Just curious: are they masking the dolphins yet? Or has President Grampa Bumbles allowed them to be free again?Continue reading ‘Flipper’ (Season 1): ’60s favorite still loaded with family-friendly adventure
“Better cock your pistols.”Continue reading ‘Matt Houston’ (Season 1): Fun, breezy entry in the 80s P.I. craze
Well, I’m not the kind to kiss and tell,
But I’ve been seen with Farrah.Continue reading ‘The Fall Guy’ (Season 1): Perfectly executed high-concept TV
Please. If the question is: “What’s the best TV spy series ever produced?” I don’t want to hear something like Mission: Impossible or The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (even though I love those two), Continue reading ‘Secret Agent’: England’s Danger Man thrills viewers the world over
Looking out the window (and ducking), it’s probably a good time to revisit the first season of The Rookies, one of the best-remembered cop shows from the “golden age” of network TV police series (Sony put out a DVD set for this a few years ago…and it’s worth some bucks now).Continue reading ‘The Rookies’ (Season 1): ’70s police actioner holds up well today
A few years ago, Warner Bros. released Scarecrow and Mrs. King: The Complete First Season, a 5-disc, 21-episode collection of the 1983-1984 premier season of the light, charming action/adventure comedy/romance series starring Kate Jackson and Bruce Boxleitner.Continue reading ‘Scarecrow and Mrs. King’ (Season 1): Fun, Romantic, Reagan-era spy adventure
Don’t you miss the 80s? Don’t they seem like an incredibly free time now?Continue reading ‘Simon & Simon’ (Season 1): Breezy detective series survives early 80s
Well…at the very least, the toys were cool. Continue reading ‘The Rat Patrol’: Uncomplicated, vintage-TV action thrills
As a warm-up, you might say, to our commitment here at Drunk TV—and believe me: “commitment” is the correct word— Continue reading ‘Wanted: Dead or Alive’: Steve McQueen’s hit Western leads to big-screen stardom
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
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?
They’ve apparently 86’d the nipples. Continue reading ‘Charlie’s Angels’ (Season 2): Sexy Cheryl Ladd joins squad as Farrah moves on
A wonderfully lurid, pulpy TV actioner. Continue reading ‘M Squad’: Lurid, late ’50s actioner forever packs a punch
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
Perfectly acceptable first-run syndicated tripe, as Xena meets Baywatch in the Disney/M-G-M Studios Florida jungles. Continue reading ‘Sheena’ (Season 1): 2000s take on jungle heroine an agreeable time-filler
“Oh, Elders fleet and strong and wise, appear before my seeking eyes.” Continue reading ‘Shazam!’: Positive & upbeat, Filmation’s 70s series is always worth revisiting
Enjoyably light, early 80s fantasy/sci-fi fluff. Continue reading ‘The Powers of Matthew Star’: Cute 80s sci-fi/fantasy diversion
Seriously, guys: put that damn dog down! Continue reading ‘Benji’s Very Own Christmas Story!’ (1978): Yo humans, let Benji be Benji!
Sharply plotted, exciting and serialized(!) – exactly what you don’t expect from a throwback ’80s syndicated adventure series.