The Sci-Fi Ghetto
The Sci-Fi Ghetto reflects a long-lasting stigma which has been applied towards the science fiction genre, which frequently leads creators and marketers to shun “Sci-Fi”, “Science Fiction” or “Fantasy” labels as much as possible, even on shows that have clear science fiction or fantastical elements.
I’ll just go ahead and apologize now for getting you trapped in TV Tropes for the next couple of hours.1
- It’s one of those sites where you wind up with eighty tabs open before you realize it, determined to read all of them. ↩