It seems almost impossible anymore to do “grounded” science-fiction – you know, the kind that takes place in the present reality – without some kind of time-travel component.
But how do you keep it fresh and new? How do you make it stand out in a world crowded with television programs?
If you’re Brad Wright, you just turn the entire genre on its head.
Wright – who brought Stargate to television in the form of Stargate SG-1, Stargate: Atlantis and Stargate: Universe – is combining elements of Quantum Leap with the popular Canadian series Continuum.
The result? Travelers, a series that makes its American debut Friday on Netflix when all 10 episodes become available.