Kansas City
April 28-30, 2017

MCM Hannover Comic Con
May 20-21, 2017

MCM London Comic Con
May 26-28, 2017

MCM Belfast Comic Con
June 24-25, 2017

MCM Ireland Comic Con
July 1-2, 2017

Summer Glau at Comic Con Honolulu 2016 (Hoku Kon)
By chrisdvanne

The OFFICIAL Summer Glau Appreciation Page!
By chrisdvanne

Summer Glau at MCM London Comic Con 2017
By Gareth89

The official funny thread
By Admirator

Cameron Phillips in TSCC - Action Figures
By chrisdvanne

Interesting about the franchise and other TSCC things
By KevinInEngland

Summer Glau at Dragon Con 2016
By chrisdvanne

Summer Glau at Planet Comicon Kansas City 2017
By chrisdvanne

Summer Glau at Rhode Island Comic Con 2016
By chrisdvanne

Photos of celebrities from the Glau-verse & beyond
By chrisdvanne

New comments

chrisdvanne on: New fanmail address

chrisdvanne on: New fanmail address

sschil2101 on: New fanmail address

Kevin on: New fanmail address

chrisdvanne on: New fanmail address

chrisdvanne on: Have a question for Summer? Here's your chance to ask it!

chrisdvanne on: Jeff 1000 set photos by Meredith Carlson

KevinInEngland on: Summer and her rescued dog Stanley by Joan Allen

chrisdvanne on: Summer and her rescued dog Stanley by Joan Allen

Admirator on: The Serenity cast hopes to make a trilogy in unearthed 2004 video interviews

New videos




latest images

TSCC shout out on Alphas

POSTED BY chrisdvanne ON Oct 17, 2012 / 4 COMMENTS

I guess you all noticed the Terminator : The Sarah Connor Chronicles shout out on Alphas episode 2.12 'Need to Know', last Monday.

Skylar (Summer Glau) was looking at a chip under her skin and her daughter Zoe goes "what is that, are you a terminator?"; watch it in this clip from the episode :

I talked about this TSCC shoutout with one of Alphas's writers, Robert Hewitt Wolfe.
Who got the brilliant idea to have Skyler's daughter ask "Are you a terminator?"
Robert Hewitt Wolfe : TV writing is so collaborative, ideas/lines/scenes come from the entire staff. It's often hard to remember who suggested what. I think it was me and Michael Karnow (the co-creator of Alphas).
While such nod to guest stars past work has proven propular with fans, i think such line can be distracting from the plot.
Robert Hewitt Wolfe :  The trick is to make it a throw-away, place it so it doesn't derail things, and makes sense in context. But a good meta reference can be fun if done in moderation. I thought the TSCC one was well-played myself.
I personally liked it and i must say that this line generated lots of positive comments online when the episode aired live and even a few days later. Reviewers on tv specialised websites liked it too. And you, did you like it?
Robert Hewitt Wolfe is a writer and tv producer. Credits include Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Andromeda, The 4400, The Dresden Files, The Gates, and now Alphas!
Follow him on Twitter at @writergeekrhw

Alphas episode 2.11 'If Memory Serves' was also filled with Terminator references, particularly the plot involving guest star Sean Astin and his 'caretaker'; read more about it in the Forum.

Like our Facebook fan page below to stay connected to the latest Summer Glau news!

Total comments: 4

  Message #1 | meanoldmoe | 2012 Oct 21, 23:48 GMT is so nice to know other writers like to throw in lil tidbits from other shows.....Castle likes to do that too with Firefly smile

  Message #2 | robbo | 2012 Oct 22, 00:02 GMT

what is that, are you a terminator, damn where is john when you need him, could have done with him, to fix skylars arm, wink

  Message #3 | speedcreed114 | 2012 Oct 19, 03:49 GMT

I hope to return TTSC some day! biggrin

  Message #4 | The1Russter | 2012 Oct 19, 18:50 GMT

Did you also catch the keys under the visor as seen in T2? That little tid-bit occurred in the final scene.

Name *:
Code *: