Tag Archives: Susan Sullivan

‘Rich Man, Poor Man: Book II’ (1976): Rushed sequel series still entertains

A true television “event,” back when a show could catch fire with the huge, largely unified network TV audience and actually depress attendance at restaurants and movie theaters on broadcast nights (while stressing city sewer systems during commercial breaks), Rich Man, Poor Man, starring Peter Strauss, Nick Nolte, Susan Blakely, and a host of familiar TV and movie star names, broke Nielsen records for the newly-minted “miniseries” genre.

Continue reading ‘Rich Man, Poor Man: Book II’ (1976): Rushed sequel series still entertains

‘Falcon Crest’ (Season 2): Melodrama & glamour ramp up in 2nd season

“Falcon Crest is a cancer; it contaminates everybody it touches!  Get away, if you can!”

Continue reading ‘Falcon Crest’ (Season 2): Melodrama & glamour ramp up in 2nd season

‘Falcon Crest’ (Season 1): Intrigue, drunk on wine

We like our 80s prime time soaps here at Drunk TV. Oh yes we do.

Continue reading ‘Falcon Crest’ (Season 1): Intrigue, drunk on wine