Category Archives: Extras

Extras are TV-related articles we’ve written that don’t fit with our reviews or previews sections. Here, you’ll find special features such as reviews of TV-related books and other related topics.

‘Death of the Territories’ (2018): How expansion & betrayal changed pro wrestling forever

As a WWF-obsessed kid in the 1980s, I was the target audience during pro wrestling’s peak period. But what I didn’t know then was this national explosion of popularity was killing off the last vestiges of rasslin’ as it existed for decades before, and fans of so-called “real” wrestling were mourning its loss.

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Killing the ladies of ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’

You like The Mary Tyler Moore Show, right? You think it’s funny, and smart, and warm-hearted—one of the best examples of the 1970s sitcom? Sure. You like the performers? You think they’re experts at getting laughs? Uh-huh. Okay…so let’s switch things up and put them in jeopardy.

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