Tag Archives: 1970s

‘Quark’: 70s sci-fi spoof is short-lived, but hugely memorable

A long time ago, at a DVD review place far, far away (in terms of quality), I wrote a review for Quark, the NBC sci-fi spoof from 1977 that developed a tiny but intensely loyal cult following.

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‘Sapphire and Steel’: Remarkable, obscure, British sci-fi

“All irregularities will be handled by the forces controlling each dimension. Transuranic, heavy elements may not be used where there is life. Medium atomic weights are available: Gold, Lead, Copper, Jet, Diamond, Radium, Sapphire, Silver and Steel…Sapphire and Steel have been assigned.” Continue reading ‘Sapphire and Steel’: Remarkable, obscure, British sci-fi

‘The Odd Couple’ (Season 1): The absolute apex of the sophisticated adult sitcom

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‘The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams’ (Season 1): Charming & innocuous—primitively fun viewing

Have you grown during your deep state-imposed lockdown? Not your waist size. I mean…personally grown? Continue reading ‘The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams’ (Season 1): Charming & innocuous—primitively fun viewing

‘Charlie’s Angels’ (Season 4): We wanted Shelley Hack…but got Tiffany Welles instead

Hack attack smacks Angels off-track with thwack to Nielsen nut sack! Continue reading ‘Charlie’s Angels’ (Season 4): We wanted Shelley Hack…but got Tiffany Welles instead

‘Greatest Heroes of the Bible’ (Vol. 1): Schick Sunn Classic production a perfect stand-in for lost Easter

Thank God…and Bless This Mess. Continue reading ‘Greatest Heroes of the Bible’ (Vol. 1): Schick Sunn Classic production a perfect stand-in for lost Easter

‘Charlie’s Angels’ (Season 3): Will difficult Kate Jackson survive the season?

Business is getting done in this third season of Charlie’s Angels, courtesy of Mill Creek Entertainment’s classy Blu-ray Complete Series set. Continue reading ‘Charlie’s Angels’ (Season 3): Will difficult Kate Jackson survive the season?

‘Christmas Television Favorites’: A look back at 7 animated specials

It’s that time of year again here at the Drunk TV offices, Continue reading ‘Christmas Television Favorites’: A look back at 7 animated specials

‘M*A*S*H’: A remarkable artistic achievement – thanks to its early years

If you’re like me (poor you), you keep your remote handy to check out the local digital stations that air old-timey television, Continue reading ‘M*A*S*H’: A remarkable artistic achievement – thanks to its early years

Mice, cavemen, & Garfield: 3 forgotten animated Thanksgiving specials

With the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays approaching, you know what I’m thankful for? Continue reading Mice, cavemen, & Garfield: 3 forgotten animated Thanksgiving specials

‘The Paul Lynde Halloween Special’ (1976): KISS, Carol Brady join Lynde for one wacky show

A deliciously camp, waking nightmare. Continue reading ‘The Paul Lynde Halloween Special’ (1976): KISS, Carol Brady join Lynde for one wacky show

Secret Stories of Hitler: ‘Swastika’ & TV documentaries highlight DVD collection

Mill Creek Entertainment has taken three Adolf Hitler-themed documentaries (one feature length, and two long-form TV outings), and put them together in a newly-monikered set, Secret Stories of Hitler. Continue reading Secret Stories of Hitler: ‘Swastika’ & TV documentaries highlight DVD collection

‘Dallas’ (Season 2): A cheatin’, double-crossin’, backstabbin’ legacy begins

It’s been over 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. Continue reading ‘Dallas’ (Season 2): A cheatin’, double-crossin’, backstabbin’ legacy begins