This being Thanksgiving and all, I though it would be interesting to inquire about turkeys. Not the gobble-gobble kind…I’m referring to the definition meaning “the worst of something”. Specifically:

What was the worst science fiction book/movie you’ve ever read/seen?

One qualifier: you had to actually read/watch the entire book/movie.


For me, the worst book (in recent memory anyway) was probably Ceres Storm. I just could not get into that book at all. Worse, it frequently annoyed me. I think the only reason I finished it was because it was mercifully short.

The worst movie for me was A Boy and His Dog, an adaptation of the excellent Harlan Ellison story that starred a young Don Johnson. Although I watched it all the way through on a borrowed DVD, I found myself doing other things around the house. The only reason I kept it running was for the supposedly really good ending, which was no way near good enough to redeem this painful flick.

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