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Andromeda (vt Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda). TV series, 60 min. episodes, 2000 f. Gene Roddenbery, creator. IMDb credits follow. Directors (as of June 2001): Allan Eastman, Allan Kroeker, Mike Rohl (as Michael Rohl), T.J. Scott, Brenton Spencer, David Warry-Smith, David Winning. Scripts: Matt Kiene, Joe Reinkenmeyer, Gene Roddenberry (creator), Zack Stentz, Ethlie Ann Vare, Robert Hewitt Wolfe. USA/Canada: Fireworks Entertainment, Global, MBR Productions Inc. Tribune Entertainment (in association), 2000 f.

The starship Andromeda Ascendant is embodied—literally—in a humanoid android played by the Canadian actress Lexa Doig. Briefly discussed by David Z. C. Hines in "Gene Roddenberry's 'Andromeda,'" Cinefantastique 32.3 (October 2000): 4-5;[1] and in "Of Sex and Starships," Cinefantastique 33.3 (June 2001): 12-15. A publicity shot caption in the later story reads, "More than machine: As a living avatar of the warship Andromeda, "Roomie" is Lexa Doig's […] attempt to grant soul to AI" (14).

RDE, 28/06/01; finishing, 31Dec21