Cult Faves: Cult Faves: 5 TV Cult Classics on DVD

From aliens to Fraggles, these late, lamented series can be yours forever


All alienated teens imagine that they have a great secret destiny. The fantasy is actually true for the just-plain-alien teens of Roswell, who turn out to be refugees from a crashed spacecraft escaping an interstellar war. This 1999-2002 series lasted only about as long as high school does, but the final season shows why it is missed: it cut its high emotion with humor and grounded its sometimes loopy sci-fi adventure in the Romeo-Juliet affair between space boy Max (Jason Behr) and Earth girl Liz (Shiri Appleby). Ending in a graduation--what else?--the last 18 episodes brought the...

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