‘Love Island’ (Season 1): US opens border, allows in UK smut

I hate reality TV. But after seeing all the half-naked contestants in promos for Love Island on CBS, I’m gonna give it shot.

‘Dallas’ (Season 2): A cheating, double-crossing, backstabbing legacy begins

It’s been forty years since CBS’ Dallas, in its sophomore 1978-79 season, moved to Friday nights and started its run as the highest-rated TV series of the first half of the 1980s. It’s also been about a year since I looked at Dallas’s premiere miniseries/season (time flies here at the high-flying Drunk TV offices). So…it’s … Continue reading ‘Dallas’ (Season 2): A cheating, double-crossing, backstabbing legacy begins

‘S.W.A.T.’ (Season 1): ’70s adult action still fun today

Hey, bro—you tired of your girlfriend making you wear matching pink pussy hats, snuggling on the couch watching Grey’s Anatomy while she whines that the President’s mean? Want to be a man again? Well, check out Mill Creek Entertainment’s S.W.A.T.: The Complete Series 6-disc DVD collection—the old school series, not the hopeless new reboot—and get … Continue reading ‘S.W.A.T.’ (Season 1): ’70s adult action still fun today

Content Index

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‘The Powers of Matthew Star’: A cute, 80s sci-fi/fantasy diversion

Enjoyably simple and light early 80s fantasy sci-fi fluff. It could have been better, but staggering competition at the other networks spelled low ratings and a mid-season thematic shift likely left casual viewers confused, leading to its first season also being its last.

‘Merry Sitcom! Christmas Classics From TV’s Golden Age’: Shout!’s yuletide DVD collection

Do the things they call “TV series” today have Christmas episodes? I wouldn’t know, because you couldn’t pay me to watch new television. The last time I tried, it was some CBS Medical Center Meets Doogie Howser, M.D. mash-up, featuring an autistic savant hero who head-ciphers in Hemo the Magnificent graphics (I went straight for … Continue reading ‘Merry Sitcom! Christmas Classics From TV’s Golden Age’: Shout!’s yuletide DVD collection

‘Night Games’ (1974): Petrocelli returns…on TV

In anticipation of reviewing the recent DVD release of the cult 70s TV courtroom mystery, Petrocelli, starring Vanishing Point’s Barry Newman, we thought we’d first look at the two movies that directly led to the creation of that fondly-remembered NBC series, this time with a look at the TV film, Night Games, from 1974.