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About Erik

Erik Amaya is the host of Tread Perilously and the former Head Film/TV writer at Bleeding Cool. He has also contributed to sites like CBR, Comics Alliance and Fanbase Press. He is also the voice of Puppet Tommy on "The Room Responds."

Tread Perilously — Star Trek VOY: Year of Hell

Tread Perilously’s Star Trek month continues with an attempt to tread safely with the consensus best episode of Star Trek: Voyager, “Year of Hell.” When the Voyager wanders into an area of space contested by the Zahl and the Krenim, … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Star Trek TNG: Shades of Gray

Tread Perilously’s annual Star Trek Month continues with the worst episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, the infamous clipshow known as “Shades of Gray.” When the Enterprise scouts a newly discovered planet, Commander William T. Riker gets barbed by … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Star Trek: The Way To Eden

Tread Perilously begins its annual Star Trek month with the TOS episode “The Way to Eden.” The Enterprise intercepts a ship stolen by an ambassador’s son and his pals, who all follow a cult leader known as Dr. Severin. Their … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Dr. Strange: Pilot

Tread Perilously concludes a month of failed TV pilots with 1978’s attempt to bring Dr. Strange to the small screen. When a demon gives Morgan Le Fey (Jessica Walter) three days to prevent Dr. Stephen Strange (Peter Hooten) from learning … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Wonder Woman: Pilot

Tread Perilously’s tour of failed TV pilots continues with the 2011 Wonder Woman pilot. Its reputation is justly deserved. Diana of Themyscira (Adrianne Palicki) lives a triple life. She’s a high-powered executive at Themyscira Industries, a superhero known as “Wonder … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — L.A. Confidential: Pilot

Tread Perilously continues its tour of failed TV pilots with 2003’s L.A. Confidential. Hard boiled Los Angeles detective Jack Vincennes (Kiefer Sutherland) will do anything to get transferred back to Narco and bring down a heroin racket. But since he’s … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Aquaman: Pilot

Tread Perilously continues its month of failed TV Pilots with the 2006 pilot for Aquaman — aka Mercy Reef. Occasional SCUBA instructor and animal liberator A.C. (international heartthrob Justin Hartley) spends his days as a lovable rogue and helping his … Continue reading

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