Tag Archives: 1990s

‘Mama’s Family’: Underdog sitcom a flyover country favorite

Good Lord the “Joe Hamilton” cuts are finally here! Continue reading ‘Mama’s Family’: Underdog sitcom a flyover country favorite

‘Seasons of the Heart’ (1994): Good performances lift film about awful people

Sometimes you just need some soap-opera suds to kick off the holidays. Continue reading ‘Seasons of the Heart’ (1994): Good performances lift film about awful people

‘Hart to Hart: Till Death Do Us Hart’ (1996): Light, funny end to the Hart reunion films

Who knew the last Hart would be so amusing? Continue reading ‘Hart to Hart: Till Death Do Us Hart’ (1996): Light, funny end to the Hart reunion films

‘Hart to Hart: Harts in High Season’ (1996): Penultimate reunion film clunky, but enjoyable

A worthy villain for the Harts and some spiffy Australian locales smooth over this bunglesome retread mystery. Continue reading ‘Hart to Hart: Harts in High Season’ (1996): Penultimate reunion film clunky, but enjoyable

‘Hart to Hart: Two Harts in Three-Quarter Time’ (1995): Innocuously sedate, fitfully amusing mystery

The Harts return…courtesy of televangelist Pat Robertson! Continue reading ‘Hart to Hart: Two Harts in Three-Quarter Time’ (1995): Innocuously sedate, fitfully amusing mystery

‘Hart to Hart: Secrets of the Hart’ (1995): A snappy mystery, one of the best Hart reunions

Okay…are we friends again? Continue reading ‘Hart to Hart: Secrets of the Hart’ (1995): A snappy mystery, one of the best Hart reunions

‘Hart to Hart: Old Friends Never Die’ (1994): Disappointing reunion film not up to standard

I knew it, I knew it. The minute I start making friends…. Continue reading ‘Hart to Hart: Old Friends Never Die’ (1994): Disappointing reunion film not up to standard

‘Hart to Hart: Crimes Of The Hart’ (1994): Alluring leads make for light, entertaining mystery

Another entertaining Hart to Hart reunion movie. Continue reading ‘Hart to Hart: Crimes Of The Hart’ (1994): Alluring leads make for light, entertaining mystery

‘Sudden Fury: A Family Torn Apart’ (1993): Solid performances in true crime dramatization

Mill Creek Entertainment has released a DVD and digital download combo pack of Sudden Fury: A Family Torn Apart, Continue reading ‘Sudden Fury: A Family Torn Apart’ (1993): Solid performances in true crime dramatization

‘Hart to Hart: Home Is Where The Hart Is’ (1994): A laid-back, meditative mystery for the Harts

A sweet, low-key little surprise. Continue reading ‘Hart to Hart: Home Is Where The Hart Is’ (1994): A laid-back, meditative mystery for the Harts

‘Scarlett’ (1994): Sequel miniseries to ‘Gone with the Wind’ a gussied-up Harlequin Romance novel

As God is my witness, it was better than I had any right to imagine…. Continue reading ‘Scarlett’ (1994): Sequel miniseries to ‘Gone with the Wind’ a gussied-up Harlequin Romance novel

‘Hart to Hart Returns’ (1993): Reunion film as nostalgic as the series it’s based on

They’re back!…26 years ago. A little birdie told us at the Drunk TV offices (yep…just like Song of the South) that our favorite Blu-ray/DVD company, Mill Creek Entertainment, is releasing a package of all the Hart to Hart reunion movies from the 1990s. Well…sign us up for that nostalgic grab-bag of sophisticated TV thrills! Continue reading ‘Hart to Hart Returns’ (1993): Reunion film as nostalgic as the series it’s based on

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

The golden age of Aaron Spelling TV. Wait…no! 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

‘100 Years of Horror’: Vintage horror, sci-fi docuseries comes to disc

100 years of movie horror in 11 hours…sorta. Mill Creek Entertainment (with MultiCom Entertainment) has released 100 Years of Horror, the 26-episode syndicated TV series from 1996, hosted by horror icon, Christopher Lee.

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‘Payback’ (1997): Mary Tyler Moore, Ed Asner reunite

Good ‘ol Mare. I had to poke around all the way up into the 1990s to find a TV movie where Mary Tyler Moore is menaced (apparently she was too good to do cheap actioners during her series’ heyday…): ABC’s Payback, from 1997, with Fredric Lehne, Adam Scott, and guess who? ‘Ol Lou Grant!

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