Category Archives: Reviews

‘Harry O’ (Season 1): World weary 70s detective is classically quirky…at first

They couldn’t just leave it alone. Continue reading ‘Harry O’ (Season 1): World weary 70s detective is classically quirky…at first

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‘Perfect Bid: The Contestant Who Knew Too Much’ (2017): How one man ‘cheated’ The Price is Right

2017’s Perfect Bid: The Contestant Who Knew Too Much is a documentary about a hero of sorts, a genial math whiz who over the course of three decades first mastered and then resoundingly beat the most iconic game show in television history…and who didn’t even get a prize for his efforts. And no, I’m not referring to Terry Kniess…. Continue reading ‘Perfect Bid: The Contestant Who Knew Too Much’ (2017): How one man ‘cheated’ The Price is Right

‘I Dream of Jeannie…Fifteen Years Later’ (1985): Eden & Co. try to rekindle magic in mid-80s reboot attempt

Sad news: funny actor Bill Daily passed away this week. Pulling the rare trick of appearing in two iconic TV comedies–I Dream of Jeannie and The Bob Newhart Show–Daily was one of those actors lovers of vintage television took to their hearts like a cherished friend. He’ll be missed. So…in that spirit, let’s look at one of his lamer outings: I Dream of Jeannie…Fifteen Years Later. Continue reading ‘I Dream of Jeannie…Fifteen Years Later’ (1985): Eden & Co. try to rekindle magic in mid-80s reboot attempt

‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ (Season 1): Welcome to the 90s, high school

The golden age of Aaron Spelling TV…wait! Every era was a golden age for Aaron Spelling TV, and if you were a teenager in the 1990s, you remember this “golden age” best! Continue reading ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ (Season 1): Welcome to the 90s, high school