December 3, 2014 8:51 pm

Our Fans Have Spoken: Results of the StarTalk Radio Season 5 Fan Favorites Poll

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Thank you all for your responses to our Season 5 Fan Favorites Poll.

Your favorite episode of the year was A Conversation with Seth MacFarlane, followed by StarTalk Live! Big Brains at BAM (Part 1) and A COSMOS Conversation with Ann Druyan.

Your favorite Cosmic Queries episode was Cosmic Queries: Gravity, follow by Cosmic Queries with Bill Nye and Astro Mike and Cosmic Queries: Time Travel.

When it comes to your favorite co-host, Eugene Mirman retained his title.

We also have our first double winner ever: Bill Nye the Science Guy was your favorite guest, and your favorite guest host.

As always, we’ll be using your feedback to create our Season 5 Time Capsule episodes, one for regular episodes and one for Cosmic Queries episodes.

Last year, we only showed you the top winners in each category, and some of you asked for more. So this year, we’re printing all the results in all the categories.

 

Your Favorite Regular Episode (Choice of 3)

  1. A Conversation with Seth MacFarlane
  2. StarTalk Live! Big Brains at BAM (Part 1)
  3. A COSMOS Conversation with Ann Druyan
  4. A Conversation with God
  5. Madame Saturn: A Conversation with Carolyn Porco (Part 1)
  6. MythBusters (Part 1)
  7. The Ig Nobel Prize
  8. A Conversation With Hank Azaria
  9. StarTalk Live: Big Brains at BAM (Part 2)
  10. Reporting on Science (Part 1) extended with Elise Andrew of IFLS and Bill Nye
  11. StarTalk Live: Big Brains at BAM (Part 3)
  12. StarTalk Live! SF Sketchfest
  13. Madame Saturn: A Conversation with Carolyn Porco (Part 2)
  14. Planet of the Apes
  15. X-Prize (Part 1)
  16. A Conversation with Laurence Fishburne
  17. MythBusters (Part 2)
  18. Reporting on Science (Part 2) extended with Elise Andrew of IFLS and Bill Nye
  19. A COSMOS Conversation with Steven Soter
  20. Reporting on Science (Part 1)
  21. A Conversation With Seth Meyers
  22. X-Prize – Beyond Space (Part 2)
  23. A Tribute to Joan Rivers
  24. Reporting on Science (Part 2)

 

Your Favorite Cosmic Queries Episode (Choice of 3)

  1. Cosmic Queries: Gravity
  2. Cosmic Queries with Bill Nye and Astro Mike
  3. Cosmic Queries: Time Travel
  4. Cosmic Queries: Pseudoscience
  5. Cosmic Queries: Primate Evolution
  6. Cosmic Queries: General Astrophysics 101
  7. Cosmic Queries: Superheroes
  8. Cosmic Queries: More Space and Science with Bill Nye
  9. Cosmic Queries: Space and Science with Bill Nye
  10. Cosmic Queries: Comets and Asteroids with Dr. Amy Mainzer
  11. Cosmic Queries: Funding Space Exploration
  12. Cosmic Queries: Space Probes with Dr. Amy Mainzer
  13. Cosmic Queries: Science in Movies and TV
  14. Cosmic Queries: COSMOS with Steven Soter
  15. Cosmic Queries: Human Impact on Earth with Dr. FunkySpoon
  16. Cosmic Queries: Science Fiction – The Sequel
  17. Cosmic Queries: Art and Science
  18. Cosmic Queries: Venus with Dr. FunkySpoon
  19. Cosmic Queries: Space Tourism
  20. Cosmic Queries: A Stellar Sampling
  21. Cosmic Queries: New Discoveries
  22. Cosmic Queries: A Powerful Potpourri

 

Your Favorite Guests (Choice of 3)

  1. Bill Nye the Science Guy
  2. Mike Massimino
  3. Seth MacFarlane
  4. Ann Druyan
  5. Mayim Bialik
  6. Hank Azaria
  7. Carolyn Porco
  8. Adam Savage
  9. Laurence Fishburne
  10. The Tweet of God
  11. Paul Rudd
  12. Dr. Heather Berlin
  13. Miles O’Brien
  14. Elise Andrew
  15. Dr. Ian Tattersall
  16. Peter Diamandis
  17. Dave Foley
  18. Steven Soter
  19. Andy Serkis
  20. Seth Meyers
  21. Michael Ian Black
  22. Jaime Hyneman
  23. Joan Rivers
  24. Seth Shostak
  25. Marc Abrahams

 

Your Favorite Guest Host (Choice of 1)

  1. Bill Nye the Science Guy
  2. Dr. Amy Mainzer
  3. Dr. David Grinspoon

 

Your Favorite Co-Host (Choice of 1)

  1. Eugene Mirman
  2. Chuck Nice
  3. Leighann Lord
  4. Colin Jost
  5. Lynne Koplitz

 

We’ll let you know when the Season 5 Time Capsules are ready.

That’s it for now. Keep Looking Up!

–Jeffrey Simons