“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.
Hey, bro—you tired of your girlfriend making you wear matching pink pussy hats, snuggling on the couch watching Grey’s Anatomy while she whines that the President’s mean? Continue reading ‘S.W.A.T.’ (Season 1): ’70s adult action still fun today