Enjoyably simple and light early 80s fantasy sci-fi fluff. It could have been better, but staggering competition at the other networks spelled low ratings and a mid-season thematic shift likely left casual viewers confused, leading to its first season also being its last. Continue reading ‘The Powers of Matthew Star’: A cute, 80s sci-fi/fantasy diversion
Yes. I’m going to write that word in this review. Continue reading ‘Sanford and Son’: When sitcoms were truly edgy & controversial
Flashbacks, flash forwards, alternate realities…no, this isn’t a review of Lost.
A continuance has been granted, pursuant to improved ratings, for Petrocelli’s second season. Too bad about Starsky and Hutch, though….
Fans of the Wayans brothers rejoice!
Charming, formulaic, not-quite-a-Cheers-spinoff that gradually gets better following a short 6-episode first season. Continue reading ‘Wings’ (Seasons 1 & 2): Bridging ’80s & ’90s situation comedy
Timeless, one of NBC’s upcoming fall shows, is sending its protagonists back to the past to thwart a villain intent on changing history.
Sound familiar? Continue reading Can ‘Timeless’ change history on NBC?